• PC- and EtherCAT-based Control for wind turbines

    Automation technology by Beckhoff has successfully proven itself in use worldwide in wind turbines up to a size of 5 MW. Beckhoff automated 7,000 wind turbines with a total output of 11.2 GW in 2011 alone.

  • More possibilities on the DIN rail: Embedded PC with multi-core CPU and PCI-Express

    More possibilities on the DIN rail: Embedded PC with multi-core CPU and PCI-Express

    In the CX2000 series, Beckhoff presented the second generation of its Embedded PC family which was brought onto the market in 2002. The CX2030 and CX2040 Embedded PCs implement an essential feature of the new CX controllers: multicore processors.