Compact Panel PC with 6.3" XGA Solutions

PANEL 6

The PIP with the Panel-6 option is a highly integrated robust packaged industrial PC with a special designed aluminum housing and an integrated TFT display. The PIP housing offers enough space to integrate hard disk and/or Flash disk, floppy and any PC/104 extensions. The PIP product range offers next to the standard PC functionality on-board special industrial features like 4x RS232 (RS485), USB, Ethernet, and Firewire (depending on selected model).

Compact Panel PC 6.3 inch (PANEL6)

Panel-6 Specialities

The PIP product range is available with various processor technologies up to Intel Core 2 Duo. The special low power consumption design from MPL allows to operate the PIP family without fan or ventilation holes. Unique is also that the PIP products can be operated with 8 - 28VDC/48VDC. With the PIP product range there is no need for internal cabling as all is connected and ready for the customer.

The PIP product is a unique industrial solution with a great flexibility to help to reduce the overall cost in your projects.

The Panel & Touch option gives the PIP product range additional functionality on very small space. The integrated panel is a TFT display with 6.3"-XGA resolution. The panel supports the design efforts of low power consumption. It offers excellent readability and brightness as required in industrial applications. The panel is protected with a hard coated and non-glaring glass.

If the application requires a Touch screen solution then this can also be integrated in the product without special wiring. The Touch screen surface is specially hard coated and has the non-glare feature too. The input can be done by hand or with a pen. Width the touch-6 option, a resistive touch screen is offered.


Technical Features Panel-6

LCD Options LCD6XGA-1/-2
LCD Type
active TFT LCD, LVDS IF
a-Si TFT active matrix
Display size
6.3 inch diagonal
Resolution
XGA (1024 x 768 pixel)
Color depth
16.2M colors
Brightness
250cd/m2
Contrast ratio (CR)
500:1
Viewing angle horizontal (left/right)
60° / 60°
Viewing angle vertical (up/down)
60° / 45°
Pixel pitch
0.126mm x 0.126mm
Backlight unit
bottom edge side 1CCFL type
Surface treatment
antiglare and hard-coating 3H
Operating temperature
0°C to +60°C

Touch Options Touch6-1R Comment
Type
resistive 8-wire touch screen
others on request
Surface
hard coating, antiglare treatment
 
Light transparency
79%
 
Controller resolution
1024 x 1024
 
Controller interface
standard over PS/2
optional RS232 or USB
touch and mouse simultaneous possible
Operating temperature
-10°C to +60°C
 

Housing Options PANEL6-1A PANEL6-2A
Surface
aluminum, externally powder coated
aluminum, externally powder coated
Case color
RAL5024
(other colors on request)
RAL5024
(other colors on request)
Protection class
IP51
IP51
Mounting option
DIN-Rail / Flange
DIN-Rail / Flange
Dimensions (W x H x D)
min. 270 x 162 x 82.5 mm
min. 270 x 162 x 120 mm
External interfaces
all external PIP CPU board interfaces
(mouse, keyboard, Ethernet, firewire, serial, LPT,...)

Physical Features    
Power supply
DC input from 8-28V
 
Power consumption
display & inverter 5W
add CPU board power consumption according datasheet
Humidity
10% - 90% non condensing
 
Operating temperature
see comment on individual components (LCD, Touch, CPU-board, HDD/flash...)


Wide range of CPU boards available
 PIP CPU board matrix
 

Panel-6 Versions

Case options
PANEL6-1A Standard 82.5mm high aluminum PIP-housing (internally chromated, externally powder coated), capable to incorporated a 6" TFT display, a Touch screen, any PIP board including HDD/Flash, RAM and expansion possibility of one PC/104 or one PC/104-Plus card.
PANEL6-2A Standard 120mm high aluminum PIP-housing (internally chromated, externally powder coated), capable to incorporated a 6" TFT display, a Touch screen, any PIP board including HDD/Flash, RAM and expansion possibility of up to three PC/104 or PC/104-Plus cards.
LCD options
LCD6XGA-1 6.3" XGA (1024 x 768) TFT display, inverter for the LCD, cable connection between PIP and TFT all built together and connected into the PANEL6 housing. (for Celeron M or Pentium M PIPs)
LCD6XGA-2 6.3" XGA (1024 x 768) TFT display, inverter for the LCD, cable connection between PIP and TFT all built together and connected into the PANEL6 housing. (for Intel Core Duo PIPs), uses same LCD as LCD6XGA-1
Touch options
TOUCH6-1R Additional 8-wire resistive touch option for the Panel6 Solutions (Touch is connected over Mouse-PS/2)

Touch Drivers

The following drivers are recommended or required if you have the Touch option installed:

Windows XP
Windows 2000
Windows ME
Windows 98
TSHARC UniWinDriver 6.20cs UniWin Driver Manual
Windows CE 3.x WinCE30 Driver 1.10 Driver Manual
Windows CE 4.0 WinCENET40x86 Driver 1.0 X86 Version
Windows CE Net 4.1
Windows CE Net 4.2
WinCE410x86 Driver 1.01 X86 Version
Windows XP embedded WinXPE Driver 5.04 RS232 only
DOS DOS Driver 3.3 Driver Manual
Linux Linux Driver 2.02 XFree V4.3 and later

Further drivers are available from the Microchip homepage

 
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