Notebook PC provides compact, secure computing solution.

Press Release Summary:

TransPort® T2400 features Intel® 945PM chipset, which supports 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory and Intel Core(TM) Duo mobile processor technology. Along with high-speed wireless connectivity via Intel PRO Wireless® 3945ABG mini-card and integrated Bluetooth technology, notebook computer offers Gigabit Ethernet with AMT (Active Management Technology). It comes with ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 video graphics and 15.4 in. widescreen XGA display with 1,280 x 800 resolution.

Original Press Release:

MPC Computers Introduces the Transport T2400 Notebook Computer

The Latest Technology in a Thin and Light Notebook PC

NAMPA, Idaho, April 3 -- MPC Computers, a wholly owned subsidiary of HyperSpace Communications, Inc. (AMEX:HCO), today announced the TransPort(R) T2400 notebook computer. This new full-featured notebook PC offers the latest in high-performance technology, featuring the new Intel(R) 945PM chipset. The chipset supports 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM memory and Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo mobile processor technology. Intel Core Duo mobile technology provides greater overall system performance by running multiple tasks simultaneously.

The TransPort T2400 notebook also features the latest in high-speed wireless connectivity with the new Intel PRO Wireless(R) 3945ABG mini-card and integrated Bluetooth technology, which enables wireless connectivity for a multitude of peripherals. Additionally, the notebook incorporates an integrated biometric fingerprint scanner and TPM (Trusted Platform Module), ensuring greater protection and security.

Other enhancements to the TransPort T2400 include a 15.4" widescreen XGA display and ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 video graphics. With 1280x800 resolution, the new widescreen display provides users with a sharp, clear image and the enhanced graphics card utilizes dedicated video memory to ensure peak performance while using graphics-intensive programs. Quick and easy media transfer is also enabled through a 5-in-1 media card reader, which supports the Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick (Duo), Multi Media, xD and Secure Digital cards. Additional features include a choice between a 6- or 9-cell battery for extended battery life, and a magnesium alloy lid providing additional durability and screen protection.

"The TransPort T2400 is designed for users seeking a powerful, lightweight notebook PC," said Paul Petersen, MPC's senior vice president of product marketing and development. "This system provides robust enhancements to our thin & light notebook product line by offering the latest in high-performance technology."

Also available with the TransPort T2400 is the new next-generation, full-featured TransPort Advanced Docking Station. The product features a docking connector, which eliminates the need for extra cables when connecting a monitor, keyboard and mouse. Additional enhancements to the docking station include a DVI monitor port, Gigabit LAN, power button and an undock button for hot-docking/undocking.

The TransPort T2400 features:
o Intel Core Duo Technology
o Intel 945GM Chipset with 667MHz FSB
o Gigabit Ethernet with AMT (Active Management Technology)
o Integrated Bluetooth Communications
o 15.4" WXGA Display (1280x800 Resolution)
o Trusted Platform Module (TPM) v 1.2
o 5-in-1 Media Reader that supports Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick (Duo) Multi Media, xD and Secure Digital Cards
o Optional TransPort Advanced Docking Station

T2400 Sample Configuration and Price

Intel Core Duo Processor T2300 (1.66GHz)
Microsoft (R) Windows(R) XP Professional Operating System
40GB Hard Drive (5400 RPM)CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive
ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 128MB Video Graphics
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Card (802.11a/b/g)
15.4" Wide XGA Active Matrix Display
Integrated Bluetooth
Integrated 56K v.92 Modem
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN with Intel AMT
6-Cell Primary Battery
3 years Depot Repair, Parts and Technical Support

Standard Service & Support

The TransPort T2400 includes three years of depot repair service, replacement parts and technical support as part of the standard configuration. Up to five years of depot repair service, replacement parts and technical support is available at an additional cost.

Optional Services
Advanced Portable Exchange

Customers can restore their notebook functionality quickly with MPC's innovative Advanced Portable Exchange service. If MPC Technical Support determines a customer's notebook needs to be replaced, MPC will ship the replacement notebook to the customer on the next business day, anywhere in the continental U.S. Furthermore, the replacement notebook will have the same serial number as the original notebook, allowing customers to maintain consistency within their asset management records.


SystemSat provides the highest level of protection for MPC notebooks. This service provides for system repairs and replacements due to any covered accidental damage such as drops, liquid spills, cracked screens, or fire.


The TransPort T2400 is available to order directly from MPC at or by calling (888) 224-4247.

About MPC Computers:

MPC Computers provides enterprise IT hardware solutions to its target markets of mid-sized businesses, government agencies and education organizations. MPC offers standards-based server and storage products, along with PC products and computer peripherals, all of which are backed by an industry-leading level of service and support. Additionally, the company provides contract manufacturing and distribution services to partners in the PC industry. MPC, headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, is a wholly owned subsidiary of HyperSpace Communications, Inc. (AMEX:HCO). More information about the company can be found at .

CONTACT: Kelly Sasso of MPC Computers, +1-208-893-1052,

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