By DE StaffAutomation Machine Building
Endress+Hauser’s rugged Field Xpert SMT77 tablet PC stands up to Class 1 Div 1 hazardous environments.
Endress+Hauser introduced its Field Xpert SMT77, a rugged tablet PC designed for Class 1 Div 1 hazardous areas. It supports HART, PROFIBUS DP/PA, Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus, CDI and Endress+Hauser service interfaces. Its device library has more than 2,700 pre-installed device and communication drivers and can connect to field instrumentation devices directly via a USB or Bluetooth wireless modem, or via a gateway, remote I/O or multiplexer to a bus system. The tablet comes with Windows 10 Pro and features a 10.1 inch LCD Multitouch HD display, 2x bonded Gorilla Glass, a 5MP auto focus camera, a 2MP front facing camera, and up to 128 GB storage. Communication ports and supported networks include USB, Ethernet, HDMI, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth—with 4G LTE and GPS available as an option. The battery runtime is five hours.