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3M CT170 Capacitive Open Frame Touch Screen LCD

The MicroTouch™ 17" CT170 Touch Monitor from 3M is designed for easy integration into kiosks, industrial enclosures and other installations where compact, touch-integrated displays are needed. Mix and match bezel and mounting options provide maximum flexibility for a wide range of customer installations.
The CT170 consists of a rugged metal enclosure that provides mounting stability and protects the LCD from damage. The CT170 combined with 3M's surface capacitive touch technology makes it a winning combination for all public access environments concerned with durability.
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3M Touch Systems incorporates the reliable and durable 3M surface capacitive touch technology in to an array of touch enabled monitors for use in Retail, Industrial, Healthcare and Transportation applications.


The 3M™ MicroTouch™ Display M170 (15") is a desktop LCD touch display able to withstand quick and repeated touch input needed in Retail applications. Brackets to support magnetic stripe readers can be installed in the field, increasing the functionality of the displays. The purpose built nature of the displays with a focus on stability makes them excel in all applications.


The 3M™ MicroTouch™ Display CT170 (15" 4:3) touch monitors are designed for easy and flexible field installation for kiosks and other enclosures. Multiple mounting configurations make it easy to pick the best method for your installation. Various bezel options provide alternate looks and support different IPX ratings for a wide range of applications.


The CT170 uses the MicroTouch ClearTek II system which provides superior optics, durability from contaminants like dust, liquid and grime and speed for high transaction based environments.


Capacitive touch screen technology is one of the largest sales volume components of the touch screen industry, second only to Resistive. Having outstanding accuracy, rapid response time, and precise touch sensitivity, capacitive touch screens are well suited for transactional applications. When constructed with a protective hardcoat, a capacitive touch screen surface is extremely durable, ideal for heavy use, public access applications such as Self-Service, Gaming, Entertainment, and Hospitality. Its imperviousness to contaminants makes the capacitive touch screen an excellent choice for Retail, Point-of-Sale (POS), Food Service, and Industrial applications. Highly reliable, and easy to integrate, the capacitive touch screen has proven itself across a wide variety of applications in use today.

ClearTekTM II Capacitive.pdf



•Viewing Angle Horizontal: +/-80 degrees typical Vertical: +/-80 degrees typical
•On-screen Display: Standard rear mounted controls.


General Information
Manufacturer: 3M
Product Model: CT170
Product Type: Capacitive Touch Screen LCD

Technical Information
Actual Screen Size: 17"
Screen Technology: Active Matrix TFT
Maximum Response Time: 5.4ms
Aspect Ratio: 4:3

Maximum Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Maximum Refresh Rate: 75Hz
Colour Support: 16.2 Million Colours
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Brightness: 250 cd/m²

Touchscreen Information
Touchscreen Type: Surface capacitive
1 x USB
1 x 15-pin HD-15 VGA

Physical Characteristics
Colour: Black

40.57cm Width
33.51cm Height
4.9cm Depth

Display Area:
337.9cm Width
270.3cm Height


VESA Mounting
75mm x 75mm

Standard Warranty: 3 Year