Eaton designs operator interface to improve process, equipment reliability

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Eaton Corp. is introducing the XV and XP Series, a new line of operator interfaces engineered for optimal connectivity. They are designed for original equipment manufacturers and to provide customers with flexibility in design, communications and application. The XV and XP Series have a array of serial and Ethernet connectivity options and are rated for global applications in a slim, lightweight OEM design.

With Eaton’s new advanced operator interface solutions, customers more easily can create Web-based applications for the manufacturing environment that enhance their ability to diagnose machine faults, prevent downtime, reduce maintenance costs and improve process effectiveness.

“Eaton provides OEMs with comprehensive solutions that help control equipment, reduce downtime and increase efficiency,” says Amy M. Beaudry, Eaton product manager. “The XV and XP Series of operator interfaces provide high-performance platforms for global applications that require extensive connectivity.”

Each model comes equipped with Eaton’s Visual Designer software that is optimized for OEMs and designed for interoperability, simplicity and security. The XV and XP Series are available in a variety of screen sizes, ranging from 3.5- to 15-inch and a blind node. All models include both serial and Ethernet ports; other connectivity and memory options include Secure Digital, CompactFlash, USB and multiple Ethernet ports. Additionally, Eaton provides free technical support for both hardware and software.