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New Product: Embedded PLC

The CPX/FEC front-end controller has an embedded PLC.

The unit is easy to install with integrated controller for mounting directly onto the machine. Features include IP65/67 protection; 10 to 100-mbps data-transfer rate in unlimited distances; e-mail, OPC, and Web-server capability; 512 in/512 out modular design with analog and digital I/O; 250 kbytes of program memory at 10 bytes/instruction; 1 to 2 msec per 1k instructions; and a graphical programming tool in statement list and ladder. The controller can be used in conjunction with a fieldbus node as a preprocessor to increase reaction time of the controlled system.

Festo Corp.,
395 Moreland Rd., Box 18023, Hauppauge, NY 11788,
(800) 993-3786,

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