SPLat Controls has released a new high power relay I/O board. The HIO16 is an expansion board for the SPLat range of controllers.
It features eight heavy duty relays, each capable of switching up to 20A at 240V ac, and with an 80A motor inrush current rating.
In total, the board can control up to 38kVA worth of loads, which the company believes is the largest load ever controlled directly by a programmable controller product.
The HIO16 also features 8 optically isolated input that can handle 24V to 240V, ac or dc.
SPLat controllers are a family of board level programmable controllers aimed specifically at embedded applications within an OEM's product. Applications to date range from space-shuttle experiments to airconditioning systems.
SPLat has a range of off-the-shelf product and also makes custom SPLat controllers for companies world-wide.