Controls & Controllers

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

Controls & Controllers

12 V Motor Drivers eliminate stepper and brushed DC motor tuning.

December 16, 2014

Respectively available in 24-pin, 4 x 4 mm QFN package and 16-pin, 5 x 6.4 mm HTSSOP, DRV8846 and DRV8848 reduce spin-up time to seconds. DRV8846 incorporates adaptive current control technology and 1/32 micro-stepping indexer to automatically tune motor performance for precise, smooth, and quiet motion. DRV8848 can operate without current sense resistors and simplifies designs by using PWM control interface and minimal external components. Both models are fully fault protected. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Hopper Bank incorporates central closed loop conveyance.

December 16, 2014

Offering flexible solution for molders running multiple resins, Hopper Bank features integrated central conveyance system and supports on-the-fly changeovers. Manifolds let operator switch from one hopper to another or connect multiple machines to one drying hopper, while closed loop conveyance and line purge keep material lines clear and resin dry at throat. Systems are available for up to 10 machines, hopper capacities range from 5–600 lb, and hopper quantities vary from 2–12. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Receiver Module offers continuous positioning.

December 15, 2014

Based on Venus 8 multi-GNSS platform, S2525DR8 GNSS Dead-Reckoning Module offers accuracy for both indoor and outdoor positioning. Module uses automotive-grade XV-8100CB analog output gyroscope and 16-bit differential ADC. A 3D option adds barometric pressure sensor on-board, while vehicle dynamics monitoring option adds accelerometer. Measuring 25 x 25 mm, module contains level shifter, capable of direct interface to vehicle odometer and forward/reverse signals ranging from 3V–30 V. Read More