Analog & Digital I & O Boards

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

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

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gen 3 PXIe Chassis, Components target complex applications.

June 6, 2016

In addition to increasing system bandwidth to improve data streaming for capture/playback applications, Gen 3 PXIe chassis and Gen 3 system components provide multi-channel and multi-chassis PXIe test systems for such applications as MIMO and PA/FEM. Products include M9019A 18-slot PXIe chassis with x8 Gen 3 PCIe links to each slot; M9037A PXIe embedded controller, and single- and dual-port Gen 3 PXIe system modules and PC host cards that provide up to 16 GBps system bandwidth to external PC. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O Box aids integration of multiple machine vision devices.

June 3, 2016

Supporting TTL, LVDS, open collector, opto-isolated, and 24V signaling, DIN-rail mount BitBox™ provides 36 inputs and 36 outputs. Unit is controlled solely by BitFlow frame grabber, using same API, driver, and manual, which isolates noisy, high-voltage signals generated by PC. All transmitters and receivers are internally situated. Grouped by signal type, 12-pin connector blocks can be added or removed, have snap-in connectors, and lock in place. Outputs and inputs support flexible routing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

CompactPCI Serial Board offers 16 independent CPU cores.

May 26, 2016

Based on Intel's Xeon D-1500 SoC, Model G25A is suited for use in data servers and mobile data centers as well as trains and aircrafts. Integrated data transfer line, when paired with I/O cards, can transfer data to and from storage media or Internet via LTE, WiFi, copper or optical Ethernet. To handle high data volumes, 3U SBC supports two 10 Gb Ethernet interfaces, USB 3.0 port, RS232 port, and PCIe 3.0 interface via backplane. Board includes up to 32 GB soldered DDR4 DRAM with ECC. Read More

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

Multifunction Terminal provides high-end measurement technology.

May 20, 2016

As part of standard I/O system, EL3751 combines automation and measurement technology on one universal hardware and software platform. This single-channel EtherCAT Terminal for analog measurement technology, featuring eXtreme Fast Control technology (XFC), supports 10,000 samples per second, ±0.01% measurement accuracy, and 24-bit resolution. Along with flexible filter configurations, features include diverse parameterization options, integrated distributed clocks, and Extended Range option. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

CPU Board integrates functional safety architecture.

May 18, 2016

Equipped with NXP QorIQ single-core or dual-core processor, Model CB30C runs at up to 1 GHz. Board includes up to 2 GB of soldered DDR3 with ECC support and up to 128 MB of boot Flash. Onboard event logger helps analyze errors. Conduction-cooled aluminum housing, based on VITA 59 RCE, complies with COM Express Basic form factor and type 6 pin-out. Fail-silent and fail-safe, rugged board is suited for embedded control systems in demanding industrial and mobile environments. Read More

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

Wireless Network Module offers Serial and Ethernet modes.

May 17, 2016

Employing Spread Spectrum Frequency Hopping technology, bi-directional WNM Wireless Network Module provides wireless communications link between field sites that are rugged or impassable terrain, with single unit transmitting for up to 30 miles and ability to act as repeater for virtually unlimited transmission range. Operating at standard frequencies of 902–928 MHz or 2.4–2.4835 GHz, module utilizes 128-bit AES encryption, 32-bit CRC error detection, and ARQ for secure communications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCIe-Based I/O Modules enable application specific customization.

May 16, 2016

Plugging into connectors on AcroPack™ carriers, AcroPack Series general-purpose I/O modules add analog or digital input and output or communication in any combination for embedded computing applications. I/O is handled via 100-pin connector. Carrier accommodates up to 2 mini-PCIe or AcroPack mezzanine modules, and models of latter include those with 32 isolated digital inputs (AP440), 32 isolated digital output (AP445), 32 I/O channels with 0–60 V (AP408), and 4 or 8 UART ports RS232 (AP50x). Read More

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

OpenVPX Backplanes deliver signal integrity at 10.3 GBaud.

May 13, 2016

Designed to operate within standard 1101.10 3U VPX enclosures, VPX-598x Series Gen3 3U OpenVPX Backplanes support PCIe Gen 3 and 10 GbE (XAUI) and advanced Gen3 bandwidth module configurations. Units offer multiple connector choices, including high vibration option. Any standard power supply can be configured with VPX-598x Series, using its available terminal block and bus bars to facilitate power connection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

EtherCAT Plug-in I/O Modules integrate compact drive technology.

May 10, 2016

Suited for medium- and high-volume machine and equipment production applications, EJ-series insert directly into signal distribution board that transmits signals and power to individual connectors. Stepper motor module EJ7047 features 2 inputs for limit switches, and EJ7211-0010 servomotor module integrates One Cable Technology (OCT) combining motor cable and absolute feedback system. Also available, 2-channel DC motor output stage EJ7342 allows direct operation of 2 DC motors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Embedded Boards feature extended temperature range.

May 10, 2016

With WiTAS 1 support, PICO-BT01 Pico-ITX board, EPIC-CV07 EPIC board, GENE-CV05 3.5 in. subcompact board, and COM-QM77 COM Express module feature temperature range of -20 to 70°C. PFM-CVS PC/104+ module, GENE-BT05, and COM-CV feature WiTAS 2 support with temperature range of -40 to 85°C. All products are cooled using passive thermal solutions and are aimed at products typically found in transports, factory floors, outdoors, military, and areas subjected to wide temperature fluctuations. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

New Graphics System Uses Single Core for High Performance Video Processing

April 27, 2016

Chatsworth, Calif. – At Aviation Electronics Europe (AEE) this month, Aitech Defense Systems Inc. and CoreAVI will be exhibiting a demo of a high performance graphics system that captures images with an extremely low latency of two frames.  All video throughput runs under VxWorks on a single core of a 12-core T4240 processor, keeping the remaining 11 cores free for other processing tasks. ... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wi-Fi I/O Module provides 14-channel relay output.

April 27, 2016

Featuring WLAN connection that complies with IEEE802.11b/g standards, Model WFM-R14 enables wireless connectivity to be incorporated into monitoring and control systems. Unit also supports Modbus TCP and UDP protocols and network encryption configuration. With 2-channel Form A power relay output and 12-channel Form C power relay output, WFM-R14 can be used with other remote I/O and PLC’s and SCADA systems. Module can trigger alarms, fans, heaters, and other relay output devices. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mini-ITX Motherboard features ATX-compatible design.

April 18, 2016

Based on Intel® Celeron™ N3xxx SoC, mITX-BW supports 2x Display Ports as well as 24-bit LVDS. Embedded board provides 3G/4G SIM card slot for IoT connection, serial interfaces, and mPCIe slot that supports mSATA and mPCIe extensions. Operating system and application code can be stored on mITX-N3xxx on optional 16 GB bootable NAND Flash memory. Equipped with GbE, SATA, CAN, RS485, and USB interfaces, board is suited for POS, medical, industrial automation, and digital signage applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PXIe Digital I/O Module includes pattern editing software.

April 15, 2016

Suited for applications in design validation and production test, 16-channel Model M9195B can synchronize up to 12 modules or 192 channels, with channel-to-channel skew of ±300 ps across all modules. Digital stimulus/response module provides low leakage mode (<1.5 nA) for low-power device/wafer testing. Using pattern editing development software, test engineers can create and edit waveform patterns or import digital patterns created by automatic test generation applications and other sources. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Module Node supports solenoid valve integration into DCS.

April 13, 2016

With ASCO Numatics 580 CHARacterization Module (CHARM) node, Numatics&#39; 500 Series pneumatic valves and manifolds can be fully integrated into DeltaV&trade; S-series distributed control system network with Electronic Marshalling technology. Node uses native capability of DeltaV for diagnostics of pneumatic valves, brings redundant communications and power connections to pneumatic valve manifolds, eliminates need for additional dedicated networks like Profibus-DP, and simplifies system I/O mapping. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

COM Express Module utilizes 6th Gen Intel Core i7 CPUs.

April 13, 2016

Measuring 84 x 55 mm, NanoCOM-SKU COM Express Type 10 Module is equipped with Intel® Core&trade; i7-6600U CPU, along with maximum of 4 GB onboard DDR4 memory while drawing 18 W of power in full loading. Module eliminates bottlenecks found in Atom&trade; or other equivalent SoC-powered modules when applied on performance-demanding applications, such as graphics-intensive medical equipment or digital signage, and high-loading robotics and automation controllers. Read More

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

Rugged Dual GPGPU OpenVPX Module delivers 5 TFLOPS in one slot.

April 11, 2016

Bringing floating point processing capacities of NVIDIA® Maxwell architecture class GPGPUs (general purpose graphics processor units) to embedded aerospace and defense market, CHAMP-GP3 GPGPU Application Accelerator features dual 1536-core Tesla M6 MXMs HPC devices to provide 5 TFLOPS compute performance in one slot. SWaP-optimized 6U OpenVPX&trade; module, which supports CUDA&trade; and OpenCL programming languages, suits deployed Radar, SIGINT, and EO/IR applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O Module Add-On Instructions aid control logic implementation.

April 6, 2016

Add-On Instructions (AOIs) for Allen-Bradley® RS Logix&trade; 5000 software let users implement control logic that supports functionality of WAGO distributed I/O modules: 4- and 8-channel 750-450/451 RTD modules, 8-channel 750-458 thermocouple module, 8-channel 750-496 current input module, 8-channel 750-497 voltage input module, and 8-channel 750-1415/16 modules that receive control signals from digital field devices. Read More