Ethernet starter kits foster industrial networking applications

Aug. 9, 2013
WAGO Corporation says that its Ethernet 2.0 (IP20) and Speedway (IP67) Ethernet Starter Kits can offer a low-cost approach to industrial network installation training.

WAGO Corporation says that its Ethernet 2.0 (IP20) and Speedway (IP67) Ethernet Starter Kits can offer a low-cost approach to industrial network installation training. Developed to provide the fundamental elements of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM, the ETHERNET Starter Kits from WAGO Corporation deliver comprehensive I/O nodes for industrial networking applications, complete with software site licenses and hardware. Based on WAGO’s IP20 and IP67 control platforms, the kits feature supplementary I/O modules, power supplies and cabling.

Augmenting the kits are free, downloadable sample applications including: visualization, controlling process digital inputs and outputs, controlling rotating machinery and processing the fieldbus controller’s real-time clock. The company is a specialist spring pressure connection technology that eliminates loose wires resulting from vibration and temperature cycling, while providing highly reliable, corrosion-resistant and maintenance-free connections. A Quick Start Guide and Tools & Documents DVD are also included in the kits, to better support training, says Wago.

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As described by the company, two kits are available:

IP20 ETHERNET 2.0 PLC with SD Card:

The IP20 ETHERNET Starter Kit contains: the model 750-880 ETHERNET 2.0 PLC with SD Card, a 2-channel DI and DO modules, power supply, 2-way digital input simulator and end module. The 750-880 blends IT-style flexibility and PLC functionality, demonstrating large-scale programming, data logging, backup/restore and more via SD Card. Learn more.

IP67 SPEEDWAY Ethernet:

The IP67 Starter Kit introduces cabinet-free automation via prominent protocols such as Modbus/TCP and EtherNetI/P. It features a SPEEDWAY programmable controller with Ethernet ports, 8-channel DO and spacer modules, power supply rocker switch and RJ-45 to cable breakout module. Learn more.

For additional information, visit www.wago.us. Contact WAGO at 1-800-DIN-RAIL or [email protected].

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