A basic Notino C6700-1300 specification with 1.3 GHz Mobile Pentium M, 256MB DDR RAM, 30GB hard disk drive, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo, a built-in wireless LAN adaptor, a high-end GeForce FX Go 5200 mobile graphics card and comes Windows XP Home Edition. The silver coloured C6700 chassis houses a WXGA+ wide-screen 15.2-inch TFT colour LCD screen with 1280 x 854 pixel resolution. It has a magnesium reinforced chassis to protect the screen and other delicate components from damage during transit. RRP: $3095 (inc. GST). The Notino C6700-1500 includes 512MB DDR RAM, an 60GB hard disk drive and an integrated multiformat DVD rewriter. The C6700 range of notebooks come with a two-year international collect-and return warranty, which includes accidental damage cover.
RRP: $3950 (inc GST).
Protac International Computers
The Clevo D430 notebook from Protac is a popular choice for rebranding among resellers. It features the Intel Celeron 2.2GHz/2.6GHz or P4 1.8GHz/2.4GHz/2.6GHz/2.8GHz, up to 1GB DDR RAM expansion, 15.1-inch XGA TFT, a DVD/CD-RW or CD-ROM optical drive, an SiS 650 video controller with embedded 3D engine, SMA from 8-64MB VGA and one Type II PCMCIA Slot. The D430 has a built-in floppy disk drive, Winkey, multi-language keyboard, a AC97 2.1 compliant, 3D enhanced sound system and two built-in stereo speakers, and a built-in 10/100 LAN card and 56K modem. It contains one Firewire, one Serial, one PS2, one Parallel, one 15-pin CRT and three USB 2.0 ports. The Clevo D430 notebook comes with a 12-month parts and labour return-to-base warranty (not including battery which has a limited six-month warranty).
RRP: Starts from $1599.
The efio2B00 PTK from Twinhead features a Mobile Intel Pentium 4 Processor-M 2.2 GHz CPU, 384/640MB DDR RAM, a 30GB hard disk drive, a 14.1-inch XGA TFT screen and weighs in at 2.43kg. It has a DVD+CD-RW combo drive, an integrated 56K fax/modem and 10/100 Ethernet, and has three USB 2.0 ports, VGA ports, TV output, FIR 4Mbps. Featuring Impax protection, a spill-proof keyboard, and vibration tolerance hard disk connection card, the efio2B00 PTK comes loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition and is covered with a three-year local or one-year international limited warranty.
RRP: $1099.99 (inc. GST).
In late September, Hallmark Computer International will launch its new Viewmaster Portiva wireless notebook with Intel Centrino mobile technology. Flexible in its configuration, the Portiva is targeted at the price-conscious business user who does not want to compromise on quality. It features the Intel Pentium M Processor 1.3-1.7GHz, Intel 855MG chipset, a 14-inch TFT XGA colour screen, 256MB to 2GB of DDR RAM and a 30-80GB Hitachi HDD. The Viewmaster Portiva comes with a DVD/CD-RW combo drive, a built-in wireless LAN and 56K modem and five hours of battery life, as well a two-year limited return-to-base warranty and free carry case.
RRP: Starts from $2499.
Cam1 Computer’s most popular desktop assembled for resellers is the DeskMate Basic P24. A bareboned system, the P24 offers resellers the opportunity to raise their margins by adding extra components and software, and does not come with a monitor or operating system. The P24 uses the Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz CPU and features 256MB DDR RAM, a Seagate 40GB 7200RPM hard drive, a Gigabyte GA-8SIMLHP motherboard and an integrated AGP 64MB graphics engine. It comes with an integrated audio controller, integrated 10/100 LAN, BenQ Accufeel PS/2 keyboard and A4 Wheel PS/2 mouse. The DeskMate Basic P24 features a 1.44MB floppy drive from Panasonic, a LiteOn 52x CD-ROM drive and a midi-tower case with front USB/audio connection. It is covered by a two-year parts and labour warranty.
Reseller price: $659 (ex. GST). RRP: $765 (inc. GST).
Pioneer Computers recently added the Value M270S P4-M 2.4GHz notebook to its product offering. Sporting an Intel P4-M 2.4GHz mobile processor with speedstep technology, the M270S features a 30GB hard disk drive, 128MB DDR RAM, a DVD/CD-RW combo drive, 1.44MB floppy drive and a 13.3-inch TFT LCD. It comes with a fully DirectX8 compliant video graphics engine, 8MB VGA (up to 64MB optional), 10/100 LAN, a 56K modem, one Firewire port, an eight-cell Li-Ion battery one parallel and two USB ports and one Type II PCMCIA slot. The Pioneer Value M270S comes loaded with Windows XP Home Edition OEM and is covered by a one-year Monday-Friday four-hour response onsite warranty.
RRP: $2299 (inc. GST).