Comparison of Popular Vehicle Computers

Psion Teklogix

Motorola

Datalogic

LXE

As advertised June 2009 psion teklogix 8525 G2 half screen vehicle computer Motorola VC5090 half screen vehicle computer Datalogic Rhino half screen vehicle computer LXE VX6 half screen vehicle computer
Model 8525 G2 VC5090 Half Screen Rhino VX6
Processor Intel Xscale PXA 270 @ 520 Mhz Intel Xscale PXA 270 processor @ 624 Mhz Intel Xscale @ 400 Mhz Intel Xscale PXA255 400 Mhz
Memory 128 MB SDRAM 128 MB SDRAM 65 MB SDRAM 128 MBSDRAM
Operating System Windows CE 5.0 Windows CE 5.0 Professional Windows CE.NET 4.2 Windows CE 5.0 Professional
Windows CE.Net 4.2
WLAN 802.11 b/h: Narrowband (400-500 Mhz) 802.11 a/b/g 802.11 b/g 802.11 b/g; 802.11 a/b/g
Wireless Security WPA 1; WPA 2; WEP, AES; LEAP; PEAP; TLS; TTLS WPA, TKIP,40/128 bit WEP ? WPA or WPA2; Cisco CCXv4 certified
Antenna Diversity single or dual diversity single or dual diversity ? single or dual diversity
Bluetooth yes yes, version 1.2 yes yes
Keyboard Options ABC, QWERTY, AZERTY, all with 10 f keys and 68 pc like format QWERTY, 65 key with audible key beep 57 key alpha-numeric ABCD layout with audible beep 60 key keyboard
Keyboard Backlight yes no yes yes
Interfaces one tether port (RS-232, scanner and usb port); one port (DB9 RS-232 with opt. 5/12V on pin 9); one high density port (RS-232, USB device, 2 x USB host ports) 2 x RS-232 serial ports with power; keyboard/USB port; USB port (host or client) 2 x RS-232-C serial interfaces 2 x RS-232 (DB9) w switchable power; 1 combo USB host/USB client/ethernet (10/100) port; 1 x 2.5 mm audio/microphone jack; 2x internal speakers (up to 95 db); 1 dual PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
Storage Drives 64 mb flash 192mb flash 32mb flash 512mb flash
Display Size 8.8 in. 10.5 in. 8.8 in. TFT Color LCD 10.5 in. TFT active matrix color touch
Display Resolution 1/2 VGA 640x240 800x320 half SVGA 640x240 800x320 SVGA
Display Brightness ? 350 NIT ? 550 NIT (outdoor display); 350 NIT (indoor display)
Expansion Slots 1 SD I/O slot; 1 Type II Compact Flash; optional two type II/one type III PCMCIA slot. Convenient access to slots via sealed end cap SD memory card 2 PCMCIA type III 2 Type I/II PCMCIA slots; 1 SD memory card slot. Expansion access is via top mounted user access panel
Power Internal power supply 10-90VDC 10-60VDC; reverse polarity protected; connects directly to vehicle battery Internal power supply (11 to 60 VDC); reverse polarity protected 12-80VDC internal fully-isolated power supply with power cable for vehicle attachment
UPS optional internal UPS with built in fast charger optional, minimum 30 min. operation based on typical user profile no optional - minimum 15 minutes of operation
Physical Dimensions 11.75 in. W x 4.625 in. D x 11.5 in. H 11.28 in. L x 12.2 in. W x 5.04 in. D 12.6 in. H x 9.8 in. W x 3.5 in. D 9.6 in. x 12.2 in. 3.6 in.
Weight 9.5 lbs (including integrated UPS) 16.31 lbs 7.7 lbs 9.4 lbs
Enclosure Magnesium housing Aluminum housing ? Black high strength, high temp industrial plastic with an aluminum mounting plate
Operating Temp standard: -4ºF to 140ºF
freezer: -22ºF to 140ºF
-22ºF to 122ºF -22ºF to 122ºF standard: -4ºF to 122ºF
freezer: -22ºF to 122ºF
Rain and Dust Protection IP66 IP66; meets MIL-STD-810F military rating IP65 IP66; shock and vibration testing exceeds MIL-STD-810F military rating
Typical Price Range $3,899-$5,369 $2,787-$3,678 $2,997-$4,435 $2,891-$3,793
Highlights no need for external preregulator. can also operate on UHF narrowband networks great value 25 g shock tested has optional touchscreen heater to remove fog and frost. 100% relative humidity condensing (heated unit only)

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