15 Inch Industrial SAW Touch Screen Monitor

FBT-1503OTEAS | 15 Inch LCD SAW Serial Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

FBT-1503OTEASU | 15 Inch LCD SAW USB Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

Caltron’s FBT-1503OTEAS, 15 Inch Industrial Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Touch LCD Open Frame Monitor comes in two model types to differentiate between the touch interfaces available and this unit display comes with a 4:3 aspect ratio for easy viewing. 

What are the 2 model types for this 15” industrial touch screen monitor?  The first model is the FBT-1503OTEAS, which comes with an RS232 serial touch interface.  The second model type is the FBT-1503OTEASU, which comes with a USB touch interface.

How durable is the LCD panel for this 15” touch screen monitor?  The LCD is rated at 250 nits brightness and comes with a 30,000 MTBF, which is definitely industrial grade.

The 15” industrial SAW touch screen monitor comes with a chassis design that will remain consistent throughout the lifetime of the monitor and makes things easier for designers and integrators.  A few applications that this touch monitor can go into will be instrumentation control panels, Kiosks, keypads, ATM, HMI, digital signage and other industrial application.


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)
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-1503OTEAS Diagram


15 Inch Touch Screen Monitor 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 SAW 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-1503OTEAS / FBT-1503OTEASU Touchscreen Monitor
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable
  • Serial or USB cable


Touch Screen Monitor  SAW Touch Screen 
Touch Interfaces Video Inputs






File Type Description  
RAR 15 Inch Open Frame Monitor 3-D Animation
PDF 15 Inch Open Frame Monitor Data Sheet
PDF 15 Inch Open Frame Monitor User Manual

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