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1729L Multifunction 17-inch Desktop Touchmonitor

1729L Multifunction 17-inch Desktop Touchmonitor

The Elo 1729L 17" LCD integrated multifunction touchmonitor is an attractive solution for a variety of applications. Its optional peripherals can easily be integrated into the 1729L's compact design. A choice of up to three of the optional peripherals can be installed including: the magnetic stripe reader, vacuum fluorescent, rear-facing LED customer display, biometric fingerprint recognition device, and speaker bar with or without a built in single or omni-directional barcode scanner. Its 1280 x 1024 resolution with a 5:4 ratio displays clear, precise graphics, and a contrast ratio of 800:1, together with a typical LCD panel brightness of 300 nits, provides bright, high contrast for improved readability.

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  • Seamless, integrated design
  • Available with AccuTouch Five-Wire Resistive Technology
  • Choice of desktop, wall or VESA mount
  • "Designed for touch" with stable tilt stand, adjustable and removable for VESA mounting; also mounting holes in stand for secure desktop use
  • Professional cable management hides cables from view
  • Touchscreen sealed to resist dirt, dust, and splashes
  • Controls on the side plus lockout function for public use
  • An internal USB hub for minimal external connections
  • Multi-lingual on-screen display (OSD)
  • Optional ergonomic 3 stripe MSR available in two versions: USB with keyboard emulation; and USB with human interface device (HID)
  • Security lock receptacle
  • Long-lasting product cycle – enclosure controlled by Elo specifications
  • Choice of gray or beige finish
  • Worldwide agency approvals
  • Three year warranty
Model 1729L
Display 17.0" diagonal, Active matrix TFT LCD
Aspect Ratio 5:4
Useful Screen Area Horizontal: 13.3" (338 mm) 
Vertical: 10.6" (270 mm)
Native (Optimal) Resolution 1280 x 1020
Other Supported Resolutions 1280 x 1024 at 60,75Hz
1280 x 960 at 60Hz
1024 x 768 at 60,65,70, 75 Hz
1152 x 864 at 75 Hz
720 x 400 at 70 Hz
832 x 624 at 75 Hz (Mac)
800 x 600 at 56, 60, 72, 75Hz
640 x 350 at 70Hz
640 x 480 at 60, 72, 75Hz
640 x 480 at 66 Hz
Colors 16.7 million
LCD panel: 250 nits
AccuTouch: 200 nits
Response Time - Total (Typical) 7.2 msec
Viewing Angle Help on this topic
Horizontal: ±80° or 160° total
Vertical: ±80° or 160° total
Contrast Ratio (Typical) 1000:1
Speakers Two watt/channel speakers located in display head
On-Screen Display (OSD) Controls (side): menu, up, down, select, power
Settings: contrast, brightness, V-position, H-position, recall default, color temperature, volume, sharpness, phase, clock, OSD position, auto adjust, information, OSD timeout, input video select
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese
Lockouts: power, user controls
Input Video Format Analog VGA, DVI video (EMEA CarrollTouch models without DVI)
Input Video Signal Connector Mini D-Sub 15-Pin VGA type, DVI-D connector
Input Frequency Horizontal: 56.7-81.1 kHz
Vertical: 55-76 Hz
Power Supply Internal AC, Optional external DC (power brick)
Input Voltage AC: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
DC: 12V ± 0.75V
Input Connector AC: IEC 60320 C6
DC: Coaxial power jack (2 mm pin diameter, 6.4 mm barrel diameter, 8.8 mm barrel length)
Power Consumption (Typical) Monitor: 50 W
VFD customer display: 7.0 W
USB fingerprint reader: 0.95 W
USB magnetic stripe reader: 0.15 W
USB hub loaded: 7.0 W
Speaker bar with single line barcode scanner: 10.75 W
Speaker bar with omni-directional barcode scanner: 11.53 W
Speaker bar: 10.0 W
Monitor Dimensions (with Stand) Width:15.4" (391 mm)
Depth: 9.4" (239 mm)
Height: 15.0" (381 mm)

Dimensions vary depending upon options; see drawing for details

Shipping Box Dimensions
(W x D x H)
Touch only or touch with MSR: 20.09" (510 mm) x 17.91" (455 mm) x 10.04" (255 mm)
Touch with two+ peripherals: 21.65" (550 mm) x 20.47" (520 mm) x 10.04" (255 mm)
Weight Actual with no peripherals: 19.3 lb (8.8 kg)
Shipping with no peripherals: 24.7 lb (11.2 kg)
Temperature Operating: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Operating: 20-80%
Storage: 5-95%
Form Factor Desktop
Enclosure Color Dark gray, beige
MTBF 50,000 hours demonstrated
Stand Options Tilt, remove, adjust height
Mounting Options 100mm VESA mount
Sealing Touchscreen sealed to bezel
Touchscreen sealed to LCD
Other Features Field upgradeable peripherals
VESA DDC Plug and Play
Security lock receptacle

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MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)

An MTBF measurement is based on a statistical sample and is not intended to predict any one specific unit's reliability; thus MTBF is not, and should not be construed as, a warranty measurement.


Touch/Audio (3.5 mm)/Video/AC Power Cables: All appropriate cables are included and are detachable. EMEA model include EU and UK power cables.

Replacement Desktop Stands:

  • Dark gray: Part number E408061, available at additional cost.
  • Beige: Part number E239639, available at additional cost.

IntelliTouch Stylus PenOptional IntelliTouch/iTouch Stylus Pen: Stylus pen with rubber tip, designed specifically for use with IntelliTouch or iTouch surface wave touch technology. Part number D82064-000, available at additional cost.

External Elo Peripherals:

  • USB magnetic stripe reader
  • Speaker bar (two 3-watt speakers)

NOTE: The 1729L can accommodate up to three of these four peripherals.

Technology Help on this topic Interface Help on this topic Input Video Format Surface Treatment Monitor Color Part #(RoHS
AccuTouch USB DVI/Analog VGA Antiglare Gray E261247 Americas, Asia/Pacific
AccuTouch USB DVI/Analog VGA Antiglare Beige E759926 Americas, Asia/Pacific
AccuTouch USB DVI/Analog VGA Antiglare Beige E763885 EMEA

Optional Peripherals

NOTE: The 1729L can accommodate up to three of the following four peripherals.

Peripheral Interface Color Options Part #(RoHS Compliant)
Magnetic Stripe Reader USB Dark Gray   E246532
Magnetic Stripe Reader USB Beige   E701607

Power Brick and Cable Kit: 12V, 4.16A, 50W (sold separately)

Part # Region Product Description
E005277 N. America North America power brick
E571601 EMEA & Korea European & Korea power brick
E180092 U.K. UK power brick
E558862 China China power brick
E818655 Taiwan Taiwan power brick
E182546 Japan Japan power brick
E887099 Argentina Argentina power brick


Warranty, Service and Certifications

Warranty 3 years
Optional Product Coverage Advance Unit Replacement program (North America only)
Extended Warranty (North America and EMEA only)
MTBF 50,000 hours demonstrated
Agency Approvals Help on this topic UL/cUL(*recognized component), FCC-B, TÜV-T, CE, VCCI, C-Tick, MPRII, S-Mark

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)

An MTBF measurement is based on a statistical sample and is not intended to predict any one specific unit's reliability; thus MTBF is not, and should not be construed as, a warranty measurement.


Additional Support Resources

NOTE: The Acoustic Pulse Recognition (APR) and Projected Capacitive touch technologies are not supported by all operating systems. See the Technology notes for each driver on the Driver and File Downloads page to verify support for your touchscreen technology.


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