Author: Ryan

4-Channel 4-20mA Output USB Wireless endNode Getting Started

Wireless 4-20mA Output with USB Highlights4-20mA Output 4-Channel endNode IntroductionWireless 4-20mA OutputUSB 4-20mA OutputControlling 4-20mA Output ChannelsUSB CommunicationsStep 1: Download and Install Alpha StationStep 2: Plug in the USB PortStep 3: Read 4-20mA Output ChannelsWireless CommunicationsLong Range Wireless USB ModemLong Range Wireless Ethernet ModemStep 1: Wireless Serial NumberStep 2: Connect a Wireless ModemStep 3: Run Alpha StationStep 4: Read Wireless 4-20mA OutputsASM1-4 Command SetReading Wireless 4-20mA Output ChannelsThe API Calculator is Required4-20mA Output Read and Write Commands4-20mA Output Read Command4-20mA Output Write Command 4-20mA Output Wireless USB I2C Expansion Wireless 4-20mA Output with USB Highlights Control Industrial 4-20mA devices over

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Top 3 Motor Failure Detection Sensors & Benefits

Top 3 Motor Failure Detection Sensors It’s no secret that motors run our lives. But some motors are far more important than others, and in some cases, motor failure is not an option.  Keep in mind, we rely on motors to run the cooling systems in nuclear reactors.  We rely on motors to run elevators in high-rise buildings.  Motors keep fuel flowing into jet engines of our airplanes.  There’s a lot riding on today’s motors, and failure can cost lives.  Because of our reliance on motors, motor failure detection is probably more important today than at any point in our

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IoT Gateways vs IoT Modems – What’s the Difference?

IoT Gateways vs IoT Modems By now, you have probably seen a wide array of IoT Gateways and IoT Modems in our growing catalog of products.  We don’t blame you if you are feeling a little confusion.  So now it’s time for us to address the topic of IoT Modems and IoT Gateways head on. Defining this terminology requires we step back and look at the objectives of each technology. In some applications you may need IoT gateways.  Other applications may need IoT modems. You may be surprised to learn that you might actually need both, depending on your IoT

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Top 11 Industrial IoT Sensors

Top 11 Industrial IoT Sensors NCD engineers are always looking for ways to help connect the real world to the digital world via secure IoT solutions.  As a manufacturer, we have worked with customers in a variety of industrial IoT sensor applications.  There really is no “one size fits all” for everyone, both in hardware and cloud solution technologies.  We have customized IoT devices numerous times to custom fit an IoT sensor into a unique application.  As we continue to work with our clients, we are building a list of industrial IoT sensors that help cover most monitoring requirements.  Here,

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4-Channel 4-20mA Current Loop Input USB Wireless endNode Getting Started

Wireless 4-20mA Current Loop Input with USB Highlights4-20mA Current Loop Input 4-Channel endNode IntroductionWireless 4-20mA InputUSB 4-20mA InputReading 4-20mA Input ChannelsUSB CommunicationsStep 1: Download and Install Alpha StationStep 2: Plug in the USB PortStep 3: Read 4-20mA Input ChannelsWireless CommunicationsLong Range Wireless USB ModemLong Range Wireless Ethernet ModemStep 1: Wireless Serial NumberStep 2: Connect a Wireless ModemStep 3: Run Alpha StationStep 4: Read Wireless 4-20mA InputsASM1-2 Command SetReading Wireless 4-20mA Input ChannelsThe API Calculator is Required4-20mA Input CommandsReading 4-20mA Input Channels 1 through 4 Wireless 4-20mA Current Loop Long Range Receiver Transmitter Wireless 4-20mA Current Loop Input with USB Highlights

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IoT Sensors vs IoT endNodes – What’s the Difference?

IoT Sensors vs. IoT endNodes As we continue to grow our pallet of IoT connected hardware, choosing the appropriate solution for your application might need a little context. You may find that we manufacture IoT endNodes and IoT Sensors that do the exact same thing, which could lead to some confusion.  NCD engineers follow a rather large set of development guidelines for product classification and function.  IoT endNodes and sensors seek to follow two distinct methods of operation, which covers the full gamut of our customers needs.  While IoT Sensors and endNodes may have many similarities, there are some very

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endNode Device Configuration

Device Configuration For the most part, endNode devices need little to no configuration, as the default settings are typically optimal for most applications.  However, there are times when you may need to alter a few settings for specific applications.  endNode configuration is very easy using our Alpha Station software.  Simply click on (A) shown below and the endNode Device Configuration control panel will populate with the current endNode settings. Please note that endNode configuration changes are limited to the USB Port for the purposes of device security.  endNode settings may be viewed and will appear to be altered from the secondary

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endNode Memory Map

endNode Memory Map The endNode Memory Map helps users identify important FRAM memory locations in a endNode controller.  The Memory Map editor/viewer is accessed from Alpha Station.  We built this editor to help develop endNode devices as it’s important to see what’s happening in memory during the design process.  We elected to share this tool with our users so they can get the most out of endNode devices.  We typically don’t advise using the endNode Memory Map unless you have a good understanding of what your are doing.  Changing data in endNode memory can vastly affect operation of the endNode

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endNode Command Set – USB Wireless I2C Port

ApplicationsLimitless ExpansionIntegrated SimplicityHigh-Level CommandsLow-Level CommandsProXR EnterpriseFRAM IntegrationMacrosAlpha StationEssential Getting Started TipsSending Your First CommandTest 2-Way CommunicationsUsing the API CalculatorI2C Command SetSelecting a I2C PortScanning the I2C BusSending and Receiving I2CSending I2C DataReceiving I2C DataI2C Error CodesRelay Control CommandsIntroduction to ProXR EnterpriseGetting Started with ProXR EnterpriseProXR Enterprise and Alpha StationDirecting Commands to I2C PortsStructuring ProXR Enterprise CommandsIntroductory SummaryProXR Enterprise LibrarySTOP HERERelay Control FunctionsFunction 0: Turn Relays OffFunction 1: Turn Relays OnFunction 2: Toggle Relay StateFunction 3: Pulse Relay StateFunction 4: Invert Relay StatusFunction 5: Reverse Relay Status 16-BitFunction 6: Shift Relay Status Left 16-BitFunction 7: Shift Relay Status Right 16-BitFunction 8:

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4-Channel 4-20mA Input USB Wireless endNode Getting Started

Wireless 4-20mA Input with USB Highlights4-20mA Input 4-Channel endNode IntroductionWireless 4-20mA InputUSB 4-20mA InputReading 4-20mA Input ChannelsUSB CommunicationsStep 1: Download and Install Alpha StationStep 2: Plug in the USB PortStep 3: Read 4-20mA Input ChannelsWireless CommunicationsLong Range Wireless USB ModemLong Range Wireless Ethernet ModemStep 1: Wireless Serial NumberStep 2: Connect a Wireless ModemStep 3: Run Alpha StationStep 4: Read Wireless 4-20mA InputsASM1-1 Command SetReading Wireless 4-20mA Input ChannelsThe API Calculator is Required4-20mA Input CommandsReading 4-20mA Input Channels 1 through 4 Wireless 4-20mA Input Long Range with USB Wireless 4-20mA Input with USB Highlights Read Industrial 4-20mA Sensors over a Long

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