Advantech’s TPC-5000 series are the first panel PCs to feature a modular design. This allows the computing modules to be interchangeably combined with various display modules to create flexible solutions according to specific usage requirements.
Equipped with a 6th generation Intel® Core™ i processor for high-performance computing, CODESYS software for multiple fieldbus communication protocol support, and iDoor and PCIe modules for flexible expansion, Advantech’s TPC-5000 series of panel PCs provide the ideal solution for diverse control applications. Learn More
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DataMax Extreme Ethernet cable from Quabbin® has a specially designed jacket developed to survive the many industrial hazards that commercial jackets will not. The DataMax cable jacket is pressure extruded over the cable core, "locking" the conductor pairs in place. This type of jacket construction provides very stable electrical performance, even when impacted, bent, or repeatedly flexed. These Cat5e flexing cables are available in 24 AWG, 2 or 4 twisted pairs with color coded high density polyethylene insulation, and with unshielded or overall braid and foil shields. The FR-TPE jacket has excellent chemical, moisture, and flame resistance, and exceptional low temperature flexibility; the cables are Type CMX Outdoor - CM and AWM Style 2463 UL classified. Starting at $15.00, continuous flexing cables are made in the USA and are sold in 20 to 1000 foot lengths.
The data packets that are sent in Ethernet-based communication can be categorized into unicast, broadcast, and multicast. There are numerous redundancy protocols available that can help network operators build a reliable network for unicast and broadcast communication. A good indicator of the reliability of a network is how fast it can recover from an error when transmitting data. For many years, RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol) has been widely used across the networking industry to prevent loops on Ethernet networks. When an error occurs on the network, RSTP may require around 10 seconds to rectify the cause of disruption. In comparison, Moxa’s network recovery technologies, Turbo Ring and Turbo Chain, can redirect to the backup path in less than 50 ms. For mission-critical applications, Moxa’s technologies are extremely beneficial because they help avoid downtime and allow data to be continually passed along the network even when there is an interruption. Posing a more difficult challenge to network operators is how to ensure reliable communication on multicast networks. Learn More