Predator MDC Adapterâ„¢ Hardware

Predator MDC Adapter Hardware

What is a Predator MDC Adapter?

Predator MDC Adapters are an affordable solution for hardware based machine monitoring and data collection. Predator MDC Adapters support a wide range of CNC machines, robots, PLCs, test stands and other shop floor equipment. Input voltage levels can vary per digital input, but should match the machine. Choose from the following base voltage configurations:

Signal Voltage Predator MDC Adapter - Part Families
5 Volt DC 6003#005
12 Volt DC or AC 6003#012
24 Volt DC or AC 6003#024
48 Volt DC or AC 6003#048
110 Volt DC or AC 6003#110
230 Volt DC or AC 6003#230

Why use Predator MDC Adapters?

  • Collect cycle time, machine alarms and downtimes
  • Capture any electrical signal
  • Reliable operation 24x7x365
  • Eliminates CNC, PLC or robot program changes
  • Easy to install via DIN rail mounting
  • Flexible power options
  • Easy to wire terminal screw connections
  • Quick disconnects I/O and optionally for power
  • Works with Predator MDC and MDC Enterprise
  • Works with Predator DNC
  • Works with 3rd party software
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • Only $400 USD

Standard features include the following:

  • Simple data collection commands
  • Debounce and flashing signal support
  • High speed input for 1 second cycle times
  • Haas Light Tower support
  • 2 Serial Ports
  • 8 Digital DC Inputs with LEDs
  • 6 Digital DC Outputs with LEDs
  • I/O Connection Cable (25 feet)
  • 2 Relays with LEDs
  • 1 Expansion Port (Supports up to 8 Expansion Modules)
  • Circuit breaker
  • International power supply (or 24v power from machine)
  • 1 Power Cord (US, EU, AU or UK style)
  • DIN Rail configuration and expansion
  • Magnetic Mounting
  • 25 ft IO Cable with 8 conductor quick disconnect
  • Field Upgradeable Firmware

Predator MDC Adapters are expandable with the following options:

  • Wired or Wireless Ethernet
  • Extra Serial Ports
  • Extra Digital I/O
  • Analog I/O
  • Low Voltage Inputs
  • Extra Relays
  • Switches, push buttons and foot pedals
  • Predator Bar Code Reader
  • Predator EditLock
  • Predator Light Tower
  • Predator Armor Enclosure
  • 2 Twist Lock style Power Cords 15 amp and 20 amp
  • 3 International Power Cords EU, UK and AU
  • POE (Power Over Ethernet)

Powering Predator MDC Adapters directly from a machine, robot or CMM

Experienced electricians or maintenance personnel can alternatively power Predator MDC Adapters directly from a machine, robot or CMM via two methods. The first alternative method utilizes the included circuit breaker. Simply repurpose the power cord that is included and wire it directly to the machine's power supply. The Predator circuit breaker supports a range of power between 100 - 240 volts. The second alternative method bypasses the Predator circuit breaker and requires a regulated 24 volt DC power source that is wired directly into the Predator MDC Adapter. The machine's 24 volt supply should support 0.5 to 1.5 amps. In terms of power consumption Predator MDC Adapters consume 120mA with each additional I/O expansion module consuming an additional 80mA.

NOTE: With the POE, Power Over Ethernet, option the above alternative methods do not apply since the Predator MDC Adapter is powered via a POE enabled Ethernet hub or switch.

Installation of Predator MDC Adapters

Electrical Signal Wiring

Experienced electricians or maintenance personnel are responsible for identifying electrical signals for cycling, machine alarm and other signals as desired. These signals must be labeled and wired to an orange Wago connector that is included with every Predator MDC Adapter. The orange Wago connector establishes a line of demarcation. Customers are responsible for wiring machine signals to the female Wago connector. When Predator Onsite Services are utilized, Predator Field Service personnel are responsible for wiring, operation and installation of the Predator MDC Adapter up to the male orange Wago connector. This line of demarcation establishes a single border of responsibility and addresses any concerns over warranty, installation and operation. Predator MDC Adapters operate as a separate isolated 24 volt DC based circuit from the CNC machine, robot or CMM.

Predator MDC Adapter Hardware Specifications

General  
Interfaces 2 Serial Ports
Operating Voltage 24 Volt DC
Standard I/O 8 Digital Inputs and 6 Digital Outputs
Operating Temperature 32 - 131°F or 0 - 55°C
Relative Humidity 5 - 90% Non Condensing
Altitude 0 - 12,000 ft or 0 - 3660 Meters
Safety UL 1950, EN60950, CSA 22.2, No. 950
Emissions/Immunity EN55011:1998 Class A
Expansion Up to 8 Digital or Analog Modules
RoHS Compliant Yes
I/O Expansion Options  
Digital Inputs Up to 64 DC Inputs (5v, 12v, 24v, 48v, 60v, 110v or 230v)
Digital Outputs Up to 64 DC Outputs (24v)
Analog Inputs Up to 32 DC Inputs (0v - 10v)
Low Voltage Inputs Up to 32 DC Inputs (0v - 10v)
Other Expansion Options  
Armor Enclosure NEMA4 - Rugged Plastic w/Clear Top
Predator EditLock Integrated CNC control
Predator Light Tower 5 LEDs and 2 Buzzers
Power  
Circuit Breaker Yes
International Power Supply Yes (100 - 240 Volt)
Power Cord Options US, EU, AU and UK styles
Input Voltage Range 85 - 264 Volts AC
Output Voltage 24 Volts DC 0.5 Amps
Predator Light Tower

Predator MDC Adapter - Part Numbers

Part # Description for Domestic Items
60030000 Predator MDC Adapter - Voltage and Power TBD
60030005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with US power cord
60030012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with US power cord
60030024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with US power cord
60030048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with US power cord
60030110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with US power cord
60030230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 DC Volt with US power cord
60034005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60034012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60034024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60034048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60034110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60034230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
60035230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
Part # Description for Power Over Ethernet Items
60036005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with POE
60036012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with POE
60036024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with POE
60036048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with POE
60036110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with POE
60036230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with POE
Part # Description for International Items
60031005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with EU power cord
60031012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with EU power cord
60031024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with EU power cord
60031048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with EU power cord
60031110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with EU power cord
60031230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with EU power cord
60032005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with UK power cord
60032012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with UK power cord
60032024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with UK power cord
60032048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with UK power cord
60032110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with UK power cord
60032230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with UK power cord
60033005 Predator MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with AU power cord
60033012 Predator MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with AU power cord
60033024 Predator MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with AU power cord
60033048 Predator MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with AU power cord
60033110 Predator MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with AU power cord
60033230 Predator MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with AU power cord
Part # Description for Options
60099401 Predator MDC Adapter - AMP Clamp Sensor
60099410 Predator MDC Adapter - Analog 4 Input 0v-10v Expansion module
60099420 Predator MDC Adapter - Low Voltage 4 Input 0v-10v Expansion module
60099500 Predator MDC Adapter - Digital 8 Input and 8 Output 24v Expansion module
60099510 Predator MDC Adapter - Light Tower Expansion module
60099520 Predator MDC Adapter - CycleLock Expansion module
60099530 Predator MDC Adapter - EditLock Expansion module

Predator Armor Enclosure and Predator MDC Adapter - Part Numbers

Part # Description for Domestic Items
80030000 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - Voltage and Power TBD
80030005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with US power cord
80030012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with US power cord
80030024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with US power cord
80030048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with US power cord
80030110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with US power cord
80030230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with US power cord
80034005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80034012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80034024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80034048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80034110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80034230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with 15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80035230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with 20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
Part # Description for Power Over Ethernet Items
80036005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with POE
80036012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with POE
80036024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with POE
80036048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with POE
80036110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with POE
80036230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with POE
Part # Description for International Items
80031005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with EU power cord
80031012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with EU power cord
80031024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with EU power cord
80031048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with EU power cord
80031110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with EU power cord
80031230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with EU power cord
80032005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with UK power cord
80032012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with UK power cord
80032024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with UK power cord
80032048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with UK power cord
80032110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with UK power cord
80032230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with UK power cord
80033005 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with AU power cord
80033012 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with AU power cord
80033024 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with AU power cord
80033048 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with AU power cord
80033110 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with AU power cord
80033230 Predator Armor Enclosure & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with AU power cord

Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 and Predator MDC Adapter - Part Numbers

Part # Description for Domestic Items
80230000 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - Voltage and Power TBD
80230005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with US power cord
80230012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with US power cord
80230024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with US power cord
80230048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with US power cord
80230110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with US power cord
80230230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with US power cord
80234005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80234012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80234024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80234048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80234110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80234230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 DC Volt w/15 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
80235230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 DC Volt w/20 Amp Twist Lock power cord
Part # Description for Power Over Ethernet Items
80236005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with POE
80236012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with POE
80236024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with POE
80236048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with POE
80236110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with POE
80236230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with POE
Part # Description for International Items
80231005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with EU power cord
80231012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with EU power cord
80231024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with EU power cord
80231048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with EU power cord
80231110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with EU power cord
80231230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with EU power cord
80232005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with UK power cord
80232012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with UK power cord
80232024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with UK power cord
80232048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with UK power cord
80232110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with UK power cord
80232230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with UK power cord
80233005 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 5 Volt DC with AU power cord
80233012 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 12 Volt with AU power cord
80233024 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 24 Volt with AU power cord
80233048 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 48 Volt with AU power cord
80233110 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 110 Volt with AU power cord
80233230 Predator Armor Enclosure, DR 2x2 & MDC Adapter - 230 Volt with AU power cord

NOTE: TBD stands for To Be Determined.