Bus Controllers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

USB 3.0 Hub Controller comes in 6 x 6 mm BGA package.

December 29, 2014

Intended for mobile and consumer devices, EZ-USB® HX3™ offers full configurability via I²C EEPROM, I²C Slave, and GPIO options. Ghost Charging allows device charging without host, and Accessory Charger Adaptor Dock enables upstream charging for portable devices with USB OTG host. Other features include Shared Link, which enables up to 8 downstream ports; support for USB-IF Battery Charging v1.2 specification and charging of Apple devices; as well as configurable USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed PHYs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

Fieldbus Gateway enables device communications switching.

September 22, 2014

Used for PLC programming and process visualization, PFC200 acts as fieldbus gateway to switch field devices between MODBUS TCP/UD/RTU, CAN, PROFIBUS, Smart Grid, and Serial RS-232/RS-485. System uses 600 MHz ARM Cortex A8 processor that offers high-speed processing and support of 64 bit-variables. Other features include 256 MB memory; compatibility with NTP, SNMP, HTTPS, and FTPS protocols; and 2 switched Ethernet ports. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PXIe Controller suits complex, secure applications.

March 12, 2014

Intended for complex or multi-chassis systems and secure environments, M9037A is based on Intel® i7-4700EQ extended life processor. Data bandwidth of 12 GBps max, from CPU to PXIe backplane switch, is achieved using PCIe with potential of up to 24 PCIe lanes. Along with front panel-removable, 240 GB SSD, features include front panel x8 PCIe high-bandwidth connection to such external PCIe devices as second PXIe chassis or RAID storage device. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Laser Controls offer Ethernet and Ethernet/IP(TM) options.

September 19, 2013

With Ethernet and Ethernet/IP™ field bus options, Series 30i/31i-L MODEL B CNCs enable fabricators to manage operations across equipment controlled by various systems. Users can integrate CNC system into company network for data collection or high-speed part program transfers. World-wide links can be set up via Internet, facilitating remote diagnosis, maintenance, and online training. Since Ethernet interface does not use public operating system, it is practically hacker-free and immune to viruses. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

USB 3.0 Host Controllers accelerate data synchronization.

March 1, 2013

Four-port VIA VL805 and two-port VIA VL806 allow PCIe-equipped platform to simultaneously interface with multiple SuperSpeed USB peripherals for transfer rates up to 5 Gbps while retaining full backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices. USB-IF certified, single-chip solutions support USB battery charging and charging downstream port, comply with Intel® eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) 1.0 specification, and offer native inbox driver support for Windows® 8. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Host Controller IC facilitates USB 2.0 Hi-Speed integration.

November 27, 2012

Supporting USB 2.0 hi-speed (480 Mbps) as well as full-speed (12 Mbps) and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) implementations, FT313H adds high-speed connectivity capability into systems. Solution runs off 3.3 V supply, with I/O levels configurable from 1.8–3.3 V, and draws ~78 mA in full operation and under 200 µA while in suspend mode. Features include 24 KB RAM for data transfer and buffering execution, multiplexed interface, and capacity for direct memory access (DMA) operation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

USB Controller ICs broaden implementation choices.

October 4, 2012

Operating at 12 Mbps and designed to USB 2.0 specification, FT12 series supports direct memory access (DMA) operation while providing system interfaces for 8-bit parallel bus and SPI Slave. ICs are configurable as standard device class, negating any need to add USB drivers. Composed of 3 members and inspired by industry standard D12, series offers features such as battery charging detection, various interface options, and optimized footprints to accommodate needs of designers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Boundary-Scan Controller offers sustained clock speeds of 40 MHz.

August 24, 2012

Supporting PXIe/Compact PCI-express slot format, DataBlaster JT 37x7/PXIe satisfies requirements for high-speed In-System Programming of flash memories, serial memories, and CPLDs as well as complex digital circuit testing. Controller uses Enhanced Throughput Technology and features on-board flash image buffer memory. Supplied with complementary QuadPOD(TM) system, DataBlaster/PXIe offers 4 synchronized Test Access Ports able to support multi-TAP test targets or gang programming of 4 TAP targets. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Fieldbus Linking Devices facilitate plantwide process control.

June 28, 2012

Expanding PlantPAx communication capabilities, Allen-Bradley 1788-EN2FFR and 1788-CN2FFR provide direct link from EtherNet/IP or ControlNet networks to FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 device-level network. Both support up to 16 field devices on single H1 segment and feature multiple redundancy configurations, including redundant linking devices, H1 media, ControlNet media, and EtherNet/IP Device-Level Ring. Add-On-Profile offers detailed field device configuration and built-in diagnostics for troubleshooting. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Fieldbus Wiring Hubs allow live connection in hazardous areas.

March 16, 2012

Featuring screw-secured, pluggable connectors, F300 Series Megablock serves Zone 2 and Division 2 hazardous area applications where high-energy trunk can be powered by range of fieldbus power supplies. Live connection and disconnection of fieldbus spurs without gas clearance certificate is allowed with Ex ic and non-incendive field devices. Pluggable Trunk In/Out connector allows replacement of Megablock without breaking trunk connection to other devices on fieldbus segment. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Field Calibrator and Communicator offers 5 operational modes.

February 28, 2012

Equipped with 5.7 in. color touchscreen with multilingual user interface, Model MC6 offers calibration capabilities for pressure, temperature, and electrical signals. Operation modes include Meter, Calibrator, Documenting Calibrator, Data Logger, and Fieldbus Communicator for HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus, and Profibus PA instruments. Housed in IP65-rated dust- and waterproof casing, Model MC6 is suited for pharmaceutical, energy, oil/gas, food/beverage, and chemical industries. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Bus Controller suits demanding automation applications.

October 28, 2011

Equipped with 12 digital channels that can be configured as inputs or outputs, IP67-rated POWERLINK X67 can be adapted to any task. Analog channel for 0-20 mA extends range of potential applications, while freely configurable input filter provides additional flexibility for project implementation. One input can be used as event counter, and all connections are designed for M12 standard plugs. With 2 network connectors, controller enables daisy chain wiring. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Process Control System serves as single or dual MODBUS master.

September 30, 2011

With addition of EMM Interface Module, NET Concentrator System® comes standard with Ethernet port and dual, independent MODBUS RTU ports. One or both MODBUS RTU ports can be configured as MODBUS master ports, allowing NCS to poll other MODBUS RTU slaves with network polling functions. Providing real-time signal gateway between field or factory floor and control strategies, NCS offers 20-bit input, 18-bit output, and ambient temperature range of -40 to +185°F. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Ethernet Fieldbus Controller features 8 GB SD card.

June 23, 2011

Capable of processing up to 1,000 instructions within 235 µ, 750-880 Series ETHERNET 2.0 Programmable Fieldbus Controller relies upon TCP/IP stack and IEC61131-3 compatible environment. Via SD card, 750-880 expedites large-scale programming while increasing capabilities by transferring device parameters, boot files, or other file types between controllers. For data logging, 750-880 provides 1 MB of both program and data memory as well as up to 8 GB of supplemental memory from SD card. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Power Hub delivers redundant power to Fieldbus systems.

May 13, 2011

FieldConnex Compact Power Hub is compact motherboard that holds up to 16 plug-in power modules to supply redundant power for up to 8 FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 segments. It has typical power loss of 1.3 or 1.6 W, allows modules to be exchanged without interruption of power supply, and also supports physical layer diagnostics. Measuring 150 x 268 mm, system features passive impedance design that results in minimum heat dissipation. Unit is available for 21-23 V/500 mA or 28-30 V/500 mA operation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Tethered CAN-bus Controller suits mobile hydraulic applications.

March 31, 2011

Intended for situations subject to RF jamming restrictions or when proportional control is needed but RF is not, IP66-rated Enrange(TM) Flex Pro Tethered offers proportional control and adjustable speed control. Ergonomically designed and contoured case, along with one-handed operation, facilitate use in applications where user must assist in machine operation. Product is available with 8 or 12 buttons, which may be configured as proportional, on/off, or combination of both. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Multifunctional USB Controller features 50 I/O pins.

December 17, 2010

Designed as generic HID device, IO-Warrior56 facilitates access to input or output functions via USB bus and can also serve as I²C/SPI master. Protocol is entirely within chip, and only a few lines of code are needed to access I/O pins. In addition to Full Speed USB 2.0-compliant interface (12 Mbps), controller offer 50 general-purpose I/O pins with 1,000 Hz typ rate; I2C master function @ 50, 100, or 400 kHz; and 12 Mbps SPI master interface with throughput up to 62 KBps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers

Integrated IP-Core serves aerospace and military applications.

July 23, 2010

Available for licensing as part of GRLIB IP library or separate IP-core in VHDL source code, MIL-STD-1553B IP-core integrates Bus Controller (BC), Remote Terminal (RT), and Monitor (MT). It supports configuration as BC/RT/MT or RT only and connects as master on AMBA bus using DMA for optimal performance together with LEON processor. Solution is provided as soft core together with rich IP library (GRLIB) for instantiations into both FPGAs and ASICs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Modular Fieldbus Wiring Hubs are designed for hazardous areas.

June 18, 2010

Connecting intrinsically safe field instruments to FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus networks, 9370-FB Series Fieldbus Barrier utilizes High Energy Trunk technique that enables safe operation and high reliability throughout fieldbus network lifecycle. Fixed carrier assembly and pluggable components come as complete, self-contained enclosure systems in stainless steel or carbon-loaded GRP. Pluggable modules can be removed/replaced while equipment is live and without ignition risk. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

USB 3.0 Hub Controller uses low power 80 Nm CMOS technology.

January 7, 2010

Integrated single chip solution, VIA VL810 SuperSpeed USB hub controller allows single USB port to be used by up to 4 high-bandwidth USB 3.0 devices simultaneously. Upstream and downstream ports are also backwards compatible with previous USB specifications and offer support for hi- (480 Mbps), full- (12 Mbps), and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) traffic. Controller allows devices to communicate latency tolerance to host and enables links to enter low power states when link partners are idle. Read More