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Dakota Fluid Power Chooses QSI's QTERM-G58

Salt Lake City, Utah. 10 December 2009. QSI Corporation, designer and manufacturer of rugged human machine interface and mobile data terminals, announces their wireless handheld QTERM®-G58 is chosen by Dakota Fluid Power, a leader in hydraulic and pneumatic systems and service. The QTERM-G58 is included in the Fire Flow Pro® and ValveSTAR® systems provided by Hurco Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of products built for the testing, maintenance and repair of sewer and water systems.

The public's safety and property depend on the fire fighter having the proper water pressure to successfully fight a fire. With the Fire Flow Pro, the QTERM-G58's wireless Ethernet allows a field operator to collect water pressure data and GPS location from the hydrant without the assistance of another person. This information is critical in maintaining hydrant performance.

ValveSTAR uses the QTERM-G58 to track critical valve and hydrant exercising data, import work orders, capture GPS locations and create numerous reports. Operators can easily input data using the QTERM-G58's "finger-friendly" keypad and transfer the information to a laptop or office computer.

Visit www.gethurco.com for more information about Hurco Technologies, Inc.

"We chose the QTERM-G58 because of its fast processor, wireless capabilities and sunlight readable display," said Josh Lambrecht, Software Engineer at Dakota Fluid Power, Inc. "Its industrial-grade hardware and water resistant display definitely hold up to the harsh roadside conditions."

The QTERM-G58 is a wireless and battery powered handheld graphic HMI with a transflective sunlight readable LCD display measuring 89 mm (3.5") diagonal. Features include a 200 MHz processor, resistive touch screen and a 24- or 40-key keypad. The QTERM-G58 is NEMA-4 rated and will soon feature Windows® Embedded CE.

"We are excited to be working with Josh and the team at Dakota Fluid Power," commented Glen Johnson, Director of Industrial Sales at QSI Corporation. "The QTERM-G58 has proven itself to be extremely rugged but flexible enough to meet the needs of each individual customer. This is why the QTERM-G58 is a great fit for Dakota Fluid Power's innovative solutions."

Visit the QTERM-G58 web page for more information about QSI's wireless QTERM-G58 HMI terminal.

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.

About Dakota Fluid Power, Inc.

Dakota Fluid Power, Inc. has provided quality hydraulic and pneumatic systems, sales and service since 1991. Known for hydraulic distribution, service and manufacturing of most major lines of hydraulic power units and systems, pneumatic and electrical systems, Dakota Fluid Power Inc. also provides testing, field service and installation services.

Dakota Fluid Power Inc. has office locations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (headquarters); Aberdeen, South Dakota; Fargo, North Dakota and Lincoln, Nebraska serving a wide variety of applications for the industrial and mobile OEM and user markets. For more information, call 605-338-9982 or visit www.dakotafluidpower.com.



QSI PR Contact:
Jenny Burgess
801-466-8770

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