Rhino M20
Part Number:Rhino M20 SKU Number:10707
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Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
Rhino M20
System Features
» Rugged Portable System with 15" 1024 x 768 LCD

Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile Processor

» Up to 4GB of 667MHz DDR2 memory
» Removable: 2x SATA II hard drives
Fixed: 1x hard drive
» 1x Gigabit Ethernet Port
» 1x Fast Ethernet Port
» 190 Watt-hours Smart Pack Battery (Hot-Swappable)
» 2x PCI slots

4 USB 2.0 ports


Battery Powered Operation for Ultimate Potability!


Flexibility, reliability and durability

» Powerful All-In-One high-performance workstation in an integrated enclosure
» Two full-length expansion slots
» Ruggedly built for operation under harsh condition
» Transflective Sunlight readable LCD technology (optional)
Rhino M20

Slim and Rugged Multi-Slot Portable Workstation

- Battery Powered Operation

- Slim and ruggedized portable workstation.

- Rugged lightweight construction

- 2 slots available for full-length expansion cards

- Integrated 15 " LCD monitor, fold-down keyboard, and built-in speakers.

The Rhino M20 is the first industry notebook form factor computer with two full-length full-height expansion slots built-in. The highly mobile unit boasts battery capacity that is 3 times the normal notebook to accommodate data acquisition and test & measurement peripheral cards. With high memory capacity, dual-core processing power and multi-drive capability, the system outperform, out-expand and out-maneuver any portable computer in the market today.

The Rhino M20 was designed with high mobility in mind with the option to install standard PCI peripheral cards. A first in the portable design, our unique design offer latest dual-core processor and PCI expansion while maintaining a functionality of a notebook computer.

Engineered to be the leader in portable market, the Rhino M20 integrates two high capacity Li-ion battery pack into the system. This smart battery system is light in weight and the batteries are hot swappable so you have a continuous source of power. The system can operate in both battery powered mode and AC power mode, simultaneously or independently. The Rhino M20 can operate for 4+ hours when fully charged and recharging the battery takes only half the time. You can charge and operate the unit at the same time during operation seamlessly. The battery system provides constant monitoring of battery states and specialized software is provided to offer system management that can be tailored to shutdown, hibernate or run specific user assigned application when the battery is low.

Expansion is what sets the Rhino M20 apart from standard notebooks. This system offers 2 full-length full-height PCI expansion slots that will fit most data and testing peripheral cards. With low power consumption designed throughout the system, we are able to reserve maximum amount for the add-in cards without hindering the battery mobility time.

This system also features dual LAN port, a DVD-RW drive, dual hot-swappable tray for RAID configuration. The unique size, expansion, battery portability and processing power included in the system offers a unparallel of multi-slot mobile computing and you no longer need a power outlet to get your work done.

Rhino M20 Highlighted Items are Optional

Processor & Chipset
CPU Socket Single Socket M
System Bus 667 / 533 MHz

Intel Core 2 Duo Mobile processor
Intel Core Duo processor
Intel Core Solo processor

Number of CPUs (std/max) 1/1
Processor Cooling Active Heatsink
Intel 945GME

Intel I/O Controller Hub 7 (ICH7M)

Memory Capacity Up to 4GB of unbuffered, non-ECC Dual Channel DDR2 667 / 533 / 400 MHz memory
Memory Sockets 2x 240 pin DIMM sockets
DIMM Sizes 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
Standard / Integrated Devices
Intel 945GME

Supports DVMT 3.0 for memory allocation

DB-15 connector for VGA display

Network Controllers 1x Fast Ethernet Controller
1x PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Audio ICH7M integrated audio with AC97 codec
Onboard NS LM4950 amplifier
BIOS Award BIOS, ACPI supported
I/O Ports
Rear Panel I/O Ports

4x USB 2.0 Ports
1x 1394 Firewire port
1x PS/2 keyboard port
1x PS/2 mouse port
1x Fast Ethernet interface (10/100 BASE-T RJ-45)
1x Gigabit Ethernet interface (10/100/1000 BASE-T RJ-45)
1x DB-15 VGA port
1x COM port
3x Audio Ports
1x S-Video
1x RCA

Internal I/O

1x 40-pin IDE port
1x Floppy port
2x USB internal headers
2x SATA connectors
2x COM

Expansion Slots
Supported Bus Interface and Quantity - 2x full-length PCI Slots
- 1x Mini PCI connector
Card Stabilize Bar 1
LCD Size 15"
Anti-reflection tempered strengthen glass
LCD Brightness up to 180 nits brightness
LCD Resolution 1024 x 768

Storage and Media

Number of hard drives supported 2x removable 2.5" hard drive bay
1x 2.5" fixed IDE HDD bay
Interface type supported SATA
Storage Controllers Intel ICH7 SATA2 (3 Gbps) controller built-in
Drive Bays
1x Slim Floppy bay

2x 2.5" removable SATA HDD bay

1x 2.5" fixed IDE HDD bay

Chassis and Power Supply
Form Factor Rugged Portable Workstation
Case Material External chassis-flame retardant ABS plastic/internal chassis-gold color aluminum alloy
Case Size (W x H x D) 16.375" x 11.375" x 6.375"
(415mm x 289mm x 162mm)
Keyboard/Mouse 108 keys, touchpad
Speaker Built-in NS LM4950 amplifier + speaker
System Cooling 2x 60mm fans
Carrying Case Padded carrying bag with wheels
Power Supply 12V @ 7A; 5V & 3.3V @ 10A; -12V @ 0.3A
190 Watt-hours Smart Packs Battery (Hot-Swappable)
Simultaneous Charging Level III
Full RangeAC-DC Power Adapter 100W (18V, 5.56A)
Software monitoring/control software (Microsoft Windows OS)
Battery operation Time
4.5 Hour Idle(*based on system only with LCD backlight on in Windows OS desktop)
3.7 Hour Full Load(*based on system only with LCD back
light on and both CPU core on full load and 1 HDD performing sequential reading in Windows OS)

2.5 Hour Charging (From Empty to Full)

Operating temperature 0° C to 60° C (32° F to 122° F)
10% to 90% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating temperature -40° C to 70 ° C (-40° F to 158° F)
up to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing
Shock (operating, all axes) 15G
Vibration (operating, all axes) 1.25G @ 10-100Hz
Compliance CE & FCC