The Allen-Bradley 2706-E43C64B1 is a DL40 Remote I/O Communication Unit that is part of the Dataliner DL40 Series Message Displays. This operator interface supports both RS-485 and RS-232 communications. The RS-485 port is used to trigger messages with or without variable data; and for multi-drop uploading or downloading files from a computer, sending messages to slave message displays, and keying input ASCII data. The RS-232 port that offers rear access comes with a standard 9-pin, D-shell connector. It is used for printing messages and for uploading and downloading direct message files from a personal computer operating the DL40 Offline Programming Software.
The 2706-E43C64B1 Operator Interface Dataliner can be connected to a variety of auxiliary devices to meet requirements for specific applications. From the originating DL40 display, up to 126 slave displays can be addressed over the RS-485 network within a distance of 2,500 feet (762 meters). Other helpful devices that can be linked include printers and alarms. Using the 2706-ND1 Offline Programming Software, application files can be quickly and easily created or edited. This programming utility has interactive menus for setting message attributes, creating messages and downloading files to one or more DL40 interface devices.
The 2706-E43C64B1 Message Display offers a selection of operating modes. The normal operating mode, Run Mode has four types– Message/Variable/Slave, Message/Variable, Message List, and Bit Trigger. The Remote Program Mode is used whenever the user is working on the Offline Programming Software. Other operating modes include Help Mode, Historical Recall Mode, Backup Mode, Set RS-232/RS-485 Port Mode, Clock Mode, and Print Mode.
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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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