App note: Industrial digital inputs with the MAX22191

App note from Maxim Integrated on their parasitically powered digital input interface chip which are used favorably on industrial applications. Link here A digital input (DI) is a circuit designed to receive a binary signal transmitted from an industrial sensor and translate that input into a reliable logic signal for a programmable logic controller (PLC) […]

SCADA 101

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) present a means of networking industrial infrastructure monitoring and control systems. From a central reading location a SCADA system can track a number of remote sites equipped with Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) or Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). The RTUs can measure an array of conditions and a wider […]