The Radiant P1520 Point-of-Sale is the newest member in the Radiant Systems family of open retail platforms. The terminal utilizes Intel s Mobile Technology which combines a Pentium M or Celeron M processor, 852GM chipset, and optional PRO/Wireless card. The highly efficient Pentium M or Celeron M processor equates to greater performance than a standard Pentium 4 design, but with lower power consumption for a more reliable design.
The countertop enclosure provides many benefits, including a small footprint and multiple mounting options. The cable management system provides for ease of installation, controlled access to connectors, and concealed cable routing for better reliability. This all-in-one solution provides very tight integration of core point-of-sale hardware including a touch screen, magnetic stripe reader, and much more.
This package includes a 15 active matrix, color, 1024X768 main display with a resistive or capacitive touch screen. The 15 display is a 56% increase in surface area over the 12 models which allows for faster transactions due to less toggling between application screens, more application design flexibility, and better resolution. The bright active matrix screen provides the best possible display quality, with excellent contrast and brightness. Additionally, the P1520 provides the very best in retail multimedia, including full motion video.
The resistive touch screen provides a very durable, accurate, and fast touch interface even with a gloved hand or stylus. Alternatively, the capacitive touch screen offers a highly durable, accurate, and fast touch interface for applications that do not require gloved or stylus input.
The P1520 also has more powered serial ports than most alternative POS terminals including six RS232, four USB, and two dedicated cash drawer ports. This provides expansion capabilities if new devices/peripherals need to be supported without having to buy an add-on expander. Also, the powered serial ports eliminate the need for power bricks, thereby reducing another point of potential failure.
The retail hardened design offers a spill resistant, high impact enclosure that is built to withstand tough in-store conditions with continuous operation. Eliminating the active CPU fan increases reliability by preventing forced air through the unit, thereby reducing contaminants in the system. The P1520 can be configured as a silent, thin-client, fanless, solid-state terminal for maximum reliability.
The P1520 supports multiple operating systems including Windows XP Professional and XP Embedded. The P1520 provides full support for TCP/IP networking on a 10BaseT or 100 BaseT Ethernet network and it has full support for a wireless network (optional). Upgradeability and expandability are fundamental to the P1520 and it offers a field replaceable MSR and power supply, upgradeable RAM and storage, and expansion through the low-profile PCI and mini-PCI slot. High performance, high connectivity, and openness and are the key benefits of the P1520.