All-Weather Gen 4: Technical Specifications

All-Weather Monitors & Panel Computers

8.4″ – 21.5″ Screen Sizes

All-Weather Touchscreen Monitors and Flat Panel Computers Built with a Solid State Design and IP67 Protection.

VARTECH’s All-Weather All-Terrain touchscreen monitors and panel computers are built with industrial grade components. The very robust enclosure is milled from billet 6061 Aircraft Aluminum and offers a slim profile with many standard core features and options. Constructed to IP67 specifications, these fully-sealed All-Weather/All-Terrain displays and panel PC’s are protected from the ingress of dust and water, including temporary submersion. Design to meet MIL-STD/MIL-SPC specifications for wide temperature ranges, shock and vibration protection, EMI protection, and direct sunlight conditions are available.RoHS Compliant

AW4 Group Shot

AW4 Series available in black
powder-coat aluminum

Black Powder-Coat Aluminum

Standard Features

Monitor Features:

  • Industrial grade LED back-lit LCD
  • Mounting Configuration: Panel, Console, Console Extreme, 100mm VESA pattern
  • Enclosure Construction: Fully-Sealed NEMA 6 Submersible (IP67) Black Powder-
    Coat Machined 6061 T6 Aluminum Enclosure
  • Available Touchscreens: Resistive, PCAP, ArmorTouch, Standard Capacitive
  • Touchscreen Interface: USB or Serial Connections
  • Manual front dimmer dial – 1000:1 dimming ratio
  • Optical Bonding (VBOND): Laminated cover glass, protective overlay or touchscreen to the front surface of the LCD. Used for reduced solar reflectivity, and shock and vibration protection.
  • Power Input: 12VDC, 9-36VDC or 90-264VAC Internal Power Supply
  • I/O Connection Type: IP67 push/pull locking style sealed connectors
  • Operating Temperature: -20° to 70°C (Extreme temperature package available depending on size. Please inquire.)
  • Relative Humidity: ≤ 0% to ≤ 100% 
  • Altitude: 10,000 ft
  • 2 Year Warranty

Panel Computer Features: (includes all standard monitor features)

  • Embedded computer
  • Shock and Vibration Protection: Shock mount motherboard protects critical electronics from excessive shock and vibration
  • Fanless Design: Solid State Components
  • Operating Systems: Windows 10 Professional 32 or 64 bit (standard)
  • 2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN
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All-Weather 4 Size and Specification Chart

SizePanel Mount/VESA/RAM Dimensions*Console & Console Extreme Mount Dimensions*BrightnessResolutionAspect RatioTouchscreen*Viewing AngleContrastPower Consumption** (Calculated
at 12V DC)
Approximate Weight† (based on Panel Mount)Maximum I/Os Avail. (Including Power)
8.4” 10.74 x 7.81 x 2.5912.14 x 9.21 x 2.59400 nits
1000 nits
SVGA 800 x 600
XGA 1024 x 768
4:3Res/Cap/PCAP/AT80°/60°/80°/80°
80°/80°/60°/80°
500:1
600:1
≈ 15 W
≈ 21 W
≈ 6.5Lbs5
10.4” 12.36 x 9.01 x 2.5913.76 x 10.41 x 2.59400 nits
1000 nits
SVGA 800 x 600
XGA 1024 x 768
4:3Res/Cap/PCAP/AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/65°/65°
1000:1
700:1
≈ 11 W
≈ 24 W
≈ 7.25 Lbs
11.6” Wide 13.94 x 8.53 x 2.7615.42 x 10.01 x 2.59300 nits
1600 nits
FHD 1920 x 1080
FHD 1920 x 1080
16:9AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/80°/80°
800:1
900:1
≈ 13 W
≈ 27 W
≈ 7.25 Lbs
12.1” 13.85 x 9.85 x 2.5915.25 x 11.25 x 2.59400 nits
1200 nits
XGA 1024 x 768
XGA 1024 x 768
4:3Res/PCAP85°/85°/85°/85°
85°/85°/85°/85°
750:1
750:1
≈ 9 W
≈ 22 W
≈ 10.25 Lbs7
15” 16 x 11.75 x 2.5917.4 x 13.15 x 2.59400 nits
1500 nits
XGA 1024 x 768
XGA 1024 x 768
4:3Res/Cap/PCAP/AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/60°/80°
600:1
800:1
≈ 12 W
≈ 47 W
≈ 11.5 Lbs
15.6” Wide 17.49 x 10.38 x 2.5918.8 x 11.69 x 2.59400 nits
1500 nits
FHD 1920 x 1080
FHD 1920 x 1080
16:9Res/Cap/PCAP/AT80°/80°/70°/70°
88°/88°/88°/88°
700:1
750:1
≈ 16 W
≈ 49 W
≈ 11.5 Lbs9
17” 17.34 x 13.85 x 2.5918.84 x 15.35 x 2.59350 nits
1000 nits
SXGA 1280 x 1024
SXGA 1280 x 1024
5:4Res/Cap/PCAP/AT80°/80°/60°/80°
80°/80°/60°/80°
800:1
1000:1
≈ 25 W
≈ 62 W
≈ 13 Lbs
19” 18.96 x 14.71 x 2.5920.44 x 16.19 x 2.59350 nits
1600 nits
SXGA 1280 x 1024
SXGA 1280 x 1024
5:4Res/Cap/PCAP/AT85°/85°/80°/80°
85°/85°/80°/80°
1000:1
1000:1
≈ 20 W
≈ 60 W
≈ 16 Lbs
21.5” Wide 22.96 x 13.5 x 2.5924.5 x 15 x 2.59300 nits
1500 nits
FHD 1920 x 1080
FHD 1920 x 1080
16:9Res/PCAP/AT89°/89°/89°/89°
89°/89°/89°/89°
5000:1
1000:1
≈ 24 W
≈ 42 W
≈ 20 Lbs

Sunlight Viewable LCD
* For solutions with heat sink, add 1.062″ to depth (D)
** Res – Resistive Touch, Cap – Capacitive Touch, PCAP – Projective Capacitive Touch, AT – ArmorTouch Glass-on-Film Resistive Touch
† Approximate Weight based on Panel Mount Aluminum Monitor. Heat sink adds approximately 4 lbs.

 

LCD Controller Board Specifications

OptionResolutionAvailable Video I/OsHorizontal/Vertical Scan
A*Up to 1440 x 900, 8 bit1 x DVI
1 x VGA
60Hz up to 1440 x 900
B*Up to 1600 x 1200, 8 bit1 x DVI
1 x VGA
1 x Composite (PAL/NTSC)
60Hz up to 1600 x 1200
C Up to 1920 x 1200, 8-Bit1 x HDMI
1 x Display Port
1 x VGA
60Hz up to 1920 x 1200
D Up to 1920 x 1200, 10 bit1 x HDMI
1 x DVI
1 x VGA
1 x Composite (PAL/NTSC)
60Hz up to 1920 x 1200

Non-standard controller boards and I/Os available depending on panel size. Please inquire.
* Not compatible with FHD screen resolution

 

Standard Motherboard Specifications

OptionProcessorMemoryStorage DeviceOperating SystemAvailable I/Os
E Intel J1900 Quad-CoreUp to 8GB1 x SATA-300
1 x mSATA/SIM
Win 7: 32/64 bit,
Win 10: 32/64 bit
2 x RS-232/422/485
3 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
PS/2 KB/M
F Intel Celeron J1900Up to 8GB1 x SATA-300
1 x CFAST
Win 7: 32/64 bit,
Win 10: 32/64 bit
1 x RS-232/422/485
2 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
Gi3-7100U,
i5-7300U,
i7-7600U
Up to 16GB1 x SATA-300
1 x mSATA/SIM
Win 7: 32/64 bit,
Win 10: 32/64 bit
4 x USB 3.1
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI
HCeleron G3900TE,
i3-6100TE,
i5-6500TE,
i7-6700TE
Up to 16GB1 x SATA-600Win 7: 32/64 bit,
Win 10: 32/64 bit
2 x RS-232/422/485
3 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA
1 x HDMI

Non-standard motherboards and processors available depending on panel size. Please inquire.
Motherboard selection may affect operational temperature

 

Available Monitor Options

  • OSD Button Placement: OSD Control Buttons can be mounted in alternate locations on front or rear of display
  • Private Labeling: Company logo or corporate identity for OEM/VAR applications
  • Display Options: USB Failover, Auto Dimming, Bluetooth Control, IR Remote, Programmable Hot Keys, RS232 Brightness Control, PIP, Audio, wired remote OSD, integrated KVM extender
  • Coatings: Custom powder-coats, paint, and finishes
  • Legacy Video Support: 15 kHz to 30 kHz, and SOG/Composite/separate horizontal and vertical sync

Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages available. See below.

Available Computer Options

  • Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi, Integrated Router/WiFi repeater
  • Expansions: PCI, PCIe, mPCIe, M.2, SIM Card Slot
  • Storage: HDD, SSD, removable drives, various capacities, multiple drives
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Professional – 32 & 64-bit, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 7 – 32 & 64-bit, Linux (select versions of Linux supported)
  • Additional and/or alternate I/O’s available: Please contact your sales representative

All available options are subject to mechanical design limitations. Please inquire.

 

Standard I/O Connectors: Bottom or Rear Exit Connectors

IP67 Push/Pull Locking Style: Standard Connector for All-Weather/All-Terrain Series

connector-LEMO

Available Ruggedized I/O Connectors

M8/M12/M23: Industrial Automation, Vibration & Shock Resistant
 

M8/M12/M23

 

MIL-STD 38999: Military Standard, Sealed, Vibration & Shock Resistant Quick-Coupling Circular Locking Connectors

MIL-STD 38999

 

Mounting Option Examples

AW4 Console Mount

Console and Console Extreme Mount

AW4 Panel Mount

Panel Mount

AW4 VESA Mount

VESA or standard RAM Mount

 

Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages

VARTECH Environmental Functional Upgrade packages are available to better serve our customer base and offer a custom solution as a standardize rugged product.

High Bright Sunlight Readable Package
  • High Luminance LED Backlights
  • Proprietary Film Stack
  • Optical Bonding (VBOND)
  • Anti-Reflective Coatings
  • Advanced Wide Range Dimming Ratio – From 100% to True Black
  • Brightness Levels ranging from 700 nits to 1500 nits (depending on screen size)
Component Ruggedization Package
  • Vibration Resistant Low-Profile Video Controller board or Motherboard
  • Low Profile cable assemblies/connections
  • Potted components where applicable
  • Vibration Dampening Standoffs for affixing Circuit Boards to milled enclosure
  • Optical Bonding of Protective Window or Touch screen to LCD
  • MIL-STD 38999 I/O Connectors (not available on hazardous area models)

Designed to meet by using best industry standards: tolerances specified by select subcategories of MIL-STD 810F and/or DEFSTAN 00-35 inclusive of Part 3 Issue 4

Extreme Temperature Package (-40°C to 70°C)
  • Integrated Heater and Thermostat
  • Uninterrupted Wide Temperature Dual PSU System
  • Wide Temperature LCD Panel
  • Harsh Duty Video Controller Board or Motherboard/SSD/RAM
  • Optional Heat Reflective White Powder-Coat
EMI/EMC 461 AS Package
  • All Surface Ingress Protection Coupled with an All Surface Faraday Cage Design
  • Integrated 8 Ohm ITO/100 OPI Stainless Steel Mesh Protective Window or Touch Screen equipped with Conductive U Busbar (8 Ohm ITO for Surface Ships Limits/ 100 OPI SS Mesh for Army Ground Limits)
  • Chromated Metal and EMI Copper Conductive Tape to assure conductivity of Conductive Window/Busbar and Enclosure
  • Enhanced EMI Conductive Gaskets for MIL-STD 461 protection while maintaining seal up to IP67
  • MIL-DTL 38999 connectors with backshell assembly
  • Cable Braiding, Ferrites and in-line Bandpass filters where applicable
  • CE102, CS101, CS114, CS115, CS116, RE102, RS103 (Designed to Meet based on similar VarTech Systems Designs)
EMI/EMC 461 FS Package
  • Integrated 8 Ohm ITO/100 OPI Stainless Steel Mesh Protective Window or Touch Screen equipped with Conductive U Busbar
  • Chromated Metal and EMI Copper Conductive Tape to assure conductivity of ITO/Busbar and Enclosure
  • Enhanced EMI Conductive Gaskets for MIL-STD 461 protection while maintaining seal up to IP67

This package is typically coupled with a flush or panel mount design

NVIS Dual Mode Compatibility Package
  • NVIS MIL-STD-3009 Class B Green (Night Mode)
  • 4 nit brightness (Night Mode)
  • Toggle between Day/Night Mode via one touch tactile button
  • Backlight Kill Switch
  • ITAR Restrictions Apply
Light Duty General Purpose Industrial Package
  • Same Rugged Compact Machine Milled Enclosure but with an IP54 Ingress rating
  • Bottom Exit Connectors
  • Non sealed standard VESA I/O Connectors (Available with Plastic Sealed connectors for IP65 rating)
  • Mylar OSD Membrane Switch on Monitor Models for Controlling Video and Brightness
  • VGA, DVI or HDMI video inputs available
  • Standard Processor/Storage/RAM on Panel PC Models: 2GHZ Quad Core/4GB/128GB SSD
  • Standard I/Os on Panel PC Models: 1 x LAN, 2 X USB 2.0 and 1 x RS232
  • 350-450 nit brightness LCD (based on display size)
  • Optically Bonded Resistive Touch Screen or AR Protective window
  • -10 to 60C Operational temperature
  • 100mm x 100mm VESA mount pattern on rear surface
  • 12VDC PSU (Available with Optional AC/DC 90-264VAC external power transformer)
Keypad Function Control Package
  • Up to Four 1 x 6 Function Keypad switches embedded around Displays’ Perimeter
  • Maximum of 24 programmable key switches
  • Membrane contact Switch converts to a standard USB keyboard code
  • USB keyboard encoders enumerate as a standard HID keyboard
  • Available as an Auxiliary Interface for a Remote PC or Integrated with an iPC solution
  • Sealed Dome Push Buttons also Available on Select Sizes
Vandal/Impact Resistant Package
  • 6mm Impact Resistant Protective Overlay Glass
  • 8H Abrasion Resistant Surface
  • Chemical Stain Resistant
  • Tamper-Proof Conduit Connectors for VESA Applications
  • Optional Optically Bonded PCAP Touchscreen

 

All-Weather Core Model Number Breakdown

Model number will be followed by an Engineering Configuration Number and will be issued based on selected options and specifications. Please Inquire.