PLC on a Chip now IoT-enabled
Divelbiss Corp., Fredericktown, Ohio, announced that its P-Series PLC on a Chip embedded, single chip, programmable logic controller is now IoT-enabled, making it a complete end-to-end cloud monitoring and control solution.
The advanced features of P-Series PLC on a Chip allows for monitoring, data logging and control to be easily applied via Ethernet, Wi-Fi, cellular or satellite to the VersaCloud M2M dashboard.
Hardware features include Ethernet communications and Modbus TCP, advanced serial communications such as Modbus master and slave, enhanced counter/timer functionality, 164 digital I/O, up to eight 12-bit analog inputs and one 10-bit analog output, integrated real-time clock, SD card interface, SPI ports, quadrature counter, keypad and display interface, expanded user memory on chip, accelerated scan times and 2 CAN ports.
Applications include remote response monitoring, field testing, proactive machine maintenance, machine-to-machine control, data collection for predictive maintenance and more.
The P-Series PLC on a Chip functions in a wide temperature range of -40°C to 85°C, and can be embedded in electro hydraulic and mobile equipment, motor drives, HMIs, packaging equipment, telematics, remote field applications and more.