Controls & Controllers

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

USB Type-C Power Delivery Controller IC has all-in-one design.

July 30, 2015

Providing full power path, TPS65982 operates as single- or dual-role port and enables various host and device power implementations. It can be combined with 5.4-Gbps HD3SS460 USB Type-C cross-point switch, which enables USB connectors on either end of cable to be flipped up/down, delivers up to 100 W, and supports alternate modes to distribute video over DisplayPort. For USB Type-C systems requiring up to 15 W, TUSB320 series provides USB Type-C configuration channel logic and port control. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Input Controller features LAN interface firmware.

July 29, 2015

Equipped with TCP/IP interface that enables control over single board or group of boards at once, Model IA-2661-E provides 96 channels capable of handling 3.3 V LVTTL signals, 5 V TTL signals, and up to 32 Vdc signals, with Positive or Negative Logic. Board is assigned with IP address and can be controlled and monitored via included software utility or open source code software examples. Self-contained solution includes pluggable screw terminal blocks, Ethernet port, and local MCU. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Intelligent Lighting Control delivers out-of-the-box compliance.

July 28, 2015

Integrating automatic and manual control of lighting, NX™ Room Controller provides immediate energy-code compliance. No network or software is required for setup; input devices – digital wall switches, vacancy/occupancy sensors, and daylight sensors – plug into unit and are auto-configured to default operations. All device communication is over standard CAT5 cables, and advanced configuration of dimming and daylight functions can be accomplished using smartphone app. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Intelligent Room Controller provides energy-code compliance.

July 28, 2015

Integrating automatic and manual control of lighting, NX™ Room Controller requires no network or software for setup. Input devices such as digital wall switches, vacancy/occupancy sensors, and daylight sensors plug into unit and are auto-configured to default operations. All device communication is over standard CAT5 cables that simplifies installation and eliminates wiring errors. Through optional Bluetooth® module, controller connects directly to Android™ and iOS® devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Field Bus Interconnect Products withstand harsh environments.

July 27, 2015

With Amphenol Pcd Field Bus Interconnect System, users can transform standard telecom and datacom mediums into military- and industrial-grade connectors. System features parts for RJ45, RJ11, and USB cable assemblies, along with network switches and memory flash drives. Also included are Atex Zone 2 Series, FireWire Series, and µCom-10Bb+ Series. Available in variety of formats, styles, and plating options, devices are engineered for tool-less assembly. Most connectors are IP67/IP68 certified. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

AEC-Q100-Compliant LDO targets automotive applications.

July 22, 2015

Supplied in 6-pin, 2 x 2 mm DFN package, MAQ5300 can be used in space-constrained and high-reliability applications subject to harsh environments and temperatures. Features include dropout of 100 mV at 300 mA, 300 mA guaranteed output current, and several fixed output voltage options: 1.5, 1.8, 2.5, 2.8, 2.85, 3.0, and 3.3 V. Initial precise output voltage accuracy is +2%, and shutdown quiescent current is 0.1 µA. Thermal shutdown and current limit protections are standard. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Linux Touchscreen Display Module fosters control interation.

July 22, 2015

Powered by G2H2 controller and Freescale i.MX 6Solo ARM Cortex-A9 core processor, Model G2H2-7R lets engineers add touchscreen with animated controls and glossy indicators to their products. Separate GUI design and real-time processing simplify and accelerate development, and full connectivity options include RS-232, CAN bus, Ethernet, USB host, USB device, I2C, and GPIO. This 7 in. standard resistive display module also includes IDE with drag-and-drop visual design tools. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Harsh Environment-Duty Controllers deliver IoT connectivity.

July 22, 2015

Based on P-Series PLC on a Chip™ technology and supplied with sealed NEMA 4 enclosure, HEC-P5XXX series provides flexibility for controlling mobile equipment, communicating with serial bus protocols, logging system data, or adding IoT capability to existing systems. I/O includes digital inputs, high-speed counter inputs, quadrature encoder interface, 2 A-rated digital outputs (12 PWM-capable), and 2 user-configurable analog inputs. CAN, serial, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi® ports are also included. Read More

Controls & Controllers

WLAN Controller provides enterprise-grade access control.

July 21, 2015

Able to manage up to 10 access points, Model WHG201 is suited for distributed site deployments and SMBs that require same degree of wireless security and performance as large enterprises. System offers automatic discovery and provisioning of APs as well as ability to automatically generate optimized settings and user access policies. Administrator can separately configure Ethernet port in single-WAN or dual-WAN operation, catering to scenarios that need WAN port failover and load balancing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Ergonomic Pushbutton Pendants are designed for flexibility.

July 21, 2015

Targeting crane and hoist applications, SBN Pendant Pushbutton Stations serve as direct functional replacement for SBP Pendant Pushbutton Station and provide additional flexibility. Most models weigh <2 lb, and ergonomic design fits in operator's palm. Switch replacement is accelerated by removing back of enclosure. Sizes and configurations are available to meet application requirements, and various options and accessories ensure optimal performance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Solar Simulation Interface tests photovoltaic I-V curves.

July 20, 2015

Offered as user-installable, plug-and-play option for SM3300 Series programmable DC power supplies, INT MOD SIM (Simulation Interface Module) offers custom programmable table for complex I-V curve simulation. PV simulation interface can also be used for simulation of foldback current limit and testing dynamic Maximum Power Point Trackers (MPPT) efficiency to EN 50530 standard. Features include Windows Web interface GUI and compensation for voltage drop in load leads without sense wires. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

PTC Thermistors provide remote over-temperature sensing.

July 20, 2015

Featuring <4.0 mm body diameters, temperature levels from +80 to +150°C, and ±5°C tolerances, PTCSL03 Series provides remote over-temperature sensing in alternative energy, industrial, and consumer applications. Sensors feature max R25 of 120 Ω, max voltage of 30 V, dissipation factor of 5 mW/K, and thermal time constant of 6 s. Consisting of medium-resistivity doped barium titanate ceramic chip with copper-clad steel wire leads, devices offer long-term behavior of ΔT ≤1°C after 1,000 hr. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Universal Control System features embedded cyber security.

July 17, 2015

Offering complete automation platform, Bedrock™ delivers I/O, power, and communications across pin-less electromagnetic backplane with parallel architecture that supports fast scan times regardless of I/O count. Removal of I/O pins increases cyber security while forming galvanic isolation barrier for I/O channels. Supporting 10 to thousands of I/O points, controller can run virtually any application independent of size or control task: discrete, batch, continuous, or multivariable control. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drive Modules deliver sub-nanometer performance.

July 14, 2015

Featuring 2 drives per unit, NPMPM Series Dual Axis EtherCAT Drives provide voltage range of 12–100 Vdc and continuous/peak current ratings of 13.3 A/40 A. Units run as slaves under any ACS EtherCAT masters. When utilized with optional 10 MHz laser encoder interface and control algorithm, positioning systems can achieve speeds above 2 m/s, sub-nanometer jitter values, nanometer velocity tracking errors, and low settling time with minimal sensitivity to disturbances and load changes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment, Fasteners & Hardware

Trapped Key Interlocks ensure energy isolation in LOTO.

July 14, 2015

To optimize lockout tagout procedures, KIRK® Trapped Key Interlocks ensure energy isolation procedures cannot be circumvented. Key is removed from trapped key interlock and is with person leading lockout tagout procedure. Equipment cannot be re-energized until uniquely coded KIRK® key has been re-entered into sequence after all workers are clear from completed task and out of harm’s way. To allow hazardous energy to dissipate prior to allowing access, time delay unit can be added into process. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Flexible Communications Controller enables IoT connectivity.

July 14, 2015

Based on P-Series PLC on a Chip™ technology, multi-port VersaGateway can translate between various protocols and enables Cloud Communications with VersaCloud M2M platform. Unit supports programming via EZ Ladder® Toolkit in Ladder Diagram, Function Block, and Structured Text. Functionality provides flexibility when translating between different serial bus protocols, logging system data to full size SD card, or adding IoT capability to existing systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Session Border Controllers support Skype for Business.

July 14, 2015

To make migration seamless for enterprises, SBC 1000/SBC 2000 are architected to support internetworking between legacy communications equipment and Skype for Business. Release 5.0 includes presence reporting for users engaged in calls from non-Skype for Business endpoints; provisioning templates to simplify configuration and maximize speed of Skype for Business deployments; and continued support for SBA functions in Skype for Business branch deployments. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Process Controller automates water distribution systems.

July 9, 2015

Operated via color touchscreen, SCP-TP can be set up in field and complements dual solenoid control valve. Controller can switch between settings for level control, up and down stream pressure management, flow control, and position control; offers ON/OFF control; and can be configured with 4–20 mA control motor. Along with digital input controls and user-selectable digital output alarms, features include datalogging, trending graphs, and remote SCADA control and monitoring support. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Video Management Servers store databases up to 256 TB.

July 9, 2015

With integrated RAID system, G-Scope/8000-IP16SAS can accommodate up to 16 hard drives. Integrated RAID controller can not only control internal RAID systems, it can also manage up to 15 G-Scope/8000-JB16 type external JBODs, each with up to 16 hard drives. Images are available again after restart in about 1 minute, even at maximum database size of 256 TB. For optimum reliability and availability, G-Scope/8000 Series includes redundant components. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Vibration Cancellation System features digital controller.

July 9, 2015

In addition to isolating microlithography, metrology, and inspection equipment in semiconductor factories, STACIS® III Active Piezoelectric Vibration Cancellation System is suited for imaging and process tools used in nanotechnology, photonics, and life sciences. System's DC-2020 controller features dual-core processor with PC-based GUI via point-to-point Ethernet or USB ports. When connecting over Ethernet, DC-2020 creates STACIS GUI in user’s browser with no additional software. Read More