Control systems overview

In this overview you will find the different control systems, their related products, which segments they fit well in to, the associated programming tool and the available communication protocols.

Control system &
IO capacity

Related products  Segments  Comments
Programming tool
Protocols
Nexto Xpress
Applications up to 64 IO

Distributed IO (G-series)

Inverters BFI

X2 base panels

Building automation

Infrastructure

Water & wastewater

Food industry

Textiles

Factory automation

Smaller machines

Material handling

High-speed in/out

Built-in analog / RTD

WebVisu (Express 340)

BCS Tools

CANopen (32s)

Ethernet/IP (max 32s)

IEC 61850-104 (5120 variables)

OPC UA server (5000 variables)

Modbus RTU/TCP (32s/64s)

MQTT

SQL server integration

G series distributed controller
Applications up to 128 IO

Distributed IO (G-series)

Inverters BFI

X2 base HMIs

Building automation

Infrastructure

Water & wastewater

Food industry

Textiles

Factory automation

Smaller machines

Material handling

WebVisu (GN-9373)

Mix and match to fit application

CODESYS
(BCS Tools Q1 2020)

OPC UA server

Modbus RTU/TCP (5s/20s)

MQTT (FB in CODESYS)

X2 control
Applications up to 512 I/O

Distributed IO

Inverters BFI

Servo drives

acirro+

 

Building automation

Infrastructure

Water & wastewater

Food industry

Textiles

Factory automation

Smaller machines

Material handling

Combine the best of two worlds

Wide operating temperature

2 Ethernet ports as standard

Marine certifications

CODESYS
(BCS Tools Q1 2020)

CANopen (32 s)

Modbus RTU/TCP (32s/64s)

EtherCAT (50s)

MQTT (FB in CODESYS)

Nexto modular
Applications up to 2048 I/O

Distributed IO (G)

Inverters BFI

X2 pro

SCADA systems

 

Building automation

Infrastructure

Water & wastewater

Food industry

Textiles

Factory automation

Smaller machines

Material handling

WebVisu (NX3005)

Marine certifications

One-touch diagnostics

Redundant CPUs and hot swap of modules

BCS Tools

Modbus RTU/TCP (32s/64s)

EtherCAT (max 128s)

Ethernet/IP (max 32s)

IEC 61850-104 (max 3 clients)

OPC UA server

MQTT

SQL server integration

BoX2 pro motion
Applications up to 512 I/O

Distributed IO (G)

Servo drives (BSD)

Inverters BFI

X2 base/X2 pro HMIs

Small to big machine builders

Up to 4 axis synchronized (1 ms)

Speed control

Position control

Synchronization and interpolation

Torque control

CODESYS
(BCS Tools Q1 2020)

EtherCAT (max 50s)

MQTT (FB in CODESYS)

Hadron X-torm
Applications up to 4096 I/O

Distributed IO (G)

Nexto rack IO

SCADA system

Power distribution

Power generation

Power transmission and distribution

IRIG-B (GPS time sync)

NIC teaming with active ip

In rack redundancy

2 power supplies (24 VDC/110 VDC)

Master Tool Xtorm

IEC 61850 (max 5 clients/256 LN:s)

DNP3 ( max 32 clients)

Modbus RTU/TCP (64s/64s)

IEC 61850-104