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X7

The X7 is the fourth product of the streamlined Micro OCS Series of embedded I/O controllers. All units feature a built-in logic engine, operator interface, networking and I/O. Use the dropdown below to select from our two distinct models:  X7R (relay outputs) and X7A (digital outputs)

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Description

COMPREHENSIVE ADVANTAGE
With the addition of the X7 OCS controller, our engineers at Horner Automation have designed a slim, versatile, and complimentary product to our existing line of robust industrial solutions. The X7, when utilized as an introductory piece, empowers your organization to grow by seamlessly incorporating additional Horner solutions (such as our more basic X2, and X4 OCS controllers) to your expanding system.

POWERFUL CONTROL SOLUTION
In the market of cost-effective all-in-one controllers, the web-compatible X7 is unmatched in its abilities to control, communicate, and log data. Suited for applications across a diverse range of industries, the X7 exceeds standards (and expectations). With its capable processor speed and larger, intuitive user interface, the suite of capabilities within the X7 expand upon our established X2 and X4 products.

FLEXIBLE I/O CONFIGURATION
In an effort to make the latest Horner OCS controllers as widely applicable as possible, the X7 has been designed with a streamlined set of onboard I/O supporting an impressive array of applications. Discrete manufacturing is well supported with 20-24 digital I/O points – including high-speed inputs and outputs. Are your requirements process oriented? The X7 includes analog inputs and outputs, with support for 4-20mA signals and RTD temperature sensors. If the built-in I/O isn’t enough for your specific application – easily expand via Ethernet, CAN, or RS-485.

SPACE-SAVING DESIGN
The wide, sleek profile of the X7 enables you to fit more in your panel, saving space and resources. The X7 packs a big picture into an overall small package. With just a 6.9” x 5.2” cutout, this 7” wide aspect screen is very friendly, intuitive, and clear.

Model Lineup

Built-In Inputs/OutputsHE-X7A (Model A)HE-X7R (Model R)
DC In1212
DC Out122
Relaysn/a6
HS In44
HS Out22
mA In44
mA Out22
Note: There are four high-speed inputs of the total DC Inputs. There are two high-speed outputs of the total DC outputs.
Note: Model A supports sourcing outputs. Model R DC outputs are sinking with integral pull up resistors.
SPECIAL ORDER (*)
Part Number ExtensionDescription
-441WebMI License Unlimited pre-loaded
-443CANopen License is pre-loaded, CsCAN support is removed
-444BACnet IP/MSTP License is pre-loaded
(*) Not available for purchase on the web store. Please call factory for product availability. Lead time on special order products is 4-6 weeks.
For combinations of adder options, please contact the factory – 877.665.5666

Specifications

CONTROLLER
Ladder Logic Memory256 kB
Logic Scan Rate0.4 mS/K
Removable MemorymicroSD
Local Comment StorageYes
Floating Point SupportYes
AutoTune PID CapableYes
OPERATOR INTERFACE INTERFACE
Characters / Pixels800 x 480
Display TechnologyLCD with LED 300 nits
Character HeightSelectable Fonts
Number of Pages250
Fields or Objects per Page100
Total Keys5 (on screen)
Function Keys4 (on screen)
OEM Faceplate AvailableNo
I/O
Built-in I/O Points26 (model R); 30 (model A)
SmartStix, SmartRail, SmartBlock I/O Supportyes, CsCAN
Digital Inputs / Outputs, max1024 / 1024
Analog Inputs / Outputs, max256 / 256
General Purpose Registers (words)5000 retentive
General Purpose Internal Coils (bits)2,048 (1,024 retentive)
SERIAL COMMUNICATIONS
Total Active Ports2
RS-232 Ports / RS-485 PortsRS-232 / RS-485 (1 of each)
PLC / Drive ProtocolsLimited
RTU / Modbus Master / SlaveYes
Serial ASCII In / OutYes
USB Ports (A and Mini-B)Mini-B only
ETHERNET/INTERNET
Ethernet SupportStandard
Remote AccessWebMI or EnvisionRV
Remote File AccessFTP or EnvisionFX
NETWORKING
Integrated CAN NetworksStandard
Supported CAN NetworksCsCAN
Maximum CAN Distance1,640 ft.
Programming over CANYes
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Height5.65″ / 143.50 mm
Width7.33″ / 186.08 mm
Total Depth2.08″ / 52.88 mm
OPERATING SPECIFICATIONS & STANDARDS
Operating Temperature-10 to 60°C
Humidity (non-condensing)5 to 95%
Voltage24 +/-20% VDC
Product CertificationsCE, C’
Environmental RatingUL 50E Type 1, 4x, 12, 12k, 13

Documentation & Resources

DocumentReference NumberLink to Download
SALES LITERATURE
X7 Sales SheetHA-322
OCS Comparison GuideHA-294
Starter Kit Sales SheetHA-345
TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION
X7 User ManualMAN1155Download
X7 DatasheetMAN1156Download
X7 Quick Reference GuideMAN1157Download
DRAWINGS2D ELECTRICAL2D MECHANICAL3D MECHANICAL
HE-X7A / HE-X7R
SUPPLEMENTAL
App Guide for Updating FirmwareMAN1011
Ethernet Supplement ManualSUP0740Download

Certifications

Certification TypeDownload Certificate
UL
CE Declaration of Conformity
ISO 9001: 2015
Lithium Battery Test Summary

Videos

For more X7 and other videos, please visit our YouTube Channel

Firmware Review Notes

PRODUCTVERSIONRELEASE DATETYPEDETAILSREQUIREMENTS
X7FW 15.82April 2024EnhancementResolved issue where System menu | View Status displays both Build version and Firmware version.
X7FW 15.82April 2024Bug FixResolved issue where unit locked up / froze when serial downloadable protocol was configured. This occurred randomly and was seen in limited hardware
X7FW 15.82April 2024Bug FixResolved issue where hardfault errors occur when CANopen SmartRail is configured in the program and downloaded
X7FW 15.82April 2024Bug FixResolved issue where endless loop of nameless folders were being created when "A:\" in Copy RM block was entered by the user.
X7FW 15.82April 2024Bug FixResolved issue where title bar of password object was showing mixed characters when unicode fonts were created.
X7FW 15.82April 2024Bug FixResolved issue where WebMI alarm history page not listing the RTN alarms
X7FW 15.82Download Firmware 15.82 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023EnhancementAdded CNX100 support for Micro OCS Series.
NOTE: Requires Cscape v. 9.90 SP10 onwards.
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023EnhancementAdded BACNet MSTP downloadable protocol support for Micro OCS Series.
NOTE: Requires Cscape v. 9.90 SP11 onwards.
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023Bug FixResolved issue wherein device was displaying exception for a specific program which had Copy_CF block tagged with register greater than %R2048 in IEC languages. (7631)
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023Bug FixResolved issue where in unit displayed "User Program: Fault" or "APP CRC" error at bootup. (10795)
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023Bug FixResolved Cscape connectivity issue via ethernet communication when running EGD protocol. (10761)
X7CSCAN 15.78October 2023Bug FixResolved X10 reset issue when multiple error messages were received by the controller for serial communication protocols. (10840)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023EnhancementOCSIO support has been added along with new modules - DIM610 and DQM606. NOTE: New modules require Cscape 9.90 SP9 onwards and OCSIO firmware
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023EnhancementIncreased PID blocks support from 4 to 8 for Micro OCS series. NOTE: Requires Cscape 9.90 SP9 onwards.
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved erasing of analog calibration information after updating to FW 15.70 (10418) NOTE: Addressed issue related to both upgrade and downgrade of firmware.
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved touch calibration issue after loading FW 15.70 (10553) NOTE: The cross hair at the upper left of the screen does not work in Touch Calibration
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when timer output was turning on at startup. (7639 / 1390)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when after power cycle, the first pulse output duration was either missed or too short. (7634)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when Filename Counter was not working properly if a file with screen capture was downloaded previously. (5717)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when unit would lose communication with Cscape over Ethernet when there were multiple slaves configured in the program but not connected. (4700) NOTE: Occurrence of issue has been reduced
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when WebMI license was lost if there was a flat or faulty controller battery. License duration check will not be done for lifetime licenses, so even if battery fails, license will be valid for lifetime licenses. (3429) NOTE: For permanent license, check for RTC time has been removed
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when screen response to Momentary Button was not working properly for a large button configured on the screen. (8439)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when screen saver was not working for a few hardware revisions. (8018)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when frequent timeouts and reconnects were seen on units running EtherNet/IP server. (8541)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue with Modbus TCP communication when 6 or more devices were used. (8362)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when combining characters like Thai fonts were not displayed properly in the Graphics Editor. (3878) NOTE: Requires Cscape 9.90 SP9 onwards.
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved ethernet port lock up issues. (8464 / 7052 / 7508)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved flash erase issue on a few hardware revisions after loading 15.60 firmware. (9197)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when user access alarms webpage via web designer model device displayed HardFault error. (8288) NOTE: Issue was seen when unicode strings were configured in alarms configuration.
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when device displayed HardFault error when Modbus TCP/IP device list configured with more than 32 slaves was downloaded to device. (7495 / 8531)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when emails sent from the OCS were being treated as spam emails due to email header missing time zone. (9105)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when Quadrature HSC output was not working. (6468)
X7CSCAN 15.76July 2023Bug FixResolved issue when accessing webpages used to display frequent "connection timeout". (9869 / 7583)
X7CSCAN 15.76Download Firmware 15.76 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.60December 2022Bug FixResolved input glitch caused by beeper function.Bootloader
X7Download Firmware 15.58 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.58December 2021EnhancementAdded support for alternative hardware components.Bootloader
X7Download Firmware 15.58 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021EnhancementWebMI status bits have been added for Session Count: %SR101.5 to SR101.7Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issue: When using the Report Editor, an extra space or multiple spaces was being added to the end of the report before the Carriage Return.. (4699)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issue: Real to DINT conversion was giving incorrect result for some values. (5314)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixMade touch calibration faster. (1420)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issue: ModbusTCP communication was not starting until Reacquire Time has timed out during power up or sometimes when unit is put from Idle to Run mode. (5042)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issue: sometimes microSD card was not detecting / reading properly when plugged and unplugged continuously. (4703)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved WebMI Issue: Previous session(s) was not getting closed which resulted in connection timeout during long run as max sessions were reached. (4980)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issue: MJ1 RS 232 hardware Handshake fails (DSR / DTR) - issue related to Modem. (5171)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.54August 2021Bug FixResolved Issues: (5398) Modbus TCP. When Update Interval was utilized (set other than zero), if packets were delayed beyond the set Update Interval time, previous sockets were getting closed before the re-connect packet was sent. And therefore comms would not recover automatically. The issue would typically be seen when the Update Interval was set to time periods that exceed the server timeout time.Bootloader
X7Download Firmware 15.54 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.52May 2021EnhancementIncreased ladder size from 256KB to 512KB. (4318)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.52May 2021Bug FixX7 & X10 only - Resolved issue where slider buttons were too small. (4318)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.52May 2021Bug FixResolved issue where Email with TLS encryption (Gmail) was not working with the ethernet downloadable protocol. (3711)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.52May 2021Bug FixResolved issue where the unit was continuously rebooting when the downloaded program was configured with > %R2048 in PID block and placed in RUN mode. (4943)Bootloader
X7CSCAN 15.52May 2021Bug FixResolved issue where a unit was continuously rebooting when "Auto Tune" feature was enabled in PID block in Firmware 15.50. (5646)Bootloader
X7Download Firmware 15.52 Release Notes
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020EnhancementDownloadable protocol enable/disable options now available for full Network and also for individual devicesCscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020EnhancementEmail with TLS encryption support (Ethernet based units only)
Cscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020Enhancement
Structure support in RM blocksCscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020EnhancementIncrease in objects to 100 per screenCscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020EnhancementHSQ Output with pulse width selectionCscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020EnhancementLoad of firmware using MicroSD
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020Bug FixSetpoints not loaded when loading .pgm file in controller with Cscape 9.90 SP1 & SP2Cscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020Bug FixCsCAN ladder blocks can now use registers greater than %R2048Cscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020Bug FixPID blocks, Modbus master and slave blocks, Alarm block can now use registers greater than %R2048Cscape 9.90 SP3
X7CSCAN 15.40July 2020Bug FixReduced Jitter for analog inputs, making them more stable
X7Download Firmware 15.40 Release Notes
X7ACSCAN 15.24April 2020Bug FixDuring boot up, the analog outputs are ON at a level of approximately 20mA for up to two (2) seconds. The analog outputs return to their normal levels when boot up is complete.REV AA (first revision)*
X7RCSCAN 15.24April 2020Bug FixDuring boot up, the analog outputs are ON at a level of approximately 20mA for up to two (2) seconds. The analog outputs return to their normal levels when boot up is complete.REV AA (first revision)*
X7*NOTE: Controller Revision Level – Horner controllers have a two-letter revision level. The first letter of the revision is the HARDWARE REVISION, and the second letter of the revision is the FIRMWARE REVISION.
X7Download Firmware 15.24 Release Notes

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