Analog & Digital I & O Boards

Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O Modules offer PCIe interface format.

July 28, 2016

Providing user-customizable Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA on AcroPack™ mezzanine module, APA7-200 Series plugs into connector on AcroPack carrier to add up to 48 TTL or 24 EIA-485/422 I/O signals or mix of both types. Reconfiguration of FPGA is possible via direct download into Flash configuration memory over PCIe bus. On-board 32 Mb Quad Serial Flash memory loaded with configuration data allows automatic configuration of FPGA on power-up. Operating from -40 to 85°C, modules support COTS applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

COM Express Modules feature Intel processors.

July 27, 2016

Equipped with 3.4 GHz dual core Intel® 6th Gen Core™ i7 processor, SU698 COM Express Compact module features dual DDR3L 16 GB memory with support for eight x1 PCIe expansion. Module is compliant to COM Express Compact R2.1, Type 6 and also offers display interface options of 1 VGA/DDI, 1 LVDS/eDP, and 1 DDI. Low-power COM Express Compact module, based on Intel Atom™ X5-E8000 processor with quad 1.04 GHz cores and Intel HD graphics at 5 W, supports 3 independent displays and 4K resolution. Read More

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

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

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

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