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HP Pavilion Media Center a1487c Desktop PC Product Specifications

Product number
EW100AA
Introduction date
10-Mar-2006
Bundle information
The a1487c-b desktop PC bundle (part number EW101AA) includes:
  • a1487c Desktop PC, part number EW100AA
  • f2105 21" high definition TFT LCD active matrix monitor with integrated speakers
Hardware
Base processor
PentiumD 930 (P) DC 3.0 GHz
  • 800 MHz front side bus
  • Socket 775
Chipset
Intel 945P
Motherboard
  • Manufacturer: Asus
  • Motherboard Name: P5LP-LE
  • HP/Compaq motherboard name: Emery-UL8E
Memory
Component
Attributes
Memory Installed
1 GB (1 x 1 GB)
Maximum allowed
4 GB* (4 x 1 GB)
*Actual available memory may be less
Speed supported
PC2-4200 MB/sec
Type
240 pin, DDR2 SDRAM
DIMM slots
Four
Open DIMM slots
Three
Hard drive
  • 250 GB SATA
  • 7200 rpm
16X DVD(+/-)R/RW (+/-)R DL LightScribe drive
  • Must use Double-Layer media discs in order to take advantage of the DL technology
  • Must use LightScribe-enabled media discs and supporting software in order to take advantage of the LightScribe technology
Port type
Quantity
DVD-R DL Write Once
4X
DVD+R DL Write Once
2.4X
DVD+R Write Once
16X
DVD+RW Rewritable
4X
DVD-R Write Once
8X
DVD-RW Rewritable
4X
DVD ROM Read
16X
CD-R Write Once
40X
CD-RW Rewritable
24X
CD-ROM Read
40X
DVD ROM
Maximum speed: 16X
Modem
56K bps data/fax modem
Video Graphics
GeForce 7300LE
  • 64 MB DDR memory
  • I/O Ports: VGA, Composite, S-Video
Television
TV tuner card with FM tuner
Sound/Audio
Integrated High Definition audio
  • Realtek ALC 882 chipset
  • Supports up to 8 audio channels
  • Dolby Pro Logic II compatible
Network (LAN)
Integrated 10/100 Base-T networking interface
Memory card reader
  • USB interface
  • Supports the following cards:
    • Compact Flash I
    • Compact Flash II
    • SmartMedia
    • Memory Stick
    • Memory Stick Pro
    • MultiMediaCard
    • Secure Digital (SD)
    • Micro Drive
    • XD Picture Card (xd = extreme digital)
External I/O ports
I/O ports on the front panel
Port type
Quantity
9-in-1 (4 slot) + 1 USB
One
1394
One
USB
Two
Headphone
One
Line-in
One
Microphone
One
I/O ports on the back panel
Port type
Quantity
PS2 (keyboard, mouse)
Two (one each)
Parallel
One
USB
Four
1394
One
LAN
One
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone)
One each
Expansion slots (available)
Slot type
Quantity
PCI
Three (One available)
PCI Express x16
One (None available)
DIMM Slots
Four (Three available)
Drive bays (available)
Bay type
Quantity
5.25" external
Two (None available)
3.5" external
Two (One available)
3.5" internal
One (None available)
Keyboard and mouse
  • HP multimedia keyboard
  • Quebec Keyboard Kit (French Canada only)
  • HP PS/2 optical scroller mouse
Remote Control
USB infrared remote and receiver
Software
 note:
HP provides basic support for software that comes with the computer. For in-depth feature assistance, refer to the help section in the software or on the software vendor's Web site.
Key to software:
  • cd/dvd= media included in box
  • fc= only available in French Canada
  • nfc= not available in French Canada
Software titles that shipped with PC
Software Category
Software Title
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 with Update Rollup 2
  • Microsoft Service Pack 2
CD/CD-RW/DVD/DVD+RW
  • CyberLink DVD Play
  • Sonic DigitalMedia Plus 7.04
  • Sonic MyDVD Plus 6.2
  • Roxio DigitalMedia Archive 2
Education & Reference
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2006 Standard (fc)
  • MSN Encarta Standard (online) (nfc)
Entertainment, Music & Games
  • Rhapsody
  • Real Player
  • My HP Games (nfc)
  • HP Games for media center (nfc)
Imaging, Photography, Video & Film
  • HP Photosmart Premier 6
  • HP Photosmart for media center 2.1
  • Muvee autoProducer 4.5
  • Muvee autoProducer unplugged 1.2
Productivity & Finance
  • Adobe Reader
  • Microsoft Works 8.0
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Student Teacher Edition Trial
  • Microsoft Money 2006 (nfc)
  • Quicken New User Edition 2006 (nfc)
Security
  • Norton Internet Security 2006 (60-day security update subscription)
Utility, Maintenance & Performance
  • PC-Doctor 5 for Windows
Recovery
  • Microsoft system restore
  • HP Recovery Software Suite
  • Software Repair Wizard
Service & Support
  • HP Software Update
  • Updates from HP
  • Help & Support Center
  • Online documentation
Internet Solutions
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Netscape browser (nfc)
  • Google toolbar
  • ISP offers
HP Partner offers
  • Snapfish
  • AOL Music Now (nfc)
  • Adobe Store
  • Symantec Security Check
  • NetSmartz
  • IntelliMover Data Transfer
  • @Backup Online Backup
  • SwapDrive Online File Sharing
Warranty
Standard warranty included with purchase
Warranty type
Warranty duration
Hardware parts and labor
One Year from date of purchase
Technical telephone assistance
One Year from date of purchase
Recovery CD's
One Year (recommend use of CD Creator to make CD set)
Software media replacement
90 Days (on media shipped in box from factory)
Software application support
90 Days

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