Freelance – The hybrid control system
ABB's Freelance, the hybrid process control system, combines the best of both worlds, DCS and PLC. It offers PLC size and price with functionality of a DCS. The integrated environment facilitates engineering, commissioning, maintenance and fieldbus management. The intuitive operator interface enables easy operation and diagnostics of the entire system.
Freelance is proven in more than 14,000 applications - in all industries. The compact control system allows the integration of all common fieldbuses, leaving the user to select any they wish - whether FOUNDATION Fieldbus, PROFIBUS, or HART. The system was and will be continuously improved and enhanced to meet our user's needs. Customers choosing Freelance can rest assured that ABB will support them in the long term.