Computer & Communication Controls & Controllers

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

Controls & Controllers

Scan System Control Board fosters industrial connectivity.

May 27, 2015

Placing RTC 4 Ethernet control board in laser marking machines eliminates need for integrated industrial PC. Driver installation is not required, and direct network connectivity eliminates cable-length restrictions. Spatially decoupling processing from control, board affords flexible control and operation, carried out over Ethernet, to enable production automation. Optional functionality can be activated for controlling third axis, processing moving objects, or controlling two scan heads. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Monolithic RF Controller delivers phase-tuning flexibility.

May 21, 2015

Covering 1.8–2.2 GHz range, UltraCMOS® PE46120 Monolithic Phase and Amplitude Controller (MPAC) is designed for LTE and LTE-A wireless-infrastructure transceiver market and optimizes dual-path dynamically load-modulated amplifier architectures. QFN 32-lead, 6 x 6 mm package integrates 90° hybrid RF splitter, 5-bit digital phase shifters, and 4-bit digital step attenuator along with low-voltage, CMOS serial digital interface. Solution delivers linearity of 60 dBm IIP3 and consumes 0.35 mA. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Security/Automation Systems meet police confirmation requirements.

May 19, 2015

Connecting security devices, thermostats, light switches, telephone, and backup battery with 5 built-in ports to connect additional control devices, EU versions of OmniPro II, Omni IIe, and Omni LTe controllers provide security and automation for homes and small commercial settings. EN50131- and PD6662-compliant products, offered in both English and Italian language versions, bridge diverse protocols. Tamper Kit for Omni security consoles is also available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

EtherCAT® Slave Controller features two 10/100 PHYs.

April 27, 2015

Supporting traditional Host Bus and SPI/SQI™ communication, along with standalone digital I/O interfaces, Model LAN9252 enables system designers to select from wide range of microcontrollers when implementing real-time EtherCAT communications standard. Device's dual 10/100 Ethernet transceivers support both fiber and copper, along with cable diagnostics capabilities. Available in 64-pin QFN and QFP-EP packages, LAN9252 includes 4 KB of Dual-Port RAM and 3 Fieldbus Memory Management Units. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Machine Control Systems increase dozer/compactor performance.

April 27, 2015

Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System and CCS900 Compaction Control System improve dozer performance and machine-to-machine communication capabilities for soil, landfill and asphalt compactors. Featuring GradeMax™ Plus,, GCS900 v12.7 increases dozer performance by enabling accelerated and consistent grading. Via wireless capabilities, CCS900 v12.7 provides M2M communication that lets operators share mapping data between compactors on same site in real-time. Read More

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

Secure Microcontrollers feature integrated NFC.

April 10, 2015

Based on 250 MHz ARM® Cortex™ M3 processor with advanced power management, StrataGX BCM58100 MCUs protect sensitive consumer data from threats at physical and network layer. BroadSAFE™ architecture offers tamper protection and encryption as well as secure storage and processing of card information and biometric user data. Compliant with FIPS, microcontrollers integrate NFC for tap-to-access, tap-to-pair, and tap-to-pay applications, including mPOS terminals, home automation, and IoT products. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Satellite Telemetry Controller IC is radiation tolerant.

April 9, 2015

Model LX7730 Space System Manager IC supports parallel or dual SPI interfaces and works with radiation tolerant FPGAs. Controller tolerates minimum of 100kRad TID, 50kRad ELDRs and is single event immune. It includes 64-channel multiplexer, break-before-make switching, precision adjustable current source and provides cold sparing. Featuring 132-pin ceramic quad flat package, it is designed for rugged environments and operates over -55 to +125°C temperature range.
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Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital DC/DC Controller powers FPGAs, ASICs, and processors.

April 1, 2015

Providing 0.6–5.5 V output, Model PV3105 is designed for key rails that demand precision output voltage regulation and tight control during transient conditions. Device includes Auto-Control® real-time adaptive loop compensation and 0–20 mΩ programmable load-line feature. Housed in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, RoHS-compliant controller provides up to 1.25 MHz switching frequency, implements digital loop techniques to minimize output voltage setting time, and operates with all FET power stages. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Control Products improve performance of automation systems.

April 1, 2015

Able to utilize MECHATROLINK-III motion network and utilize its cycle time and network connectivity, MP3300iec machine controller makes automated equipment more responsive by boosting processing speed and memory capacity. MotionWorks IEC v3 software fosters effective automation programming via support for PLCopen Part 4, built-in cam editor, HMI tagging tool, and logic analyzer. As remote I/O solution, VIPA SLIO system accelerates and facilitates addition of power and signal capability. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Capacitive Touchscreen Controllers enhance mobile devices.

March 12, 2015

TrueTouch® CYTT21X/31X, available in 44-, 48-, and 56-pin QFN packages, enable thin-profile smartphones, e-readers, and tablets to offer multiple advanced features. While CYTT31X supports input from passive stylus with tip as fine as 2.5 mm, CYTT21X supports face detection feature that prevents unintended touches from hanging up call. Controllers leverage Cypress Single-Layer Independent Multi-touch (SLIM®) sensor structures and automatically switch between glove, stylus, and finger tracking. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Control and I/O Products offer total plant automation.

March 12, 2015

Consisting of DIN rail-mounted control and I/O products based on scalable architecture and flexible design, Symphony® Plus SD Series optimizes energy efficiency in diverse operating environments within power and water industries. Able to withstand  temperatures from -20 to +70°C without additional environmental protection, series is especially suited for applications where control is distributed over wide area in harsh conditions, such as wind and solar power plants. 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