More Productivity2000 PLC Discrete I/O Modules Added

The AutomationDirect Productivity2000 PLC system now has 50 discrete and analog I/O modules providing over 400 local I/O points. Using remote expansion, over 4,000 total I/O points are possible! New DC discrete I/O modules include 8-, 16- and 32-point, 12-24 VDC, sink/source modules with additional isolated commons. Two for the 8- and 16-point modules and four isolated commons for the 32-point module. The Productivity2000 is a modular, rack-based system with a full lineup of discrete, analog and specialty I/O modules. The high-performance CPU has 50Mb memory, fast scan times and five communication ports. Two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports allow programming, Continue reading More Productivity2000 PLC Discrete I/O Modules Added

EasyBuilder Pro V6 is here!

Building on Weintek’s long experience of HMI software design, V6 brings EasyBuilder Pro bang up to date in both look and feel. The new ribbon style menu systems are logical, intuitive and easy to follow. Recently used objects populate this panel on the home tab as and when you use them allowing for even faster project design. Expanding the recently used panel reveals the groups of objects for faster access from the home tab without having to go to the object tab. New model Support V6 of EasyBuilder pro supports the new HMI models recently released, such as the cMT3072, Continue reading EasyBuilder Pro V6 is here!

Announcing the cMT-HDMI

Hot on the heels of the cMT3072 is the cMT-HDMI, the proven, popular cMT architecture with an HDMI output. The cMT-HDMI is an HMI without a screen – the screen can be an HDMI screen such as a TV or industrial monitor. As well as the rich cMT features, the cMT-HDMI also offers several improvements over the mTV-100 with support for different resolution screens and native support for several industry standard touchscreens (list of currently tested models below – connection to the touchscreen is via USB): • HOPE HIS-ML (19.5) • IMD-C160PT (15.6) • iEi DM-F22A/PC-R11 (21.5) Support for the cMT-HDMI will be Continue reading Announcing the cMT-HDMI

Productivity 1000 Starter Kit

Following on from our new product announcement about the Productivity 1000 range, we’re pleased to announce our starter kit – P1-STARTER. The kit includes the following parts: • 1 x P1-540 CPU • 1 x P1-01AC Power Supply • 1 x P1-08TRS 8point Relay Output Module • 1 x P1-08SIM 8point input simulator • 1 x P2-RTB Terminal block – screw-type • 1 x P2-RTB-1 Terminal block – spring type • 1 x USB-CBL AMICB6 – USB programming cable • 1 x D2-BAT-2 Backup battery • 1 x PCON-KIT Power connector Ordering information Order online here – P1-STARTER or over the phone Continue reading Productivity 1000 Starter Kit

Lamonde turns 35!

2017 marked a milestone for Lamonde Automation Ltd. Founder, Mike Donoghue started Lamonde Automation back in 1982 as a Texas Instruments PLC distributor and a manufacturer of peripheral accessories and I/O to compliment the TI range. In the early 90s TI sold their PLC business to Siemens. Lamonde continued to support the installed TI base until 2015. In the meantime, Lamonde became distributors for PLC Direct (who later became AutomationDirect.com), Weintek Labs Inc. and Kessler Ellis Products (KEP) – further products and ranges are always being added to our offerings, please check our website regularly for the latest products we Continue reading Lamonde turns 35!