advantage of DCS system by ABB compare to other DCS such as siemens, etc. what are advantages of DCS Freelance 800
advantage of DCS system by ABB compare to other DCS such as siemens, etc.
what are advantages of DCS Freelance 800?????
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1. Freelance DCS has serverless architecture, Means Each operator work station will receive the data directly from the controller network. So failure of one HMI will not affect the other HMI, But other DCS will follow server-client architecture, Suppose server is got failed, all client will loose the data. To solve this problem redudant serveris used, it will increase the project cost.
2.All control apploication backup and HMI graphics backup can be stored in a CSV file.Very easy to restore and resuse
3.HMI Graphics page can be easily downloaded from engineering station to particular operator station. Manual steps are reduced.
4.Easy and Efficicent engineering tool and inbuilt faceplate or popup
5.Trend configuration will be done in engineering level. But other DCSwill allow only in operation mode
6. Crystal reports and OPC server support.
7.Single software tool for performing controller engineering and HMI hraphics configuration.
8.In control and IO level - both Rack and DIN rail IO cards are supported .IO cards will support for 1ms Accuracy for Sequence of event.
9.Web Interface for controller diagnostics.
-Besides those Freelance is an easy to learn easy to mantain system.
-Bulk data manager saves a lot of engineering hours( on Siemens there is IEA but it is an extra cost for it)
- Freelance can be used on small projects and it can be scaled up very easy. ( Pcs7 require a s7-400 for any project)
- Instrument integration in freelance with DTM is not expensive ( in other system you normally pay per each instrument included)
- Digivis animations are separated from graphical representation so, creating diffent icons is a matter of graphical design.
- Out of the box excel production logs.