Backplane Systems Technology has announced the release of the AHM-6xx7A series from Aplex. This series of HMI (Human-Machine Interface) fanless panel PCs are ideally suited to process control, factory/equipment automation and monitoring applications.
All are powered using the 1.6GHz Intel® Atom™ N270 and offer up to 2GB DDR2 memory. These HMI Panel PC's have a high-brightness TFT LCD display which ranges in size from 5.7" to 19". Screen resolution ranges from 640x480 (5.7") through to 1280x1024 (19"), and all models feature a sealed resistive touch screen. The series is constructed from a combination of plastic molded and metal housing and come with an IP65 compliant front panel.
The AHM-6xx7 Series feature a classic array of connections comprising of 1x 200-pin SO-DIMM socket, 2x 10/100/1000Mbps LAN, 2x USB2.0 Ports, 2x RS232 Ports, Line in/out AC97 Audio (excludes 5.7" version) and PS/2 keyboard & mouse ports, all of which are rear mounted alongside the 11-32V DC power connector.
Compact Flash and 2.5 SATA HDD bays provide operating system support for Linux, Windows XP or Windows 7.
Weighing just 1.4KG with an operating temperature range of 0°C to +50°C, these fanless panel PC's offer panel mount or VESA 75 mount options and can be considered as a real alternative to conventional PLC units.