Rugged notebook computer for use on the battlefield or near flammable materials introduced by Getac

IRVINE, Calif., 15 June 2011. Getac Inc. in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the X500 rugged notebook computer for use in extreme conditions such as military field operations. The Getac X500 is the most rugged notebook the company has ever made, company officials say. The rugged notebook is MIL-STD-810G certified for shock and vibration, IP65 for water and dust, MIL-STD-2169B for high altitude magnetic pulse (HEMP), and UL1604 for operation near flammable or explosive materials.

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IRVINE, Calif., 15 June 2011. Getac Inc. in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the X500 rugged notebook computer for use in extreme conditions such as military field operations. The Getac X500 is the most rugged notebook the company has ever made, company officials say. The rugged notebook is MIL-STD-810G certified for shock and vibration, IP65 for water and dust, MIL-STD-2169B for high altitude magnetic pulse (HEMP), and UL1604 for operation near flammable or explosive materials.The X500 is designed for military users, and combines features from the Getac B300, M230, and A790 models. The machine also meets MIL-STD-464A, and is ready for MIL-STD-461F and for night vision for use on the battlefield, Getac officials say.The Getac X500 has the Intel Core i7 2.66 GHz microprocessor, with Turbo Boost technology reaching 3.33 GHz, four megabytes of Intel Smart Cache, a 15.6-inch 1000 NITs QuadraClear high-definition display, and NVIDIA's GeForce GT330M MXM graphics processing unit (GPU) with 512 megabytes of VRAM. Options include multi-touch screen, MIL-SPEC connectors, and expansion unit supporting two PCI Express cards or two full-sized PCI cards.

Other options include USB 3.0 ports, fiber optic connections, RS-485, or a high-powered WiFi booster. Standard features include three USB 2.0 ports, one USB/eSATA combo port, two RS-232 serial ports, two PCMCIA ports, an ExpressCard, a SmartCard, dual RJ-45 ports, HDMI, VGA, and a full-sized keyboard with numeric pad.

For more information contact Getac online at us.getac.com.

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