Busable Radio Allows Direct Connection Of I/O Modules

A busable 900 MHz radio is the newest addition to Phoenix Contact's Trusted Wireless Ethernet (TWE) portfolio of industrial wireless products. The RAD-ISM-900-EN-BUS allows direct connection of I/O modules to the radio.

The radio allows the user to collect I/O without a remotely located PLC or I/O data concentrator. The bused I/O is made accessible to the network using the readily available MODBUS protocol. It can easily be integrated into new or existing PLC, SCADA, or DCS systems.

Phoenix Contact has also added a multiple master function to the 900 MHz TWE radio family.  This function can create redundancy and wireless failover connections if a master or host radio is not accessible. 

The new multiple master function and busable radio make the 900MHz TWE radios ideal for a variety of industrial applications such as tank level, pressure, and temperature monitoring, pump status and control, and SCADA system expansion.

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Category:
Process control
Product Type:
output devices
Manufacturer:
Phoenix Contact