EAO Ltd Articles
56mm stepper motors provide higher torque and efficiency
EAO has introduced a new family of 56mm two-phase stepper motors that claim to offer up to 40% higher torque than existing models to reduce cycle times and improve positioning speed in end-equipment such as precision medical devices, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, CCTV cameras, ATMs and XY positioning stages.
CAN Bus Joystick module for interconnect flexibility
Speedy installation and functional safety coupled with high reliability and compact design are crucial requirements in digital interconnect systems used in many vehicles today. The Computer Area Network (CAN) Bus is the digital message-based protocol of choice in these applications.
CAN Bus keypads meet CAN J1939 and CAN Open protocols
To keep pace with the increasing demand for CAN Bus components that provide engineers with reliable and cost effective interconnection within construction and agricultural equipment and in vehicles and machines for specialist applications, HMI specialist EAO has enhanced its popular Series 09 portfolio of ruggedised RGB halo illuminated CAN Bus keypads and the complementary rotary cursor controller joystick module.
LIN Bus switching devices target bus, truck applications
Human Machine Interface (HMI) specialist EAO has leveraged its Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus products knowledge to add a range of Local Interconnect Network (LIN) Bus devices to its Series 09 range of products.
New LIN Bus switching devices target vehicles
Human Machine Interface (HMI) specialist EAO has leveraged its experience developing and marketing innovative Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus products and low-cost switches for the automotive market by adding a range of LIN Bus switching devices to its Series 09 range of products.
Which switch? 3D tool enables swift decisions
To help control panel designers and builders to quickly select the optimum devices for their application Emergency Stop (E-Stop) switch specialist EAO has developed an interactive virtual 3D tool.
High pressure fan suits modern 1U rack applications
A compact axial fan that measures just 40mm by 28mm from Sanyo Denki has been released by EAO.
CAN Bus keypad and joystick modules for heavy duty control
Functional safety coupled with high reliability and compact design is a crucial requirement in safety-related applications typically found in construction and agricultural equipment and vehicles and machines for specialist applications. Hoping to meet these needs EAO has introduced a new series of high-quality ruggedised CAN Bus Keypads and Rotary Cursor Controller Joystick modules.
Switches, keypads and joysticks sent to Coventry
The Engineering Design Show in Coventry (October 16-17) will be used by EAO to showcase is latest HMI switches, CANbus keypads and rotary controllers. Visitors will also see CAN bus LCD displays, encoders and rotary switches from Grayhill and collong fans, stepper motors and drivers from Sanyo Denki.
Reliable safety switches for innovative machinery control
A new family of emergency stop (E-Stop) and stop switches have been introduced by HMI specialist EAO, suited for use in handheld and compact control applications where mechanical, electrical and environmental performance has to go hand-in-hand with severely restricted panel depth.
Second generation CANbus keypads and MMI controllers
HMI specialist EAO has introduced second generation Joysticks and Man-Machine-Interface (MMI) Controllers that combine technical characteristics with easy toolless installation. Developed by Grayhill, the new 3J CAN-based devices feature enhanced shock resistance and long mechanical life and are built to withstand rugged conditions typically found in agriculture, construction, and mining machinery.
Joystick controllers withstand rugged environments
HMI specialist EAO has introduced second generation Joysticks and Man-Machine-Interface (MMI) Controllers that combine outstanding technical characteristics with easy tool-less installation. Developed by Grayhill the 3J CAN-based devices feature enhanced shock resistance and long mechanical life and are built to withstand rugged conditions typically found in agriculture, construction, and mining machinery.
Switch solutions to be showcased at Engineering Design Show 2018
EAO will be showcasing its latest human machine interface, motion control and cooling products on Stand No F20 at the Engineering Design Show, together with CAN-bus keypads, displays, joysticks, encoders and rotary switches from Grayhill and cooling fans, stepper motors and drivers from Sanyo Denki. Visitors to the Stand will be able to see the latest additions to EAO’s range of customised HMI enclosures including the new Smart Box, a ...
Stepper motors reduce vibration and heat generation
A family of stepper motors that deliver 10% higher torque than currently available alternatives but produce 3dB(A) less noise with significantly reduced vibration and heat generation has been introduced by EAO. Improvements in motor efficiency has enabled manufacturer Sanyo Denki to boost the torque of its new SanmotionSF24 Series of 42mm stepper motors by 10% compared to current equivalent sized alternatives but with 15% lower inertia.
Low voltage blower fans target high-density equipment
A series of small, low voltage blower fans that deliver a static pressure of 1950P (max.) and an airflow of 111m3 /hour (max.) at a rated speed of 8200 rpm are available from EAO. Developed by Sanyo Denki, the San Ace 9BMC blower fan measures just 97mm by 33mm but delivers the cooling performance and low noise requirements demanded by high-density equipment such as Servers, PSUs, fuel cells and air-con units.
Touch encoder replaces tweaking with fine tuning
Human Machine Interface (HMI) specialist EAO has introduced a Touch Encoder that integrates a touch-screen LCD display with a multi-function rotary switch and pushbuttons in a single product. The encoder from Grayhill streamlines Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) used in medical electronics, audio/visual and specialist vehicle control applications.
Switches supplied in flush or raised variants
The Series 18 range of tactile, compact, actuators and indicators has been designed by EAO specifically for use in the latest generation of laboratory & measuring equipment, medical equipment, audio & video applications (such as mixing desks and mobile camera control systems), lighting and stage control systems.
Switches respond to hands, gloves, and even elbow
Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), specialist EAO has enhanced its popular Series 45 range of modular panel products with the addition of intuitive palm switches and all-purpose acoustic buzzers. The new Series 45 palm switches unite a broad range of machine operating functions with outstanding technical characteristics.
Durability designed into compact optical encoders
A range of optical encoders from Grayhill are available at EAO. The three devices in the 62xG range of optical encoders use a patented optical switching technology that delivers a 2-bit digital quadrature output and are capable of over 1 million switching cycles, which together with a rugged enclosed metal body and a metal shaft ensures that the new optical encoders provide a more durable and more cost effective alternative to conventional mechan...
Reversible flow axial fans offer space efficiency
Designed to halve the numberoffans required in applications where air flow both in and out of the enclosure is required, EAO has introduced a range of bi-directional fans that provide the same high airflow performance in both directions. Adding to the Sanyo Denki portfolio of DC axial fans the new RF Series comprises two models.