TSR: Recessed Workstation Specifications for Harsh HMI

15″ – 19″ screen sizes

Rugged monitor and computer recessed workstations for operator interface applications in industrial environments.

The recessed workstation has a friendly operator interface design and several rugged inset keyboard options to best suit your application and environment. The fully sealed workstation enclosure is available in NEMA 4 black powder-coat aluminum or 316 stainless steel with NEMA 4X protection. Mounting options include pedestal mount, mounting tabs, or swing arm mount for easy installation of the workstation exactly where it’s needed.

This rugged recessed workstation is an ideal solution for HMI operator terminals used in the pharmaceutical manufacturing process and clean room applications or work environments that require regular washdown of equipment with uninterrupted operation.RoHS Compliant

Contact a VarTech Industrial Display Specialist

TKR Recessed Workstation

Black Powder-CoatStainless SteelTSR recessed workstation available in black powder-coat aluminum or stainless steel

ToughStation Recessed Workstation Specifications

Standard features:

Monitor features:

  • Industrial-grade LED back-lit LCD
  • Mounting configuration: pedestal, mounting tabs, and swing arm/swivel
  • Construction/environmental design: fully sealed, NEMA 4X (IP66) 316 stainless steel or NEMA 4 (IP65) black powder-coat aluminum enclosure
  • Available touchscreens: resistive, PCAP, and ArmorTouch
  • Touchscreen interface: USB or serial connections
  • Power input: 12 VDC, 9-36 VDC, or 90-264 VAC internal power supply
  • I/O connection type: sealed IP68 general-purpose connectors
  • Operating temperature: -20° to 60° C (Extreme Temperature Package available depending on size. Please inquire.)
  • Relative humidity: ≤ 0% to ≤ 90%
  • Altitude: 10,000 ft MSL
  • 2-year warranty

Computer features: (includes all standard monitor features)

  • Embedded computer
  • Solid-state components
  • Integrated keyboard solutions with sealed membrane or silicone rubber keys are available
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Professional 64-bit (standard)
  • 2 × 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN

Mechanical drawings:

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15′ – 19″All mounting designs

Example drawings:

TSR Front
TSR Side

Available LCD size and specification chart:

SizeEnclosure DimensionsBrightnessResolutionTouchscreen*Viewing AngleContrastAspect RatioPower Consumption**Aproximate Weight
Stainless Steel†
Aproximate Weight
Aluminum†
15” 22.15 × 28.26 × 9.24400 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
≈ 63 Lbs≈ 38 Lbs
17″22.15 × 28.26 × 9.24350 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
≈ 68 Lbs≈ 43 Lbs
19″22.15 × 28.26 × 9.24350 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
≈ 75 Lbs≈ 50 Lbs

 Sunlight readable LCD
* 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.

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
Gi5-7300UUp 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 available depending on panel size. Please inquire.
Motherboard selection may affect operational temperature

Available monitor options:

  • 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.
  • Wide temperature LCD panel
  • Harsh duty video controller board or motherboard/SSD/RAM
  • Extreme temperature: -20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F) available for select builds. Please inquire

Environmental Functional Upgrade Packages available. See below.

Available computer options:

  • System memory: 4 GB to 32 GB (depending on the motherboard)
  • 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)
  • 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

Sealed IP68: general purpose connector for ToughStation fully sealed series

Sealing hub with gasket and locknut: used in our general purpose and hazardous area workstations

Bulgin Connectors
Conduit Connectors

Available ruggedized I/O connectors:

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

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

M12 Connectors
38999 Connectors

Mounting option examples:

Panel Recessed Workstation Pedestal Mount
Pedestal
Panel Recessed Workstation Mounting Tabs
Mounting tabs
Workstation Swing Arm Mount
Swing arm/swivel


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

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

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

ToughStation workstation 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 Recessed Workstation Core Model Number Breakdown