Hardbook SoftPLC’s are versatile Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs). All features of the SoftPLC Runtime Control Software are included. Virtually unlimited memory capacity for program logic & data table, data logging, recipes, etc. Plenty of communication ports with configurable drivers and I/O interface options make Hardbook SoftPLC’s perfect for a wide range of control applications, as well as performing communication gateway (protocol conversion) functions.

Specifications:
  • (2) Ethernet ports w/ (2) interfaces (MAC IDs)
  • (4) serial ports and (5) USB ports
  • (2) PCI slots for additional communication, network, or other add-on cards
  • 2GB RAM (expandable to 8GB) and 4GB C-Fast flash (expandable) user memory
  • Selectable I/O interfaces a wide variety of I/O products via Ethernet, serial, or industrial bus protocols
Ordering Information:

Hardbook SoftPLC’s use TOPDOC NexGen software for programming, configuration and troubleshooting. A free TOPDOC NexGen license is included with your first SoftPLC purchase, see the Offers Tab.

  • Specify the communication capacity using RT Size (RT Size button describes the options).
  • Select Firmware Options you want installed – Web Server or Email
SKU: HB2-HPQA

Options:  Your selections are appended to the part number (SKU), separated by dashes in the order listed below (if applicable).

RT Size: LT, 1K, 2K, 8K
Firmware Add-ons: No FW Add-ons, Web Server, Send Email, Web Server & Email
Weight: 20 lbs
Dimensions: 11 × 12.5 × 8.5 in
  • A-B PLC Upgrade Incentive OfferFree programming/configuration software with your company’s first purchase of a SoftPLC PAC or Gateway! Simply add TOPDOC NexGen to your cart, and use coupon code “FreeTDNG” at checkout.
  • With your 1st purchase of TOPDOC PLC-2, PLC-5 or PLC-3, receive a $1000 discount on a new Smart or NeoPAC SoftPLC controller or Gateway.  Simply add your selected Smart/NeoPAC to your cart, and use coupon code “ABPLCUpgrade” at checkout.  (Free TOPDOC NexGen offer above also applies!)

 

 

HB2-HPQA: Hardbook SoftPLC, 2 slots

Half-Size Hardbook SoftPLC, 2 PCI slots

Product Specifications Data Sheet | More info…

$3,600.00$8,450.00

About RT Size

RT Size is a SoftPLC license setting that determines communication driver maximums.  RT Size only applies if you are using:

  • ModbusTCP Master:  # of Server Connections
  • Ethernet/IP:  # of Connection Bytes
  • A-B DH+/RIO:  # of Logical Racks
  • Tealware Local I/O: # of Discrete I/O (largest of 2 values)
Which RT Size should I choose?  

Select Lite (LT) if you are not using the protocols above. Use the table below to determine the RT Size needed for your application.

RT Size MBTCP Enet/IP  A-B Racks I/O
LT 2 64  1 128
1K 16 512  8 1024
2K 32 1024 16 2048
8K 127 4096 64 8192
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