DiamondVue Series: Technical Specifications

Rugged Touchscreen Monitors and Panel PCs built for use in Demanding HMI Applications

VarTech’s flagship DiamondVue Series of touchscreen monitor displays and flat panel computers are available in various mechanical/mounting designs.

Built for human-machine interface (HMI) functionality and operator interface for demanding applications in manufacturing and production environments, military command and control, marine shipboard controls, and harsh commercial use. This core flat panel series has many hardened standard features and available standard options which allow for operation in many locations and conditions unsuitable for consumer grade displays and computer products.

Our DiamondVue products are available with several rugged motherboard and processor options for an industrial grade panel PC solution capable of performing demanding IoT processes. Upgrade packages for our rugged monitors and panel PC’s provide additional environmental function and performance for virtually any application in any industry.

Available LCD Sizes & Specifications

Size Resolution Brightness Touchscreen
6.5″ XGA 1024×768 500 nits Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
8.4″ SVGA 800×600
XGA 1024×768
SVGA 800×600
XGA 1024×768
1200 nits
1000 nits
650 nits
800 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
10.4″ SVGA 800×600
XGA 1024×768
XGA 1024×768
1200 nits
1000 nits
800 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
12.1″ XGA 1024×768
SVGA 800×600
1000 nits
400 nits
Res/PCAP
15″ XGA 1024×768
XGA 1024×768
1500 nits
400 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
15.6″ FHD 1920×1080
FHD 1920×1080
1500 nits
400 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
17″ SXGA 1280×1024
SXGA 1280×1024
1000 nits
350 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
18.5″ W FHD 1920×1080 350 nits Res/PCAP/AT
19″ SXGA 1280×1024
SXGA 1280×1024
1000 nits
300 nits
Res/Cap/PCAP/AT
20.1″ UXGA 1600×1200
UXGA 1600×1200
1000 nits
330 nits
Res
21.5″ FHD 1920×1080
FHD 1920×1080
1500 nits
300 nits
Res/PCAP/AT
24″ FHD 1920×1080
FHD 1920×1080
1000 nits
300 nits
PCAP/AT

Sunlight Viewable LCD
Res – Resistive Touch
Cap – Capative Touch
PCAP – Projective Capacitive Touch
ArmorTouch – Glass-on-Film Resistive Touch

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Mechanical Design Dimensions (W”xH”xD”) Quick Reference

Size Panel Mount VESA Mount Rack Mount Console Mount
(Includes Console Mount Extreme)
Chassis Mount
6.5″ Please Inquire Please Inquire Please Inquire 9.5x7x2.69
Cutout: 8.6×6
Weight:
Please Inquire
8.4″ 10.62×8.39×2.76
Cutout: 9.375×5
Weight: 8
9.15×7.5×2.25
Weight: 4
Please Inquire 11.12×9.4×3.64 9.5×7.95×2.73
Cutout:
Weight:
10.4″ 13.2×11.20×2.59
Cutout: 12.09×10.09
Weight: 11
11.75×9.50×2.25
Weight: 5.5
18.9×10.45×3.66 13.43×10.87×3.78 11.18×8.5×2.13
Cutout: 8.4×6.3
Weight: 4.5
12.1″ 15×12.5×2.9
Cutout: 13.75×11.25
Weight: 12
13.25×10.56×2.81
Weight: 7.5
19×10.46×3.78 15×12.5×3.59 12.26×8.8×7.52
Cutout:
Weight:
15″ 16.5×13.65×2.69
Cutout: 15.06×12.2
Weight: 10.5
15.72×12.09×2.94
Weight: 10.5
18.98×12.22×2.76
Weight: 16.2
16.5×13.6×4.37
Weight:
15×11.23×2.47
Cutout:
Weight: 6.5
15.6″ W 18×12.13×3.93
Cutout: 16.7×10.91
Weight:
16.62×10.86×3.55 18.98×12.22×3.61 18×12.12×3.74 Please Inquire
17″ 17.75x15x3.27
Cutout: 16.20×13.45
Weight:
16.22×13.56×3.05
Weight: 13
18.98×13.97×3.21
Weight:
17.80x15x4.37 15.85×11.6×3.06
Cutout:
Weight:
18.5″ W 20.5×13.75×3.786 17.8×12.03×3.786 Please Inquire 20.5×13.75×3.786 Please Inquire
19″ 18.98×15.72×3.09
Cutout: 14.58×17.86
Weight:
17.88×14.92×3.12
Weight: 17
18.98×15.71×3.14
Weight: 16
20×16.7×4.1 18.87×13.46×3.16
Cutout: 14.93×11
Weight:
20.1″ 20.46×16.46×3.62
Cutout: 19.13×15.13
Weight:
19.17×15.15×3.31
Weight: 24.2
18.98×13.96×3.39
Weight: 24
20.46×16.64x 20.09x16x3.31
Cutout: 16.17×12.15
Weight: 30.4
21.5″ W 22.99×15.03×3
Cutout: 21.38×13.59
Weight:
21.38×13.62×3.01
Weight: 18
N/A 22.9×15.02×2.8 23.34×12.71×3.65
Cutout:
Weight:
24″ W 25.25×16.34×3
Cutout:
Weight: 31
23.71×14.8×2.87
Weight: 15
N/A 25.25×16.35×3
Cutout:
Weight:
25.75×13.71×3.65
Cutout:
Weight: 26

Dimensions (inches) and weight (lbs.) provided for quick reference. For accurate specs please request mechanical drawings.

Standard Core Features for Mounting Configurations

Panel Mount Features

Rugged Monitors and Panel PCs built with 316-Stainless Steel or Black Powder-Coat Aluming Bezels
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

Rugged VESA Mount Monitors
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

Rugged Rack Mount Monitors
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

Rugged Console Mount Monitors
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 IP62 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

Rugged Console Mount Extreme Monitors
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 IP62 at front bezel
Affixing Provisions Panel Mount Bezel with multiple Passthrough Holes for shock and vibration resistance.
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

Rugged Chassis Mount Monitors
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)

Standard Core Feature Options

On-board Computer/PC
Embedded industrial grade motherboard

Power Input
9 to 36V DC, 12V DC or 24V DC Power Supply

Dimming
Manual front dimmer dial – 1000:1 dimming ratio

Coatings
Custom powder-coats, paint, and finishes

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.

OSD Button Placement (Displays Only)
OSD Membrane Control Buttons can be mounted in alternate locations on front or rear of display (front mounting options not available on all mechanical designs)

Touchscreen Interface
Serial or USB

Data Connectivity
2x front bezel USB passthrough (not available on Chassis Mount)

Legacy Video Support (Low-Scan)
30 kHz down to 15 kHz, and CGA/EGA Resolution

Private Labeling
Company logo or corporate identity for OEM/VAR applications

Fanless Design
Solid State Components (no moving parts)

Display Options
USB Failover, Auto Dimming, Bluetooth Control, Custom Port Naming, IR Remote, Programmable Hot Keys, RS232 Brightness Control, PIP, Audio

Available Input Video Signals

Single or Mutiple – Display Only

VGA

VGA Input

HDMI

HDMI Input

DVI

DVI Input

NTSC/PAL

Display Port

HD-SDI

Optional Connector Types

Not all connectors are compatible with all models. Contact a VarTech Sales Engineer to confirm compatibility.

Popular Video and PC Peripheral Connections. VarTech offers several fully-sealed and IP rated connector styles for these formats.
Popular Video Connector Types
MIL-STD 38999 – Sealed, Vibration & Shock Resistant Quick-Coupling Circular Locking Connectors
MIL-STD 38999 Connector Types
Gland rated up to IP69K – Standard Sealed Captive I/O Cables for our Hazardous Area Series
Sealed Cable Glands
Sealing Hub with Gasket and Locknut – Used in our General Purpose and Hazardous Area Workstations
Sealing Hub with Locknut and Gasket

Standard Motherboard Specifications

Processor Memory Storage Drive Operating System I/O’s
Intel J1900 Quad-Core 4GB 500 GB Hard Drive Windows 10 – 32 bit 2 x RS-232/422/485, 3 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI, PS/2 KB/M

Optional Motherboard & Processor Specifications

 

DiamondVue Panel PC Motherboards

  General Purpose PPC HMI Performance PPC* Wide Temp PPC‡
Optional Processors J1900 (Embedded) Celeron G3900TE, i3-6100TE, i5-6500TE, i7-6700TE E3845 (Embedded)
Base I/O 2 x RS-232/422/485, 3 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI, PS/2 KB/M 1 x RS-232/422/485, 1 x RS-232, 4 x USB 3.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI, PS/2 KB/M 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI
Additional I/O 4 x RS-232, 2 x USB 2.0, 8 x Dig I/O 5 x RS-232, 4 x USB 2.0, 8 x Dig I/O 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x RS-232, 2 x USB 2.0, 8 x Dig I/O
Storage 1 x SATA-300 1 x mSATA/SIM 3 x SATA-600 1 x mSATA 1 x SATA-300 1 x CFAST
Expansion 1 x Full-size Mini PCIe 1 x PCIe (x16) 1 x Full-size Mini PCIe 1 x PCIe (x16) 1 x SIM card slot 1 x Full-size Mini PCIe 1 x Half-size Mini PCIe Card 1 x SIM slot
Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics Intel HD Graphics 530 Intel HD Graphics 542
Video Outputs 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x LVDS 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x DisplayPort 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI
RAM (Max.) 8GB DDR3L 32GB DDR4 8GB DDR3L
Oper Temp. -10° to 60°C -10° to 60°C -40° to 75°C
O/S Support Win 7 – 32/64 bit, Win 10 – 32/64 bit Win 10 – 32/64 bit Win 7 – 32/64 bit, Win 10 – 32/64 bit

* Thermal solutions available for performance models
‡ ACP ThinManager supported

 

Fully-Sealed / All-Weather Motherboards

  General Purpose HMI FEU/AW† § Performance FEU/AW*† Wide Temp FEU/AW†
Optional Processors J1900 (Embedded) Celeron 3765U i3-5010U i5-5350U i7-5650U E3845 (Embedded)
Base I/O 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI 1 x RS-232, 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x VGA 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x LAN, 1 x audio, 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI
Additional I/O 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x RS-232, 2 x USB 2.0, 8 x Dig I/O 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x RS-232, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x audio, KB/M, 1 x iDP for HDMI/VGA/DVI/DisplayPort, 8 x Dig I/O 1 x RS-232/422/485, 2 x RS-232, 2 x USB 2.0, 8 x Dig I/O
Storage 1 x SATA-300 1 x CFAST 2 x SATA 600 ,1 x mSATA 1 x SATA-300 1 x CFAST
Expansion 1 x Full-size Mini PCIe 1 x Half-size Mini PCIe Card 1 x SIM slot 1 x PCIe (x16) 1 x Mini PCIe 1 x SIM slot 1 x Full-size Mini PCIe 1 x Half-size Mini PCIe Card 1 x SIM slot
Graphic Chipset Intel HD Graphics 688 Intel® HD 5000 Intel HD Graphics 542
Video Outputs 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x DisplayPort 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI
RAM (Max.) 8GB DDR3L 16GB DDR3 8GB DDR3L
Oper Temp. -20 to +65C -10 to +60C -40 to +75C
O/S Support Win 7 – 32/64 bit, Win 10 – 32/64 bit Win 7 – 32/64 bit, Win 10 – 32/64 bit Win 7 – 32/64 bit, Win 10 – 32/64 bit

Thermal solutions available for performance models
† Number of I/0’s based on enclosure size
§ 8.4″ and 10.4″ panel mount models use this motherboard

 

DiamondVue Panel PC Processors

For Use With: PPC Performance PPC Performance PPC Performance PPC Performance PPC  General Purpose PPC Wide Temp
CPU i7-6700TE i5-6500TE i3-6100TE G3900TE J1900 E3845
TDP 35 W 35 W 35 W 35 W 10 W 10 W
Cores 4 4 2 2 4 4
Threads 8 4 4 2 4 4
Base Frequency 2.40 GHz 2.30 GHz 2.70 GHz 2.30 GHz 2.00 GHz 1.91 GHz
Burst Frequency 3.40 GHz 3.30 GHz 2.70 GHz 2.30 GHz 2.42 GHz 1.91 GHz
Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 2 MB 2 MB L2 2 MB L2
Graphic Chipset Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 510 Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Graphic Base 350.00 MHz 350.00 MHz 350.00 MHz 350.00 MHz 688.00 MHz 542.00 MHz
Graphic Burst 1.00 GHz 1.00 GHz 1.00 GHz 950.00 MHz 854.00 MHz 792.00 MHz

 

Fully-Sealed / All-Weather Processors

For Use With: FEU General Purpose FEU Wide Temp FEU Performance FEU Performance
CPU J1900 E3845 i5-5350U i7-5650U
TDP 10 W 10 W 15 W 15 W
Cores 4 4 2 2
Threads 4 4 4 4
Base Frequency 2.00 GHz 1.91 GHz 1.80 GHz 2.20 GHz
Burst Frequency 2.42 GHz 1.91 GHz 2.90 GHz 3.10 GHz
Cache 2 MB L2 2 MB L2 3 MB 4 MB
Graphic Chipset Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 510
Graphic Base Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 6000 Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Graphic Burst 688.00 MHz 542.00 MHz 300.00 MHz 300.00 MHz

Available Computer Options

Storage Drives
Various capacities, removable drives, RAID, SSD, SATA, mSATA, CFAST

System Memory
4GB to 16GB (depending on motherboard)

Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth, WiFi

Expansions
PCI, PCIe, mPCIe

Operating System (may be dependent on motherboard)
Windows 10 Professional – 32 & 64-bit, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 7 – 32 & 64-bit, Linux

I/O’s
RS-232/422/485, USB, LAN, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort

Thin Client (ThinManager Ready enabled bios)
Intel Quad Core Processor | 4GB to 8GB memory | I/O – 1 x Power, 1 x LAN, 2 x RS-232, 3 x USB 2.0

Made 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)

Series Availability: All

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)

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

Extreme Temperature Package

  • 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

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)

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

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

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue

* 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)
  • 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

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

Series Availability: All-Weather, ToughStation, DiamondVue