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Rugged 17" Display Monitor

Rugged 17" Display Monitor

The ArgonFDS ARD17 is a 17” rugged display tailored for use in rugged C4ISR environments.  The ARD17 delivers a high performance display solution for a wide variety of applications for naval, ground and airborne environments, and has a proven track record of performance and reliability.

About The Product


The ARD17 is a COTS product designed to meet all applicable MIL standards for environmental performance, and leverages common modern commercial technologies to provide a path for long term availability and sustainability. The ARD17 provides a 4:3 or 16:9 image aspect ratio and delivers an affordable, lightweight solution for your mobile command & control, naval, or airborne application where you need configuration flexibility.



  • Small Mechanical Outline
  • Low Weight
  • NVG Compatibility (Option)
  • High Bright (Option)
  • 901D Tested
  • Fully Enclosed Unit
  • Rack or Panel Mount

Technical Specs

Viewable Area

17.0” or 17.3" Diagonal

Display Type

TFT LCD w/ LED Backlight


1280x1024 (17")

1920x1080 or 3840x2160 (17.3")

Contrast Ratio 1400:1
Brightness 400 nits Typical, 750 nits with High Brightness Option
Touch Screen Optional, Ruggedized, Analog Resistive
Video Inputs Analog RGB, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
Communication Ports USB or RS232 for Touch Screen or Bezel Button Option
Input Voltage 18 to 36 VDC
Power Consumption 40W Typical
OSD Yes, OSD Control Buttons
Bezel Buttons Optional
Typical Dimensions

15.00" x 12.28" x 1.58"

381mm x 312mm x 40mm


± 14 lbs / ± 6.6 kg

Enclosure Alumnium, Enclosed
Handles N/A
Other Customizations and Adaptations Available on Request
Standards MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-810
Temperature -10°C to +55°C (-40°C Optional)
Vibration 2.25 grms Random
Shock 40g, 11 msec
Humidity Operating & Storage - 95% @ 25°C, Non-Condensing
Altitude Up to 40 kft Operating, Non-operating
Water Tightness IP65
Salt Fog Resistant to Salt Fog, Unit is 100% Enclosed
EMI Designed to MIL-STD-461
Other On Request

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