3M MicroTouch Projected Capacitive Touch System

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3M MicroTouch Cleartek II Touch Screen System Prices

Full Multi-Touch Screen Capability:   A 22-inch 3M Display M2256PW, featuring industry-leading technology from its fast 20-finger multi-touch input to its high-definition, wide horizontal/vertical viewing-angle LCD, delivers revolutionary performance designed to exceed the requirements of the most demanding professional and consumer applications.  Ultra fast, 20-plus finger multi-touch input.

The 3M Display M2256PW display incorporates 3M Projected Capacitive Technology and offers full multi-touch capabilities with less than 6 millisecond response time for 20 simultaneous touches. This means fast, accurate touch response over the entire touch surface.  Multi-user applications, smooth and natural draw response.

Traditional multi-touch solutions often work with 2-finger control, while full multi-touch from 3M allows users and developers to experience 20-finger interactions. This 20-finger interaction combined with unmatched touch precision, accuracy and speed is transforming the way people interact with technology.  For computer-aided design, digital signage, computer gaming and security monitoring systems.  Multiple touches recognized at the same time.

The 3M Display M2256PW, 3M's first product to combine the revolutionary 3M Projected Capacitive Technology with a high-definition LCD display, creates an unmatched user experience for applications ranging from social networking to urban planning and solid modeling. MultiTouch instantaneous inputs.

Full Multi-touch Capabilities
Projected Capacitive Sensing:
  • Up to 20 finger input
  • Fast 6 millisecond touch response
  • Compatible with Windows 7
  • Precision touch response
  • Supports standard gestures
  • Glass front surface for durability
  • Highly sensitive / Light touch
  • Works with nitrile, latex and vinyl
High-definition Display:
  • 1680x1050 resolution
  • Wide horizontal/vertical viewing angle
  • Allows outstanding off-axis viewing
  • Excellent image contrast
  • Provides sharp brilliant image quality
  • Superior optical performance
  • Cand be used in a variety of applications
  • Best Up-to-date technology for modern times


 LCD Technology  P-MVA (wide angle viewing)
 Display Colors  16.7 million
 Pixel Pitch  .282 x .282mm
 Brightness  300 cd/m2 (nit) (without touch)
 Contrast Ratio  1000:1 typical
 Viewing Angle  Horiz./Vert.: +/-178 degrees
 Video Response  Time3 8 ms typical
 Control Type  OSD Menu
 Native Resolution  1680x1050
 Touch Point Speed  < 6ms for
  20-point multi-touch response
 Touch  Input  Finger, thin glove
 Touch Communication  Auto detecting
 Touch Controller  USB and RS232 (Serial)
 Operating System  Windows 7, XP, Vista
 Part Number  98-0003-3512-9
 1 Year
 Physical Specs:
 Operating Environment  0 to +38 degrees C
 Relative Humidity  Non-condensing 90%
 Storage Environment  -10 to +60 degrees C
 Video Input  DVI (HDCP) and VGA
 Multimedia Audio input  3 watt audio output
 VESA  100mm x 100mm
 Power Supply   Internal 110/220 VAC
 Power Consumption  70 watts maximum
 RoHS Compliant  Yes
 Agency Approvals   FCC-B, CE, TUV
  Dimensions (WxHxD)  513.2 x 337.8 x 60.2 mm
  20.2 x 13.3 x 2.4 inches
 Display Area (WxH)  473.8 x 296.1 mm
 Viewing Area   18.7 x 11.7 inches
 Packaging (WxHxD)   635 x 508 x 273 mm
  25 x 20 x 10.75 inches
 Display weight
  Package weight
 8.4 kg / 18.5 lb
  11.0 kg / 24.25 lb