SBS GreenSpring Modular I/O features the availability of IP-CAN, the latest addition to the company's line of field bus interface IndustryPacks. IP-CAN implements the Controller Area Network (CAN) protocol using a Siemens C167 intelligent CAN controller. CAN, a broadcast-oriented communications protocol, offers a comprehensive solution to managing communication between controllers, sensors, actuators and human-machine interfaces in industrial environments. This highly configurable IndustryPack is designed with built-in memory for end-user firmware development. It is compatible with any CAN-based network, such as Honeywell's Smart Distributed System (SDS), SAE J1939 and proprietary CAN networks.
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