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RuggON VM521 10.4" Ultra-Rugged Vehicle Mount Computer View larger

DFS VM521 10.4" Ultra-Rugged Vehicle Mount Computer

RuggON Corporation
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Offering best-in-class ruggedness and functionality, VM-521 is class-leading vehicle mount computer on the market.

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Superb Visibility - Anytime Anywhere
Featuring 1000 nit truly sunlight readable display, which meets MIL-STD-85762A standard, VM-521 offers superb viewability even in direct sunlight. It also comes with 0.1 nits hyper dimming technology, providing a widest brightness adjustable display to meet dim-to-black requirement. A best-in-class visibility makes VM-521 ideal for day and night operations.

Speed, Reliability, Quality - The Next Generation of Wi-Fi
Using the latest Wi-Fi standard 802.11 ac, VM-521 provides faster processing, broader coverage, more stable and efficient transmission. Moreover, it offers higher capacity for networking of more devices to simultaneously transfer data.

Industrial Communications for Field Use
With gigabit LAN, USB, digital I/O, COM and CAN ports, VM-521 is truly designed for field operators. The isolated ports protect VM-521 from ground loop and improve system reliability. In addition, these ports also meet NMEA0183/NMEA2000 physical layer standard.

Optimal Power Design of Vehicle Application
In order to fulfill diversified vehicle power requirements, VM-521 provides two types of wide range power modules – 9 to 36 VDC and 18 to 60 VDC. Moreover, battery built-in design protects VM-521 from unstable power input during the vehicle operation.

Data sheet

  • 0.1 nits hyper dimming to 1000 nits truly sunlight readable
  • The latest Quad-Core processor performance
  • IP66, MIL-STD-810G
  • 70000 hours long life LED backlight
  • Wide operating temperature (-30 to 55℃)
  • Wide range (9-36 or 18-60 VDC) galvanic isolation power
  • Seamless communications – GNSS, Bluetooth, 802.11 ac
  • Built-in backup battery
  • Ethernet and isolated COM, CAN, DIO ports
  • Optical bonding/PCT(Gorilla glass)/defroster by request
  • Optional video surveillance function
Display dimensions 10"
Operational system Windows



Intel® Quad Core ATOM E3845 1.91GHz (Bay Trail-I)

4GB DDR3L (option 8GB)

64GB SATA SSD, SD slot x 1

Operating System

Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry 64-bit

Windows Embedded Standard 8 64-bit

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Windows Embedded Standard 7 64-bit


10.4-inch 1024 x 768 XGA, 70000 hrs backlight life

Sunlight readable : 1000 nits; Hyper dimming : 0.1 nits

Anti reflection tempered 5-wire resistive touch panel

Optional defroster function, PCT(Gorilla glass) by request

I/O Interface

Gigabit Ethernet x 2

COM x 2 (RS-232 x 1 with 5V, RS-422/485 x 1)

USB 2.0 x 2

CAN x 2

Stereo micro/line-in x 1 & stereo HD audio x 1

Waterproof speaker x 2


Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth V4.0


WWAN by request

Both built-in and external antennas


Shock & Vibration : MIL-STD-810G

IP66 resistant design

Operating temperature : -30 ° C to +55° C


Isolated 9-36VDC or 18-60VDC

Battery integrated (3,000 mAh/7.4V)


4 ports with comprehensive SDK included (optional)