[rescue] ELO TouchSystems

Barry Callahan barryc at rjlsystems.com
Sat Jan 22 11:42:04 CST 2011

The key will be whether you can get the touchscreen working under XOrg.
the ELO driver may or may not work. There is a site that claims they've 
written drivers for every touchscreen for windows and linux (and 
possibly other OSes too) but they're not cheap.

I've got a touchsystem that was in that boat. I could pay for their 
driver to use it under linux or I could run windows on the thing and use 
the manufacturer's official driver.

As far as mounting goes, what I did was just stick it on the wall with a 
swing-mount for a smallish LCD TV.

On 01/21/2011 09:14 PM, Rick Hamell wrote:
> I've pulled several ELO Touchsystems out of storage at work;
> The model is: http://www.elotouch.com/products/computers/15A1/
> This is the full monitor and computer in a single unit,
> Intel Celeron, 1ghz, 40GB hard drive, 512MB of RAM, Windows XP Pro for
> Embedded. Several USB ports, ethernet, Sound jacks, PS2 Keyboard.
> Anyone know if Linux of some sort will run on them? Or have another
> suggested use for one or two? They're a bit heavy (and tethered to
> power) for use as a remote access device.
> I was thinking of an in-cabinet recipe system in the kitchen, but my
> wife would kill me if I tried to modify any of the cabinets in our newly
> remodeled kitchen to hold it. :(

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