Rugged Laptops For Marine And Boat Diagnostics

Whether you use them for fun or in your business, boats need to be well maintained and repaired to keep them operating. Ships and other large vessels need more intensive maintenance and fail-safe diagnostic tools to ensure they keep running without endangering lives or impacting negatively on commercial operations.

When it comes to any type of marine diagnostics, you need the best possible rugged laptop you can get. Irrespective of which software you need to do the job, a Panasonic TOUGHBOOK laptop or tablet will complete your diagnostic solution.

Chances are when you buy your marine outboard and inboard engines, and other marine equipment, the sale will include the recommended software. Some manufacturers offer computer hardware and other diagnostic tools with their software solutions as an additional package deal.

It might seem easier to get everything from one supplier, but it’s not necessarily a cost-effective option.

It’s usually a lot less expensive to pair the software with a suitable laptop or tablet from a company like Mooring Tech that specializes in laptops and tablets for marine diagnostic and repair work. 

The Best Laptops for Marine Diagnostics

If you do some research you will likely find that most companies offering diagnostic tools for marine equipment recommend Panasonic TOUGHBOOK laptops.

But, the reality is that by bundling software and hardware together, consumers are usually charged a premium price. Since diagnostic software providers typically offer stand-alone solutions, it makes total sense to buy the hardware separately.

Mooring Tech recommends four TOUGHBOOK models for marine vessel diagnostics and repair work. They are all rugged and capable of surviving the tough marine environments they will be exposed to. You get the software and we will help you choose the best hardware for your diagnostics.

Choosing the Best Panasonic Laptops for Boat Diagnostics

All four of the recommended TOUGHBOOK models are available with an optional 9-pin serial port, which is a feature that is of value to those providing diagnostic services for marine vessels and equipment.

The three laptops (not the tablet) offer optional FirstNet EM7511 Band 14 mobile broadband that enables maximum mobility. These three devices also offer optional GPS. 

  • The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 55 is an exceptionally tough, semi-rugged laptop designed in the traditional clamshell style. It is the only TOUGHBOOK that has a DVD drive option, making it a no-brainer for any person or company that has diagnostic software available to load from CD or DVD.

    It features an innovative modular design that allows memory and storage upgrades and other expansion options. The color-selectable backlit keyboard has a night mode that helps preserve night vision and reduce eye strain.

    No worries about battery life as you can get up to 40 hours with an optional second battery.

  • The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 33 is a tough, full-rugged, full-sized 2-in-1 laptop/tablet combination. It’s particularly useful when carrying out diagnostics and repairs in tight spaces.

    The bright, screen, which features a ground-breaking 3:2, multi-touch display, is easy to read and handle

    The battery life is 10 hours, extendable to 20 with an optional long-life battery.

  • The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 20 is also a fully-rugged 2-in-1 device, but it is smaller and more portable than the TOUGHBOOK 33. It incorporates leading technology that allows technicians to work in the most challenging environments, no matter how hot, cold, dirty, or wet they are. A real bonus in a marine environment.

    The screen is sunlight-viewable and if you opt for a second battery you can hot-swap batteries to prevent work disruption.

  • The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK G1 is a tough fully-rugged tablet. It comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and optional integrated 4G LTE multi-carrier mobile broadband with satellite GPS.

    The display is high definition daylight-readable with a ten-point gloved multi-touch that incorporates a wet-touch mode that will benefit marine diagnosticians

    It is supplied with a standard battery or an optional long-life battery that will run for 22 instead of 11 hours.

Mooring Tech has the Best Panasonic Laptops for Marine Diagnostics

Mooring Tech is a trusted Panasonic reseller partner that specializes in TOUGHBOOK laptops and tablets for marine vessel diagnostic and repair work.

Every customer’s needs are different and we undertake to help you choose the best TOUGHBOOK to meet your needs. How can we help you?


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