Intel Armada M300 User Manual

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QuickSpecs

Compaq Armada M300

Overview

What’s New

Intel Mobile Pentium III 600 MHz processors with SpeedStep™ technology

12.1” TFT XGA display

Four Easy Access Internet buttons

Armada E and M Common Preinstalled Software

At A Glance

Intel Mobile Pentium III 600 MHz with SpeedStep™ technology, or 500 MHz processors

12.1” or 11.3” TFT XGA displays

Ultralight weight (3.2 to 3.4 lbs or 1.5 to 1.6 kg depending on configuration)

Less than 1 in/(2.3 cm) thin

64MB SDRAM upgradeable – 320MB

Up to 12GB SMART hard drives

User removable hard drive

Integrated Mini PCI modem/ or Mini PCI modem/NIC combo on select models

Keyboard 95% of full size

Full set of system ports

Dual Install Windows 2000/Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 98

Protected by a one-year, Worldwide Limited Warranty — Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Consult the Compaq Customer Support Center for details.

What’s Special

Ultralight weight (3.2 to 3.4 lbs or 1.5 to 1.6 kg depending on configuration)

Optional Mobile Expansion Unit with Multimedia, storage and enhanced security features

Less than 1 inch thin (2.3cm)

High Capacity Travel Battery (optional)

Magnesium display enclosure

Common docking solutions across the Armada E and M Series

Industry leading PC lifecycle solutions

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Standard Features

 

 

 

 

 

 

Processor and P anel

12.1-inch color TFT XGA with 1024 x 768 resolution (up to 16.7M colors internal)

 

One of the following:

600MHz on Intel Mobile Pentium® III processor

 

 

11.3-inch color TFT XGA with 1024 x 768 resolution (up to 16.7M colors internal)

 

 

600MHz on Intel Mobile Pentium® III processor

 

 

500MHz on Intel Mobile Pentium® III processor

 

 

Note: Mobile Pentium III processors, 600MHz and above, feature Intel SpeedStep™ technology.

 

 

Note: Mobile Pentium III processors feature 256KB integrated cache.

 

 

 

 

 

Memor y

Standard

64 MB

 

 

Maximum

320 MB (adding 256MB to open slot)

Note: Due to the non-industry standard nature of some third-party 256 MB Memory modules, we strongly recommend using only Compaq branded 256 MB Memory modules to ensure compatibility.

Communication s

One of the following:

Type I Mini PCI

Compaq Global Mini PCI 56K (V.90) Modem or Compaq 56K (V.90) Modem plus Intel® PRO/100+ NIC

Note: Designed only to allow faster downloads from v.90 compliant sources. Maximum achievable download transmission rates currently do not reach 56 KB/s, and will vary with line conditions.

Note: Modem availability is subject to country regulatory approval.

 

Keyboard

 

95% of full-size 102-key compatible keyboard with isolated, inverted-T cursor control keys, and right-control key,

 

 

 

special feature hotkeys for instant access to power conservation, QuickLock / QuickBlank (ex: FN+F6), toggle

 

 

 

between internal and external, or simultaneous displays, battery gauge, speaker volume control, brightness and

 

 

 

contrast.

 

 

 

 

 

Easy Access Intern et Butto ns

The Armada M300 comes with four Easy Access Buttons designed to increase customer productivity by providing

 

 

 

one-touch access to helpful Compaq information, favorite Internet destinations, files, or applications.

 

 

 

 

Pointing Device

Touchpad with integrated pick buttons / “Double Tap” mouse-like buttons

 

 

 

 

PC Card Slo ts

One Type II PC Card Slot, which supports both 32-bit CardBus (Full support in Windows 9.x and Windows 2000)

 

 

 

and 16-bit PC Cards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stor age

 

Diskette Drives

1.44 MB

 

 

 

Optical Drives

24X CD-ROM Drive or

 

 

 

 

8X DVD-ROM Drive

 

 

 

Hard Drives

12-GB SMART

 

 

 

One of the following:

 

 

 

 

6-GB SMART

 

 

 

 

 

Multim edia

 

Compaq PremierSound™ for enhanced stereo audio (with optional MEU)

 

 

 

Integrated 16-bit Sound Blaster Pro-compatible stereo audio

 

 

 

Integrated speaker and microphone

 

 

 

 

Software volume control

 

 

 

 

Headphone-out

 

 

 

 

Microphone-in

 

 

 

 

Software MPEG1 support

 

 

 

 

DVD movie playback software

 

 

 

 

8X DVD-ROM Drive with DVD movie playback (on select models)

 

 

 

24X Max CD-ROM Drive (on select models)

 

 

 

PCI graphics

 

 

 

 

4 MB SGRAM

 

 

 

 

 

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Interfaces

PC Card Slot

One Type II

 

Enhanced Parallel Port EPP/ECP

1

 

Serial Port

1

 

External Monitor

1

 

Headphone/Line-out

1

 

Microphone in

1

 

AC Power

1

 

RJ-11 (modem)

1 (Model dependent)

 

RJ-45 (NIC)

1 (Model dependent)

 

Infrared Port

1 (4 Mb/s support)

 

 

(IrDA 4 MB compliant. IR performance will vary depending

 

 

on performance of IR peripherals and application used.)

 

USB Port

1

 

LED Status Indicators

7

 

 

 

Graphics

ATI RAGE LT Pro, 4MB of SGRAM

 

Operating System

O ne o f th e fol l owi ng :

Dual Install Windows 2000/Windows NT 4.0

Note: On Dual Install systems, the end user must make a one-time selection at initial start up. End users who need to change to another Operating System (OS) other than the one originally selected must obtain a new license for that OS.

Windows 98

 

Softw are

 

Compaq Insight Management Agents

 

 

 

 

Compaq Intelligent Manageability

 

 

 

 

Diagnostics for Windows 2000, 9.x or NT

 

 

 

 

DVD Solution (with optional MEU)

 

 

 

 

Compaq Power Management

 

 

 

 

Compaq Security Management

 

 

 

 

Online Safety and Comfort Guide

 

 

 

 

Fax Central for Windows 2000, 98 and NT

 

 

 

 

Online Safety and Comfort Guide

 

 

 

 

Acrobat Reader

 

 

 

 

Reference Guide

 

 

 

 

 

 

System Recover y

Each unit is shipped with a CD kit for quick recovery (erases hard disk and restores manufacturer installed image)

 

 

 

 

and software recovery (installs only selected standard software)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intelligen t Manag eab ility

Compaq Intelligent Manageability, a key component of PC Lifecycle Solutions, is the broad set of manageability

 

 

 

 

features found on all Compaq Deskpro desktops, Armada portables, Professional Workstation, and ProLiant server

 

 

 

 

products. These best-in-class features on PC clients comply with industry standards, such as DMI and Wired for

 

 

 

 

Management, while pioneering new ground in client manageability. Compaq introduced the industry’s first line of

 

 

 

 

manageable clients in 1995 and has been driving the industry ever since. With Compaq’s lifecycle management

 

 

 

 

philosophy, enterprises have all of the pieces for end-to-end management and proven tools for hassle-free

 

 

 

 

management of PCs and significantly lower Total Cost of Ownership.

 

 

 

 

Intelligent Manageability offers solutions in the areas of Initial Configuration and Deployment, Asset Tracking and

 

 

 

 

Security, Software Updating and Management, and Fault Notification and Recovery. For more information, visit our

 

 

 

 

website: www.compaq.com/im. Note: This Web site is available in English only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secu rity

 

Configuration Control Hardware

 

 

 

 

Memory Change Alert

 

 

 

 

Ownership Tag

 

 

 

 

Setup Password

 

 

 

 

Power-On Password

 

 

 

 

DriveLock

 

 

 

 

QuickLock

 

 

 

 

QuickBlank

 

 

 

 

Enabled for PC SmartCard options

 

 

 

 

 

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Power Supply

External AC Adapter; 6-foot power cord included. Total length including External AC adapter is 12 feet (3.66 Meters)

 

 

 

 

Battery

Li-Ion batteries are supported, with up to two hours of battery life supported with the standard 4 cell main battery; up

 

 

to three hours when using a MultiBay battery in the Mobile Expansion Unit. An optional High-Capacity Travel

 

 

Battery* is also available which provides up to 3 hours of battery life.

 

 

Note: An Armada M300 with the High-Capacity Travel Battery attached to the unit cannot be placed in an

 

 

ArmadaStation EM, Convenience Base EM, or Port Replicator EM.

 

 

Note: Actual results may vary with individual usage. When tested in standard configuration, using the Ziff-Davis

 

 

BatteryMark Test version 2.0, the battery life of the Armada M300 will range up to 2 hours. Standard

 

 

configuration at time of announce is considered to be one battery, a 1024x768 (High color – 16 Bit color)

 

 

panel set at 50% brightness, 64MB RAM, and no drives other than the hard drive active.

 

 

 

 

Power Con servation

Intel SpeedStep Technology (allows a Battery Optimized Mode where CPU draws 50% of normal power yet affords

 

 

70 to 80% of maximum PIII processing speed)

 

 

Hibernation

 

 

Instant-on via Standby

 

 

Pop-ups with three presets

 

 

One custom level of power conservation

 

 

ACPI compliant

 

 

 

 

MultiBay Devices (wi th

Supports swapping with power or in suspend mode under Windows 9.x, Windows 2000 and NT4.0

 

op tio nal ME U )

Supports Hot Swapping: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, MultiBay Battery

 

 

Supports swapping with power or in suspend mode Secondary Hard Drive, 2X LS-120

 

 

 

 

Ser vice and Support

Compaq Services includes a one-year, Worldwide Limited Warranty, pick-up or carry-in, toll-free 7 x 24 hardware

 

 

technical phone support. Optional services include; upgrade to three years standard warranty, onsite warranty,

 

 

application and operating system support.

 

 

Note: Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Consult the Compaq Customer Support Center for details.

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Standard Features

Nam ing Convention

The Etymology of a Model name:

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Models

AM3 P3600T2X126498

Display

12.1-inch color TFT XGA

191911-xx2

Processor

Intel Pentium III 600-MHz

 

Cache Memory

256-KB integrated

 

Memory

Standard

64 MB SDRAM

 

 

Maximum

320 MB SDRAM

 

Optical Drive

None

 

 

Hard Drive

12-GB SMART

 

 

Modem

ATI RAGE LT Pro - 4MB of SGRAM

 

Graphics

 

Audio

Compaq PremierSound

 

Software

Windows 98

 

AM3 P3600T2X1264N2

Display

191911-xx8

Processor

 

Cache Memory

 

Memory

 

Optical Drive

 

Hard Drive

 

Modem

 

Graphics

 

Audio

 

Software

12.1-inch color TFT XGA Intel Pentium III 600-MHz 256-KB integrated

Standard

64 MB SDRAM

Maximum

320 MB SDRAM

None

 

12-GB SMART

 

ATI RAGE LT Pro - 4MB of SGRAM

Compaq PremierSound

Windows 2000/NT 4.0 (Dual Install)

AM3 P3600T2X12C6498

Display

180400-xx2

Processor

 

Cache Memory

 

Memory

 

Optical Drive

 

Hard Drive

 

Modem

 

Graphics

 

Audio

 

Software

12.1-inch color TFT XGA Intel Pentium III 600-MHz 256-KB integrated

Standard

64 MB SDRAM

Maximum

320 MB SDRAM

None

 

12-GB SMART

Mini-PCI v.90 modem / 10/100 TX NIC Combo ATI RAGE LT Pro - 4MB of SGRAM

Compaq PremierSound

Windows 98

AM3 P3600T2X12C64N2

Display

180400-xx8

Processor

 

Cache Memory

 

Memory

 

Optical Drive

 

Hard Drive

 

Modem

 

Graphics

 

Audio

 

Software

12.1-inch color TFT XGA Intel Pentium III 600-MHz 256-KB integrated

Standard

64 MB SDRAM

Maximum

320 MB SDRAM

None

 

12-GB SMART

 

Mini-PCI v.90 modem / 10/100 TX NIC Combo ATI RAGE LT Pro - 4MB of SGRAM

Compaq PremierSound

Windows 2000/NT 4.0 (Dual Install)

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