This line of five new panels are easy to use and read. They come with built-in recipe controls, alarm management, multi-level password security, and have an optional Ethernet TCP/IP or Profibus DP connectivity. They allow pass-through access to drive data, and simultaneous communication with two information sources, such as a PLC and drive. They come with drivers for many third-party devices, plus free programming software. They come in 2 ◊ 20-pixel LDC text, 240 ◊ 64-pixel LCD graphics, 320 ◊ 240-pixel VGA touch, 320 ◊ 240-pixel VGA color and 640 ◊ 480-pixel VGA touch displays, and many come with an IP65 membrane keypad that has navigation keys, a numeric keypad and addition function keys.
The Industrial Internet of Things may be going off the deep end in connecting everything on the plant floor. Some machines, bearings, or conveyors simply donít need to be monitored -- even if they can be.
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