Baumer, Southington, CT, has introduced the TXG series of Gigabit Ethernet cameras designed to provide Power over Gigabit Ethernet, eliminating the need for a separate power cable. The cameras are designed for vision systems such as robotic applications where additional cables can be problematic. An industrial dual-port power injector module or multi-point power switches provide power the Ethernet cable at distances up to 100 m.

The cameras feature a 36 × 36 × 58 mm housing and are designed for harsh environments with water and dust hazards.

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