Protocol Converter addresses remote monitoring issues.
Press Release Summary:
Suited for connectivity and machine data-management, Data Station Plus provides multiple protocol converter, system data logger, and Web interface for industrial and M2M applications. It converts numerous protocols simultaneously, allowing seamless communication between disparate devices, and can save collected data in CSV files. Removable CompactFlashÂ® memory card stores logged data into IT-ready CSV files, allowing for memory expansion and data collection.
Original Press Release:
New Red Lion Data Station Plus Addresses Connectivity and Remote Monitoring Requirements
YORK, PA-April 17, 2006-Red Lion Controls, Inc. has announced its new Data Station Plus, the industry's most powerful tool for connectivity and machine data-management. The Data Station Plus is a multiple protocol converter, a system data logger, and a web interface for industrial and M2M applications. The Data Station Plus converts numerous protocols simultaneously, allowing seamless communication between disparate devices, and can save collected data in CSV files that are easily viewed by programs such as Microsoft Excel and Access.
"The Data Station Plus' comprehensive, yet easy to use set of data management tools makes it ideal for factories and machine builders wanting to interconnect and monitor dissimilar devices such as PLCs, drives, barcode scanners, vision systems, and modems." said Jesse Benefiel, Product Manager for Red Lion. "The DSP's virtual HMI interface provides remote access and control of the system using a standard Internet browser from virtually any PC. Further, alarms and notifications can be sent via text-message or email to warn of pending problems or required maintenance."
A removable CompactFlash® memory card stores logged data into "IT-ready" CSV files allowing for virtually limitless memory expansion and data collection capability.
Red Lion Controls, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of industrial control solutions worldwide. Products include digital/analog control, monitoring and panel meters, PID control, human-machine interface panels, and signal conditioning. For more information, or to find the Red Lion distributor nearest you, go to www.redlion.net, or contact: Red Lion Controls, Inc., 20 Willow Springs Circle, York, PA 17402; (717) 767-6511.