Instrumentation I & O Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Module links strain gauges, load cells to Orbit 3.

March 26, 2015

Strain Gauge Interface Module (SGIM) allows strain gauges and load cells to interface with Solartron Orbit® 3 digital measurement system. Four- and six-wire, full-bridge strain transducers can share Orbit® sensor network with Solartron digital displacement and dimensional measurement transducers, and sensor readings can be taken directly into PC, PLC, or Solartron Digital Readout. Capable of acquisition rates up to 3,906 readings/sec, digitizing circuit provides >0.02% FSO linearity. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital POL Module addresses challenge of powering advanced ICs.

March 25, 2015

Outputting 90 A in 50.80 x 9.47 x 19.10 mm vertical and 50.8 x 19.1 x 9.7 mm horizontal through-hole configurations, non-isolated NDM3Z-90 incorporates dynamically programmable digital features. Modules are available with 7.5–14 Vdc input range and 0.6–1.8 Vdc programmable output range. While peaking at 91.4% at 12 Vdc in to 1.0 Vdc out at 50% load, efficiency remains at 88.7% up to full load. Digital power controller with ChargeMode™ Control technology eliminates need for compensation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Portable Mainframes offer data acquisition and modal analysis.

March 24, 2015

Packaged with EXLab data acquisition software and instrumentation options that include multi-channel digitizers and arbitrary waveform generators, PMX04 4-slot PXI Hybrid Mainframe is capable of acquiring 24 bit data at 625 kSa/s per channel. PMX04-MOD combines PMX04 mainframe and dynamic signal digitizers and source modules with X-Modal III modal analysis tool. Both integrate 14.0 in. LCD touchscreen, embedded computer with >1 Gbps throughput rates, and 256 GB hard drive for storage. Read More

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

Integrated 30 A Digital DC/DC Converter powers Gen 10 FPGAs.

March 19, 2015

PowerSoC DC/DC step-down converter model EM1130 provides power management for Altera Generation 10 FPGAs, specifically Arria® 10 and Stratix® 10 FPGA core and transceiver power supply rails. In addition to providing interface for Altera SmartVID™ technology, PMBus interface allows EM1130 to communicate with system to provide telemetry. Additional features include adaptive control technology, which reduces external compensation components, and GUI for facilitated programming.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Switched Mezzanine Card supports ARINC 429.

March 18, 2015

Designed for embedded, laboratory, and simulator applications, RAR-XMC High Density XMC Interface supports maximum data throughput on all channels while providing onboard message scheduling, label filtering, multiple buffering options, receive message time-tagging and error detection, and IRIG-B receiver and generator. Up to 16 transmit and 32 receive channels are available. With front I/O or P14/P16 rear I/O, RAR-XMC represents next generation in avionics computing. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

LVDT/RVDT Signal Conditioner offers interface for networked PLCs.

March 16, 2015

AnyNET I/O ANR2 integrates network connection and expansion capabilities to provide LVDT/RVDT feedback solution for any PLC-based system. Allowing users to interface up to 12 LVDT or RVDT sensors using one network connection, product expands up to six 2-channel modules. Interface is programmable via host PLC's software and directly connects to 3-/4-/5-/6-wire and half bridge LVDT sensors (differential and ratiometric) as well as leading RVDT sensors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Network Card adds 10 Gbps network connectivity.

March 16, 2015

Providing open SFP+ slot design, PCI Express 10-Gigabit Fiber Network Card enables users to install SFP+ transceiver of choice based on network requirements. Card includes energy-efficient Tehuti TN4010 chipset, virtualization and iSCSI support, and 16 K Jumbo frame support. In addition, card comes equipped with standard profile bracket for full form-factor system installations as well as low-profile/half-height bracket for small form-factor system/server implementation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Display & Presentation Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote User Interface can be deployed in hazardous locations.

March 13, 2015

Available with Class 1, Division 2, temperature class T4A option, EZ-ZONE® EZK can be utilized as communications gateway device to conserve space and wiring when digital communications are being used with two or more EZ-ZONE® controllers. Modbus® RTU, DeviceNet™, EtherNet/IP™, Modbus® TCP, and PROFIBUS DP connection options are supported as standard, and remote user interface (RUI) can also serve as display for showing all parameter values for up to 16 EZ-ZONE controllers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI Switching Solutions concurrently carry full 16 A on each path.

March 13, 2015

While 16 Amp PXI power multiplexer (model 40-662) comes in 7 configurations, from 4-off 2:1 multiplexers to 1-off 16:1 multiplexer, 16 Amp PXI power matrix (model 40-552) comes in 4 configurations with 8x2 and 4x4 matrix sizes and ability to expand matrix size with Y-Axis loop-thru connections. Both models, capable of withstanding 400 Vdc for cold switching, feature hot switching up to 16 A at 28 Vdc, max DC hot switch rating of 300 Vdc, and hot switching AC signals up to 250 Vac at 16 A. 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

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Audio ADCs combine performance with portable integration.

March 12, 2015

Available in 7.8 x 4.4 mm TSSOP, PCM1865 series includes 6 pin-to-pin compatible audio ADCs that are powered by 3.3 V supply and achieve dynamic range performance up to 103 or 110 dB. Devices come in 2- and 4-channel options as well as software- and hardware-controlled variants and integrate clock-generating PLL, PGA, and universal front end. Other features include direct, high-voltage 2.1-VRMS support and automatic clipping-suppression feature (software-controlled devices). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modbus Interface Module offers PLC interface for ORBIT 3 network.

March 11, 2015

MODBUS Interface Module (MODIM) provides gateway between MODBUS PLCs and Orbit®3 Digital Measurement System. Latter can then provide all process variables — temperature, pressure, force, rotary measurement and linear displacement — to PLC via one MODBUS interface. Access to complex sensor networks with varying interfaces via MODBUS parameters is thus enabled through one device. End-users can connect to Solartron gauging, displacement, and non-contact sensors as well as third-party sensors. Read More

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

Digital-to-Analog Converters feature integrated EEPROM.

March 11, 2015

Housed in 8-pin TSSOP package, MCP47FEBXX Series includes single- and dual-channel models featuring I2C™ interface and 8-, 10-, or 12-bit resolution. Integrated EEPROM enables DAC settings to be recalled at power up for added system flexibility. Equipped with various shutdown modes to minimize device current consumption, converters are suitable for wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories, motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, and set point/offset trimming. Read More

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

Programmable Converter works with Type J and K thermocouples.

March 11, 2015

Offering 8 programmable input ranges and 3 programmable output ranges, X756847 isolates 3 signals generated by temperature sensors using Type J and K thermocouples and converts them into analog signals. DIN rail-mounted, 35 mA, 24–240 Vac/dc supply voltage signal converter lets operator program temperature via adjustable rotary switch and dip switch. Supported temperature ranges span -50 to +200°C to 0 to +1,200°C. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute EtherCAT Encoder combine speed and durability.

March 10, 2015

Operating from -40 to +85°C with 2,500 m/s² shock resistance and 100 m/s² vibration resistance, Sendix encoders integrate slave EtherCAT stack from Beckhoff with Version 5.01, implement CANopen profile 3.2.10, and incorporate such functionalities such as speed calculation and work area states. Short bus cycle time, with position update every 62.5 µsec, fosters building of dynamic systems. Dynamic mapping is available for scaled position, raw data position, sensor temperature, and speed. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Autonomous Scanner facilitates mobile network optimization.

March 10, 2015

Integrating processor and operating without external PC, R&S TSMA provides high-speed collection of data in all available mobile networks and is operated via SwissQual QualiPoc Android smartphone/tablet. While recording data collected by scanner, QualiPoc Android simultaneously carries out voice and data tests, and displays captured values from scanner in real-time. With 350 MHz to 4.4 GHz measurement bandwidth, scanner covers all bands specified for wireless communications technologies. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Capture-To-Disk Platform accelerates appliance development.

March 9, 2015

Pre-integrated and pre-tested, Pandion offers out-of-the-box engine for real-time capture, index, and search of network data via berkeley packet filter (BPF). Platform can be deployed as stand-alone solution, and end-users can add analysis software via support of RESTful API and PCAP. Offered in two configurations (28 TB at 20 Gbps and 56 TB at 40 Gbps), solution provides ability to replay what is happening, exactly as it is happening, for thorough analysis afterwards. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

I/O Device helps accelerate daisy chain expansion.

March 6, 2015

Offering 4-in-1 smart data acquisition solution, ioLogik™ 2500 combines I/O functionality, Ethernet switch, serial/Modbus connectivity, and up to 32 GB of data logging into single remote device. Click&Go™ Plus logic technology is used to control I/O array, eliminating need for extensive rewiring during daisy chain expansion. ioLogik's slave Ethernet port can link up to 8 daisy-chained ioLogik E1200 expansion modules and convert more than 100 channels to one IP address. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Remote I/O Module is programmable via FreeRTOS.

March 5, 2015

Suitable for environmental monitoring and I/O control, RIO-2010PG is powered by 32-bit NXP LPC1768 100 MHz ARM Cortex M3 processor that has 64 KB SRAM, 512 KB Flash, and FreeRTOS operating system. Industrial I/O includes one 10/100 MHz Ethernet port, one full modem RS-232, one isolated RS-485, 8 channels of relay, 16 photo-isolated digital inputs, and one 1-wire interface for temperature or humidity sensor. FreeRTOS+lwIP BSP, device manager utility, and example programs are also included. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Synchronous Multichannel DAQ System offers unique phase coherency.

March 5, 2015

Dense, 64 synchronous multichannel DAQ system is composed of eight 8-channel, 12-bit M9703A AXIe high-speed digitizers in 14-slot chassis that provides 13 instrument module slots (up to 104 channels) and AXIe system slot. Synchronization is realized through AXIe local bus backplane, and system supports customized, real-time signal processing and unique phase coherency. Also included is U5340A FPGA Development Kit for high-speed digitizers.
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