View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
January 23, 1989

APOLLO GIVES SERIES 3500 A HARD HAT TO FIT IT OUT FOR THE FACTORY

By CBR Staff Writer

Apollo Computer Inc’s Series 3500 workstation – launched in July last year – is now available in a ruggedised version, the rack mounted DN3540. It has been designed for use on the factory floor, to withstand temperature changes, electromagnetic interference and voltage surges. It is encased in a shock-proof shell, has a derated power supply to cope with high operating temperatures, and filters and high capacity fans to reduce the effects of particles and provide constant airflow for cooling. A keyboard cover has been added to resist the penetration of dirt (and spilt coffee!), and there is a lock to cut off power to the keyboard, allowing the monitor to display information while preventing access to the system. Apollo says the new version of the workstation can withstand temperatures from 5`C to 50`C, and humidity between 20% and 80%. It offers the same performance and configuration possibilities as the standard 3500 – but only colour versions – priced at UKP10,000, compared with UKP8,300 for the standard 3500 edition. Other Apollo machines are likely to be given the same treatment in future.

Content from our partners
Unlocking growth through hybrid cloud: 5 key takeaways
How businesses can safeguard themselves on the cyber frontline
How hackers’ tactics are evolving in an increasingly complex landscape

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU