Panasonic ToughBook 30 (2008 – 2009)

Panasonic ToughBook 30

Product Name: Panasonic ToughBook 30

Purchase Options – US:
Amazon.com
ToughBook 30 – L7500 CPU, 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD
ToughBook 30 – L2400 CPU, 512MB RAM, 80GB HDD
Onsale.com
Toughbook 30 CF-30C4TADBM – L2400, 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD, XP
Toughbook-30 CF-30FTUAXAM – L7500, 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD, Vista

Summary:
– 13.3″ Touchscreen, Intel Ultra Low Voltage/Low Voltage, Rugged
– Search SL’s archives for ToughBook 30 News
Markets: Professional/Outdoors/Rugged
Regions: Possibly Worldwide
– This Page Updated: Mar 24, 2009

Notes:
– Full magnesium alloy case w/integrated handle
– Meets MIL-STD-810F / IP54 Specifications
– Outdoor-viewable display (optional)
– shock-mounted/quick-release HDD
– Sealed all-weather design
– 3-foot drop rated
– Optional built-in GPS
– LCD Heater with Touchscreen
– HDD Heater
– 2nd Battery can be fitted in optical bay
– May have 9-pin D-Sub Serial Connection
– External 50 ohm Coaxial antenna

Related Stories:
Mar 24, 2009: Panasonic ToughBook 30 vs GammaTech Durabook D15RP (Engadget)

History:
Status: In production (2009)
Announced:
Available:
Price:

Related Laptops:
– Replaces the original Panasonic ToughBook 30

Models:
– Panasonic ToughBook CF-30K
– CF-30C4TADBM – Intel L2400 CPU (1.66GHz), 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD, No Optical, Windows XP
– CF-30FTUAXAM – Intel L7500 CPU (1.6GHz), 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD, XP

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo, SL9300 (1.6GHz 6MB L2), L2400 (1.66GHz, 2MB L2)
Chipset: Intel Centrino 2 with vPro
Front-side Bus: 1066MHz
Memory: DDR2 667MHz SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 4GB

Graphics/Display:
Display: 13.3″, Optional sunlight-viewable 500 nit or 1,000 nit
Resolution: 1024×768
Widescreen: No
Touchscreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel GS45 GMA 4500MHD, Possibly Intel X3100 or GMA 950 as well
Graphics Memory: Up to 1GB (Shared)
Video Out: 1x VGA
Other: Pre-installed replaceable screen film for touchscreen

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: HDD, SSD optional
Hard Drive Capacity: HDD: 80GB, 160GB; SSD: 32GB
Optical: Optional Combo or DVD Super Multi-Drive
eSATA Port:
Other: Shock-mounted HDD

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR
Mobile Broadband: Optional, Ready (Integrated Gobi 3G global)
Modem:
Ethernet: Gigabit

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Analog Devices AD1883, Intel HD-copliant
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 1x front-facing speaker
Audio I/O: 1x Headphone/Line-Out, 1x Microphone/Line-In
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x 1394A 4-pin
PC Card/ExpressCard: 1x PC Card Type II, 1x ExpressCard/54
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD) SDHC
Keyboard/Mouse: 87-key, Pressure-sensitive touchpad with vertical scroll
Other: Keyboard volume/mute controls

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint (optional)
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): TPM v1.2
Other: SmartCard options, Hardware AES, Computrace in BIOS

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Windows Vista Business (XP Downgrade Option) or Windows XP
Other Software: Panasonic Handwriting, Zoom Utility, Concealed Mode Utility, Hard Disk Data Erase Utility,
Drivers:
Warranty: 3-year Limited Warranty, Parts, and Labor

Battery:
Type: Lithium Ion (10.65V 8550mAh)
Options:
Battery Life: Mfr: Up to 9 hours (Vista), 10 hours (XP). With optional 2nd battery – Up to 12.5 hours (Vista), 14 hours (XP)

Dimensions:
Width: 11.9 inches / mm
Depth: 11.5 inches / mm
Height: 2.7 – 2.8 inches / mm
Weight: 8.4 pounds / kg