Product information

RuggON VM-521

The RuggON VM-521 offers an outstanding visibility even in direct sunlight with a 1000 nits, truly sunlight-readable display. With a brightness adjustable button, which offers the widest brightness adjustable display to meet the dim-to-black requirement. A best-in-class visibility makes the VM-521 ideal for day and night activities.

Speed, Reliability, and Quality
With the latest Wi-Fi standard 802.11 ac that only works on the 5GHz band, uses "Beamforming" technology. This provides the RuggON VM-521 with faster processing, wider coverage, more stable and efficient transmission. In addition, it provides higher capacity for networking more devices to transfer data simultaneously.

With the many ports like Gigabit LAN, USB, Digital I / O, COM and CAN ports, the VM-521 is truly designed for field operators.

Vehicle Mount Computer

  • 10,4" Windows 7/8/10 Truck terminal
  • Intel Atom E3845 1.91 GHz
  • 1000 nits / Auto dim / Defroster
  • RS-232 / USB / RJ45 / CAN / GPIO
  • IP-66 / MIL-STD 810G / -30°C tot +55°C


Brand: RuggON
Model: VM-521
Type: Vehicle Mount Computer
Standard Warranty: -
Extended Warranty /
Service contracts:
For full warranty options please contact your sales representative.

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions: 276 x 252 x 67,3 mm
Weight: 3,8 kg
Keypad: On-Screen, Programmable button x 1 / brightness adjustment button x 1
(Optional defrost / defog button x 1)
SIM Slot: 1 SIM Slot
SAM Slot: -
SD Card Slot: 1 Micro SD Slot
Interface: RS-232 x 3 (COM1 with power supported) / USB 2.0 x 2 / Gigabit RJ45 x 2 / GPIO x 4 / CAN bus (SAE J1939 / OBD II supported) / Audio output jack x 1, Line-in / MIC jack x 1
Standard Battery: 2.900 mAh
Extended Battery: -
Hot swappable: -
Power: 9~32 VDC input, optional 18~60 VDC


Display: 10,4”
Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 XGA
Touch: Resistive touch
Gorilla Glass: -
Nits: 1000 Nits sunlight readable (Supports defroster function)


Operating system: Windows 10 IoT
Windows Embedded 8
Windows Embedded 7
Processor: Intel ® Atom™ E3845 1,91 GHz
Optional Intel® Atom™ E3827 1,75 GHz
RAM Memory: 4GB DDR3L SODIMM (Optional: 8GB)
ROM Storage Capacity: 64GB SSD (2.5”)
Graphics: -


Modem: 4G LTE
WLAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: V4.0 Class II
Push to Talk: -

Data Capture

Barcode Scanner: -
Front Camera: -
Rear Camera: -
Smart Card Reader: -
Magnetic Stripe Card Reader: -
Passport Reader MRZ: -
Fingerprint Scanner: -

User Environment

IP-rating: IP-66
Droptest: -
Military Standard: Tested to MIL-STD-810G
Vibration: Tested to MIL-STD-810G / Method 514.7 c2/c3/c4, IEC 60721-3-5 class 5M3
Shock: Tested to MIL-STD-810G / 40G at 11ms Terminal / Sawtooth
Operating Temperature: -30° C to 55° C
Storage Temperature: -
Humidity: -


DashON: Yes