First Take: Acer TravelMate 8200

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Packaged Quantity 1
Platform Technology Intel Centrino Duo
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Notebook type Mid-size laptops (6-7.5 lbs.)
Processor / Chipset
CPU Intel Core Duo T2500 / 2 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
Cache L2 - 2 MB
Data Bus Speed 667 MHz
Chipset Type Mobile Intel 945PM Express
Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Execute Disable Bit capability, power-optimized processor system bus
Cache Memory
Type L2 cache
Installed Size 2 MB
Memory Speed 533 MHz
Memory Specification Compliance PC2-4200
Configuration Features 2 x 1 GB
Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Installed Size 2 GB
Rated Memory Speed 533 MHz
Max Supported Size 2 GB
Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Speed 533 MHz / PC2-4200
Slots Qty 2
Empty Slots 0
Interface Serial ATA-150
Optical Drive DVD±RW (+R DL) / DVD-RAM removable
Type none
Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Write Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 2.4x (DVD+R DL)
Rewrite Speed 4x (CD) / 4x (DVD±RW) / 2x (DVD-RAM)
Type portable
Resolution 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
Widescreen Display Yes
Diagonal Size (metric) 39.1 cm
Display Resolution Abbreviation WSXGA+
Hard Drive
Spindle Speed 5400 rpm
Type HDD
Capacity 120 GB
Audio & Video
Graphics Processor PCI Express - ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
Integrated Webcam Yes
Camera Features 225° rotation
Sound Stereo speakers, microphone
Type 4-way scroll button, keyboard, touchpad
Wireless Protocol 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
Wireless Controller Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Wired Protocol Gigabit Ethernet
Features Acer SignalUp
Optical Storage
Drive Type DVD SuperMulti
Form Factor removable
CPU Type Core Duo
Processor Number T2500
Manufacturer Intel
Clock Speed 2 GHz
Features Wake on Ring
Floppy Drive
Type none
Cells 9-cell
Technology lithium ion
Run Time (Up To) 3.5 hour(s)
Card Reader
Type 5 in 1 card reader
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, xD-Picture Card
AC Adapter
Input AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Connections & Expansion
Expansion Bays Front accessible -
Slots 1 x PC Card (1 free)
1 x ExpressCard/34 (1 free)
2 x memory (0 free)
Interfaces 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11
1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45
1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
1 x display / video - DVI-Analog/Digital - 24+5 pin combined DVI
1 x display / video - S-video output
1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5 mm
1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
1 x infrared IrDA
4 x USB 2.0 4 pin USB Type A
1 x docking / port replicator
1 x audio - line-in - mini-phone 3.5 mm
1 x audio - SPDIF output/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
Memory Card Reader 5 in 1 (SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card)
Brand Acer
Product Line Acer TravelMate
Model 8204WLMi
Localization English
Country Kits Canada, United States
Packaged Quantity 1
Compatibility PC
Platform Technology Intel Centrino Duo
Notebook Type notebook
Platform Windows
Hard Drive Capacity 120 GB
Security Devices SmartCard reader
Microsoft Office Preloaded Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Diagonal Size 15.4 in
Color Support 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Max Transfer Rate 56 Kbps
Data Link Protocol Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Remote Management Protocol DMI 2.0
Wireless LAN Supported Yes
Wireless NIC Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Security Smart card reader
Features Disk Anti-Shock Protection System (DASP), administrator password, security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), system password, wake on LAN
Included Laptop Accessories Bluetooth VoIP phone
Compliant Standards ACPI 2.0
Graphics Controller
Interface Type PCI Express
Dimensions & Weight
Width 14.3 in
Depth 10.7 in
Height 1.5 in
Audio Output
Compliant Standards DirectSound, Sound Blaster Pro
Manufacturer Warranty
Type 1 year warranty
Data Bus Speed 667 MHz
Chipset Type Mobile Intel 945PM Express
Physical Characteristics
Weight 6.61 lbs
Operating System / Software
OS Provided: Type Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Type Acer GridVista, Acer Launch Manager, Acer eManager, Adobe Acrobat Reader, CyberLink PowerDVD (OEM), NTI CD-Maker (OEM), Norton AntiVirus (Trial), PlatinumSecret
Video Output
Graphics Processor ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
Graphics Processor Series ATI Mobility Radeon
Video Memory
Technology DDR SDRAM
Installed Size 256 MB
Notebook Camera
Integrated Webcam Yes
Camera Features 225° rotation
Service & Support
Type 1 year warranty
Service & Support Details
Type limited warranty, traveler warranty
Service Included parts and labor
Full Contract Period 1 year