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Banner Engineering Corp.: Light screen system

A measuring light screen system with built-in DeviceNet compatibility is available from Banner Eng. (Minneapolis, MN). DeviceNet Mini-Array permits users to centrally monitor and control the operating status and diagnostics of several light screens simultaneously over a DeviceNet control network.
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Optimation, Inc: Ethernet I/O for PC

OL4058 Ethernet RTU (Remote Terminal Unit) from Optimation (Huntsville, AL) lists for $199 and provides eight slots for plug-in I/O modules, an Ethernet link and an RS232 serial port.
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Giddings & Lewis Controls Measurement and Sensing: PC motion/logic control

MMC (Machine & Motion Control) for PC from Giddings & Lewis (Fond du Lac, WI) claims to combine PC and motion control for a “plug and play” experience.
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Interroll Corp.: Control mechanism

Capable of communicating with as many as 4 conveyor zones simultaneously, the DriveControl™ ZPA+4 control mechanism from Interroll (Wilmington, NC) is said to provide accurate zero-pressure accumulation.
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Synergetic Micro Systems, Inc: Compact 'gateway'

The PKV40 compact gateway links an Ethernet network to DeviceNet, Profibus, Interbus, CANopen, ControlNet, AS-1 or SDS. The converter device comes from Synergetic Micro Systems (Downers Grove, IL).
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GE Fanuc Automation: Touchscreen

GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, GA) has made an addition to its QuickPanel family of slim-profile touchscreen graphical operator interfaces. The 6’’ TFT QuickPanel Jr.
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Phoenix Contact Inc: Inline modular I/O

The most significant feature of the Inline family of automation (I/O) modules from Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA) is the integration of signal conditioning and full network communications into small, modular housings.
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Ormec: Drive network brochure

A 6-page color brochure provides a technical overview of Ormec’s (Rochester, NY) new ServoWire™ Drive Network. Describes the network’s operation, installation, technology and flexibility.
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VMIC: Single-board computer

The VMIVME-7740 single-board computer now has a processor speed of 850 MHz. The single-slot Pentium III processor-based computer for embedded Pc control applications is from VMIC (Huntsville, AL).
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Mettler Toledo, Inc: Networking for scales

Mettler-Toledo (Columbus, OH) offers Ethernet technology for networking scales to allow single wiring, standard communications protocol and single network architecture to support all Ethernet-compatible devices.

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