New Weight Controllers With Ethernet/IP And DeviceNet Communications

Dec. 15, 2006
Only three inches deep, the HI 4050 general-purpose weight controller is the first of a new line of modular controllers by Hardy Instruments. It is used in tank farm, batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing, level by weight, and force measurement applications. To meet your specific installation needs, the HI 4050 is available with AC or DC power and in panel, remote or blind DIN rail mounting packaging configurations. Installations are simplified with no special tools required to cut rectangular holes. Just use the included template to drill standard holes and install. The controller includes a standard Ethernet 10/100 Base T with an embedded web server and an RS 232 printer or scoreboard display port. Optional network communications over Ethernet/IP or DeviceNet are also available. The HI 4050 weight controller includes Hardy Instruments’ core technologies:WAVERSAVER® which eliminates the effects of surrounding vibration to provide a fast, stable weight displayC2® which allows for electronic calibration without the need for test weightsSecure Memory Module with Secure Digital (SD) card (SMM®-SD) which allows manual transfer of configuration data to another instrument or PC using SD technologyINTEGRATED TECHNICIAN® (IT) for system diagnostics and troubleshooting