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Human Machine Interface ProductsFull-size C-more touch panels interchange and display graphics, animation and data to and from a PLC by merely touching the screen. Virtually replace every pushbutton, switch, meter and other peripheral devices. C-more Micro-Graphic's 3.1-inch screens display graphics as well as text. Touch and non-touch screen versions are available. C-more here.
Durable Industrial Control Timers and RelaysAutomationDirect offers relays, solid-state and digital timers for a wide range of applications. General-purpose relays are available in ice cube, card and solid-state styles. Need a miniature DIN timer, 1/16 DIN timer or 1/16 DIN digital timer switch? We have a timer relay to fit your needs.
Ethernet and Serial Communication ProductsAutomationDirect's communication products link via phone, Ethernet or serial connection to your industrial controllers. Serial products include cable kits, network adapters and converters and an industrial modem. Ethernet products range from switches and hubs to adapter cards for your PC. Wireless products include our series of radio modems.
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