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New DreamBook Tough PDA available from Pioneer Computers Australia

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New DreamBook Tough PDA is designed for harsh environments.

Compact and rugged, the new DreamBook Tough PDA offers reliability and functionalities conducive tough and harsh environments.

Powered by Intel Bulverde at 520 MHz and WIN CE.net 4.2/ PPC2003 operating system, the wireless PDA provides compelling application solutions for health care, field service, warehouse, retail and public safety sector.


Rugged: With an IP54 standard for demanding environmental conditions

Flexibility: Handle integration options such as GPS, WAN, Bluetooth, CMOS camera, fingerprint authentication sensor to name a few

Wireless: Built-in WiFi 802.11g and Bluetooth, has an integrated antenna, Bluetooth and WLAN

Reliability: Powered by Intel Bulverde and embedded WIN CE.net 4.2/ PPC2003, it provides dependable performance all day in harsh conditions



Intel Bulverde, 520MHz CPU with 64MB flash ROM


Microsoft PPC 2003 (CE.net 4.2 optional)

Storage and memory:

64MB SDRAM (up to 128MB build in), up to 16G from SD reader


240x320 transflective TFT panel 256K colours (3.5" diagonal)

Contrast ratio: 5:1 (B/L off); 80:1 (B/L on);

Brightness: Typical 90 nits (with touch panel)

Touch panel:

Four wire resistive type

Punch life: 1M cycles with 250g force, 2 times per sec

Stroke life: 100K cycles with 250g force, repeat 1 inch

Hardness: 3H

SD memory slot:

User accessible SD slot on the left side of unit

Docking port:

Support USB 1.1 client, USB host and one RS232 port

Wireless communication:

WLAN 802.11g (Wi-Fi compliant)

Integrated antenna:

For WLAN, Blue Tooth


Dust and moisture: IP54

Drop Test: 26 drops from 4 feet height to 2" plywood over concrete

(MIL STD 810F, method 516.5, procedure IV)

Operation temperature: -10 C to +55 C

Storage temperature: -20C to +75 C

LED display:

Two LED indicators; One is for charging/power and the other is for wireless connection


3.7V, 1800mAhr standard removable battery pack up to 4 hours operation with full WLAN/BT connection

1-D Bar code reader:

1-D CCD Image engine Bar Code Reader (optional)

Fingerprint sensor:

Supports full size (non swipe) fingerprint recognition.16, 384 element sensor matrix for accurate fingerprint structure (optional)


1.3 mega pixel CMOS camera (optional)

Dimension L xW x H x D:

147 x 83 x 32 x 50mm with extended battery pack


< 6oz., including standard battery pack and standard Expansion hatch cover, excluding Scanner engine and WLAN solution


DC power jack; docking port, internal speaker, microphone and Stylus

Regulatory approvals FCC, UL, CE mark and radio country approval: US/Canada, R and TTE


Stylus, tether

AC adapter with power cord


  • USB/RS232 dongle with USB cable
  • Flip cover, belt clip, flip cover with strap and hand strap
  • Spare standard (1800mAh) or extended (3600mAh) battery
  • Docking cradle with extra battery charging bay
  • RFID adapter (902, 903, 904)
  • GSM Mobile Phone module (912)
  • USB to Ethernet dongle (922)


  • GPS antenna
  • Internal speaker
  • Contacts
  • Home button
  • Power button
  • Tasks button
  • Calendar
  • Internal microphone
  • Wireless antenna status LED
  • Power status LED
  • Fingerprint sensor (optional)
  • Snapshot button
  • IN Port
  • 1.3 M camera lens (optional)
  • Bar code scanner (optional)
  • Stylus slot

Cost effective:

Longer life span reduces repair and replacement costs, extended warranty costs and manpower allocation


Electronic prescribing; Patient ID monitoring; clinical trials


GPS tracking; Dispatch and routing; Road tolling

Field service:

Remote order entry; Location tracking; Portfolio entry and access


In-process monitoring; Industrial controls RFID entry control


Supply-Chain; Mobile POS; On-site and remote inventory

Public safety:

Computer-aided dispatch; Accident data collection; Criminal and offence database


Sales force automation; Casino betting; Entry/access tag; Restaurant ordering system

The DreamBook Tough PDA is available from Pioneer Computers Australia on a Build to Order basis.

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