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HP Omnibook 500 Intel® Mobile Pentium® III processor at 600MHz, 10GB HD, Windows® 2000, multimedia expansion base

  • Intel Mobile Pentium III processor at 600MHz with Intel SpeedStep Technology (Dual-speed processor; runs at 600MHz from AC power)
  • 32KB internal L1 cache
  • 256KB internal L2 cache
  • 128MB of PC-100 SDRAM standard
  • Maximum system memory 512MB (Two optional 256MB modules must be used to achieve 512MB)
mass storage
  • Industry-standard 10GB (GB means 1 billion bytes for hard drive sizes) removable Enhanced-IDE hard drive
  • Standard 3.5-inch (8.9-cm), 1.44-MB floppy disk drive module
  • MPEG-decoding supported under Windows® 2000
  • 12.1-inch (30.7cm) diagonal 1024 × 768 XGA TFT display with 16 million colors
  • ATI Mobility M1 graphics controller with 2X AGP
  • 8MB of internal video RAM
  • MPEG-2 hardware acceleration
  • Zoomed Video support
  • Support for software MPEG-2 and Zoomed Video
external video resolutions/maximum colors/refresh rates
  • 640 × 480/16M colors/100Hz
  • 800 × 600/16M colors/100Hz
  • 1024 × 768/16M colors/100Hz
  • 1280 × 1024/16M colors/100Hz
  • 1600 × 1200/16M colors/100Hz
  • 16-bit Sound Blaster Pro–compatible stereo sound
  • Stereo sound via headphone-out, microphone-in port; line-in port (expansion base only); one mono internal speaker
  • Stereo Polk Audio speakers with subwoofer in expansion base
  • 3D-enhanced PCI bus audio with Zoomed Video support
  • Built-in monophonic microphone
notebook ports
  • Two universal Serial Bus Ports (USB)
  • Microphone-in, headphone-out ports
  • VGA-out port
  • 200-pin PCI connector for docking
  • Integrated 56-Kbps (56 Kbps refers to server download speed only. Download speeds of 56 Kbps are currently unavailable in the U.S.; upload speeds are limited to 33.6 Kbps.) modem + LAN (Ethernet 10/100) via Mini-PCI Type IIIA card with Wake-on-LAN, PXE, and WfM 2.0 compatibility
expansion base ports
  • LAN pass-through
  • Serial port: 9-pin, 115,200-bps
  • Parallel port: 25-pin bidirectional ECP and EPP
  • PS/2 keyboard port, mouse port, 2 USB ports
  • Headphone-out, line-in, microphone-in ports
  • VGA-out port
  • S-video-out (Composite Video–compatible)
  • 200-pin PCI connector for docking
  • Universal AC adapter: 100- to 240-Vac (50- to 60-Hz) input; 19-Vdc, 3.16-A output
  • Rechargeable 6-cell lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery (with up to 3.5-hour run time) (Estimated battery life. Actual battery life varies based on usage.)
  • Up to 9.5-hour run time total when second Li-Ion battery is used with primary battery (Estimated battery life. Actual battery life varies based on usage.)
  • Fast battery recharge: 85% in 1.5 hours, 100% in 2 hours
  • Suspend/resume/save-to-disk feature
  • Low-battery warning
  • Advanced Power Management (APM 1.2)
  • ACPI 1.0b, OnNow, and Energy Star-compliant
PC card slot
  • One PCMCIA Type II PC Card slot
  • CardBus-enabled
  • Zoomed Video in lower slot
  • 3.3 Vaux and D3 cold wake-up support
keyboard and pointing devices
  • 84-/85-key 95%-size keyboard
  • Embedded numeric keypad
  • 12 function [Fn] keys
  • TrackPoint with two click buttons and scroll button
  • Two one-touch (user-programmable) buttons
  • Notebook: as light as 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) or less (Actual weight varies based on configuration.)
  • Notebook: 8.7 × 11.0 × 1.0 in (22.1 × 27.9 × 2.5 cm)
pc management features
desktop management
  • Desktop Management Interface (DMI) 2.0-compliant
  • HP Toptools 5.0 for Microsoft® Windows 2000
  • Advanced Power Management (APM) 1.2
  • User and administrator passwords
  • Kensington MicroSaver lock slots on notebook and expansion base
  • System and hard drive passwords
  • PC identification displayed at boot
  • Docking password
  • DMI-accessible electronic serial number
  • HP Mobile Protecttools 2000 Smart Card Kit v2.1 option
operating system
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 preloaded
  • Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 drivers available via or PC Image Engineer CD; Windows NT 4.0 recovery CD available by special order
pre-installed software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Outlook Express
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 4.0
  • MusicMatch Jukebox MP3 player
  • Timtel (for French Minitel emulation)
  • Windows 2000-compatible Plug & Play (including hot docking and hot swapping of accessory bay modules)
  • Phoenix BIOS 4.0 release (6.0 code base)
  • McAfee VirusScan
  • System diagnostics by HP Toptools 5.0
  • Operating system-independent LED indicators and hot keys
  • Offers from Internet service providers (Internet Service Provider (ISP) registration and monthly fee required)
  • Online user’s handbook
  • e-Diagtools 3.012
  • Softbank electronic registration
  • Hot key applet for presentation-ready mode
internet and online
  • HP E-center: central location for links to services for enhanced business productivity: fax, data backup, finances, copy center, data synchronization, Web-based e-mail,, electronic support, and HP’s small business Web site
service and support
  • A one-year, worldwide parts-and-labor limited warranty on all HP Omnibook 500 models
  • One-year, worldwide warranty on battery and accessories
  • Warranty extension to 2 or 3 years and expedited repair available
  • Free 24x7 HP technical phone support during the warranty period
  • HP e-Support: Centralized, worldwide BIOS and driver update service and technical support
  • Proactive notification e-mail service
  • HP Instant Support: Web-based remote diagnostics and automated resolution
  • Optional HP Omnibook Accident-Damage Protection
  • Free HP Express pickup and delivery service in the U.S., Canada, and most Western European countries during the warranty period


The expansion base allows mobile professionals to get full multimedia functionality and maximum expandability while on the road or in the office.
cable management
multimedia/mass storage
  • Expansion base with two module bays to accommodate:
    • 3.5-inch (8.9-cm), 1.44-MB floppy disk drive module (standard with notebook)
    • Optional 24X-maximum-speed CD-ROM module
    • Optional 8X-maximum-speed DVD-ROM drive module
    • Optional CD-RW module
    • Optional LS-120 SuperDisk module
    • Optional Zip drive module
    • Optional 20GB secondary hard disk drive
    • Optional secondary battery. Up to 9.5-hour run time total with use of 2 secondary Li-Ion batteries in addition to primary battery of notebook (Estimated battery life. Actual battery life varies based on usage).
  • 10.98 × 9.8 × 0.7/1.53 in (27.9 × 24.9 × 1.8/3.8 cm)


  • 2 lbs (.91 kg)
  • Stereo Polk Audio speakers with subwoofer
  • HP Omnibook 500 Notebook PC