DE102004056246A1 - Display device for central unit of automation system, has LCD with yellow-green background and cooperating with input keyboard for inputting set values and parameters, acknowledging error messages, and setting password protection for system - Google Patents

Display device for central unit of automation system, has LCD with yellow-green background and cooperating with input keyboard for inputting set values and parameters, acknowledging error messages, and setting password protection for system

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DE102004056246A1
DE102004056246A1 DE102004056246A DE102004056246A DE102004056246A1 DE 102004056246 A1 DE102004056246 A1 DE 102004056246A1 DE 102004056246 A DE102004056246 A DE 102004056246A DE 102004056246 A DE102004056246 A DE 102004056246A DE 102004056246 A1 DE102004056246 A1 DE 102004056246A1
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Gernot Dipl.-Ing. Gaub
Andreas Dipl.-Phys. Wilmers
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    • G05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
    • G05BCONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL; FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS OF SUCH SYSTEMS; MONITORING OR TESTING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SUCH SYSTEMS OR ELEMENTS
    • G05B19/00Programme-control systems
    • G05B19/02Programme-control systems electric
    • G05B19/04Programme control other than numerical control, i.e. in sequence controllers or logic controllers
    • G05B19/042Programme control other than numerical control, i.e. in sequence controllers or logic controllers using digital processors
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    • G05BCONTROL OR REGULATING SYSTEMS IN GENERAL; FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS OF SUCH SYSTEMS; MONITORING OR TESTING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SUCH SYSTEMS OR ELEMENTS
    • G05B2219/00Program-control systems
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    • G05B2219/23069Illuminated, lighting up keys, build in led, display, show sequence data entry
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    • G05B2219/24168Identify connected programmer to allow control, program entry

Abstract

The invention relates to a display device (1) for an electronic device for displaying parameters, setting values, operating states and error messages, in particular for a device of an automation system designed as a central unit (51), the display device comprising a liquid crystal display (2) for displaying the parameters, Setting values, operating states, values of inputs and outputs and error messages of the automation system. The liquid crystal display (2) interacts with an input keyboard (6) to enter the setting values and parameters as well as to acknowledge the error messages.

Description

  • The The invention relates to a display device for electronic devices, which especially for one executed as a central unit Device in the area used in automation technology and switching and control technology becomes.
  • Known Automation systems or devices are modular from a central processing unit, Communication couplers and expansion modules, where the central unit display and adjustment means, for example for the setting of parameters and for visualization of operating and error conditions.
  • For the setting the parameter, for example Address or channel settings are usually mechanical coding switches provided, whose functionality However, limited by mechanical stresses.
  • For the user guidance of the programmable controller the central unit further comprises display means, which by means of Plain text displays and associated labeled keys indicate the operation of the programmable controller enable. The display form of text and associated with text labeled Buttons have a high complexity on, making the operation of the automation device difficult becomes.
  • For the visualization of operating and fault conditions In addition to the plain text displays are also labeled lamps, preferably light emitting diodes (LED), or LED seven-segment displays provided.
  • conditioned by the use of the plurality of components, such as coding switches, light-emitting diodes and LED seven-segment displays are the ones currently used Display devices with relatively high Costs connected.
  • Of the The invention is therefore based on the object, a display device for a electronic device, especially for one executed as a central unit Device one Specify automation system, which overcomes the aforementioned disadvantages be and which in particular in a cost effective manner the display and Setting of parameters and operating states of the automation system or device allows.
  • These Object is achieved by a display device with the in claim 1 solved characteristics. Advantageous embodiments are specified in further claims.
  • With The invention accordingly provides a display device for an electronic device for display and setting of parameters, setting values, operating conditions and Error messages, especially for one executed as a central unit Device of an automation system proposed.
  • The Display device according to the invention comprises a liquid crystal display for displaying the parameters, setting values, operating states and Error messages of the automation system. The liquid crystal display, which preferably has a yellow-green background for a clear and has a clearly visible display of the information interacts with an input keyboard for entering the settings and parameters, for acknowledgment of the error messages and with further display means, preferably light-emitting diodes, for status displays of the automation system together.
  • The Liquid crystal display, the input keyboard and the other display means are on the Front of the device arranged.
  • In an embodiment the display device according to the invention For example, the liquid crystal display constructed as a numerical display includes additional ones Display panels, preferably as light-emitting LEDs accomplished are and the communication between the central unit and one Show connected bus.
  • In a further embodiment the display device according to the invention are on the liquid crystal display additional Arranged pointer elements (cursor), which are preferably designed as arrows, and for a feasible by means of the input keyboard selection of different Fieldbuses are provided. The respective pointers are to means the input keyboard is selected.
  • through the interaction of liquid crystal display, also called LCD display, and input keyboard are channel settings and / or address settings for the devices of the automation system executable.
  • In a development of the display device according to the invention is by means of the liquid crystal display and the associated Entering the keyboard input password protection provided, which in particular an unauthorized change of setting values prevented.
  • With the display device according to the invention, the display of information is extended to the effect that a larger amount of Informatio NEN, in particular error conditions in a simple manner without a complex text display can be displayed and error messages can be acknowledged by means of the provided input keyboard on the LCD display.
  • According to one preferred design of the display device according to the invention are with the keypad associated with the LCD display channel settings executable and addresses, for example the internal and / or external communication coupler, the slave communication, the fieldbus connector interfaces and / or the serial communication over a Modbus adjustable.
  • Farther is an input of setting values, for example bus addresses and / or parameters, provided by means of the input keyboard.
  • The Inventive display device is in an advantageous way also for the display of values of input / output channels provided.
  • Based The embodiments illustrated in the following figures are intended to illustrate the invention as well as advantageous embodiments, improvements and other advantages closer to the invention explained and to be discribed.
  • It demonstrate
  • 1 a central automation device with an exemplary embodiment of the display device according to the invention,
  • 2 an embodiment of the display device according to the invention,
  • 3 an exemplary embodiment of the liquid crystal display,
  • 4 an exemplary display of an error message by means of the display device according to the invention,
  • 5 an example of an address setting with the display device according to the invention, and
  • 6 an example of a parameter setting with the display device according to the invention.
  • 1 shows an automation device with a central processing unit 51 , an extension device 52 , two communication couplers 53 , a fieldbus plug with neutral fieldbus connector interface 54 , two Ethernet connection elements 55 and a serial connector 56 ,
  • On the front of the central unit 51 are a memory card holder 5 which is for taking a memory card 20 is provided, and the display device according to the invention, an input keyboard 6 , a liquid crystal display (LCD display) 2 and associated further, as light emitting diodes (LED displays) running display means 4 , comprising, shown. The backlit LCD display 2 is intended for displaying different parameters, setting values, operating states and error messages. The others are display means designed as LED displays 4 for direct status displays, such as an error display, the display of an active program or an indicator for the functionality of the device. The input keyboard 6 has several buttons for setting parameters such as address and channel settings, setting values, and selecting and displaying status messages.
  • Furthermore, there is an attachable marking area on the front of the device 7 for identification of the device and / or a recording 8th for a battery for buffering remanent data and for powering a real-time clock.
  • 2 shows an embodiment of the display device according to the invention 1 with the memory card holder 5 , the input keyboard 6 , the LCD display 2 , the other LED displays 4 , the marking area 7 and the recording 8th for the battery.
  • The liquid crystal display 2 is a numeric display, also called numeric display, with additional in the 3 described in detail display fields 21 and pointer elements, also called cursors, executed.
  • Through an interaction of the liquid crystal display 2 with the input keyboard 6 Channel settings and / or address settings for the devices of the automation system can be executed in a simple and fast manner.
  • The other LED displays 4 are for the status and error display of the in the central unit 51 running program and to display the operating voltage.
  • This is indicated by the input keyboard 6 a RUN / STOP button 61 on which programs of the central unit 51 started or stopped by using the RUN / STOP key during operation 61 is switched between RUN and STOP.
  • If, for example, the program is stopped, the assigned LED of the other one goes out show medium 4 , If the LED goes into flashing light, the program is active, but the program sequence in the programmable controller has not yet started.
  • The input keyboard 6 Includes seven additional buttons for selecting and setting the status information to be displayed using the liquid crystal display 2 ,
  • The display device 1 is further provided for this by means of the liquid crystal display 2 and the input keyboard 6 to set a password protection, which prevents, for example, unauthorized changing the set values.
  • In 3 is an exemplary embodiment of the liquid crystal display 2 with the numeric display 25 , the display fields 21 and the pointer elements 22 shown.
  • The numeric display includes six seven-segment displays and five decimal point displays 69 ,
  • The right and left of the numeric display 2 arranged display fields 21 for the display of the communication between the central unit 51 and a bus connected thereto are preferably as segments of the liquid crystal display 2 executed.
  • The display fields 21 are active, so light up when a corresponding key on the input keyboard 6 pressed or an error message on the liquid crystal display 2 is shown.
  • The next to the display fields 21 arranged pointer elements 22 for one by means of the input keyboard 6 feasible selection of different field buses are executed as arrows, which by means of the corresponding selection keys ATW the input keyboard 6 are selectable.
  • On both sides of the liquid crystal display 2 are the pointer elements 22 and display fields 21 associated labels 28 which describe the corresponding function, for example the selected interface COM1, COM2, the selected bus connection ARCNET, FBP, the state of charge of the battery of the central processing unit BATT or the system state SYS, of the respective display area.
  • 4 shows an exemplary display of an error message by means of the display device according to the invention 1 , wherein by means of the liquid crystal display 2 a defined error level 43 for example, a hard or unrecoverable error, a simple error or a warning, and an error code 44 that indicates the type of error to be displayed. By pressing the key DIAG of the input keyboard 6 are on the liquid crystal display 2 detailed information, such as which module or which unit of the automation device is in a faulty state, the fault displayed displayed.
  • Furthermore, an error acknowledgment can be executed with the OK key. An LED display ERR the other display means 4 , which is assigned to the error messages of the programmable controller, is automatically turned on in the presence of an error message and displays, for example, by means of a flashing light queuing the error message.
  • 5 shows an example of an address setting with the display device according to the invention 1 ,
  • Pressing the ADR key activates the selection of a fieldbus connector interface 46 , wherein the address to be set is modifiable by means of the selection keys AWT. An acknowledgment or an abort of the address input can be carried out by means of the OK key or the ESC key.
  • 6 shows an example of a parameter setting with the display device according to the invention 1 ,
  • The activity the VAL key activates the selection of the parameter setting, where the corresponding parameter ranges by means of the selection keys AWT are adjustable. A confirmation or an abort of the address input is by means of the OK or the ESC key executable.

Claims (10)

  1. Display device ( 1 ) for an electronic device for displaying and setting parameters, setting values, operating states and error messages, in particular for a central processing unit 51 executed device of an automation system, wherein, the display device a) a liquid crystal display ( 2 ) for displaying the parameters, setting values, operating states and error messages of the automation system, b) the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) with an input keyboard ( 6 ) cooperates to input the setting values and parameters and to acknowledge the error messages, and c) further display means ( 4 ) for status displays of the automation system.
  2. Display device according to claim 1, characterized in that the liquid crystal display ( 2 ), the input keyboard ( 6 ) and the further display means ( 4 ) are arranged on the front of the device.
  3. Display device according to claim 2, characterized in that on the front side of the device further comprises a memory card holder ( 5 ) for a memory card, a clip-on marking surface ( 7 ) for marking the device and / or a receptacle ( 8th ) are arranged for a battery for buffering remanent (to be maintained) data and for powering a real time clock.
  4. Display device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) is executed as a numerical display.
  5. Display device according to claim 5, characterized in that the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) by means of additional display fields, preferably as segments of the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) are executed, the communication between the central unit 51 and a bus connected to it.
  6. Display device according to claim 5 or 6, characterized in that on the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) additional pointer elements, for one by means of the input keyboard ( 6 ) feasible selection of different field buses are available.
  7. Display device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that by means of the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) and the input keyboard ( 6 ) Channel settings and / or address settings for the devices of the automation system are executable.
  8. Display device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that by means of the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) and the input keyboard ( 6 ) password protection, in particular to prevent unauthorized modification of settings, password protection is entered.
  9. Display device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the further display means ( 4 ) are designed as light-emitting diodes.
  10. Display device according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the liquid crystal display ( 2 ) Displays the values of the input and output channels of the programmable controller.
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