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Description:  DL40 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-E23C16

The Allen-Bradley 2706-E23C16 is a DL40 message display. Its Vacuum Fluorescent Display or VFD screen measures 4.4 x 14.4 inches. The VFD comes with a two-line configuration that has a parallel port and the space to display up to 20 characters per line. The 2706-E23C16 has 16 KB of RAM and 85-265V AC input power.
The 2706-E23C16 receives slave addresses, message triggers, and variable data from a PLC or SLC module. It has an RS-485 port for file transfer and an RS-232 port for file upload and download. The 2706-E23C16 displays a wide variety of symbols and characters that remain readable even at 25 feet away. It supports offline programming software that can create and edit application files. It is mounted on a panel or in an enclosure with a NEMA Type 12,13 rating. 
The 2706-E23C16 Message Display has various capabilities that include embedded variables, message chaining, hidden messages, and data mode selection. It can accept information from all the programmable controllers and it has a 12V DC terminal to power the outputs. The 2706-E23C16 has an onboard editing program and extended ASCII character set support. It also has a battery-backed real-time clock. It can also create a backup and record the occurrence and sequence of messages triggered. External devices such as printers, slave displays, and alarms can be connected as required. The 2706-E23C16 Message Display is highly customizable and it can effectively deliver alarms and messages in an industrial setting.

Technical specifications:

Manufacturer:Rockwell Automation
Part Number/Catalog No.:2706-E23C16
Product Line:DL40
Display Size:4.4 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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