The GLC100 graphic logic controller provides a graphic operator touchscreen, embedded controller, and I/O or I/O network connectivity all in one device. The GLC100 features an intuitive touchscreen that replaces hardwired electromechanical control panels. The RISC-based controller allows the user to configure a complete control strategy without the use of a PLC. The GLC100 solves logic, reads and writes the I/O, and provides error and diagnostic checking.
Total Control Products Inc., 2001 N. Janice Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160, FAX (708) 345-5670.
This Gadget Freak Review looks at a keyless Bluetooth padlock that works with your smartphone, along with a system that tracks your sleep behavior and wakes you at the perfect time in your sleep cycle to avoid morning grogginess.
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