Unitronics UniStream 5” offers PLC+HMI+I/O capabilities
February 2, 2018 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Feb. 2, 2018 – Unitronics describes the UniStream 5” as a multi-function programmable logic controller in a compact hardware profile, delivering PLC+HMI+I/O capabilities built into a single unit.
The all-in-one controller is available in two series: UniStream 5” and UniStream 5” Pro. Both series support SNMP, VNC, FTP, SMS, email, and communications via GSM/GPRS modem. The Pro version also offers a built-in Webserver, audio jack, and video support, as well as SQL, a plus for system integrators and OEMs facing Industry 4.0. UniStream 5”, with its colour touchscreen, aims to reduce space and wiring requirements, and according to the company, eliminates the need to set up Panel-PLC communication. Built-in I/O configurations vary according to model, offering digital, analogue, high-speed and temperature I/Os. Users can expand the configuration up to 2,048 I/O points. Meanwhile, built-in COM ports include Ethernet, 1 USB host and 1 Mini-B USB device ports; additional add-on ports for serial and CANbus are available. The feature range of UniStream includes auto-tuned PID, data logging, data tables and recipes, data sampling displayed via built-in trends and gauges, alarms, multi-level passwords, and plug & play communications for CANopen, CAN Layer2, MODBUS, EtherNet/IP, and more.