I/O Controllers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Safety Controller features Boolean logic.

December 23, 2014

Featuring expandable design for assembly applications, Model XS26-2 monitors numerous input devices, including e-stop buttons, rope pulls, interlocked guards/gates, optical sensors, and safety mats. Base controller offers 26 inputs and 2 dual safety outputs, allowing user to connect safety devices to single controller instead of multiple relay modules. Supplied in 45 x 110 mm DIN rail housing, controller accepts up to 8 optional expansion modules to monitor up to 128 I/O devices. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Controller and I/O Modules operate in harsh environments.

November 25, 2014

Comprising controller and I/O modules, X20c series is constructed to handle all environmental conditions. Coating on electronics module protects components and circuit board from effects of condensation and corrosive gases with effectiveness checked against BMW GS 95011-4 and EN 60068-2-6 test method 4. Functionally compatible with existing models, series operates from -25 to +60°C and features certification for maritime applications from Germanischer Lloyd. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HMI+PLC Unit offers extensive analog capability.

November 11, 2014

Combining operator interface and control in single package, all programmable with PC-based software, FT1A Touch 14 I/O provides up to 158 discrete and analog input and outputs using FT1A controllers as Remote I/O slaves. Unit features PID control, Ethernet communications, and built-in 3.8 in. touchscreen HMI. Two-point built-in analog inputs accept 4–20 mA in addition to 0–10 Vdc, and 2 built-in analog outputs were added, each configurable as 0–10 Vdc or 4–20 mA. Read More