Gateway 200ARC User Manual

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Gateway 200ARC Notebook

Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Processor and Core Logic

Processor options

One Intel® Pentium® -M CPU





One Intel® Celeron® -M CPU


To determine your notebook’s processor speed, click Start,


My Computer, then click View System Information. The processor


speed is listed.

Processor packaging

Intel micro-FCBGA

Level 2 cache

1 MB with Advanced Transfer Cache Architecture

Core logic

Intel 85855GM + Intel ICH4-M

Processor side bus speed

400 MHz front side bus





800 MHz front side bus


Phoenix BIOS


512 KB Flash ROM


SMBIOS 2.3 support


Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 2.0 (ACPI 2.0)





Advanced Power Management 1.2 (APM 1.2)

System memory



Memory type


Memory expansion options

Two 200-pin industrial standard DDR-SODIMM sockets


Accepts two PC-2100 SDRAM memory modules

2 GB maximum system memory No on-board memory

To determine your notebook’s memory, click Start, My Computer, then click View System Information. The memory is listed.



Graphics controller

Intel 82855GM (chipset integrated)


2D hardware acceleration


3D rendering acceleration

Video memory

UMA (shared memory) architecture with Dynamic Video Memory


Technology (DVMT)

LCD display panel

14.1-inch active matrix (TFT) LCD color display


Maximum panel resolution: 1024 × 768


Maximum color depth: 32-bit (16.7 million colors)

LCD supported video modes


LCD maximum refresh rate

60 Hz


Brightness level selectable through FN keys (up, down)


Icon to display 8 levels of brightness


Auto dim on battery


Auto bright on AC power

External video

Supports dual display and extended desktop


Integrated TV encoder

External CRT resolutions

Supports standard IBM VGA compatible modes


Maximum resolution: 2048 × 1536 × 32-bit colors

External CRT maximum refresh rate

75 Hz

TV out (S-Video) jack

Supports NTSC/PAL connection to standard TV monitors with


S-Video jacks.

IEEE 1394

One 4-pin connector




Supports video and audio capture


Software included for motion and still-frame capture




Audio chipset

Sigmatel® Soft Audio AC97 rev 2.3 codec (STAC9752)

Sound support

PCI interface audio


Multi-stream Direct Sound and Direct Sound 3D acceleration


SoundBlaster Pro, MIDI, Windows Sound System compatible,


S/PDIF output for PCM or AC-3 content via Toslink jack on notebook

PCI Power Management Interface (PPMI) 1.1 compliant NOTE: This notebook does not have an internal microphone.


Digital DVD audio

Provides full 5.1 channel Dolby Digital output (AC-3) from DVD


decoder through Toslink optical S/PDIF jack on notebook.

Volume controls

Volume control keys on keyboard


Software control provided through Windows

Internal speakers

Stereo speakers built into front of notebook


1.0 W maximum output

Audio jacks

Stereo headphone output


Monophonic microphone input




Modem features

Integrated V.92/56K data/fax modem


Uses the RJ-11 jack on the left side of the notebook


Supports Wake on Ring from S3 power mode

10/100 Mbps Ethernet interface

Integrated IEEE 802.3 (10/100 BASE-TX) Ethernet interface


Uses the RJ-45 jack on the left side of the notebook


Supports Wake on LAN from S3 power mode

Wireless Ethernet interface features

Intel® PRO/Wireless IEEE 802.11b network card embedded in the

(Factory installed option)







Intel® PRO/Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g network card embedded in



the notebook





Broadcom BCM94306 IEEE802.11g network card embedded in



the notebook





Broadcom BCM94300 IEEE802.11a/g network card embedded in



the notebook


Antenna: Uses factory-installed internal antenna assembly


Operating channels: 11 selectable channels


Security: 128 and 64 bit WEP encryption


Operating Frequency


2.4 GHz Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (IEEE 802.11b and



IEEE 802.11g)


5.0 GHz (IEEE 802.11a)


Maximum Data Rate


54 Mbps (IEEE802.11g and IEEE 802.11a)


11 Mbps (IEEE802.11b)


Input/Output (I/O)


U.S. English keyboard


Full-sized 88-keys


19 mm × 19 mm key pitch


2.4 mm keystroke

Pointing device

Gateway EZ-Pad touchpad


2-button plus wheel design

Multifunction buttons

Four “hot keys” that launch Web browser, e-mail, My Computer, and


turn wireless Ethernet on and off.

LED status indicators

PAD lock


Caps lock


Scroll lock


Hard drive access


Battery status



Input/Output (I/O) ports

Two USB 2.0 (4-pin)


IEEE 1394 (4-pin)


V.92, 56K Modem (RJ-11)


10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)


External monitor (VGA)


S/PDIF digital audio out


TV out (S-Video) (NTSC/PAL composite video)


Stereo headphone output


Monophonic microphone input


PC Card socket (one Type II)


DC input


Accepts one Type II device


R5C593 controller


NOTE: This notebook does not support Zoom Video.




Hard drive controller

Supports up to Ultra DMA 100 and up to PIO mode 4

Hard drive

User removable


2.5-inch diameter


9.5 mm height


To find the hard drive capacity, click Start, then click My Computer.


Right-click the drive letter, then click Properties. The drive’s capacity


and available space appear. If the drive has multiple partitions (for

example, C: and D:), add the capacities of each partition to determine the drive’s total capacity.


Optical drive (factory installed)

Available drives include:










To determine the type of drive in a bay, examine the drive tray’s


plastic cover. A CD Compact Disc logo indicates a CD drive, a DVD


logo indicates a DVD drive, a DVD logo in combination with a


CD-R/RW logo indicates a DVD drive that also is a


recordable/rewritable CD drive, and a DVD-ROM/R/RW logo in


combination with a CD-R/RW logo indicates a recordable/rewritable


DVD drive that also is a recordable/rewritable CD drive.




AC adapter

19 VDC, 3.15A, 60 W output


Automatically adjusts for 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz power





Two-wire design

Battery type



Removable 3-cell Lithium Ion battery pack


Embedded controller inside to support smart battery


Extended Life


Removable 6-cell Lithium Ion battery pack

Battery capacity



2.2 Ah


11.1 V nominal


24.4 Wh


Extended Life


4.4 Ah


11.1 V nominal


48.8 Wh


Battery life varies depending on configuration, programs, power


management settings, and features used. Recharge time varies,


depending on usage.

Power management

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 2.0 (ACPI 2.0)







PC 2001 compliant


CPU supports Intel® Speedsteptechnology


Keyboard-activated pop-up display gives battery charge as a



percentage remaining


Icon on taskbar shows battery charge as a percentage remaining


Battery meter on battery


Power switch

Supports Power On/Off, Standby/Resume, Hibernate, Shutdown

Lid switch

LCD On/Off, Standby, Hibernate





Power-on password (2-level password support)


Hard drive password


Main system memory compartment screw


Hard drive kit screw


Mini PCI bay security screw


Kensington® security slot

System software



Operating system

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional


Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition


Microsoft® Windows® 2000

System management

SMBIOS 2.3 BIOS support


Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 2.0 (ACPI 2.0)





Support for Wake on LAN from S3 power mode


Support for Intel® LANDesk® Client manager 6.0

System compatibility

PC2001 specification


Advanced Power Management 1.2 (APM1.2)


Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 2.0 (ACPI 2.0)




Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certified

Quick boot


Physical specifications




~12.42 × 10.20 × 0.94 in. (W × D × H)


~315.5 × 259 × 24.6 mm (W × D × H)

System weight

~4.35 lbs.


~1.96 kg


Includes 3-cell battery


Weight varies depending on configuration.

AC adapter weight, with cord

0.89 lbs (405 g)



Operating temperature

41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)

Storage temperature

-4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)

Operating humidity

20% to 80% relative humidity; no condensation

Storage humidity

10% to 90% relative humidity; no condensation

Operating altitude, maximum

8,000 feet at 59°F (2,438 meters at 15°C)

Storage altitude, maximum

12,000 feet (3,658 m)