The Infinity Concept

Everything You Need To Know About Our Infinity Controllers

J-KEM Scientific specializes in making one-of-a-kind custom instruments. After 25 years, we know that it’s very expensive to make a custom instrument by building a custom piece of hardware. The vision of the Infinity controller is to have a single, versatile hardware interface that can be made into virtually any custom instrument by means of software.

The novel concept of the infinity controller is that new instruments are not made in hardware, but software. For example:

  • Connect a thermocouple to the infinity controller, and it becomes a temperature controller.
  • Connect a pressure transducer to the Infinity controller and it becomes a vacuum regulator.
  • Connect a stirrer, chiller, syringe pump, and vacuum pump to the Infinity controller and it becomes a reaction controller.
  • Connect a syringe pump, oxygen sensor, and pH probe to the Infinity controller and it becomes a fermentation controller.

The Infinity Concept

Technical Specifications of Infinity Controllers:

Analog Inputs

To read pressure, pH, temperature, ion and oxygen levels.

  • Eight 24-bit inputs, collection rates from 1-64,000 points per second.
  • One 12-bit input.
  • One 4-20 ma input.

Analog Outputs

To control proportioning valves and instrument control.

  • Two 12-bit analog outputs,
  • One 4-20 ma output

Digital Outputs

To control valves, motors, instruments, and external signaling

  • Fourteen high current outputs.
  • Five PWM outputs.
  • High voltage (120 Vac) outputs.

Digital Inputs

Reads the state of switches, sensors and external events

  • Sixteen digital, and high voltage inputs

Serial Communications

To operate stirrers, balances, pumps, or virtually any lab instrument.

  • USB
  • Four serial ports (RS-232 & RS-485)

Infinity DLL

Read, write, and process data from networks and 3rd party software

The Infinity concept is to create custom instruments in software, similar to LabView, but with two significant advantages:

Better Hardware

Ultra-high resolution inputs, serial and digital interface components needed for laboratory and process control

Better Software

Written in and designed specifically for your application. Using the languages removes many programming limitations. J-KEM also releases the original source code…every software application truly becomes your custom software.

The Infinity Concept


Add additional sensors, inputs, and outputs, connect new instrumentation, add software functionality as required by the changing needs of research.

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