New product: CP6608 control panels emphasize compact design

Beckhoff Automation has introduced its smallest control panel, CP6608 Ethernet control panel with 5.7-in. display. It features an integrated PC with Intel IXP420 processor and other commonly-used interfaces, making it suitable for industrial applications and building automation.
By Control Engineering Staff February 11, 2008

Beckhoff Automation has introduced its smallest control panel, CP6608 Ethernet control panel with 5.7-in. display. It features an integrated PC with Intel IXP420 processor and other commonly-used interfaces, making it suitable for industrial applications and building automation.

The cabinet-mounted CP6608 is equipped with two Ethernet ports with 10/100BASE-T, two fast USB 2.0 ports, and a serial RS-232 port as external interfaces. Versions include 5.7-, 6.5-, 12-, 15- or 19-inch displays. The CP6608 has 32 MB of flash memory on-board and 128 MB of on-board RAM. Windows CE is the operating system. The panel features an aluminum front and offers IP 65 protection class at the front and IP 20 at the rear. A free Mini PCI slot offers additional flexibility.

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