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Phoenix Contact QUINT Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Phoenix Contact’s classification of Uninterruptible Industrial Power Supplies includes both the QUINT UPS and the MINI UPS. The QUINT DC to DC UPS is a family of 24 V DC uninterruptible power supplies. The QUINT DC to DC UPS is a flexible, modular, industrial grade UPS which is designed to be powered by a QUINT 24 V DC power supply. The QUINT DC to DC UPS ensures uninterruptible 24 V DC power to mission critical devices, even in the event of a complete power outage. For more information on Phoenix Contact UPS, please visit http://steven.m7sandbox.com/prod_serv/phoenix-contact/power-supplies.html

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Phoenix Contact CONTACTRON 4-in-1 Contactor

The new CONTACTRON 4-in-1 solid state reversing contactor from Phoenix Contact combines four functions in one narrow package. Designed for three-phase AC motors up to 4 kW/5 HP in size, the 4-in-1 provides forward, reverse, overload protection and redundant emergency stop contactor functionality in a 22.5 mm-wide module. The compact size reduces the necessary DIN rail space by up to 75 percent, saving space and wiring costs as compared to a contactor-based solution. The CONTACTRON’s life expectancy is up to 10 times longer than traditional electromechanical contactors, which results in reduced maintenance costs. Integrated input/output surge protection circuits reduce system …

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Phoenix Contact QUINT Power Supplies

The QUINT industrial power supply from Phoenix Contact features Selective Fuse Breaking Technology, (SFB Technology) allowing for defective current paths to be disconnected selectively. Additionally, the QUINT series industrial power supplies also offer both single and three phase modules. For more information on Phoenix Contact power supplies, please visit http://steven.m7sandbox.com/prod_serv/phoenix-contact/power-supplies.html

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Phoenix Contact INTERFACE Wireless

Wireless I/O solutions from Phoenix Contact offer flexible and reliable data transmission for your applications. Monitoring and controlling your processes is reliable with point to point, and multipoint to point industrial radios. These industrial interface radios can be incorporated into controlling pump stations, monitoring tank levels and sensors as well as a variety of additional industrial applications. For more information on Phoenix Contact products, please visit Steven Engineering at http://steven.m7sandbox.com/tech_support/phoenix_contact1.htm

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Pepperl+Fuchs M8 Multi-Port Junction Blocks

Pepperl+Fuchs introduces M8 Multi-Port Junction Blocks.  These IP67 rated junction blocks feature 3-pin M8 connectors (v3 style) in 4-, 6- and 8-port models, all available for immediate shipment from stock.  They reduce cabling expenses and simplify wiring by allowing multiple sensors to be wired to a single block with a single cable run back to a controller.  They are smaller than typical M12 multi-port junction blocks, so they take up less control panel space. M8 multi-port junction blocks provide reliable 24VDC operation in temperatures ranging from -30° to 80°C.  Home run connections can be made either via integral cable (with …

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Turck 4-Wire PROFINET Cordset Line

TURCK introduces its new 4-wire PROFINET cordset line, developed to provide plug-and-play connectivity for applications using PROFINET protocols. PROFINET, the fastest industrial Ethernet I/O network, is compatible with existing fi eldbus systems and the only network that can accomplish a line topology – especially ideal for long conveyor systems. These cordsets connect to TURCK’s BL67 Ethernet gateways for PROFINET – which can be connected to up to 32 I/O modules per gateway – to allow smooth integration into current fieldbus structures. The PROFINET cordset line offers both M12 Ethernet D-coded and RJ45 connector options, allowing users the option to mix-and-match any connector combination to meet unique …

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New Products from Advantech Automation

UNO-1170 Embedded Automation Computer The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces the UNO-1170, an embedded automation computer which features an Intel Celeron M or Pentium M CPU and 512MB/1GB DDR SDRAM. The UNO-1170 provides higher computing power than other device-level controllers and comes in a compact aluminum chassis with fanless and diskless design. The UNO-1170 can operate in temperatures up to 60°C and has a 512KB SRAM battery back-up system in the event of sudden shut down. There are two Ethernet, three serial (RS-232/422/485), three external USB 2.0 ports and one internal secure USB port. The UNO-1170’s front-accessibility makes it …

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IDEC XA Unibody Compact E-Stops

IDEC XA (16mm) series of emergency stop switches are now available in a new compact unibody with only 19.5mm depth behind the panel, saving valuable space, while providing unparalleled safety. Available in 29mm and 40mm mushroom operators, these E-stops are easy-to-spot in either red, yellow or gray. 16mm XA and 22mm XW E-stop switches are now available with engraved EMO markings. When used in combination with switch guards, these E-stops comply with SEMI S2 standards, while only being 27.9mm behind the panel (XA series) with up to four contacts. In today’s automated world, more customers are requiring E-Stop switches with at least three contacts. (two of the contacts trip the power and the …

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Phoenix Contact INTERFACE GPRS/GSM Wireless Cellular Modem

Phoenix Contact announces the addition of a GPRS/GSM cellular modem to the wireless product family. The PSI-GPRS/GSM-MODEM/RS232-QB-USA has the necessary PTCRB and AT&T approvals for legal use on GSM and GPRS networks within the U.S., where coverage is available. The modem’s pre-installed SIM card allows for quick and easy activation with Phoenix Contact’s cellular service partner Stanza Systems. Features: GPRS/GSM service partner Stanza Systems eliminates the need to interact or contact AT&T or other carriers for modem service PTCRB and AT&T modem approvals allow legal use in SCADA telemetry and mobile-to-mobile (M2M) applications Pre-installed SIM card and web based registration makes modem activation fast and easy …

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Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT TL50 Tower Lights

The EZ-LIGHT™ TL50 Tower Lights from Banner Engineering are preassembled and preconfigured multi-segment indicators that are simple to install and provide highly visible operator guidance and indication of equipment status. With multiple LED color options and a robust housing, the TL50 replaces conventional stack lights, which require time-consuming assembly and complex wiring. Delivers real-time operational status indication for workers and supervisors. Installs directly on machine quickly and easily with prewired or quick-disconnect options; no assembly required. Features a completely self-contained design – no controller needed. Displays up to 5 colors in a single tower; choice of green, yellow, red, blue or white LED colors. Allows multiple lights to …

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