Advantech's IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of a series of rack-mount IPCs featuring a small footprint, simple manageability and easy maintenance.
Responding to machine builder requests for compact IPCs with failure prediction and quick maintenance, Advantech is launching machine builder IPCs that feature short depth, self-diagnosis, remote manageability and a modularized design. Machine builders can easily integrate the IPC in an equipment enclosure, leaving more space for cable routing and internal devices. Once installed, the IPC reports its status to a remote administrator before failure occurs, saving on-site inspection costs and reducing risk of unexpected down time. Service staff can quickly swap key modularized parts, minimizing maintenance time.
The ACP-2020 and ACP-4020 both feature short depth (400/350mm), built-in intelligent system module that controls smart fan, checks IPC fan speed, temperature and proactively reports any abnormal condition. The front-accessible system fan, hot-swap drive bay and redundant power module facilitate quick maintenance.
The IPC-603 and IPC-631 feature short depth (380/350mm) and all the I/Os are on the front where the user can easily access all cables, connectors, AC inlet, buttons and LEDS. The IPC-631 supports hot-swap drives cable routing and maintenance much easier. The ACP-4D00 features short depth (350mm) and dual-node design; it encloses two independent IPCs in a rigid 4U cage. Each node has two expansion slots and can be configured for different tasks. For example, one node could serve as a controller and the other could be used for frame-grabbing and image analytics.