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Mil-Spec Computer Resists Heat, Runs Linux

Dec 16, 2007, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Quantum3D has announced a rugged, battery-operable computer aimed at video-intensive military applications. The Thermite TVC 3.0 runs Linux, according to the company, and features Core 2 Solo or Duo processors and a variety of video capture and graphics options.

"The TVC 3.0 comes in a sealed alloy enclosure and includes a choice of hard disk drives, including a shock-resistant, extended-temperature 80GB unit, or solid state disks (SSDs) ranging from 16GB to 64GB. Operating temperatures range from 0 to 72 deg. C (32 to 161 deg. F) with a hard disk drive, or -40 to 85 deg. C (-40 to 185 deg. F) with an SSD and 'conformal coating' applied, according to the company..."

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