4 Tips for Choosing the Best LCD for Outdoor Digital Signage

Many customers exclaim, “I will just provide my own LCD monitor for my outdoor digital signage project.” But, will the monitor be an effective solution installed outdoors? When deploying outdoor digital signage, the LCD chosen really does matter! For many customers, it might be desirable to purchase the “best deal” or least expensive monitor on the market, […]

Creating the Perfect IceStation TITAN PC Enclosure

Looking for a computer enclosure that can house a monitor, keyboard, mouse, computer, and barcode or desktop printer? Meet the NEMA 12 IceStation TITAN by ITSENCLOSURES! Measuring at 60-inches high, 30-inches wide, and 27-inches deep, the 14 gauge steel (with 12 gauge doors) TITAN pc enclosure is an all-in-one industrial workstation that will protect your PC and electronics […]

3 Reasons to Add Cooling to PC Enclosures

When installing electronics in a heavy-duty, NEMA rated enclosure, a cooling thermal management unit (air conditioner, filtered fan system, vortex cooling unit, heat exchanger) should be considered. Expensive equipment (like computers, thermal printers, LCD monitors and other related peripherals) can overheat inside of a sealed pc enclosure, thus causing electronics to cease working or, at the very […]

4 Items to Check During an Outdoor Digital Signage Site Survey

When planning an outdoor digital signage project, how important is a site survey? Many digital signage installations are retrofits of existing sites and most Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs)/fast food stores will require prep work to install an outdoor digital menu board or digital presell board. When preparing for your project, a site survey is extremely […]

Questions to Ask When Searching for a Computer Enclosure

If your company is looking to purchase a heavy-duty enclosure for a computer, monitor, or printer, what questions should be pondered when searching for the right solution? There are various items to consider before placing a purchase order. For example, what is the temperature range of the enclosure’s environment? Will dust and dirt be in […]

Computer Enclosures vs. Industrial Computers

Multiple challenges exist when deploying computer equipment in a manufacturing environment. Extreme temperature fluctuations, dust, dirt, grease and splashing fluids are threatening for expensive electronics. Prior to implementing electronics on the plant floor, the system designer has the option of specifying an industrially hardened computer or an aptly sealed industrial enclosure to be used with […]

4 Steps for Selecting a Heavy-Duty Computer Enclosure

What is the most effective way to determine what NEMA rated computer enclosure is best for a harsh facility? In an industrial environment or machining factory, protecting a PC, printer, monitor, and related peripherals from dangers – like dirt, dust, grease, humidity, liquids and harmful corrosives – is critical. Performing a simple Internet search will […]

NEMA Ratings – What they mean for Industrial Enclosures

At ITSENCLOSURES, most of our industrial, heavy-duty enclosures are rated NEMA 12, NEMA 4, and NEMA 4X. Our NEMA-rated enclosures are ideal for any and all environments where dust, dirt and exposure to liquids or corrosives threaten the performance of your equipment. NEMA standards/ratings were established by the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association and detail minimum […]

3 Tips for Installing ADA Compliant Digital Signage Enclosures

In 2010, new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations were put into place regarding accessible design for disabled Americans. These changes particularly impact how digital signage can be installed in public places. Installations may include self-service kiosks, LCD enclosures, and video walls, just to name a few. These types of digital signage need to adhere […]

Budgeting for an Outdoor Digital Menu Board Project

At the beginning of a deployment, outdoor digital menu boards may seem like a significant investment. However, if done right, the benefits far exceed the upfront costs.