The 11 to 28V DC supply and all connections are IP65 rated and are located at the rear of the brushed stainless steel enclosure. This means that if necessary, the entire unit, including the 350cd/m2 1024 x 768 touch display, can even be hosed down!
An internal 2.5 HDD provides the storage mechanism for either a desktop O/S (i.e. XP Pro), a truly embedded O/S such as XP Embedded) or indeed any other desired x86 operating system which can be supplied pre installed by Datasound Laboratories.
This fanless Panel PC has a standard operating temperature range of 0°C to +45°C Options include IP54 rating should an internal PCI slot be required for additional application specific I/O and the manufacturers are offering a free custom image creation for new projects. The APC-3563 also has a 2 year RTB warranty.