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Please visit: http://us.panasonic.com/fzG1recall for more information, as well as a firmware update download that may help prevent issues while you are awaiting a replacement battery pack.

"As a result of Panasonic’s ongoing commitment to improving our products and services,

we recently identified an issue involving the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet

incorporating battery packs that are specified below. The battery pack of the tablet could

overheat and ignite, causing a fire hazard."

"The root cause of this issue is contamination inside the battery cells. When batteries

covered under this recall notice are used in environments with wide temperature

variation, a short circuit can occur inside the cell that can cause overheating and ignition."

"If you purchased a Panasonic FZ-G1 tablet in the United States with the following model

numbers (FZ-G1A, FZ-G1B, FZ-G1C, FZ-G1F, FZ-G1J, FZ-G1K, FZ-G1L, FZ-G1M,

FZ-G1N) in conjunction with the FZ-VZSU84U/ FZ-VZSU89U/ FZ-VZSU96U battery

pack, please contact us immediately to receive a new battery & firmware. You may

contact us through one of the following methods:

 Web: http://us.panasonic.com/fzG1recall

 Email: FZG1BatteryProgram@support-us.panasonic.com

 Phone: toll free 844-633-1030"

Aegex Technologies Announces Rugged Depot as Reseller

Atlanta, Ga. (April 10, 2017) – Aegex Technologies LLC has added Rugged Depot as a Reseller in the United States of Aegex’s intrinsically safe Windows 10 tablets for hazardous industrial environments.Rugged Depot is a Houston, Texas-based supplier of rugged computing and related accessories that also offers repair and software solutions to support industrial hardware.Rugged Depot [...]

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CF-54 vs CF-53

Panasonic semi rugged class of Toughbooks is the perfect blend of durability and function. Recently, the Panasonic CF-54 Toughbook has been introduced to replace its predecessor the CF-53. The CF-54, while similar in many respects to the CF-53, improves on key aspects of the Toughbook class.Panasonic did not compromise, and retained all of the same rugged features [...]

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The ​Panasonic semi rugged class of Toughbooks is the perfect blend of durability and function

Recently, the Panasonic CF-54 Toughbook has been introduced to replace its predecessor the CF-53. The CF-54, while similar in many respects to the CF-53, improves on key aspects of the Toughbook class.Panasonic did not compromise, and retained all of the same rugged features and certifications while at the same time improving on the form factor of the unit. [...]

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Toughbook and Toughpad In-Stock specials, make offer

Make an Offer on any In-Stock Toughbook or Toughpad, all serious offers considered!

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The Rugged Depot Extra Mile

At Rugged Depot, we believe that the relationship between buyer and seller doesn’t end when the final Toughbook is in the buyer’s hands, or when they have received the last Toughpad dock or the last piece of hardware.  Rugged Depot wants our customers to have a smooth and enjoyable experience long after their purchase has been completed.  We try [...]

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Getting A CF-20 Toughbook Online

One of the most useful optional integrations in a Panasonic Toughbook is a wireless cellular modem; once installed and activated, your Toughbook will be able to connect to the internet through your wireless carrier.  Most Panasonic Toughbooks feature this integration as an option as it is a critical component of any on the go job code.  The new CF-20 Panasonic Toughbook [...]

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Rugged Depot at FDIC

Rugged Depot was proud to be able to send some of our account representatives to FDIC 2016 in Indianapolis.  FDIC is one of the largest fire fighter conferences in the world.  Rugged Depot operated a vendor booth with one of our software partners: Rhodium Incident Management.Meeting those men and women who utilize our equipment on [...]

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Smaller and Tougher

Panasonic has recently debuted the brand new FZ-F1 Panasonic Toughpad and the android based equivalent the FZ-N1 Panasonic Toughpad.  These handheld devices weigh in at little more than half a pound yet are some of most rugged of the entire Toughpad line.  Featuring a 4.7 inch high definition, daylight viewable, gloved multi-touch display, the FZ-F1 [...]

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iKey Bluetooth Keyboard Walkthrough

The FZ-G1 Panasonic Toughpad has many accessories that can enhance it as a tool.  One of the most useful accessories to a Toughpad is a separate physical keyboard.  iKey makes a number of different keyboards that can be paired with the FZ-G1.  In this video, we walk you through the iKey Bluetooth Keyboard.

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