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CF-31 with 8GB RAM Win 7, 2.5GHZ processor and Blueray!

Discussion in 'Panasonic' started by Bono, Dec 19, 2009.

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  1. Bono

    Bono Notebook Enthusiast

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    You are incorrect about the headphone jack. The docking station (which I also have) does not connect into the headphone jack. It connects via a large multi pin parallel connector. The headphone jack could be put up front.

    My CF-30 did not have the emissive keyboard. I added it from Ebay.

    I don't want to watch blue ray, I want the data storage. Watching it would be nice, but not needed by any stretch. And if they "knew" that we didn't have time to watch movies, why is the DVD player pretty much standard on the Mark III?

    I'm just sayin'......;)
     
  2. Toyo

    Toyo Notebook Deity

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    Your right about the headphone jack, I stand corrected.
     
  3. gothed

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    1. If the headphone jack is in the front you can't put the laptop on your lap. It will break off the jack.

    2. We need DVDs to install software, OSs... etc etc. (DVDs are more then for just movies, we can't say the same about blueray)

    my 4 cents.
    Dominik
     
  4. Bono

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    Put the headphone jack behind the handle, or in a recessed point with a little rubber plug for weather. No breaky on lappy.. Problem solved.
     
  5. Toughbook

    Toughbook Drop and Give Me 20!

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    I agree with pretty much everyone else... If you want an Alienware laptop... Buy an Alienware laptop. These are made for ruggedness and durability, form and function. A jack up front means yet another port cover to break off.... Then there may be wires sticking out the front AND out the back.... that is an invitation to disaster. Mod yours.... A extra AV jack would be just about the simplest of all mods.

    There is a method to their madness
     
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    Maybe old news, but I did not see it before: the Toughbook Download Center has, among other things, the operating instructions for the upcoming CF-31, including a whole bunch of details about the machine: webcam, HDMI, up to 8GB memory (yay!), and a fan (ugh!).
     
  7. gothed

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    OMG, you are right!

    When will they officially announce it?

    GOOD FIND.

    It does appear to have a fan, and HDMI... ...

    if the fan is true I will cry
     
  8. zig553

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    There putting and I5 and a radeon hd 5650 in this guy? This toughbook is going to be quite the machine, i wonder if its going to be any larger than the older models
     
  9. gothed

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    13 pounds, that makes it heavier, I believe.

    but still... fans... I might as well get a cf52
     
  10. Toughbook

    Toughbook Drop and Give Me 20!

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    I would think that modding in a front headphone jack would be a piece of cake!

    Speed = Heat = FAN.... Hmmmmm.....


    Looks cool though...
     
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