Instrumentation I & O Devices

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

2.4 GHz-band Wireless Communication Module Certified ISA100 Wireless Compliant Murata's Solution Enables Implementation of High Reliability Industry Automation Designs

July 25, 2016

Murata’s solution enables implementation of high reliability industry automation designs Smyrna, GA – Murata Americas today announced that its 2.4 GHz-band wireless communication module, LBBA0ZZ1EU, has been certified as ISA100 Wireless™ compliant.  The International Society of Automation (ISA) Standards Committee developed the ISA100 Wireless™ standard to reflect industrial market... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logging with Real-Time Pre-Processing of Data

July 15, 2016

ADwin Real-Time systems are ideal for intelligent data acquisition and control applications. Utilizing the programmability of the local CPU in the ADwin, users can run real-time datalogging and/or control programs with kHz execution speeds up to the MHz range. CAS DataLoggers offers these systems along with technical support-- contact a CAS Data Logger Applications Specialist at 800-956-4437... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

GPIB-Controlled GPIB Bus Switch automates test systems.

July 14, 2016

Model 4842B, as multiplexer, lets test system designers automate sharing of test equipment among multiple GPIB controllers. As bus switch, 4842B enables GPIB controller to access 3 GPIB buses and 39 instruments. This lets system designers overcome GPIB bus fanout limit of 14 devices and expands number of accessible GPIB primary addresses. Using 1.75 in. of rack space, 4842B adds <20 ns delay to GPIB bus signals and can be used in any speed GPIB bus system. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

D/A Converter optimizes television viewing experience.

July 13, 2016

Featuring 2.5 GHz bandwidth, 16-bit, 12 GSPS Model AD9162 exceeds 1.794 GHz optional future requirement specified by cable industry’s DOCSIS 3.1 standard. Dynamic range of -82 dBc SFDR at -167 dBm/Hz NSD allows designers to synthesize signals across wide frequency spectrum from direct-to-RF up to 6 GHz. Converter supports all wireless communications infrastructure protocols (WCDMA, LTE, LTE-A, and point-to-point), enabling advanced multiband and multi-standard radio designs.
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Test & Measuring Instruments

Isolated, Dry Contact Input Module aids control and monitoring.

July 13, 2016

Powered from 9–30 Vdc source, SeaI/O-580E is available to control and monitor 32 isolated, dry contact (no-voltage) inputs via any 10/100BaseT Ethernet connection. Inputs detect contact closure between 2 externally wired field contact points, and field wiring is simplified since no external power is required to trigger inputs. Also available, SeaI/O-580PoE has all aforementioned features and is Class 0 (IEEE 802.3af-2003) Power over Ethernet (PoE) device. Daisy chaining is supported. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Prototyping Becomes Even More Precise with Latest Additions to S2C's World-Class Prodigy(TM) Prototype Ready(TM) Interface Library

July 12, 2016

8 New Modules Give Designers Ability to Focus Development to Achieve Greater Product Differentiation and Faster Time-to-Market SAN JOSE, Calif. - S2C Inc., a worldwide leader of FPGA-based prototyping solutions for today's innovative designs, announced today the addition of 8 new Prototype Ready interface cards and accessories to its extensive library of over 90 pre-engineered hardware... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners Announce a Joint Venture integrating their Applications to Provide a Fully Automated ERP Solution for Seafood Processors

July 12, 2016

Now Seafood Processors can manage their business in Real-Time Redmond, WA – Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners announce a joint venture integrating their applications to provide a fully automated ERP solution for Seafood Processors that collects real-time production traceability and shipping information.  The result is a powerful system that will increase productivity, lower... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

TTL Digital I/O Modules aid monitoring and control applications.

July 12, 2016

Enabling up to 32 channels of buffered drive TTL digital I/O to be controlled and monitored via any 10/100BaseT Ethernet connection, eI/O-160E receives power via removable spring-clamp terminal block, is powered by 9–30 Vdc source, and offer tool-free, lever-style clamping. Unit addresses 32 channels of I/O as four 8-bit ports, each programmable as input or output, and 50-pin header connects module to solid-state relay racks. Model eI/O-160PoE adds PoE functionality. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCI Express Adapter provides 2 configurable serial ports.

July 12, 2016

Featuring ultra-high-speed UART, flexible clock prescalar, and 256 byte Tx/Rx FIFOs, Model 7205ec supports asynchronous data rates exceeding 1 Mbps. Two serial ports are configurable for RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 interface. Electrical interface, echo suppression, and line termination are set via on-board DIP switches. With software-selectable Slew Rate Limiting feature, Windows driver minimizes EMI when serial ports operate at baud rates below 250 Kbps. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of its PB3 PowerBuoy with Integrated Payload from National Data Buoy Center

June 30, 2016

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of Its PB3 PowerBuoy with Integrated Payload from National Data Buoy Center PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has re-deployed the PB3-A1 PowerBuoy® (“PB3 PowerBuoy” or “PB3-A1”) off the coast of New Jersey after completion of necessary  repairs and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Data Collector supports variety of GIS applications.

June 30, 2016

Offering entry-level GNSS device for variety of GIS applications, Trimble® TDC100 combines both smartphone and ruggedized data collection capabilities in single, mobile device. Product comes in 2 versions, both with Android OS and Wi-Fi, with optional 4G LTE. Equipped with 5.3 in. display, 8 MP (Wi-Fi model) or 13 MP (4G LTE model) camera, and Li-Ion batteries, TDC100 supports GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou as well as Satellite-Based Augmentation System capabilities for optimized real-time accuracy. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

June 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible with optional third channel index output. Operating frequency is 55–960 kHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Machine Mount I/O Blocks are based on CC-Link IE Field network.

June 29, 2016

IP67-rated machine mount I/O devices and IO-Link masters, based on 1 GBPS industrial Ethernet network, are CLPA conformance tested and approved. Distributed modular architecture utilizes IO-Link to enhance controls architecture while integrating smart devices into architecture. Module with 8 IO-Link ports hosts up to 8 IO-Link smart devices, including RFID, SmartLights, flow or measurement sensors, or analog I/O. Said module could otherwise host up to 240 configurable discrete I/O points. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Technological Safeguard in Cameras is Crime-Fighting Tool

June 28, 2016

Record-After-The-Fact, an evidentiary function of all WatchGuard Video products, provides officers enhanced investigative capabilities and critical evidence. ALLEN, Texas - Anthony Baye terrorized the residents of Northampton, Massachusetts for over two years. He eventually pled guilty to 40 counts of arson and 2 counts of manslaughter when two people tragically perished in a fire he admits... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Matrox Wins Four Prestigious Industry Awards at InfoComm 2016

June 28, 2016

4K IP multiviewer card, multi-channel streaming card, nine-output graphics card, and lecture capture appliance garner Best of Show honors MONTREAL - June 23, 2016 - Matrox® today announced that its new Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode display multiviewer cards, Maevex™ 6100 multi-channel 4K encoders, C900 nine-output graphics cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance were the recipients of... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bearing-less Encoder optimizes vector motor control.

June 23, 2016

Designed for mounting on NEMA standard 8.5 in. C-Face, MRI 2850 offers motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery found in construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, wind, and marine industries. Magnetic code-wheel supports shaft sizes from 1–4 in. without need for stub shaft. One or two independent read-heads can be provided, each with any resolution from 1–16,383 ppr. Output drivers support signal frequencies up to 100 kHz at 30 V over 350 m cable. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition and Control System supports analog input modules.

June 23, 2016

MAQ®20 supports strain gage module (MAQ20-BRDG1), which offers 4 input channels and can interface to full, half, and quarter bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connections. All channels are individually configurable. Also supported, frequency input module accepts zero-crossing and TTL signals with frequencies from 1 Hz to 1 MHz plus State Change and provides DC stimulus for contact sensors. This module has 8 individually configurable input channels and 4 controllable outputs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Interface Module supports ATCA applications.

June 22, 2016

Available in 2.28 x 1.45 x 0.84 in. quarter-brick format, Model PIM4610PD simplifies design in blade server applications based on ATCA and PICMG 3.7 systems. Unit operates over input range of 36–75 V, delivering 864 W with 54 V input, 768 W at 48 V, and 600 W at 37.5 V. Offering up to 98.8% efficiency at 600 W, module provides energy monitoring via I2C or PMBus. Low-EMI design techniques ensure that minimal filtering is needed to meet CISPR Class B EMC standards required for ICT systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Motion Control Influence at IMTS

June 17, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – From HEIDENHAIN, the international leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes an opportunity to view not only its newest motion control breakthroughs to the world at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 show this Fall (Booth #E-5226 / Quality Pavilion), but also see highlights from two of its many internationally-owned... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

SignalFire Wireless Telemetry Gains Class 1, Division 2 Certification for Wireless I/O Module and Modbus DIN Mount Gateways

June 16, 2016

SignalFire Wireless Telemetry announces that its Modbus DIN Mount Gateways and Wireless I/O Modules are now certified to Class 1, Division 2 standards, allowing their use as part of remote monitoring and control systems in harsh environments with the occurrence of explosive gases. “This new certification extends the use of our telemetry products in locations within the U.S. and Canada that... Read More