EMBEDDED CONTROLLER BRIDGES MODULAR CONTROLLERS AND PC-BASED SYSTEMS

Description

The SIMATICĀ® S7-mEC modular embedded controller from Siemens Energy & Automation provides a bridge between traditional modular controllers and PC-based systems. It is ideal for the plant operator accustomed to using PLCs who wants a solution that looks and operates like a traditional controller but who needs additional connectivity and Windows applications on the same engine. The controller packs the Intel Core Duo processor, 1GB of RAM, 2 PROFINET ports, 1 fast Ethernet port, 2 USB ports, Windows XPe, WinAC RTX 2008 soft-PLC, a flash disk, and a micro memory card. The modular concept enables I/O expandability, connects to decentralized devices over PROFINET, and supports PROFINET I/O and PROFINET CBA (Component-based Automation) with real time access to up to 256 PROFINET I/O devices. The S7-mEC can handle plant-wide data, process visualization, and control functions in a single, reliable and flexible, expandable controller.
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