Communication Controllers

Controls & Controllers

IO-Link 1.1 Master Modules foster Industry 4.0 operations.

January 13, 2015

IP67-rated X67DS438A, suited for use outside control cabinet, and IP20-rated X20DS438A use IO-Link 1.1 to communicate digitally with 4 intelligent field devices. While X20DS438A features 4 IO-Link channels that can be used as standard digital inputs or outputs, all 4 IO-Link channels of X67DS438A can also be operated in SIO mode if desired for use as simple digital inputs or outputs. Additionally, X67DS438A has 4 digital inputs that can be used independently of IO-Link channel configuration. Read More

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

Cloud-Ready Wi-Fi/Bluetooth SoC addresses IoT application needs.

January 12, 2015

Along adaptive co-existence engine, fully integrated WILC3000 wireless link controller combines Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth Smart-ready technologies in 4.1 x 4.1 mm WLCSP. Solution offers multiple peripheral interfaces – UART, SPI, I2C, and SDIO – and cloud-ready connectivity software. Also available, WINC3400 network controller features embedded flash memory that lets device host network services stack, Wi-Fi stack, and Bluetooth Smart profiles for accelerated design development. Read More

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

Peripheral-Rich, 32-Bit MCU offers scalable memory configuration.

November 28, 2014

Used for executing Bluetooth® audio software, PIC32MX1/2/5 series offers up to 83 DMIPS performance and scalable memory options from 64/8 KB to 512/64 KB Flash/RAM. MCUs integrate flexible CAN2.0B controllers with DeviceNet™ addressing support and programmable bit rates up to 1 Mbps. Additional features include 4 SPI/I²S interfaces; Parallel Master Port (PMP) and capacitive touch sensing hardware; 10-bit, 1 Msps, 48-channel ADC; and full-speed USB 2.0 Device/Host/OTG peripheral. Read More

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

CNCs support safety communication with PAC control systems.

November 18, 2014

Available for FANUC Series 3xi-B CNCs, EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function enables safety communication with Logix PAC systems. Function communicates digital input/output signals across Ethernet to simplify hardware and connections needed. Using CIP Safety functionality of EtherNet/IP Adapter Safety function with dual check safety, sending side device cross-checks safety signals, adds inspection data, and then transmits both data sets to receiving side device. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PWM Controllers combine 40 V operation with PMBus interfaces.

October 30, 2014

With configurability of digital MCU, Models MCP19118 and MCP19119 provide analog PWM control for DC-DC synchronous buck converters up to 40 V. Digitally Enhanced Power Analog controllers enable power-conversion circuit development with analog control loop that is programmable in integrated 8-bit PIC® MCU core's firmware. Integration is suited for applications such as battery-charging, LED-driving, USB power delivery, point-of-load, and automotive power supplies. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Flexible Industrial IoT MCUs support variety of applications.

October 28, 2014

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, S6E2C series features 200 MHz operating frequency and supports diverse on-chip peripherals for HMIs and M2M communications. Dual-bank flash array allows seamless OTA in-application reprogramming, and architecture is optimized for efficient data movement with 16 kB flash accelerator, allowing zero wait state execution. Other features include 5 V I/O and up to 2MB flash and 256 KB SRAM memory with native 72 MHz access speed. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Mobile VoIP Solution optimizes Wi-Fi to cellular handover.

September 10, 2014

MobilityPLUS offers Multi-Service Operators (MSOs) ability to service heterogeneous (Wi-Fi® and 3G) networks while achieving seamless handover. Leveraging of Mediant Session Border Controller (SBC) capabilities and mobile VoIP technology allows for quality-optimized, uninterrupted calls when moving between different networks. Centrally managed SBCs scale to 25,000 concurrent sessions, address multiple segments, and feature integrated QoE monitoring and dynamic voice optimization. Read More

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

PCIe SSD Controller fully complies with SATA Express standard.

June 2, 2014

Two-lane PCIe Gen2 SSD controller, 88SS1083, offers transfer rates up to 1 GBps and supports Separate RefClock with Independent SSC (SRIS), which eliminates need for shielded cable for minimizing noise and allows for SATA Express cable. While NAND flash controller design is based on Marvell IP and can scale to support 15 nm NAND flash, power management technologies include 28 nm low-power process technology as well as support for DevSleep and L1.2 PCIe low power state.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Extreme Environment Microcontroller operates up to 175°C.

May 13, 2014

Supplied in 48-pin ceramic DIP, TK68HC811E2 offers optimized screening for extended data retention and can be used in demanding applications. Features include 68HC11 CPU; power saving Stop and Wait modes; 512 bytes on-chip RAM with data retained during standby; and 2,048 bytes EEPROM. Along with asynchronous NRZ communications interface and synchronous SPI, features include 8-channel 8-bit ADC, 16-bit timer system, 8-bit pulse accumulator, 38 GPIO pins, and real-time interrupt circuit. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Communication Systems & Equipment

HART Modules feature 2 inputs and 2 outputs.

March 6, 2014

Part of X20 Series, HART Input and Output Modules use real-time Ethernet POWERLINK to transfer HART data supplied by sensors and actuators directly to controller. To evaluate data, controller forwards information via process bus to maintenance stations with FDT containers. HART devices are configured with TCP/IP communication DTM, which scans network and detects hardware tree. DTM server on controller provides read/write access to all information regarding HART field devices for asset monitoring. Read More

Controls & Controllers

NFC Controller drives adoption in smartphones and wearables.

March 4, 2014

Next-generation near field communication (NFC) controllers of BCM20795 series enable mobile device manufacturers to reduce antenna size. Also reducing power consumption and component count, products are compatible with WICED™ platform and feature NFC technology certified for all payment schemes. Along with data rates to 848 kbps, features include Active Load Modulation (ALM) and 3 supported modes: Reader/Writer (R/W), Active and Passive Peer (P2P), and Tag/Card Emulation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Session Border Controller delivers security and reliability.

January 20, 2014

Supporting up to 16,000 concurrent sessions, Mediant 9000 meets connectivity, security, and reliability needs of large-scale unified communications solutions and IP contact center deployments as hosted, managed, or owned services. Solution is also available as software-only version for deployment on COTS platforms or within fully virtualized environments. Along with central operation and monitoring, controller delivers redundancy and resiliency for mission-critical business communication. Read More

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

Dual-Core MCUs offer 800 MIPS of floating point performance.

December 18, 2013

Providing dual-core C28x processing capabilities and dual real-time control accelerators, C2000™ Delfino™ 32-bit F2837xD Series enables designers to develop low-latency systems in computationally demanding control applications. Designers can also consolidate multiple embedded processors into single MCU for applications requiring real-time signal analysis, such as high-end servo drives and solar central inverters. With 4 independent 16-bit ADCs, MCUs can manage multiple analog signals. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Relay Controller features LAN (TCP/IP) interface.

December 5, 2013

Designed to operate on factory floor in harsh and noisy EMI/RFI environments, IA-3116-E Series TCP/IP relay controller and remote digital status monitor includes 16 relays – 12 SPST relays with 5 A @ 250 Vac output contact rating and 4 SPDT relays with 2 A @ 30 Vdc and 1 A @ 125 Vac contact ratings. CE- and FCC-approved, industrial-grade module also includes 16-ch isolated digital inputs capable of handling dry-contact inputs, PNP and NPN devices, as well as TTL and LVTTL. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Redundant Controller brings high availability to small applications.

October 30, 2013

Powered by real-time Ethernet POWERLINK protocol, redundancy solution for X20 control systems is based on standard X20 controllers that can be reconfigured at any time with features that reduce downtime using Automation Studio software development environment. One controller provides active control, while second controller runs in background in standby mode. All network functions are monitored continuously, and switching time is 2 task cycles (within milliseconds). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Ethernet to GPIB Controller provides remote gateway access.

October 24, 2013

As VXI-11.2-compliant server, Model 9065 provides access to and enables control of GPIB instruments and devices over company network or Internet from any computer with NIC or TCP/IP interface. VXI-11 service can be accessed either from LabVIEW, VEE, Visual Basic, and C language application programs that call VXI-11 compliant VISA layer or via RPC calls from application program. Solution also includes HTML instrument control page and VXI-11 keyboard program. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers

TX/RX Controller and PHY IP support HDMI 2.0 specification.

September 11, 2013

With aggregate bandwidth up to 18 Gbps, DesignWare® HDMI 2.0 IP enables 4K x 2K resolution at 60 Hz frame rate in deep color mode to provide flickerless, ultra high-definition viewing experience. Ability to scramble transition-minimized differential signaling data above 3.4 Gbps adds to viewing experience by minimizing EMI that occurs in 8b/10b coded data streams. Analog front end supports pre-emphasis and adaptive equalization for optimal signal integrity across cables lengths 100+ ft. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Smart Grid Nodes enable remote DNP3 data aggregation and control.

May 24, 2013

Ambient Smart Grid® Nodes fully support DNP3 protocol, enabling local data aggregation and control at distributed locations on utility grid. Nodes can act as slave to Network Operations Center (NOC) master or as master to communicate with and control multiple IEDs slaves. Use of local computing power on each node enables local decision-making and action as well as communication of select data back to centralized NOC. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

VME PCI Express Crate Controller uses Ethernet and USB ports.

May 22, 2013

Usable as crate slot 0 arbiter or secondary controller, V120 VME bus master crate controller connects to PCI Express cable driver board with up to 7 m cable. Unit provides 8184 remapping registers, each controlling 16 KB PC-to-VME remapping page with flexible timing and endian controls. Default powerup mapping allows access to A16, A24, and partial A32 VME address spaces. Product includes status LEDs and scope monitors and is suited for aerospace, industrial, and laboratory applications. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Controls & Controllers

PCI Controller features 64-bit, 33/66 MHz PCI interface.

May 10, 2013

Providing interface between PCI bus and user interface, PCI Controller supports variety of initiator commands and functions, including configurations read/write; memory read/write, memory read multiple and memory read line; I/O read/write; parity generation and parity error detection. PCI core interface is processor independent, enabling transition to future processor generations. PCI Controller is suited for desktop and departmental servers as well as graphics and multimedia applications. Read More