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QSI Offers RoHS-Compliant Operator Interface and Mobile Data Terminals

Salt Lake City, Utah. 10 August 2006. QSI Corporation, a manufacturer of operator interface and mobile data terminals, now offers terminals complying with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive. Most versions of the popular QTERM®-G55 handheld graphic terminal are now RoHS compliant.

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) Directive states that, as of 1 July 2006, non-exempt electrical and electronic equipment shipped to the European Union may not contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls or polybrominated diphenyl ethers.

"Complying with the RoHS Directive represented a unique challenge to QSI," said Jim Elwell, President of QSI. "Our business model of providing semi-custom terminals means that for any model, such as the QTERM-G55, we literally have thousands of variations that must comply with the directive."

QSI recognizes many customers will require RoHS-compliant terminals in the near future. In 2004, the company began efforts toward meeting this objective. QSI is continuously working to convert most terminal models to meet RoHS standards. Certain terminal models and options are currently available in RoHS versions, with other models being added on a regular basis. If you require an RoHS-compliant terminal, please contact QSI with your terminal model number or required specifications to determine availability.

About QSI Corporation

Established in 1983, QSI Corporation is a leading manufacturer of rugged operator interface and mobile data terminals (TREQ®) for industrial OEMs and commercial vehicle systems integrators. QSI's human machine interface and mobile data terminal products include character and graphic terminals that are programmable, customizable, CE Certified and NEMA 4/12/13 rated. Numerous interfaces are available, including EIA-232, EIA-422, EIA-485, J1708/1939, USB, Ethernet and Power-over- Ethernet. QSI excels at building custom and semi-custom terminals able to withstand high levels of shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, humidity and other environmental parameters. All QSI Corporation products are designed and manufactured in the USA at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, contact QSI Corporation at 801-466-8770 or visit www.qsicorp.com.


 
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