Rugged Accessories for Your Rugged Device

There are plenty of accessories to choose from, but here are a few of our accessories that will help make your daily job tasks easier and ensure that your rugged device keeps up with all your needs.

You’ve selected the rugged device that will work best for you: a tablet or laptop that’s tough enough to handle everything you do across the course of your daily job responsibilities. Now, you need the accessories that will go along with it: the additional tools that will make it possible for you to handle your daily job tasks as easily on the road as you do in the safety and comfort of a traditional office. There are plenty of accessories to choose from, but here are a few of our accessories that will help make your daily job tasks easier and ensure that your rugged device keeps up with all your needs.

Rugged Keyboard

Versatility is a necessity in rugged industries. With detachable keyboards you can transform your tablet to a laptop in just seconds. When you’re finished with your project you can simply detach the keyboard and return to your tablet; making rugged keyboards an accessory essential for the rugged industry.

Here are our some of our rugged keyboard available now:
Getac F110 Detachable Keyboard
iKey Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard for Xplore Tablets
DT Research Detachable Keyboard


Tired of holding your rugged tablet or rugged computer? A shoulder strap allows you to have the ease of having your rugged device accessible when you’re in a hands-on environment.

Here are our some of our shoulder straps available now:
Getac F110 & V110 Shoulder Strap
Xplore Adjustable Shoulder Strap
DT Research Tablet Shoulder Strap

Hot Swappable Batteries

When you’re on the go, you want your device to keep going no matter where you are, and that includes those times when you don’t have access to docking stations and chargers. Hot swappable batteries can make a huge difference in your device’s functionality when you’re out on the road, making it easier than ever for you to use your device when you need it most.

Here are our some of our hot swappable batteries available now:
Getac F110 Spare Hot-Swappable Battery
Xplore External Second Battery for Bobcat & XSLATE D10
DT Research Battery Pack


Once you’ve selected your rugged device, make sure that you have the accessories that will work best with it to make your work day run smoother. Contact us today to discuss the accessories your job requires in order to make the most of your rugged laptop or tablet, to learn how these devices can help increase your productivity, or to be sure that you’re choosing the accessories that are best for your devices.

Battery Drain – How to Stop it!

Despite big advancements in technology, battery drain is an ongoing problem. Here are some ways to extend the life of your batteries:

  • Use the power management settings on your computer that comes built in.
  • Switch off the wireless card if you do not plan to access your network or internet connection
  • Disable Bluetooth if you don’t use it.
  • Shut down or hibernate the laptop if you plan on not using it for awhile.
  • Turn off unused ports such as VGA, Ethernet, PMCIA and USB.

  • Reduce the LCD’s brightness level when in well-lit areas.
  • Turn down the screen resolution.
  • If your laptop has an OLED based display, avoid displaying white images. OLED screens consume a lot less power displaying blank. 
  • Avoid extreme temperatures. Batteries will die faster at extreme temperatures. Try to charge and use the battery at room temperatures.
  • Use a cooling pad when using a notebook computer on your lap. 
  • Avoid propping your laptop on a pillow, blanket or other soft surface that can heat up.

What is the worst power mode for battery drain?
  • Sleep mode doesn’t use too much power and is useful if you want to stop working for a short period of time.
  • When your computer is in hibernate mode, it uses zero power
  • Connected standby can be more of a drain on your battery than “sleep” or “hibernate” as applications are still running and updating
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