VTFS1C150: FieldStation 15 Inch IP67 Portable Outdoor Computer

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RoHS Compliant

Ready to suit rugged MIL-Spec needs.

The FieldStation is manufactured with either an embedded or removable computer. It can be built to your specifications with up to three 1×6 function keypad switches embedded in the bezel and up to eight (including power) MIL-DTL 38999 I/O connectors in the rear of the unit.

VarTech’s 15″ rugged all-in-one FieldStation computer system supports mission-critical field and ground-mobile applications.

This portable computer is intended for use in rugged military and blue-light environments. Constructed to IP67 specifications, the computer is engineered to support mission operations, including capabilities to access satellite communication systems, field surveillance, enhanced situational awareness, and target acquisition radar. 

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Available in custom colored powder coated aluminum (NEMA 6). Standard colors displayed.


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The FieldStation is available with either an embedded or removable computer platform.

The embedded computer is available with an Intel quad-core CPU or an Intel i7 CPU. These powerful devices have up to 8 or 16 GB of RAM, SATA-300 or CFAST storage devices, and Windows 32/64-bit operating systems.

Removable computers offer a low-power nanocomputer platform with an Intel quad-core CPU or an Intel 8th-generation i7 CPU. These Trusted Platform Module (TPC) computers are available with either 8 or 16 GB of RAM, 128 GB or 1 TB memory SSD, and Windows 32/64-bit operating systems.

FieldStation Removable Computer or Storage Drive Close Up
The FieldStation’s removable microcomputer.

FieldStation Specifications:

Standard Features:

  • Milled aluminum enclosure
  • Powder coated finish
  • High luminance LED backlights
  • Proprietary film stack
  • 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.
  • Anti-reflective coating
  • Brightness level 1500 nits
  • Advanced wide range dimming ratio – from 100% to true black
  • Vibration resistant low-profile video controller board or motherboard
  • Low profile cable assemblies/connections
  • Potted components where applicable
  • Vibration dampening standoffs
  • MIL-DTL 38999 I/O connectors
  • Up to three 1 × 6 function keypad switches embedded around the display perimeter
  • Maximum of 18 programmable key switches
  • The membrane contact switch converts to a standard HID keyboard code
  • Rear kickstand, with front-hinged hood and 1 × top handle
  • Available touchscreens: PCAP and ArmorTouch
  • Power input: 9-36 VDC internal power supply
  • Operating temperature: -20° to 70° C (Extreme Temperature Package available)
  • Relative humidity: ≤ 0% to ≤ 100%
  • Altitude: 10,000 ft MSL
  • Embedded or removable computer
  • Solid-state components
  • Operating systems: Windows 10 Professional 64-bit (standard)
  • Dual removable storage drives in lieu of removable computer
  • 2-year warranty


Brightness Resolution Viewing Angle Contrast Aspect Ratio Touchscreen* Power Consumption** Approximate Weight† Maximum I/O Ports Avail.
(Including Power)
1500 nits XGA 1024 x 768 80°/80°/60°/80° 800:1 4:3 PCAP/AT ≈ 47 W ≈ 16.8 Lbs 8
Sunlight readable
* PCAP – projective capacitive touch, and AT – ArmorTouch glass-on-film resistive touch
** Calculated at 12 V DC
† Weight may differ based on overall configuration

Dimensions (W × H × D):

Standard Configuration 18.25” × 12.5” × 2.59”

Standard Motherboard Specifications:

Processor Memory Storage Drive Operating System Available I/O Ports
Intel Atom E3845 Up to 8 GB 1 × SATA-300
Win 7: 32/64-bit,
Win 10: 32/64-bit
2 × USB 2.0
2 × LAN
Up to 32 GB 1 × SATA
6 G/s with 5 V SATA power connector
Win 10: 32/64-bit 4 × USB 3.1
3 × LAN
Non-standard motherboards and processors available depending on panel size. Please inquire. Motherboard selection may affect operational temperature

Removable computer specifications:

Processor Memory Storage Drive Operating System TPM Available I/O Ports
Intel Atom E3845 8 GB 128 GB SSD Win 10: 64-bit 1.2 4 × USB 2.0
1 × USB 3.0
1 × LAN
i7-8365UE 32 GB 512 GB SSD Win 10: 32/64-bit 2.0 4 × USB 2.0
1 × USB 3.0
1 × LAN

FieldStation Core Model Number Breakdown:

FieldStation Core Model Number Breakdown

Available Options:

  • Private labeling: company logo or corporate identity for OEM/VAR applications
  • Coatings: custom powder-coats, conformal coatings, paint, and chemical resistant finishes, CARC paint
  • Avionic bond: high altitude 40,000 ft MSL
  • Video out
  • Push-button dimmer, or auto-dimming
  • Wireless connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi, integrated router/WiFi repeater
  • Expansions: 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 7 – 32 & 64-bit, CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu (supported)
  • ThinManager® thin client management
  • 1 × VGA, 1 × HDMI, 1 × DisplayPort, RS-232/422/485, Fiber Optic LAN
  • Additional and/or alternate I/O ports available. Please contact your sales representative.

DoD Win 10 SHB compliance:

  • Trusted platform module (TPM)
  • Credential guard
  • UEFI secure boot

Supported when equipped with Removable Computer

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Mechanical Drawings:

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Standard I/O Connectors:

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

    38999 Connectors

Available Ruggedized I/O Connectors:

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

    M12 Connectors

  • IP67 push/pull locking style: standard connector for All-Weather series

    LEMO Connectors

Integrated Accessories:

  • Laptop-Style Mouse Pad

    Laptop-Style Mouse Pad

  • Collapsible & Removable Kickstand

    Collapsible & Removable Kickstand

  • Removable Computer

    Removable Computer

  • Removable Storage Drive

    Removable Storage Drive

  • Detachable Cover

    Detachable Cover

  • Rugged Carrying Handle

    Rugged Carrying Handle

Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages:

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

  • Extreme Temperature Package (-40° C to 70° C)
    • Integrated heater and thermostat
    • Wide temperature LCD panel
    • Harsh environment video controller board or motherboard/SSD/RAM
    • Optional: heat-reflective powder-coat
    • Optional: uninterrupted wide temperature dual Power Supply Unit (PSU) system
  • EMI/EMC 461 AS Package
    • All-Surface ingress protection and Faraday cage design
    • Protective window or touchscreen equipped with 8 Ohm ITO for surface ship limits and 100 OPI SSTL mesh or 160 OPI copper printed mesh for Army ground limits
    • 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
  • NVIS Dual Mode Compatibility Package
    • NVIS MIL-STD 3009 class B green (night mode)
    • Brightness levels from 4 nits to 30 nits (night mode)
    • Toggle between day/night mode via the one-touch tactile button
    • Dimming: Manual dimmer dial – 1000:1 dimming ratio, or auto-dimming
    • ITAR restrictions apply
    • Optional: backlight kill switch
  • Vandal/Impact Resistant Package
    • Impact resistant protective overlay glass
    • 8H abrasion-resistant overlay glass
    • Chemical and stain resistant glass and surfaces
    • Tamper-proof conduit connectors
    • Optional: PCAP touchscreen