Workstation has detachable monitor and modular computer.

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Equipped with 60-key, 24-function key membrane keypad, ARP-1715BW has modular computer unit that can be detached and removed from display for maintenance and upgrades. Able to seamlessly integrate into any environment, 15 in. LCD workstation has touch screen interface and can be configured with BoxPC-500, powered by Pill or P4 SBC with 2 ISA and 3 PCI half-length slots. Unit can also be configured with BoxPC-103H with Intel® P4 processor and one PCI slot.

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Arista Announces the New ARP-1715BW Series of 15 Inch LCD Workstations with its Innovative Detachable Monitor and Modular Computer

The ARP-1715BW series, with its all-in-one LCD Workstation and detachable computer allow for easy maintenance and quick upgrades.

FREMONT, CA - January 31, 2005 - Arista Corporation, a leading industrial computer solutions provider and system integrator added the new ARP-1715BW workstation to their successful line of ARP-1715 15-inch all-in-one (LCD) Panel Computers. The ARP-1715BW is a 15 inch LCD workstation with 60-key, 24 function keys membrane keypad and 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 dependable, safe operation and the ability to seamlessly integrate into any environment, this LCD workstation, with its intuitive touch screen interface is suitable for various industrial environments such as factory automation.

The ARP-1715BW series is designed for flexibility, versatility, easy of service and quick upgradeability. With a detachable panel mount LCD monitor and modular computer unit, a variety of configurations are easily achieved. The unit can be configured with Arista's BoxPC-500, powered by a Pill or P4 Single Board Computer (SBC) providing two ISA and three PCI half-length slots. The unit can also be configured with the slim, BoxPC-103H featuring an Intel® P4 processor, DC24V or 100~230VAC input power supply and a single PCI slot. The BoxPC-103H design makes the ARP-1715BW one of the smallest and most powerful LCD Workstation on the market.

"The ARP-1715BW allows users the flexibility of swapping the computer module or LCD display with the simple removal of four screws," said Stewart Austin, director of sales for Arista Corporation. "This has helped our customers shorten downtime, provide quick product upgrades, and also ensure that future upgrades can be made to either the LCD or the computer module, providing a cost-effective solution to traditional panel computer replacements."

Pricing and Availability
Pricing for the ARP-1715BW starts at $1,500 for North American sales and is available for immediate delivery. For sales information contact Arista at (510) 226-1800 or visit their Web site 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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