Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial HMIs support IoT applications.

April 1, 2015

Available in Premium, Standard, and Compact models, Industry 4.0 ready, Intelligent HMI Operator Interface Solutions provide Smart Factories integrated, open, control and monitoring systems. Touch panels provide PC-based automation using standard Ethernet and TCP/IP for HMI/SCADA and IT/OT integration. Units have web-enabled HMI with HTML5-compliant web browsers, maintenance-free illumination system, and modular designed, field-replaceable front display and box PC. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital DC/DC Controller powers FPGAs, ASICs, and processors.

April 1, 2015

Providing 0.6–5.5 V output, Model PV3105 is designed for key rails that demand precision output voltage regulation and tight control during transient conditions. Device includes Auto-Control® real-time adaptive loop compensation and 0–20 mΩ programmable load-line feature. Housed in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, RoHS-compliant controller provides up to 1.25 MHz switching frequency, implements digital loop techniques to minimize output voltage setting time, and operates with all FET power stages. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Control Products improve performance of automation systems.

April 1, 2015

Able to utilize MECHATROLINK-III motion network and utilize its cycle time and network connectivity, MP3300iec machine controller makes automated equipment more responsive by boosting processing speed and memory capacity. MotionWorks IEC v3 software fosters effective automation programming via support for PLCopen Part 4, built-in cam editor, HMI tagging tool, and logic analyzer. As remote I/O solution, VIPA SLIO system accelerates and facilitates addition of power and signal capability. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Welding Systems feature consistent endpoint control.

March 27, 2015

Used to control operation of LASERDYNE 795 and LASERDYNE 430BD multi-axis laser systems, LASERDYNE S94P includes SmartRamp™ feature which provides consistent endpoint control during laser welding. SmartRamp controls laser parameters in conjunction with motion of beam, producing uniform weld penetration along entire length of weld while eliminating visible endpoints, potential stress-risers, and leak points. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Two-Speed Fan Drive suits off-highway truck applications.

March 27, 2015

Featuring modular design, DuroSpeed™ Fan Drive delivers reliable cooling for severe operating and vocational truck applications such as construction vehicles and municipal trucks. Pneumatically actuated drive has high disengaged fan speed to prevent engine temperatures from rising too quickly. Because fan drive engages and disengages less often, clutch life increases, noise decreases, and dust buildup in radiator is minimized. Drive has no spinning air connections to wear, inspect, or service. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PID Controllers monitor multiple applications on one display.

March 26, 2015

By inserting field-installable FlexCard™ modules, users can populate PAX®2C Proportional-Integral-Derivative Controllers in more than 150 configurations to monitor and control multiple application processes on single display. Process Input/Remote Setpoint Cards support input of 0/4–20 mA to enable cascade control loops where tighter control is required. Providing heater current input, Heater Current Monitor Cards can signal when heater or heater control devices have failed before damage occurs. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Access Control System secures critical infrastructure.

March 25, 2015

Offering scalable, proactive network security solution that sits inline within network, EdgeWall uses proprietary artificial intelligence technology to continuously monitor traffic, detect threats, and proactively prevent them from affecting endpoints within network. Appliance does this in real-time with no impediment to other network traffic. EdgeWall also provides advanced real-time network traffic visualization that shows how network traffic is flowing and what threats are being dealt with. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Indicators and Pick-to-Light Sensors use Modbus RTU protocol.

March 25, 2015

Comprising multicolor indicators and pick-to-light sensors, K50 Modbus Series enables flexible communication and simplified setup of single device or multi-point applications. Multicolor indicators come in standard dome, daylight visible, beacon (perimeter), and beacon (perimeter and center) with configurable flashing and strobe options. For error-proofing and parts-verification applications, pick-to-light sensors have illuminated dome and come in polarized retro-reflective or fixed-field models. Read More

Software, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Daughter Card facilitates digital power control design. .

March 24, 2015

Available for C2000™ Piccolo™ TMS320F28069M LaunchPad development kit, Digital Power BoosterPack helps users understand digital power development using real-time control architecture of TI's C2000 microcontrollers. Operating on 18 W, BoosterPack integrates TI's CSD87588N NexFET™ power block, LM5109B and UCC27424 FET drivers, and OPA353 op amp, all within small form factor. BoosterPack is supported by collection of graphical software tools in powerSUITE to further ease development. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Management ICs feature 6 DC/DC regulators.

March 24, 2015

Available in 4.5 x 4.5 mm FQFN package, MIC7400/MIC7401 Series combines 5 independent 3 A synchronous buck converters, independent 200 mA non-synchronous boost converter, and numerous programmable features. Devices operate from 2.4–5.5 V input and provide output of 0.8–3.3 V for buck regulators with 1.5% output accuracy over line/load and temperature. Configurable via I2C interface and internal EEPROM, PMICs are suited for SSDs as well as smart-home and IoT devices. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Single-Axis AC Drive leverages adaptive technology.

March 23, 2015

Offering power ratings from 1/6–40 hp at 480 Vac in 5 frame sizes, Sinamics V20 offers built-in display, demand-driven regulation of motor speed, and pre-built connection and application macros. Basic Operator Panel facilitates commissioning and operation on-site, universal serial interfaces facilitate connection to Simatic PLCs, and Modbus interface allows communication with third-party controls. Parameters optimized for one application can be transferred to other drive units using SD cards. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Conductivity Controllers offer online monitoring.

March 23, 2015

Providing online monitoring of industrial process conductivity, CDTX-111/CDTX-112 Series offers measurement range of 0–18 MΩ. CE-compliant panel instruments feature linearized data, automatic temperature compensation, maintenance-free cells, and selectable zero and span analog output. Housed in IP54-rated enclosure with temperature range of 14–131°F, controllers are suited for measurement and control of conductivity in water, electronics, chemical, and manufacturing processes. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Temperature and Process Controllers offer 20 samples/sec.

March 20, 2015

Equipped with 3-color, 9-segment LED display, PLATINUM™ Series offers full autotune PID with fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control, up to 99 chainable Ramp Soak programs, and built-in excitation firmware selectable at 5, 10, 12, and 24 V. Microprocessor-based units also have universal inputs for thermocouples, RTDs, thermistors, bidirectional and process voltage, and process current. Offering 2 or 3 programmable outputs, series is suited for laboratory, factory automation, and chemical industries. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Access Control System is accessible via web browser.

March 20, 2015

Integrating biometric technology and web-based design, BioStar 2 accommodates up to 1,000 devices. Data transfer to large number of devices is processed via Hyper Data Transfer to minimize system downtime during maintenance. Offering automatic device discovery, IP access control platform eliminates manual data input and detection processes. System also allows unlimited time schedules and advanced user group settings to support complex access control setups. Read More

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

Thermistor Probe Data Logger offers wireless connectivity.

March 19, 2015

With 2 external probes, Lascar EL-WiFi-DTP+ measures temperature of environment from -40 to +125°C with typical accuracy of ±0.2°C. Unit can operate for up to 6 months on rechargeable internal lithium polymer battery. Logger's sensor collects data unattended while WiFi router sends data to FilesThruTheAir™ Cloud Storage Service, enabling users to manage and monitor sensors over Internet from any location. When alarms occur or if device needs attention, cloud can also send email alerts. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

HMI Touch Panels deliver 3D visualization capabilities.

March 18, 2015

Equipped with 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7-4650U processor, Premium Industrial Panel PCs provide web-enabled, OPC-based, 3D visualization HMIs for 64-bit industrial automation and control systems. Units offer real-time operation, control, and monitoring; hardware-accelerated 3D user experience; and plant-wide data collection, logging, reporting, and analysis. HMIs are pre-installed with Windows Standard 7 Embedded or Ultimate 64-bit Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, 8.1 Pro, or 8 Standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

LDO Regulator for Mobile Devices uses fine analog IC process.

March 18, 2015

Using fine analog IC process for advanced CMOS, TCR2LN/LE/LF series offers 200 mA output. Fixed output voltages from 0.8–3.6 V are available, and standard features include on/off control input, over-current protection, and auto-discharge option. Characteristics and package size suit mobile devices that require extended battery lives and high-density board assembly, including wearables, smartphones, tablet PCs, and portable games. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Controls & Controllers

Precision Optics are designed for Nd:YAG and fiber lasers.

March 18, 2015

Intended for use in Nd:YAG and fiber lasers, precision laser optics include lenses, beamsplitters, polarizing components, super flat mirrors, and high-damage threshold coatings that operate in 1 micron wavelength region. Key specifications, including transmission, wavefront, and laser damage threshold (LDT), are analyzed and measured by technicians and scientists. Subesquently, measurements are tested at RMI facility via high-power Nd:YAG laser. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Switching Regulator offers output tracking and sequencing. .

March 16, 2015

Delivering up to 2 A of continuous output current from 2.7–5.5 V input, Model ISL8002B features 2 MHz switching frequency which provides optimal transient response. Output tracking and sequencing of FPGAs and MPUs ensures sensitive multi-rails properly start up and shut down. Housed in 2 x 2 mm TDFN package, synchronous buck regulator offers up to 95% peak efficiency. Device is suited for point-of load conversions in networking, factory automation, instrumentation, and medical equipment. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

PSR Chipset achieves zero standby power consumption.

March 16, 2015

Supporting 5–24 V output voltages, UCC28730 primary-side regulation (PSR) flyback controller with 700 V startup switch and UCC24650 wake-up monitor is suited for AC/DC power supplies up to 75 W. Smart load monitor with wake-up feature enables rapid step response with tiny output capacitors. Adapting to converter-loading conditions, intelligent sleep function can disable system functions, adapt for AC relay control, or disable synchronous rectifier at no load. Read More