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10" TFT Color, EZAutomation vs Maple Systems

EZ9-T10C-E vs HMI5070DL
Feature EZAutomation
EZ9-T10C-E: $899
Maple Systems
HMI5070DL: $695
Full size 10.4" display screen Yes Not a full size 10" unit. It's more like a 9" display. 20% less area compared to EZ Touch HMI's
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 350 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
Program Time in minutes Eziest Programming software, no class required
Visibilty tag on each object to conserve display space 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

10" TFT Color, EZ3-EZAutomation vs EA9-AutomationDirect

EA9 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.

EZ9-T10C-E vs EA9-T10CL
Feature EZAutomation
EZ9-T10C-E: $899
AutomationDirect
EA9-T10CL: $1322
AutomationDirect
EA9-T10WCL: $702
Full size 10.4" display screen Yes Yes Not a full size 10" unit. It's more like a 9" display. 20% less area compared to EZ9 HMI's
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 Feature Not Available
LED back lighting 400 NITS, 75K Hrs @ 55°C 240 NITS and 50K Hours @ 25°C. 240 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 Feature Not Available
DH+ Connectivity DH+ Option to connect to AB PLC Driver Not Available PLC Driver Not Available
Touch screen Rugged 0.090" thick anti-glare touchscreen Flimsy Touchscreen Flimsy Touchscreen
Edit recipe on screen without software Onscreen Recipe Edit Feature not available Feature not available
No software needed to transfer PLC program OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature not available Feature not available
Protocol conversion between two networks Protocol Conversion. Read and Write tags from 2 different PLC networks. Feature Not Available Feature Not Available
Logic expressions to save PLC code

Scripting / Expressions

No 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 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 Feature Not Available
Program/Edit HMI screens from 50 ft away without a programming cable EZ-WiFi Programming Not Available Not Available
EZPlantview software allows all panels in a plant to be monitored on Computer screens Yes No No
Program Time in minutes Eziest Programming software, no class required
Visibilty tag on each object to conserve display space Yes No No
MicroSD chart recorder Yes No No
PLC pass-through programming to allow same HMI port and cable to program the PLC Yes Unknown Unknown
Remotely monitor the Panel on any and all screens through Smart phones or Plant internet, or Intranet, or just ethernet RMC, Yes Limited Limited
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No No
24 Hour Burn Room Each unit shipped No No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs Made in China, Constant threat of Tarrifs Made in China, Constant threat of Tarrifs