NI cFP-2000 Rugged Intelligent Ethernet Controller Interface

  • For new designs, National Instruments recommends using NI CompactRIO.
  • Stand-alone embedded real-time controller or Ethernet interface for PC-based distributed I/O
  • Embedded controller runs LabVIEW Real-Time for control, data logging, and signal processing
  • 1 RS232 serial port for connection to peripherals
  • 32 MB of nonvolatile CompactFlash storage, 16 MB DRAM memory
  • Support for LabVIEW Real-Time Module 8.5.1 and earlier
  • Support for Windows Vista and earlier
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Important Note: For new designs, National Instruments recommends the CompactRIO platform.

Using the NI LabVIEW Real-Time Module, you can develop powerful data logging, control, and measurement systems on your PC and easily embed your application on the NI cFP-2000 intelligent controller for reliable distributed or stand-alone deployment. You can embed all the intelligence, advanced control, and analysis capabilities of LabVIEW in a small modular package suitable for industrial environments. Engineers and scientists typically use NI cFP-20xx controllers in applications requiring industrial-grade reliability--such as analog process and discrete control systems--to run proportional integral derivative (PID) control loops, actuate valves and motors, take measurements, perform real-time analysis and simulation, log data, and communicate over serial, phone, and Ethernet. Once deployed, the controller can communicate peer to peer with other cFP-20xx or FP-20xx intelligent FieldPoint controllers, or with unintelligent network interfaces such as the NI FP-16xx and FP-1000. In addition, the cFP-2000 interface automatically publishes I/O measurements to a Windows computer running FieldPoint Explorer, LabVIEW, the LabVIEW Datalogging and Supervisory Control (DSC) Module, LabWindows™/CVI, Lookout, or your choice of OLE for process control (OPC) client application software. It also easily integrates with existing legacy or programmable logic controller (PLC) systems.

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Specifications Summary


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Part Number Description Est Ship  US Dollars Qty
Compact FieldPoint Products
778617-08cFP-BP-8 8-Slot Backplane5 - 10$ 1,250.00
781093-01NI PS-15 Power Supply, 24 VDC, 5 A, 100-120/200-240 VAC Input1 - 2$ 242.00
182845-01S8 Serial Cable, 10Pos Modular Plug to DB-9, 1 m (non isolated)5 - 10$ 28.00
778625-01Blank Slot Cover for Compact FieldPointCall$ 32.00
779322-01Spare Power Terminal for cFP-20xx and cFP-21xx ControllersCall$ 32.00

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