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The anger experienced when having to brew a new pot due to an undetected coffee pot low level is a safety hazard to co-workers and small animals in the vicinity.

Xenon’s commitment to innovation and safety led to the development of the worlds first coffee pot low level detection system based on Guided Wave Radar technology.

Contact product sales for more information.

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Coffee Low Level Detector

Xenon’s Jordan Wiens was recently interviewed by Control Designs magazine regarding remotely connecting field devices via cellular based communications. Click the link below to read more.

Control Design Article: Remote Access Makes New Connections

ControlDesign.com

The T925 connects remote equipment through cellular networks, eliminating the need for hardwired connections.

Irvine, California—October 26, 2011—Xenon announces the T925 Wireless Cellular Controller for connecting remote sites with central control and monitoring stations through cellular networks. A T925 remote communications network eliminates the need to make hardwired Ethernet connections to the Internet or to an intranet at each remote site and at the central control and monitoring station, and the network operates from any location worldwide with cellular coverage.

T925 Ethernet ControllerA T925 remote communications network allows end users, machine and skid builder OEMs, RTU and SCADA OEMs, security monitoring system OEMs and other firms to monitor and control their automation and monitoring systems through the cellular network at sites thousands of miles away. Typical applications include pipelines, pump stations and electrical substations.

A T925 remote communication network is usually configured with a T925 at each site. Up to 250 T925s can simultaneously communicate through the cellular network with a VPN router installed at a central control and monitoring station. Each T925 is custom-configured by Xenon, and is ready for deployment and operation with no communications programming required by the user.

Once one or more T925s and the VPN are installed and communicating, a user simply needs to connect desired hardware components to the VPN to enable full remote monitoring and control of all components connected to the T925 at the remote site. Hardware components at the central control and monitoring station are hardwired to the VPN and are typically one or more PCs running SCADA software.

The T925 can be connected to a variety of components at the remote site. It can accept up to seven Ethernet inputs—as well as four digital inputs, four analog inputs and two temperature inputs, either thermocouples or RTDs. The T925 has four digital relay outputs that can be used to control components and systems at the remote site, and it features on-board data logging with up to 2 gigabytes of storage space.

The T925 also allows users to connect to local devices serially through RS232, RS422, and 2- and 4-wire RS485/422 communication links. OPC communications are supported with all digital data links.

The T925’s local HMI operator interface panel with push button inputs gives personnel at the remote site the ability to monitor operation, set alarm ranges and set points, and control local devices. The T925 is housed in a NEMA 4X enclosure suitable for installation in Class 1, Division 2 hazardous area locations, and it meets FCC, C/UL, CSA and CE requirements.

The recent widespread proliferation of high-speed 3G and 4G cellular networks has increased communication bandwidth and performance to a level more than sufficient for most industrial automation control and monitoring applications. This makes cellular network communications the best option in many applications because of its superior price-performance ratio along with its ease of installation and use.

The T925 works with AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, Midwest Wireless, Cellular One and 16 international carriers. Depending on customer preference, contracts with cellular providers can either be direct billed to the customer, or billed through Xenon via a software-as-a-service model. Cellular network communications are typically through an always-on cellular gateway, with charges based on data usage.

With a T925 system, communications are transparent between components at the remote sites, and control and monitoring hardware and software at the central station.

About Xenon

Xenon provides instrument, electrical and analyzer turnkey systems and services to the petrochemical industry, to equipment manufacturers and to other industrial clients. The company is a complete service provider supplying consulting, engineering, systems integration, PLC programming and field services. Xenon has been building automation systems since 1985, and has an extensive installed base of products and applications worldwide.

For more information, contact Jordan Wiens at 866.571.8595, or contact Xenon at products@xenoninc.com.

Xenon Inc
2146 Michelson Drive, Suite B
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 866/571-8595
Fax: 866/281-3044
www.xenoninc.com

Phoenix Contact, a leading electronic parts manufacturer, has enrolled Xenon Inc. in the System Integrator Partner program.  This further acknowledges Xenon’s capability to design, engineer, build, install and properly maintain turnkey solutions for manufacturers and end users.

Combining Xenon’s wide breadth of services and expertise along with Phoenix Contact’s innovative products and support, the results are none other than satisfactory to the end user.

Click HERE to see the Xenon profile page on the Phoenix Contact website.

As a result of this partnership, Xenon has priority access and pricing for all Phoenix Contact wireless products.  Contact us for more information on how we can best serve your organization.

Phoenix Contact System Integrator

In the Oil and Gas industry, it is often imperative to have redundant data paths for system reliability and data integrity.  Xenon has deployed Kepware OPC server software in a number of applications and introduces the integration of the Kepware Redundant path technology into our systems.

Redundant path communication applications include:
 CEMS Data Acquisition Systems like the Xenon Atom 705
– Tank gauging communication systems like the Xenon Operator Interface Panel
– Remote monitoring solutions in the Xenon T925 Wireless Ethernet Controller

Contact Xenon Inc for any of your controls and automation needs.

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