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Red Lion Launch New 12.1" Outdoor
Graphite HMI

Red Lion Controls, have launched an addition to the Graphite® series of HMIs, a new 12.1” Outdoor Graphite HMI to meet your most demanding sunlight readable applications. With all cast-aluminium construction, the Graphite series provides the industry’s first rugged HMI solution to combine a wide range of versatile plug-in modules with protocol conversion, data logging and web-based monitoring and control.

Easily Connect, Monitor and Control

Red Lion’s Graphite series allows customers to easily connect, monitor and control processes in industries that include manufacturing, oil and gas and water/wastewater. The Graphite series offers a range of plug-in modules that enable customers to easily integrate digital and analog I/O, as well as advanced communications modules to create powerful HMI solutions today, with an option to expand to meet changing business requirements.

The Most Feature Rich HMI We Have Ever Used

“We have used just about everyone’s HMIs, and Graphite is by far the best in terms of appearance and functionality,” said Pierre de Giorgio, president at BlueBay Automation. “It is the most feature-rich HMI we have ever used, the graphics and resolution are amazing, and with Red Lion’s Crimson software, the move to Graphite is seamless.”

Outdoor Graphite HMI at LC Automation
Watch Red Lion's 12.1" Outdoor Graphite HMI Introduction Video Here 

Supported by Red Lion's Award Winning Crimson 3.1 Software

“More customers everyday rely upon Red Lion Graphite HMIs to get the job done in harsh environments around the globe and as their applications have become more complex, they have asked for bigger displays,” said Jeff Thornton, Product Manager for Automation Products at Red Lion. “Now we are able to give them the new larger 12.1” wide screen outdoor Graphite with all the same ruggedness they come to expect from a Red Lion HMI.”

This new HMI is supported by Red Lion’s award-winning Crimson 3.1 software making it fast and easy to configure protocols, define data tags, set up sophisticated applications and create an attractive user interface. Crimson 3.1 also supports OPC UA Server and Client, MQTT connectors for Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Ignition Sparkplug and other advanced features making it the preferred choice of many customers.

Main Features

  • UV-protected brilliant display, making it easily viewable even in direct sunlight.
  • Widescreen format 1280 x 800 resolution.
  • Also available in 7" and 10.4” HMIs as sunlight readable models.
  • Rugged Cast-Aluminium Construction, ideal for harsh outdoor environments.


Looking for More Information? We Can Help With That...

For more information, please download the Red Lion's datasheet (on the right) or call 01254 685900 and ask to speak to one of our Technical Support Engineers. They will be happy to help to answer all of your questions.

Red Lion Outdoor Graphite HMI at LC Automation