GammaTech R11 Rugged Tablet and R8300 Fully Rugged Notebook Are on Duty and Ready to Serve

Qualified to Stringent MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F, and IP65 Testing, They Make Ideal Cost‐Effective Solutions for the Harsh, Demanding World of Public Safety

Fremont, CA - December 11, 2014 - Included in its line of tough DURABOOK mobile computing solutions, GammaTech Computer Corp. offers two exceptional models for the difficult and demanding environments encountered by public safety personnel. The units are the R11 rugged tablet and the R8300 fully rugged notebook. Both are certified to stringent MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD- 461F, and IP65 specifications, assuring they will stand up to the daily rigors found in the stress-filled, fast-paced, anything-goes field of public safety. GammaTech is a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers.

"Law enforcement officers, firemen, and emergency medical personnel need mobile computers that will be there when they need them," commented Jen Chen, GammaTech president. "Our DURABOOK products are built tough to ensure the reliability and performance that workers in this vital sector need and deserve. The R11 tablet and R8300 notebook are two of our most recent such additions. Both are designed and manufactured to withstand harsh environments, and to resist vibration and shock on the road."

Meet Or Exceed Demanding Specifications
Both of these DURABOOK models meet or exceed the most difficult environmental specifications. Their MIL-STD 810G rating assures shock, drop, and vibration protection, as well as the ability to withstand a wide-temperature range. Passage of the strict MIL-STD 461F allows them to be confidently used in aircraft or space-system applications. An IP65 rating ensures they are sealed tight from damaging water and dust intrusion. The R8300 notebook also meets the ANSI/ISA 12.12.01 standard (formerly known as UL1604 - Class 1 Division 2).

R11 Rugged Tablet
The GammaTech DURABOOK R11 is the lightest (2.73 pounds including battery) rugged tablet PC in its class. It comes with a powerful 4th generation Intel® Haswell Core™ processor for superb visual and graphic performance. It has an 11.6" HD (1366x768) LCD anti-reflective display with a capacitive multi-touch panel, and a water-tolerant design, meaning it can be used even in wet environments and/or while the user is wearing latex gloves.

The R11 includes built-in G-sensor, gyroscope sensors, and a light-ambient sensor; M2-SATA SSD 64GB/128GB/256GB storage; a MicroSD card slot that supports SDHC and SDXC; and a front-side, full HD camera as well as an integrated rear-facing 5MP camera. Security features include computrace support BIOS, administrator password, TPM 1.2, Kensington lock, and boot password protection.

Wireless communications are provided by Intel Centrino Wireless AC 7260 NGW 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC and Bluetooth 4.0 Class 1. The DURABOOK R11 tablet offers a choice of Microsoft Windows® 7 Professional or Windows 8.1 software, and a host of exclusive features and options.

R8300 Fully Rugged Notebook
Designed specifically for outdoor usage, the GammaTech DURABOOK R8300 fully rugged notebook offers unsurpassed performance, even in the most hostile environments.

It comes with an Intel 3rd Generation i‐Core LV /ULV CPU i‐Core i7-3667U mobile processor, providing optimum power consumption, weight, and performance. The unit also includes a versatile mobile Intel QM77 Express Chipset, and Windows 7 operating system.

The unit's large 13.3" TFT touch‐screen LCD display features direct‐sunlight readability, an added plus for workers toiling in bright, mid‐day-through-late‐afternoon sun. Its quick‐release HDD‐storage capability allows users to inter‐swap either 500GB or 750GB HDDs simply by turning a couple of knobs. Additional storage is provided through a 5.25" Super Multi‐Slot-type optical disc drive. Two DDR3 SODIMM slots provide 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB of memory each.

Other features include security protection such as Absolute Computrace, TPM 1.2, and a Kesington lock; and various connectivity support such as Wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.0, SIM card slot, a built- in WWAN antenna, a GPS module with built‐in GPS antenna, Wi-Fi, and more.

The GammaTech DURABOOK R11 rugged tablet and R8300 fully rugged notebook are available through authorized resellers nationwide and at All GammaTech computers may be customized for unique customer requirements.

GammaTech Award-Winning Products
GammaTech has a well-earned reputation and a long history in producing computers for the rugged market. It has been named a multiple winner in Government Security News' Homeland Security Awards in the Best Rugged Computers category.

About GammaTech Computer Corporation
GammaTech Computer Corporation is a leader in the design, manufacture and sales of cost-effective, high-performance mobile computing solutions throughout North America. Its award-winning line of rugged and hardened notebook and tablet computers are designed and built-to-order to increase mobile productivity for business, government, healthcare, fire, public safety and a host of other entities. GammaTech offers a complete portfolio of products that delivers power and performance needed in the most demanding work environments, resulting in increased productivity and accelerated return on investment. GammaTech is headquartered in Fremont, California, which provides the final assembly, inventory, service and technical support. For more information, visit GammaTech at


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