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Differences Between a PLC and an RTU

Md. Sajid
Updated on 17-Jan-2023 11:48:23
You may have heard of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), but what do these devices actually do? And more importantly, which one do you need for your business? PLCs are used to control machines by reading input signals and executing pre-determined programs in order to achieve a specific output. RTUs, on the other hand, are used to collect data from machines and send it back to a central location for analysis. Depending on your needs and level of complexity, there is an automation device that can provide you with complete control over your operations while keeping ... Read More