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Toshiba Satellite Pro 490XCDT

Toshiba Satellite Pro 490XCDT
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Toshiba Satellite Pro 490CDT


Outstanding performance

Aug, 1998

Product Specifications

Toshiba's Satellite series of notebook computers has long been known for delivering top-notch power at low prices. With the Satellite Pro 490XCDT, the price just went down, but the performance has remained the same. The Satellite Pro 490XCDT uses Intel's new mobile Pentium II processor. The expandability and convenient all-in-one design you've come to expect from a Toshiba Satellite notebook are here as well. How Toshiba is raising the bar in the notebook mid-range? By packing a Pentium II processor into Satellite Pro 490 series - first kid in its class to have one. But this series sets itself apart in other arenas, too. Not surprising, considering both the 490CDT and the 490XCDT come with a 4.1 billion byte hard disk, 32-160 MB EDO RAM and SelectBay modular technology. The Satellite is value-packed mobile computing at its best. If what you need is a solid notebook PC for all your general-purpose uses at a great price, consider Toshiba's Satellite 490 an excellent choice.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in/13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm/33.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/800 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:France
Model:490XCDT/Pro 490CDT/Pro 490XCDT
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba Satellite/Toshiba Satellite Pro

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint


Data Bus Speed:66MHz




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:Bell 103 / Bell 212A / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / k56Flex
Type:Fax / modem/None


Type: None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:20x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 95/Microsoft Windows 95/98/Microsoft Windows NT 4.0


Clock Speed:233MHz/266MHz
Type:Pentium II/Pentium MMX


Installed Size:32MB
Max Supported Size:160MB
Technology:EDO RAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:3.8GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:S3 ViRGE/MX