I & O Interface Cards & Adapters

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Module links strain gauges, load cells to Orbit 3.

March 26, 2015

Strain Gauge Interface Module (SGIM) allows strain gauges and load cells to interface with Solartron Orbit® 3 digital measurement system. Four- and six-wire, full-bridge strain transducers can share Orbit® sensor network with Solartron digital displacement and dimensional measurement transducers, and sensor readings can be taken directly into PC, PLC, or Solartron Digital Readout. Capable of acquisition rates up to 3,906 readings/sec, digitizing circuit provides >0.02% FSO linearity. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Switched Mezzanine Card supports ARINC 429.

March 18, 2015

Designed for embedded, laboratory, and simulator applications, RAR-XMC High Density XMC Interface supports maximum data throughput on all channels while providing onboard message scheduling, label filtering, multiple buffering options, receive message time-tagging and error detection, and IRIG-B receiver and generator. Up to 16 transmit and 32 receive channels are available. With front I/O or P14/P16 rear I/O, RAR-XMC represents next generation in avionics computing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Network Card adds 10 Gbps network connectivity.

March 16, 2015

Providing open SFP+ slot design, PCI Express 10-Gigabit Fiber Network Card enables users to install SFP+ transceiver of choice based on network requirements. Card includes energy-efficient Tehuti TN4010 chipset, virtualization and iSCSI support, and 16 K Jumbo frame support. In addition, card comes equipped with standard profile bracket for full form-factor system installations as well as low-profile/half-height bracket for small form-factor system/server implementation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Display & Presentation Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote User Interface can be deployed in hazardous locations.

March 13, 2015

Available with Class 1, Division 2, temperature class T4A option, EZ-ZONE® EZK can be utilized as communications gateway device to conserve space and wiring when digital communications are being used with two or more EZ-ZONE® controllers. Modbus® RTU, DeviceNet™, EtherNet/IP™, Modbus® TCP, and PROFIBUS DP connection options are supported as standard, and remote user interface (RUI) can also serve as display for showing all parameter values for up to 16 EZ-ZONE controllers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modbus Interface Module offers PLC interface for ORBIT 3 network.

March 11, 2015

MODBUS Interface Module (MODIM) provides gateway between MODBUS PLCs and Orbit®3 Digital Measurement System. Latter can then provide all process variables — temperature, pressure, force, rotary measurement and linear displacement — to PLC via one MODBUS interface. Access to complex sensor networks with varying interfaces via MODBUS parameters is thus enabled through one device. End-users can connect to Solartron gauging, displacement, and non-contact sensors as well as third-party sensors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Add-On Extender integrates MyGeotab with in-vehicle devices.

March 10, 2015

With plug-and-play IOX-CAN Extender, partners can send data from their device over private CAN network in vehicle supporting integrations on all vehicle types. Add-on solution allows Mobileye Advanced Driver Assistance System devices to plug into Geotab's GO6 and GO7 vehicle tracking devices, allowing Mobileye data to be sent to MyGeotab software platform, where it can be viewed and analyzed by dispatchers and fleet managers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PCIe Gen3 Expansion Solution works with MicroTCA, other systems.

March 2, 2015

PCIe-compliant module, PCI123, routes x16 PCIe Gen 3 out of front panel ports. Utilizing SFF-8644 connectors, signals can be partitioned as single x16, dual x8, or quad x4 as required. Module supports aggregate raw data rate up to 128 Gbps and can be cabled to UTC006 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) for PCIe Expansion. Offering quad SFF-8644 ports for PCIe Gen3 expansion (x16, x8, or x4) and PCIe switch, MCH routes PCIe x16 to Rear Transition Module (RTM). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Configurable XMC Modules feature Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA.

February 25, 2015

XMC-7K series feature reconfigurable Xilinx® Kintex™-7 FPGA and 128M x 64-bit DDR3 SDRAM. Eight-lane, high-speed serial interface on rear P15 connector for PCIe Gen 1/2 (standard), Serial Rapid I/O, 10 GbE, and Xilinx Aurora implementations are supported. While rear I/O provides 4- or 8-lane, high-speed serial interface on P16 XMC port, select I/O or LVDS pairs plus global clock pairs direct to FPGA via rear P4 or P16 port. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Deployable Half-Size PCIe FMC Carrier offers optical interface.

February 24, 2015

Along with Virtex-7 FPGA, Flexor™ Model 7070 PCIe FMC (FPGA Mezzanine Card) carrier features VITA 57.1 FMC site; 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM; PCIe (Gen 1, 2, and 3) interface up to x8; optional 12x user-configurable gigabit serial I/O; and optional LVDS connections to FPGA for custom I/O. Gigabit serial interface, with optional optical transceivers, makes 12 full duplex optical lanes available to MTP connector. Built-in IP functions cover data capture, synchronization, time-tagging, and formatting. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Graphical User Interface features modular design.

February 24, 2015

Able to be customized according to individual requirements, modular flexx-GUI features capacitive touchscreen, 1 mm cover glass with custom print, and temperature range of 0–70°C. Unit is based on 454 MHz ARM926EJ-S CPU with 64 MB RAM and 4 GB SD flash card. Enclosed in solid aluminum, device has 4.3 in. display with 480 x 272 pixel resolution and 16.7 million colors. External interfaces include 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x RJ45, and 1 x Mini USB for power supply. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pluggable Network Adapters support IEEE-802az standard.

February 13, 2015

Supporting fiber optic link distances up to 10.0 km per TIA 568 (9/125), Blackfin LC 1000Base-SX/LX to PCI-Express Network Adapters  integrate Intel I210 PCI-Express network controller plus optical transmitters and receivers into modular pluggable component with duplex LC interface. SMBus pass through enables IPMI/BMC configuration of controller interface. Operating from -40 to +85°C with 0.81 W active state power consumption, adapters have threaded PCB retention bosses for secure mounting. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote I/O Module delivers Web-based connectivity.

February 12, 2015

Powered by ARM Cortex M3 and FreeRTOS operating system, RIO-2017 interfaces sensor and instrument data to HMI with Web based connectivity. General features include 10/100 MHz Ethernet port, 8 channels of 16-bit isolated analog input, and form C relay. Web server supports AJAX, which allows access to analog input channels and relay via Web script language, and Web application can be placed in cloud, internal web server, or in RIO-2017 with 384 KB space. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Mini PCIe Card withstands harsh and rugged environments. .

February 11, 2015

Comprising mini PCI Express (mPCIe) multi-port serial communication cards, 50.95 x 30 mm mPCIe-COM Series offers 4 or 2 ports of software-selectable RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 asynchronous serial protocols on port by port basis. Each RS-232 port is capable of supporting data communication rates up to 921.6 kbps, while RS-422 and RS-485 modes support data communication speeds up to 3 Mbps. Existing serial peripherals can connect directly to DB9M connectors on optional accessory kits. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

HDMI Quad Screen Splitter/Multiviewer/Extender has 250 ft range.

February 2, 2015

Supporting HDTV resolutions to 1080p and PC resolutions to 1920 x 1200, SPLITMUX®-C5HDR-4LC enables concurrent display of real-time 1080p video from 4 sources on one display. A/V output supports extension via one CAT6/6a/7 cable, and display modes include Quad, Picture in Picture, and Full Screen. Multiviewer is controlled by way of front panel interface, IR remote, or GUI via RS232, and cascading supports any number of video sources and slave levels on one screen. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote Access Reader offers accelerated polling speed.

January 22, 2015

RS485 Remote Readers with Turbo485 polling speed let facilities with RS485 field wiring architecture install access control solutions without replacing existing infrastructure. Readers can be connected at door locations to Dual Serial Interface and eliminate need to run additional cable from field access devices to centralized controller. Products are selectable for 1 or 2 readers and can connect 1 door with 1 reader, 1 door with 2 in/out readers, or 2 doors each with single readers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Thermocouple Interface IC fosters production of greener cars.

January 13, 2015

Addressing requirements for next generation powertrains, MLX90327 enables monitoring of operating temperatures from -40 to +155°C without any compromise to accuracy. Digital SENT interface is included for advanced powertrain electronic control units (ECUs), and PWM output is available for general-purpose automotive and non-automotive applications. This IC makes it possible to condition and monitor both Pt-sensors and thermocouples, with latter allowing measurements up to 1,300°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Interface Board provides controls with PROFINET-IO option.

January 12, 2015

Certified by PROFIBUS user organization, PROFINET-IO interface board (ID 825866-02) provides those interested in conversationally friendly TNC controls more options. Board provides device files in GSDML format and can be connected as consumers within PROFINET-IO’s provider-consumer (master-slave) concept. Product is not suitable for isochronous real-time applications (Conformance Class C), and IOconfig v3.0 or higher PC software is required to configure bus systems that can be connected to TNC. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Cloud-Ready Wi-Fi/Bluetooth SoC addresses IoT application needs.

January 12, 2015

Along adaptive co-existence engine, fully integrated WILC3000 wireless link controller combines Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth Smart-ready technologies in 4.1 x 4.1 mm WLCSP. Solution offers multiple peripheral interfaces – UART, SPI, I2C, and SDIO – and cloud-ready connectivity software. Also available, WINC3400 network controller features embedded flash memory that lets device host network services stack, Wi-Fi stack, and Bluetooth Smart profiles for accelerated design development. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

USB 3.0 Hub Controller comes in 6 x 6 mm BGA package.

December 29, 2014

Intended for mobile and consumer devices, EZ-USB® HX3™ offers full configurability via I²C EEPROM, I²C Slave, and GPIO options. Ghost Charging allows device charging without host, and Accessory Charger Adaptor Dock enables upstream charging for portable devices with USB OTG host. Other features include Shared Link, which enables up to 8 downstream ports; support for USB-IF Battery Charging v1.2 specification and charging of Apple devices; as well as configurable USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed PHYs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Wireless Interface Module connects up to 150 sensors.

December 24, 2014

With Wireless Interface Module, any PC with Bluetooth® connection can communicate with Orbit® sensor network. Unit can take up to 25 static readings/sec for up to 8 modules, and optimizes readings using read burst command. Offering minimum communication range of 10 m with Class 1 Bluetooth device, module requires Power Supply Input Module to receive 5 Vdc for operation. Applications are found in electronics, aerospace, and automotive industries. Read More