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New Products (Issue 123)

New products this month include: New switches, wireless bridges, networked power supplies, PLC control over Ethernet, and industrial patch panels. Tiny 1588 PTPv2 Switches for Precise Motion Control Time synchronization is increasingly important for distributed systems in industrial automation. To meet this need, Moxa has implemented the latest PTP (Precision Time Protocol) technology in their new […]

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PROFIday Netherlands – where the industry can be proud!

On Thursday November 13th, PROFIday Netherlands took place. 150 industrial visitors found themselves in the Evoluon in Eindhoven. The 23 participating PI Netherlands members organized a wonderful day, where visitors were able to attend an educational program. With the varied program, there was something for everyone. See the full report here. Representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, Frank Kramer and […]

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Moxa Rolls out Tiny 1588 PTPv2 Switches for Precise Motion Control

EDS-405A-PTP 5-port IEEE 1588v2 PTP managed Ethernet switches Time synchronization is increasingly important for distributed systems in industrial automation. To meet this need, Moxa has implemented the latest PTP (Precision Time Protocol) technology in their new line of EDS-405A-PTP switches. The switches support the IEEE 1588v2 real-time clock, which is required to synchronize the clocks […]

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Connecting Devices – Wirelessly

For several years, the Anybus Wireless Bridge has been a popular solution to replace Ethernet cabling with a Bluetooth or WLAN connection. After the acquisition of the wireless gateways from u-blox/connectBlue in September, HMS Industrial Networks can now present an expanded suite of Anybus Wireless Bridge products for connecting industrial devices wirelessly. The widened offering […]

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Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications

Compact Sitop PSU8600 with integrated Profinet communication Outputs with overload protection and individual monitoring for high reliability Complete integration into TIA (Totally Integrated Automation) Support of power management and condition monitoring Modular expandability without additional wiring effort With the new Sitop PSU8600 Siemens presents its next-generation power supply system: It is the first power supply […]

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Control S7 PLCs over Ethernet with MPI Adaptor, Access PROFIBUS

Replaces CP communications processors to program, visualize and control S7 PLCs over Ethernet Hilscher North America announces availability of the netLINK-MPI, an adaptor that enables direct communication between two or more PLCs over Ethernet. It’s also possible to connect multiple PLCs that don’t have an internal Ethernet connection, by using the netLINK adaptor. Available as […]

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HARTING launches Next Generation Ha-VIS mCon Ethernet switches with Integrated PROFINET I/O Stack

HARTING’s two newest, fully managed Ethernet switches – the Ha-VIS mCon 3000 Next Generation – have been optimized for fast deployment in the harshest industrial environments to support today’s increasingly sophisticated network structures. These newest switches in the Ha-VIS mCon 3000 lineup deliver high availability, network security, monitoring and reliability and are designed for mounting […]

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