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PROFINET I/O Module provides 16 ports.
Controls & Controllers

PROFINET I/O Module provides 16 ports.

Featuring scalable, distributed control architecture, 16-port IO-Link Master supports high I/O density applications. If sensor/actuator hubs are connected, 256 I/O signals can be processed. When Master is combined with expansion I/O hubs, up to 480 I/O signals can be processed. Each IO-Link port can transmit up to 32 bytes of process data in cyclical form. At same time, parameter or diagnostic...

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Position Transducers feature real-time Ethernet interfaces.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Position Transducers feature real-time Ethernet interfaces.

Available in rod and profile housings, BTL7 Series provides synchronous real-time data transmission and dynamic position measurement with 1 Â-µm resolution. Able to detect and process up to 16 position encoders, transducers output position and speed for each encoder, yielding up to 32 measured values. Selectable Ethernet interfaces include Profinet IRT, EtherCAT, and Varan. Four diagnostic...

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Precision Tube Sensors provide microbubble detection.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Precision Tube Sensors provide microbubble detection.

With uniform illumination of tube's liquid column, MICROmote® Optical Precision Tube Sensors can detect free-floating air bubbles smaller than 10 µm in diameter in transparent liquids. Uniform illumination is created by concentrated arrangement of multiple light beams, each with individual uniform intensity distribution, surrounding tube. When small air bubble enters sensing field,...

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Ultrasonic Sensors are pressure rated to 6 bar.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensors are pressure rated to 6 bar.

With G1 process connection and contact-free measurement, Pressure rated Ultrasonic Sensors can be used for fill level measurement applications under normal pressure or in tanks and containers with overpressure of up to 6 bar. Fill level measurement can be carried out concurrently with overflow protection throughÂ- combination of switching outputs and analog outputs. Stainless steel housings...

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Absolute Feedback Systems integrate into drives.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Absolute Feedback Systems integrate into drives.

Supplied in IP67-rated housing, Absolute Position and Angle Measurement Systems are suited for installation or direct integration into drive and positioning systems, and can be used in rotary applications as well. Magnetically encoded systems, featuring Permagnet® nonius technology, enable formats, strokes, and end positions of axes to be adjusted automatically. Position data is generated...

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Flexible RFID System can read 3 different frequencies.
Automatic ID

Flexible RFID System can read 3 different frequencies.

Addressing flexible manufacturing challenges, BIS V has 4 dedicated RFID ports and one IO-Link master port. This combination allows RFID to be mixed with sensors, hubs, actuators, and SmartLight tower lights. Rated to IP65, processor can mount directly on production lineÂ- and connect to major control systems. Network In and Out port enables network to be configured in multiple topologies...

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Inductive Sensor suits robotic and end effector applications.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Sensor suits robotic and end effector applications.

Weighing as little as 0.7 g, SuperShorty™ inductive sensors comes in stainless steel housings with diameters as small as 6.5 mm and lengths as short as 6 mm. Self-contained electronicsÂ- eliminates need for remote amplifiers, and electrical outputs are fully protected against short circuits and polarity reversal. In addition to installation in space-limited places, mass enables abrupt...

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Miniature Photoelectric Sensors offer 5 sensing modes.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Miniature Photoelectric Sensors offer 5 sensing modes.

Set up with pushbutton teach, 6K Miniature Sensors provide reliable position detection independent of material or surface characteristics. Units are available with background suppression, diffuse, retroreflective, through-beam, and contrast modes, with through-beam mode offering up to 18 m range. IP67, IP69, and Ecolab approved, distance measuring sensors include reverse polarity and short...

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Multimodal All-LED Tower Light offer 95 dB buzzer option.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Multimodal All-LED Tower Light offer 95 dB buzzer option.

SmartLight offers up to 3 modes of operations –Â- stack light, level indicator, and run light – that can be switched on-demand based on programmed conditions to provide process feedback. Multi-purpose models are available with 1, 3, and 5 segments, each of which consist of multiple LEDs and can be programmed for user-selectable colors and brightness levels. IO-Link technology...

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Light Array provides position monitoring and detection.
Automatic ID

Light Array provides position monitoring and detection.

Comprising red-light laser and high-resolution CCD receiver, BLA Light Array identifies, compares, or sorts objects based on minimal size or height differences. Multifunction device, offering 2 m range and 0.01 mm resolution, provides numerous modes of measurement such as object diameter, object position, gap width, gap position, and edge position. With intuitive, on-device buttons, users can...

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