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Casio Announces the QT-8000 Point of Sale Touch Screen Terminal
 November 20, 2004

Contact: Larry Sampey
Casio, Inc.
973-361-5400
lsampey@casio.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CASIO, INC. ANNOUNCES THE QT-8000,
A NEW POINT-OF-SALE TOUCH SCREEN TERMINAL

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DOVER, NJ, December 20, 2004, - Casio, Inc., in conjunction with its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, today formally introduced the QT-8000 Touch Screen Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal to its expanding and powerful lineup of POS/ECR products. The QT-8000 provides software integrators and resellers a powerful hardware platform to address applications in Grocery, Convenience Stores, Hospitality and General Retail. The QT-8000 will be available at retail in January 2005.

   

The QT-8000 incorporates the latest in PC technology based on an Intel Celeron 1.2GHz processor allowing peripheral connectivity and demanding software applications. The QT-8000's latest PC architecture provides retail-specific powered interfaces for scanners, scales, POS printers, customer displays, magnetic card readers, etc., via four RS232 ports (one with 5V DC Power), four USB (V2.0) ports, a parallel port and a CF card slot. The QT-8000 supports Windows XP and Windows 2000 professional operating systems.

Furthermore, a 15-inch touch TFT screen with 1024 x 768 XGA resolutions affords a wider viewing angle for an easier entry operation via the graphical user interface. The QT-8000 unit also has the ability to support "The Extended Windows Display" (2nd Display) and its adjustable mount ensures that operators can easily navigate through the application at the touch of a finger, further reducing time at the Point-of-Sale.

Highlighted features:

Flexible mounting mechanism
A QT-8000 offers various installation methods for the customer, for example stand type, integrated with table and wall mounting options.

Large touch panel with a brilliant 15 inch backlit TFT color LCD
A 15-inch TFT touch screen with 1024 x 768 XGA resolution and an IPX1 water splash proof construction helps protect the touch panel from wet hands and water spills.

Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP, Windows 2000 professional.

High-Performance
A Celeron 1.2GHz processor and standard 256MB double data rate memory offer reliable and speedy process for growing businesses as well as flexible I/O ports, RS-232 com ports and USB ports for a variety of peripherals. The standard 256MB memory is upgradeable up to 1GB to meet your business and software needs. Additionally, a built in sound (multi-media) and speaker system for effective sound assistance for the operator and customer is included, along with a high speed 100-base-T Ethernet capability strengthens the communications functions and enhances operating friendliness.

Major Specifications

Processor IntelŪ Celeron 1.2GHz
Memory (Standard) 256MB DDR SDRAM upgradeable to 1GB
Hard Disk 20GB minimum
Touch pane Analogue resistive film input
Water splash proof touch panel IPX1
Display 15" color TFT
Second VGA Port 1
Ethernet Port 10 Base-T/100 Base-Tx
RS232c Ports 4
Parallel Port 1
Compact Flash Port 1
PS/2 keyboard 1
PS/2 mouse Port 1
USB (V2.0) Ports 4
Multi-Media 1 x Line-out, 1x Microphone, built-in speaker
Stand with tilting panel included
Tilt adjustment 15 - 75 degree


Phyiscal Envirnoment

Dimensions with stand (WxDxH) 362 x 365 x 365 (mm)
Approximate. 14.2 " x 14.2 " x 14.2"
Weight of main body with stand Approximate: 7.7kg (without AC adaptor)
(Approximate. 15.4 lb)
Operating temperature range 0 – 40 (32°F to 95°F)
Operating humidity range 10 - 90 % RH

Options

Description Model name
Customer display QT-6060D (3-line x 16 character/5 color)
Remote printer Casio UP-360
Drawer DL-3401 (5 bill/5 coin)

Note:
1. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
2. Celeron is a trademark of Intel Corporation.

Casio, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan. Casio, Inc., markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, portable color TVs, timepieces (Wrist Technology), cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio, the unexpected extra – for more information visit our web site at www.casio.com.

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