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Unique features of
McCain ATC eX Controllers
By Donald M. Maas, Jr.
Director of Business Development
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McCain’s Tributes
Multiple hardware configurations, one software
ATC eX 2070
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ATC eX NEMA
Omni eX®
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Hardware
Light and Compact
• Smallest framework size
among NEMA designs
• Combines unique TS2-1/TS22 combination package
• Bottom TS2-2 I/O assembly
includes ‘D’ module support
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Hardware
3-Port Ethernet Switch
• Provides simple method
to connect multiple
devices on same switch
without an external
device
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Hardware
Use of 9-pin serial port for NEMA port 2
• Uses smaller 9-pin footprint
• NEMA standard 25 pin
connector for Port 2 does not
take advantage of secondary
port so there is no loss of
functionality (see NEMA TS2
section 3.3.2)
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Hardware
4x USB(1.y) ports
Provides enough ports to
manage databases, and..
• Your phone
• Your Kindle
• Your camera
All at the same time!
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Omni eX Software
Split Main Screen
• Separates status screen and
data entry operations
• Prevents user from missing
critical events while fumbling
with the keyboard
• Always shows current status,
so that database changes are
shown to the user in real time
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Omni eX Software
Dual Protocol support
• Provides ITS/ATC SIU and CMU
protocols. In addition, the
same firmware supports the
2070 FIO (Field I/O)
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• Provides both the NEMA TS2
protocol (MMU/BIU) on the
single SDLC bus
Omni eX Software
Built in Ping utility
• Allows controller to test its
network path to the central
system by sending ping
message
• Can be programmed with up
to 4x IP addresses to test
multiple routes
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Omni eX Software
Multiple Time Sync options
• Configured to set ‘Start Time’
and Interval
• GPS/WWV operation
• NTP Client/Server operation
• Prepared to provide both IPv4
and IPv6 (future)
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Omni eX Software
Volume/Occupancy collection
• Since NTCIP limits the
volume/occupancy collection
period to 255 seconds, allows
user to ‘combine’ periods
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• Since NTCIP limits the
volume/occupancy collection
period to 255 seconds, it
allows user to combine
periods
• Only affects local logging, not
AB3418/NTCIP real time
reporting
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