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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…

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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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FPGA Modules with Low Power Consumption Newsletter

The Acromag XMC-7K family is enhanced with Xilinx® Kintex™-7 FPGA for lower-power consumption and exceptional 128M x 16-bit Quad DDR3 SDRAM processing performance.  Build options include the choice of a Xilinx XC7K325T or XC7K410T FPGA device. Acromag’s XMC-7K family offers highly efficient and dependable boards. Options include plug-in I/O, dual SFP+ ports, or conduction-cooled for…

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How to Measure Temperature with High-density Ethernet I/O

An Acromag Solutions Video Application Note Along with monitoring points for pressure, level, and flow, a chemical manufacturer has up to 500 temperature measurement points; both thermocouple and RTD, scattered throughout their process. Running and maintaining twisted pair wire for them all is too expensive; both initially and in the long term, therefore an ethernet…

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How to Use Wireless Remote I/O Cost-Effectively – 8401064

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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Ethernet Application Note for Measuring Temperature Newsletter

How to Measure Temperature with High-density Ethernet New BusWorks® NT Series modular design provides an expandable system solution for temperature signals. The NT Series offers a broad variety of remote I/O options. Nine I/O configurations are available as either NTE Network module or NTX expansion I/O modules. For temperature monitoring, a thermocouple input model supports…

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

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. Acromag’s new XMC-7AWP and XMC-7KWP modules, with a user-programmable Xilinx® Artix®-7 or Kintex®-7 FPGA, feature write-protected flash memory to secure the configuration…

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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…