Designed for a broad spectrum of applications, including hazardous or harsh environments in the chemicals, raw materials, and food industries, the PA-T Connector is claimed to be the first device of its type for process automation applications using the Profibus PA open fieldbus standard. It features standard cable glands, which allow standard Profibus cables to be easily and quickly connected, and has a removable front panel to further facilitate connections.
Weidmuller, 821 Southlake Blvd., Richmond, VA 23236; FAX (804) 749-0252; www. weidmuller.com.
The full size Series M756 keyboard, using Molded Elastomer Technology, comes with all of the standard keys that you would expect on a 104 key keyboard. They can be lighted or unlighted and come in charcoal black, gray, or blue base colors. They are sealed, capable of resisting dust and water to a NEMA-4 rating. A rugged mouse-pointer is included and there are additional lighting options.
StacoSwitch, 1139 Baker St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626; FAX (714) 549-0930; www.stacoswitch.com.
Designed for use in a full range of electrohydraulic brake and electronic throttle control applications, the Electronic Pedal provides force feedback proportional to pedal rotation and includes up to three sensors. The sensors provide isolated outputs to an electronic controller in a typical system. For both single and split brake systems, the controller powers proportional pressure reducing valves. For throttle systems, the pedal interfaces directly with the engine's electronic control unit.
Mico, 1911 Lee Blvd., North Mankato, MN 56003; FAX (507) 625-3212; www.mico.com.
Featured on the JV Series ac inverter is a digital operator that utilizes quick start LEDs for easy programming. The digital operator comes with a face-mounted speed potentiometer that makes it possible to start the inverter immediately after power is applied. Measuring 5 inches high, it is compact and mounts on an optional DIN rail bracket. Recommended for small motor control, it can be used with pumps, fans, conveyors, mixers, blowers, and compressors.
Omron Electronics, One Commerce Dr., Schaumburg, IL 60173-5302; FAX (847) 839-2298; www.omron.com.