Compact, Low-power Industrial 8.4-inch LCD Panel Computer

Sept. 12, 2006
Arista Corporation, a leading industrial PC solutions provider, introduced today its new industrial 8.4-inch LCD Panel Computer, the ARP-3608AP. Designed to meet the demands for mission critical, high performance and reliable operation, the unit is ideal for any factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring. The ARP-3608AP features a small size, low-power consumption and is wall-mountable. The new ARP-3608AP is equipped with an 8.4-inch LCD and 3.5-inch embedded board, which incorporates a VIA Eden 667MHz processor. System memory for the unit is comprised of one 144-pin SO-DIMM socket with up to 512MB of memory capacity. The Local Area Network (LAN) uses a Realtek 8139 C PCI PnP Base-T Ethernet controller. Video support features a built-in VGA controller with up to 32MB of shared memory for display. The system is built with three RS-232 ports, a 4-Wire resistive touch screen and an optional PCMCIA for wireless applications. In addition, the ARP-2608AP has an on-board CompactFlash™ Type-1 socket, an optional 2.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) and one 16-bit PC/104 extension connector. "The new compact ARP-3608AP with its 8.4-inch LCD Panel is ideal for compact environments," said David Marich, Sales Manager for Arista Corporation. "The units rugged design and its wall-mount capability ensure easy installation for a variety of industrial applications. All of Arista's panel computers are backed by our optional next day replacement warranty, further ensuring our commitment to quality and excellence."