Present ideas: Our top 5 across the board PC tablets for running TIMEZERO

Have you ever considered getting a PC tablet to run your navigation software on? PC tablets allow access to marine navigation software from absolutely anyway at the tip of your fingers. If you have thought about updating your PC setup for the holidays, then perhaps this could be of help!

The new technologies available for PCs can be at times overwhelming with touchscreen options being separated out into categories such as: touch-screen tablets, convertible PCs, light PCs, hybrids and more.

Always on the lookout for the latest PC gear and trends on the market, TIMEZERO now provides the new recreational product TZ Navigator v3 with full touchscreen compatibility.  In order to make this possible, the user interface that has been rethought and redesigned in order to simplify all the functionalities that you are familiar with such as tides, currents and weather forecasts. All of what has made TIMEZERO an enormous success over the last 30 years is still there and now with touch screen technology, accessing all this is that much easier. So let’s take a look at what tablets are available on the market and get prepared to throw your mouse away!

The market is awash with tablets and touchscreen technologies meaning that choosing the right one might be a little like finding a needle in a haystack. While we can’t analyze each and every PC around, we have prepared a selection of 5 PC tablets and touchscreen technologies that each represent a great product for their respective product markets.

Whether at home or at sea, accessibility to your marine navigation software has never been so easy!

PC tablets:

Dell Inspiron 13 5000 2 in 1 – from $849
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 i5 and i7 – from $899
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GETAC F110 – 2100€ estimated retail price
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HP EliteDisplay S230tm– from $249
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ProLite T1932MSC-B1– 670 € estimated retail price
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Don’t forget that for a fully functioning TZ Navigator v3, you need to have a PC that meets the specifications listed below.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1, or Windows® 8.1 or Windows® 10
  • CPU 1.5 GHz
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Video Board:
  • Minimum – integrated Intel Graphic Chipset
  • Recommended – Dedicated Video Board with 1 GB VRAM or Intel HD 4th generation or above
  • Screen Resolution: 1024 X 600 (1280 x 800 or above recommended)
  • Hard Disk: 30 GB of free memory
  • USB or Serial Port for connecting instruments or 100 Base-T Network Adapter for Furuno Ethernet Sensors

For more information on TZ Navigator v3, go to our dedicated page

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