Omron, NA Series
Multitouch Programmable Terminals
NA Series
As part of the Sysmac automation platform, Omron NA HMI transforms machine data into information, shows information and controls devices based on requirements at FA manufacturing sites. The NA Series enables faster, more efficient control and monitoring. With a widescreen displaying 16,770,000 colors, the HMI that is dynamic, intuitive and predictive makes industrial machines more attractive and competitive

Sysmac - the family that matches every requirement

As part of the Sysmac automation platform, Omron NA HMI transforms machine data into information, shows information and controls devices based on requirements at FA manufacturing sites.
The NA Series enables faster, more efficient control and monitoring.
With a widescreen displaying 16,770,000 colors, the HMI that is dynamic, intuitive and predictive makes industrial machines more attractive and competitive.

• Proactive operator/ machine relationship
• Design based on real applications and customer requirements
• Future-proof, scalable platform
• Allows quick reaction

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Integrating your world

The Sysmac Studio is the centerpiece of the Sysmac platform, bringing together all areas of automation including: logic, motion, vision, safety and visualization.
The NA Series can be programmed alongside the other devices in one integrated project, which speeds up development.

ONE Tag Database

• Share NJ/NX/NY Controller Variables (Tags) in the machine interface application.
• Variables shared with controller reduce the time and complexity of programming.
• Define/Use NA data structures in the machine interface application

ONE Learning, ONE Project

• Program your controller and safety systems
• Simultaneously program the NA Series as device in Sysmac Studio
• Program your whole machine in one project
• Work in a familiar way on all devices

Editors in ONE [NEW]

• Display both controller and HMI editors on one screen for quick design.

Safe and secure

• Configure individual users with multi access levels


• Clearly and quickly define the View
• Quickly change properties, animations, events and actions
• Powerful page editor to group objects
• Rotate, and resize - all with a simple click


• Write your Visual Basic Script
• Extend the possibilities with Visual Basic

Test it in ONE [NEW]

• Integrated testing through simulation of programs on controller and HMI at the same time.
  Checking your device operation at the same time makes debugging quicker and easier.
• Quickly test your device operations via the Simulator.

Features for speed

• Structured programming (through One software)
• Network device insight
• Vision setup
• Machine Controller troubleshooting

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Insight & security maximised ...

The NA series has full security and authentication features that keep your valuable assets secure at all times.
And if something unexpected does happen, in your machine you will be able to solve the problem quickly and prevent a reoccurrence.

Remote access

• You can view and operate the HMI installed at production sites from your tablet using Ethernet or WiFi.
• The access of remote devices can be managed and limited. This helps prevent accidental operation
and information leakage, while securing accessibility.

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Increased security

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The NA Series can be configured to specific staff, with multi access levels with password protection.
This ensures authorised people interact with the machine.

Protecting your assets

• Your project can be passwordprotected along with other applications (Control and Safety).
• Transferring data can be protected (disable overwrite or theft).

... downtime minimized

You can present a machine view that is understandable at a glance. The NA Series brings everything together through rich media including PDF, video, and data to provide an intuitive and proactive machine management tool.

Show your manual in a movie

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Imagine actually showing how to perform certain procedures. With the NA Series you have a trained engineer at the operator’s side, 24x7.

Show PDFs

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You can use whatever visual assets you already have to illustrate how to do things.

Check the controller

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The troubleshooter allows you to monitor and release the NJ/NX/NY Controller errors/events as well as the user-defined errors/events.

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Simple, but Flexible!

The NA Series gives the user the ability to design using IAGs (Intelligent Application Gadgets). IAGs simplify and accelerate the development process through structuring the project and enhancing reuse. From simple graphics to complex objects, you can make your own collections and share them between projects, like a Function Block.

Step 1: Machine Parts, the Visual

Using standard controls, or graphics from the machine parts collection, design your own IAG.
Add interface properties and methods to bring the object to life when reused.

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Step 2: Extensible with Visual Basic

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As well as many graphic IAGs, it is also possible to embed code within an IAG. The code can extend the possibilities of the gadget such as providing special device communication. Thanks to Visual Basic the standard functionality of the NA can be extended as required.

Step 3: Publish and Share

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When the IAG is built and tested (using simulation) it can be published and the collection file distributed to be used again and again. Omron will release further IAG collections to extend the functionality of the NA Series.

A range of options that covers every need

Very stylish, very functional

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2 Ethernet ports and SD Card slot

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(1) USB slave (Tool port)
(2) 2x USB
(3) 1 Serial *
(4) 2 Ethernet ports, one for factory one for office network
(5) SD Card slot
(6) 24V DC

* The serial port is for future expansion.

System configuration

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• High speed communications network
• Broad choice of connection possibilities
• USB cable detachable without changing the hardware
• Water and dust proof design

SHOW your machine

Greater visualization

More than 16 million display colors (24-bit full color)

High-resolution bitmap graphics* and 67 different types of fonts can be used to create intuitive and good-looking screens. In addition, DXF files are supported to display CAD data. Even if the drawing is enlarged or reduced in size, it never loses quality.

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*Contact your Omron representative to obtain Cool Objects.

Indirect reference of text strings

A text string that is displayed on a label object (1 line) or a text box object (1 or more lines) can be switched by indirect reference. The machine operating status and alarm details can be easily displayed.

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Tab control

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A part of the screen can be used like a notepad.

Up to 64 tab pages for a Tab Control object can be created, and up to 10 Tab Control objects can be placed on a screen.
Change a tab page instead of a screen to monitor/change various data.

Setting, sorting, and filtering alarms

Alarms can be set easily, reducing time and effort required for creating alarm screens.

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You can “sort” alarms by the preset item and “filter” by any keyword.
The error location can be quickly identified from a large number of alarms.

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Scaling can be set for Data Display/Data Edit objects and global variables.
Values of variables can be converted by specifying conversion expressions, which makes it easy to show data in the controller.

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Broken-line graphs

Data of variables and multidimensional arrays in the controller can be displayed as broken-line graphs. Broken-line graphs can also be created from the data in the CSV files saved in the SD card inserted in the NJ/NX/NY Controller by using subroutines (Visual Basic). You can specify the display range of large array data, such as operation log, by setting the offset value.

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OPERATE your machine

Comfortable to use

Supporting asian languages

An Asian Language - Japanese, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, or Korean - can be selected to use in the keypad of the NA Series.
The keypad language changes automatically when the language is changed in the language settings.
Local languages can be used to input the names of products when new recipes of the food packaging machine are added.

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Executing a subroutine with multiple threads

Some subroutines require time due to repeated processing or waiting time.
Even such a subroutine can be executed during screen update, without affecting operability and visibility.

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Page jump from user alarm

The page to switch can be specified in each alarm setting.
When an alarm occurs, you can check the troubleshooter screen by selecting the displayed alarm.

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Customizing keypads and resizing objects

You can change the keypad size, choose only the keys you need, and customize the keys to execute specified actions.
Create your own keypad suitable for your applications.
The size of the Check Box, Slider, and Radio Button objects can also be changed. You can greatly improve the usability of your machine by enlarging these objects in size.

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Dynamically changing upper/lower limit value

The upper and lower limit values can be dynamically changed by setting variables as maximum and minimum values of a Data Edit object. It is possible to restrict input according to the status of the machine.

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Specifying a page number

By assigning any number to the page, you can easily switch pages from the PLC.
The previously required subroutine is no longer needed for this operation. This feature is particularly helpful when you use the CJ PLC in which pages are frequently specified by number.*

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* This function is also supported in the NJ/NX/NY Series.


Simple screen design

Displaying editors on one screen [NEW]

The NA HMI Editor and NJ/NX/NY Controller Editor can be displayed on one screen.
This eliminates the need to switch between screens, making the design easier and faster.

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Adding an object by drag & drop [NEW]

Just drag a variable from the Ladder Editor in the NA Page Editor to add an object. The variable is automatically set in the property of the added object.*
This eliminates the need to create and allocate HMI variables, which facilitates design work.

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* When an input is selected, a Button object is added automatically.
* When an output is selected, a Lamp object is added automatically.

Importing external device variables

External device variables can be imported from an XLSX or CXT file.
The CJ variable files and Excel files containing edited variables can be imported. Imported variables facilitate programming including external device settings.

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Text editing

You can edit a label either directly on the Page Editor or in its properties. Editing in the object properties is recommended to edit the ON and OFF labels and change the font attributes at the same time.

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Data input order

The data input order can be set.
When numeric values are entered consecutively, the focus automatically moves to the next Data Edit object by touching the Enter key.
Input errors and input time can be minimized.

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Changing type of button

The type of the Buttons including Set and Momentary can be changed easily in the properties whenever you want, even during or after designing the Button.

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Buttons with the lamp function

You can easily create Buttons with the lamp function.

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Reusable image data [NEW]

You can check the image that is actually used in the program while selecting it, allowing you to select the correct image quickly.

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Property localization (Japanese only)

The names of properties can be displayed in English or Japanese.

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Easy to add variables

When adding variables in the properties, they can be also added to the variable table at the same time.
This greatly saves your time and effort for adding variables to the variable table that was previously required each time.

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Creating duplicate objects

Based on one object, you can create multiple copies with the same appearance and settings by specifying an offset value for an array variable.
This makes screen creation faster and easier.

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Editing subroutines

You can open the code editor (a page to edit subroutines) with just one click.

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NA screen capture

The screens displayed on the NA Series can be captured and saved in the SD card inserted in the NA Series or the USB memory connected to the NA Series.
  • When a screen of the NA Series is required to create a machine operation manual
  • When the current screen is required to save as proof of a trouble
Supported format: PNG

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Simple debugging

Integrated Simulator [NEW]

The NJ/NX/NY Controller Simulator and NA HMI Simulator can be displayed on one screen. You can quickly debug the controller program and the HMI application at the same time.

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Cross references [NEW]

The same GUI for the cross reference function as the NJ/NX/NY Controller can be used.
When a variable is clicked in the global variable table, a list of the locations where the variable is used is displayed in the Cross Reference Tab Page.
By clicking the location, you can access the object, subroutine, or ladder program where the variable is used across the entire project. This makes screen design and debugging quicker and easier.

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Search and Replace

You can search and replace text strings in all subroutines (Visual Basic), objects, and variables within a project.
It is quick and easy to edit and debug variable names and switch labels.

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Watch Tab Page

The same GUI as the NJ/NX/NY Controller is used. Register the variable to monitor/change and then change its value on the Watch Tab Page to easily debug screens with the NA Simulator without the physical HMI.
(Broken-line Graph and Trend Graph objects cannot be used for simulations.)

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Displaying object status

The ON/OFF status of the object placed on the Page Editor can be switched.
You can check the ON/OFF status of a Lamp or other object without starting the Simulator.
Not only the ON/OFF status of a Bit Lamp object but also all status of a Data Lamp object can be checked.

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