The Toshiba Satellite 2545XCDT is a sturdy workhorse of a laptop, designed to be lightweight yet durable. Weighing in at less than eight pounds and sporting a 12″x10″x1.6″ profile, the 2545XCDT won't be a burden to you in your travels. And with a battery life of up to three hours, AC adapter and many power-saving features, the 2545XCDT will last throughout your busy day.
The 2545XCDT comes standard with a 333Mhz AMD K6-2 processor and 64MB RAM, and while it may not handle the newer versions of Windows to maximum performance, it will handle older versions (such as 98) like a pro, making it the perfect laptop for word processing performance. The standard 4.3GB hard drive means plenty of room for your files and documents, and with a PCMCIA Ethernet card (available separately) transferring files is a breeze.
And when you need to expand your functionality, the 2545XCDT is ready with two PC card slots, expandable memory slot (up to 192MB) and eleven expansion ports, including USB, PS/2, Infrared, audio/video ports and modem. The 2545XCDT also has your security in mind, with several features to ensure the safety of your data and unwanted use: Several layers of password protection, including power-on, hard drive access and Admin functions; cable, keyboard and PC card locks and screen blanking.
But the 2545XCDT isn't all work and no play, with many entertainment features at your fingertips. The 14.1″ LCD screen uses TFT technology to provide the best resolution and brightest image possible. The 24x CD-ROM allows playback of a large number of formats, including CD-R/RW, Multi-session Photo CD, Video CD and Enhanced CD (CD Plus). The onboard Yamaha sound system features SoundBlaster Pro™ technology and two top-mounted stereo speakers as well as microphone, headphone and line-in jacks, and the integrated 2MB video card features 3D graphic and full video support.
Although the 2545XCDT is an older model laptop, there are plenty of online retailer and manufacturer outlets that can provide you with parts and accessories; batteries, AC adaptors, memory upgrades and even new monitors are all readily available at reasonable prices. There are also online companies that will do out-of-warranty repair work.
All in all, the Toshiba Satellite 2545XCDT is a great laptop for your money. They're built to last by a reputable company, no fancy bells and whistles that you'll end up never using and parts and services to get you the most value out of your purchase. It has a myriad of uses, everything from simple word processing to portable server workstations. Whatever your need, the 2545XCDT is the laptop for you.