What is Programmable Automation Controller?


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Programmable Automation Controller

It is a compact controller that combines the features and capabilities of a PC based control system with that of a typical programmable logic controller (PLC)

Networking typically based on IP and Ethernet

Some examples of applications are building automation,advanced machine control,process control,data acquisition,and equipment monitoring.

Ideally a PAC encompasses the following features-
PLC feel- Modular footprint, Industrial reliability,Wide array of I/O modules and systems configurations.

PC power - Large memory and Fast processing,High-Level data handling and enterprise connectivity,Extensive communications capability,multiple protocols and field network.