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March 28, 2019

Gardasoft announces FP220 series of lighting controllers for machine vision

Designed for use with any LED lighting rated up to 3A, the FP200 series provides reproducible current control to deliver continuous or pulsed light output. It utilses technology for faster pulse rise times, with trigger frequencies up to 10kHZ for high speed pulsing applications such as line scan imaging.

AW-Lake introduces PCU Series of Controllers
March 26, 2019

AW-Lake introduces PCU Series of Controllers

The PCU Series offers process control functionalities for batching, setpoint control, resettable dual totalizer and valve override control. Gas factor scaling allows users to set units to any fluid. Units are programmable to provide alarm status for high and low rates both visually and audibly.

Gardasoft announces FP200 series of lighting controllers
March 19, 2019

Gardasoft announces FP200 series of lighting controllers

The FP200 series of controllers combine capabilities for high frequency, high power LED pulsing with low output current performance.

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Microchip Technology announces dsPIC33CH512MP508 dual-core & dsPIC33CK64MP105 single-core Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs)
March 13, 2019

Microchip Technology announces dsPIC33CH512MP508 dual-core & dsPIC33CK64MP105 single-core Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs)

All devices in the dsPIC33C family include a fully featured set of functional safety hardware for ASIL-B and ASIL-C certifications in safety-critical applications.

ABB announces CP600-Pro multi-touch HMI control panels
March 11, 2019

ABB announces CP600-Pro multi-touch HMI control panels

The CP600-Pro ensures operation within an environmental temperature range of -4 through 140 °F, and features a glass touch-screen for information display.

Microchip Technology announces SAM R30 module microcontroller
February 26, 2019

Microchip Technology announces SAM R30 module microcontroller

Based on IEEE 802.15.4, the SAM R30 module supports proprietary networks that can be customized and configured. This is suitable for applications where interoperability is not desired due to their inherent vulnerability to remote attacks, such as alarm systems, building automation, smart cities and industrial sensor networks.

Schneider Electric Motion announces Profinet add-on instructions for Lexium MDrive (LMD) products
February 20, 2019

Schneider Electric Motion announces Profinet add-on instructions for Lexium MDrive (LMD) products

The AOIs work to reduce communications overhead by decreasing the work of integrating Lexium MDrive motor and electronics products into new and existing PLC programs.

Omron Automation introduces the Sysmac AI Controller
February 18, 2019

Omron Automation introduces the Sysmac AI Controller

This solution can help manufacturers reduce the risk of bad parts or equipment damage by detecting issues early on and prompting immediate action to resolve them.

Opto 22 adds IEC 61131-3 programming options in its groov EPIC edge programmable industrial controller
February 07, 2019

Opto 22 adds IEC 61131-3 programming options in its groov EPIC edge programmable industrial controller

All IEC 61131-3 standard languages are supported by groov EPIC, including Function Block Diagram (FBD), Structured Text (ST), Sequential Function Charts (SFC), and Ladder Diagram (LD).

Rockwell Automation releases Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 controller
February 05, 2019

Rockwell Automation releases Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 controller

The controller is designed to reduce latency by performing real-time data collection at the machine level. Users can view control information at its source, and other information can be sent upstream to the enterprise or cloud.

Bedrock Automation announces OSA Remote controller with Achilles Level 2 certification
January 09, 2019

Bedrock Automation announces OSA Remote controller with Achilles Level 2 certification

The OSA Remote embeds more than 30 cyber security technologies, including public key infrastructure (PKI) with secure keys inserted at birth, and advanced authentication and encryption capabilities for SCADA.

Control Techniques introduces Commander C200 and Commander C300 AC motor speed controllers
December 10, 2018

Control Techniques introduces Commander C200 and Commander C300 AC motor speed controllers

The Commander series are AC motor speed controllers that meet advanced requirements in a range of applications. Both models also include an on-board PLC, for embedded intelligence

Beckhoff Automation announces CX7000 Embedded PC as  PC-Based Controller
December 06, 2018

Beckhoff Automation announces CX7000 Embedded PC as PC-Based Controller

Equipped with an ARM Cortex-M7 processor (32 bit, 400 MHz), the CX7000 Embedded PC, with dimensions of 49 x 100 x 72 mm, ensures scalability of PC-based control for small controller applications

Aerotech releases GL4 scanner controller
November 28, 2018

Aerotech releases GL4 scanner controller

The GL4 uses interpolation electronics to provide up to 26-bits of effective resolution while onboard real-time 2D calibration ensures accurate beam placement over the entire field of view.

Additel announces improved accuracy specification for Intelligent Digital Pressure Modules
November 02, 2018

Additel announces improved accuracy specification for Intelligent Digital Pressure Modules

The improved accuracy specification is 0.01% of reading from 30% to 100% FS. Additel offers a variety of ranges with the improved specification for both controllers and pressure modules

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Omron Automation releases CK3M programmable multi-axis controller
November 02, 2018

Omron Automation releases CK3M programmable multi-axis controller

Built with the needs of automotive and semiconductor manufacturing in mind, the CK3M controller achieves nanoscale motion control designed to keep production lines flexible enough to accommodate the needs of the future.

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology
October 22, 2018

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology

Plug-and-pay connectivity includes Festo components and systems such as sensors, cameras, HMI, and electric and pneumatic servo systems, including actuators.

Microchip Technology introduces dsPIC33CK digital signal controller
September 26, 2018

Microchip Technology introduces dsPIC33CK digital signal controller

The dsPIC33CK DSC has expanded context-selected registers to reduce interrupt latency and instruction execution to accelerate Digital Signal Processor (DSP) routines.

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley PowerFlex DC field controller
July 02, 2018

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley PowerFlex DC field controller

The field controller can be used on its own or with a PowerFlex DC digital drive. In stand-alone mode, it provides power to a DC motor field with a fixed reference by using fixed I/O.

Microchip Technology announces ATtiny3217 and ATtiny3216 MCU devices
June 28, 2018

Microchip Technology announces ATtiny3217 and ATtiny3216 MCU devices

Suitable for sensor applications including capacitive touch interfaces, the ATtiny3217 and ATtiny3216 have two Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) that enable systems to implement touch control simultaneously with other analog measurements.