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Communication Systems & Equipment

B&B Launches Zlinx Xtreme Outdoor-Rated Wireless I/O Modules & Radio Modems for Industrial Wire Replacement Applications

Reliable P2P & P2MP wireless communications for serial or sensor data in harsh environments Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc. today announced that it is expanding its Zlinx® Industrial Wireless product line with the Zlinx Xtreme IP67 Outdoor-Rated Radio Modems and I/O Modules. Featuring license-free, proprietary RF, the products are available in 900 MHz for long-range and...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Medical-Grade USB Isolator protects hospital equipment.

Conforming to IEC60601 specifications, Ulinx(TM) model UH401 delivers 4 kV isolation to ensure reliability and protection from damaging electrical storms, spikes, power surges, and other EMI/RFI disturbances. Isolation barrier also eliminates disruptive ground loops in measurement applications. Inserted directly into USB signal lines of existing medical applications, product has up LED that...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

WiFi Ethernet Serial Servers on the High Seas

Ottawa, IL - A global seabed mapping contractor provides ocean engineering, surveying, project risk and construction support services for oil and gas field development. Depending on project needs, various configurations of data collection and processing equipment must be installed on vessels - in this case, for surface and underwater positioning. This typically requires the installation of...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

New Features Added to Zlinx(TM) Wireless Modbus I/O

Ottawa, IL - A major software upgrade to the Zlinx Wireless I/O line was released this week that added features and improved the performance, giving the ability to update an analog Modbus input as fast as 15ms, and down to 8ms for a digital input. Zlinx Wireless Modbus I/O is flexible enough to fit your applications. These plug-and-play modular units from B&B Electronics combine traditional...

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Gigabit and PoE Switches suit surveillance applications.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gigabit and PoE Switches suit surveillance applications.

Elinx(TM) unmanaged (EIR400 series) and managed (EIR600 series) Gigabit Ethernet switches, capable of speeds to 1,000 Mbps, boost throughput in high-bandwidth networks. Also available, Elinx Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switches open up remote powering opportunities. With 15.4 W power output limit per port, they can supply electrical power and data to IEEE 802.3af-compliant end devices over existing...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Gateways link Modbus serial devices to Ethernet.

Able to connect serial Modbus ASCII/RTU devices with Modbus/TCP Ethernet, Vlinx(TM) Industrial Modbus Ethernet-to-Serial Gateways (MESR series) can also convert ASCII to RTU, remap conflicting Modbus IDs, and connect 2 Modbus devices hardwired with different baud rates. Ethernet port configurations range from standard RJ-45 copper to various fiber optic options, and versions are also available...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Rugged, Industrial Strength USB to Serial Converters

Ottawa, IL - High Retention, 15N, Type B Connectors are now a standard feature on most B&B Electronics USB products. The world has adopted the universal serial bus as a useful, cost effective connectivity tool. One issue slowing its acceptance in the industrial automation field is the connector. Without a strong retention mechanism, USB is inadequate for use in this environment. A number of...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

USB-to-Serial Converters offer secure connection for cables.

Featuring high retention mechanism that keeps connection tight while allowing you to use standard off-the-shelf cable, Type B Connectors withstand 15 N of force and conform to Class 1 Div 2 withdrawal requirements. Variety of USB-to-RS-232/422/485 converters are available for industrial users. Choices include isolated and non-isolated versions with DIN rail, panel mount, and in-line options, each...

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Wireless Remote I/O Connects with Any PLC or HMI

Ottawa, IL - Cost and convenience are the two biggest advantages of going wireless over wired. Now B&B Electronics gives you even more. Any supervisory control or data monitoring system includes hard-to-wire sensors," states Mike Fahrion, B&B Electronics' Director of Engineering. "They're either hard to reach or in a demanding industrial location where wiring won't survive. Those inputs are...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Zlinx Radio Modems: Easy to Install and Transparent to Use

Ottawa, IL - Zlinx Modbus industrial grade radio modems can do the job faster, easier, and less expensively than stringing cable. Why string cable when you can Make the Connection wirelessly. The Zlinx family of industrial radio modems has a reputation for robust and reliable high speed, secure communication. They are designed to provide wide area system coverage to ensure reliable, secure, and...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

B&B Launches Zlinx Xtreme Outdoor-Rated Wireless I/O Modules & Radio Modems for Industrial Wire Replacement Applications

Reliable P2P & P2MP wireless communications for serial or sensor data in harsh environments Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc. today announced that it is expanding its Zlinx® Industrial Wireless product line with the Zlinx Xtreme IP67 Outdoor-Rated Radio Modems and I/O Modules. Featuring license-free, proprietary RF, the products are available in 900 MHz for long-range and...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Medical-Grade USB Isolator protects hospital equipment.

Conforming to IEC60601 specifications, Ulinx(TM) model UH401 delivers 4 kV isolation to ensure reliability and protection from damaging electrical storms, spikes, power surges, and other EMI/RFI disturbances. Isolation barrier also eliminates disruptive ground loops in measurement applications. Inserted directly into USB signal lines of existing medical applications, product has up LED that...

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Company News

Ethernet Extension Devices Showcased in New Catalog

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company's Spring 2010 catalog focuses on expanding network horizons beyond the 100-meter Ethernet limit. Communication distances up to 80 kilometers can be reached with Ethernet products and ordinary copper phone lines, coaxial or fiber optic cabling, or wirelessly. New from B&B Electronics, Vlinx(TM) ConnectPro provides seamless integration of multiple...

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Company News

B&B Electronics Achieves High Level ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company has earned International Organization for Standardization ( ISO") 9001:2008 registration for Quality Management Standards. In December 2009, B&B Electronics successfully completed the ISO registration process. Established by the International Standards Organization, this quality management system sets a global standard for quality assurance...

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Company News

Latest Catalog Debuts Over 250 New Industrial Communication Products

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company's first catalog of 2010 showcases hundreds of new, industrial-grade, data communication products. Exclusively from B&B Electronics, new Ilinx(TM) hardened converters and repeaters meet stringent IEC 61850-3 and IEEE1613 specifications for electrical substations. New Vlinx(TM) Ethernet to serial servers enable control of serial devices located...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

WiFi Ethernet Serial Servers on the High Seas

Ottawa, IL - A global seabed mapping contractor provides ocean engineering, surveying, project risk and construction support services for oil and gas field development. Depending on project needs, various configurations of data collection and processing equipment must be installed on vessels - in this case, for surface and underwater positioning. This typically requires the installation of...

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Company News

Monitor & Control Applications Anywhere With Secure, Wireless Communication Products

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company's new 2009 Q4 catalog debuts a full line of N-TRON® products including managed, unmanaged and process control Ethernet switches, plus monitored media converters and wireless Ethernet radios. N-TRON industrial networking products are reputed for their price-for-performance value and are designed for mission-critical MIS, data acquisition,...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

New Features Added to Zlinx(TM) Wireless Modbus I/O

Ottawa, IL - A major software upgrade to the Zlinx Wireless I/O line was released this week that added features and improved the performance, giving the ability to update an analog Modbus input as fast as 15ms, and down to 8ms for a digital input. Zlinx Wireless Modbus I/O is flexible enough to fit your applications. These plug-and-play modular units from B&B Electronics combine traditional...

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Company News

B&B Electronics Expands Midwest Sales Presence

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company Inc., an industrial serial and Ethernet communications company headquartered in Ottawa, Illinois USA, with EMEA headquarters based in Galway Ireland, has added 3 companies to its sales partner program covering the Midwest region. The companies representing B&B Electronics are Bark Technologies, Inc., Triangle Sales Company, Inc. and Kelburn...

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B&B Electronics Launches Sales Partner Program a "Think Global - Act Local" Strategy

Ottawa, IL - B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company Inc., an industrial serial and Ethernet communications company headquartered in Ottawa, Illinois USA, with EMEA headquarters based in Galway Ireland, has announced the launch of its Sales Partner Program" to be rolled out globally over the next 12 months. The program is a significant paradigm shift for the company as it aggressively pursues a...

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