Spectrum VIR VI Rack
Scanner modules plug into the scanner rack, providing
the necessary termination hardware for wiring to the viewing heads
and the Burner Control System. All external electrical connections
are wired to terminals on the backplane and not directly to individual
The full size scanner rack can accommodate up to
eight scanner modules and fits in a standard 19" cabinet. This
arrangement has the capacity to control up to 16 scanner heads.
Also available are half size and quarter size racks for smaller
For networking, RS-485 connectors on the scanner
rack permit interconnection of multiple racks and communication
between the Windows-based programming terminal and the scanner modules.
A common rack fault alarm can be used to notify the user of a module
or rack fault.