Touch screen interface panels have 800 MHz CPUs, 50,000 hr backlights

AutomationDirect's EA9 series operator touch panels are equipped with 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and 50,000-hr backlights and three serial ports as well as an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port.


AutomationDirect's EA9 series operator touch panels are equipped with 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and 50,000-hr backlights and three serial ports as well as an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port. Courtesy: AutomationDirectAutomationDirect's EA9 series operator touch panels are available in 6-, 8-, 10-, 12- or 15-in. versions. The EA9 series touch panels are equipped with 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and 50,000-hr backlights. Hardware includes three serial ports (one on 6-inch base model), an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port (full-featured models), two USB 2.0 ports (one type A, and one type B), and one slot for optional SD memory card; 12- and 15-in. models support two SD cards and are equipped with one HDMI video output port. The 6, 8 and 10-in. units support 26MB project memory; 12- and 15-in. units contain 82MB of project space. An audio output port, when attached to an amplifier and speaker(s), can play warning sounds or pre-recorded messages (full-featured models). All touch panels are 12-24 V dc powered; an optional attachable ac power adapter is available to power the panels from a 100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz voltage source. All models are NEMA 4/4X and IP65 rated.


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