Controls and Controllers

Siemens to Supply Power Island Equipment to California

Siemens Energy has received an order to supply the power island for the repowering of El Centro Generating Station Unit 3 in California. ARB, Inc., a multinational construction company, will be the EPC contractor for the facility. Operator and owner of the power plant is Imperial Irrigation District (IID), California's third largest public power provider. Construction will begin on the project in...

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ABB Announces New Generation of Controller and Indicator Instruments
Controls and Controllers

ABB Announces New Generation of Controller and Indicator Instruments

Elevates process monitoring and control to a higher level Houston, TX - ABB introduces its latest generation of process controller and indicator instrumentation. Called ControlMaster, the new line-up includes four models that are highly intuitive and powerful, as well as easy to operate. A comprehensive portfolio of capabilities makes these units suitable for a wide spectrum of industries....

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Digital Amplifier Module controls brushless DC motor speed.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Digital Amplifier Module controls brushless DC motor speed.

Designed for controlling brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to 250 W, DEC module 50/5 controller features operating voltage of up to 50 Vdc and output current of 5 A in continuous operation. Amplifier offers large number of I/O, including enable, speed ranges, speed monitor, direction of rotation presetting, current limiting, and operating status. Measuring 3 x 4 cm, OEM module integrates...

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Low Input Voltage LDO Regulator offers 145 mV dropout at full load.
Electrical Regulators

Low Input Voltage LDO Regulator offers 145 mV dropout at full load.

Model LT3022 is 1 A very low dropout linear regulator (VLDO(TM)) with input voltage down to 0.9 V and adjustable output voltage down to 0.2 V. It features 400 Â-µA quiescent current with less than 10 µA in shutdown as well as ±3% output voltage accuracy and 0.1% line/load regulation. Operating from -40 to +125ºC junction temperatures, unit includes reverse-battery...

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Flash Microcontrollers are provided in miniature packages.
Controls and Controllers

Flash Microcontrollers are provided in miniature packages.

Supplied in 8-pad UDFN package measuring 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm, Atmel ATtiny4/5/9/10 flash AVR® MCUs serve applications in consumer electronics, lighting, and industrial control markets. Each is based on picoPower® technology, which enables any AVR MCU to operate at 650 nA power consumption rate with RTC running and less than 100 nA in power down. Dimensions make it possible to integrate AVR...

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Fluidizer Disk features self-cleaning design.
Controls and Controllers

Fluidizer Disk features self-cleaning design.

Combining aeration and vibration, Model FD helps solve difficult bulk solid flow applications. Design creates vibration as air flow between pads boot and bin wall. Unit features silicon 50 SH (A) Elastosil disk, 304 stainless steel shaft, and EPDM sealing washer. Suitable for all types of dry products, Model FD operates from 29-87 psi air supply in temperatures from -40 to 340°F.

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Modules

Serial Receiver Interface enhances security panel management.

Model EN7286NX enables up to 192 points of EchoStream network to communicate directly with GE NetworX control panels NX-4/-6/-8/-8E. It enables individual wireless point annunciation, assigning each device its own zone and enabling users to identify exact alarm notification origin. Transparency from panel programming perspective benefits installers, because manner in which transmitters/zones are...

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Controls and Controllers

Freescale Introduces 8-bit MC9RS08KB Microcontroller Family

Newest cost-effective solution for entry-level applications offers simplicity without sacrificing design flexibility and performance. AUSTIN, Texas - Freescale Semiconductor introduced the new entry-level MC9RS08KB (RS08KB) 8-bit family featuring an integrated peripheral set deigned to improve system performance and save additional component costs. The RS08KB microcontrollers (MCU) include an...

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Electrical Regulators

Power Converter/Timing Chipset uses coupled inductor technology.

Power management solution features multi-phase power converter paired with system clock-power console. IDT P62000 multiphase controller is 2-, 3- or 4-phase PWM device and 9CPS4592 system clock-power console communicates with it over serial interface to provide real-time power-usage control of peripheral components. Chip-to-chip architecture helps customers simplify design, reduce power...

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