Heavy Duty Laptop – Rugged & Waterproof

I offer refurbished RUGGED waterproof, drop proof Panasonic Toughbook laptops. Are you a mechanic, technician, in construction or marine navigation, farming, or anyone else working with exposure to elements? I’ve got a strong laptop for you! Many of them have an RS-232 DB-9 serial port, outdoor viewable displays, and more relevant features. A heavy duty laptop can stand up to the elements, and abuse! Refurbished units with 6 months warranty and available extended warranty. All units are very expandable and can be customized exactly to your needs. Not sure what you need? We are based out of Vancouver, BC with pickup available. Delivery costs are $20-35 anywhere in Canada and the US. Fast turn around times with available express shipping. Contact me, and I’ll help you choose. 

Available strong laptop models

  • Basic – can handle the basic things like email and web browsing. Good for legacy 32-bit software. 
  • Midrange – required for most normal things like YouTube as well as some diagnostics applications.
  • Premium – recommended for heavier processing tasks like video editing, content creation or some demanding diagnostics programs.
  • Water resistant models that are not for the elements but are more affordable and still higher quality business class laptops. 

Do you need help choosing a heavy duty laptop for your application? Please contact me!

   Strong Laptop in the sand Strong Laptop used in the army. Heavy duty Toughbook CF-19  Strong Laptop in the mud. Heavy duty Toughbook CF-30. Strong laptop in the dirt

Who makes these heavy duty laptops?

All heavy duty laptops I sell are made by Panasonic in Japan or Taiwan. Toughbooks are the number one choice for military and police organizations around the world. The downside? Panasonic charges crazy prices for them new, anywhere in the region $3000-6000 USD each! This is where I come in. Refurbished units are much more affordable, and cost only a fraction of new. I load them with fresh and latest software and put through rigorous testing to ensure they perform just like new! These are incredibly reliable MIL-SPEC units which can survive multiple drops and exposure to the elements. They can handle: heat up to +50C, cold up to -30C, rain, mud, dirt, sand, dust, oil, grime, and more! Just take a look at the torture test videos and prepare to be blown away. Furthermore, the higher end models have bright outdoor viewable displays. You can stop finally stop squinting! 

Do you need help choosing a heavy duty laptop for your application? Please contact me!

A true story of one strong laptop

I supply a large number of heavy duty laptops for marine navigation on leisure and fishing vessels. In 2019, a customer in Oregon purchased a 10 inch waterproof unit, and was quite happy with it. Unfortunately, around one year later he contacted me letting me know that his boat had sank. The unit was onboard, and stayed on the bottom of the Columbia River for around 24 hours. The work crews raised the boat up. Fortunately, the customer had shut all the port covers when he stored the unit down below. Understandably, some of the metal parts corroded, and the water had comprehensively soaked every part of it. 

Next, he proceeded to dry it off and then just let it sit for a while, assuming it was a complete loss. Imagine his astonishment when he was able to turn it on as if nothing had happened. This is beyond the boundaries of what these strong laptops are designed to handle. Below is a picture of the Toughbook CF-19, the exact type of unit that took part in the ordeal above, and survived!

Strong Laptop which survived drowning. Heavy duty Toughbook CF-19.

Why choose a Toughbook?

Panasonic Toughbooks are the strongest laptops in the world. They are a favorite of police & military forces around the world. The downside? High prices from the factory. These units cost as much as $3000-5000 USD! However, refurbished they are much more affordable. I supply a wide selection refurbished Toughbooks with a 6 months warranty. I customize both hardware and software to your precise needs! Please contact me if you got any questions or would like to order a unit.

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