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You can literally stand on the new CTL Chromebook

Need a Chromebook that’s tough? Like really tough?┬áLike classroom full of rowdy children spilling drinks and jumping on top of it tough? Look no further, because the new CTL NL6X takes durable laptop construction to a whole new level.

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While the updated Chromebook boasts a number of serious protective features, the most impressive by far is its ability to withstand weight on its lid. CTL tested the system in-house, and found that even when a 365-pound man stood on it, the system wasn’t damaged at all.

That’s not all though, as the Chromebook is also rated for drops up to 70 cm — just over two feet — with reinforced ports, hinges, and power port. The keyboard is specially designed to prevent spills from seeping their way through, and has┬áprinted keys so students can’t peel off the stickers.

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Under the tough hood, the NL6X looks a lot more like a standard Chromebook offering. It’s powered by an Intel Celeron N2940, a quad-core with a 1.83GHz base clock, and 4GB of RAM. There’s also a 16GB eMMC drive for storage, plus USB 3.0, full-size HDMI, and SD card slots for connectivity and extra storage. The 11.6-inch screen has a modest 1,366 x 768 resolution, which is a typical panel for Chromebooks of its size.

As an added bonus, CTL claims the system can run for up to nine hours on a single charge. That’s long enough for an entire school day without looking for an outlet. Plus, the battery is removable, allowing an IT department to service it in-house without having to replace the whole computer.

CTL even packs in a few special features just for students. The same lid that supports up to 365 pounds is also a whiteboard surface, for sharing notes, doodling, or temporarily labeling systems. The webcam rotates a full 180 degrees for snapping photos of projects or video chatting, and there’s an optional microscope attachments for more scientific endeavors.

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If those sound like features you want in your classroom, the CTL NL6X Chromebook is already available for order directly from CTL. The system starts at $269, which includes one year of free accidental damage, separate from the standard one year parts and labor warranty.