Eaton MTL

MTL Instruments Group


Explorer Remote PC’s

Please note that our GECMA Challenger and Explorer ranges have now reached the End of Life and are in the termination process. The accessory components will continue to be supported for spares and repairs only until approximately December 2020 or until further notice. More detail can be found within the table below.

Why not take advantage of our new generation of HMI by upgrading to the MTL GECMA Work Station range. Have a look at our MTL GECMA Work Station upgrade brochure here.

This innovative operating terminal boasts a unique modular design concept, state-of-the-art technology and is packed full of valuable features. With various upgrade options available and mechanical backward compatibility*, you do not have to undergo a complete re-install.

*special conditions may apply

Product Termination Notice and ‘Last time buy’
Statement issued Product Last time buy Replacements and/or notes
05 December 2016 As listed below 31st March 2017 MTL GECMA Work Station
05 December 2016 As listed below 30th June 2017 Last shipment for full terminals
05 December 2016 Accessories Estimated
Dec 2020
Supported for spares & repairs only

The EXPLORER range of hazardous area panel PC’s are ideally suited to surviving the harsh environments typically found in Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Biotech and Food and Beverage manufacturing.

All operating and visualization components (display, touch screen, trackball, joystick, keyboard…) can be configured according to the requirements of the plant. Constructed as intrinsically safe panel mounting modules and certified for Ex Zone 1 / 2 (Gas), Zone 21/22 (Dusts) the EXPLORER Panel PC can easily be integrated into our FHP standard enclosure, as well as existing enclosures, walls and cabinets.

In addition to the Ethernet interface, the EXPLORER offers USB, RS232, RS485 and RS422 interfaces to integrate further electrical equipment or for the functionality of WLAN or BLUETOOTH.

To download a copy of the overview brochure <click here>


Product Code Description Downloads

intrinsically safe logo Symbol denotes that the equipment is suitable for use in hazardous area applications.
fsm logo Symbol denotes that the product has been assessed for functional safety applications

Explorer 15i and 18i   Explorer 15i/18i Panel PC Datasheet 
Explorer Industrial   Explorer 22 Industrial Datasheet 
Explorer Industrial Thin   Explorer 22 Industrial Thin Client Datasheet