Jul
27

We have moved – Why ?

Controls and Drives has continued to grow as a Technical Distributor of Automation and Industrial Controls equipment over the past 25 Years, such that we had a requirement for greater space and a facility to house the many Pioneering Automation Solutions that we continue to develop with our specially selected Manufacturing Partners. We are currently continuing […]

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Jun
10

Lutze – Download your 2016 Euro Football Fixture List

Click on the link below if you wish to download the free wallet sized 2016 Euro Football Fixture List, from our supplier Lutze. Click here…

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Mar
16

Mitsubishi Major New software update – GT Works 3 1.151

Mitsubishi are pleased to announce the release of GT Works3 1.151. All My Mitsubishi users that registered their GT Works or iQ Works will automatically receive a message informing them about this new release whilst the software is also available on the common platform. Main new features of GT Works3 1.151: Support of GT25 open frame […]

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Feb
03

Mitsubishi Technology Day

On Thursday 28th January 2016 CDL held a Mitsubishi Technology Day at Beaumanor Hall in Woodhouse. The event was very successful with a great turn out and we look forward to holding another in the future.          

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Dec
22

CDL Christmas Closing Dates

Controls & Drives will be closing lunchtime 24th December and re-open Monday 4th January. We would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

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Oct
28

Mitsubishi GX WORKS 3

Mitsubishi GX Works 3 Version 1.015 is on the website.     There has been a number of reports from customers that with large, structured, projects GX Works3 can be relatively slow in performance. Nagoya Works has recognised this and plan to have this issue resolved in the December release of the software, which is […]

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Oct
01

Mitsubishi GT2103 5V Version Is Now Available

Mitsubishi GT2103-PMBLS Mitsubishi are pleased to announce the release of the GT2103-PMBLS.  This version uses a 5V power supply and is a direct replacement for their best selling HMI the GT1020-LBL.  Connecting this GOT to an FX PLC using the GT10-C10R4-8P cable allows it to be powered from the PLC’s internal power supply saving space […]

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Sep
23

Rittal Blue e+ Launch Events

Rittal will proudly introduce the World’s first Blue e+ Principle at a series of locations across the UK in October 2015. With its innovative hybrid technology, the new Blue e + delivers Efficiency, Versatility, Safety & User Friendliness that can provide energy savings of up to 75%. Blue e+ is simply the world’s most economical […]

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Aug
06

MITSUBISHI GOT2000 NEWS

There are two pieces of good news for Mitsubishi GOT2000 users this month.     First is the release of the new GT2104 – this is a fantastic 4.3″ widescreen, full colour HMI with a list price of £355. Second is the new lower price for the GOT2000 VNC licence which is now just £25, meaning […]

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Jun
25

Mitsubishi – New FX5UC CPU & expansion modules

The new FX5U range continues to expand with the release of more CPUs and expansion modules. Therefore Mitsubishi are pleased to announce the launch of the first compact CPU variants the FX5UC-32T/DSS with associated digital I/O expansion modules.  There are also two new FX5 a channel analogue input and output modules (FX5-4AD-ADP and FX5-4DA-ADP) now […]

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