Advanced application controller
Finalist in Networked Building Automation Systems/Controls, Energy Management Systems in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2011 Product of the Year competition
Alerton’s VLCA-1688 is an advanced application controller that includes a high-resolution, 12-bit analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converter, 32-bit processor, and real-time clock. The controller also features monitored on-board hands-off auto switches, Ethernet or MS/TP connectivity, and additional math functions that provide the ability to develop a wide range of applications. It also leverages display data channel (DDC) function blocks such as a sunrise/sunset calculator and wet bulb calculator. The MS/TP communication option allows the product to coexist with unitary controllers on the MS/TP trunk. Connectivity using BACnet/Ethernet or BACnet/IP allows flexibility and provides an increased connection speed option.