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PacStar 3500

Bringing full computing and communications power anywhere
(by Conrad H. Blickenstorfer)

PacStar is a technology systems integrator that provides total communications solutions to the military as well as governmental and commercial customers. The PacStar 3500 is not so much a separate computer as a deployable network communications terminal in an airline carry-on-sized box that provides the full communications capabilities of a small office anywhere in the world. Providing integrated data, voice and satellite services, the PacStar 3500 includes a satellite modem, rugged laptop computer, analog phone, military-approved firewall and VoIP phone termination box. Housed in a shock-resistance chassis with pull-out, the product accepts 12 V DC, 110 V AC, and 240 V AC power options.

The PacStar 3500 can be used standalone, with voice and data services supplied by client existing infrastructure or third party phone providers. It can also be integrated with the PacStar 5500 to enable small teams to travel remotely, yet communicate as part of a larger deployed team.

As simple to transport as a piece of luggage, the PacStar 3500 provides customers with a compact, integrated communication solution that is easy to stow and easy to use, complete with simple step-by-step instructions so any user can be online anywhere in just minutes. The system is designed to connect remote individuals to command infrastructures, give first responders the information they need, and generally deploy virtually unlimited communications capabilities anywhere.

Specifications PacStar 3500
Status Added March 2007, updated 05/2013 (replaced with PacStar 3700)
Processor Intel Pentium M Processor
CPU Speed 1.86GHz
Standard/Max RAM 512MB/2048MB
Disk/drive Removable hard drives of various capacities
Card slots PC card slot for (1)Type I, II, card with 32 bit card bus and support for zoomed video
Display type TFT Active Matrix Color LCD
Display size/res 12.1"
Digitizer/pens NA
Keyboard/scale Spill-resistant
Housing Magnesium Alloy Case
Operating Temp -20 to 60 C
Sealing Unknown
Shock 30-inch drop
Size (WxHxD) System is in portable 36 lbs. case measuring 22 x 14 x 9 inches
Weight Unknown
Power 12V DC, 110V AC, 240V AC
Interface 2 LAN, 2 analog phone, 802.11g, BGAN Statellite Modem
List price Inquire
Contact www.pacstar.com
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