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Comfile Studio and the ComfileHMI Panel PCs

Download Comfile Studio (formerly known as the ComfileHMI Editor)

As of version 4, the ComfileHMI Editor has been renamed to Comfile Studio, and can now be used to develop HMIs for any Windows 7 or later PC in addition to the ComfileHMI panel PCs.

Warnings and Precautions

Introduction

The ComfileHMI panel PCs and the Comfile Studio software comprise is a WYSIWYG, HMI rapid development kit from COMFILE Technology, Inc.

  • Comfile Studio is the WYSIWYG software development environment used to create HMI projects, and is available as a free download from COMFILE Technology's website. Download Now.
  • Supports interfacing with the CUBLOC, MOACON, FA-DUINO, MODPORT, or just about any other Modbus-capable PLC or microcontroller. The MODPORT is a particularly suitable companion to the ComfileHMI as it does not require any PLC programming.
  • Water-resistant and open-frame models are available. (About open-frame models)
  • No branding on the hardware's front panel (logo-less). (About logo-less branding)
  • Supports TrueType fonts for creating multilingual user interfaces.
  • Supports PNG, JPG, and BMP image files.
  • Water resistant front panel models support audio output (e.g. .wav files)
  • microSD card support for additional memory (Included with purchase)
  • Modbus TCP: Can operate as either a client or a server. Details
  • Supports supervisory remote control from any device with a modern web browser (ComfileHMI panel PCs only).
  • Remote Scripting. (CHC and PC Only)
  • Web API - Read from, write to, and otherwise control a Comfile Studio from any modern web browser, other ComfileHMI panel PCs, or other web clients. (CHC and PC Only)

Demonstration

Demonstration Video

Please note that the demonstration in the video does not illustrate programming the MSB PLC. The MSB PLC is a CUBLOC-based product that is programmed using CUBLOC Studio. Please refer to the CUBLOC documentation. Download the MSB PLC source code used in the demonstration video above.

Beginner's Guide

ComfileHMI Panel PC Hardware Specifications

Hardware Specifications

  • Power supply voltage is 12~24V (If voltage drop is a concern, use 24V.)
  • The touch method is a resistive pressure-sensitive method.
  • The CHC series has improved speed compared to the CHA series, and remote control is possible. If the total number of pages is more than 20 pages or if you are using the log function, please use CHC instead of CHA.
  • CHC series have built-in eMMC, so they operate without an SD card. (SD card required for log recording)
  • In the case of models with multiple communication ports, you can use the device by connecting it to all communication ports.
  • There is no project upload function. Please keep the project file well.
  • Some models without (CE,KCC) certification require the user to directly obtain certification for the entire final product when making a commercialized product for commercial purposes.

Interfacing with Comfile Studio Project

Runtime Configuration

Sample Application

Comfile Studio User's Manual

Screens

Common Features

Widgets

Shapes and Graphics

Field Resources

Events and Actions

Remote Control

Other Features

comfilehmi/index.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/02 09:43 by COMFILE Technology