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Modicon M580 - ePac Controller

Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller for process & high availability solutions.

Part of Modicon

Modicon M580 ePAC is the innovative Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller that lets you drive productivity and boost performance while preparing for the future.

Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
  • Features

    The new high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller (ePAC) features Redundant Processors, native Ethernet, and cyber-security embedded in its core and brings:

    • Native Ethernet capabilities
    • High performance
    • High availability for processors & networks
    • Enhanced cyber-security
    • More flexibility in design and greater agility for your operations
    • Smooth modernization solutions


    Benefits

    Prepare your plant for the future:

    • With a built-in Ethernet backbone, the M580 architecture interconnects all your devices and provides continuous communication flow to reap IIoT benefits.
    • High level of computing power for increasingly data-intensive processes.

    Boost your productivity:

    • End-to-end 100 Mbps speed, from top to bottom
    • Application response time up by 10 times*
    • 64 MB memory — data capacity of up by 8 times*
      (*compared with legacy ranges)

    Reduce downtime:

    • Availability rate up to 99.9996%
    • Redundant CPUs
    • Intelligent redundant power supply designed to dramatically extend life span (in Q2 2016)

    Protect your know-how:

    • IPsec communications protocol
    • Cyber-security certified (Achilles Level 2)
    • Encrypted password access
    • Strict supervision of firmware and software integrity
    • Easy to configure Cybersecurity features via the Unity Pro platform

    Evolve and scale your architectures without stopping the process:

    • Add new RIO drops or new modules in the architecture
    • Hotswap your modules — with automatic reconfiguration
    • Modify channel configuration parameters, application or change variables

    Invest in the long term:

    • Capitalize on Modicon's robust hardware platform and Unity Pro engineering software efficiency
    • Migrate or modernize your installed base with a smooth transition to newer technology

    Applications

    Medium to Large process applications:

    • Water and Waste Water plants: WWTP, Pumping, desalination…
    • Food and Beverage: Liquid Food, Dairy, Confectionary, Pet Food…
    • Mining Metal Minerals: Mining water treatment, Cement, Conveyors…
    • Hydro Power: Small/Medium/Large plants…
    • O&G: Midstream
    • Transportation: Metro, Tunnels, Airports…
    • OEM Process: Material Handling, turbo machinery, ...

    Gallery

    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with the full safety rack
    • Modicon M580 Safety configuration with a mix of standard X80 & Safety I/O

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