Rugged notebook computer for military and public safety applications introduced by GammaTech

FREMONT, Calif., 14 March 2014. GammaTech Computer Corp. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the DURABOOK R8300 rugged notebook computer for harsh environments in military, public safety, and utility applications.

Rugged notebook computer for military and public safety applications introduced by GammaTech
Rugged notebook computer for military and public safety applications introduced by GammaTech
FREMONT, Calif., 14 March 2014. GammaTech Computer Corp. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the DURABOOK R8300 rugged notebook computer for harsh environments in military, public safety, and utility applications.

The DURABOOK R8300 notebook comes with an Intel 3rd Generation i-Core LV /ULV CPU i-Core i7-3555LE or i-Core i5-3437U mobile processor, and includes a mobile Intel QM77 Express Chipset that provides integrated USB 3.0, Intel AMT 8.0 with enhanced manageability and security, Intel Rapid Storage Technology with RAID support for enhanced performance, power management, and data protection, Intel Smart Response Technology, and Intel Anti-Theft Technology that can disable a lost or stolen PC and reactivate it without compromise to the system or data.

The R8300 notebook's 13.3-inch TFT touch-screen LCD display has direct-sunlight readability. The unit is certified to MIL-STD-810G and IP65 specifications for shock, drop, vibration, temperature, water and dust resistance, as well as operation in hazardous locations.

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With its quick-release hard drive for data storage, users can inter-swap either 500-gigabyte or 750-gigabyte hard drives by turning a couple of knobs. Configurations with solid state drives also are available. Additional storage is provided through a 5.25-inch Super Multi-Slot type optical disc drive. Two DDR3 SODIMM slots provide 4 gigabytes, 8 gigabytes, or 16 gigabytes of memory each.

Its lithium-ion battery provides an eight-hour-shift's worth of power, and if duty calls for a longer life, the second-battery design can accommodate another battery that boosts battery life to 12 hours while adding hot-swap support.

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The DURABOOK R8300 offers a mini card slot for Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.0 class 1 combo card; a built-in antenna; one M2 card slot for the WWAN module (Type 3042-S3-B); a built in SIM card slot; a built in WWAN antenna; a GPS module with built-in GPS antenna; and an optional Intel Dual Band Wireless 6235 802.11AGN.

System security is provided by both administrator and boot password protection; Absolute Computrace, which allows remote management for continual tracking and securing all endpoints within one cloud-based console; TPM 1.2; and Kensington lock.

For more information contact GammaTech online at www.gammatechusa.com.

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