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Rugged Laptops for First Responders


When you are a police officer, fire fighter, EMT, or another kind of first responder, you know how important having the right equipment is. Whether you need it to perform the most vital and immediate functions of your job, or you rely on it to keep track of the aftermath of an emergency, having reliable gear is vital.

In today’s ever-connected world, it is more important than ever to have access to computer systems no matter where a first responder may be. Being able to stay connected with others has helped to improve response times and better coordinate relief efforts. In order to handle the difficult conditions that first offenders find themselves in, it is necessary to have computers that can stand up to moisture, dirt, and dust.

At OC Rugged, we proudly carry a wide range of toughbooks and rugged laptops that will make staying connected in the field as easy as it would be in an office. Find the rugged laptops you need at OC Rugged today.

Laptops As Reliable As You Are

First responders are notoriously tough. If you aren’t tough enough, the work can quickly grind you down and wash you away. The laptops we carry are tough enough to be able to keep up with you. From design to build, our toughbooks have what it takes to work when and where you need them to work.

We sell the best brands, including Durabook and Panasonic Toughbooks, because we know that there is no substitute for dependability. As a Microsoft registered refurbisher, we take the time to ensure that all of our used rugged laptops are operating at or higher than acceptable standards. When you buy from OC Rugged, you can continue to do your job without having to worry about whether or not your computer equipment will be able to handle the work.

Designed to Work in Tough Conditions

Browse our site to find a toughbook that is built to handle the conditions in which you work. We have laptops that are water- and dust-resistant, as well as models that can handle bumpy roads and other rough treatment.

We also carry some of the best mounts available. If you need to have your laptop mounted and ready to go in your vehicle, we have options that are perfect.

Covered By Great Warranties

While anyone can say that their products work, only the best companies stand behind their products with a real warranty. When you are browsing for a new rugged notebook, check out the great warranties that we offer. For most of our laptops, there is a one-year warranty with the option to add additional protection.

Check out our online store today or contact us with any questions about rugged laptops for first responders. We work with agencies of all sizes and we can offer the best prices anywhere. If you have a quote from a competitor, we will happily match it. No matter what kind of first responder you may be, we have the technology that will make your work go more smoothly.

Three Reasons to Order Rugged Laptops

No matter what your company or organization does, it is important to have the technology you need to be able to stay in contact with your team, compile data, and perform many other functions. While there is no shortage of companies that will sell you a computer, if your work takes you outside into less-than-ideal [...]

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Three Tough Laptop Features You Need

With so many tough laptop brands out there, finding the computers that are perfect for your work might seem like an impossible task, especially if your work doesn’t take place in a comfortable, climate-controlled office. Whether you are a first responder, member of the military, or you make your living working in conditions that are [...]

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Is Your Business Laptop Tough Enough?

Life on the road isn’t easy for a business laptop. From being stuffed into bags and thrown onto airport security trays to getting pushed under seats and crammed into overhead plane compartments, these notebooks take a lot of abuse. Commonly referred to as business rugged laptops, these machines offer enhanced durability features yet aren’t noticeably [...]

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Ruggedize the Police Force

No police officer is soft. Police officers should have only the most rugged and reliable laptops to keep them in constant contact with the precinct. Police officers need to have fully rugged laptops to keep them at the top of their games. As the first responders in a case of emergency, it is important that [...]

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Why Construction Workers Need Fully Rugged Laptops

Start thinking about the toughest jobs that you have encountered over the past few years. Most of these rugged and difficult jobs require many days spent outside in the elements. Construction work is among some of the most difficult and rugged work that is available. These individuals spend days, week, or even months in dusty [...]

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Faced with Electromagnetic Discharge on a Daily Basis?

Harsh work environments can come in every imaginable shape and size. Sometimes harsh work environments do not even mean that they are tough on humans. Often times a harsh work environment is tougher on electronics than people. Very few conventional electronic devices can stand up to harsh environments for more than a few weeks. For [...]

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Excess Traveling Needs Excess Protection

Traveling is one of the toughest things that you can put your laptop through. Men and women that travel for work can attest to this fact. Often times electronic devices are neglected during travel. This neglect can lead to damage or a broken laptop. Those that travel with their laptops are more likely to damage [...]

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Save Money, Buy Refurbished!

Laptops can be quite a lofty investment. Buying a brand new laptop every couple of years can set you back a lot of money. This is especially true if your laptop unexpectedly breaks due to abnormal use or an accident. No one wants to replace their expensive laptop every few months. There are cost effective [...]

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Is a Tough Laptop The Right Choice for Your Child?

Children can be tough on their electronics. Remember what happened to that expensive phone you bought for your child? Can you imagine if this were to happen to their new laptop? Laptops are a wonderful piece of electronics to help your child complete their work whether at home, the library, or on the road. When [...]

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