Category: Allen Bradley

PanelView vs VersaView

VersaView and PanelView are Allen-Bradley operator interfaces from Rockwell Automation, with similar functionalities as Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs). These graphic operator terminals combine HMI software and hardware to allow users to interact with a controller and the system being controlled. An HMI terminal can vary from a physical control panel with indicator lights and keypad buttons…

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PowerFlex 40 vs PowerFlex 40p

The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex® is a family of Compact-class AC drives developed by Rockwell Automation, to deliver cost-effective solutions for simple system integration or standalone machine-level control applications. In general, PowerFlex drives provide extreme application flexibility, linear scalability, and excellent performance while simplifying the management of workload infrastructure. PowerFlex 40 and 40P drives are the most…

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PanelView 800 vs PanelView Plus 7

Allen-Bradley PanelViews are graphical operator interfaces, similar to Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs). They are a combination of hardware and software through which users interact with a controller. These PanelView terminals are popular in a variety of industrial applications that require monitoring, control, and graphical display of operational data. Their color graphics displays allow operators to quickly…

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IPC vs HMI

Recent advancements in industrial automation have led to the development of more powerful and more flexible control systems, which are easier to program, configure and communicate with. Modern industrial controllers are characterized by higher processing power and better interconnectivity in comparison to traditional controllers. Today, many industrial control applications utilize Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and…

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