By Alison Dunn
The newest family of controllers from IDEC are designed to deliver affordability without compromise. FT1A SmartAXIS controllers with 12, 24, 40, or 48 I/O feature built-in analog inputs, 10 Amp Relay outputs, a built-in Real Time clock, an embedded LCD screen and keypad, an Ethernet port, Modbus TCP/RTU and Remote I/O. The FT1A Touch, a 3.8” PLC-HMI combination, comes with a 65K TFT color or Monochrome screen. Perfect for small systems that require a user graphical interface, FT1A Touch is equipped with embedded analog inputs, high-speed counters, an Ethernet port and Modbus TCP/RTU. FT1A controllers support Ladder, Function Block and Script programming.