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Dell Latitude E6400 XFR

Dell is breaking barriers when it comes to fully rugged laptops with the introduction of the Latitude E6400 XFR. Engineered to meet the needs of even the most demanding customers in the harshest environments, the system meets a higher drop specification and offers a greater level of dust and moisture protection than any fully-rugged laptop in its class. The system is available today in the U.S., Canada, France, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany and Italy. It starts at $4,299


  • New Ballistic Armor – Provides Twice the Impact Strength of Magnesium Alloy
  • Higher Drop Specification, Ingress Protection Rating Against Dust and Water
  • Easy Integration for IT Enabling Low Ownership Costs

Designed for the military, first responders, oil & gas environments, manufacturing floors, field technicians and homeland security, the Latitude E6400 XFR features the Dell-exclusive Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR-481, which leverages a high-strength substance used for applications such as cryogenics, aircraft components, military equipment and medical devices. Features of Ballistic Armor include:
  • Twice the impact strength of magnesium alloy
  • 25 percent higher drop specification than any computer in its class – up to four feet with system powered down and closed and up to 36-inch drop test with the unit operating and LCD open2
  • High compression strength for outstanding impact protection
  • Structural stability at extreme temperatures
  • Scratch resistance providing corrosion protection.
  • The Latitude E6400 XFR also features PrimoSeal Technology to enhance protection from dust and liquid with compression gaskets that deliver a higher level of ingress protection, or shielding from dust and moisture, than any system in its class with an IP-65 rating.
  • The fully rugged laptop is engineered and independently tested to more than 13 military standards (MIL STD 810F) for operation in challenging environments.
  • The fully rugged laptop shares common images and components with the Dell Latitude E6400 laptops for easy integration into existing environments and enables low ownership costs. The Latitude E6400 XFR also includes:
    • Intel Core 2 Duo processors and vProTM technology for enhanced manageability and advanced security features;
    • QuadCool Thermal Management System allows the XFR to meet the MIL-STD 810F for temperature extremes and enables excellent performance – a fully configured Latitude E6400 XFR performs up to 90 percent faster than the Panasonic CF304
    • Up to 167 percent faster than the Panasonic CF30 in graphics-intensive applications5
    • Extended field use batteries equipped with ExpressCharge enables battery re-charge up to two times faster than Panasonic CF-306;
    • At 2.2 inches thick and starting at 8.5 pounds, the Latitude E6400 XFR is 15 percent thinner and up to 5 percent lighter than the previous generation XFR7
    • Field-ready options include an in-vehicle docking solution, 12-cell rugged battery slice, E-family docking and legacy I/O adapter;
    • Large 14.1-inch wide display including DirectVue Technology - customers can work in direct sunlight on a screen that features impact resistance; and,
    • Optional Dell ProSupport service offerings.
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Re: Dell Latitude E6400 XFR

Real World Rugged
Built for tough environments, the Latitude E6400 XFR rises to the challenges you face every workday. The XFR is built to be ready out of the box to withstand pounding rain, blowing dust and dirt, extreme temperatures, accidental drops and more. Key rugged features include:
  • Dell's exclusive Ballistic Armor Protection System featuring PR481 chassis material provides twice the impact strength versus traditional magnesium alloy.
  • Ballistic Armor enables excellent protection and a higher drop specification than any computer in its class (up to 4 ft).
  • With PrimoSeal technology we provide the highest Ingress protection rating (IP65), for enhanced protection against blowing dust and liquid.


Total Control Of Ownership
  • Dell is committed to providing you the commonality, tools and service offerings to simplify IT management, so you can focus on the mission at hand.
  • The XFR shares the image and peripherals with the corporate-class Latitude E6400, helping you achieve a system commonality and a lower TCO.
  • Features Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology, providing built in manageability and advanced security features.
  • Dell ProSupport service offerings help you deploy systems easily and quickly.


Uncompromising Performance
  • The high performing, fully rugged laptop is the first in its class to ship with both Intel Core2 Duo Processor with vPro technology and optional discrete graphics. The Latitude E6400 XFR has brains as well as brawn.
  • QuadCool Thermal Management System enables the XFR to meet the MIL-STD for temperature extremes and supports industry leading performance, while running the latest Intel Core2 Duo Processors.
  • Optional solid state drives deliver increased durability and improved system performance.
  • Impact resistant 14.1" DirectVue LCD equipped with ExpressCharge enables battery re-charge times over 2 times faster than the Panasonic CF-30's 8-cell battery.


Inspired Design
  • Latitude E6400 XFR features securely sealed port covers and a wide range of key peripherals to work wherever you need it to.
  • Work in direct sunlight with the large 14.1" wide-aspect LCD featuring DirectVue Technology LCD.
  • Vehicle docking allows flexibility for police and field technicians to mount systems directly in their vehicles where they work.
  • Secure, simple, locking doors with PrimoSeal™ for exceptional protection while working in wet or dusty conditions.
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Re: Dell Latitude E6400 XFR

Docking
Creating a quick transition from mobile freedom away from the office to full desktop productivity at your office desk, Dell E-Family docks, stand, and accessories enable seamless mobile-to-desktop expansion.

Seamless Desktop Transitions: E-Port and E-Port Plus
Transition seamlessly to a desktop environment with the new E-Port and E-Port Plus docking solutions featuring true hot docking and undocking capabilities. Both docking solutions provide an expansive compliment of USB, powered eSATA and graphics ports. Connect to networks, keyboards, monitors, and other peripherals quickly and easily instead of attaching cables every time. The XFR E-Family Deskdock Adapter is a simple and secure device which is required for docking of the E6400 XFR fully rugged notebook to the E-Port or E-Port Plus.


Effortless Desktop Flexibility: E-Family Stands
The E-View Laptop Stand features enhanced adjustment design, which allows easy movement for both height and distance. E-View Laptop Stand is also a perfect companion to any flat panel. By leveraging the native LCD of your laptop, you can enjoy the productivity gain of an easy dual display setup.The new E-Flat Panel Stand offers wider horizontal swivel angles and an automatic weight-regulated height adjustment mechanism that makes adjusting the height of your panel as easy as a gentle push. E-Flat Panel Stand is customized to accept both E-Port and E-Port Plus, supports LCD panels up to 24".Recent generation Dell Flat Panel monitors can be easily mounted on this elegant stand through Dell quick disconnect mount. Third party and older generation Dell flat panel monitors can be mounted through an optional E-Vesa Mount adapter.


Maximize In-Vehicle Productivity: Docking Stations
Vehicle docking stations provide a means for securing your laptop in your vehicle. Locking capabilities protect against theft, damage and occupant injury. Docking stations include USB, serial, and graphics ports, with optional RF Pass-through and optional internal power management. Connect to peripherals without re-attaching cables every time you dock your laptop. Vehicle specific mounting hardware provides safe and ergonomic access to the laptop and its ports.



Stay on the Move: Rugged Slices, Extenders and Carrying Strap
  • The XFR Rugged E-Legacy Extender and the Rugged 12-Cell High Capacity Battery Slice expand your XFR's rugged mobile capabilities. Both devices meet the XFR's rugged specifications when attached.
  • The XFR Rugged E-Legacy Extender can be easily secured to your E6400 XFR. It is ideal for those who still rely on legacy ports (serial port, parallel port, or PS/2 port) regularly.
  • The XFR Rugged 12-Cell High Capacity Battery Slice is an option for those that need extended battery life when on the job or in the field.

The XFR shoulder strap kit was designed specifically for the XFR, attaches easily and quickly to the front of the system and provides a convenient way for transporting the unit outside of a carrying case.
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Re: Dell Latitude E6400 XFR

Hello, I have seen that The fully rugged laptop shares common images and components with the Dell Latitude E6400 laptops for easy integration into existing environments and enables low ownership costs.
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Re: Dell Latitude E6400 XFR

Hello, I have Read this in the Blog tof Patrick B of DELL

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34 percent of those surveyed say that spilling foods or liquids on a laptop is most common cause of damage;
28 percent say that employees accidentally dropping systems was the leading cause of damage;
25 percent say that not protecting the laptop while traveling was the top cause; and
13 percent said that employee-inflicted damage because of anger or frustration was the leading cause of laptop damage.
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