control unit of ICPCON 8000 family has an integrated control panel
providing a Simple Man Machine Interface S-MMI) to the 8000 unit.
The S-MMI includes a Five digit 7-SEG display, LED indicator and
push buttons for selecting various configurations and modes of
operation. The 7-seg display on S-MMI is used to show the status and
values of the analog inputs.
(The status of the digital I/O is displayed on the front of
four push buttons on the front panel. These are Up, Down, Mode, Set
and are designed for general-purpose applications. They can be used
to change the system configuration and the mode of operation.
The 3 LEDs, L1,L2,L3,
are designed for general-purpose applications.
When the 8000
is used as an autonomous controller using an embedded application,
various options of users memory and data storage can be chosen. Up
to 32 Mbytes of data storage is available using flash ROM, in
addition 512K bytes of battery backed up SRAM is available for data
and or program storage.
attention has been given to providing protection to embedded OEM
application software. Each 8000 is supplied with a unique electronic
serial number which can be checked by the application software. In
addition an ASICkey can be installed in the unit. Each ASICkey
can be uniquely programed to provide a high degree of protection for