Below is a table to help illustrate the functionality of the USB ports on your Newline Interactive Panel. At the end of the graph, there is a key to help define what the colors in the table indicate, as well as some definitions to help clarify the functionality of these ports. 

SeriesAndroid Port USB Touch USB 2.0 USB 3.0USB Type C
2012Type A 
2013Type A 
NB/IBType A 
X5/X7Type A 
UB/FBType B 
X6/X8/X9Type A 
VNType A 
RSType A 
IPType B 
RS+Type A 
NTType B*
FlexType A 
QType B
ZType B 

Key/Legend for Table

Reference for ColorsNo Color Cyan Dark Blue 
  • The "No Color Fill", indicates that this connectivity option is "Not Applicable" to this series
  • The color "Cyan" (the lightest blue) indicates that this is a connectivity option, but the functionality is going to be different depending on the label. More on this below 
  • The color "Dark Blue" indicates that this connectivity option is available and has the ability to pass through to the OPS, or connected device (compatibility permitted).

Additional Information 

  • The Android Port is also known, and labeled as the "Embedded Port" depending on the model. This port serves as a connection to the AndroidOS and does not pass through to the modular OPS or an externally connected device. This port will also be utilized when performing general troubleshooting steps.
  • The USB Touch port connection type will vary based on the model as indicated in the table; this will be the port used to allow communication of touch input via the panel to an externally connected device. 
  • " Type B* " in the NT series, USB Touch column is to indicate that a USB Type-B connection will allow a passthrough of USB devices, as well as a microphone pass-through.
  • The USB 2.0 port on the IP and NT+ is to indicate that these connectivity ports are available, but only allow access via the AndroidOS and will not pass through to the OPS (IP Only) or an externally connected device (Both). This is the same for Type-C on the NT+.

  • To clarify further pass-through is defined as; receiving data from one source and then forwarding it on to another destination without modification. An example of this would be a web camera connected to the panel can also be read via your laptop that is connected via a different port on the panel. 
  • Without a pass-through, your device will still work with the panel. They will not connect to other peripherals if they are not connected directly to your device. 

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