The APC820 integrates PC performance into ACOPOSmulti, freeing up space intended for the PC. In the unit, Coreâ€šÃ¢â€žÂ¢2 Duo processors ensure optimal operation, Windows XP and the real-time operating system run parallel to each other on separate processor cores. With the integrated Smart Display Link, up to four automation panels can be connected over a distance of up to 160 m.
Real-time communication between APC820, I/Os, and drives occurs on POWERLINK interface, which comes standard. Cycle times are 200 â€šÃ‚Âµs, with precise timing of less than 1 â€šÃ‚Âµs. The unit also includes two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and a CAN interface available for the connection of additional devices.
B&R Industrial Automation Corp.
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