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Overview - ThinkPad 1200 (Models 42x, 52x, 62x, 92x, 47N, 57N, 67N, 4AH only)

This document only pertains to the following model ThinkPad computers:

i Series 1200 1161 - 42x, 52x, 62x, 92x, 47N, 57N, 67N, 4AH

The latest models of the ThinkPad i Series 1200 notebook computers are designed for the needs of students, small businesses, and those who work at home. With their sleek design, these are the most affordable computer notebooks in the ThinkPad line. The latest systems include faster processors and DVD-ROMs on selected models.

Feel the power

  • (Asia Pacific) Powerful Intel(R) Pentium III mobile processor with SpeedStep(TM) technology at 700 MHz(1) and 256 KB L2 cache or Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) mobile processor at 600, 650, or 700 MHz.
  • (Canada) Powerful Intel(R) Celeron(TM) mobile processor at 650 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache.
  • (United States) Powerful Intel(R) Pentium III mobile processor with SpeedStep(TM) technology at 700 MHz(1) and 256 KB L2 cache or Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) mobile processor at 600 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache.
  • (Latin America, Europe Middle East Africa) Powerful Intel(R) Pentium III mobile processor with SpeedStep(TM) technology at 700 MHz(1) and 256 KB L2 cache or Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) mobile processor at 600 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache depending on model.
  • 64 MB SDRAM, expandable with optional 64 or 128 MB(2) memory up to 128 MB or 192 MB maximum.
  • 20.0 GB(3) or 10.0 GB hard disk drive (HDD).
  • Integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem
  • Optional Ethernet support (5).
  • (United States) Optional 802.11b Wireless LAN support(5).
  • (Asia Pacific) Integrated Ethernet support for Japan
  • High-speed 8x max DVD-ROM or 24x-10x(6) CD-ROM, depending on model.

See clearly

Your choice of display, depending on model:

  • 338-mm (13.3-in) XGA TFT active matrix
  • 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT active matrix

Push here for answers

  • The TrackPoint pointing device with the Internet Scroll Bar makes it easy to scroll Web pages and large documents.
  • Color-coded Easy Launch buttons take you to useful Web pages(7) designed by IBM and Lycos, or launch your favorite programs with the touch of a button.
  • The ThinkPad button launches Access ThinkPad and ThinkPad Assistant(TM).

Pick your passion
The ThinkPad i Series 1200 notebooks integrate a two-spindle design with either a DVD-ROM or CD-ROM and HDD along with a 56 K V.90 modem in one convenient package weighing about 2.7 kg (6 lb)(8). Optional diskette, Zip, and LS-120 SuperDisk drives are available.

Now hear this
Quality stereo speakers are designed exclusively for ThinkPad i Series for superb sound. The new ThinkPad i Series 1200 systems have a function-key-based media center for fast and easy control of music CDs.

Work Smarter
ThinkPad i Series notebooks come with Microsoft Windows Me preloaded and a variety of software applications(10), including Lotus(R) SmartSuite(R) Millennium.

NOTES:

  1. MHz only measures internal clock speed, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance. For Intel Mobile Pentium III processors with SpeedStep technology, MHz speed denotes maximum performance mode; battery-optimized performance mode is approximately 80% of maximum performance.
  2. Expandable using a single optional 32, 64, or 128 MB 100 MHz SDRAM module.
  3. GB equals one billion bytes when referring to HDDs. Accessible capacity may vary.
  4. This V.90 modem can receive data up to 56 Kbps from a compatible 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.
  5. Communications supported through optional PC card.
  6. Variable read rate. Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.
  7. Requires Internet access account, available separately.
  8. Weight varies slightly by model because of component configuration.
  9. Telephone line charges and surcharges may apply. Online service charges will apply after expiration of initial trial period.
  10. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functions. For non-IBM software, applicable third-party software licenses may apply.

Trademark Information

  • IBM, ThinkPad, and TrackPoint are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries, or both.
  • Intel and Celeron are registered trademarks or trademarks of Intel Corporation.
  • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

NOTE: Other company, product and services names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

At a glance
The amazing new ThinkPad i Series 1200 notebook computer features:

  • Sleek design and light weight
  • (Asia Pacific) Powerful Intel Pentium III or Celeron mobile processor at 700 MHz or Celeron 600 or 650 MHz mobile processor, depending on model.
  • (Canada) Powerful Intel Celeron 650 MHz mobile processor.
  • (United States) Powerful Intel Pentium III at 700 MHz or Celeron at 600 MHz mobile processor, depending on model.
  • (Latin America, Europe Middle East Africa) Powerful Intel Pentium III mobile processor at 700 MHz or Celeron 600 MHz mobile processor, depending on model
  • Active matrix 338-mm (13.3-in) XGA TFT or 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT.
  • 10.0, or 20.0 GB hard disk drive (HDD).
  • Integrated 56 K V.90 modem.
  • 64 MB of 64-bit SDRAM memory standard (can be upgraded up to 128 MB or 192 MB).
  • TrackPoint with Internet scroll bar for Web-surfing speed.
  • ThinkPad button for quick online infomation and Access ThinkPad with ThinkPad Assistant (TM) for user how-to information.
  • Two universal serial bus (USB) ports.
  • Windows Me and selected applications preinstalled.

ThinkPad i Series 1200 features

LCD display

  • 338-mm (13.3-in) XGA TFT active matrix
  • 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT active matrix

Video Modes - i Series 1200 2.0 MB VRAM (1161-42x models: 12.1-inch TFT

 
LCD
CRT
Resolution
12"TFT
85 Hz
75 Hz
60 Hz
640 x 480
16M
16M
16M
16M
800 x 600
16M
16M
16M
16M
1024 x 768
64K*
64K
64K
64K
1280 x 1024
N/A
N/A
N/A
256

NOTE: * Virtual Screen Mode

4 Video Modes - i Series 1200 4.0 MB VRAM (All except 1161-42x models:
4 12.1-inch TFT and 13.3-inch TFT)

 
LCD
CRT
Resolution
12"TFT
13"TFT
85 Hz
75 Hz
60 Hz
640 x 480
16M
16M
16M
16M
16M
800 x 600
16M
16M
16M
16M
16M
1024 x 768
16M*
16M
16M
16M
16M
1280 x 1024
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
256

NOTE: * Virtual Screen Mode

Keyboard and TrackPoint
Ergonomically designed for comfort, the ThinkPad i Series 1200 features a full-sized 85-key keyboard with a roomy sculpted palm rest. The TrackPoint with Press-to-Select provides accurate and convenient pointer and cursor control; pressing the TrackPoint speeds program launches and helps you to reduce keystrokes. The Internet scroll bar liberates you 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.

Processor

  • Mobile Pentium(R) III processor at 700 MHz with 256 KB L2 cache and featuring Intel SpeedStep(R) technology with two performance modes:
    • Maximum performance mode for top performance while connected to external power.
    • Battery-optimized performance mode for balance between performance and battery life when operating on battery power. In this mode the MHz speed is reduced to approximately 80% of maximum performance with approximately 50% of the power consumption to conserve battery power.
  • Mobile Celeron processor at 600, 650, or 700 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed

Memory
The ThinkPad i Series 1200 uses non-parity, 64-bit SDRAM 100 MHz memory. Standard memory is 64 MB, expandable to 128 MB or 192 MB.

PCMCIA
The Type III slot can accommodate either one Type I, one Type II, or one Type III PC card. CardBus PC Card or Zoomed Video Port PC Card is supported.

Storage
The new ThinkPad i Series 1200 with its two-spindle design weighs about 4 2.7 kg (6 lb) and incorporates a 10.0, or 20.0 GB HDD along with a 24x-10x variable-speed CD-ROM or 8x-3.3x DVD-ROM. An optional 1.44 MB diskette drive can be attached via USB.

Audio
The audio subsystem is enhanced with 16-bit stereo audio that supports Sound Blaster Pro. It features built-in stereo speakers and a fast CD-ROM or DVD drive. Quality speakers are located on the bottom of the display to direct sound right at the listener and provide maximum stereo separation.

Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
Standard complement of ports include enhanced parallel, external display, and two USB ports for external peripherals.

Video
One of the 12.1-inch TFT models has a 600 MHz processor has LynxEM+ graphics with 2 MB video memory; all other models have LynxEM4+ graphics with 4 MB video memory for captivating presentations.

Modem
The 56 K V.90 integrated modem enables easy connection to the Internet.

Other features

  • Easy Internet access and connectivity:
    • Color-coded, customizable Easy Launch buttons for easy access to Internet sites(1) specifically designed for the mobile PC user. Customize the buttons to launch your favorite Web sites or software applications.
    • ThinkPad button and Access ThinkPad(TM) facilitate connectivity to make information easily available. Simplified, one-button access connects you to online and on-system information. ThinkPad Assistant offers a user's guide with quick search plus animated how-to demonstrations. ThinkPad Portal provides links to Web-based information, services, and solutions, including the ThinkPad user community.
    • Web sites designed by IBM and Lycos specifically for ThinkPad i Series owners to help you save time and be more productive on the Internet -- Easy Launch buttons take you to:
      • Home site - your personalized window to the Internet including helpful hints to get the most out of your ThinkPad i Series notebook.
      • Search site - advanced search capabilities to find the information you need quickly.
      • Messaging site - e-mail that can be accessed from the Web.

NOTE: (1) Requires Internet access account, available separately.



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