Horner APG Canada would like to welcome Ed Rollier to the team. Ed is an automation specialist and will be working with us out of Ontario. He brings extensive knowledge in the automation field to the team, having worked on the manufacturing side, procurement and sales end. We welcome Ed and look forward to having him be part of our team!
Basic Config and programming
Timers and Counters
Basic CsCan Networking
Removable media Functions
We have a lot of requests come in for product certification. In order to better serve our customers all product certification, whether it be the CE Marking, CSA Listing or UL Listing you require, all Certifications are available online for your ease of reference.
In the past, Horner APG Canada has offered in house training programs for our CsCape software, which also allowed us to introduce our products to new customers as well as catch up with current customers. We are pleased to let everyone know that we are now taking the show on the road! In 2013 we will be offering monthly training programs across Canada. While still offering the in house courses we will now be offering corporate group training courses and will bring our knowledge to you. If you are interested in obtaining rates or more information regarding any of our upcoming courses please send us an email or give us call. We will be happy to provide all the information you need.
We are making it our goal to be more accessible to all of our clients across Canada. Please see below for a list of 2013 Trade Shows that we will be attending. Should you require more information on the Trade Show feel free to contact us.
March - Ontario (Mississauga Convention Centre) March 6, 2013
April - Nova Scotia (Marriott Halifax HarbourFront) April 30, 2013
May - New Brunswick (Hilton St. John Trade & Convention Ctr.) May 2, 2013
- Alberta (Peace Region Petroleum Show) May 15 & 16, 2013
- Manitoba (Delta Winnipeg) May 29, 2013
June - Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Show) June 5 & 6, 2013
- Alberta (Bonnyville & District Oil and Gas Show) June 19 & 20, 2013
September - Alberta (Grande prairie Holiday Inn & Conference Ctr.) September 10, 2013
- Alberta (Coast Edmonton East, Sherwood Park) September 12, 2013
October - Quebec (Hotel Plaza Quebec) October 8, 2013
November - Saskatchewan (Saskatoon Inn) November 5, 2013
Right in time for the New Year, Horner APG Canada is pleased to announce the launch of its largest, most powerful all-in-one controller ever. The ZX series contains advanced control capabilities, high-resolution graphics, and plenty of connectivity options. Both advanced ladder logic and full IEC language sets are supported. For advanced ladder, the ZX is the first OCS to feature online programming - where logic changes can be made "on-the-fly" without stopping or pausing the logic scan. The ZX is also one of the fastest controllers available on the market with 4x the logic and register memory. And the OCS has never been lacking in I/O support - with the ability to drive up over 5,000 I/O points.
Three ZX screen sizes are offered. The 22" HD (1920 x 1080) model (ZX1152) is the largest all-in-one controller ever made. The 15" (ZX752) is a more traditional XGA (1024 x 768) touch screen. And the 7" (ZX452), wide-VGA model (800 x 480) produces over 800 nits of brightness. All units are UL approved.
Horner APG Canada now offers quarterly newsletters to help keep our customers up to date with new product launches, road shows / training shows, software updates and much more. You can sign up online or cancel at any time by just hitting unsubscribe at the bottom of the newsletter, if you no longer wish to receive them. We have had a lot of positive feedback and are always looking for new ways to help reach out to our customers.
As part of our ongoing commitment to keep our customers up to date we have recently joined a number of social media outlets. Horner Canada would like to extend an invitation to all who may not already follow us and welcome those of you who do, whether it be on Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn. We strive to bring the latest updates to all of our clients on all of our products through these resources as well as our quarterly newletter. By utilizing these resources our customers can now look for daily updates on what's new in Horner, upcoming training sessions, road shows and much more!
Since the launch of our website we have had a lot of positive feedback and hope to continue this success. All product line information, including Technical Specs, manuals and a general overview of all of our units are available as well as the free download to our CsCape software.
With the release of our newest product line, the XL4 series, comes the release of our latest version of Cscape Software. CsCape Version 9.30 is a new release offering a variety of product improvements, including:
- Support for logic module re-ordering.
- Support for IEC language translation.
- Support for scrolling in the graphics editor. Allows panning around larger screens to see detail while zoomed.
This update, as well as all others, are also offered quarterly to anyone who signs up for our newsletter online. While all updates are made readily available through all of our social media resources, the newsletter is an easy way to be kept up to speed on the latest product lines and general information.
The NEW XL4 Controller is a milestone product in the OCS Product Line. This 3.5" color touchscreen offers QVGA resolution and full Ethernet built right into every unit. No add-ons or accessories are needed. The XL4 Ethernet support includes integrated Web Server, FTP Host, Email, Modbus/TCP Master/Slave, Programming, and much more. You can create your own mobile friendly web-apps, access logged data, and setup the device to work on your network. It also includes both a USB Host port and USB On-the-go Port - each at USB 2.0 speeds. The Host Port allows connection of removable FLASH drives, supporting drives up to 2TB!
In keeping communication at its best, Horner also invites you to find us on Twitter (@hornercanada), LinkedIn or Facebook.
The Fiber Optic Expansion (FOX) system provides expanded SmartStack I/O support OCS. It is also the primary means for QVGA and SVGA Color-Touch OCS to support SmartStack. All QVGA and SVGA Color-Touch OCS models include a 2m fiber cable pair to support a single base. SmartStack™ FOX supports a variety of architectures, offering greater flexibility in I/O layout. These include Star, Daisy-chain, or Combination. Each SmartStack™ FOX cable segment can be up to 10m in length, with no Base/Hub located more than three segments (3x10m) from the OCS.
The RX371 OCS provides flexible options allowing you to choose the functionality you need. The RX Ruggedized Color - Touch OCS comes with a microSD slot, CsCAN, USB mini-B (programming) and USB-A, full on-board Ethernet and two RS232/RS485 serial ports. Logic capability includes 256K, 0.2ms/K scan rate, and 32Kb registers. Each unit is a highly integrated operator interface and controller with expandable I/O and networking capabilities have standard features consisting of the following:
- Metal enclosure with aluminum front and steel back cover.
- Bright, 32000 Color graphical Touch sensing LCD display.
- Domed keypad with magnetic contact.
- Plastic touch screen that is thicker and more damage resistant.
- Display of complex graphical objects including trends, gauges, meters and animations.
- Removable Media for up to two gigabytes of storage of programs, data logging or screen captures.
- Advanced control capabilities including floating point, multiple auto tuning PID loops and string handling capabilities.
- Configurable serial protocols for communication to drives, PLC's, or other serial peripherals.
What makes it Rugged?
- Sunlight-readable Screen
- Cast Aluminum & Steel chassis
- Impact Resistant Lexan Touchscreen
- Magnetic Technology Function Keys (rated for 30 mln operations)
- Extended temperature rating (-30 to +60 C)
Cscape™ EnvisionRV (Remote View) is a low-cost, powerful Windows® based software application that will allows you to view and access remote Horner OCS controllers via a personal computer. With EnvisionRV Version 3.0 you can design high resolution screens for any OCS controller (design larger screens than the OCS displays up to 1920 x 1200 pixels) in Cscape™ 9.10 and later and display them on the PC. You can connect to any OCS controller for the data…even a display-less RCS unit! Graphical objects look and behave the same on the PC as they do on the OCS. This feature reduces training costs and can significantly speed up your implementations. Pricing includes one PC locked copy on a USB Flash drive.
Horner APG Canada would like to invite everyone to come visit us at some of our upcoming Trade Shows. We welcome the opportunity to meet new clients and catch up with old clients on what's - what in the automation world. To help keep you up to speed on what's new with Horner, please feel free to follow us on Twitter (@hornercanada) for daily updates on upcoming events, new product lines and enhancements, and much more.
In May we will be at the Southern Alberta Petroleum Show in Medicine Hat, AB. Among 250 exhibitors specializing in the Oil, Gas and Energy Industry.
June brings about the world famous Global Petroleum Show, right here in Calgary, AB. Where Calgary plays host to 95 countries. This event only comes around every second year so be sure to get in on the action.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Powerful All-In-One Controller with Vibrant Color Graphics, Embedded Ethernet, and Snap-on I/O
The QX Color-Touch OCS (Operator Control Station) series features a fast, powerful logic engine, SVGA resolution touchscreens and optional snap-on I/O. OCS is a robust, reliable control product that combines a traditional controller, programmed in ladder logic, operator interface, I/O and networking into an integrated, all-in-one unit using a single software package.
The QX Series Color-Touch OCS Units are all-in-one controllers with modularity. All units feature an integrated operator interface and control engine, with multiple serial ports, built-in ethernet, and removable mass storage. The 5.7" QX351 and 15" QX751 also include USB mini-B and USB A as standard. The 5.7" QX351 has support for up to two SmartStack I/O modules and CsCAN networking built-in. QX units 8.4" and larger require an optional BackPack unit to add SmartStack and CsCAN capability - and these larger units also support optional video interface units for NTSC video input or RGB video output.
Horner APG Canada's Cscape Programming Software offers a variety of features:
- Integrated Control Development
- Logic control
- Operator Interface
- I/O configuration
- Network Development
- Full-featured ladder editor
- Easy to use drag and drop editing
- Simple yet powerful I/O Configuration
- Full IEC1131 all 5 languages available
- Operator Interface Messaging/Graphics
- OI Messages configured as ladder functions
- Function keys and Displys directly mapped as input contacts or output coils
- Navigator allows system-wide view
- Multiple units can use same logic files
Cscape software combines graphical ladder diagram programming (based on IEC-1131) with operator interface development to completely integrate the control package. It’s straightforward approach to programming by combining logic with messaging and networking.
Cscape Programmable Logic Controller Software is absolutely free to download. You’ll need to register for an account to get started. Be sure to use a valid e-mail address as the final download link will only be sent to confirmed accounts.
Cscape with Symbols Library on Flash Drive
The latest version of Cscape Software PLUS a complete library of over 4000 symbol objects to use in your projects. Objects are fully editable, scaleable and configurable. Symbols are easy to add and are completely accessible via the “Tools Menu” using the “View and Edit Graphic Pages” option within Cscape.Click on the larger photo option above to view a few screenshots of the Symbol library.
- Latest Version of Cscape PLUS:
- 4000 object symbol library
- Distributed on a reuseable USB Flash Drive for easy installation
- Symbols include categories such as:
- General Mfg.
- Plant Facilities
- Process Heating
- Water & Wastewater
- Plus 55 more categories!
The library of 4,000+ symbols is completely integrated with Cscape 8.0 and later. Whenever you want to edit a screen with a new symbol, you’ll be selecting and placing either a bitmap object or animated bitmap object. An option will appear in the dialog box to “Select Symbol.” From there it’s a simple process of browsing the 64 available categories, and scrolling down to find the symbol you want to use. Once inserted, the symbol can be moved and/or scaled like any other bitmap object
The SmartRail I/O System is Horner’s newest I/O offering. SmartRail is compact – but highly expandable and scalable. You can choose from these three options: an Ethernet Base with a built-in two port switch, CsCAN or Profibus DP. This allows it to work great with all-in-one (OCS), or even with third party controllers. Each base can hold up to 8 I/O modules, for a total of up to 256 digital and 32 analog points. Now just daisy-chain as many additional bases that are needed to complete the application – up to a total of 2048 digital and 512 analog I/O. Software configuration is a snap as well – just plug-and-play using Cscape.
Digital I/O is available in 8, 16, and 32 point modules – with DC (in and out) and Relay options. For the 32 point modules – SmartLink Wiring Accessories make the multitude of terminations neat and compact. Analog I/O selection is extensive – with modules for 0-10V, 4-20mA, Thermocouples, and RTDs. These are offered as 4 channel Input only, Input/Output, and Output only models.
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As us about our new product, the XL10e!
Powerful All-in-One Controller with Integrated I/O and Full Ethernet
The XL10e All-in-One controller with a built-in 32,000 colour TFT touch screen, I/O-Modules, networking options, removable MicroSD™ Card slot and USB ports. It is programmable using Horner APG's industry recognised Cscape™ software and can control a wide range of different processes and machines from small to medium applications. Find out more.