RTC 4 Ethernet control boards

Scanlab has added an Ethernet-based product to its lineup of RTC control boards. The new board allows laser-marking-system producers in particular to profit from lower manufacturing costs for individual workstations, while also providing users with straightforward industrial connectivity.
Scanlab’s industry-suited RTC 4 Ethernet extends the functionality of RTC 4 PCI control boards through real-world advantages. Unlike the USB-based RTC 4 ScanAlone board, driver installation isn't needed anymore and direct network connectivity eliminates cable-length restrictions.
The RTC 4 PCI control boards feature 16-bit position resolution and support for the XY2-100 standard protocol. The XY2-100 protocol allows flexible control of scan systems from diverse manufacturers. Optional functionality can be activated for controlling a third axis (3D), processing moving objects (processing-on-the-fly), or simultaneously controlling two scan heads.
The RTC 4 Ethernet means a machine's design no longer requires fixed integration of an industrial PC, which in turn reduces system size and thus lowers shipping and logistics costs too. Control and operation are carried out over Ethernet. This allows customers to further automate production, and spatially decouples the processing itself from the control of those processes.
The RTC 4 Ethernet board offers the same add-on options as the RTC 4 PCI board. Multiple Ethernet boards and scan systems can be connected to a network.

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