Steady Focus
The Sharp XG-PH70X is a 5200 ANSI Lumen DLP projector designed for facilities requiring a permanently installed display device. The projector offers a 1200:1 contrast ratio, six lens options and redundant reliability through a dual-lamp lighting system. Five of the lenses are powered so users can make adjustments remotely, and the sixth is a wide-angle fixed focus lens. The enclosed software self-diagnoses system instantly alerts the control PC or e-mails an error message to a predetermined list. <>

 

Port Authority
The Targus Universal ExpressCard notebook docking station can transfer data four times faster than USB (up to 2.5 Gbps). In addition to digital video output capabilities, and digital and analog audio out, the docking station has Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000), a serial port and four high-speed USB ports, two of which are "always on." This feature lets users power and charge peripheral devices such as mice, mobile phones and MP3 players while the laptop is in standby or shut-down mode.

 

Presto Printing
Konica Minolta's magicolor 5550 laser printer produces 27 color and 31 black-and-white pages per minute with 9600 x 600 dpi print quality. Its 256 MB of RAM can be upgraded to 1024 MB and options include an automatic duplexer, as many as two 500-sheet lower feeders and a staple finisher. The printer supports media sizes from postcard to banner and up to a 110-pound index.

 

Hang Tough
The Panasonic Toughbook-T5 rugged notebook PC weighs 3.5 pounds and has a 12.1-inch touchscreen LCD. A magnesium alloy case holds its shock-mounted 60 GB hard drive and Intel Core Solo U1400 1.2 GHz processor. The notebook includes with 512 MB SDRAM of standard memory, expandable to 1536 MB. The T5 contains an 802.11a/b/g wireless network connection and is wireless-ready.

Miriam Jones  |  Chief Copy Editor