Crystal Rugged

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned and -operated small business founded in 1987, designs and manufactures rugged, high-performance computer hardware, embedded computers, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage devices for high-reliability, mission- and safety-critical applications in harsh environments. In addition to field-tested, combat-proven systems, the company provides in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product life cycle planning, warranty, and support services to defense, aerospace, government, industrial, commercial, and autonomous vehicle customers.

Industry leaders and innovators have selected Crystal Group rugged computer and electronics hardware for use on more than 600 military programs, across more than 35 countries, as well as a growing number of cutting-edge autonomous vehicle, power and critical infrastructure, industrial, and commercial projects.

Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards (MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901) and FIPS 140-2 and NIAP certified options; are backed by warranty (5+ year) with in-house support. All products are manufactured in the company’s NIST compliant Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facilities and are certified to ISO 9001:2015/AS9100 quality management standards.

Crystal Group continues to innovate and invent useful solutions to pressing challenges, and holds 25 patents on novel systems and methods, assigned between 2001 and 2017.

Crystal Group, together with its capable staff and state-of-the-art facilities, prides itself on helping to support customer goals, meet program and product requirements, and improve the lives and missions of end users – by delivering robust, rugged, and reliable products, backed by industry-leading warranty and support, and high-quality services on-time and on-budget.

Contact Details

Crystal Group, Inc.

855 Metzger Drive

Hiawatha, IA 52233

Phone (Toll-free): 1-800-378-1636

Phone (International): +1 319-978-1636

Fax: 319-393-2338

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Products

Crystal Rugged - RCS7450-48 SFP Rugged Crystal Switch

Crystal Rugged - RCS7450-48 SFP Rugged Crystal Switch

  • Optional extended security, data confidentiality, and hardware-based acceleration for IP-sec
  • Layer 2+ and Layer 3 capable
  • Light weight construction from billet strain, hardened aluminum
  • Easy mounting in EIA-310 19” rack, Delrin glides, or fixed mount
  • 24 Copper, 48 Copper and 48 SFP port switch in 15.5” 1U chassis
  • Modular upgrade capability
  • AC/AC, AC/DC, and DC/DC 1+1 MIL-STD-461 EMC compliance

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48C Rugged Crystal Switch

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48C Rugged Crystal Switch

  • Light weight construction from billet strain, hardened aluminum
  • Easy mounting in EIA-310 19” rack, Delrin glides, or fixed mount
  • 48 port designs in 19” chassis
  • Available with copper or fiber ports
  • Layer 2+ and Layer 3 capable
  • AC/AC, AC/DC, and DC/DC 1+1, FCC and MIL-STD-461 EMC compliant

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48C Rugged Crystal Switch

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48C Rugged Crystal Switch

  • Light weight construction from billet strain, hardened aluminum
  • Easy mounting in EIA-310 19” rack, Delrin glides, or fixed mount
  • 48 port designs in 19” chassis
  • Available with copper or fiber ports
  • Layer 2+ and Layer 3 capable
  • AC/AC, AC/DC, and DC/DC 1+1 MIL-STD-461 EMC compliance

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48F Rugged Switch

Crystal Rugged - RCS7750-48F Rugged Switch

  • Light weight construction from billet strain, hardened aluminum
  • Easy mounting in EIA-310 19” rack, Delrin glides, or fixed mount
  • 48 port designs in 19” chassis
  • Available with copper or fiber ports
  • Layer 2+ and Layer 3 capable
  • AC/AC, AC/DC, and DC/DC 1+1, FCC and MIL-STD-461 EMC compliant

Crystal Rugged - RD1115 Rugged 1U 15″ Display

Crystal Rugged - RD1115 Rugged 1U 15″ Display

  • All aluminum construction – 20 lbs. depending on content
  • Easily mounted –1U drawer mount on Accuride slides or Jonathan rails
  • Rugged 15″ display in EIA 1U drawer
  • Sealed iKey keyboard or Industrial Cherry keyboard series
  • 1000 nit, low reflectance, high ambient contrast/full color
  • High brightness backlight and low reflectance cover glass yield sunlight readability

Crystal Rugged - RD1119 Rugged 1U 19” Display

Crystal Rugged - RD1119 Rugged 1U 19” Display

  • All aluminum construction – 22 lbs. depending on content
  • Easily mounted –1U drawer mount on Accuride slides or Jonathan rails
  • Rugged 19″ display in EIA 1U drawer
  • Ultra wide viewing angle +/- 85V/H
  • Sealed iKey keyboard or Industrial Cherry keyboard series
  • SXGA resolution, 1000 nit, low reflectance, high ambient contrast/full color
  • High brightness backlight and low reflectance cover glass yield sunlight readability
  • CR 1500:1

Crystal Rugged - RD2217 Rugged Rackmount Dual 17" Display

Crystal Rugged - RD2217 Rugged Rackmount Dual 17" Display

  • Light weight aluminum construction – 42 lbs. depending on content
  • Easily mounted – Delrin glides, fixed mount or Jonathan rails
  • Rugged 17″ dual display in 2U EIA form factor
  • Front mounted for ease of use and storage, sealed iKey keyboard option available
  • SXGA resolution, 1000 nit, low reflectance, high ambient contrast,full color TFT LCD
  • High brightness backlight and low reflectance cover glass yield sunlight readability

Crystal Rugged - RE0412 Rugged Embedded Computer

Crystal Rugged - RE0412 Rugged Embedded Computer

  • Compact construction – 4.5 lbs. maximum weight with expansion
  • Versatility with two 2.5” SSD, non-removable
  • DC power solution with optional AC supply brick available
  • Up to 2 TB of internal storage
  • Expandable with one PCIe x16 low profile slot
  • Wide range input power ideal for UAV/UGV applications
  • Power efficient Intel® Core ™ i3/i7 options

Crystal Rugged - RE0813 Rugged Embedded Computer / Workstation

Crystal Rugged - RE0813 Rugged Embedded Computer / Workstation

  • Compact construction – 1.7” x 11” x 16.5” footprint
  • Panel or rack mounting options
  • Power efficient Intel Core i3® and Intel Core i7® options
  • Up to three SSD hard drives
  • Billet construction from milled and strain hardened 6061T651 structural aircraft aluminum
  • Redundant, extended temperature internal cooling fans

Crystal Rugged - RE1012 Rugged Embedded Computer

Crystal Rugged - RE1012 Rugged Embedded Computer

  • Compact construction – 2.4”H x 16” x 11” footprint
  • Panel or rack mounting options
  • Six Intel® Xeon® D-1528 CPU
  • Dual 2.5″ SSD hard drives
  • Billet construction from milled and strain hardened 6061-T6511 structural aircraft aluminum
  • IEEE 1613 and IEC 61850-3 certification ready
  • Fanless, no moving parts, high reliability

Crystal Rugged - RE1218M Rugged Embedded Computer

Crystal Rugged - RE1218M Rugged Embedded Computer

  • Light weight aluminum construction – 15lbs. (6.8kg)
  • Tray or wall mounted
  • Thermostatically controlled fans for quiet operation
  • MIL-C-26482 military circular I/O connectors
  • Up to eight 2.5” SSD removable drives
  • Intel® Xeon® D, or Skylake CPU
  • Modular power supply for multiple input options
  • One PCIe x16 expansion slot
  • Ultra rugged compact for extreme ambient conditions

Crystal Rugged - RE1312 Rugged Embedded Computer

Crystal Rugged - RE1312 Rugged Embedded Computer

  • Light weight composite construction – 4.5”H x 12” W x 9”D footprint (7-8 lbs)
  • Compact composite construction provides low SWaP
  • 7th Generation i7®/Broadwell-DE, Xeon®-D CPU technology
  • Dual and Quad Core i7 CPU options/ up to 16 cores Xeon-D
  • 18-36 VDC power
  • Up to 32GB unbuffered, non ECC DDR4 1.2V SO-DIMM or 128GB ECC DDR4 with Xeon-D offering
  • Two 15mm SSD or three 7/9mm SSD storage options, removable drives
  • MIL-STD-461 CE102, RE102 compliant
  • Bulk head or tray mounted options

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  • Measures:
    • Single, split, or three phase loads
    • Voltage, current, and frequency
    • Active power, non-active power, and power factor
    • Total harmonic distortion
  • Wireless data collection or internal memory sufficient for 1 week with 1 second data intervals
  • Remotely monitor real-time and historical power variable data
  • Visualize data with software trending, graphing, and timeboxing
  • Auto-generated alarms when power variables deviate from pre-set thresholds
  • Power options: Battery, power supply, or power from the measurement line
  • Size: (W x H x D) 7.8 in. x 6.6 in. x 2.2 in.
  • IP Rating: IP 50; IEC 60529


  • Copper cable certifier for TIA category 5 through 6A, twisted-pair cabling with touchscreen project management, TIA Level IIIe accuracy, advanced troubleshooting, 8-hour battery life
  • Startup Faster & Prevent Downtime - Validate at the Machine Builder and again when commissioning the machine at the Plant and find marginal cables before they become a problem
  • Speed Troubleshooting - Avoid wasting time installing unnecessary bypass cables
  • Pass/Fail indication in 10 seconds with full measurement details
  • Supports RJ45 and M12D and M12X connectors
  • Works on cables running EtherNet/IP™, Profnet™ , ModBus TCP™ , EtherCAT and other protocols
  • Validate Cable Performance to Standards for Industrial Premises (TIA 1005-A, ISO 11801:3) Document test results with LinkWare software


  • Ergonomic handle that adapts to user’s hand, causes less strain and work fatigue and provides maximum torque.
  • Full length, impact proof handle core is coated with soft-grip outer material, hanging hole for extra security, and anti-roll handle design.
  • Slim insulated shaft allows access in hard to reach areas.
  • Two sizes (#1 and #2), sold individually, also in kits


  • Full HART Device Description (DD) support of all HART devices
  • Configure HART devices
  • Perform HART trim on HART devices when used with a Fluke 750 or 720 series calibrator
  • Monitor device PV, SV, TV, QV and other measured HART variables
  • Quarterly HART DD updates for free
  • Convenient wireless connectivity to HART modem
  • Easy to use, fast connect and view HART data
  • Store HART device configurations
  • Long range wireless communication up to 250 feet


  • Two electrically isolated inputs
  • CAT III 1000 V / CAT IV 600 V safety rated
  • 60 MHz bandwidth model
  • 625 MS/s
  • Deep memory: 10,000 samples per channel waveform capture so you can zoom in on the details
  • Dedicated 5000 Count digital multimeter in 2 Channel models
  • Connect-and-View continuous auto-trigger, single shot, pulse width, and video triggering
  • ScopeRecord roll mode, capture waveform sample data for up to 48 hours
  • TrendPlot, trend measurement readings for up to 22 days
  • Advanced automatic measurements, power (Vpwm, VA, W, PF) and time (mAs, V/s, w/s)
  • IP-51 rated for dust and drip proof to withstand harsh environments
  • Isolated USB ports for memory devices and PC connectivity
  • Li-Ion battery for extended operating timespan
    • Up to 4 hours (BP290 included standard) or up to 8 hour with optional BP291
    • Charge spare battery using optional external battery charger EBC290
  • Easy-access battery door to make it easy to swap batteries
  • A handy slot to tether and lock down the oscilloscope while unattended using a standard Kensington® lock