Synergy488 - Supporting Ethernet, IEEE 488/GPIB, and RS-232 Communications
Tidal's award winning gateway application hardware and firmware is engineered specifically for applications requiring the precise measurement and control of temperature and/or humidity on most popular environmental test controllers.
The Synergy488 communications gateway consists of our popular SBC488E Single Board Computer and application specific firmware to provide Ethernet, IEEE 488/General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB), and RS-232 communications capabilities to an extensive list of environmental test chamber controllers. This unit is a member of Tidalís Synergy Series of patent pending, web-enabled hardware and software products designed to enhance the overall efficiency of the environmental testing process by offering the utmost in integration and connectivity.
Expressly engineered for use in environmental testing applications in the broadest spectrum of industries and applications, The Synergy488ís gateway application provides next-generation communication capabilities to the most widely used environmental chamber controllers including the VersaTenn II / VersaTenn III, Watlow F4/924, Yokogawa UP550/750, Blue M Pro-750/Pro-550, and Partlow 1462. Tidalís Synergy488 Gateway may further be ordered to support additional models of environmental chamber controllers by contacting the company. As such, the gateway is ideal for employment in systems and markets where controlled environments are essential for testing, screening, and calibration of critical systems and components. Among the more prevalent are the electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical and pharmaceutical sectors. The Synergy488 unit includes both RS-232 and RS-485 interfaces to communicate with most temperature chamber controllers including units with ModbusRTU communications.
The Synergy488 Gateway offers three client communications ports, IEEE 488, RS-232 and Ethernet (Optional). The unitís IEEE 488 interface provides talker, listener and controller functions. The Synergy488 monitors and receives commands from client computers on all three input ports simultaneously, and commands are sent to the chamber controllers in the order in which they were received. Consuming less than 5 W @ 7 to 24 VDC, the device has a wide operating temperature range of Ė40o to +85oC.
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