Portable HMI Provides Flexibility

June 6, 2008
The IndraControl VCH08 portable human machine interface (HMI) is hot-pluggable and gives operators more flexibility when running machines, especially for material handling or gantry applications.
The handheld HMI device weighs about two pounds and features a sturdy plastic housing with an IP65 protection rating for demanding conditions. The round-shaped panel supports both right- and left-handed operators. It comes with a 3.8-inch LCD screen, universal-use touch panel and an attached communication cable. The device provides read and write access to network controls via Ethernet port. Other features include a keypad for data input with permanently labeled keys, a dedicated SHIFT key for one-handed data input, a USB port for service tasks and 12 LED function keys that detail real-time transfer status.  Bosch Rexroth Corp.www.boschrexroth-us.com847.645.3600

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