Dolch Computer sells a 400-MHz rugged notebook
- By Bill Murray
- Aug 03, 1998
Dolch Computer Systems Inc. has released one of the first ruggedized 400-MHz Pentium II
The MegaPAC-P2 has Intel Corp.s new 440BX chip set and 100-MHz motherboard bus.
It can hold as many as nine full-size ISA/PCI expansion boards.
The notebook runs on 120- or 220-volt alternating current or on 160-watt Power Anywhere
power supplies or uninterruptible power systems. The 25-pound, shock-mounted unit has an
alloy chassis and composite case.
A black coating on the 10.4-inch active-matrix display reduces glare and reflection.
The MegaPAC-P2 has 32M of EDO RAM, expandable to 128M, and a hard drive as large as 9G.
It will run MS-DOS, any Microsoft Windows operating system, IBM OS/2 or Santa Cruz
Federal users of Dolch products include the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Environmental
Protection Agency, Federal Aviation Administration, Marine Corps and Navy.
The Fremont, Calif., company sells notebooks on its General Services Administration
Information Technology Schedule contract, as well as on Unisys Corp.s Air Force
Unified LAN Architecture II buy and Electronic Data Systems Corp.s NASA Scientific
and Engineering Workstation Procurement II contract.
GSA pricing for the Dolch MegaPAC-P2 starts at $8,746.
Contact Dolch Computer Systems at 888-232-5220.