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Jotto Desk Introduces NEW ZRT Gun Rack & Lock Head Design

by on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Over the many decades of athletic competition, there have been few Game Changers that come to mind. Athletes so impactful that the world took notice and the sports they took part in were forever changed. Jim Ryun became the first high school runner to break the 4:00 mark in the mile – his time of 3:55.3 standing for 36 years. When a 20 year old golfer named Tiger Woods burst onto the scene in 1996, the game was forever changed…courses changed, equipment changed and the popularity of the sport exploded. Michael Jeffrey Jordan, considered by many to be the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT); won 5 MVP’s and led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA Championships. Jotto Desk is tremendously excited to announce the release of its New ZRT Gun Rack featuring SmartLok Technology, a product we believe can be considered to be a Game Changer in the area of weapon retention and security. We are confident that our ZRT Gun Racks will exceed those expectations and will provide the safety and security that our customers rely on.

ZRT Featuring Smartlok Technology

These new ZRT Gun Racks represent years of research and development and have been awarded two US Patents (US Patent No. 8,910,560 & US Patent No. 9,481,312). These changes represent critical input from installers/end users, closes the loophole on the ability for lock heads to be “hot-wired” and makes a technological leap forward. The ZRT Gun Rack is not just a new lock head, instead it is a completely new gun rack that has been designed from the ground up. The injection molded Butt Plates are made of polycarbonate, well known for its durable characteristics. Each of the Butt Plate Mounting Brackets are secured to the side of the extruded backbone. This allows for individual weapon adjustability based upon the setup of the vehicle. The AR side can easily be positioned higher to eliminate a stock or sling getting hung up on an armrest when the officer needs his weapon.

ZRT Gun Rack

The physical strength of any gun rack is the “backbone” and we’ve developed a 1.5” square extruded aluminum backbone. All brackets secure into one of four channels with security hardware and the robust nature makes theft attempts with a pry bar or flat bladed screw driver an exercise in futility.

ZRT is resistant to prying by crowbar.


Not every AR-15 is identical and the area that affects gun racks the most is the stock. Countless times we have seen weapons not secured because the gun rack they had installed didn’t fit their weapon. As a result, we have designed the ZRT Gun Rack to be “field adjustable” by an officer. Simply loosen a captured ratchet handle and raise or lower the AR brackets within a defined area. This allows multiple AR-15’s with various stocks to fit into one gun rack.

ZRT Lock Head with AR insert
ZRT Lock Head with AR Insert (Shown closed and open.)ZRT Lock Head with Shot Gun Insert
ZRT Lock Head with Shotgun Insert (Shown closed and open.)

The ZRT Lock Heads themselves are where the greatest change and innovation has occurred. We spent a great deal of time researching the history of gun rack lock heads, the few changes that have occurred and what weaknesses that exist. With that knowledge, we have designed the ZRT Lock Head accordingly.



WHY ZRT?

  1. The lock body itself is made from a Zinc Z12 Alloy in an investment casting operation. This material was chosen due to its characteristics which will deform instead of break or fracture.
  2. Access to the firearm is quick and easy. Swipe the ¼” Nickel Plated Steel Slide Latch and it recesses into the lock body. Traditional lock heads require the officer to pull open a “door”, making access slower and creating opportunities for a sling to catch. Our testing stopped when we could not get the ZRT Lock Head to crack or break, even when exceeding the foot pounds needed to break current lock heads by 3 times.
  3. Each ZRT Lock Head comes with custom silicone inserts that protect the firearm, reducing noise and rattling. Customized inserts fit the barrels of the AR-15, shotgun or around the pump of the shotgun.
  4. SmartLok Technology eliminates the opportunity to steal a firearm by manipulating the power. Traditional lock heads have a solenoid that is looking for a 12V input, telling it to pull back the plunger and allow the weapon to be removed. The inherent problem is that it will recognize any 12V input – be it a Dewalt battery, a deer feeder battery or even a strong 9V battery will sometimes do the trick. Cut the wire, add the power source and you can open the lock. Our proprietary SmartLok Technology ends this type of theft.
  5. ZRT Gun Racks feature our quick and easy Plug & Play installation cables. These custom designed cables mean anybody can plug in a ZRT Gun Rack, simplifying installation and speeding up install time. The 3’ Momentary Switch Cable and the 8’ Lock Head Cables simply plug into the timer. Nothing to crimp. All that is needed at installation is power, ground and ignition input. Simple, quick and easy.


ZRT Gun Racks are available for the most common weapons utilized in Law Enforcement.

The following types of gun racks are available and in stock for immediate shipment:

• Vertical Partition Mounted
• Horizontal Partition Mounted
• Rear Seat Mounted
• Single Cell Mounted
• Trunk Mounted
• Rear Hatch Mounted

Field proven over the past 20 years, Jotto Desk has been offering mobile professionals innovative vehicle solutions to ensure officer security and comfort. For more information on this and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service at 877-455-6886.

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2016+ Chevy Malibu NextGen Computer Mount

by on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:44:00 PM

Jotto Desk is pleased to announce a New No Holes Computer Mount for the 2016+ Chevy Malibu NextGen. The Jotto Desk team has worked to ensure that the products they introduce, to its' customers, stand up to the high demand for quality, durability and functionality. Jotto Desk is confident that its' Computer Mount for this vehicle will exceed those expectations and will provide the safety and security that our customers rely on. This new Computer Mount will be in stock and available in the coming weeks.

Left to Right : 425-5588/4143 & 425-5588/5215
No Holes Computer Mount 2016+ Chevy Malibu NextGen
Part Numbers & List Prices:

Please take note - GM has earlier released and sold a 2016 Chevy Malibu. It was created on the old body style and our NHM solution for this vehicle is called a 2016 Chevy Malibu Classic. This NHM Solution will not work for the 2016 Malibu Classic - ONLY for the 2016+ Chevy Malibu NextGen. To help - we've created a document to assist determining exactly which 2016 Chevy Malibu you may have. Click here to access.

Field proven over the past 20 years, Jotto Desk offers mobile professionals the best rugged laptop mount. Made of recyclable materials, our laptop workstation creates a proven mobile office for cars, trucks, vans, SUV's and Big Rigs. Jotto Desk is easy to install, easy to set-up and easy to use. From individuals to fleets, this laptop desk will place your notebook at your fingertips when parked.

For more information on this and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service at 877.455.6886.


New Heavy Duty Laptop Mounts From Jotto Desk

by on Friday, March 18, 2016 12:59:00 PM

Jotto Desk® is excited to introduce the NEW Heavy Duty (HD) line of computer laptop mounts. These HD Mounts offer the next level in ruggedness and durability…making this the premium solution for securing a laptop in a law enforcement or fleet vehicle. They feature a heavy duty vehicle specific mounting base, rugged pole/stand for height adjustment, swing arm for horizontal adjustment, a tilt/swivel plate and are capped off with our new A-MOD Desktop.

425-5630 with 450-4138.jpgHD Mount for 13+ Ford PI Sedan (425-5026) with A-MOD Desktop (450-4138)

The NEW HD Mount has been designed from the ground up with heavy duty fleets and less than ideal road conditions in mind. We realize many fleets are driving vehicles on roads that have seen better days or the driving conditions demand more – so Jotto Desk set out to create our Heavy Duty Solution. The vehicle specific base - made of 7 gauge steel – has been re-thought to incorporate multiple OEM mounting locations. All too often we have seen other products in the field that appear to be solid, yet they perform poorly. The cause could usually be tracked back to the base. Jotto Desk recognized the laptop at the top of the mount…can only be as strong as our base – so we emphasized this in our design. The height adjustable stand has not gone unchanged or ignored, as we have designed a 15” lower tube (2” OD with .218 wall thickness) to mate with the 6” upper rod (1.75” OD with an impressive 1.375 wall thickness) for excellent strength. The Swing Arm allows for simple adjustment of the laptop while secured to the A-MOD Desktop. The Swing Arm can rotate 90 degrees at the shoulder, the A-MOD Desktop can rotate 75 degrees at the wrist and Tilt/Swivel plate allows for a 25 degree adjustment. As is typical with all Jotto Desk mounts (traditional or HD) – we always provide you with everything you need with one simple part number…and this solution is no different.


The A-MOD Desktop (Adjustable-Mobile Operations Desktop) has been created to be the ultimate desktop solution to secure a laptop computer in a mobile environment. The A-MOD desktop features a lightweight, yet rugged design that incorporates both high strength aluminum and composite materials where it makes sense. All of the Side and Rear Clamps are made of case-hardened steel and the lock is a high security, solid brass tubular lock giving you peace of mind knowing that your laptop is secured. The laptop can quickly and easily be removed with the turn of a key and the pull of a handle.

The NEW HD Mount with the NEW A-MOD Desktop combine to provide superior ergonomics and a strong base.

Part Numbers and List Prices:
HD Laptop Mounts
425-5646/4138 15+ Chevy Tahoe/Silverado 1500 HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5026/4138 13+ Ford PI Sedan HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5631/4138 13+ Ford PI Utility HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5630/4138 11+ Dodge Charger HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5107/4138 14+ Dodge Ram HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5104/4138 15+ Ford F150 HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
425-5649/4138 15+ Ford F250+ HD Mount w/A-MOD Desktop List Price: $765.00
HD Bases Only
425-5658 15+ Chevy Tahoe/Silverado 1500 HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-5657 13+ Ford PI Sedan HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-5656 13+ Ford PI Utility HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-5655 11+ Dodge Charger HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-3756 14+ Ram HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-1249 15+ Ford F150 HD Base Only List Price: $240.00
425-3763 15+ Ford F250+ HD Base Only List Price: $240.00

Field proven over the past 20 years, Jotto Desk has been offering mobile professionals laptop mounting solutions and now have released the ultimate rugged solution. Made of recyclable materials, our laptop workstation creates a proven mobile office for cars, trucks, vans, SUV's and Big Rigs. Jotto Desk is easy to install, easy to set-up and easy to use. From individuals to fleets, this laptop desk will place your notebook at your fingertips when parked.

For more information on this and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service at 877-455-6886.


NEW Adjustable Mobile Operations Desktop (A-MOD)

by on Monday, October 19, 2015 8:49:00 AM

Jotto Desk is extremely excited to announce two NEW Universal Desktops to the numerous markets we serve…the Adjustable Mobile Operations Desktop (A-MOD and A-MOD XL). We have worked closely with several key distributors and agencies to evaluate current needs, strengths and weaknesses. The culmination of this information was then utilized by our Engineering Department and implemented into these new A-MOD Desktops to create what we feel is the ultimate desktop solution to secure a laptop computer. The Jotto Desk team has worked to ensure that the products they introduce, to its' customers, stand up to the high demand for quality, durability and functionality. We are proud to offer these new desktop options.


NEW A-MOD Desktop (450-4143)

These A-MOD Desktops feature a lightweight yet rugged design that incorporates both high strength aluminum and composite materials where it makes sense. Conversely, we have mixed in steel where there is no substitute to the strength, structure and ruggedness that it provides. All of the Side Clamps and Rear Clamps, which hold down the laptop, are made of case-hardened steel and for our lock we chose a high security, solid brass tubular lock. There is no real security when a lock can simply be jimmied or the clamps can be easily bent out and the laptop stolen. With this mixture of elements and the other changes, we are confident that the A-MOD Desktops provide the most rugged, safest and most flexible universal desktop to secure a laptop computer in a mobile environment.

Jotto Desk's NEW A-MOD Desktop

Jotto Desk customers past, present and future will be able to enjoy the benefits of the A-MOD Desktops. Older Jotto Desk laptop mounts that utilized the ACD Desktop can be retrofitted with these new A-MOD desktops simply by ordering the part numbers listed below…kind of like putting a new engine in an older car. Present customers that are buying our laptop mounts with the old desktop can experience another level in security, convenience and adjustability with the A-MOD. Future customers that desired a locking mechanism, not offered on the old desktop, will now be able to evaluate the total Jotto Desk solution. The combination of our Laptop Mount price, ergonomics, quality and ease of installation with the New A-MOD Desktop make Jotto Desk the easy choice as your laptop mounting solution.


Part Numbers & List Prices:

450-4143 A-MOD Desktop
See Product Page For Compatible Laptop Dimensions
List Price: $300.00
450-4144 A-MOD Desktop XL
See Product Page For Compatible Laptop Dimensions
List Price: $300.00


A-MOD Desktop with Laptop Secured (450-4143)


As the market's "Total Solutions Provider" (TSP), Jotto Desk continues to advance its' product line and reputation as the industry leader in public safety equipment. Jotto Desk works to redefine the mobile workspace and expand its' portfolio of high quality products and ability to deliver maximum value to customers. As your Total Solutions Provider, Jotto Desk is able to ensure that all the products we manufacture will work together seamlessly from installation to application.

For more information on these and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service Representative at 877.455.6886.



Switching to Tablet/Keyboard? Secure it with a TK Series Console

by on Monday, August 03, 2015 4:10:00 PM

Jotto Desk is proud to announce yet another console innovation…the TK Series Console. Technology trends are shifting toward Tablet/Keyboard setups and as agencies transition to tablet computers like the Panasonic Toughpad, iPad or other Windows based tablets (WinBook, Getac, Motion Computing) and separate keyboards…equipment mounting needs are also changing.

Jotto Desk, a manufacturer of laptop mounts for over 20 years, has noticed the shift in technology and we now have the products to meet those needs. With the NEW TK Series Consoles from Jotto Desk, you have a variety of options to secure the tablet and keyboard, plus, 7” or 12” of equipment in your vehicle.


 
Jotto Desk's NEW TK Series Console


Both the TK-7 and the TK-12 consoles feature a vertical mounting structure for the tablet/keyboard. The tilt of the tablet can be adjusted to reduce glare and improve visibility, while the keyboard can be removed for those who prefer the keyboard in the lap/steering wheel area. The Tablet/Keyboard Mount rotates a full 90° for the ultimate in ergonomic comfort which allows for usage from either the driver or passenger seat. The tablet mounting plate has two common VESA hole patterns (75 and 100) to fit our TK Mounting Stations and other popular models of mounting stations and docking stations. The keyboard mount, has several hole patterns to secure iKey keyboards and may work with other brands, provided they have an integrated VESA mounting pattern on the back of the keyboard.  Due to the rugged nature of this design, the keyboard actually become the handle to rotate the Tablet/Keyboard assembly – nothing has to be loosened or secured…everything is at your fingertips.

    
     Part Numbers & List Prices:

425-6195 TK-7 Tablet/Keyboard Console (7”) List Price: $583.00
425-6194 TK-12 Tablet/Keyboard Console (12”) List Price: $683.00
     
425-6276 13+ PI Sedan TK-7 Pkg – Includes Floor Plate List Price: $732.00
425-6277 13+ PI Utility TK-7 Pkg – Includes Floor Plate List Price: $732.00
425-6278 13+ Charger TK-7 Pkg – Includes Floor Plate List Price: $732.00
     
450-4140 Universal Tablet Mounting Station (TK Series) List Price: $150.00
450-4141 FZ-G1 Tablet Mounting Station (TK Series) List Price: $150.00
450-4142 iPad/iPad2/iPad Air Mounting Station (TK Series) List Price: $150.00


TK-7 Console Product Image & In-vehicle Image (425-6195)


TK-12 Console Product Image & In-vehicle Image (425-6194)

The TK Series Consoles come standard with an Offset Riser Plate – which we feel will be the majority choice by agencies. However, should that height/location not be ideal – simply remove the plate and secure directly to the center/rear of the console, utilizing the holes that have already been designed into the top of the console.

What better to mount to the TK Series Console…than our NEW TK Series Mounting Stations? (see 450-4140, 450-4141 and 450-4142.) These TK Mounting Stations for the Panasonic Toughpad, Apple iPad/iPad2/iPad Air and an Universal Tablet Mounting station have been designed to work specifically with the TK Series Consoles. Each of these Mounting Stations feature a barrel-key lock for security of the tablet computer and attach to the tablet mounting plate in a landscape orientation.


Universal Tablet TK Mount Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 TK Mount Apple iPad TK Mounting Station
Tablet Mounting Stations for TK Series Consoles


As the market's "Total Solutions Provider" (TSP), Jotto Desk continues to advance its' product line and reputation as the industry leader in public safety equipment. Jotto Desk works to redefine the mobile workspace and expand its' portfolio of high quality products and ability to deliver maximum value to customers. As your Total Solutions Provider, Jotto Desk is able to ensure that all the products we manufacture will work together seamlessly from installation to application.

For more information on these and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service Representative at 877.455.6886.

     
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Announcing the Integrated Pentax/Brother Contour Console (IPBCC)

by on Friday, July 10, 2015 1:04:00 PM

Jotto Desk is proud to announce the Next Generation of Contour Consoles…the Integrated Pentax/Brother Contour Console (IPBCC). When the Contour Console was first introduced to the Law Enforcement industry 14 years ago, the concept was ingenious. Take advantage of unused space in a vehicle, help to create more room for an officer and improve the ergonomics in this “mobile office”. The IPBCC goes the next step! This truly innovative design integrates the Pentax/Brother PocketJet 6 printer and paper roll into our newest Contour Console, providing an ergonomic setup without the twisting and turning that an armrest printer mount requires. Plus, it eliminates that additional accessory purchase and greatly improves access to a vertically mounted gun rack. The Jotto Desk team has worked to ensure that the products they introduce, to its' customers, stand up to the high demand for quality, durability and functionality. We are proud to offer this new console concept with our IPBCC.

 
Jotto Desk's NEW IPBCC - Integrated Pentax/Brother Contour Console



For years, the Pentax/Brother Printer and Paper Roll have been an issue from a mounting perspective…kind of like a six fingered person looking for gloves. Console solution – check. Gun Rack solution – check. Partition solution – check. Then…what about the printer? Until now…there was no solution that fit and functioned effectively. Glove box designs were very difficult to access. Head rest designs required twisting and were liability concerns for many. The sheer size and bulk of armrest designs were problematic in shrinking vehicles and could cause a hang up when accessing a weapon from the gun rack. With the printer/paper roll mount built into the Contour Console, equipment storage in public safety vehicles is streamlined while retrieval of your printed information is now at your fingertips without straining. The upfront positioning also means that the printer is easy to access when you need to change the paper roll.

This new Contour Console is being offered first for the 2015+ Dodge Charger, but will be released in the future for the Chevy Tahoe, Ford PI Utility and PI Sedan. Additional models/designs may be offered down the road. This IPBCC comes with 12” of faceplates and relocation for OEM 12V outlets and USB. Equipment depth in this console varies from 9.25” to 5.5” and as an option will accommodate an accessory Internal ABS Cup Holder faceplate, 425-3704. We have also designed a new armrest for this vehicle/console package – the Side Hinged DCR Armrest, 425-3841. This armrest is horizontal in design and hinges toward the passenger door…allowing for use by driver/passenger but being able to be flipped completely out of the way to quickly access firearms from a gun rack. Additionally, this armrest has a built-in storage area for miscellaneous items and can house the ABS Cup Holder. Complete the package with a 2011+ Dodge Charger computer side mount, 425-5597/5215 for the ultimate configuration.

    
     Part Numbers & List Prices:

425-6462

15+ Charger IPBCC Contour Console (12”)

List Price: $475.00

425-3841

Side Hinged DCR Armrest

List Price: $175.00

425-3704

Internal ABS Dual Cup Holder

List Price: $52.00


Invehicle Image of the Integrated Pentax/Brother Contour Console
for 15+ Dodge Charger (425-6462)



As the market's "Total Solutions Provider" (TSP), Jotto Desk continues to advance its' product line and reputation as the industry leader in public safety equipment. Jotto Desk works to redefine the mobile workspace and expand its' portfolio of high quality products and ability to deliver maximum value to customers. As your Total Solutions Provider, Jotto Desk is able to ensure that all the products we manufacture will work together seamlessly from installation to application.

For more information on these and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service Representative at 877.455.6886.

     

NEW PRODUCT: 15+ Chevy Colorado Computer Mount

by on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:39:00 AM

Jotto Desk is pleased to announce a New No Holes Computer Mount for the 2015+ Chevy Colorado. The Jotto Desk team has worked to ensure that the products they introduce, to its' customers, stand up to the high demand for quality, durability and functionality. Jotto Desk is confident that its' Computer Mount for this vehicle will exceed those expectations and will provide the safety and security that our customers rely on. This New Computer Mount will be in stock and available in 2 weeks.
 
425-5638/5215 - No Holes Computer Mount for 2015+ Chevy Colorado

     Part Numbers & List Prices:

      425-5638/5215   
      2015+ Colorado No Holes Computer Mount   
      List Price: $340.00

      425-5637
      2015+ Colorado Base Only
     
List Price: $131.00


Jotto Desk realizes the importance of the Total Solution. Maximize your workspace and optimize your time and efficiency with a Jotto Desk laptop mount for your 2015+ Chevy Colorado. This computer mount is a No Holes drilled, ergonomic, articulating arm desk used as a platform for mobile professionals to secure and comfortably use a laptop computer in a vehicle. The patented Cable-Dock® securing system uses two thin nylon-coated steel cables that wrap up and over the keyboard section of the computer for a firm and positive grip. This securing system will give you peace of mind knowing that your laptop is secured.

The overall design of the No Holes Computer Mount allows you to pull the desktop over for comfortable operation, reducing back strain. Stand height is adjustable and can be removed from No Holes Base in seconds when not needed.

Field proven over the past 21 years, Jotto Desk offers mobile professionals the best rugged laptop mount. Made of recyclable materials, our laptop workstation creates a proven mobile office for cars, trucks, vans, SUV's and Big Rigs. Jotto Desk is easy to install, easy to set-up and easy to use. From individuals to fleets, this laptop desk will place your notebook at your fingertips when parked.

For more information on this and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service at 877.455.6886.

NEW PRODUCT: 11+ Dodge Charger Trunk Mounted Gun Rack

by on Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:24:00 AM

Jotto Desk is proud to present a new addition to the Jotto Desk Gun Rack line. This new Gun Rack is a single weapon mount designed to hold a shotgun or AR15 with the GL3XL handcuff lock. Installation is a breeze and can be accomplished in less than five minutes. Simply loosen 2 bolts - position mounting brackets and re-tighten.


475-0964 Charger GR4-GL3XL shotgun or AR15 Trunk Mount

        Part Numbers & List Price:
        475-0964       '11+ Charger GR4-GL3XL Trunk Mount       List Price: $375.00

As the market's "Total Solutions Provider" (TSP), Jotto Desk continues to advance its' product line and reputation as the industry leader in public safety equipment. Jotto Desk works to redefine the mobile workspace and expand its' portfolio of high quality products and ability to deliver maximum value to customers. As your Total Solutions Provider, Jotto Desk is able to ensure that all the products we manufacture will work together seamlessly from installation to application. For more information on this and other Jotto Desk offerings, contact your Sales Manager or a Customer Service at 877-455-6886.