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).
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.
a-Si TFT active matrix
|Contrast ratio (CR)|
|Viewing angle horizontal (left/right)|
|Viewing angle vertical (up/down)|
optional RS232 or USB
(other colors on request)
(other colors on request)
|Dimensions (W x H x D)|
(mouse, keyboard, Ethernet, firewire, serial, LPT,...)
|Wide range of CPU boards available|
| PIP CPU board matrix
|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.|
|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|
|TOUCH6-1R||Additional 8-wire resistive touch option for the Panel6 Solutions (Touch is connected over Mouse-PS/2)|
The following drivers are recommended or required if you have the Touch option installed:
|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