- Tactical Briefs
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- Energy Efficiency
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- Factory Floor Network Deployment
- Fieldbus I/O
- Hands-on Guide to OEE
- HMI, From the Web to the Cloud
- Internet of Things
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- Mechatronics @ Work: Insight & Technology Solutions
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| February 8, 2013
ORiN-Connected Robot Controller
The RC8 controller is 60 percent smaller and 45 percent lighter than its predecessor. Its footprint is 12 x 18 inches and 3.75 inches high.
The RC8 controller is 60 percent smaller and 45 percent lighter than its predecessor. Its footprint is 12 x 18 inches and 3.75 inches high. The controller can communicate with more than 100 devices using ORiN open-resource interface networking system. Its communication interfaces include 100 Base-T Ethernet, mini/hand I/O, RS-232C and USB. CC-Link, DeviceNet, EtherCat, EtherNet/IP, parallel discrete I/O, Profibus and Profinet are optional. The robot is ISO and UL safety compliant. Optional accessories include a teach pendant with a 7.5-inch color touch screen, a mini pendant with a 128- x 64-pixel LCD display, up to two additional axes and conveyor tracking. Wincaps III 3D simulation software allows offline programming and remote monitoring of robot operation.
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