How to Use Wireless Remote I/O Cost-Effectively

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How to Use Wireless Remote I/O Cost-Effectively

An Acromag Solutions Application Note Defining the Problem: A wastewater treatment facility needs a cost-effective wireless remote I/O solution to bring measurements for water level, turbidity, PH, temperature, and phosphates back to their SCADA control room. The SCADA system can accept analog and discrete inputs as well as Modbus® RTU and Modbus TCP/IP. They have…

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What is FPGA Zynq UltraScale+ with MPSoC?

APZU FPGA-based digital I/O modules provide programmable Xilinx® Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC This paper is a brief overview of some of Acromag’s APZU FPGA Zynq® UltraScale+™ with MPSoC products, as well as the features of AcroPack Zinq UltraScale+, the carrier boards that host AcroPack mezzanine modules. We’ll highlight some of the development tools, the engineering design…

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What is Ethernet/IP? Acromag Whitepaper

Getting Started with Ethernet/IP The following information describes the operation of Ethernet/IP™ (Ethernet Industrial Protocol) as it relates to Acromag Series 900EN-60xx and XTxxx2-xxx I/O modules. You can download a copy of the Ethernet/IP Standard, from the Open DeviceNet Vendor Association (ODVA) web site for Ethernet/IP. Acromag also manufactures a line of I/O modules that…

Embedded I/O & Processing Solutions News,New Products

New XMC FPGA Modules with Write-Protected Configuration Memory for Enhanced Security

Two new XMC modules with a Xilinx Artix-7 or Kintex-7 FPGA feature write-protected flash memory to prevent unwanted changes to configuration files Wixom, MI:  Acromag’s new XMC-7AWP and XMC-7KWP modules, with a user-programmable Xilinx® Artix®-7 or Kintex® FPGA, feature write-protected flash memory to secure the configuration files. These modules are well-suited for a broad range…

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How to Measure Temperature, with a High-Density Ethernet I/O Solution

An Acromag Solutions Application Note The Problem: Monitoring up to 500 Temperature Measurement Points A chemical manufacturer has up to 500 temperature measurement points. In addition, they’re monitoring points for pressure, level and flow, and have thermocouple and RTD scattered throughout their process. It would be cost prohibitive to run and maintain twisted pair wire for…

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Signal I/O ~ Precisely Speaking

By Mike, Inside Technical Sales Representative Problem: Engineering firm requires bi-polar input of +/-6VDC & output dialing down to a precision value of 0 to 3.30VDC. Acromag makes a wide range of analog signal I/O converter/transmitters. However, while most process, manufacturing and test I/O require standard signals with ranges such as 4-20mA, 0-10VDC, 0-5VDC etc.;…

New Products,Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

New Ethernet Remote I/O Modules Support I/O Expansion of up to 64 channels with Mix of Signal Types on a Single IP Address

Ethernet modules interface 16 analog or discrete I/O channels and feature an I/O expansion bus linking up to three additional I/O modules. Acromag’s new BusWorks® NT2000 series remote I/O modules provide an Ethernet interface for analog, discrete and temperature signals. NTE Ethernet I/O models have dual RJ45 ports and a webserver with Modbus TCP/IP communication…

Embedded I/O & Processing Solutions News,New Products

Mini PCIe FPGA I/O Modules with Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC

Mini PCIe FPGA I/O Modules with Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC for I/O Processing & Programmable Logic: APZU Video Acromag’s AcroPack® APZU mini PCIe FPGA series is the smallest, most economical platform to host a Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC FPGA computing device. Designers can increase overall system performance by leveraging the tightly coupled CPU and FPGA computing engines for different signal…