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IDEC MicroSmart Pentra PLC Family | FC4A Series — Everything You Need in a Controller:

With three controller types to choose from, MicroSmart Pentra PLCs offer the features you need for your applications. Built to allow you the flexibility to expand when you need to, MicroSmart Pentra PLCs are the best way to get everything you need in just one controller. MicroSmart Pentra has always meant speed, flexibility and power. The MicroSmart Pentra PLCs packs even more features into a small footprint to create an even more powerful controller with a response time up to 16 times faster than leading competitors’ PLCs. The success of your system might be dependent on a few milliseconds. Many micro controllers lack the necessary tools for accuracy at any speed, much less at the high speeds modern applications require. MicroSmart PLCs have always had the capability to operate high speed inputs and outputs, but MicroSmart Pentra PLCs can go even faster, up to 100 kHz – and so can your productivity.

Slim CPU: If you don’t need Ethernet, but still want a high-performance CPU, the MicroSmart Pentra slim CPU is your best choice! Available with 24V DC power, this controller has all the functionalities you need in 16 and 32 I/O configurations. Each 16 I/O CPU is equipped with eight DC inputs, two transistor outputs (sink or source) and six relay outputs, while the 32 I/O CPU is equipped with 16 DC inputs and 16 transistor outputs (sink or source). All-in-One CPU: Available with 12V DC, 24V DC and 100-240V AC power, you can choose from 10, 16 and 24 I/O configurations. The 10 I/O CPU is equipped with six DC inputs and four relay outputs, while the 16 I/O CPU is equipped with nine DC inputs and seven relay outputs. The 24 I/O CPU is equipped with 14 DC inputs and ten relay outputs. The 24 I/O CPU (24V DC and 100-240V AC models) can also be expanded with a maximum of four functional or discreet expansion modules.

MicroSmart Pentra PLC Family Features:

  • Four high-speed inputs with a maximum frequency of 100 kHz
  • Supports single/dual phase inputs for rotary encoders
  • 32-bit counting range up to 4,294,967,295 pulses
  • Integrated Functions
    – Execute Interrupt Programs
    – Frequency Measurement
    – High Speed Counter Refresh
    – Multi Stage Comparison
  • Embedded Ethernet CPU
  • Modbus TCP, RTU and ASCII
  • 1MB user web page
  • Email/Text message alerts
  • USB programming port
  • Integrated 100 KHz high speed I/O
  • Up to 7 Communication Ports
  • Max. 512 I/Os
  • Optional RS232C adaptor (8-pin mini DIN connector)
  • Optional RS485 adaptor (8-pin mini DIN or screw terminal connector)
  • Optional RS232C module
  • Optional RS485 module (mini-DIN or screw terminal type)

    PID Control Module Features:
  • Precise, stable and accurate PID control with less than a 0.2% error
  • Available in two models:
    – Built-in 2 analog inputs, 2 x 4-20mA/non-contact voltage for SSR drive
    – Built-in 2 analog inputs, 2 x relay outputs
  • Each input individually configured to accept different signal types
  • Up to seven modules can be mounted on the MicroSmart Pentra
  • Maximum 14 PID loops with auto-tuning
  • 14-bit resolution
  • ARW (anti-reset windup)
  • Accepts many different input types including:
    – Type K, J, R, S, B, E, T, C, PL-II and N thermocouples
    – RTD
    – 0-20 mA and 4-20 mA
    – 0-1V, 0-5V, 1-5V, and 0-10V DC
  • Numerous control methods including:
    – Cascade
    – External set point
    – Heating and cooling control action
    – Difference input control

IDEC FC4A-T16K3 MicroSmart Digital I/O Module

  • Product Attribute Attribute Value Search
    Family Name MicroSmart Pentra PLC Family  
    For Use With Micro Smart Family PLC  
    Mounting Type DIN Rail Mount  
    Number of Outputs 16 Output  
    Output Type Transistor  
    Primary Type Module  
    Series FC4A Series  
    Special Features High Speed I/O ; PID Control ; RS485 Communication Port  
    Standards CE Marked, cULus Listed  
    Supply Current 0.3 (per Point) A  
    Supply Voltage 20.4 to 28.8 VDC  
    Type Transistor Output Module
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