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Re: OT: suggestions for rugged portable computer

Kevin Mark(kevin.mark@verizon.net) is reported to have said:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 03:44:46PM -0400, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> > I'm going to be travelling in semi-wilderness and would like to take a
> > computer with me.  Primarily for note-taking with vim, and when a
> > phone-line is available for email or google-searches with lynx.  I don't
> > need X or GUI but if it was available then perhaps some light graphics
> > stuff like grabbing images from a digital camera or reading pdf files.
> > In any event, my processing requirements are basic (I can do all this on
> > my 486, except for the camera due to lack of USB).
> > 
> > 
> > Has anyone here done anything like this?  Any suggestions on a small
> > cheap case/MB?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> Have you considered a pansonic toughbook (used being cheaper). On ebay
> an 800mhz for about 500 USD. If you want to only use one with no
> battery-- then maybe a shuttle xpc with 13" lcd? Thats a lot more
> expensive and harder to carry.

I would suggest you take a look at <http://www.bobjohnson.com> instead
of EBay.  He has a Panasonic Toughbook CF-128 1Gig notebook for $299.
I have never bought from him but he gives a lifetime warranty on any
used Laptop he sells.  That makes me lean towards him for my next
purchase.  JMHO


A. Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
Q. Why is top posting bad?

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