Micro PLC

The ELC PLC includes built-in I/O on its CPUs to operate as a standalone controller. It has the ability to add expansion modules to its no-rack design by snapping them into mating connectors. The controllers are available in 10, 12 and 14-point I/O configurations, with two serial ports, pulse input/output motion control, an autotune PID and pluggable terminal blocks in a 1-inch-wide package.

02/01/2007


The ELC PLC includes built-in I/O on its CPUs to operate as a standalone controller. It has the ability to add expansion modules to its no-rack design by snapping them into mating connectors. The controllers are available in 10, 12 and 14-point I/O configurations, with two serial ports, pulse input/output motion control, an autotune PID and pluggable terminal blocks in a 1-inch-wide package. Additional features include a real-time clock/calendar, external setpoint potentiometers, configurable seven-segment displays, advanced motion control up to 100 KHz pulse I/O and built-in analog I/O for standalone process control. Two built-in serial ports allow the controllers to network to RS-232/RS-485 Modbus-compatible devices, operator interfaces, remote I/O, dial-up or cellular/wireless modems, VFDs or any ASCII I/O device. The controllers are expandable up to 256 points of I/O. Analog and specialty modules include a built-in RS-485 Modbus slave port, enabling them to be remote I/O for a controller or as a low-cost temperature/analog-to-Modbus signal conditioner.

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