ELO 1215L 12
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ELO 1215L 12" LCD Desktop Touchmonitor

ELO 1215L 12
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ELO 1215L 12
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ELO 1215L 12
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ELO 1215L 12
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The 1215L touchmonitors are designed, developed and built to provide the most cost-effective touch solutions for system integrators and VARs. Aimed at the fast-changing retail POS and hospitality markets, they provide reliable, durable operation and come from the worldwide leader in touchmonitors, Elo TouchSystems. The space-saving 1215L features a choice of touch technologies and spill resistant sealing.


  • Small footprint of a 12" LCD
  • Economical and reliable
  • Up to 800 x 600 resolution at 75 Hz
  • Available with AccuTouch Five-Wire Resistive Technology, the most widely used for retail applications (activated with fingernails, gloves, credit cards, or any stylus), IntelliTouch Surface Wave Technology for superior image quality (activated with finger or glove), or Surface Capacitive Technology for compatibility with some existing systems
  • Touchscreen sealed against spills
  • Dual serial/USB interface
  • Removable base and VESA mounting option
  • Mounting holes on base bottom for tabletop security
  • Controls on the side rather than the front, plus lockout function for public use
  • Digital on-screen display (OSD)
  • Internal power supply
  • Worldwide agency approvals


Case/bezel color
Dark gray
Size: 12.1" diagonal
Type: Active matrix TFT LCD
Aspect ratio: 4 x 3
Useful screen area
Horizontal: 9.7" (246 mm)
Vertical: 7.27" (184.5 mm)
Monitor dimensions
Width: 11.86" (300.93 mm)
Height: 11.26" (285.85 mm)
Depth: 6.61" (167.69 mm)
Optimal (native) resolution
800 x 600 at 56, 60, 70 or 75 Hz
Other supported resolutions
640 x 480 at 60, 66 Hz (Mac), 72 or 75 Hz 
16.2 million with dithering
LCD panel: 200 cd/m2 (typical)
with AccuTouch: 164 cd/m2 (typical)
with IntelliTouch: 184 cd/m2 (typical)
with surface capacitive: 170 cd/m2 (typical)
Response time
35 msec (typical)
Viewing angle
(typical, from center)
Horizontal (left/right): 70 or 140 total
Vertical (up/down): 60/50 or 110 total
Contrast ratio
500:1 (typical)
Input video format
Analog (no proprietary video card needed)
Input sync format
Separate horizontal and vertical sync, composite sync and sync-on-green
Input video signal connector
Mini D-Sub 15-Pin VGA type
Input frequency
Horizontal: 31.5-48 kHz
Vertical: 56.3-75 Hz
Power supply
Type: Internal, with jack to accept power from optional external brick
AC Input (line) voltage: 85-265 VAC, 47?63 Hz
DC Input (line) voltage: 12.0 V 0.75V
Power dissipation
16 W typical, 20 W max.
Operating: 0C to 40C
Storage: -20C to 60C
Operating: 20%-80%
Storage: 10%-90%
Actual: 7.92 lb (3.59 kg)
Shipping: 13.2 lb (5.99 kg)
Monitor: 3 years
Backlight lamp life: minimum 50,000 hours to half brightness
MTBF: 50,000 hours demonstrated
Agency approvals
On-screen display (OSD)
Digital OSD
User's controls
OSD buttons: menu, up, down, select, power
OSD: contrast, brightness, H/V position, recall default, RGB (color temp), OSD exit, clock, phase, sharpness, OSD H/V position, OSD time, auto adjust, language (English, German, Spanish, Japanese, French), input select
OSD disable/enable: power, OSD menu
Mounting options
Threaded-through mounting holes, under base
Removable base
75 mm VESA mount
Other features
Security lock receptacle


Part Numbers

All monitors have antiglare surface treatment.

Touch Technology
Touch Interface
Part #
(RoHS Compliant)
Dual serial/USB
Dual serial/USB
Surface capacitive
Dual serial/USB

IntelliTouch Stylus Pen: Stylus pen with rubber tip, designed specifically for use with IntelliTouch surface wave touch technology. Part number D82064-000, available at additional cost.

Optional DC Power Supply Brick: The monitor may also be powered with DC voltage. An optional 12V DC power brick, part number E785134, is available at additional cost. AC power cables for power brick are also available at additional cost:

  • United States: part number E042259