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Nomad Datasheet

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Trimble Nomad

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The Trimble Nomad™ provides great functionality as a powerful and full-featured rugged handheld computer. Each model has a 806 MHz processor, 512 MB to 2 GB of Flash storage, a long-life battery and integrated wireless capabilities like GPS, 802.11g, and Bluetooth. Choose an optional integrated laser bar code scanner and color digital camera. The Nomad also features a high-resolution, sunlight-visible VGA display that shows graphics and maps in crisp detail. The Nomad's optional, removable ultra-high frequency RFID (UHF RFID) accessory adds the ability to scan UHF RFID tags to your Trimble Nomad.


Key Features

  • Windows Mobile 6.1, WEHH 6.5, Android (AOSP) 2.1 or Linux 2.6.27+
  • Marvell 806 MHz XScale processor
  • 128 MB DDR SDRAM
  • 512 MB to 2 GB nonvolatile Flash storage
  • Full VGA display, sunlight-readable color TFT Touchscreen
  • Rugged submersible design (IP68)
  • Integrated speaker and microphone
  • Integrated Bluetooth 2.0
  • CompactFlash (CF) Type II slot
  • Secure Digital (SD) slot;/span>
  • Notification LEDs
  • USB host and client
  • Audio Jack
  • 15 hour battery life with active use
  • Keypad backlighting for night use
  • 12-month limited warranty

Optional Hardware Features

  • Integrated 802.11 b/g wireless
  • Integrated GPS (SiRFStar III, WAAS Capable)
  • 9-pin RS-232 serial connector
  • PDA or numeric keypad
  • Integrated laser 1D bar code scanner
  • Integrated digital camera (color, 2 megapixel resolution)
  • Removable UHF RFID reader peripheral


For pricing information, please contact us or visit our online store.


Physical Characteristics
Size 6.92 in x 3.92 in x 1.96 in (17.6 cm x 10 cm x 5.0 cm)
Weight 21 ounces (596 g) including rechargeable battery
Operating Temperature –22 °F to 140 °F (–30 °C to 60 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 501.4, Procedure II (High Temp Operating, +65 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 502.4, Procedure I, II, III (Low Temp Op/Manipulation –35 °C)
Storage Temperature –40 °F to 158 °F (–40 °C to 70 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 501.4, Procedure I (High Temp Storage, +70 °C) MIL-STD 810F, Method 502.4, Procedure I, II, III (Low Temp Storage –40 °C)
Temperature shock MIL-STD-810F, Method 503.4, Procedure I (–35 °C/+65 °C)
Humidity MIL-STD-810F, Method 507.4 (Humidity, 90%RH temp cycle –20 °C/+60 °C)
Water IP67, MIL-STD-810F, Method 512.4, Procedure I, Water Jet 12.5 mm dia. @ 2.5–3 m, 100 Liter/min.
Drop MIL-STD-810F, Method 516.5, Procedure IV 26 drops from 4 ft (1.22 m) onto concrete, 6 additional drops at –22 °F (–30 °C), 6 additional drops at 140 °F (60 °C)
Sand & dust IP67, MIL-STD-810F, Method 510.3, Procedures I&II, IEC-529 IP-X6
Vibration MIL-STD 810F, Method 514.5, Procedure I (Vibration, General Minimum Integrity, figure 17) MIL-STD 810F, Method 514.5, Procedure II (Vibration, Loose Cargo, figure 5)
Altitude MIL-STD-810F, Method 500.4, Procedures I, II & III, 15,000 ft at 73 °F (23 °C)
Electrical Processor Marvell PXA320 XScale 806 MHz
Memory 128 MB DDR SDRAM ~ 30 MB reserved
Storage Onboard non-volatile NAND Flash 512 MB TO 2 GB ~ 50 MB reserved
Expansion 1x SDIO slot (all models), 2nd USB host (800LD), 1x Type II CF slot (800B, 800L, 800X) Display: 480 x 640 pixel (VGA) 16 bit color TFT with LED backlight
Battery 5200 mAh Li-ion rechargeable pack*
I/O USB 1.1 Host and 2.0 client, power, audio jack
Radios Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR; WLAN: 802.11b/g WPA2; WWAN: Quad-band GSM GPRS/EDGE
* To ensure best performance when temperatures are below –4 °F (–20 °C), be sure battery is inserted in the device only when in use. When device is not in use at these temperatures, keep batteries in a pocket or stored in a warmer area.
FCC, CE/R & TTE, IC (Canada), C-Tick, RoHS Compliant, PTCRB, GCF Compliant, AT&T network compatible, Section 508 compliant, MIL-STD-461E RE102, MIL-STD-461E RS103 Flash Card slots BT GPS 802.1

Nomad 1050 Models

Nomad 1050 Models - Comparison Chart

Use the table below to compare different models of the Nomad 1050 handheld. All of these models can be found in our online store.

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