FBT-1704O | 17 Inch LCD Industrial Open Frame Monitor

The FBT-1704O begins the line of Caltron’s larger form factor open frame monitors.  The FBT-1704O is a 17 Inch Industrial LCD Open Frame Monitor that comes with a 4:3 aspect viewing ratio for the display.  This open frame monitor comes with a rugged LCD panel and components that is capable of handling harsh environments.

Will this 17” monitor be bright enough for my application?  The FBT-1704O has a brightness rating of 300 nits, which will work very well in any indoor application and even a few outdoor applications with proper shading.

What happens if there is a revision to the FBT-1704O LCD panel?  Caltron’s industrial 17 inch open frame LCD monitors are designed to adapt to any panel revision changes without having any mechanical alterations to the chassis, which ensures that the display remains uniform throughout the lifetime of the monitor. 

There are many applications that the FBT-1704O, 17” open frame monitor can be used in, which include Kiosks, CNC machines, instrumentation panel displays, information booths to industrial machine displays.


LCD Panel
Display Panel 17 inch TFT LCD
Dot Pitch 0.264(H) x 0.264(V) mm
Max Resolution 1280 x 1024 SXGA
Contrast Ratio 500:1 (typical)
Brightness 300 cd/m2 (typical)
Uniformity 80% (minimum)
Backlight MTBF 50,000 hours (minimum at 25°C)
Response Time 8 ms (typical)
Display Colors 16 million
Viewing Angle ±75°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 0~50°C [32~122°F]
Storage Temperature -20~60°C [-4~140°F]
Humidity 0-85% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions (WxHxD) 414.5 x 350 x 50 mm [16.32 x 13.78 x 1.97 inch]
Net Weight 3.97 Kg [8.7 lbs]


FBT-1704O Diagram


FBT-1704O Quick Facts

  • 4:3 Aspect, 1280 x 1024 resolution
  • 337.9 x 270.3 [mm] x [mm], 13.28 x 10.64 (inch) x (inch) active area
  • High grade TFT, 300 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-1704O, 17 Inch Open Frame LCD Monitor
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable


Open Frame Monitors  Video Inputs 



File Type Description  
RAR 17 Inch Open Frame Monitor 3-D Animation
PDF 17 Inch Open Frame Monitor Data Sheet
PDF 17 Inch Open Frame Monitor User Manual

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