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ControlLogix® to Moore APACS In-Chassis Module

CLX-APACS

The CLX-APACS module enables a ControlLogix / Plant-PAx™ system to control Moore/Siemens APACS+ IO Bus remote I/O racks. This provides the ability to execute a phased migration of old Moore APACS DCS systems.  

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Features and Benefits

  • Monitor mode - Allows testing of the ControlLogix program’s execution against the ACM controller's program, in real-time
  • Master mode - Allows the user to remove the APACS+ ACM controller and control the process from a ControlLogix PLC
  • Supports all standard APACS+ digital and analog I/O modules
  • Supports up to 39 IO Bus cards per network segment
  • Automatically import the current APACS+ I/O configuration from the Siemens 4-mation software's object file
  • Configuration files are downloaded to the module through RSLinx™ Classic
  • Auto-configuration feature maps the APACS+ I/O data into tags in the ControlLogix processor
  • Supports up to 4464 discrete points, or up to 1116 analog points, or any combination thereof
  • Diagnostic data from the APACS+ network is mapped into the ControlLogix processor
  • Multi-colored LED that indicates the status of the APACS+ network connection

Specifications

Hardware Specifications

Specification

Description

Ports

Dual Channel, Redundant Serial RS-485

Typical Power Consumption

5 mA @ 24 VDC and 450 mA @ 5.1 VDC

Maximum Power Dissipation

2.5W

Operating Temperature

32°F to 140°F (0 ºC  to 60 ºC)

Storage Temperature

-40°F to 185°F (-40 ºC  to 85 ºC)

Humidity

5% to 95% RH, with no condensation