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Smartbox Controller

Models: 7" KeyPad, 10" Touchscreen

Smartbox Controller

The Latest Generation of Pin Marking Controller

The Smartbox controller is the latest generation controller for our pin marking equipment. It is available in two configurations: the keypad with 7" color screen or the 10" color touchscreen.

This autonomous control system does not require a PC for operation, and it is possible to manage multiple Smartboxes with just one HMI.

Learn how to save $500 when you upgrade to the COUTHsmartbox Controller

System Features

  • Increased power for marking units by 15-20%, providing greater marking depth and/or speed through advanced electronics
  • Autonomous control system, does not require PC for operation
  • Connection available for main communication protocols (EtherNet/IP, Profibus, Profinet)
  • Remote access for technical assistance
  • Reception of diagnostics in PLCs made by the smartbox control unit
  • Removeable and interchangeable screen, easy to place
  • An intuitive, color user interface

Technical Specifications

  • Adjustable marking speed and depth.
  • 11 input signals and 7 output signals that can be programmed for connection with controller.
  • Can transfer all kinds of information, instructions and parameters for marking.
  • Marking on straight, tilted, arc and mirror lines.
  • Marking logotypes and special characters from vectoral archives, DXF, DWG and PLT/HPGL.
  • Marking DATAMATRIXTM codes, both square and rectangular, as well as QR codes.
  • Possibility of using and creating any font type requested by the client.
  • Compression, expansion and spacing between characters, cursive and density of marking can all be adjusted.
  • 40-line files and 75-character line.
  • Possibility of storing up to 10,000 marking files.
  • Provides for operation in PC or controller slave mode.
  • Serial connection RS 232, Ethernet built-in, available: Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet/IP.
  • Possibility of connection with external keyboard, mouse and USB.
  • Option of connecting machines with encoders combined with motors.
  • Possibility of connecting with bar code and DATAMATRIXTM readers.
  • Power voltage 110/220V; 50/60Hz.
  • Option for front panel with standard 19″ rack.
  • Meets CE and UL standards


COUTHsmartbox Controller Product Resources

Product Resources are available in our Virtual Product Support section, including:
  • Software Files
  • Manual
  • 3D Models
  • Training Videos

Go To Downloads

Software Programs

  • COUTHedit

    COUTHedit is the graphic tool for creating and editing marking files for the Smartbox control unit.  It enables you to easily generate marking files and send from the PC to the control unit.

  • COUTHvector

    This software allows the user to generate logo and graphic files for dot peen marking units. Simply import a CAD file, bmp, or jpg image and trace the graphic to convert the image into a format supported by the Smartbox controller.

  • Custom GUI

    Create custom programs to help simplify and/or automate the use of the dot peen marking systems. Typical applications for this are the creation of a custom Graphical User Interface (GUI) and data communications with programs like SAP or plant floor control software and PLCs.

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