The HC900 hybrid controller is an advanced process and logic controller with data acquisition that is sized to meet the automation needs of process industries. A large screen, factory floor operator interface provides local trending and data archiving capabilities and is fully integrated with the controller database to minimize configuration and setup time. The hybrid controller designer is a Windows-based software tool that uses graphite objects to represent function blocks, simplifying control strategy development and improving configuration record-keeping. A variety of analog and digital modules are available to support up to a total of 256 I/O points.