Text Display Panel offers HMI for equipment builders.

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Suited for migrating basic hardwired control design to programmable controller, LOGO! TD consists of backlit LCD with 128 x 64 pixel resolution capable of displaying 4 lines of text with up to 12 characters per line. Bar graph can be configured to represent any numeric value, and text ticker allows up to 24-character text message to scroll horizontally across screen. There are 6 buttons for screen navigation/data entry and 4 configurable user function buttons.



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Siemens LOGO! Text Display Delivers Affordable HMI



ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2008 - The new LOGO! TD text display panel from Siemens Energy & Automation provides an affordable HMI (Human Machine Interface) for equipment builders and their customers, even on the simplest relay control systems. By having a display panel with built-in operator functions and diagnostic messages customized for their process, end users can now make quick adjustments or easily troubleshoot failures.

The LOGO! TD is ideal for migrating a basic hardwired control design (pushbutton/pilot devices, rotary timers, counters, and cube relays) to a programmable controller. In most cases, only a programmable relay with a simple interface is needed for operators to adjust settings and view status.

The text display is a backlit LCD with a 128 x 64 pixel resolution capable of displaying four lines of text with up to 12 characters per line. With a built-in horizontal and vertical bar graph display feature, viewing options are not limited only to text. The bar graph display modes can be configured to represent any numeric value in the LOGO! controller, including an attached tank level sensor, flow rate, rpm, counts, time and cycles.

Additional display capabilities include a text ticker feature that can scroll up to a 24 character text message horizontally across the screen. The LOGO! TD also includes six buttons for screen navigation and data entry, along with four user function buttons configurable for any desired equipment operation. The text display is designed in an IP65 case rated for NEMA 4/4X indoor wash down environments and is certified with industry standard agency approvals including cUL US, Factory Mutual Class 1 Div 2, and C-Tick.

For more information about the LOGO! TD text display log on to sea.siemens.com/logo or call 1-800-241-4463.

About Siemens:

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. is one of Siemens' operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. manufactures and markets one of the world's broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems. For more information: www.sea.siemens.com.

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, and operates in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. With nearly 400,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide sales of $96.6 billion in fiscal 2007. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA reported sales of $19.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.

CONTACT:
Michael Krampe
(770) 751-2211
michael.krampe@siemens.com

Steve Bender
(865) 719-9840
stevenbender@charter.net

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