The ultra-rugged Allegro CX Field PC is built to perform in the most demanding environments.
Features include a fast Intel XScale 400 MHz processor, wireless capability with integrated Bluetooth, and a color display option that is highly visible in direct sunlight.
You expect ruggedness, reliability, and flexibility from the Allegro. The Allegro CX has these features and more to make field data collection even more productive.
Fast Processor For Performance
The Intel XScale 400 MHz processor provides outstanding speed and performance.
Microsoft Windows CE .NET V4.2
This operating system provides enhanced program development tools and additional networking and communication capabilities.
Color Display Option
The high visibility color TFT active Matrix Transflective LCD provides brilliant contrast, even in direct sunlight. The MX1178 graphic accelerator provides high performance and speed.
Monochrome Display Option
The 1/4 VGA , 320 x 240 pixel display offers 18 percent more viewing area than comparable units, making applications and data easier to see. A display heater and adjustable backlight are standard features.
Bluetooth Transceiver Option
A class 2 Bluetooth transceiver can be integrated with the Allegro CX, providing wireless connectivity for a 30 foot radius (10 meters).
Meets Tough Environmental Specifications
Do not let the attractive design fool you. The case is rugged, shock resistant, and chemical resistant. Gaskets completely seal the case from water and dust. (Yes, it floats!) The Allegro CE operates in temperatures ranging from -22 to 130 degrees F (-30 to 54 degrees C).
Efficient Keyboard Layout
The keys are large and can be used with gloved hands. Twelve function keys are available. Key labels do not rub off after extended use. The keyboard bezel protects the keys from tearing. It can be removed to clean the keyboard (the Allegro remains sealed during cleaning).
The shape and smooth edges of the case make it easy to hold in either hand and use in the field. The Allegro CE weighs only 1.8 lbs. The battery and PC card compartments are easily accessed. Hand and shoulder straps can be attached in multiple configurations.
Plenty of Memory for Efficient Program Execution
128 M of SDRAM provides sufficient memory to run programs like mobile GIS.
Secure Data and Program Storage
256 M, 512 M, or 1 G of non-volatile solid state disk storage is available. Your data are secure without battery backup.
PC Card Slot Provides Options
Add data storage and input/output options through the user-accessible PC card slot.
Wireless Sensor Integration with Expansion Pods
Options include a GPS receiver, bar code scanner, 802.11b wireless network, and barcode scanner with 802.11b, and RF ID reader. Expansion pods are fully sealed.
Long Battery Life
A NiMH battery pack provides up to 30 hours of battery life. Intelligent battery monitoring and charging are provided. An optional AA alkaline battery holder is available.
Multiple Communication Options
Two standard 9 pin D RS-232C serial ports and an IrDA port allow you to connect multiple devices to the Allegro CE. The USB port provides fast file transfer and synchronization with a PC.
Fast File Transfer and Synchronization
Using the USB/Power Dockyou can quickly transfer and synchronize files between the Allegro CE and a PC. The Allegro is charged while it is docked, preparing it for tomorrows work day. Multiple USB/Power Docks can be attached to one PC.