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Miniature Joystick With CAN Bus Interface Supports SAE J1939 And CANopen

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Megatron Finger Joystick Series TRY120 With CAN bus, SAE J1939, CANopen Interface

Megatron introduced its TRY120 series of miniature joysticks with an installation depth of 26 mm. The onboard CAN Bus interface supports the CANopen and SAE J1939 serial protocols. With the TRY120 series, Megatron expands the TRY100 finger joystick series with a version for the operation in harsh environments. Both sets use identical geometries and thus allow a direct replacement.

The joystick robustness stems from the internal metal mechanism. The extended spring and reset forces and the IP67-rated sealing are essential features for outdoor applications. The devices are designed for approximately five million movements, guaranteeing safe operation throughout the lifespan of machines.

The joysticks come with up to three axes and two pushbuttons. The maximum permissible force on the mechanism is 350 N in X- and Y-direction. The Z-axis of the knob withstands up to 9-Nm torque. The sensor technology utilizes the non-contact Hall effect.

The four available knob types are suitable for operation for two and three axes, whereby the 2-axis knob is not rotatable. The 3-axis version has an integrated sensor and a return spring. The Cobra knob represents a particularly attractive design, supporting operations using the whole hand.

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SAE J1939 Starter Kit And Network Simulator

SAE J1939 Starter Kit And Network Simulator

Our J COM.J1939 Starter Kit And Network Simulator is designed to allow the experienced engineer as well as the beginner to experiment with SAE J1939 data communication without the need of connecting to a real-world J1939 network, i.e. a diesel engine. It may sound obvious, but in order to establish a network, you need at least two nodes, and that fact applies especially to CAN/J1939 where the CAN controller will basically shut down after transmitting data without receiving a response. For that reason, our jCOM.J1939 Starter Kit And Network Simulator consists of two J1939 nodes, namely our jCOM.J1939.USB, an SAE J1939 ECU Simulator Board With USB Port.

The jCOM.J1939.USB gateway board is a high-performance, low-latency vehicle network adapter for SAE J1939 applications. The board supports the full SAE J1939 protocol according to J1939/81 Network Management (Address Claiming) and J1939/21 Transport Protocol (TP).

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MadeForSTM32 Approved CANopen Slave Software For STM32 Microcontrollers

Emotas Embedded Communication’s CANopen Slave Software has been evaluated and approved by ST Microelectronics (ST) to become the first MadeForSTM32 supported CANopen software for STM32 microcontrollers. The MadeForSTM32 label is available for ST authorized partners only. It assures that the software within the STM32 ecosystem had been examined and qualified by ST specialists to be of [...]

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STM32G4-Based CANopen FD Starter Kit Supports Both Classical CAN And CAN FD

The Emotas CANopen FD starter kit provides a CAN FD micro-controller board, an extension board with CAN FD transceiver, and a CAN FD USB interface for the rapid prototyping of CANopen FD applications. CANopen FD, as specified in the CAN in Automation (CiA) specification 1301, uses the new features of CAN FD such as a higher data bit-rate [...]

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ARM Cortex Automotive-Grade SoC (System on Chip) With Two CAN Bus Interfaces Supports Linux And Android BSP

Advantech announced the release of its ROM-5620 Smarc 2.1 module, its first Arm Cortex A35 based on the NXP i.MX8X application processor. The product is especially applicable for automation equipment and HMI (human-machine interface) devices.The product adopts an automotive-grade SoC (System on Chip) and associated industrial-grade components that provide an operating temperature range from -40 °C [...]

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CODESYS Control For Raspberry Pi Allows PLC Programming According To IEC 61131-3

CODESYS is a PLC programming suite used by automation specialists as an environment for the development of controller applications. It is an IEC 61131-3 programming tool developed by the Germany-based company, 3S (Smart Software Solutions), providing users with integrated solutions that optimize the engineering of automated solutions. It represents a platform-independent development environment that is compatible [...]

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Miniature PCB Mountable CANopen Servo Drive For Customized Robotics Applications

Ingenia, a member of Celera Motion (Novanta), released its Everest servo drive series with CANopen-connectivity. The Everest Core drive comes as a plug-in module, which can be integrated into a PCB (printed circuit board) in support of customized motion control applications. Everest Net drives are based on the Everest Core technology and incorporate CANopen communication. The CANopen interface complies [...]

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CAN Bus Controllers Quickly & Easily Expand CAN Bus Networks For Machinery

E-T-A's flexible and compact SCS10, SCS20, and SCS30 CAN Bus controllers can plug into industry-standard vehicle sockets without additional wiring and configured using a graphical programming environment. In addition to defining CAN Bus messages, a large number of logical links and time functions are available. The SCS (Smart Control Systems) product group holds intelligent systems, power [...]

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Quick Reference: Controller Area Network - CAN Bus - Versus Industrial Ethernet

At first glance, a comparison of the two networking technologies, Controller Area Network (CAN Bus) and Industrial Ethernet may appear as a battle between David and Goliath. On one side, you have the clear underdog, CAN Bus with its 1 Mbit/sec baud rate, its limited network length, and a maximum data length of 8 bytes per message. [...]

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Gateway Controller With UART Interface Embeds Non-CANopen Systems Into CANopen Networks

The CO401GW2-BBD by frenzel & berg electronic is a small-size plug-in module based on the single-chip controller CO401GW2. This module comes with an onboard CAN transceiver, allowing immediate connection to the CAN bus without further components. The CO401GW2 gateway controller provides a gateway to a virtual I/O-area in the CANopen-system. The external access is accomplished via a [...]

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Positioning Controller With CANopen - CiA-402 Capabilities

maxon has launched a miniaturized controller that comes in a size of 32 mm x 22 mm as part of its product line of positioning controllers.The controller's functionality, operation, software, and accessories are derived primarily from existing products in the EPOS4 range. The device is fitting for applications utilizing both brushed DC and brushless EC motors [...]

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