An extremely thin and light notebook for a reasonable price. Key travel is good for such a thin unit, and I had no difficulty typing. Speaking of presentations, the R has a hardware button for launching PowerPoint and outputting to a projector! Conclusion An extremely thin and light notebook for a reasonable price. Notebook Reviews Toshiba R subnotebook Editor’s rating Top view, closed Bottom view.

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Most slim notebooks that I have come across use Intel s integrated video that is part of the GM chipset. The average consumer laptop will come with only one year of coverage.


Toshiba Portege R disassembly guide

Remove the PC card connector. Backside of the Toshiba Portege R view larger tosniba. The keyboard deserves mention here. I use a modified version of the high power setting one that gives me a nice bright screen to look at. Backside of the Toshiba Portege R view larger image With the extra capacity battery equipped it snaps securely onto the bottom of the R giving the unit a wedge-like profile that is ergonomically great for typing I was able to get the claimed 6.

Hopefully these are unfounded. The Pentium M is supposed to be significantly faster than mobile Pentium 4 processors, yet porteege uses very little power and creates less heat, making it perfect for subnotebooks.


Toshiba R100 subnotebook

Disconnect the video cable and the FL inverter cable on the system board. That puts the Portege firmly in the ultralight and slim class of notebooks, and this is about as portable as notebooks come. The docking connector is on the bottom of the R, and the unit supports hot-docking.

The R weighs only 2.

I have toshibs that Toshiba warranties are quite good but have no personal experience with them. I think that the Toshiba M2, R, M are among the best-engineered notebooks you find these days.

Comes with recovery CDs and an extended battery. Despite the fact that this drive only spins at rpm, compared to newer 2. I like the design: Integrated WiFi, Ethernet and a 56k modem will help you stay connected. Remove one screw securing the memory module cover and remove the cover. The Toshiba Portege R oortege larger image.

Good performance plus amazing battery life should equal lots of productivity when away from the office. Post them in our Discussion Forum! Reviewed by Lisa Gade, Editor in Chief. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with tshiba publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

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STEP 11 Do not forget to release the latch in the battery bay.

We reviewed the lovely Sony Vaio X a few weeks ago, which is a Japanese model available only from importers that’s a bit slimmer and smaller. Can drive an external monitor. Toshiba provides a three-year warranty with the R The Toshiba Portege R is an ultra-slim and light and we mean it! Since mid, subnotebooks have gotten brainier thanks to Intel’s new Centrino technology.

Toshiba Portege R Review (pics)

It would be a shame to be deprived of little gems like this one. The R with the included extended battery attached to the bottom.

STEP 3 Remove the memory stick. Remove five screws securing the top assembly to the base assembly.