Serial Bus System aids automation and motion control.

Serial Bus System aids automation and motion control.

Suited for fieldbus communication and I/O modules, ROSS D Series Serial Bus system requires no internal wiring and supports MODBUS TCP as well as DEVICENET(TM) protocols. Programmable units offer up to 352 digital outputs, 256 digital inputs, 16 analog outputs, and 16 analog inputs. SD card configuration lets operator make quick revisions to production programs, while plug together assembly for...

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BinMaster® Level Controls and New Boundary Technologies® Integrate TankVista(TM) with BinLink(TM) Internet-Based Monitoring

(Lincoln, Nebraska-January 10, 2010) BinMaster Level Controls of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA and New Boundary Technologies of Minneapolis, Minnesota have integrated the TankVista remote monitoring and control software into BinMaster's BinLink Web-Based inventory management solution for bins, tanks and silos. The components of BinLink include BinMaster's SmartBob2 and SmartBob-TS1 sensors mounted on...

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Wittenstein Aerospace & Simulation Delivers First Control Loading System for Diamond DA40/42 Simulator

Wittenstein Aerospace & Simulation Delivers First Control Loading System for Diamond DA40/42 Simulator

Wittenstein Aerospace & Simulation Delivers First Control Loading System for Diamond DA40/42 Simulator Wittenstein Aerospace and Simulation, a division of the Wittenstein Group of high technology companies, recently delivered the first production control loading system (CLS) for the Diamond DA40 Diamond Star and DA42 Twin Star Flight Simulation Training Devices in Trebur, Germany. This milestone...

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Vibration Testers are available in single-/dual-axis models.

Quake series of multi-axis, servo-controlled, vibration-inducing machines include single- and dual-axis models as well as 3-axis and up to 6-axis versions. Able to be used with products from small parts to automobiles, machines test effects of vibration caused during shipment, handling, and regular product use. Windows-controlled machines feature vibration speeds up to 300 Hz, displacements of -

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Slide Dimmer works specifically with CFL lighting.

Able to work with variety of dimmable CFL bulbs, Decora-® CFL Slide Dimmer optimizes bulb performance and addresses CFL dimming issues such as problems with flickering and limited dimming range. In auto mode, dimmer detects whether bulb is incandescent or dimmable CFL, determines high- and low-end dimming capabilities, and adjusts dimming range accordingly, taking into account that dimming...

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OFN Input System provides precision cursor control.

Targeting designers of electronic devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players, and ultra-miniature PCs, Miniature Optical Finger Navigation Input System provides high-speed motion detection at up to 15 ips. Unit has on-chip oscillator and integrated LED to minimize external components. Offering dual 2.8 V/1.8 V or single 2.8 V supply options, surface mount device provides self-adjusting...

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LED Dimmer delivers 0-10 V control.

LED Dimmer delivers 0-10 V control.

Rated for loads of up to 5 A, constant voltage LED Dimmer responds to standard 0-10 V wall slider, momentary switches, analog potentiometer, dry contact outputs from automation system, or wireless battery-free switches to adjust brightness of LED fixtures using pulse width modulation. Wireless device can dim 12 or 24 V LED strips and provides smooth dimming at all light levels with 65,000 dimming...

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Remote Racking Device employs medium-voltage safety feature.

Meeting needs of safety-conscious maintenance personnel, Low-Voltage Switchgear Remote Racking Device lets operators move up to 30 ft away from draw-out breaker during racking procedures. Push of start button draws circuit breaker out with 115 V motor in gearbox, and another push racks circuit breaker back into place. Cable-connected, handheld device permits remote control of gearbox and racking...

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ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant

ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant

The plant produces 5 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy, provides enough electricity to power 4,000 California households Zurich, Switzerland, January 13, 2010--ABB has developed an automation solution based on System 800xA for eSolar's inaugural 5 MW Sierra SunTower facility in California. Recently featured on the National Geographic Channel as one of the world's most demanding...

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Flame Safeguard, Actuator enable efficient burner control.

Flame Safeguard, Actuator enable efficient burner control.

Offered in No-Purge, Purge, and Modulating versions, Trilogy T400 flame safeguards provide safe and secure burner startup and flame monitoring. Other features include integral display for status, sequence, and faults; history and diagnostics; and programmable timings. Designed to optimize burner and valve control while simplifying setup and maintenance, IP66-rated Trilogy T500 Actuator is offered...

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