Controls & Controllers

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

RoHS-Compliant Motion Controller Chips have 4-wire SPI interface.

April 27, 2015

Comprising single-axis PCL6114 and 4-axis PCL6144 servo/stepper controller chips, PCL61x4 Series features SPI serial bus for 4-wire connection to augment existing 8-/16-bit parallel bus. Programmable software limits and 27 event factors are provided to initiate interrupt signal output. Along with built-in pre-registers for continuous operation, features include linear interpolation, 9 major operating modes, and input terminals for manual pulsers, jog switches, and limit/homing switches. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

EtherCAT® Slave Controller features two 10/100 PHYs.

April 27, 2015

Supporting traditional Host Bus and SPI/SQI™ communication, along with standalone digital I/O interfaces, Model LAN9252 enables system designers to select from wide range of microcontrollers when implementing real-time EtherCAT communications standard. Device's dual 10/100 Ethernet transceivers support both fiber and copper, along with cable diagnostics capabilities. Available in 64-pin QFN and QFP-EP packages, LAN9252 includes 4 KB of Dual-Port RAM and 3 Fieldbus Memory Management Units. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Machine Control Systems increase dozer/compactor performance.

April 27, 2015

Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System and CCS900 Compaction Control System improve dozer performance and machine-to-machine communication capabilities for soil, landfill and asphalt compactors. Featuring GradeMax™ Plus,, GCS900 v12.7 increases dozer performance by enabling accelerated and consistent grading. Via wireless capabilities, CCS900 v12.7 provides M2M communication that lets operators share mapping data between compactors on same site in real-time. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Embedded Controllers suit industrial automation applications.

April 24, 2015

Based on 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor, ARES 5800 Series supports up to 16 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM memory. Programmable units are equipped with RS-232 and/or RS-485 serial ports for auto-flow control, as well as dual RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet ports for migration. All three models offer 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports, DVI connector for DVI-D/analog RGB, and DisplayPort. Constructed of lightweight aluminum alloy, controllers feature 9~36 Vdc power input, one 2.5 in SSD drive bay, and one mSATA socket. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Interface Panels support 3rd party HMI and SCADA software.

April 24, 2015

Available with analog resistive single-touch and projected capacitive multi-touch displays ranging from 7–24 in., PC-Based Automation and Operator Interface Panels enable users to leverage TCP/IP-based networking, HTML5 web browsers, web-enabled HMI/SCADA, industrial automation, field mobility, M2M, Industry 4.0, and IIoT applications. Windows-based units, when used with 3rd party SCADA software, provide actionable data that helps users optimize efficiencies and meet key performance metrics. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers

PoE Single Door Controller includes 125 KHz proximity reader.

April 23, 2015

Mounting onto standard single gang electrical box, Model TX3-CX-1 features built-in proximity reader that can be networked using TIA/EIA-485 and/or TCP/IP. Unit has all capabilities to control single door, including 12 Vdc, 700 mA of local power for door strike. Additional Wiegand card reader can be attached to mount outside, and optical tamper switch provides immediate notification of tampering. For stand-alone applications, mini USB is provided. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Portable Jump Starter targets fleet companies.

April 22, 2015

Measuring 9 in. tall and weighing less than 4 lb, mPower Truck Jump delivers 1,000 A for 12 V batteries and 500 A for 24 V batteries. Unit automatically detects battery voltage system and provides multiple electronic safety protections, including reverse polarity, reverse charge, short circuit, overload, and starting override. In addition to large trucks and commercial operations, jumpstarter/multi-purpose charger is suited for buses, cars, vans, SUVs, and boats. Read More

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

Telephone Access System features 22 in. color touchscreen.

April 22, 2015

Available in flush and surface mount, 22 in. Touch Telephone Access System offers customizable solution for occupant and visitor access control in condominiums, apartment buildings, office buildings, gated communities, and industrial buildings. System runs Windows-based operating system and uses custom interface modules for ADC/NSL telephone interconnectivity. Variety of programming options is available via built-in USB or Ethernet ports, as well as modem and COM-to-RS485 modules. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Outdoor HMI Panels withstand use in extreme ambient conditions.

April 21, 2015

Respectively featuring 7 and 15 in. widescreen, daylight-readable displays with 16:9 aspect ratio and up to 16 million colors, Simatic HMI TP700 and TP1500 Comfort Outdoor Panels operate from -30 to +60°C and in up to 90% air humidity. Glare reduction, reading angles, and automatic dimming promote strain-free operator control and monitoring. Installed upright or operated in portrait mode, rugged devices also offer UV-protected front with IP65 rating. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Pilot Control frees sailors from helm.

April 21, 2015

Consisting of waterproof Bluetooth® base station with micro-C connections, Wireless Pilot Controller is compatible with B&G Triton and H5000 Pilot systems, offers pairings for up to 4 remotes, and provides complete control to sailors from anywhere on boat. Palm-sized wireless remote has 98 ft range and clearly marked keys and LED status light. Mode button lets sailors toggle through available pilot modes, and 2 dodge keys enable skipper to program turns by 1° or 10° increments. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Coriolis Mass Flow Meters feature EtherCAT capability.

April 21, 2015

Suited for research or production processes, mini CORI-FLOW™ ML120 Series Coriolis Mass Flow Meters and Controllers offer flow ranges from 50 mg/h to 200 g/h, with accuracy of 0.2% of reading. Mass Flow Controller features microprocessor-based PC-board with signal and fieldbus conversion, and integrated digital controller utilizing piezoelectric control valve. Meters/Controllers are available with analog and digital communication, RS232, and various fieldbus options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Rugged XMC Graphics Module combines low power, high performance.

April 20, 2015

Based on 3U VPX VPX3-716 Graphics Engine (AMD Radeon™ E8860 GPU-based display card), XMC-725 delivers multiple independent channels (up to 4 heads) of graphics output: DVI/LVDS/RGB-HV/DisplayPort™. Performance is optimized over -40 to +85°C basecard edge temperature, and 2 GB dedicated onboard memory supports demanding applications. Requiring <17 W, SWaP-optimized design eliminates need to throttle performance and unwanted shutdowns. Applications may only require as little as 10 W draw. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Braking Controller regulates torque for gentle deceleration.

April 20, 2015

Intelligent braking torque control module generates variable braking torque for ROBA-stop® safety brakes, making it possible to decelerate devices and machines evenly and gently. Operated with 24 or 48 Vdc, 103 x 69 x 30 mm module can control brakes with nominal coil current of 10 or 5 A. Resulting clamping force for brake rotor can be specified to 25%, 50%, or 75% of nominal spring force via 2 digital inputs; continuous, analog default signal from 0–10 V is alternatively possible. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor/Driver delivers up to 610 lb-in. max torque.

April 20, 2015

Available in round shaft or geared type with inch or metric output shafts, BMU 200 W (1/4 hp) brushless DC motor and driver package supports 200–240 Vac, single- or 3-phase input power. Starting torque and continuous running torque foster adoption into larger-load applications. Flat speed torque (continuous duty) is 3,000 r/min, with total speed torque range of up to 4,000 r/min, and max output torque reaches 610 lb-in. when combined with gear head. Read More

Controls & Controllers

DC/DC Motor Speed Controls feature low voltage operation.

April 17, 2015

Operating on 12 Vdc and 24 Vdc, respectively, battery-powered Models KBBW-12 and KBBW-22 provide optimal dynamic response to load variations. Motor speed can be controlled by 5 kΩ potentiometer, 0–5 Vdc analog signal, or PWM microprocessor output signal. PWM waveform produces almost pure DC current to motor which provides low audible motor noise and extended brush life. Providing short circuit protection, pulse-by-pulse current limit prevents control damage due to shorted motors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Automation Panels target automotive manufacturers.

April 17, 2015

Featuring rugged design, Compact Automation Panels provide real-time monitoring, data processing, and optimized communication between MES, SCADA, PLCs, DCS, batch automation systems, and ERP systems. HMIs feature integrated Intel® Celeron® processor N2930, onboard non-volatile DDR3L-1333 memory, and standard SD card slot. Available in screen sizes from 7–21.5 in., in both single and multi-touch, fanless systems have aluminum die-cast housing and NEMA 4/IP65-compliant aluminum front bezel. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Universal industrial Joystick Module controls unmanned vehicles.

April 16, 2015

Available for fixed and portable air/ground/surface control stations, IP66 uHMI-Pod™ motion controller provides absolute or relative positioning. Switch components can be reconfigured/reprogrammed to meet system level control requirements, while standards-based USB and RS422/RS485 interfaces, OS independence, and multi-platform adaptability lend to application versatility. Rugged and interoperable pilot/operator control module is reusable and allows hundreds of possible combinations.
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Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

HV Synchronous Buck Regulator stays cool in 3 x 4 mm package.

April 16, 2015

Supplied in Hyper Speed Control™ and HyperLight Load® architectures, MIC28511/12/13 are pin-compatible, high-voltage (HV), synchronous, step-down, switching regulators. Products integrate HV buck controller and FETZilla™ power MOSFETs as well as various protections and internal soft start. Along with adjustable output voltage as low as 0.8 V with accuracy of +1%, features include constant switching frequency that can be programmed from 200–680 kHz.
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Controls & Controllers

Motion Control Device facilitates data collection.

April 16, 2015

Operating from 8–16 V supply, UFC 430 allows connection of up to 3 encoder feedback components into one module that acts as data collection device with latching capabilities. This 3-axis input device can accept either TTL or 1 Volt peak-to-peak interfaces, and each 1 V peak-to-peak interface encoder can be further interpolated up to 400 times. Other features include 3 counter channels with 32 bits each, one load and 2 latch registers for each channel, and event counter with integrated timer. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Electronic Temperature Control protects electronics from heat.

April 16, 2015

Available for Dual Cabinet Cooler® Systems installed on large or high heat load enclosures, ETC will keep enclosures cool while minimizing compressed air use. Systems are available in cooling capacities up to 5,600 Btu/Hr and produce 20°F air to eliminate high temperature malfunctions. Digital LED readout displays temperature of electrical enclosure, then displays user temperature setting when pressing Push-to-Set button. When that setting is exceeded, Cabinet Cooler System is activated. Read More