Remote HMI = RMI. The RMI5001
units are "remote" in the fact that the monitoring/control element is physically separated from the display. The RMI5001 is an HMI with no display that converts any compatible TV or monitor into a Status Display Station in which the HMI data is displayed via an HDMI®
cable. It divides the traditional all-in-one HMI into two parts: a data processing unit and a separate visual display. No longer is your screen size limited to the available HMIs on the market – you can now display your real-time production data on a large wall-mounted Status Display Station, easily visible from any plant floor location.
: The RMI5001 data processing unit is a fully functional Advanced HMI and can be thought of as the "brain" data processing center which allows you to monitor and control your automation process. This unit offers one Ethernet port, three COM ports on one physical DE-9 Serial port, a USB Host port, an SD card reader slot, and support for more than 300 major brands of PLCs and controllers, including the standard industrial/IIoT protocols Modbus and MQTT.
: This compact, powerful unit turns any HDMI®
-compatible TV or industrial monitor into a Status Display Station via HDMI® cable – efficiently delivering crisp, high-definition graphics. The HDMI®
interface is also easily converted to DVI/VGA/Display Port with an adapter (not supplied). Because the display is user-selectable, you can choose the features you need in your display independent of the features you need in your HMI. Choose a daylight readable display with an extended temperature range for outdoor applications. Choose a large display for indoor applications that need to be easily viewable from far away. Or choose to have no display at all for applications where you only need data logging or mobile access to the HMI through VNC. You can even connect it to a projector for the largest display needs.
Extended Temperature Range
: With the RMI5001's extended operating temperature range of -4° ~ 131°F (-20° ~ 55°C) and the versatility of choosing the right display for your needs, this unit gives you more installation environment flexibility than most HMIs on the market. It can be paired with high-brightness displays suitable for outdoor use or placed in colder environments than most LCD displays are capable of operating in.
: The RMI5001 can also be used as an Andon or Annunciator System, creating a Status Display Station. It can collect equipment and quality management data from the production line, process the data, and then send visualization and sound to a large screen monitor via HDMI®, allowing real-time monitoring and control for onsite operators. Andon Systems are widely used in manufacturing plants for instant visual management. Alarm messages and key productivity indicators from the production line can be collected, displayed and monitored in real-time. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) information can be displayed and identifies the percentage of planned production time that is truly productive.
Take things a step further by using the cMT-FHD, which is also a headless HMI that can be connected to any HDMI®
compatible display and allows for touchscreen support. Touchscreen is supported via USB connection, or a USB mouse can be used with non-touchscreen displays. This compact, powerful unit is also dual-ethernet and can be used with a wireless router to communicate with an Apple/Android device, ultimately being able to communicate with up to three devices at the same time. More information on the cMT-FHD available here