The SPLat DIN Family of controllers are an ideal solution for any job that needs a cheap programmable PLC inside a cabinet. Each product in the DIN Family is a fully programmable controller, so it can either be used by itself or wired up with other family members to get more I/O. Programming is done via a standard USB Mini-B cable and the IDE is completely free.
The DA8 is a cheap and quick way to put analogue into a cabinet. With 8 Temperature/Current/Voltage selectable analogue inputs, 2 0-10V analogue outputs, 4 on-board digital inputs and a fully programmable controller, this may be all you need to get the job done.
The DA8 has the following features:
- Fully programmable SPLat controller with all the latest, relevant SPLat features.
- Network it with 2 wires to other DIN Family members for expanded I/O
- 8 --> 24 VDC operation, ~70mA maximum at 24 VDC
- 8 x analogue inputs (voltage or current or temperature)
- 2 x analogue outputs, 0 - 10V
- 4 x digital I/O lines, 800mA each as outputs
- RS485 interface. Use for MODBUS, Xwire or your own protocol
- USB programming port (mini B) (firmware V4.6 or later)
- TTL Xwire interface
- TTL serial interface
- Configurable DIP switches
- Connects to any SPLat controller with latest Xwire drivers
- Dimensions: 68mm x 118mm (2.7" x 4.65") in DIN holder
- Has mounting holes for DIN-less mounting
To program this controller you will need this USB driver:
Once downloaded, unzip, right-click "splat_serial.inf" and choose Install.
The firmware download page has the tools and instructions you need for updating your controller's firmware. The latest firmware is also available here:
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