Command and Communication Consoles suit rugged applications.

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Accommodating straight, L, or U-shaped style floor layouts, rugged command and communication console is designed for military/aerospace, mobile broadcast, law enforcement/HSS, and emergency services applications. Units can be ruggedized by including thicker gauge aluminum frames, extra mounting and supports, cross bracing for enclosures, spot welding, and T-frame supports. Removable sides, rear, and top panels facilitate installation.

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Optima Announces Rugged Command & Communication Consoles

Tucker, GA April 4, 2009 - Optima EPS, an Elma Company, and leading designer and manufacturer of cabinet enclosures for electronic systems, now offers rugged command and communication consoles. The consoles may be used in Mil/Aero, Mobile Broadcast, Law Enforcement/HSS, Emergency Services or other rugged applications.

Based on standard modules, the rugged console range can easily be modified to suit most applications and ensures optimum access to critical information in command and control systems. The user-friendly design of Optima's consoles accommodates typical floor layout requirements: straight, L, or U-shaped styles. Optional ergonomically designed laminate writing desks provide a comfortable work surface and maximum leg area. With removable sides, rear and top panels, the installation and accessibility of the equipment is fast and easy.

Optima can ruggedize the consoles in various ways. This includes thicker gauge aluminum frames, extra mounting and supports, cross bracing for enclosures, spot welding, T-frame supports, and more. Optima offers a range of MIL-Spec, Harsh Environment, and Seismic cabinets enclosures and racks that are geared for rugged applications. The company also offers ruggedized versions of its products for Mobile environments. This design background gives Optima one of the most experienced teams for rugged enclosure and command center/console designs.

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About Optima, An Elma Company

Optima EPS has been designing, manufacturing, and distributing quality electronic enclosures, enclosure systems, server racks, cabinets, security consoles, vertical racks, and telecom enclosures since its founding by Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. in 1962. In 1986, Optima joined Gichner Systems Group (Dallastown, PA), one of the world's leading manufacturers of transportable military shelter systems. As of April 1, 2004 Elma Electronic Inc acquired Optima. Today, Optima serves leading electronic and communications OEMs throughout North America from its headquarters near Atlanta, Georgia. The highly-engineered products, whether custom, modified-standard or standard designs, are manufactured to meet customer specifications. They are also distinguished by an extruded aluminum construction offering a high strength-to-weight ratio and a contemporary appearance.

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44350 Grimmer Blvd.
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Company Contact:

Justin Moll Optima EPS, an Elma Company
Ph: 770-496-4000 Fax: 770-496-4041 Cell: 916-524-8242

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