discontinued unit

This Item has been discontinued

The newly upgraded unit can be found at:

Toughbook 74

Toughbook 73

The CF-73 Has been discontinued and replaced with the CF-74.

"Re-designing the best-selling Toughbook® CF-73 to incorporate Intel's latest CentrinoT mobile technology was not a matter of simply inserting a faster CPU or a different circuit board. The new platform is based on stronger CPUs, faster RAM, more robust system chipsets and more efficient power consumption curves than anything we've seen before. It uses entirely new graphics and sound engines, enhanced hard-drive technology, and upgraded Wireless LAN support,"

The new Toughbook® CF-73 features Intel's latest Intel® Pentium® M processor 760 2GHz CPU with a 533MHz front-side bus, Dual-Channel lower-power DDR2 memory, Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep Technology, the Mobile Intel 915 Express chipset family, an Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900 graphics core, PCI Express Giga Bit Ethernet ,USB/PCI I/O support, and Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG integrated wireless chips.
Implementation of the new Intel® CentrinoT mobile technology has resulted in significant, measurable performance advantages over similarly featured portables based on Intel's original CentrinoT mobile technology. The new CF-73's power-optimized 533MHz processor-system bus provides up to 33% faster transfer rates than similar models from competitors. Other advances include a 60 percent improvement in peak bandwidth, enhanced wireless LAN security, significantly reduced screen backlight power consumption with minimal visual impact, and 2X I/O bandwidth for improved system, application, and multimedia performance.
Other features include a shock-and-intrusion hardened 13.3-inch daylight readable, anti-reflective, transmissive touchscreen with XGA (1024x768 pixel) true-color resolution and external video support up to 2048x1536 pixels at 4 billion colors, integrated DVD/CDRW drive, and integrated 802.11abg Wireless WAN, wired LAN, analog modem, and GSM/GPRS support.

Like all Toughbooks, the CF-73 used a rugged magnesium-alloy case designed and cast in Panasonic's own state-of-the-art fabrication facility.

The ToughBook 73 fills an important niche in the notebook world. While a lot of business and industrial applications call for a more rugged notebook, not everyone needs a case that can survive being thrown off a roof. The ToughBook 73 offers a level of ruggedness and durability suited to less demanding environments, but it's fast, wireless, and comes with an excellent touchscreen. This is the semi-rugged notebook for mobile professionals who want a stylish, attractive portable PC.

Processor Intel Pentium M 760 2 GHz
Data Bus Speed 533 MHz
Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, power-optimized processor system bus
Chipset Type Mobile Intel 915GMS Express
Cache Memory
Type L2 cache
Installed Size 2 MB
Installed Size 512 MB / 1.5 GB (max)
Technology DDR II SDRAM
Storage Controller
Type IDE
Hard Drive 80 GB - 5400 rpm
Optical Storage
Type CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - plug-in module
Card Reader
Type Card reader
Supported Cards SD Memory Card
Display Type 13.3" TFT active matrix
Max Resolution 1024 x 768
Features Transmissive
Graphics Processor Intel GMA 900
Video Memory Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

AC Adapter (3 pin) CF-AA1653AM 
Battery Charger CF-VCBTB1U 
ComFolio Universal Carrying Case (large capacity) CF-COMUNIV 
ComFolio Universal Jr. Carrying Case CF-COMUNIVJR 
Desktop Port Replicator CF-VEB731U 
DVD Multi Drive (DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/CD-RW**) CF-VDM732U 
External USB Floppy Drive CF-VFDU03W 
IO Box (Serial Parallel PS/2) CF-VEBU03U 
Lithium Ion Battery Pack CF-VZSU26U 
Lithium Ion Battery Pack for Multimedia Pocket  CF-VZSU1473U 
Memory Cards  
- 512MB  CF-WMBA5512 
- 1GB  CF-WMBA501G 
Mobile Data Wireless Display CF-VDW07CHM 
Touchscreen Large Stylus with Tether Hole  CF-VNP004U
ToughMate CF-73 Sling Carrying Case  CF-TM73 
13.3" LCD Protector Film CF-VPF05U