Summary of NEW products comming soon.

Summary of NEW products comming soon. from i4 Automation Ltd

By: i4 Automation Ltd  25/03/2011
Keywords: automation, technical solutions, Free Software

NEW RELEASE

VISILOGIC 9.0.1, OS 3.3.3

January 2011

 

             V1040 support

The new Big Vision—the V1040-T20B with a 10.4" color touch screen—is now supported in Hardware Configuration.

This is also the first Vision to offer a USB programming port.

             65K colors (16-bit)

From VisiLogic 9 on, all images will be 65K colors (16-bit). However, images in older projects that are opened with this version will remain 256 colors (8-bit).

Note: older projects including many images, especially where images are switched rapidly to provide animation, may run at reduced speeds, and in certain cases may not function properly.

 

             UniVision Licensing

This new utility helps you to protect your intellectual property.

You can create a PLC license number and burn it into a secured, hidden sector in the PLC.

You can then use this license in your Ladder to control how your program functions.

Use it in conjunction with the UniVision Licensing stand-alone utility, which may be freely downloaded from http://www.unitronics.com/Content.aspx?page=Downloads.

 

             New GSM/GPRS Modems We now support 2 more modems:

-              Cinterion MC55i

-              Sierra Wireless GL61000

 

             PTO Functions

Simple Motion Control via software!

You can easily implement motor control via high-speed outputs of certain Vision 130/350 models, controlling up to three independent axes. In this way you can, for example, build speed profiles that are appropriate for stepper motors.

The utility can output pulses, pulse/direction or CW/CCW.

Note that the PTO control functions are open-loop, and do not rely on positional feedback.

Available PTO features depend upon specific Vision model.

 

             HMI Editor

New view shows the Display screen and Jumps in separate screens, selectable via tabs at the top of the editing window.

 

             Version Compatibility

 Do not download a project built with versions lower than VisiLogic 9.xx, to a controller installed with the system files released with VisiLogic 9.xx (Boot V2.002 (xx), BinLib V1.010 (xx) and OS V3.003 (xx)) and up. This will result in version mismatch.

VisiLogic V9.xx is compatible with Boot V2.002 (xx), BinLib V1.010 (xx) and OS V3.003 (xx) and up.

 

             Modems

Certain older modems are not supported in VisiLogic 9. If you wish to update a project containing modems to VisiLogic 9, check the COM Init function to see if your modem is supported. It is highly recommended to delete and redefine the COM Init function.

 

Note that the information in this document refers to Vision Divisions. These are:

             Standard Vision: V120, V230, V260, V280, V290, and V530

             Enhanced Vision: V1040, V570, V560, V290-C, V350, and V130

 

 

What is special about the V570-57-T20B-J?

 

The V570-57-T20B-J is the same controller  as the standard V570-57-T20B with these additional advantages:

             It is rated IP66

             It has a fully flat fascia

This is especially beneficial to industries such as Food, where customers need to be able to spray & wipe down the panel without concerns of food being stuck in the grooves.

To learn read more about this unit’s functionality, click here.

 

 

What Does this Unit Cost and When is it Available?

 

The V570-57-T20B-J unit is the same low cost as the

standard V570-57-T20B, and is now available for order.

 

GET THE BIG PICTURE

THE NEW VISION1040 TM

PLC & 10.4” COLOR HMI

 (December, 2010) —Unitronics new Vision1040™ PLC and integrated HMI allows machine manufacturers and system integrators to add both a brilliant 10.4” color touch-screen equipped with 9 programmable function key display, and full PLC functionality to their systems at an unbeatable price-performance ratio. Users are able to enjoy up to 1,024  I/O options, a USB programming port, data logging, and built-in recipe capability all while maintaining a low budget, reduced programming time, and minimum wiring.

Industrial control processes can now rely on a single device: the Vision1040™ can use 24 auto-tuned PID loops to control temperature, level, and pressure, while the 16-bit, 65K SVGA color touch screen displays data, color trend graphs, and attention-grabbing alarm screens. Display options are almost endless, with more than 1000 user-designed screens, and up to 500 images per application.

The memory holds 2MB of application logic, plus 1MB for fonts and 80MB for images. Features include Micro SD card memory storage for data logging and back up, complete PLC cloning and more. The controller is fast; scanning 1K of a typical application in 9 µsec, making it a natural for ‘rapid response’ applications such as packaging machines.

Communication options include TCP/IP Ethernet, cellular, and industrial protocols such as MODBUS, DF1 slave, J1939, CANopen and more. In addition, the Vision1040™ can be ‘taught’ to communicate via almost any device-based protocol.

Like other members of the Vision series, Vision1040™ supports digital, high-speed, and analog I/Os, as well as direct temperature measurement inputs via snap-in and remote I/O modules. Unitronics’ free VisiLogic software provides one user-friendly environment for hardware configuration, modular Ladder application development, and HMI design, including a rich color library of industrial images.

The Vision1040™ reduces overall system costs by cutting programming time, minimizing hardware requirements, saving cabinet space—and, above all—exempting the user from setting up Panel-PLC communication.

 

About Vision Series OPLCs and VisiLogic Software

A Vision Series controller is a compact PLC with on-board I/Os and a Graphic Operator Interface.  Vision’s integral HMI panel contains a graphics-ready LCD and function keyboard.  This enables you to use graphic images and bar graphs to represent real-time variable data, create and show text instructions, and to display actual run-time system data.  The operator uses the keyboard to enter or modify system data. 

Vision’s on-board I/Os offer D/A inputs including HSC/shaft-encoders/frequency measurers, and relay/transistor outputs including PWM.  Hooked up to Unitronics’ I/O Expansion Modules, Vision supports an additional 128 I/Os.

One-stop VisiLogic programming enables you to build both HMI and PLC applications.  Click-and-drop contacts, coils, and functions into your Ladder; structure your control application using Modules and Subroutines.  Design up to 100 HMI Displays on an LCD replica, assign key functions; then download and test your program.  Live Update from the Web ensures that you stay current with FB releases, software, and OS updates.

Vision OPLCs offer 2 RS232 ports (depending on the model), networking, and RTC.  V120 also offers built-in RS485.

 

Introducing Our New 2011 Products!

NEW V130-33-TR20 replacing V130-33-R2

NEW V130-33-TR6 replacing V130-33-R6

NEW V200-18-E62B

NEW IO-AI8

NEW EX-A2X replacing EX-A1

 

NEW V130-33-TR20 replacing V130-33-R2

With the addition of 2, faster than ever high-speed PTO outputs, these enhanced units will be REPLACING the V130-33-R2 and V130-33-R6 units and still remain the SAME LOW COST!

 

NEW V130-33-TR6 replacing V130-33-R6

 

The Advantage is clear:

 

At the SAME LOW COST as the previous R2 and R6 models, these new, High-speed “TR” models can handle inputs up to 200 kHz while high-speed outputs are able to support 5Hz to 200 kHz. In addition to all the core features of the previous R2 and R6 models, these new “TR” models enable the user to implement up to 2 independent Pulse Train Output instruction sets at one time for accurate Step-motor control. Providing flexibility when configuring a system’s precise requirements, these new High-speed I/Os offer particular benefits to the motion industry, or wherever speed control is required.

 

NEW V200-18-E62B

More I/O than Ever!

This new snap-in I/O module is equipped with 62 I/Os!

 

 

What Are the Advantages of More I/O?

 

Specifically, the E62B snap-in module can be promoted where budget is a primary factor. Being equipped with more I/O allows this snap-in module to help cut costs by taking the place of expansion modules and adapters that may have otherwise been purchased.

 

NEW IO-AI8

 

NEW EX-A2X replacing EX-A1

 

The EX-A1 local I/O expansion adapter has also been upgraded and will soon be replaced with the NEW EX-A2X local I/O expansion adapter with an isolated communication port.

 

For the SAME LOW COST, now with a cable length of up to 20 meters (versus

A 1 meter cable with the EX-A1) the EX-A2X is able to significantly reduce electrical noise in the field.

 

 

 

Remember:

The compatible cables for this unit are the "XL" type (EXL-CABXXX).

*Note: The "EX1-CAXXX" cables cannot be used with the new model!

The "EX XL" modules with the built in expansion port also use this updated isolated port and "XL" cables. (EX-D16A3-RO8 and EX-D16A3-TO16)

 

Keywords: automation, AUTOMATION APPLICATIONS, Free Software, technical solutions

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