07190093 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 14 patents.

An automation device includes a modular assembly with a primary group configured for use with a hardware element. The primary group includes a controller providing signals. A feeder unit provides power to automated units. A primary first link connects the input/output modules, the primary first link carrying the signals and carrying power to the input/output modules. A primary second link connects the input/output modules and carries power to the automated units. A terminating module connects to the primary first and second links. A secondary module group is associated with a secondary zone of the hardware element. The secondary group includes a lead module connected to a secondary first link and a secondary second link, the secondary first link connected to the primary first link. A cable connects the terminating module with the lead module.

Title
Modular automation device including control and power units
Application Number
10/412236
Publication Number
7190093 (B2)
Application Date
April 14, 2003
Publication Date
March 13, 2007
Inventor
Philippe Rix
Dijon
FR
Michel Girard
Corcelles-les-Citeaux
FR
Robert Bet
Velars s/Ouche
FR
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C
Assignee
Schneider Automation
MA, US
IPC
H01B 7/30
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