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Unitronics: Flat fascia HMI with key pad
Unitronics introduces the newest members of their Vision130™ PLC+HMI family- flat fascia Vision130™ units. The new flat fascia makes these models a perfect fit for the food & pharmaceutical industries.
With their IP66/IP65/NEMA4X rating, these units are ideal wherever spray/wipe down applications apply. Models include: V130-J-B1, V130-J-TR20, V130-J-R34, V130-J-TR34, V130-J-TR6, V130-J-RA22, V130-J-TRA22, V130-J-T2, V130-J-T38, V130-J-TA24. Their PLC + HMI advantage gives users the opportunity to operate on a minimum of budget, programming time and wiring.
With a wide variety of onboard, and expandable I/O options, these new units are capable of supporting up to 256 I/O. These configurations include digital and analog inputs and outputs, high-speed I/O, PT100/Thermocouple capabilities, and load cell for weight measurement. The I/O can be mounted locally or remotely, up to 1000m from the controller. These power-PLCs are equipped with recipe capabilities, Micro SD card memory storage for data logging and back up, complete PLC cloning and more.
Systems integrators can rely on a single device: the Vision130™ units can support 24 auto-tuned PID loops to control temperature, level, and pressure. The graphic LCD, 2.4” 128 X 64 pixel operator interface supports over 1024 user-designed screens with 400 images per application, a 20 key keypad, and is able to display trend graphs, and a text string library. Internal memory holds 512K of application logic, plus 128K for fonts and 256K for images.
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Communication options include Ethernet, cellular, and industrial protocols such as MODBUS, DF1 slave, J1939, CANopen and more. In addition, the Vision130™ units can be ‘taught’ to communicate via almost any ASCII protocol. The controller is also capable of time based and immediate interrupts, making it a natural for ‘rapid response’ applications such as packaging machines.
Unitronics FREE VisiLogic software provides one user-friendly environment for hardware configuration, modular Ladder application development, and HMI design, including a library of industrial images. Unitronics also offers FREE technical support for all of their products.
The Vision130™ reduces overall system costs by minimizing hardware requirements, saving cabinet space—and, above all—exempting the user from setting up Panel-PLC communication.
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