Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware

Deterministic Multi-Axis Motor Controller offers diverse support.

July 1, 2016

Supporting applications using encoder, Hall sensor, CAN bus, and induction motors, SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGA-based deterministic multi-axis motor control solution comprises modular intellectual property (IP) suite, hardware kit, and GUI for design development/debugging. Modular IP suite, optimized for SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO™2 FPGAs, integrates Synplify Pro and Modelsim with constraints... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor and Drive Package delivers up to 610 lb-in.

June 29, 2016

Available with 200 Watt (¼ hp) or 400 Watt (½ hp) motor, BMU Series features flat speed torque curve, compact design, and digital speed indicator. Motor rated at 200 W is available in 100-120 Vac input and existing 200-240 Vac input, while 400 W model produces approximately 40% more starting torque and provides 100% more continuous running torque. Offered in inch or metric geared output... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Microcontrollers feature core independent peripherals.

June 29, 2016

Available in 4 x 4 mm package options, 32-bit PIC32MM Series includes core independent peripherals such as Configurable Logic Cells and Multiple-output Capture Compare PWMs, which help enable sensorless BLDC motor control applications. Devices have sleep modes down to 500 nA for applications demanding low power and extended battery life. To help simplify and accelerate designs, microcontrollers... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Regulators eliminate switch-node ringing.

June 29, 2016

By eliminating switch-node ringing, 2.5 A Model LM53625-Q1 and 3.5 A Model LM53635-Q1 lower noise and EMI emissions by up to 15 dB at system level. Wide operating range of 3.5–42 V handles start-stop and load-dump conditions for 12 V lead acid automotive batteries. Devices provide up to 93% efficiency at 2.1 MHz to support compact and high-temperature conditions in automotive applications.... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Temperature Controllers enable tight, remote monitoring.

June 29, 2016

Available for thermoelectric and resistive heaters, TC10 (10 A, 15 V) and TC5 (5 A, 15 V) achieve stabilities of >0.0009°C with thermistors to enable precise monitoring. Touchscreen front panel displays setpoint, actual temperature, and stability status, and multiple safety features/functions are included as standard. Functionality also allows for remote control and datalogging... Read More

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

Data Loggers can monitor data via wire or wirelessly.

June 29, 2016

Designed for factory, greenhouse, home, and building automation, DL-300 Series accurately measures and logs concentration of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, temperature, humidity, and dew point in air. Built-in alarm relay output can trigger alarms when concentrations are too high or too low. Loggers support both Modbus RTU/TCP and DCON protocol, enabling integration with other I/O and SCADA... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Outboard Motor Controller enables remote actuation, monitoring.

June 29, 2016

Offering one alternative to traditional marine instrumentation, Evinrude E-Link displays and enables direct control of engine features from mobile device. This virtual dashboard can shares critical E-TEC G2 engine data over NMEA 2000 network via Wi-Fi® to any iOS® or Android® device from anywhere on boat. Additionally, users can remotely control i-Trim (intelligent trim) system... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Linde Announces Advanced Atmosphere Control System for Annealing

June 29, 2016

HYDROFLEX™ ACS Helps Put Clean Oxide-Free Shine on Metals MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. - Linde LLC announces the HYDROFLEX™ atmosphere control system (ACS), a universal solution for clean and bright oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass with high reliability and repeatability. Consistent surface quality is important for annealing sheet metal and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

June 28, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 9 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently rolled... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Biometric and Card Readers provide contactless access control.

June 28, 2016

Employing state-of-the-art fingerprint technology, MorphoAccess SIGMA Series Readers deliver quick user identification and advanced anti-fraud features. Units include color touchscreen and buzzer for advanced interactivity, can be used with any electronic device with Web access, and support Prox, iCLASS, MIFARE, MIFARE Plus, DESFire, and NFC cards. Suited for high-traffic, high-security... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

ABS Upgrades Studio, Control Rooms as Part of HD-SDI Upgrade For TVW

June 27, 2016

SEATAC, WA — With design and installation from professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), TVW, the Washington Public Affairs Network, has converted its entire plant to HD-SDI to better serve its cable and online viewers. The $3.4 million project included an overhaul of three existing control rooms and master control, plus the addition of a fourth... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Wireless Burglary Control Panel supports up to 232 Z-Wave devices.

June 24, 2016

XTLplus™ includes all features needed for residential or small commercial applications, including Z-Wave Plus™, dual communication (Cellular and Wi-Fi®), and 48, 2-way, 900 MHz zones. While distributed wireless system makes it difficult for intruders to disable system, flexibility of core location maximizes performance. App used to control system from smartphone, tablet,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Programmable 2-Button Keypad enhances wireless lighting control.

June 23, 2016

Supporting installation in new and retrofit lighting projects without running new wires, Vantage RadioLink EasyTouch II provides full scene control for transition areas, such as corridors and hallways, in residences, hotels, and offices. Scalable design simplifies incremental system expansion, and wireless 2-way communication protocol provides fully synchronized on/off and ramp up/down of... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Future Electronics Promotes Zilog's ZNEO32! Line of 32-bit Cortex-M3

June 23, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of ZNEO32! 32-bit Cortex-M3 based programmable motor controllers from Zilog. Zilog's ZNEO32! uses high performance 32-bit computing, 3-phase PWM generators, and high speed ADC units to provide an effective, low... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Control Unit enables non-retroactive parallel operation.

June 23, 2016

EPCOS VIP-3-TP Touch Panel facilitates intelligent coupling of 3 reactive power compensation systems. In conjunction with EPCOS BR7000-I/S485 power factor controller, unit permits completely non-retroactive parallel operation of systems with 3 feed-ins and coupling switches. At same time, unit enables symmetrization and visualization of measured values. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensorless 3-Phase Motor Controller aids BLDC implementation.

June 22, 2016

Supporting 5.5–20 V operating range (4.5–40 V transient), AEC-Q100-qualified LV8907UW enables streamlined solutions for driving 3-phase brushless motors. IC, in base configuration, can operate without external MCU and does not require any programming. Open- and closed-loop speed control are possible. For more complex applications, LV8907UW can support MCU via integrated linear... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller supports industrial IoT.

June 20, 2016

Combined with Honeywell’s Experion® Process Knowledge System, ControlEdge™ PLC provides secure connectivity and tight integration to devices from multiple vendors. Unit uses OPC UA protocol and built-in cybersecurity for smooth integration. PLC offers Universal I/O, providing remote configuration and late design change flexibility. ControlEdge PLC is focused on process industries requiring... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Magma Thunderbolt and PCIe Expansion Systems Validated with Matrox Video Wall and AV-over-IP Solutions

June 20, 2016

System integrators can now quickly and easily create high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers MONTREAL — Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Magma Thunderbolt® and PCIe® expansion systems have been tested for reliability and functionality with the complete range of Matrox PCIe-based video wall and AV-over-IP product lines. The new collaboration facilitates rapid... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Motor Drivers boost powertrain performance.

June 17, 2016

For powertrain applications, Model DRV8305-Q1 features programmable slew-rate control and operates down to 4.4 V to support start-stop functionality. Three-phase brushless DC gate driver operates from -40 to 150°C, meeting AEC-Q100 Grade 0 automotive specification. For design flexibility, 100 V Model UCC27211A-Q1 half-bridge gate driver supports brushed and brushless DC motor applications.... Read More