ToughStation Series: Fully-Sealed Monitor and Panel PC Workstation Specifications

Fully-Sealed Monitor Consoles and Panel PC Workstations

Rugged Fully-Sealed Monitor and Panel PC Workstations

Industrial Grade Fully-Sealed Computer Consoles and Workstations for use in harsh industrial environments such as operator consoles for product and factory floor automation, manufacturing plants, bakeries and food processing, and packaging plants.

The fully-sealed construction allows for regular washdown with uninterrupted operation (no downtime). Enclosure designs are available with front or rear access compartments allowing for easy field servicing and maintenance. These industrial computer consoles and workstations are available with 3 enclosure designs and many standard feature options including powerful embedded computers, sunlight readable displays, and sealed keyboards.

Available LCD Sizes & Specifications

Size Resolution Brightness Touchscreen
15″ XGA 1024×768
XGA 1024×768
400 nits
1500 nits
Resistive/PCAP/ArmorTouch
17″ SXGA 1280×1024
SXGA 1280×1024
350 nits
1000 nits
Resistive/PCAP/ArmorTouch
19″ SXGA 1280×1024
SXGA 1280×1024
300 nits
1000 nits
Resistive/PCAP/ArmorTouch
21.5″ FHD 1920×1080 300 nits
1500 nits
Resistive/PCAP/ArmorTouch

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

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Standard Core Features

Enclosure Construction:
Three Mechanical Designs: Ergonomic Console Workstation – Recessed Kiosk – Panel Enclosure

Fully-Sealed, NEMA 4X (IP66) 316-Stainless Steel or NEMA 4 (IP65) Black Powder-Coat Aluminum Enclosure

I/O Connection Type
Sealed IP68 General Purpose Connectors

Display Colors
16.7M

Power Input
AC Power 110/220V 15A

Shock and Vibration Protection (PC version)
Shock mount motherboard protects critical electronics from excessive shock and vibration

Integrated Keyboard
Available on Ergonomic Console Workstation and Recessed Kiosk models

Wide Operational Temperature
-10°C to 60°C (14°F to +140°F)

Humidity
Operational: 0 to 90% RH NC
Storage: 0 to 95% RH NC

Mounting Options
Pedestal mount, wallmount (w/ mounting tabs), swingarm/swivel mount

Warranty
2 years

RoHS Compliant

Standard Core Feature Options

Onboard Computer/PC
Embedded Computer or user removable PowerCube IPC

Power Input
9 to 36V DC Power Supply

Dimming
Manual dimmer dial – 1000:1 dimming ratio

Power Switch
Keyed Main Power on/off Master Switch

Connectors
Alternate connector styles, and connector mounting locations

Coatings
Custom powder-coats, paint, and finishes

Optical Bonding (VBOND)
Cover glass, protective overlay or touchscreen laminated to the front surface of the LCD. Used for reduced solar reflectivity, and shock and vibration protection.

Keyboard Key Materials (see photo gallery)
Non-Corrosive Stainless Steel, Industrial Silicone Rubber, Chemical Resistant Industrial Membrane

Access Compartment
Field accessible peripheral compartment (can be located on front or rear of enclosure)

Heat Sink
Anodized Aluminum Heat Sink

Touchscreen Technologies
Resistive, Projective Capacitive (PCAP), ArmorTouch

Printer/Scanner Box
Stainless Steel Enclosure, gasket-sealed with compression latch and sealed cable glands

IP68 – General Purpose Connectors

Bulgin Sealed IP68 – General Purpose Connector for ToughStation Fully-Enclosed Series

Sealed IP68 Connectors

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
Sealed IP68 – General Purpose Connector for ToughStation Fully-Enclosed Series
Sealed IP68 Connectors
IP67 Push/Pull Locking Style – Standard Connector for All-Weather/All-Terrain Series
IP67 Connectors
IP67 Push/Pull Locking Style – Right-Angle Connector for All-Weather/All-Terrain Series
IP67 Connectors Right-Angle Connectors
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
Intel J1900 Quad-Core 4GB 500 GB Hard Drive Windows 10 – 32 bit

Optional Motherboard & Processor Specifications

Flat Panel Computer 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

Flat Panel Computer 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
2GB to 16GB (depending on motherboard)

Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth, WiFi

Small Form Factor PC
VarTech’s SFF PowerCube mounted in the enclosure en lieu of an embedded motherboard and components

Expansions
PCI, PCIe, mPCIe

Operating System (may be dependent on motherboard)
Windows 10 – 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

* See Accessories – Rugged Keyboard Solutions below for Integrated Keyboard Specs

Part Number Configuration Table: Workstations

Accessories

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

Mechanical Drawings (PDF)

Mechanical Drawing Examples

Ergonomic Workstation
Recessed Workstation
Panel Enclosure