18.5" Panel PC for tough Environments


The silent, space-saving PANEL18 is designed to act as front-end interface for rugged, secure, or sensitive environments, where reliability and quality are key issues. The PANEL18 expands MPLs Panel-PC Family of compact, easy-to-integrate and multi-functional All-in-One solutions. The product is particularly designed and assembled for none standard environments. This includes but does not limit to meet EN50155, MIL-STD-810 and or IEC 60945. The "All-in-One" Panel PC solution combines a rugged 18.5" display with excellent optical and temperature specifications, an optional touch screen, and a complete range of low power CPU based embedded Single Board Computer (PIP & CEC) from MPL. It starts at an Atom Single Core up to i7 Quad Core.

Compact Panel PC 18inch (PANEL18)

The front of the PANEL18 is IP65 protected with a joint free and hardened Schroff glass. On the back side, various PC interfaces are available (customizable connectors). Like all other MPL products, the PANEL18 requires for operation no fan. The solution is very flexible and expandable for basically all customer needs and requirements, regardless if it is GPS, Fieldbus, LTE, Bluetooth, or WLAN, just to mention just a few.

Key features are:

The robust and front IP65 protected PANEL18 is the ideal solution as man machine/front-end interface for harsh applications like in Railways, Maritime or any other tough applications. Further as it is space saving, fanless and noiseless, the PANEL18 is the ideal solution for cabinet applications in telecommunication, kiosk information systems in Railways as well as Internet access points.

Technical Features

CPU Boards / Motherboards
Use of our reliable, long-term available Embedded Computer Boards out of the PIP and CEC product range.
All boards are well equipped and offer the standard interfaces on board.
CPU PIP30 Family up to Intel i7 quad-core or CEC10 Family up to Atom quad-core
Memory Up to 16GB possible (depending on the CPU board)
Storage Wide selection of HDD or solid-state Flash drive available
I/Os Depending on the selected CPU board
Specific interfaces like (Bluetooth, GPS, Fieldbus, LTE,...) are available on request
Expansion Based on your needs, we can integrate even your custom boards
LCD Characteristics
We are not aligned to a certain display type, therefore please ask us in case you have specific needs.
The below given values are from our used standard 18.5" LCD which is based on the Sharp LQ185M3LW01.
Display Size 18.5" TFT LCD with white LED backlight
Active Display Size 409mm horizontal / 230mm vertical
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution FHD 1920 x 1080
Color Depth 16.7M
Brightness 400 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio 1500:1
Viewing Angle horizontal 170° / vertical 170°
Backlight lifetime 50’000 hrs
Touch Screen (optional)
Type Capacitive touch screen
Surface Hard coating, anti-glare treatment
Housing Characteristics
Front Panel Powder coated milled aluminum frame with joint free, hardened anti-glare glass
Mounting Options VESA or Panel mount
Protection Class IP65/NEMA4 compliant front bezel
Power Supply 12VDC (9-36VDC optional), any other supply voltage ( 48VDC, 110VDC..) is possible too
Power Consumption Display typ. 21W, please add CPU board power consumption according data sheet
Operating Temperature -20°C up to +70°C (-4°F to +158°F)
Storage Temperature -25°C up to +75°C (-13°F to +167°F)
Relative Humidity 10% to 90% non condensing
Protection Class Front IP65 (back IP54), please talk to us about your needs
Standard Compliance
The PANEL18 is designed to meet or even exceed the most common standard Particular references are:
EMC EN 55022, EN 55024, EN 61000, MIL-STD-461E
Shock & Vibration EN 60068
Environmental & Safety EN 50155, MIL-STD-810-F, EN 60601, EN 60950
Approval List CE, IEC 60945, IACS E10

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