Dolch Computer Systems, Inc. has been around since 1987, offering rugged portable computers and flat-panel displays. Most of their products are geared towards the test and measurement markets and all are virtually bullet-proof.
The FieldPAC is actually much bigger than the picture implies. It is essentially an attache case made of industrial aluminum that so happens to be an almost infinitely expandable portable computer inside. The whole thing weighs a full 17 pounds, but that's because the FieldPAC has a full 14.1-inch display, expansion up to four slots and five drives. Basically, Dolch built an entire desktop computer into that aluminum case, allowing mobile personnel to take desktop power almost anywhere. A "BatteryPAC" option even provides up to six hours of power.
Processor Pentium M Processor
CPU Speed NA
Standard/Max RAM 128MB/256MB
Disk/drive Hard drive/floppy drive/optical drive
Card slots 2 PC Card Type II + 1 PCI
Display type Transmissive TFT
Display size/res 14.1-inch/1024x768
Keyboard/scale Removable 104/105 keys, 100%
Housing Aluminum case
Operating Temp 32 to 122F
Shock 10g, 11ms, 1/2 sine
Size (WxHxD) 18.6 x 14.4 x 4.0
Weight 17 lbs.
Power Various Li-Ion (up to 6+ hrs.)
Interface 2 RS232, parallel, RJ45
Interface 2 USB, video
Basic System 15 lb. 6.8 kg.
DIMENSIONS Height 3.0" 7.62 cm.(Display Closed) Height 16.0" 40.60 cm
(Display Open) Depth 13.0" 33.00 cm. Width 18.0" 45.70 cm
Headquartered in Fremont, California, Dolch is the world leader in rugged, multi-slot portable industrial PC platforms. Dolch also manufactures rugged touch screen solutions, industrial enclosures and public access kiosk systems. The Dolch Difference -- an industry-leading, customer-oriented infrastructure that ensures a consistent product configuration, superior service and lifetime technical support, backs every product. In addition to the Fremont campus, Dolch has offices in San Diego, Baltimore, Cleveland, Germany, Canada, France and the United Kingdom
Our unit is in excellent condition and has the reference number of FPAC5-233-XG and a serial number of UK 0183
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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH28751. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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