ThinkPad T42

For Fall 2004, the selected laptop computer is the IBM Thinkpad T42 with the following specifications, at a cost of $2,300 for the complete Mobile Computing Package:


Intel Pentium M Processor 745 at 1.8 GHz
80GB internal hard drive
14.1" SXGA+ (1400x1050) TFT display
64MB ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 video chipset
10/100/1000 on-board Ethernet and 56K modem
802.11a/b/g integrated wireless
CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive
Full complement of ports (including: 2 USB 2.0, parallel, S-Video out, headphone, microphone)
UltraNav (touchpad/TrackPoint) pointing device
Lithium-ion battery (one-year warranty)
Three-year manufacturer's warranty
Three-year ThinkPad Protection (accidental damage)
Weighs less than 5pounds

Pre-Installed Software*

Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Office Professional 2003
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Professional
Maplesoft Maple 9.5 (symbolic algebra program)
Mathworks Matlab 7.0
SolidWorks 2004(a CAD package)
National Instruments LabView 7.1
Bentley Systems MicroStation 2004
SecureCRT 4.1.4
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Anti-virus software suite
IBM Rapid Restore
and more

* The software is pre-installed on the laptop computer. Right-to-use licenses are included but installation media, such as CDs, and manuals are not.






Also included:

Laptop security cable with lock
Ethernet cable
Kelty laptop carrying case (padded backpack shown above)