- September 14, 2010
- QSI Corporation
September 14, 2010 - QSI introduces the QTERM-A7 HMI. Designed to connect to most automation equipment whether it be on the factory floor or outside in harsh conditions. The QTERM-A7 has NEMA-4X / IP66 sealing, operates in extended temperature ranges and is certified for use in Class I Div 2 hazardous locations. Features include a widescreen 177 mm (7"), 800 x 480 pixel TFT-LCD display, resistive touch screen, Ethernet 10/100Base-T interface with two USB 2.0 full-speed host ports and two serial ports to connect to nearly any device. The QTERM-A7 is environmentally tested to withstand shock, vibration and humidity and can operate in temperatures ranging from -30 to 70 ¬∞C (-22 to 158 ¬∞F). The QTERM-A7 offers a choice of programming platforms: iX Software by Beijer Electronics, QSI‚Äôs Qlarity 3, Windows Embedded CE 6.0 or a third-party software. iX includes drivers to communicate with automation equipment (PLC, motion control, etc), scalable vector-based graphics (WPF), open architecture (.NET, C#), intuitive design environment and enhanced HMI functionality for today‚Äôs automation control market. Designed by QSI, Qlarity 3 is an object-based programming language that supports high color vector graphics. Offered at no additional charge, this BASIC-like graphic terminal programming language uses objects to display information on the screen, accept user input and communicate with other devices. Windows Embedded CE 6.0 allows for easy integration with existing systems and offers a variety of programming and software options.