Achieve greater performance and reliability of your system with VCore in control. VCore is a sleek yet powerful controller. This compact device can be programmed quickly to command any kiosk, exhibit area, or subsystem.
Systems of all sizes need a robust controller to maximize efficiency. VCore can control up to ten devices and provides the same rock solid performance synonymous with the Alcorn McBride brand. VCore’s form factor is unlike anything on the market. Weighing only three pounds, the sleek looking VCore is compact yet contains many of the high level features of the larger V Series controllers: Ethernet, real-time clock scheduler, incoming message processing, online programming interface, touch panel integration, and much more.
Program VCore with Timeline in minutes. Timeline offers a flexible way to program events and supports hundreds of time-based and event-based sequences and hundreds of timelines. This product also works seamlessly with Touch software to create customizable user interfaces. Touch software runs on ShowTouch hardware, available in 7”, 10”, and 17” models, or any iOS device.
Put VCore in command of your system for solid, reliable, superior control that will outlast the life of its application.
VCORE – V-Core Controller (1 Serial, 4 Inputs, 4 Outputs, 1 Ethernet Port)
Script Status LED (SD read, external device status)
IP/Configuration LED (DHCP, valid IP; other config)
Power-over-Ethernet (POE) LED
(2) Ethernet Status LED’s (Link, Activity)
(4) Input Status LEDs
(4) Output Status LEDs
Mounting for standard 35mm Din Rail
USB 2.0 Type B (Programming Port)
4 Position DIP Switch: DHCP, CC/Voltage, Settings Reset, Backlight on/off
Removable SD Card for Script Storage (currently 4GB)
(1) Serial Port 3 pin phoenix style
(1) RS-232C; 300 baud – 115.2 Kbaud, 7, 8, or 9 Data Bits, 1 or 2 Stop Bits, All parity types
(1)10/100 Base-T Ethernet
Supports hundreds of networked device protocols
Ethernet IP Client, native CIP
TCP Client, TCP Server, ModBus TCP
HTTP; Custom web pages, FTP server
DHCP, NTP, SMTP Client
Compatible with ShowTouch 7″, 10″, 17″, and ShowTouch for iOS
Input voltage range 5-24 VDC, 5 mA maximum
Hardware protected against misconfiguration
Trigger latency < 1 frame
Contact closures limited internally to 900 mA
Self-restoring polymer fuses
8″ W x 4.75″ H x 2″ D (20.32 cm W x 12.07 cm H x 5.08 cm D), 2RU
3 lbs. (1.4 Kg)
0°C (32°F) to 38°C (100°F) 0-90% Relative Humidity
0-90% relative humidity, non-condensing
AC Adapter Included
100 to 250 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, 20W maximum
(CE, UL, CSA, CCC, WEEE, RoHS Compliant)
Power-over-Ethernet (POE) capable; or AC Adapter
VCore Cut Sheet
VCore User Guide
Our powerful scripting language for designing, testing and downloading your VCore.
Send serial or ethernet commands to Alcorn McBride products. Good for controlling hardware and troubleshooting.
Spare Peer-to-Peer Ethernet Null Cable
19″ DIN Rail for mounting VCore to a standard equipment rack or surface
USB to RS232 Serial Adapter for Computer
Spare Universal Power Supply 12V /w Phoenix-style Connector
Power over Ethernet Power Supply