Carlson Mini2 Data Collector

Carlson Mini2 Data Collector

carlson mini2 data collector

The Carlson MINI2 is a rugged field computer for use with Carlson data collection software, and is designed to be compact, light weight, and fit in the palm of your hand for ultra mobility.

Selectable options include a 5 MP camera, a 3.75G GSM modem, and a GNSS receiver, on a platform with Microsoft® Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3 Operating System on a Cortex A8 processor, and expandable memory via a SD/SDHC card slot.

With an IP68 rating and MIL-STD-810G certification for water, humidity, sand and dust, vibration, altitude, shock, and temperature, the rugged MINI 2 features glove friendly numeric keys and touch screen, together with a built-in wireless from Wi-Fi & Bluetooth, plus the traditional serial and USB ports.

SPECIFICATIONS

PROCESSOR
  • 1.0GHz ARM Cortex AB i.MX53 processor
  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3
  • Multiple languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese)
MEMORY & DATA STORAGE
  • 512MB RAM
  • 8GB flash storage
  • User-accessible micro SD/SDHC slot
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology, 2.1 +EDR, Class 1.5, line-of-sight range up to 1300 feet (400 meters) when paired with Class 1 Bluetooth device
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n with extended range
  • 3.75G modem – Pentaband Worldwide (Geo 3G model only)
  • Frequencies: HSPA+/UMTS: 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100 MHz (supports micro-SIM card only)
  • Data communication interface, SMS
BATTERY
  • Intelligent, lightweight Li-lon battery 3.6VDC @ 10600mAh, 38.16Whr
  • Operates for up to 10 hours on one charge
  • Battery easily changeable in the field
  • Optimized for excellent performance in cold temperatures
  • Charges in 2 to 4 hours
PORTS
  • COM1, RS-232C 9-pin D connector  with 5DVC power output
  • USB host (Full A), USB Client (Micro B)
  • 12, 24 VDC @ 1.5-3.5A, 10-36V unregulated
  • 3.5 mm audio jack, supports speaker/microphone or stereo output (pin detect)
  • I/O module OEM configurable/customizable
CERTIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Marking (applicable EMC, R&TTE, and LVD directives)
  • Industry Canada
  • EN60950 Safety
  • RoHS Compliant
PHYSICAL
  • Size, standard models:  3.6″ wide  x 7.25″ length x 1.5″ thin (91 x 184 x 38 mm)
  • Weight: 1.3 pounds (590 grams)
  • Durable hardened plastic in a shear-proof and shock-resistant design
  • Strong chemical resistance
  • Comfortable, wide hand strap
  • Easy-to-grip, impact-absorbing bumpers
DISPLAY
  • Active viewing area: 4.3″ (109mm) WVGA LCD TFT (800 x 480)
  • High visibility backlit LCD
  • Portrait or landscape orientation
TOUCH SCREEN
  • Projected capacitive touch interface “optically bonded” to display for increased visibility
  • Chemically strengthened glass
ENVIRONMENTAL/RUGGED
  • Waterproof or dustproof, IP68
  • Operating temperature: -22 to 131 Farenheit (-30 to 55 C)
  • Storage temperature: -22 to 158 Farenheit (-30 to 70 C); Note: Bluetooth wireless technology is rated to -4F (-20C)
  • Shockproof: multiple drops from 4 to 5 feet (1.2-1.5 m) onto concrete
  • MIL-STD-810G Test procedures: Method 500.5 Low Pressure (Altitude); Method 501.5 High Temperature; Method 502.5 Low Temperature; Method 503.5 Temperature Shock; Method 506.5 Rain; Method 507.5 Humidity; Method 510.5 Sand and Dust; Method 512.5 Immersion; Method 514.6 Vibration; Method 516.6 Shock
KEYBOARD
  • Five-way directional navpad
  • Numeric keypad (6 user reassignable)
  • Adjustable LED backlit keys
STANDARD ACCESSORIES
  • 10600mAh battery
  • AC wall charger with international plug kit
  • Micro USB client sync cable
  • Ultra-wide hand strap
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Shipping box
  • Screwdriver
CAMERA (GEO MODELS)
  • 5MP resolution with autofocus and Led Illuminator + video capture
  • Embed and emboss photo with date, time and GPS posititon
GPS/GNSS (GEO MODELS)
  • 2 to 5 meter typical accuracy with post-processing capability for better accuracy
  • Enhanced performance under heavy canopy
  • GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, COMPASS, SBAS L1
  • Integrated real-time SBAS receiver (WAAS, EGNOS, etc.)
  • 32 GNSS tracking channels