Documentation & Downloads
Update: September 2023 – this product IS available new on a made-to-order basis.
June 2020 – this product is now reavailable. It was previously shown as Discontinued but the factory has located additional VFC display components so it can now be ordered from Metrix.
This bus compatible mitex VFC monitor with Profibus DP interface has been designed as a panel mount display for industrial applications.
The monitor consists of a vacuum fluorescent display and can display two lines of text with 20 characters each. Each character is displayed with a resolution of 5 x 7 pixels resulting in a character height of 10.5 mm (0.41 inches) and reading distance approx 4m.
A physical RS 485 interface with Profibus DP protocol is used for serial communication.
Predefined texts can be downloaded and saved to the display via the RS232 interface.
Features of the mitex VFC
- Profibus DP interface
- Text downloads via RS 232
- Text memory (up to 255 texts with 40 characters each)
- Metal DIN panel mount housing with special surface finish
- Designed for use in industrial applications
- Housing dimensions 216 x 96 x 42 mm
- Current consumption approx. 300 mA at 24 VDC operating voltage