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Switchback Rugged UMPC

Switchback Rugged UMPC
Description Switchback Rugged UMPC
The SwitchBack-PC brings the power of the desktop to a portable, rugged, handheld solution that weighs just three pounds. The first rugged UMPC to have a built-in thumb keyboard, the SwitchBack utilizes never before seen “Parallel Processing Capabilities” to power multiple Operating Systems including Windows XP in combination with Windows Mobile, Windows CE or Linux. Because of its unique parallel processing technology the SwitchBack is energy efficient and has an extended battery life multiple times that of other portable computers its size in low power mode.

Features Switchback Rugged UMPC

  • Hot Swappable Battery
    Refresh your power supply without shutting down. The hot swappable battery pack can easily be replaced in the field.
  • Removable Hard Drive
    Stow away sensative data without removing units from circulation.
  • Customizable BackPacks
    The BackPack module (standard or custom) securely attaches to the back of the SwitchBack™. The BackPack interfaces to the SwitchBack™ through a special, ultra-wide, high-speed connection.
  • Rugged
    MIL-STD-810F for temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock and humidity.
  • Integrated Wireless
    Bluetooth 2.0, 802.11 b/g, GPS
  • Sunlight Viewable Display
    5.6-inch 1024x600 screen can be easily viewed in bright sunlight.
  • System Diagnostics
    The SwitchBack™ has a first-of-its-kind, patent pending Status and Control dashboard. This diagnostic application contains an accelerometer and monitors and manages factors such as power consuption, primary and secondary battery levels and temperature.
  • Extended Life
    During the extended life of the SwitchBack™, your applications are likely to change. As your needs evolve, so can the SwitchBack™--translating to tremendous cost savings.

Backpacks that can be integrated in the Switchback Rugged UMPC
The SwitchBack's design is so flexible almost any electronic peripheral can be designed to interface with it. Today, customers can order the SwitchBack™ with the Standard BackPack, which includes VGA output, a Serial Port, type II PCMCIA, Audio In/Out and USB 2.0. In addition, customers can choose to utilize Roper Mobile's BackPack Development Kit which allows them to build their own custom BackPacks.

Possible Backpack's:
  • Digital Camera
  • Mag-Stripe Reader
  • Barcode or RFID Scanner
  • Graphics Card
  • Biometric Readers
  • Compact Flash
  • Custom Communications Devices
  • High Definition Audio
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System Specifications Switchback Rugged UMPC
Core System: Available Operating Systems: Interface:
  • CPU: Intel® 1.0 GHz Celeron© M
  • Memory: 512MB (up to 2GB Optional)
  • Storage: 40GB Removable HD (up to 120GB Available), up to 64GB Solid State HDD
  • Genuine Windows XP Pro (standard)
  • Windows Vista (optional)
  • Linux (optional)
  • Touchscreen display with passive stylus
  • Backlit Condensed QWERTY Keyboard
  • Built-In Pointing Device
Display: Wireless(Optional): User Ports:
  • 5.6" Sunlight Viewable LCD
  • 1024x600 WSVGA Resolution with passive touch screen
  • Onboard Intel© GMA-900 Graphics Chipset
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • WiFi b/g with 2.4 GHz antenna
  • Civilian GPS
  • 1x USB 2.0
  • 1x Power Port
  • 1x Ultra Wide BackPack Port
Power: Physical Specifications: Warranty:
  • Battery: Hot Swappable Lithium Polymer
  • Recharge and run unit from 9 to 28VDC input
  • 2 to 4 hours runtime (standard battery)
  • Dimensions: 7.5"x5.5"x2"
  • Weight: 3 lbs
  • Housing: Magnesium Alloy w/ Overmolded Rubber
  • One Year Limited Warranty
  • (extended warranty available)
Rugged Specifications
With Rotating Hard Drive:
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C to +75°C
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to +50°C
  • Operational Drop: 36" to concrete
With Solid State Hard Drive:
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C to +75°C
  • Operating Temperature: -20°C to +55°C
  • Operational Drop: 48" to concrete


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