Instrumentation I & O Devices

Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-channel Analog-to-Digital converters, ADS-429 from Datel f featuring 12-bit resolution.

October 21, 2016

Offered in 2 COTS grades: ADS-429SE (-40 to +105°C) and ADS-429SM (-55 to +125°C), Datel’s Multi-channel Analog-to-Digital converters offer 12-bit resolution in 16-pin plastic TSSOP package. Featuring no missing codes of Differential and Integral Non-Linearity, ADC operates on +2.7 to 5.25 Volts and 3mA and consumes only 8uA in sleep mode. With SNR of 73dB and THD of -85dB, unit features 8 single-ended analog input channels.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Board supports industrial and commercial LCDs.

October 19, 2016

Designed for industrial applications, such as production automation displays, Model ALR-1400v2 provides ARGB (VGA) and DVI inputs with OSD or RS-232 serial selection control to drive LVDS panels up to 1440 x 900 resolution. LCD controller includes features for OEMs, such as auto EDID settings, availability of custom EDID settings, custom splash screen, and firmware updates over DVI. Measuring just 4.2 x 3.6 in., Model ALR-1400v2 comes with multi-panel support. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DAQ System combines vibration monitoring and control.

October 19, 2016

Used as vibration measurement device for rotating machinery or as part of monitoring solution or for test stand automation, Expert Vibro provides analysis and monitoring functions, intelligent signal processing, independent data storage capability, and fieldbus connections. Up to 16 synchronous channels can be processed due to dual-core FPGA processor based on ARM technology, and 24-Bit ADCs ensure precision. Integrated comparators and digital inputs allow flexible triggering. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Beckhoff IoT Pavilion at Pack Expo 2016 to Showcase Smart Factory Solutions

October 17, 2016

Booth N-6125 will be cloud-connected for continuous data acquisition and analysis throughout the show SAVAGE, Minnesota – Beckhoff Automation will continue to showcase system-integrated solutions for IoT and Industrie 4.0 this year at Pack Expo International. In booth 6125 (North Hall), advanced IoT hardware and software technologies from Beckhoff will combine to demonstrate practical... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Mobile Reader (WMR) System offers serial panel interface for real-time verification.

October 14, 2016

Combining a Farpointe card reader and a wireless Cypress Suprex Reader-Extender, the Handheld Wireless Mobile Reader (WMR) System enables users to perform reads onsite and remotely verify credentials. The unit transmits card data to a Cypress WMR base unit, which is connected to an access control panel from a distance of up to 150 feet indoors and up to 250 feet outdoors. RF expanders and repeaters using the Cypress bridging architecture simplify challenging installations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sensor/Actuator Hubs feature expansion port.

October 13, 2016

Featuring 8 ports for 16 inputs/outputs, IO-Link Actuator/Sensor Hubs allow for example signals from up to 16 switching sensors to be collected from distance of up to 20 m so they can be made available to machine controller via IO-Link and IO-Link master using 3-conductor cable. Slot 7 can be reconfigured as expansion port by means of parameter entry. Complete valve plug or additional sensor hub can be connected to it for added flexibility and efficiency. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Encoder is equipped with EtherCAT interface.

October 11, 2016

Protected against up to 400G shock and 30G vibration, Hengstler® AI25 EtherCAT Encoder enables users to integrate into virtually any system that uses EtherCAT communication protocol and thereby simplify design process as well as ensure reliable communication. Encoder offers cycle times of 62.5 μsec as well as 22-bit single turn resolution with absolute accuracy of ±35 in. Configurable options include hub bore or shafted mounting and resolution options up to 32-bit combined. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

DRML1 Load Monitoring Module monitors up to 8 heating elements from 1.2 Amps up to 50 Amps current range.

October 10, 2016

Designed for NOVA22 solid-state relays, DRML1 Load Monitoring Module measures the current value and compares it against a pre-set value stored during installation. Applicable in quality supervision of plastic parts production in injection molding, thermoforming machines and rubber parts production. DRML1 Module operates in temperatures between 25°C to +70°C, monitoring of up to 8 loads, and, current rating of 20 Amps to 50 Amps. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Module connects multimedia source unit to boat MFD.

October 6, 2016

With MW6 Interface Module, marine source units can be seamlessly added to boat's onboard NMEA 2000 network, enabling control of source units directly from boat's Multi-Function Display. Boaters can control various audio system functions, including power on/off, volume, source selection, and play/pause directly from UI of MFD. Additionally, MW6 enables 2-way communication between source unit and MFD, providing MFD feedback regarding source selection, song/track/album title, and radio frequency. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New HEIDENHAIN Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders available in accuracy grades 3 µm and 5 µm.

October 3, 2016

Presented in full-sized scale housing (LC 195P) and in slimline scale housing (LC 495P), LC xx5 Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders includes the option of a Panasonic interface (Pana01), which can be connected using the existing cable assembly that were commonly utilized to connect to Siemens, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, and HEIDENHAIN controls. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAINs' ROD 600 series Sturdy Rotary Encoders newly integrated with EMC design.

October 3, 2016

Complying with CE directives, HEIDENHAINs’ ROD 620 and 630 models are characterized primarily by an improved reinforced bearing with a high axial and radial load capacity, a large and stable shaft diameter of 15 mm and a solid flange socket connection that allows for connection in the radial or axial direction. Electrical output signals of TTL (ROD 620) or HTL (ROD 630) permits encoders to connect to many standard subsequent electronics. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cleanroom Monitoring Systems Keep Pharma Data Secure

October 3, 2016

Delphin Technology Offers Secure Data Acquisition Continuous and secure data acquisition and documentation is especially important in the pharmaceutical industry for its unique production and storage requirements, as well as for proprietary research and development. According to FDA Part 11, data acquisition and monitoring systems in cleanrooms must operate in compliance with GAMP/GMP... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HD Digital Encoder offers high-density video distribution.

September 30, 2016

Housed in 3 RU chassis, HDBridge3000 can simultaneously output HD and SD video in both RF and IP formats. Unit provides 12 media slots with flexibility to mix-and-match HDMI, component, and composite cards. Supporting up to 24 channels of HD content or 72 channels of SD content, HDBridge3000 is intended for use in broadcast, hospitality, and healthcare markets. Fully redundant and hot-swappable media modules, fans, and power supplies ensure zero downtime. Read More

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

U.S. Army Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of Tactical Aircraft Transponder Simulation System

September 23, 2016

NuWaves Partners with ViaSat to Accurately Simulate the RF Signal Environment MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract with the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) to research and develop a Mode 5 Identification... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Speed Recording of Frequency Trigger Points

September 22, 2016

ADwin Systems Log Data at Speeds of 25 Nanoseconds At CAS DataLoggers we occasionally have customers in the power generation industry whose application involves a quickly-fluctuating waveform. These technicians need to accurately determine the frequency of a given waveform at each of its cycles. This can occur when manufacturers and servicers need to ensure the stability and reliability of... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

RF Upconverter supports 2 MHz to 3 GHz systems.

September 22, 2016

Accepting user-programmable IF input signal from 2–70 MHz, Model RF2-3000UCV1 delivers RF output at any user-programmable frequency between 2 MHz and 3 GHz, with tuning resolution of 5 kHz. Multi-octave device has 50 dB of attenuation control with incremental steps of 0.5 dB. Housed in 1.0 x 2.5 x 3.5 in. ruggedized aluminum enclosure, upconverter operates at 6 Vdc and features SMA RF connectors. Applications include waveform generators, communication systems, exciters, and SDRs. Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rockwell Automation to Feature Solutions for Optimizing Mining Operations at MINExpo International 2016

September 21, 2016

Featured “Connected Mine” technology to illustrate mobility and networking solutions to connect people, processes and technology MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation will showcase solutions and services designed to help mining companies improve business performance, increase yield and reduce safety risks at MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas, Sept. 26 to 28. At Booth 723 in the North... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Medical Analytics Solution supports multi-modality treatment.

September 21, 2016

Supporting radiation and medical oncology data analytics, InSightive™ analytics v1.2 promotes informed decision making by letting users explore clinical and operational data to uncover useful trends. Functionality lets oncology care providers automate BI by aggregating, structuring, and processing their data. Collaborative UIs, which help transform static information into dynamic visualizations and smart, customizable dashboards, simplify decision making. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Time-Synchronized Acquisition of GPS Positional Data

September 20, 2016

A Single System for Measurement and Analysis Delphin data loggers have the ability to determine positions via GPS signals. This is ideal for vehicular applications including automotive testing, flight testing, field trials and more. The GPS signal is received via a GPS sensor serially connected to a Delphin data logger. The sensor records GPS data according to the NEMA protocol. The Delphin... Read More