Control Engineering 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards Finalist

EC: XV-300 Operator Interface touch HMI and PLC

Hardware — Integrated HMI controllers: The XV-300 Operator Interface is an industrial automation and control solutions to support faster, more powerful OEM applications. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Finalist.


The XV-300 includes a powerful new industrial HMI and HMI-PLC multi-touch panel solution portfolio for operator interface automation and control applications. The XV-300 HMI and HMI-PLC is a high performance product that provides a state-of-the-art, tablet-like multi-touch interface for industrial MOEMs. The combination of extremely fast logic resolution with CoDeSys 3 logic software, the International Electrotechnical Commission's (IEC)-61131 de-facto standard, combined with Eaton's advanced Visual Designer graphics and SCADA software is a giant leap forward in our solution offerings in automation. With ten times the performance capacity over its legacy panel offerings, Eaton's advanced XV300 multi-touch panels combine high-speed PLC logic resolution with Visual Designer's advanced SCADA feature set for the first time. Some of the advanced SCADA features found in the XV-303 include:

  • Remote access: Web server for up to eight independent web thin client stations; FTP server; VNC Gateway to VNC Clients; remote program interface for modifying the application
  • Alarm/event and data archiving: To local proprietary daily file formats or to SQL server on the LAN; export archived data to Excel compatible CSV formats
  • SQL interfaces: Connect to any SQL server on the LAN to retrieve or store information or transfer SQL data to/from the PLC
  • Recipes, reports, real time and historical Trends, VB scripting, time/date/event scheduling, PDF and HTML document viewing, MP4 media audio and video, network camera viewing, OPC server and client.



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