Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Ongoing design changes can make it tough to size and configure
control racks. So why not go rackless?
Omron's CQM1H uses a modular architecture that supports up to 512
I/O and offers powerful PID and floating-point math instructions, and a data
memory of 12k. "Starting at $357, CQM1H achieves two times the power and
capacity of what we had before in the same size," says Product Manager Don
Sondermann. "And it let's users build and add on to the system easily as the
Targeted at applications that require communication among PLCs,
the serial communication board lets engineers use the protocol macro function to
transfer data between the CPU and external third party serial devices. Moreover,
the ControllerLink module allows data exchange between multiple Omron PLCs or a
PC via a ControllerLink network.
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