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MatrikonOPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLCs brings a new level of OPC connectivity to your PLCs

EDMONTON, AB – May 15, 2007

MatrikonOPC™ is pleased to announce the release of the MatrikonOPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLCs. This OPC Server provides robust connectivity to all Allen-Bradley Distributed Control Systems (PLCs) and represents a true “all-in-one” solution for connecting to Allen-Bradley devices.

The MatrikonOPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLCs is an industrial-strength OPC Server providing OPC connectivity to the Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus (DH+), Allen-Bradley DF1 (DF1), Allen-Bradley Data Highway 485 (DH485) and Ethernet/IP. The server connects to devices via serial connections, single-port Allen-Bradley 1784- PKTX PCI cards and Ethernet connections.

Flexibility and ease of use were paramount in the development of this OPC Server. The goal was to develop a truly universal Allen-Bradley OPC Server that was easy to install and configure. Users continue to enjoy the reliability of proven MatrikonOPC technology coupled with the total service of MatrikonOPC’s software support.

The MatrikonOPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLCs includes time-saving features not found in other drivers:

  • Automatic discovery of devices
  • Automatic configuration of devices
  • Competitive system expansion
  • Loading of device configuration files such as .l5k, .pc5, and .slc
  • Automatic configuration of serial connections
  • Automatic generation of tags are for each device
  • Support for device-level redundancy through fail-over channels
  • To learn more about the MatrikonOPC Server for Allen-Bradley PLCs, or to explore the free download, please navigate to: http://www.matrikonopc.com/opc-drivers/2272/index.aspx

    About MatrikonOPC (a division of Matrikon Inc. [TSX:MTK])

    With a collection of more than 500 OPC products and over 100,000 installations worldwide, MatrikonOPC is the world's largest OPC company. MatrikonOPC is a charter member of the OPC Foundation, and has demonstrated a commitment to developing OPC as the industrial connectivity standard. MatrikonOPC's international customer base includes a wide range of companies from process to discrete manufacturers in industrial, commercial and military applications. With offices throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, Matrikon's reach is global. Visit MatrikonOPC at www.MatrikonOPC.com.

    MatrikonOPC is a trademark or registered trademark of Matrikon Inc.

    For more information contact:
    Manny Mandrusiak
    MatrikonOPC Marketing Manager
    Telephone 780.448.1010 x4606
    Email: manny.mandrusiak@matrikonopc.com

     
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