In order to cater to specific customer requirements, Beckhoff has introduced a wide assortment of products. Originally founded in 1980 by Hans Beckhoff, the company masters in providing PC-based automation solutions for motion control applications. Be it machine construction or plant engineering, our products offer a wide range of flexible and user-friendly options to clients. Today the company operates in over 75 countries and has greatly expanded its operations by partnerships. Beckhoff’s products are always well received in the market because of their affordability and reliability.
The CX5120-0123 is a feature-laden embedded PC produced by the company. This PC has superior processing capabilities due to its Intel Atom® E3815, 1.46 GHz single-core processor. The system uses the TwinCAT 2 NC I runtime control software and comes with the Windows embedded 7 P operating system.
For ease of user operation, the system comes with multiple diagnostic LED lights that include 1 power, 1 TC status, 1 flash access, and 2 bus status lights. Furthermore, this IPC can automatically recognize the I/O type that is plugged-in. Due to the presence of EtherCAT, many extension options can be utilized that include: further master/slave Fieldbus connections (PROFIBUS, CANopen, DeviceNet, etc.) and communication interfaces (RS232, RS422/RS485) as well as all other signal types supported by EtherCAT can be directly connected as EtherCAT Terminals. The CX5120-0123’s dimensions are 124 mm x 100 mm x 92 mm (W x H x D) and it weighs approximately 860 g. For memory, 2 GB of DDR3 RAM storage is provided that can be extended by the use of a MicroSD card. With its high durability, the CX5120-0123 comes as a very economical choice for a wide range of motion control and PLC applications.