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Description:  DL20 series Message Display with 2 line, 20 character VFD and 85-264V AC input power and 16K RAM memory

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About 2706-B23J16

The Allen-Bradley 2706-B23J16 messaging device comes with a 14.4 x 14.4 in. Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) screen with an adjustable brightness that can show up to 20 characters each on 2 lines. The characters can be English, International or Cyrillic and displayed in green, red, or amber. Messages on the VFD are readable from as far as 240 feet away.
The 2706-B23J16 device also has 16 KB of RAM and 128 KB user application memory and flash memory for storing files. Its real-time clock has a replaceable battery and is Y2K compliant.
The 2706-B23J16 messaging device can connect to other devices with its variety of ports and compliances. These include a serial ASCII protocol and point-to-point slave communications through the RS-232 ports and direct connection to SLC and PLC through the Channel 0 ports. The device can be programmed offline with the RS-232 auto-wakeup feature.
The 2706-B23J16 runs on 85-264V AC and can recover from a power failure even during message editing. It has a more streamlined design than previous Allen-Bradley messaging devices. Its mounting studs are .63 inches long instead of .5 inches, it measures 3 inches rather than 4.5 inches in depth, and its weight has been halved from 7.3 to 3.7 lbs.

Technical specifications:

Manufacturer:Rockwell Automation
Part Number/Catalog No.:2706-B23J16
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:85-264V AC
Memory:16K RAM
Enclosure Type:NEMA Type 12/13
Line Count:2
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 $758.40Add to Cart

Our highly skilled technicians can repair your 2706-B23J16. All of our repairs come with a 1 Year Warranty. Please contact us for additional information about our repair process.

Common misspellings: 27O6-B23J16