The Color Sorter with Conveyor accessory is a conveyor with an enclosed color detection sensor. There are also three pushers and bins located after the color detection area. A small compressor is used to provide air to the pushers. There is also a microswitch that detects rotations of the conveyor motor. The I/O cable connects to the PLC Simulation Trainer, a DC power cable brings 24vdc power from the PLC Trainer to the pins of the connection board.
This accessory comes pre-wired for interfacing and includes full instructions on how to program it. A starting student program and completed instructor program is included.
Current available platforms are Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1400 (RSLogix500 v.8) and CompactLogix L23 (RSLogix 5000 v.19).
It is recommended that students purchase the Advanced PLC Hardware and Programming book to learn how to properly program this accessory.
This product is sold as an accessory to the Simulation PLC Trainer.
Each Fischertechnik Color Sorter includes:
- 2 additional cables to connect to the Simulation PLC Trainer
- Fischertechnik Color Sorter Instruction Manual
- One base student program
- One complete, documented instructor program