Upgrades & Options

These can be added to almost any of the units I sell. They are optional upgrades and options that I customize your unit with during the building process. Not sure what you need? Contact me!

Operating system & software

  • $50 Win 10 Pro (Win 7 is default).
  • $50 Windows XP (for old software compatibility).
  • $50 Office Pro.
  • $100 PDF Editor.

Offline navigation & mapping

  • $75 Road navigation with maps.
  • $125 Satellite imagery for your region.
  • $125 Topographic & back road maps.
  • $150-300 Marine charts for fishing, sailing, cruising and more.

Internal hardware

  • $100 SSD (solid state drive) upgrade – fast load times, reliable, no moving parts.
  • $75 GPS antenna 1 Hz or $125 GPS/GLONASS dual band 1 Hz antenna or $175 GPS/GLONASS dual band 10 Hz antenna.
  • $75 Touch screen upgrade (available on 10, 13 inch models ONLY).
  • $50-75 DVD & CD burner disk drive (available on 13, 14 15 inch systems ONLY).
  • $50 Backlit keyboard (usually available only on the CF-29, CF-30, and CF-31, sometimes CF-19).
  • $25 Bluetooth card – for wireless mouse or external speakers etc.
  • $25 SD Card reader for transferring files from a camera etc.
  • $40 Additional 2 x USB 3.0 ports via an ExpressCard expansion card.
  • $50 RAM upgrade from 2->4GB, $75 4->8GB or $175 4->16GB (inquire about availability).
  • $75 3G/4G/LTE WAN card with SIM slot.
  • $50-150 HDD/SSD storage upgrade, for multimedia and other large files (depending on capacity).
  • $125 Additional battery.
  • $100 Dedicated graphics card for CAD or gaming applications (limited availability on some systems, inquire).
  • $100 Second hard drive with a FULL SYSTEM IMAGE (backup).
  • Inquire Second HDD caddy with another operating system and separate drive (fast to swap).

External

  • $65 12V cigarette plug power adapter for car or boat. [TEMP INCREASE for 1 month due to COVID SUPPLY DISRUPTIONS, regular $55].
  • $50 Second 110V power adapter (one is included for FREE).
  • $125-150 Docking station or $275 complete vehicle arm mount.
  • $100 Long range high gain external WiFi adapter.
  • $175 AIS receiver with antenna (for marine applications).
  • $125 External 500GB SSD for backup, or other purposes.
  • $30 USB to 2.5″ SATA adapter cable – easily connect your old laptop’s hard drive and copy your files over.

Satellite phone & SOS

  • $800 Iridium (Motorola) 9505A – this works anywhere in the world, requiring a SIM & subscription plan. It also allows for a slow 9600 baud rate Internet connection.
  • $500 Qualcomm Globalstar GSP-1600 – has good coverage in North America. Also requires a SIM & subscription plan.

Extended hardware warranty

  • 6 months is included for FREE.
  • 15% of the total unit cost for each additional 1 year warranty term.

Contact me, and I’ll discuss them with you if you’re not sure what you need.