Archer 3 Rugged Handheld

Archer 3 Rugged Handheld

The Archer 3 rugged handheld combines toughness with performance to provide a powerful tool for mobile data collection.



The Archer 3 rugged handheld from Juniper Systems is an upgrade on the popular Archer 2 with increased memory, increased storage, an Android AOSP operating system and a lightning-fast quad-core ARM Cortex processor. The rugged design of the new Archer 3 combined with the enhanced performance provides users with a powerful platform for mobile data collection.

The Archer 3 was designed for longevity and durability. It exceeds mil-spec and IP68 standards, and is dustproof, waterproof, and shockproof. It can also perform in hours of pouring rain, survive multiple 4-foot drops to concrete, and operate in temperatures ranging from -30 °C to 70 °C (-22 °F to 140 °F).

The ergonomic design of the Archer 3 assists in avoiding fatigue during all-day use. The Archer 3 also works in conjunction with various carrying options to provide the ideal solution for all-day data collection.
The Archer 3 is designed and assembled by Juniper Systems in the United States. Each Juniper Systems’ device is carefully crafted to meet the needs of its users.


  • Fast program and file load times
  • Rapid data transfer speed
  • Increased storage, 16 GB
  • 20-hour battery life
  • Charges in 5.5 hours
  • Ultra-rugged IP68 rating
  • Optional Class 1, Division 2 certification for hazardous locations
  • 2–5-meter GPS accuracy


Base Model

  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth wireless technology
  • 5-megapixel camera (optional)

Geo Model

  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth wireless technology
  • 5-megapixel camera (optional)
  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou

Hazloc Model

  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth wireless technology
  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou
  • 5-megapixel camera (optional)
  • Class 1, 2, & 3, Division 2 certification

Technical Specifications

Size:91 mm x 184 mm x 38 mm
Weight:590 g (with battery)
Processor:1.2GHz ARM Cortex A9 i.MX6
Flash Storage:16 G
Operating System:Android 7.1 AOSP
Display:4.3 inch (109 mm) active viewing area, WVGA LCD TFT (640 x 480), High visibility backlit LCD,
Portrait or landscape orientation
Battery:Intelligent Li-Ion battery 3.6VDC @ 12000mAh, 42.2Whr
Battery Life:20 hours
Camera:5MP resolution with autofocus and LED Illuminator + video capture
Bluetooth:4.2 BR/BDR/BLE “Smart Ready”, Class 1.5, range greater than 100 feet (30 m)
Wi-Fi:Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n with extended range
Navigation:72-channel u-blox M8 engine, 2-5 meter accuracy GPS (Geo models)
Signals Tracked:GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, SBAS receiver (Geo models)
Operating Temperature:–30 °C to 60 °C (-22 °F to 140 °F)
Storage Temperature:–30 °C to 70 °C (-22 °F to 158 °F)
Drop:Multiple drops from 1.22 m (4 inches) onto concrete
MIL-STD-810G, Method 516.6 Procedure IV
Vibration:MIL-STD-810G, Method 514.6 Procedure I
Water & Dust:IP68
Humidity:MIL-STD-810G, Method 507.5 Procedure II
Altitude:MIL-STD-810G, Method 500.5 Procedure I


The Archer 3 rugged handheld from Juniper Systems is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information about this product, please feel free to get in touch with us by completing the Request Pricing form.