Controls & Controllers

Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

eDP-to-MIPI Dual-DSI Bridge Chipset brings 4K2K UHD to portables.

November 26, 2014

Supplied in 5.0 x 5.0 mm package with 0.5 mm ball pitch, TC358860XBG Embedded DisplayPort™ (eDP™)-to-MIPI® dual-Display Serial Interface (DSI) converter chipset enables 4K2K ultra high definition (UHD) experience for such handheld devices as tablets, phablets, and portable gaming systems. Chip incorporates video format conversion and compression technology and offers refresh rates beyond 60 fps as well as eDP incoming data support for VESA eDP v1.4 from 1.62–5.4 Gbps. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Controller and I/O Modules operate in harsh environments.

November 25, 2014

Comprising controller and I/O modules, X20c series is constructed to handle all environmental conditions. Coating on electronics module protects components and circuit board from effects of condensation and corrosive gases with effectiveness checked against BMW GS 95011-4 and EN 60068-2-6 test method 4. Functionally compatible with existing models, series operates from -25 to +60°C and features certification for maritime applications from Germanischer Lloyd. Read More

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

Communication Modules suit IoT and embedded applications.

November 25, 2014

Both using mPCIe interface, Model EMPL-G201 adds 1 or 2 isolated Gigabit Ethernet ports, while Model EMP2-X401 adds either 4 or 8 serial ports independently selectable by software to communicate in RS232, RS422, or RS485 mode. Both Embedded Peripheral Modules include ESD surge protection that can handle electrostatic shocks up to 15 KV. Modules allow system designers to expand Ethernet or serial connectivity of embedded systems for Internet of Things and industrial applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

P-Cap Touch Controller supports large format sensing sensors.

November 21, 2014

With 32-bit ARM® Cortex® M4 processor that can run at 168 MHz, ZXY110 improves speed, accuracy, and EMI stability of self-service touchscreens. Processor is accompanied by 2 ASIC devices that maximize touch detection performance, even through cover glass exceeding 10 mm thick. While 32-input version covers self-capacitive p-cap (PCT™) touch sensors with up to ~19 in. diagonals, 64-input version suits PCT sensors with 19–46 in. diagonals. Controler updates touch event coordinates in <5 msec. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

PC and Controller System suits HMI applications.

November 21, 2014

Available with Intel Atom single-, dual-, or quad-core processors, Automation PC 2100 has no fans or other rotating components for maintenance-free operation. Unit includes 2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces as well as 1 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.0 interface. Fieldbus connections such as POWERLINK or CAN can be individually configured, and MLC-based CFast cards with 60 GB or more are available. With graphics engine that supports Full HD and DirectX 11, PC is suited for SCADA and other HMI systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Step-Down Switching Voltage Regulator continually outputs 3.0 A.

November 19, 2014

Used for power regulation, conversion, and management, Fairchild FAN53525 consists of 2.4 MHz TinyBuck® regulator providing digitally programmable output from 2.5–5.5 V input supply. Output voltage is programmable from 0.600–1.39375 V in 6.25 mV steps via I²C interface capable of operating up to 3.4 MHz. Using proprietary architecture with synchronous rectification, unit can deliver 3.0 A continuous at over 80% efficiency; efficiency is maintained at load currents down to 10 mA. Read More

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

Embedded SoC fosters graphical HMI implementation on FPGAs.

November 19, 2014

Integrating memory and display control, graphics accelerator, alpha blending and transparency, as well as various HMI graphics objects, Lattice Semiconductor embedded HMI-On-Chip (HOC) accelerates creation and implementation of embedded graphical HMIs on Lattice FPGAs. Complete functionality required for display driving, graphics rendering, and embedded visualization – scalable from small size QVGA to large full HD displays as well as other system interfaces – is provided. No OS is required. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

CNCs support safety communication with PAC control systems.

November 18, 2014

Available for FANUC Series 3xi-B CNCs, EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function enables safety communication with Logix PAC systems. Function communicates digital input/output signals across Ethernet to simplify hardware and connections needed. Using CIP Safety functionality of EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function with dual check safety, sending side device cross-checks safety signals, adds inspection data, and then transmits both data sets to receiving side device. Read More