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IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

According to the IO-Link website, IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication with sensors and actuators. If you’re new to IO-Link or are looking for a great refresher on the fundamentals, check out the guest post by Comtrol, the North American IO-Link Competency Center:

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How To Send Analog Output Using UM30 Ultrasonic Sensor and Connect +

How To Send Analog Output Using UM30 Ultrasonic Sensor and Connect +

This is a guest post from Axis Inc., an Authorized SICK distributor and engineering firm in New Jersey and Metro NY, specializing in motion control, machine control, machine vision, and process automation. Ultrasonic Sensors Background SICK ultrasonic sensors are used to determine the distances from an object, using sound

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Industrial Sensors Selection Guide

Industrial Sensors Selection Guide

There are many different types of industrial sensors that can be used for detection applications – from photoelectric sensors to inductive sensors to fiber-optic sensors.  So which one makes sense for your application?  Check out the guide below for some of the most commonly used sensors in industrial

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LMS5xx Heating: Choose the Right Capacity Power Cables

LMS5xx Heating: Choose the Right Capacity Power Cables

The following tips can help you choose the right capacity power cables for heaters during LMS5xx laser measurement sensors installation. LMS5xx Heater Turn On For the LMS5xx series, heaters turn on automatically if it is too cold to turn on the motor. When the scanner is heated

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How To: Remotely Monitor LECTOR Image-Based Code Readers

How To: Remotely Monitor LECTOR Image-Based Code Readers

Did you know you can remotely monitor the read rates and view images from the Lector6xx series of image-based code readers? By using the built-in webserver capability you can get real time data and images from the Lector6xx series of cameras, and access the information remotely.  You

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