Broad performance spectrum

The processors are based on Intel's latest Core-i generation. They can be scaled over a very wide range, from Celeron to Core i7. This allows the processing power to be adapted exactly as needed to the respective application.

All variants are fanless, so the Panel PC 3100 and features no rotating parts. This makes maintenance tasks like replacing air filters a thing of the past. The scalable memory options range from 4 to 32 GB.

Multi-touch panels - Optimal usability

The main advantage of multi-touch technology is how it makes operation more intuitive. At the same time, two-hand gestures for critical or potentially dangerous operations provide an effective way of preventing unintentional operator errors.

System units
Main memory
Mass storage options
Graphics options
Interface options
CFast cards
Uninterruptible power supplies
Operating systems


  • Projected capacitive multi-touch
  • Displays from 10.1" WXGA to 24" Full HD
  • Anti-glare glass
  • Excellent gliding properties
  • Scratch-resistant surface
  • Intel Core i processors
  • Compact dimensions
  • Numerous interfaces
  • Modular interface options
  • Fanless

Scalable Panel PCs

Whereas the Automation PC 3100 is designed to control remote panels, the Panel PC 3100 combines a PC and display into a single system. The PC unit can be combined with any panel-mount Automation Panel with a diagonal of 10.1" or larger.

Versatility through modularity

Panel PC 3100 devices offer a variety of modular interface options. Up to three slots can accommodate cards for serial interfaces, Ethernet, CAN and POWERLINK. The slots can also be used for a UPS solution or audio interfaces.
A PCIe/SATA interface provides an SDL4 graphics option in addition to the onboard SDL/DVI connector or a second POWERLINK managing node for data acquisition from two separate networks.

In addition to the industry standard slots for two data storage media in CFast format with up to 256 GB per data storage medium, it is also possible to use high-performance M.2 mass storage devices on the PPC3100. For even more performance or higher protection against failure, the CFast cards can also be operated as a RAID volume.

Future proof

B&R PC systems offer long-term availability with reliable updates well into the future. It is not necessary to make continuous adjustments to the PC hardware over time.

Energy efficient

Another advantage of the latest generation Core i-series and Atom technology is that it manages to significantly increase performance while lowering power consumption – delivering maximized energy efficiency and virtually eliminating the need for internal fans. As a result, the Panel PC 3100 relies entirely on passive cooling.

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