In Today’s article I’ll walk you through how to change the Screen Saver Image used on the PanelView Plus 7, 6, and CE:
Part 1: Enable the Screen Saver Image on your PanelView Plus 7, 6, or CE
Step 1) From the PanelView Plus Configuration Menu, choose Terminal Settings:
Step 5) Here insure “Screen Saver Image” is set to Enabled. Then exit this screen and the previous one by clicking on “OK” to insure your settings are saved.
Part 2: Copying new Screen Saver Image to the PanelView Plus
Step 6) Copy your custom 80 pixel by 80 pixel .bmp (bitmap) screen saver image to the root directory of a compatible memory card or USB drive.
Step 7) Insert your memory card or USB drive into your PanelView Plus 7, 6, or CE HMI:
Step 9) Use Windows Explorer to copy your BMP image from your memory device to your PanelView Plus’s \windows directory:
Step 10) Now launch Windows Control Panel:
Step 12A) On the PanelView Plus 6 and 7, remove ssfloat and add you image:
Step 12B) On the PanelView Plus CE and VersaView CE, select your image from the \windows directory by using the Browse button:
Step 13) Click on OK to save your settings, and when the PanelView Plus next goes into screen saver mode you should see your custom image in place of the A-B logo:
To watch a video demonstration of the above, check out Episode 39 of The Automation Minute Season 4 below:
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Shawn M Tierney
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