Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drive/Controller provides dual-port Ethernet interface.

March 11, 2015

Consisting of 1.5-axis servo drive/controller based on ACR control platform, Intelligent Parker Amplifier offers 400 W or 1,500 W power to drive rotary and linear motors and supports number of industry standard feedback protocols. Equipped with 650 MHz TI DSP, unit is capable of serving up to 5 independent Ethernet connections and multitasking 16 different tasks. Drive/controller provides incremental, absolute, and continuous moves; trapezoidal and S-curves profiles; and 1 ms position captures. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Wireless Access Control Platform can be updated over network.

March 11, 2015

Available with hundreds of trims and finishes, ArchiTech® Networx™ Designer employs Trilogy Networx Keyless Access System making it future proof and ready to adapt to multi-credential technologies. Building managers can update system securely over wireless network without going door-to-door for ID updates. Offered in Enterprise and Standalone Network models, systems are designed to accept Magstripe, Smart Cards, PIV, or HID Proximity Cards (Key Fobs). Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Flow Controller incorporates shock absorber function.

March 10, 2015

Available in 4, 6, and 8 mm metric sizes as well as 5/32, ¼, and 5/16 in. sizes, flow controllers offer 2-stage speed control to regulate exhaust speed and absorb shock in pneumatic cylinders. Design also includes 3 needles for adjusting initial cylinder speed (first stage), brake speed (second stage), and speed shift timing. Second stage speed provides cushion and reduces speed at end of the stroke, consequently lessening shock by up to 1/9 while retaining same cycle time. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Compact Linear Actuator offers built-in controller or pulse input.

March 10, 2015

Available with built-in controller (stored data) driver or pulse input driver, DRLII Series includes maximized speed specifications on 28 and 60 mm frame sizes as well as lead screw pitch of 8 mm for 42 mm frame size (ground and rolled screw types). Series works in applications where step and direction are required and performs as both linear actuator and networking product solution. Options include knob or electromagnetic brake, guide, and rolled or ground ball screw. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Integrated Drives feature synchronous reluctance technology.

March 5, 2015

Combining Simotics reluctance motors and Sinamics converters, Integrated Drive Systems offer efficiency in full and partial load range. Reluctance motors, available with aluminum or gray cast-iron enclosure, cover output range from 5.5–30 kW. Sinamics G120 converter incorporates vector control designed specifically for reluctance motors. Identification of pole positions prevents jerking movements of drive on activation, while flying restart enables synchronization with running motor. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controllers support rates to 1,000 slm.

March 5, 2015

Respectively offering full scale flow rate capabilities to 250, 500, and 1,000 slm, I-250/-500/-1000 provide mass flow control for large-scale production processes. These products, available as MFCs and MFMs, carry IP66 rating. Along with digital mass flow control electronics, features include thermal sensor and mechanical design that provide 1% of setpoint accuracy and precise control for full scale flow rates. Multi-gas/multi-range capability is enabled via onboard Ethernet interface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Compact Controllers target series production machines.

March 4, 2015

Combining CPU with I/O in one enclosure, Simatic S7-1511C is 85 mm wide with 32 digital IO ports and bit performance of 60 ns, while S7-1512C is 110 mm wide with 64 digital IO ports and bit performance of 48 ns. Both can be expanded to include additional connections using signal modules if required. Functions such as metering, measuring, and positioning are integrated into hardware. For integrating into networks, both models have Profinet connection with 2 ports and integrated Web server. Read More

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

ULP Wireless MCU Platform enables battery-less IoT connectivity.

March 3, 2015

SimpleLink™ fosters development of battery-less designs with energy harvesting or multiple-year, always-on, coin cell-powered operation. Supporting Bluetooth® low energy (BLE), ZigBee®, 6LoWPAN, Sub-1 GHz, ZigBee RF4CE™, and proprietary modes up to 5 Mbps, platform provides flexibility to develop products that support multiple wireless connectivity standards using one chip and identical RF design. Components include ARM® Cortex®-M3 MCU, Flash/RAM, ADC, peripherals, and sensor controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Stand-Alone HVAC Matrix Drive offers low harmonic distortion.

March 3, 2015

With 0–400 Hz output frequency and integrated input fusing to provide 100 kA SCCR, Z1000U comes in NEMA 1 models with ratings of 1–100 hp (208 V) and 7.5–350 hp (480 V). Matrix technology, which employs 9 bi-directional switches, eliminates need for rectifying circuit and DC bus while reducing THD to less than IEEE compliance standard of 5% without reactors and filters. Resulting current waveform smoothness reduces stress while improving displacement power factor to 0.98. Read More

Software, Controls & Controllers

Payment Processing Software suits health and fitness industry.

March 2, 2015

With MYiCLUBonline Premium, health club members can upgrade their agreement online without assistance from health club staff. Members sign with mouse or finger on mobile device, and copy of completed agreement is emailed to member as well as stored in DataTrak and in ABC's imaging system. Based on finger biometrics, cardless check-in system allows user to know who is in club at all times and insure only paying and current members are accessing facility. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Alarm/Pump Control Panels issue high-level alerts.

February 27, 2015

Intended for single-phase pump applications under 1 hp, Simple Simplex™ (SSP-X) UL-Listed panels feature lockable, 8 x 6 x 4 in., NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure. SSP-1 and -2 feature 2 or 3 float operation, high liquid level alert, and control capabilities for 120/208/240 V pumps, while SSP-3 Plugger provides high liquid level alert and includes 120 V receptacle to facilitate installation of pump/pump switch. High liquid alarm features include red beacon light, 85 dB buzzer (@ 10 ft). Read More

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

MicroTCA.4 System suits data acquisition applications.

February 25, 2015

Intended for large control and data acquisition applications, NAT-MCH-PHYS80 addresses requirements for high bandwidth to both AMCs and rear transition slot of MCH as well as for optical and copper uplinks in PCIe-based MTCA.4 systems. Board provides PCIe bandwidth of 128 Gbps to local main CPU; supports cascading of MicroTCA.4 systems to increase number of PCIexpress slots to 24, 36, 48, etc; and provides external PCIexpress access via 128 Gbps optical or copper uplinks. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Coupler Control System is designed for attachment versatility.

February 25, 2015

Offering standard and bypass operating sequence choices, Geith hydraulic quick coupler control system has minimized component design and meets current as well as proposed safety standards (ISO/DIS 13031). While dust- and water-resistant control box features 4 buttons (power, unlock, lock, and hydraulic pressure signal/bypass), mounting bracket accelerates and facilitates installation of compact control box via suction cups or small screws. Safety features include audio warning signal. Read More

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

Configurable XMC Modules feature Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA.

February 25, 2015

XMC-7K series feature reconfigurable Xilinx® Kintex™-7 FPGA and 128M x 64-bit DDR3 SDRAM. Eight-lane, high-speed serial interface on rear P15 connector for PCIe Gen 1/2 (standard), Serial Rapid I/O, 10 GbE, and Xilinx Aurora implementations are supported. While rear I/O provides 4- or 8-lane, high-speed serial interface on P16 XMC port, select I/O or LVDS pairs plus global clock pairs direct to FPGA via rear P4 or P16 port. Read More

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

Graphical User Interface features modular design.

February 24, 2015

Able to be customized according to individual requirements, modular flexx-GUI features capacitive touchscreen, 1 mm cover glass with custom print, and temperature range of 0–70°C. Unit is based on 454 MHz ARM926EJ-S CPU with 64 MB RAM and 4 GB SD flash card. Enclosed in solid aluminum, device has 4.3 in. display with 480 x 272 pixel resolution and 16.7 million colors. External interfaces include 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x RJ45, and 1 x Mini USB for power supply. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Controls & Controllers

Sequencing Oligos optimize target sequence assembly.

February 23, 2015

Manufactured under rigorous conditions to ensure purity and low levels of cross-contamination, Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos are required for proper assembly of genome sample fragments. With cross-contamination thresholds as low as 0.25% or less, and both ISO 9001 and 13485 manufacturing available, sequencing adapters are suitable for life science research and molecular diagnostic applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Vacuum Ejector offers 2 product options.

February 23, 2015

Based on energy-efficient COAX® technology, piCOMPACT® manifold-mounted and functional ejector system is available with M8 6-pin connection option. Threaded connection withstands pull force, making it suitable for moving and vibrating applications, such as robotics. Second option is air valve with cleanroom housing for rooms that have requirements such as ISO 14644. Virtually no air or particles will leak from unit if exhaust air is piped away. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drives target OEM market.

February 23, 2015

Designed to drive servomotors rated up to 1,000 W, Luminary Series Servo Drives are suited for applications such as x-y tables, actuators, roll feeders, and any requirement where true position, velocity, and torque control are desired. Units can operate as single-axis analog drives or can be connected to Luminary Series Motion Controller for full multi-axis configurability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Wireless Controller strengthens SMB networking.

February 23, 2015

Supporting NETGEAR business-grade ProSAFE Managed Access Points, ProSAFE WC9500 Premium Wireless Controller offers scalable, centralized solution for dense environments. Unit can support up to 200 access points in stacked arrangement, making it suitable for medium to large-sized organizations with high bandwidth multimedia needs. With Ufast™ protocol, WC9500 delivers ultra-fast access point discovery, Layer 2/Layer 3 fast roaming, and captive portal for guest access. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Grade Control System improves excavator performance, productivity.

February 20, 2015

Bobcat Depth Check system is available for use with Bobcat® E32, E32i, E35, E35i, E42, E45, E50, and E55 compact excavators (standard or long-arm iterations). Sensor on trenching or grading bucket, sensor on arm, and sensor on boom connect to instrument panel inside cab to track precise location of bucket teeth. Accuracy of ±0.5 in. eliminates need for excavator operators to stop machine to enter and exit trench with depth measuring device. Unit also helps minimize over- and under-digging. Read More