Operator Interface Panel is optimized for readability.

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Featuring TFT active matrix display, G306A delivers contrast and brightness that lend to visual clarity in challenging environments. Its 5.7 in. 256-color QVGA 320 x 240 pixel LCD display also offers 3 front-panel LED indicators and 5-button keypad for on-screen menus. Along with 8 MB flash memory, CompactFlash socket, and IT-ready data logging, unit features Ethernet port, USB programming port, support for up to 5 serial ports, integrated protocol converter, and built-in web server.

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New Red Lion G306A Operator Interface Panel Features Advanced TFT Display for Crisp Images, Excellent Readability

YORK, PA-June 7, 2007-Red Lion Controls, Inc. introduces the model G306A, the latest addition to its popular line of G3 operator interface panels. The G306A features a state-of-the-art TFT active matrix display to provide greater contrast, brightness, and overall readability, making the G306A easier to view in challenging applications. The 5.7" 256 color QVGA 320x240 pixel LCD display also offers three front-panel LED indicators, and a five-button keypad for on-screen menus. In addition, as with all G3 panels, the G306A arrives standard with an Ethernet port, USB programming port, support for up to five high-speed serial ports, integrated protocol converter, built-in web server, standard CompactFlash socket and IT-ready data logging.

The G306A is both robust and simple to operate. Users can easily enter data on the G306A through the resistive analog touchscreen or front panel keypad. Plus, this model comes with an increased onboard flash memory of 8 MB, and it can be configured using Red Lion's free Crimson Programming Software. With these exceptional features, the G306A is ideal for collecting and displaying data or interfacing with a variety of devices, including PLCs, PCs, drives, PID controllers and others, all while offering exceptional visual properties.

"The G306A (operator interface panel) is the TFT variant of the existing G306C model, which was already the most powerful industrial touchscreen on the market," said Jesse Benefiel, product manager, Red Lion HMI products. "Now with an active matrix display, the G306A offers customers a wide viewing angle and bright colors in addition to the standard array of data-management features that are standard on all G3 HMIs."

The Red Lion G3 series offers the most powerful communications platform available today, providing a cost-effective solution for protocol conversion, remote system control and monitoring, as well as historical data logging. By utilizing innovative technology to display sharp, high-quality images and easy-to-read data, the G306A delivers a superior HMI solution.

For additional information on the G306A or other HMI solutions, contact Red Lion Controls at (717) 767-6511 or by e-mail at www.redlion-controls.com.

Red Lion Controls, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of industrial control solutions worldwide. Products include digital/analog control, monitoring and panel meters, PID control, human-machine interface panels, and signal conditioning. For more information, or to find the Red Lion distributor nearest you, go to www.redlion.net or contact: Red Lion Controls, Inc., 20 Willow Springs Circle, York, PA 17402; (717) 767-6511.

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