Instrumentation I & O Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

IoT Edge Node connects field devices to cloud.

May 22, 2015

Equipped with Microchip PIC32MZ 32-bit MCU and high-speed cellular Telit module, Wireless PingPong IoT Edge Node is suited for cloud-connected oil tanks, intelligent waste bins, and cloud-connected gateway systems for manufacturing robots. Standard interfaces include Ethernet, USB, and CAN as well as high-precision GNSS. In addition, application-ready expansion cards are available for WLAN, Bluetooth, I/0, Iridium satellite communications, ISM/RF, SigFox, NFC/RFID, and camera connectivity. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

DAS Interface Trays promote wireless/broadband device performance.

May 21, 2015

Offering PIM ratings as low as -160 dBc, configurable Distributed Antenna System (DAS) interface trays improve signal strength and alleviate issues caused when large numbers of people try to send/receive messages, calls, and data in densely populated area. Interface trays, compliant with multiple carrier and neutral host requirements supporting frequency bands from 380 MHZ to 6 GHz, provide single connection point when using single or multiple base stations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Discrete I/O Module monitors high level AC and DC voltages.

May 21, 2015

Measuring 15 mm wide, Model MAQ20-DIOH provides 4 isolated input channels and 4 isolated output channels. Module can perform two special functions on input channels — Event Counter and Time Between Events. Input channels interface to 90–280 Vac/Vdc signals, and output channels control 24–280 Vac signals at up to 3 Arms continuous. In case of inadvertent wiring errors or equipment fault, each individual channel has continuous overload and reverse connection protection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Explosion Proof Encoders feature M2 mining certification.

May 21, 2015

Featuring IP67-rated, encapsulated stainless steel housing in Safety-Lock™ design, Sendix ATEX / IECEX 71XX Encoders are approved for use in both surface and underground mines. Incremental variants operate from -40 to +60°C with resolution reaching 5,000 pulses. Units have mounting depth of 145 mm, diameter of 70 mm, and space-saving cable outlet. As absolute multi-turn or single-turn encoders, series is available with both SSI and field bus interfaces. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

A/D Converters offer maximum sampling rate of 200 Msps.

May 19, 2015

Housed in 124-lead VTLA packages, Series MCP37DX0-200 and MCP372X0-200 feature 12- and 14-bit pipelined A/D converters with 67 dB SNR and over 96 dB SFDR. Converters operate at 338 mW including LVDS digital I/O for 12-bit devices and 348 mW for 14-bit devices. In addition to digital processing features, units include decimation filters for optimized SNR and phase, offset and gain adjustment. Data is available through serial DDR LVDS or parallel CMOS interface and configured via SPI. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Interface and Logging Unit provides 64 GB capacity.

May 19, 2015

Housed in marine-grade aluminum enclosure that is IP68-rated waterproof and dirtproof, Interface and Logging Unit provides data logging, web interface, and time synchronization server. Unit features 6 RS232/RS422 serial ports, 1 CAN bus, 2 Ethernet ports, WiFi, and array of multi-function GPIO pins. All interfaces can operate simultaneously with input and output of data in large selection of different formats. To prevent grounding issues, every interface is individually optically isolated. Read More

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

Portable Datalogger facilitates wind measurement.

May 18, 2015

Engineered for challenges faced by developers and operators, Nomad 3 Data Logger offers flexible and straightforward use, works with diverse range of wind sensors, and employs Linux OS. Rugged device, which supports transport via backpack, is supported by telemetry and data storage features that enhance capacity for remote data management. Along with wireless connectivity, features include data compression and encryption, Web-enabled device accessibility, and remote configuration support.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

3G Cellular-Connected Base Station enables remote data collection.

May 15, 2015

Able to be used anywhere in 3G coverage area, Mobile Base Station RTR-500MBS-A supports all Remote Units in RTR-500 Series and enables data collection and monitoring without LAN or PCs. Product is compatible with T&D WebStorage Service, which affords remote data storage and access. In addition to onsite warnings and mobile device alert notifications, features include GPS function for location info as well as support for data access and monitoring from smartphone/tablet browsers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermocouple Input Module offers browser-based accessibility.

May 15, 2015

Powered by ARM Cortex M3 and FreeRTOS operating system, Web-enabled RIO-2018 features 3 thermocouple input channels, one 10/100Mbps Ethernet port, 2 isolated digital input channels, and one relay output. Included MAXIM MAX31855 cold junction compensation thermocouple converter, which resolves temperature to 0.25°C, allows readings as high as from -270 to +1,800°C. While OMEGA connector ensures seamless signal connection, AJAX and JSON web interface enables web browser accessibility. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Process Acquisition Controller supports oil and gas metering.

May 15, 2015

Suitable for fiscal and non-fiscal oil and gas metering applications, DanPac Express brings together primary elements of advanced measurement and control in one single bay panel, including Daniel S600+ Flow Computers and Ethernet switches. Software includes fiscal reporting package that combines key metering parameters to streamline audit trail requirements, integrated historical trending capability, and operator interface that provides visibility to alarms/events and access to system data. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

ADCs and DVGA promote optimal wideband equipment performance.

May 13, 2015

Offering 2 channels in 10 x 10 mm package, 16-bit ADS54J60 offers traits — >70 dBFS SNR at 1 GSPS, -159 dBFS/Hz noise floor, 86 dBc SFDR — that promote spectral purity and enable finding of weak signals in presence of large, unwanted blockers. As 14-bit, 500 MSPS ADC, ADS54J54 offers 4 channels in 9 x 9 mm package. Both ADCs work together with 4.5 GHz LMH6401 fully differential digital variable gain amplifier (DVGA) to provide optimal performance while reducing power and space requirements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Stand-Alone Probe supports voice, data, and video testing.

May 13, 2015

Self-contained VQuad™ Probe supports multiple physical interfaces for connecting to wired or wireless network while automatically performing voice, data, and video testing. Accessibility allows remote configuration and unattended onsite operation for automated testing while sending events/results to central database. Dual UTA within probe supports up to 2 independent tests or single bi-directional test; up to 3 more Dual UTAs can connect via USB for max capacity of 8 independent devices. Read More

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

Safety Instrumented System supports up to 100 I/O points.

May 7, 2015

Delivered ready to install, wire, and configure, pre-engineered OptiSIS Solution is designed for safety instrumented system applications of 50 or 100 I/O points, including emergency shutdown systems, burner-management systems, and high-integrity pressure protection systems. Flexible inputs and outputs help confirm that system accommodates varying mix of digital and analog I/O types. Simplex I/O and fault-tolerant (dual) I/O versions are available to address different redundancy needs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

High-Speed AXIe Digitizer offers 32 channels of 1 GSps sampling.

May 7, 2015

Extending acquisitions with up to 16 GB on-board memory, M9709A 8-bit digitizer provides 32 synchronous channels of 1 GSps sampling (16 channels at 2 GSps when interleaved). Single-slot AXIe module can provide >500 MHz analog bandwidth and offers measurement fidelity with up to 6.9 effective bits, 52 dBc spurious-free dynamic range, and 44 dB SNR. Enabling sustained data transfer rates of up to 1.2 GBps, 4-lane (x4) PCIe Gen 2 backplane promotes throughput in advanced physics experiments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Interface monitors machine tools without Ethernet.

May 5, 2015

Using Freedom Digital Interface with integral MTConnect adapter, shops with legacy equipment that do not have Ethernet ports can monitor machine tool performance using Freedom eLOG or other MTConnect monitoring software. Self-contained, DIN rail-mounted assembly has eight 24 Vdc or 120 Vac digital inputs and two 0–10 Vdc analog inputs, each configurable by user based on specific use. Onboard adapter outputs SHDR signal to user’s MTConnect agent. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inductance-to-Digital Converters offer 28-bit resolution.

May 1, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 matched channels in single IC, Series LDC1614 provides precise position and motion sensing in almost any environment. Multiple, well-matched channels enable differential and ratiometric measurements, allowing designers to compensate for environmental aging conditions. With up to 28-bit resolution, devices can detect submicron changes in distance. Converters are powered by 3.3 V supply, consume 6.9 mW during standard operation, and support frequency range of 1 kHz to 10 MHz. Read More

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

AMC Board combines dual DACs and FPGA.

May 1, 2015

Suited for RADAR signal processing and jamming applications, Model AMC529 combines functionality of FPGA Carriers and digitizing FMCs. Board includes clock jitter cleaner and on-board clock generation as well as dual digital-to-analog converters that are rated 14-bit at 2.85 GSPS. On-board Virtex-7 FPGA has 3 banks of 144 Mbit QDR-II memory that is 36-bit wide plus 1 Gbit of 16-bit DDR3 memory. Additional features include IPMI Controller and clock holdover stability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mini/DisplayPort to HDMI Cables support Ultra HD 4K video.

April 30, 2015

Supporting Ultra HD 4K video and available in various lengths and colors, DisplayPort™ to HDMI® and Mini DisplayPort™ to HDMI cables respectively connect DisplayPort- and Mini DisplayPort-equipped computer to HDMI-enabled display or projector. These adapter cables eliminate need to use separate signal adapter, and included passive signal conversion eliminates need for additional power adapter. Lengths of 3 and 6 ft are available, and color choices include black and white. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Conduction Cooled XMC Card enhances COTS data recorders.

April 30, 2015

Optimized for use with Curtiss-Wright COTS data recorders, Universal Capture Card (UCC) captures sFPDP, GbE, and 10GbE data while also providing time stamping and channel synchronization to ensure accurate data recording and playback. This conduction-cooled capture XMC (VITA 42) card, suited for use with rugged deployed aerospace and defense applications, accelerates and simplifies integration of high-speed, multi-channel data capture/recording of sensor data in airborne and ground vehicles. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Services

Firmware Module enables off-chassis data collection.

April 30, 2015

With FactoryTalk Historian Machine Edition v3.5 Module, operators using Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers can collect data from controllers and devices connected via Ethernet network. Single module can collect up to 2,500 data points from 5 local and 5 remote controllers. Remote and local data collection speeds up to 500 ms and 10 ms, respectively, can be achieved. For tight security when viewing data via Web, module uses self-signed SSL certificate. Read More