Portable PC has six-hour battery life

Dolch Computer Systems' (Fremont, CA) FieldPAC all-metal portable computer combines size, ruggedness, and mobility for demanding field conditions. The aluminum enclosure provides protection, while the computer includes a user-definable, full-size, shared ISA/PCI expansion slot, along with two standard PCMCIA/CardBus slots.

01/01/2003


A 2002 EDITORS' CHOICE AWARDS WINNER


HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACE




Dolch Computer Systems' (Fremont, CA) FieldPAC all-metal portable computer combines size, ruggedness, and mobility for demanding field conditions. The aluminum enclosure provides protection, while the computer includes a user-definable, full-size, shared ISA/PCI expansion slot, along with two standard PCMCIA/CardBus slots. The BatteryPAC option provides up to six hours of operation without an ac power source.


FieldPAC's rugged attache enclosure is formed using two matched case halves of deep-drawn industrial aluminum. The adjustable upper display section pivots on two high-strength, constant-torque hinges. Positive action latches are provided to secure the unit in the closed position, which creates an extremely stiff and rugged enclosure. The case has a comfortable integral carry handle, sealed I/O covers, and shock-absorbing rubber feet, providing system protection.

A 14.1-in. TFT display accompanies a full-size detachable keyboard, CD-ROM, removable hard drive, serial and parallel ports, audio, USB, and Ethernet.

www.dolch.com/html/portables.html


  • All-day battery life

  • Full-size, full-length PCI/ISA expansion slot

  • Attache-style, rugged aluminum casing

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