Control Builder A is the enhancement of the former product AMPL Control Configuration. It supports off- and on-line configuration of the following Systems:
- Advant Controller 100 Series (AC 55/70/80/110/160)
- Advant Controller 400 Series (AC 410/450)
- Advant Controller 100 (AC 100) OPC Server and Process Portal
Some classic Master systems and drive controllers are also supported.
Control Builder A supports easy reuse of proven, parameterized typical solutions. The parameters can be updated with actual customer data at any time. Control Builder A has built-in support for PROFIBUS, LON, and HART and supports Process Portal.
Control Builder A consists of Application Builder (APB), Function Chart Builder (FCB), Bus Configuration Builder (BCB), the option On-line Builder (ONB) and the library AMPL PC and DB Element Libraries.
Control Builder A up to and including V1.2/1 based on the Windows NT4, Windows 2000 and Windows XP are all in the Obsolete life cycle phase.
Current version is Control Builder 1.4/1 running on Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 Server.
A release of Control Builder for Windows 10 and Windows 2016 Server is to be released, synchronised with the release of System 800xA 6.1.