Buyer's guide

The new Promethean Element Series

Simply teach digitally!

Promethean Element Series - the ActivPanel displays for digital education

Promethean is one of the best-known manufacturers of digital solutions for school teaching. They have made it their resolution that digital teaching must be easy in every form and for every user! The new ActivPanel Element series focuses on three different classes of interactive displays that have been designed for collaborative teaching. The names of the model series are derived from the periodic table, illustrating Promethean's relationship to school teaching.


Advantages of the Promethean Element Series

  • 4K UHD resolution
  • Integrated Andorifd Oreo 8 platform
  • Vellum writing technology
  • Extensive range of software
  • Integrated speakers
  • Anti-reflective glass

ActivPanel Nickel Displays - Easy start to digital teaching

The ActivPanel Nickel displays from Promethean offer 4K UHD resolution and thus optimally support digital teaching. The multi-touch function and the integrated ActivInspire whiteboard software of the interactive display make the display an intelligent tool in your classroom.

  • Available screen sizes: 65",75" and 86"
  • 4K resolution
  • Refresh rate: 120 Hz
  • Contrast 4000:1

ActivPanel Cobalt Displays - For more dynamism in your classroom

At 65 inches, the ActivPanel Cobalt display is the ideal size for today's educational institutions. Integrated Vellum™ technology from Promethean gives you a natural writing experience via touch and stylus.

  • Screen diagonal: 65 inch
  • 4K resolution
  • Refresh rate: 120 Hz
  • Contrast 4000:1

ActivPanel Titanium Displays - Maximum ease of use for innovative teaching

The ActivPanel Titanium displays are the centrepiece of your classroom. With a comprehensive software package, as well as an interactive 4K multi-touch display, the Titanium series is ideal for any educational institution.

  • Available screen sizes: 70", 75" and 86"
  • 4K resolution
  • Refresh rate: 120 Hz
  • Contrast 4000:1

A direct comparison of the ActivPanel element series:

ActivPanel Nickel
ActivPanel Cobalt
ActivPanel Titanium
Diagonal65", 75" and 8665"70", 75", 86"
Aspect ratio16:9 16:9
Resolution4K 4K
Response time8 ms8 ms8 ms
Refresh rate120 Hz 120 Hz
120 Hz
Contrast4000:1 4000:1
Touch points152020
Operating systemAndroid Oreo 8 Android Oreo 8
Android Oreo 8
Internal memory16 GB32 GB64 GB
Speakers2 x 15 Watt2 x 15 Watt70" and 75" = 2 x 15 Watt
86" = 2 x 20 Watt
ActivPanel tool
Proximity sensor
Vellum technology
WLAN modules

The most important features for collaborative teaching


Vellum technology

Using Promethean's Vellum technology, students experience a natural and precise writing experience on the display. The surface not only reacts to the touch function via finger, but also interacts with all relevant components (battery-free pen).

Teaching software delivered

ActivInspire: An excellent whiteboard software that ideally supports your digital lessons. Easy to use and with different templates (subject, level), ActivInspire becomes an interactive tool in your classroom.
ClassFlow: A cloud-based solution that makes it easy to integrate mobile devices into lessons. This is the best way to present and discuss results on the large display. Simply pair your mobile device wirelessly with the desired display and mirror your screen in a controlled manner.

Integrated PC

Each display in the Element series has an integrated computer and is equipped with the Android Oreo 8.0 operating system. This means that each display is ready for use immediately after delivery and can actively support you in your teaching.

Audio system

Each display in the new series has an integrated audio system. Frontal stereo speakers provide an impressive sound, allowing video material to be played back without additional equipment.

Similarities & differences of the ActivPanel Element series in detail. What are the similarities of the Promethean Element Series?

Panel: In terms of panel technology and brightness, the displays of the Element series are on a comparable level. All three ActivPanels are equipped with a TFT LCD display with Direct-LED backlighting and a 4K UHD resolution with 3840 x 2160 pixels at 60 Hz. The response time of the panels is on a good level with 8 ms at a refresh rate of 120 Hz.

The brightness of the displays is well positioned for normally lit classrooms with350 cd/m² or 400 cd/m² for the models from 86 inches.
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Internal Android system: For the installation of apps and the use of internal applications, the Promethean ActivPanels Nickel, Cobalt and Titanium work with Android Oreo 8. The Android platform offers the possibility to install apps from a wide range of areas that enrich digital teaching

In addition to the Android system, all models can be equipped with an OPS PC, as they have the necessary OPS slot

What are the differences between the Promethean displays of the Element series? The price differences between the individual displays in the respective comparable sizes are manageable. So what are the differences between the individual models?


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