Computer & Communication Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Communications Controller brings IoT to harsh environments.

January 14, 2016

Supporting communications via 2 RS232 serial ports, CAN port, Wi-Fi®, and optional cellular capability, HEC-Gateway Controller provides maximum flexibility when translating between different serial bus protocols, data logging, or adding IoT connectivity to existing systems. Solution is based on P-Series PLC on a Chip™ technology and programmed using Divelbiss EZ Ladder Toolkit in Ladder Diagram, Function Block, and Structured Text. Digital and analog I/O come standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connectivity Controller IC fosters dual-band Wi-Fi integration.

January 11, 2016

Offering balanced approach to supporting Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n protocols, ACC1340 provides feature set and integration options that minimize external component requirements and accelerate time to market. Dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz) single-chip solution for audio, video, and IoT applications supports STA, Soft AP, Wi-Fi Direct, and HotSpot 2.0 as well as concurrent mode STA and Soft AP. Packet Traffic Arbitration feature supports coexistence with Bluetooth radios in 2.4 GHz band. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Clothes Cleaner simultaneously handles up to 6 garments.

January 11, 2016

Commercial-duty LG Styler™ enables those in hotel suites and guestrooms, guest lounges and clubs, as well as resorts to refresh clothes – suits, coats, dresses, sweaters – without detergents. While able to hold up to 5 garments on hangers, this clothing management system also lets users steam and press one pair of pants via Pants Crease Care feature. Integrated Wi-Fi® technology allows remote operation for reduction of wrinkles, removal of odors, and sanitization of clothes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

NFC Controller features active load modulation.

January 8, 2016

With Active Load Modulation, Model 88NF100 supports smallest antenna sizes critical to mobile, IoT, wearable, and automotive applications. Device supports all data rates up to 848 kbps and operates with low polling current of 60 µA, making it suited for power-critical applications. Two-pin interface supports maximum distance of 2 m between chip and antenna. Integrating with Marvell's Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and ZigBee® solutions, 88NF100 is compliant with NCI Technical Specification v1.1. Read More

Controls & Controllers

I/O Controller supports PLC applications.

December 30, 2015

Able to run IEC 61131-3 programming languages such as ladder diagram or structured text, PLC-programmable SuperIOr Controller can be integrated via Ethernet or EtherCAT. Unit consists of Master Controller Module providing precise coordination of up to 16 configurable Remote I/O Modules distributed throughout tool. Any RIM can be located up to 250 cable ft away from MCM. Up to 1,000 mixed-signal inputs and outputs can be simultaneously monitored at scan rate up to 8 kHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Debugger offers advanced power visualization for ULP designs.

December 21, 2015

Power Debugger is used to debug and program Atmel | SMART ARM® Cortex®-M-based MCUs and Atmel AVR® MCUs that use JTAG, SWD, PDI, debugWIRE, aWire, TPI, or SPI target interfaces. In addition to standard low-level debug functionality, this development tool features 2 independent current-sensing channels for collecting real-time power measurements during application execution. Collected power measurements are streamed to Atmel Data Visualizer for real-time analysis and display. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

I/O Modules, Controller operate in harsh environments.

December 18, 2015

With 5g vibration resistance and -40 to +70°C operating range, PFC200 controller is available in several harsh environment XTR variants. Various communication interfaces – Ethernet, RS-232/RS-485, CAN, CANopen, and PROFIBUS-DP-Slave interfaces – are available, and DNP3, IEC 61850 and IEC 60870 protocols support use as Smart Grid controller. Also, available, 3-phase power measurement modules help reduce energy consumption by monitoring total power consumption, power factors, harmonics, and more. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Remote Controller simplifies navigation with chartplotters.

November 27, 2015

Centralizing navigation functions, Simrad OP50 Remote Controller is designed to operate multiple NSS and NSO evo2 multifunction displays (MFDs) efficiently and reliably in all conditions. Features include multi-axis control rotary dial with up/down/left/right, rotate clockwise/counter-clockwise, and press-to-enter capabilities; keypad; and dedicated button that cycles through available displays. Notification of vital information is relayed via alarms using built-in high-decibel speaker. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Configurable Ethernet I/O Module has embedded cyber security.

November 27, 2015

Supporting multiple means of securing Ethernet I/O, SIO4.E plugs into Bedrock™ pinless electromagnetic backplane to receive Black Fabric™ cyber security protection. Each of 5 I/O channels is independently software configurable, and supported Ethernet protocols include Ethernet IP, Modbus TCP, and OPC UA on TCP IP. All channels are also PoE-capable, and module delivers Ethernet as secure I/O at Purdue levels 0 and 1 with sensor, actuator, and process control logic. Read More

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