SIXNET Introduces The New EtherTRAK® Combination I/O Module

  • June 16, 2004
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The new SIXNET EtherTRAK® Combination I/O Module (model ET-MIX24880-D) has a "double density" design that provides twenty-four discrete inputs and/or eight discrete outputs, and eight analog inputs in one, compact module. The ET-MIX24880-D joins the family of EtherTRAK I/O modules while providing direct Ethernet and/or RS485 connection, which can be used as a redundant backup communication path.Use the new ET-MIX24880-D instead of individual modules for each I/O type and save space, reduce installation time, and lower costs. SIXNET refers to the ET-MIX24880-D as "process quality" I/O because of its features that increase performance and reliability . This module has a 16 bit A/D converter for precision measurements and "hot swap" capability for switching or replacing modules in live systems. SIXNET I/O is engineered to withstand the abuse of harsh industrial environments. The ET-MIX24880-D is vibration and surge resistant, operates in temperatures ranging from -40 to +70°C, and is CE, UL, CSA, and Class 1, Division 2 (Zone 2) rated. The module also has Det Norske Veritas (DNV) No. 2.4 (Class A & B) certification for marine and offshore use.SIXNET also has over 40 other I/O modules from instrumentation analog inputs to high speed digital counters to meet the needs of most I/O applications. For additional product information, visit their web site at

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