Part No: DS3800HMPK
Manufacturer: General Electric
Function: Microprocessor Board
Series: Mark IV
Operating temperature: -35 to 65 degrees Celsius
Power Supply Voltage: 125 V dc
Technology: Surface Mount
Board Size: 33.0 cm high x 17.8 cm
Availability: In Stock
Country of Origin: United States (USA)
DS3800HMPK is a Microprocessor board developed by GE. It is a part of Mark IV control system. The component typically mounts directly above the module and is connected via two ribbon cables and physically connected via four plastic connectors. This additional board contains the EEPROMs that govern the GE speedtronic application's precice programming.
- The GE Microprocessor Board is made to be installed in the drive quickly. The board has retention levers on one end and a modular connector on the other. Three red indication LEDs and one amber LED are also included on the board, and they are also visible from the front of the board. A 34-pin connector, an erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM) module, and a CPU are also present on the board. Moreover, two 50-pin connectors are present on it.
- Next to it are two 50-pin connectors that are connected via ribbon cables. Ribbon wires may obstruct airflow that would otherwise cool the microprocessor.
- The reliability of the CPU might be compromised or damaged by excessive heat. If the heat level exceeds a certain point, the drive may possibly shut down. Install the drive in a location with fresh, room-temperature air to prevent it from happening. A room full of other drives and equipment is not the best place to install the drive. Without appropriate management, the drives and equipment can cause heat to accumulate.
- Add fans to let the heat escape. To avoid clutter on the floor, the strong fans should be put on the wall.
- Control Algorithm Implementation: The microprocessor board provides a platform for implementing control algorithms. The microprocessor or microcontroller on the board executes the control algorithm code, which can be developed using programming languages such as C or C++. The control algorithm determines the behavior of the system based on sensor inputs and desired output.
- Input/Output Interfaces: Microprocessor boards typically include a variety of input/output interfaces to interact with the control system. These interfaces can include analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) for reading sensor data, digital-to-analog converters (DACs) for generating control signals, general-purpose input/output (GPIO) pins for digital communication, serial communication interfaces (such as UART, SPI, or I2C), and network interfaces (such as Ethernet or Wi-Fi) for connectivity.
- Sensor Integration: Control systems often rely on sensor data to monitor the system state and provide feedback for control algorithms. Microprocessor boards can interface with various sensors such as temperature sensors, pressure sensors, proximity sensors, accelerometers, and more. The board's ADC inputs can be used to convert analog sensor signals into digital data that can be processed by the microprocessor.
- Real-Time Processing: In many control system applications, real-time processing is essential for achieving precise control and responsiveness. Microprocessor boards often have hardware features, such as interrupt controllers and timers, that enable real-time operation. Additionally, real-time operating systems (RTOS) can be utilized to manage time-critical tasks and ensure timely execution of control algorithms.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is DS3800HMPK?
It is a Microprocessor board developed by GE
What are the connectors present on the GE Microprocessor Board?
It has two 50-pin connectors next to it that are connected via ribbon cables. It also has a 34-pin connector and two 50-pin connectors on the board itself.
What is the risk associated with ribbon cables and the microprocessor?
Ribbon wires may obstruct airflow that would otherwise cool the microprocessor. The reliability of the CPU might be compromised or damaged by excessive heat. If the heat level exceeds a certain point, the drive may possibly shut down.
How can one prevent the microprocessor from overheating?
Install the drive in a location with fresh, room-temperature air to prevent the microprocessor from overheating. Avoid installing the drive in a room full of other drives and equipment as they can cause heat to accumulate. Add fans to let the heat escape. The strong fans should be put on the wall to avoid clutter on the floor.
What is the purpose of the LEDs on the Board?
It features three red indication LEDs and one amber LED that can be seen from the front of the board. The LEDs indicate the status of the board and can be used to troubleshoot any issues.