HMI technologies for all applications in hazardous areas

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Device details ET-438

Detailed device information.

Device details MT-438

Detailed device information.

(NEC, CEC pending)
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Ingress Protection  IP66 Ambient Temperature Range -40 °C up to +65 °C

The brandnew, innovative 15" Panel PCs of the 4x8 series have been designed specially for the oil and gas industries and for harsh environments, and are suitable for

+ Mudlogging
+ Directional drilling
+ Balance drilling
+ Rig instrumentation
+ Well stimulationand
+ Slickline and wireline applications
+ Operation of separators, compressors, decanters, etc.
+ Generally all applications in harsh environments


Innovative Functionalities

Configured with innovative sunlight-readable displays, multi-touch, WLAN, Bluetooth and camera functionality, these Panel PCs provide you with top-of-the-range HMI technology on the drilling rig.

4x8 Innovative Functionalities


Fits your application

The ET-4x8 units are very versatile: they can be installed on the rig floor, in the control room or in the container – there is a suitable type of attachment for all locations. It is also no problem for us to realize any customer-specific requirements.

488 fits your application


Innovations & Highlights

Powerful processors, high-end displays with multi-touch functionality and a great variety of functions make the 4x8 SERIES a highly innovative range of Human-Machine Interfaces. Specially designed for extreme conditions, the entire product series has IP66 and can be operated in harsh environments with temperatures ranging from -40 °C to +65 °C.

highlights 4x8


Technology / Display

The standard solution uses an AMD GX Dual Core processor, the high-end version uses an INTEL® Core™ i7-3517UE. Windows 7 ultimate is the standard operating system, and individual software packages can be installed on request.

15" (1024 x 768)

+ Standard- / sunlight-readable display
+ Capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch option
+ 6 free configurable push buttons
+ 2 brightness buttons 


The Panel PCs have a variety of interfaces for additional supply, communication and operation options (for details see product page). In addition, we support adaptors for ruggedized connectors from various types for fast set-ups and set-downs.

HMI SERIES4X8 – Connections


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