Communications between micro and small controllers and networks or other devices has never been easier. Many models have built in communication ports or can be upgraded via adapters or inner boards, enabling communications with Omron’s larger PLCs in an environment of distributed control. Most Omron controllers are accessible via a single programming cable, eliminating the need for multiple cables to support the installation.
The Omron models offer RS-232C communications, some with built in ports, others use an adapter. Multiple ports are available for simultaneous communication to barcode readers, modems, HMIs, handheld programmers and other devices. To connect your personal computer for programming the controller can be used RS 232 port. The communication adapters can convert the peripheral port to use the RS 232C.
RS 485 and RS 422 communication ports can be implemented into your controller system for an easily configured multi drop serial network.
This advance serial communication feature incorporates a separate co processor that allows a programmer to customize the string of serial communication that will communicate with any serial devices virtually.
Direct HMI connection
High speed communications with NT/NS series message displays and touch screens using plug and play connection to the peripheral port or an RS 232C port is offered direct by Omron. The NT2S message display gets both power and data from the peripheral port. Machine operators get real time data on work in process to keep the high productivity.
Omron’s high speed Controller Link network transfers information at 2 Mbps to up to 32 nodes. Open up the included network configuration tool from PC, identify the nodes, and watch the network develop in front of your eyes. The programmable controllers that support Controller Link include: CV Series, CS1, CJ1, and COM1H.
Both proprietary and open device level architecture can be implemented within Omron’s micro and small controller families. Whether your application requires an interface to AS-I, DeviceNet, or Omron’s fast CompoBus/S network, Omron can meet your needs.