Tips & Tricks

3 Ways to Activate the Reading Gate of Your SICK Automatic Identification Device

3 Ways to Activate the Reading Gate of Your SICK Automatic Identification Device

Did you know that there is more than one way to activate the reading gate of a CLV Barcode Scanner, a LECTOR6xx Image-based Code Reader, or an RFID Interrogator—beyond just a hardwired switch?  By using a command over the communication interface, the amount of physical setup required

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Inside Wilson Lee’s “Bug-out Bag” – A SICK Engineer’s Ultimate Survival Kit for Troubleshooting at Customer Sites

Inside Wilson Lee’s “Bug-out Bag” – A SICK Engineer’s Ultimate Survival Kit for Troubleshooting at Customer Sites

Editor’s Note: Wilson Lee, an Application Engineer for Identification and Measurement at SICK, tackles every customer concern with an attitude focused on success…or as he puts it: Survival! Keep reading for a peek inside Wilson’s “Bug-out Bag” for successfully troubleshooting any issue that might arise at a

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Top 10 Features of the New SICK USA Website

Top 10 Features of the New SICK USA Website

As you may have already noticed, SICK USA has a brand new website, just in time to add your favorite sensor, laser scanner, or light curtain to your holiday wish list! Here are 10 cool features that can help you make the most out of the new

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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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