Product News: WAGO’s PFC200 controller with cellular modem

April 1, 2022
Promises straight-forward wireless data distribution.

WAGO’s industrial-grade PFC200 controller

WAGO’s new industrial-grade PFC200 controller with integrated cellular modem promises to enable users to perform local control and monitoring of applications wirelessly . This all-in-one PLC controller and cell modem eliminates extra hardware and, by using the controller’s web-based management configuration software to initiate the cell modem, reduces set up time, notes its maker.  

This new controller has the ability to deliver information directly to cloud servers and send or receive SMS messages.  The parameters from the PLC controller can be directly communicated to devices via wireless technology, allowing users running edge of network applications to collect data, control machine functions and connect to cloud servers without adding traffic to wired networks.

The application possibilities for this device are limitless, claims WAGO, noting that it can be used for distributed I/O in remote settings.