The PPC-A9-97-C has several expansion connectors on the back side – 2 USB 2.0 connectors, 2 LAN connectors (one is optional), 2 CAN connectors, 3 RS485 connectors, and 2 RS232 connectors. It also features a WiFi and Bluetooth antenna, an HDMI connector, and a 3.5mm audio connector.
The WiFi/Bluetooth module is based on the Realtek RTL8723BS an 802.11bgn 2.4G single-chip that integrates Wireless LAN (WLAN) and an SDIO interface controller with integrated Bluetooth 2.1/3.0/4.0 controller. It combines a WLAN MAC, a 1T1R capable WLAN baseband, and WLAN RF in a single chip.
Please note that a 4G/LTE module can be added. Contact us for more information. The product also features a SIM card slot.
The CAN, RS485, RS232 connector is a 16 Pin 3.81mm screw terminal connector (as you can see from the image).
Since this display has 5 UART channels, they can be configured as RS232 or RS485. One UART channel is used by Bluetooth – the default setting is 2 * RS232 + 2 * RS485 + Bluetooth. Please contact us if you require a different configuration.
The speed of the RS232 and the RS485 port is up to 115200 Baud.
The PPC-A9-97-C has one channel 1Gb Ethernet port and one HDMI port which can be configured by software. The maximum resolution supported on the external HDMI monitor is 1920×1080 at 60Hz.
When it comes to audio capabilities, the PPC-A9-97-C product has one 3.5mm Output/input connector and a 2W internal speaker.