Can the New Toughbook 31 Survive a 20-foot Drop?

We recently shared the release of Panasonic’s new Toughbook 31, a rugged notebook PC designed for extreme environments like those encountered by military, law enforcement and field workers.

In our first look, Panasonic already proved that the Toughbook 31 could be dropped six feet with no ill effects. But how would it hold up to a twenty foot drop? That’s two and half stories!

Rance Poehler, president of Panasonic Solutions Company, took the new computer out to see what would happen if they dropped it 20 feet to the deck of the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier. Here is the video:

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