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What is Ethernet: Key Terms & Concepts

Ethernet: The IEEE 802.3 protocol standard. It defines a system of interconnecting multiple devices to form a Local Area Network (LAN) for communicating and sharing information/resources. DHCP / Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol: One means of assigning IP addresses to network devices automatically. (As opposed to static IP address assignment inside the device itself). Gateway: A device…

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Flow Meter Pulse or Analog Signals

Twin Totalizers Send Your Flow Meter Pulse or Analog Signals to the Network for Metering or IIoT Remote Monitoring By Mike, Inside Technical Sales Manager Many applications call for converting flow meter pulse or analog DC current signals to an Ethernet network to extend the remote monitoring and control application. In the age of energy…

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Video: What is CAN Bus Technology?

This video covers the network layered model, CAN characteristics, message types, message formats, and error detection capabilities. AP560A: Isolated CAN Bus Interface AcroPack Module The AcroPack Series AP560A provides four isolated CAN version 2.0B channels capable of 1Mb/s bit rate. The AP560A can be configured to support ARINC 825 and CANaerospace standards. Each channel has…

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What’s the Difference Between Sinking and Sourcing? 4-20mA Current Loop Isolators

By Mike, Inside Technical Sales Representative Sinking, sourcing, active, passive, powered, resistive, two-wire, four-wire, what’s the diff?! One of the most called for products in the process I/O field are our 4-20mA current loop isolators for interfacing field device to control device. There’s a need for galvanic isolation, as well as matching up I/O sinking/sourcing requirements of…

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Smallest Mezzanine Modules with the Power of a Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC for I/O Processing and Programmable Logic

New AcroPack® module combines multi-core ARM processors, FPGA capabilities, and I/O interfaces on a rugged, high-density platform for embedded computing applications. Acromag’s new APZU series expands their offering of mini PCIe-based AcroPack mezzanine modules with a programmable I/O solution featuring the Xilinx® Zynq® UltraScale+™ multiprocessor system-on-a-chip (MPSoC). Three models are available, offering a choice of…

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FPGA Modules Your Way. Choose Your Performance Level. – Published in the April 12, 2022 eNewsletter

Acromag’s high-performance XMC, PMC and mPCIe-based FPGA modules feature a user-customizable Xilinx® FPGA. These modules allow you to develop and store your own instruction sets in the FPGA for a variety of adaptive computing applications. Select from several models with up to 410K logic cells optimized for logic, DSP, or PowerPC. The high-speed memory and…

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What is EtherNet/IP? Acromag White Paper

Getting Started with EtherNet/IP If you’re looking for Ethernet/IP modules click here to see a full list This article will go over the operation of EtherNet/IP™ (EtherNet Industrial Protocol) as it relates to Acromag Series 900EN-60xx, XTxxx2-xxx, and NT expandable Series remote I/O modules. You can download a copy of the EtherNet/IP Standard, from the…

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Single/Dual-Channel Isolated Transmitters and Signal Splitters Guarantee a Dependable Value – Published in the April 5, 2022 eNewsletter

Accomplish more in less time with easy configuration via USB with Windows® software or Agility App™ for Android. TT Series: Thin 2 or 4-wire transmitters and isolators with a wide variety of input, output, and power configurations for broad flexibility. See More >DT Series: Dual-channel transmitters that offer a cost-effective and space-saving solution to interface…