Archives For Ruggedness

Temperature Test chamber

At Juniper Systems, we test every single rugged handheld we make to confirm that it meets each of our very high rugged standards before shipping it to the customer. This ensures that our customers receive only the highest quality product possible—one that will perform reliably in whatever environment they may be working in. And this is one of the reasons that Juniper Systems consistently maintains very low warranty failure rates—last year, for example, our warranty failure rate was just 3.3%—significantly below the industry average. Continue Reading…

Chicken-fried Allegro rugged handheldYes, one has to admit that it’s tough being a rugged handheld (pun totally intended). Life as a rugged handheld entails complete exposure to the elements: the cold, the heat, the rain, and sometimes, albeit unintentionally, fire. Continue Reading…

Log scalingFor Joe Lange, the morning of July 9th began as usual, and he went about his work expecting it to be a perfectly ordinary day. Joe is a log scaler for Wright Scaling of Bayview, ID, and is contracted by one of Elecdata’s (one of Juniper’s partners) customers, Vaagen Brothers Lumber Co., which utilizes the Allegro CX rugged handheld, an older version of the Allegro MX, with Elecdata’s log scaling software to record their data. Joe had been scaling logs for about 3 ½ years, the last year of which had been spent at the company’s Usk, WA operation. Continue Reading…

As promised, here is the new Archer 2 smackdown video! If you’d like to get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the video, check out our last post.

Hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed filming it!

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Busted flourGet ready for tomorrow, when we’ll post our newest handheld torture video, starring the Archer 2! In the video, we take a close-up look at the Archer 2 as it undergoes some seriously rugged tests. We went in a bit more of an… unconventional direction with this video, hoping to spice things up a bit, while still demonstrating the extreme ruggedness and awesome features of the Archer 2.

Here are a few scenes that you’ll see in the video. Continue Reading…

We’re always working to improve our products through testing, testing, testing. While we’re confident that the Archer 2 has the best capacitive touchscreen in the rugged handheld industry, we’re constantly tweaking, fine-tuning, and making adjustments so that it performs optimally for users.


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Servicing handhelds

Okay, maybe rugged handhelds don’t literally get a flat tire… not even every once in a while. But figuratively speaking, they sometimes do. Think of your rugged handheld like a car. You buy a new car, and you expect it to last a long time, right? You might even buy a top-of-the-line luxury car because you believe in quality.  Continue Reading…