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General Purpose Logic Circuit Device Spotlight

September 4, 2018
Tech Tuesday

Learn about our General Purpose Logic Circuit Devices! Read More


Logical AND & OR Function with a RIB®

July 24, 2018
Tech Tuesday

Almost any Logical function can be achieved with relays. This blog will discuss the simplest of those using the RIBU2C. Read More


Unit Heater Control with BACnet® Communication

June 12, 2018
Tech Tuesday

Recently our BACnet® compatible Analog Input RIB® was updated to include a set point function. Click here to learn more! Read More


Product Update: BACnet® Analog Input Device – Set Point Function

May 17, 2018
Product News

BACnet® Analog Input Device Update – Set Point Function The software on the RIBTW24B-BCAI and RIBMNW24B-BCAI has been updated to include a user configurable Set Point Function. This function is available on the previous models with a Code Version or 1.5 or higher. Once configured and enabled, the device will monitor the Analog Input (AI1), […] Read More


Troubleshooting RIB® Relays

May 1, 2018
Tech Tuesday

Learn how to troubleshoot our RIB® products! Read More


Range Planning for EnOcean® Devices

March 20, 2018
Tech Tuesday

If you are wanting to install wireless devices to control something, check out our EnOcean® Products! Read More


Automated Dust Collection for Woodworking Shop

February 6, 2018
Tech Tuesday

In my time performing technical support at Functional Devices, Inc., several customers have requested assistance selecting RIB® products that would enable them to automate the dust collection system in their woodworking shop. In each scenario, they were looking for a way to have their dust collector turn on if any of their electric saws, sanders […] Read More


Providing Override Feedback to Your Controller with our RIB® Device

November 14, 2017
Tech Tuesday

Most people that call Functional Devices, Inc. Technical Support are aware of our popular products like RIB® relays, current sensors, power supplies and transformers, but we offer many other products that do not fit into one of those categories. In this blog, I will spotlight one such product, model RIBMNA1D0. Features The RIBMNA1D0 is a […] Read More


Measuring the Voltage of Floating Outputs

September 26, 2017
Tech Tuesday

All Functional Devices’ AC power supplies, stepdown transformers and isolation transformers have a floating output. The outputs are said to be floating because they are isolated from the input and have no internal connection to it. Since that is the case, when measuring the output voltage of any of those devices, ground cannot be used […] Read More


Mount Your Controller and Peripheral Devices in our Prepackaged Power Supply

August 8, 2017
Tech Tuesday

If you’re planning to install a controller and other peripheral devices, an important consideration is where the items will be placed within an enclosure, and how they will be powered. Fortunately, Functional Devices has a line of products that can address both of those needs: the MHP Series. These products include a metal enclosure, power […] Read More