The kit features a 32-bit Risc processor, expanded 8-Mbyte memory, and additional communication ports. The upgrade adds I/O capacity for thousands of analog and digital I/Os. The controller handles applications requiring real-time communications using multiple protocols and short-program loop times. The multiprocessor architecture features a coprocessor dedicated specifically to handling onboard I/O channels. The upgrade lets most applications run 30 times faster, and most floating-point operations run up to 100 times faster. Also included are three RS-232 ports, one RS-232/485 port, and one 10 BaseT Ethernet port.

Control Microsystems, 48 Steacie Dr., Kanata, ON, Canada K2K 2A9, (888) 267-2232, controlmicrosystems.com