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AutomationDirect releases BRX PLC I/0 expansion modules

November 062017
AutomationDirect releases BRX PLC I/0 expansion modules

November 6, 2017 - The BRX PLC system was recently released from AutomationDirect. One of the features of the BRX platform is its ability to expand its capability to fit the application. New analog I/O expansion modules are available in high-resolution current/voltage and temperature models.

Two 8-channel analog current and voltage input modules and two 8-channel current and voltage output modules are available. Current signal ranges are 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA; voltage ranges are 0-5 VDC, 0-10 VDC, +/- 5 VDC, +/- 10 VDC. Input and output signal resolution is 16-bits (external 24 VDC required).

The 4-channel temperature module supports type J, E, K, R, S, T, B, N, C thermocouples. The module can also be configured for 4-channel millivolt level analog inputs.

These analog expansion modules give the user the ability to add analog I/O as needed for process control applications. Each is identified by the module's front panel color scheme and symbol. Expansion modules snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) creating a PLC platform. Once the expansion module has been snapped in place, the software automatically discovers the I/O with little to no additional setup required. Do-more! Designer programming software for the BRX PLC is a free download with no key code required.

BRX PLC hardware is engineered, manufactured and supported in the U.S. by industrial automation veterans.


About AutomationDirect

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more.
 

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