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Old 10-10-2013, 03:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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If you have to take a laptop on a boat where water can splash on it while using it, would you go for a waterproof laptop, or is there any kind of cover or something that you can buy to protect the laptop from seawater?
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Have you looked at Toshiba toughbooks?
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Panasonic Toughbook: Panasonic Toughbook 31 Rugged Computer - Panasonic Toughbook 31 Laptop

Ingress Protection (IP65)

Fully-rugged Toughbook® mobile computers are IP65 certified1 according to the IP code defined in the international standard IEC 60529.

The products are tested and certified by an independent test lab facility located in the United States. Rather than vaguely describing equipment as "waterproof" or "dustproof", the IP Code uniformly quantifies various levels of resistance to liquids, particulates and solid objects. The numbers following the letters "IP" represent the specific degree of protection provided by electrical enclosures. The first digit (6) indicates the ingress of dust at a level that will not have a harmful effect on the operation of the unit. The second digit (5) indicates that water sprayed from all directions will not compromise the computer's functioning. Higher numbers indicate a higher tolerance to dust and water. For example, a unit with an IP65 rating will withstand both elements better than a unit with an IP54 rating. While IP65-certified Toughbook computers are not completely impervious to the ingress of water or dust, the rating does indicate neither element will cause operational complications while used under conditions commonly encountered by Toughbook mobile computers.
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Old 10-20-2013, 01:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thank you for information!

It looks like the prices rugged computers is way beyond the budget
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They are qite pricey
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