Programmable Digital I/O Modules use Modbus protocol.

Equipped with user-programmable watchdog timer, 1700M Series enables computer monitoring and control of devices through solid state relays or TTL signals. Digital I/O status is sent to host in Modbus RTU protocol via RS-232 or RS-485. Digital outputs are open-collector transistor switches that may be controlled by host, while digital inputs may be read by host and used to sense state of remote...

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MKS Exhibits New Control Solutions at SEMICON West 2007

MKS Instruments, Inc. will exhibit the CONTINUUM(TM) Universal Industrial Network Gateway with cLogic(TM) and the MacroNode(TM) I/O Controller with EtherCAT interface at SEMICON West, July 17-19 in San Francisco. These new solutions offer more precise process control through faster network performance and improved web browser diagnostics. The MKS CONTINUUM quickly connects any serial device to...

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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Engines Use New Performance Monitors on Shuttle Launch

CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 8 / / -- A trio of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME), fitted with new controllers to actively monitor engine health and performance, powered the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from NASA's Kennedy Space Center today. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. [NYSE: UTX] company and has provided the SSME since the first...

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Motion Control Card features modularized design.

Model PCI-8154 4-axis pulse train motion control card controls steppers, servos, and linear motors. Features include pulse rates of up to 6.55 MHz, hardware-controlled emergency stop, software security protection, 13 homing modes, modularized design with extension board support, and card index switch to support multiple cards. Controls enable movement through multiple axes with linear and...

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DC/DC Buck Controllers accept input voltage up to 30 V.

Housed in 2.9 x 2.8 mm TSOT6 package, Models SP6125, SP6126, and SP6127 feature frequencies of 300, 600, and 900 kHz, respectively. Step down controllers are appropriate for generating 5 or 3.3 V system bus, as well as providing 1.x V core voltage for devices such as Altera's Cyclone® and Xilinx's Spartan(TM) FPGAs. Specified over -40 to +125°C temperature range, regulators include internal...

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Interphase and Surf Complete I-TDM Interoperability Enabling Multi-Media Solution Delivery on AdvancedTCA® and MicroTCA(TM) Platforms

- Joint Solution Enables Cost-Effective Development of IP-to-TDM Applications for VoIP, 3G and IMS Networks PLANO, Texas and YOKNE'AM, Israel, June 14 // -- Interphase Corporation (NASDAQ:INPH), a leading provider of robust building blocks, highly integrated subsystems and innovative gateway appliances for the converged communications network, and Surf Communication Solutions ( Surf ), a leading...

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SGI Technology Powers L'ecole Gobelins Final Push for 31st Annual Annecy International Animation Festival

Rendering Deadlines for Millions of HD Images Easily Realized with SGI Altix XE Systems, PipelineFX Qube!(TM) Render Farm Management and Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 14 / / -- To render millions of high-definition image files in time for opening night festivities of the famed Annecy 2007 International Animation Festival, June 11-16 in Annecy, France, Gobelins,...

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Microcontroller is suited for e-tokens and embedded systems.

Based on ARM® SC100 CPU, Model AT91SC192192CT-USB 32-bit RISC secure MCU features 192 Kb of FLASH program memory, 192 Kb of EEPROM, and 24 Kb of RAM. It includes cryptographic accelerators, USB 2.0 interface with 5 endpoints, SPI interface to communicate in embedded system environment, and dedicated hardware to connect to NAND Flash. Unit is compatible with ROM-based AT91SC512384RCT, and...

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Voice Coil Stages feature submicron positioning.

Voice Coil Stages feature submicron positioning.

Providing 150 nm positioning resolution, VCS-10H Series offers 10 mm travel and can be used as horizontal or vertical axis. Integrated noncontact optical and/or digital position feedback sensor enables 200 nm repeatability. Measuring 1.3 x 3.0 x 1.25 in., voice coil stages use ±12 Vdc to ±24 Vdc and can be supplied with single-axis DC motor controller and amplifier. Cleanroom compatible, cross...

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Reliant Energy Completes $10 Million Upgrade of Pollution Control Equipment at Elrama Power Plant

Additional Improvements, New Technology for Monitoring to Further Lower Emissions PITTSBURGH, June 6 // -- Reliant Energy announced today that it has completed installation and placed in service the final module of upgrades to the flue gas desulfurization system (scrubber) at its Elrama Power Plant. The plant, located in Elizabeth, Pa., about 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, is a 465 megawatt,...

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