Compare the VP-X Pro and Sport Models

    Which model should you choose?

    Here is a comprehensive feature comparison between the VP-X Pro and the VP-X Sport to help you choose the best electronic circuit breaker system for your experimental or light-sport aircraft project. Click here for more information on the VP-X.


    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Processors 2 1
    Power supplies 2 1
    Volts 14V or 28V 14V
    Total switched power circuits 31 23
         15A circuits* 3 3
         10A circuits* 8 7
         5A circuits* 15 8
         3A circuits* 1 1
         2A circuits* 2 2
         1A circuits (trim circuits) 2 2
    Starter contactor circuit
    Starter annunciator
    Pitch trim motor controller
    Roll trim motor controller
    Reversible flap motor control with braking
    Flap and trim position sensor inputs
    Switch inputs: Panel/Flap & trim 10/6 10/6
    Aux battery voltage measurement
    Main power input from PPS or battery contactor
    RS-232 interface to EFIS
    Ethernet interface to PC
    *Circuit breaker value can be set anywhere between 1 amp and the maximum value shown.

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Electronic circuit breakers used throughout
    Panel switch inputs to turn devices on/off
    (6 more for trim and flaps)
    10 10
    Solid-state short circuit protection
    Over-current protection for each circuit
    (fully configurable)
    User re-settable circuit protection On EFIS On EFIS
    Open-circuit detection (detects burned out landing light, inop boost pump, etc.)
    Status (on, off, fault) of each electrical device On EFIS On EFIS
    Display of real-time current draw per circuit On EFIS On EFIS
    Display of overall aircraft current draw On EFIS On EFIS
    Low-voltage alarm On EFIS On EFIS
    Over-voltage alert
    Over-voltage protection
    and automatic alternator shut-off
    Single alternator support
    Dual alternator support
    Supports internally-regulated alternators
    Supports externally-regulated alternators
    (voltage regulator must be used)
    Supports B&C and Plane Power alternators
    Supports single battery electrical system configuration
    Graphical display of electrical system and status of components
    Backups for critical avionics
    Switched power circuits (1A to 15A capacity) 31 23
    Dual internal electrical banks per power distribution unit
    Aux battery voltage display

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Configure system using: PC PC
    Works with 14 volt electrical systems
    Works with 28 volt electrical systems

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Solid-state trim control system
    Trim circuits (motor and position feedback) 2 2
    Runaway trim protection
    Backup pitch trim control
    Trim position indicators On EFIS On EFIS
    14v regulated trim motor output (no need to buy DC-DC converter for 28v systems)
    Automatic variable speed trim motor to reduce trim sensitivity at higher speeds
    Power-on trim switch fault detection

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Solid-state flap control system
    Flap circuits (motor and position feedback) 1 1
    Electronic motor braking
    Flap position display On EFIS On EFIS
    Flap over-speed warning (user configurable)
    Disable flap down switch above specified airspeed
    Momentary flap operation (moves when switch pressed)
    Position based flaps (moves to next configurable position)
    Flap motor run-on protection
    Power-on flap switch fault detection

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Wig-wag automatic when above specified speed
    Light warm-up period (configurable)

    Description VP-X Pro VP-X Sport
    Disable starter while engine running
    Starter engaged annunciator