MINI2 Rugged GPS Handheld

Carlson MINI2 Rugged GPS Handheld

The Carlson MINI2 is a rugged field computer for use with Carlson data collection software, and is designed to be compact, light weight, and fit in the palm of your hand for ultra mobility.



The MINI 2 rugged handheld from Carlson Software is built for the field. It features glove friendly numeric keys and touch screen, together with a built-in wireless from Wi-Fi & Bluetooth, plus the traditional serial and USB ports. MINI2 has received an IP68 rating and MIL-STD-810G certification for water, humidity, sand, dust, vibration, altitude, shock and temperature.

MINI2 offers long battery life and sunlight readable display. It runs on the Microsoft® Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3 Operating System with a Cortex A8 processor and expandable memory via a SD/SDHC card slot. Selectable options include a 5 MP camera, a 3.75G GSM modem and a GNSS receiver.

MINI2 comes with either Carlson SurvCE or Carlson CSI Mobile for accident and crime reconstruction.


  • 800×480 WVGA LCD TFT display
  • Fast 1.0 GHz processor
  • Scratch-resistant, touch-screen display, highly readable in both low light and glaring sunshine
  • 3.6 inches (W) x 7.25 inches (H) x 1.5 inches (D)
  • Weighs just 1.3 lbs
  • Dustproof and waterproof rating of IP68
  • Meets MIL-STD-810G standard
  • Options include an integrated 3G modem, 5 mega-pixel camera or GPS/GNSS module

Technical Specifications

Processor & Operating System
Processor:1.0GHz ARM Cortex A8 i.MX53 processor
Operating System:Microsoft® Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3
OS Languages:English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Memory & Data Storage
Flash Storage:8GB
Data Storage:User-accessible micro SD / SDHC Slot
Active Viewing Area:4.3 inches WVGA LCD TFT (800x 480)
Screen:High-visibility backlit LCD
Orientation:Portrait or landscape
Battery:Intelligent Li-Ion battery 3.7VDC @ 10600mAh, 38.7Whr
Life/Charge:Up to 20 hours
Time to Charge:2 to 4 hours
Size:3.6 inches W x 7.25 inches H x 1.5 inches D (standard models)
Weight:1.3 lbs
Operating Temperature:–30 °C – 55 °C
Storage Temperature:–30 °C to 70 °C
Shockproof:Multiple drops from 4-5 inches (1.5 m) onto concrete
Camera (Geo Models)
Camera:5 MP resolution with autofocus and LED illuminator + video capture
GPS/GNSS (Geo Models)
Accuracy:2-5 meter (post-processing capability for better accuracy)
SBAS Receiver:Integrated real-time (WAAS, EGNOS, etc.)


The MINI2 rugged handheld from Carlson Software is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like to learn more about it, please use the Request Pricing form to get in touch with us.

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