Press Archives (2009)

  • Comtrol Corporation introduces industrial managed PoE Plus switch

    MINNEAPOLIS November 11, 2009 Comtrol Corporation, a worldwide leader in device connectivity, today introduced the RocketLinx™ ES7506 Industrial Managed PoE Plus Switch. This newest addition to the RocketLinx family of switches is designed for applications such as IP surveillance, security and transportation, where power sources are not conveniently located. Each of the four Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports delivers up to 30 watts, supporting the new IEEE802.3at standard. The RocketLinx ES7506 switch puts users in command of their devices with its intelligent PoE control and schedule management capabilities.

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  • Comtrol Corporation Introduces Robust Line of Industrial Ethernet Switches

    MINNEAPOLIS August 25, 2009 Comtrol Corporation, a worldwide leader in device connectivity, today introduced the RocketLinx™ series of Industrial Ethernet switches. This versatile and cost-effective new product line is designed to comply with NEMA TS2 standards and includes both managed and unmanaged switches featuring 10/100 Ethernet, gigabit and fiber connectivity options, and rugged, IP31-rated housings. The ES8510 managed switch features redundant ring technology and recovery times of less than five milliseconds.

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  • Comtrol Corporation Serial Device Servers Meet NEMA TS2 Requirements

    MINNEAPOLIS July 28, 2009Comtrol Corporation, a worldwide leader in device connectivity, today announced that its DeviceMaster® serial device servers achieved NEMA TS2 certification. Independent lab testing verified the product line’s performance when subjected to the extreme temperatures, operating voltage and humidity fluctuation, vibration and shock commonly experienced in severe outdoor environments.

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  • Comtrol Corporation Awarded GSA Schedule Contract

    MINNEAPOLIS May 13, 2009Comtrol Corporation, a worldwide leader in device connectivity, today announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Comtrol contract GS-35F-0401V under Schedule 70, which includes vendors of general purpose commercial information technology equipment, software and services. This GSA listing provides government customers with a convenient and efficient way to purchase the company’s device connectivity, industrial Ethernet gateways and intelligent embedded device connectivity products.

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  • Comtrol Releases the New RocketLinx MC Family of Serial and Ethernet Fiber Media Converters

    MINNEAPOLIS April 8, 2009Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), maker of DeviceMaster® and RocketPort® device connectivity solutions, today introduced the RocketLinx™ MC family of industrial grade serial and Ethernet fiber media converters. The RocketLinx MC5001 and MC7001 products are designed for harsh environments, and are well-matched for both EMI immunity and extended fiber transmission requirements.

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  • Leading Manufacturer of Broadcast Control Systems Unveils Groundbreaking Device Connectivity Products

    MINNEAPOLIS January 21, 2009Comtrol Corporation (http://www.comtrol.com), a worldwide leader in device connectivity, today introduced the RocketPort® uPCI SMPTE 2-Port serial card and the BroadPort 550–the industry’s only rack-mountable 16-Port serial card complete with a DCE/DTE switch. The BroadPort 550, along with Comtrol’s other SMPTE serial cards, break new ground by introducing serial communication products designed specifically for the unique needs of the television broadcast industry, which is held to the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) connectivity standards. The products are available immediately.

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