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I'm looking for a computer that can handle working out in sunlight on hot summer days. I live in Texas so it's not uncommon for 110°F spikes.

At any rate, many electronics (like my Canon DSLR) stops working on hot days. In addition, the wimpy cooling in my netbook and laptop makes me sure I'd damage them using them outside on a regular basis.

A previous question answer talked about the Panasonic Toughbook as pretty much the only option. However, I can't find any information about their operating temperature range.

Some people might say this falls under "shopping advice", but I'm not shopping for good deals or reviews - I'm looking for specific equipment that can handle what nothing else seems to be able to.

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Wait… you want a laptop that would operate in conditions hotter than the boiling point of water? –  kinokijuf Jul 17 '12 at 15:12
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@kinokijuf I hope he means 100 °F, not 100 °C. –  Renan Jul 17 '12 at 15:13
    
There are many cooling products for laptops. The only laptop I know design for extreme conditions like this would be something like an UltraBook but its ugly as sin. –  Ramhound Jul 17 '12 at 15:29
    
Don't be offended, but your question is still considered "a shopping or buying recommendation" per the faq. Any recommendation made can be reason for dispute or debate, which is not the purpose of this site. You will need to contact the manufactures to get specific information related to use outside normal conditions. –  CharlieRB Jul 17 '12 at 15:30
    
You're probably better looking for some kind of housing that'll cool the laptop than a particular laptop type... –  HaydnWVN Jul 17 '12 at 15:32

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A previous question answer talked about the Panasonic Toughbook as pretty much the only option. However, I can't find any information about their operating temperature range.

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 is certified for operation at 140°F

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