Rarely does one have time to return to a desk to print out documents. The Brother RJ4030-K RuggedJet mobile printer is a perfect, sized-right answer to your mobile printing needs. The RuggedJet is fast, easy-to-use, versatile and tough and can print at speeds of up to 5 inches per second. You will love the many features, including the USB, serial and Bluetooth wireless technology interfaces; support for the major linear and two-dimensional barcodes; and optional magnetic card reader. Don’t let the size fool you — this 4-inch, ergonomically constructed printer has been tested to withstand 6-foot drops and comes with a two-year bumper-to-bumper warranty. The RuggedJet is right at home printing field service reports thanks to its higher memory capacity. However, the best feature of the RuggedJet is the low-maintenance cost due to its fewer moving parts compared to other printing devices and lack of ink or ribbons. MSRP $845.
Portable Printing Perfection
These days, nearly every essential piece of office equipment has gone mobile. For those who need an office on the go, the Canon PIXMA iP100 may be the perfect solution, offering portability and the freedom to conduct business from just about anywhere. This printer is IrDA-compatible and offers an optional BU-30 Bluetooth interface for wireless printing from a PC, PDA or even a camera phone. The versatile PIXMA features an increased color resolution and uses a patented print head which ejects ink droplets as tiny as 1 picoliter, which translates into faster, brighter images. MSRP $249.99.
DataWorks Plus’ Electronic Citation Software uses a wireless mobile device, MDT or laptop to quickly and efficiently input vital information. Data fields can be auto-populated in under a second by simply scanning a driver’s license or registration and can adapt to two-dimensional barcode readers. Personnel will appreciate the built-in GPS link, which automatically loads location data for each traffic stop. Additionally, report and citation templates offer customization to meet agency and state requirements. As a bonus, data entered into the software can be sent through a secure electronic submission to the agency or command center. The DataWorks Plus Electronic Citation Software technology has proven to be a valuable tool for law enforcement everywhere. MSRP starts at $30,000.
At Your Service
This rugged and durable tactical phone case is ideal for on-the-job and personal use. Its high-performance nylon and high-impact locking clip protect your sensitive electronics even when you’re running and gunning, but it’s still easy to open with one hand. The best news is that it fits most phones, including those already sheathed in a protective case. MSRP $16.99.
When the mission is critical, the decision of which laptop to use is equally as critical. The General Dynamics Itronix GD8200 is a military-grade, rugged notebook. Law enforcement and military personnel need equipment that is mobile, quick-to-connect, secure and reliable, as well as cost-effective. The GD8200 is compact, lightweight and features an Intel Core i7 processor for maximum power and performance in extreme conditions. The GD8200 was tested in a wide range of the harsh environments and met or exceeded MIL-STD-810G and IP65 standards. Additionally, the GD8200 offers a multi-touchpad, giving users optimum functionality. Thanks to the DynaVue II touch-screen technology, viewing images on the screen in full sunlight is no problem. When tough is simply not enough, reach for the Itronix GD8200. MSRP starts at $4,955.
Tough as Nails
When the U.S. military decides that the Getac notebooks are tough enough to endure its brand of equipment use, it’s safe to assume that the notebooks are strong enough for any job. If you are seeking greater mobility, connectivity and flexibility in a laptop, take a look at the Getac B300. The B300 is designed with a magnesium alloy case made to endure 24/7 use and extreme fluctuations in temperatures, from below freezing up to 160 degrees, and is sealed tight to withstand accidental spills, dust and debris. The B300 offers an Intel Core processor, up to 3.2 gigahertz, turbo-boost technology and the 4-megabyte L3 Smart Cache, as well as several connectivity options, such as Bluetooth, WLAN and GPS. Add to it a 30-hour battery life and bumper-to-bumper warranty and you end up with a laptop that can handle almost anything. MSRP starts at $3,799.