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Sensor Distribution Boxes
Distribution boxes can be used with all sensors equipped with the M12 connector and are available in 4 or 8 position, PVC or PUR, with or without LED indication, and with double assigned slots as an option for wiring. Boxes a re mounted directly on the equipment and provide IP65/67 protection. The KFMY accessory allows two sensors with compatible contact configuration to be connected to the same slot in the sensor distribution box. Automation Systems Interconnect
RadioLinx 2.4 GHz frequency hopping spread spectrum industrial wireless communications offer security with proprietary frequency hopping and data encryption, as well as reliability in the noisiest environments. Serial, Ethernet and Ethernet with serial server models are available. All models are UL Class 1 Div. 2 approved. ProSoft Technology
Make the Switch
Switch104, a PC/104 10/100 Ethernet switching hub for embedded computers, offers low power dissipation (1.5W), an extended temperature rating (-40C to +85C), and a high MTBF (1.51 million hours). The hub can be used as a standalone network switch (no processor board required) or in combination with embedded systems that support a PC/104 (ISA) bus. The unit is 3.550 in. x 3.775 in. (90x96 mm) in size and offers network connections through onboard RJ-45 jacks or via right-angle 4-pin Molex connectors. Parvus
Industrial Ethernet Switches
ET-5ES Series industrial Ethernet switches are plug-and-play and have dual power inputs. Deterministic performance is provided with high throughput (3.2 Gbps, non-blocking) to ensure no delays. The 5-port switches operate from -40 to 85°C, carry UL/CSA/CE ratings, and perform in Class 1, Div. 2 (Zone 2) hazardous locations, as well as marine/offshore applications. The switches run directly off DC power and will fit into any equipment-filled enclosure by DIN rail or direct panel mounting. SixNet
Talk to the I/O System
PCI-AC51 high-speed adapter card links the Pamux bus to PCI-compatible computers. The card interfaces with the I/O on PCs that use a PCI instead of an ISA bus. The computer-based I/O system reads 8 points in 3 microseconds and 512 in slightly over one-quarter of a millisecond for applications utilizing tufting machines, conveying systems, and sorting machines. Memory mapped architecture allows custom device drivers to run multiple adapters in parallel, allowing for customization of applications. Opto 22
AWG #10 push-wire connectors require no twisting and taping, have a transparent housing for visual confirmation of the connection, and are available in 2-, 3-, 4-, 6-, and 8-point connectors to handle the following wire sizes: AWG 10 to 18 solid copper, 10 to 16 stranded copper, 10 to 22 tinned stranded copper. A 4-point version is available with a special point for an AWG #18 stranded copper wire. Wago
I/O Modules for OEMs
PCLD-8751 has 48 isolated digital input channels, while the PCLD-8761 has 24 relay channels and 24 isolated digital input channels. PCLD-8751 and PCLD-8761 connect with PCI-1751 and PCI-1753 TTL-level digital I/O boards directly and can operate in harsh environments. Both products' digital input channels have 3,500Vdc isolation protection, wide input range from 5 to 30V, and wet or dry contact setting through DIP switch selection. LED indicators show the status of all I/O channels. Advantech
Eight-point input (IE8H) and output (OE8H) HART analog modules allow for communication with smart field devices that support the HART protocol. Modules can access the HART digital signal in parallel to the module's 4-20 mA analog signal with no effect on the processing of the analog. Modules allow users to connect to ControlNet or EtherNet/IP networks, HART field devices, HART handheld programming terminals, controllers, and HMI products. Rockwell Automation