Wireless I/O controllers: IoLogik W5340 Wireless RTU from Moxa
Moxa ioLogik W5340 Wireless RTU is designed for remote monitoring, and harder wiring environments.
Moxa ioLogik W5340 Wireless RTU is designed for remote monitoring, and harder wiring environments. The unit offers a compact solution that integrates a GPRS modem, I/O controller, data logger, and one serial port into one rugged aluminum box that offers higher reliability and flexibility. With one built-in 3-in-1 serial port that supports RS-232/422/485, it is convenient to connect field serial devices. Because of these integrations, the ioLogik W5340 integrates knowledge from different areas, eliminating the time solving and debugging GPRS communication problems. The unit also reduces possible failure points, such as communication between PLC and GPRS modems. www.moxa.com
Also read from Control Engineering :
- Wireless feature article resource page ;
- Wireless security: Moxa offers WPA2 Personal and Enterprise ; and
- Bit by bit: Why use serial communications?
- Edited by Sidney Hill, Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering www.controleng.com.
- Events & Awards
- Magazine Archives
- Oil & Gas Engineering
- Salary Survey
- Digital Reports
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.