Installing and Using nanoLine Controllers
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The nanoLine family (nanoLC) is a cost-effective programmable logic controller (PLC) that allows purchase of only the components and capabilities required for a specific application. This flexibility is achieved by using a modular approach to build a control system using a base unit and adding various expansion and option modules.
Starting with a base unit (NLC-050-...), various expansion modules are connected to create the desired control system. The items that can be connected to the base unit are:
- I/O Expansion Modules
- Communication Expansion Modules
- Operator Panel
- Option Modules
The base unit, communication expansion modules and I/O expansion modules attach to standard NS35 mounting rail.
nanoLC Base Unit
The base unit contains the processing capability of the nanoLine system. One base unit is required for each nanoLine control system. Power connections are made to the base unit and distributed to the various modules from the base unit. The base unit also contains connection points (terminals) for the input and output devices that are controlled or monitored. A maximum of three I/O expansion modules can be attached to a base unit.