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Description:  DL10 series Message Display with 4 line, 20 character VFD and 240V AC input power

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About 2706-A42C

The Allen Bradley 2706-A42C is a DL10 message display which has a Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) and dimensions of 14.4 x 6.2 inches. It is available in a four-line configuration with a parallel port and it can display up to 20 characters per line. It runs on 240 Volts AC at 50 Hertz and a maximum power consumption of 55 VA. The 2706-A42C is designed to receive slave addresses, message triggers, and variable data from an SLC or PLC module. For communication, it has an RS-422 port for file transfer and an RS-232 port for file upload and download. It displays a wide variety of symbols and characters that are readable from 25 feet away. It supports offline programming software to create and edit application files and is mounted in a panel or enclosure with a NEMA Type 12,13 rating.

The 2706-A42C message display has capabilities such as dynamic message chaining, invisible messages, data trigger modes, etc. Parallel data lines allow it to accept 5 to 30 Volts DC and 120 Volts AC power. It performs self-testing and diagnostics during power-on and it has autorun features. Messages can be configured or entered manually by attaching an external keyboard, CRT monitor, or any extra terminal. It has a real-time clock that keeps current dates and times. It can also create a backup and record the occurrence and sequence of messages. External devices such as printers, slave displays, alarms can be connected as required. The 2706-A42C is highly customizable and capable in an industrial environment.

Technical specifications:

Manufacturer:Rockwell Automation
Part Number/Catalog No.:2706-A42C
Product Line:DL10
Display Size:14.4 x 6.2 in.
Display Color:Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD)
Input Type:ASCII
Communication :RS-232 and RS-422
Input Power:240V AC
Enclosure Type:Type 12, 13
Line Count:4
Character Count:20


The Allen Bradley DataLiner Message Display offer the hardware and customization needed for effective factory-wide display. The DataLiner family features the DL5, DL10, DL20, DL30, DL40, DL40P, and DL50 marquee product lines. These products feature Vacuum Fluorescent, Red, or Tri-Color displays with from 1 to 5 lines of characters. There are parallel ports that provide both RS-232 and RS-485 communication. DataLiners allow for viewing of messages up to 240 feet away. These highly compatible and customizable message displays effectively deliver messages and alarms across the warehouse floors.

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