The completely newly designed Helios is an all-in-one POS computer with power and elegance demanded by hospitality and retail operators.
Using COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) hardware, the Helios takes the guesswork out of creating a point-of-sale hardware solution. And its small foot-print, quad-core processing power means it will meet the space and performance requirements of retailers of all sizes.
Touch Screen LCD with Tilt Stand
Helios comes with a 15" LCD, five-wire resistive touch screen. Its flush front bezel is liquid and dust resistant up to IP65 rating. And a flat surface, which is stylish for even the most high end settings, is also easier to clean.
The Helios comes standard with a tilt pedestal base. Tilt the monitor's panel forward or backward to set it to a comfortable eye level.
You can remove the LCD monitor from the pedestal base to install the monitor on a wall, a pole, a swing arm, or other mounting fixture. Helios LCD monitor supports the VESA industry standard 75 mm mounting holes.
Helios supports a full range of standard connectivity ports. I/O ports are accessible by removing the snap-on plastic cover.
1. DC 12V input.
2. HDMI port.
3. PS/2 ports for keyboard and mouse.
4. Three COM ports.
5. VGA port.
6. USB 2.0 ports.
7. Two RJ-45 ethernet ports.
8. USB 3.0 ports.
9. Audio mic-in and line-out jacks.
Customer-installable Card Reader and Hard Drive
Helios lets you easily install peripherals and storage. Remove two backside covers exposes mounting points for
1. Card reader with USB interface cable, and
2. 2.5" SATA hard drive.
Add-ons—Card Reader and Customer Displays
Retailers can easily add card reader and customer display to the Helios POS terminal. The pedestal base also supports mounting a second LCD monitor.
1. 2-line, 20 characters-per-line VFD customer display.
USB interface card reader (3-track magnetic stripe reader).
3. Customer facing second 15" LCD monitor.
Metal system chassis.
Die-cast aluminum back cover for ruggedness and heat dissipation..
Flush front bezel is NEMA 4 (IP65) ingress protection rated.
Screen Sizes and Features:
15" LCD: 1024 x 768 resolution (XGA), 250 nits.
24-bit color depth (16 million colors).
70 degrees up/down/left/right viewing angles (typical).
8ms response time (typical).
Flat Panel Display
Resistive Touch Screen
5-wire analog resistive touch screen.
RS-232 touch screen interface.
Input method: finger, gloved hand or touch stylus.
Optical transmittance: 83% ± 5%.
Touch activation force: Typically less than 125g.
Operating temperature: -10°C to 60°C, less than 90% RH.
Storage temperature: -40°C to 75°C, less than 90% RH.
High temperature and humidity operating: 60°C at 90% RH for 120 hours.
Surface durability: 3H or higher per ASTM-D3363
Pen sliding: more than 500K times.
Pen hitting: more than 10M times.
Finger touch: more that 35M times.
Projected Capacitive Touch Screen
Projected capacitive multi-touch panel.
Output mode: USB.
Input method: multi-finger or touch stylus.
Touch point: max two points.
Response rate: max 20ms.
single touch: Typ. 200 Hz
dual touch: Typ. 120 Hz
4 point touch: Typ. 60Hz
Resolution: 2048 x 2048.
Operating temperature: -30°C to 70°C, 20%~90% RH at max 50°C.
Storage temperature: -40°C ~ +80°C, 20%~90% RH at max 50°C.
Helios C Series
Intel® Celeron™J1900 processor (2.0GHz/2MB cache)
Two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets support up to 8GB DDR3L SDRAM.
Chipset integrated Intel Gen7 Graphics DX11,OGL3.2.
Dual Realtek RTL8111G-CG 10/100/1000 Base-T fast ethernet.
Integrated Realtek ALC662 HD audio codec.
2x onboard SATA ports (300MB/s).
System enclosure supports one 2.5" SATA hard drive.
mini-PCIe slot (half size; used for PCI Express mini
mini-SATA slot (full size, shared with the SATA2_2 port; used for mSATA cards).
PCIE x1 slot.
3xDB-9 (Com1,2,3). RS-232/422/485 selectable via BIOS setting (default RS-232). All COM ports are 5V and 12V selectable via jumper setting (default no power).
2 RJ-45 ethernet jacks.
2 PS2 keyboard mouse ports.
1 VGA, 1 HDMI for external monitor.
1 line-out, 1 mic-in audio jacks.
Windows Embedded Standard7
Windows Embedded Professional7
Windows Embedded POSReady7
Windows Embedded 8.1 Professional
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
Windows 7, 8.1
14.125"(H) x 14.25"(W) x 7.5"(D)
POS terminal only weighs 12 lbs.
Display method: Vacuum Fluorescent Display (Blue-green).
Number of characters: 40 (20 columns x 2 lines).
Brightness: 350-700 nits.
Character font: 5x7 dot matrix, cursor.
Character type: 95 Alphanumeric, 32 international characters.
Buffer size: 20 KByte
Character size: 9.03 mm(H) x 5.25 mm(W).
Dot Size (X* Y): 0.86 mm x 1.2 mm.
Case color: Cool white or black.
4.70" (120 mm) with stand-alone base.
9.80" (250 mm) with base and 1 extension.
14.96" (380 mm) with base and 2 extension.
Panel Dimensions: 87(H) X 220(W) X 50(D) mm
2 supports in package, per support length : 130mm.
130mm x 2 = 260(H) x 33 mm (dia).
Base Dimensions: 33(H) X 217(W) X 106(D) mm
Viewing Angle: max. 90 degrees.
Horizontal Rotation: 360 degrees.
Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Command Modes: LD220, EP501N POS D1 01, AEDEX, UTC/S, UTC/P, ADM788,
DSP800, CD!i220, EMAX, LOGIC CONTROL
Connection (baud rate): Pass-through type/Direct connection (9600 or 19,000 bps).
Reliability (MTBF): 30,000 hours.
Power / power comsumption: 5-12 VDC / approx. 3W
Safety: FCC, CE marking.
Optional VFD Customer Display
Operating Life: 1,000,000 cycles minimum
Media Formats: ISO 7811, AAMVA, and other F2F formats.
Slot Width: 0.040 inches (1.37mm).
Swipe Speed: 3 to 60 inches per second, bi-directional.
Dimensions(L)x(W)x(H): 3.54 inches (90mm) x 1.34 inches (34mm) x 1.10 inches (28mm).
Indicators: Tri-colored LED, beeper (excluding on port-powered model).
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F).
Storage Temperature: -30°C to 65°C (-22°F to 149°F).
Humidity: Maximum 95% non-condensing, dry storage.
Optional Card Reader
Helios Base Model
Resistive touch screen.
Intel® Celeron J1900 quad-core processor, 2.0GHz.
Integrated graphics controller.
Installed Storage Devices
One 250GB 2.5" SATA hard drive.
Price as Configured: $1195
Accessories and Options
Up to 8GB.
500GB, 750GB SATA hard drive.
Projected capacitive multi-touch.
Magnetic Stripe Reader
Customer Display (Vacumn Florencent Display)
VFD Liquid Crystal Display Module 20x2 PPC-125E available with
802.11 b/g/n wireless module.
Contemporay MicroSystems accepts the following payment methods:
Purchase Orders—We accept academic, research institution, local, state and federal government agencies, and corporate purchase orders. Standard terms is net 30.
Credit Cards—We accept payment with credit cards. Please call (626)487-7034 to order. Visa, Mastercard, American Express are accepted. We do not accept international credit cards at this time. However, if you reside outside of the United States and Canada, you can email us your purchasing and shipping requirements. We'll prepare a proforma invoice as acknowledgement.
This product usually ships within 15 business days after we receive your order.