15 Inch High Bright SAW Open Frame Touchscreen Monitors

HBT-1503OTEAS | 15 Inch High Bright SAW Serial Touchscreen Open Frame Monitor

HBT-1503OTEASU | 15 Inch High Bright SAW USB Touchscreen Open Frame Monitor

The 15 Inch High Bright Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Touch Screen LED Open Frame Monitor is one of Caltron’s most popular industrial 4:3 aspect ratio monitors. 

Why are two models needed for the HBT-1503O touch monitor?  Two models are required to help differentiate the types of touch interfaces available.  The first model being HBT-1503OTEAS, 15” high bright SAW serial touch LED open frame monitor and the second model being HBT-1503OTEASU, 15 inch high bright SAW USB touch LED open frame monitor.

What typical applications is a 15” SAW touch screen used for?  There are a wide variety of uses that the HBT-1503OTEAS can be implemented into, including applications that might be prone to vandalism, industrial controls, Kiosks, outdoor control panels, photo booths, instrumentation control displays to pretty much any outdoor application that requires a touch screen monitor that is bright enough to fight the elements of the sun.

A unique feature that this HBT-1503OTEAS, 15” SAW touch screen monitor has is that the mechanical dimensions will remain consistent throughout the life of the model, regardless of and LCD panel revisions to maintain uniformity and alleviate integrators and designers from any sudden changes.


LCD Panel
Display Panel 15 inch TFT LCD
Dot Pitch 0.24(H) x 0.24(V) mm
Max Resolution 1024 x 768 SVGA
Contrast Ratio 700:1 (typical)
Brightness 1360 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 ±80°L/R, 60°U, 80°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 -30~85°C [-20~185°F]
Storage Temperature -30~85°C [-20~185°F]
Humidity 0-90% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions (WxHxD) 391.6 x 299 x 46.5 mm [15.4 x 11.8 x 1.83 inch]
Net Weight 3.9 Kg [8.5 lbs]


HBT-1503O Diagram


HBT-1503OTEAS(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
  • High grade TFT, 1700 nit LCD Panel
  • 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

  • HBT-1503OTEAS / HBT-1503OTEASU
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable
  • Serial or USB cable


Touch Screen Monitor  Video Inputs     
SAW Touch Screen      






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

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