Web Enabled industrial logic Controller with BUS


Modular, web-enabled, industrial grade Input/Output (I/O) controller that allows you to add many different combinations of I/O to tailor it to your specific application. Expansion modules can be directly connected to the X-400 through the expansion bus, or you can connect remote ControlByWeb devices through an Ethernet nework, including the Internet.  The X-400-I is ideal for for ControlByWeb Cloud service.

IIoT - Industrial Internet of Things using the ControlByWeb products gives you unlimited possibilities especially with the X-400-I being a fully featured Ethernet I/O Controller.

Connected I/O

Directly connected I/O to the X-400-I module.


Monitor up to 16 Temperature & Humidity Sensors

Ranges: -67°F to 257°F (-55°C to +125°C)

The X-400 features a 1-Wire Bus for connect up to 16 temperature/humidity sensors.

Expansion Bus

Add I/O expansion modules or sietecsecurity to the X-400 for an I/O solution that is tailored to your specific application.

The possibilities are endless!

Remote I/O

Peer-to-Peer Communication (P2P)

The X-400-I supports peer-to-peer communication between all ControlByWeb devices. The X-400 can communicate with all expansion modules and other ControlByWeb devices via the Ethernet but offers instantaneous messaging between X-400 Series products. This means that the X-400 controller can monitor and control I/O on other X-400 Series products as if it was directly connected to the controller!


Custom Control/Logic

Task Builder

The X-400-I's built-in interface GUI allows you to create customised "Tasks" for simple and advanced control logic.

Easily create tasks based on input or output status. Create up to three actions for each task providing you with the ultimate I/O control and monitoring solution for your specific application!

Create up to 50 Scheduled Tasks, 50 Conditional Tasks, 20 Automatic Reboot Tasks, and 20 Override Schedules.

The X-400 also has a built-in BASIC interpreter for more advanced or custom applications using LUA scripting.

Scheduled_Task Conditional_Tasks Advanced_Logic

Scheduled tasks to perform actions at preset times on specific days.

Scheduled tasks are commonly used to control relays or log I/O data at a specified time.

Conditional tasks allow actions to be triggered depending on an input's or output's status.

Conditional tasks are commonly used for creating email/text alerts, controlling outputs, and logging.

Allows you to write BASIC scripts for more advanced logic. The X-400 also includes powerful features such as, automatically rebooting devices when they become unresponsive (i.e., cameras, routers, servers, etc.).

Advanced Features:


The X-400 offers the ability to log a variety of data points such as local and remote I/O,, temperature, humidity, current, analogue inputs, voltages and registers. Log entries can be made at predefined intervals, scheduled times, triggered by I/O changes or logic events.

You can Schedule a log file to be sent via email or uploaded via FTP server.


Graph the current log file and view the I/O's status over defined times.


The X-400 supports HTTPS connections, can send encrypted emails, can communicate with remote devices using TLS.

Further Advanced Features

The X-400 has more advanced features such as the ability to initiate a connection to remote servers, BASIC programming, admin/manager/user permissions, etc.


Control Page:

Users access the X-400 through a built-in web page, called the Control Page. The Control Page can be customized by administrators.

Use the Control Page to:

  • Control (On, Off, or Pulse):
    • Digital Outputs
    • Relays
  • Monitor status of:
    • Digital Inputs
    • Analog inputs
    • 1-Wire sensors
    • Timers
    • Registers

Optionally, the Control Page can be password protected for additional security.


User Permissions:

The X-400 supports three types of user profiles that provide different levels of access to the module's settings and Control pages. Each user type has a unique password and is configured by the administrator in the setup pages.



End User

Device Administrators have full access to all device settings, tasks, and the Control Page. Device Managers only have access to Scheduled Tasks and Control Page. End Users have access to Control Page only. Administrators have the option to enable/disable this password.


The X-400-I is a simple, but very powerful Ethernet I/O module for large and small IIoT applications which require simple or advanced control logic.

The X-400-I is ideal for all applications where sensors and electrical devices are spread out and connected to various X-400 Series devices. Here are a couple of IIoT examples for the X-400-I:

Sports Web-Based Lighting Controller with Scheduling

The following illustration shows two X-400 devices used for controlling a series of lights using its built-in web pages. The X-400's built-in features make it easily configurable as a robust light controller.

Location 1: X-400 - Light Controller

The X-400 connects to several X-11s expansion modules, and with the X-11s' high-current relays, it allows you to directly wire as many lights as needed without needing to use an interposer relay!

The X-400 can be conveniently located wherever the lights are wired.

Seamless Communication

The X-400 devices can seamlessly communicate with one another via peer-to-peer communication. This allows the push buttons connected to one X-400, to control the lights connected to the other X-400.

Location 2: X-400 - Push-Button Controller

Another X-400 device is able to be conveniently wired to all of the push-button switches which control the lights.

Configure the X-400 to make a push-button:

  • Set the lights on a timer.
  • Turn on an individual light or group of lights.
  • Stagger the order lights turn on to reduce the current draw.
  • Schedule the lights to turn on/off at preset times and days
Other IIoT Applications.

Security Automation

  • Control different combinations of locks, sensors, lights, etc. using the X-400 module.
  • Monitor doors, gates and other security devices.

Server Room Monitoring & Auto Reboot

  • Monitor a server room environment (temperature and humidity).
  • Automatically reboot unresponsive network devices.



  • Expansion Bus - Control, monitor, and log 32 expansion and/or remote modules, or up to 100 I/O
  • Secure Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Communication
  • 1-Wire Bus: Monitor up to 16 temp/humidity sensors: -67°F to 257°F (-55°C to +125°C)
  • Secure, built-in web server for configuration and remote monitoring
  • User Permissions: Admin, Manager, User
  • Task Builder
    • 50 Scheduled Tasks
    • 50 Conditional Tasks
    • 20 Reboot Tasks
    • 20 Override Schedules
  • Send email alerts based on user-defined conditions (supports encrypted email servers, such as Gmail)
  • Real-Time Clock with NTP server synchronization
  • Automatic daylight savings and leap year adjustment
  • Highly configurable - Almost any combination of input/relay control possible
  • No software required
  • Customizable, web-based Control Page
  • BASIC script support for advanced flexibility
  • Data Logging
  • Graphing (logged data)
  • HTTPS/TLS encrypted
  • Static or DHCP IP address configuration
  • Modbus, SNMP, Remote Service, IP Filtering
  • Field updatable
  • Removable 14-Terminal connector for easy installation
  • Rugged DIN-Rail/wall-mountable enclosure


Power Requirements

  • Voltage: 9-28 VDC
  • Max Current: (See Table)
    Power Supply        Input Current
    (no expansion modules)  
    Input Current
    (X-400+1.7A for expansion modules)
    9 VDC134 mA1.834 A
    12 VDC101 mA1.801 A
    24 VDC55 mA1.755 A

Voltage Outputs

  • Expansion Bus: 1.7A max

Temperature Sensors

  • Maximum Number of Sensors: 16
  • Type: Dallas Semiconductor DS18B20
  • Temperature Range: -67°F to 257°F (-55°C to +125°C)
  • Accuracy: ±0.5°C (from -10°C to +85°C)
  • Sensor Functions: Monitor Temperature, Log Temperature, Email Alerts, SNMP Traps
  • Humidity Type: Xytronix Model X-DTHS-P sensor
  • Humidity Range: 0-100% RH
  • Accuracy: ±2%
  • Max Cable Length: 600 feet (180m) maximum combined cable length

Real-Time Clock:

  • Manual or NTP(Network Time Protocol) setup
  • NTP Sync Period: Once, Daily, Weekly, On Powerup
  • Auto Daylight Savings Adjustment
  • Battery (capacitor) Power Backup

Capacitor Power Backup

  • Backup Functions: Retain Real-Time Clock, 1 Register, 2 Counters, 64 Relay States (local and expansion relays only)
  • Backup Duration: 2 week minimum


  • Type: 10/100 Base-T Ethernet Port
  • Setup: Static or DHCP IP address configuration


  • Power and 1-Wire Bus: 5-Position, 3.81mm, Removable
  • Expansion Bus: Ribbon cable, 10-conductor, polarized, 2x5-position, 0.100" pitch Provides power and communications for expansion modules (Communications: RS-485)
  • Network: 8-pin RJ-45

LED Indicators

  • Number of LEDs: 3
    • Power on
    • Network linked
    • Network activity


  • Operating Temperature: -40°F to 150°F (-40°C to 65.5°C)
  • Size:
    • 1.41in (35.7mm) wide
    • 3.88in (98.5mm) tall
    • 3.1in (78mm) deep (not including connector)
  • Weight: 5 oz (142 grams)
  • Enclosure Material: Lexan 940 Polycarbonate Plastic
  • Enclosure Flame Rating: UL94 V0



Email Notifications

  • Email Addresses: 8
  • Encrypted Email Alerts: STARTTLS and TLSL/SSL
  • Alert Functions: I/O states - Fully customizable


  • Log File Size: 3,072-Kbyte (up to 50,688 logs)
  • Storage: Nonvolatile Flash
  • Buffer Architecture: Circular Buffer

Log data can be periodically read and stored on a computer

Advanced Features

  • Task Builder
  • BASIC interpreter (up to 4-Kbytes script file size)
  • Remote services

Password Settings

  • Password Length: 6-18 Characters

Regulatory Compliance

  • Electromagnetic Compliance:
    • IEC CISPR 22, CISPR 24, EU EN55024, EN55022
    • FCC 47CFR15 (Class B)
  • Product Safety Compliance:
    • UL 61010-1 (Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use)


 CBW X-400-I mages

Code: X-400-I Enquire