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Storm Interface 5100 Series Now Available at Newark element14

New line of devices offers toughened, weather resistant data display with integral USB 2.0 interface

April 2, 2014 – CHICAGONewark element14 today announced the availability of the new Storm Interface 5100 series of data display devices. Available in 4 or 8 x 20 character display (20 character x 8 line, or 128 x 64 pixel graphic) versions, these USB 2.0 monochrome display devices install into any control panel or equipment enclosure.

Impact, shock and vibration resistant and sealed for use in wet or dirty environments, the Storm Interface 5100 display assemblies can be specified with or without three independently illuminated menu navigation keys and are offered in eight different configurations and specifications. Rated for use in either Industrial (IND) or Extreme (EXM) environments, the 5100 Series Displays are ready to use for a wide range of indoor or outdoor applications.

Other specifications of the Storm Interface 5100 Series include:

  • Extended operational temperature range of -20°C to 70°C
  • Programmable USB display controller and system interface
  • Display connection to the host system via single USB cable with a USB Mini-B connector
  • Easy-to-use API with downloadable object code libraries
  • USB 2.0 HID compliant

The 5100 series can be purchased on the web at


About the Premier Farnell Group

Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. It trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific. With sales last year of £968m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers' needs.

Premier Farnell works with key strategic suppliers to bring to market development kits in a variety of applications, enabling it to support the customer from design concept through to production.

The latest products, software, services and solutions from trusted supplier partners are all available through 43 local language transactional websites, with customer support provided by degreed engineers. The element14 Community allows buyers and engineers to access a wide range of independent technical information, tools and the latest resources.

Premier Farnell Key facts

  • Operations in 36 different countries
  • More than 4,300 employees
  • More than 3,500 leading suppliers
  • More than 500,000 products stocked with access to over four million more on demand
  • Leaders in providing information on REACH, Conflict Minerals and EU RoHS legislation

For more information visit the website at Premier Farnell.

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William Polk
PR and Social Media Manager

Newark element14

Allison Dreiband
Walker Sands Communications

For Newark element14