SAVAGA, Minn.—Beckhoff has released a new ultra-compact Industrial PC, the C6030.
With highly flexible application options, the firm's line of IPCs give users the advantages of dramatically reduced space requirements, universal applicability and easy installation. The C6030 now makes these available for complex automation applications with the highest performance requirements.
The new multi-core computer is 132 x 132 x 67 millimeters, integrates sixth and seventh generation Intel Cor i-series processors with up to 3.6 GHz per core. The firm said C6030 is only half the size of the closest comparable control cabinet PC, with more interfaces in its basic configuration.
The C6030 is able to accommodate almost any automation and visualization task, according to the firm, these includ highly complex axis control, demanding HMI applications, large-volume data handling and applications with extremely short cycle times.
The computer includes an onboard ethernet adapter with four 100/1000Base-T connectors, four USB 3.0 ports and two DisplayPort connectors. C6030 also proves to be extremely flexible in terms of installation. It can be attached at the back or side panel, vertically or horizontally as required, with free orientation of the connector level. Beckhoff said this allows for a variety of installation scenarios and efficient cable management, even in extremely confined spaces.