Beckhoff Automation, 952/890-0000. www.beckhoffautomation.com
The co. introduces its CX9010 embedded PC, an EtherCAT-ready device that features a Windows CE operating system and TwinCAT automation and control software. The CX9010 has a slightly higher performance processor and a larger memory configuration than its predecessor, the CX9000. It also features an energy-efficient Intel® IXP420 processor with XScale® technology and 533 mHz clock frequency. In its basic configuration, the product includes the CPU, an internal flash memory, a main memory (RAM), NOVRAM as a nonvolatile memory and one switched Ethernet port with two external RJ 45 interfaces. Additional Compact-Flash, DVI/USB or serial RS232/RS422/RS485 interfaces are available.