Industrial PC suits analytical and data centric applications.

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In-rack Model PC56, for Allen Bradley's ControlLogix platform, is driven by 266 MHz Pentium II processor and supports Windows applications. It features easy read and write direct connection to 555X data tables via ControlLogix back plane. PC56 supports off-the-shelf or user-created applications using Serial, Ethernet, ControlNet, and/or DeviceNet communications. It is suited for HMI and SCADA integration, eDiagnostics, and IT Server applications.



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ProSoft Technology Introduces Powerful In-Rack Industrial PC



Industrial PC for the ControlLogix platform is the ideal solution for today's analytical and data centric applications.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 1, 2003

ProSoft Technology introduces the PC56, an in-rack industrial PC for Allen-Bradley's ControlLogix platform. Driven by a powerful 266MHz Pentium II processor, the PC56 supports the many applications available in Windows (NT, CE, 2000, XP) environment. Easy read and write direct connection to 555X data tables via the ControlLogix back plane using PC56 factory specific enhancements, making the PC56 more than just a PC designed for the office or even industrial use. The PC56 is an ideal solution for today's analytical and data centric applications. In addition to powerful backplane data communications with the ControlLogix processor's tag database, the PC56 is physically capable of supporting off-the-shelf or user-created applications using Serial, Ethernet, ControlNet, and/or DeviceNet communications.

A powerful API toolkit for the PC56 is ideal for OEM manufacturers and software companies wanting to integrate their applications into the ControlLogix world. The PC56 becomes a high performance tool for those tasked to meet the new IT and e-commerce requirements that influence today's applications with plant floor control and information automation designs.

Specific applications for the PC56 include:
o HMI and SCADA integration
o IT Server applications - Java, CGI, HTML, PHP
o Embedded WEB Server
o eDiagnostics
o Integrated Barcode Management System
o Relational Database Management w/ SQL
o OEM/User C/C++ application development
o Automated Process Quality and Optimization
o Data Historian and Analysis

All ProSoft Technology products come with a one year warranty and unlimited technical support. Sales are available worldwide; contact your automation equipment distributor or ProSoft Technology, Inc.

For information on the PC56 call 661-716-5100, email prosoft@prosoft-technology.com or visit www.prosoft-technology.com.

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