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Programmable Mining Control

Programmable Mining Control


The master control unit MCU2 features an intrinsically safe and explosion-proof underground PC (ExPC) with a robust IPC architecture and external keyboard and mouse for reliable operation in hazardous areas. With state-of-the-art computer technology and a 483 mm (19 in) graphic display, the MCU2 master control unit opens a completely new dimension of data processing, recording and visualization underground and/or in explosion-hazard areas.

Top Specs

Robust IPC architecture
for reliable operation in hazardous areas

Temperature Range
–20° C to +60° C (–4° F to +140° F)

ATEX (within system: MA and GOST)


  • Visualization of all longwall data underground at gate end
  • Change and control parameter from gate end
  • Analysis of longwall system operation and situation
  • Provide relevant process and HEALTH data to surface mine control room

Electrical Power Supply

  • Power supply of the explosion-proof part, 110-240V AC
  • Power supply of the intrinsically safe part, 12V DC, maximum 2A
  • Non-intrinsically safe USB interface

Intrinsically Safe Interfaces

  • COM 1 BIDI SKK24
  • COM 2 BIDI SKK24
  • COM 3 BIDI SKK24
  • COM 4 BIDI SKK24
  • Ethernet via Fiber-Optic Cable – 9 μm

Specifications / Technical Data


ProcessorIntel Core i7, 2.1 GHz
RAM Memory4 GB
Data Memory2 × 120 GB SSD
Hard Drive – 1 TB6.4 cm2.5 in
Display48.3 cm19 in
Operating SystemWindows 7
Input EquipmentKeyboard with integrated mouse

Certifications and Identification

CertificationATEX (within system: MA and GOST)
Type of ProtectionI M2 EEx ib I
Temperature Range–20° C to +60° C–4° F to +140° F


Approximate Weight200 kg441 lb

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