PLC communication is a vital component of any control system. With the many networking options available, including Ethernet and serial, PLC systems need to have adequate ports and protocols. The Productivity2000 CPU has many built-in communication ports; optional modules can provide protocol conversions or additional serial ports.
Productivity2000 Micro-Modular PLC
(P2-SCM Communication Module in I/O Slot #7)
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allows connection of a wide range of serial devices, such as barcode scanners, scales, printers, modems, etc.