Toshiba Satellite

They were sold for $2400 by Toshiba. In Spring 2000 some models came with a 15 inch screen and a built in DVD drive, a 6GB HDD and ran at 500 MHz.

These machines tended to be smaller in physical size, but yet much thicker than they are today, and unlike today s, which tend to be wider in width and breadth. Newer models of the Satellite Pro is still being sold. The Satellite name is a model brand name and therefore the lap tops bear no technical association to terminologies used in satellite phone/ satphone or any modes of data transfer via orbital satellites. All newer Toshiba Satellite models are pre-installed with a Windows operating system.

They are entitled to an extended warranty and refunds in some cases. The stats of the 420CDS are: . They also had a model called the Satellite Pro.

Models in the Satellite family vary greatly, ranging from entry-level models to full-fledged media center-class notebooks. The early models did not come with an internal CD-ROM drive, but these eventually came as mobile technology progressed. Such models can easily link up with an external CD-ROM drive through the parallel port on the rear (since USB ports came later as well).

These early model Satellites have a reputation among longtime Toshiba owners as being virtually indestructible. Some Satellites also lacked an internal floppy disk drive, but a port on the side allowed the use of a proprietary external module for such.

These products carry a one year manufacturer s warranty. Toshiba Satellite A70, A75, M30X and M35X owners have won a class action lawsuit against Toshiba about design flaws in these laptop models. The Toshiba Satellite is Toshiba s flagship line of consumer-grade notebook computers.

Most screens now are equipped with the Tru Brite technology in addition to being widescreens. The lower-end models are at competitive prices, are equipped with an Intel Celeron M processor and have a low battery capacity.