Articles written by The MurCal Blogster
Articles written by
The MurCal Blogster

See the Future of Agriculture at World Ag Expo®

The World Ag Expo® is the largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition with over 1,200 exhibitors and an attendance of more than 100,000 each year on 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. The show offers a wide range of ag-related exhibitors that display the latest in farm equipment, communications, and technology. Free seminars focus on a variety of topics important to dairy producers, farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness professionals.

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Murphy PowerCore® Intelligent Xpansion™

Murphy by Enovation Controls’ PowerCore® Intelligent Xpansion™ Power Distribution Module (PDM) expands CAN bus control networks by replacing existing relay and fuse boxes with more reliable, solid-state switches that can directly drive work lights, wiper motors, cooling fans, directional DC motors and other high-current loads.

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Enovation’s PowerView® displays with MurCal’s SmartCommand™

By combining Enovation’s PowerView® displays with our proprietary SmartCommand™ software configuration package, you have the ability to customize the critical information needed to accurately monitor your engine’s performance straight out-of-the-box for display and monitoring of industrial, on-highway and marine engines.

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Behind The Scenes - Meet Rene!

Q. How long have you been at MurCal? A. I have been with MurCal for about a year and half.. Q. What is your position/role at MurCal? A. My current position at MurCal is Customer Representative/Technical Support.

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CANopen: a higher-layer CAN communication protocol

In many real-time industrial applications such as robotics (automated robots, conveyor belts and other industrial machinery), medical (X-ray generators, syringes, hospital beds and dialysis equipment), transportation & automotives (agriculture, railways, trailers, heavy duty, marine, etc.), and aerospace, CANopen offers a standardized and highly configurable solution.

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MurCal’s J1939 CAN Throttle Control Knob

1939 enthusiasts were missing one thing: the look and feel of a traditional throttle knob! The CT-327 CAN Throttle Knob for J1939 engines provides the look and feel of a traditional throttle knob. A rugged, IP67-rated controller with a watertight, plug and play connector.

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Gensys & Gensys 2.0

CRE TECHNOLOGY is an ISO 9001-certified French manufacturer founded in 1980, based in Sophia Antipolis. Sophia Antipolis is a large technology park in southeastern France not far from Nice, and as of 2021 home to 2,500 companies. The park is known to be Europe's first science and technology hub.

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Behind The Scenes - Meet Todd!

Q. How long have you been at MurCal?

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MurCal assisted Contractors and Electricians at the new Pico Rivera Durfee Station.

Recently our team headed over to the city of Pico Rivera in the greater Los Angeles area to assist the contractors for a pre-startup in preparing for the final startup and commissioning of the station for final approval and acceptance by the County engineers with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.

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MLC380 Panel MurphyLink® Series

The MurphyLink Series MLC380 Panel, engineered and built by Enovation Controls’ Industrial Panel Division, is a superior panel offering that includes the powerful, yet simple-to-configure PV380 display. This display is part of the Murphy PowerView® family and provides monitoring of Tier 4/Euro Stage 4 compliant electronic engines. The PV380 monitors multiple J1939 parameters and provides basic engine alarm/shut-down information.

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POWERVIEW® 485: Engine and Diagnostic Display

The Powerview 485 is small but its rugged design offers a wide array of configurable I/O, including RS485, to support both mechanical and J1939 electronic engines.

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Behind The Scenes - Meet Robert!

Q. How long have you been at MurCal? A. About a year and a half Q. What is your position/role at MurCal? A. Shipping Clerk Q. What do you love most about your job and why? A. I love the culture here that we have and the community we serve, everyone feels friendly and is good to work with.

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J1939: A Common Language Across Manufacturers

J1939 is a set of standards defined by SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) for networking and communication in the commercial vehicle sector. They are used in heavy-duty vehicles such as trucks and buses, ships to ski lifts, mobile hydraulics, etc. The focal point of the application is the networking of the powertrain.

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All About Contactors

When applying the control voltage on the coil leads a one and a two, a magnetic field will be generated, attracting the movable lion core towards the fixed core, so the movable contacts which are fixed to the movable core, will move as well towards the fixed contacts to make a contactor and allow the power lines to run to the load. If we interrupt the control voltage, supplying the coil, the magnetic field will disappear, and the fourth spring will push the movable parts back again to their original position that will interrupt the power going to the load.

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CRE Technology Battery Chargers: Innovation for Better Control that our Clients Rely On!

CRE TECHNOLOGY’s wide range of battery chargers are designed to supply voltage to the battery with a permanent connection and a maximum of efficiency. They offer a comprehensive range for 12V and 24V with 2.5A to 40A and they are so confident in their quality and reliability that they are pleased to offer you a 3-year warranty for each product purchased.

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Behind the Scenes - Meet Antonio!

Q. What do you love most about your job and why? A. I'm only 3 months in and I've gotten to complete multiple harness designs, one of which was pretty complicated, and I've also done a lot of different types of programming. This kind of experience and independence is exceptional for an internship and is something I'm really glad to get out of my experience here.

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MurCal’s PV500-MC Nominated for DPS Award!

While MurCal has been an active participant in the Diesel Progress Summit since its inception in 2019, including being part of the judging process for 2 of the years, it was not until they added a new category that we felt we should see if we can win an award.

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Egis' XD Series is Perfect for your Electrical System Install!

For over 25 years, Egis Mobile Electric has been providing the highest quality motor vehicle electrical products and customer support. Their products provide safe, dependable electrical power and battery protection technology for marine applications, emergency and municipal fleet vehicles, and other specialty vehicles. MurCal is proud to be a distributor of their products and one of their latest acclaimed lines.

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How MurCal & Pacific Power Group solved an obsolete display issue for MTU owners

n 2012, MTU Solutions discontinued selling the HV1000-MTUJ. This Engine Display Model was designed for instrumentation and monitoring on electronically controlled engines communicating using SAE J1939 and NMEA 2000. It was a multifunction tool that enabled marine operators to view many different engine or transmission parameters and service codes and could support up to four engines. Unfortunately, when they stopped producing it, they left Boat/Yacht owners including the US Navy with no easy replacement offering.

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Behind The Scenes - Meet Dana!

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