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Transferring data on the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet

The Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet™ is different from other Juniper Systems handhelds in several key ways. Probably the biggest difference is in the operating system—the Mesa 2 runs full Windows 10, while other Juniper handhelds run on Windows Embedded Handheld. Continue Reading…

Mesa 2 Windows Rugged Tablet

If you’ve checked out the new Mesa 2™ Rugged Tablet since our announcement last week, then I’m sure you’ve picked up on a few of the obvious things:

  • It’s running the new Windows 10.
  • It’s got a 7-inch display—larger than any of our previous handhelds.
  • Its battery lasts 8–10 hours, plus you can get an optional internal battery to gain an additional 4-5 hours of runtime.
  • It’s rated an impressive IP68 for dust and water.
  • Even with a larger display, it’s thinner and lighter than its predecessor, the Mesa Rugged Notepad.
  • It swapped the Mesa Rugged Notepad’s resistive touch screen out for a capacitive touch screen for better responsiveness.

Knew all that already? Yeah, we figured as much. You guys don’t miss a thing.

BUT… there are a few things that may not be as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about the Mesa 2… Continue Reading…

Goal Zero Solar Archer 2

Goal Zero’s Sherpa 100 Solar Power Kit is used to charge the Archer 2 rugged handheld.

Both the Archer 2™ and Allegro 2™ use a long-lasting, Overtime Technology™ battery, with runtimes in excess of 20 hours in many use cases. While this amount of battery power is outstanding, sometimes, for whatever reason, you can’t get to an electrical outlet. Maybe you’re working in a remote location for an extended period of time like this expedition team, or maybe you just plain forgot to charge your rugged handheld. And in those cases, you need to find another way to get power. Continue Reading…

Mesa & Archer 2Choosing a rugged handheld computer is an important decision, especially when you’re looking to purchase a fleet of them for a large number of workers. You want to make sure the handheld meets your needs, provides excellent productivity, and is a good investment.

With so many rugged handheld options available, that decision can be overwhelming, to say the least. So to make the process a little easier, we’ve listed 17 things you should consider before buying a rugged handheld. If you give some thought to each of these items, you’ll find yourself more educated about what you need and what to look for in a rugged handheld. You can always contact us for some extra advice as well. Continue Reading…

Cedar CT4 HandheldCedar CMP1 MiniPhoneCedar CT7 TabletJuniper Systems’ subsidiary company, Cedar Tree Technologies, has recently been merged into Juniper, allowing you to buy Cedar rugged handhelds directly from Juniper Systems.

What are Cedar Tree handhelds, you ask? And how are they different from Juniper Systems’ handhelds? We’ll lay it out for you to help you decide which product is right for you.

Cedar Tree handhelds lie somewhere along the line between consumer devices and Juniper Systems’ ultra-rugged handhelds. They differ in a number of ways: Continue Reading…

Archer 2 bluetoothNeed to connect your Juniper Systems’ handheld with a Bluetooth® device? In this post, we’ve got you covered. Most of our customers using Bluetooth are pairing devices that use a Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP), which includes GPS receivers, some barcode/RFID scanners, and laser range finders. We’ll start with that. To connect a device that uses a Bluetooth profile other than SPP, you’ll need to use Microsoft® Bluetooth Manager. We’ll cover that later in this post. Continue Reading…

To Dock or Not to Dock

John Florio —  October 27, 2014 — Leave a comment

Allegro 2 in handheld dockWe’re happy to announce that our long-anticipated A2 Single Ethernet Dock is now available. We designed and built this dock in response to customer requests, as a convenient means of charging a handheld, as well as syncing data with a PC or a network. The dock comes with an adapter that will allow it to work with either Archer 2™ or Allegro 2™ handhelds. Continue Reading…