Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Software

Multi-Robot Controller operates unmanned ground vehicles.

October 17, 2014

Running on touchscreen tablet using Android-based app, uPoint™ Multi-Robot Control System simplifies robot operations including driving, manipulation, and inspection. Virtual joystick allows users to touch and drag anywhere on main video feed to steer robot, while predictive drive lines help guide operators through tight spots. With video recording function, users can capture digital evidence and upload it to cloud or secure network where files can be managed, retrieved, and shared. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers

Electric Submersible Pumps utilize variable speed drive.

October 14, 2014

Available for electric submersible pumps, Vector Plus™ VSD surface control system allows operator to gradually increase motor speed and remotely adjust pump speed from surface with optimized intelligent control capabilities. Drive can be used with ESP applications ranging from 100–1,000 hp and is designed to work with all worldwide power systems rated 380–480 V, 50/60 Hz. Featuring NEMA 4 outdoor rating, enclosure is sealed against dust, dirt, and moisture. Read More

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

Interface Panel facilitates capacitance-voltage measurements.

October 13, 2014

Available for Parametric Curve Tracer configurations that incorporate SourceMeter® Source Measure Units, Model 8020 High Power Interface Panel simplifies high-voltage capacitance-voltage measurements of semiconductor devices. Unit also minimizes cable confusion, prevents connection errors, and ensures safety in power device testing. By allowing test engineers to connect all measurement instruments to it at once, Model 8020 simplifies changing from one measurement type to next. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Graphic Touchscreen Keypad features wireless design.

October 13, 2014

Equipped with internal proximity device reader for codeless arming/disarming, Model 9862 is available with optional Z-Wave® modules, which enable users to adjust lights, lock exterior doors, and control heating and cooling system. All system features and functions can be accessed via carousel menu on 5 in. full-color touchscreen. With Favorites feature, customers can combine security and multiple home automation functions, and program multiple devices to respond to single command. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Linear Controller facilitates offline LED lighting design.

October 10, 2014

Integrating multiplier and tunable phase dimmer detection, as well as analog dimming inputs and drive circuit protection functions, Model TPS92410 eases design of downlights, fixtures, and lamps powered from offline AC or conventional DC power source. Operating over 9.5–450 V input voltage range, controller functions as standalone high-voltage LED string current regulator or pairs with TPS92411 floating switch to provide power in mains AC linear direct drive applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

AC Drive offers multi-pump control solution.

October 8, 2014

Covering power range of 0.75–250 hp and voltage range of 230–500 V, VACON® 100 FLOW AC Drive offers 3 multi-pump control solutions: single drive multi-pump, multi-drive multi-master, and multi-drive multi-follower. Unit offers control of flow and pressure for up to 8 pumps or fan without need for external controller—communication between drives is provided by integrated RS-485. Available with UL Type 1 or UL Type 12 approved enclosures, drive is equipped with built-in Ethernet as standard. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

DC/DC Digital PWM Controller serves 40-100 A applications.

October 7, 2014

With ability to current share across multiple devices, dual-phase ZL8801 offers range extendible to 300 A for FPGAs and ASICs employed in densely populated power supplies. Use with PowerNavigator™ GUI simplifies system power conversion and accelerates design process, while leveraging ChargeMode™ control loop architecture enables optimal transient response performance. Inherently stable, fully digital control loop corrects errors cycle-by-cycle to eliminate need for compensation.
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Controls & Controllers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Video Management System expands functionality via integration.

October 7, 2014

Delivering performance for mid-level and enterprise solutions, Ocularis supports integrations with Samsung WiseNet III cameras that feature in-camera NVR capabilities which work as part of larger system with server-based NVRs or as part of stand-alone system. Integration support also covers native dewarping of 360° Samsung cameras and Immervision-enabled cameras as well as Android app for mobile devices. Via such integrations, Event Fusion Engine turns simple alarms into meaningful alerts. Read More