Panel Monitor suits POI/KIOSK markets and HMI solutions.

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Equipped with 17 in. high brightness SXGA LCD display, PANEL6173 industrial-grade ultra slim panel monitor supports multi signal inputs including DVI, VGA, S-Video, and video. TFT LCD offers luminance at 300 cd/m² and has contrast ratio of 500:1. Screw-type adaptor plug design and 12/24 V DC-In support enables monitor to fit in all industrial applications. Featuring NEMA4/IP65 compliant front bezel, it supports panel, wall, rack, or VESA FPMPMI mounting methods.

Original Press Release:

AXIOMTEK Releases a High Brightness 17-inch Industrial TFT LCD Monitor with Interface (HMI)

The PANEL6173, an ultra slim panel monitor, supports multi-signal inputs including VGA, S-video, video and DVI, and offers a perfect HMI solution for rugged environments

Taipei, Taiwan, April 20, 2006 - AXIOMTEK is proud to launch the new industrial-grade ultra slim panel monitor, the PANEL6173. The panel is equipped with a 17-inch high brightness SXGA LCD display and supports multi-signal (DVI, VGA, S-Video, and Video) input. AXIOMTEK's PANEL6173 is an economical industrial flat panel monitor, which is especially suited for the POI/KIOSK market and excellent choice for HMI (Human Machine Interface) solutions.

The PANEL6173 features a NEMA4/IP65 compliant front bezel with an ultra slim design. The TFT LCD offers great luminance at 300cd/m² and has a contrast ratio of 500:1. This industrial flat panel monitor supports not only a cost-effective VGA port, but also supports S-video, video, and the even more popular DVI connector. Resistive and capacitive type touchscreens are available, as well as a RS-232 interface. Owing to the screw-type adaptor plug design and 12/24V DC-In support, the PANEL6173 fits in all industrial applications, and with the ultra slim mechanism design, users can easily set the PANEL6173 anywhere.

The PANEL6173 supports varied mounting methods, including panel, wall, rack mounting or VESA FPMPMI (Video Electronics Standards Association Flat Panel Monitor Physical Mounting Interface) mounting. It is designed to work in a wide range of environments and heavy-duty industrial fields.

"This ideal large LCD size industrial-grade panel monitor PANEL6173 can be applied to several different industrial or commercial projects, such as transportation, factory automation, and Human Machine Interface," said Eric Chiang, product manager of the Industrial Automation Department. "Furthermore, AXIOMTEK's industrial flat panel monitors provide highly reliable and highly flexible industrial-grade all-in-one solutions."

The product will be available in the middle of May. If in need of detailed specifications, please refer to For pricing options or any further questions, please contact your territory sales representative or

About AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd.

AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd. is one of the world's leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products. From its roots as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, AXIOMTEK has mirrored the PC evolution in various industries by shifting its focus toward the design and manufacture of PC-based industrial automation solutions.

AXIOMTEK was established since 1990. The company has 210 employees in headquarter and subsidiaries in USA, China, Germany and France, with more than 80 employees in total. The company has appointed more than 60 distributor partners around the globe. AXIOMTEK offers IPC (Industrial PCs), ECP (Embedded Computing Platforms), PPC (Panel PCs), DAS (Data Acquisition Solutions), NA (Network Appliances) and SA (Storage Appliances) product lines with more than 400 items.

Abby Chang
Global Marketing Division
TEL: +886-2-29174550 EXT.6515
FAX: +886-2-29147454

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