Canvas 5

Canvas 5 OCS – 4.3” Colour Touchscreen

Canvas 5 Controller 4.3″, 4 DC In, 4 DC Out, 4 Analog In (mA/V)

The Canvas 5 is one of the new additions to the Canvas Collection of embedded I/O controllers. All units feature a built-in logic engine, operator interface, networking and I/O.

  • All new graphics engine built with Cscape 10 enhanced graphics
  • Multi-core SOM with dedicated logic and graphics cores
  • 4.3″ (480×272) display with virtual function keys
  • 12 I/O points onboard including 4 DC In, 4 DC Out and 4 Analog In
  • Ethernet, RS232/485 serial ports, 1 CAN port, 2MB logic memory
  • USB-A or Micro SD for data storage, same cutout as X5 Prime
  • Online Programming and MQTT support, as well as improved WebMI features
  • All Canvas models include WebMI+, MQTT, Enhanced IEC and J1939 features included as standard.

Networking features include:

  • (1) Built-in 10/100 Ethernet port
  • (1) Integrated CAN port that supports either CsCAN, CANopen, J1939 or DeviceNet Scanner

Part Numbers & On-Board I/O

HE-CV-043C-01 No built-in I/O
*Up To six mA/V In, mA/V RTD/Tc, and mA/V Out


Part Number Extension Description
No Extension Black
-00 Blue-Black
-01 Grey
-02 No Overlay


Part Number Extension
-10 Thermistor option. Add -10 to the part number for Thermistor support for Analog Inputs 1 & 2. Model 2, 3, 4 only.
-14 Thermistor option. Add -14 to the part number for (4) Channel Thermistor support. Model 2 option only
-33 DeviceNet Master option. Add -33 to the part number for DeviceNet Master Support (Polled & Explicit Connections only). CsCAN support is removed
-44 SAE J1939 Option. Add -44 part number extension for SAE J1939 communications. CsCAN support is removed
-602 Screw type I/O terminals. Replaces spring type terminals. Model 6 only



Ladder Logic Memory 2 MB
Logic Scan Rate 0.02 mS/K
Removable Memory microSD
Local Comment Storage Yes
Floating Point Support Yes
AutoTune PID Capable Yes
Characters / Pixels 480 x 272
Display Technology 4.3″ TFT Colour
Character Height Selectable Fonts
Number of Pages 1023
Fields or Objects per Page 1023
Total Keys 5 (on screen)
Function Keys 4 (on screen)
OEM Faceplate Available Yes
Built-in I/O Points 12
SmartStix, SmartRail, SmartBlock I/O Support Yes, CsCAN and Ethernet
Digital Inputs / Outputs, max 2048 / 2048
Analog Inputs / Outputs, max 512 / 512
General Purpose Registers (words) 50,000 (50,000 retentive)
General Purpose Internal Coils (bits) 32768 (16384 retentive)
Ethernet Support Standard
Remote Access WebMI, HTTP or EnvisionRV
Remote File Access FTP or EnvisionFX
IIoT Support MQTT (Sparkplug)
Total Active Ports 2
RS-232 Ports / RS-485 Ports RS-232 / RS-485 (1 of each)
PLC / Drive Protocols Yes
RTU / Modbus Master / Slave Yes
Serial ASCII In / Out Yes
USB Ports (A and Mini-B) Yes
Integrated CAN Networks 1
Supported CAN Networks CsCAN, CANopen, J1939 and DeviceNet Master
Maximum CAN Distance 500m per segment, 4 segments maximum
CAN Port (Independently Isolated) Remote I/O, Peer-to-peer Comms, Cscape
Supported CAN Protocols CsCAN, CANopen, DeviceNet, J1939
Ethernet Productivity One 10/100 Mbps (Auto-MDX)
Ethernet Protocols TCP/IP, Modbus TCP, FTP, SMTP, EGD, ICMP, ASCII
Remote I/O SmartRail, SmartStix, SmartBlock, SmartMod, OCS-I/O
Height 3.79″ / 96.27 mm
Width 4.92″ / 124.97 mm
Total Depth 1.4″ / 35.8 mm
Operating Temperature -10 to 60°C
Humidity (non-condensing) 5 to 95%
Product Certifications CE, UL Class 1 Div II
Environmental Rating IP66, UL Type 3R, 4, 4x, 12, 12k, 13


Canvas Series Accordion Brochure Download
Cscape 10 & Canvas Presentation Download
Technical Documentation (Requires Login/Registration)
Canvas 5 User Manual Download
Quick Reference Guide Download
Canvas 5 Datasheet Download



CE Certified Link to Certifications Page
UL Certification Link to Certifications Page