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Newsletter 20

Greetings from Multivista! Through this 20th issue of InFocus, we bring you articles and updates from Multivista and our Principal Partners. We do hope you enjoy receiving InFocus and we welcome your feedback and comments. Please write to us at

New Product Launches by our
Principal Partners


2160-A Multifunction Power & Energy Meter

Masibus 2160-A is an easy-to-use, cost effective electrical energy meter that offers all the basic measurement capabilities required for monitoring an electrical installation. Masibus 2160-A is an easy-to-use, cost effective electrical energy meter that offers all the basic measurement capabilities required for monitoring an electrical installation. Based on field requirement 2160-A offers various accuracy class options like Class 0.2s / Class 0.5s accuracy as per IS14697/ IEC 62053-22 and Class 1.0 accuracy as per Is13779/ IEC 62053-21. 

The CT/PT ratio and installation type are site selectable, making it possible to use the meter in various types of three phase installations. 

2160-A provides four-quadrant energy measurement along with ON (working) hour, RUN (Load) Hour, thus helping to measure and control energy cost. 

More than basic metering, it optionally provides RS485 port supporting Modbus-RTU protocol, RJ45 port supporting Modnet protocol, THD measurements, Maximum Demand and Programmable pulse output. 

Along with Maximum Demand option 2160-A can store Power Interruption count with (Last Power OFF & Latest Power ON) Time & Date 

Meter stores energy and programmed parameters into non-volatile memory.



  • Available in Accuracy class 1.0 as per Is13779/ IEC 62053-21
  • Optional Accuracy class 0.5s or 0.2s as per IS14697/ IEC 62053-22
  • Field programmable CT/PT primary & secondary values
  • True RMS measurement
  • More than 100 Electrical parameters
  • 4×16 LCD with back-lit OR Optional 4 lines 4 digit high-visibility LED display 0.4” [10mm] to display various parameters OR Optional large multi-line backlit LCD panel
  • Isolated RS485 (Modbus-RTU protocol)
  • Digital pulse output for energy
  • Auto Scaling from Kilo to Mega to Giga watt
  • Auto Scrolling feature for easy readability for all parameters
  • Favourite page Store feature
  • Store energy register efficiently during power failure.
  • Four Quadrant measurement for PF, Power & Energy (Active & Reactive).
  • ON Hour, LOAD HOUR & IDLE HOUR register in Non-Volatile Memory
  • Password Protection for set parameters


  • Control & Relay Panels
  • Motor Control Center Panels
  • Power Control Center Panels
  • Process Control
  • DG Set panels
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
  • HVAC & Building Management System
  • Energy Management System (EMS)
  • HV & LV Switchgear Panels


5069 Compact I/O Modules
Our Bulletin 5069 Compact I/O™ Modules provide high-performance control in a compact design, and expand the performance capabilities of the Logix platform. They are the local I/O modules in a CompactLogix™ 5380 system and are the ideal distributed I/O solution on an EtherNet/IP network. The modules can be used with ControlLogix® 5580 or CompactLogix™ 5380 controllers in applications with high-processing requirements.

Features and Benefits:

5069 Compact I/O Modules

  • Are available in high-speed counter, digital input, digital output, analog input, analog output, AC input, AC output, isolated and non-isolated relay output, address reserve modules, and field potential distributor
  • Function as local I/O in a CompactLogix™ 5380 control system or as distributed I/O accessible via a 5069-AEN2TR or 5069-AENTR over an EtherNet/IP network for CompactLogix 5380 and ControlLogix® 5580 controllers
  • Provide field-side power to field-side devices that are connected to some 5069 Compact I/O modules

5069 Compact I/O EtherNet/IP Communication Modules

  • Support up to 31 I/O modules
  • Provide separate system power for better isolation and built-in power input with field power to I/O modules
  • Support distributed I/O modules via an EtherNet/IP network for CompactLogix 5380 and ControlLogix 5580 controllers
  • Support 1 Gb embedded switch technology for Linear and Device Level Ring topologies
  • Provide high-speed backplane communications for faster transfer rates
  • Provide improved status indicators to monitor and troubleshoot systems
  • Use the slim 5069-AENTR for small space requirements


Connected Components Workbench™ Software Version 10.0


Connected Components Workbench, design and device configuration software, offers device configuration, controller programming, and integration with HMI editor. Connected Components Workbench software is developed based on proven Rockwell Automation® and Microsoft® Visual Studio technology. Connected Components Workbench software can help to minimize your initial machine development time and cost. The software follows IEC 61131-3 PLC programming standard and the Standard Edition of the software is free to download. Free support is included to help you minimize your effort.


  • Easy to Configure – Single software package reduces initial time to set-up controls.
  • Easy to Program – User-defined function blocks speed machine development.
  • Easy to Visualize – Tag configuration and scr


  • Standard – Provides common, easy-to-use configuration and programming tool for all devices. Available as a free web download or free DVD and includes free support and software updates.
    1. Provides common, easy-to-use configuration and programming tool for all Connected Components Devices
    2. Provides offline and online capability
    3. Offers a variety of serial and network connectivity options
    4. Shares user interface with Studio 5000® Add-on Profiles for PowerFlex® Drive configuration and Guardmaster® 440C-CR30 safety function block editor
    5. Program and debug Micro800® applications
      • Allows you to create and deploy user-defined function blocks and user defined functions for modular coding
      • Offers choice of programming languages (ladder diagram, function block diagram, structured text) for Micro800 controllers
      • Reference Micro800 variables directly when configuring PanelView™800 external tags
  • Developer - Offers additional features for an enhanced user experience. Update to subsequent major releases requires new purchase, toolkit activation, or Tech Connect contract. 
    1. Archive manager to track the project with timestamp and description, making device management easier
      • Easy to save, restore and view the revision history of a project
      • Save multiple revisions of project in same project directory
    2. Enhanced Micro800 Programming experience
      • Run Mode Change allows program logic changes in run mode to save time during machine development
      • Spy List to monitor variables easier
      • User Defined Data Types to organize related data in a single structure
      • Intellectual Property Protection allows password protection on individual programs and user-defined functions and function blocks.

Encoder Output Module

Our Bulletin 2198 Encoder Output Modules synchronize devices to your integrated motion on EtherNet/IP system. It can sync to any axis of motion, real or virtual, and is ideal for use with Kinetix® and PowerFlex® drives.

  • Syncs with any axis of motion, not just those nearby
  • Offers in-cabinet installation which eliminates the need to mount encoders on the machine
  • Provides configureable output: pulse train or quadrature
  • Includes dual EtherNet/IP ports to support a variety of network topologies
  • Offers role-based access control to routines and Add-On Instructions


Industrial Cellular Gateway


The ICX35-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway is the ideal communication solution for system integrators and OEMs that have to monitor devices that are in hard-to-reach spots. With the gateway, they can monitor and troubleshoot their devices from anywhere in the world over 4G LTE cellular connections, with fallback to 3G. This ensures clear communications and longevity for the application.

An EtherNet/IP™ controller can send a message to the gateway, and read diagnostic data like signal strength, data usage, and more, allowing the user to avoid time-consuming and costly site visits.

The industrial cellular gateway can also be monitored through ProSoft Connect, ProSoft Technology’s secure, cloud-native platform for the Industrial Internet of Things. This service can be accessed anywhere in the world, offering the user an intuitive Web interface from which they can monitor their automation devices in real time.



Features and Benefits

  • EtherNet/IP object support. Your PAC/PLC can easily read diagnostic data from the gateway
  • Integrates with ProSoft Connect, ProSoft Technology’s secure, cloud-native platform for the Industrial Internet of Things
  • Port forwarding – 10 entries maximum
  • Supports SMS messaging with EtherNet/IP controller
  • Secure VPN connections over Internet and cellular links for remote site access to corporate networks (VPN Client Mode)
  • Can act as a NTP client and or server
  •  Built-in web server for local/remote configuration, monitoring and wireless network diagnostics
News & Events

Training On Control logix & Factory Talk Studio

Multivista along with Rockwell Team conducted Tailored Training program on Logix platform on Feb 27th, 2017 at Multivista HO, Chennai.

The session has covered,

  • Integrated Architecture
  • RS Logix 5000/STUDIO 5000
  • RS Networks Ethernet
  • Factory Talk view Studio ME
  • Factory Talk view Studio SE

Customer like L&T ECC, Ramco Industries, Dell, Fives India, Autosys, IL&FS, Perfetti Vanmelle, and Allison transmission participated in this event.


Factory Talk On Tour Program 

Multivista along with Rockwell Team conducted Factory Talk On Tour (FTOT) program on Manufacturing Intelligence at DAIMLER INDIA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES PVT. LTD, Oragadam on 8th & 9th March 2017. Daimler India & Pari Robotics participated in the training program.

The session has covered,

  • Data management and reporting for effective manufacturing intelligence
  • Mobility with today's Rockwell Software
  • Decision making power to increase productivity
  • Data management and reporting made simple
  • Performance management delivers production efficiency and reduced downtime

Performance metrics and management can provide increased efficiency with existing equipment and labor in your plant which can save your "time and money". Factory Talk® Metrics gives you information that can reveal new ways to increase production, reduce costs, and increase quality by uncovering the root causes of downtime and loss helping you make real performance improvements.


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Teynampet, Chennai-600 018.
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