Maple Systems HMC series combines an Touch Screen HMI and PLC into one unit. Utilized worldwide to employ diverse applications, our HMI + PLCs lower costs, save space, and feature options including: Serial and Ethernet communication, support for Class I, Division 2 installations, and numerous I/O configurations. What's more, our HMI + PLCs provide an affordable combination of display and control in a single package. Both series are programmed using Maple's MAPware7000 software, which allows you to have web server functionality, data logging, recipes, graphs, alarms, trending, create objects with multiple tasks, and more.
This series features touchscreen units with serial and Ethernet communications, support for Class I, Division 2 installations, high-speed counters and timers, and lets you choose either Native Ladder or IEC programming. Numerous I/O configurations available.
Both touchscreen-only and programmable function keypad-only options available. Class I, Division 2 installations, high-speed counters and timers, and choose either Native Ladder or IEC programming. Numerous I/O configurations available.
Pair one of our HMC3000 Display Models, with a large selection of I/O module and expand the capabilities of the HMI for increased PLC functionality. Mix and match additional I/O modules to meet your unique project needs.
Pair one of our HMC7000 Display Models, with a large selection of I/O module and expand the capabilities of the HMI for increased PLC functionality. Mix and match additional I/O modules to meet your unique project needs.
These models have the option of either the intuitive Native Ladder logic editor or the IEC 61131-3 editing mode to quickly create functional control programs.
Both the HMC3000 and HMC7000 HMI + PLCs have vivid displays with long-lasting TFT touchscreen displays, making your screens visually engaging.
Display features Include:
Analog touchscreen with infinite touch response points
32 thousand colors for bitmaps
50,000 hour LCD life at 25°C
Class I, Division 2 rated
Numerous I/O Configurations
Serial & Ethernet Ports
Native Ladder Logic
Timers & High-Speed Counters
Offline Simulation Testing
Data Monitor Feature
3" Tri-Color Display HMI + PLC with Function Keys
The HMC7030A-L and HMC7030A-M both have a tri-color LCD display. This non-touchscreen display option has six function keys and twelve numeric keys for operator input. Set screen colors to red, green, and blue or mix the primary colors on-screen to create yellow, purple, and white color options.
The 3" LED backlit LCD display can be used to display data from ladder logic or built-in/expansion I/O. Use visual graphical displays such as bar graphs, meters, and bit lamps. Or import custom bitmap images. The tri-color LED backlight can be used to indicate runtime information such as run state or alarm condition.
These models offer a low-cost all-in-one control solution that pack a lot of functionality into a small package. They are a perfect fit for high volume OEM products where spaces and component budgets are tight, but a visual interactive user experience is still a requirement.
Plug-in I/O Modules
A Processor in Every Module
The Maple Systems HMC series offers many I/O module options including analog inputs and outputs, digital inputs and outputs, or a combination of both. Each module contains its own processor, in addition to the CPU of the base unit. Select any combination of modules to suit the unique requirements of your project. Selection varies depending on the HMC series.
Digital inputs are bi-directional (sink or source). Outputs are available in sink (NPN), source (PNP), or relay contacts.
Utilize up to 16 digital outputs on a single module. Or, combine digital inputs with relay and transistor outputs on a single module.
High speed modules allow you to combine encoder inputs with PWM outputs and PID logic functions to create a complete motor control solution.
Special Digital I/O Functions:
High-Speed Counter/Quadrature Encoder inputs up to 200 kHz sampling rate depending on HMC series.
PWM outputs with the following modes:
Clock Wise/Counter-Clock Wise
Pulse and Direction
Output Frequency up to 200 kHz depending on HMC series.
Transistor outputs can sink or source up to 500mA per channel (provided from external power supply) depending on model. Relay outputs are rated for 230 VAC and 2 A per contact.
A diverse selection of Analog Input ranges provides complete flexibility when choosing sensor hardware:
4 to 20 mA, 0 to 20mA
0 to 5V, 0 to 10V, -10 to 10V
0 to 50mV 0 to 100mV
Thermocouple type J or K
Analog outputs can be configured for:
4 to 20 mA, 0 to 20mA
0 to 10V
Select I/O cards with up to 8 analog inputs per card, or combo cards with up to 4 inputs and 2 outputs. Analog Input/Output resolution available up to 16-bits for demanding applications. I/O cards vary depending on HMC series.
Maple Systems HMI + PLCs have a variety of ports for connecting to external devices including Ethernet, 9-pin serial, and USB.
They can communicate with:
An external PLC over Ethernet or serial connection
An existing control system
Another HMI or HMI + PLC
A serial printer
A USB flash drive for storing data files
Ethernet enables the following useful features in the HMI + PLC line:
Upload and download a project or log file utilizing Ethernet instead of USB
Connect the HMI + PLC to other devices using Modbus TCP/IP with the HMI + PLC configured as client and or server
Other supported protocols include Allen-Bradley EthernetIP (EIP) for MicroLogix and SLC500 PLCs, Allen-Bradley EthernetIP-CIP for CompactLogix and ControlLogix PLCs, Mitsubishi Q Series PLCs, and Toshiba T2N and V Series S2T PLCs
Perform real-time monitoring of PLC logic
Configure a web screen that can be viewed on a web browser directed to the HMI + PLCs IP address
Assign the HMI + PLC a static IP address or configure it for DHCP
Ethernet settings can be changed during runtime by the operator
All Maple Systems HMI + PLCs have one or more serial ports, enabling easy external communication. Even though the unit is an HMI and PLC combo, it can also communicate serially with one or more external PLCs or a serial printer. Comm settings can be changed during runtime by the operator.
HMI + PLCs have a micro USB slave port for programming and online ladder monitoring and a USB 2.0 Host port for uploading logged data and transferring project files. USB configurations differ depending on model, refer to product Specifications for more information.
SD Card Support
HMI + PLCs have a micro SD card port for logging data and transferring project files. Configurations differ depending on model, refer to product Specifications for more information.
Pair one of our cMT Gateway products with an HMI + PLC unit to add remote access and enhanced data extraction. The cMT Gateway uses Modbus TCP to pull data from the HMI + PLC combo unit which can then be synched to an SQL database, sent to the cloud using MQTT, or shared with SCADA and ERP systems using OPC UA. The Gateway can also be configured to send emails with data logs at set times, or when an alarm is triggered. If the EasyAccess 2.0 service is enabled on the Gateway, Web Screens configured for the HMI + PLC in MAPware-7000 become accessible from anywhere in the world!