Product News: Controls & Controllers

Bus Controller suits demanding automation applications.

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October 28, 2011 - Equipped with 12 digital channels that can be configured as inputs or outputs, IP67-rated POWERLINK X67 can be adapted to any task. Analog channel for 0-20 mA extends range of potential applications, while freely configurable input filter provides additional flexibility for project implementation. One input can be used as event counter, and all connections are designed for M12 standard plugs. With 2 network connectors, controller enables daisy chain wiring.

B & R Industrial Automation

1250 Northmeadow Parkway, S-100, Roswell, GA, 30076, USA

Original Press Release

POWERLINK Bus Controller: Tailored to Any Application

Press release date: October 18, 2011

The extremely flexible configuration options offered by B&R's new POWERLINK X67 bus controller with IP67 protection make it an indispensable standard component for any demanding automation application. Equipped with 12 digital channels that can be configured as either inputs or outputs, the module can be perfectly adapted to any task. An analog channel for 0 to 20 mA further extends the range of potential applications for the POWERLINK bus controller. The freely configurable input filter provides additional flexibility for project implementation. Furthermore, one input can be used as a counter input for an event counter. All connections are designed for M12 standard plugs. The POWERLINK module has two network connectors, making daisy chain wiring a further possibility.

Flexible expansions
Thanks to the remote backplane, the POWERLINK bus controller can be expanded to include additional X67 or X20 modules over long distances. The user enjoys virtually unlimited system design freedom.

B&R company profile
B&R is the world's largest and most successful private company in the area of automation equipment manufacturing. The motto "Perfection in Automation" has provided the foundation for the company since B&R was founded in 1979. Today, B&R employs 2,300 employees worldwide and has an exceptional global presence with more than 162 sales offices in over 68 countries.

B&R Industrial Automation, Inc. North America, based in Atlanta, GA, has been working closely with their customers since 1987. Since then, B&R North America has continuously grown as a sales and support organization through both direct sales offices and B&R's unique Automation Partner distribution network. Today, B&R North America has a network of more than 24 offices throughout the USA and Canada and is there for its customers locally.

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