Ranger 3

Trimble Home  >  Outdoor Rugged Computers  >  Ranger™ 3
Ranger 3
Ranger™ 3

Trimble Ranger™ 3
Versatile and reliable - just like you

The Trimble Ranger 3 series outdoor rugged handheld computer has the features field service workers depend on, like a 30-hour battery, an alpha-numeric keypad and a large touchscreen. The Ranger 3 is a true mobile computing powerhouse with an advanced superscalar processor and many integrated features that enable mobile workforces to collect and transmit data from the field. You choose the optional features that are right for you.

Key Features:
  • Outdoor rugged design MIL-STD-810G and IP67
    • Lower total cost of ownership
      • Survive drop and vibration.
      • Dust proof.
      • Sealed up to 1 meter underwater for 30 minutes.
    • Lightweight (2.3 lb including battery)
    • 30-hour lithium-ion hot-swappable rechargeable battery
    • Sunlight-viewable touchscreen display
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional operating system
    • Standardized development platform
    • New user interface supports flicks and gestures
    • Best platform for business applications
  • Alphanumeric Keypad
    • 58-key QWERTY alphanumeric keypad enables high production data entry
    • 8+1 directional keypad
    • Glove friendly button profile
  • Integrated features:
    • GPS receiver enables capture of location data
      • Features SiRFstarIII, SiRFInstantFixII and WAAS/SBAS support
    • Compass enables capture of bearing data
    • Accelerometer enables capture of motion data
  • Wireless capabilities: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
    • Easy connection to other devices, networks and Internet
    • No accessories or coding required
  • Texas Instruments AM3715 Sitara™ ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor operating at 800 MHz
    • Superscalar mobile processor delivers faster processing when you need it.
    • Superior power management features enhance battery life.
  • 256 MB of RAM and 8 GB non-volatile Flash storage
    • No moving parts enables robust performance in extreme temperature and vibration
  • Optional integrated features:
    • 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and geotagging mode
    • LED flashlight mode
    • 3G GSM cellular data modem (GSM, HSDPA, GPRS, EDGE)
    • 1D barcode laser scanner
  • Expandability options
    • USB port
    • SD/SDHC memory card slot
    • RS-232 9-pin Serial port
  • 12-month manufacturer warranty


The Ranger 3 is available in three configurations for optimum fit to buyer requirements:

  • Ranger 3L: Base model with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, Compass and Accelerometer.
  • Ranger 3XC: Has the 3L features and adds a 3G GSM cellular modem, camera and LED flashlight.
  • Ranger 3XE: Has the 3XC features and adds a 1D barcode laser scanner.

Accessories for the Trimble Ranger 3 rugged handheld computer

Whether you need to collect data, upload site photos, communicate with the office, map a specific location or scan barcodes in the field, you can configure the Ranger 3 rugged handheld computer from Trimble to accomplish your specific tasks. Trimble offers a full range of accessories for improved work flow and increased productivity in the field and the office.

Chargers and Batteries

Battery ModuleACCAA-112

A rechargeable lithium-ion battery enables you to be prepared for those times when you can't recharge and need to keep working. You may also want the spare battery charger (ACCAA-666) to recharge a second battery module while your primary battery is recharging in the Ranger 3 handheld computer.

International AC Charging KitACCAA-665

The International AC Charging Kit converts AC power to DC power to recharge the Ranger 3 handheld battery. The charger kit features four international plug adapters. A fabric pouch with zipper closure contains the four plug adapters and AC power cord. This kit is also compatible with the Spare Battery Charger (ACCAA-666).

Cases, Brackets, Handles and Screen Tools

Standard Carry CaseACCAA-616

This rugged yellow nylon carry case protects your Ranger 3 when not in use and makes it easy to keep your Ranger 3 close at hand and ready for work.

Vehicle MountACCAA-764

The Vehicle Mount features two ball joints that enable the mount arm to be adjusted to suit a wide variety of customer vehicles. The base features a quick-release suction cup designed to attach to window glass and some dashboard surfaces. (Always use extreme caution when operating a mobile computer in a moving vehicle and abide to local traffic laws concerning mobile devices.)

Screen Protectors (2-pack)ACCAA-361
Screen Protectors (15-pack)ACCAA-362

Protect your touch screen display with a screen protector custom fitted for the Ranger 3 rugged handheld computer. These are ultra-clear for maximum display clarity, and are packaged with a display cleaning cloth.

Stylus PackageACCAA-808

The Ranger 3 stylus package contains one tether and two styli. Each stylus features a pressure-modulating tip that improves usability and can reduce wear on the touchscreen when properly used with a screen protector.

All Ranger 3 Accessories

See our complete catalog of all Ranger 3 accessories at the Outdoor Rugged Store.