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Industry type:PC and software
Product model number:APAX-5580
Advantech Co., Ltd.
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Intustrial IoT technology is now changing Automation era, PLC can't no longer meet smart factories application. APAX-5580 DIN-Rail IPC was designed to fulfill data collection, big data computing and communication needs under Industry 4.0 and focused on Smart Factories Devices Connecting and Machine Controlling applications.

APAX-5580 is a PC-based platform providing Intel Core i7/i3/Celeron and GbE, USB 2.0/3.0, RS-232/422/485, VGA and Audio interface. It can also expend it connectivity to meet extra needs with APAX I/O & iDoor modules. Besides, with CODESYS integration, it can support Fieldbus, such as CANopen、Profibus、EtherCAT、ProfiNet、Modbus、Ethernet IP, and become an IEC 61131-3 platform which enable user to connect their equipment to devices from other providers. It can provide not only real-time motion control and big data analysis but also a stable, non-stop system for any harsh automation environment. It is the most valuable platform for the industries like semiconductor, food & beverage, IC testing, pharmacy, steel, and so on.

Below are the main features of APAX-5580 series:

1. Reduce Data Acquisition Loading
◎Built-in DSP for I/O access
◎Modular APAX I/O module
◎Distributed topology and decentralized comport

2. Scalable Solution
◎Various CPU performance from RISC to Core i7
◎SoftLogic and SCADA software compatibly

3. Boundless Communication
◎Internal SIM slot for cellular communication
◎Reserve antenna hole
◎mPCIe for Wi-Fi, BLE and GPS

4. Open Develop Environment
◎Embedded Microsft Windows support with EWF, HORM and VS.NET framework
◎Free API for WDT, RTC, H/W monitoring and I/O access
◎Linux support

5.Robust & Stable Design
◎mSATA as the primary disk for anti-vibration
◎UPS to avoid unexpected power shut down
◎System backup and one key recover
◎Hardware status monitoring
◎Fanless design
◎Compact size for control cabinet
◎High accuracy RTC and Multilevel WDT
◎10 years lifetime battery


About Advantech Co., Ltd.

Advantech’s corporate vision is to enable an intelligent planet. The company is a global leader in the fields of IoT intelligent systems and embedded platforms. To embrace the trends of IoT, big data, and artificial intelligence, Advantech promotes IoT hardware and software solutions with the Edge Intelligence WISE-PaaS core to assist business partners and clients in connecting their industrial chains. Advantech is also working with business partners to co-create business ecosystems that accelerate the goal of industrial intelligence.


Over the past 36 years, Advantech has always followed its LITA (altruistic) philosophy and worked under the "Good to Great" principle. The corporate LITA tree has grown bigger and become a forest covering multi-business groups including Automation, Embedded and the Intelligent Services.
Looking forward, we will continue to nurture our LITA concept and develop future talent to fully realize our vision of Enabling an Intelligent Planet.
We look forward to witnessing the next 30 years of Advantech toward a bright future together with all Advantech’s family members and worldwide partners.

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