The fanless Panel PCs are compact and designed for use in PLC and motion control applications on small to medium-sized machines. The floating-point processor enables the unit to be used for motion control applications in addition to running the HMI software. The PC’s CPU has access to 1 GB internal DDR3 RAM memory, and the standard operating system is Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7. A 256 MB Micro SD card is included as standard and up to 4 GB are optionally available.
A 128 KB NOVRAM ensures fail-safe storage of TwinCAT process data. Also available is an on-board 10/100Base-T Ethernet adapter, an EtherCAT adapter with RJ-45 connector and an RS-232 interface with two USB-2.0 ports. The aluminum panel housing with glass front offers IP 65 protection at the front and IP 20 in the back. Users have a choice of eight different multi-touch TFT displays in sizes between 7 and 24 inches, as well as 4:3, widescreen, landscape or portrait formats. The operating temperature range for the panels is 0 to 55 °C (32 to 131 ºF).
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