Compact, expandable embedded control

By Control Engineering Staff March 1, 2001

Davis, Calif. -Smart Star Series modular, expandable control system delivers low-cost embedded control and I/O card options. Available I/O cards include digital, A/D, D/A, and relays. They can be interchanged to meet most I/O requirements. Design allows I/O point density of up to 168 points in a panel less than 27.3-in. The system includes backplane with power supply, CPU card, and one or more I/O cards. Eight slots are available on the backplane with one reserved for the CPU card. Software is developed using Dynamic C Premier, a C language development system and includes a real-time kernel.