Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Flexible Communications Controller enables IoT connectivity.

July 14, 2015

Based on P-Series PLC on a Chip™ technology, multi-port VersaGateway can translate between various protocols and enables Cloud Communications with VersaCloud M2M platform. Unit supports programming via EZ Ladder® Toolkit in Ladder Diagram, Function Block, and Structured Text. Functionality provides flexibility when translating between different serial bus protocols, logging system data to full size SD card, or adding IoT capability to existing systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Session Border Controllers support Skype for Business.

July 14, 2015

To make migration seamless for enterprises, SBC 1000/SBC 2000 are architected to support internetworking between legacy communications equipment and Skype for Business. Release 5.0 includes presence reporting for users engaged in calls from non-Skype for Business endpoints; provisioning templates to simplify configuration and maximize speed of Skype for Business deployments; and continued support for SBA functions in Skype for Business branch deployments. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Process Controller automates water distribution systems.

July 9, 2015

Operated via color touchscreen, SCP-TP can be set up in field and complements dual solenoid control valve. Controller can switch between settings for level control, up and down stream pressure management, flow control, and position control; offers ON/OFF control; and can be configured with 4–20 mA control motor. Along with digital input controls and user-selectable digital output alarms, features include datalogging, trending graphs, and remote SCADA control and monitoring support. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Video Management Servers store databases up to 256 TB.

July 9, 2015

With integrated RAID system, G-Scope/8000-IP16SAS can accommodate up to 16 hard drives. Integrated RAID controller can not only control internal RAID systems, it can also manage up to 15 G-Scope/8000-JB16 type external JBODs, each with up to 16 hard drives. Images are available again after restart in about 1 minute, even at maximum database size of 256 TB. For optimum reliability and availability, G-Scope/8000 Series includes redundant components. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Vibration Cancellation System features digital controller.

July 9, 2015

In addition to isolating microlithography, metrology, and inspection equipment in semiconductor factories, STACIS® III Active Piezoelectric Vibration Cancellation System is suited for imaging and process tools used in nanotechnology, photonics, and life sciences. System's DC-2020 controller features dual-core processor with PC-based GUI via point-to-point Ethernet or USB ports. When connecting over Ethernet, DC-2020 creates STACIS GUI in user’s browser with no additional software. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Switching Regulator suits wearables and other mobile devices.

July 8, 2015

Operating from Vin of 1.8–5.5 V with adjustable output voltage from 1–5.2 V, Model ISL9120 enables power management of system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, memory cards, or LCD modules. Buck-boost regulator also delivers 800 mA current with 2.5 V input and 3.3 V output. Housed in 1.41 x 1.41 mm package, device features adaptive PFM operation with forced bypass mode and 2 A switches that support both low load and high load currents with efficiency up to 98%. Read More

Controls & Controllers

TFT 7.0 in. Touch Panel features 18-bit LVDS interface.

July 8, 2015

Featuring 7.0 in. DOT matrix and overall area of 164.7 x 106.25 x 10.65 mm, UMSH-8425MD offers active area of 152.4 x 91.44 mm. There are 21 LEDs (9.9 V typ) used for backlighting and 8 capacitive touch panel pins. With respective operating and storage ranges of -20 to +70 C and -30 to +80 C, display offers 450:1 contrast ratio and 450 candelas/m² luminance. Viewing direction and grayscale inversion are defined by rubbing direction of TFT surface treatment. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

AC/DC Converter Control IC is designed for SiC drives.

July 7, 2015

Fostering implementation of SiC-MOSFETs in AC/DC converters, BD7682FJ-LB promotes energy and space conservation as well as efficiency and performance. Multiple protection circuits enable support for voltages up to 690 Vac, and components used for heat dissipation are not required (50 W Class power supplies). Product integrates gate drive circuit optimized for SiC MOSFET drive, and design ensures support for higher switching frequencies (i.e., 120 kHz). Read More

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