New Product by ICPDAS : ¼PAC-7186EX Programmable Automation Controller


New Product by ICPDAS : μPAC-7186EX Programmable Automation Controller


The μPAC-7186EX is a palm size programmable automation controller that with Ethernet, RS-232, RS-485 communication. ICPDAS provide easy-to-use software development tool kits (Xserver, VxComm, Modbus libraries). Users can use them to easily integrate serial devices to have Ethernet/Internet communication ability and through the standard Modbus protocol to communicate with SCADA software (Indusoft, ISaGARF, DasyLab, Trace Mode, Citect, iFix, etc.). For the hardware, it also supports an I/O expansion bus. The I/O expansion bus can be used to implement various I/O functions such as D/I, D/O, A/D, D/A, Timer/Counter, UART, flash memory, battery backup SRAM, AsicKey & other I/O functions. Nearly all kinds of I/O functions can be implemented by this bus but the bus can support only one board. There are more than 30 boards available for μPAC-7186EX, you can one of them to expand hardware features.

Feature comparison table between the μPAC-7186E and I-7188E series:

  μPAC-7186EX Series I-7188E Series
CPU 80186, 80MHz 80188, 40MHz
EEPROM 16K Bytes 2K bytes
Ethernet Port 10/100Base-TX
(Auto-negotiating, Auto_MDIX, LED indicator)
Frame Ground for ESD Protection Yes No
Power consumption 1.5W for μPAC-7186EX
2.5W for μPAC-7186EXD
2.0W for I-7188EX
3.0W for I-7188EXD

1. Support for Virtual COM technology
2. Support Modbus Protocol
3. Easy-to-use software development tool kits (using C language)
4. Ethernet Protocols (TCP, UDP, IP, ICMP, ARP)
5. Support Web Configuration
6. Remote Configuration/Maintenance
7. Built-in watchdog timer (WDT)
8. I/O Expansion Bus Interface

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