[pcductape] Re: Advice Needed

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:23:03 -0900

Will a laptop running on battery run a printer?
any specs on it..how long will a battery last,,how long for recharge...

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----- Original Message -----
From: Emery, David
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 7:12 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Advice Needed

One thing to remember is that most laptops will be a little slower then a
workstation, not that noticeable unless you are a power user, the info you
provided is good, however, not knowing your setup, you would need a modem
and a NIC and most now have them built in. USB 2.0 is getting ready to come
out in notebooks also. USB 1.1 is 77MBPS and 2.0 is 480MBPS, you can
purchase a pcmcia usb2.0 card to give you this ability if your motherboard
doesn't support 2.0. A lot of the manufacturer's are not providing software
with their machines now of which winbook is one. I don't like this, however,
HP, Compaq and a lot of the others are doing it. Good Luck, Dave
  -----Original Message-----
  From: Emery, David [mailto:demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
  Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 10:59 AM
  To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: [pcductape] Re: Advice Needed

  I deal almost strictly with Dells so unable to provide guidance. They
appear to have a good tech page, http://www.winbookcorp.com/
    -----Original Message-----
    From: David L. Gabler [mailto:dlg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
    Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 2:11 AM
    To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Subject: [pcductape] Re: Advice Needed

    At 09:03 PM 2/23/2003 -0500, you wrote:

      I am strongly considering buying a laptop computer.  Most all my
experience is with desktops, so I would like everyone's input on the pros,
cons and pitfalls.

      My local Sam's Club has a Winbook, 2.4 gig Pentium 4 , 40 gig HD, 512
MB DDR, 56k, for about $1200.00 US.  From what I have seen this is a great

      Any comments/recommendations will be appreciated.

      Bill Wingler

    Hey Bill,
    Sounds very good indeed, but could you go here:
    and let us know exactly which series and model number of the unit that
SAM'S has for sale at that price?


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