HMI Touch Screen Terminals include Ethernet connectivity.

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Telemecanique® Magelis® XBT-G Terminals offer 5, 7, 10, and 12 in. screens. They feature dynamic object library, on-board Ethernet TCP/IP, and openness to web technology with scripting in Java. Compatible with Windows 2000 or XP operating systems, VijeoDesigner configuration software offers numerous character fonts, multiple languages, logs for alarms and trend charts, and management for multiple windows with pop-ups.

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Schneider Electric Introduces Comprehensive Family of Ethernet-Enabled HMI Touch Screen Terminals

PALATINE, Ill. - Dec. 17, 2003 - To meet the rapidly growing demand for touch-screen HMI solutions, Schneider Electric has released the new Telemecanique® Magelis® XBT-G - the most comprehensive and powerful range of touch-screen terminals on the market. The XBT-G line incorporates the newest technologies in the human-machine dialogue field to meet new control system standards.

The new touch-screen terminals come in a wide variety of screen sizes (5, 7, 10 and 12 inches), with a compact footprint and Ethernet connectivity across the range, making them ideal for customers seeking a bundled PLC-HMI solution. Magelis XBT-G screens feature rugged construction and a brighter, higher quality display that downloads quickly.

With greater choice and functionality at an affordable price, the Magelis XBT-G line offers:
o A comprehensive dynamic object library that reduces configuration time.
o Flexibility and performance in architectures with Ethernet TCP/IP on board.
o Openness to web technology with scripting in Java.
o Ethernet, Modbus and Uni-Telway connectivity.

VijeoDesigner configuration software, compatible with Windows 2000 or XP operating systems, is used with the whole range of Magelis XBT-G terminals. The software incorporates a wealth of advanced functions for maximum data processing power, speed and reliability, as well as numerous character fonts (Latin, Japanese, Chinese, Cyrillic), multiple languages (up to 20), logs for alarms and trend charts, and management for multiple windows with pop-ups.

For more information about Magelis XBT-G HMI terminals or the complete line of Telemecanique automation and control products, call 1-888-SQUARED or visit

Headquartered in Palatine, Ill., the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric had sales of $2.7 billion in 2002. The North American Operating Division is one of three geographic divisions of Schneider Electric, headquartered in Paris, France, and markets the Square D, Telemecanique and Merlin Gerin brand products to customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States, Schneider Electric is best known by its flagship Square D brand, with Telemecanique becoming increasingly known in the industrial control and automation markets and supported by many Square D distributors. For 100 years, Square D has been a market-leading brand of electrical distribution and industrial control products, systems and services. Schneider Electric is a global electrical industry leader with 2002 sales of approximately $9.5 billion. Visit Schneider Electric at,, or

For literature on Telemecanique® automation and control products from Schneider Electric, visit or call 1-800-392-8781.

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