Trimble® Recon®

The Trimble Recon, an ultra-rugged handheld field computer, is used for complete HydroTech and Hydrolab water quality sonde. With an IP67 rating, it's impervious to water and dust, and inside the rugged casing it's packed with new connectivity options. As well as increased memory, and an industry-standard, open operating system, you now have the option of built-in Bluetooth® and wireless LAN.

Trimble Recon PDA
  • Windows Mobile version 6 operating system
  • 1 x Type I and 1 x Type I/II CompactFlash (CF) slots for memory expansion and the addition of accessories
  • Outdoor color display
  • Rugged and waterproof design
  • Integrated speaker and microphone
  • 400 MHz Intel PXA255 XScale processor
  • 256 MB non-volatile Flash data storage
  • Integrated Bluetooth1 wireless technology for connectivity to other devices
  • Integrated 802.11g wireless LAN for local network connectivity

Trimble Recon PDA viewed with Minisonde MS5
  • Microsoft® ActiveSync®, Microsoft Office Mobile (Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, OneNote Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile), Internet Explorer Mobile, File Explorer, Windows Live® Messenger, Windows Media Player, Pictures & Videos, Outlook Mobile, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Calculator
  • Bluetooth1 File Transfer
  • Transcriber (handwriting recognition)
  • Hydras 3 Pocket for Hydrolab and/or OTT Brand Equipment


Screen protectors (2-pack)2 stylus pensGetting Started GuideHand strapUSB data cable

Optional accessories available directly from Trimble:
  • 12 V vehicle charging cable
  • Socket Communications Bluetooth kit
  • Optical CF-Cap™
  • Range pole bracket
  • AA PowerBoot™ module
  • Extended CF-Cap
  • Pouch
  • CompactFlash cards-GPS, GPRS, bar code scanners, camera,
    wireless LAN, or Bluetooth

  • Designed specifically for use in severe field conditions, the Trimble® Recon® can take a beating on land or in the water and still deliver your data
  • Allows the user huge flexibility - the Trimble® Recon® can be used for real time data collection or graphing and it can be used for setting up and downloading log files
  • Complete set-up capability allows users to leave their laptops in their offices still having the basic laptop capabilities that PDAs offer.
  • The Trimble Recon handheld is suitable for GIS data collection and mobile GIS
    • Anywhere you require a rugged PDA to do your job
  • The Trimble Recon handheld is ideal for customers looking for:
    • A lightweight, rugged, and reliable GIS data collection platform
    • A device that can connect to peripherals and networks without cables through using Bluetooth or wireless LAN
  • The Trimble Recon handheld is suitable for all GIS data collection and mobile enterprise markets
    • Field service organizations
    • Natural resources
      • Geological Survey
      • Forest service
      • Environmental management
    • Utility customers
      • Water/waste water
      • Electric and gas
      • Telecommunications
      • Cable


Size: 16.5 cm x 9.5 cm x 4.5 cm (6.5 in x 3.75 in x 1.75 in)
Weight: 0.49 kg (17 oz) with battery module
Processor: 400 MHz Intel PXA255 XScale CPU
Memory: Nonvolatile NAND Flash 256 MB (~31 MB reserved)
Battery: Internal 3800 mAh NiMH, rechargeable in unit

 For a quote please email your request to sales or call 512-846-2893

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