Controls & Controllers

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Jet Valve and Touch Controller dispense exact micro-deposits.

August 27, 2015

With PICO® Pµlse™ Valve and PICO Toµch™ Controller, Jet Dispensing System can dispense repeatable micro-deposits as small as 0.5 nL at up to 500 Hz continuous, with 1,500 Hz bursts. Non-contact jet valve's modular design makes it possible to jet low- to high-viscosity fluids onto any surface, including uneven and tough-to-reach substrates. Providing touchscreen interface, controller lets users set extremely precise operating parameters. Pulse time can be adjusted in increments as small as .01 ms. Read More

Controls & Controllers

BACnet MS/TP Controller simplifies building automation planning.

August 27, 2015

Featuring MS/TP master functions, 750-829 BACnet Controller acts as control gateway for allowing integration of connected I/O modules as well as connectivity to actuators and sensors via 750 Series I/O modules. Twisted-pair lines are used to control complex building automation tasks and simplify I/O integration. Programmable using any IEC 61131-3 language, controller supports B-BC device profile and features MODBUS TCP/UDP Ethernet ports, SD card functionality, and Web visualization. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Low Power Microcontrollers protect embedded data.

August 26, 2015

Available in 64-, 100-, or 121-pin packages, eXtreme Low Power PIC24F "GB4" MCUs include integrated hardware crypto engine with both OTP and Key RAM options for secure key storage, up to 256 kB of Flash memory, and direct drive for segmented LCDs. Dual-partition Flash with Live Update capability allows devices to hold two independent software applications, and permits simultaneous programming of one partition while executing application code from other partition. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Panel PC targets infotainment applications.

August 25, 2015

Powered by Intel® quad core J1900 CPU, Model ACP-1104 features 10.1 in. projected capacitive multi-touch screen with 7H scratchproof glass for added protection. System provides 2 LAN ports for redundancy and digital I/O ports for expanding use of peripheral devices. Offering ultra-slim profile that facilitates mounting onto walls and other vertical surfaces, Model ACP-1104 is suited for applications ranging from factory automation and monitoring to machine vision and IoT solutions. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Edge-Lit LED Panels range from 3,000-5,000 K.

August 25, 2015

In addition to 2 x 2 ft and 2 x 4 ft panels that can be surface mounted or recessed into T-bar or hard ceilings, Edge-Lit Series includes 1 x 4 ft model that is only ½ in. thick. Pendant assembly is available to drop any panel up to 8 ft from mounting surface. Featuring opalescent lens, panels uniformly illuminate commercial or residential environment with ambient zonal light while also projecting foot candles to work surface. Sealed 120/277 V units are dimmable and maintenance-free. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Water Temperature Control System suits restrictive processes.

August 25, 2015

Suited for high-temperature water applications, Duratherm MAX utilizes nonferrous and stainless steel materials of construction and seal-less magnetic drive turbine pump fitted with stainless steel impeller. Fan-cooled heat exchanger cools process fluid and eliminates thermal shock, flashing to steam, mineral buildup, and expansion noise. Along with top air discharge, features include stainless steel heater vessel and respective max temperature and pressure ratings of 380°F and 300 psi. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fanless CANbus Controller is based on Raspberry Pi 2 B board.

August 24, 2015

Powered by 900 MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 BCM2836 processor with 1 GB SDRAM, 4.0 x 3.8 x 1.2 in. emPC-A/RPI embedded controller supports Janz Tec add-ons for implementation of additional features needed for industrial applications. Built-in interfaces include HDMI, 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet, 4 USB 2.0, Micro SDcard socket, CAN, serial debug (9-pin D-SUB), RS232/485, RTC with battery backup, 4 digital outputs, and  4 digital inputs (isolated from logic). Read More

Controls & Controllers

Graphic Terminal simplifies visualization of large applications.

August 24, 2015

With CPU selected to support larger displays and complex applications, PanelView Plus 7 Performance is available with 6 screen size options, including 19 in., as well as keypad options to complement touchscreen. Embedded Ethernet switch and 2 Ethernet ports enable terminal to support device level ring (DLR) topology for single-fault resiliency. Other features include mobile connectivity, video playback support, ability to save data to SD card, MS Office viewers, and Internet Explorer support. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Center features modular design.

August 21, 2015

Based on flexible, reusable enclosure, G-Flex MCC is designed for Form 4 motor control and power distribution applications. Adjustable internal layout within fully welded external structure allows modules to be rapidly reconfigured. Common changes to design specifications can be accommodated during construction and commissioning stages. With standard module sizes of 225 and 300 mm, tiers can be configured in multiples of these sizes from single full size module up to 8 standard units. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Web Guide Controller interfaces with BST CLS color sensor.

August 21, 2015

To provide enhanced line guiding, Micro 4000NET interfaces with BST CLS Pro 600 laser-guided, digital line/edge sensor, and reading is used to recalibrate web guide system every 4 msec. Using optional fieldbus adapters, controller interfaces with fieldbus networks, including ControlNet™, DeviceNet™, Modbus Plus, Profibus®-DP, and Ethernet protocols. Discrete I/O interfacing is standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PCR Cycler Evaluation Kit enhances DNA replication.

August 21, 2015

PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Cycler Evaluation Kit, model PC-24-TS-58, enables accelerated, reliable results for DNA replication. Included programmable controller utilizes thermal feedback loop and 2 control loops – for control side and heat rejection side – that allow adjustment to precise temperatures required throughout process cycle without increasing test time or interfering with results. Thermoelectric assembly, cycling controller, and graphical interface are also included. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Placer/Spreader Machine Control maximizes paving productivity.

August 21, 2015

Available for GOMACO and Guntert & Zimmerman placer/spreader machines, Trimble® PCS900 Paving Control System v2.20 automates paving train by enabling contractors to use GNSS-based positioning, in conjunction with base station, to steer machine and control machine's elevation according to 3D model. This maximizes paving productivity while minimizing material waste on concrete road and airport surfaces. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Microcontrollers offer performance up to 83 DMIPS.

August 21, 2015

Featuring 256 KB Flash configuration and 16 KB of RAM, 32-bit PIC32MX1/2 Microcontrollers are suited for designs in graphics, touch sensing, and general-purpose embedded control. Units include 8-bit Parallel Master Port for graphics or external memory; 10-bit, 1 Msps, 13-channel ADC; support for SPI and I(2)S serial communications interfaces; and USB device/host/on-the-go functionality. MCUs are available in 28-pin QFN, SPDIP, and SSOP packages as well as 44-pin QFN, TQFP, and VTLA packages. Read More

Controls & Controllers

SuperSpeed USB Controller combines high throughput, low power.

August 20, 2015

Targeting slimmer laptop designs that include ultra-thin USB Type-C port and no Ethernet port, EZ-USB® GX3™ comes in 68-pin QFN package and converts Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) data to USB 3.0 data. OS driver support — Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, and Chrome — enables plug-and-play operation via USB 3.0 port on laptops, tablets, docking stations, IP STBs, and smart TVs, and data transfer mechanism sends multiple GigE data packets in bursts over USB to provide 910 Mbps throughput. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Homeothermic Monitoring System targets small rodents.

August 20, 2015

Offering closed loop temperature control, Homeothermic Monitoring System utilizes small, flexible rectal probe to monitor animal's core temperature and heating pad to provide heat input. LCD touchscreen allows user to set target temperature and clearly view subject’s current core body temperature as well as set temperature at all times. If animal’s core body temperature deviates 2° from set temperature, audible alarms advise user. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Networked Lighting Controls provide intelligent daylighting.

August 20, 2015

Capable of controlling multiple zones of lighting within one space, NX™ networked lighting controls offer daylighting capability with NXDS daylight sensor. Latter comes in indoor and outdoor versions and auto-configures with NX Room Controller. Designed for open loop operation, sensor measures natural light coming in through window and communicates with NXRC series Room Controller which then directs switching or dimming of lighting. All devices connect via CAT5 cables. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PC Keyboard transmits signals in less than 1 ms.

August 19, 2015

Combining MX keyswitches with RealKey technology for analog signal processing, CHERRY MX 6.0 Keyboard is suited for situations where response time is crucial. RealKey technology allows for full N-key rollover and 100% reliable anti-ghosting. All keys can be read simultaneously, preventing erroneous interpretation of signal inputs. Measuring 11.87 x 5.78 x 1.1 in., keyboard has red LED backlighting, laser-etched keycaps, and grease-repellent coating. Braided 6.5 ft USB cable is included. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Smart Grid Controllers include DNP3 communication gateway.

August 19, 2015

Smart Grid Controllers include versions that communicate in Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3), which is used for communication between data acquisition and control equipment and enables outstations to create link to provider's SCADA system and other equipment. While scalable controllers are available in Ethernet 2.0, Universal Smart Grid solution supports IEC and DNP3 protocols. WAGO-I/O-PRO configuration software facilitates parameterization for any application. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Confocal Chromatic Controller provides measuring rates to 25 kHz.

August 19, 2015

Suited for use with dark targets or measuring thickness of transparent targets, confocalDT IFC2461 has integrated light source and delivers stable measurement results. Standard and multi-peak controller versions are available, with latter providing 6 peaks to enable one-sided thickness measurement of up to 5 layers. Along with active exposure time regulation that allows measurement of different surface types, features include EtherCAT, Ethernet, RS422, and analog out interfaces. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Backup Battery Charger manages power for control panel alarms.

August 19, 2015

Battery Operated and Alarm Charger (BOAC) charges backup battery found in control panels using 12 Vdc alarm strobe and horn. With power loss alarm mode switch in enable position, loss of 120 Vac power activates strobe light and horn after 5 sec delay. Alarm contact closure across pins 3 and 10 will also activate strobe light and horn. Battery charge controller IC, designed to manage charging of sealed lead-acid batteries, offers Cyclic Charging and Float Charging modes. Read More