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In-Situ Rugged Reader

Rugged Reader Pocket PC
Rugged Reader Pocket PC

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  • Rugged Construction - Withstands drops on rocks, accidental immersion in water, blazing hot conditions, and subzero cold.
  • Fully Sealed Design - IP-67 rating protects internal components in case of accidental immersion in water.
  • Flexible Connections - Transfer data with ease. 9-pin RS-232 connection plus two mini USB connections allow the RuggedReader to be used as a host or client device.
  • Lightweight and Easy to Hold - Ergonomic design fits comfortably in your hand.
  • Easy-to-use Keypad - Large, tactile buttons are generously spaced for easy operation – even with gloves!
  • User-Accessible Expansion - Gain additional storage or room for GPS or Bluetooth integration using two user-accessible expansion slots (CF or SD).
  • Large, High-Contrast Display - Rugged, touchscreen color display, usable in portrait or landscape view, provides excellent screen viewing in most environmental conditions.
  • Powerful Win-Situ® Software - Ensure simple, efficient and error proof data management using Win-Situ Mobile, Pocket-Situ and Win-Situ Sync.

The Rugged Reader from In-Situ is a multi-functional data collection and monitoring tool built to stand up to the harshest environmental conditions. Water- and dustproof to IP-67 standards, capable of withstanding humidity, vibration, altitude and shock, and easy to operate when wearing personal protective clothing, the In-Situ Rugged Reader was designed with field technicians in mind. It features intuitive interfacing with all your LevelTROLL®, BaroTROLL® and other In-Situ devices, effectively eliminating the need to bring a delicate laptop or tablet computer with you into the field.

As a factory-authorized In-Situ dealer, Environmental Equipment & Supply offers competitive pricing on all Rugged Readers, as well as comprehensive warranty service, accessories, spare parts and more. Call today for pricing information.

Log Management Made Easy

Use the In-Situ Rugged Reader to collect log data from TROLL® 9500, LevelTROLL® and BaroTROLL® devices. Sharing data is easy with the unit's patent-pending communications module, including a 9-pin sub D connector with 5V power on DTR, a mini USB host for controlling other devices and a USB client that makes synchronizing data with other computers simple. Use the Rugged Reader to collect log data, view readings in real-time, set up and schedule tests, calibrate sensors, view reports and more.

Data Collection for the 21st Century

The Rugged Reader represents In-Situ's most technologically advanced data collection device yet. The unit incorporates a number of features not found on competing products, including WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, a pressure-sensitive touchscreen with handwriting recognition, a voice recorder for taking memos and more.

Technical Specifications

  • Processor:Two processors are available delivering speeds of 300 or 520 MHz, both of which are built on the Intel® XScale® PXA270 platform.
  • RAM:Units are equipped with 64 MB of low-power RAM for navigating complex applications and large databases with ease.
  • Memory:The Rugged Reader uses non-volatile Flash memory with a storage capacity of 128 MB.
  • Operating system:Rugged Reader uses the Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 5 operating system; OS data is stored securely in the unit's Flash memory, protecting it from accidental deletion.
  • Applications:Internet Explorer, Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Outlook® and ActiveSync® are all included. In-Situ's proprietary Win-Situ® Mobile, Pocket-Situ, Win-Situ® Sync and HydroPlus CE® provide plug-and-play connectivity with all In-Situ devices.
  • Expansion capabilities:Use the included CF or SD slots to add more memory to the In-Situ Rugged Reader or to integrate GPS, cameras, barcode scanners and other optional devices.

The Perfect Combination of Brains and Brawn

Drop the Rugged Reader in water or on a rock, expose it to extreme temperatures, corrosive environments and other harsh conditions — its rugged construction and fully sealed design will withstand almost anything you can throw at it. With a two-year limited warranty, the Rugged Reader will be your faithful logging companion for years to come.