Specialized LCD Monitors, Smart Displays & Keyboards

Special Order and Custom Rugged HMI Products

Whether by special request or recognizing a need that hasn't been satisfied, General Digital creates many uniquely innovative LCD monitors, smart displays and keyboards, among other highly specialized HMI products. By working closely with our customers, we can specially design a component to perfectly satisfy your requirements. Below is a sampling of the interesting display systems and keyboards we've produced in recent years.

RKA100-TBB-BN Military-/Avionic-grade Rack Mount Keyboard

6.5" Weatherproof, IP67 Sealed, NVIS, Sunlight Readable, Military LCD Monitor

10.4" Display in Military-grade Portable Secure Upload/Download System in Pelican™ Case

15.0" Waterproof NEMA4X Sunlight Readable LCD Monitor

15.0" & 17.0" Marine-Grade, Sunlight Readable, NVIS, MIL-901D, Panel Mount LCD Monitor

19.0" Rack Mount Mil-Spec LCD Monitor

21.3" Saber Standalone LCD Monitor for E-2D Applications

21.5" Touch Interactive, NVIS/Daylight Readable, Standalone/Mountable, Mil-Spec LCD Monitor

24.0" Panel Mount, Mil-Spec LCD Monitor


RKA100-TBB-BN Military-/Avionic-grade Rack Mount Keyboard for E-2D Applications

Part Numbers 90-750-075, 90-750-090, 90-750-104, 90-750-105, 90-750-106, 90-750-111, 90-750-121, 90-750-123, 90-750-129, 90-750-132

FEATURES

  • Photo of military avionic-grade 100-key rack mount keyboard100-key low power keyboard with backlit keys
  • 20-key backlit function keypad
  • Integrated 2.5" trackball with backlit buttons
  • Spill-proof keyboard with drain
  • Highly reliable shock- and vibration-proof keycaps/switches
  • Lower force key activation than standard keyboards
  • Chemical- and abrasion-resistant keycap legends
  • Secure CAC Reader for SIPRNet classified applications (90-750-075)
  • Auxiliary USB (90-750-090, 90-750-111)
  • USB Over Cat5E Extender (90-750-075)
  • Shock sense (stop keys)
  • Force-operated joystick
  • Slightly textured writing surface
  • Molded carbon fiber enclosure
  • Slides (90-750-090, 90-750-111)
  • Environmental Stress Screening (90-750-090, 90-750-111)
  • Distributed processing to reduce single point failures
  • Designed with the intent to meet MIL-DTL-901E, MIL-HDBK, UL, CE and more
  • Approved for Navy E-2D Hawkeye

OPTIONS

  • Red, green, blue, and amber backlight colors
  • Trackball or joystick pointing devices with redundant mouse buttons
  • Aluminum and stainless steel custom enclosures for each component
  • Enclosure available in multiple colors

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6.5" Weatherproof, IP67 Sealed, NVIS, Sunlight Readable, Military LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-3064-020

General Digital's Barracuda 6.5 inch custom sunlight readable NVIS LCD monitor

General Digital designed a custom version of our Barracuda environmentally-sealed monitor to meet customer-supplied specifications for fit, form and function. The display system is used as a fire control system (digital sight) for a portable rocket grenade launcher in combat situations. Design of this complex solution required General Digital’s mechanical, electrical, optical and software engineering expertise and integration skill sets. Watch the video of the L40-2 Grenade Launcher in action on the Department of Defence Australia YouTube channel.

  • Ruggedized 6.5" LCD, 1024 x 768 resolution 
  • Proprietary dual mode NVIS and sunlight readable backlights
  • Optically bonded EMI filter and LCD heater
  • Configurable video, heater, backlight and keypad controllers
  • Field programmable controller firmware
  • Wide DC input with intelligent self power monitoring
  • Fully submersible (IP67) milled aluminum enclosure
  • Designed to meet MIL-STD-810, MIL-DTL-901 and MIL-STD-461

LCD PANEL/OVERLAYS

  • Wide temperature, 24-bit color LCD panel
  • 197 PPI and 16.7 million colors provide excellent image sharpness and detail
  • DVI input with scaling support up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
  • Industrial-grade LCD with long product life-cycle and LTB support
  • Optically bonded overlay to enhance display contrast, shock resistance, and eliminate potential for condensation between surfaces
  • Micromesh EMI filter blocks incoming and outgoing RF radiation to comply with MIL-STD-461 (Army Ground), while allowing more light output as compared to ITO overlays
  • ITO heater overlay extends low temperature operational limits and enables full video motion to be displayed at temperatures as low as –40° C

LED BACKLIGHTS/CONTROLLER

  • General Digital's 6.5 inch Barracuda monitor mounted on L40-2 grenade launcher with a soldier at the controlsProprietary dual mode backlight system produces:
    • High contrast (Weber Class 5) and brightness mode; ideal for display of moving images in direct sunlight
    • MIL-STD-3009-compliant NVIS mode
  • Ultra-wide dimming ratio (>1000:1) works well with extreme ends of ambient light conditions
  • Linear, logarithmic or custom PWM dimming
  • Excellent uniformity and display quality
  • Integrated thermal sensor
  • Intelligent and programmable backlight controller
    • Max/Min brightness limits for both backlight modes
    • Max/Min PWM dimming levels
    • Max backlight power consumption
    • LED rail over-temperature auto dimming

POWER

  • Mil-spec power supply features wide operating voltage designed for military DC bus or direct battery operation
  • Smart power monitoring allows heater and backlights to run simultaneously without exceeding customer-specified power constraints
  • +9 VDC to +20 VDC input with 80 V surge suppression and overcurrent protection

MECHANICAL

  • Milled aluminum enclosure is designed to withstand harsh environments while remaining compact and lightweight
  • Designed for full submersion to meet IP67 requirements (no ingress at one meter for 30 minutes)
  • Semi-permeable membrane vent allows pressure equalization
  • Chemical resistant mil-spec CARC paint over black anodized aluminum resists reflection if paint is compromised
  • Watertight, EMI-shielded silicone keypad resists bleach wash
  • High-speed Glenair “Mighty Mouse” military-grade connector minimizes cable bulk
  • 5.75" (H) x 7.35" (W) x 2.91" maximum (D)
  • Weighs less than 3 pounds

MISCELLANEOUS/CUSTOM FEATURES

  • “All-in-One” PCB with integrated controllers for LED backlights, heater, keypad, video and power monitoring and management
  • Multiple heater modes (programmable) based on power availability and temperature
  • Backlight Override mode allows operators to temporarily increase maximum programmable brightness from 900 nits to 1500 nits
  • Programming port for boot loading and/or upgrade any controller firmware in the field
  • I2C buss slave interface

OPTIONS

  • Alternative LCDs
  • Standard, high brightness and/or NVIS LED backlights
  • VGA and display port support
  • Overlays (heaters, filters, touch sensors, vandal shields, etc.)
  • Keypads (backlit, NVIS compatible, custom, etc.)
  • Military/industrial-grade connectors
  • Custom enclosures and electronics
  • Custom or specialty firmware

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Military (NAVY, ARMY)
  • Marine
  • Oil & Gas
  • Government

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Alta Series SUDS Mobile 10.4

Part Number 90-7104-006

Photo of Portable Computer with 10.4-inch in Open CaseAlthough equipped with embedded intelligence, the SUDS (Secure Upload/Download System) Mobile 10.4" unit is designed and programmed to function as a state machine, thereby allowing the device to be used only for loading and retrieving data from the target (e.g., the ECU of a commercial aircraft engine). This dedicated functionality has the secondary benefit of discouraging operators from using for personal activities. 

FEATURES

  • 10.4" LED-backlit LCD
    • 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
    • 1000 Nits of sunlight readable brightness
  • iMX6 dual core processor with 4 GB storage 
  • 4 GB removable storage (encrypted USB flash drive)
  • Photo of Portable Computer Controls Close UpDual rotary encoders (pointing device)
  • CAN BUS interface
  • D38999 military circular I/O connectors
  • Integrated rechargeable battery, for remote operation
  • Operating Temperature: -20° C to 70° C
  • Configured as a state machine
  • Pelican Case with bezel adaptor and metal construction designed to withstand industrial/military requirements

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15.0" Waterproof NEMA 4X Sunlight Readable LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-400-115 (Impact Monitor Kit) + 90-1212-001 (Stainless Steel Enclosure)
Model Number MK-15X-947-60-00-00-04-SP30-114 + Custom Stainless Steel Enclosure

15 inch NEMA4X Sunlight Readable LCD Monitor in Stainless Steel EnclosureGeneral Digital adapted our sunlight readable Impact Monitor Kit so that we could integrate it into a customer-specified stainless steel, waterproof enclosure. The intent of this design was to provide the customer with a solution capable of surviving harsh outdoor environments including rain, sleet and snow while still being viewable in direct sunlight.

FEATURES

  • 15.0" Diagonal Transflective LCD
    • 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
    • 600 Nits (dark room), 1200 nits (direct sunlight)
  • Sunlight Readable
  • Ruggedized stainless steel NEMA 4X sealed enclosure
    • Video Inputs:
      • VGA
      • DVI
      • Composite (BNC)
  • Antireflective glass overlay to protect the LCD
  • Storage Temperature -20° C ~ 80° C
  • Operating Temperature: -10° C ~ 70° C

OPTIONS

  • Optical bonding
  • Ambient light sensor for automatic brightness adjustment
  • Resistive touch screen
  • 2" conduit connector for wire and cable installation


15.0" & 17.0" Waterproof, Marine-Grade, Sunlight Readable, NVIS Compatible, MIL-901D, Panel Mount  LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-959-008 and 90-967-004
17 inch Marine High Brightness NVIS 901D Panel Mount LCD Monitor

The Barracuda PanelMount Solar/NVIS 901D 15.0/17.0 represent the pinnacle of value-add engineering and performance found in a military-grade monitor. The rugged alumimum enclosure, connectors and keypad are fully sealed (IP67 compliant) to faciliate use in hostile environments.

FEATURES

  • 15.0" & 17.0" diagonal LCDs
  • Environmentally sealed to meet IP67 and NEMA 4 requirements
  • Dual mode sunlight readable/NVIS LED backlight
  • Rugged MIL-DTL-901E enclosure
  • Video inputs:
    • VGA
    • DVI-D
    • Composite/NTSC (BNC)
  • Advanced video controller functions
  • Fully-sealed recessed connectors
  • Antireflective protective glass overlay for LCD
  • EMI micro-mesh filter for MIL-STD-461 compliance
  • MIL-STD-704 compliant power supply
  • Long life cycle product

OPTIONS

  • Optically bonded touch sensor
  • Circular polarizer
  • Various video controllers and connectors
  • Numerous display overlays (e.g., heaters, filters, touch screen technologies)
  • Several interface keypads
  • Custom enclosures
  • Custom mechanical and electrical design and mods

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Shipboard
  • Ground vehicle
  • Mobile
  • Industrial

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19.0" Rack Mount Mil-Spec LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-3190-003
Model Number CMR-19W-701-62-00-54-26-EP44-139

19 inch Rack Mount Mil Spec LCD Monitor Front ViewGeneral Digital was tasked with the challenge of creating a monitor substantial enough to endure military Naval use. Starting with our standard military-grade Saber RackMount 901D, we designed and built a drip- and splash-proof enclosure, complete with sealed and tethered connector covers. We then equipped this rugged rack mount unit with both a compact flash card reader and USB port behind a customer-accessible field door on its front bezel.

FEATURES

  • 19" diagonal LCD
    • 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) resolution
    • 350 nits (LED backlit)
    • 1000:1 contrast ratio (dark room)
    • Viewing angle: ±85° horizontal, ±80° vertical
  • Close-up of USB and Compact Flash Ports on Front Bezel of Rack Mount Mil Spec LCD MonitorDesigned with the intent to satisfy a multitude of military standard requirements
    • MIL-STD-461
    • MIL-STD-810
    • MIL-DTL-901E
  • 19 inch Rack Mount Mil Spec LCD Monitor Rear ViewNumerous Video Inputs
    • VGA (HD-15 connector)
    • RGB Sync-on-Green (3 TNC connectors)
    • Composite NTSC, PAL, SECAM, RS-170
  • EMI filter (ITO coated glass)

OPTIONS

  • Compact flash card reader
  • USB Port

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Saber Standalone 21.3 Military-/Avionic-grade LCD Monitor for E-2D Applications

Part Numbers 90-2213-001 & 90-2213-004

The military-spec Saber Standalone 21.3 E-2D is built to be in compliance with Navy requirements for use in E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. 
As an advanced avionic monitor, it is equipped with multiple optional specialized features, such as an optically bonded LCD with EMI mesh and heater, panel mount adaptor, military-grade connectors, On/Off toggle switch with finger guard, and more. 
The qualified unit includes a built-in 3-phase power supply, strut and certified fasteners.
This purpose-built and cost-effective rugged enclosure is ready for duty.

FEATURES

  • Photo of military avionic-grade 21.3-inch LCD monitorHigh resolution (2560 x 2048) 21.3″ LCD
  • Micromesh EMI shield to minimize electrical interference
  • LCD heater to prevent video from “freezing”
  • Optically-bonded and antireflective overlay
  • Toggle power switch with finger guard 
  • +24 Vdc power supply
  • Designed to be in compliance with MIL-DTL-901E, MIL-STD-810F, MIL-STD-461E/F, MIL-STD-167B, more
  • Ruggedized aluminum standalone enclosure with panel mount adaptor and Arconic™ captive hardware
  • Gray Iridite® finish per FED-STD-595A
  • Mil-spec connectors

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21.5" Touch Interactive, NVIS/Daylight Readable, Standalone/Mountable, Mil-Spec LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-3215-003

21.5 inch Touch Interactive NVIS Daylight Readable Standalone Mountable Rugged LCD Monitor

Designed to meet specific requirements and specifications for a flight simulator application, General Digital’s new 21.5" ruggedized LCD monitor boasts a 1920 x 1080 full high definition resolution, and a sunlight readable LED night vision goggle-compatible backlight. This second generation LED/NVIS backlight provides more brightness, better uniformity and less power than the original backlight, which was designed for maritime applications. Configurations include an LED/NVIS display head assembly (with optional backlight driver board), and a standalone/mountable ruggedized enclosure, as pictured here.

FEATURES

  • 21.5" diagonal LCD
    • 1920 x 1080 (FHD) resolution
    • 400 nits (LED backlit)
    • 5000:1 contrast
    • Viewing angle: ±89° horizontal, ±89° vertical
  • MIL-STD-3009 Class B Type II LED NVIS (NVG) compatible backlight
  • Surface capacitive touch screen with antireflective coating
  • Ruggedized enclosure
  • Switchable between day and night (NVIS) mode
  • Fully dimmable
  • Storage temperature: -20° to +60° C
  • Operating temperature: 0° to +50° C
  • Video inputs: VGA, DVI-D, and Composite (BNC)
  • Easy mounting design (VESA)
  • Long life cycle product

APPLICATIONS

  • Simulation, Military, Government

OPTIONS

  • Optical Bonding, EMI, ITO Heater (for Colder Operating Temperatures), Sunlight Readable LED Backlight Only, PCAP Multi-Touch


24.0" Panel Mount, Mil-Spec LCD Monitor

Part Number 90-3240-007
Model Number CMP-24D-814-122-00-55-94-IA43-126

24 inch Panel Mount Mil-Spec LCD MonitorGeneral Digital was challenged by a military prime contractor to manufacture a high definition 24.0" diagonal LCD monitor, suitable for operation in military Naval vessels. The monitor is designed with the intent of meeting a multitude of MIL-STD requirements (see below). In addition, this monitor features a variety of value-add improvements such as an integrated fiber optic to DVI receiver (supports long distance video), optically bonded EMI filter, conformally-coated printed circuit boards and more.

FEATURES

  • 24.0" LCD
    • Full high definition, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
    • 300 nit LED backlight
    • High contrast ratio LCD: 3000:1
    • Wide viewing angle LCD: ±89° horizontal, ±89° vertical
  • Designed with the intent to satisfy a multitude of military standard requirements
    • D-03-003-005/SF-000; General safety per general electrical specification for Canadian Forces ships
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 507:  Humidity up to 95% RH condensing
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 506, Procedure III: drip proof up to an inclination of 15°
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 501, Procedure II:  operating temperature from 0° C to 60° C
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 508 and MIL-HDBK-454, Guideline 4: Fungus and microbial growth
    • MIL-STD-740-2 for Type III equipment: Structural noise
    • MIL-STD-461 (CE 102, CS 101, CS 114, CS 116, RE 101, RE 102, RS 101, RS 103): EMI/EMC
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 503, Procedure II: Temperature shock
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 507: Humidity (Storage and Transportation) up to 100% RH condensing
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 500, Procedures I and III:  Up to altitude of 4.6 kilometers
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 516, Procedures IV, V, VI: Shock (Storage and Transportation)
    • MIL-STD-810, Method 514, Procedure II:  Vibration, 1.0 inch circular vertical motion (at a frequency of 5Hz or 300 RPM) for a duration of 20 minutes
  • Optically bonded, chemically strengthened, glass EMI filter
    • Increased contrast due to optical bond which significantly reduces internal reflections
    • Ruggedized LCD display assembly due to optically bonded, chemically strengthened EMI filter
    • Silver mesh EMI filter designed to satisfy MIL-STD-461F (EMI/EMC)
  • Internal DVI-fiber optic extension receiver for long distance video cabling
  • Conformal-coated printed circuit boards to meet fungus/microbial requirements
  • Panel mount enclosure (sealed from the front) with louvered ventilation holes
  • Threaded studs on rear of bezel facilitates mounting
  • Internal AC-DC,  power factor corrected power supply
  • Sealed military-style circular connectors

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