The MCA 121 EtherNet/IP™ Option Card enables users of the co.'s VLT® AutomationDrive to deploy standard Ethernet technology in manufacturing applications, while also facilitating internet and enterprise activity. It can reportedly handle a single EIP Class 1 connection with an Actual Packet Interval of 1 ms in both directions. A built-in 2-port switch with diagnostic functions enables traditional line network topology without the need for complex cabling and more costly industrial Ethernet switches.
Danfoss Drives, 800/432-6367. www.danfossdrives.com