ICP Electronics has announced the release of its Slimline 12.1" TFT LCD Panel PC, the PPC-5020. A flexible design allows the PC to be wall, panel, arm or rack-mounted making the unit suitable for a range of applications.
The PPC-5020 is equipped with a 150W power supply with power factor correction (PFC) and an embedded single board computer (POS-370) supporting a Celeron/Pentium III CPU.
The POS-370 is a full function board with VGA, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, digital I/O and audio.
The board supports up to 1GB of SDRAM, three RS232 ports, one RS232/422/485 port and two parallel ports. The isolated digital I/O has four digital input and four digital output channels and the video function supports up to 64MB of VRAM.
The front panel of the PPC-5020 meets the IP65 protection rating (resistant to dust and liquid). The PC is available with a plastic or aluminium front panel and optional resistive or capacitive touch screens.
In addition, the Panel PC supports one 3.5" removable hard disk drive and an optional 2-slot PCMCIA PC/104 module for suitable for WLAN appliances.
The PPC-5020 has been optimised to provide high performance in professional multimedia and business communication applications.
The slim design full function embedded computer board and optional touch screen make this unit suitable for such applications as control rooms, interactive kiosks, Point Of Information (POI) terminals and Point Of Sale (POS) terminals.