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System Specifications

Dell™ Inspiron™ 8100


  Microprocessor

  System Information

  PC Card

  Memory

  Ports and Connectors

  Video

  Audio

  Display

  Keyboard

  Touch Pad

  Track Stick

  Modem

  Battery

  AC Adapter

  Environmental

  Fixed Optical Drives

Microprocessor 

Microprocessor type

Intel® Mobile Pentium® III processor-M

L1 cache

32 KB (internal)

L2 cache

512 KB

Math coprocessor

internal to microprocessor

System Information 

System chip set

Intel 815EP

Data bus width

64 bits

DRAM bus width

64 bits

Microprocessor address bus width

32 bits

Flash EPROM

4 Mb

Graphics bus width

32-bit AGP 4X cable bus

PC Card 

CardBus controller

Texas Instruments PCI 4450/4451 CardBus controller

PC Card connectors

two (supports two Type I or Type II cards or one Type III card)

Cards supported

3.3 V and 5 V

PC Card connector size

68 pins

Data width (maximum)

PCMCIA 16 bits
CardBus 32 bits

Memory 

Architecture

SDRAM

Memory module connector

two user-accessible SODIMM sockets

Memory module capacities

64-, 128-, and 256-MB
3.3-V SDRAM SODIMMS

Standard memory

64 MB (non-ECC)

Maximum memory

512 MB (non-ECC)

Memory clock speed

133 MHz

Memory access time

CL2 or CL3 (NOTE: CL2 and CL3 indicate a CAS latency of two and three clocks, respectively.)

Ports and Connectors 

Serial

9-pin connector; 16550C-compatible,
16-byte buffer connector

Parallel

unidirectional (standard AT), bidirectional, or ECP connector

Video

VGA connector

Audio

stereo (line-in) mini connector; microphone mini connector; headphone/speakers (line-out) mini connector

PS/2 keyboard/mouse

6-pin mini-DIN connector

USB

two USB-compliant connectors

Infrared

sensor compatible with both IrDA Standard 1.1 (Fast IR) and IrDA Standard 1.0
(Slow IR)

Docking

200-pin connector for Dell advanced port replicator

S-video TV-out

7-pin mini-DIN connector for S-video, composite video, and S/PDIF (TV/digital audio adapter cable supports composite video and S/PDIF)

Modem/network adapter

optional factory-configurable RJ-11/RJ-45 combination port for Mini PCI card modem/ network adapter

IEEE 1394

4-pin serial connector

Video 

Video type

256-bit hardware-accelerated video support

Data bus

4X AGP

Video controller

NVIDIA GeForce2 Go™

Video memory

16 MB and 32 MB (maximum)

LCD interface

LVDS

TV support

NTSC or PAL in S-video and composite modes

Audio 

Audio controller

ESS Technology Maestro-3i

Stereo conversion

16 bit (analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog)

Interfaces:

 

Internal

PCI bus/AC 97

External

stereo (line-in), microphone, headphones/speaker (line-out)

Display 

Type

256-bit hardware-accelerated video support

Response time (typical)

50 ms

Operating angle

0º (closed) to 180º

Dot pitch

0.20 mm

Panel (typical)

Backlight

1.3 W

3.4 W using battery; 4.9 W using AC adapter

Controls

brightness can be controlled through key combinations

Keyboard 

Number of keys

87 (U.S., Canada, and locations that use traditional Chinese); 88 (Europe); 90 (Japan)

Key travel

2.7 ± 0.3 to 0.4 mm (0.11 ± 0.016 inch)

Key spacing

19.05 ± 0.3 mm (0.75 inch ± 0.012 inch)

Layout

QWERTY/AZERTY/Kanji

Touch Pad 

Interface

PS/2 compatible

X/Y position resolution (graphics table mode)


240 cpi

Size:

 

Thickness

2.00 mm (0.08 inch) at highest component

Width

64.88 mm (2.55 inch)

Height

48.88-mm (1.92-inch) rectangle with
0.5-mm (0.02-inch) tabs

Weight

6.5 g (0.23 ounce) ± 0.5 g (0.001 ounce)

Power:

 

Supply voltage

5 V ± 0.5 VDC

Supply current

25 mA (maximum operating current) for track stick and touch pad combined

ESD

in accordance with IEC-801-2

Track Stick 

Interface

PS/2 compatible

X/Y position resolution (graphics table mode)

250 count/sec @ 100 gf

Size

protrudes 0.5 mm higher than surrounding key caps

Power:

 

Supply voltage

5 V ± 0.5 VDC

Supply current

25 mA (maximum operating current) for track stick and touch pad combined

ESD

in accordance with IEC-801-2

Modem 

Data/fax modem

optional 56K, V.90 Mini PCI card modem

Data/fax network adapter

optional 10/100 LAN + 56K, V.90 Mini PCI card modem

Battery 

Type

8-cell lithium ion (dual battery support is available via the media bay)

Dimensions:

 

Depth

88.5 mm (3.48 inches)

Height

21.5 mm (0.83 inch)

Width

139.0 mm (5.47 inches)

Weight

8 cell; 0.39 kg (0.87 lb)

Voltage

14.8 VDC

Charge time (approximate):

 

Computer on

2.5 hours

Computer off

1 hour

Battery life

approximately 2-3 hours minimum with 8-cell standard battery

Life span (approximate)

400 discharge/charge cycles0

Temperature range:

 

Operating

0º to 45ºC (32º to 113ºF)

Storage

–20º to 60ºC (–4º to 140ºF)

AC Adapter 

Input voltage

90 to 135 VAC and 164 to 264 VAC

Input current (maximum)

1.5 A

Input frequency

40 to 63 Hz

Output current

4.5 A (maximum 4-second pulse); 3.5 A (continuous)

Rated output voltage

20 VDC

Dimensions:

 

Height

27.94 mm (1.1 inches)

Width

58.42 mm (2.3 inches)

Depth

133.85 mm (5.25 inches)

Weight (with cables)

0.4 kg (0.9 lb)

Temperature range:

 

Operating

0º to 40ºC (32º to 104ºF)

Storage

–40º to 65ºC (–40º to 149ºF)

Environmental 

Temperature range:

 

Operating

0º to 35ºC (32º to 95ºF)

Storage

–40º to 65ºC (–40º to 149ºF)

Relative humidity (maximum):

 

Operating

10% to 90% (noncondensing)

Storage

5% to 95% (noncondensing)

Maximum vibration:

 

Operating

0.9 GRMS using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates user environment

Storage

1.3 GRMS using a random-vibration spectrum that simulates air/truck shipment

Maximum shock:

 

Operating

1.524 cm/sec (60 inches/sec) (equal to a half-sine pulse width of 2 ms)

Storage

2.03 m/sec (80 inches/sec) (less than or equal to a pulse width of 2 ms)

Altitude (maximum):

 

Operating

–15.2 to 3048 m (–50 to 10,000 ft)

Storage

–15.2 to 10,668 m (–50 to 35,000 ft)

Fixed Optical Drives 

Supported drives

12.5-mm drives: CD, CD-RW, and DVD


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