Color Touchscreen enhances rotary enraving machine operation.

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Available with rotary engraving systems or with electronics upgrade retrofits, 6 in. horizontal by 3.56 in. vertical display has WVGA (800 x 400) resolution, 262,000 colors, and USB 2.0 interface with transfer speed of 480 Mbps. Screen, which is part of plastic design that folds flat when not in use, lets users locate job files within host hard drive and network as well as preview, pan, and zoom in on job before engraving. Screen also enables complete, real-time control of job execution.

Original Press Release:

Xenetech Develops Next Generation Color Touch Screen

Baton Rouge, La. – Xenetech Global, a leading manufacturer of laser and mechanical engraving and cutting systems, has developed the next generation of color touch screen technology for its rotary engraving systems. Features of the new color touch screen include: a 6” horizontal by 3.56” vertical display, 262,000 colors with a display resolution WVGA 800 by 400, and a USB 2.0 interface with transfer speed of 480 million bits per second. The screen is part of a sleek, thin plastic design that folds flat when not in use.   Xenetech is the only combined rotary engraving and laser engraving manufacturer to incorporate a full color touch screen into its products.

Xenetech will begin shipping this next generation color touch screen with rotary system and electronics upgrade retrofit orders in February while Xenetech laser systems will have the new touch screen later in 2013. 

Xenetech’s color touch screen enables users to locate job files within the host hard drive and network;  preview, pan, and zoom in on a job before engraving; as well as have complete real time control of the job’s execution at their fingertip.  The Xenetech touch screen has on-the-fly speed and power control, re-engrave commands, multiple auto focus settings, maintenance settings and monitoring, point to an area and engrave placement, and many other features.    The color touch screen also provides a host of new enhancements including: increased touch responsiveness and command execution speed, improved contrast and visibility, the ability to set and return to a soft or temporary home position, the ability for users to modify the screen buttons, and detailed previews of dithered and grey scale bit maps.

Xenetech develops and manufactures a full line of computerized rotary engraving  systems, laser engraving systems, and professional engraving software for the recognition, sign, rubber stamp, jewelry, gift, and industrial marking industries.  Established in 1986, the company is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and maintains a global distribution network.    For more information about the new color touch screen or Xenetech’s family of engraving products, browse their website at or call them at 225-752-0225.

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