Additional Koyo rectangular sensors have been added to the APS proximity sensors line. Compact APS sensors have small footprint polycarbonate housings (mounting plates included) for simple mounting in tight spaces. Ten high-frequency oscillation type proximity switch models are available. Options include top or front sensing models; NPN, PNP, or NPN / PNP logic outputs; N.O. or N.C. output states and DC 2-wire or 3-wire connections. These IP67 rated sensors are equipped with LED status indicators; operate on 10 - 30 VDC supply voltage and have an attached two-meter axial output cable. APS series sensors are $17.50 each and are available in sensing ranges of 2.5mm and 4mm. APS series sensors are backed by a lifetime warranty and are cURus, CE and RoHS approved.
Release 6 of DirectSOFT programming software provides faster status updates and contains new features to make DirectLOGIC PLC programming go quicker and easier. DirectSOFT6 includes over 40 new fill-in-the-blank style instructions (IBoxes) for ladder logic functions such as Memory, Discrete Helper, Analog Helper, Math, Communications and CTRIO. Other enhancements include graphic ladder view, ladder box leg labels, graphic stage view and configurable toolbars. The new Trend View tool allows visual monitoring of controller data elements over time and can monitor any numeric or bit location as well as any constant value. DirectSoft6 is priced at $395.00 and supports the entire line of DirectLOGIC CPUs. A $179.00 upgrade package is available for older DirectSOFT versions and a free version for projects up to 100 words can be downloaded.
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WERMA pre-assembled 115V AC/DC and 24V AC/DC stacklights are IP65-rated and feature LED permanent optical elements. The 70mm diameter units are available in two-element (green, red) and three-element (green, yellow, red) styles. Pre-assembled stacklight prices start at $135.00 . New 98mm diameter beacon lights include permanent/blinking/rotating LED models, double flash LED, EVS (Enhanced Visibility System) flashing LED and permanent/blinking models, as well as halogen rotating mirror models. The tube mounted beacons are available in red, green, yellow, clear or blue with prices starting at $44.00 . 24VDC and 115VAC bracket-mount signal horns and buzzers start at $38.00 and are available in 70 to 178mm sizes with tone volumes from 83 to 108dB. WERMA signal devices are backed with a two-year warranty.
The newest version of InduSoft Web Studio, InduSoft Web Studio v7.1 + SP3 + P4, is available for download! Patch 4 for InduSoft Web Studio offers some updated features and minor fixes that should make your experience with your HMI software a bit better.
Here’s a list of some of the things that have changed in the newest version: