Industrial Panel Computer features 20.1 in. detachable LCD.

Press Release Summary:

Equipped with NEMA 4, panel-mount LCD, ARP-1720AP series all-in-one computers provide touch screen interface and seamlessly integrate into any environment. Detachable panel mount LCD monitor and modular computer unit, removable for maintenance and upgrades, promote configuration flexibility - from PIN CPU to P4 CPU. Computer can also be configured with 24 Vdc or 100-230 Vac input power supply, multiple expansion slots, and optional RAID-1.

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Arista Announces its New ARP-1720AP Series of Industrial 20.1" LCD Panel Computers Featuring a Detachable LCD Monitor and Modular Computer Unit

The ARP-1720AP series is an all-in-one LCD Panel Computer featuring a detachable computer unit for easy maintenance and quick upgrades.

FREMONT, CA - November 15, 2005 - Arista Corporation, a leading industrial PC solutions provider, today introduced the latest addition to their industrial all-in-one (LCD) Panel Computer line, the new ARP-1720AP Panel Computer featuring a NEMA 4 Panel Mount 20.1-inch Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The ARP-1720AP has a modular computer unit that is detachable and easily removed from the display. This provides the user easy maintenance and the ability to quickly upgrade the unit. With an emphasis on dependability, safe operation and the ability to seamlessly integrate into any environment, this panel computer with its intuitive touch screen interface is suitable for various industrial environments such as factory automation.

The ARP-1720AP series is designed for flexibility, versatility, easy servicing and quick upgradeability. With a detachable panel mount LCD monitor and modular computer unit, a variety of configurations are easily achieved. The unit provides a variety of configurations ranging from a PIN CPU to a powerful P4 CPU. The ARP-1720AP can also be configured with a DC24V or 100-230VAC input power supply. Multiple expansion slots and an optional RAID-1 are available for certain configuration.

"The ARP-1720AP allows users the flexibility of swapping the computer module or LCD display with the simple removal of four screws," said David Marich, sales manager for Arista Corporation. "This feature has helped our customers shorten downtime, provide quick product upgrades, and ensures that future upgrades can be made to either the LCD or the computer module, thus providing a cost-effective solution to traditional Panel PC replacements."

Pricing and Availability
Pricing for the ARP-1720AP series starts at $4,000 for North American sales and is available for immediate delivery. A datasheet for the ARP-1720AP series is available at For sales information contact Arista at (510) 226-1800 or visit their Website at

About Arista
Headquartered in Fremont, California, Arista is a worldwide leader in developing, manufacturing and providing integration services for ruggedized computers and panel PCs for harsh industrial environments and mission critical applications.

Arista provides a wide range of products, from 1U/2U/4U/5U 19-inch rack mount, shoebox and tower enclosures to fully configured turnkey systems that include either an SBC with passive backplane or 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, Kiosk, Internet service providers, telecom and broadband streaming.

To learn more about Arista Corporation, please call (510) 226-1800 or visit

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