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Wireless interface module


December 20, 2005
By Alyssa Dalton


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Users of Allen-Bradley PowerFlex AC drives and legacy SCANport-enabled Allen-Bradley drives can now wirelessly program, troubleshoot and monitor their drives using a hand-held PC with Pocket DriveExplorer software from Rockwell Automation.
Throughout a facility, users can freely program and troubleshoot drives using a wireless interface module linked to a Pocket PC. Pocket DriveExplorer users can access drives through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi networks.
Built-in security features help limit access to the drives and increase overall production security, the company said. Drives on Wi-Fi can be programmed to notify users when they are operating outside of set parameters, via an alarm sent through the same wireless device that monitors and controls them.
Rockwell Automation
www.rockwellautomation.com


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