Not all automation applications are found on the plant floor or in process plants. Our Ethernet, ARCNET and CAN products are frequently used in medical, surveillance and point-of-sale applications where reliability, performance and ease of use remain important. From simple plug-and-play unmanaged switches to managed switches for both indoor and outdoor use, we have the equipment and understanding to meet your needs.
CTRLink's connectivity products facilitate the use of Ethernet in your automation project. Designed for unattended operation in environments not conducive to office grade equipment, CTRLink overcomes the challenges that Ethernet presents to the automation professional by providing convenient mounting in control panels, Class 2 power wiring, and reliability. Our repeating hub, switches, media converters and routers adhere to IEEE 802.3 standards and more. Specialty regulatory needs are addressed in selected models. From simple plug-and-play operation to fully-managed switch functionality, there is a model to meet any need.Learn More
ARCNET's longevity testifies that it is regarded as one of the most robust industrial networking technologies available. The real-time performance of its token-passing protocol along with its simplicity of use makes it ideal for embedded applications. Contemporary Controls is the industry leader in ARCNET connectivity providing wiring hubs, network interface modules (NIMs), network analyzers and ARCNET servers to Ethernet. We wrote the book on Industrial ARCNET and founded the ARCNET Trade Association.Learn More