Compaq TC1000

The Compaq TC1000 is tablet computer produced by Compaq late 2002, early 2003, before the company was bought by Hewlett Packard (HP).

The TC1000 does not have a CD-RW drive or a docking station. Most of the ports are hidden behind flaps including three audio mini-jacks, PC card slot, Compact Flash slot, two USB ports, modem, Ethernet, and VGA outputs.

It has shortcut keys located on the right side for use when the keyboard is detached along with an active stylus. It has a built in wireless connection, and a 3 hour battery life.

The buttons on the keyboard are small but usable. The keyboard can be detached, shield and protect the screen, or flipped around to the back of the tablet.

The TC1000 has a 1 Ghz CPU, 256 MB of memory, a 30 GB hard Drive, and 16 MB of RAM. It has a 10.4-inch LCD display, and uses Windows XP operating system.

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