Controller Performance

Kollmorgen offers several controllers with varying performance. This section compares the relative performance to help you decide what is best for your needs.

Performance Graphs

Figure 2-12: Graphs comparing the performance of 800 MHz single-core, 1.2 GHz single-core, and 1.2 GHz dual-core controllers.

Generally speaking, Pipe Network applications use less of the controller's CPU. So for the purposes of using the above graphs, a Pipe Network application will tend to act like a slightly lower-complexity application while a PLCopenClosed A vendor -and product- independent worldwide association active in Industrial Control and aiming at standardizing PLC file formats based on XML application will tend to act like a slightly higher-complexity application.

KDN has an article that has a tool to help you pick a controller which matches your project needs.