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Dell, Logitech, Xantrex, Samsung

by / March 30, 2006
Print Master
The Dell Laser Printer 1710n prints up to 27 pages per minute at 1200x1200 dpi resolution. The monochrome laser printer has a monthly duty cycle of up to 15,000 pages and an 800-sheet maximum paper capacity. It provides easy setup and installation via USB and parallel ports. In addition, the built-in 10/100Base-TX Ethernet connectivity equips the printer with enhanced networking capabilities. The maximum input is 800 sheets, and the maximum output is 150 sheets. The included toner cartridge yields up to 3,000 pages, and a 6,000-page yield toner is optional.

Mouse on the Lam
MX610 laser cordless mouse is capable of two-way communication with the computer. The mouse notifies users when the battery is low, and when e-mail or instant messages arrive. The tilt wheel plus zoom lets users zoom in and out, and scroll horizontally or vertically to view digital photos and spreadsheets. The mouse has programmable fingertip controls for volume, mute, and Internet forward and back. Its 2.4 GHz micro-receiver plugs into a USB port and identifies and eliminates interference. Batteries last as long as three months, and the mouse can be set to turn off and on automatically.

Stay in Charge
The Xantrex Technology XPower Pocket Powerpack 100 is a battery and inverter that can operate or recharge various mobile products through alternating or direct current. Its three-pronged AC outlet handles chargers and adapters for mobile electronics and it can be used in autos and on airplanes via a USB power outlet. The Powerpack weighs less than 2.4 pounds and can recharge a BlackBerry 30 times, an iPod 20 times, a cell phone at least eight times, or can provide up to 2.5 hours of operating time for most laptops without plugging into an outlet.

One Big LCD
The Samsung SyncMaster 204B is a 20.1-inch TFT-LCD monitor that delivers 800:1 contrast ratio, pixel pitch of 0.255 mm, 1600x1200 maximum resolution, and a horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 160 degrees/160 degrees. The monitor also has an ergonomic four-way adjustable stand: height, pivot, tilt and swivel. The monitor delivers a maximum 16.7 million colors using the company's MagicColor and MagicBright technologies to ensure the onscreen picture is more realistic and rich with color.
Miriam Jones Chief Copy Editor

Miriam Jones is chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. She joined e.Republic in 2000 as an editor of Converge magazine.