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Control IPC: AMAX-5000 Series

AMAX-5000 is an EtherCAT Slice I/O and controller platform designed with the smallest programmable automation controller (PAC) in the Core i class.

Compact EtherCAT Controller and Slice I/O

Compact EtherCAT Controller and Slice I/O

Advantech's Compact EtherCAT Controller and Slice I/O - designed with thesmallest programmable automation controller (PAC) in the Core i class processor, modular I/O, and a PCIe communicationinterface. It integrates gateway, motion control, I/O data acquisition, fieldbus, machine vision, and devicenetworking into one control platform, which provides users with a solution that is both easy to integrate and easilyscalable.

Feature Highlights

Compact Size, Save Your Space

AMAX-5000 is the industry's smallest and faster open platform. It's compact form factor with a height of 10 cm and slice I/O modules are all mounted on standard DIN rails, eliminating the need for additional drilling or mechanism while installing in the equipment control cabinet. Not only saves the space occupied but also allows the industrial equipment to be integrated across the boundary.

High-Speed Processing, Boost Up Your Machine

AMAX-5580 is equipped with Intel 6th generation Skylake Core i processor. The controller's left and right side are designed with standard PCI Express high-speed interface and EtherCAT communication protocol which provides up to 100 Mbps transmission speed. It can greatly improve the immediacy and accuracy of AMAX-5580 for transferring and processing big data.

Flexible Expansion,Meet Your Needs

AMAX-5000's modular EtherCAT I/O and PCI Express interface design provides users with the ability to select specific I/O and communication modules to perform data acquisition, control and transmission. Meet the actual needs while retaining the scalability, accurate matching, no extra equipment waste.

Highly Integrated,Cross Your Border

AMAX-5000 integrates traditional PLC and PC applications. It provides communication, high-speed data acquisition, control, data storage and computing functions in a single platform. Besides, it can be integrated with third-party software, making it easier for industrial equipment manufacturers to develop cross border OT to IT IoT applications.

Product Categories

  • Control Platform

    The AMAX-5580 controller is equipped with standard PCIe and EtherCAT communication interfaces so that users can select communication and I/O modules.

  • EtherCAT I/O Modules

    The AMAX-5000 series offers EtherCAT Slice I/O Modules to meet customer requirements in various industrial environments.

    • Infrastructure

      The AMAX-5000 infrastructure modules construct the power systems of EtherCAT networks, and extend the EtherCAT network to support 3rd party device.
    • Analog I/O

      The AMAX-5000 analog I/O modules offers channel-independent configuration, signal type selection, and sensor wiring burn-out detection.
    • Digital I/O

      The AMAX-5000 digital I/O modules are equipped with 8 or 16 isolated digital input / output channels.
  • PCIe Expansion Modules

    The AMAX-54XX series are expansion modules for AMAX-5580, targeted at increasing the communication capability of CPU modules.

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