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Description:  DL20 series Message Display with 1 line, 20 character VFD and 110/120V AC input power and 8K RAM memory

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About 2706-B13J8

The Allen-Bradley 2706-B13J8 is an old Dataliner DL20 message display. It has a Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) with dimensions of 14.4 x 14.4 inches. It is available in a one-line configuration with a parallel port and can display up to 16 characters per line. It has 8 KB of RAM and 110 to 120 Volts AC input power. The 2706-B13J8 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 RS-232 port for file upload and download. It displays a wide variety of symbols and characters readable at up to 25 feet away. It supports offline programming software to create and edit application files. It is mounted on a panel or in an enclosure with a NEMA Type 12,13 rating then wired to the control system.

The 2706-B13J8 message display has various capabilities such as dynamic message chaining, invisible messages, and data trigger modes. Parallel data lines allow it to accept 5 to 30 Volts DC and 120 Volts AC input signals. 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 extra terminal. It has a real-time clock that keeps the current date and time. It can also create a backup and record the occurrence and sequence of messages triggered. External devices such as printers, slave displays, alarms can be connected as required. The 2706-B13J8 message display is highly customizable and compatible for delivering alarms and messages in an industrial environment.

Technical specifications:

Manufacturer:Rockwell Automation
Part Number/Catalog No.:2706-B13J8
Product Line:DL20
Display Size:14.4 x 14.4 in.
Display Color:Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD)
Input Type:ASCII
Communication :RS-422 and RS-232
Input Power:110/120V AC
Memory:8K RAM
Enclosure Type:NEMA Type 12/13
Line Count:1
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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Repair Service 2-4 weeks $554.60Add to Cart

Our highly skilled technicians can repair your 2706-B13J8. All of our repairs come with a 1 Year Warranty. Please contact us for additional information about our repair process.

Common misspellings: 27O6-B13J8