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Universal controller for distribution automation

February 2004 PLCs, DCSs & Controllers

The Inline Controller CPU from Phoenix Contact is a new kind of modular compact controller, enabling the controller intelligence to be integrated into the Interbus Inline station. The ILC 200 UNI Inline Controller is installed directly into a decentralised I/O station.

This compact controller can be programmed in the five IEC 61131 languages and controls the modular Inline installation system on a decentralised and independent basis. It is installed underneath an Inline bus connector for Interbus, Profibus-DP, DeviceNet, Ethernet or CANopen systems and enables the simple exchange of data with super and sub-imposed controls. This makes it independent of the superimposed fieldbus system. Integrated inputs and outputs enable short reaction times on site.

Using the controller enables the construction of pre-tested mechanical and electrical units, which can be combined as a modular system into a complete solution. The combination of tested functional units from mechanical and electrical systems, I/O peripheral devices and control programs means planning, installation and commissioning times can be cut considerably.

The PC WORX automation software enables universal configuration and programming - optionally via Interbus, Ethernet or the local RS232 interface.

For more information contact Rob MacKenzie, Phoenix Contact, 011 793 7121 robm@phoenixcontact.co.za, www.phoenixcontact.co.za



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