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M3 Sky rugged handheld devices from Maxatec raise the bar for lifting equipment safety system

September 1st, 2015
Product News

Maxatec’s distributor expertise in cutting-edge PDA hardware and reseller CoreRFID’s innovative inspection management system combined to provide a world class safety inspection system for a materials handling and lifting equipment company.

Hoistech supplies the Irish construction industry with overhead and jib cranes, hoists as well as fall arrest slings, chains, ropes and restraints for lifting and transport. Safety inspection, testing and certification of this equipment are essential for the safety of users, meeting stringent health and safety regulations, and for planned preventative maintenance programmes.

To remove manual data entry errors, double handing of data and high admin overheads, and expedite the inspection and certification process for customers, CoreRFID proposed and implemented its CheckedOK inspection management system. Central to the power of this solution is the M3 Sky handheld PDA device from Maxatec.

The M3 Sky is a slim yet rugged (IP 65 sealing) PDA with radio frequency (RFID) tagging capability and multi-function QUERTY keyboard, making it a flexible yet reliable workhorse in challenging environments. Used in CoreRFID’s CheckedOK system, the M3 Sky reads data from the equipment’s identification tag. This displays location, inspection task lists and collects inspection result data, considerably simplifying the engineer’s role, reducing the risk of error and speeding up the inspection and certification process. All data is sent from the PDA via wireless connectivity and held securely on a central database hosted by CoreRFID on Hoistech’s behalf, eliminating wasteful data duplication issues, providing back-ups and data security, and significantly reducing reporting time.

Maxatec hand-picks robust mobile products suitable for a range of applications and industries including construction, plant hire, field services and other industrial and multi-site operations. CoreRFID, a leader in safety and survival systems, is one of its many satisfied and loyal resellers. The company chose Maxatec and the Windows Mobile-powered M3 Sky PDA unit thanks to an all-round fit in terms of form factor, ruggedness, performance, features and price.

CoreRFID Director Richard Harrison said: “Maxatec help us find the best products and deals and assist with project pricing, maintenance contracts and technical support.

“We have a long-standing relationship with them and they understand our needs and those of our clients so well, better than any other supplier we work with.”

Maxatec’s range of ergonomic M3 Mobile rugged PDAs delivers optimum value and reliability.

Lastest News from TSC

August 26th, 2015
Product News

August 2015 – TSC Auto ID Technology Co (TSC) has announced that its thermal barcode printers have been given ENERGY STAR® Certification. Six models now meet all energy efficiency requirements and are entitled to bear the ENERGY STAR mark. The models are TTP245C, TDP247, TDP225, TA210 and DA200 – and further printer models will gradually follow.

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The New M3 SM10 Android Device

March 31st, 2015
Product News

New from M3 – the SM10 Full Touch Screen with Android

M3 Mobile have just released their latest innovation – the new SM10 rugged PDA using the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) operating system. Featuring a 5-inch full-touch HD TFT LCD (Gorilla Glass 3), a 1.2 GHz Quadcore processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM, the SM10 also boasts a 1.5metre drop and an IP67 sealing when used with a protective boot. The SM10 is sleek and lightweight, but built to withstand the rigors of rugged enterprise daily demands. More info.

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TSC leads the field in compact printing!

March 16th, 2015
Product News

The brand new DA200 direct thermal compact printer from TSC is due for release in Q2/2015. Ideally suited for a wide variety of applications, the DA200 provides an unbeatable combination of affordability and performance. Offering a choice of printing resolutions and driven by a heavy-duty 60 watt power supply, the DA200 generates high quality labels at print speeds up to 5 ips. Easy-loading, 5” OD media bay, 128MB Flash and 64MB SDRAM, ‘out-of-box’ standard industry emulations for easy set-up, multiple connectivity options and much more, make the new DA200 a must for the discerning buyer!

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Maxatec wins TSC Award – Printer Distributor with the Highest Growth Rate

December 8th, 2014
Press Releases


Altrincham, UK 8th December 2014: Maxatec is proud to announce that the company has been awarded TSC’s highest accolade for achieving the highest growth across the printer manufacturer’s EMEA distribution channel.

Ben Morrison, Sales Manager UK & Ireland, TSC Auto ID Technology EMEA, said: “A big thank you to Maxatec for their efforts in achieving the coveted award of the Fastest Growing Distribution Partner in EMEA at our recent Partner Meeting in Barcelona. The team at Maxatec have displayed a consistent level performance throughout 2014 which has driven fantastic growth for both our companies. As TSC continues its efforts to enable its network of channel partners to offer industry leading solutions in both specification and value for money, the fantastic service and support offered by Maxatec is invaluable.”

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