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posted in January 2005
OPTEK to develop POF components for industrial control
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1/10/2005   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology, a subsidiary of TT electronics, is developing a series of plastic optical fiber (POF) products as a replacement for traditional copper wiring that are designed to support the SErial Real-time COmmunications System (SERCOS) interface protocol for industrial control applications. SERCOS is an open, standardized digital interface for fiber optic communication between digital controls, motor drives, I/Os, sensors and actuators in computer numerical control (CNC) systems.
Reflective optical sensors operate up to 40 mm
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1/6/2005   Post a comment
A new reflective optical sensor from Vishay Intertechnology is capable of detecting objects at operating distances of up to 40 mm. The new surface-mount TCND5000 reflective sensor also integrates an IR emitter and PIN photodiode in a single package. This new device is designed for use in object presence sensors, touch sensors, and proximity sensors in a broad range of consumer, industrial, and automotive applications.
Laser modules feature TTL modulation input capabilities enabling DC to 100kHz signals to be accepted
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1/6/2005   Post a comment
BFi OPTiLAS, Pan European distributor of Photonic Products has announced additions to its' range of laser diode modules with the addition of TTL modulation input capabilities on all Photon PM and Photon Plus PPM laser modules.


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