New Human Machine Interface Built for Rugged Environments

Designed and manufactured to perform in extreme environments, the new QTERM-A12 human machine interface by QSI Corporation (a Beijer Electronics Group Company) meets NEMA-4X and IP66 specifications and operates in -30 to 70 °C.

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The expanded temperature range, bright LED backlight display and versatile automation software allow the QTERM-A12 to perform in demanding environments commonly found on oil rigs, marine vessels or on the factory floor

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 27, 2011

QSI Corporation (a Beijer Electronics Group Company), a designer and manufacturer of rugged human machine interface (HMI) and mobile data terminals, is pleased to introduce the new QTERM-A12 HMI. Built to perform in extreme environments, the QTERM-A12 meets NEMA-4X and IP66 specifications, operates in -30 to 70 °C (-22 to 158 °F) and is UL 508 and UL Class I Div 2 certified pending.

Features include a 307 mm (12.1"), 800 x 600 pixel TFT-LCD LED backlight display, resistive touch screen, Ethernet 10/100Base-T interface with two USB 2.0 full-speed host ports and two serial ports to connect to nearly any device. The QTERM-A12 offers universal connectivity and is environmentally tested to withstand shock, vibration, humidity and extreme temperature ranges.

The QTERM-A12 comes loaded with a choice of iX software for automation control or Windows® Embedded CE 6.0. iX software includes drivers to communicate with automation equipment (PLC, motion control, etc.), scalable vector-based graphics (WPF), open architecture (.NET), intuitive design environment and enhanced HMI functionality for today's automation control market. Windows Embedded CE 6.0 allows for easy integration with existing systems and offers a variety of programming and software options.

"The expanded temperature range, bright LED backlight display and versatile automation software allow the QTERM-A12 to perform in demanding environments commonly found on oil rigs, marine vessels or on the factory floor," said Bob Mullins, Product Manager at QSI Corporation. "And with the ability to connect to most automation equipment, the QTERM-A12 becomes the perfect choice for those looking to streamline their operations."

For more information, visit the QTERM-A12 web page.

About QSI Corporation (a Beijer Electronics Group Company)
For twenty-nine years, QSI Corporation has been the manufacturer-of-choice of rugged operator interface and mobile data terminals for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. In November 2010, QSI Corporation was acquired by Beijer Electronics, a fast growing technology company with extensive experience in industrial automation and robust data communication, developing and marketing competitive products and solutions with focus on the user. Together, Beijer Electronics and QSI Corporation bring over fifty years of experience in designing and building quality human machine interface products.

Since its start-up in 1981, Beijer Electronics has evolved into a multinational group present in 16 countries with sales of 160 million USD in 2009. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm's Small Cap list under the ticker BELE. For more information, contact Beijer Electronics, Inc. at 801-466-8770 or visit http://www.qsicorp.com or http://www.beijerelectronics.com.

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