MD-215 Series

15-inch rugged industrial display



Moxa Marine Solutions

  • 15-inch industrial-grade display
  • -40 to 70°C wide-temperature design
  • 1000-nit sunlight-readable LCD
  • Glove-friendly multi-touch (touch model only)
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  • Multiple power supplies (AC & DC)




The MD-215 15-inch display has a rugged design for industrial environments. The display uses VGA and DVI-D video signals to support a 1024 x 768 resolution, and comes with RS-232/422/485 ports for connecting serial devices. The MD-215 series displays are designed with a wide, -40 to 70°C temperature range, making them some of the most reliable industrial platforms available for harsh, hot, indoor/outdoor environments. The MD-215 series also features a 1000-nit LCD panel offering a sunlight-readable, projected-capacitive, glove-friendly, multi-touch screen, providing an excellent touch panel for outdoor applications. The MD-215 series supports both VESA- and panel-mounting, which can be implemented with accessories that can be purchased separately from Moxa.

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Panel Size 15-inch readable image size
Panel Type TN
Touch Capacitive multi-touch with glove-friendly support (touch models only)
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Pixels 1024 x 768
Pixel Pitch (RGB) 0.297 (H) x 0.297 (V) mm
Response Time 20 ms (gray to gray)
Contrast Ratio 700:1
Light Intensity 1000 cd/m/m
Viewing Angles 160°/140°
Active Display Area 304.128 (H) x 228.096 (V) mm
Display Interface VGA input x 1, DVI-D input x 1
Serial Interface
Serial Standards 1 RS-232 port (DB9), 1 RS-422/485 port (terminal block)
Optical Isolation Protection 4 kV
Serial Signals
RS-422 TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-2w Data+, Data-, GND
Front Panel
LEDs MENU, brightness, INFO, Brightness mode, Day/Dusk/Night
Smart OSD Yes
Physical Characteristics
Housing Aluminum sheet metal
Weight 6.1 kg (13.56 lb)
Dimensions 356 x 315 x 77.2 mm (14.02 x 12.40 x 3.04 in)
Mounting Panel (standard), VESA (mounting kit is optional)
System Cooling Fanless thermal design
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Anti-Vibration 2 Grms, 5-500 Hz frequency, compliant with IEC 60068-2-6 standard
Anti-Shock 20 Grms, half sine wave under system operating, 11 ms duration, compliant with IEC 60068-2-27 standard
Power Requirements
Input Voltage • DC: 12/24 VDC (Range 9 to 36 VDC)
• AC: 100 to 240 VAC
Power Consumption 60 W (max.)
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1
EMC EN 55032/24
EMI CISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class A
EMS IEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 4 kV; Air: 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 3 V
IEC 61000-4-8
IEC 61000-4-11
Ingress Protection Rating IP66 (front) / IP22 (rear)
Green Product RoHS, cRoHS, WEEE
Warranty Period 3 years for system, 1 year for LCD panel
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Available Models

  Model No. Description
MD-215X-T 15-inch display, DVI-D/VGA video output, AC/DC dual power, tape bonding
MD-215Z-T 15-inch display, DVI-D/VGA video output, AC/DC dual power, multi-touch w/ glove friendly, tape bonding

Optional Accessories

Power Cords
  Model No. Description
PWC-C13US-3B-183 10A/125V US Power Cord, 183 cm length
PWC-C13EU-3B-183 10A/250V Continental European (EU) Power Cord, 183 cm length
PWC-C13UK-3B-183 10A/250V United Kingdom (UK) Power Cord, 183 cm length
PWC-C13AU-3B-183 10A/250V Australian (AU) Power Cord, 183 cm length
PWC-C13CN-3B-183 10A/250V China (CN) Power Cord, 183 cm length
Mounts / Brackets / Drive Kits
  Model No. Description
MPC-MD-2-15-PMTK 8 screws for panel mount
MPC-MD-2-15-VESAMTK VESA mounting bracket, 100 x 100 mm and 75 x 75 mm

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