Hoping to convert users still bound by hard-wiring techniques, new technically oriented site promotes the growing protocol.
New National Instruments CompactDAQ System is said to provide high-speed, distributed sensor measurements. Chassis holds eight I/O modules for 256 channels of electrical, physical, mechanical or acoustic signals in 25 cm by 9 cm by 9 cm, rugged form factor, using standard Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure. More than 50 modules are available.
A test tool for slave devices on the SERCOS III Ethernet-based automation bus ensures that SERCOS III slave implementations from different manufacturers are compatible and interoperable.
Industrial Ethernet networking has become mission critical, according to Belden Inc. (BDC-NYSE). The designer and manufacturer of cable, connectivity and network advice is serving up advice through its Hirschmann brand in a seminar, Sept. 19-22, 2010.