LCD display module / message
There are four models available. The HG1X-252 and 222 have a 16-character, 2-line backlit LCD and six function keys. The HG1X-452 and 422 have a 20-character, 4-line backlit LCD with eight function keys and a numeric keypad. The HG1X-252 and 452 models do not require an external power supply. These two models draw power from the PLC port. The HG1X-222 and 422 are 24 VDC and now support RS232 or RS485 communications. These interfaces are compatible with IDEC Micro3, Micro3C and ONC (as well as several other PLCs from other manufacturers), including the new MicroSmart series.
Also available is WindMSG, IDEC's Windows based programming tool designed to program the HG1X series of Operator Interfaces. The function keys are all user-definable and can have different functions depending on the active screen. Drivers are available to connect to non-IDEC PLCs.