The PPC-A72-170-C (CS12102R170P) is a premium industrial panel PC, driven by the energy-efficient Rockchip RK3399 processor, which combines a dual-core Cortex®-A72 and a quad-core Cortex®-A53 alongside a distinct NEON coprocessor. It showcases a 17.0-inch display with a responsive ten-point capacitive touchscreen, offering a resolution of 1280×1024 pixels and a luminance of 350 NIT for clear visibility.

Designed with a robust metal enclosure, it boasts IP65 protection on the front panel, ensuring durability in harsh industrial environments. This design is particularly suited for applications that require a reliable human-machine interface.

Versatile in its installation, the PPC-A72-170-C supports both VESA and panel mounting, providing flexibility for wall or surface mounting. This feature makes it an excellent choice for areas where space is at a premium, without compromising on functionality or accessibility.

Hardware description

The PPC-A72-170-C stands as a robust, full-featured industrial computer meticulously designed and certified to meet the demands of industrial applications. It operates on the energy-efficient Rockchip RK3399 processor, which combines a dual-core Cortex®-A72 and a quad-core Cortex®-A53 alongside a distinct NEON coprocessor, offering a balanced mix of power and performance.

This PC is equipped with a diverse array of connectivity options, including RS232, RS485, CAN, Ethernet, USB, and GPIO, catering to a wide range of industrial needs.

It features five UART channels, with a default setup of three RS232 and two RS485 channels, including a dedicated debug port. The UART channels offer the flexibility to switch between RS232 and RS485 modes, and these default configurations can be customised as needed.

Additionally, the unit comes with an integrated WiFi/Bluetooth module, enhancing its wireless capabilities. For expanded connectivity, there is an option to include a 4G/LTE module, which can be specified and added during the ordering process. This adaptability makes the PPC-A72-170-C an ideal choice for a wide range of industrial applications.

Weight 4600 g
Dimensions 398 × 337 × 53.5 mm

ARM: Rockchip RK3399





External storage

TF Card, Supports up to 128GB SDHC

Display size




Brightness (NIT)

350 NIT

Touch Screen



1 x USB 3.0 HOST, 1 x USB Type-C, 1x USB 2.0 HOST


3 x RS232 (Optional 5 x RS232 at most, 1 debug port)


2 x RS485




1 x RJ45, GbE




2W Internal Speaker, 3.5mm Audio In/Out Connector







Power Input

12~36V DC

Power Consumption

20.40W (max)


1.27A (12V), typical; 1.70A (12V), max.

Working Temperature



Buildroot Linux Qt 5.14, Android 7.1, Android 11, Debian 10

Rockchip RK3399 – Performances and Reliability

The product utilizes the Rockchip RK3399, a high-performance SoC that combines a dual-core Cortex-A72 and a quad-core Cortex-A53 processor. This configuration offers a blend of high computing power and energy efficiency. The RK3399 supports a variety of peripheral interfaces and features a Mali-T860 MP4 GPU, enhancing its capabilities in graphics processing.
This chip is compatible with both Android and Linux operating systems, making it highly adaptable for diverse industrial applications. The RK3399’s powerful performance and versatility make it an excellent choice for sophisticated industrial applications.

Multiple Operating Systems Support

The unit comes preinstalled with Debian 10, Buildroot Linux Qt 5.14, Android 11, or Android 7.1. Our dedicated team of software engineers has expertly crafted all necessary drivers to ensure seamless hardware compatibility across widely-used development tools.

Tailored OS Solutions
Our team is ready to assist with custom pre-installation services for projects with specific operating system requirements. Please contact us to discuss your unique needs, and we will work closely with you to provide a tailored solution that aligns perfectly with your project’s specifications.

Documentation and Downloads

Hardware Documentation

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SKU: CS12102R170P


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