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Schneider Electric: Modicon M251 Micro PLC with Dual Channel Comm

June 14, 2023

The Modicon M251 is a compact micro PLC designed to handle more advanced machine automation as a master of communications. It has dual-channel support for Serial, Ethernet and CANopen based communications to handle both upstream and downstream communications. It’s designed to control devices such as drives, motion, remote I/O and HMIs as well as to be the master controller for multiple other PLCs. The M251 is expandable with TM3 I/O modules to handle up to a few hundred I/O points. Programs with Machine Expert software.

Modicon M251 Features

  • Get all the flexibility you need and save space in your cabinet
     • Ultra-compact format
     • Expansion bus Modicon TM3
     • Up to 14 fast expansion modules
  • Integration & maintenance has never been easier – you are connected everywhere via
     • Serial line and USB port
     • CANopen, Modbus TCP, and EtherNet/IP
     • Embedded Ethernet switch with 2 ports
     • Up to 3 communication modules
  • Intuitive machine programming with EcoStruxure Machine Expert – the unique software for EcoStruxure Machine controllers
     • Build your application intuitively as never before due to an organized screen design
     • Save engineering time by applying complete libraries or even a new machine module thanks to many predefined templates
     • Download your software project on all devices with just one click
     • EcoStruxure Machine Expert is one of the most modern and powerful tool-based software concepts on the market

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