By DE StaffMotion Control Machine Building
Mitsubishi Electric Automation expands iQ-F series with entry level FX5S PLC.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has expands its MELSEC iQ-F controller series with the FX5S PLC, a basic model designed for small machines with up to 60 I/O. With integrated Ethernet connectivity, the FX5S PLC is a solution for simple automation applications at a more affordable price than the original FX5U and FX5UJ models. Features of the FX5S PLC include a built-in webserver and CC-Link IE network capability for communication to HMI, VFD, servo, and remote I/O. The MELSEC iQ-F series compact controllers have faster speeds and increased memory for programming, bringing superior performance and reliability, the company says.