Take that solid block of aluminum, excavate enough to fit a simple motherboard with a miserly Cyrix processor running at MHz without the need of a fan, seal the whole thing tight without any visible openings or ports, facilitate connectivity through an ingeniously designed port replicator with a single point of contact that also doubles as a deskstand, and top it all off with a then large and highly readable 9. Well, some of the key people from Tusk became the driving force behind WalkAbout which got started in Any other Wacom pen we had in the office worked just fine with it, and replacements no longer cost a fortune as they did in the early days of pen computing. This sale does not include probes, cables, manuals, power cords or any other accessories unless otherwise stated. Environmental As far as environmental protection goes, the Hammerhead Xtreme is, well, extreme. Well, the folks at WalkAbout did better.

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No fan was needed and so the Hammerhead was totally sealed. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Click here for full specs. Are the tech updates enough in this era of Intel Core Solo and Duo processors and the next generation of the ever more resource-intensive Windows OS, Vista, looming on the horizon?

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There is just enough space on all four sides so that you can hold the computer with both hands without your thumbs obliterating part of the display. In those days Intel made chips and Cyrix was still around.

And it now had two PC Card slots for additional flexibility. Includes 5 business days handling time after receipt of cleared payment. The price you pay for the outdoor readability is a display that has a mildly irritating iridescent sheen to it. High on our wishlist would be more readable screens and a bigger battery.


The RT model carries an IP64 rating which means complete protection against dust and protection against rain or water spray from any angle. It was now powered by a MHz Pentium and disk capacity was up by a an order of magnitude from a few hundred meg to 3.

The Hammerheads sill exist and they still use the same basic design philosophy. Progress doesn’t stand still for anyone, and there will always be advances in manufacturing methods and new and better technologies.

Specifically, the 7th gen Hammerhead split into a value-oriented base RT model with a magnesium body and an ultra-rugged, fully decked-out XRT model with the traditional aluminum case. Basically the line, that is now in its seventh generation, has been split into the “value class” rugged Hammerhead RT and the ultra-rugged, no holds barred Hammerhead XRT.

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Fast forward to the present. So while the competition built machines that felt as solid as if they were milled from solid blocks of metal, WalkAbout’s new Hammerhead WAS milled from a solid block of metal–aircraft grade aluminum, to be precise.

For outdoor use there is a hammeruead XGA screen that works best in direct sunlight, and also a transflective “All-Vis” SVGA display as a compromise for indoor and outdoor use. In terms of performance, you can select between the RT and the RT Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. This sale does not include probes, cables, manuals, power hammerheas or any other accessories unless otherwise stated.


Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. A couple of years later WalkAbout answered that concern with the Hammerhead 3 which was available with a Watch list is full.

The pen can be tethered to a zipper and there is a loop hammeruead securely park the pen in. Technological updates Under the hood, things have changed, but not by that much.

Para piezas o no funciona: And to top it all off, this miracle of design weighed in at a laughably light weight of just four pounds. Well, the basics remain the same. The Hammerhead 3 had a bigger screen, WalkAbout did a remarkable job with thermal management, but packing this much power into a totally sealed unit with a fan is simply not possible without the unit running rather hot. However, given that consumer laptops often weigh ten pounds and more, the fact that a nearly indestructible ultra-rugged slate computer made almost entirely of aluminum weighs half that much is amazing.

The original Volkswagen Beetle was such a product, and the Swiss army knife was and still is. An item that has been used previously.

Additionally, by offering dual antennas, the HH3 is the only product of its type that accommodates a combination of wireless devices such as a separate WAN and LAN in the same unit. This model was featured in our and Buyer’s Guides.