ICP Electronics Australia have released the UPC-12A, a 12.1” aluminium UPS panel PC with smart battery backup. The UPC-12A panel PC features a smart battery technology, which allows operators to monitor and manage the battery status directly through the user interface. It is equipped with a battery pack that provides emergency power which reduces the risk of damage if the main power suddenly shuts down.
The UPC-12A panel PC has a 12.1” XGA LCD screen with optional 1000nit sunlight readable capability and resistive touch screen. The front panel of the UPC-12A panel PC meets IP65 standards and features two waterproof USB2.0 ports for easy access in wet or dusty environments. The built-in ambient light sensor detects light for automated screen adjustments to optimise viewing.
The UPC-12A panel PC features an optional Intel GM45 chipset with a 45nm mobile Core2 Duo processor, or an onboard ULV Intel Celeron M 1GHz CPU with 512K cache and an Intel 910GMLE chipset.
The UPC-12A panel PC also has dual Gigabit LAN, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, VGA, audio, a PCI expansion slot, optional PCIe x1 expansion slot, 3x RS232 COMs, 1x RS232/422/485 COM and 6x USB2.0 ports. The UPC-12A panel PC is flexible allowing integration into a variety of applications such as automation, process control, security and HMI.