Machine Manufacturing

Advantech Launches New RISC-based Controller

August 23, 2012

The APAX-5620 combines an Intel CPU, serial and CAN interfaces, and support for Microsoft Visual Studio .Net.

CINCINNATI, OH -- The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech is proud to announce the introduction of the new APAX-5620 RISC-based Controller. With an Intel XScale PXA270 CPU, the APAX-5620 can support Microsoft Visual Studio .Net programming language, thereby allowing PC-based users to easily develop their own applications.

The APAX-5620 features two CAN bus interfaces which support CANOpen stack (DS301 & 302) and two RS-485 ports allowing it to connect to remote I/O devices as well as being able to support up to 32 APAX I/O modules.

The APAX-5620 is compatible with IEC-61131-3 based Multiprog KW languages, which allow users to download change functions and time deterministic support. It also supports WinCE operating system.

With these great features, the APAX-5620 is an excellent cost-effective solution for a wide range of applications, such as steel production monitoring, spinning & weaving machinery, factory automation, and tunnels & freeways.

For more information or to purchase, please contact Advantech directly or your regional Advantech authorized distributor.

About Advantech Corp., Industrial Automation Group
With the theme of Intelligent Automation, Seamless Integration, the Industrial Automation Group (IAG) of Advantech Corp. is a pioneer in intelligent automation technology. By combining connectivity, flexibility, ruggedness and being at the leading-edge of Internet of Things technology, IAG offers product offerings from Intelligent HMI platforms, industrial ethernet, wireless communication, automation controllers, automation software, embedded automation computers, distributed I/O modules, wireless sensor network solutions, plug-in I/O, and industrial communication solutions for a wide array of industries. With more than 20 years of experience in providing a full range of products to different vertical markets, the Industrial Automation Group is proving to be a global leading Automation Product and Services provider. US operations for the Industrial Automation Group are based in Cincinnati, OH.

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