Human Machine Interface is intended for PLC control.

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Powered by up to 200 MHz ARM9-based CPUs, WOP-2000 series supports 4-16 MB flash memory and accommodates 3.5-12.1 in. SVGA TFT LCDs. Integrated development tool, along with solution-oriented screen objects, high-end vector graphics, and MS Windows(TM) fonts for multi-language applications, features recipes, alarms, data loggers, and operation logging. Other offerings include online/offline simulation and utility programs. Various communication interfaces are also available.

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Advantech Launches New Human Machine Interface (HMI) Line for PLC Control

(Cincinnati, Ohio) - The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces the WOP-2000 series for applications involving the use of PLCs, motion/thermal controllers, inverters and sensors. Bundled with PM Designer 2.0, (a software development kit that creates application solutions for labor-saving, improved efficiency of manufacturing, and easy control of every machine in the factory), the WOP-2000 series offers an outstanding price performance ratio for various markets such as conventional operator panels, HMI + low mini SCADA systems, and HMI + communication gateways.

PM Designer is proven to be an easy to use integrated development tool featuring solution-oriented screen objects, high-end vector graphics, Microsoft® Windows(TM) fonts for multi-language applications, recipes, alarms, data loggers and operation logging. PM Designer also includes online/offline simulation and other utility programs such as Data Transfer Helper (DTH); recipes editors and text editors. The WOP-2000 runtime, a part of PM Designer, guarantees reliability and performance because of the minimum system overhead, high communication data rates, sub-second screen switching, and 24/7 operation.

The WOP-2000 series consist of up to 200 MHz ARM9-based processors and 4 ~ 16 MB flash memory. They support a variety of LCD sizes from 3.5" to 12.1" and are highly suited for applications involving the use of PLCs, motion/thermal controllers, inverters, and sensors.

With various communication interfaces, including RS-232/422/485 Ethernet and USB ports, the WOP-2000 series can easily connect to a variety of equipment. The monitors boast SVGA TFT LCDs with 64K colors and 800 x 600 resolution for clear displays in any factory setting. Furthermore, these products include NEMA 4/IP65 protection and 0 ~ 50° C operating temperatures to ensure performance in the most demanding environments.

They are compatible with over 250 of the most popular PLCs on the market, including: Allen Bradley® Micrologix series, Modicon® Quantum(TM) series, GE® series 90(TM), Siemens® AG Simatic S7 series, Mitsubishi® Electric Corp. FX/Q series, Omron® Corporation Sysmac C/CV/CS/CJ series, and Yaskawa® Corp. MP series.

This unique line of HMI devices, bundled with PM Designer 2.0 software, provide a complete solution for any factory automation need, including packaging, label cutting, and motion-based robot dispensing tasks. For more information or to purchase, please contact Advantech directly or your regional Advantech authorized distributor.

Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group - Founded in 1983, the Industrial Automation Group of Advantech Corporation is a pioneer in eAutomation technology; combining connectivity, flexibility and ruggedness with today's most reliable PC-based automation technologies. Product offerings include: Open HMI platforms, Industrial Ethernet, Automation Controllers, Automation Software, Embedded Automation Computers, Distributed I/O Modules, Plug-in I/O, and Industrial Communication solutions for a wide array of industries. With more than 20 years experience in providing a full range of products to different vertical markets, the Industrial Automation Group is proving to be a globally leading Automation Product and Services provider. US operations for the Industrial Automation Group are based in Cincinnati, OH (800-205-7940). Advantech Corporation, Industrial Automation Group, 1320 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45240. Website: Email: [email protected].

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