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Satellite A500-15M

Part number:  PSAM0E-00M00PEN

Satellite A500-15M
  • Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit Edition (pre-installed, Toshiba-Dual-HDD recovery)
    Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit Edition (pre-installed, Toshiba-Dual-HDD recovery)
  • Intel® Centrino® processor technology featuring Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T6500, Intel® GM45 Express chipset and Intel® WiFi Link 5100
  • 40.6cm (16.0”) , Toshiba TruBrite® HD TFT High Brightness display with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Hard disk 500 GB
  • Precious Black with black keyboard
  • 4,096 (2,048 + 2,048) MB, DDR2 RAM (800 MHz)
  • Mobile Intel® GMA 4500MHD
  • maximum life : up to 3h30min (Mobile Mark™ 2007)
  • weight : starting at 2.76 kg
  • W x D x H : 384 x 259 x 36.5 (front) / 41.0 (rear) mm
Satellite A500-15M
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Technology type : Intel® Centrino® processor technology featuring Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T6500, Intel® GM45 Express chipset and Intel® WiFi Link 5100
clock speed : 2.10 GHz
front side bus : 800 MHz
2nd level cache : 2 MB
Operating System / Platform
Windows Vista® Home Premium 32-bit Edition (pre-installed, Toshiba-Dual-HDD recovery)
Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit Edition (pre-installed, Toshiba-Dual-HDD recovery)

Design Colour colour : Precious Black with black keyboard
System memory standard : 4,096 (2,048 + 2,048) MB
maximum expandability : 8,192 MB
technology : DDR2 RAM (800 MHz)
Hard disk capacity : 500 GB
drive rotation : 5,400 rpm
interface : SATA
DVD Super Multi drive (Double Layer) compatibility : CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-R(DL), DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R(DL), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM
maximum speed : Read: 24x CD-ROM, 8x DVD-ROM/ Write: 24x CD-R, 4x CD-RW, 10x HS CD-RW, 24x US CD-RW, 8x DVD-R, 6x DVD-R (Double Layer), 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+R, 6x DVD+R (Double Layer), 8x DVD+RW, 5x DVD-RAM
type : DVD Super Multi (Double Layer) drive
Display size : 40.6cm (16.0”)
type : Toshiba TruBrite® HD TFT High Brightness display with 16:9 aspect ratio
internal resolution : 1366 x 768
Graphics adaptor type : Mobile Intel® GMA 4500MHD
memory amount : total available graphics memory can be up to 1,340 MB with a 32-bit operating system and 3 GB system memory or 1,759 MB with a 64-bit operating system and 4 GB system memory
memory type : shared
Internal video modes The following internal video modes are supported :
resolution : 1366 x 768
Max External Video Modes Max Resolution : 2,048 x 1,536
Max Refresh Rate : 85 Hz
Non-interlaced resolution with max refresh rate : 1,600 x 1,200
Interfaces 1 × DC-in
1 (Left) × eSATA/USB 2.0 supporting USB Sleep-and-Charge
1 × external microphone
1 × external monitor
1 × HDMI-CEC (REGZA-Link) supporting 1080p signal format
1 × headphone (stereo)
1 × 5-in-1 Bridge Media slot (supports SD™ Cards up to 16 GB, Memory Stick® up to 256 MB, Memory Stick Pro™ up to 4 GB, MultiMedia Card™ up to 1 GB and xD-Picture Card™ up to 2 GB)
1 × RJ-45
1 × SP/DIF (optical) shared with headphone socket
3 (Left 1, Right 2) × USB 2.0
1 × integrated HD Web Camera (1,280 x 800) with AutoMacro support and built-in microphone
Expansion 2 × memory slots
1 × ExpressCard slot
Wired communication topology : Fast Ethernet LAN
speed : 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Sound system manufacturer : Toshiba Bass Enhanced Sound System
supported audio format : 24-bit stereo
speakers : built-in Harman Kardon® stereo speakers
Keyboard keys : 105
Windows keys : Yes
special features : Standard numeric keypad
Pointing device type : Touch Pad with Multi-Touch Control
Battery technology : lithium-ion
maximum life : up to 3h30min (Mobile Mark™ 2007)
AC adaptor input voltage : autosensing AC adapter (100/240 V) for worldwide usage
output voltage : 19 V
output current : 3.42 A
Physical dimensions W x D x H : 384 x 259 x 36.5 (front) / 41.0 (rear) mm
weight : starting at 2.76 kg
Warranty 1-year international warranty. Upgrade your standard warranty with dynabook warranty extension, uplift and all-risks insurance packs.
Bundled hardware AC adaptor
Bundled software Connectivity Doctor
Google Software (Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer, Google Desktop, Picasa)
HDMI Control Manager
McAfee® Internet Security (includes free Internet updates for 30 days)
Microsoft® Works, Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2007 (free 60-day trial)
Toshiba Assist
Chicony Camera Assistant Software
ConfigFree™
Toshiba DVD Player
Toshiba Disc Creator
Toshiba Face Recognition
Toshiba PC Health Monitor
Toshiba Recovery Disc Creator
Supervisor Password Utility
Toshiba User's Manual
Toshiba Value Added Package (Toshiba Power Saver, Toshiba Zooming Utility, Toshiba PC Diagnostic Tool, Toshiba Flash Cards, Toshiba Components Common Driver, Toshiba Accessibility, Toshiba Button Support)
Toshiba utilities and drivers
WildTangent Games Console
MyPhotobook Software
Toshiba EasyMedia Easy Entertainment
HDMI-CEC (REGZA-Link)
S/PDIF
2 Harman Kardon® Stereo Speakers

Easy Connectivity
Toshiba ConfigFree™
Integrated Bridge Media Adapter
Diversity Antenna
Built-in Web Camera & Microphone
Toshiba Face Recognition
802.11a/b/g/N Wireless LAN

Easy Usability
Control Buttons
Touchpad with multi-touch control
HDD Protection
Toshiba Flash Cards
USB Sleep-and-Charge
Smart Display Support
Google Pack
Toshiba TEMPRO Performance Tuning Service
McAfee® Internet Security
Security features user password
supervisor password
HDD password on request
wireless LAN switch
slot for Kensington Cable Lock
Special features ENERGY STAR qualified computer
Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep® Technology
HD Audio support
EasyControl Bar with 8 feather-touch Control Buttons (Eco Utility Button, CD/DVD launcher, Play/Pause, Forward, Rewind, on/off function of LED illumination (Touch Pad, Satellite logo, Control Buttons), Volume-, Volume+)
SM BIOS compliant
Standard numeric keypad
power-saving Eco Utility
integrated HD Web Camera (1,280 x 800) with AutoMacro support for Video over IP
integrated microphone for Voice over IP
Certification The manufacturer declares that this product complies with the following directives and regulations for the CE-marking. Responsible for CE marking is Dynabook Europe GmbH, Stresemannallee 4b, 41460 Neuss, Germany.
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