NEW PLC Provides Functionality of Computer for The MELSEC-Q series
NEW PLC The PPC-100 Series Provides Functionality of Computer
for The MELSEC-Q series
June 26, 2012 Tokyo
Downsizing of Mitsubishi's general-purpose sequencer the MELSEC-Q system
and Seamless cooperative processing with functionality of computer.
CONTEC CO., LTD. (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6639) today introduced our newest variation of CPU unit "the PPC series", "CONTECWinCPU unit the PPC-100 series". The PPC series provides Windows-based functionality of computer as Mitsubishi's general-purpose sequencer the MELSEC-Q series unit. This new series uses Intel's Atom™ processor N450, and its processing capabilities are improved dramatically.
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The CONTECWinCPU unit for the MELSEC-Q series
Photo : The PPC-100 series
|PPC-100-DC551A||Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz
/ 1GB DDR2 SDRAM
|Windows Embedded Standard 2009
|PPC-100-DC531A||4GB CF card
The new product “The CONTECWinCPU unit The PPC-100 series” is a Windows-based embedded computer that is connectable to base unit of Mitsubishi sequence the MELSEC-Q series as a CPU unit. This product is addable functionality of computer to the MELSEC-Q sequencer system on a footprint for only 2 slots (base unit). So, it can be used at limited space and you can downsize equipment.
This PPC-100 series is equipped with Intel's Atom processor N450. And it realizes not only tremendous increase in processing power but low power consumption than the old model "the PPC-852 series". The PPC-100 series has high environmental durability such as operating at 0 to 55°C.
This new series can set up multi CPU system with other CPU unit such as sequencer CPU. For this reason, this series can line up seamlessly with sequence control, motion control and information processing by computer, and distributes those functions. It makes more excellent progress of data transport throughput than you connect CPU system with normal computer that is placed into another position.
In addition, this series features variety of interfaces such as 5x USB ports on the front and the bottom, so you can connect and expand it with peripheral devices easily. The PPC-100 series features security guard such as double write protects function that protects SSD from computer viruses and cruft.
- Installed friendly OS Windows Embedded Standard 2009 that features a same performance as all-purpose computer
- Features variety of standard interfaces
- Supports multi CPU
- Minimized needs installation space
- Design of hard disk-less and fan-less for environment resistance
- Contributes to reduce running cost and promotes energy efficiency.
- Equipped with double write protect function
- Bundled configuration utility for various setting
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CONTEC was founded in 1975 as a subsidiary of DAIFUKU, a global leader in material handling and industrial automation. Building on that heritage of innovation, CONTEC became one of the first manufacturers to put PC-based technologies to work in industrial applications.
Today CONTEC offers an extensive catalog of ICT products and services, making it a solution provider of choice to enterprises looking for a single source of world-class microelectronics products, service and long-term support. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, CONTEC has offices and facilities in Tokyo, China, Taiwan and the United States.