imc CRONOSflex

imc CRONOSflex
flexible • expandable • fast
Frameless modular measurement system for electromechanical testing
imc – productive testing
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imc CRONOSflex at a glance
• Flexible modularity through frameless
expansion
• Click mechanism connects modules
electrically and mechanically
• Centralized or distributed, put the pieces
where you need
• Simultaneous recording of analog, digital,
and fieldbus/vehicle bus data
• Up to 2000 kS/s per system and up to
100 kS/s per channel
• Supports virtually any physical sensor and
signal type
• Synchronous acquisition of one to
thousands of channels
• Integrated real-time analysis and control
• Standalone, remote or interactive operation (via Ethernet TCP/IP connection)
Advantages
imc CRONOSflex
Experience true flexibility in test and measurement
imc CRONOSflex gives you a degree of flexibility
A perfect fit every time: from test stand and bench
never before possible. By simply clicking an
top, to mobile testing environments, the modular
imc CRONOSflex module, or modules, to a base unit,
imc CRONOSflex measurement system provides you
you’ve created a complete system, with exactly the
with the versatility you need for day-to-day changes,
number of channels you need. No cables between
over a diverse range of measurement and control
cards, no half empty mainframe rack, and no expansi-
tasks, but without the need to make any sacrifices of
on chassis to squeeze in one more channel.
performance or ease of use.
In Practice
Click mechanism – connects modules electrically and mechanically
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• Fast transition between measurement setups and locations
• imc’s unique breakout connectors provide quick connections for any sensor, and optional
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Saving money
• The modular system design allows the investment to be easily tailored, segmented and
spread over long-term budget planning – yet at a very low entry price for a minimum
working configuration
Gaining clarity & synchrony
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• No cables, no screws, no fuss – modules can simply be clicked
together in order to expand
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or reorganize the system
• Due to the internal EtherCAT system bus, measurement modules are synchronized with
each other. No further settings necessary
Gaining independence & security
• PC-less, standalone operation with internal storage. Because it can be operated
PC-independent, the system maintains reliability even in harsh environments
• Intelligent power supply with optional short-term (UPS) or long-term power (Li-ion battery)
• Reliable operation and guaranteed data integrity, even in the event of power failure
In Practice
Mix-and-match test stand expansion
When managing short-run test stands that are reconfigured every few days or weeks, the ability to easily
adapt test stand hardware can save days of engineering
downtime. By assigning an imc CRONOSflex base unit
to each of your test stands, you can mix and match the
input modules as the test requires. Because the configuration and operation software automatically recognizes hardware changes, you will find it easy to adapt
previous configurations — proven and etablished – into
new and expanded setups, resulting in test configuration productivity gains.
Add channels when tests demand it
In Practice
“Since our initial specification for a new test system
was based on an older test concept, I suspected we were
going to need more channels later on.” With the lower
entry-price, there‘s no need for a large chassis or unnecessary modules “just in case.” When the time comes
to expand input capabilities by adding additional modules, everything you’ve already invested in your current
imc CRONOSflex system still works the same. With permodule prices well below complete system prices, you
can always expand without breaking your budget.
Distributed systems avoid analog noise
Solving the problem of signal noise and interference
has never been easier. Unlike chassis-based systems,
data collection and synchronization via the EtherCAT
backbone of the imc CRONOSflex system can be
accomplished without having the input modules installed in a mainframe chassis. Modules can be daisyFacts & Features
chained and distributed up to 100 meters away via
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noise-free standard Ethernet cable. This allows you to
locate inputs and digitizers close to the signal source,
especially when working in electrically “noisy”
environments, like test cells and electric vehicles.
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Designed for both centralized and distributed operations
Base Unit
imc STUDIO
Data Acquisition
Software
Ethernet TCP/IP
RJ45/CAT5 & WLAN
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EtherCAT
RJ45/CAT5
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EtherCAT
RJ45/CAT5
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1 imc CRONOSflex base unit
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Modules may be located wherever convenient
2 Measurement modules “clicked” to base
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Optional isolated fiber optic connectivity
3 Decentralized distribution up to 100m via standard
CAT5 network cable
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Distributed measurement module satellite stack
synchronously connects with only one cable
Flexible mounting
In addition to the self-supporting housings, there are matching mounting options for various applications.
e.g., for mobile applications
e.g., 19“-rack for test stand applications
e.g., for fixed installations
Design Concept
imc CRONOSflex base unit
The base unit is the heart of the system:
Digital I/O, analog output and control
Logging of analog inputs is only part of the story when
• TCP/IP Ethernet interface for system configuration
and interactive data collection
• Onboard data storage on removable flash media or
optional hard drive
• Onboard real-time signal processing and test control
it comes to complete test systems. As with all imc data
acquisition systems, imc CRONOSflex is also wellsuited to interact with the test environment, including
discrete digital inputs and outputs, as well as analog
outputs (e.g., proportional control) and CAN I/O.
with imc Online FAMOS
• GPS (for time and/or position information)
and external display connectivity
• Stand-alone startup and power-failure control
logic, including several battery options
Real-time functionality at your fingertips
One of the core concepts of all members of the
imc CRONOS familiy is integrated synchronous control:
Two speed grades and build time options
an extensive array of real-time functionality.
imc CRONOSflex is available with aggregate
data collection rates of either 400 kSample/s
Control signals and simple logic are often handled
or 2000 kSample/s per system.
without the need for any programming, directly
through imc‘s powerful trigger engine.
In addition, a base unit may be configured with
CAN or other fieldbus interface extensions,
For advanced real-time analysis and control,
digital I/O, counter and analog output extensions.
imc Online FAMOS is available as an enhancement. This
The base unit options extend the general functionality
option provides the capability of handling tasks ranging
of the system, detailed in the imc CRONOSflex base
from basic statistical operations, such as minimum/
unit table.
maximum, average and RMS, to more demanding calculations, such as FFT spectral analysis, signal classifi-
imc CRONOSflex modularity
cation (fatigue analysis) and order tracking. Virtual
With up to 100kSample/s per channel, integrated
channels are computed on the fly, in real time.
imc CRONOSflex modules are up to the toughest data
In addition, imc Online FAMOS extends the capability
acquisition challenges, while performing under de-
of your system to easily create PLC-like control
manding environmental conditions. The input modules
functionality with minimal specialized knowledge.
are compatible with virtually every physical sensor
Incorporating responsive real-time and closed loop
and signal type, and integrate not only sensor signal
control (incl. PID), the system can thus handle
conditioning, but also filtering and digitizing in a
complete test stand automation.
single, compact, field-swappable unit.
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signal conditioning and sensor power supplies,
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One software for the entire testing process
imc STUDIO – the modular software for measurement, control and automation
Whether you want to use your imc imc CRONOSflex in a “black box“ configuration for easy data acquisition, or
you want to set up Live-Monitoring on hundreds of channels during prototype testing, or you want to create a
complete test stand automation routine with its own control panel – with imc STUDIO, you have full control over
the entire measurement process.
Configuration & measurement
Visualization & displays
imc STUDIO Setup
imc STUDIO Panel (Standard)
•Simple measurement device selection
• Versatile imc Curve Window configurations (2D/3D)
•Clear configuration of all hardware settings
•Display live video
•Intelligent trigger machine
•Freely customize control & display elements per
•Flexible, real-time calculations
drag & drop
•Structured project management
•Create reports
•Data browser for navigating through large
volumes of data
Testing sequences
User interface
imc STUDIO Sequencer
imc STUDIO Panel (Professional)
•Automation of test and evaluation procedures
•Intelligent instruments (Widgets) and control
•Configuration per Drag & Drop
elements
•From sequence control to automated data
•Individually customizable GUIs
evaluation and report creation
•Additional application-oriented components for
•imc FAMOS & MATLAB interface
user interfaces
•Full-screen display
•User rights management
Test stand automation
imc STUDIO Automation
•Real-time automation platform
•Graphical design environment for test stands and
test setups per Drag & Drop or notation
•imc hardware provides the necessary determinis tic timing
•Threshold monitoring in the background
imc STUDIO Standard
imc STUDIO Professional
imc STUDIO Developer
Efficient system integration
•Integration of DLLs
•Scripting engine (.Net)
•Integrated workbench
•Connection to 3rd-party devices
•Implement your own data-stream analysis
•LabVIEW interface (VI’s)
•DIAdem interface
Analysis & documentation
imc Online FAMOS
imc FAMOS
•Analyze and calculate live data streams
•Powerful data analysis and documentation
•“Immediate results” during the running
•Full range of pre-defined calculation functions
measurement
•Create multi-layer macros
•Autarkic in the device (imc Online FAMOS)
•Create user-defined GUIs
•Simple syntax
•Control large amounts of data
Video integration
Webserver
imc STUDIO Video
imc REMOTE
•Time-synchronized video and measurement
•Configurable homepage for displaying and
data acquisition
operating imc measurement devices
•Pre-trigger function
•Platform-independent device access with
•Up to 4 simultaneous video cameras
standard internet browser
•2 redundant channels per camera with inde-
•Web Design Wizard for creating individual web
pendent sampling and trigger settings
pages
(monitor channels)
•Supports https (SSL) for secure connection
Sensor management
Remote Testing
imc SENSORS
imc LINK / imc WEBDEVICES
•Management of any sensor
•Remote connection for imc measurement
•Measurement channel configuration from sensor
systems
database per Drag & Drop
•Automatic measurement data transfer to the
•Descriptions from TEDS
PC or server
•Automated evaluations
•GPS data on map background
•Turnkey solutions including IT
imc STUDIO Plug-In
Additional software
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Live data analysis
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imc CRONOSflex Details
imc CRONOSflex base unit
CRFX-400
CRFX-2000G
400 kSps
2000 kSps
General
Aggregate sampling rate
Operating conditions
Standard operating temp. range
Extended temp. range (incl. condensation)
Shock and vibration rating
MIL 810F (40g)
Connectivity
Ethernet
100 MBit
CRFX-400
CRFX-2000G
HANDLE-LI-IO-L
DI-16-HV
ICPU2-8
ISO2-16-2T
UNI-4
UNI2-8
HV-2U2I
HV-4U
1 GBit
W-LAN (WiFi) IEEE 802.11.g (54 Mbit/s)
Dual antenna IEEE 802.11.n (300 Mbit/s)
Wireless UMTS, 3G, 4G
EtherCAT distributable system bus
GPS connection port
Display connection port
Remote controlled main switch
Programmable status feedback (LEDs)
Isolated SYNC signal
Data storage
CF card slot (Compact Flash)
CFast card slot
USB 2.0 host port (external removable storage)
Storage on PC / network drive
Hard disk (internal)
Stand-alone capabilities
PC independent complex trigger functionality
Onboard real-time data analysis (imc Online FAMOS)
Autarkic PC-less operation, self start
Synchronization & clock
Master-slave between different imc systems
NTP network based synchronization
Via external GPS signal
Via external IRIG-B & DCF-77 signal
Field bus extensions
CAN
LIN
FlexRay
MVB
ARINC
XCPoE
EtherCAT Slave
Multi-functional I/O extension of base unit
Digital in/out, pulse counter, analog out
Power supply
DC input 10V to 50V
AC/DC adapter (110 to 230VAC)
Supply of remote modules via Power-over-EtherCAT
Data integrity upon power fail
UPS (lead gel battery)
UPS (extended capacity Li-Ion)
Key:
Default,
Optional, ( ) Restricted, ( ) In preparation
imc CRONOSflex analog amplifier modules
HV-2U2I (I-chan)
4
3
Terminal blocks
Audio & vibration measurements
8
2
BNC
ICPU2-8
4
2
AUDIO2-4
BNC
4
2
AUDIO2-4-MIC
BNC, LEMO.1B
Charge
4
2
BNC
QI-4
Bridge & strain gauge measurements
4
1
DSUB-15
BR2-4
8
2
B-8
DSUB-15
8
1
BC-8
DSUB-26-HD
8
2
DCB2-8
DSUB-15
8
1
DCBC2-8
DSUB-26-HD
For universal use
8
2
DSUB-15
UNI2-8
4
1
UNI-4
DSUB-15
100 kHz
2 kHz
100 kHz
11 kHz
50
100 kHz
48 kHz
50
100 kHz
11 kHz
50
100 kHz
1 kHz
100 kHz
14 kHz
2,500
100 kHz
14 kHz
250
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
14 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
5 kHz
5
100 kHz
5 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
5
100 kHz
48 kHz
2.5
double SENSE
single SENSE
AC excitation (CF)
DC excitation
quarter bridge
half bridge
bridge mode
full bridge
(per channel)
sensor supply
ICP plug
Charge mode integrated
ICP mode integrated
RTD (PT100)
voltage up to 10 V
Thermocouple (TC)
50
1 kHz
20mA shunt plug
11 kHz
100 kHz
20 mA internal shunt
100 kHz
current temp ICP, charge, supplies
voltage up to 1000 V
5
voltage up to 50/60 V
signal bandwidth
(-3dB)
11 kHz
min. voltage range
(mV)
max. sampling rate
(per channel)
100 kHz
TEDS
standard connector
Voltage measurement
8
1
DSUB-15
LV3-8
Voltage & temperature measurement
8
1
DSUB-15
ISO2-8
8
2
ISO2-8-2T
Thermo
ISO2-16-2T
16
2
Thermo
8
2
ISO2-8-L
LEMO.1B
8
1
ISOF-8
DSUB-15
8
3
HISO-8-L
LEMO.1P REDEL
8
3
HISO-8-8T-L
LEMO.2P REDEL
High voltage measurement 600V CAT III
HV-4U (U-chan)
4
3
Banana
voltage mode
isolated voltage mode
speed
LEMO version available
connector
width (type)
channels
module name
CRFX/xxx
size
( )
( )
( )
( )
imc CRONOSflex DIO, pulse counter, DAC modules
2
2
32 MHz
32 MHz
4
4
256 MHz
16
32
16
16
16
32
16
16
TEDS support
(Transducer Electronic Data Sheet)
imc CRONOSflex modules support direct read/write
of TEDS sensors, including imc‘s TEDS Clip.
Connectors: TEDS interfaces require either the
ACC /DSUBTEDS-x variants of our connectors or
per-channel connectors such as Lemo.
“IEPE“ type TEDS is supported in audio modules with
direct BNC input connectors.
Digital I/O
galvanically isolated,
configurable to 24V/5V (TTL/CMOS ) Level,
output: 0.7A sink, high current: sink and source 0.7A
Pulse Counter
full analog input conditioning:
500 kHz analog bandwidth, differential input,
analog filter, software adjustable threshold levels
Modes: event counter, time, frequency, speed, RPM
differential and absolute angle and displacement
8
8
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4
analog sin/
cos mode
counter
frequency
4
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
Terminal blocks
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
pulse counter
quadrature
mode chan
8
8
high current
output Bits
high voltage
input Bits
16
8
DAC
counter inputs
DSUB-15
DSUB-15
digital I/O
analog outputs
Base unit extension
+40mm
DI16-DO8-ENC4
+40mm
DI8-DO8-ENC4-DAC4
flex modules: pulse counter
HRENC-4
1
flex modules: digital I/O, DAC (
DI2-16
1
DI2-32
2
DO-16-HV (110V)
2
DO-16-HC
1
DO-32-HC
2
DI2-16-DO-16-HC
2
DAC-8
1
DO-16-HC-DAC-8
2
connector
standard
connector
width
module name
CRFX/xxx
size
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Fax: +49 (0)30 - 463 15 76
hotline@imc-berlin.de
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