GammaTech DURABOOK SA14 Rugged Notebook Earns Honorable Mention Status in Respected CRN Test Center’s “2014 Products of the Year” Listing

12/17/14  |  Press Releases

GammaTech DURABOOK SA14 Rugged Notebook Earns Honorable Mention Status

in Respected CRN Test Center’s “2014 Products of the Year” Listing


Unit Features 14” Non-Glare HD LCD Display, Choice of Powerful Intel® Core™ Processors, and Assorted Wireless Connectivity; Perfect Solution for Wide Variety of Rugged Applications


Fremont, CA – December 18, 2014 – GammaTech Computer Corp., a major international manufacturer and supplier of innovative notebook and tablet computers, has received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 CRN Test Center’s “2014 Products of the Year” listing for its DURABOOK SA14 rugged notebook. The unit offers a choice of powerful Intel Core processors, long battery life, and assorted wireless connectivity. It comes standard with a high-definition 14” LCD display.


“Out of the hundreds of innovative new products tested, GammaTech is pleased and excited to have our DURABOOK SA14 selected as part of this year’s ‘Products of the Year’ list by CRN Test Center,” commented Jen Chen, GammaTech president. “Between its many standard features and array of options, the SA14 easily adapts to any application or environment. It is the perfect solution for a number of rugged applications, including military, government, public safety, utilities, oil, gas, distribution, transportation, field service, field sales, insurance, and communications.” 



The GammaTech rugged DURABOOK SA14 notebook comes with some powerful options. Users have their choice of an entry level Intel Core i3-3120M and advanced Intel Core i5-3360M or Core i7-3520M processor, as well as a choice of mobile Intel Express chipsets: QM77 or HM76.


For applications away from an office setting, the SA14 comes with a variety of wireless connectivity options. The combination of a standard 9-cell Lithium Ion Smart Battery pack and an optional secondary 6-cell Lithium Ion Smart Battery provides up to 11 hours of power. The unit comes with a 14” non-glare HD LCD display with optional touch panel or sunlight-readable touch panel with high-brightness enhancement. It boasts a number of security features.


Built Tough

GammaTech fully rugged notebooks and tablets are designed for unpredictable environments, whether used out in the field, in a vehicle, or inside a structure. They are built to Military Standard 810G for drop, shock, spill, and dust protection. Their passage of strict MIL-STD 461F allows them to be confidently used in aircraft or space-system applications; their IP65 rating ensures they are sealed tight from damaging water and dust intrusion. GammaTech award-winning, built-tough products offer unsurpassed performance, even in the most hostile environments.


Other Outstanding GammaTech Products

GammaTech features an entire lineup of rugged and fully rugged DURABOOK tablets and notebooks. Below is a sampling of these products.


  • R11 Rugged Tablet

The DURABOOK R11 rugged tablet features an 11.6” TFT LCD capacitive touch anti-reflective display and a 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processor. It is the lightest DURABOOK tablet at only 2.7 pounds. The R11 functions for up to seven hours, includes an M2-SATA SSD, microSD card slot, full HD camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and standard security features. Its water-tolerant design means it may be used in wet environments and/or while the user is wearing latex gloves. Optional features include barcode scanner and contactless smartcard reader.


  • R8300 Fully Rugged Notebook 

Designed to withstand extremely harsh environments, the DURABOOK R8300 notebook boasts a 13.3” TFT LCD display with sunlight readable feature. With its quick-release HDD-storage capability, users can inter-swap HDDs simply by turning a couple of knobs. The R8300 also meets the ANSI/ISA 12.12.01 standard (formerly known as UL1604 – Class 1 Division 2). Other features include security protection and various connectivity support. 


  • P24 All-In-One Series

The DURABOOK P24 Series of all-in-one computers is an ideal match for applications in the business/enterprise world, hospitality environment, and in hospitals, clinics, or doctor offices. Featuring a 24” full high-definition display, the thin-style units feature a powerful 4th generation Intel® Haswell Core™ processor. The units also come standard with a proximity sensor that turns the display on or off when it detects a user’s presence. An optional upgraded model, designed specifically for the healthcare industry with ANSI/AAMI 60601-1 edition certification and antimicrobial surface protection, is also available.



The GammaTech DURABOOK SA14 rugged notebook, as well as the rest of the DURABOOK line, is available through authorized resellers nationwide and online at Every GammaTech product may be customized to user specifications.


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