A totally integrated solution with the variTRON CPU


Jumo begins a new era of automation with the variTRON 500 Central Processing Unit (CPU). In terms of technical possibilities, the system falls in the top class of embedded systems and proves itself with high speed performance and flexible operating philosophy.

A completely new hardware and software platform is being used in the Jumo variTRON 500. During its development, “scalability” had the highest priority. The result is modular, flexible and above all, sustainable. The base of this CPU is a hardware platform with an 800 MHz processor which can be used as a single, dual or quad core variant, depending on the application.

The software has a modular structure based on a Linux platform and enables excellent scalability for performance, memory and interfaces. Another special feature is a customer-specific configuration and process data editor.

Several operator stations can be integrated into the system via CODESYS TargetVisu or CODESYS WebVisu as well as up to 64 intelligent connection modules.

Going forward, Jumo will provide visualization libraries for individual customer-specific operation via CODESYS systems. Flexibility is also made possible by the integration of all important fieldbus systems via CODESYS (such as Modbus RTU or TCP master and slave, PROFINET IO controller, EtherCAT master, and OPC UA server). A PROFINET IO device interface will allow an alternative connection to higher-level control systems via Modbus TCP.

Anastas Schnippenkotter
ASSTech Process Electronics & Instrumentation CC
Tel. +27 11 708 9200

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