Overall Score (4.7)
(27 reviews / 26 comments)
25 out of 27 reviewers would buy this item again.
Much better than the 3" series. Great unit, boots up quick, resolution is excellent and I love the fact that you don't have to go to the setup screen to download a change, it goes there automatically, at least over Ethernet.
First time using PLCs and HMIs (though I have significant programming experience). This was incredibly easy to program and integrate with the BRX Do-More series PLC we got.
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i love that this fits in the same cutout as a 3" the screen resolution allows a lot more useful data per screen. While it doesnt have dedicated fkey buttons, i highly recommend using the soft fkey on every screen for navigation, because the resolution allows more characters on each fkey to describe its function. compared to a 3", its night and day as far as im concerned. Made the end result much more polished and useful.2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Great little HMI for the money!
I needed something to replace an old style standalone counter that had failed. Since I had transitioned this particular machine to the Productivity 2000 platform, I decided to give this little 3" screen a try. It was about the same cost with the cable as the counter would have been, and the connection with the DV-1000CBL was super simple: no power to run, just plug in the phone jacks at either end and it was good to go. Setup was also simple, as the productivity serial comm mode was a selection in the panel manager setup, and the tags could be exported from the productivity software and imported into the screen. I was pleasantly surprised at how well it worked out. Having a small screen gives so much flexibility to display machine status (helpful for maintenance) and other info above and beyond the simple counting function that was required. The screen was big enough to allow about 18 characters of text to fit on a single line, and there was still plenty of room for other stuff. The only thing that was not completely intuitive was the use of the function keys. I did not see anything to map them directly to a tag, and it seems to require a button object (that obviously does nothing without touch capability) on the screen to map them to. I chose to use the "buttons" as labels for the function keys.1 person found this review helpful.
I am accustomed to using the larger c-more screens and software. This was just as easy and fast. I wasn't sure how the resolution was going to be. For the price, I was very impressed and I will use it again where the need arises.1 person found this review helpful.
Nice versatile and inexpensive. Good Product!1
Second one I have purchased and this one is DOA.
Great little HMI. I am a less experienced programmer with very little PLC / HMI programming background. The software was intuitive to use, and the screen quality (resolution and brightness) were top notch. I paired this with a Click PLC to monitor a vacuum material loading system and it has worked fine, and it even added functionality by having an on-screen timer adjustment for draw and dump timers. I was happy with the features/Price point.3 of 3 people found this review helpful.