The PFM - Plant Floor Marquee series are multi-color LED displays designed to provide vital process and production information to personnel at a glance.
The PFM must be used in tandem with Red Lion’s G3 series of HMIs, Data Station Plus or Modular Controller series. This affords the PFM the unique ability to display information gathered by its host. The aforementioned host devices can
collect information from virtually any device equipped with a serial or Ethernet port.
Four different sizes are available - The smallest is suitable to provide data at the machine level, while the largest can be used to communicate information across an entire factory floor at distances up to 600 feet (182 meters) away.
The PFM displays are controlled via the RS-485 port of a G3 HMI, or Data Station Plus SX/GT models or Modular Controller Master modules. Acting as a slave to these products allows the PFM to display data from multiple industrial devices including PLCs, motor drives, barcode scanners, etc.
The RS-485 connection allows the displays to be multi dropped for applications requiring more than one display.
The PFMs are graphic-based (versus text-based), which allows the series to display items such as bargraphs and custom symbols and graphics. The 7.62 mm (0.3 inch) pitch LED design allows the use of a wide range of font styles and
sizes to suit any application. The display is housed in an extruded aluminum and plastic housing designed for indoor use. Brackets are provided to allow the PFM to be mounted from an overhead support.
The PFM is powered by 110 or 220 VAC source. The RS-485 signal connects to the display via an RJ modular plug.