Controller Delivers Machine and Motion Control

December 10, 2007 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Danaher Motion introduced its eZMP SynqNet stand-alone controller that integrates precision motion with a flexible, expandable and upgradeable industrial computer that is capable of autonomous machine control and user interface operation. The controller supports up to 64 axes of motion and up to 17,000 points of I/O control, and it has Ethernet, USB, video and PCI connectivity. It is a suitable controls product for semiconductor, electronic assembly, machine tool, general robotics and specialty machine applications.

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DSP/FPGA Module for Wireless Baseband Applications

December 10, 2007 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

CommAgility announced its AMC-D4F1 AdvancedMC module for high-performance processing roles in wireless baseband applications based on Texas Instruments’ digital signal processors and an FPGA co-processor. Designed around four TMS320C6455 DSPs from TI running at 1 GHz

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Serial-to-Ethernet Gateway Module

December 10, 2007 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Co., Inc. announced the WIZ110SR plug-and-play gateway module that converts RS-232 protocol into TCP/IP protocol, and it includes DB-9 and RJ45 connectors. The module enables remote checking, managing and control of devices via Ethernet and TCP/IP by connecting existing RS-232 equipment at up to 230 Kbps to a network. It is a protocol converter that automatically converts and transmits data sent by serial equipment

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Digital Interface Adapter

December 10, 2007 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems, Inc. introduced its SeaDAC Lite 8126 digital interface adapter that addresses the 32 channels of I/O as four eight-bit ports, each programmable as input or output. A 50-pin header connects the module to industry standard solid-state relay racks to provide PC-based control of equipment including sensors, switches, security control systems and industrial automation systems.

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2eSST, 6U VMEbus Single Board Computer Boasts Flexibility and Desirable Data Transfer Rates

December 7, 2007 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro Inc. announced the A17 a 2eSST, 6U VMEbus single board computer (SBC) that reaches a data transfer rate of up to 320 MB/s using a Tundra TSI148 bridge controller. Built around Freescale's new PowerQUICC-III PowerPC MPC8548 consisting of a highly integrated e500 core with an FPU (floating point unit) and MMU (memory management unit) as well as L2 cache support

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Embedded Automation Computer with Multicore Processor and 1 GB DDR2 RAM

December 6, 2007 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced its UNO-2182 embedded automation computer with a Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz (L7400) CPU and 1 GB DDR2 RAM.  The UNO-2182 is fanless, diskless, and compact (255 mm × 152 mm × 69 mm) for space-constrained environments. With DVI-I interface; the unit provides

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Visualization Device Family Communicates Exclusively via Ethernet

December 6, 2007 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs' VisuNet RM family of remote monitors for use in hazardous locations is said to eliminate copper and fiber optic KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) interface technology, while leveraging open network-based Visualization over Ethernet (VOE) technology founded on Microsoft standards. VOE technology facilitates operation of up to

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CompactRIO Systems for High-Volume Machines and Devices

December 6, 2007 5:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments released its NI cRIO-9072 and cRIO-9074 CompactRIO for rapid deployment of industrial machines at high volume. These CompactRIO systems have an integrated hardware architecture that combines an embedded real-time processor and a reconfigurable FPGA within a single chassis. Engineers can design, prototype and deploy

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Gigabit Ethernet Chassis Doubles Number of I/O Slots

December 5, 2007 10:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

United Electronic Industries announced the DNR-12-1G (a.k.a. RACKtangle) Ethernet I/O chassis. Based upon the electronics in the company’s  “Cube” I/O chassis, the new rectangular form factor increases the number of I/O slots from six to twelve, in a compact and rugged 3U chassis. The chassis 12 I/O slots provide up to 300 analog inputs

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Kit Supports AVR UC3 Development Projects

December 5, 2007 7:54 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

The latest IAR KickStart Kit provides professional users of the Atmel AVR32 UC Core with the necessary tools to begin a development project. The kit comprises an EVK1100 development board from Atmel, a 32kB code-limited edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for AVR32, and an optional JTAGICE MKII debug probe from Atmel.

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Tantalum Capacitors Offer Low ESR

December 5, 2007 7:31 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX has developed a broad range of tantalum capacitors for embedded control systems. The TPS and TPM Series provide low ESR and improve the filtering capability and power rating within small dimensions and reduced height. Recently released new mirror-design multianode tantalum capacitors in the TPM D-case with 2.9 mm height are

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Precision IEEE 1588 MCU and Module

December 4, 2007 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The IM3220-BA10 MCU and the single board reference module from Imsys helps enable telecom, ITU G.8261, compliance. Designed and optimized for embedded applications, the IM3220 combines the features of traditional CISC architectures and efficient use of resources with FPGA flexibility for a predefined application – time synchronization.

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Sixteen-bit Analog Input Module

November 30, 2007 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro introduced the M36N M-Module, an analog input mezzanine board that provides high resolution and precise data acquisition for analog signals found throughout automation, measuring and simulation applications. Available in 16- or 18-bit versions, the board can be used as an I/O extension for CompactPCI, PCI, PXI or VME embedded systems as well as on stand-alone single board computers (SBCs).

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Eight-GB Mini-Registered DIMM

November 30, 2007 5:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Smart Modular Technologies expanded its DDR2 family to include what is said to be the industry’s first 8GB PC2-5300 244-pin Mini-registered DIMM (RDIMM) designed using CoolFlex and dual die package (DDP) technologies. The new Mini-RDIMM is suited for high-density, space-constrained networking and storage applications. Configured as a 1Gx72, four-rank module using SMART-built 2Gb (512Mx4) DDPs

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16-bit Analog Input Board Offers High Resolution, Precise Data Acquisition

November 15, 2007 3:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro Inc., announced the M36N M-Module, an analog input mezzanine board that provides high resolution and precise data acquisition for analog signals found throughout automation, measuring and simulation applications.  Available in 16- or 18-bit versions, it can be used as an I/O extension for CompactPCI, PCI, PXI or VME embedded systems as well as on stand-alone single board

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