Arestech PPC-N158 15” 8th Gen Fanless Rugged Panel PC


  • Product Name: Arestech PPC-N158
  • Screen Size: 15”
  • CPU: Intel® 8 Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor up to 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: Dual DDR4 2400 MHz SO-DIMM up to 32 GB
  • Expansion: Panel and VESA Mounting
  • Other features: 15” LCD Panel with Projected Capacitive / Resistive Touch Display, Two-Finger Touch Control while Wearing Gloves, Supports Aluminium Front Cover IP66 Protection


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Arestech PPC-N Series of IP66 Aluminium Panel PCs

In the world of industrial automation, having reliable and efficient panel PCs is essential. Arestech’s PPC-N Series of IP66 Rugged Aluminium Panel PCs are designed to meet the demands of various industrial applications. With their impressive features and robust construction, these panel PCs offer a high level of performance and versatility.

Arestech PPC-N158 15” Fanless Multi-touch Panel PC with 8th Generation WhiskyLake-U 4 Core Intel Core i5-8265U Processor & Multiple I/O


  • 15” LCD Panel with Projected Capacitive / Resistive Touch Display
  • Intel® 8 Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor up to 3.9 GHz
  • Dual DDR4 2400 MHz SO-DIMM up to 32 GB
  • Two-Finger Touch Control while Wearing Gloves
  • Supports Aluminium Front Cover IP66 Protection
  • Panel and VESA Mounting


  • Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Factory / Manufacturing Automation
  • ATM / Self-service / Kiosk
  • Vending Machine / Ticketing Machine


Model PPC-N158P PPC-N158R
Processor System CPU Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
Frequency Quad-Core up to 4 GHz
L2 Cache Intel® Smart Cache 8 MB
System Chipset N/A
Memory Technology Dual channel DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets
Max. Capacity 32 GB
Socket/ (On Board) 2, (260-pin SO-DIMM)
Display Panel Size 15” LED Panel
Aspect Ratio 04:03
Resolution 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Viewing Angle 80 x 80 (H) x 80 x 80 (V)
Brightness 300 (cd/m2)
Contrast Ratio 600:1 (Typ.)
VGA / HDMI / DP / DVI 2, HDMI 1.4b, up to 4096×2304@24Hz
Multi Display LCD Panel+ HDMI
Touchscreen Touchscreen Type Projected Capacitive 5-Wire Resistive
Surface Hardness 7 Mohs 3 Mohs
Durability 36 millions times
Transparency 90% (±3%) 80% (±3%)
I/O Interface USB 4 USB 3.1 Gen 2
Serial 4, COM (3 RS-232, 1 RS-232/422/485)
Digital I/O 1, 8-pin Digital I/O
Ethernet 2 x GbE LAN ports (Intel® i219V and Intel® i211AT)
Others N/A
Expansion miniPCIe/ M.2 Slot 1, Mini-PCIe full size (PCIe X1 & USD 2.0) , 1, M.2 2230 A/E-key (WiFi & BT)
PCI/ PCIe Slot N/A
Audio Connector Line out/Mic in
Storage HDD/SSD 1, Internal 2.5” HDD/SSD
mSATA/ M.2 / eMMC 1, M.2 B/M-key 2280 (SATAIII & PCIe X4)
Power Power On Model AT/ATX
Power Supply Voltage Supports 9-36 V DC input (Phoenix Connector)
Connector Type 2-Pin Terminal Block, Phoenix Connector
Power Consumption(Typical/Max.)
Typical; 1.22A @ 12V (14.68W),Max; 2.43A @ 12V (29.53W)
Battery CR2032;3.3V
Mounting VESA Mount 75mmx 75mm; 100mm x 100mm
Panel Mount Cut out 346 x 276 mm mm, Thickness range under 7 mm
Others N/A
Environment Operating Temperature -20~60° C (-4~140° F) w/ Extended Operation Temp. RAM & 2.5” SSD
Storage Temperature -40~85° C (-40~185° F)
Humidity 5~95% @ 40° C, non-condensing
Vibration 1 Grms, IEC 60068-2-64, random, 5~500 Hz, 1 Oct/min., 1hr/axis, x, y, z 3 axes
Shock 20 G, IEC 60068-2-27, half sine, 11 ms duration
General Certification TBD
Thermal Dissipation Fanless
Material, Surface Finish Aluminium Front Cover
Ingress Protection Aluminium Front Cover IP66 Protection
Dimensions (W x H x D) 386 x 316 x 69 mm (15.19″ x 12.44″ x 2.71″)
Net Weight 4.2 kg (9.25lb)
Operating System Windows 10 IoT 64Bit, Linux kernal 4.0.x or above

Ordering Information

Part No. Description
PPC-N158P 15″ 4:3 (1024 x 768), 300nits, Fanless Panel PC with Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor, Projected Capacitive Touch, 4 USB 3.1 Gen 2, 3 RS-232, 1 RS-232/422/485, 8 bit GPIO, Line out, Mic in, 2 GbE, 2 HDMI, DC 9-36 V input, Phoenix Connector
PPC-N158R 15″ 4:3 (1024 x 768), 300nits, Fanless Panel PC with Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor,5-wire Resistive Touch, 4 USB 3.1 Gen 2, 3 RS-232, 1 RS-232/422/485,8 bit GPIO Line out, Mic in, 2 GbE, 2 HDMI, DC 9-36 V input , Phoenix Connector



BVM Customisation Service

If you cant find an off the shelf product that meets your specific requirements speak with our in house design team who can customize an existing product or design a new product from start to finish.


If you’re unable to find an off-the-shelf product that meets your specific requirements, don’t hesitate to contact our in-house design team. They possess the expertise to customise an existing product to your exact specifications or embark on a fresh design journey to create a customized solution tailored to your requirements.

Our design professionals are dedicated to delivering exceptional results, ensuring that the final product not only meets but exceeds your expectations. When you collaborate with our team, you open the door to a world of possibilities, where innovation and creativity converge to bring your vision to life.

Whether it’s modifying an existing product or crafting an entirely new one, our design experts are committed to providing you with a comprehensive, end-to-end solution that perfectly suits your needs. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we’re here to turn your ideas into reality.


Design | Develop | Test | Manufacture

With over three decades of experience in designing custom industrial and embedded computer and display solutions across a wide array of industries, we’re here to turn your ideas into reality


Here’s a selection of our design, manufacturing & associated services: –

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Design to Order: OEM/ODM Embedded Product Design Services

For customers designing a brand-new product from scratch or working with an existing prototype.

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Build to Order: Embedded Computer Design and Customisation Services​

Take an existing system and we can:

Build to Order: Racks and Towers, Peli Case PCs and Mini-ITX PCs

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Embedded Software Services : Configuration, Integration and Deployment

Porting, Integration & Deployment






Materials Management


Logistics and Tracking


External Manufacturing

• Burn in Test
• Temp / Thermal Testing
• Environmental Testing
• Safety Testing
• Software Compatibility Test
• Vendor Selection and Component Procurement
• Product Traceability
• Obsolescence, End of Life and Last Time Procurement Management
• Simple to use on-line RMA System
• Traceability of Shipments
• Product Labelling
• OEM/Branded Packaging
• System Branding
• Custom Labels
• Surface Mount: – High Speed Placement
• Conventional Through Hole Insertion & Assembly
• Automated Optical Inspection
• Bespoke PCB Test

Manufacturer : Arestech


  • Screen Size : 15"
  • Screen Resolution : 1024x768
  • Screen Brightness : 300 cd/m²


  • Powered By : Intel
  • CPU Family : iCore
  • CPU Generation : Whiskey Lake
  • CPU Model : i5-8265U


  • Memory Installed :
  • Memory Slots : 2
  • Memory Type : 2400Mhz DDR4

I/O and Expansion

  • Expansion Slots : M.2, Mini PCIe, SATA
  • LAN Ports : 2
  • Serial Ports : 4
  • USB 2 Ports :
  • USB 3 Ports : 4
  • USB 3.X / USB C / USB 4.0 Ports :
  • Video Output : HDMI
  • Multi Display : Dual Display

Operating System

  • OS : Windows


  • Certifications :


  • 5G-4G-GPS : Yes
  • Artificial Intelligence Use :
  • IP Rating : IP66
  • Rugged : Yes
  • System Type : Panel PC
  • Wide Temp : Yes

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