Panel PC fits limited-space applications.

Press Release Summary:

Modular Model ARP-1715, with Intel® Pentium® III or Celeron processor, features 15 in. color TFT LCD display, with 1024 x 768 resolution and ELO AccuTouch touchscreen. NEMA 4/12- and IP65-compliant waterproof front panel is equipped with sealed, aluminum front bezels and steel chassis. PC supports up to 512 Mbyte memory and includes 2.5 in. hard disk drive, CD-ROM, FDD, and 10/100Base-T Ethernet controller. Applications include medical, point-of-sale, and industrial automation.

Original Press Release:

Arista Adds New Line of Panel PCs to Growing Product Portfolio

Panel PC Is Ideal For Medical, Point-of-Sale and Industrial Automation Applications

FREMONT, Calif., - Dec. 17, 2002 - Arista Corporation, a leading industrial PC solutions provider and system integrator, today announced the ARP-1715 Panel PC. Designed as a fully functional, compact industrial computer, the panel PC supports an Intel® Pentium® III or Celeron processor for reliable and high-powered performance to tackle the most intensive applications.

Ideal for custom kiosks or industrial automation applications, the ARP-1715 Series, is a modular, PC-based computer ideal for applications when space is critical. The Panel PC features a 15-inch color TFT LCD display with 1024 x 768 resolution and comes equipped with an ELO AccuTouch Touchscreen, placing the power of the PC at the user's fingertips.

The Panel PC is equipped with a 2.5" hard disk drive, supports up to 512MB of memory, contains a slim CD-ROM and FDD and an integrated 10/100 Base-T Ethernet controller for network access. In addition, the ARP-1715 contains dual USB ports, various I/O ports making it easy to add peripheral devices and one 1394 FireWire port for industrial applications.

The ARP-1715 display can be detached from the main computer housing, allowing for easy maintenance and the ability to upgrade the unit quickly. The waterproof front panel 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. The Panel PC can be mounted on a wall to seal out the environment, desk or a swivel arm mount, whatever the installation requires.

"The ARP-1715 Panel PC represents another valuable addition to Arista's growing product line," said Stewart Austin, director of sales for Arista Corporation. "The Panel PC provides system
integrators with a fully-contained, full-featured and space-saving computer solution for kiosk, medical, computer automation and point-of-sale applications."

Pricing and Availability

The ARP-1715 Panel PC starts from $1,500. 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 plafforms, 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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