Beckhoff Releases Control Panels for Simple VersaView(TM) Drop-in Replacement

Modified enclosures permit quick replacement of VersaView panels with robust and reliable Beckhoff Control Panels

MINNEAPOLIS, September 22, 2009 - In order to provide a low cost and reliable alternative for VersaView(TM) panels, Beckhoff Automation now offers Control Panels for quick replacement of 12" and 15" VersaView displays. Beckhoff has designed variants of CP6xxx series Control Panels and Panel PCs with modified enclosures to permit simple drop-in after removal of Allen-Bradley(TM) VersaView panels from machines and electrical cabinets.

An ideal HMI solution for machine builders, manufacturers and anywhere else rugged display hardware is needed, Beckhoff Control Panels and Panel PCs have been implemented around the world in a wide range of demanding applications. Beckhoff 12" and 15" displays feature an aluminum front with sheet-steel rear cover, optional touch screen, optional function keys and/or optional alphanumeric keyboard. The front side is rated with IP 65 protection and the rear side with IP 20.


CP62xx-1012 Panel PC

o integrated PC, 3½-inch motherboard

o Intel® Celeron® M ULV, Core(TM) Duo or Core(TM)2 Duo processor options

o 1 Mini PCI slot free for cards installed ex factory

o 512 MB DDR2RAM, expandable ex factory to 3 GB

o on-board graphic adapter, Intel® GMA950, DVI-I connector

o hard disk, 2½-inch, 40 GB

o 64 MB Compact Flash card type I, extended temperature range

o 1 serial port RS232 and 4 USB 2.0 ports

o on-board dual Ethernet adapter with 1 x 10/100BASE-T and 1 x 10/100/1000BASE-T connector

o all connectors at the lower rear side

o 24 V power supply

o operating system Microsoft Windows CE, English

CP66xx-1012 Control Panel with Ethernet interface

o integrated PC, 3½-inch motherboard

o Intel® IXP420 with XScale® technology, clock frequency 533 MHz

o 128 MB on-board RAM

o 32 MB on-board flash

o slot for 1 Compact Flash card accessible from the rear side

o 2 RJ 45 Ethernet connectors 10/100 Mbits

o 2 USB 2.0 ports

o 1 RS232 serial port, D-sub, 9-pin

o all connectors at the lower rear side

o 24 V power supply

CP69xx-1012 Control Panel with DVI/USB Extended interface

o integrated DVI/USB extension technology

o DVI-E and USB-E enable remote panel operation at a distance of up to 50 m (164 ft) from the PC.

o DVI-E input is compatible to the standard DVI output of a PC.

o USB input for the direct connection to a standard USB output of a PC with distances of up to 5 m (16.4 ft)

o all connectors at the lower rear side

o 24 V power supply

For additional information:

Beckhoff Automation provides advanced, open automation products based upon proven technologies so that customers can implement high performance control systems faster and at a lower overall cost than traditional PLC and motion control systems. Beckhoff's "New Automation Technology" product range includes PC based control, industrial PCs, automation controllers, operator interface, I/O, servo drives and motors. With representation in more than 60 countries, Beckhoff is well positioned to provide global sales and service to its customers. Sales and service are handled directly, with no intermediaries involved to provide faster response and improved communications.

Please send readers' questions regarding "Beckhoff Control Panels for VersaView(TM) Drop-in Replacement" to:

Beckhoff Automation LLC

12150 Nicollet Ave. S

Burnsville, MN 55337

Phone: 952-890-0000

Fax: 952-890-2888


Media contact:

Shane Novacek

Beckhoff Automation

Phone: 952-808-6515

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