Medallion TPC-43B Touch Panel Computer

The TPC‑43B is an extremely cost-effective computer with a Color TFT LCD and Touch panel plus Power over Ethernet, targeting Building Automation and factory HMI (Human‑Machine Interface) applications.

  • WqVGA (480x272) 4.3", Color, TFT LCD Panel in Landscape format, with 65,536 colors, adjustable LED Backlight, and Touch panel
  • Powered by a standard Medallion CPU Module (an SA2410-650 is included) for flexibility, the 32-bit ARM9 processor features 32 kB of cache, 64 MB of SDRAM, and 128 MB or more of NAND flash, plus a separate NOR flash for reliable boot-loader and SW update options
  • Power-Over-Ethernet (POE) dramatically reduces installation costs.
    • Replace power cables with a single CAT 5 cable for both power and Ethernet!
  • Power options: 10 - 30 VDC or 7 - 24 VAC or POE
  • Low-power, passive cooling enables fanless operation
    • Typical power consumption with 12 V in, with LCD & Backlight ON is < 200 mA @ 200 MHz (full-speed)
    • To reduce power consumption, software can turn the backlight ON/OFF and control the brightness
  • Low-power, Real-Time Clock (RTC) with Battery Backup included
  • Hidden Memory Card Connector for Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC) (for user-upgradeable storage expansion)
  • Full-speed, USB Host port (USB Type A connector) supports Hidden Wireless Expansion, such as 802.11 or Bluetooth
  • Fast Ethernet (10BaseT/100BaseTX) interface with RJ45 connector featuring integrated LED status indicators
  • SW-controlled beeper with frequency/tone control
  • RS232 serial interface on optional DE9 adapter to accelerate SW development
  • Ships with the proven Medallion Linux 2.6 plus drivers pre-installed!
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 129 mm, 5.1"
    • Height: 111 mm, 4.4"
    • Thickness: 28 mm, 1.1"
  • Mounting: Even though the unit covers a 2-gang electrical box, the power and Ethernet are on one side, so it can be mounted to a 1-gang electrical box.
  • GUI options include:
    • Choice of Qt on X or Qt Embedded, for full PC compatibility
    • Linux Framebuffer (FB), operating in 16-bit, 65,536-color mode
    • X11 (Xorg) on FB for standard Linux/Unix graphics
    • FLTK on X, for a full-featured, extensible, yet free GUI
    • GTK+ on X, another option for PC compatibility
    • Ask about Web Browser Support
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Touch-Panel Computer with 4.3-inch, color TFT LCD and POE
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Block Diagram
TPC-43B block diagram
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