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New Single-Slot, ¾-Length, PCIe Carrier Card Interfaces XMC Mezzanine Modules – Published in the October 11, 2021 eNewsletter

Acromag’s new APCe8775 card provides power, PCIe bus signals, and cooling air to an XMC mezzanine module for high-performance signal processing in small embedded computer systems. Acromag’s APCe8775 carrier card offers a simple and cost-effective solution that allows a PC to communicate with an XMC mezzanine module over a PCI Express (PCIe) bus. System developers…

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New ¾-Length, Single-Slot PCIe Carrier Card Interfaces XMC Mezzanine Module to PC-based Embedded Computer Systems

Acromag’s new APCe8775 card provides power, PCIe bus signals, and cooling air to an XMC mezzanine module for high-performance signal processing in small embedded computer systems. Wixom, MI:  Acromag’s APCe8775 carrier card offers a simple and cost-effective solution that allows a PC to communicate with an XMC mezzanine module over a PCI Express (PCIe) bus….

Signal Conditioning & Network I/O,Technical Applications Blog

How to Use Wireless Remote I/O Cost-Effectively

An Acromag Solutions Video Application Note 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 sensors for these…

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White Paper: What is FPGA Zynq UltraScale+ with MPSoC – Published in the September 8, 2021 eNewsletter

This white paper is a brief overview of some types and features of the FPGA Zinq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC chip. Also discussed are the benefits and how the FPGA is used on Acromag’s APZU user-configurable mezzanine module. The engineering design kit, software drivers, development tools, and a few applications are also discussed.  FPGA Modules with Low…

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Monitor More I/O Points with Fewer IP Addresses with New Ethernet I/O Modules – Published in the September 1, 2021 eNewsletter

New BusWorks® NT Series Ethernet I/O modules save money by requiring only one IP address for up to 64 I/O channels. The space-saving design requires only 25mm of DIN rail per module. Ethernet I/O modules distribute 9-32V DC power along the DIN rail bus to expansion modules. Hazardous location approvals, high noise immunity, and -40…

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See How to Use Wireless Remote I/O Cost-Effectively in this New App Note Newsletter – Published in the August 10, 2021 eNewsletter

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. They have sensors for these measurements that output 4 to 20mA but local ordinances won’t allow overhead wiring. This would mean having to run wires underground, which…

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FPGA Modules with Low Power Consumption Newsletter – Published in the August 3, 2021 eNewsletter

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…

Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

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…