With the Data Station Plus, features such as data logging, protocol conversion and remote machine monitoring and control can be added to any equipment. The Data Station Plus acts as a nexus for industrial data collection and management. With three built-in serial ports and a 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX Ethernet port, the unit performs protocol conversion, allowing disparate devices to communicate seamlessly with one another.
The Ethernet port supports up to four protocols simultaneously. The unit can store model configuration information and automatically reprogram replaced modules. It supports up to 16 modular controller series modules, and performs hierarchical control of other modules in the series. Pricing starts at $499.
Omega Engineering Inc.