June 20062/Satellite Pro A120 Putting quality first for carefree mobility High-quality notebooks benefit end users, the IT department and the business as a whole. Less unit failure Less chance of data loss Less downtime Less time making a service call Less waiting to receive a service Less time spending on recovering the system and data
June 20063/Satellite Pro A120 Get the most out of your investment HALT Designed to withstand the daily business challenge Outstanding product quality with enhanced Toshiba EasyGuard features Putting quality first for carefree mobility 2 3 1
June 20064/Satellite Pro A120 Putting quality first for carefree mobility Outstanding product quality with enhanced Toshiba EasyGuard features 1 Get the most out of your investment Designed to withstand the daily business challenge 2 3
June 20065/Satellite Pro A120 The better way to enhanced data security, advanced system protection and easy connectivity: Toshiba Assist button access PC diagnostics expansion/connectivity utilities and added productivity features instantly enabling optimal connectivity and security Toshiba anti-accident innovations advanced software utilities for carefree mobile computing The Satellite Pro A120 featuring enhanced Toshiba EasyGuard technologies:
June 20066/Satellite Pro A120 HDD Shock Absorber Improved point:Encased in rubber shock absorption material, the HDD is protected against shocks and vibrations.
June 20067/Satellite Pro A120 HDD Protection Improved point:The increased size and thickness of the HDD dome protection means that the case is now 1.44 times stronger, resulting in 45 to 55% less HDD bending. *Compared to conventional comparable notebooks, e.g. the Tecra M1
June 20068/Satellite Pro A120 3D Accelerometer Improved point:The 3D Accelerometer detects when the notebook is suddenly moved or dropped and quickly parks the HDD in order to safeguard user data.
June 20069/Satellite Pro A120 FL-Inverter Protection Improved point:Shock absorption material protects the FL-inverter against shock for optimal LCD performance.
June 200610/Satellite Pro A120 Shock Protector Improved point:Bumper mechanisms buffer the notebook against the shock caused by a drop or accidental fall.
June 200611/Satellite Pro A120 70 cm Drop Test Improved point:All four notebook sides (4x) have been drop-tested at 70 cm desk height and verified by TÜV.
June 200612/Satellite Pro A120 Spill-resistant Keyboard Improved point:Gives users enough time to save their data and shutdown the notebook in the event of an accidental spill.
June 200613/Satellite Pro A120 Serviceability Improved point:50% fewer screws, resulting improved serviceability and easier upgrades. For instance, HDD removal now only requires 2 screws.
June 200614/Satellite Pro A120 Get the most out of your investment Designed to withstand the daily business challenge Outstanding product quality with enhanced Toshiba EasyGuard features 2 3 1 Putting quality first for carefree mobility
June 200615/Satellite Pro A120 Display Casing Protection Improved point:Display casing materials provide 2.5 times stronger protection and 40% less bending of the casing occurs for greater LCD panel protection and reduced risk of breakage. *Compared to conventional comparable notebooks, e.g. the Tecra M1
June 200616/Satellite Pro A120 Display Panel Protection Improved point:The edges of the display are protected by a durable metal plate and shock absorption material for greater durability.
June 200617/Satellite Pro A120 Display Hinges Improved point:With a 15 to 33% larger diameter, the notebook hinges are 3 times stronger for increased durability and reduced risk of breakage. *Compared to conventional comparable notebooks, e.g. the Tecra M1
June 200618/Satellite Pro A120 Keyboard Experience Improved point:Laser measurements prove that 40% less bending occurs for enhanced keyboard usability and a more convenient typing experience. *Compared to conventional comparable notebooks, e.g. the Tecra M1
June 200619/Satellite Pro A120 PCB (Printed Circuit Board) Layout Improved point:To protect system components against the damaging effects of shocks, the motherboard is centered in the chassis.
June 200620/Satellite Pro A120 Motherboard Design Improved point:The motherboard is 13% thicker and 50% stronger resulting in 50% less bending, which translates to fewer chip failures related to bending stress. *Compared to conventional comparable notebooks, e.g. the Tecra M1
June 200621/Satellite Pro A120 System Architecture Improved point:Important chip components are placed as far as possible from screws to minimise any warming effect on the screws and reduce as much as possible vibration of circuit boards.
June 200622/Satellite Pro A120 Chip Implementation Improved point:The Ball Grid Array (BGA) chip on the system board is fixed by extremely strong glue for increased resistance against shock and vibration.
June 200623/Satellite Pro A120 Putting quality first for carefree mobility Get the most out of your investment HALT Designed to withstand the daily business challenge Outstanding product quality with enhanced Toshiba EasyGuard features 2 3 1
June 200624/Satellite Pro A120 HALT is a combination of stress tests of extreme heat variation resistance to shocks repetitive vibration to simulate heavy notebook usage HALT enables the identification and isolation of possible quality issues during notebook development. High level durability testing The Satellite Pro A120 design has been optimised using HALT Test H A L T HighlyAcceleratedLife
June 200625/Satellite Pro A120 HALT testing finds weak points on a notebook design, for correction and improvement Typical ‘need for improvements’ found: soldering weak points loose screws weak harness area weak connector joints bad components High level durability testing leading to the design of a more dependable and durable notebook, the Satellite Pro A120
June 200626/Satellite Pro A120 Typical tests run during HALT: 10min under -25C and then 10min under +70C High level durability testing - 25° C + 70° C All this at 45G (pressure) running 6 cycles back and forth 45G Six alternating cycles of this entire stress testing process are run to ensure that the notebook can withstand significant mobility challenges.