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HP Compaq Tablet PC tc1100 Product Specifications

Product description

The HP Compaq tc1100 Tablet PC, is loaded with new features for mobile professionals. The Tablet PC is a full-function PC delivering performance and compatibility. It also has an innovative design offering exceptional mobility and versatility for sharing business information.

Product features

Ultra low Voltage Intel Pentium-M 1.0GHz processor with 400MHz Front Side Bus and 1MB cache
Ultra low Voltage Mobile Intel Celeron 800MHz processor with 400MHz Front Side Bus and 512KB cache
Intel 855PM chipset
Standard 512MB (333MHz) SDRAM on select models with Pentium-M processor
Standard 256MB (266MHz) SDRAM on select models with Celeron processor
Memory is upgradeable to 2 GB with 1 GB (333-MHz) DRAM in each memory slot. One memory slot is available for user configuration. The other slot is factory configured or can be upgraded through an HP authorized service provider.
Due to the non-industry standard nature of some third-party memory modules, we strongly recommend using only HP branded memory modules to ensure compatibility
NVIDIA GeForce 4 Go 420 with 32MB (4X APG)
  • 16-bit stereo sound
  • 2 stereo speakers
  • Headphone out, microphone jack, and headset jack
10.4-inch color TFT XGA with 1024 x 768 resolution (up to 16.7M colors internal)
NVIDIA GeForce 4 Go 420 with 32MB (4X APG)
  • Integrated Type III MiniPCI WLAN adapter (Intel Pro/Wireless 2100 802.11b or HP W500 802.11a/b/g on select models)
  • Internal MDC 56K (V.90/V.92) modem
  • Internal 10/100 NIC
  • Integrated Bluetooth (on select models)
80, 60, 40, or 30 GB high-capacity internal hard drive, varying by tablet PC model
Common external 65W AC adapter
Internal 4-cell or 6-cell lithium ion battery
Pointing Device
  • Battery-free digital pen with tether (one-year warranty)
  • Detachable keyboard with pointstick
Command Controls Buttons
The tablet PC comes with Command Control Buttons designed to increase customer productivity by providing one-touch access to rotate screen, favorite Internet destinations, files, or applications.
  • 3 programmable pen activated buttons (on top front panel)
  • 3 programmable side buttons (Qmenu, Esc, and Tab commands)
  • 2 additional specific function buttons (Windows security (Ctrl+Alt+Del) and Display toggle)
  • One Type II PCMCIA Slot
  • One MMC/SD Slot
  • Two USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller Interface (EHCI) Ports
  • VGA
  • RJ-11
  • RJ-45
  • Headphone
  • Microphone
  • AC adapter
  • Docking Connector

System and component specifications

  • Intel Pentium M 733* (Ultra Low Voltage 1.1-GHz processor, 2-MB cache and 400-MHz Front Side Bus)
  • Intel Pentium M 713* (Ultra Low Voltage 1.1-GHz processor , 1-MB cache, 400-MHz Front Side Bus)
  • Intel Pentium M Ultra Low Voltage 1.0-GHz processor with 1-MB cache and 400-MHz Front Side Bus
  • Intel Celeron M 353* (Ultra Low Voltage 900-MHz speed, 512-KB cache, 400-MHz front side bus)
Not available in all regions.
*Intel's numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.
Intel 855PM chipset
Slot 1 (Factory and HP authorized service provider configurable only):
  • 256-MB 266-MHz DDR Standard with Celeron SKUs (may also use 333 MHz)
  • 256-MB 333-MHz DDR
  • 512-MB 333-MHz DDR Standard with Pentium SKUs
  • 1-GB 333-MHz DDR
Slot 2 (available):
  • 256-MB 333-MHz DDR
  • 512-MB 333-MHz DDR
  • 1-GB 333-MHz DDR
External AC Adapter
  • 0.62 lb (0.28 kg)
Power Supply (Input):
  • Operating Voltage: 90 to 260 VAC R
  • Operating Current: 1.7 A RMS
  • Operating Frequency Range: 47 to 63 Hz AC
Internal Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • 0.65 lb (0.30 kg)
  • 6-cell Lithium-Ion
  • Voltage: 11.1 V
  • Amp-hour capacity: 3.6 Ah
  • Watt-hour capacity: 40 Wh
Battery Re-Charge Time:
  • System in OFF mode or Standby: 3 hours
  • System ON (depending of system power consumption): 3 to 5 hours
Tablet PC Pen(s)
Pen with tether (standard):
  • Dimensions (Length): 5.1 in (130.1 mm)
  • Weight: 0.66 oz (18.7 g)
Pen with eraser (optional):
  • Dimensions (Length): 5.1 in (130.1 mm)
  • Weight: 0.66 oz (18.7 g)
Internal MDC 56K high speed Modem
Data Mode Capabilities:
  • High speed 56K modem (a-law, mu-law)
  • V.8bis
  • V.80
  • V.44, V42.bis, MNP5 (Compression)
  • V.42 (LAPM, MNP2-4) (Error Correction)
  • V.34 (file date: 10/96)
Fax Mode Capabilities:
  • TIA-578-S (Class 1)
  • T.30, T.4 (Group 3)
  • V.17
  • V.29
  • V.27ter
  • V.21 Channel 2
Command Set:
  • V.250 (Partial)
  • TIA-602
  • Identification: GMI, GMM, GMR
  • Port control: IPR, ICF, IFC, Iirr
  • Modulation: MS, MR, MA
  • Error control: ES, ER, EB, ESR, ETBM
  • Data compression: DS, DR
  • V.251
Power Consumption:
  • Transfer mode: < 200 mA, maximum
  • Standby mode: 5 mA, nominal
Integrated 10/100 NIC
Ethernet Features:
  • 10 Mbit/s operation (10BASE-T; IEEE 802.3i; IEEE 802.3 clauses 13-14)
  • 100 Mbit/s operation (100BASE-TX; IEEE 802.3u; IEEE 802.3 clauses 21-30)
  • Auto-Negotiation (Automatic Speed and Duplex Selection)
  • HP Auto-MDIX
  • Full Duplex and Half Duplex operation at 10 and 100 Mbit/s
  • IEEE 802.3x Flow Control (IEEE 802.3 clauses 31-32; configurable)
Power Management:
  • ACPI 1.1 compliant - multiple power modes Situation-sensitive features reduce power consumption
  • PXE 2.0 Remote Boot
  • Statistics Gathering (RMON, Ethernet-like MIB, Ethernet MIB (802.3x, clause 30))
  • Comprehensive diagnostic and configuration software suite
NIC Device Driver Name:
  • Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller
Drivers Available:
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2000 DOS NDIS2 and ODI
Bluetooth by HP
Form Factor:
  • Integrated USB module
  • 1.1 Compliant
Plug and Play:
  • USB 1.1 compliant
  • Microsoft Windows Plug and Play compliant
Data Rates and throughput:
  • 1 Mbps
  • Synchronous Connection Oriented links up to 3, 64 kbps, voice channels
  • Asynchronous Connection Less links 723.2 kbps/57.6 kbps asymmetric or 433.9 kbps symmetric
  • Full support of Bluetooth Security Provisions
Protocols Supported:
  • TCP/IP
  • UDP

Electrical specifications

Nominal Operating Voltage
14.8 VDC
Peak Operating Power
40 W

Physical specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)
10.8 x 8.5 x 0.8 in (27.4 x 21.6 x 2.0 cm)
3.1 lb (1.4 kg) Tablet PC only
4 lb (1.8 kg) Tablet PC with keyboard


Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Pre-installed Software
  • HP Mobile Printing for Notebooks
  • HP Help and Support (XP Only)
  • Safety and Comfort Guide
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader v. 5.10
  • Microsoft Reader v. 2.5
  • Zinio Reader v.1.4 Sun Java 1.4
  • Windows Media Player 9 for XP
  • HP Tablet PC Tour
  • Intervideo WinDVD Playback Software v. 4 (Software is loaded on the hard drive and must be installed by running the Software Setup utility.)
Recommended software/services
Availability of recommended software applications or services may vary by region and may require additional purchase and/or subscription.
  • FranklinCovey TabletPlanner v. 2.0 (30 day trial period)
  • MindJet MindManager 2002 for Tablet PC (21 day trial period)
  • Corel Grafigo v. 1.0 (promotional free download)
  • Zinio (see Digital Magazine icon on Tablet PC desktop for more information)
  • ScanSoft Omniform Filler 5.1 and Dragon Naturally Speaking Standard Edition 7.1 (available as a special configuration)
Additional software available through the web
  • HP Client Manager Software
  • HP ProtectTools Smart Card Security Manager
  • QuickLook for the HP Tablet PC TC1100 series

Environmental specifications

Operating: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Non-operating: -4° to 140° F (-20° to 60° C)
Relative Humidity
Operating: 10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
Non-operating: 5% to 90% relative humidity, 101.6° F (38.7° C) maximum wet bulb temperature
Maximum Altitude (unpressurized)
Operating: 0 to 10,000 ft (3,048 m), (14.7 to 10.1 psia)
Non-operating: 0 to 30,000 ft (9,144 m), (14.7 to 4.4 psia)

Safety certifications

All necessary regulatory approvals for countries we support including
FCC (47 CFR) Part 15C, Section 15.247 & 15.249
ETS 300 328, ETS 300 8
Low Voltage Directive IEC950
UL, CSA, and CE Mark

Warranty information

Terms of warranty apply to the individual model purchased. To see if your HP product is still in warranty, go to the HP Product Warranty Check page.






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