BACKPLANE Systems Technology has announced Axiom's 12.1" open-frame panel PC, the Panel5000 Series.
These PCs have been designed for Kiosk, Point-Of-Information, and other applications requiring an easy mounting solution for customised housing.
The Panel5000 Series is equipped with a full function Intel Celeron/Pentium III single board computer. The board supports up to 256MB SDRAM in one 168-pin DIMM socket and features VGA with 2MB V-RAM, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, DiskOnChip socket, 32-bit audio, four serial ports, four channel digital I/O and a PS/2 keyboard/mouse interface.
The PCs offer two optional ISA/PCI expansion slots, 2.5" hard disk drive bay, slim-line CD-ROM/DVD drive bay and support 24V/48V dc power input.
The Series is available with 100, 250 or 500cd/m2 high brightness XGA TFT LCD displays and features a resolution of 800 x 600. The 500 nit model has been designed for use in outdoor applications while the other versions are suitable for applications with low ambient light.
The front panel has an open-frame design and is resistant to dust and liquid (IP65). In addition, an optional resistive type touch screen is available, suitable for MMI (man-machine interface) applications.