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DreamBook Tough B30 notebook from PIONEER Computers Australia

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The DreamBook Tough B30, available from PIONEER Computers Australia , is a road warrior that has been designed to be fully customisable. With an extensive list of security, power and connectivity options as well as 12 hour battery life, the DreamBook Tough B30 ensures productive and worry-free mobile computing.

The DreamBook Tough B30 features a 13.3" TFT XGA transmissive ultra-bright, sunlight readable display with optional touch screen functionality and offers up to 1200nits sunlight readable technology.

The DreamBook Tough B30 is both MIL-STD-810F and IP54 compliant, a magnesium alloy designed and shock mounted HDD, vibration and shock resistance and sealed I/O caps and doors to prevent damage from solid particles and moisture.

The DreamBook Tough B30 also includes advanced security features to safeguard important data such as a fingerprint scanner, TPM V1.2 and optional smart card reader and includes comprehensive connectivity options like Bluetooth, Wireless LAN, GPS or 3G.

The key features include:

  • High sunlight readable technology optional 1200 Nits with touch screen
  • Up to 12 Hours of battery life
  • Full magnesium alloy case
  • Shock-mounted removable HDD
  • Vibration and drop-shock resistant
  • Sealed ports and connectors
  • MIL-STD 810F and IP54 compliance
  • Optional MIL-STD 461E compliance
  • Optional Salt Fog compliance
  • Optional night vision accessories such as vehicle adapter (90Watts, 12-32V), MIL 461E compliant AC adapter (available in Q2 2008), vehicle dock, office dock (available in Q3 2008), carrying bag, second HDD and second Battery
The DreamBook Tough B30 is available from PIONEER Computers Australia on a build to order basis.


  • Operating system - Windows Vista® Business (with Windows® XP Pro downgrade)
  • Ruggedness - Fully rugged
  • MIL - STD 810F and IP54 compliance
  • Full magnesium alloy case
  • Sealed ports and connectors
  • Shock-protected removable HDD
  • Vibration and drop-shock resistant
  • Optional salt fog compliance
  • Optional MIL-STD 461E compliance
  • CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo Merom L7500 1.6GHz processor
  • 800 MHz FSB
  • 4MB L2 cache
  • Memory - 512MB DDR2 expandable to 4GB
  • VGA Controller - Integrated in Intel® GM965, 384MB shared memory
  • Display - 13.3" XGA (1024 x768) TFT LCD (standard 500nits)
  • Optional touch screen
  • Optional 1200 nit sunlight readable display with touchscreen
  • Storage - SATA 80GB expandable to 250GB
  • Keyboard - Waterproof membrane keyboard
  • Optional water-proof LED back-lit membrane keyboard
  • Optional water-proof LED back-lit rubber keyboard
  • Media Bay - DVD Super Multi drive
  • Optional 2nd battery
  • Optional 2nd HDD 80/120 GB
  • Pointing Device - Pressure sensitive touch screen
  • Glide touchpad with scroll bar
  • Expansion Slots - PCMCIA Type II x 2 or Type III x 1
  • Optional express card 34/54mm (occupies one PCMCIA type-II slot)
  • Smart card reader - Optional smart card reader (occupies one PCMCIA type-II slot)
  • Communication interface - 10/100/1000 base-T Ethernet
  • 56K ITU V.92 modem
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 4965a/g/n
  • Optional GPS (with internal antenna)
  • Bluetooth(v2.0+EDR class 2)
  • Security - Fingerprint scanner
  • TPM 1.2
  • Kensington lock
  • Power - AC adapter (90W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz)
  • Li-Ion Smart battery (7650mAh) (Up to 12 hours of battery life)
  • Optional media bay 2nd Li-Ion battery (7650mAh)
  • Dimension and Weight - 11.9" (303.5mm) x 10.35" (263mm) x 2.36"(60mm), 7.7 lbs (3.5 Kg)
  • Environmental test specifications

Temperature according to IEC 68-2-1,2,14 / MIL-STD-810F, method 501.4, 502.4
Operating - 0 °C (32 °F) to 55 °C (131 °F)
-20°C (4 °F) to 55 °C
Non-operating: -40 °C (-40 °F) to 70°C (158 °F)

Humidity - According to IEC 68-2-30 / MIL-STD-810F, method 507.4 5% to 95% RH, non-condensing

Altitude - According to IEC 68-2-13/ MIL-STD-810F, Method 500.4
Operating: 15,000ft
Non-operating: 40,000ft
Altitude change rate: 2,000ft/min

Shock: According to IEC 68-2-27/ MIL-STD-810F, Method 516.5

Drop: According to IEC 68-2-32 / MIL-STD-810F, Method 516.5

Vibration: According to IEC 68-2-6 / MIL-STD-810F, Method 514.5

ESD: According toIEC1000-4-2

Enclosure: IP 54 compliance

Regulation: FCC, UL, TUV, CE, CB

Others : MIL-STD-461E (option)

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