Buying a Toughbook

Purchasing a Toughbook is a good decision if looking for a used laptop.  But when Tough isn't Enough, the Black Hawk Toughbook is a Great Decision.  Panasonic Rugged-ized Laptops are the best built in this category of computing.  Black Hawk Toughbook, took that concept to a new level with their BLACK, DESERT and new CHROME models.   Very few pieces of electronic devices with LCD's and Microchips are built as tough as these machines. These Laptops have seen action all over the world in many different roles from Special Forces in Afghanistan to USA based Fire Fighting, seen here.

The Black Hawk Toughbook takes the CF-29 and re-creates the machine into a sleek, highly protective, functional refurbished laptop.  The laptop is coated with a unique polymer textured paint for special operations.  Black Hawk Refurbished Toughbooks start with the MK1 CF-29 1.2Ghz Machine with RAM at 512MB to 1GB, depending.  Each machine is installed with the unique Software Package, MS Streets and Trips, Adobe Photo Shop, MS Office as well a many other unique programs like the GARMIN North America TOPO Maps and SIM Training Software (F-16 Flight package).  The next machine, the MK2 CF-29 1.3Ghz Black Hawk with 768MB to 1.256GB RAM, come complete, ready to run, or can be installed with the additional Interactive Touch Screen Option (depending upon buyer specifications). The last machine, the fastest and most modern on the rack is the  MK4 and MK5 CF-29, a 1.6Ghz 1.256-1.5GB RAM Black Hawk.  Options for the Black Hawk Laptop include Touch Screen's, DVD/CD-RW Internal Optical Drives, and Extended Use Batteries.  Each machine comes equipped with its BH-44 GPS (seen at right).  Other options include PCMCIA USB Ports, Mini WiFi Receivers. and more.  These additions range from $17.50 to $110.00.  The Hard Drive Capacity begins with a 40GB IDE Laptop 5400RPM Drive, and will upgrade to a WD 160GB drive or the WD 320GB Drive.  The price for Hard Drive upgrades range from $65.00 to $109.00.  Each machine will have its Panasonic Aluminum Hard Drive Caddy,  their own Yellow Tip AC Power Supply and Sony's Ericsson PCMCIA Telecom Card.   Located at  these Toughbooks run between $455.00 for the basic Black Hawk to $850 for the CHROME 1.6Ghz 1.25-1.5GB RAM 360GB HDD and DVD/CD-RW Optical Drive Laptop, with Touch Screen and WAAN Antenna and all options.   A remarkable classy mirrored look, The Black Hawk  CHROME Machine, is a specialty ordered item requiring several weeks of metal work, prior to delivery.  The Interactive TOUCH-SCREEN Feature is offered as an additional feature will run approx. $95.00 To learn more about these machines, let us know what specific feature you are looking for in a Black Hawk Toughbook, message us at

Your GPS unit (seen in image).  A mini, mobile antenna that is designed to work with the machine to communicate with satellites above through Microsoft Streets and Trips and Google Maps on your laptop.  The Black Hawk is the only Refurbished outfit offering GPS on all their Toughbooks
as standard equipment.  Your DVD/CD-RW Drive once installed will allow you to watch clear and vivid bright full motion 2 hour films DVD Videos, whether in your car while on a road trip or in your tent at the camp site. Other programs include Roxio for creating your own movies to upload on YouTube, and edit your own music and much more.

Refurbished Black Hawk Toughbooks

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