Industrial touch-panel PCs designed for machine builders, plant engineers
Eaton’s XP500 family of industrial touch-panel PCs are designed for machine builders and plant engineers and have no moving parts. The XP500 is built to allow the user to operate the screen like a smartphone or tablet. All solid-state memory and a fanless design means there are no moving parts that could compromise reliability in industrial applications. They are designed for use in harsh industrial environments, including hazardous applications. They can also be connected to standard control systems via two independent Ethernet interfaces, as well as by its RS-485 and RS-232 interfaces. The projected capacitive touch (PCT) technology provides contemporary control and command methods through an intuitive user interface relying on hand gestures. Multi-touch functionality allows users to press functional buttons on the screen with multiple fingers.
All XP500 panel PCs can be integrated and have flexible configurability with the Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system. The XP500 comes fully integrated and pre-licensed with the Visual Designer supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) runtime software, It also permits users to install a wide variety of software that can be combined with Visual Designer for maximum value. XP500 PCs are available with widescreen sizes of 10.1, 15.6, and 21.5-in. and have a non-reflective tempered glass that is part of a special low-maintenance design designed to make it easier to clean the unit.
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