Each model offers dual output control for monitoring and adjusting temperature and parameters such as flow, pressure and levels. The built-in auto tuning feature of the SOLO controllers tests the system and sets the best possible parameter for that system.
Each SOLO controller supports thirteen types of temperature inputs and five types of analog inputs. Control configurations for the SOLO controllers include ON/OFF, Ramp/Soak, PID and Manual operation and are equipped with a dual four-digit, seven-segment display.
With free software from the Automation Direct website, users can monitor up to eight controllers using Modbus RTU or ASCII protocols, and can monitor historical data and save it to a .txt file. The price of these controllers varies, but half of the 22 models are available for under $100.
New SOLO controllers by Automation Direct for process and temperature
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