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Projected Capacitive Touch Screens


Projected Capacitive touch screen technology works off on an electrostatic field that is created by layers of conductive materials individually etched to form a grid pattern of electrodes. A touch event occurs when a finger or conductive stylus interferes with the electric field projected above the surface. This change in capacitance is detected by the controller which interprets the X and Y coordinates of the event. Multiple fingers can be tracked simultaneously and the controller supports common multi-touch gestures. Our projected capacitive touch panels feature a technology that allows them to be 'tuned' to operate through glass or polycarbonate facings of a variety of thicknesses.

Our projected capacitive touch panels provide exceptional interactive capabilities through the most durable materials.

In addition to their exceptional durability, Our projected capacitive touch panels support Windows 7 gesturing and are highly accurate. They are available in various sizes from 7" to 22".

M S Electronics is full turnkey solution provider to our valued customers. We offer several different integration services to our Projected Capacitive touch screen offering and work to provide our customers with one stop shopping for an all-in-one solution.

All of our PCAP touch panels support the following features:

  • Multi Touch Functionality - up to 20 touch points
  • Multi Touch Gesturing - includes flick, pinch, expand, tap, click and rotate
  • Accurate and Reliable - Auto calibrates with no user input and constantly updates calibration to compensate for environmental changes.
  • Sensitivity - effortless input with finger, glove or conductive stylus
  • Full customization Available - includes custom size, custom tail length and/or location, custom lens with or without decoration, custom electronics and more.
  • Advantages of PCAP


  • Excellent image clarity
  • More resistant to scratching than surface capacitive touch screens
  • Resistant to surface contaminants and liquids- dust, oil, grease, moisture
  • Multi-touch
  • Disadvantages of PCAP