Multimedia Panel PC has with 17 in. LCD display.

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Featuring Core(TM)2 Duo CPU and Intel® 945GME chipset, PPC-177T offers dual Gigabit LAN port configuration, 4 serial ports, and 4 USB 2.0 ports, combined with ability to run Windows® XPE, WinXP Pro, or Vista. Dust tight and water resistant unit meets IP65/NEMA4 protection standards and LCD touchscreen is available in resistive touch, capacitive touch, and SAW technologies. PPC-177T meets requirements of diverse set of industrial computing platforms.

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PPC-177T is the Newest in Advantech's Family of Powerful, Energy-Efficient, High Performance Multimedia Panel PCs

August 19, 200, Irvine, CA - Advantech, the leading global ePlatform services provider, is expanding its panel PC product offerings with the launch of a new model, the PPC-177T. The latest member of the powerful PPC product line comes with a large and bright 17" LCD display. The larger display is perfect for image-based applications that require more on screen real estate. PPC-177T is an Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo processor based Panel The powerful Core(TM)2 Duo CPU and Intel® 945GME chipsets bring to life the most dynamic applications, and they don't sacrifice industrial reliability. In order to satisfy security concerns, PPC-177T also offers a dual Gigabit LAN port configuration. In addition, four serial ports and four USB 2.0 ports, combined with the ability to run Windows® XPE, WinXP Pro, or Vista, give the PPC-177T advanced versatility. Combined with a user-friendly interface, PPC-177T meets the requirements of a diverse set of industrial computing platforms, ranging from factory and machine automation to point of information solutions.

Powerful Platform and Industrial-grade Reliability

The Powerful Core(TM)2 Duo processor and Intel 945® GME chipsets power almost any application, and are especially suited for industrial equipment makers, mobility equipment, and monitoring & process control equipment. PPC-177T also makes an excellent host information appliance and it meets IP65/NEMA4 protection standards. PPC-177T is dust-tight and resistant to water, which allows it to function in a wide range of environments. Onboard hardware monitoring protects it against overheating and ensures added reliability for critical applications.

Versatile Connectivity and Customization Options

Dual Gigabit LAN configuration gives system integrators the ability to satisfy security concerns. PPC-177T has an array of connectivity options which set it apart from the competition. Four serial ports and four USB 2.0 ports add versatility to application deployment. The PPC-177T chassis color, logo, and installation accessories are fully-customizable, saving system integrators time and decreasing the time-to-market. The 17" LCD touchscreen is also versatile, available in resistive touch, capacitive touch, and SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) technologies, to suit any application need.

Advantech's PPC-177T is a versatile, multimedia Panel PC. It delivers maximum power and performance to suit virtually any application. PPC-177T is available now.

About Advantech

Founded in 1983, Advantech delivers visionary and trustworthy industrial computing solutions that empower businesses. We cooperate closely with solution partners to provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications in diverse industries, offering products and solutions in three business categories: Embedded ePlatform, eServices & Applied Computing, and Industrial Automation groups. With more than 3,400 dedicated employees, Advantech operates an extensive support, sales and marketing network in 18 countries and 39 major cities to deliver fast time-to-market services to our worldwide customers. (Corporate Website:

Advantech is a Premier Member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance, a community of embedded and communications developers and solution providers.

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