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Hardware overview (IFP52)

Welcome to ViewBoard and your newly acquired interactive flat panel (IFP). Your ViewBoard IFP52 series comes with various components to assist in connecting devices and enhance your usage of the ViewBoard.

This article introduces the basics of the IFP52's additional hardware, as well as give an overview of the display's control panel and ports.

Equipment basics

The following items are included in your IFP52's packaging:

What comes with your ViewBoard

Pen stylus (2x) Eraser Remote control AAA batteries (2x) RS-232 adapter
Power cord HDMI cable (10ft/3m) USB Type-C cable (5ft/1.5m) USB cable for touch (10ft/3m) Clamp (5x)
Webcam plate Webcam screws
(4x: M4 x 7mm 2x; M3 x 7mm 2x)
Wall mount screws
(4x: M8 x 20mm 4x)
Quick start guide Compliance statement

Wall mount kit specifications (VESA specs)

The following are some specifications for wall mounting an IFP52. For specific wall mount or mobile mount bracket installation steps, please review your IFP52's Quick Start Guide wall mount installation guide. If attaching to other building materials, please contact your nearest dealer.

Wall Mount Kit SpecificationsRear panel of a ViewBoard IFP52 with VESA spec measurements highlighted. Refer to the table below for corresponding measurements.


VESA Spec. (A x B)

Standard Screw (C x D)


IFP6552 600 x 400 mm M8 x 20 mm 4
IFP7552 800 x 400 mm M8 x 20 mm 4
IFP8652 800 x 600 mm M8 x 20 mm 4


Do not use screws that are longer than the standard dimension listed above. Using alternative screws may cause damage to the inside of the panel.

IFP52 controls and ports overview

This section breaks down the details of different input/out (I/O) ports and controls located on the IFP52.

Front panel of the IFP52 with input/output (I/O) ports and control panel areas highlighted.

Rear panel of the IFP52.

Control panel

The control panel, found on the bottom-right corner of the front of the IFP52, contains basic commands for the device.

IFP52 I/O PanelRefer to the table below for control panel details.


1 Ambient Light Sensor: Monitor a room's ambient light.
2 Remote control receiver: Receives commands from the device's remote control.
3 Power indicator light:
  • Press to turn the device ON.
  • Press to turn display backlight off or on. Light will alternately flash between red and blue when in standby.
  • Press and hold to turn the device OFF.
4 Home: Return to the ViewBoard's home screen.
5 Return: Return to the ViewBoard's previous screen.
6 Touch lock: Disable/enable touch interaction.
7 Freeze: Lock the current image on the screen.
8 Decrease volume
9 Increase volume

Input/output panels

Your IFP52 comes with multiple input/output (I/O) panels. The ports on these panels provide different ways to connect external devices by wire.

IFP52 I/O PanelOverview of I/O panels located on different parts of the device.



1 USB 3.0 Connect USB devices such as a hard drive disk, keyboard, mouse, etc. Automatically switches between PC and ViewBoard input sources.
2 USB 2.0 Connect USB devices such as a hard disk, keyboard, mouse, etc. (5V dc/0.5A)
  • Touch signal output to an external PC.
  • After connection with an external PC, the PC connected through the USB 3.0 will respond to touch interaction on the ViewBoard. (The PC must also be connected through HDMI.)
4 DisplayPort IN DisplayPort input for connecting to a PC with DisplayPort output.
5 HDMI 1/2 High-definition input; connect to a PC (or other device) with an HDMI output.
6 HDMI High-definition input; connect to a PC (or other device) with an HDMI output.
7 USB Type-C USB Type-C input; connect to a PC with a USB Type-C output.
8 HDMI OUT Connect to devices with an HDMI input function. Supports 1080p and 4K@60Hz.
9 LAN Standard RJ45 (10M/100M/1000M) Internet connection interface. This network port is used for the ViewBoard, Type-C, and slot-in PC input sources.
10 SPDIF Multi-channel sound via optical signals.
11 VGA External computer video input.
12 AUDIO IN External computer audio input.
13 EARPHONE Audio output to an external speaker/headset.
14 RS-232 Serial interface; used for mutual transfer of data between devices.

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