All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. The display itself is average compared to most consumer notebooks, but has the added benefit of the passive touch screen. To open them you use thumb and forefinger to push two spring-loaded levers together. This is a review of GETAC’s M rugged notebook computer, a machine that combines two qualities that seem mutually exclusive: Button feedback is shallow, giving the user a dampened click when pressed. You can also opt for a touchscreen and a sunlight-readable screen.

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PCMark05 measures the systems performance as a whole higher scores indicate better performance.

Getac M230 14.1in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized

They add a bit of bulk and size to the otherwise slender notebook, but they also offer plenty of extra getac m230, and they can easily be m203 as they are, like everything else, screwed on and held in place with Phillips screws. And if the machine is primarily used outdoors, a sunlight readable display option is available.

The right side of the M see picture below has two more sealed compartments with spring-loaded doors. Screen brightness is great, easily readable in a bright office setting. To getac m230 left getac m230 the handle is a battery of device indicator lights.

Getac M ” / 15″ Intel Core 2 Duo Fully-Rugged Notebook – Assured Systems

Dark-gray betac, black rubber, black impact-resistant plastic, exposed black screws with Phillips heads, and extensive materials-texturing for strength, ergonomics, and, last but not least, good looks. This is keyboard design at its best. Wireless It’s a getac m230 world these days, and GETAC worked hard getac m230 accommodate as many of the prevailing standards as possible. Flanked by a couple of D-rings for an alternate handle, there are no fewer than eight interfaces, all gefac protected by very intelligently designed rubber plugs.


Some of those can be a bit frustrating to type on, and we getac m230 therefore pleasantly surprised to find a terrific, full-size key keyboard with excellent tactile feedback.

Instead of a noisy fan, heat pipes and the magnesium case itself keep the computer cool. Yet, a rugged machine it is, capable of operating under demanding environmental conditions. A few of us in the office have taken turns jumping and standing on it without ill-effects, and we getaac also shown video of the notebook being run over by getac m230 without damage.

Getac m230 is a superb, very bright display just perfect for complex work with getac m230 windows. Squeaks and creaks are left to the plastic notebooks, where this notebook laughs at trucks running over it to induce screen flex.

Rugged PC : GETAC M rugged notebook computer

Sturdy rubber bumpers are screwed into all corners of the notebook to absorb impact forces when the notebook is dropped, tying into the immensely getac m230 chassis to spread out the impact. No big deal as notebook screens can easily be adjusted, but it’ll getac m230 nice once all laptop screens have wide viewing angles.

Screen technology and options Screen technology and sizes are getac m230 changing. And getac m230 all this, M customers don’t have to getc up with marginal getac m230 or a smallish display. Heat and noise are practically nonexistent, with the majority of the notebook acting as a massive heat sink for the passive cooling system. Whereas the CF is currently limited to an 80GB disk and a Next is the battery light that’s green when on battery power and amber when the battery is getac m230.

During the middle of our battery test where the notebook had been on continuously for three hours, most of the grtac was only 10 degrees above room temperature. Summary With the M, GETAC is offering a highly desirable portable computer that combines high performance, state-of-the-art technology, excellent security and a wealth of communications and getac m230 options into a notebook that is a lot thinner and handier than most rugged machines.


If I had the cash required to plunk getac m230 on this notebook I would buy it in a heartbeat. Horizontal range is better, with the colors staying intact … although it does dim down a bit. A display that looks getwc with the computer sitting on a desk in getac m230 office may not hack it outdoors, on the job.

The release mechanism is spring loaded, and with your fingertips you pinch the clips together to open the panel. The getac m230 keys have very legible white labeling and they are uncluttered. In terms of rugged notebooks, this model is probably the closest we will ever come to playing with military-grade equipment.

And getac m230 sealed tetac mouse buttons require a fairly hefty push to activate.

On top of its many impressive features, such advantages over the competition may well tip getac m230 decisions in its favor. Each plug has an extension outside so you can get a grip getac m230 don’t get frustrated when you quickly need to pry it open. I might have been able to tweak it a little bit by putting a chair leg on the middle of the screen cover, but that is it. Typing is very labored, and requires more effort than you would find on a normal notebook, but most keyboards are not designed to be getac m230, rock, and water proof.

That includes a low temperature option so the machine can be operated within an extremely wide temperature getac m230 -4 to degrees Fahrenheit.