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DAP Technologies MicroFlex 2240X

Ruggedized Pocket PC
(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)

The Microflex 2240 is the smallest and lightest in the RMT DAP Technologies lineup of rugged mobile handhelds. Built around standard Pocket PC hardware and software, the Microflex 2240 offers all the convenience and ease-of-use of a consumer Pocket PC. However, all of this comes in a nearly invulnerable case that allows operation under extreme temperatures from -22 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit and even total immersion in water for as much as half an hour. Yes, if the 2240 drops into a puddle or even a brook, it'll be none the worse for wear. The device is also highly expandable and customizable via two CF card slots as the optional PowerBoot module or an Extended CF-Cap that accommodates larger accessories such as a GPS receiver. Up to 256MB of non-volatile Flash is available for data, and the powerful battery easily last a full shift and more.

While the 200 MHz version is still offered, both versions of the 2240 now come with Windows Mobile 6.0 Classic.

In March of 2007, DAP Technology merged with JLT Mobile Computers to form Roper Mobile Technology. Prior, both companies had been subsidiaries of Roper Industries, Inc.

Specifications
Added/updated Updated 03/2007, 06/2008
Form-factor Rugged PDA
CPU Speed Intel PXA255/200 or 400 MHz
OS Windows Mobile 6.0 Classic
RAM/ROM 64MB/128 or 256MB
Card slots 1 CF Type I + 1 CF Type II
Display type Sunlight-readable TFT
Display size/res 240 x 320
Digitizer/pens touch/1
Keyboard/keys on-screen
Navigation directional buttons
Housing NA
Operating Temp -22 to 140F
Sealing IP67
Shock 26 4-foot drops
Size (WxHxD) 3.75 x 6.5 x 1.75
Weight 17.0 oz.
Power 3,800 mAH Li-Ion ("15 hrs.")
Interface USB, serial
Wireless Optional: Socket Communications 802.11b kit, Socket Bluetooth Kit, Holux GPS CF card
List price US$1,299 to 1,599
Contact RMT, Inc
Windows Mobile Info
  • Windows Phone 7
  • Windows Mobile 6.5
  • Windows Mobile 6
  • Windows CE 6.0
  • Windows Mobile 5
  • Windows CE 5.0
  • Windows Mobile Smartphone
  • Windows Mobile 2003
  • Windows CE .Net
  • Windows for Pocket PC 2002
  • Pocket PC intro 2000
  • Windows CE H/PC Pro 1998
  • Windows CE 2.0 1997
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