This line of five new panels are easy to use and read. They come with built-in recipe controls, alarm management, multi-level password security, and have an optional Ethernet TCP/IP or Profibus DP connectivity. They allow pass-through access to drive data, and simultaneous communication with two information sources, such as a PLC and drive. They come with drivers for many third-party devices, plus free programming software. They come in 2 × 20-pixel LDC text, 240 × 64-pixel LCD graphics, 320 × 240-pixel VGA touch, 320 × 240-pixel VGA color and 640 × 480-pixel VGA touch displays, and many come with an IP65 membrane keypad that has navigation keys, a numeric keypad and addition function keys.
More often than not, with the purchase of a sports car comes the sacrifice of any sort of utility. In other words, you can forget about a large trunk, extra seats for the kids, and more importantly driving in snowy (or inclement) weather. But what if there was a vehicle that offered the best of both worlds; great handling and practicality?
Science fiction author Isaac Asimov may have the best rules for effective brainstorming and creativity. His never-before-published essay, "On Creativity," recently made it to the Web pages of MIT Technology Review.
Much has been made over the potentially dangerous flammability of lithium-ion batteries after major companies like Boeing, Sony, and Tesla have grappled with well-publicized battery fires. Researchers at Stanford University may have come up with a solution to this problem with a smart sensor for lithium-ion batteries that provides a warning if the battery is about to overheat or catch fire.
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