Other Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Pilot Control frees sailors from helm.

April 21, 2015

Consisting of waterproof Bluetooth® base station with micro-C connections, Wireless Pilot Controller is compatible with B&G Triton and H5000 Pilot systems, offers pairings for up to 4 remotes, and provides complete control to sailors from anywhere on boat. Palm-sized wireless remote has 98 ft range and clearly marked keys and LED status light. Mode button lets sailors toggle through available pilot modes, and 2 dodge keys enable skipper to program turns by 1° or 10° increments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Rugged XMC Graphics Module combines low power, high performance.

April 20, 2015

Based on 3U VPX VPX3-716 Graphics Engine (AMD Radeon™ E8860 GPU-based display card), XMC-725 delivers multiple independent channels (up to 4 heads) of graphics output: DVI/LVDS/RGB-HV/DisplayPort™. Performance is optimized over -40 to +85°C basecard edge temperature, and 2 GB dedicated onboard memory supports demanding applications. Requiring <17 W, SWaP-optimized design eliminates need to throttle performance and unwanted shutdowns. Applications may only require as little as 10 W draw. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Universal industrial Joystick Module controls unmanned vehicles.

April 16, 2015

Available for fixed and portable air/ground/surface control stations, IP66 uHMI-Pod™ motion controller provides absolute or relative positioning. Switch components can be reconfigured/reprogrammed to meet system level control requirements, while standards-based USB and RS422/RS485 interfaces, OS independence, and multi-platform adaptability lend to application versatility. Rugged and interoperable pilot/operator control module is reusable and allows hundreds of possible combinations.
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Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Electronic Temperature Control protects electronics from heat.

April 16, 2015

Available for Dual Cabinet Cooler® Systems installed on large or high heat load enclosures, ETC will keep enclosures cool while minimizing compressed air use. Systems are available in cooling capacities up to 5,600 Btu/Hr and produce 20°F air to eliminate high temperature malfunctions. Digital LED readout displays temperature of electrical enclosure, then displays user temperature setting when pressing Push-to-Set button. When that setting is exceeded, Cabinet Cooler System is activated. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Miniature Pressure Regulators come in multiple configurations.

April 14, 2015

MAR-1 Series includes relieving designs, which maintain constant pressure output even when downstream conditions change, as well as non-relieving designs, which do not automatically compensate for changes in downstream flow or pressure. Supporting flows to 5 scfm, series does not vent to atmosphere. Output pressure can increase due to downstream event, and multiple adjustment options are available. Configurations include #10–32, M5, 1/8 in. NPT, R1/8, G1/8, and cartridge mount. Read More

Controls & Controllers

GaN Bias Controller/Sequencer offers protection, dynamic control.

April 10, 2015

Used for fixed and pulsed negative gate biasing, MABC-001000-DP000L provides proper gate voltage and pulsed drain voltage biasing for DUT. Module also provides bias sequencing to ensure pulsed drain voltage cannot be applied to DUT unless negative gate bias voltage is present. Along with protection and dynamic control, features include target total switch transition time of ≤500 nsec, open drain output current of ≤200 mA for external MOSFET switch drive, and gate bias output current of ≤50 mA. 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, Software

Automated Bell System increases accuracy via IoT functionality.

April 9, 2015

Targeting organizations that use bells to indicate class/shift changes or breaks, Netbell™ is built on TCP/IP platform and can be installed anywhere in network without requiring direct PC connection. Built-in web server lets users access, control, and schedule bells over Internet, and bell schedules can also be imported using text CSV format. Web-based interface does not require any programming or additional software, and internal clock synchs with NTP server for precise timekeeping. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Turbidity Sensor performs laboratory-quality measurements.

April 9, 2015

Suitable for process water filtration and other industrial process turbidity conditions, Turbimax CUS52D measures turbidity from 0.000–4000 NTU with accuracy of 2% of measurement ±0.01 NTU at process temperatures from -4 to 185°F with detection limit of 0.0015 NTU. Sensor uses 90° light scattering principle in accordance with ISO 7027 standard. Available in immersion, flow cell, and inline versions, Turbimax CUS52D has hygienic design and operates at pressures up to 145 psi. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electromechanical Motion System drives simulation.

April 8, 2015

Available with 1,500 and 2,700 kg payloads, Electromechanical Motion System offers lifelong lubrication and fully integrated compensation for necessary static load. Design protects cabling and enables essential electronics and computer to be integrated. Terminals for power supply and motion computer are provided standard, and optionally for I/O, USB, or thermo-elements. Utilizing certified safety components, platform simulates passenger vehicles, trucks, trains, heavy equipment, and aircraft. Read More

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

Software, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Daughter Card facilitates digital power control design. .

March 24, 2015

Available for C2000™ Piccolo™ TMS320F28069M LaunchPad development kit, Digital Power BoosterPack helps users understand digital power development using real-time control architecture of TI's C2000 microcontrollers. Operating on 18 W, BoosterPack integrates TI's CSD87588N NexFET™ power block, LM5109B and UCC27424 FET drivers, and OPA353 op amp, all within small form factor. BoosterPack is supported by collection of graphical software tools in powerSUITE to further ease development. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Conductivity Controllers offer online monitoring.

March 23, 2015

Providing online monitoring of industrial process conductivity, CDTX-111/CDTX-112 Series offers measurement range of 0–18 MΩ. CE-compliant panel instruments feature linearized data, automatic temperature compensation, maintenance-free cells, and selectable zero and span analog output. Housed in IP54-rated enclosure with temperature range of 14–131°F, controllers are suited for measurement and control of conductivity in water, electronics, chemical, and manufacturing processes. 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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Flow Controller incorporates shock absorber function.

March 10, 2015

Available in 4, 6, and 8 mm metric sizes as well as 5/32, ¼, and 5/16 in. sizes, flow controllers offer 2-stage speed control to regulate exhaust speed and absorb shock in pneumatic cylinders. Design also includes 3 needles for adjusting initial cylinder speed (first stage), brake speed (second stage), and speed shift timing. Second stage speed provides cushion and reduces speed at end of the stroke, consequently lessening shock by up to 1/9 while retaining same cycle time. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Compact Linear Actuator offers built-in controller or pulse input.

March 10, 2015

Available with built-in controller (stored data) driver or pulse input driver, DRLII Series includes maximized speed specifications on 28 and 60 mm frame sizes as well as lead screw pitch of 8 mm for 42 mm frame size (ground and rolled screw types). Series works in applications where step and direction are required and performs as both linear actuator and networking product solution. Options include knob or electromagnetic brake, guide, and rolled or ground ball screw. 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

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

ULP Wireless MCU Platform enables battery-less IoT connectivity.

March 3, 2015

SimpleLink™ fosters development of battery-less designs with energy harvesting or multiple-year, always-on, coin cell-powered operation. Supporting Bluetooth® low energy (BLE), ZigBee®, 6LoWPAN, Sub-1 GHz, ZigBee RF4CE™, and proprietary modes up to 5 Mbps, platform provides flexibility to develop products that support multiple wireless connectivity standards using one chip and identical RF design. Components include ARM® Cortex®-M3 MCU, Flash/RAM, ADC, peripherals, and sensor controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Coupler Control System is designed for attachment versatility.

February 25, 2015

Offering standard and bypass operating sequence choices, Geith hydraulic quick coupler control system has minimized component design and meets current as well as proposed safety standards (ISO/DIS 13031). While dust- and water-resistant control box features 4 buttons (power, unlock, lock, and hydraulic pressure signal/bypass), mounting bracket accelerates and facilitates installation of compact control box via suction cups or small screws. Safety features include audio warning signal. Read More