gen2wave appoints Varlink as UK distributor for its RP1100 rugged PDA

Varlink, the York based specialist mobile computing and data capture distributor, has become the sole UK Distributor of the new-to-market gen2wave RP1100 rugged PDA, described as 'the ultimate budget-busting solution'. This device is opening up the opportunity to supply high-quality, entry level products to consumers who have a need for a rugged solution on a tight budget.

The device currently operates on Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro platform with a view to bringing out an Android version later on in the year.  Ultra-rugged and durable with an IP54 rating, 1.5m multiple drop resistance, the RP1100 withstands operating temperature of between -20°C and 55°C.

Customers can choose between 1D, 2D and a variant with no barcode scanner and, weighing only 250g, the device is 30% smaller and lighter than other full-functioning rugged PDAs. The RP1000 and RP1100 are perfect for users in both rugged and non-rugged environments like Field Service, Retail, Public Transport, Healthcare and Hospitality.

Mike Pullon, CEO at Varlink commented: "Our relationship with gen2wave has enabled us to plug a significant gap in our products range. Varlink customers are now able to buy, from stock, rugged and well specified terminals at prices that meet the demands of end users with a tight budget. We first met with gen2wave a year ago and have been impressed with their product development and quality".

Chanho Lee, CEO and President at gen2wave added: "I am very pleased to announce that Varlink is appointed as exclusive distributor for gen2wave's RP1100 series in the UK and Ireland. We're very confident introducing the RP1100 through Varlink since it is a well-recognised, long-lasting and trustworthy company in the professional AIDC market.  Gen2wave's flexibility and responsiveness to its customers and Varlink's expertise will generate and deliver a truly professional product."

The device is shipped with cradle, cable & PSU making this a durable, fit-for-purpose and easy-to-use device. For details of the Gen2Wave product, contact Varlink on 01904 717 180 or visit


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