Controls & Controllers

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

P-Cap Touch Controller supports large format sensing sensors.

November 21, 2014

With 32-bit ARM® Cortex® M4 processor that can run at 168 MHz, ZXY110 improves speed, accuracy, and EMI stability of self-service touchscreens. Processor is accompanied by 2 ASIC devices that maximize touch detection performance, even through cover glass exceeding 10 mm thick. While 32-input version covers self-capacitive p-cap (PCT™) touch sensors with up to ~19 in. diagonals, 64-input version suits PCT sensors with 19–46 in. diagonals. Controler updates touch event coordinates in <5 msec. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

PC and Controller System suits HMI applications.

November 21, 2014

Available with Intel Atom single-, dual-, or quad-core processors, Automation PC 2100 has no fans or other rotating components for maintenance-free operation. Unit includes 2 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces as well as 1 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.0 interface. Fieldbus connections such as POWERLINK or CAN can be individually configured, and MLC-based CFast cards with 60 GB or more are available. With graphics engine that supports Full HD and DirectX 11, PC is suited for SCADA and other HMI systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Step-Down Switching Voltage Regulator continually outputs 3.0 A.

November 19, 2014

Used for power regulation, conversion, and management, Fairchild FAN53525 consists of 2.4 MHz TinyBuck® regulator providing digitally programmable output from 2.5–5.5 V input supply. Output voltage is programmable from 0.600–1.39375 V in 6.25 mV steps via I²C interface capable of operating up to 3.4 MHz. Using proprietary architecture with synchronous rectification, unit can deliver 3.0 A continuous at over 80% efficiency; efficiency is maintained at load currents down to 10 mA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Embedded SoC fosters graphical HMI implementation on FPGAs.

November 19, 2014

Integrating memory and display control, graphics accelerator, alpha blending and transparency, as well as various HMI graphics objects, Lattice Semiconductor embedded HMI-On-Chip (HOC) accelerates creation and implementation of embedded graphical HMIs on Lattice FPGAs. Complete functionality required for display driving, graphics rendering, and embedded visualization – scalable from small size QVGA to large full HD displays as well as other system interfaces – is provided. No OS is required. Read More

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

CNCs support safety communication with PAC control systems.

November 18, 2014

Available for FANUC Series 3xi-B CNCs, EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function enables safety communication with Logix PAC systems. Function communicates digital input/output signals across Ethernet to simplify hardware and connections needed. Using CIP Safety functionality of EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function with dual check safety, sending side device cross-checks safety signals, adds inspection data, and then transmits both data sets to receiving side device. Read More

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

Wireless Temperature Datalogger supports medical monitoring.

November 18, 2014

Suitable for medical refrigerator/freezer, WiFi-enabled Accsense A2-05W features inputs for 2 external RTD temperature probes with temperature range of -100 to +100°C and additional input for thermocouple measuring down to -200°C for cryogenic storage units. Datalogger supports 802.11a/b/g/n specifications as well as WEP, WPA, WPA2, 802.11i, and 802.1x Supplicant. Users can login through any Web browser to view real-time reports and graphs of data or configure system from anywhere via Internet. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital Motor Drive features sensorless, brushless design.

November 18, 2014

Designed to drive delta- or wye-connected brushless motors at up to 150,000 rpm, DPFlex™ II provides sensorless control, minimizing wiring complexity. Unit outputs up to 48 V and 30 A peak with 1,200 W of power to drive wide range of motors. Offering 20:1 speed control range, drive features full protection against most faults, including thermal overload. Patented technology enables detection of motor rotor position at standstill for reliable starting without rotor movement and while under load. Read More

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

Intelligent Dataloggers send HVAC/R data over BACnet.

November 17, 2014

When connected to Modbus gateway, Series 3 dataTaker Intelligent Data Loggers can communicate over BACnet for such HVAC verification applications as energy efficiency and air quality monitoring. Universal analog input channels provide flexibility to monitor temperature, humidity, and current/voltage; store data to memory; and transfer it over Bacnet. These intelligent dataloggers also incorporate serial and Ethernet capabilities. Read More