MPC TransPort U1000

MPC TransPort U1000
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Product Name: MPC TransPort U1000
Official Page: Discontinued
Manufacturer: MPC Computers
Announced: May 16, 2006 2005
Available: 2005
Status: Discontinued
Price: Starting at around $1900
Markets: US, unsure outside of US

Related Laptops:
– Replaced by MPC TransPort U1100

– MPC is formerly Micron PC
– Geared more towards Government/Education markets

– Carbon-Fiber casing
– Includes carrying case

Manufacturer’s Description:
The ultra portable MPC TransPort U1000 proves you don’t have to compromise power and performance to enjoy a sleek, lightweight design.

Powered by Intel® Centrino® technology and Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, the smart, two-spindle system weighs less than four pounds, making it the perfect solution for users demanding mobile power all day long. In addition, Intel® Pentium® M processors boost performance, while 802.11a/b/g wireless connectivity enables you to connect at a higher speed without wires. A 4-in-1 media reader supports Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick (Duo), Secure Digital, and MultiMedia cards for effortless media transfer, while the convenient integrated optical device eliminates the need for an external optical device or port replicator.

MPC TransPort U1000

CPU: Up to 2.1GHz
– Intel Pentium M 725 (1.6GHz), Pentium M 735 (1.7 GHz 2MB L2 Cache), Pentium M 745 (1.8GHz, 2MB L2)
– Intel Celeron 1.4GHz
Chipset: Intel Centrino 855GME
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: PC2700 333MHz DDR
Memory Capacity: Built-in 256MB + 25MB / 521MB (1 slot) = 512MB – 768MB (Max)

Display: 12.1″ LCD
Resolution: 1024×768 XGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel 82855 GME (Intel Extreme Graphics 2)
Graphics Memory: Up to 64MB DVMT

Hard Drive: 5400rpm: 40GB, 60GB – 100GB, 7200rpm: 60GB
Optical: Internal CDRW/DVD-ROM

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g
Modem: 56K
Ethernet: 10/100
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: AC ’97 compliant
Audio I/O: Headphone-in, Microphone-out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x PCMCIA Type II
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 4-in-1 : Secure Digital (SD) / MultiMedia Card (MMC) / Memory Stick (MS) / Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO)

Biometric/Fingerprint: No
Other: No TPM

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Software: Microsoft Works Suite 2005
Warranty: 3 year warranty (US)
MPC TransPort U1000 Drivers:

Options: 3-cell, 6-cell, 9-cell
Battery Life: 3-cell: 2.5 hours, 6-cell: 5 hours, 9-cell: 7.5 hours

Width: 10.8 inches /
Depth: 9.3 inches /
Height: 1.2 inches /
Weight: 3.4 – 4 pounds /

MPC TransPort U1000 Reviews & Articles: – Review, June 2006
LAPTOP Magazine – Review Octoeber 2005 3
PC Magazine – Review, August 2005, 4 out of 5
Press Release – May 2005