17 Inch Resistive LCD Open Frame Touch Screens

FBT-1704OTEAR | 17 Inch LCD Resistive Serial Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

FBT-1704OTEARU | 17 Inch LCD Resistive USB Open Frame Touchscreen Monitor

The FBT-1704OTEARU is a 17 Inch Industrial Resistive Touch LCD Open Frame Monitor and comes in two model types that has a 4:3 aspect viewing display.  The fist model, which comes with an RS232 Serial touch interface, is the FBT-1704OTEAR, and the second model which comes with a USB touch interface is the FBT-1704OTEARU. 

How bright is this industrial touch screen monitor?  The FBT-1704OTEARU is rated at 300 nits brightness so that it is bright for all applications. 

Will there ever be a design change for this 17” touch monitor?  Caltron designs all of our units with a unique design that will never change shape or form throughout the life of the unit to ensure that any panel revision changes will not be affect the mechanical dimensions. 

There is a wide variety of applications that the 17” resistive touch screen monitor can be designed into.  A few examples include instrumentation panel displays, Kiosks, human machine interface, digital signage and industrial applications. 

If you are interested in other sizes, then please check out our other industrial touch screen monitors.


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 240 cd/m2 (typical with Resistive panel)
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 4.9 Kg [10.8 lbs]


FBT-1704OTEAR Diagram


FBT-1704OTEAR(U) 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
  • 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-1704OTEAR / FBT-1704OTEARU, 17 Inch Touchscreen Monitor
  • +12V power adapter and cord
  • VGA cable
  • Serial or USB cable


Touch Screen Monitor


File Type Description  
RAR FBT-1704OTEAR(U) 3-D Animation
PDF FBT-1704OTEAR(U) Data Sheet
PDF FBT-1704OTEAR(U) User Manual

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