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June 29, 2018

Rockwell Automation releases Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 I/O platform

The platform’s connectivity and bandwidth deliver data back to the controller. This helps future-proof control systems for a Connected Enterprise. It is built on a 1 Gigabit architecture with communications supporting Device Level Ring (DLR), linear and star topologies.

AutomationDirect introduces BRX Micro PLC I/O expansion modules
June 07, 2018

AutomationDirect introduces BRX Micro PLC I/O expansion modules

Three 32-point discrete I/O and five analog I/O expansion modules as well as three new temperature input modules have been added. Three 4-channel analog input and two 4-channel analog output modules are now available with current and voltage signal options.

AMCI announces plug-in PLC modules for GE PACSystems RX3i & RX7i controllers
May 07, 2018

AMCI announces plug-in PLC modules for GE PACSystems RX3i & RX7i controllers

AMCI’s PLC modules plug directly into the PACSystem RX3i or RX7i controller. These Specialty I/O modules are programmed using the PLC’s native software (most common being Proficy Machine Edition.

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Turck introduces Backplane Ethernet Extension Protocol
February 16, 2018

Turck introduces Backplane Ethernet Extension Protocol

BEEP technology allows a network of up to 33 devices (one master + 32 slaves) or 480 bytes of data to appear to the PLC as a single device on a single connection using a single IP address.

Phoenix Contact releases Axioline F I/O modules with SafetyBridge Technology
December 12, 2017

Phoenix Contact releases Axioline F I/O modules with SafetyBridge Technology

SBT can operate as an upgrade to an existing line or a replacement for a fail-safe PLC on a new build. SBT is a solution independent of a particular control system and network.

Pepperl+Fuchs releases series of integrated Ethernet IO modules
November 08, 2017

Pepperl+Fuchs releases series of integrated Ethernet IO modules

The Ethernet IO modules from Pepperl+Fuchs support all common Ethernet protocols, such as PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, and EtherCAT, in a single device.

AutomationDirect releases BRX PLC I/0 expansion modules
November 06, 2017

AutomationDirect releases BRX PLC I/0 expansion modules

Two 8-channel analog current and voltage input modules and two 8-channel current and voltage output modules are available. Current signal ranges are 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA; voltage ranges are 0-5 VDC, 0-10 VDC, +/- 5 VDC, +/- 10 VDC. Input and output signal resolution is 16-bits (external 24 VDC required).

Turck introduces TBIP CIP Safety Hybrid Block I/O module
October 17, 2017

Turck introduces TBIP CIP Safety Hybrid Block I/O module

The hybrid safety concept from Turck combines both safety I/O and general purpose I/O in a single, on-machine, remote I/O device. The CIP Safety module expands the existing hybrid safety offering, which already includes an option for PROFIsafe over PROFINET.

Beckhoff announces HART integration into TwinCAT software and I/O system
October 12, 2017

Beckhoff announces HART integration into TwinCAT software and I/O system

Full implementation of HART functionality, both in the I/O system and in the TwinCAT engineering environment,is intended to promote simple project planning and reliable commissioning.

AutomationDirect announces Ethernet/IP communication for Protos X line of field I/O
September 20, 2017

AutomationDirect announces Ethernet/IP communication for Protos X line of field I/O

The Protos X "Xpansion" field I/O system is a modular system consisting of a Bus Coupler and its associated input/output terminals.

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Weidmuller releases IP20 and IP67 IO-Link Master modules
September 05, 2017

Weidmuller releases IP20 and IP67 IO-Link Master modules

Weidmuller’s IP20 and IP67 IO-Link Master modules feature web-based configuration and monitoring. This allows users to change parameters using the web server, and provides for both on-site and remote testing and diagnostics without the need for additional software.

Artila introduces RIO-2014PG FreeRTOS programmable remote I/O module
July 31, 2017

Artila introduces RIO-2014PG FreeRTOS programmable remote I/O module

RIO-2014PG is powered by a 32-bit Atmel SAM4E16E 120MHz ARM Cortex M4 processor which is equipped with 256KB SRAM, 3MB Flash and FreeRTOS real time operating system.

ACCES I/O releases mPCIe-DIO digital I/O cards
July 26, 2017

ACCES I/O releases mPCIe-DIO digital I/O cards

The cards have been designed for use in environments such as military and defense along with applications such as health and medical, point of sale systems, kiosk design, retail, hospitality, automation, gaming and more.

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Axiomtek introduces CEM511 COM module
July 18, 2017

Axiomtek introduces CEM511 COM module

The CEM511 is designed for graphics-intensive applications over the Industrial IoT, including industrial control system, medical imaging, digital signage, gaming machines, military, and networking.

NEXCOM announces NEIO series of EtherCAT I/O modules
June 12, 2017

NEXCOM announces NEIO series of EtherCAT I/O modules

NEXCOM's latest series of EtherCAT slave I/O modules provides EtherCAT communication and compatibility for machine control and robotic control applications.

Phoenix Contact introduces Axioline remote I/O system
June 05, 2017

Phoenix Contact introduces Axioline remote I/O system

The platform, for data acquisition common in machine-building applications, includes PROFINET master or slave operation, I/O configuration, and “last-breath” operation in the event of power failure.

Eaton introduces IP67 I/O block modules for SmartWire-DT communication system
May 03, 2017

Eaton introduces IP67 I/O block modules for SmartWire-DT communication system

With these modules the power management company can provide machine and system builders the possibility of integrating a larger number of sensors and actuators into a SmartWire-DT line.

Aegis announces compatibility with CyberOptics SPI and AOI machines
April 26, 2017

Aegis announces compatibility with CyberOptics SPI and AOI machines

When used in conjunction with the CAD environment enabled by FactoryLogix, the output data from CyberOptics’ AOI and SPI machines allows for a digital view of the collected defect data that extends down to the pin level.

ABB releases Select I/O addition for ABB Ability System 800xA
March 21, 2017

ABB releases Select I/O addition for ABB Ability System 800xA

Select I/O allows users to install standardized cabinets with the bases for field wiring early during a project, then select the type of I/O much later.

Magnum Energy releases eBox 2.0 BACnet integration gateway
March 13, 2017

Magnum Energy releases eBox 2.0 BACnet integration gateway

The eBox 2.0 requires no programming and no scripting but the hardware received an upgrade to streamline the installation and commissioning of building management applications and Magnum’s wireless end devices.