AW4: All-Weather Specifications for IP67 Protected HMI

8.4″ – 21.5″ screen sizes

All-Weather touchscreen monitors and panel computers built with a solid-state design and IP67 protection.

VarTech’s All-Weather and 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 displays and computers are protected from the ingress of dust and water, including temporary submersion. Design to meet MIL-STD/MIL-Spec specifications for wide temperature ranges, shock and vibration protection, EMI protection, and direct sunlight conditions are available.RoHS Compliant

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All-Weather Specifications

Black Powder-CoatAW4 series available in black powder-coat aluminum

All-Weather Specifications:

Standard features:

Monitor features:

  • Industrial-grade LED back-lit LCD
  • Mounting configuration: 100mm VESA/RAM/panel, console, or console extreme
  • Enclosure construction: fully sealed NEMA 6 submersible (IP67) black powder-coat machined 6061 T6 aluminum enclosure
  • Available touchscreens: resistive, PCAP, and ArmorTouch
  • Touchscreen interface: USB or serial connections
  • Manual front dimmer dial – 1000:1 dimming ratio
  • Optical bonding (VBOND): adhering a cover glass, protective overlay, or touchscreen to the front surface of the LCD using an optical-grade silicone to increase solar reflectivity and ruggedness.
  • Power input: 12 VDC, 9-36 VDC or 90-264 VAC 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 MSL
  • 2-year warranty

Computer features: (includes all standard monitor features)

Available LCD size and specification chart:

SizePanel and VESA/RAM Mounting
Dimensions*
Console and Console Extreme Mount
Dimensions*
BrightnessResolutionTouchscreen**Viewing AngleContrastAspect RatioPower Consumption†Aproximate Weight
Panel Mount‡ §
Maximum
I/O Ports Avail.
Incl. Power
8.4″10.74 × 7.81 × 2.5912.14 × 9.21 × 2.59600 nits
900 nits
XGA 1024 × 768
XGA 1024 × 768
Res/PCAP/AT88°/88°/88°/88°
88°/88°/88°/88°
500:1
600:1
4:3≈ 15 W
≈ 21 W
≈ 6.5 Lbs5
10.4” 12.36 × 9.01 × 2.5913.76 × 10.41 × 2.59400 nits
1000 nits
SVGA 800 × 600
XGA 1024 × 768
Res/PCAP/AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/65°/65°
1000:1
700:1
4:3≈ 11 W
≈ 24 W
≈ 7.25 Lbs
11.6″ wide13.94 × 8.53 × 2.7615.42 × 10.01 × 2.59300 nits
1600 nits
FHD 1920 × 1080
FHD 1920 × 1080
PCAP/AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/80°/80°
800:1
900:1
16:9≈ 13 W
≈ 27 W
≈ 7.25 Lbs
12.1″13.85 × 9.85 × 2.5915.25 × 11.25 × 2.59400 nits
1200 nits
XGA 1024 × 768
XGA 1024 × 768
Res/PCAP85°/85°/85°/85°
85°/85°/85°/85°
750:1
750:1
4:3≈ 9 W
≈ 22 W
≈ 10.25 Lbs7
15” 16 × 11.75 × 2.5917.4 × 13.15 × 2.59400 nits
1500 nits
XGA 1024 × 768
XGA 1024 × 768
Res/PCAP/AT80°/80°/80°/80°
80°/80°/60°/80°
600:1
800:1
4:3≈ 12 W
≈ 47 W
≈ 11.5 Lbs
15.6” wide 17.49 × 10.38 × 2.5918.8 × 11.69 × 2.59400 nits
1500 nits
FHD 1920 × 1080
FHD 1920 × 1080
Res/PCAP/AT80°/80°/70°/70°
88°/88°/88°/88°
700:1
750:1
16:9≈ 16 W
≈ 49 W
≈ 11.5 Lbs9
17″17.34 × 13.85 × 2.5918.84 × 15.35 × 2.59350 nits
1000 nits
SXGA 1280 × 1024
SXGA 1280 × 1024
Res/PCAP/AT80°/80°/60°/80°
80°/80°/60°/80°
800:1
1000:1
5:4≈ 25 W
≈ 62 W
≈ 13 Lbs
19″18.96 × 14.71 × 2.5920.44 × 16.19 × 2.59350 nits
1600 nits
SXGA 1280 × 1024
SXGA 1280 × 1024
Res/PCAP/AT85°/85°/80°/80°
85°/85°/80°/80°
1000:1
1000:1
5:4≈ 20 W
≈ 60 W
≈ 16 Lbs
21.5″ wide22.96 × 13.5 × 2.5924.5 × 15 × 2.59300 nits
1500 nits
FHD 1920 × 1080
FHD 1920 × 1080
Res/PCAP/AT89°/89°/89°/89°
89°/89°/89°/89°
5000:1
1000:1
16:9≈ 24 W
≈ 42 W
≈ 20 Lbs

 Sunlight readable LCD
* For solutions with heat sink, add 1.062″ to depth (D)
** Res – resistive touch, PCAP – projective capacitive touch, and AT – ArmorTouch glass-on-film resistive touch
† Calculated at 12 V DC
‡ Weight may differ based on overall configuration
§ Heatsink adds approximately 4 Lbs

LCD controller board specifications:

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

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

Standard motherboard specifications:

OptionProcessorMemoryStorage DeviceOperating SystemAvailable I/O Ports
EIntel Atom E3845Up to 8 GB1 × SATA-300
1 × CFAST
Win 7: 32/64-bit,
Win 10: 32/64-bit
1 × RS-232/422/485
2 × USB 2.0
2 × LAN
FIntel Celeron J1900Up to 8 GB1 × SATA-300
1 × CFAST
Win 7: 32/64-bit,
Win 10: 32/64-bit
1 × RS-232/422/485
2 × USB 2.0
2 × LAN
Gi5-7300Ui7-7600UUp to 16 GB1 × SATA-300
1 × mSATA/SIM
Win 10: 64-bit2 × RS-232/422/485
4 × USB 3.1
2 × LAN
HCeleron G3900TE,
i3-6100TE,
i5-6500TE,
i7-6700TE
Up to 32 GB1 × SATA-600 Win 10: 64-bit1 × RS-232/422/485
3 × USB 3.0
1 × USB 2.0
2 × LAN

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

Available monitor options:

  • OSD button placement: OSD control buttons can be mounted in alternate locations on front or rear of the display
  • Private labeling: company logo or corporate identity for OEM/VAR applications
  • Display options: USB failover, auto-dimming, Bluetooth control, IR remote, programmable hotkeys, RS232 brightness control, PIP, audio, wired remote OSD, integrated KVM extender
  • Coatings: custom powder-coats, paint, and chemical resistant 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 7 – 32 & 64-bit, Linux (select versions of Linux supported)
  • ThinManager® thin client management
  • 1 × VGA, 1 × HDMI
  • Additional and/or alternate I/O ports 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 series

LEMO Connectors

Available ruggedized I/O connectors:

M8/M12/M23: industrial automation, vibration and shock-resistant

M12 Connectors

MIL-DTL 38999: military standard, sealed, vibration and shock-resistant quick-coupling circular locking connectors

38999 Connectors

Mounting option examples:

All-Weather VESA Mount
All-Weather Panel Mount
All-Weather Console Mount

Diverse 3-in-1 mounting style: supports VESA/RAM/panel mounts

Console and console extreme

Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages:

VarTech’s Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages allow for custom COTS solutions using standard feature sets.

High Bright Sunlight Readable Package

  • High luminance LED backlights
  • Proprietary film stack
  • Optical bonding (VBOND)
  • Anti-reflective coatings
  • Brightness levels ranging from 700 nits to 1500 nits (depending on screen size)
  • Advanced wide range dimming ratio – from 100% to true black
  • Optional manual dimming knob, push-button dimmer, or auto-dimming

Component Ruggedization Package

  • Vibration resistant low-profile video controller board or motherboard
  • Low profile cable assemblies/connections
  • Potted components where applicable
  • Vibration dampening standoffs
  • Optical bonding of protective window or touchscreen to LCD
  • MIL-DTL 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
  • Protective window or touchscreen equipped with: 8 Ohm ITO for surface ships limits/100 OPI SS mesh for Army ground limits/160 copper printed mesh for Army ground
  • 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
  • CE101, CE102, CS101, CS106, CS114, CS115, CS116, RE101, RE102, RS101, RS103 (Designed to Meet based on similar VarTech Systems Designs)
  • Optional Mil-STD 1275

EMI/EMC 461 FS Package

  • EMI protection front surface
  • Integrated 8 Ohm ITO/100 OPI stainless steel mesh protective window or touchscreen 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 IP66 at front panel surface
  • CE101, CE102, CS101, CS106, CS114, CS115, CS116, RE101, RE102, RS101, RS103 (Designed to Meet based on similar VarTech Systems Designs)

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 the one-touch tactile button
  • Optional 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 computer models: 2GHZ quad core/4GB/128GB SSD
  • Standard I/O ports on computer models: 1 × LAN, 2 × USB 2.0, and 1 × RS232
  • 350-450 nit brightness LCD (based on display size)
  • Optically bonded resistive touchscreen or AR protective window
  • -10 to 60 C operational temperature
  • 100mm × 100mm VESA mount pattern on the rear surface
  • 12 VDC PSU (available with optional AC/DC 90-264 VAC external power transformer)

Keypad Function Control Package

  • Up to four 1 x 6 function keypad switches embedded around the display perimeter
  • Maximum of 24 programmable key switches
  • The membrane contact switch converts to a standard HID keyboard code
  • Available as an auxiliary interface for a remote PC or integrated with a panel computer solution
  • Sealed dome push buttons also available on select sizes

Vandal/Impact Resistant Package

  • 6 mm 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:

The model number will be followed by an engineering configuration number and will be issued based on selected options and specifications. Please Inquire.

ToughStation Core Model Number Breakdown