Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Finger Operated Joysticks offer CANbus and CANopen options.

May 12, 2015

Featuring contactless Hall effect sensing, HF Series is available with up to 3 proportional axis and 2 momentary pushbuttons. IP67-rated units measure just 40 mm below panel, making them suitable for vehicles where ergonomics and operator comfort are paramount. Available with up to 4 default addresses, CANbus J1939 option may be specified with Baud rate of 125 kbit/s, 250 kbit/s, 500 kbit/s, or 1 Mbit/s and cycle time of either 50 ms or 15 ms. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Video Door Entry System simplifies home/building security.

May 8, 2015

Meeting monitoring and security needs for single- and multi-family homes, Welcome™ features 2-wire, non-polarized technology; remote access capability; and modular outdoor stations. Interior station features 4.3 in. station or 7 in. color display with touch control, ability to transfer calls between different apartment and security station units, and ability to leave messages. Other functions can include automatic unlock, door status check, and second-door unlock. Read More

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

Safety Instrumented System supports up to 100 I/O points.

May 7, 2015

Delivered ready to install, wire, and configure, pre-engineered OptiSIS Solution is designed for safety instrumented system applications of 50 or 100 I/O points, including emergency shutdown systems, burner-management systems, and high-integrity pressure protection systems. Flexible inputs and outputs help confirm that system accommodates varying mix of digital and analog I/O types. Simplex I/O and fault-tolerant (dual) I/O versions are available to address different redundancy needs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

High-Speed AXIe Digitizer offers 32 channels of 1 GSps sampling.

May 7, 2015

Extending acquisitions with up to 16 GB on-board memory, M9709A 8-bit digitizer provides 32 synchronous channels of 1 GSps sampling (16 channels at 2 GSps when interleaved). Single-slot AXIe module can provide >500 MHz analog bandwidth and offers measurement fidelity with up to 6.9 effective bits, 52 dBc spurious-free dynamic range, and 44 dB SNR. Enabling sustained data transfer rates of up to 1.2 GBps, 4-lane (x4) PCIe Gen 2 backplane promotes throughput in advanced physics experiments. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HD Video Scalers ensure AV sources are displayed correctly.

May 7, 2015

Providing application-specific HD scaling solutions, HD-SCALER-HD-E and HD-SCALER-VGA-E deliver all features and controls needed to display AV sources correctly. Both automatically scale any input signal to match native resolution of display or other HDMI® device. HD-SCALER-HD-E provides single HDMI input and output, plus audio embedding and de-embedding. Connecting to HDMI or DVI input, HD-SCALER-VGA-E enables HD, SD, or computer display device to handle analog VGA, RGB, and component video signals. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Display & Presentation Equipment

Integrated Smart LED Lighting Array uses open platform technology.

May 7, 2015

Compatible with various standards, protocols, and other technologies, Xenio features tightly integrated controls, local intelligence and communications capabilities, as well as smooth dimming down to 0.1% light output. Smart lighting array, supporting 48 Vdc power and available in 3 sizes, self-monitors its real-time health and temperature and stores historical operating data in order to optimize performance with status reporting that is DMX 512/RDM capable. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Video Wall Controllers support 4K and multiple full HD playback.

May 6, 2015

VIA Chrome® Video Wall DS Series Controllers are used to create multi-paneled menu boards as well as standard, mosaic, and architectural video wall canvasses for dynamic digital signage content. Playback support covers Ultra HD (4K) content as well as simultaneous playback of multiple Full HD videos various formats. Complementing up to 16 Full HD outputs and 360° display orientation features, controllers provide all-in-one server design with VIA MagicView® content management platform.
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Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Panel Computers support pharmacy management.

May 6, 2015

Offering web-based solution with wireless connectivity, interoperability, and communications with other equipment, Single and Multi-Touch Screen Panel Computers and Open HMI Solutions can be integrated into OEM automated medication dispensing machines and pharmacy management systems. Systems help minimize medication errors and redundant data entry while maximizing nursing and pharmacy staff efficiency and facilitating medication tracking/regulatory compliance. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Controls & Controllers

Precision Irrigation System monitors and controls pivots.

May 6, 2015

Integrating with computerized pivot control panels, Irrigate-IQ™ enables growers to remotely monitor and control pivots via Connected Farm™ using desktop, mobile device, or TMX-2050™ display. Users can upgrade to partial or full variable rate irrigation capabilities using same base hardware, minimizing nutrient and chemical runoff by applying right amount of water, fertigation, or effluent in right place. With full VRI, growers can generate their own prescription maps or manage exclusion zones. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

PCIe Application Accelerators enhance data center performance.

May 5, 2015

Comprised of SanDisk NAND flash and Virtual Storage Layer (VSL) data access acceleration software, Fusion ioMemory™ PCIe application accelerators improve performance while helping drive data center consolidation. Capacities range from 1–6.4 TB, and form factors range from PCIe cards to mezzanine storage for HP and Cisco blade servers. Each card is optimized for mixed-use or read-intensive workloads and supports pairing with FlashSoft caching software. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Embedded Controller suits confined-space applications.

May 4, 2015

Based on Intel® Celeron®/Atom™ processor, BOXER-6403 replaces traditional heat sink in favor of full aluminum enclosure for cooling. Fanless unit includes 4 digital inputs and 2 digital outputs that support dry contact and wet contact, HDMI output, and seamless communication with WiFi, 3G, 4G, GPS, Bluetooth, and ZigBee. Measuring 158 x 95 x 20 mm, BOXER-6403 is suited for applications in confined spaces, such as production lines or at back of digital signage monitors or video walls. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Programmable 3-Phase Brushless Motor Drive produces smooth motion.

May 1, 2015

Refining motion by incorporating trapezoidal and s-curve profiles, PBL4850E IDEA drive™ utilizes sinusoidal commutation to produce smooth motion with minimum torque ripple. GUI offers automatic motion profile parameter population, facilitated application prototyping, and on-screen button-based motor programming. Accepting 12–48 Vdc input, this 4-quadrant brushless controller offers programmable current control of up to 5.6 A peak with optional current boost during ramping of up to 6.5 A peak. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multichannel Potentiostat provides 1 MS/s sampling rate.

April 30, 2015

Installed into PMC CHS08A chassis and driven by VersaStudio software, PMC-2000 Channel adds capabilities to PARSTAT MC family of modular potentiostats, providing additional voltage measurement 6-wire capabilities, EIS accuracy to 7 MHz, 30 V Compliance and Polarization, and 1 A of current. Hot-swappable channels permit researchers to add or remove channel without interruption while running experiment. With data acquisition speed of 1 µs, unit is suited for high-speed applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Services

Firmware Module enables off-chassis data collection.

April 30, 2015

With FactoryTalk Historian Machine Edition v3.5 Module, operators using Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers can collect data from controllers and devices connected via Ethernet network. Single module can collect up to 2,500 data points from 5 local and 5 remote controllers. Remote and local data collection speeds up to 500 ms and 10 ms, respectively, can be achieved. For tight security when viewing data via Web, module uses self-signed SSL certificate. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Elevator Drive combines facilitated integration, reliability.

April 29, 2015

Suitable for modernization projects, M1000 provides control functions required for high-performance elevator controllers involved in operation of Induction Motor (IM) and Permanent Magnet (PM) motor applications. Features include elevator-specific application software, adjustable parameters, and serial interfacing consistent with Magnetek’s Quattro® and HPV® elevator drives. Product delivers 70,000+ hr of maintenance-free operation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Controls & Controllers

Multi-Axis Fiber Laser CNC creates clean pierce point.

April 29, 2015

Available as standard feature within S94P Control used on multi-axis fiber laser systems, SmartPierce software creates clean pierce point that is same diameter as cut width, eliminating splatter of molten material around pierce location and providing smooth appearing entry point. SmartPierce capability is important in wide range of applications from thick to thin metal cutting. With SmartPierce, slots can be produced in single pass without moving around outside profile of feature. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Operator Interface Panels serve water/wastewater industry.

April 29, 2015

With flexible, open platform, Industry 4.0 HMI Panels and intelligent operator interfaces address IoT and SCADA applications. Intelligent HMIs with SCADA software are used to monitor and control tank levels, remote well pumps, lift station/high service/chemical pumps, and valves, while SCADA Systems monitor plant data. Alarms at central or remote sites are propagated to HMI and operator. Also, plant information is logged in HMI computer database and can be routed to other networks/IT personnel. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Engine Start Module targets industrial diesel equipment.

April 29, 2015

Suitable for cranes, backhoes, bulldozers, and off-road trucks, ultracapacitor-based 24 V Engine Start Module takes over engine cranking and starting function by remaining fully charged, even if battery voltage drops significantly. ULTRA 31/900/24V and ULTRA 31/1100/24V are available for starting diesel engines up to 12.5 L and 15.0 L, respectively. Performing normally over broad temperature range of -40 to +149°F, ultracapacitors operate in up to 1 million or more charge/discharge cycles. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Thermoelectric Controller protects critical equipment.

April 29, 2015

Intended for Thermoelectric Assemblies, SR-54 Series Bi-Directional Programmable Controller features built-in monitoring and control intelligence. Microcontroller-based device drives TEAs to exact temperature set points in cooling and heating mode. Unit accommodates up to 3 NTC thermistors and can control temperature to within ±0.15°C under steady state conditions. With SR-54, alarm features can be programmed to identify problematic fan, thermoelectric module, thermostat, or temperature sensor. Read More

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