Controls & Controllers

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Brushed DC Gate Driver provides adjustable current drive.

July 2, 2015

Replacing up to 45 discrete components with single device, Model DRV8701 offers adjustable gate drive settings with flexibility to drive wide range of external field-effect transistors. Device integrates 2 low-dropout regulators, current-sense amplifier, and full protection features. With wide motor supply voltage of 5.9–45-V, driver supports industry-standard 12 V and 24 V supplies. Applications include household appliances, robotics, home automation, power tools, and industrial pumps/valves. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

M2M System offers end-to-end IoT solution.

July 2, 2015

Merging hardware, software, communications, and cloud services, VersaCloud M2M provides control and monitoring system for mobile, industrial, environmental, agricultural, and construction markets. System offers native support for industry standard protocols such as SAE J1939, NMEA2000, and MODBUS, in addition to hardened I/O, PLC control capabilities, and SD card data logging. Cloud platform provides secure web-based user portal for access to device data and dashboards. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fire and Gas System provides hazard monitoring and control.

July 2, 2015

Designed for hazard monitoring and control at industrial sites, HS81-HS Controller performs flame, smoke, and gas detection as well as extinguishing/agent release. Unit interfaces with plant safety and control systems through multiple protocols and includes hot swap capability for replacement and auto-configuration of CPUs and power supplies without critical system shutdown. HS81-HS controller carries SIL2 and SIL3 ratings in addition to meeting NFPA-72 and EN-54 requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Multi-Hot Runner Control Unit features touchscreen, USB interface.

July 1, 2015

Microprocessor control unit, Z1242/..., provides 4 in. color touchscreen and USB interface. With user guidance and inscriptions provided in menus, display accelerates and facilitates hot runner system setup in manageable format. Parameters for all different zones are set out clearly through overview page, and system allows grouping together of control points and specification of setpoint values. Integral timer permits automatic activation of connected control units at desired time. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

PCAP Touch Screen Controller provides multi-touch coordinates.

July 1, 2015

Offered in 64-pin QFN and TQFP for touch pads and screens, MTCH6303 supports touch sensors with up to 1,000 nodes and diagonals of up to 10 in. Controller provides multi-touch coordinates as well as multi-finger surface gesture suite to enhance embedded designs with multi-touch UI elements while minimizing host requirements. Signal processing provides noise-avoidance techniques and predictive tracking for 10 fingers at scan rates of up to 250 Hz with 100 Hz min each for 5 touches. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lighting Controls are Bluetooth®-Qualified.

June 30, 2015

Utilizing Bluetooth Low Energy 2-way communications, NX™ Series Room Controller integrates automatic and manual control of lighting. Advanced configuration of dimming and daylight functions can be accomplished using Bluetooth-enabled smartphone apps available for both Android™ and iOS®. Up to 8 controllers can be connected for total of 16 loads. Typical applications include classrooms, offices, conference rooms, libraries, and cafeterias. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

DC Brushed Motor Driver IC is designed for vehicle engines.

June 29, 2015

Used in such vehicle engine applications as electronic throttles and valve controls, TB9051FTG comes in flat 6 x 6 mm P-QFN28 package, features single H-bridge channel, and employs double-diffused MOSFET (DMOS FET) transistors as driver circuits. Devices do not require base current biasing and have virtually no input current, allowing processing of high current density per device area with low on-resistance (0.34 Ω). Resulting low output voltage drop, in turn, enables efficient IC operation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Portable Tools, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Preset Torque Screwdriver eliminates over/under tightening.

June 26, 2015

Featuring cam-over design, ergonomic TLS Pro series prevents fastener or bolt from being under- and over-tightened. Internal adjustment mechanism, preset using torque tester, is used for setting torque value, and drive is disengaged when tool reaches pre-set torque value. While radial cam design allows for smooth cam action with minimal wear on tool, thrust bearings ensure torque setting is independent of any end load applied by operator. Models range from 0.45–120 lb-in. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Strategic Procurement Platform optimizes process control.

June 25, 2015

Integrating supplier lifetime value throughout entire strategic procurement process, BravoAdvantage provides visibility, insight, and transparency needed to power and improve every procurement initiative and decision from demand to contract. Functionality covers savings management, spend analysis, supplier value management, sourcing, and contract lifecycle management. Latter offers procurement direct link to foster greater compliance and reporting as well as facilitate approvals. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Long-Range Broadband PLC SoC offers multi-hop functionality.

June 25, 2015

With multi-hop communication function, KL5BPLC250WMP BlueChip PLC Chip ensures stable communication over wide area by allowing terminal to bridge to other terminal devices and hop over great distances. Multi-hop function enables communication between Master and Terminal even when no direct communication link is possible between them by using Terminal as relay point. Adopting ITU-T G.9905 standard as routing protocol, BlueChip PLC allows up to 10-phase hopping. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Power Distribution System (30 KVA) incorporates NEMA 3R panels.

June 24, 2015

Enabling operators in industrial settings to tap into power sources independent of work area, MGS-30KVA-6X120-2X240 operates with 480 Vac 3-phase and steps down to 120 Vac single-phase and 240 Vac 3-phase. Transformer, mounted to 1/8 in. thick diamond plate, makes 120 V available via 6 outlets and 240 V available via 2 outlets. To facilitate transport, distribution assembly is mounted onto 2 in. square steel frame with rectangular carbon steel skid pockets and top-mounted eyelet. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Precision Weighing Platforms survive harsh industrial conditions.

June 24, 2015

Featuring load cell with integrated overload protection and IP66/IP68 ratings, PBK9 and PFK9 are standalone solutions that can also operate as components in applications ranging from counting and formulating to filling. Operators are notified when recalibration or adjustments are needed due to environmental changes, and automated calibration with built-in calibration weight and plug-in cables facilitate maintenance. Monobloc and filter technology promote precision and reliability. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Multi-Stream Transport Hubs drive up to 4 monitors.

June 23, 2015

With Multi-Stream Transport technology, MST Hubs enable users to stream independent video content to multiple displays from computer with single video output. Units offer connections with Mini DisplayPort or DisplayPort and 2 or 4 outputs. Supporting resolutions up to Ultra HD 4K (3,840 x 2,160 at 30 Hz), hubs are suited for design, gaming, and medical imaging industries.  Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Microgrid Control System uses layered cybersecurity hierarchy.

June 23, 2015

Allowing seamless integration of distributed energy resources, Microgrid Control System maintains uninterrupted power to critical loads. Microgrid controller is able to respond to external data, such as real-time pricing signals and fast-changing system dynamics. Priorities can be assigned to various user-defined scenarios, like economic dispatch, carbon footprint minimization, renewable integration, and system resiliency. Hardened security approach ensures that all data remains secure. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Embedded Controller operates from -22 to +140°F.

June 19, 2015

Equipped with Intel® Celeron® J1900 quad-core SoC processor, ARES-5300 features fanless, cableless, modular design suitable for harsh environments such as oil and gas industries for oil rig control and system monitoring. Product features wide range DC power input from 9~36 V, making it immune to power fluctuations. Other features include mSATA socket, outside-accessible CFast slot, 4 external USB Type A connectors, 1 internal USB Type A connector, and 2 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet ports. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Traffic Routing Appliance optimizes network performance.

June 19, 2015

Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) Controller continuously monitors multi-homed/-carrier networks for latency, packet loss, route stability, and congestion and dynamically routes traffic over fastest path. Supporting IPv4 and IPv6, on-premise appliance lets organizations customize settings to deliver best performance, cost-efficiency, or combination of both via automated, rules-based routing. Solution also optimizes insight through reports and dashboards. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Process Controller offers fault-tolerant design.

June 18, 2015

Part of Siemens Simatic PCS 7 process control system, Simatic S7-410 is coated for operation in toxic atmospheres and features extended ambient temperature range up to 70°C. Unit is available in standard version as well as fault-tolerant and fail-safe versions. Device meets all requirements of process industry, including chemical, glass, metal, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, solar, and oil and gas industries as well as water and wastewater sectors. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Robot Controller utilizes EtherNet/IP safety software.

June 18, 2015

Available for DX200 Robot Controller Platform, EtherNet/IP™ Safety Software simplifies workcell installation and integration by minimizing amount of robot control wiring required. EtherNet/IP safety interface can be used with or without Functional Safety Unit capability, allowing wide range of safety control options. Software requires no additional hardware in robot controller, and operates by allowing exchange of safety input/output data between robot controller and safety PLC. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

HMI Touch Panels support industrial control systems.

June 17, 2015

Suitable for both process and discrete automation, Intelligent Touch Panel HMIs come in Premium, Standard, and Compact models to meet specific application needs. Units are based on Intel® Core™ i7-4650U processor with up to 16 GB DDR3L-1333/1600 memory. Intel HD graphics supports DirectX 11.1, Open CL/GL, and 4K videos Quick Sync encoder. Available with touch displays ranging from 15–24 in., HMIs have completely flush stainless steel fronts with IP66/NEMA 4/4X ratings. Read More

Robotics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Fanless, Cable-Free, Modular Box PC withstands harsh environments.

June 17, 2015

Powered by Intel® Celeron® J1900 quad-core SoC processor, ARES-5300 programmable embedded controller features aluminum alloy construction and 70 mm depth, operates from -22 to +140°F, and is immune to power fluctuations due to 9–36 Vdc input. Other features include mSATA socket, outside-accessible CFast slot, 4 external USB Type A connectors, internal USB Type A connector, and 2 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet ports. DIN Rail mounting kit allows 90° rotation to promote I/O accessibility.
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