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Soladapt Converts your Normal Monitor into a Touch Screen Monitor


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If you are looking at the new OS from Microsoft Windows 8, We all know that it is really designed for touch but what if you don’t have a Touch Screen monitor for your PC. What should you do, got out and buy a new Touch Screen for Windows 8, I have the answer for you from the good people from Soladapt, has designed an overlay for you monitor to turn it into a Touch Screen monitor, that works on 15 inches to 159 inches.



The Soladapt will work on Windows machines and also Mac desktops and iMacs. With prices starting from £109.99 you can see you can save a lot of money if you use an overlay than buying a new touch screen monitor. I was lucky to have a quick demonstration at The Gadget Show Live at NEC in Birmingham if you watch the video below you can see a quick demo of the product.


General Size 15 inch to 159 inch 

Fit in with Panel display device  


Touch Mode Single-point touch, Multi-touch, drag, draw-line, rotate, zoom in/out 

Resolution(Interpolation) 4096*4096 

Linearity Error <1.5mm 

Response Speed <15ms 


Input Method Finger or gloved hand (rubber ,cloth or leather) 

Touch Times Unlimited 

Touch Activation Force No minimum touch activation force is required 

Minimum Touch Object 2.5 mm X 2.5 mm 

Vandal-proof No break by 1-pound steel ball dropping from 130 cm high 

Surface Durability Surface durability is that of glass, Mohs\’ hardness rating of 7 


Glass: Without glass, 4mm glare, AG (anti-glare), or AR (anti-reflective) glass 


Light Transmission 92% 

Gloss Antiglare surface (curved or flat): 95  ±  15 gloss units or 65  ±  15 gloss 



Temperature Operating Range: -20°C ~ 70°C;   

Storage Range: -40°C ~ 85°C  

Relative Humidity Operating Range: 0%~90% RH (no dew falls) 

Storage Range: 0% to 95% RH (no dew falls) 

Altitude Up to 3,000m  

Ambient Light 

Direct sunlight 90°to ±30° to the display surface Touch detection 


Direct sunlight all angles to display surface Free of false touch reports 


Operation Voltage Typical +DC 5V, +4.75V to +5.25V 

Power Supply 

Size under 52”(include 52”)USB or PS/2 Interface, power ripple 

max.200mV rms 

Size above 52”(52” not included): external AC-DC power adaptor 

Interface Full Duplex USB 2.0 (Full Speed) Plug and play compatible  

Serial RS-232. Baud Rate: 9600, 8 Data Bits, 1 Stop Bit, No Parity  

Current Typical [email protected]+5VDC; 350mA, maximum 

Power <1.5W, operating current<300mA 

Electrostatic Protection 15 kV air / 8 kV contact discharges (EN61000-4-2,1995 :Level 4) 

Controller Integration inside touch panel 

Agency Approvals CE, FCC, Rohs 

Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.


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