The need for portability and wireless communication in a rugged operator interface is becoming more widespread to satisfy the need to remotely control or communicate with equipment
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 29, 2008
On 29 July 2008 QSI Corporation will release the QTERM-G58 operator interface terminal and will be available to ship in August 2008. The G58 is a wireless and battery powered version of the popular QTERM-G55. Both terminals offer a robust, rugged design to be used in harsh weather and environmental conditions.
"The need for portability and wireless communication in a rugged operator interface is becoming more widespread to satisfy the need to remotely control or communicate with equipment," said QSI's Sales Manager, Karen Stanley. "A technician can accomplish work without being directly connected to a pump, meter, machine, controller or electronic signage."
Designed to support industrial and mobile applications, the QTERM-G58 is a handheld computer well suited for rugged applications in manufacturing, forestry, agriculture, asset management, process control, robotics, utilities and field service. The QTERM-G58 features:
- 200 MHz Processor
- Transflective color TFT LCD: 320×240 pixel resolution, 88.9 mm diagonal.
- EIA-232, -422, -485, 10/100 Base-T wired Ethernet (Optional)
- USB device for programming and upgrades
- 802.11 b/g wireless Ethernet (Optional)
- Battery power (Optional)
- Memory: up to 32 MB SDRAM, up to 8 MB NOR flash, or up to 8 GB NAND flash
- 20 to 60 °C operating temperatures
- NEMA-4, -12
- 24- or 40-key steel dome membrane keypad with customizable keypad legend and logo
- Robust object-based programming with Qlarity for screen design and integration.
"The price point of this terminal meets the demands for many users," said QSI's Director of Marketing Todd Christensen. "Additionally, the rugged design, configurability and wireless capabilities of the G58 opens the door for new users in additional markets."
QSI offers a demo unit to customers interested in exploring how the QTERM-G58 will work in their specific application. Pricing and product details are at: http://www.qsicorp.com.
About QSI Corporation
Established in 1983, QSI Corporation is a manufacturer of rugged handheld, panel-mount and pedestal-mount terminals for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. QSI's human machine interface (HMI) and mobile data terminal (MDT) products include character and graphic terminals that are programmable, customizable, CE certified and NEMA 4/12/13 rated. Numerous interfaces are available, including EIA-232, EIA-422, EIA-485, J1708, Ethernet and Power-over-Ethernet. QSI excels at designing and building custom and semi-custom terminals able to withstand high levels of shock, vibration, humidity and other environmental parameters. All QSI Corporation products are manufactured in the USA at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770 or info(at)qsicorp.com.