If required by your application can the PLC handle analog inputs and outputs or

If required by your application can the plc handle

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If required by your application, can the PLC handle analog inputs and outputs, or maybe a combination of both analog and discrete inputs and outputs? How am I going to communicate with my PLC? Do I need network connectivity and can it be added to my PLC? Will the system be located in one place or spread out over a large area? PLC Acronyms
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73 The following table shows a list of commonly used Acronyms that you see when researching or using your PLC. ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange BCD Binary Coded Decimal CSA Canadian Standards Association DIO Distributed I/O EIA Electronic Industries Association EMI ElectroMagnetic Interference HMI Human Machine Interface IEC International Electrotechnical Commission IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers I/O Input(s) and/or Output(s) ISO International Standards Organization LL Ladder Logic LSB Least Significant Bit MMI Man Machine Interface MODICON MOdular DIgital CONtoller MSB Most Significant Bit PID Proportional Integral Derivative (feedback control) RF Radio Frequency RIO Remote I/O RTU Remote Terminal Unit SCADA Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol portions of this tutorial contributed by and A small number of U.S. based tech companies design, manufacture and sell PLC modules. Advanced Micro Controls Inc (AMCI) is such a company, specializing in Position Sensing interfaces and Motion Control modules. The company's products are listed below for your reference: AMCI PLC Modules Index: Allen-Bradley | GE Fanuc | Schneider (please scroll to view) Allen-Bradley: ControlLogix PLC CompactLogixPLC MicroLogix 1500 PLC POINT I/O
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74 Analog Inspection Resolver Interface SSI Interface PLS Control Stepper Control Resolver Interface PLS Control SSI Interface Stepper Control Resolver Interface PLS Control SSI Interface Stepper Control Stepper Control SLC500 PLC PLC-5 PLC Resolver Interface LDT/SSI Interface PLS Control EasyPack Series PressPRO Series Resolver Interface LDT/SSI Interface PLS Control EasyPack Series PressPRO Series GE Fanuc: GE Fanuc 90-30 Series PLC GE Fanuc 90-70 Series PLC Resolver Interface Resolver Interface
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75 SSI/LDT Interface SSI/LDT Interface PLS Controllers Schneider Automation: Modicon Quantum PLC Square D SY/MAX PLC Resolver Interface Resolver Interface
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