[Offtopic] anywhere school wireless

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Thu Jun 4 18:52:10 EST 2009

Hi all,

For schools making student ethernet ports available, and, especially
school staff/student 802.11 wireless access, a Class Set (25) of the 
Asus EEE PC Netbooks, at around $ six thousand. Say ten thousand all
up with reliable anywhere school ground wireless, $10k? No excuses :) 


 Asus EEE PC 701 Netbook  $259

 WiFi, Webcam, SSD, Ultraportable (17Hrs)

EEE PC Reviews:

NotebookReview Eee PC Tweak Guide "This little machine was as powerful as 
notebooks four to five times its price."

PC Magazine 4/5: "Ample software and a substantial feature set that's 
well worth the money"

Sydney Morning Herald 4.5/5 “This Lilliputian laptop has a small price 
tag but big appeal”

PC World: 4.5/5 “This revolutionary little machine is a great choice for 
kids at school, or travellers looking for a basic unit to update their 
blog, check e-mails or write their travel diary with.”

PC Authority “A genuine step forward for the laptop, with unbelievable 
capabilities for the price, plus an ultra-low weight.”


Display: 7 Inch, 800 x 480 WVGA TFT 
Dimensions: 225mm(W) x 160mm(D) x 20mm~ 32mm(H) 
Weight: 922g (With Battery) 
Battery Pack: 4 cells 
Intel Mobile CPU 
512MB DDR2 Ram 
4GB SSD (Solid State Drive) Hard Drive 
Intel UMA Onboard Graphics 
High Definition Audio Codec 
Built in Stereo Speakers 
10/100 Ethernet Port 
802.11 b/g Wireless 
VGA Output 
3 USB 2.0 Ports 
Headphone output 
Microphone input 
0.3M Webcam 
Operating System: Linux Preloaded

1 Year Warranty from Asus Australia
Standard Asus Dead Pixel Warranty

Cheers, Stephen
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