ICP DAS USA Unveils the New Wi-Fi I/O Equipped with a 14-Channel Relay Output

By CIOReview | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: ICP DAS USA, a manufacturer of control hardware and software associated with industrial automation released its new WFM-R14, a 14-channel relay output module. For enhanced durability and strength, the product is protected by a metal case built as per the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliance. The WFM-R14 houses a WLAN connection that complies with the IEEE802.11b/g standards, effectively facilitating wireless connectivity into the control and monitoring systems.

WFM-R14 also supports Modbus TCP and UDP protocols and the network encryption configuration, allowing seamless integration to the SCADA software. The integration grants safe and easy access to the users willing to control the software anywhere and anytime. Featuring a 2-channel Form A and 12-channel Form C Power Relay Outputs, the device can also be used with other SCADA, remote I/O and PLC systems. It can be used to trigger heaters, fans, alarms and many other relay output devices.

Equipped with a DHCP network configuration, the WFM-R14 also supports WPA, WEP, and WPA2 wireless encryption protocols. It also supports a pair connection mode, enabling the function of pairing with another Wi-Fi I/O module to trigger outputs.

ICP DAS USA delivers a vivid range of cost-effective, flexible and reliable solutions for various industries such as agriculture, oil and gas, energy and power, factory and machine, aerospace, and many more. The company’s product range includes Internet of Things (IoT) controllers, M2M, remote data acquisition I/O modules and protocol converters. They also support a variety of communication protocols which includes EtherCAT, Modbus RTU, DeviceNet, Modbus TCP, Ethernet/IP, CAN bus, Profibus, BACnet, Profinet, HART and Wi-Fi.