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Beckhoff: Panel PC series
To substantially boost the performance of multi-touch industrial displays via an all-in-one HMI and automation device, Beckhoff Automation has released the new CP22xx Panel PC series.
Designed for cabinet installation, the CP22xx series combines the advantages of a modern multi-touch interface with high-performance multi-core processors for automation and control applications. With the company¹s extensive range of Control Panels and PanelPCs, along with TwinCAT automation software, Beckhoff offers the ideal portfolio to efficiently solve all PLC, motion and HMItasks in a machine or factory.
Equipped with powerful multi-core CPUs Intel®Celeron®, Core i3, i5 (all with 2 cores) or i7 (4 cores) of the 3rd and 4th generation the CP22xx Panel PCs achieve maximum computing power for the most demanding industrial applications. Adding to the flexibility of the CP22xx series is a range of available screen sizes from 12- to 24-inch, so the most challenging control and HMI tasks can be solved while precisely matching the devices to application-specific requirements. Widescreen display orientations in landscape and portrait formats are also available, adding even more variety to the product lineup.
The CP22xx features a free Mini-PCI slot for factory-installed cards, 2 GB DDR3-RAM (extendable to 16GB), a hard disk, a CFast card or SSD, an on-board dual Ethernet adapter with 10/100/1000Base-T connection and an on-board SATA RAID-1 controller (Intel®Rapid Storage Technology). The equipment also includes a serial RS232 interface and four USB 2.0 ports as well as up to four further optional Ethernet ports.
Universal multi-touch for the entire machine or factory
The new generation of Beckhoff Panel PCs for control cabinets and control consoles offers a scalable range of active and passive panels providing a uniform, highquality appearance on the machine and in the plant. Multi-finger touchscreens (PCT) are available in display sizes from 7- to 24-inch, in 16:9(widescreen), 5:4and4:3formats and in landscape and portrait mode. In addition to the CP22xxseries, the product family encompasses a highly scalable selection featuring various display sizes and PanelPCs in different performance classes to match any application:
• CP26xx: compact Panel PC series with ARM Cortex-A8, 1GHz
• CP27xx (available soon): fanless Panel PC series with Intel®Celeron®ULV 827E, 1.4GHz
• CP29xx-0000: Control Panel with DVI/USB extended interface (upto50mdistancefromthePC)
• CP29xx-0010 (available soon): Control Panel with CP-Link4 via standard CAT-7 cable (upto100mdistancefromthePC)
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