Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

High-Density SFF RAID System reduces space, energy requirements.

October 21, 2014

Intended for use by SMBs, EonStor DS 1024B RAID systems feature 24 bays for 2.5 in. drives. System supports 432 TB per array with added expansion enclosures (also for 2.5 in. drives). Supported enterprise-class data services include optional 4-tier automated storage tiering. For security, systems support self-encrypting drives (SED) and remote replication disaster recovery. Snapshot, volume copy/mirror, thin provisioning, and other services are also included. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Control Panels allow safe data exchange over bus system.

October 21, 2014

Intended for swing arm systems, openSAFETY Control Panels require only bus and power connection so they can be placed where needed without cable harnesses. Users can choose different display sizes and ratios, as well as various touch technologies. Number and arrangement of buttons, switches, and E-stop buttons are also configurable. Available in housings rated up to IP65, control panels render hard wiring of E-stop, operating mode, and start buttons obsolete. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Software

Multi-Robot Controller operates unmanned ground vehicles.

October 17, 2014

Running on touchscreen tablet using Android-based app, uPoint™ Multi-Robot Control System simplifies robot operations including driving, manipulation, and inspection. Virtual joystick allows users to touch and drag anywhere on main video feed to steer robot, while predictive drive lines help guide operators through tight spots. With video recording function, users can capture digital evidence and upload it to cloud or secure network where files can be managed, retrieved, and shared. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Electric Submersible Pumps utilize variable speed drive.

October 14, 2014

Available for electric submersible pumps, Vector Plus™ VSD surface control system allows operator to gradually increase motor speed and remotely adjust pump speed from surface with optimized intelligent control capabilities. Drive can be used with ESP applications ranging from 100–1,000 hp and is designed to work with all worldwide power systems rated 380–480 V, 50/60 Hz. Featuring NEMA 4 outdoor rating, enclosure is sealed against dust, dirt, and moisture. Read More

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

Interface Panel facilitates capacitance-voltage measurements.

October 13, 2014

Available for Parametric Curve Tracer configurations that incorporate SourceMeter® Source Measure Units, Model 8020 High Power Interface Panel simplifies high-voltage capacitance-voltage measurements of semiconductor devices. Unit also minimizes cable confusion, prevents connection errors, and ensures safety in power device testing. By allowing test engineers to connect all measurement instruments to it at once, Model 8020 simplifies changing from one measurement type to next. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Graphic Touchscreen Keypad features wireless design.

October 13, 2014

Equipped with internal proximity device reader for codeless arming/disarming, Model 9862 is available with optional Z-Wave® modules, which enable users to adjust lights, lock exterior doors, and control heating and cooling system. All system features and functions can be accessed via carousel menu on 5 in. full-color touchscreen. With Favorites feature, customers can combine security and multiple home automation functions, and program multiple devices to respond to single command. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Linear Controller facilitates offline LED lighting design.

October 10, 2014

Integrating multiplier and tunable phase dimmer detection, as well as analog dimming inputs and drive circuit protection functions, Model TPS92410 eases design of downlights, fixtures, and lamps powered from offline AC or conventional DC power source. Operating over 9.5–450 V input voltage range, controller functions as standalone high-voltage LED string current regulator or pairs with TPS92411 floating switch to provide power in mains AC linear direct drive applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drive offers multi-pump control solution.

October 8, 2014

Covering power range of 0.75–250 hp and voltage range of 230–500 V, VACON® 100 FLOW AC Drive offers 3 multi-pump control solutions: single drive multi-pump, multi-drive multi-master, and multi-drive multi-follower. Unit offers control of flow and pressure for up to 8 pumps or fan without need for external controller—communication between drives is provided by integrated RS-485. Available with UL Type 1 or UL Type 12 approved enclosures, drive is equipped with built-in Ethernet as standard. Read More