ctrlX HMI

Intuitive machine operation: perfectly tailored hardware and software

The efficiency of a production system or machinery rests in the hands of people. Machine operation and thus the human machine interface are among the most important elements in industrial automation. Bosch Rexroth therefore offers simple and intuitive solutions with ctrlX HMI.

ctrlX HMI is part of the ctrlX AUTOMATION family. With tailored hardware and software, it allows cutting-edge HMI solutions. The broad hardware portfolio includes displays, panel PCs offering excellent graphics capabilities, web panels, panel frames and machine operating panels in a wide range of sizes. The software is provided by ctrlX World partners. These apps are certified for use on ctrlX CORE and ctrlX IPC and are available in the ctrlX Store. WebIQ, one of the first HMI solutions, is available here.

Through this combination, ctrlX HMI provides the perfect user experience and offers flexible, needs-based applications. With its features and expansion options, the ctrlX HMI portfolio covers all application areas reliably – from the simplest process controls through to demanding and dynamic simulations. This makes it the simple solution to increasingly complex processes and growing demands as regards machine and system functionality.

The benefits for users at a glance:

  • Platform-independent visualization
  • One technology for various HMI requirements
  • Integration of widgets from third-party providers
  • Entry-level solutions to high-end visualizations

ctrlX HMI – order now!

The ctrlX HMI hardware portfolio is available. To order, please contact the responsible sales team. You can find your contact person via the Contact Locator.

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Clear, intuitive and open: the highlights of ctrlX HMI

Connectivity as well as systems and machine which adapt quickly are shaping industry. An increasing number of automation solutions therefore have a decentralized design and benefit from online support. ctrlX HMI is the basis for defining processes via software and ensures optimum usability with an attractive design and user experience.

Regardless of whether a tablet or integrated display is used, with the web-based software solutions from our partners the very highest degrees of freedom can be achieved and important information can be prepared and presented in a clear manner. The operating interfaces on all devices can be operated via an HTML5-capable web browser. ctrlX HMI thus allows platform-independent visualization.

The open ctrlX AUTOMATION architecture allows developers to integrate numerous web applications as well as widgets from third-party providers. The large ctrlX AUTOMATION Community offers assistance, provides ideas and creates synergies.

The right architecture for flexibility, scalability and future viability

Like all ctrlX AUTOMATION product categories, the solutions in the ctrlX HMI portfolio have a number of common characteristics: openness, flexibility, simplicity. As a result, Bosch Rexroth is breaking down rigid structures.

The HMI solutions based on HTML5 web technology provide users with a choice of control and PC-supported architectures:

Scalable HMI hardware

Bosch Rexroth’s scalable HMI hardware impresses with its reliability and ease of operation. Bosch Rexroth offers a suitable solution for every requirement:

Web Panel

  • Operating devices optimized for HTML5 browser-based visualization
  • Sizes: 7", 10" and 15“
  • Entry-level solution for less complex applications

Panel Frame

  • Frame for various 10” consumer tablets
  • Ergonomic design and mobile operation
  • Integrated safety

Display

  • Displays with housings and built-in solutions
  • From 10” to 24" horizontal and vertical
  • PC-based visualization with the ctrlX IPC portfolio

Panel PC

  • Combination of a box PC and multi-touch display
  • 16:9 display formats from 10" to 21"
  • Multi-touch gesture control

Machine operating panel

  • Compact machine design possible
  • Extension for 15"-21" displays, panel PCs and web panels
  • Adaptation to machine-specific requirements

Technical data

Web Panel – WR21
Performance data WR21
CPU ARM i.MX8M Mini Quad Core; 1.6 GHz
RAM 2 GB
Memory 16 GB; eMMC
Web browser Chromium
Display WR21
Screen size 7" (1024 x 600; WSVGA)
10" (1280 x 800; WXGA)
15.5" (1366 x 768; HD)
Orientation Horizontal
Operation Capacitive 10 point multi-touchscreen / EDT
Interfaces WR21
Ethernet 2x 10/100/1000 MBit/s Ethernet (RJ45)
Serial 1x RS232/422/485
1x RS485
USB 2x USB-A (2.0)
1x Micro USB (2.0/internal)
SD card 1x Micro-SD (internal)
Electrical data WR21
Input voltage 24 V DC, ±20 %
General data WR21
Mounting Panel mounting
VESA mounting
Degree of protection IP66 (front)
IP20 (rear)
Norms and Standards WR21
Standards CE, UL, cUL, FCC, CCC
Certification Industrial area class A
Dimensions Unit WR2107 WR2110 WR2115
A mm 205.0 283.1 419.7
B mm 146.9 202.3 269.0
C mm 52.0 52.0 52.0
Mass kg 1.2 2.2 4.2
Panel Frame – PF10
Display PF10
Suitable tablet size 10" tablets
Interfaces PF10
USB USB-C connector (charging function only)
Safety elements PF10
Emergency stop Emergency stop key (2-circuit)
Accept key 3-stage accept key (2-circuit)
Safety category SIL3 conformity for emergency stop key and accept key
Electrical data PF10
Input voltage 5.5 V DC (5 m)
5.5 V DC (10 m); 6 V DC (for iPAD 8th generation)
Cable length 5 m
10 m
Norms and Standards PF10
Standards CE, UL
Certification Industrial area class A
Dimensions Unit PF10
A mm 350 - 395
B mm 190
C mm 90
Mass (without cable) kg 1
Display – DR, DE
Display DR DE
Type of device Built-in device Housed device
Screen size 307 mm/12.1" (1280 x 800)
396 mm/15.6" (1366 x 768)
470 mm/18.5" (1366 x 768)
546 mm/21.5" (1920 x 1080)
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396 mm/15.6" (1366 x 768)
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546 mm/21.5" (1920 x 1080)
Orientation Horizontal
Vertical (21.5" variant)
Horizontal
Operation Capacitive 10 point multi-touchscreen / EDT Capacitive 10 point multi-touchscreen / EDT
Interfaces DR DE
Video 1x CDI+ (1x RJ45)
1x DisplayPort
HDMI connector, Type A
1x CDI+ (1x RJ45)
1x DisplayPort
USB 2x USB-A (2.0) at the connector panel 2x USB-A (2.0) at the connector panel
1x USB-A (2.0) at the front
1x USB-B (2.0) at the connector panel
Safety and operation elements DR DE
Emergency stop Emergency stop key (2-circuit)
Button 3x Pushbuttons
Electrical data DR DE
Input voltage 24 V DC (-20/+25 %) 24 V DC (-20/+25 %)
General data DR DE
Mounting Panel mounting VESA mounting
Tube mounting
Degree of protection IP66 (front)
IP20 (rear)
IP65
Norms and Standards DR DE
Standards CE, UL, CSA CE, FCC, UL, CSA
Certification Industrial area class A Industrial area class A
Dimensions Unit DR0012 DR0015 DR0018 DR0021 DE0015 DE0021
A mm 329 420 488 558 402 546.8
B mm 231 269 309 350 333 420
C1 (Panel mounting) mm 7 7 7 7
C2 (Panel mounting) mm 58 58 58 58
C (VESA mounting) m 87 87
C (Tube mounting) m 160 160
X mm/" 307/12.1 396/15.6 470/18.5 546/21.5 396/15.6 546/21.5
Mass kg 4.4 6.0 7.5 8.4 6.8 9.6

DR

DE

Panel-PC – VR
Performance data VR31 VR4x
CPU Intel Atom x5-E3940; 1.6 GHz Intel Core i3-6100U; 2.3 GHz
Intel Core i5-6300U; 2.4 GHz
Intel Core i7-6600U; 2.6 GHz
RAM 4 GB
8 GB (Option)
8 GB
16 GB (Option)
SSD memory 32 GB
256 GB
32 GB
256 GB
2x 320 GB (RAID 1)
HDD memory 320 GB 320 GB
2x 256 GB (RAID 1)
Operating system Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
Display VR31 VR4x
Screen size 257 mm/10" (1280 x 800)
396 mm/15.6" (1366 x 768)
546 mm/21.5" (1920 x 1080)
396 mm/15.6" (1366 x 768)
546 mm/21.5" (1920 x 1080)
Orientation Horizontal Horizontal
Operation Capacitive 10 point multi-touchscreen / EDT Capacitive 10 point multi-touchscreen / EDT
Plug-in slots VR31 VR4x
PCI/PCIe slots 1x half size PCIe
Mini PCIe slots 1x full size Mini PCIe 2x full size Mini PCIe
Flash memory (Option) M.2-Flash + CFast slot M.2-Flash + CFast slot
Interfaces VR31 VR4x
Ethernet 2x Gbit (Intel i210) 2x Gbit (Intel i210)
1x Gbit (Intel i219)
Serial 1x RS232
1x RS232/422/485
1x RS232
1x RS232/422/485
USB 2x USB-A (2.0)
2x USB-A (3.0)
2x USB-A (2.0)
2x USB-A (3.0)
Video DisplayPort DisplayPort
Audio Line out Line out
Electrical data VR31 VR4x
Input voltage 24 V DC (-20/+25 %) 24 V DC (-20/+25 %)
General data VR31 VR4x
Mounting Panel mounting Panel mounting
Degree of protection IP66 (front)
IP20 (rear)
IP66 (front)
IP20 (rear)
Norms and Standards VR31 VR4x
Standards CE, FCC, UL, CSA CE, FCC, UL, CSA
Certification Industrial area class A Industrial area class A
Dimensions Unit VR3110 VR3115 VR3121 VR4x15 VR4x21
A mm 238 420 558 420 558
B mm 202 269 350 269 350
C1 (Panel mounting) mm 7 7 7 7
C2 (Panel mounting) mm 75 75 75 108 108
X mm/" 257/10.1 396/15.6 546/21.5 396/15.6 546/21.5
Mass kg 4.1 7.0 9.4 8.7 11.1
Machine operating panel – VAM
Interfaces VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Fieldbus system 1x PROFINET+ (2x RJ45) 1x PROFINET+ (2x RJ45)
Safety and operation elements VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Type Machine operating panel for compact machine concepts Machine operating panel for compact machine concepts
Function buttons 6x short-stroke pushbutton
1x E-STOP pushbutton
1x Feed override rotary switch
6x short-stroke pushbutton
1x E-STOP pushbutton
1x Feed override rotary switch
Electrical data VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Logic supply 24 V DC 24 V DC
Input power supply 24 V DC 24 V DC
Mechanical tests VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Vibration resistance 1 g 1 g
Shock resistance 15 g 15 g
General data VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Degree of protection IP54 (Front) IP54 (Front)
Norms and Standards VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
Standards CE, UL, UKCA, Reach, Rohs CE, UL, UKCA, Reach, Rohs
Dimensions Unit VAM 15.2 VAM 21.2
A mm 420 420
B mm 100 100
C1 mm 33 33
C2 mm 56 56
Mass kg 0,95 0,75

VAM 15.2 - VAM 21.2

Scalable HMI software

With WebIQ from our partner Smart HMI, ctrlX HMI is the ideal solution for visualization. With the HMI portfolio for ctrlX AUTOMATION, flexible topologies may be possible. The portfolio of HMI apps is gradually being expanded.

  • Web HMI entry-level solution
    Control-based with ready-made fixed screens, focus on status display and easy operation with up to 1k tags.
  • High-end HMI
    Suitable for more complex visualizations with numerous tags e.g. for PC-based 3D depiction of machinery and production processes as well as a 3D simulation.

Innovative and intuitive operation with WebIQ

WebIQ from Smart HMI GmbH is a 100% web-based industrial HMI/SCADA toolbox and functions like a CMS. As a result, developers are able to design and develop web-based HMIs, industrial web apps and dashboard apps efficiently – apps which are not only intuitive but also run on all relevant technical platforms or mobile devices. WebIQ has a new design approach with ready-made, appealing web controls and thus stands out from classic HMI designs.

  • Screen types for automatic scaling of the layout
  • HMI Application Frame
  • WebIQ Designer engineering tool
  • Wide range of HMI widgets
  • Dialog field properties for confirming the chosen widget
  • Composite control with widgets (e.g. buttons)

Manufacturing

For CNC applications, users benefit from ready-made motion apps which enable a shorter time-to-market. For laser and dispensing applications ctrlX AUTOMATION provides ready-made HMI solutions.

Further application examples:

IOT & PLC, General Motion Control, Performance Motion Control, Smart Energy

Manufacturing

For CNC applications, users benefit from ready-made motion apps which enable a shorter time-to-market. For laser and dispensing applications ctrlX AUTOMATION provides ready-made HMI solutions.

Further application examples:

IOT & PLC, General Motion Control, Performance Motion Control, Smart Energy

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