Category: Human-Machine Interface

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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Hardware Comparison: PanelView Plus 7 Standard vs. Performance

As smart factories, facilities and cities continue to grow, so does the need for improved visualization and functionality in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI).   By bringing that visualization down to the operator and technician level at the machine level, machine state, error messaging, real-time running conditions, and other information can be graphically displayed to assist in…

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Allen Bradley HMI Selection Guide

Allen Bradley has long offered an extensive line of HMI products for any application. From standalone machines to complex control systems integrating entire operations, they provide reliable, accurate, and robust HMIs for any need. These HMIs allow operators, system designers, and technicians access to real-time machine conditions and process status by choosing the appropriately sized…

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Hardware Comparison: PanelView Plus 7 vs the PanelView 550

The PanelView 550 Standard Terminal HMIs have been in service for many years. Introduced by Allen Bradley to facilitate factory automation and provide real-time actionable data to users and technicians, the 550 Standard was a workhorse. The units were sturdy and reliable and were scalable across a wide range of applications. As automation capabilities have…

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