KMD 540 Multifunction Display (Pre-owned)


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PLEASE NOTE: The KMD-540 is the actual display ONLY model number / nomenclature for the KMD-550/850 MFD System
  • Multifunction Display used in KMD-550 and KMD-850 Multi-Function Display Systems
  • Easy joystick control and multiple function keys used for operation (see panel key/control layout)
  • Standard display capabilities include moving map via compatible external GPS source and stormscope/lightning information
  • Up to four optional modules (i.e. KAC-501/502/503/504) can be installed into KMD-540 unit to expand display capabilities when used with w/ compatible sensors (see below)
  • Optional modules and compatible sensors expand unit to include traffic/TIS, weather radar, terrain and datalink weather display/information
  • Moving Map/GPS interface compatible with any GPS receivers that outputs RS-232 or ARINC 429 position information
  • Can accept ARINC 429 FMS position input when KAC-504 module is installed into KMD unit
  • Advanced features include NTSC-compatible video input port and simultaneous overlay from different sensors
  • Capable of receiving magnetic heading from several sources such as synchro XYZ, FMS/HDG, traffic ARINC 429, WX-500 and airdata (note: KAC-504 module must be installed for XYZ heading to operate)
  • Heading information used to correct difference between heading and track based display pages for overlay of flightplan info and other data
  • Cartographic database presents information such as airports, VORs, SUA, rivers, roads, and more
  • Can display holding patterns, procedure turns and DME arc when interfaced to KLN-94
  • Wide viewing angle
  • 2 year factory warranty
  • Available with black, gray, or Silver Crown type bezel
  • 0X01 units superseded by -1X01 units for improved RF Susceptibility as of October 2004 (see table below)

PLEASE NOTE: Compatible avionics listed are available at additional cost, not included


Weather Radar - (KAC-501 optional module required in KMD-540 - see example):

  • Bendix/King ART-2000 (w/ Mod 6 at Software Mod 01/09 or higher)
  • Bendix/King ART-2100 (w/ Mod 3 at Software Mod 01/04 or higher)
  • Bendix/King RS-811A (from RDS-81 System) Bendix/King RS-181A (from RDS-82 System) - P/N 071-1315-00 and -30 only
  • Bendix/King RS-841A (from RDS-84 System) - P/N 071-1318-00 and -30 only
  • Bendix/King RS-861A (from RDS-86 System) - P/N 071-1319-00 and -30 only
  • L3/Goodrich WX-500 (no interface modules required; interface is standard in KMD-540)
  • L3/Goodrich WX-1000E (note: only functional if KAC-504 module installed and WX processor has ARINC 429 output - P/N 78-8060-6086-5 or 78-8060-6092-3)

Traffic - (KAC-504 optional module required in KMD-540):
  • Bendix/King KTA-870
  • Bendix/King KMH-880
  • Bendix/King KT-73 TIS Unit (i.e. non-active "service" oriented traffic advisories)
  • L3/Goodrich Skywatch 497
  • L3/Goodrich Skywatch HP 899
  • Ryan 9900BX
  • Bendix/King CAS-66A TCAS I
  • L3/Goodrich TCAS-791 TCAS I
  • Bendix/King CAS-67A TCAS II (note: TPU-67A processor does not use KMD-540 as control head- consult TCAS manual)
  • Honeywell CAS-81A TCAS II (note: TPU-81A processor does not use KMD-540 as control head- consult TCAS manual)

Terrain - (KAC-502 optional module required in KMD-540):
  • Bendix/King KMH-880
  • Bendix/King KGP-560 EGPWS
  • Bendix/King KGP-860 EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark V EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark VI EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark VII EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark VIII EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark XXI EGPWS
  • Honeywell Mark XXII EGPWS (Click Here for a list of compatible EGPWS units)

Datalink Weather - (KAC-503 optional module required in KMD-540):
  • KDR-510 (Note: The KDR-510 is the only datalink weather system compatible with the KMD-540/550/850)

*DOWNLOADS* - Click Here to download the KMD-550/850 Pilots Guide - Click Here to download the KMD-550/850 Flight Information Service Addendum


WIDTH: 6.2" (15.8 cm) HEIGHT: 4.0" (10.1 cm)
DEPTH: 10.0" (25.4 cm) WEIGHT: 5.0 lbs.
SCREEN SIZE: 5.0" (12.7 cm) diagonal TEMPERATURE: -20 to +70C
FAA TSO C113, TSO C110a
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