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7STARLAKE launches new EN 50155 Railway Panel computer ETR1500!

7STARLAKE launches new EN 50155 Railway Panel computer ETR1500!

Taipei, Taiwan
August 6, 2020





7StarLake, a leading provider of railway system, is pleased to declare a new railway panel computer ETR1500! The EN 50155 railway touchscreen panel PC, ETR1500, is equipped with a 15.6”-inch FHD TFT LCD with high brightness LED backlight (400 nits), which allows a train operator to easily read any operational status messages, even under direct sunlight. Design for ease of use and maintenance, this all-in-one 15.6”FHD railway touch panel PC also has an alternative keypad control on the front bezel for easy access and cleaning purposes. As a railway computer, ETR1500 features IP65-rated front bezel, M12 connectors, wide range DC-in Voltage (70-144Vcc) and extended range operation temperature (-25°C to +70°C).


Key Benefits

7StarLake devotes to developing high quality product and providing customized service. ETR1500 equipped with robust display, such as highly sensitive P-CAP touch and super contrast ratio 1500:1. Furthermore, ETR1500 specially designed with intelligent control and command, like auto-dimming for different environments and easy service window, enabling the operator use it more conveniently. Last but not the least, 7starlake’s rolling stock greatly receive recognition with our high ability of anti-shock and vibration, wide temperature range durability and strict design under EN50155 standard, guaranteeing system performance through long-way journey.

I. Robust Display

I-1. Highly Sensitive P-CAP Touch

Nowadays, the railway industry is increasingly favoring high-performance panel PCs as ideal HMIs for Train Control and Management System (TCMS) because of their usability, visualization and versatility. ETR1500 equipped with highly sensitive P-CAP Touch that significantly simplifies complex train controls, allowing users to manipulate a visualized console simply by tapping or touching the screen, even with glove usage is available.



I-2. Super Contrast Ratio



Higher contact ratio can improve the carrying capacity, as well as make the contact between teeth softer, thereby reduce vibration and noise impact of the transmission systems. ETR1500 features super contrast ratio 1500:1, it can not only improve stiffness but also reduce noise.

I-3. IP65 Classified

With the water and dust protection up to IP65 rating, ETR1500 is able to stand against the intrusion of dust, accidental contact, and water. When passenger suddenly spilled out their drink or meal on ETR1500, with IP65 protection, it is easy to be cleaned and maintained, ensuring its durability.




II. Intelligent control & Command


II-1. Auto-dimming for Different Environments

Whether the screen brightness is too high or too low, it may cause eye problems, even lead to headaches. ETR1500 is equipped with a 15.6-inch FHD TFT LCD display with high brightness LED backlight (400 nits) and auto-dimming control, which allows a train operator to easily read any operational status messages, even under direct sunlight.

II-2. All Lockable Connectors Design

We provide lockable and easy service window with protect cover, which meets IP65 enclosure rating, can prevent our system from dust, water, accidental or random touching by passengers.


III. EN50155

ETR1500 railway panel computer is EN50155-certified and undergo environmental testing to ensure reliable performance under a variety of power supply conditions, such as voltage variations, power interruptions, and power supply changeover. ETR1500 can also withstand environmental disturbances, including vibration, shock, and temperature variations.

III-1. Wide Range DC-in Voltage

Ranging from 70-144Vcc, ETR1500 can operate normally despite sudden drop or surge of power. Thus, with this outstanding system, our customers don’t need to worry about the possible lightning strike while planning an outdoor deployment.

III-2. Unparalleled Reliability

Shock and vibration test are important for railway system. ETR1500 compliance with EN50155 T3 shock and vibration test. It's able to withstand, without deterioration or malfunction, vibrations and shocks that occur in service.



III-3. Extended Temperature Range



The EN50155 standard specifies 4 grades of operating temperature requirements according to the severity of the environment. With 7StarLake’s extraordinary research and perfect design, ETR1500 supports a wide operating temperature range from -25°C to 70°C, which meets EN50155 T3 railway regulation.

IIII. Legacy OS – Slackware & Porteus

ETR1500 with Legacy operating system supports Slakeware and Porteus. Using Legacy systems, the users can easily operate it and save money in the long run by not having to continually upgrade software.








Main Features:
  • EN 50155 certified
  • IP65 classified
  • CPU®Celeron® Apollo Lake
  • Auto-dimming adjustment
  • Wide range DC-in voltage (70-144Vcc)
  • Highly sensitive P-CAP touch w/ glove usage
  • 15.6”FHD railway touch panel PC with super contrast ratio 1500:1
  • Lockable and easy service window
  • Support Slackware and Porteus