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    A ControlNet card for Laptops

    Hello every one;
    Can you please help me to find a reference of a ControlNet card for Laptops to communicate with AB controllers.
    THANX

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    Administrator Shawn Tierney's Avatar
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    Great question,

    Most laptops don't have PCMCIA slots anymore, so your best bet would likely be a 1784-U2CN USB to ControlNet cable, however most people use Ethernet on their laptops to go through a ControlLogix Gateway - a 1756 chassis and power supply with an Ethernet and ControlNet card installed,

    Sincerely,

    Shawn Tierney,
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