Beijer Electronics launches new Nexto Xpress BCS-XP340 compact controller


Nesto Xpress BCS-XP340 compact controller

Beijer Electronics now presents the new Nexto Xpress BCS-XP340 compact controller enabling Industry 4.0 applications via built-in OPC UA interface and embedded web server.

The new Nexto Xpress BCS-XP340 compact controller offers:

  • 16 DI (4 fast), 16 DO (4 fast), 5 AI, 2 RTD, 4 AO
  • High speed counter input/PTO and PWM outputs
  • Ethernet TCP/IP, Serial, USB and CAN interface
  • CANopen Master interface
  • 3G/4G/WiFi (external accessory via USB port - available by Q1 2020)
  • SQL integration
  • WebVisualization, IEC 60870-5-104 server
The new Nexto Xpress BCS-XP340 has great communications skills offering Ethernet port for programming and MODBUS TCP Client/Server and OPC DA/OPC UA communication, serial port for RS-485 with MODBUS RTU Master/Slave communication, CANopen communication port. In addition the BCS-XP340 enables HTML5 visualization on external devices via the embedded WebVisualization server.

In addition all Nexto Xpress models, BCS-XP300/315/325/340 can be set to remote I/O mode on CANopen to offer a flexible and cost efficient solution when additional IOs with no local logic is needed. To obtain maximum flexibility in terms of I/O expansion Nexto Xpress can be complemented by the full range of Beijer Electronics G-series remote I/O.

Nexto Xpress applications are created using the CODESYS based BCS Tools. CODESYS is the leading hardware-independent IEC 61131-3 development tool on the market supporting all IEC 61131-3 programming languages, complete with online debugging and monitoring, online changes, offline simulation, symbolic variables, system diagnostics and global variable lists.

Learn more about the new Nexto Xpress compact controller here.

Learn more about the entire range of Nexto Xpress compact controllers here.