Distributed control units (DCUs) are IP67 I/O modules with integrated programmable logic controller (PLC) functionality that can perform a range of functions – from simple logical operations to solving more complex control problems directly on the module, making one-device automation a reality.
μDCU modules independently control applications, perform timer, counter and more functions, and exchange data with higher-level controllers. They enable fast, intuitive installation and maintenance because they can retain configuration and be programmed for a “plug-and-play-like” module exchange.
DCUs execute communication, separate diagnostic data from process data and allow cyber physical connections – all of which alleviate the burden typically placed on the PLC.
Benefits at a Glance
These modules are a part of Lumberg Automation’s LioN-Power system, a one-stop solution for all your automation needs including connectivity, adapters, other I/O modules and more.