Product News: Controls & Controllers

Controllers cover diverse applications via multiple features.

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June 27, 2014 - Operating from -40 to +80°C, Versatile Base VB-2000 series provides solutions for counting, batching, on-off control, proportional valve control, and others while providing multiple communications options: J1939, NMEA 2000, Modbus Master/Slave, and Modbus TCP over Ethernet. Open-board format controllers include multiple models of PLCs with DIO, analog I/O, and expansion capabilities, including thermocouple inputs and HMI interface to let operators set parameters and identify alarms/faults.

Original Press Release

Versatile Base Series Provides Powerful Features in One Product Family

Press release date: June 26, 2014

Newly-designed VB-2000 series solves today’s tough control issues

FREDERICKTOWN, OHIO – Designed for cost-effective control, the newly-designed Versatile Base Series Controllers from Divelbiss Corporation provide powerful features in an open-board format.

“The Versatile Base 2000 Series solves today’s tough control issues with all the advanced features needed in one product family,” said Terry Divelbiss, Company President. Adding, “Our customers asked for this solution and we delivered.”

Typical applications for the VB-2000 Series of controllers include machine, process, and batch control, material handling, engine-driven pumps, compressors and generators, hydraulic equipment as well as oil & gas production equipment.

The VB-2000 Series provides solutions for counting, batching, on-off control, proportional valve control and many others while providing multiple communications options including J1939, NMEA 2000, Modbus Master/Slave and Modbus TCP over Ethernet. The VB-2000 series includes multiple models of programmable logic controllers with digital I/O, analog I/O and expansion capabilities including thermocouple inputs and an HMI interface (LCD display and keypad) to allow operators to set parameters and identify alarms and faults.

Divelbiss customers have come to expect high-quality controllers that withstand adverse conditions and the VB-2000 series is no exception. Terry Divelbiss explains, “With an operating temperature of -40 degrees Celsius to 80 degrees Celsius, the VB-2000 series is able to control in almost any environment regardless of temperature.”

The VB-2000 Series Programmable Logic Controllers are based on the P-Series PLC on a Chip. The PLC on a Chip provides powerful functionality with ease of programming using EZ LADDER Toolkit which supports ladder diagram and Structured Text.

To purchase any of the newly designed VB-2000 Series, EZ Ladder Toolkit software or for more information, please call 1-800-245-2327, visit or E-mail

Divelbiss Corporation, a leader in the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art industrial electronics since 1974, provides R & D operations, design services, and manufacturing at its corporate headquarters located in Fredericktown, Ohio. Divelbiss Corporation is ISO-9001:2008 with Design certified.

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