How Top Gear laptop survived Bolivian expedition

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Top Gear Bolivia road trip

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Top Gear Bolivia road trip

We began our Top Gear adventure to drive three 1970’s 4x4 vehicles from the Bolivian jungle to the Pacific Ocean from the town of Rurrenabaque. Our first challenge was to cross the tributaries of the River Beni in our vehicles, which resulted in us and our equipment taking regular unplanned baths. To see personal bags and equipment floating around in the back of cars is not the best start to any day. Much to my amazement, however, the Blazepoint Ndura Rugged laptop powered up and continued as normal, despite having sat in a submerged bag.

 

Ex British Special Forces soldier Gary Humphrey explains how he supported Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and the Top Gear production team on their epic journey through the Amazon rainforest and across the Andes. Humphrey  runs Endeavour Consultancy, a company which provides photography to the defence industry,
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There's a 14-inch widescreen HD LED display, which has been treated with an anti-reflective.

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