Eberspaecher Vecture

Battery management

Communication via Classical CAN

[30.05.2018] Eberspaecher Vecture (Canada) presented its latest solutions for battery management systems (BMS). This includes battery modules and their controllers from the scalable µC BMS family.

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Nanotec

Brushless DC servo motor

With integrated controller

[29.05.2018] For use in harsh environmental conditions, Nanotec (Germany) developed the PD2-C-IP. It is a brushless DC servo motor with integrated controller and 42 mm flange size in protection class IP65.v

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Congatec

Embedded computing platform

Piano-playing robot

[29.05.2018] Congatec has introduced a virtualized embedded computing platform for PLC (programmable logic controller) and UI (user interface) hardware consolidation. It features a Classical CAN interface.

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Sensor + Test 2018

Wheel telemetry for acquisition of brake temperatures

[28.06.2018] Caemax Technology has developed a system for wireless temperature measurement on vehicle wheels. The system is based on the company’s Dx telemetry and measures up to four thermocouples on one wheel.

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Trinamic

Stepper motor drivers

Enabling rapid application development with CAN and CANopen

[28.05.2018] Trinamic Motion Control, supplier of semiconductors, electronics, and mechatronic solutions in the fields of motor and motion control, announced the extension of the motor mountable modules by the TMCM-1240.

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Posital

Absolute rotary encoder

With connection cap and CANopen

[28.05.2018] Posital’s Ixarc magnetic absolute encoders with CANopen interfaces are now available with an optional connection cap. This makes device configuration and troubleshooting simpler and more intuitive.

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ICP

Embedded PC

With two isolated Classical CAN networks

[28.05.2018] The fanless DIN-Rail embedded PC DRPC-130-AL from ICP (Germany) is optimized for control cabinet installation. The upgraded edition of the DRPC convinces with numerous additional functions.

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Sensor + Test 2018

Measuring nitrogen oxide content in exhaust gas

[27.06.2018] Enginesens Motorsensor developed in co-operation with Kleinknecht Automotive (both Germany) a transmitter for well-known nitrogen oxide sensors. These probes have a communication interface working with a Classical CAN network.

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Eltex

Power charger unit

With CANopen option

[27.06.2018] The Power Chargers generators from Eltex cover a variety of power levels and charging applications. CANopen is available.

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Industrial PC

CAN individually configurable

[25.06.2018] Automation PC 2200 is the latest generation of B&R's 2000 series of industrial PCs. Equipped with Intel Atom processors from the Apollo Lake generation, the PC is available in either box PC or panel PC format.

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Integrated motors

With CANopen support

[25.06.2018] Applied Motion Products introduced three models of Stepservo integrated motors. They provide motion control for high throughput applications such as packaging and labeling, automated test and measurement, and automated assembly.

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DSE

Controller

With four independent CAN interfaces for system design

[24.05.2018] The DSEM643 from DSE (Deep Sea PLC) is a controller that can be used on mobile applications across many varied industries including construction, municipal, agricultural, transport, and military.

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TQ

Single-board computer

With two CAN interfaces

[24.05.2018] With the MBa6ULxL, TQ has introduced another single-board computer SBC) based on the NUC form factor. Two CAN interfaces are available.

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Kalori

Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning

Controlling HVAC via CANopen and J1939

[24.05.2018] Kalori’s (Germany) air-conditioning (AC) equipment can be controlled by a CAN-based communication system. The Kanbox supports CANopen and J1939.

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Dongles

Open-source modules connect CAN to USB

[22.05.2018] There are open-source dongles available to connect CAN networks to USB. Such hardware is even suitable for industrial applications.

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Push-In M12 connector

Improving wiring

[21.06.2018] Luetze has expanded its configurable M12 connectors. They include Push-In Technology for fast and fault-free wiring of configurable cables.

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IMC

Fiber-optical inputs

CAN measurement module

[2018-05-17] The Cansas-FBG-8T by IMC is a fiber-optic measurement module. It applies specially developed fiber Bragg grating sensors (FBG) at eight optical inputs to measure tem...

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Laumas Elettronica

Weighing system

Digitizer for load cells features CANopen

[2018-05-16] Laumas (Italy) has introduced the LCBCANopen digitizer. It transforms an analog load cell (output mV/V) into digital and can also be used on existing load cells or strain gauge sensors.

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GCAN

USB dongle

Running CAN tools on PCs

[2018-05-15] The USBCAN-II Pro by GCAN connects PCs to CAN networks. The product comes with Ecan Windows software tools.

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Laike

PCIe Mini board

With one or two galvanic-isolated CAN channels

[2018-05-15] Laike located in Nanjing (China) has developed the LCminiPCIe-431/432 product. It provides up to two CAN ports running up to 1 Mbit/s.

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IMC

Measurement system

Up to 128 channels can be acquired

[2018-05-15] IMC introduced the latest generation of its Spartan multi-channel measurement system. Equipped with a new base unit, the system now support the entire IMC portfolio of field and vehicle bus interfaces including CAN FD.

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Epec

Safety control unit

With CANopen Safety

[2018-05-15] The SC52 safety control unit from Epec is now officially released. It is a controller for safety-related systems in mobile machinery. It features two CAN interfaces supporting CANopen Safety.

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Microchip

CAN FD transceivers

Compliant to ISO 11898-2:2016

[2018-05-15] Microchip offers a series of transceiver chips, which are qualified for 5 Mbit/s respectively 2 Mbit/s. Some products support stand-by functionality.

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Peak-System

CAN FD interface card

Allows the connection to Classical CAN and CAN FD

[2018-05-09] At Peak-System, the PCAN-PCI/104-Express FD is now available as single, dual, and four-channel version. Up to four cards can be stacked for access to Classical CAN and CAN FD networks.

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Moxa

Industrial-grade PC

LTE-ready ARM Linux IIoT gateways with CAN

[2018-05-09] Moxa introduced their UC-2100, UC-3100, and UC-5100 series. These industrial-grade computers are integrated ARM-based Linux platforms that include Moxa Industrial Linux (MIL) and optional Thingspro Gateway data-acquisition software.

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Dspace

Embedded PC

In-vehicle prototyping with Classical CAN and CAN FD

[2018-05-09] Dspace launches a new variant of its Micro Auto Box embedded PC. It provides a quad-core, sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GiB RAM, and 128 GiB flash memory.

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Danfoss

CAN control unit

For high-flow proportional valves

[2018-05-09] Danfoss Power Solutions has added two high-flow proportional valves to its PVG portfolio, expanding its range of low to high-flow capabilities for OEM customers with demanding applications. A CAN control unit is part of the valves.

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Goepel Electronic

Communication controller

For up to 18 independent interfaces

[2018-05-08] Goepel Electronic launches the Series 62 communication controllers. The architecture offers restbus simulation and flash programming for up to 18 independent bus interfaces for Classical CAN, CAN FD, ...

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Maxon Motor

Positioning controller

With CANopen interface

[2018-05-08] Maxon Motor (Switzerland) has developed the Epos4 70/15 positioning controller, the most powerful model of this series. It provides a maximum output of 2,1 kW.

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Frenzel + Berg

CANopen I/O module

With four analog inputs

[2018-05-03] The Hipecs-CIO57 from Frenzel + Berg is a CANopen module with four current inputs for 0-mA-to-20-mA or 4-mA-to-20-mA signals. It is designed for extensions of PLC controller systems or similar applications.

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Infineon/Toyota

CAN transceivers

Zero defects in four years

[2018-05-02] Infineon received a quality award from Toyota’s Hirose Plant. This is the tenth time that German chipmaker was awarded by the Japanese carmaker.

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