Diagnostics For Agricultural Equipment
Farming and agricultural equipment is expensive to buy and it must be regularly maintained and serviced. This is why those working in the agricultural industry need tough, dependable agricultural diagnostic equipment that offers reliable connectivity quite literally in the field.
Diesel trucks and other farm vehicles are often sold with software for diagnostics. This is frequently bundled with computer hardware at a premium price. The same applies to the full range of heavy equipment required across the board in the agricultural sector. A good option is to get the software required or recommended by the manufacturer and then pair it with a laptop or tablet that is a custom fit for your needs. Typically, doing it this way will be considerably less expensive and often more effective.
The Best Laptops for Agricultural Equipment Diagnostics
Panasonic TOUGHBOOK laptops and tablets are an ideal solution for diagnostic and repair work on the full range of heavy equipment and vehicles used by farmers and the agricultural industry. The optional 9 pin service port is a key add on for farming and agricultural diagnostics as it is popular among manufacturers.
Mooring Tech recommends four TOUGHBOOK models for agricultural diagnostics and repair work. Three are TOUGHBOOK laptops, one semi-rugged and the other two, fully-rugged. One is a fully-rugged, standalone tablet.
The specs are different for all four, but we will help you choose the best model to fit your needs and the needs of your farm or agricultural business.
- Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 55
newest of the four models on the market, is semi-rugged but as tough as they come. It can be supplied with an optional second battery that gives it as many as 40 hours of battery life.
- The only TOUGHBOOK with a DVD drive option, which makes it a great choice for farmers and operators in the agricultural industry who have custom software for diagnostic and repair work supplied on a CD or DVD.
- The backlit keyboard is another benefit, particularly if repairs need to be done in the field at night. It is also the lightest and thinnest model in its class, adding to its mobility.
- Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 33
full-sized 2-in-1 laptop and detachable tablet combination that is full-rugged. It can be supplied with an optional long-life battery that doubles the battery life to 20 hours.
- Designed for those working in demanding conditions, the TOUGHBOOK 33 has an innovative 3:2 display that makes it easier to handle. It also improves readability, which is essential for those carrying out diagnostics.
- This TOUGHBOOK is especially versatile in small spaces.
- Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 20
Smaller, fully-rugged 2-in-1 laptop than the TOUGHBOOK 33. Its 8.5-hour battery life can be extended to 17 hours with an optional second battery. Additionally, you can hot-swap the batteries to avoid interrupting diagnostics.
- It has a sunlight-viewable, gloved multi-touch display that is ideal for rugged outdoor environments.
Its built-in handle also functions as a kickstand, adding to its versatility.
Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G1
Tough fully-rugged tablet that has been engineered to withstand hard knocks and drops. It works flawlessly in every possible environment, however hot or cold, including pouring rain and freezing conditions.
- It sets a new benchmark for outdoor viewable tablets making it ideal for those working in the field.
- Small and lightweight, it is available with an optional 22-hour long-life, hot-swappable battery.
Choosing the Best Panasonic Laptops for Agriculture & Farming
Because repairs often take place in the field, important elements include mobility and battery life.
Optional FirstNet EM7511 Band 14 mobile broadband and GPS are offered for the three laptops. The tablet features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and optional integrated 4G LTE multi-carrier mobile broadband with satellite GPS.
All four devices have MIL-STD certifications although specifics differ between models.
Mooring Tech has the Best Panasonic Laptops for Agriculture & Farming
A trusted Panasonic Diamond reseller specializing in TOUGHBOOK laptops and tablets for agricultural and farming equipment diagnostic and repair work, Mooring Tech offers a high degree of expertise coupled with highly competitive pricing.
We will help you pair your diagnostic software with the best possible TOUGHBOOK for your equipment.