Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Machinery Controller features multi-processor system.

January 21, 2015

Built around 1.3 GHz processor with four 32-bit RISC processors, plus embedded double-precision floating point processor, AC500 PM595 PLC handles demanding machinery and motion automation control and communication tasks. Unit is capable of controlling over 64 motion axes within 1 ms cycle. In addition to 16 MB of user program memory, 4 independent Ethernet interfaces, and integrated network switch, controller includes TCP/IP, UDP, CAN/CANopen, and two RS232/485 serial interfaces. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools

Torque and Automation Control eliminates potential variations.

January 21, 2015

Designed for automation and robotic fastening applications, SD-Series provides digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and speed control, and multiple I/O options for integration with PLCs and other line control techniques. Built-in screw counter prevents screw-fastening errors and detects cross threading, omissions, unfinished rundowns, and cycle incompletes. Electric screwdrivers, featuring Swiss Maxon brushless motor technology, range from 0.08–13 lb-in. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Quantum Cascade Laser Drivers feature low noise technology.

January 20, 2015

Coupling intuitive touchscreen display with low-noise drive electronics, QCL LAB Series features 0.4 µA RMS noise current and 1 nA/√Hz average current noise density up to 100 kHz, allowing lowest possible detection thresholds. Models are available with output currents of 500, 1,000, 1,500, and 2,000 mA in constant current mode. Operating stand-alone or via USB or Ethernet, drivers feature adjustable compliance voltage up to 20 V with 2–3 MHz analog modulation bandwidth. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Control System supports winch and crane drives.

January 20, 2015

Featuring plug-and-play interface, Winch and Crane Control System is designed especially for use in harsh environments, as it can withstand large temperature changes as well as vibrations and shocks. In software, designer can access standardized modules for control function. Integrated security features ensure compliance with required safety level. Designer can freely choose degree of networking, also in terms of security features, according to specific application requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Z-Wave Thermostat enables remote control via mobile device.

January 20, 2015

With Model Z-TZEMT400AB3NX, users can remotely control heating and cooling system via Virtual Keypad App, which is downloaded to smartphone or mobile device. In addition to by-degree temperature control, users may also select Heat, Cool, Auto, Fan, or Off. Once customers begin using Favorites on Virtual Keypad App, they will be able to assign multiple Z-Wave devices to single command. Z-Wave requires 738Z Z-Wave module and supports 232 modules. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Weather Station Interface suits building automation industry.

January 19, 2015

Available for any CWS model weather station, Weather MicroServer™ is offered with BACnet interface. Weather stations, which include model options with all-in-one sensor suites as well as modular sensor selection, are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies. All models are available in fixed, vehicle, and portable configurations. Weather data monitoring can be accomplished via computer software interface, display console, and/or Weather MicroServer. Read More

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

Scalable 10/40GbE Controller suits datacenter/cloud applications.

January 16, 2015

Terminator 5 (T5) integrated, hyper-virtualized 10/40GbE controller offers full offload support of complete Unified Wire solution, NVGRE, and VXLAN support, security and filtering, and traffic analytics and management. Performance is limited only by PCIe Gen3 bus. Due to multiple physical channels through ASIC, product scales to true 40 Gigabit line rate operation from single TCP connection to thousands of connections and allows simultaneous low latency and high bandwidth operation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor/Motion Controller offers high resolution, smooth operation.

January 16, 2015

Featuring full motion controller and GeckoMotion software compatibility, UL-Recognized GM215 runs up to 4 axes of coordinated motion off of onboard flash memory. Unit operates step and direction input step motor drive and offers 10 microstep native resolution. Each full step angle is divided into 10 equally spaced microsteps. Motor morphs from sine-cosine motor currents at low speeds (from 240 rpm) to square-wave currents at high speeds (ending at 360 rpm). Read More