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Acer Travelmate 2430 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the size and usability are generally positive. The portability and design also get good comments. There are some mixed comments about the screen. Some have doubts about the keyboard.

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On average, users rate this product 75/100.

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Consumer review by:

Blown_65

 

I purchased another 256mb of ddr so I don't know how well it performs "stock."

Small, lightweight, very attractive styling, excellent brand name, I love the screen size, and you can't beat the price. It will do anything you want it to... schoolwork, internet, music, dvd's, and even some some light gaming

Keyboard a little weird... only 256mb of ram

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Good specs, bad engineering, bad support

 

In disbelief - read for yourself the story of my own Acer Woes and avoid them for yourself.

Acer makes very nice laptops on the surface, the specifications and feature set is great. However there is a major problem

I own two pieces of Acer Hardware, my travelmate and an accompanying LCD monitor. Both suffer from poor engineering. The laptop DVD burner burnt out in the first 8 months, and the LCD cannot be separated from its base though the manual claims that i...

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Great Notebook

 

I have been building PC's for 10 years, this is my first laptop however.

Great price for what you get, I bought this based on other reviews, added the 1 gig of RAM (PNY 333) and it runs great. Right when you boot up, you are prompted to make backups, takes 4 CD's. This marks my first laptop and I couldn't be happier. Also,...

It could have had a firewire or serial port, but they were probably limited on connection space

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Acer TravelMate TM2434WLMi NoteBook Intel Celeron M 380(1.60GHz) 15.4" Wide XGA 512MB Memory DDR333 60GB HDD DVD±R/RW SiS Mirage

 

I would shell out the extra $xxx and get the acer travelmate 4070. It's well worth it.

Good notebook. Cheapest one they have that has xp pro. Lowest price I've seen

Cheapest one they have with xp pro. Doesn't come with much

Product Specifications

The TravelMate 2000 series is ideal for professional users from small and medium sized corporations along with mobile self-employed users looking for a fully featured and reliable mobile multimedia work instrument that provides both, flexible and comprehensive communication facilities. It is also the perfect companion for outbound mobile corporate sales and service environments.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):1.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11in
Height:1.5in
Weight:6.2lbs
Width:14.3in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:15.4in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display:No/Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Poland/United States
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:2433LCi/2434WLCi/2434WLMi
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer TravelMate

Input Device

Type:4-way scroll button / Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD
Rewrite Speed:24x (CD)
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD)

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.6GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:370/380
Type:Celeron M

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:40GB/60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Mirage M661MX
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