The DCM-3 is Beck’s third generation Digital Control Module. As with the original DCM, it provides onboard, precision, modulating control of Beck drives. It is completely interchangeable with the original, but is based on a faster, more powerful microprocessor. As such, the DCM-3 maintains all the original’s features while adding a variety of new features and functions.
The standard DCM-3 is equipped with HART communications protocol. Other communications protocols are available including Foundation Fieldbus and Profibus.
The DCM-3 is installed in the following control option 9 actuator Groups: Group 11 Rotary, Group 42 Long-Stroke Linear, Group 11 Quarter-Turn Rotary, Group 14 Linear Globe Valve, and Group 29 Linear Globe Valve.