StandardOpenPort PLATFORM® models
AF1 SeriesTH-55AF1 / TH-49AF1 / TH-42AF1
Digital Signage at the Cutting Edge
Introducing Panasonic's all-new AF1 Series: the industry's most adaptable, flexible, and versatile signage display solution. Its powerful OpenPort PLATFORM® operating system not only allows for extensive display customization in a wide variety of applications, but also makes installation and everyday operation easier than ever before.
- 500 cd/m²
- 500 cd/m²
- 500 cd/m²
Adaptable OpenPort PLATFORM® for Custom Applications
Evolving with Your Needs
Simple, expandable, and reliable, the AF1 Series has an Android™-based OpenPort PLATFORM® powered by a high-performance SoC (System on a Chip) featuring a 1 GHz quad-core CPU, 1 GB of memory, and 8 GB* internal storage. Together with verified apps created by global alliance partners for custom signage and other roles in business, these adaptive displays deliver your message with maximum impact now and in the future.
The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.
* Total capacity of storage including OS.
A Reliable, Fully Certified Platform
The OpenPort PLATFORM® based on Android™ is fully certified by Google to assure stable, secure, and reliable operation.
Mutual Check with App Alliance Partners
Applications running on OpenPort PLATFORM® are throughly checked by alliance partners and Panasonic for stable and secure operation.
Simple Setup and Easy Operation
No Need for External Devices and Cables
Thanks to the built-in media player function, external devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, and associated cabling are not required for digital signage applications. Wireless functionality paves the way to simple, stress-free installation while saving you time and money.
Panasonic Original Home Screen
Configuring network and language preferences is easy using the supplied remote controller* via the original Panasonic Home Screen.
* Some setting and application operations cannot be performed using the remote control. In this case, use a USB mouse to operate.
Simple App Installation
Applications are easily accessed and installed via Panasonic App Server*, which streamlines settings before operation. App installation is also enabled via USB drive or microSD card.
* Certain partner apps not supported.
OpenPort PLATFORM® supports applications developed and mutually checked with Panasonic by the following global partners.
Net Display Systems
* Listed in alphabetical order.
Flexible and Expandable Digital Signage
Panasonic API Expands Application Functions
Panasonic's clear and intuitive API (Application Programming Interface) enables the expansion of application functions, allowing the display to be controlled remotely without need of RS232C or other complicated applications.
Supports External Memory Devices
USB drives and microSD cards can also be used to expand the 8 GB internal memory storage capacity.
Supports Connection of Peripheral Devices
Peripheral devices such as a mouse, keyboard, or USB camera can be connected to AF1 Series displays to further expand their functionality.
Note: Some USB devices are not supported.
Cloning Function Saves Time When Setting Up Multiple Devices
Easily copy settings data from a master display to other displays using a USB memory stick. This reduces labor and ensures consistency when setting up multiple devices.
* Function supported on displays of the same size and series only.
Make Your Signage Easy with Panasonic Application
AF1 Series displays include a built-in Signage Player Application* that eliminates need of an external Set-top Box (STB). As well as saving space, your signage system becomes smart and simple.
* OpenPort PLATFORM® Version 2.0 firmware (or later) is required.
For more information about Content Management Software Version 1.1, please visit: https://
Play Content Automatically with Scheduling Function
Content Management Software for PC Version 1.1 (free) enables easy playlist creation with media support including combinations of still and video images. You can set up schedules for playing and closing your media playlist at pre-determined dates and times.
Convenient Playlist and Schedule Syncing
Playlists and schedules created with Content Management Software can be transferred to displays with USB memory, microSD Card, or via LAN. Synchronized playback on multiple displays is also supported.
High Brightness and Off-Axis Visibility Design
Bright and Stylish IPS Display
The AF1 Series is offered in 42-, 49-, and 55-inch sizes and features an edge-LED IPS panel with 500 cd/m² of brightness. This efficient technology assures uncommonly good off-axis visibility that preserves color accuracy even in bright ambient light. Further, the displays feature a slim 6.3 mm (0.25") bezel that boosts perceived image size.
Optimal Image Mode Presets
The AF1 Series features an extensive display menu that allows the user to choose from a wide selection of display modes to suit different content, video sources, and lighting environments for optimal imaging performance.
- Vivid signage
- Natural signage
* DICOM simulation only. Do not use for actual medical examinations or diagnosis.
Dependability You Can Count On
Built for Continuous 24/7 Operation
Use of quality electronic components guarantees dependable 24-hour operation seven days a week, even in portrait orientation. Tilt installation of up to 45 degrees forward or backward is also supported. This makes the AF1 Series ideal for signage installations in variety of locations, such as public spaces, shops, malls, and restaurants.
Note: For installation other than shown, please contact your sales representative.
AF1 Series' robust fanless design prevents problems caused by the intake of dusty air. The displays can be safely installed and operated in high-traffic environments.
Failover and Failback Safeguards for Mission Critical Situations
The AF1 Series is equipped with HDMI, DVI-D, and USB terminals. If the main video and audio signals are interrupted, the system immediately switches to alternative signals. If primary input signals are restored, the original image is displayed automatically. These safeguards are invaluable when the displays are used in control rooms and surveillance centers.
Backup Input (Quick) Setting Conditions
Backup Input (Normal) Setting Conditions
:Selectable for both Primary and Secondary.
: Selectable for either Primary of Secondary.
: Not selectable for neither Primary nor Secondary.
* [COMPONENT] may be displayed as [RGB] depending on the settings of [Component/RGB-in select]. For more information, see the operating instructions.
Multi Monitoring & Control Software
This free Panasonic software offers monitoring and control of up to 2,048 devices over a LAN network from a single PC. For monitoring, the status of each device can be listed in groups. Detailed information on individual displays can also be separately shown. Control functions include power ON/OFF, input switching, scheduling, and command inputs.
Optional Early Warning Software (ET-SWA100 Series)
Optional ET-SWA100 Series* Early Warning Software monitors the displays and projectors connected to an intranet and informs you when an abnormality is detected or there are symptoms of trouble. With this software installed, a monitoring server can be controlled remotely via tablet or PC.
* Part number suffix may differ depending on the license type.