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Trimble Rugged Computers

Discussion in 'Geek Patrol' started by hvy 1ton, May 30, 2009.

  1. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton Senior Member

    Jul 24, 2006
    Lawrence, KS
    Has any one seen the Trimble Rugged Computers. They make three handheld computers and a tablet Ultra Mobile PC.
    The yuma is pretty cool, but i think its on the high end of 3k for a base model one. It's pretty much the worlds largest smartphone using VOIP, and close to indestructible. I'm keep coming up with justifications for one, but i really don't need it. I could run xm weather, read RFID tags on cattle, produce more spreadsheets than anyone needs, and anything else my little brain come up with. If i get one in a few years they'll be faster, more capable, and cheaper, maybe cheaper.

    I found out about them b/c my dads friend picked up a recon to run a basaltic calculator for long range shooting. It's sweet, unfortunatley my phone wouldn't take any good pics of it.
  2. uffex

    uffex Senior Member

    Jan 23, 2012
    Lincoln UK
    Good day
    Im not certain but I believe what you are referring to is the Panasonic "Tough Book"
    Kind regards