21.5" High Definition (FHD) Rugged Display Monitor for Defense Industry Applications


The VPT-21HD-MIL is the perfect rugged display for most airborne surveillance consoles. With it’s ultra-slim bezel, this incredibly compact 21.5″ HD was specifically designed to excel in spaces where no other 21.5″ HD displays on the market would fit. This rugged computer monitor comes standard with ultra-wide viewing angles, exceptional brightness, and a variety of different options which allow for complete customization. This rugged display has been installed on a variety of different aircraft surveillance platforms including: Dash 8, King Air, OV-10 Bronco… and the list continues to grow!

Design Features

  • 21.5″ Rugged Video Monitor
  • Full HD Resolution – Over 2 Million Pixels (1920 x 1080)
  • Lightweight, Machined Aluminum Housing
  • Ultra-Bright 1000 Nit Backlighting System with NVIS Compatible Backlighting Option
  • Ultra-Wide Viewing Angles
  • Ultra-High Contrast Ratio (5000:1)
  • Wide Variety of Video Inputs – DVI, VGA, Composite, and SDI
  • Picture-by-Picture, Picture-In-Picture, or QUAD View on SDI Inputs
  • Multiple Touchscreen Options (Standard Resistive, Polarized Resistive, or Projected Capacitive)
  • Available VESA or Custom Mount Options
  • Large Number of Options – Fully Customizable Rugged Monitor
  • 2 Year Standard Warranty, Extendable to Five Years
  • Specifications

    Panel Size (Diagonal) 21.5 Inches
    Resolution (Pixels) 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
    Brightness 1000 cd/m² (also referred to as "Nits")**
    Contrast Ratio 5000:1
    Horizontal Viewing Angle ± 89°
    Vertical Viewing Angle ± 89°
    Power Consumption <60 Watts
    Backlight System Custom High Bright LED Backlighting
    Video Inputs (4) HD-SDI, (1) VGA, (1) DVI, (1) COMPOSITE
    Video Outputs (1) HD-SDI
    Mounting Console, RAM, VESA, or Custom
    Power Input +28VDC
  • Environmental

    Operating Temperature -20° to +55° Method 501.5 & Method 502.5 Procedure II MIL-STD-810G
    Storage Temperature -40° to +70° Method 501.5 & Method 502.5 Procedure I per MIL-STD-810G
    Relative Humidity Operating & Storage: 95% @ 40° for 48 hours
    Vibration Method 514.6 Category 13 Procedure 1 per MIL-STD-810G
    Shock Method 516.6 Procedure 1 per MIL-STD-810G
    EMI/EMC CE102, CS101, CS114, CS115, CS116, RS103 per MIL-STD-461F
    Ingress Protection IP62 at the Console Level
    Altitude Operating Method 500.5 Procedure I 30,000 feet per MIL-STD-810G
    Altitude Storage Method 500.5 Procedure I 40,000 feet per MIL-STD-810G
    Sand & Dust Method 510.5 Procedure I and II per MIL-STD-810G
    Salt Fog Method 509.5 per MIL-STD-810G
    Fungus Method 508.6 per MIL-STD-810G
    Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) Minimum 40,000 hours
    Mean Time Between Repair (MTTR) Greater than 7 Years
  • Options

    NVIS Compatibility Dual mode Class B per MIL-STD-3009
    Touchscreen Resistive or Projective Capacitive Touchscreen with USB or RS-232 Interface
    LCD Heater LCD Heater for Extended Low Temperature Operations -40°C
    Mounting Standard Panel Mount. VESA, RAM, Rack or Custom Options.
    Bezel Buttons Multi-Function Bezel Buttons with RS-232 Interface
    Remote Control Remote RS-232 Control of the Display (Dimming, Change Video Inputs, etc…)
    EMI/EMC Enhanced EMI Protection, Includes EMI Reducing Cover Glass and Conductive Gaskets
    Extended Warranty Extended Warranty up to 3 Additional Years for 5 Years of Maximum Coverage

*Monitor complies with, or is designed to comply with testing specifications cited above. Contact ViewPoint for applicable test reports.
**NVIS option will reduce Day Mode published brightness to 700 nits.