AXIOMTEK Rolls Out PANEL1178-841 Multimedia Panel PC

AXIOMTEK is pleased to introduce a new 17″ multimedia panel PC, the PANEL1178-841, which is powered by a high performance Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor with the Intel® Q965 Express chipset. The PANEL1178-841 adopts a rugged industrial-grade front bezel, and is equipped with a 17″ SXGA TFT LCD with a resolution of up to 1280 x 1024 pixels. To answer the growing demands of multimedia application, the PANEL1178-841 features two 1394a ports, two Gigabit Ethernet, a built-in speaker, a WLAN module (optional) and up to 3GB of dual channel DDR2 system memory. With only 86mm in thickness, the PANEL1178-841 can be applied in space-limited harsh environments. Its applications include wireless self-service points, interactive kiosks, and building automation.

AXIOMTEK PANEL1178-841 Multimedia Panel PCThe PANEL1178-841 uses the Intel® Q965 Express chipset and supports an Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor in the LGA775 package with up to 3 GB of dual channel DDR2 533/677/800/1066 system memory. The modern industrial-grade front bezel is NEMA 4 / IP65 compliant with the advantages of light weight, high degree of hardness, good heat releasing, easy-to-shape, and anti-corrosion to be designed to work in a wide range of heavy-duty industrial fields. Moreover, the PANEL1178-841 features a built-in speaker for multimedia use. It also supports a WLAN module and antenna (optional) for wireless connectivity.

“The PANEL1178-841 has a fashionable mechanism and industrial-grade front bezel which can avoid damage from chemical corrosion. To meet the demand of multimedia applications, the PANEL1178-841 supports Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor and Windows® Vista, and is equipped with a built-in speaker, two Gigabit LAN, IEEE1394a, and WLAN module. This slim industrial panel PC is very suitable for Kiosk and factory automation”, said Alex Hsueh, Product Manager of Applied Computing Platforms Business Unit.

This durable panel computer also supports two 2.5″ HDD or one 3.5″ HDD for high-capacity storage. Other I/O advantages include dual Gigabit Ethernet, three COM ports, four USB2.0, a DVI-I connector, Line-out/Mic-in, two Firewire (IEEE 1394a), and PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports. Mounting options include panel mount, rack mount, VESA, wall mount, and desktop. Moreover, this 17″ industrial panel PC can run the latest operating software including Windows® Vista, Windows® 2000, and Windows® XP. This RoHS compliant product will be available around end of August. For more product information, please contact our sales representative at

Main Features

  • 17″ SXGA TFT LCD display
  • Superior Intel® Core[tm]2 Duo processor supported
  • Slim design: 86.6 mm
  • Built-in speaker & optional WLAN module
  • Windows® Vista supported
  • Panel/Rack/VESA/Wall/Desktop mounting ways

AXIOMTEK Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading designers/manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products. From its roots as a turnkey systems integrator specializing in data acquisition and control systems, AXIOMTEK has mirrored the PC evolution in various industries by shifting its focus toward the design and manufacture of PC-based industrial automation solutions. AXIOMTEK was established since 1990. The company has 475 employees in headquarters and over 110 employees in subsidiaries including USA, China, Japan, and Europe. The company has appointed more than 60 distributor partners around the globe. AXIOMTEK offers IPC (Industrial PCs), ECP (Embedded Computing Platforms), PPC (Panel PCs), Medical Panel Computers, HMI (Human Machine Interface), DAC (Data Acquisition & Control Cards Solutions), IA (Industrial Automation), and NA (Network Security Appliances) product lines with more than 400 items.