Graphical OI terminal billed as rugged, economical

Newest addition to QSI Corp.’s family of Qlarity human-machine interface (HMI) terminals is the Qterm-Z60. Said to be rugged and economical, the HMI uses touchscreen graphics, comes with one switch-selectable serial port, and can communicate via EIA-232, EIA-422, or EIA-485.


Qterm-Z60 graphical operator interface terminal from QSI Corp. is said to be rugged and economical and uses touchscreen graphics.

Newest addition to QSI Corp .’s family of Qlarity human-machine interface (HMI) terminals is the Qterm-Z60 . Said to be rugged and economical, the HMI uses touchscreen graphics, comes with one switch-selectable serial port, and can communicate via EIA-232, EIA-422, or EIA-485. Unit has a QVGA, 320 x 240-pixel, 256-color, STN LCD and is viewable in most lighting conditions.

Terminal uses the company’s Qlarity object-based graphic terminal programming language for design of a control panel interface or a complete stand-alone application. Flexible system lets the user apply pre-defined objects, edit existing objects, or author objects. Qlarity Foundry PC-based design tool provides a Microsoft Windows environment for screen creation, application simulation, debugging, and downloading to the new terminal.

Other features of the HMI include 2 Mbytes flash/16 Mbytes SDRAM; a programmable speaker; and 5 V dc/200 mA output from the interface connector to power external devices. Device has a NEMA 4, CE-certified housing for use in harsh industrial environments.

Click here to download a data sheet. For more information, visit the QSI Corp. Web site.

—Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, Control Engineering,

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