Operator Controls

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Graphical User Interface features modular design.

February 24, 2015

Able to be customized according to individual requirements, modular flexx-GUI features capacitive touchscreen, 1 mm cover glass with custom print, and temperature range of 0–70°C. Unit is based on 454 MHz ARM926EJ-S CPU with 64 MB RAM and 4 GB SD flash card. Enclosed in solid aluminum, device has 4.3 in. display with 480 x 272 pixel resolution and 16.7 million colors. External interfaces include 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x RJ45, and 1 x Mini USB for power supply. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Weather Station Interface suits building automation industry.

January 19, 2015

Available for any CWS model weather station, Weather MicroServer™ is offered with BACnet interface. Weather stations, which include model options with all-in-one sensor suites as well as modular sensor selection, are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies. All models are available in fixed, vehicle, and portable configurations. Weather data monitoring can be accomplished via computer software interface, display console, and/or Weather MicroServer. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HMI Mobile Panels feature 7 or 9 in. widescreen display.

December 3, 2014

Featuring 16 million color widescreen display with 16:9 aspect ratio, Simatic HMI Mobile Panels can present highly complex and detailed images. Second-generation wired panels include illuminated emergency stop button for safe automation and compact connection box that can be mounted directly on cabinet. Operating from 0–45°C, IP65-rated units are dust-tight and resistant to chemical action. They offer combined key and touch operation and are integrated into automation solution via Profinet. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Operator Interface brings touch functionality to factory floor.

September 17, 2014

Available in 7, 10, 12, or 15 in. screen sizes, QuickPanel+™ plug-and-play, general-purpose operator interface (OI) can connect to industrial PLCs and PACs. Multi-touch technology provides pinch-to-zoom, double-tapping, swipe viewing, and zoom (up to 400%) capabilities. Integrating process control, view, and option to run embedded data historian in single device, OI is responsive even when user is wearing gloves and offers fully functional browser and multimedia support with Windows EC7 OS. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Operator Interface controls digital line-guide sensor.

June 19, 2014

Consisting of color touchscreen D-MAX operator interface, Fife OI-TS gives users direct control and operation of SE-46C digital line-guide sensor. Unit allows operator to visually see exact color representation of web on interface itself, simplifying setup and usage. Equipped with color symbols and multiple languages, Fife OI-TS is suited for edge and line guiding on slitter rewinder, guiding into print, rewinding on printing press, or movable sensor center guiding on blown film extruder. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Rear-Mount HMI offers flush mounting with control box.

May 14, 2014

Designed with no dirt collecting edges or corners, Model MT8070iER provides solution for environments that require flush systems and easy-to-clean control instrumentation panels. Unit features 7 in. 800 x 480 TFT LCD with LED backlight, providing 350 cd/m² brightness and contrast ratio of 500:1. Equipped with 32-bit 600 MHz RISC Cortex A8 processor, 128 MB flash memory, and 128 MB RAM, HMI is suited for applications such as medical equipment, food processing, and sporting equipment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Controller targets mid-size performance tablet space.

May 6, 2014

Available for screen sizes from 7–8.9 in., maXTouch® mXT106xT2 series incorporates all features smartphones have with hover, stylus, and noise immunity. Finger hover up to 20 mm lets user interact with device without physically making contact with screen through gestures. While reducing power consumption, adaptive sensing technology enables dynamic touch classification, which automatically and intelligently switches between self- and mutual-capacitance sensing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

HMI Terminal and Controller feature touchscreen display.

January 22, 2014

Equipped with embedded browser, Power Panel T30 Terminal is web compatible and can be used as VNC client. Unit offers 4 TFT display sizes from 4.3–10.1 in. and comes with 2 Ethernet interfaces, 2 USB ports, and array of configuration options. Powered by 333 MHz Intel® Atom™ CPU, Power Panel C70 Controller includes 256 MB DDRAM, 16 KB FRAM, and 2 GB flash EEPROM. Device comes in 3 display sizes from 5.7–10.1 in. and includes POWERLINK and standard Ethernet, 2x USB 2.0, and X2X Link technology. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Embedded Single-Chip PLC helps reduce development time.

January 7, 2014

Available in module, P-Series PLC on a Chip™ operates over -40 to 85°C range and can be added to any embedded application. Hardware features include Ethernet communications and Modbus TCP; serial communications, including Modbus master and slave; as well as counter/timer functionality. Other features include 164 DIO, up to eight 12-bit analog inputs and one 10-bit analog output, integrated real-time clock; SD card interface; SPI ports; quadrature counter; user memory; and 2 CAN ports.
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Controls & Controllers

Operator Interface takes advantage of Industrial Internet.

December 13, 2013

Integrating process control, view, and data historian capabilities with capacitive touchscreen technology, QuickPanel+ delivers data and insight needed to meet pace of Industrial Internet. General purpose operator interface is available in 7 in. widescreen format and is capable of connecting to industrial PLCs and PACS. With Windows EC7 operating system, QuickPanel+ also provides users with fully functional browser and multimedia support. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HMI Panels offer modular expansion capabilities.

September 18, 2013

Featuring cast aluminum construction, Graphite™ Series includes 8 models ranging in size from 7–15 in. Built-in web server enables users to monitor and control applications via PC, tablet, or smartphone, while SMS text messaging and email alerts provide early warning of process issues. With built-in protocol converter, programmers can select 13 or more simultaneous protocols from list of over 250 to seamlessly integrate disparate devices such as PLCs, drives, and barcode readers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Control Software fosters advanced motor control design.

May 1, 2013

InstaSPIN™-MOTION torque-, speed- and motion-control software solution, targeting motor applications that operate in various motion state transitions, is built on InstaSPIN-FOC motor control solution. Used for achieving optimized sensorless motor control, solution optimizes complex motion sequences, reduces tuning to one parameter, and accurately tracks desired trajectories across operating ranges. Integrated SpinTAC™ components additionally feature disturbance-rejecting controller. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Mobile Data Terminal features 3G cellular communications.

April 12, 2013

Based on Gemalto’s Cinterion PVS8 and PHS8 M2M modules with GPS technology, TREQ-VMx supports 3G UMTS/HSPA+ and CDMA EV-DO communication and is used for managing delivery vehicles, truck fleets, and other mobile assets. Terminal features 800 MHz Marvell®XScale™ PXA166 processor and 800 x 400 WVGA 7 in. LCD with touchscreen. Available in fixed and removable versions, unit also includes CANbus interface, 10/100Base-T wired Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n with internal antenna, and 5 USB 2.0 host ports. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Operator Interface Panels support visualization and HMIs.

March 19, 2013

Offered in screen sizes from 4.3–15 in., AIS Compact Web-Based and ARM-Based HMI Solutions are suitable for applications that require monitoring, controlling, and displaying information in dynamic ways, where operators must quickly understand machine status and make correct decisions. Units come in Web and Windows CE-based models with integrated CPU, RAM, storage, USB, RS232, RS422/485, and Ethernet ports. NEMA 12, 4X, 4, IP52, IP54, and IP66 ratings are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Drill Control Interface operates underground rigs.

March 15, 2013

With fully electronic drill control interface (DCI), drillers can operate LM™ series underground drill rig and rod handler at safe distance. One-touch rod feed and pull functionality allows operator to efficiently trip rods, while wireline drum counter enables semi-automatic descent and retrieval of wireline. Incorporating CANBUS technology for self-monitoring, DCI provides immediate feedback of drilling conditions and data logging for reporting and analysis. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Interface Software enables integration of multiple analyzers.

January 22, 2013

Equipped with drivers that provide single interface for Mastersizer 2000, Mastersizer 3000, and Zetasizer Nano analyzers, Malvern Link II software permits secure connection with all types of automated control systems, including DCS, SCADA, and PLC. Through interface, users can establish automated monitoring and rapidly implement closed loop control with minimal expert engineering input. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HMI Terminals are classified by ABS for marine applications.

December 3, 2012

In addition to being classified by American Bureau of Shipping, 7 in. QTERM-A7 and 12 in. QTERM-A12 are also Class I Div 2 certified for hazardous locations. Units feature TFT LCD, resistive touchscreen, and Ethernet 10/100Base-T interface with 2 USB 2.0 full-speed host ports and 2 serial ports. Available with choice of Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 or iX software, both are UL 508 certified and can operate in temperatures ranging from -22 to 158°F. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Controller Software features graphical interface.

November 20, 2012

Automating integration of drives and components into Simotion system, Simotion Scout v4.2 helps configure, program, test, and commission applications. Software's graphical interface includes interconnection screen, where all compatible objects are listed hierarchically, and symbolic connection of components to be interconnected is performed via user-selection. Product also features automatic drive integration and comparisons for graphics-based programming languages. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Integrated HMI-PLC helps OEMs build smaller, smarter machines.

November 12, 2012

Combining control, visualization, and data management tasks in one device, XV Series HMI incorporates PLC functionality and integrates directly with Eaton SmartWire-DT system. This operator interface and controller, designed to enable remote intelligence, replaces traditional control wiring to components with single cable. Powered by 400 MHz RISC processor and custom-developed software drivers, unit supports use of open Controller Development Software (CoDeSys) standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Shop Floor HMI Device optimizes traceability in real-time.

September 12, 2012

Delivering shop floor to ERP software communication, RTStation graphically displays machine monitoring details such as part counts, cycle speeds, and other machine processes in real-time. Stationary device also lets operators print work orders, log rejects for production reporting, display job set-up information, perform SPC inspections, scan barcodes, print labels, and clock in/out of jobs. Powered by Android™ OS, RTStation serves as platform for custom application and automation development. Read More