SIMATIC HMI devices have always been equipped with long lasting industrial displays featuring brilliant resolution and ruggedness.
The new front panels with widesreen displays offer a uniform design concept for:
SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels 2nd Gen. (4-12 inch)
SIMATIC HMI Comfort Panels (4-22 inch)
Panel PCs of series IPC277D (7-19 inch) and IPC477D (12-22 inch) and IPC677D (19-22 inch)
as well as monitors and Thin Clients
SIMATIC IFP (15-22 inch) and SIMATIC ITC (12-22 inch).
The operation mode ranges from display only to touch or key operation or a combination of both.
New members of the portfolio are industrial displays and Panel PCs featuring multitouch gesture operation and thus offering new operation possibilities.
The devices of the new generation are characterized by
High resolution, for example, 800x480 pixels even with the 7-inch display
High color depth, 16 million colors continuous
High brightness up to 400 CD/m²
High viewing angle with up to 170° (vertical/horizontal)
Long service life (MTBF of backlighting up to 80,000 h)
High degree of operational efficciency e.g. LED backlighting can be dimmed from 0-100%
High degree of operational safety and ruggedness (metal housing, continous glass front)
High degree of flexibility because devices are also available in customer-specific versions
The Comfort Panels which were the first widescreen Simatic product family received the well-known if product design award in 2012