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Tri-Tronics Company: RS-485 communications sensor

FROM PACK EXPO 2008: Tri-Tronics Co. has introduced a patented, high-performance, photoelectric communication sensor that provides users with complete remote control.
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Multidrop photoelectric communication sensor provides total process control from any location such as an onboard HMI or from a central plant control station. The new state-of-the-art Smarteye X-PRO Model XPC ( was designed for applications where it is critical to monitor and configure machines for local or plant-wide automation.

It is ideal for companies that require multidrop sensor feedback for overall process control in the packaging, material handling, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, and other industries.

• RS485 or RS232 Communication
• Five Onboard Memory Locations
• Digital Changeover and Control
• Remote Sensor Monitoring
• Speed vs. Resolution Select…60us, 125us, 450us
• Sensor Performance Graph/Scope
• Addressable…128 Nodes without a Repeater
• Internal Digital Display
• Choice of Red, White, or Infrared LED
• Aux IN/OUT
• Patent No. 6,950,778

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