Getac V100 Notebook Gets Overhaul, OK’d for Explosive Environments

The processor has elevated from a 1.2 GHz Intel Merom to a 1.4 GHz Intel Penryn, and RAM has doubled from 2 GB to 4 GB, among the improvements.
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The rugged V100 ruggedized notebook computer has gotten processor and memory upgrades, greater storage capacity, enhanced bandwidth and wireless capabilities and more, the company said.

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Getac V-100

“The V100 fully rugged convertible has been very popular because of its advanced feature set and super bright 1200 NITs screen,” said Getac President Jim Rimay. “With better performance, memory, storage and wireless capabilities, the new Getac V100 is more advanced and flexible as ever and even better suited for mobile field workers and users of rugged notebook PCs.”

The processor has elevated from a 1.2 GHz Intel Merom to a 1.4 GHz Intel Penryn. The front side bus has grown from 533 MHz to 800 MHz; and the 2 MB L2 cache has been increased to 3MB.

RAM has doubled from 2 GB to 4 GB. Storage capacity has also grown. The computer’s wireless networking capabilities have been upgraded to include draft 802.11n and the it now offers an ExpressCard slot in the standard configuration.

The V100 has been UL 1604 certified by Underwriters Laboratories for use in potentially explosive environments typically found in petroleum, aviation and other industries.

It features a swiveling LED screen and is fully compliant with MIL-STD 810F and IP54 standards for ruggedness including the ability to withstand heavy rain, airborne dust and debris.

For still more protection, the PC has a removable hard drive shielded by a special mechanism to prevent damage during operation; anti vibration compounds; and an anti-shock housing to further protect it if bumped or dropped.

The V100 also offers its Sunlight Readable Technology and can be upgraded to an super-bright 1,200 NITs.

Getac Inc., a subsidiary of MiTAC Technology Corp.


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