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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…

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Ethernet Application Note for Measuring Temperature Newsletter – Published in the July 13, 2021 eNewsletter

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 High-performance Embedded Computing Options in a Simple, Affordable Package Newsletter – Published in the July 6, 2021 eNewsletter

Acromag introduces a new rugged, small form factor (SFF) embedded computer system with modular I/O for signal processing, communication, and control functions. The ARCX1100 is optimized for size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) with a COM Express Type 10 CPU and four slots for Acromag’s plug-in AcroPack® I/O modules.  The ARCX4000 Series is a powerful…

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New XMC FPGA Modules offer Enhanced Security with Write-Protected Configuration Memory – Published in the June 10, 2021 eNewsletter

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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Looking for Ethernet Remote I/O Modules?
Here’s what you need. – Published in the June 2, 2021 eNewsletter

New Expandable Ethernet Remote I/O Modules Video Acromag’s new Ethernet remote I/O modules interface up to 64 channels with a mix of signal types on a single IP address. The BusWorks® NT series I/O modules provide Modbus TCP/IP communication of analog voltage, current, thermocouple, and discrete signals. NTE Ethernet I/O models have dual RJ45 ports…

Technical Applications Blog

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

Acromag Solutions Application Note 8401062 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.;…