Tension Controller Comparison Chart

Compare the features of all DFE tension controllers.

  SteadyWeb 6 EasyWeb™


SteadyWeb 6 Controller EasyWeb Controller
115/230 VAC Input Power
Yes Yes
24 VDC Input Power Yes Yes
Closed-Loop Control via Load Cell Feedback
Yes No
Open-Loop Control
No Yes
Auto & Manual Control Modes
Yes Yes
User Interface (HMI)
Resistive LCD Touchscreen OLED w/Softkeys & Dial
Display Resolution
480 x 272 2 x 16
Isolated 0-10 VDC Output Yes Yes
Isolated 4-20 mA Output Yes Yes
0-24 VDC Output
Yes (4 Amps, Integrated) Yes (5 Amps, Ext. Module)
0-45 VDC Output
Yes (5 Amps, Ext. Module) Yes (5 Amps, Ext. Module)
0-90 VDC Output
Yes (5 Amps, Ext. Module) Yes (5 Amps, Ext. Module)
0-75 PSI Output
Yes (Ext. Pneumatic Module) Yes (Ext. Pneumatic Module)
Remote Tension Amplifier Capability
Yes N/A
Meter Damping (External)
Yes N/A
Speed Follower Mode
Yes N/A
Diameter Compensated Speed Follower Mode
Yes N/A
Yes Yes
Soft Start By Tension
Yes N/A
Soft Start By Line Speed
Yes Yes
Reverse Output
Yes N/A
Taper Tension or Torque
Yes Yes
Tension Limit Low
Yes Diameter Min
Tension Limit High
Yes Diameter Max
Remote Auto-Manual Mode
Yes Yes
Remote Auto Set Point
Yes N/A
Remote Tension-On / Tension-Off
Yes Yes
Sample & Hold & Ratio
Yes N/A
Direct Diameter Input (0-10 VDC)
Yes Yes
Diameter Input (Network Device)
No No
Ethernet Connectivity
Yes, via RS232 Gateway No
Modbus & Serial Connectivity
Yes, RS232/RS485 No
Display Damping Yes Yes
Available Mounting Styles Panel-Mount, Steel Enclosure Panel-Mount, Steel Enclosure
Storage & Recall of Job Setups
32 Jobs N/A
User-Friendly Setup & Calibration
Yes Yes
Tension Limit Switch Yes N/A
Built-In Diagnostics
Yes No
CE-Marked No No