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PCI ControlNet

High-temperature network card for PCI bus computers

The PCI ControlNet is an extended temperature version of the 1784-PCIC ControlNet Card. It supports redundant media and can be run continuously in a 90°C environment. The PCI ControlNet (PCIC-E) is compliant to PCI revision 2.2 and compatible with 32-bit 5V and 3.3V PCI slots. Power ratings are 5V @ 200mA and 3.3V @ 150mA. From a software perspective, the card needs MS Windows XP SP1 or higher and needs RSLinx version 2.54.00 or later. Form factor is a Universal PCI 32-bit short card and includes diagnostic status indicators, switches for the ControlNet Node Address; redundant media BNC Connectors.


High Temperature Operation

  • Can be operated in environments as high as 90°C

Supports Redundant Media

  • Two BNC connectors to support ControlNet redundant media

Windows Driver Compatibility

  • Driver compatible from Windows XP SP1 forward

RSLINX Compatibility

  • Compatible with RSLinx software version 2.54 or later

Technical Details


Non-operating: -40°C to +90°C
Operating: 0°C to 90°C

Humidity5 - 95% non-condensing
Vibration2g @ 10 - 500Hz
ShockNon-operating: 50g
Operating: 30g
Form FactorUniversal PCI 32-bit short card 10.7 cm (4.2 in.) x 16.5 cm (6.5 in.) L
Power RatingsVDC – 200mA max 3.3 VDC -- 150mA max
Card Edge LayoutCard Edge Layout

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