News | July 14, 2016

GammaTech Adds Detachable Keyboard Option To Its Popular DURABOOK R11 Tablet


Built Rugged from the Get Go, the R11 Now Offers Even More Versatility, Easily Going from a Handy Tablet to a Tablet That Acts Like a Laptop; Perfect for Demanding Jobs in the Toughest Environments

Fremont, CA /PRNewswire/ - GammaTech Computer Corp. takes versatility to a new level with the addition of an optional detachable keyboard for its popular DURABOOK R11 rugged tablet. The R11 is the lightest and thinnest rugged tablet PC in its class at only 2.73 pounds including battery. The do-anything, go-anywhere lightweight computer is perfect for the most demanding applications in the toughest, harshest environments.

"Rugged mobile tablets, such as our DURABOOK R11, make it possible to have the Internet, high-definition cameras, spread sheets, GPS capability, and more at users' fingertips, no matter where their jobs take them," stated Tom Wang, GammaTech president. "Add in a keyboard, and that handy tablet now acts like a laptop, with all of the pluses of easily using word processing programs, updating files, and writing emails at the job site thrown in. With an optional detachable keyboard, the lightweight GammaTech R11 rugged tablet offers a high-performance, complete mobile computing solution. It is clearly the tablet of choice, no matter how inhospitable the work surroundings may be."

The rugged GammaTech R11 tablet with detachable sealed keyboard is suitable for any mobile application subject to constant movement, bumpy rides, or use in damp or dusty areas, and where real-time information and updating is crucial. It is a perfect solution for a number of jobs in a variety of industries. Some examples include:

  • Field service – field engineers can keep the home office up to date, increasing productivity and efficiency;
  • Health care – workers have immediate access to and can quickly update patient information, assuring the best care possible whenever and wherever it is needed;
  • Sales – field salesmen have immediate access to customer files and purchasing history, current inventory, and can instantly write and send sales orders to the home office, even if it is across country;
  • Retail sales – clerks can check stock quantities and write orders without having to continuously run back and forth to a central location for such information;
  • Public safety personnel – police, fire, and emergency medical personnel can take notes and write reports while in the field, saving time and without having to depend on memory;
  • Transportation – vital real-time information is provided accurately and efficiently assuring the supply-chain management, productivity, and customer service demanded in this industry;
  • Military – passing multiple military standards fulfills the military's need for very rugged computing products, without compromising functionality and flexibility.

Only-the-Rugged-Survive Design
The DURABOOK R11 is survival tested to withstand drops, bumpy roads, moisture, and dust. Its MIL-STD-810G rating assures shock, drop, and vibration protection, as well as the ability to withstand use in a wide range of temperatures. Qualifying under the strict MIL-STD 461F Army Ground and Air Force standard allows the R11 to be confidently used by military forces. An IP65 rating ensures the unit is sealed tight from damaging water and dust intrusion. The unit is also certified to ANSI ISA Standard12.12.01 for operation in hazardous locations.

General Features
The R11 features the latest generation of Intel® power: the 5th generation Intel® Broadwell Core™ i5-5200U 2.2GHz processor, providing superb visual and graphic performance. As the lightest rugged tablet in its class, the DURABOOK R11 comes with an 11.6" HD (1366x768) LCD anti-reflective display with a capacitive multi-touch panel and water-tolerant design. 

It also has a built-in G-sensor, gyroscope sensors, and a light-ambient sensor; Intel high-definition audio; M2-SATA SSD 64GB/128GB storage; a Micro SD card slot that supports SDHC and SDXC; and a front-side, full-HD camera as well as an integrated rear-facing 5MP camera. Intel® Centrino Wireless AC 7260 NGW 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC and Bluetooth 4.0 Class 1 provide wireless communications.

A lithium-polymer battery pack provides 6-7 hours of operation. Security features include computrace support BIOS, administrator password, TPM 1.2, Kensington lock, and boot password protection.

Array of Options for Customization
In addition to the detachable keyboard, the GammaTech R11 tablet offers a variety of options to ensure the unit is constructed and configured as the customer needs. Options include Intel® Broadwell Core™ i7-5500U 2.4GHz processor; a slim Bluetooth keyboard folio with kickstand; M2 SSD storage; anti-reflective (AR) and sunlight-readable display; an extended lithium polymer battery pack provides up to 14 hours of operation; barcode scanner, supporting 1D, 1D/2D barcodes; MSR, smart card, and dual frequency RFID (low 125khz and 13.56mhz) readers; built-in E-compass; Windows 10 Professional 32 or 64 bit; and dual battery charger.

The GammaTech DURABOOK R11 tablet with detachable keyboard option is available through authorized resellers nationwide and at GammaTech website. For more information, please visit:

GammaTech Award-Winning Products
GammaTech has a well-earned reputation and a long history in producing computers for the rugged market. It has been named a multiple winner in Government Security News' Homeland Security Awards in the Best Rugged Computers category.

About GammaTech Computer Corporation
GammaTech Computer Corporation is a leader in the design, manufacture and sales of cost-effective, high-performance mobile computing solutions throughout North America. Its award-winning line of rugged and hardened notebook and tablet computers are designed and built-to-order to increase mobile productivity for business, government, healthcare, fire, public safety and a host of other entities. GammaTech offers a complete portfolio of products that delivers power and performance needed in the most demanding work environments, resulting in increased productivity and accelerated return on investment. GammaTech is headquartered in Fremont, California, which provides the final assembly, inventory, service and technical support. For more information, visit GammaTech at

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