Time Tested Proven Design

tracer-med-rightThe Tracer has been in service in public safety since 2001. It was designed specifically for police, fire and rescue vehicles. The rugged, all-metal enclosure can withstand severe treatment in the harshest environments. The Tracer features an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor with up to 8GB of DRAM. Numerous features make ideally suited to demanding vehicle applications – backlit control buttons are dimmable for nighttime driving; the front screen is fully sealed against liquids and dust and data storage is provide by a shock-mounted HDD, SSD or extreme temp drive.

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Super Bright Touchscreen Display

The large, 12.1 XGA screen of the Tracer, with 1200 nits of brightness, is fully sunlight-readable, and with advanced LED backlight controls, the brightness at the low end is highly adjustable for ease with nighttime driving. The touchscreen allows activation with a gloved hand. Screen is totally sealed to prevent damage from accidental spills.

Advanced Power Handling

tracer-dashboardThe Tracer accepts input voltages from 9-24 VDC. In addition, every Tracer is shipped with the innovative Datalux Dashboard program. This graphical interface application for monitoring and control of the Tracer computer enables officers and IT personnel to save vehicle batteries and avoid “hard” computer shutdowns without any external hardware. With Dashboard, the user can:

  • Monitor input voltage, alternator status, screen brightness
  • Select an input voltage or set a timer for a controlled shutdown of the Tracer computer
  • Set an input voltage threshold for a warning message
  • Program commands for operation of the Tracer emergency button

tracer-tru-mount-leftErgonomic Mounting

The compact form factor of the Tracer allows for flexible and ergonomic mounting in todays smaller vehicles. Complete mounting solutions are available for all makes and models of police, fire, and EMS vehicles. In Addition, Datalux offers the TRU-Mount family of vehicle mounts for standard Police cruisers and SUVs. These mounts were specifically designed to work in conjunction with the Tracer to provide a clean, ergonomic installation for a vehicle mounted computer. The Tracer can be mounted either using the proprietary quick release cam lock or for a more permanent installation, using the four VESA mounting holes on the back of the unit.


Lots of Connectivity Options

In addition to standard outputs that include USB, serial port and DisplayPort, the Tracer can be equipped with two LAN ports for connecting to TCIP camera systems. Wireless options include WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth and coming soon, GPS.


Innovative Keyboard

The Tracer is available with an innovative keyboard that can be single-handedly clipped and unclipped from the TRU-Mount. It features dimmable, backlit keys and unique steering wheel mount that enables it to be inserted into the steering wheel for stabling typing of reports (in a parked vehicle).

us-supportSuperior Service, Support and Warranty

Service – The Datalux Tracer is made in the USA and serviced in the USA. Factory and field technicians provide assistance with installations, repairs and upgrades. The Datalux standard warranty is 5 years on all units equipped with solid state drives. In addition, Datalux offers extended warranties, no-fault warranties and spare-in-the-air programs.