Communication Controllers

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, 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

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

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

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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