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Default Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-09-2009, 05:54 PM

Despite the grounding from the Adamo in the CES press conference, Engadget managed to get hands on with the Dell Adamo and get some nice pictures of the unit. Hit the via link for the full gallery.



It looks like Dell have really gone for superior design on this one, hopefully this is for no sacrifice of performance, as we're still in the dark regarding specs.

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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-09-2009, 07:00 PM

Okay, so here's the back... obviously its got two USB ports and Ethernet, but what are the other two? Display port and eSata? Anybody?



No ports on the rhs. No ports on the left. And it looks like no ports on the front, though I'm not sure (Mr. Blurrycam strikes again!) So no SD card?

And presumably no optical either...


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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-09-2009, 07:22 PM

HDMI output?

I'm not familiar with the eSATA connector...


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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-09-2009, 07:42 PM

Quoted from Engadget description for Hands-on article...

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Expansion-wise, we spotted three USB ports and an eSATA jack, and the power adapter is crazy small, with a removable plug for international use.
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Smile Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-10-2009, 12:38 AM

There are much better pictures at notebookreview.com, including this one:



which clearly shows:

Ethernet, eSata, USB, USB, DisplayPort and power.

Not sure where engadget thought that 3rd USB port was. There's a headphone jack on one of the sides, but nothing else, not even a kensington lock slot. Certainly no firewire or SD card. And obviously no optical.

The mirror finish on the black ones is pretty nice, and the white ones look very cool.


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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-11-2009, 01:51 AM

This a pre-production model...there will be some changes for actual production...it is however a sexy machine though...
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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-13-2009, 01:07 AM

it looks like the esata port is esata + usb, kind of cool...
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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-14-2009, 06:51 AM

Looks like a standard eSata port to me... not sure what that logo is though...


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Default Re: Dell Adamo Hands On - 01-14-2009, 06:25 PM

Cool. Does that mean that you could power an external eSata drive via a cable to this port? Cuz thats one of the most obvious negatives of using eSata given that otherwise the speed is much faster...


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