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Description:  DL5 series Message Display with 2 line, 16 character VFD and 12-24V DC input power and 8K RAM memory

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About 2706-D21J8

The 2706-D21J8 Data Liner Message Display by Allen-Bradley is a 2-line data liner message display in the DL5 family. It has 2 lines of display with 16 alphanumeric (uppercase only) characters per line, and an 8KB Electrical Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) which can store up to 387 message blocks. It has 14-segment vacuum fluorescent character types with an approximate viewing distance of 3 meters (10 feet). The 2706-D21J8 has two distinct ports, the parallel and serial port, which cannot be operational at the same time and can be selected for triggering via a configured DIP switch. The 2706-D21J8 is powered by a 12 to 24 Volts DC power supply.

The 2706-D21J8 has an input current of 250mA at a steady state 12 Volts DC voltage input and a maximum power rating of 3W. It has a 5% ripple of input voltage and a 5% noise at maximum peak-to-peak input voltage. It has an operational and inrush current of 300mA (250mA operational) at 12 Volts DC and 300mA (125mA) at 24 Volts DC. The parallel port of the 2706-D21J8 Data Liner Message Display has 16 input data lines and a single parallel port select. The parallel port of the 2706-D21J8 has a wider voltage range of 5 to 24 Volts DC. The 2706-D21J8 can be programmed offline using the DL5 offline programming software and is compatible with the Allen-Bradley RAC 6000 Industrial Computer. It has an operational temperature range of 0 to 50 degrees Celsius (32 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit), at 5 to 95% non-condensing relative humidity limit. It weighs 1.3 kilograms (3.0 pounds) and has dimensions of 79.3 x 159 x 109 millimeters (3.12 x 6.25 x 4.31 inches).

Technical specifications:

Manufacturer:Rockwell Automation
Part Number/Catalog No.:2706-D21J8
Product Line:DL5
Display Size:3.12 x 6.25 in.
Display Color:Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD)
Input Type:ASCII
Communication :RS-232 and RS-422
Input Power:12-24V DC
Memory:8K RAM
Enclosure Type:Type 12, 13
Line Count:2
Character Count:16


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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Common misspellings: 27O6-D21J8