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iPAC-8000 Series
Programmable Automation Controller with miniOS7 Based
Software Features
  • MiniOS7 Embedded Operating System (DOS-like)
  • ISaGRAF Ver.3 SoftLogic Inside
  • Support IEC 61131-3 Standard
  • Accepts max. 64 KB ISaGRAF code size
Hardware Features
  • 80186 CPU (16-bit & 80 MHz)
  • Dual Battery Backup SRAM (512 KB)
  • 64-bit Hardware Serial Number for Protection
  • 4/8 I/O Expansion Slots (support High Profile I/O Modules)
  • Support I/O Module Hot Swap
  • Dual 10/100M Ethernet Ports
  • 4 Serial Ports (RS-232/485)
  • Redundant Power Inputs

System Software

  • OS
    MiniOS7 Development Software
    ISaGRAF Version 3 : IEC 61131-3 standard. Languages: LD, ST, FBD, SFC, IL & FC
  • Max. Code Size
    Accepts max. 64 KB ISaGRAF code size (Appli.x8m must < 64 KB)

Power Supply

  • Input Range
    +10 ~ +30 VDC
  • Isolated
    1 kV
  • Redundant Power Inputs
    Yes, with one power relay (1 A @ 24 VDC) for alarm.
  • Capacity
    iP-8447: 0.85 A, 5 V supply to CPU; 5.51 A, 5 V supply to I/O expansion slots, 30 W in total.
    iP-8847: 0.9 A, 5 V supply to CPU; 5.1 A, 5 V supply to I/O expansion slots, 30 W in total.
  • Power Consumption
    iP-8447: 6.7 W (0.28 A @ 24 V)
    iP-8847: 7.2 W (0.3 A @ 24 V)

General Environment

  • Temperature
    Operating : -25 ~ +75 °C
    Storage : -30 ~ +80 °C
  • Humidity
    10 ~ 90 % RH (non-condensing)


  • CPU
    80186, 80 MHz (16-bit) or compatible.
  • Watchdog Timer
    Yes, Default = 0.8 second
  • RTC (Real Time Clock)
    Provide second, minute, hour, date, day of week, month, year
  • SRAM
    768 KB
  • Dual Battery Backup SRAM
    512 KB (for 5 years data retention), support up to 1024 retain variables.
  • FLASH Memory
    512 KB, 100,000 erase/write cycles with Flash protection switch.
    31 bytes, battery backup, data valid up to 5 years.
    16K, retention > 40 years; 1,000,000 erase/write cycles.
  • Serial Number
    Yes, 64-bit Hardware Serial Number.
  • SMMI
    Yes, on the front panel. 4 push buttons, 3 green programmable LEDs, 1 red power LED and 5-digit 7-Seg. LED (Display message, value, input value, simulate input & output.)
  • NET ID
    8-pin DIP switch to set NET ID as 1 ~ 255.

Communication Interface

  • Ethernet
    RJ-45 x 2, 10/100 Base-TX, Programs download port.
    (Auto-negotiating, Auto MDI/MDI-X, LED indicators)
  • COM1
    RS-232: TxD, RxD, GND; Speed: 115200 bps max. Program downloads port.
  • COM2
    RS-485: D+, D-; Speed: 115200 bps max.; 3000 VDC Isolated
  • COM3
    RS-232/485; RS-232: TxD,RxD,RTS,CTS,GND, RS-485: D+, D-;
    Speed: 115200 bps max. Program downloads port.
  • COM4
    RS-232: TxD,RxD,RTS,CTS,DSR,DTR,CD,RI,GND. Speed: 115200 bps max. Full modem signals.

I/O Expansion Slots

  • Slot Number
    iP-8447: 4 empty slots
    iP-8847: 8 empty slots.
    * Accept only High Profile I-8K Parallel & High Profile I-87K Serial I/O boards
  • Hot-Swap
    Support Hot-Swap I-87K high profile I/O module on the slot 0 ~ 7 if the module needs to be replaced.


  • Dimensions
    iP-8447: 230 mm x 132 mm x 98 mm
    iP-8847: 354 mm x 132 mm x 98 mm

Motion Control

  • one I-8091W (2-axis) or two I-8091W (4-axis) to do motion control. Ethernet communication is also available when doing motion control.

PWM Output

  • High Speed PWM Module
    8-ch PWM outputs, software support 1 Hz ~ 100 KHz (non-continuous), duty: 0.1 ~ 99.9%
  • DO Module as PWM
    8-ch max. for one controller. 500 Hz max. For Off = 1 & On = 1 ms Output square wave: Off: 1 ~ 32767 ms, On: 1 ~ 32767 ms.
    Optional DO Boards: I-8037W, 8041W, 8041AW, 8042W, 8050W, 8054W, 8055W, 8056W, 8057W, 8060W, 8063W, 8064W, 8068W, 8069W. (Relay Output boards cannot generate fast square wave)

Counters, Encoder, Frequency

  • Parallel DI Counter
    8-ch. max. for 1 controller. Counter Val: 32-bit.; 500 Hz max. Min. ON & OFF width must >1ms Optional DI boards: I-8040W, 8040PW, 8042W, 8046W, 8050W, 8051W, 8052W, 8053W, 8053PW, 8054W, 8055W, 8058W, 8063W.
  • Serial DI Counter
    Counter input: 100 Hz max. Counter value: 0 ~ 65535 (16-bit)
    Optional serial I-87K DI boards: I-87040W, 87046W, 87051W, 87052W, 87053W, 87053W-A5, 87054W, 87055W, 87058W, 87059W, 87063W.
  • Remote DI Counter
    All remote I-7000 & I-87K DI modules support counters. 100 Hz max. value: 0 ~ 65535.
  • High Speed Counter
    I-87082W: 100 kHz max. 32 bit;
    I-8084W: 250 kHz max. 32 bit
  • Encoder
    I-8093W: 3-axis Encoder Module, max. 1M Hz for quadrant input mode, max. 4M Hz for
    pulse/direction and cw/ccw input mode. (FAQ-112)
    I-8084W: 250 kHz max., 4-ch encoder, can be pulse/direction, or Up/Down or A/B phase
                  (Quad. mode); Not support Encoder Z-index. (FAQ-100)
  • Frequency
    I-87082W: 2-ch, 1 Hz ~ 100 kHz;
    I-8084W: 8-ch, 1 Hz ~ 250 kHz;


  • Modbus RTU/ASCII Master Protocol
    Up to 2 COM Ports, COM1 ~ (COM5 in multi serial port board) can support Modbus RTU Master or ASCII Master protocol to connect to other Modbus Slave devices. Max. Modbus_xxx Function Block amount for 2 ports: 128.
  • Modbus RTU Slave Protocol
    Up to 2 COM Ports, COM1 and one of (COM2, COM3) can support Modbus RTU Slave protocol for connecting ISaGRAF, PC/HMI/OPC Server & MMI panels.
  • Modbus TCP/IP Slave Protocol
    2 Ethernet ports support Modbus TCP/IP Slave Protocol for connecting ISaGRAF & PC/HMI.
    (Max. 6 connections)
  • Remote I/O
    One of COM2 or COM3 or COM4 supports I-7000 I/O modules & [(I-87Kn base or RU-87P1/2/4/8)+
    I-87K High Profile I/O boards] as Remote I/O. Max. 64 Remote I/O module for one PAC.
  • Fbus
    Built-in COM3 Port to exchange data between ICP DAS's ISaGRAF PACs.
  • Ebus
    To exchange data between ICP DAS's ISaGRAF Ethernet PACs via Ethernet port.
    (The LAN2: upper port ONLY)
  • SMS: Short Message Service
    One of COM4 or (COM5 in multi serial port board) can link to a GSM modem to support SMS. User can request data/control the controller by cellular phone. The controller can also send data & alarms to user's cellular phone. Optional GSM/GPRS modem: GTM-201-RS232 (850/900/1800/1900 GSM/GPRS External Modem) or visit to
    for recommended GSM/GPRS modem.
  • User-defined Protocol
    User can write his own protocol applied at COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4 (& COM5 ~ COM20 if multi-serial port boards are plugged) by serial communication function blocks.
  • Modem_Link
    COM4 can connect a general Modem. Supports PC to remotely download & monitor the controller.
    One of COM3 or COM4 supports ICP DAS's MMICON. The MMICON is featured with a 240 x 64 dot LCD and a 4 x 4 Keyboard. User can use it to display picture, string, integer, float, and input a character, string, integer and float.
  • Redundant Bus7000
    Two ISaGRAF PACs can link to remote I-7000 & I-87K High profile I/O modules at the same time. Only one controller is active to control these Remote I/Os. If one is dead, the other one will take over the control of Remote I/Os.
  • CAN/CANopen
    iP-8x47 can use its COM1,3,4 or (COM5 ~ COM12 resides at the I-8112iW/8114W/8114iW RS-232 expansion board) to connect one I-7530 : the RS-232 to CAN converter to support CAN and CANopen devices and sensors. One iP-8x47 supports max.3 RS-232 ports to connect max.3 I-7530. Please refer to > FAQ > Software > ISaGRAF Ver.3 (English) FAQ-086.
  • FRnet I/O
    Support Max.4 I-8172W FRnet Master cards to connect FRnet I/O modules.
    (Max. 1024-ch. DI + 1024-ch. DO)
  • Sending E-mail
    Actively or passively sending E-mail via Ethernet port through internet. Max.10 receivers for each sending and can send E-mail with an attached file. (Max. file size is about 488 KB)
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