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This reference design features an ultrasonic distance sensor that fits in a M12 housing due to its high integration and an optimized layout. The design offers an IO-Link interface to communicate with the system control, which makes it industry 4.0 ready.  The purpose of ultrasonic sensors (...)

Key Features

  • Small form factor:  M12
  • IO-link interface
  • Distance range: 
    • 10cm to 30cm (300kHz)
    • 30cm to 5m (58kHz)
  • Resolution:
    • ~1mm (300kHz)
    • ~1cm (58kHz)
  • Non-contact detection and measurement

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design demonstrates the ability to have a high-density, IO-Link transceiver module, digital output (DO) (1) channel, and a DC-DC buck converter. With the DC-DC this module can power a wide array of external devices, such as microcontrollers (MCUs), sensors, displays, and more. IO-Link (...)

Key Features

  • IO-Link and Digital Output (M12 Type A)
  • 10-pin header for MCU and external devices
  • Power output of 500 mW
  • Designed to meet with: ± 16 kV IEC 61000-4-2, ± 4 kV IEC 61000-4-4, ± 1.5 kV/40 Ω IEC 61000-4-5

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design demonstrates the IO-Link communication in a small form factor of just 6mm PCB width with integrated protection and a resistance temperature detector (RTD) sensor front-end. The highly integrated and tiny IO-Link PHY offers: ESD, EFT, surge protection and reverse polarity (...)

Key Features

  • IO-Link PHY with integrated
    • 3.3V or 5.0V LDO
    • Reverse polarity protection
    • ESD, EFT and surge protection according to IEC 61000-4
  • 50-mA to 350-mA configurable output current limit
  • IO-link v1.1 and v1.10 (TMG stack)
  • Small PCB board width of only 6mm

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design implements a five-segment LED smart stack light with 20 LEDs used in factory floor and industrial process automation of greater complexity. An IO-Link interface is implemented for controlling the stack light and reading back status information. The design features low power (...)

Key Features

  • Flexible and easy-to-control RGB LED tower light design
  • Different implemented modes: demo, temperature, humidity, stacklight
  • Fully controllable through IO-link
  • Five segments consisting of 20 RGB LEDs
  • Dynamic headroom control of linear RGB LED driver to reduce power consumption by 30%
  • Automatic brightness (...)

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

IO-Link offers new options for communication between the system control and field level. Today, even the smallest sensors have a powerful microcontroller and several thousand lines of software code. Firmware updates may occasionally be necessary, for example, to fix bugs or to enable new (...)

Key Features

  • Updating FRAM takes 100x less time and there is no pre-erase required
  • Data can be written to FRAM on-the-fly right out of the IO-link channel, with no buffering required
  • CPU is not held in the process of writes and interrupts are not blocked
  • Data will not be lost in case of power failure
  • IP (...)

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design demonstrates the implementation of a capacitive touch button using an MSP430™ MCU with CapTIvate™ technology in an ultra-small 3.5-mm width PCB. This button is commonly used as a set button in proximity switches. In combination with the highly integrated IO-Link PHY, a (...)

Key Features

  • Capacitive Touch Button With CapTIvate Technology:
    • Support for Touch Through Metal and Water Rejection Designs
    • Self and Mutual Capacitance Electrodes
    • Enables Increased immunity to Power Line, RF, and Other Environmental Noise
  • Highly Integrated Output Driver:
    • NPN, PNP, IO-Link (Optional)
    • 3.3-V or 5.0-V (...)

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design is a solenoid driver that implements additional monitoring control as well as diagnostic features. These features enable for example: lose spring detection, valve aging recognition and dynamic control of solenoid current. This predictive maintenance feature-set helps to (...)

Key Features

  • Solenoid driver:  based on MSP430™ PWM output; configurable PWM output for different drive currents
  • Current signature captured by integrated 12-bit ADC
    • Current signature can be stored in MSP430 FRAM
    • Single processing functions implemented in firmware:
    • Moving average
    • Detection of local extreme values
  • (...)

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

The objective of the TIDA-00980 reference design is to develop an embedded firmware to interface and control the functions of a multi-segment RGB signal tower used in factory floor and industrial process automation of greater complexity. This design helps to give more flexible usage along with (...)

Key Features

  • Flexible and easy-to-control RGB LED tower light design
  • Different switchable modes: demo, temperature, humidity and IO-link
  • Controllable RGB color, brightness, row and blinking speed
  • One to five RGB LED segments with four individual channels each
  • Adjustable maximum LED current up to 60 mA per channel

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This TI Design offers a rapid prototyping platform for IO-Link sensor transmitter. Thanks to its design it can be connected to TIs LaunchPad / BoosterPack ecosystem on which the fully validated IO-Link stack is implemented. The system has easy access to all interface and status signals. The (...)

Key Features

  • IO-Link v1.1 and v1.0 Connectivity Out of the Box (TMG stack, PHY and M12 connector)
  • Simple Interfacing of Sensors
  • Designed to meet:
    • IEC 61000-4-2
    • IEC 61000-4-4
    • IEC 61000-4-5
    • IEC 60255-5

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This TI Design offers a rapid prototyping platform for IO-Link sensor transmitter. Thanks to its modular design, different sections can be easily cut away to allow fast and simple interfacing of any analog or digital sensor.  The system is programmed with a fully validated IO-Link stack (...)

Key Features

  • RTD performance: maximum measured error: 0.17°C (-200°C to 850°C)
  • IO-LINK v1.1 connectivity out of the box (TMG stack, PHY and M12 connector)
  • Easy connection of in-house sensor to the PCB
  • Designed to meet IEC 61000-4-2, IEC 61000-4-4, IEC 61000-4-5 and IEC 60255-5 standards

Applications Matched

  • Factory Automation & Control

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