www.pc-control.net 1 | 2002 15 products 34 applications The concept of fieldbus-independent I/O systems has proven to be reliable and offers maximum flexibility for the user. The extension of the fieldbus range for the Bus Terminal system now also enables the integration of AS interface components. All functions of the AS-i master are implemented in the new KL6201 Bus Terminal. Modern wind power converters possess complex electronic control instrumentation that looks after the operation of the plant, including remote data monitoring, as well as the feed to the power grid. For its new D8 type wind power plant, the German company DeWind AG uses a new PC-based control concept from Beckhoff. 6 title With the modular CX1000 Industrial PC, Beckhoff presents the corner stone of a new control generation. With all common PC and fieldbus interfaces, the Industrial PC for top-hat rail mounting offers a wide variety of industrial application options. With TwinCAT CE in combination with Windows CE.NET and Windows XP Embedded, the CX1000 becomes a powerful PLC and NC controller.