Productivity series controllers equipped with multiple communications ports
P3-550E high-performance CPU is equipped with multiple communications ports, including two USB, two Ethernet, one RS-232 and one RS-485.
AutomationDirect's P3-550E high-performance CPU is equipped with multiple communications ports, including two USB, two Ethernet, one RS-232 and one RS-485. The system can be expanded with the P3-RS, P3-RX or P3-EX modules and local, expansion, and remote I/O are assigned preconfigured. The P3-550E CPU features 50MB user memory and incorporates a 4-line x 10-character LCD display for system alarms and information or for displaying user-defined messages. The P2-RS is a module equipped with an RJ45 Ethernet remote I/O port and two communications ports which support serial devices, as well as an additional Micro USB IN (type B) port for remote CPU programming and monitoring.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey