AAEON Releases New 17” Rugged Fanless Panel PC for Harsh Environments: AHP-2176

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AAEON, a leading industrial computing manufacturer, today released the AHP-2176, a new 17” rugged panel computer designed for cost conscious system integrators and customers. The AHP-2176 is an addition to the highly acclaimed AHP wide-temperature range (-20°C - 60°C) series which comes in three sizes – 12.1”, 15” and 17”.  The entire AHP family has IP65 waterproof aluminum die cast front bezels for robust environments and incorporates power protection. These attributes make the AHP-2176 ideal for Industrial Automation, Factory Automation, Smart Building, Utility and Energy applications.

The AHP-2176 is a 17” Rugged HMI Touch Panel Computer which employs an Intel® Celeron® 827E processor with built-in passive cooling. This fanless panel computer provides up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, two Gigabit Ethernet ports for speedy internet access, with a CompactFlash™ slot and a 2.5” SATA HDD interface for ample storage.  In addition, the AHP-2176 features six USB2.0 ports, two COM ports, one PCIe Mini Card slot, one Line-out and one VGA connector.  With a responsive 1280x1024 resistive touch screen and 350nits luminance, the AHP-2176 is user friendly with a vivid display.

“The AHP-2176 utilizes an aluminum IP65 certified front bezel and offers waterproof, anti-shock and anti-vibration properties fit for rugged environments. Different from other panel PCs, the AHP series offers two easy to access front USB2.0 connectors and a set of menu buttons, all of which provide IP65 rated water protection. As a fanless panel computer, the AHP-2176 is able to offer increased longevity and requires less maintenance,” says Alan Chou, Product Manager of AAEON’s Panel Appliance and Automation Division.

Utilizing advanced Over-voltage protection, Low-voltage protection, Reverse protection and Surge protection of 1000V DC, the AHP-2176 supports an input voltage of 9-30V DC and is designed for usage in places with an unstable power source. For ease of installation and optimal flexibility, the AHP-2176 supports panel, wall, desktop and VESA 100 mount options.

The AHP-2176 supports standard operating systems, such as Windows® XP, Windows® 7 and Linux Fedora.  For more product information, please contact AAEON’s regional sales representatives or visit www.aaeon.com for more detailed information.

About AAEON
AAEON Technology, Inc is a leading manufacturer of advanced industrial and embedded computing platforms. Committed to innovative engineering, AAEON provides integrated solutions, hardware and services for premier OEM/ODMs and system integrators worldwide. Reliable and high quality computing platforms include industrial motherboards and systems, industrial displays, rugged tablets, PC/104, PICMG and COM modules, embedded SBCs, embedded controllers and related accessories. AAEON also offers customized end-to-end services from initial product conceptualization and product development on through to volume manufacturing and after-sales service programs. AAEON is an Associate member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance.

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