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12" TFT Color, EZAutomation vs Maple Systems

EZTouch EZ7 HMI has no competition because of it's Detachable front feature that allows the front display to be replaced or changed to any size without touching the back-end unit.

HMI5121XL from Maple Systems is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.

EZ7-T12C-E vs HMI5121XL
Feature EZAutomation
EZ7-T12C-E: $999
Maple Systems
HMI5121XL: $1395
Detachable Front. No cutouts, easily change displays, no re-wiring. Inexpensive field upgrade. Yes, Absolutely no competition!
Only HMI with interchangeable display from 7", 8", 10", and 12"
No
Front Bezel Construction

Metal, NEMA 4/4X, Class I DIV II, Indoors and Outdoors

Metal Construction, Indoors Only
HMI On-line edit to change program without shutting down the HMI or the machine. This feature saves at least $2500 per HMI in just first 3 months of operations due to frequent screen changes. Patented Online Edit Feature Not Available
LED back lighting 400 NITS, 75K Hrs @ 55°C 500 NITS and 50K Hours @ 25°C.
Dual PLC protocol to talk to two netwrks at the same time, to also act as a bridge between the two networks Dual PLC Protocol Feature Not Available
DH+ Connectivity DH+ Option to connect to AB PLC Driver Not Available
Touch screen Rugged 0.090" thick anti-glare touchscreen Flimsy Touchscreen
Edit recipe on screen without software Onscreen Recipe Edit Feature not available
No software needed to transfer PLC program OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature not available
Protocol conversion between two networks Protocol Conversion. Read and Write tags from 2 different PLC networks. Feature Not Available
Logic expressions to save PLC code

Scripting / Expressions

No Scripting / Expressions
IP protection service available for qualified customers to put their part numbers on the product, load their start up screen, and perform basic testing of the product getting shipped. IP Protection Feature Not Available
Local chart recorder in USB USB local datalogging. Transfer the logged files via file manager to any PC or Server half way across the world. Feature Not Available
Program/Edit HMI screens from 50 ft away without a programming cable EZ-WiFi Programming Not Available
EZPlantview software allows all panels in a plant to be monitored on Computer screens Yes No
Program Time in minutes Eziest Programming software, no class required Not so good
Visibilty tag on each object to conserve display space Yes No
MicroSD chart recorder Yes No
PLC pass-through programming to allow same HMI port and cable to program the PLC Yes Unknown
Remotely monitor the Panel on any and all screens through Smart phones or Plant internet, or Intranet, or just ethernet RMC, Yes Limited
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No
24 Hour Burn Room Each unit shipped No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs Made in China, Constant threat of Tarrifs

12" TFT Color, EZ7-EZAutomation vs EA9-AutomationDirect

EZTouch EZ7 HMI has no competition because of it's Detachable front feature that allows the front display to be replaced or changed to any size without touching the back-end unit.

EA7 from AutomationDirect is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.

EZ7-T12C-E vs HMI5121P
Feature EZAutomation
EZ7-T12C-E: $999
AutomationDirect
EA9-T12CL: $1835
Detachable Front. No cutouts, easily change displays, no re-wiring. Inexpensive field upgrade. Yes, Absolutely no competition!
Only HMI with interchangeable display from 7", 8", 10", and 12"
Feature Not Available
Front Bezel Construction

Metal, NEMA 4/4X, Class I DIV II, Indoors and Outdoors

Plastic Construction, Indoors Only
HMI On-line edit to change program without shutting down the HMI or the machine. This feature saves at least $2500 per HMI in just first 3 months of operations due to frequent screen changes. Patented Online Edit Feature Not Available
LED back lighting 400 NITS, 75K Hrs @ 55°C 280 NITS and 50K Hours @ 25°C.
Dual PLC protocol to talk to two netwrks at the same time, to also act as a bridge between the two networks Dual PLC Protocol Feature Not Available
DH+ Connectivity DH+ Option to connect to AB PLC Driver Not Available
Touch screen Rugged 0.090" thick anti-glare touchscreen Flimsy Touchscreen
Edit recipe on screen without software Onscreen Recipe Edit Feature not available
No software needed to transfer PLC program OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature not available
Protocol conversion between two networks Protocol Conversion. Read and Write tags from 2 different PLC networks. Feature Not Available
Logic expressions to save PLC code

Scripting / Expressions

No Scripting / Expressions
IP protection service available for qualified customers to put their part numbers on the product, load their start up screen, and perform basic testing of the product getting shipped. IP Protection Feature Not Available
Local chart recorder in USB USB local datalogging. Transfer the logged files via file manager to any PC or Server half way across the world. Feature Not Available
Program/Edit HMI screens from 50 ft away without a programming cable EZ-WiFi Programming Not Available
EZPlantview software allows all panels in a plant to be monitored on Computer screens Yes No
Program Time in minutes Eziest Programming software, no class required
Visibilty tag on each object to conserve display space Yes No
MicroSD chart recorder Yes No
PLC pass-through programming to allow same HMI port and cable to program the PLC Yes Unknown
Remotely monitor the Panel on any and all screens through Smart phones or Plant internet, or Intranet, or just ethernet RMC, Yes Limited
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No
24 Hour Burn Room Each unit shipped No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs Made in China, Constant threat of Tarrifs

7" TFT Color, EZ7-EZAutomation vs EA9-AutomationDirect

EZTouch EZ7 HMI has no competition because of it's Detachable front feature that allows the front display to be replaced or changed to any size without touching the back-end unit.

EA7 from AutomationDirect is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.

EZ7-T7C-E vs EA9-T7CL
Feature EZAutomation
EZ7-T7C-E: $599
(7" w/ Full Features)
Automation Direct
EA9-T7CL: $553
(7" Full Features)
Detachable Front. No cutouts, easily change displays, no re-wiring. Inexpensive field upgrade. Yes, Absolutely no competition!
Only HMI with interchangeable display from 7", 8", 10", and 12"
Feature Not Available
Front Bezel Construction

Metal, NEMA 4/4X, Class I DIV II, Indoors and Outdoors

Plastic Construction, Indoors Only
HMI On-line edit to change program without shutting down the HMI or the machine. This feature saves at least $2500 per HMI in just first 3 months of operations due to frequent screen changes. Patented Online Edit Feature Not Available
LED back lighting 400 NITS, 75K Hrs @ 55°C 310 NITS, 50K Hrs @ 25°C
Dual PLC protocol to talk to two netwrks at the same time, to also act as a bridge between the two networks Dual PLC Protocol Feature Not Available
DH+ connectivity DH+ Option to connect to AB PLC Driver Not Available
Touch screen Rugged 0.090" thick anti-glare touchscreen Flimsy Touchscreen
Edit recipe on screen without software Onscreen Recipe Edit Feature not available
No software needed to transfer PLC program OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature not available
Protocol conversion between two networks Protocol Conversion. Read and Write tags from 2 different PLC networks. Feature Not Available
Logic expressions to save PLC code

Scripting / Expressions

No Scripting / Expressions
IP protection service available for qualified customers to put their part numbers on the product, load their start up screen, and perform basic testing of the product getting shipped. IP Protection Feature Not Available
Local chart recorder in USB USB local datalogging. Transfer the logged files via file manager to any PC or Server half way across the world. Feature Not Available
Program/Edit HMI screens from 50 ft away without a programming cable EZ-WiFi Programming Not Available
EZPlantview software allows all panels in a plant to be monitored on Computer screens Yes No
Program Time in minutes Eziest Programming software, no class required
Visibilty tag on each object to conserve display space Yes No
MicroSD chart recorder Yes Unknown
PLC pass-through programming to allow same HMI port and cable to program the PLC Yes Unknown
Remotely monitor the Panel on any and all screens through Smart phones or Plant internet, or Intranet, or just ethernet RMC, Yes Limited
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No
24 Hour Burn Room Each unit shipped No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs Made in China, Constant threat of Tarrifs