MIDDLETOWN, PA â€šÃ¢â‚¬â€œ Phoenix Contact has introduced a new line of competitively priced, configurable industrial PCs. ValueLine industrial PCs are available in a wide range of models, screen sizes and CPU choices to match the ValueLine PC to a wide variety of automation, process visualization and control applications.
Select features include fanless design, large 15- or 17-inch TFT touch screens, fast Core2Duo 1.5 GHz or Celeron M1.0 GHz CPUs, up to 4 GB DDR-RAM and rugged 64 GB solid-state hard drive (SSHD) option. Dual, independent 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports make networking easy. Extended temperature range models are available for special applications. Several mounting options allow installation in various orientations, both inside and outside of the control enclosure.
Optional PCI slots can be added when the application requires connectivity to an I/O fieldbus. ValueLineâ€šÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s maintenance-friendly design provides easy and quick access to the removable hard drive chassis, 2 CF slots and real-time clock battery.
ValueLineâ€šÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s streamlined manufacturing process allows for fast delivery times of custom PC configurations to match PC performance to application requirements. The wide application range makes the ValueLine industrial PCs suitable for demanding applications.
The ValueLine industrial PCs complement existing automation products and create a complete, competitively priced automations solution from Phoenix Contact. In addition, Steeplechase VLC flow chart control software can be pre-installed at the factory, reducing cost and time and providing high-speed control for demanding applications.
Phoenix Contact is a world leader in electrical connection, electronic interface and industrial automation technologies. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 46 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa. Global sales exceed more than1 billion euro annually. Phoenix Contactâ€šÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s formal Integrated Management System is registered to ISO quality, environmental and safety standards (ISO 9001:2008,14001:2004 and 18001:2007).
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