HMI terminal simplifies operator control

12/27/2005


HMI

Telemecanique Magelis XBT-R matrix screen display from Schneider Electric features four lines of large-font text for easy viewing.

Palatine, IL —Compact display terminal from Schneider Electric is said to provide low-cost connectivity to control systems for machine operators. Telemecanique Magelis XBT-R matrix screen display accommodates up to four lines of large-font (20-mm high) text for easy viewing.
Latest addition to this family of operator interfaces is designed to provide an affordable HMI display for small- and medium-sized machines. Rated for IEC 60529, NEMA 4X outdoor use; Class I, div II; and UL 508, the sturdy unit features an ergonomically designed keyboard with 20 keys and ports to handle point-to-point or multi-point communications. It connects to all Schneider Electric PLCs using Modbus and Uni-Telway protocols and supports Latin, Cyrillic, Katakana, Greek, and Chinese fonts.

—Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com





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