The Trimble Nomad outdoor rugged handheld computer is by far our best-selling field computer. The Nomad has power and capabilities to help you get the most out of your time in the field. The Nomad is extremely rugged, meeting rigourous MIL-STD-810F and IP67 standards for water and dust, yet is light and easy to carry.
Featuring an 806 MHz processor, the Nomad also includes 128 MB of memeory, a long-life 5200 mAH lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery, a daylight-readable full VGA display, intergrated Bluetooth, user-accessible CF and SDIO ports, plus I/O ports that include USB host/client and an audio jack. All units come standard with Windows Mobile 6 and are RoHS compliant. The Trimble Nomad comes with a 2 year standard warranty.
What are the ruggedness specifications of the Nomad?
The Nomad meets MIL-STD-810F specifications, the same ruggedness specs that the TDS Recon® and Ranger™ meet. This assures you that the Nomad can handle drops, vibration, high and low temperatures, and humidity. Also, just like the Recon and Ranger, the Nomad is rated IP67 against dust and water.
How does it compare in size to the TDS Recon and Ranger?
Just slightly larger than the TDS Recon, the Nomad weighs in at just 21 ounces. It fits easily and comfortably in the hand.
How does it compare in memory to the Recon and the Ranger?
The Nomad has an impressive 128 MB of DDR SDRAM memory for the programs you actively work in during the day. Also, with 1GB of nonvolatile Flash memory, the Nomad can handle all the data you want to save after the work day is done.
Why does the Nomad have a full VGA display?
Most handheld computers have a QVGA display (240 x 320 pixels) whereas the Nomad has a full VGA display (480 x 640 pixels). The additional pixels provide more resolution and clarity which is particularly helpful when viewing graphics like maps or schematics. Even outdoors in bright sunlight, the Nomad’s better screen clarity is noticeable.
What if I need a workhorse processor?
The processor in the Nomad is an 806 MHz XScale from Marvell for all the speed and power you need to handle your processing tasks. If your workload requires the use of GPS, Bluetooth, Web browsing, camera support, etc, this workhorse processor will do it. In fact, at this time, no other rugged handheld computer on the market comes with an 806 MHz processor.
What kind of battery does the Nomad have?
The Nomad has a generous 6-cell 5200 mAh lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery module. With Nomad default settings you can typically expect 15 hours of battery life. An important benefit of a Li-Ion battery is the quick recharge time. You can fully recharge the battery in 4.5 hours, which means less downtime.
What kind of keypad is on the Nomad?
Nomad configurations have 2 keypad options. You can select from either a PDA-style keypad or a numeric keypad. Both keypads are backlit for use in low-light conditions, making the Nomad user friendly day or night.
Are there different Nomad models?
The Nomad X models take productivity one step further by enabling cellular data connectivity on GSM networks (AT&T and T-Mobile). SMS communication. Data transfer. Route and Location Servicing. Six hardware models provide spectrum of choices to ensure you have the right tool to maximize productivity in the field.