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April 2017
Bullet    EIS and EIRX Recognized for Compliance with the UL 864 10th Edition Standard
Bullet    BAScontrol Series Equipped for Wide Temperature Operation
Bullet    Using SSL and VPNs to Provide Security
Bullet    DDC Training with the BAScontrol22

March 2017
Bullet    BASrouterLX Application Note: Using Whitelist to Improve Security
Bullet    Don't Miss Haystack Connect 2017 Technical Sessions
Bullet    The Sedona Alliance: Championing the Creation of an Open Controller
Bullet    High Speed Gigabit Performance With PoE Savings

February 2017
Bullet    Vendor of the Year 2016
Bullet    Open Control - Sedona Framework and the Sedona Alliance
Bullet    New Open Controllers Popular at AHR Expo 2017
Bullet    Newly Redesigned ARCNET Resource Center

January 2017
Bullet    Visit Booth C1458 at AHR 2017
Bullet    BACnet MS/TP Troubleshooting Simplified with Innovative Product Integration from Contemporary Controls and Optigo Networks
Bullet    Free Education Session about Sedona Framework
Bullet    Truly Open Sedona Controllers

December 2016
Bullet    Contemporary Controls a Finalist for Six ControlTrends Awards
Bullet    Have Joe Do Your Work for You
Bullet    Learn More about Sedona Framework at AHR 2017
Bullet    New Video: Enhance Your JACE by Off-loading Communication Handling

November 2016
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Showcases Gigabit Routers at SPS/IPC Drives Trade Fair in Germany
Bullet    Nominate Contemporary Controls for Best Video!
Bullet    Using an IP Router to Resolve IT vs. OT Conflicts
Bullet    Free Sedona Education Session at AHR 2017
Bullet    Use your BACnet Router to Improve Security and Performance

October 2016
Bullet    Plugging in from New Hampshire, the 2016 BACnet International Plugfest
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Sponsors Distech Controls' Converge Conference
Bullet    Don't Miss the Free Education Session about Sedona Framework at AHR 2017
Bullet    Modbus Integration Solved at Galeria Manhattan Shopping Mall
Bullet    Congressman Bill Foster Visits Contemporary Controls

September 2016
Bullet    The Need for Speed and Diagnostics
Bullet    Visit Us at Distech Controls 2016 Converge Conference
Bullet    Hobbyist Platforms for Powerful Edge Controllers - but what Control Language?
Bullet    Understanding Sedona Kits and Kit Manifests

August 2016
Bullet    New EIA-485 Terminator Provides Fail-Safe Biasing for BACnet MS/TP and Modbus RTU Networks
Bullet    DGLogik Taps the BAScontrol22 to Show Off Speed
Bullet    Custom HVAC and Math Kits Released to the Sedona Community
Bullet    Part 7 of the Contemporary Controls SAE Video Series, Introduction to the Kit Manager, Now Released

July 2016
Bullet    Reduce your Overhead by Enhancing your JACE
Bullet    EIPR Skorpion Router - An Advanced Industrial IP Router
Bullet    BAScontrol Video Series: Using Virtual and Web Components
Bullet    Part 6 of the Contemporary Controls SAE Video Series is now Released

June 2016
Bullet    Sedona Framework Developers Meet at Niagara Summit 2016
Bullet    New Manufacturing Equipment Improve Made in America Production Capability
Bullet    Part 5 of the Contemporary Controls SAE Video Series Now Released

May 2016
Bullet    Redesigned Website is Now Mobile-Friendly
Bullet    "BACnet and Numbers" Published in Foundations
Bullet    Contemporary Controls to Display Open Building Automation Products at IBcon 2016
Bullet    Part 4 of SAE Video Series Now Released
Bullet    Internet+Building Automation Seminar in Tianjin, PRC

April 2016
Bullet    Enhanced JACE Performance and a Truly Open Controller Showcased at Niagara Summit
Bullet    What's Up with the Internet of Things?
Bullet    New Machines Mean Greater Manufacturing Capabilities

March 2016
Bullet    New Features Added to the BACnet Discovery Tool
Bullet    Sedona Application Editor-Easier to Use than Niagara Workbench
Bullet    Communicating with a BACnet Client
Bullet    Sedona Framework Developers Meet at Light+Building 2016

February 2016
Bullet    AHR 2016 – A Success for Contemporary Controls
Bullet    Great Feedback on the Sedona Application Editor
Bullet    Hans Kranz Inducted into the Control Trends Hall of Fame
Bullet    BACnet® Protocol Continues to Help Advance Building Ratings

January 2016
Bullet    BAScontrol22 Sedona Unitary Controller Now Available
Bullet    Open Sedona Application Editor is Now Available
Bullet    Creating an Open Controller – Now with an Open Tool
Bullet    Preview of Booth 1326 at AHR Expo 2016

December 2015
Bullet    28-Port Managed Fibre Switch Receives UL 864 Recognition
Bullet    New BACnet Controller at IoT World Forum 2015 Dubai
Bullet    Visit Booth 1326 at AHR 2016
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Nominated as Finalist for Four ControlTrends' Award Categories
Bullet    Happy Holidays From All of Us!

November 2015
Bullet    Visit Us at SPS/IPC Drives
Bullet    Have Confidence in Your Devices
Bullet    AmCham Shanghai Celebrates 100Years
Bullet    We Need Your Vote for Control Trends 2015

October 2015
Bullet    Returning From the Road – What We Shared at Each Event
Bullet    Plugging in from New Hampshire, the 2015 PlugFest Conference
Bullet    Sedona Controller Instrumental in Providing SCADA Simulation
Bullet    CTRLink Managed and Unmanaged Switches Validated Using Spirent TestCenter

September 2015
Bullet    Taking Our Product Innovation on the Road
Bullet    Did You Know? – Using the BAScontrol20 as BACnet/IP Remote I/O
Bullet    Enhance Your JACE with Routers and Gateways
Bullet    New Products Being Showcased

August 2015
Bullet    Diving into the World of DDC Programming
Bullet    Did You Know? – Web Components Link Wire Sheets to Web Pages
Bullet    A New and Improved BACnet Discovery Tool
Bullet    Introduction to BAScontrol20 Video Updated

July 2015
Bullet    Sedona Framework™ – Opportunity for a Truly Open Controller
Bullet    Have Joe Do Your Work for You
Bullet    Tutorial Video on BASbackup Released
Bullet    From Our Archives: Interview with John Pittman, Former Fieldbus Foundation President

June 2015
Bullet    BAScontrol20 Firmware Version 3.1 Released
Bullet    Automation Platform Presentation Shows Why It is Ideally Suited for Building Automation Software Applications
Bullet    Recent Trade Events Highlight Contemporary Controls' Open Source Technology
Bullet    "Network Communications for Buildings" Continues to Receive Praise

May 2015
Bullet    Innovative, Open Source BAS Network Technologies will be Displayed at Haystack Connect 2015
Bullet    Niagara AX Integration via Haystack
Bullet    Sedona Open Controllers
Bullet    Automation Platform
Bullet    Automation Platform — DG5 in a Box

April 2015
Bullet    Contemporary Controls' Leads Discussion on the Automation Application Platform at Haystack 2015
Bullet    One-Armed Router Supporting BACnet Ethernet
Bullet    Interviews with Industry Experts Available Online
Bullet    Solutions that Simplify the Integration to BACnet/IP - Displayed at Niagara Forum

March 2015
Bullet    Enjoy the Benefits of High Speed Gigabit Performance Along with PoE Savings
Bullet    Download Network Communications for Buildings
Bullet    Advantages of BASautomation Products to be Displayed at China Refrigeration Expo
Bullet    Simplify the Integration to BACnet/IP – See and Learn More at Niagara Forum 2015 in London
Bullet    Haystack Connect Emphasizes Latest Techniques for Connecting Systems and Utilizing Data

February 2015
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Wins Two CTA Awards
Bullet    A Successful AHR 2015
Bullet    Decrease Building Controller CPU Usage by Offloading MS/TP Traffic
Bullet    Global BACnet Roadshow Opens in Chicago

January 2015
Bullet    Visit Booth 3531 at AHR 2015
Bullet    Celebrating 40 Successful Years
Bullet    ControlTrends Awards
Bullet    Device Profiles Library Continues to Expand

December 2014
Bullet    Benefits of BACnet® BASautomation Products to be Exhibited at AHR 2015
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Nominated for Five CTA Awards
Bullet   
Simplify the Saving of Sedona Projects with BASbackup

November 2014
Bullet    Modbus Profile Builder Software for the BASgatewayLX is Now Available
Bullet    Using the BASgatewayLX with a Rockwell MicroLogix PLC
Bullet    Scalable Building Strategy Presented at the Building Controls Show
Bullet    Contemporary Controls Tests Products for BACnet® Interoperability with Industry Developer Community
Bullet    Product and Portfolio Solutions for OEMS

October 2014
Bullet    Adding Cube I/O Modules to BACnet Spyder Controllers
Bullet    BACnet PlugFest 2014 – An Event to Test Interoperability
Bullet    Scalable Building Strategy Presented at the Building Controls Show
Bullet    Share the News about Your Project Success
Bullet    Nominate Contemporary Controls for CTA

September 2014
Bullet   What is a BASview and Why Should You Care?
Bullet   Let Us Promote Your Successful Projects for You
Bullet   It’s Time to Nominate Contemporary Controls for the ControlTrends Awards

August 2014
Bullet   The BASremote is Even More Flexible
Bullet   Contemporary Controls to Attend Shanghai International Building Technology 2014
Bullet   Easily Network Your Building Controller
Bullet   Free up Your Building Controller's MS/TP Communications

July 2014
Bullet   Solutions for Expanding the Number of I/O Points in the Field
Bullet   Redundant Sump Pump Controller
Bullet   Using the Sedona Project Backup and Restore Utility
Bullet   Why the Shift to IP Video Surveillance
Bullet   Improved Spanish-Language Technical Support

June 2014
Bullet   BASgatewayLX Quickly Gets Modbus Data Up to the BACnet/IP Infrastructure
Bullet   Contemporary Controls Tests BACnet Interoperability with Devices from Industry Manufacturers at Plugfest BIG-EU
Bullet   Contemporary Controls Sponsors first German-speaking Niagara Forum
Bullet   Video: BASgatewayLX Configuration

May 2014
Bullet   Offloading the JACE
Bullet   BASautomation® Building Automation Products Displayed at Niagara Summit
Bullet   Record Attendance at Light+Building 2014
Bullet   Did You Know from Joe
Bullet   Video: Installing the Workbench Tool

April 2014
Bullet   Offload Your JACE's MS/TP Traffic
Bullet   Offload Your JACE's Modbus Traffic
Bullet   Remote Access for Your JACE
Bullet   Easily Control Your JACE - Single Tool Solution
Bullet   Easily Network Your JACE
Bullet   Video: Installing Sedona Framework™ and Kits

March 2014
Bullet   Did You Know: Three Quick Facts About Our BASautomation Products
Bullet   New BASautomation Products at light+building
Bullet   Controller Area Network (CAN) and Industrial Ethernet Training Day
Bullet   A Sedona Framework Demo Box Application Note
Bullet   Video: Saving and Restoring a Sedona Program

February 2014
Bullet   New BACnet/IP Sedona Field Controller Provides Ideal BAS Solution
Bullet   Creating a Web-Based Thermostat Using the BAScontrol20
Bullet   Discover the Advantages of Using Controller Area Network and Industrial Ethernet with Automation Applications
Bullet   A Snowy but Successful AHR Expo
Bullet   Video: Using Sedona Framework™ and the BAScontrol20

January 2014
Bullet   BASautomation Products on Display at AHR Expo - Booth #239
Bullet   BAScloudVPN Remote Monitoring Service on Display at AHR Expo
Bullet   New BACnet/IP Sedona Field Controller on Display at AHR Expo
Bullet   Video: Sedona Wire Sheet Development for a BASremote

December 2013
Bullet   Contemporary Controls Highlights BASautomation Products and Solutions at 2014 AHR Expo
Bullet   SPS IPC Drives 2013 Wrap-Up
Bullet   Happy Holidays
Bullet   Video: Accessing a Sedona Device Using Workbench

November 2013
Bullet   Looking Forward to SPS IPC Drives 2013
Bullet   Contemporary Controls Nominated for ControlTrends Award
Bullet   BASrouterLX Advanced Slave Proxy Feature Benefits Users
Bullet   BAScloudVPN Service Benefits Include Reducing Windshield Time

October 2013
Bullet   BASremote Updated with Trending and Password Authentication
Bullet   Make Life Easier when Troubleshooting MS/TP Networks
Bullet   USB Adapter in Stock for EIPR-E Router Wireless Connectivity
Bullet   Tradeshow Report from Building Controls and SIBT
Bullet   Video: Installing Sedona Kits

September 2013
Bullet  IP Router Provides Secure Remote Access Over the Internet
Bullet  New BAScloudVPN Service Offers Secure Remote Internet Communication
Bullet  Expanded BASautomation Product Line Showcased at SIBT 2013

August 2013
Bullet  BASremote Certified for Sedona 1.2
Bullet  New Rugged GigE Switch has PoE Functionality
Bullet  BASrouterLX Gains More Diagnostic Features
Bullet  Video: Understanding EIA-485: 10 Recommendations

July 2013
Bullet  EIPR-E Skorpion IP Router Goes Wireless
Bullet  PoE Splitter Provides 24 VDC Output
Bullet  BASgatewayLX Simplifies Custom Profile Building
Bullet  BASgatewayLX Firmware Update Issued in Response to Java 7u25
Bullet  Video: Understanding EIA-485: Cabling and Repeaters

June 2013
Bullet  Popular Skorpion Ethernet Managed Switch Gains Fiber Option
Bullet  New PCI Express ARCNET Card for Modern PC Motherboards
Bullet  George Thomas Reflects on Embedded Linux Community
Bullet  Video: Understanding EIA-485: Connectors, Grounding and Protection

May 2013
Bullet  PoE Support added to Automation Switch Series
Bullet  Updated BACnet Router Application Guide
Bullet  Video: Understanding EIA-485: Bias and Termination
Bullet  Haystack Connect 2013 – A Successful Launch
Bullet  Introduction to Our Original Design Manufacturer Capability

April 2013
Bullet  New High Performance BACnet Router with Diagnostic Capabilities
Bullet  Updated Site Focuses on Industrial Ethernet Solutions
Bullet  Visit Us at Haystack Connect
Bullet  Understanding EIA-485: Introduction
Bullet  Momentum 2013 a Success

March 2013
Bullet  Roll Your Own Modbus Device Profiles
Bullet  New Automation Switch Series Offers the Highest Port Density
Bullet  Simplify the Integration to BACnet/IP at Niagara Forum London
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video Part 8: BACnet Compliance
Bullet  Contemporary Controls Welcomes New Product Marketing Manager

February 2013
Bullet  Contemporary Controls a Platinum Sponsor at Momentum2013
Bullet  BACnet and the Internet
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video Part 7: Device Profiles
Bullet  AHR Expo 2013 Success

January 2013
Bullet  In Time for AHR Expo – an Expanded BASautomation Portfolio
Bullet  Using the BASrouter with a Honeywell Spyder Controller
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video Part 5: Interoperability
Bullet  Visit Booth 926 at the AHR Expo

December 2012
Bullet  Happy Holidays
Bullet  New BASautomation Products at AHR Expo 2013
Bullet  Remote Monitoring via Cloud-VPN Demonstration at AHR 2013
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video, Part 5: BACnet BIBBs

November 2012
Bullet  Automation Switch Series Now Available
Bullet  Remote Monitoring via Cloud-VPN Demonstration
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video, Part 4: BACnet Services

October 2012
Bullet  Visit Us at SPS
Bullet  BACnet PlugFest 2012
Bullet  "Understanding BACnet: Network Types" Video

September 2012
Bullet  Smart Grid Symposium Held in Chicago
Bullet  BASgatewayLX Enhancements
Bullet  Contemporary Controls Gets Social
Bullet  Device Modeling Video

August 2012
Bullet  Seeking Sedona 1.2 Beta Sites
Bullet  Isolating Traffic Through the Use of VLANs
Bullet  Introduction to BASview Video
Bullet  Understanding BACnet Video Series

July 2012
Bullet  New Skorpion 5-port Diagnostic Switch Supports Gigabit Speed When Using Wireshark®
Bullet  Ethernet Switch Now Carries Canadian UL 864 Component Recognition Mark
Bullet  Have your JACE also monitor your Ethernet network
Bullet  More Applications for the BAS Gateway

June 2012
Bullet  Get Modbus Data up to the BACnet/IP Infrastructure Quickly and Easily
Bullet  The BASview Goes Mobile
Bullet  Celebrating 10 years and 37 years
Bullet  What is a BBMD and Why Should I Care?

May 2012
Bullet  Successful Niagara Summit
Bullet  New Simple to Use Modbus to BACnet Gateway
Bullet  New 8-Port Gigabit Switch
Bullet  Industrial Router Advanced Features Video
Bullet  Troubleshooting with the BASrouter Status Screen

April 2012
Bullet  New BASautomation Products Showcased at Light+building 2012
Bullet  Learn About the Scalable Building Strategy at Niagara Summit
Bullet  New Products Coming This May
Bullet  The ABCs of Managed Switches - Concepts & Terminology You Need to Know

March 2012
Bullet  Using the BASrouter with an Alerton Controller
Bullet  Making BACnet a Chinese National Standard
Bullet  Have You Connected the SC Pin?
Bullet  Opportunities to Visit with Contemporary Controls

February 2012
Bullet  Expanded BASautomation Product Line Introduced at AHR Expo 2012
Bullet  Essentials: Options When Diagnosing MS/TP Problems
Bullet  Video Demonstration of RapidRing

January 2012
Bullet  Finally, a Managed Switch at a Manageable Price
Bullet  New BASautomation Products at AHR Expo 2012
Bullet  CCC Receives ISO 9001:2008 Registration

December 2011
Bullet  Customer Feedback Improves Modbus Mapping Functionality
Bullet  Diagnostic Switch and BASview Tested at BACnet PlugFest
Bullet  Contemporary Controls Online Experience Enhanced
Bullet  Happy Holidays from Contemporary Controls

November 2011
Bullet  Introducing the BASview
Bullet  Visit Us at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES Show
Bullet  First BACnet Forum for the Asia Pacific Region
Bullet  Contemporary Controls Product Manager Selected to be Marketing Director of the BIG-CN

October 2011
Bullet  Visit Us at the WEEC in Chicago
Bullet  Limiting BACnet Traffic
Bullet  ARCshark Makes Wireshark Compatible with BACnet ARCNET
Bullet  Essentials: BACnet Discovery Tool Better Than Ever

July 2011
Bullet Original Design Manufacturing Service from Your Networking and Controls Supplier
Bullet Using the Skorpion Diagnostic Switch with Wireshark
Bullet Equipment Focus: C Squared Announces Intelligent BACnet Sensors Compatible with BAS Router
Bullet Essentials: SwitchInfo — Free Ethernet Troubleshooting Tool

June 2011
Bullet The Skorpion Series of Ethernet Switches Just Got Smarter
Bullet BAS Remote Application Note Published by Veris Industries
Bullet Remembering Bill Swan
Bullet Essentials: BACnet/IP to MS/TP Router or BACnet MS/TP Repeater — What is Best? (PDF)

May 2011
Bullet The Need for Speed – Going to Gigabit
Bullet BASautomation Line Demonstrated at 2011 Niagara Mini Summit
Bullet Contemporary Controls Participates with the BIG-CN in Guangzhou Building Automation Show
Bullet Essentials: Building on BACnet (PDF)

April 2011
Bullet
 Essentials: Understanding Ethernet Switches and Routers (PDF)
Bullet New Skorpion IP Router Receives Customer Requested Features
Bullet Niagara Forum Europe 2011 a Great Success
Bullet BCIA Conference 2011 and ConnectFest
Bullet Christian Blenz Joins CCG as Application Engineer

March 2011
Bullet 
BAS Remote Powered by Sedona Framework on Display at the Niagara Summit
Bullet More Features Added to the Skorpion IP Router
Bullet NEW Skorpion Diagnostic Switch teams up with Wireshark

February 2011
Bullet 
BAS Portable Router Recommended by Alerton
Bullet When is an Ethernet Hub Better than an Ethernet Switch?
Bullet Great Traffic at AHR Expo 2011

January 2011
Bullet 
Visit Us as AHR 2011
Bullet Clearance Sale on Select Products
Bullet 
Contemporary Controls Joins the Modbus Organization

December 2010
Bullet Are All USB Cables Created Equal?
Bullet Wind Farm Communications
Bullet Successful 2010 SPS/IPC/DRIVES Show

November 2010
Bullet Contemporary Controls Receives Sedona Framework Certification
Bullet Contemporary Controls Introduces Industrial Ethernet Router
Bullet SPS/IPC/Drives 2010
Bullet BACnet Forum Shanghai
Bullet New Location for UK Office

September 2010
Bullet BAS Remote with PoE in a "Cool" Application
Bullet The BAS Router Helps with BBMD Support
Bullet Introduction to CTRLink Video

August 2010
Bullet Managed Switches Provide the Required Cable Redundancy
Bullet The EIMK Media Converter is Built for You
Bullet Training Materials Now Available on Video

April 2010
Bullet Niagara Summit 2010
Bullet ATA Celebrates Launch of Online ARCNET Resource Center
Bullet Modbus to BACnet Mapping
Bullet Light+Building 2010

March 2010
Bullet Free Upgrades for BAS Router
Bullet The BAS Router Makes the BACnet/IP to MS/TP Connection at Salisbury Courts
Bullet Light+Building Show
Bullet A Successful AHR Expo 2010

January 2010
Bullet  New Products To Be Introduced at AHR Expo 2010
Bullet  Technology Update: Should You Consider PoE?
Bullet  2009 SPS/IPC/Drives Show Report

October 2009
Bullet  Modbus Register Mapping to BACnet® Objects Added to BAS Remote Version 3.0
Bullet  Technology Update: Broadcast Storm Control
Bullet  Paul French Joins CCL as EMEA Sales Manager
Bullet  Free Configuration Tools for Commissioning Modbus to BACnet Mapping

August 2009
Bullet  Sedona Framework Support added to the BAS Remote
Bullet  Technology Update: BACnet Discovery and the BAS Remote
Bullet  Contemporary Controls Helps China Go Green

May-June 2009 Feature Story: Ethernet Switch Obtains UL864 Fire Alarm System Recognition
All new fire alarm and smoke control systems being installed claiming UL 864 compliance must comply with this latest edition.
(PDF Icon 1,113K pdf)

March-April 2009 Feature Story: New Website Launched
Contemporary Controls launches a redesigned website that showcases our success across multiple industries.
(PDF Icon 542K pdf)

January-February 2009 Feature Story: Raising BACnet® to the Next Level
Raising BACnet to the Next Level means that almost every Building Automation System (BAS) will eventually be communicating over an Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure and that Contemporary Controls has the products to assist in making this all happen.
(PDF Icon 687K pdf)

November-December 2008 Feature Story: Switch Your Way to the New EISK16 Ethernet Switch
With 16 ports, Contemporary Controls' new PnP EISK16-100T switch is the easy solution for increasing your network's functionality.
(PDF Icon 1M pdf)

September-October 2008 Feature Story: "Island of Information" Concept
The feature article discusses how the BAS Remote acts as a status manager to provide a wealth of information to Building Automation Systems.
(PDF Icon 1.2M pdf)

July-August 2008 Feature Story: BAS Remote I/O is "Multilingual"
In addition to the BACnet®/IP protocol, the BAS Remote I/O is fluent in Modbus/TCP.
(PDF Icon 352K pdf)

May-June 2008 Feature Story: BACnet® Portable Router Simplifies Field Service and System Checkout
Feature article explains Contemporary Controls' BAS Portable Router, the newest edition to the company's line of building automation BACnet routers.
(PDF Icon 475K pdf)

March-April 2008 Feature Story: Ethernet Infrastructure + BAS Router + Your Ideal Solution
Use the BAS Router to make the BACnet®/IP to BACnet MS/TP connection possible in your next project.
(PDF Icon 431K pdf)

January-February 2008 Feature Story: Finding the Easiest Path
Feature article discusses how the BAS Remote I/O uses the existing Ethernet infrastructure to increase I/O points.
(PDF Icon 560K pdf)

November-December 2007 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Participates in BACnet® Interoperability Workshop
It allowed the company the opportunity to test their BACnet products against a suite of interoperability tests with a number of other products from other vendors.
(PDF Icon 572K pdf)

September-October 2007 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Completes Its Second Phase of Lean Manufacturing
Second phase entails additional training for employees and the modernization of equipment.
(PDF Icon 670K pdf)

July-August 2007 Feature Story: BAS Remote Welcomed at Cochrane Supply's Tridium Mini Summit
Tridium made it quite apparent that they view the BAS Remote as an ancillary device for their Jace controller.
(PDF Icon 893K pdf)

May-June 2007 Feature Story: BAS Remote Talks to VYKON Tridium Jace-2
Feature article explains how BAS Remote I/O points being discovered, read and written by the Jace-2.
(PDF Icon 1.9M pdf)

March-April 2007 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Continues to Grow its Commitment to the BAS Community
The BAS Remote provides cost-effective I/O via the BACnet®/IP networking protocol.
(PDF Icon 1.8M pdf)

January-February 2007 Feature Story: Virtual Industrial Ethernet University Continues to be a Valuable Learning Tool
Learning is of continuing concern in Ethernet technology.
(PDF Icon 889K pdf)

November-December 2006 Feature Story: Prescription for a Healthier Network...Add Fiber
Feature article spotlights the EISK Series of fiber switches.
(PDF Icon 400K pdf)

September-October 2006 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls True Ethernet Media Converter
The company's media converters have been upgraded to take advantage of new components to achieve better cost factors.
(PDF Icon 585K pdf)

July-August 2006 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Releases the USB22 Series of ARCNET® Adapters
The USB22 incorporates a deep memory buffer to hold messages until the OS can service the device via its high-speed USB 2.0 connection. Using this approach, missed messages are rare.
(PDF Icon 468K pdf)

May-June 2006 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Completes its Lead-Free Conversion Process
The company has successfully completed a program to produce RoHS-compliant products.
(PDF Icon 628K pdf)

March-April 2006 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls Announces the USB22 Series
Feature article discusses the launch of a new adapter that combines all the advantages of ARCNET® technology.
(PDF Icon 1.2M pdf)

January-February 2006 Feature Story: Contemporary Controls' Commitment to RoHS-Compliant Manufacturing
Company's manufacturing facility in China converts to a lead-free operation.
(PDF Icon 562K pdf)

November-December 2005 Feature Story: Industrial Ethernet Switch Sets New Standard Eliminating Office-Grade Switches
The EISK8-100T switch is only $149 with a five-year warranty.
(PDF Icon 1.2M pdf)

September-October 2005 Feature Story: Five Issues When Selecting Ethernet Switches
Feature article explains why industrial-grade switches are a better alternative to office-grade equipment.
(PDF Icon 872K pdf)

July-August 2005 Feature Story: Why Tighten Our Environmental Standards?
Contemporary Controls takes a positive approach with regards to European Union guidelines on hazardous materials used in electronic products.
(PDF Icon 649K pdf)

May-June 2005 Feature Story: AI-SRVR Provides Connectivity Between ARCNET® and Ethernet Networks
Contemporary Controls has designed a connectivity device that solves the problem of allowing data to pass between ARCNET and Ethernet networks.
(PDF Icon 551K pdf)

March-April 2005 Feature Story: ARCNET® AI-USB Hub Provides Easy Access to ARCNET Networks from USB Port
AI-USB hub gives the user easy access to the network via a PC without removing the cover.
(PDF Icon 560K pdf)


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