Benefits of open platform controller for automation

  There are times in machine control that a PLC cannot give you the performance you need for a special requirement. Rather than opt for a PC or special micro controller,  a C-Controller offers an interesting alternative. Mitsubishi Electric’s C-controller can be used stand-alone controlling the I/O or integrated within the Mitsubishi Electric iQ-R control […]

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Portable HMI works across multiple machines

Mitsubishi Electric has introduced a portable HMI pendant to work across multiple machines to improve operator effectiveness. The pendant terminal forms part of the GOT2000 series operator panels. Named the GT2506HS-VTBD handy model, it provides a 6,5” TFT LCD display with 65K colours, VGA resolution and up to 80MB internal memory. Moreover, it comes with […]

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New widescreen HMIs improve machine handling

Mitsubishi Electric has expanded its GOT2000 series with two new widescreen HMIs. They are the new GT21 and GT25 models. The ability to display more visual information enhances machine operability and operator experience. The new models offer two separate Ethernet ports and a built-in sound output for audible alerts or spoken information. Mitsubishi Electric’s Hugh […]

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New Omron NX1 with OPC UA for IIOT applications

  Omron Automation has introduced a new version of their NX series compact machine controller. Markedly, it now includes an OPC UA server for IIoT along with Industrial Ethernet ports for EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT. The new controller integrates machine control with information utilisation, quality management and safety. Omron NX1 supports smart machines and smart factories […]

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GX Works3 controller software offer

  GX Works3 is the latest generation controller engineering software offered by Mitsubishi Electric. The software is customised for the MELSEC iQ-R Series control systems, offering many benefits over earlier versions. GX Works3 simplifies system design, reduces repetitive tasks, and cuts down on errors. It is easy to underestimate the importance of PLC programming software. […]

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