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MELSEC iQ-F series / PLC

MELSEC iQ-F series
MELSEC iQ-F series

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

These programmable controllers provide automatic control of machinery in the factory. Primarily for installation in electrical enclosure, they feature a smaller form factor in order to facilitate installation in tight spaces and replacement of conventional equipment. A high-visibility font was adopted for function labeling. We designed the controller for a wide range of users, including beginners, to support "easy to use," for example by allowing the left-side cover to open more than 90° to facilitate wiring work.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America

  • TARGET GROUPS Trade / Industry

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Usability + Ergonomics

Client / Manufacturer

Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

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Design

Mitsubishi Electric Corp.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Kamakura, Japan

Hideto Iwamoto, Shinichi Kato, Yuki Mizushi, Kayo Shimohama

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