MC³ Firmware Applications Overview

The MC³ platform was used universally for Merrick industrial weighing applications. It is now being replaced with the Genetix platform. The MC³ firmware can be upgraded in the field. See the MC³ Hardware Manual.

The 24.96.EX Belt Feeder and Belt Scale controller is an NTEP type approved application. It was introduced 1997, and underwent continuous updates until 8/14/01, when 24.96.EX.G was released. Current upgrade path is 20.20.EX.D. Downloads: Spec Sheet O&M Manual Register List.

The 20.10.EX Belt Feeder and Belt Scale controller added apron feeder and configurable warnings and faults functionality. It was introduced 8/29/00 and updated until the release of 20.10.F 3/28/02. Current upgrade path is 20.20.EX.D. Downloads: Spec Sheet O&M Manual Register List

The 20.20.EX Belt Feeder and Belt Scale controller is an extension to the 20.10.EX. The user interface was harmonized. Added functionality included pre-feeder control, batching and in-stream calibration. It was introduced 4/17/03. Last full release was 20.20.EX.B, released 6/8/04 Downloads: Spec Sheet O&M Manual Register List. A service update was made 6/8/05, 20.20.EX.D. Download: Prefeeder article.

The 24.10.EX Pressurized Belt Fuel Feeder controller is a special application for feeders running under NFPA regulations. It was introduced 4/3/98. Current version is 24.10.EX.I, released 8/12/03. Downloads: O&M Manual Register List.

The 30.00.EX Continuous Loss-In-Weight controller maintains a feedrate by setting the speed of the discharge device of a weigh hopper. It was introduced 1/19/01. Current version is 30.00.EX.C, released 4/25/02. Downloads: O&M Manual Register List.

The 30.10.EX Advanced Continuous Loss-In-Weight controller contains patented functional enhancements to the 30.00.EX. It was introduced 4/3/98. Current version is 30.10.EX.E, released 6/8/04. Downloads: O&M Manual Register List Undocumented features.

The 35.00.EX Weight Out Batcher controller is used for accurate batching out of a weigh hopper. It was introduced 3/13/01. Current version is 35.00.EX.C, released 12/13/04. Downloads: O&M Manual Register List.


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