The Ultimate in Power and Semi Rugged PortabilityCF-53

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Top performance paired with tried and tested Toughbook robustness via a magnesium case together with an integrated carry handle. The CF-53 mk3 combines everything professional users need whilst travelling. With a shock-mounted quick-release hard drive, magnesium alloy casing, 76cm drop tested, spill-resistant keyboard and touchpad, it stands up to the bumps and bruises of a day on-the-go. The 14" widescreen high definition 1000 nit sunlight-viewable touchscreen with 11 hour battery life makes the Toughbook CF-53 perfect for business presentations or for outdoor use.



Toughbook CF-53 Features

  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Intel® Core™ i5-3340M 2.7G - Turbo boost 3.40G
  • Full magnesium alloy case
  • Ultra-bright 14" WXGA HD TFT colour daylight viewable 1000 nit touchscreen L.C.D display
  • 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM Expandable to 8 GB (4 GB + 4 GB)
  • Polymer gel mounted shock resistant 500 GB SATA HDD
  • Integrated D.V.D Multi Drive with Dual Layer D.V.D support
  • Integrated wireless LAN (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth® v4.0 + EDR Class 1
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Card Slot
  • H.D.M.I
  • USB3.0 x2, USB2.0 x2
  • Serial Port
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Long battery life of up to 11 hours


Integrated options:

  • Ericsson™ 3G Wireless High-speed module - Telecom XT and Vodafone NZ compliant 3G Mobile Broadband

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OSWindows 8 Pro
CPU/Secondary cache memoryIntel® Core™ i5-3340M vPro™ Standard Voltage Processor (2.7GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz, Intel® Smart Cache 3MB)
ChipsetMobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset
Main Memory4GB DDR3L SDRAM (max. 8GB)
Video MemoryIntel® HD Graphics 4000, UMA (Windows ® 7 64bit max 1696MB, 32bit max 1557MB)
Hard Disk Drive500GB HDD (SATA)
CD/DVD driveDVD Super MULTI Drive
Display Method14" HD WXGA Active Matrix type (TFT) colour LCD. Hi Def 720p (up to 1000cd / m transmissive)
Internal LCD1366 x 768 pixels (HD 720p) at 16.7 million colours
External DisplayExternal video support up to 1920 x 1200 at 16.7 million colours
Wireless LANIntel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 802.11 a / b/g / n compliant; slide on / off switch
Bluetooth™4.0 + EDR, Class 1 (100 mW); slide on / off switch
Wireless WANEricsson™ 3G mobile broadband (HSPA+, up to 21Mbps). Option
GPSx1 dedicated GPS module. Option
LANIEEE 802.3 10 Base-T, IEEE 802.3u 100 Base-TX, IEEE 802.3ab 1000 Base-T
ModemData: 56 kbps (V.92) FAX: 14.4 kbps. Option
SoundWAVE and MIDI playback, Intel® High Definition Audio subs ystem support
Security ChipTPM (TCG V1.2 compliant)
PC Card Slotx1, Type I or Type II, Allowable current 3.3 V: 400 mA, 5 V: 400 mA
ExpressCard Slotx1, ExpressCard / 34 or ExpressCard / 54
SD/SDXC Memory Card Slotx1
Contact Smart Card SlotNot Available
RAM Module Slotx 2, DDR3L SDRAM, 204-pin, 1.35 V, SO-DIMM, PC3L-10600 Compliant, one slot occupied
Interface(Miniature jack, 3.5 DIA, Impedance 32 Ohm , Output Power 4 mW x 2, Stereo) / Expansion Bus Connector (Dedicated 100-pin female) (Mini Dsub 15-pin female) / HDMI Port (Type A) / Mic Jack (Miniature jack, 3.5 DIA) / Headphone Jack / USB Ports x 4 (9-pin, USB 3.0 x2 USB 2.0 x2) / Serial Port (Dsub 9-pin male) / Modem Port (RJ-11) / LAN Port (RJ-45) / VGA Port
Keyboard / Pointing Device87 keys / Touch Pad / Touchscreen model
Fingerprint ReaderNA
Power SupplyAC adaptor or Battery pack
Battery PackLi-ion 10.8 V (Typical 6750 mAh / Min 6300 mAh)
Operating TimeApprox. 11 hours
Charging Time (Power On)Approx. 2 hours
Charging Time (Power Off)Approx. 2 hours
Power ConsumptionApprox. 30 W / Approx. 100 W (maximum when recharging in the ON state)
Physical Dimensions (W x D x H)341 mm × 281 mm × 48 - 55 mm
Weight (including the carrying handle)Approx. 2.95 kg
Environment Operating Temperature0°C to 50°C (IEC60068-2-1, 2)
Environment Operating Humidity30% to 80% RH (No condensation)
Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C
Storage Humidity30% to 90% RH (No condensation)