Controls and Controllers

Crestron Delivers ARRA-Complaint Controls

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, - Crestron today reaffirmed its ability to play a key role in qualifying projects for ARRA funding. With scheduling capabilities and an astronomical clock built into every Crestron control system, energy saving opportunities such as load shedding, sweeping unneeded lights off, adjusting HVAC settings during peak hours and unused periods, as well as reducing exterior security...

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LED Driver features dynamic headroom control.
Controls and Controllers

LED Driver features dynamic headroom control.

Featuring 4 individual current regulator channels and input voltage up to 80 V, PowerWise® LM3464 drives up to 4 strings of LEDs with up to 20 LEDs per channel. High-voltage current controller works in conjunction with external N-channel MOSFETs and sense resistors to accurately drive current to each LED string. Dynamic headroom control feature monitors forward voltages of LED strings and...

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Rotational Speed Interface Module offers FDT/DTM programming.
Modules

Rotational Speed Interface Module offers FDT/DTM programming.

Programmable via push buttons or PC, Model IM21 employs FDT/DTM software, together with PACTware, enabling users to set and save multiple application parameters. FM approved unit installs in new or existing systems, facilitating asset management, including trending and data logging of values. Module is equipped with dual-line transflective LCD that promotes readability, even in bright lighting...

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Communication Networks

Wireless LAN Modules target streaming video applications.

Based on Marvell® 8686 WLAN chipset, WLM400/402 802.11b/g Modules utilize combination of ARM9 application processor and host/device API to provide streaming channel that can deliver 12 Mbps real data throughput with 802.11g link. Model WLM400 meets FCC/IC standards, while Model WLM402 meets CE standards. Providing 1,500 m range in 802.11b, both modules include fully embedded TCP/IP stack...

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Integrated Controller features 75 A power switching.
Controls and Controllers

Integrated Controller features 75 A power switching.

Designed to control Tungsten lamps, EZ-ZONE® ST offers single-phase, solid-state relay output from 40-75 A and phase angle power switching with soft-start to prevent high in-rush currents, load failure, or blown fuses. It also has temperature control, current monitoring, overtemperature protection, and field communications for banks of lamps used to create PV cells. Internal communications...

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Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers leverage 130 nm technology.
Controls and Controllers

Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers leverage 130 nm technology.

Based on ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3 processor, 32-bit STM32L Series offers 33 DMIPS at 32 MHz and integrated Flash densities from 64-128 KB. Units include features that promote safety and data security, such as Brown-Out Reset, onboard Flash with ECC support, Memory Protection Unit, and JTAG fuse. Part of EnergyLite(TM) platform of products that optimize battery life, microcontrollers provide 6...

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Bulkweigh Controller works with scale automation system.
Controls and Controllers

Bulkweigh Controller works with scale automation system.

Designed for use with oneWeigh scale automation system, oneWeigh 780 Bulkweigh Controller provides control of hopper system and calculations needed for accurate target weights and rapid draft cycles. Unit connects to PC workstation via Ethernet, enabling operation from any workstation on network and remote diagnostics via Internet. Also able to connect to plant control systems, NTEP-certified...

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Power Supplies

DC/DC Converter supports battery-operated portable computing.

Housed in 4 x 4 mm 28-pin package, 6 A microBUCK(TM) SiC414 integrates advanced controller IC with gate drivers, 2 PWM-optimized n-channel MOSFETs, and bootstrap switch in standalone buck regulator configuration. Device offers input voltage range of 3-28 V, with minimum output voltages down to 0.75 V. RoHS-compliant and halogen-free according to IEC 61249-2-21I, IC provides efficiency of 95% and...

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Controls and Controllers

WattStopper Controls Contribute to 40% Energy Savings in Kaiser Permanente Warehouse

SANTA CLARA, CA April 2010 - Kaiser Permanente installed WattStopper lighting controls as part of a warehouse renovation designed to improve lighting and reduced energy consumption. The upgrade resulted in better task lighting throughout the facility and energy savings of over 40%, as detailed in the following case study. Managers of a 350,000 square foot Kaiser Permanente distribution warehouse...

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Siemens to Build Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Netherlands
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Siemens to Build Combined Cycle Power Plant in the Netherlands

Erlangen (Germany), April 16, 2010 - Siemens Energy has received an order from the Netherlands for turnkey construction of a combined cycle power plant. Purchaser of the 435-megawatt Hemweg 9 plant is the Dutch utility Nuon, a subsidiary of Vattenfall A.B. A long-term maintenance agreement was also signed. The plant, which will attain a very high efficiency level of approximately 59 percent and...

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