Mil Spec Monitor (MSM) Series II

On today’s digital battlefield, rugged hardware must be designed to operate in any environment. DSE designs and manufactures highly reliable military COTS displays that meet and exceed key military specifications including MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-1275.

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Series Highlights

  • 6.5″, 8.4″, 10.4″, 12.1″ and 15.0″ TFT AM LCD
  • Sunlight Readable – Up to 1,000 nits
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • LED Backlight (3000:1 Dimming Ratio)
  • Low Power Consumption
  • MIL-C Connectors
  • IP67/NEMA 6 Sealed Enclosure
  • Tactile Feedback Buttons
  • Inputs: RGB, RS-170, DVI
  • Optional Touch Screen and NVIS Compatibility (MIL-STD-3009)
  • Flush, Ram and Rack Mount
MSM2V Series II – RS170 Input

Standard Features

  • (3) RS170 Inputs, PIP Capable
  • Auto Sensing NTSC/PAL
  • MIL-C Connectors*
  • LED Backlight (3000:1 Dimming Ratio)
  • Anti-Reflective and Anti-Glare Treatments
  • Enhanced Sunlight Readability
  • IP67/NEMA 6 Enclosure
  • Tactile Buttons
  • 6.5″, 8.4″, 10.4″, 12.1″ and 15.0″ TFT AM LCD
  • MIL-STD-461 Compliant
  • MIL-STD-810 Compliant

Optional Features

  • NVIS MIL-STD-3009 Red/Green Compatible




*Please note cables not included.

LCD Size SpecificationsResolutionNitsViewing AngleContrast Ratio Max. Power Consumption
6.5″ TFT AM LCDVGA (640×480)800 nits160° (H) x 140° (V)600:120 Watts
8.4″ TFT AM LCDSVGA (800×600)800 nits160° (H) x 160° (V)900:120 Watts
10.4″ TFT AM LCDSVGA (800×600)800 nits160° (H) x 160° (V)900:120 Watts
12.1″ TFT AM LCDSVGA (800×600)550 nits160° (H) x 140° (V)600:120 Watts
15.0″TFT AM LCDXGA (1024×768)800 nits160° (H) x 140° (V)800:140 Watts
Technical Specifications
Display8-bit color, 16,277,216 colors
Dimming Ratio3000:1
Video InputsNTSC and PAL (B,D,G,I,K)
Connectors*MIL-C Connectors
HousingMilled AL, Black Hard Anodized
MountingFlush, Rack or RAM Mount
Wide Range DC Power Input10-36 VDC (12,24,28 VDC nominal)
Power ConditioningProtected against Internal Short Circuit, Load Dump, Over Voltage and Reverse Polarity
Environmental Specifications
IP RatingIP67 (NEMA 6 Submersible)
Operating Temperature-40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature-50°C to 80°C (-58°F to 176°F)
Altitude45,000 ft.
Military Specifications
MIL-STD-810Method 501.4 II-Op; High Temperature
MIL-STD-810Method 502.4 II-Op; Low Temperature
MIL-STD-810Method 514.5; Procedure I, General Vibration
MIL-STD-810Method 516.5; Procedure I, Functional Shock
MIL-STD-1275D†Vehicle Power Requirements
MIL-STD-3009*Optional NVIS Compatibility
MIL-PRF-22885Sunlight Readability for Push Buttons
MIL-A-8625 Type III (Class 1 & 2)Standard Finish
MIL-PRF-22750FOptional Painted Finish – Min. Qty Required
MIL-DTL-38999Connector (Qualified)

* Please note cables not included. † The power range specified covers momentary environmental fluctuations generally found in a mobile environment while display is operating. For power initialization and continual operation, nominal voltages are required. NOTE: CONTINUOUS PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MAY NECESSITATE SPECIFICATION AND DESIGN CHANGES WITHOUT NOTICE

Product Download Information
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Overview Drawings

Specific mount diagrams available upon request, contact DSE for more information.


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