Touchscreens support various communication protocols.

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TS8000 programmable touchscreens are compatible with WAGO I/O systems to provide remote I/O solution via Ethernet and CANopen networks. In addition to RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet, and Parker SSD Link, fieldbus option cards are available for IEEE 1394 FireWire, CANopen, DeviceNet, and PROFIBUS DP; and units can communicate with wide variety of drives. Devices also include protective clear film overlays with pre-applied low-tack adhesive to augment NEMA 4X/IP66 panel rating.



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Parker SSD Announces Upgrades to TS8000 Touchscreen



Charlotte, NC, July 5, 2007 - Parker Hannifin SSD Drives Division has introduced several new features and enhancements for the TS8000 line of programmable touchscreens. All new shipments will include the latest software version 3, and users of previous versions may upgrade their existing DSI8000 software by free download.

Additional communication protocols now supported

In addition to RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet, and Parker SSD Link, fieldbus option cards are now available for IEEE 1394 FireWire, CANopen, DeviceNet, and PROFIBUS DP, and the TS8000 is compatible with WAGO I/O systems to provide a remote I/O solution via Ethernet and CANopen networks.

Harsh environments are no problem

To augment the standard NEMA 4X/IP66 panel rating, protective clear film overlays are now offered for additional durability. Available in packs of 10, the overlay has pre-applied low-tack adhesive for easy installation.

Custom panel labels for OEM customers

To better integrate the TS8000 with the design of your machine or control panel, custom three-color overlays can be provided with your own artwork.

The Power to Connect

The TS8000 touchscreen is an affordable HMI that is used to control and communicate with a wide variety of drives, including the Parker SSD 590+ DC drive, 650, 690+, and 890 AC drives, and 631, 635, 637f servos.

Parker SSD Drives provides a full range of highly innovative products, including AC, DC, and servo drives in the range of fractional HP to 2000 HP, based on the sound principles of ease of use, global standards, and above all, reliability.

With annual sales exceeding $9 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 57,000 people in 43 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 51 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.parker.com, or its investor information site at www.phstock.com.

For more information regarding the TS8000 upgrades, contact Parker Hannifin Corporation, SSD Drives Division. Phone (704) 588-3246, email:
info.us.ssd@parker.com or visit us online at www.SSDdrives.com

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