The MX170C NAV/COMM is designed to be electrically and mechanically interchangeable with the Bendix King KX170 & KX175 series of NAV/COMM radios. The channeling outputs are for 40-channel glide slope (King Glide Slope) and 200 channels (King Slip Code).
Love it . Turn one screw , pull out old KX170B and slide in new MX170C and turn another screw . Like the advantage of having the flip flop channel selection .
Ive used these radios in several planes for 30 years. Slide them in and they work whether replacing King, Narco or Cessna radios. So far they have been trouble-free.
Slid right in and works perfect. Nice upgrade from the KX175 i was using.
This is a replacement for the King KX 170 & 175 series Nav/Coms and the CDI you used with the King will work with the TKM 170C. Otherwise the TKM MC-60 is the only one TKM recommends.
No, the only version TKM makes is for the 14 volt replacement for the KX 170 & 175 series.
As this is a direct slide in replacement for King KX 170- and 175 series Nav/Coms, the Michel MX 170 would support the same glide slope indicators. This is a new unit.
The manufacturer’s warranty is 2 years for the MX170C Nav/Com radio.
Yes the MX170C is a direct slide-in replacement for the KX170-B. This will hook right up with the existing equipment in the aircraft that the KX170-B is hooked up to without any additional installation.
Per the manufacturer, the MX170C will automatically dim dependent upon ambient light conditions. The sensitivity can be adjusted using the trim pot located on the front panel.
This unit does not include a tray or connectors. These are sold as drop in, plug and play replacements. Trays and connectors are only available on the used market.
There was a transducer changed in the MX170B to meet new European standards, after changing the transducer TKM had to update the model number to MX170C to be in compliance with FAA standards.
Per the manufacturer a logbook entry can suffice but we recommend talking to your A&P to process any paperwork accordingly.