Open Frame Monitor features 1920 x 1080 resolution.

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Built with heavy-duty steel frame, 17.3 in. Model PHM8172 delivers 1,000-nits brightness and contrast ratio of 600:1 with 16.7 million colors. LED-backlit monitor is VESA mount ready and provides VGA and DVI-D inputs with options for HDMI + S-video + composite (BNC) or audio input. Product is powered by external auto-sensing 100–240 Vac, 50/60 Hz power adapter. Designed with anti-shock and anti-vibration features, monitor operates from 0–55°C.

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17.3" Open Frame Monitor Features 1920 x 1080 LED with 1000-nits High Brightness

Acnodes Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial and embedded computer platforms and technologies, announced today the launch of PHM8172. PMH8172 is a 17.3” open frame monitor with 1920 x 1080 LED resolution, 1000 nits brightness, VGA + DVI-D video input, VESA mount ready, and with many optional features to add on.

The heavy-duty steel built protects the open frame construction, with anti-shock and anti-vibration features. The operating temperature can withstand at 0°C to 55°C with storage temperature at -20°C to 60°C. The operating altitude is at 16,000 feet and non-operating altitude at 40,000 feet. Besides the durable exterior, the interior is also worth mentioning.

The 17.3 inch monitor projects a resolution of 1920 x 1080 with 1000-nits brightness. The contrast ratio is 600:1 with 16.7 million colors, and 50,000 MTBF. The video input is VGA and DVI-D with option for HDMI + S-video + composite (BNC) or audio input, 3G / HD / SD-SDI broad-cast grade input with speaker.  The option for touch screen would be resistive or capacitive type. The connectors include one each VGA and DVI-D port. The mounting type is universal mount of VESA mount.

The power supply consists of external auto-sensing 100 to 240VAC, 50/60Hz power adapter with option for 24/48/110/125VDC power supply. The rear panel control consists of the power on/off switch and OSD membrane switch. The weight of the unit is 13.6 lb and measures at 18.3"(W) x 112.9”(H) x 2"(D).

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Our product line configurations are illustrated on our website at However, most of the commercial and industrial computers are custom built to customer’s exact requirements. Contact us via email: or telephone (1-909-597-7588) for more information.

About Acnodes

Acnodes manufactures, designs, and markets industrial computers and display solutions for diverse industries ranging from automation to military. We have an array of technological innovations in the area of rack mount servers, embedded computers, Panel PC’s and rugged monitors that create simpler and more valuable products to the customers. We work closely with our clients to customize computer products to meet their required projects and challenges. Acnodes strives to explore new technologies to better improve life and work.

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