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Most Reliable "Megatouch" Product Line
« on: October 03, 2016, 01:27:18 pm »
Hi All,

A friend is asking for recommendations on which type of Megatouch to buy for man-cave use. He's not very technically inclined and values reliability. Which would you guys recommend? From what I've read, it looks like the Aurora should be avoided, but the Force eVo series and RX seem pretty solid. Can anyone provide any additional insight on this?

P.S. I've looked around for solutions on getting Megatouch software to run on an off-the-shelf touchscreen PC for him, but it seems like those days are in the distant future so the real deal is the only option.

Thanks in advance,
-Doug

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Re: Most Reliable "Megatouch" Product Line
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 02:20:26 pm »
to be quite honest, they all kind of have their own faults.

so far I've found the RX is the most reliable (mainly because of the motherboard) it does have issues with the backlight inverter for the screen, but it's easily replaced if it does fail.

the aurora is not a bad unit per se... the motherboard overheating is the issue with those. but if you swap the motherboard for one they use in an RX, it's a solid machine.

The EVO series should probably be avoided. way too much crammed into the case to effectively cool it without extensive modification. it's doable... but once modded though, they are not bad. overheating power supplies and CPU's are the main issues with these units.


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Re: Most Reliable "Megatouch" Product Line
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2016, 07:16:33 pm »
My vote is aurora. I've had 1rx and 1 monitor go bad. Never a problem with an aurora.

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Re: Most Reliable "Megatouch" Product Line
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2016, 07:20:10 pm »
Yeah the widescreen aurora is the most reliable. It comes with the intel atom mobo by default. Runs pretty cool. As long as the stock fans are working/running, i doubt it would ever overheat.

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Re: Most Reliable "Megatouch" Product Line
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2016, 02:13:57 pm »
yes, the atom motherboards are the bombdiggity. bugger all for cooling needed.

  
 

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