The easiest way to use the card is with CoPilot 1553, the powerful databus analyzer software available as an optional package. CoPilot 1553 supports and greatly simplifies tasks associated with defining and scheduling bus controller commands, defining BC and RT data values, and capturing and analyzing data. The CoPilot 1553 system, with CoPilot 1553 and a LC1553-3x board is an exceptional value.
Alternatively, software developers can use the bundled Application Program Interface (API) that enables quick and easy development of custom applications. Driver software is included for Windows. Linux drivers are available.