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Wi-Fife™ Wireless Operator Interface

  • Set mode (Auto, Manual, Servo-Center)
  • Guide point adjust
  • Guide point capture
  • Link drives
  • Monitor system variables and I/O
  • Manage network (view devices and set/change network addresses)

The Wi-Fife™ Wireless Operator Interface for the FIFE-500 allows the operator wireless monitoring and control of the FIFE-500 from any tablet or smartphone. By connecting to a network of motor control units and operator interfaces, the Wi-Fife can connect up to 30 devices on a single network, with the ability to monitor and control any unit. This allows for a seamless connection, flexibility and accessibility of all networked guides wirelessly form anywhere on the factory floor.

Wi-FIFE Specifications

  • Operating Temperature0-50° C
  • Mechanical Footprint4.87 x 3.4" with Wi-Fi adapter installed
  • MountingSurface mounting via four screws through the bottom of the enclosure
  • Connections
  • Motor Control Unit4-pin male M12 circular connector (+24VDC, GND, RS-485+, RS-485-
  • Operator Interface4-pin female M12 circular connector (+24VDC, GND, RS-485+, RS-485-
  • EthernetRJ-45 Connector
  • IP ProtectionIP20
  • Electrical Requirement
  • Power Input18-30 VDC, 2.4W (supplied by Motor Control Unit)
  • Networking Communicates with FIFE-500 Motor Control Unit and Operator Interface over RS-485
    Connects to customer's Ethernet network
    Can function as a Wi-Fi access point permanently or only for initial configuration
    Can join customer's existing Wi-Fi network once configured


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