Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Master Motion Controllers feature integrated drives.

December 26, 2014

Equipped with 1/2 axes of integrated drives that operate from 3-phase 230–480 Vac, or 320–670 Vdc, SPiiPlusCMHV Series can manage networks with up to 32 axes and thousands of I/Os. Controllers offer currents from 5/10 A to 20/60 A continuous/peak. Each module consists of motion controller and EtherCAT master, 1 or 2 servo drives, and power supply. Applications range from medical scanners to large FPD positioning tables. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Safety Controller features Boolean logic.

December 23, 2014

Featuring expandable design for assembly applications, Model XS26-2 monitors numerous input devices, including e-stop buttons, rope pulls, interlocked guards/gates, optical sensors, and safety mats. Base controller offers 26 inputs and 2 dual safety outputs, allowing user to connect safety devices to single controller instead of multiple relay modules. Supplied in 45 x 110 mm DIN rail housing, controller accepts up to 8 optional expansion modules to monitor up to 128 I/O devices. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Development Modules support HMIs with capacitive touch.

December 23, 2014

Measuring 106.7 x 68.6 mm, Model VM801B offers choice of 5 or 4.3 in. display, plus integrated projected capacitive touchscreen and fitted, plastic bezel. Module also includes audio power amplifier, micro speaker unit, and real-time clock. With same features and size format, Model VM801P adds built-in ATMEGA328P Flash-based microcontroller, which operates at 16 MHz and enables module to act as fully integrated, stand-alone display system. Both modules' touchscreens support 1–5 touch points. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Vibratory Feeder Controller and Line Reactor reduce downtime.

December 22, 2014

Used together or as stand-alone products, REOVIB MFS 268 EtherNet-IP variable-frequency regulator series and CNW 9022 Line Reactor let vibratory feeder users integrate office and lab areas with production operations; enable remote feeder system monitoring/adjustments from one control center; and solve power quality problems. REOVIB MFS 268 is available with DeviceNet, PROFIBUS-DP, or RS232 interfaces, and CNW 9022 provides built-in surge protection to deal with industry-pervasive issues. Read More

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

NFC Sensor Transponder targets IoT applications.

December 18, 2014

Combining ISO 15693-compliant NFC interface with programmable MCU, non-volatile FRAM, 14-bit ADC, and SPI or I2C interface, Model RF430FRL15xH is optimized for use in fully passive or semi-active modes to achieve extended battery life in consumer wearables, industrial, medical, and asset tracking applications. With fully programmable 13.56 MHz transponder, developers can design products that require analog or digital interface, datalogging capabilities, and data transfers to NFC-enabled reader. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Nano PLC remotely manages equipment.

December 18, 2014

Developed for customers specializing in small machine-to-machine technology, em4 nano-PLC provides totally integrated solution for integrators and OEMs that allows them to connect devices via internet on demand, without additional modules. Three versions are available: em4 remote is fully connected to secure infrastructure; em4 alert can send SMS or email alerts; and em4 local is designed for applications that do not require remote communication or require only LAN. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Intelligent Pump Drive handles loads up to 25 hp.

December 17, 2014

Available in NEMA 1 and NEMA-4X rated models as well as NEMA 3R Configured Packages, iQpump Micro provides microdrive control for variable-torque pump loads through 25 hp. As process variables change, iQpump automatically adjusts pump operating conditions to meet system demand, while maintaining pump performance and protection. Drive is suitable for light commercial, industrial, agricultural, and ground water well systems requiring simplex and multiplex constant pressure pump control. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

RAID Systems deliver up to 780K IOPS.

December 17, 2014

Providing read and write speeds up to 5,500 MBps and 1,900 MBps, respectively, EonStor DS 2000 RAID Systems are suited for I/O-intensive applications, such as Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Exchange, customer relationship management, Oracle Database, SAP, and virtual desktop infrastructure. Systems offer multi-level automated storage tiering, SSD wear indication, remote replication, and self-encrypting drive compatibility to optimize data security. Read More