Electrovaya Scribbler SC3000

Electrovaya Scribbler SC3000
Summary: 12.1″ Tablet PC w/Detachable Keyboard

Note: We’ve included it on Small-Laptops.com because of the keyboard

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– Replaced by Electrovaya Scribbler 4000

Product Name: Electrovaya Scribbler SC3000 Premium
Official Page:
Manufacturer: Electrovaya
Announced:
Available: 2005
Status: Discontinued
Price: Originally $2049 Base
Markets:

Models:

Features:
– Screen brightness automatically adjusts to surrounding light.
– Optional Outdoor Screen available
– WACOM PWB-A560-A Digitizer

Note:

– The Detachable Keyboard/Mouse are standard on the “Premium” Model, and not the “Base” model (they cost extra)

Manufacturer’s Description:
Take your computing experience farther with Electrovaya’s Scribbler Tablet PC. Now you can handwrite text or draw pictures with the convenience of pen-based technology. Change screen orientation from portrait to landscape with the touch of a button. Or issue commands with the sound of your voice. In addition, the integrated fingerprint recognition device (biometric) offers superior security and ultimate convenience.

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Pentium M 1.5GHz Low Voltage (LV) (2MB L2 Cache)
Chipset: Intel® GMCH Mobile 915 GME chipset
Front-side Bus:
Memory:
Memory Capacity: 256MB to 1.25GB (1 slot, 256MB Built-in)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 12.1″ TFT LCD Toshiba
Resolution: XGA
Widescreen: No
Touchscreen: Yes (WACOM PWB-A560-A Digitizer)
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 900
Graphics Memory: 128MB (Shared)
Other: VGA Out

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: IDE
Hard Drive Capacity: 40GB – 120GB
Optical:
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: Intel Pro Wireless 2915 ABG (802.11a/b/g)
Modem: 56K V.92
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth:
Mobile Broadband:

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: AC-97 Rev 2.3, Integral Sisonic Silicon
Internal Speakers/Microphone:
Audio I/O: Speakers, Headphone/Line-Out, Microphone/Line-In
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x PCMCIA
Flash/Memory Card Reader:
Keyboard/Mouse:
Other: SMC IrCC Infrared, Optional port replicator

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: Yes, AuthenTec AES3500 TruePrint
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Other Software: Corel Grafigo (Full Version), Farstone Virtual Drive Lite (Full Version), Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 (Full Version), Note Taking Ink Annotation, MS Reader, Speech Recognition, On-screen Keyboard, Franklin Covey TabletPlanner (Trial Version), Alias SketchBook Pro (Trial Version),
Warranty: One year standard parts and labor – 6 months battery (subject to change – see MFR’s website for details)
Drivers: http://www.electrovaya.com/home/support.html

Battery: Lithium-ion
Options: Standard, Extended batteryes
Battery Life: Up to 9 hours with extended battery

Dimensions:
Width: 11.96 inches / 303.8mm
Depth: 9.17 inches / 232.9mm
Height: 0.75 – 1 inches / 19 – 25.4 mm (depending on keyboard being attached)
Weight: 3.5 – 4.5 pounds / 1.59 – 2.04 kg (depending on keyboard being attached)

Reviews and Articles:
LAPTOP Magazine – December 2005 – 4 out of 5 stars
Its price is rather steep, but the Scribbler SC3000 is a well-rounded slate Tablet that benefits from upgrades in all of the right places. It remains highly mobile, but offers more speed and is much easier on the eyes.