Sealevel 8.4-in. flat panel computer
SeaPAC R9-8.4 from Sealevel Systems combines a powerful RISC-based human-machine interface (HMI) with a bright 8.4-in. TFT LCD to create a wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat panel computer. It has an industrial, LED backlight for longer life compared to CCFT backlit flat panels and -30 °C to +70 °C operating temperature range. This is a North American edition April Product Exclusive.
SeaPAC R9-8.4 from Sealevel Systems combines a powerful RISC-based human-machine interface (HMI) with a bright 8.4-in. TFT LCD to create a wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat panel computer perfect for a variety of control and HMI applications. Featuring an industrial, LED backlight that gives the panel extended life over CCFT-backlit panels, the system offers a -30 °C to +70 °C operating temperature range.
Powered by a 200 MIPS ARM9 micro, the system is available with up to 256MB RAM and 256MB Flash memory for maximum performance in embedded systems. Standard I/O includes Ethernet, serial, USB, CAN, and digital interface. For intuitive operator interface, the SeaPAC R9-8.4 includes a resistive touchscreen.
Local or remote I/O expansion is available using Sealevel SeaI/O modules. Choose from a variety of I/O configurations including optically isolated inputs, reed and form C relay outputs, TTL interfaces, A/D, and D/A. The unit connects to SeaI/O modules via the system’s expansion port and communicates using RS-485 Modbus RTU.
To provide the fastest time to market, the Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 BSP binary and low-level drivers for system I/O are included. Additionally, the SeaPAC R9-8.4 software package is equipped with the Sealevel Talos I/O Framework, which offers a high-level object-oriented Microsoft .NET Compact Framework (CF) device interface. This interface provides an I/O point abstraction layer with built-in support for the specific needs of analog and digital I/O, such as gain control and debouncing.
Among other Sealevel offerings: RISC embedded computer with many I/O choices and Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 .
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey