Instrumentation I & O Devices

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Resistive Sensing Conditioner offers 24-bit measurement.

June 25, 2015

Supplied in 6 x 6 mm VQFN package, Model PGA900 provides precise 24-bit measurement of conditions such as pressure, strain, flow, or liquid levels. One-chip solution integrates 2 low-noise 24-bit ADCs to enable high-resolution signal acquisition, 14-bit DAC to provide highly linear analog outputs, and variety of output interfaces, including analog voltage, 4–20 mA current loop, SPI, I(2)C, UART, and 1-wire. Integrated power management accepts external power supply voltages from 3.3–30 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Strain Gage Input Module offers 1,500 Vrms input-to-bus isolation.

June 24, 2015

Able to interface to quarter, half, or full-bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connection, MAQ®20-BRDG1 provides 4 channels of strain gage input. Unit interfaces to transducers with nominal resistance of 100 Ω to 1 kΩ; four 24-bit data converters provide measurement capability with accuracy to ±0.05%; and anti-alias filtering eliminates signal degradation from environmental noise. Signal range, bridge excitation voltage, and sample rate are all user configurable.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunctional Remote I/O Module has analog output and DIO.

June 23, 2015

Offering 4 channels each of analog output, digital input, and digital output, M-7024U operates from -13 to +167°F and communicates over Modbus RTU and DCON protocols via RS-485. Module provides programmable output range on all current and voltage analog output channels, including 0–5 V, ±5 V, 0–10 V, ±10 V, +4 to +20 mA, and 0 to +20 mA. Each analog output channel can be configured for individual range, and per-channel open-wire detection is offered for +4 to +20 mA outputs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

XMC Mezzanine Module supports reconfiguration by user.

June 22, 2015

Able to be reconfigured via direct download into Flash configuration memory over PCIe bus or JTAG port, XMC-7A200 serves as co-processor applying custom logic and algorithms to streams of remote sensor data. Features include Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA and 128M x 16-bit Quad DDR3 SDRAM as well as 4-lane high-speed serial interface on rear P15 connector for PCIe Gen 1/2 (standard), Serial RapidI/O, and Xilinx Aurora implementations. Rear I/O and other build options are also available. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MRI-Safe Linear Encoder suits OEM motion control applications.

June 19, 2015

With 100 µm resolution and 50 µm accuracy, MR303 linear position sensor system is fabricated from non-ferrous and non-metallic materials, immune to EMI, and completely transparent to electromagnetic fields. Product works in conjunction with MR302-2 OEM Controller, which enables sensor to integrate with PLCs and servo drives. Suited for medical, MRI, robotic, and industrial applications, encoder can be safely used in and around MRI bore and will not produce any imaging artifacts.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Incremental Encoder has low-profile, explosion proof design.

June 19, 2015

With max profile of 2.01 in., LP35 flameproof, hollow shaft encoder fits into space-restricted applications and meets UL, ATEX, and IECEx standards for direct operation in Division 1, Zone 1 environments. Removable terminal box simplifies installation, and design eliminates need for additional intrinsic safety barrier. Maintaining performance in temperatures up to 185°F, vibration resistant product withstands up to 250 G and features hard-anodized housing sealed to IP66. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Optical Network brings optical networking to tight areas.

June 17, 2015

Designed to reduce required rack-mount space, SEL ICON cube chassis brings wide-area communications to space-constrained locations. Combination of deterministic SONET transport technology with flexible Ethernet and TDM drop interfaces provides integrated protection, data, and voice communications solution in one platform. Networks created by SEL ICON support serial data, IEEE C37.94, transfer trip, DS1, analog 2-wire FXO/FXS, analog 4-wire interfaces, and Layer 2 Ethernet capabilities. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vibration Sensor gathers critical machiney data.

June 17, 2015

Combining Data Collect app with Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Machine Condition Detector, SKF Enlight allows non-expert staff to gather critical machinery data, turning smartphone or tablet into data collection device. Sensor mounts magnetically to machine and relays vibration data to software via Bluetooth. In event of parameter warning or alert, user can request On Demand Diagnostic, whereby data is sent wirelessly to SKF Remote Diagnostic Center network for expert analysis and reporting. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Modbus Data Concentrator performs up to 200 polling definitions.

June 16, 2015

Equipped with Ethernet, RS-232, and 4 RS-485 ports, MDC-714 performs up to 200 Modbus RTU commands to read and write from/to Modbus slave devices via RS-232/RS-485. Unit also allows up to 8 Modbus TCP masters to retrieve polled data via Ethernet. While built-in web server lets users configure and see results of each Modbus RTU command, internal shared memory has 4 tables to store polled AI, AO, DI, and DO data. Each table stores up to 4,000 registers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

LTE Cellular Gateway maximizes reliability and minimizes latency.

June 15, 2015

OnCell G3470A-LTE helps system integrators utilize LTE to transform M2M applications. Integrated high-speed, 4-port Gigabit Ethernet switch allows up to 4 devices to be connected with ability to NAT and route between cellular connection and wired ports. Together, features such as dual SIM support for cellular connection redundancy, dual power input, and GuaranLink™ technology for connectivity ensure uninterrupted video streaming over LTE networks in harsh and demanding industrial environments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Virtex-7 FPGA Carriers meet AMC.1/.2/.4 specifications.

June 15, 2015

AMC format Virtex-7 FPGA carriers utilize 690T device providing over 693K logic cells and 3600 DSP slices. While AMC516 has banks of 64-bit and 16-bit DDR3 memory and on-board P2040 PowerPC, similar AMC527 has 3 banks of 144 Mb QDR-II memory and without PowerPC. Features include clock and jitter cleaner as well as slot to accept FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) per VITA 57. Protocols such as PCIe, Serial RapidIO, and XAUI are FPGA programmable. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hollow Shaft Encoders are optimized for functional safety.

June 15, 2015

When automation system which includes encoder must be certified to specific Performance Level or Safety Integrity Level, Model 862 with modified hollow shaft is available. XHI862 encoders certified for Functional Safety applications include dowel pin within hollow shaft to engage with complimentary slot in machine shaft to provide primary and secondary fixation method. Electrical interfaces include sinusoidal (1 Volt peak-peak) and High Current HTL. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal Signal Conditioners offer 480 switchable input settings.

June 12, 2015

ProLine P27000 series can simplify galvanic isolation and conversion of input signals, ranging from ±20 mV to ±200 V and ±0.1 to 100 mA, across multiple measurement types within one device. Transmission speeds are as fast as T90 = 70 µsec, and onboard transformer isolation and digitally controlled range selection promote repeatable signal transmission with total gain error of 0.08%. Modular housing measures 12.5 mm wide also incorporates VariPower® power supply (20–253 V AC/DC). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless I/O Solution incorporates datalogging functionality.

June 12, 2015

Enabling historical data logging at IT network edge, WaveContact™ can serve as master radio and datalogger and provides Class 1, Division 1 and Division 2 certified wireless I/O solutions for industrial M2M and IoT applications taking place in access layer of communications network. Data Logger feature, complementing WaveContact 50i Data Concentrator, provides I/O functionality for capturing and providing historical I/O data for those who deploy sensor and automation technology.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Mezzanine Card features signal conditioning.

June 8, 2015

Suited for high-speed networking, Model FMC109 features quad SFP/SFP+ transceivers for 10 GbE in copper or fiber formats. Mezzanine module has 4 re-timers on board which provide tuning for Tx and Rx signals. Re-timer ICs provide input equalization, clock and data recovery, and output de-emphasis. This also allows for use of longer copper cables as distortion is cleaned across farther distances. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

USB and Ethernet DAQ Devices offer channel-to-channel isolation.

June 8, 2015

In addition to offering analog signal conditioning to enable measurement of voltage, thermocouple, RTD, strain, frequency, and current, SC-1608 Series provides isolated analog output and SSRs for systems requiring flexible conditioning. There are 4 devices with sample rates up to 500 kS/s, and each device accommodates up to eight 8B isolated analog signal conditioning modules and 8 SSR modules. Up to 2 isolated analog outputs are available on some models. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Encode/Decode Boards support video walls.

June 5, 2015

Comprising 4K capture and IP encode/decode boards, Matrox Mura™ IPX Series enables OEMs to deliver advanced video wall controllers featuring multi-channel 4K or HD encoding and decoding over standard IP. MURA-IPX-I4DF provides 4 HDMI 1.4a inputs for direct high-resolution 4Kp30 or 2560 x 1,600 p60 capture plus H.264 decoding of 4Kp60 and up to three 4Kp30, sixteen 1080p30, or eight 1080p60 streams. MURA-IPX-I4EF adds H.264 level 5.2 encoding to stream and record video wall content. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

GPS Sensor increases weather, hurricane forecasting accuracy.

June 4, 2015

Pyxis employs satellite weather sensor technology capable of penetrating through clouds and storms to produce calibrated data required for accurate weather forecasting, climate monitoring, and space weather prediction. Using GPS Radio Occultation (GPS-RO), this weather instrument tracks GPS signals traveling through Earth's atmosphere and converts them into measurements of global temperature, pressure, and water vapor. System can track signals from GPS, Galileo, Beidou, and GLONASS. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive Video Decoder features MIPI-CSI2 output interface.

June 3, 2015

Featuring MIPI-CSI2 output interface for compatibility with next-generation SoCs, Model TW9992 takes both single-ended and differential CVBS inputs from vehicle's backup safety camera. NTSC/PAL 10-bit ADC analog decoder with 4H adaptive comb filter consumes 100 mW and delivers output voltage of 1.8–3.3 V. In addition to Automatic Contrast Adjustment that adapts to rapidly changing lighting conditions, decoder offers programmable hue, brightness, saturation, contrast, and sharpness. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Compact Gigabit Ethernet I/O Module supports diverse input types.

June 2, 2015

Based on PowerDNA® Cube architecture, UEINet™ Series offers data acquisition, control, and I/O platform for applications requiring a compact footprint. Rugged 2.7 x 4.0 x 4.1 in. chassis is rated for operation from -40 to +70°C, withstands 5 g vibration and 100 g shock, and supports range of high- and low-voltage analog and digital signals. For deployment flexibility, module operates with 2 primary subsections: core module and I/O board. Read More