Flexible I/O Capabilities Can Simplify Model Selection

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ABB introduces its latest generation of process controller and indicator instrumentation. Called ControlMaster, the new line-up includes four models that are designed to be highly intuitive and powerful, as well as easy to operate. A comprehensive portfolio of capabilities makes these units suitable for a wide spectrum of industries. Flexible I/O capabilities can greatly simplify model selection. Each ControlMaster model can be scaled to suit basic to advanced application requirements by the addition of plug-and-play function keys.

ControlMaster’s full-color thin-film-transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display clearly shows process information. Menus and operator prompts display in full text. Formats include dual-loop displays and historical trending.

A sampling of the controllers' functionality includes dead-time compensation; adaptive, predictive, and dual-loop control; cascade, feed-forward and ratio control; math and logic; totalization; delay timers and problem-solving diagnostics. 

The new units offer flexible communications including Ethernet, Profibus and Modbus protocols. Enclosures provide IP66 and NEMA4X environmental protection.

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