ABB enhances Micro-DCI process control station

Warminster, Pa. —Version "B" of 53MC5000 Series controller is the core of recently released Micro-DCI Series process control station products. The networkable controller, incorporates a hot-swappable operator interface display, ABB's Easy-Tune self-tuning algorithm, and up to four loops of control.

10/01/2001


Warminster, Pa . —Version "B" of 53MC5000 Series controller is the core of recently released Micro-DCI Series process control station products. The networkable controller, incorporates a hot-swappable operator interface display, ABB's Easy-Tune self-tuning algorithm, and up to four loops of control.

Standard, preconfigured control strategies include PID (with P, PI, PD, and I controller versions); analog backup (controller acts as a signal selector with another controller); ratio PID; automatic/manual station; two-loop control (two identical PID controllers); two-loop cascade arrangement of two PID loops; two-loop override; four loop-control; and dual two-loop cascade (four PID loops in two traditional primary/secondary-loop arrangement). Advanced control, such as dead-time compensation and more numeric/logic-operations can be applied to the data using F-TRAN programming language.

Micro-DCI Series 53MC5000B comes standard with four analog, two discrete inputs; two analog, two discrete outputs; RS-422/485 data highway; and RS-232 connections. Several module options allow expansion to nine analog/two discrete inputs; four analog/two discrete outputs; and 16 user-defined discrete I/O points. www.abb.com

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