Ircon GUI brings advanced connectivity to IR sensors

Multi-Sensor Interface (MSI) from Ircon Inc. is designed for the Modline 5 series of infrared sensors.


Multi-Sensor Interface from Ircon Inc. lets users access configuration and temperature data for up to 12 sensors over plant-wide networks and the Internet.

Multi-Sensor Interface (MSI) from Ircon Inc . is designed for the Modline 5 series of infrared sensors. MSI lets users access configuration and temperature data for up to 12 sensors over plant-wide networks and the Internet through an embedded Web browser interface. IP65-rated IR sensor series extends high accuracy temperature measurement across a real temperature range from 250 °C to 3000 °C.
NEMA 4X rated, 10.4-in touch panel color display comes with graphic screens that present the Modline 5 sensor configuration, status, current temperature, historical trends, and temperature alarms. Unit is said to provide an instant overview of the sensors interconnected by an EIA-485 network.

Built-in Web browser allows the interface to be accessed by a remote workstation using Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher to modify sensor setup and view sensor temperature measurements and trends. Interface is equipped with a Type II slot for Compact Flash cards and can optionally store temperature data in CSV format on a 128 Mbyte CF card supplied with the unit. CF data are compatible with standard spreadsheet software and can be accessed directly by the Web browser.

—Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, Control Engineering,

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