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PAC (APAX-5000 Series)

APAX-5000 Remote I/Os, including the APAX-5620, provides an open development architecture with redundant, integrates control, information processing, and networking in a single control system. The APAX-5000 Remote I/O series, also includes the APAX-5620, which features dual controllers for different tasks, making it superior to other PAC products in the market. The APAX-5000 Remote I/O series' versatility, flexibility and scalability can fully satisfy complicated automation industry needs. In addition, APAX-5000 Remote I/O modules have many attractive features to reduce the effort of the engineers, such as redundant capability, high density, clamp type terminal blocks, ID switches, LEDs, writable labels with wiring information, and a flexible expansion topology. Members of the APAX-5000 series include controllers, I/O modules, backplanes and power supply modules. The APAX-5000 series can also be applied in the batch process production environments like food, beverage, pharmacy, machinery control and critical environmental systems.

Product Categories

  • APAX Controllers

    Advantech’s APAX-5000 series, including the APAX-5620, use an open development architecture with embedded KW Multiprog Softlogic software and optional HMI/SCADA, integrates control, information processing, and networking in a single control system. Advantech’s PAC solution leverages KW Multiprog and ProConOS as the development tool. Users can easily choose the most suitable SoftLogic software to use. The APAX-5000 series have dual dedicated controllers for different tasks superior to other PAC products in the market.

  • Communication & Coupler Modules

    The APAX Remote I/O series communication modules are designed for control markets because of their high density I/O points, flexibility, scalability, and hot-swappable functionality and also variety I/O selections. The APAX Remote I/O communication modules can support a variety of protocols, including PROFINET, CANOpen, Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP, users can build their APAX remote I/O system with specific protocols to fulfill the remote I/O needs of existing PLC market and any control markets.

  • Analog I/O Modules

    The Advantech APAX-5000 analog input/output modules offers channel-independent configuration, signal type selection (AI has 12 channels and AO has 8 channels), sensor wiring burn-out detection, hot swap functionality and can be easily configured for different types and ranges of input/output to support versatile applications using the same utility software. Advantech’s analog input/output modules provide reliable functionality to satisfy your various needs.

  • Digital I/O Modules

    The Advantech APAX-5000 digital input/output modules (APAX-5040) are equipped with high density 24 channels, isolation, shirt short circuit protection, failure protection functions and hot swap functionality to increase the utilization rate of this APAX-5040 digital input/output module and provide a reliable system.

  • Backplane Modules

    Advantech's APAX backplane modules are designed to connect APAX modules in a flexible and convenient way. The APAX backplane modules, the APAX-5001 and APAX-5002, are in accordance with 1-slot and 2-slot backplanes for different APAX modules connecting requirements. Furthermore, the APAX-5002 is equipped with an RJ-45 port which can support flexible remote control architectures.

  • Power Supply Modules

    Advantech’s APAX-5343 and APAX-5343E power supply modules with 72W output power have passed Energy Star compliance and provide a power transmission efficiency of over 88% from AC input to DC output, providing power for more APAX modules. They have also passed UL 508 certification, demonstrating that they are suitable for safe operation in industrial environments. In order to protect the devices from overloading, voltage spikes and short-circuits the APAX-5343 and APAX-5343E power supply modules include an auto-recovery mode which ensures they’ll continue to work normally in the event of an electrical problem.

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