YORK, PA‚â€”Red Lion Controls, Inc. announces that its G3 Series HMIs, Modular Controller and Data Station Plus now offer support for BACnet‚Â®. Red Lion‚â€™s advanced data management tools offer a powerful protocol conversion facility and data logging capabilities, along with three serial ports and a multiple-protocol Ethernet port. The addition of BACnet support allows these products to provide complete system integration and data transfer from any industrial protocol to and from BACnet, delivering unprecedented connectivity for a wide variety of building automation and control applications.
Red Lion‚â€™s data management tools are compatible with BACnet MS/TP, BACnet 802.3 and BACnet UDP/IP protocols in master and slave modes to provide greater application flexibility using BACnet‚â€™s non-proprietary communication standard. The embedded web server feature in G3 Series HMIs, the Modular Controller and the Data Station Plus allows users to access BACnet information remotely from a PC anywhere in the world, providing extensive monitoring and control capabilities and facilitating easier application troubleshooting.
Along with their multi-faceted data management capabilities, the G3, Modular Controller and Data Station Plus offer an integrated IT-ready data logger and alarm management system, allowing an email or text message to be sent notifying operators of critical system data or alerts in unmanned applications. All products utilize Red Lion‚â€™s free Crimson 2.0 software, and G3 HMIs additionally offer a color touchscreen for local viewing of system data and status information.
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