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Oct 30, 2003

Eurocom D470V Impressa: The Best Gets Better

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OTTAWA, CANADA - Eurocom Corporation has released a new version of their 17-inch widescreen notebook, featuring superb graphics performance engine based on ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 Pro with 128 MB of DDR video, a powerful Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with 800 MHz Front Side Bus up to 3.20 GHz with Hyper-Treading Technology, DDR400 RAM, internal 6-in-1 Card Reader and built-in sub-woofer with surround sound for complete portable home theather experience. The new EUROCOM D470V Impressa notebook is a perfect notebook for movie and game fans as well as profesional users.

Configure D470V Impressa Detailed Specifications

Mega-wide 17-inch display
The EUROCOM D470W Impressa model features a 17-inch WXGA wide screen with 1440-by-900 resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio, the largest display ever to grace a notebook. This superb display offers the same viewing area as a 19-inch CRT monitor providing plenty of room on a desktop for menus, toolbars and palettes as well as a great DVD movie watching experience.

Superior Multimedia Performance
The high-end ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 Pro graphics engine with 128 MB of video memory and a sub-woofer surround sound with four speakers will satisfy the most demanding users of power hungry graphics applications, 3D video games and DVD movie playing. The VGA system features AGPTM 8x, 2D/3D graphics engine and fully Direct 9.X GPU multi display capability. The S/PDIF port provides AC3 sound effect of a home theatre while the S-Video Out port offers crystal clear video picture to higher end TV sets for a luxurious cinema-like experience.

Upgradeable, Fully Configurable Design
A great looking case, in brushed silver and dark charcoal or pure white merely hints at the power and and flexibility that lies within this magnificent notebook. Designed for all-day computing, anywhere, anytime, the D470V Impressa is a mobile powerhouse supporting Intel® Pentium® 4 processors up to 3.2 GHz with Hyper-Threading technology and 800MHz Front Side Bus, memory up to 1 GB DDR400 SODIMM easily upgradeable via two sockets, and up to 80 GB 5,400rpm easy-to-change hard drive as well as Wireless LAN 802.11b Wi-Fi, and an optional DVD Burner (DVD-R/-RW).

Full size Keyboard
In addition to full configuration and upgrade ability, the D470V model features a full size 102-key 25-inch long desktop-like keyboard with a separate non-embedded numeric keypad making typing and numer crunching easy and very comfortable.

Powerful Processor
The D470V Impressa based on the SIS M648FX + 963 chipset and Intel® Pentium® 4 processor up to 3.2 GHz with Hyper-Threading technology delivers cutting-edge system performance for use in home computing, business solutions and all your processing needs. The Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading technology allows software programs to "see" two processors and work more efficiently, which improves performance and system responsiveness in today's multitasking environments by enabling the processor to execute instruction threads in parallel.

Completely Wireless
The D470V Impressa weighing 3.4 kg is easy to take anywhere, whether you want to browse the web from the chaise lounge in the backyard, a coffee shop downtown or an airport terminal. An integrated Wi-Fi/802.11b Wireless LAN and Bluetooth in addition to built-in 10/100 LAN and 56K V90/V92 WinModem make this notebook an ideal travel companion to keep you connected wherever you go.

Video Conferencing
The EUROCOM D470V notebook, in addition to fast processing power and wireless capability, features an integrated CCD video camera that can capture digital still images as well as video clips complete with sound providing a complete high performance video and graphics solution for professional users.

Surround Sound
Advanced audio and video performance is guaranteed on the D470V notebook designed for the ultimate home entertainment. Compatible Sound-Blaster PRO, 3D Stereo enhanced sound system, sub woofer, four built-in speakers, S/PDIF digital output (5.1CH) will transform this notebook into a thundering home cinema providing all the thrills of surround sound audio, whether it is enhancing the sound effects in your favourite movie, blasting out the latest games or immersing you in music.

Internal 6-in-1 Card Reader
In place of a floppy drive, EUROCOM D470V notebook offers standard a 6-in-1 card reader as an easy solution for dowloading files from portable media cards. Users can easily load and transfer files from all of media cards. The internal 6-in-1 Card Reader goes into a 3.5" FDD bay, and connects to an available USB port. It reads/writes CompactFlash, Smart Media, Memory Stick, Multimedia Card, Secure Digital media and IBM Microdrive cards, supports hot swapping between cards, supports copying among different media or cards, automatic card detection, and low power consumption.

DVD Burning to Go
In addition to an internal 6-in-1 card reader, the D470V notebook offers a choice of optical drive: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, COMBO (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) or DVD-Burner (DVD-R/-RW). The DVD-R/-RW option allows users to take advantage of increased entertainment and productivity capabilities including home movie editing and the ability to store large amounts of data such as multimedia presentations, digital images and audio files in DVD format. Users can also play DVD movies and CDs and save them in CD, DVD or MP3 audio formats faster than ever before.

Ports
The EUROCOM D470V Impressa comes with all standard ports such as: 1x type II CardBus PCMCIA, 1x IEEE1394/FireWire, 1x Serial; 1x LPT1/ Parallel; 1x IrDA; 1x CRT; 1x PS/2; 1x headphone; 1x mic-in; 1x SPDIF for AC3; 1x RJ11 for modem; 1x RJ45 for LAN as well as 1x S-video TV out port and four USB 2.0/1.1 ports, carrying bag, auto-switching AC Adapter and Smart Li-Ion battery.

The new the EUROCOM D470V Impressa incorporates the full functionality of a desktop replacement notebook in an elegant, slim and lightweight package. Equipped with a variety of features, beautiful wide screen, integrated wireless connectivity and built-in video camera, the D470V model delivers a complete mobile cinema computing experience to a most demanding user. The retail price starts at $3299 CAD.

Eurocom Corporation:
Eurocom Corporation is a leading innovator in the notebook industry. The company has produced many firsts, such as manufacturing the first notebook with a 15.1-inch LCD panel and a full-size, 102-key, keyboard. Since 1989, Nepean-based Eurocom Corporation has led the Canadian Desktop Replacement Notebook™ industry with over 950 dedicated resellers and agents across Canada. A 1999 survey by International Data Corporation Canada found Eurocom fifth in the Canadian notebook industry – the only Canadian Company in the top 10. For more information please visit www.eurocom.com