DiamondVue Series: Rugged Monitors & Panel PCs

Industrial Grade Monitors and Panel Computers

DiamondVue Series

Industrial grade displays and panel PCs built to comply with NEMA 4/4X (IP65/66) standards, and available in various mounting designs.

These rugged LCD monitors and Panel PCs are built for human-machine interface (HMI) and operator interface applications throughout manufacturing, production environments, military command and control, marine shipboard controls, and commercial use. Their many hardened standard features and options enable these displays and PPC’s to be used in many locations and conditions unsuitable for consumer grade displays and computer products. VarTech DiamondVue Series products are available as standalone displays, or all-in-one panel PC’s equipped with industrial grade motherboards and processors. Environmental and functional upgrade packages are available to meet virtually any application.

Over 30 Years of Rugged HMI and Industrial Computer Manufacturing Experience

Standard Available Features and Options

  • 4:3 and 16:9 Aspect Ratios
  • 316-Stainless Steel or Black Powder-Coat Bezels
  • Mechanical/Mounting Designs: Panel Mount, VESA/Wall Mount, Rack Mount, Console Mount/Console Mount Extreme and Chassis Mount/Open-Frame
  • Touchscreens: Resistive, Capacitive, Projective Capacitive (Multi-Touch PCAP)
  • Sunlight Readable High Bright Screens
  • Optical Bonding of the front cover glass or touchscreen to the LCD to reduce light reflection and increase ruggedness (VBOND)
  • Solid-State, Fanless Designs
  • Shock and Vibration Resistance
  • EMI Protection
  • Wide Operational and Storage Temperatures
  • Industrial Grade Embedded Computers
  • NEMA 4 and NEMA 4X Protection (not available on all mechanical designs)
  • Wide Selection of Motherboards and Processors
  • Black Powder-Coat Aluminum or 316-Stainless Steel Bezel Construction
  • AC and DC Power Supplies
  • Revision Controlled Components

Available Mounting Options:

Console Mount

Rugged Console Mount Monitors

Console Extreme Mount

Rugged Console Mount Extreme Monitors

Chassis Mount

Rugged Chassis Mount Monitors

VarTech Environmental and Functional Upgrade Packages

  • 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)

Series Availability: All

  • 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)

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

* 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

  • Integrated Heater and Thermostat
  • Heat Reflective White Powder-Coat
  • Uninterrupted Wide Temperature Dual PSU System
  • Wide Temperature LCD Panel
  • Harsh Duty Video Controller Board or Motherboard/SSD/RAM

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

  • 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)

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

  • 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

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

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

  • NVIS MIL-STD-3009 Class B Green (Night Mode)
  • 4nit brightness (Night Mode)
  • Toggle between Day/Night Mode via one touch tactile button
  • Backlight Kill Switch
  • * ITAR Restrictions Apply

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

  • 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)

Series Availability: All-Weather

  • 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

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

  • IP65 Sealing
  • Available on ToughStation Sizes from 15″ to 43″
  • Auxiliary DC power terminal block (Available voltage/amperage varies with design)
  • Exterior connectors/cables can be routed to sealed compartment
  • Bulkhead connectors, exterior surface connectors
  • Allows for aftermarket support of KVMs, Video Amplifiers, SFF PCs, Storage Drives

Series Availability: ToughStation sizes 15″ to 43″

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Panel Mount Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Panel Mount - Beveled Front Bezel, gasket sealed inner mounting surface
Common Applications Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in industrial environments - Factory automation, process-control, industrial fabrication facilities, shop floor control panels, ATMs and outdoor kiosk.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum or 316-Stainless Steel Front Bezel
Protection NEMA 4/4X, IP65/66
Affixing Provisions Stainless Steel Studs (standard), Mounting Clips, Passthrough Holes
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)

VESA Mount/Wall Mount Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Wall Mount/VESA Mount (Available with Desktop/Table Top Stand)
Common Applications Industrial control and man-machine interface, shipboard, airborne and ground mobile applications, factory floor and industrial process control environments.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum Enclosure
Protection IP20
Affixing Provisions Standard 100mm x 100mm VESA Mounting Pattern on rear enclosure
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)

Rack Mount Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Rack Mount front bezel designed for industrial grade 19" equipment racks, 5U to 14U Heights
Common Applications Industrial process control room environments, military tactical, manufacturing, transportation, and ship engine room applications.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum Rack Bezel and Enclosure
Protection N/A
Affixing Provisions Slotted passthrough holes on left and right of bezel
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)

Console Mount Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Console Mount
Common Applications Standard rugged console mount applications that do not require shock and vibration protection - Integrated Bridge Systems (Maritime IBS), airport towers and control centers, automation systems.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum or 316-Stainless Steel Bezel
Protection NEMA 4/4X, IP65/66 at front bezel
Affixing Provisions Panel Mount Bezel with Passthrough Holes
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)

Console Mount Extreme Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Console Mount with gasket sealed inner mounting surface
Common Applications Work environments where regular shock and vibration occur on a daily basis - mining and earth moving vehicles or equipment, military ground mobile, airborne applications, ship engine rooms, air defense systems, submarines and surface warship command consoles.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum or 316-Stainless Steel Bezel
Protection NEMA 4/4X (IP65/66) at front bezel
Affixing Provisions Panel Mount Bezel with Passthrough Holes
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)

Chassis Mount Features

Design Finished Product Installation Example
Design/Form Factor Chassis Mount/Open Frame
Common Applications Ideal for integration in to industrial process control consoles, cabinets or kiosk, rugged CRT replacement with legacy video signal support.
Material/Finish Black Powder-Coat Aluminum Frame and Rear Housing
Protection N/A
Affixing Provisions Open Frame Metal Construction for easy integration in to existing hardware/cabinets
Environmental Operating Temp -10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)
Storage Temp -20° - 60°C ( -4° - 140°F )
Humidity 90% (RH)
Power Input AC Power 110/220V 15A
Cable Lengths 6' (custom lengths available)