15 Inch Industrial LCD Resistive Touch Screen Monitors

FBT-1503OTEAR | 15 Inch LCD Resistive Serial Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

FBT-1503OTEARU | 15 Inch LCD Resistive USB Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

Caltron’s FBT-1503OTEARU, 15 Inch Industrial Resistive Touch Screen LCD Open Frame Monitor is available in two touch formats and comes with a 4:3 aspect ratio display.  The first touch interface is an RS232 serial and the model number is FBT-1503OTEAR.  The second touch interface is a USB and the model number is FBT-1503OTEARU. 

How bright is this industrial 15” touch screen monitor?  The brightness of the display shines at 250 nits and is capable of handling any indoor application.

Will there ever be a design change for this industrial monitor?  All of Caltron’s monitors are designed to maintain a uniform chassis throughout the life of the unit and there will be no design changes or revisions. 

The FBT-1503OTEAR, 15” industrial resistive touch screen monitor can be used in a variety of applications and a few implementations include: CNC machines, Kiosks, Human Machine Interface, industrial controls, instrumentation panels, keypads and much more. 

If this 15 inch touch screen monitor is not suitable, then please take some time to view our other selection of industrial touch screen monitors.  


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 200 cd/m2 (typical with Resistive panel)
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 3.27 Kg [7.2 lbs]


FBT-1503OTEAR Diagram


FBT-1503OTEAR(U) 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
  • RS232 Serial or USB Touch Interface
  • High quality 5-wire resisitve touch screen
  • DVI, Composite, S-Video and BNC video input options

Standard Features

  • 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
  • 15 pin VGA connector
  • Unique design accounts for heat ventilation

Included in the package

  • FBT-1503OTEAR / FBT-1503OTEARU Touchscreen Monitor
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable
  • Serial or USB cable


Touch Screen Monitor  
Video Inputs  




File Type Description  
RAR FBT-1503OTEAR(U) 3-D Animation
PDF FBT-1503OTEAR(U) Data Sheet
PDF FBT-1503OTEAR(U) User Manual

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