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Low-cost Inside Box Temperature Sensor Application

ST132-0610 Thermocouple/milliVolt Input 2-Wire Transmitter If you need a simple way to monitor temperatures inside an enclosure, Acromag’s ST132-0610 temperature transmitter is compact, inexpensive, and provides a loop-powered 4-20mA output. The tiny, puck-style unit is only 1.75 inches in diameter and easily scaled for -40 to 80°C input. Just mount the transmitter inside your panel and jumper-short…

Embedded I/O & Processing Solutions News,New Products

New CAN Bus Interface Module

Acromag’s New CAN Bus Interface Module Features Four Isolated Channels on a Ruggedized Mini-PCIe Form Factor AcroPack® CAN bus modules target defense and avionics applications with high-density PCIe mezzanine supporting ARINC 825 and CANaerospace standards. By Robert Greenfield, Business Development Manager | May 29, 2018 Wixom, MI: Acromag expands their offering of AcroPack rugged I/O modules…

New Products,Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

New Modular, Programmable Signal Splitters

New Modular, Programmable Signal Splitters Offer More Flexible Solutions with Up To Three Outputs Acromag’s software-programmable microBlox signal conditioning modules can now be used to split or duplicate RTD, thermocouple, two-wire transmitter, and other input signals into multiple process control outputs. By Robert Greenfield, Business Development Manager | May 9, 2018 Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new uBSP signal…

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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 Representative 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…

Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

4-20mA Programmable Signal Splitters: SP Series Video

Acromag’s SP Series of isolated 4-20mA programmable signal splitters/duplicators are designed for easy installation and setup. Eight models, covering a broad range of sensor signals, provide dual 4-20mA outputs proportional to a single current, voltage or temperature input. Watch the short video below to learn more about the SP Series in brief. More about the SP Series 4-20mA…

New Products,Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

New Signal Splitters/Duplicators are Very Versatile

Acromag extended their line of software-programmable signal splitters with four new models; providing current or voltage output and support of wide-range DC power options including bussed wiring and redundancy. By Robert Greenfield, Business Development Manager | April 3, 2018 Acromag’s new SP330 series of isolated signal splitters/duplicators are designed to accommodate a broad variety of applications. Very…

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What is Ethernet: Key Terms & Concepts

By B. Cyburt, Senior Design Engineer, March 26, 2018 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…

Technical Applications Blog

What is Ethernet?

By Bruce Cyburt, Senior Design Engineer | March 26, 2018 Ethernet is a system of connecting more than two devices to form a Local Area Network (LAN) for sharing information. This is technically referred to as the IEEE 802.3 protocol standard. Ethernet is considered a link layer protocol of a TCP/IP stack. It controls how network…

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Thermocouple or RTD using Temperature Sensor Transmitters?

That is the Question Or perhaps, thermistor? By Mike M, Inside Technical Sales Representative, Process Automation Products Wixom, MI: In the process manufacturing and even R&D / test world, temperature measurement and monitoring is one of the more common and widely applied applications. As a manufacturer of Temperature Transmitters, Acromag covers a wide range of sensor input…

New Products,Signal Conditioning & Network I/O

Software-Configured Signal Splitters: Easy Setup & Precise Scaling

Acromag releases four loop-powered splitter/duplicator models that are Windows or Android-programmable by USB to control two proportional 4-20mA outputs from a single current, voltage, or temperature input signal. By Robert Greenfield, Business Development Manager | March 1, 2018 Wixom, MI: Acromag’s new SP230 Series of isolated signal splitters/duplicators are designed for easier installation and setup. Four models, covering…