Elo 17A2 All-in-One 17-in LCD Touchcomputer

Elo TouchSystems recently introduced their 1729L 17″ integrated multifunction touchmonitor. The 1729L is a fully-functioning, fanless, all-in-one touchcomputer. The new 17A2 not only retains both the compact footprint of the 1729L and its comprehensive range of options, but it features a host of new features for the point-of-service marketplace. the 17A2 all-in-one touchcomputer is ideal for kiosk information systems, home control, casino management, POS systems, and Internet access points.

The 17A2 touchcomputer with dual video display capability includes a choice of: AccuTouch Five-Wire Resistive, IntelliTouch Surface Wave, CarrollTouch Infrared and Acoustic Pulse Recognition (APR) that blends the benefits of all three. Elo’s touch technologies provide stable, durable touch options that are resistant to scratches and liquids and can be activated in a variety of ways. In addition, the 17A2 comes with 1280 x 1024 SXGA resolution and 5 x 4 aspect ratio to display clear, precise graphics for improved readability.

The space-saving, compact design of the 17A2 touchcomputer offers increased flexibility for easy integration of a variety of optional field-replaceable peripherals including: three-track magnetic stripe reader (MSR) for credit, ID and loyalty card transactions; customer-facing display to verify those transactions; biometric fingerprint recognition for increased security; 3-watt speaker bar with optional single-line or omni-directional barcode scanner; and DVD drive. Elo’s cable management design conceals cables from view providing additional security from tampering and robust tie-downs for strain relief. The multi-adjustable stand offers flexibility to accommodate a variety of installation configurations and the base is easily removed for secure mounting to countertops and walls. Serviceability is enhanced with easy access to the hard drive and compact flash through a slide-out drawer.

The new 17A2 all-in-one touchcomputer features a 1 GHz Intel Celeron M processor with 400 MHz front-side-bus (FSB). DDR2 system memory capacity can be expanded to 1.5GB and an integrated mini-PCI slot enables optional high-speed wireless LAN connectivity via 802.11g standards. Two serial, four USB 2.0 and one Ethernet port provide expansion capability to accommodate both legacy and future peripheral add-ons. The 17A2 touchcomputer also has a cash drawer, powered USB, and VGA-out ports and support for Windows Embedded for Point-of-Service (WEPOS). In addition, the new 17A2 all-in-one touchcomputer is compatible with all of Microsoft’s major operating systems such as Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Embedded and Windows Vista Business.

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