PLCs, DCSs & Controllers

ZEN-16 ­monitoring and control station

July 2014 PLCs, DCSs & Controllers

The Define Instruments ZEN-16 monitoring and control station has been designed for hassle free setup, and features easy DIN-rail installation, no fuss wiring and simple software programming. It has 16 isolated universal inputs which are software programmable through the USB, Ethernet or serial port. Each input can be configured for either: thermocouple, RTD (Pt100/Pt1000), mA, mV, V or frequency.

It also features two relay contact outputs to perform alarm or control functions, four digital inputs for counter functionality and flow metering and two isolated auto-detecting serial ports for RS-232, RS-485, RS-422 or Ethernet connections. Real-time clock plus data logging is also available, (32 MB, 30 000 samples for all channels).

Relevant applications include:

* Factory wide monitoring.

* Cold stores.

* Energy management.

* Fermentation.

* Heat treatment.

* Mining.

* Laboratories.

* Water treatment.

* Food processing.

* Radio communications.


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