Industrial HMI Panel has configurable design.

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Able to meet various standard display size needs, Configurable HMI (C-HMI) Panel forms core for various automation tasks, such as control, data acquisition, image processing, and networking for all HMI system components. Adaptable switch cut-outs allow distinct layout and configurations, while individual housing construction ensures each component is adapted to controller requirements. Panel is also available with optional resistive touchscreen, emergency button, and key lock system.

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EAO Switch Announces Configurable HMI Panels

Milford, CT - EAO Switch Corporation of Milford, CT USA, premier global supplier
of Human Machine Interface (HMI) Components and Systems, announces the development of the Configurable HMI (C-HMI) Panel. The panel features adaptable switch cut-outs, allowing for distinct layout and configurations. With the capability to meet a variety of standard display sizes, the panel is ideal for use in a variety of applications ranging from machinery, metal cutting, forming, bending, packing equipment, and process control. The C-HMI panel forms the core for a range of automation tasks such as control, data acquisition, image processing, and networking for all HMI System components.

EAO's modular industrial interface panel provides a seamless integration of various HMI Components such as electromechanical buttons, switches, and tactile membrane buttons. The panel also features an optional resistive touch screen, emergency button, and key lock system. Additionally, the panel is available with an integrated Sharp display LQ057Q3DC12 or LQ057V3DG01. Individual housing construction ensures each component is ideally adapted to controller requirements. The panel can be connected to the operation system of the machine or fabrication equipment through plug and play USB interface. Using open standard components, the industrial interface panel delivers excellent scalability and flexibility for easy integration and configuration with industrial PCs, PLCs, NCs, and CNC functions.

EAO's HMI Components offer unique features, such as pushbuttons that can be halo illuminated and may feature unique animation. Engravable pushbutton lenses are also available, and customizable legends make for customer-friendly adaptation. Working closely with its customers, EAO meets and exceeds expectations for panel layout and ergonomics, system integration, and electro-mechanical design. EAO's components and systems undergo rigorous testing to assure reliability, repeatability, and long service life. EAO is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IRIS, and ISO/TS 16949 certified for automotive and other industry requirements.

About EAO

EAO is a technology leader in Human Machine Interface (HMI) Components and Systems. Founded more than 60 years ago in Olten, Switzerland, EAO is a global manufacturer of a full line of HMI Components including switches, keypads, keyboards, as well as complete HMI Systems. For more information, visit our web site at or contact EAO at 98 Washington Street, Milford, CT 06460; Telephone: 203-877-4577; Fax: 203-877-3694. Send E-mail inquiries to

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