With the introduction of the CX9000 embedded PC series, Beckhoff Automation took PC-based control technology to its most compact form in a Bus Coupler-style housing.
The new CX9010 differs from the CX9000 with a higher performance processor and larger memory configuration. The embedded PC features an energy efficient Intel IXP420 processor with XScale technology and 533 MHz clock frequency.
In combination with Bus Terminals or EtherCAT Terminals, the CX9010 embedded PC represents a compact PC controller for PLC and motion control applications.
The CPU module provides a direct connection to the Beckhoff Bus Terminal I/O system. The CX9010 is equipped with high-performance software in the form of the Windows CE operating system and TwinCAT automation software.
In its basic configuration, the CX9010 includes the CPU, internal flash memory, main memory (RAM), NOVRAM as non-volatile memory and two Ethernet RJ 45 interfaces. Additional Compact-Flash, DVI/USB or serial RS232/RS422/RS485 interfaces are available options.