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Orbit Interface Module/Gateway from Solartron Metrology

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Orbit Interface Module/Gateway
from Solartron Metrology
Orbit Interface Module/Gateway
Ethernet/IP Protocol Interface Module, (PIM)
Part #: 977152-US-3
Price: $1,248.00
The PIM is a PLC compatible EtherNet/IP™ to ORBIT®3 interface module, that enable easy connections between any EtherNet/IP™ enabled controller and Solartron’s flexible ORBIT®3 digital measurement system.

The PIM makes it simple to interface a wide range of contact and non-contact linear measurement sensors, rotary encoders, temperature and pressure sensors and discrete inputs and outputs via EtherNet/IP™. This stand alone, Din Rail mounted module provides one EtherNet/IP™ port and one ORBIT®3 port which can power up to ten sensors. This can be extended up to a maximum of 150 sensors with the use of supplementary power modules.

The device uses an AnyBus Compact Com M40 module to communicate on the EtherNet/IP™ network. This is a pre-certified device, as it uses standard operational settings from AnyBus, thus providing network conformance.

It should be noted that afore-mentioned network conformance applies to the EtherNet/IP™ interface only and not to the complete product.

The EtherNet/IP™ protocol driver supports the Explicit and Cyclic Messaging implementation of the protocol as a server. The EtherNet/IP™ port is a very powerful data transfer tool designed for easy connection to Rockwell Automation PLCs. Applications are found in many industries including manufacturing, automation and control, power generation and food processing.

The EtherNet/IP™ protocol is one of the primary connectivity tools to different Rockwell platforms or any other PC’s that support EtherNet/IP™. The Explicit Messaging aspect of the protocol has been implemented for reading and setting individual parameters, cyclic messaging has been implemented to facilitate synchronized readings.
Orbit® 3 Digital Measurement System
Orbit 3 Digital Network
The Solartron Orbit® 3 Digital Measurement System, in conjunction with Solartron’s wide range of transducers, provides a limitless set of measuring system solutions, with numerous different interfaces to computers and PLC’s, making Orbit® 3 completely flexible. Compatible products include both Contact and Non-Contact linear measuring transducers (gauging probes), specialist transducers and third-party transducer interfaces.
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Solartron Metrology is a world leader in the innovation, design and manufacture of precision digital and analogue dimensional LVDT gauging probes, displacement sensors, Non-contact sensors, optical linear encoders and associated instrumentation.
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