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FX80 Supervisory Controller Product Bulletin

Brand
Facility Explorer
Product name
FX80 Supervisory Controller
Document type
Product Bulletin
Document number
LIT-12012250
Revision date
2023-10-19
Language
English

The FX80 controller supports multiple onboard and optional communication interfaces, which enable the FX80 controller to integrate many different types of field controllers, as well as provide different methods of remote user access.

The FX80 controller includes the following onboard communication hardware interfaces:

  • Wi-Fi for use as a Client or an Access Point. Non-Wi-Fi disabled version only.
    • IEEE802.11a/b/g/n
    • IEEE802.11n HT20 at 2.4GHz
    • IEEE802.11n HT20/HT40 at 5GHz
    • Configurable radio (Off, Wireless Application Protocol [WAP], or Client).
    • WPAPSK/WPA2PSK supported.
  • Two 10/100 MB Ethernet ports.
  • Two isolated RS-485 ports with selectable bias and termination.
  • USB Type A (for backup and restore).
  • Micro USB (for serial debug connection).

The FX80 controller also provides the ability for you to separately order and install optional modules to obtain additional communication hardware interfaces, including the following:

  • Dual port, isolated RS-485 communication module (up to 2 maximum).
  • LonWorks FTT-10A communication module (up to 4 maximum).
  • RS-232 communication module (up to 4 maximum).
Figure 1. Optional Communication Module Positions

Table 1. Maximum Combinations of Optional Communication Modules

Optional Communication Module Position

Maximum Configuration Option

1

2

3

4

A

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

B

Dual port RS-485

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

C

Dual port RS-485

Dual port RS-485

RS-232 or LonWorks protocol

NA

D

Dual port RS-485

Dual port RS-485

NA

NA