I got some days ago the new ADAM 5510E TCP. It is nicer than ADAM 5000TCP that we showed in August. We will not show photos of it this time because it looks the same as its brother ADAM 5000TCP.

What makes the new ADAM better? 

Mainly that we can get inside to program it with C.

What is it inside?

  • BIOS: Datalight miniBIOS (R) v6.22 (Revision 2.10)
  • Processor: 80188 microprocessor (compatible with 80186 and 80188)
  • Built-in real-time clock and watchdog timer
  • Hard disk: Resident Flash memory 1,5Mb (256kb system read-only, 256kb
    flash memory and 1024kb read/write filesystem where 960kb are free for use)
  • RAM: SRAM 640kb
  • Battery backup memory: 384kb in the SRAM (decision of the user)
  • Ethernet: Fast Ethernet adapter
  • Operating system: built-in ROM-DOS (MS-DOS 6.22 compatible)
  • Other features:
  • One RS-232 port for programming and communication with the computer
  • Two RS-232/485 ports for communication with other hardware
  • 8 slots for external modules
  • Isolation power: 3000VDC
  • Isolation Input/Output: 3000VDC
  • Isolation Comunication: 2005 VCD
  • Power unregulated +10 to +30 VDC
  • Power protected against power reversal
  • Power consumption: 2.0W
  • Enviroment operating temperature: -10º to 70º C (14º to 158º F)
  • Environment humidity: 5 to 95%, non-condensing
  • Environment atmosphere: No corrosive gases

How to get inside?

Through the RS-232 port for programming like this screenshot:

What software is included with it?

  • FTP Server
  • HTTP Server
  • FTP+HTTP Server in one
  • FTP Client
  • DHCP Client
  • Makemail and Sendmail
  • Mail examples
  • Modbus RTU/TCP examples
  • TCP/UDP Server and clients examples

What can I do with it?:

You can program yourself in ANSI C and download it to your ADAM 5510 CPU to arrange your program to work when starting up. The nice thing about it is that you can handle input/output signals, handle events, send emails, send/get files through FTP, show the status of your ADAM in its built-in webserver, and answer by Modbus (RTU or TCP). It is very flexible. The only limitation is that you must compile programs in Borland C++ v3.0.

Also, the package includes enough libraries to develop software inside your new ADAM, many examples and functions to learn how to work with input/outputs and different functions for each kind of module you attach to each slot.

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