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January 15, 2004 - BASIC programmable module for ControlLogix platform enables users to migrate BASIC programs from 1771-DB and 1746-BAS modules to ControlLogix. It features single-slot backplane-compatibility for ControlLogix platform, lets users add BASIC programming with DH-485 and DF1 function calls, and allows users to write programs for specialized applications. BASIC programs are stored in MVI56-BAS Compact Flash disk; up to 24064 bytes of RAM memory are available.

ProSoft Technology, Inc. Introduces BASIC Programmable Module for ControlLogix


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ProSoft Technology, Inc.
5201 Truxtun Avenue 3rd Floor
Bakersfield, CA, 93309
USA



Press release date: October 1, 2003

Migrate proven, reliable BASIC programs from 1771-DB and 1746-BAS modules to ControlLogix and run them at dramatically higher speeds.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., October 1, 2003

ProSoft Technology, Inc. introduces a new BASIC programmable module for Allen-Bradley’s ControlLogix platform (MVI56-BAS). Now you can migrate proven, reliable BASIC programs from 1771-DB and 1746-BAS modules to ControlLogix. ProSoft’s BASIC module also features:

· Single-slot, backplane-compatibility for the ControlLogix platform

· Add BASIC programming with DH-485 and DF1 function calls

· Allows the user to write programs for specialized applications

· Saves ControlLogix processor memory by running math algorithms

· Supports BASIC-52 programming language, allowing the user to easily develop, edit, run and debug BASIC programs

The BASIC module contains three ports:

· DH-485: Allows access to DH-485 compatible devices using an Allen-Bradley AIC+ module (user-supplied)

· Port 1: ASCII serial communication or program port

· Port 2: Capability to configure Port 2 for DF1 communication using BASIC programming

The BASIC programs are stored in the MVI56-BAS Compact Flash disk allowing the user to easily backup the BASIC programs to another Compact Flash disk or to a local PC. Up to 24064 bytes of RAM memory are available.

Example application for the MVI56-BAS module include:

· SCADA system

· Foreign device data concentrator

· Bar code scanners

· Weigh scale interface

· Legacy BASIC protocol connections

As with all ProSoft products, the MVI56-BAS comes with a one-year warranty and unlimited technical support. Sales are available worldwide; contact your automation equipment distributor or ProSoft Technology.

For more information on the BASIC programmable module for ControlLogix call 661-716-5100, email prosoft@prosoft-technology.com or visit www.prosoft-technology.com.

For additional information about ProSoft Technology and its products, visit http://www.prosoft-technology.com

For more information please call or email:

Mariana Campbell
ProSoft Technology
1675 Chester Avenue
4th Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone: 661-7165100 x 212
Fax: 661-7165101
Email: mcampbell@prosoft-technology.com
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