New models of the ThinkPad i Series are now available with solutions designed for the small business environment. The THINKPAD I SERIES 1500 is the ideal personal productivity tool for small business owners and others who want the quality and reliability of an IBM ThinkPad. These new models come preloaded with MICROSOFT OFFICE 2000 SMALL BUSINESS EDITION (SBE) and include MS Word 2000, MS Excel 2000, MS Outlook 2000, MS Publisher 2000 and MS Small Business Tools.
Featuring a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 366 MHz (1) with 128 KB onboard L2 cache, the ThinkPad i Series is packed with the latest technology for people on the move. Each model comes with 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 4.8 GB(3) hard disk drive, integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem, and high-speed 24x-10x(5) CD-ROM drive.
Large, bright 14.1-inch XGA TFT or 12.1-inch SVGA TFT active matrix displays round out the terrific package.
Ingenious all-in-one design
The ThinkPad i Series notebooks integrate everything you need -- diskette, CD-ROM, hard disk drive, and a 56K modem -- into one convenient, stylish package. It's the ideal desktop replacement notebook -- and it looks great too.
The large, razor-sharp active matrix TFT displays produce stunning images. All processors include the accelerated graphics port (AGP) for high-quality graphics. Exclusive Altec Lansing SoundGuide stereo speakers with Dynamic Equalization Circuit produce rich, vibrant sounds, and the Instant Audio feature with external CD controls lets you play music CDs even when the system is off and closed.
Internet and ease-of-use innovations
The TrackPoint pointing device with the fantastic Internet Scroll Bar makes it easy to scroll Web pages and large documents. With the Press-to-Select feature, you press the TrackPoint pointer itself to select and launch programs, helping to reduce keystrokes. Color-coded shortcut keys get you to the Internet or launch your favorite programs with the touch of a button.
Enjoy 100 hours of Internet access from America Online(*) to get you up and running on the Web.
Note *: Telephone line charges and surcharges may apply. Online service charges will apply after expiration of initial trial period.
ThinkPad i Series notebooks come with Microsoft Windows 98 preloaded and a variety of software applications(6), including MS Office 2000 SBE
- MHz only measures internal clock speed, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance.
- Optional SDRAM memory modules are available in 32 MB, 64 MB, and 128 MB sizes. 256 MB total memory can be achieved by replacing the 64 memory card that comes with the base system with a 128 MB in that slot and inserting another 128 MB card in the second slot.
- GB equals one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drives. Accessible capacity may vary.
- This V.90 modem is designed to be capable of receiving data up to 56 Kbps from a K56Flex or V.90 service provider, transmitting data up to 31.2 Kbps. Public networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53 Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
- Variable read rate. Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.
- Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functions.
ThinkPad i Series 1500 features
The 14.1-inch XGA TFT or 12.1-inch SVGA TFT displays enable excellent viewing and help reduce the glare indoors.
Video Modes - i Series 1500 2.5 MB VRAM
Keyboard and TrackPoint IV
Ergonomically designed for comfort, the ThinkPad i Series 1500 features a full-sized 85 key keyboard with a roomy sculpted palm rest. The TrackPoint IV with Press-to-Select provides accurate and convenient pointer and cursor control; pressing the TrackPoint speeds program launches and helps reduce keystrokes. The Internet scroll bar liberates users from the stationary scroll bar at the side of the window and allows for quick Web page scrolling. It even works on documents and spreadsheets.
The system features an Intel Mobile Celeron processor at 366 MHz with 128 KB onboard L2 cache.
The ThinkPad i Series 1500 uses non-parity, 64-bit SDRAM memory. Standard memory is 64 MB, expandable to a maximum of 256 MB.
The Type III slot can accommodate either two Type I, two Type II, or one Type III PC card. CardBus PC Card and Zoomed Video Port PC Card (only upper slot) are supported.
All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 4.8 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24x-10x variable-speed CD-ROM.
The audio subsystem supports multimedia applications enhanced with 16-bit stereo audio that is Sound Blaster-Pro-compatible. It features built-in stereo speakers and a fast CD-ROM. Altec Lansing SoundGuide speakers are located on the bottom of the display to direct sound right at the user and provide maximum stereo separation. Along with the Dynamic Equalization Circuit, which uses proprietary bass boost and signal equalization techniques, the i Series 1500 produces sound with outstanding clarity and dynamic impact.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
These systems have the full complement of ports (enhanced parallel, serial, external display, and USB port). The USB port, which connects external drives, is available for Windows 98 only.
PCI bus support with advanced video acceleration provides exceptional video performance. Advanced multimedia features include a NeoMagic MagicGraph 256-bit SVGA accelerator with 2.5 MB video memory for amazing 3D graphics support for MPEG-1 video playback.
Using the 56 K(1) integrated modem, you can browse the Web or send e-mail and files easily.
Note (1): These V.90 and other technology modems are designed to receive data at up to 56 Kbps from a K56Flex or V.90 service provider, and transmitting data at up to 31.2 Kbps. Public networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53 Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
Music CD plays up to six hours with the system off and features exterior controls so you can play CDs with the top closed.