FBT-1503O | 15 Inch LCD Industrial Open Frame Monitor

Caltron’s FBT-1503O, 15” Industrial LCD Open Frame Monitor is reliable and a highly common size that is used for many applications.

How bright is this industrial open frame monitor?  The FBT-1503O is rated at 250 nits, which is bright enough for practically every indoor application.

Will there ever be a design change for this LCD monitor?  Caltron designs our open frame monitors to have a consistent chassis throughout the lifetime of the monitor.  There will be no mechanical design changes, even if there is an LCD panel revision, so designers and integrator alike can be worry free when designing a unit into a specific application.

There are many uses for a 15” LCD open frame monitor and some of those applications include: control panels, Kiosks, instrumentation displays, CNC machines, and a wide variety of industrial machines.


LCD Panel
Display Panel 15 inch TFT LCD
Dot Pitch 0.297(H) x 0.297(V) mm
Max Resolution 1024 x 768 XGA
Contrast Ratio 700:1 (typical)
Brightness 250 cd/m2 (typical)
Uniformity 80% (minimum)
Backlight MTBF 30,000 hours (minimum at 25°C)
Response Time 8 ms (typical)
Display Colors 16 million
Viewing Angle ±80°L/R, +70°U,-60°D (typical at CR=10)
Video and Power
OSD Controls Brightness, Contrast, Phase, Clock, Color, H&V position, Auto-tune, Recall
Input Signal RGB analog 0.7V peak to peak
Video Input Connector D-sub 15 pin analog VGA
Power Supply AC/DC 12V power adapter, universal 100-240 Volts
Mechanical and Environment
Operating Temperature 0~65°C [32~149°F]
Storage Temperature -20~65°C [-4~149°F]
Humidity 0-85% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions (WxHxD) 391.6 x 299 x 46.5 mm [15.42 x 11.77 x 1.83 inch]
Net Weight 2.47 Kg [5.4 lbs]


FBT-1503O Diagram


FBT-1503O Quick Facts

  • 4:3 Aspect, 1024 x 768 resolution
  • 304.128 x 228.096 [mm] x [mm], 11.97 x 8.98 (inch) x (inch) active area
  • High grade TFT, 250 nit LCD Panel
  • Standard 15-pin VGA input connector
  • DVI, Composite and BNC video input options

Standard Features

  • Compatible with Caltron's standard definition signage players
  • Robust CNC milled open frame enclosure
  • Compliant with RoHS, UL, CSA, TUV, FCC B, VCCI B, CE TCO 99, TUV Ergo, EPA Energy Star
  • Perfect for kiosk, equipment and instrument drop-in designs
  • Superior viewing angles, contrast ratio and brightness
  • Unique design accounts for heat ventilation

Included in the package

  • FBT-1503O
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable


Open Frame Monitor  Video Inputs 



File Type Description  
RAR FBT-1503O 3-D Animation
PDF FBT-1503O Data Sheet
PDF FBT-1503O User Manual

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