Teknic’s ClearCore Controller – Now with Modbus Communication!
Teknic’s ClearCore, a low-cost, multi-axis, motion and industrial I/O controller, now has Modbus communication. ClearCore provides 4 axes of motion control, Ethernet, serial, USB, and wireless expandability along with 13 configurable digital & analog I/O points. Accelerate your...Continue Reading
GoWired Multiprotocol Gateway is a Versatile hub for all wired communication
GoWired Multiprotocol Gateway is an evolution of one of our previous boards, the GetWired Ethernet Gateway, with more power, more features, more versatility, and better solutions for wired automation systems. It features powerful ARM M0+ microcontroller with eight times more ROM and...Continue Reading
Analog Devices launched two Ethernet chips for up to 1.7km distance communication
Ethernet cables are commonly applicable in local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs). The ethernet cables support higher bit-rates and longer link distance than other wired LAN technologies such as ARCNET and Token Ring. Ethernet cables are practical when wiring your...Continue Reading
ClearLink: a new, EtherNet/IP Motion and I/O Controller – 4 axes for just $249!
Teknic recently launched ClearLink, a Motion and I/O Controller offering users of EtherNet/IP compatible PLCs, such as CompactLogix™, MicroLogix™, and ControlLogix®, a new way to save space, money, and wiring in their automated machinery. ClearLink provides 4 axes of...Continue Reading
10 Gigabit Ethernet Support on iWave’s Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC SOM
By: Tawfeeq Ahmad @ www.digikey.com The act of processing the communication protocol stack on a 10 GbE system taxes modern FPGAs that cater to high-speed network applications. Engineers who’re designing the solutions around 10 GbE got a helping hand from the introduction of the Xilinx...Continue Reading
BoxBlox’s Open Source Ethernet Switch Offers Five Ports
SwitchBlox is an open-source ethernet switch designed by Josh Elijah, who is the founder of BoxBlox. It was designed to make life easier for robot and drone developers or anyone who needs to use an ethernet switch. The switch is tiny, thereby making it easy to use in size constrained...Continue Reading
PoE FeatherWing – Ethernet FeatherWing with 4W of PoE power
PoE FeatherWing is an Ethernet FeatherWing with 4W of PoE power with globally unique MAC. Adafruit provides an Ethernet FeatherWing for its popular Feather ecosystem - a valuable option for IoT and automation projects. But it has its limitations. The Feather still needs to be powered...Continue Reading
Novasom launches PoE adapters designed to the IEEE802.2AX standard
With the diffusion of the IoT (Internet of things) and the numbers of Wi-Fi and wireless nodes continuing to grow together the applications requiring power (more than you can do with a battery and/or an ultra-low consumption node), the idea of using only one cable to bring connectivity...Continue Reading