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HP TC4400 Tablet PC

HP Compaq tc4400 Tablet PC - overview and features
The versatile HP Compaq tc4400 Tablet PC adapts to the way you work with ultraportable mobility, superb performance, and productivity-enhancing features.


Adaptable Tablet: Tablet functionality provides the flexibility to work when, where, and how you want.

Versatile Panel Options: A 12.1-inch 160-degree wide-viewing angle display, active digitizer and specially-treated glass provides superior viewing, durability, and a comfortable writing surface. An optional outdoor viewable display is available for outdoor or bright environments.

Processors:  Intel® Core™ Duo processors allow simultaneous use of multiple applications so you accomplish more in less time enabling a true multi-tasking environment.

Extended Battery Life:  Impressive standard battery life, plus get even longer lasting power with HP’s selection of extended-life batteries. HP Fast Charge Technology charges the primary battery up to 90% in 90 minutes then charges the secondary battery.

Common Accessories: The HP Compaq tc4400 is compatible with all of the common notebook accessories shared across HP’s Business Notebook line which helps to make it more productive and adds a degree of convenience as well.

Connectivity: A broad range of wired and wireless solutions helps you stay connected and productive wherever work takes you.

Security:  HP ProtectTools is a portfolio of security features designed to address critical aspects of IT security and includes: TPM Embedded Security Chip, HP Biometric Fingerprint Sensor, and optional Smart Card Reader.

Ease of use: Features to boost productivity such as the Ambient Light Sensor which automatically adjusts display brightness to maximize battery life, and HP Smart AC Adapters which can be shared across HP’s 2006 Business Notebooks.

Reliability: HP Mobile Data Protection System 3D detects motion and helps protect data from shock and vibration; magnesium frame and full magnesium alloy enclosure give durable structure to this ultramobile notebook; and In-mold Lamination offers a scratch-resistant surface.


Processor, Operating system, and Memory
Operating system
Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
Available Processor(s)
Intel® CoreÔ  Duo Processor T2600  (2.16 GHz 667 MHz 2MB L2 cache) , or
Intel® CoreÔ  Duo Processor T2500  (2.00 GHz 667 MHz 2 MB L2 cache) , or
Intel® CoreÔ  Duo Processor T2400 (1.83 GHz 667 MHz 2MB L2 cache)
512 MB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, or
1024 MB 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, or
2048 MB  533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, or
512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, or
1024 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, or
2048 MB  667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
12.1-inch  XGA Wide Viewing Angle Display with Digitizer, enhanced Outdoor-viewable Display (select models)
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Hard drive, Internal
60 GB (5400 rpm ), or
80  GB (5400 rpm ), or
100  GB (5400 rpm )
Audio and Ports
Integrated 16-bit Sound Blaster Pro compatible audio
Integrated speaker
External volume up, volume down, and mute buttons
Stereo headphone/line out
Stereo microphone in
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG 802.11 a/b/g WLAN
(NOTE: Integrated support for 802.11a, b and g. Up to 54-mbps data rate. Optional integrated Bluetooth)
Broadcom 4311ABG 802.11 a/b/g WLAN
(NOTE: Integrated support for 802.11a, b and g. Up to 54-mbps data rate, optional integrated Bluetooth)
Broadcom 4311BG 802.11 b/g WLAN
(NOTE: Integrated support for 802.11b and g. Up to 54-mbps data rate, optional integrated Bluetooth)

56K modem with digital line guard
(NOTE: Designed for downloads from 56K modem compliant sources. Maximum achievable download transmission rates currently do not reach 56 KB/s, and will vary with line conditions. Modem availability is subject to country regulatory approval.)
PC Card Slot
One Type I/II PC Card slot. Supports 32-bit CardBus and 16-bit PC Cards
MultiBay devices
MultiBay II devices used in the optional HP External MultiBay II or the optional HP Advanced Docking Station may be swapped with the system powered on (hot) under Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.
I/O (input/output) ports
1 External Monitor
1 Microphone In
1 Headphone/Line-out
1 Accessory Battery Connector
1 RJ-11 (Modem)
1 RJ-45 (NIC)
1 Infrared Port
1 S-Video
3 USB 2.0
1 Docking Connector

Dual Pointing devices – Touchpad with scroll zone and Pointstick
Both devices have two soft-touch buttons.
Digital Eraser Pen with tether and clip (one-year warranty)
Docking solutions
HP Docking Station & HP Advanced Docking Station
Additional software
Adobe Acrobat Reader
HP One-Touch Button Software
HP Backup and Recovery Manager
HP Mobile Print Driver
HP Help and Support
HP ProtectTools Security Manager: BIOS Configuration for HP ProtectTools, Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools
HP Qmenu Software
HP Tablet PC Tour
HP Wireless Assistant
Microsoft Reader for Tablet PC
Sonic RecordNow! (for optional DVD+/-RW and DVD/CDRW drives) Software is loaded on the hard drive and must be installed by running the Software Setup utility.
Symantec Norton Antivirus with complimentary 60-day live update
Intervideo WinDVD - DVD Player (for optional DVD+/-RW, DVD/CDRW and DVD drives) Software is loaded on the hard drive and must be installed by running the Software Setup utility.
Configuration Control Hardware
Memory Change Alert
Ownership Tag
Setup Password
Power-On Password
TPM Enhanced DriveLock
HP Fingerprint Sensor
Kensington Lock Slot
HP Disk Sanitizer
TPM Embedded Security Chip (optional)
From 4.6 lb (2.08 kg)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
1.35 x 11.22 x 9.25 in (34.3 x 285.0 x 235.0 mm)
External 65-watt smart AC adapter, 6-foot (1.8-meter) power cord included.
(NOTE: Total length including External AC adapter is 12 feet (3.66 meter).)

HP Fast Charge technology
6-cell high capacity Lithium-Ion (52Wh)
(NOTE: Optional HP extended life Battery 8-cell high capacity Lithium-Ion (52Wh))

HP Compaq Tablet PC tc4200

Power-packed ultraportable that adapts to the way you work

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Quick specs

The HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC is a full-function PC delivering performance and compatibility in an innovative form factor, while simplifying your computing needs with the added convenience of handwriting. The light and stylish design is meant for mobile professionals needing powerful and highly-mobile computers that also offer enhanced security and reliability. IT managers will value the full portfolio of integrated security options, breadth of integrated wireless choices, and unsurpassed common accessories and consistency with the entire enterprise notebook line. With total cost of ownership in mind the HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to highly mobile users desiring innovation and versatility.

  • Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet Edition 2005 and Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Mobility: This ultraportable, power-packed tablet adapts to the way you work, simplifying the on-the-go professional experience. Plan for all-day computing using the uniquely designed HP Travel Battery2, offering the convenience of charging while docked and providing up to an additional 5 ½ hours of battery life. Recharge quickly with HP Fast Charge Technology, which recharges the battery up to 90% within 90 minutes. And, with enhanced standby time (up to 1 week), you'll be mobile and productive for days on end.
  • Versatility: This sleek tablet PC offers a 12.1-inch display with wide-viewing angle on anti-glare protective glass and has a digital eraser pen with tether and clip, so you can write more like an actual pen. Mobile users will appreciate the performance and extended battery-life of this tablet. Users also choose the integrated industry standard wireless1, technologies that work best for them. The optional HP External MultiBay II2 allows users to utilize a variety of optical drives or a second hard drive2 for increased storage capacity and data back-ups.
  • Security: HP ProtectTools provide enhanced security capabilities to help protect against unauthorized access to networks and business critical data and enable IT managers to manage their security solutions in a simple, easy-to-use manner. HP Drivelock helps prevent the data on your hard drive from being compromised even if your computer is lost or stolen, and optional integrated Smart Card Reader and a TPM Embedded Security Chip are available. Norton AntiVirus software comes standard with this tablet.
  • Ease of use: This tablet PC display features an easy-to-use scroll up, scroll down and enter jog dial as well as pen activated programmable buttons, as well as an ambient light sensor that optimizes panel brightness in changing work environments. The tablet PC attaches and detaches effortlessly to the HP Docking Station2 or HP Advanced Docking Station2 making your tablet a truly mobile desktop.
  • Reliability: The HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC is designed to meet tough business standards by providing users with a variety of reliability features and a durable design that will give them confidence in their computer. The HP Mobile Data Protection System helps protect the hard drive from shock and vibration and helps reduce the risk of data corruption. Combined with scratch-resistant in-mold lamination, a spill-resistant keyboard and the HP Panel Protection System that helps prevent the display from scuffing and scratching, your tablet PC will look newer longer.
  • Connectivity: Wireless connectivity and enhanced battery life help you get connected and be productive wherever your work takes you. This tablet PC's dual antennas help you work efficiently with a more reliable connection to your network. 1 Easily identify, manage and turn on and off your wireless devices using the HP Wireless Assistant, optimizing battery life.
  • Warranty: Three-year limited hardware warranty



HP TC1100

HP-Compaq Tablet PC TC1100


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With The Tablet PC and it's unprecedented versatility, you hold the advantage with its wireless capabilities. On the road, at home or in the office, simply attach the mobile keyboard and compose documents, e-mail or presentations. Want to convert to tablet mode? With one easy step, the mobile keyboard hides discreetly for writing and then swings back into place for typing. Ultra-thin and light, the Tablet PC is effortlessly mobile at just 0.8-inch thin and weighing only 3.0 pounds.

· Intel Pentium M 1.0 GHz
· 512 MB , 1 DDR SDRAM upgradable to 2 GB
· 40 GB
· 10.4" XGA (1024x768)
· 56 K Modem
· 10/100 NIC
· 802.11b Wireless LAN , Bluetooth
· 3 Year Worldwide Limited

  • Fully-integrated antennas to avoid damage and maximize design throughput

  • Utilizes integrated antennas to connect you to a wireless network through Bluetooth or 802.11b technology and provides you with a dependable     route to your information

  • removable keyboard provides the ability to change from tablet mode to notebook PC mode in one easy step

  • write and store information as "digital ink" with state-of-the-art handwriting capability

  • designed with standard PC components to offer a long battery life – up to 4 hours of use

  • handwriting capabilities support character recognition and speech recognition

  • the tablet also supports your natural writing position by allowing you to rest your hand on the surface, and can easily be cleaned with standard glass    cleaner

  • integrated wireless LAN maximizes mobility in a business setting

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