MusicXPC Offers New Portable Music Workstation

MusicXPC''s Professional M2 is the company''s next step in its quest to create the best and fastest mobile workstation for musicians.

The M2 features two 7200rpm HDs; 1GB of DDR400 RAM; a peace-of-mind recovery utility that reverts the computer to yesterday's, last week's or factory state merely with a few keystrokes; a 17" WSXGA+ wide angle screen and the DVI out that lets you hook up a second monitor; a numeric keypad so you don't have to shift click to control the sequencer; a full Intel Pentium 4 desktop processor that puts performance ahead of battery life; Gigabit LAN to improve workflow and play projects stored on other computers via Ethernet; built in DVD+RW burner for archiving and more. The processor used in the M2 is Intel's Pentium 4 HT 3.2GHz with 512K cache.

The Professional M2 is now available at music retailers such as SamAsh Music, Sweetwater Sound, Long& Mcquade, Korg SoundTree, CEV, ProSound Stage & Lightning and West L.A. Music.

Detailed Specifications:


  • Intel Pentium 4 HT processor 3.2 GHz 512K cache
  • Intel 865PE + ICH5 Chipset
  • 800MHz Front Side Bus
  • 1GB DDR400 RAM [Expandable to 2GB]
  • 1 PCMCIA 3.3V/5V Socket supporting CardBus


  • 17" WSXGA+ TFT LCD display
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9700
  • 128-bit 2D/3D Graphics accelerator
  • 256MB DDR SGRAM On Board
  • Dual-view display monitor
  • External Display Resolution up to 1680 x 1050
  • HDTV Support


  • Slim DVD+/-RW
  • ATA100 7200rpm 60GB System Drive
  • ATA100 7200rpm 60GB System Drive
  • Supports master Mode IDE, PIO Mode 5, ATA-33/66/100/133 (Ultra DMA)
  • 7-In-1 Card Reader


  • AC'97 support for 5.1 channel surround
  • 3D Stereo Enhanced Sound System
  • Virtual 6-channel Audio Output
  • 1 SPDIF output
  • 1 Microphone input
  • 4 Speakers built-in
  • 1 Line output/Headphone output

Keyboard, Pointing Device, and Buttons

  • Full size WinKey Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
  • Built-in Touchpad
  • 3 Hot Keys (Default Internet browser / Email program / application)

Ports and Communication

  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 mini IEEE1394 [FireWire] ports
  • 1 S-Video Jack for TV Output
  • 1 Serial port
  • 1 Parallel Port (LPT1) Supporting ECP/EPP
  • 1 Infrared Transceiver (IrDA 1.1/FIR/SIR/ASKIR)
  • 1 DVI-Out port
  • 1 PS/2 port (mouse/keyboard)
  • 1 Integrated V.90/I56K MCD Modem(V.92 Compliant
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1,000 Mbps LAN port
  • 802.11g Wireless LAN
  • 300K Pixel Video Camera Module
  • Bluetooth Module


  • Full range AC Adapter: AC-In 100~240V, 50~60Hz
  • DC Output 20V, 7.5A
  • Easy Changeable Main Battery Smart Li-Ion
  • Supports ACPIv1.0b
  • Supports Hibernate/Standby Modes
  • Supports battery Low Sleep
  • Supports Resume From Modem Ring

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