Compact Industrial PC suits space critical applications.

Press Release Summary:

ARP-1615 Cougar Series Panel PC supports Intel® Pentium® III and Celeron® processors. Modular, PC-based computer, suited for automation applications, offers 15 in., 1024 x 768 XGA color TFT LCD display with touch-screen. Panel PC is equipped with up to 512 MB SDRAM, 2.5 in. hard drive, CD-ROM and integrated Realtek 10/100 Base-T Ethernet controller. Flat panel PC comes equipped with 2 parallel ports, two PS/2 interfaces, dual USB and 3 RS-232 ports.

Original Press Release:

Arista Unveils Slim, High Performance Panel PC For Space Critical Applications

Optional Touchscreen Display Places Power of Information at Fingertips For Kiosk Applications

FREMONT, Calif., - Jan. 31, 2003 - Arista Corporation, a leading industrial PC solutions provider and system integrator, today announced the ARP-1615 Cougar Series Panel PC is now available. Designed as a fully functional, compact industrial PC, the panel PC supports both an Intel(r) Pentium(r) III and Celeron(r) processor for reliable and high-powered performance to tackle the most intensive applications.

The ARP-1615 Cougar Series is a modular, PC-based computer ideal for automation applications when the installation space is critical. The panel PC features a 15" (1024 x 768) XGA color TFT LCD display with a touch screen enhancement for optimal user interface within machine control or plant floor applications. The panel PC is equipped with up to 512 MB of SDRAM, a slim FDD, a 2.5" hard drive, CD-ROM and an integrated Realtek 10/100 Base-T Ethernet controller. In addition, the flat panel PC comes equipped with two parallel ports, two PS/2 interfaces, dual USB and three RS-232 ports.

The flat panel display is NEMA 4/12 and IP65 compliant and is equipped with sealed, protective aluminum front bezels, and heavy-duty steel chassis, which meets the toughest industrial and environmental standards. In addition, the ARP-1615 is VESA compliant and provides flexibility in installation solutions. The PC can be mounted on a wall to seal out the environment, desk or swivel arm mount, whatever the installation requires.

"The ARP-1615 Panel PC represents a significant addition to Arista's product line," said Stewart Austin, director of sales for Arista Corporation. "The ruggedized construction, slim design and inclusion of touchscreen provides OEMs, system integrators, kiosk manufacturers and value-added resellers with an easy to use device, increasing productivity and saving valuable space."

Pricing and Availability

Pricing for the ARP-1615 Panel PC starts at $1500. Contact Arista directly for sales. For more information, contact Arista at (510) 226-1800 or log onto their Web site at

About Arista

Founded in 1994, Arista Corporation has headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Arista develops, manufactures and provides integration services for ruggedized computers in harsh industrial environments and mission critical applications. Arista provides a wide range of products, from 1U/2U/4U/5U 19" rack mount, shoebox and tower enclosures to fully configured turnkey systems that include either an SBC with passive backplane or a motherboard. Starting from simple basic configurations all the way to fault tolerant/redundant platforms, Arista provides solutions for a wide range of markets: IP telephony, call centers, enhanced services, broadcasting/convergence, CPE, IVR, machine control, automation, medical, Internet service providers, telecom and broadband streaming. To learn more about Arista Corporation, please call (510) 226-1800 or visit

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