Computer & Communication Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Process Controller manages distributed oil and gas assets.

November 17, 2015

With Model RTU2020, operating companies in oil and gas, mining, and other process industries can manage complex remote automation and control applications. Modular unit, optimized with native redundancy, expanded I/O modules, and wireless I/O, provides complete visibility into most efficient utilization of distributed assets through remote monitoring, diagnostics, and asset management. Controller’s 28 channels of onboard I/O can be extended by adding one or more 28-channel mixed I/O modules. Read More

Controls & Controllers

DIO Controller offers positive logic, over-current protection.

November 10, 2015

In addition to positive logic and over-current protection on all outputs, 48-channel IA-3125-U2i features isolated USB port that isolates board from host PC to better handle EMI/RFI noise. Other features include operating pulse outputs, built-in sequencer for handling short time pulses, and system expansion capable of handling several controllers while using one USB PC port. Outputs are capable of handling 0.7 A each, and current protected output enables operation of several outputs per load. Read More

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

I/O System helps maximize machine productivity.

November 4, 2015

Available for Allen-Bradley POINT I/O system, IO-Link master and IO-Link enabled sensors monitor machine health and communicate data and diagnostics in real-time. IO-Link master streamlines communication from sensors to controller; sensors talk via IO-Link protocol to master; and POINT I/O system communicates with controller via EtherNet/IP. By providing continuous flow of diagnostic information from production line, sensors help predict maintenance needs. Read More

Controls & Controllers

CNC System supports axis sharing.

October 9, 2015

Extending flexibility of Flexium+ 68 CNC architecture, axis sharing facility provides efficient means of controlling high number of functionally interrelated groups of motion axes, by using advanced dynamic resource allocation techniques to share control across multiple CNC kernels. Up to 32 servo drivers can be timeshared by any CNC kernel in system. Typical applications include multi-station production centers and rotary transfer machines with complex multi-role axis control requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Low-Power Embedded Controllers enhance mobile computing design.

September 9, 2015

Customized to needs of x86-based notebook and tablet platform designers, configurable MEC14XX series supports Intel® Enhanced Serial Peripheral Interface (eSPI) and Low Pin Count (LPC) interface. Flexible arrangement allows multiple I/O signals to be configured to support 3.3 or 1.8 V, eliminating need for external voltage translators. Also, features allow seamless migration of IP reuse across multiple x86 computing platform architectures. All products are pin and register compatible. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Graphics Display Controller delivers SWaP-optimized solution.

September 4, 2015

Offered in air- and conduction-cooled configurations, single-slot 3U VPX Display Controller combines VPX3-716 3U OpenVPX™ graphics display card with XMC-109 mezzanine SBC. VPX graphics processor incorporates AMD Embedded Radeon™ E8860 Adelaar GPU, while XMC-109 SBC includes 1.2 GHz Freescale™ dual-core QorIQ™ P2020 processor. Board set minimizes SWaP requirements when integrating 4 graphics display heads into embedded systems for aerospace and defense applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

BACnet MS/TP Controller simplifies building automation planning.

August 27, 2015

Featuring MS/TP master functions, 750-829 BACnet Controller acts as control gateway for allowing integration of connected I/O modules as well as connectivity to actuators and sensors via 750 Series I/O modules. Twisted-pair lines are used to control complex building automation tasks and simplify I/O integration. Programmable using any IEC 61131-3 language, controller supports B-BC device profile and features MODBUS TCP/UDP Ethernet ports, SD card functionality, and Web visualization. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fanless CANbus Controller is based on Raspberry Pi 2 B board.

August 24, 2015

Powered by 900 MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 BCM2836 processor with 1 GB SDRAM, 4.0 x 3.8 x 1.2 in. emPC-A/RPI embedded controller supports Janz Tec add-ons for implementation of additional features needed for industrial applications. Built-in interfaces include HDMI, 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet, 4 USB 2.0, Micro SDcard socket, CAN, serial debug (9-pin D-SUB), RS232/485, RTC with battery backup, 4 digital outputs, and  4 digital inputs (isolated from logic). Read More

Controls & Controllers

SuperSpeed USB Controller combines high throughput, low power.

August 20, 2015

Targeting slimmer laptop designs that include ultra-thin USB Type-C port and no Ethernet port, EZ-USB® GX3™ comes in 68-pin QFN package and converts Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) data to USB 3.0 data. OS driver support — Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, and Chrome — enables plug-and-play operation via USB 3.0 port on laptops, tablets, docking stations, IP STBs, and smart TVs, and data transfer mechanism sends multiple GigE data packets in bursts over USB to provide 910 Mbps throughput. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Smart Grid Controllers include DNP3 communication gateway.

August 19, 2015

Smart Grid Controllers include versions that communicate in Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3), which is used for communication between data acquisition and control equipment and enables outstations to create link to provider's SCADA system and other equipment. While scalable controllers are available in Ethernet 2.0, Universal Smart Grid solution supports IEC and DNP3 protocols. WAGO-I/O-PRO configuration software facilitates parameterization for any application. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Programming Platform combines high throughput and security.

August 17, 2015

Available in PSV7000 automated system and manual configurations, LumenX™ delivers managed and secured programming while eliminating security risks associated with duplication process. Platform, optimized for eMMC 4.41–5.1 devices and large file sizes, supports programming speeds up to 80 Mbps and download speeds of 25 Mbps. To maximize socket capacity and reduce programming effort, solution supports 8 sockets per programmer with up to 14 programmers in PSV7000. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

ANSI x3.28 to Modbus RTU Converter has three operating modes.

August 3, 2015

Used for controlling RS-232 and RS-485 Modbus RTU devices, Model 2399 simplifies replacement of obsolete ANSI controllers with Modbus RTU-compatible controllers. Firmware handles Watlow XonXoff and ANSI X3.28 protocol, and end-user configures unit with ANSI commands used in system and equivalent registers in Modbus controller. Inserted in serial path between system computer and replacement Modbus controller, multimodal system runs without any changes to system software. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Input Controller features LAN interface firmware.

July 29, 2015

Equipped with TCP/IP interface that enables control over single board or group of boards at once, Model IA-2661-E provides 96 channels capable of handling 3.3 V LVTTL signals, 5 V TTL signals, and up to 32 Vdc signals, with Positive or Negative Logic. Board is assigned with IP address and can be controlled and monitored via included software utility or open source code software examples. Self-contained solution includes pluggable screw terminal blocks, Ethernet port, and local MCU. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Field Bus Interconnect Products withstand harsh environments.

July 27, 2015

With Amphenol Pcd Field Bus Interconnect System, users can transform standard telecom and datacom mediums into military- and industrial-grade connectors. System features parts for RJ45, RJ11, and USB cable assemblies, along with network switches and memory flash drives. Also included are Atex Zone 2 Series, FireWire Series, and µCom-10Bb+ Series. Available in variety of formats, styles, and plating options, devices are engineered for tool-less assembly. Most connectors are IP67/IP68 certified. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Harsh Environment-Duty Controllers deliver IoT connectivity.

July 22, 2015

Based on P-Series PLC on a Chip™ technology and supplied with sealed NEMA 4 enclosure, HEC-P5XXX series provides flexibility for controlling mobile equipment, communicating with serial bus protocols, logging system data, or adding IoT capability to existing systems. I/O includes digital inputs, high-speed counter inputs, quadrature encoder interface, 2 A-rated digital outputs (12 PWM-capable), and 2 user-configurable analog inputs. CAN, serial, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi® ports are also included. Read More

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

Traffic Routing Appliance optimizes network performance.

June 19, 2015

Managed Internet Route Optimizer™ (MIRO) Controller continuously monitors multi-homed/-carrier networks for latency, packet loss, route stability, and congestion and dynamically routes traffic over fastest path. Supporting IPv4 and IPv6, on-premise appliance lets organizations customize settings to deliver best performance, cost-efficiency, or combination of both via automated, rules-based routing. Solution also optimizes insight through reports and dashboards. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

High Power LED Driver supplies constant drive current up to 75 A.

June 5, 2015

Intended for OEM applications, Model 5000A-100 provides constant current in continuous, pulsed, or PWM modes. Drive current in continuous mode is selectable from 7.5–75 A at 0.6–5.5 Vdc. Current output is adjustable locally or remotely from 100%–10% using analog adjustment and down to 1% with PWM. Analog and digital remote controls are built-in, RJ-45 Ethernet port allows network integration, and GUI enables field-programmability. I/O connectors for thermistor and photosensor are available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Low Power Usage Controllers support 1.2-10.1 in. touchscreens.

June 5, 2015

Housed in ultra-tiny 2.5 x 2.6 mm WLCSP, maXTouch U Series enables designers to build thin and flexible touchscreen designs using single layer, on-cell, and hybrid on-cell touchscreens with intelligent wake-up gestures and buttons. Devices support differentiated features for variety of applications including 1.0 mm passive stylus, water rejection with stylus operation, multi-finger glove touch, up to 20 mm hover, and ultra-low power modes down to 10 µW in deep sleep for wearable applications. Read More