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    Any advice on netbooks?

    Hello,
    I am a new poster, anybody can recommend any netbooks or note books from personal experience....thanks

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    It really depends on what your looking to use the device for.

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    Hi and welcome to the site Stevie, we are looking at the RM easybook at the moment I have seen the prototype at the last technical seminar and next Friday I will be looking at the finished article and we may will look to use them to replace all student laptops in future.

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    The Samsung N series can't be beat
    The N130 can certainly be beaten on a Ruckus network - they don't work properly

    Si

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
    The N130 can certainly be beaten on a Ruckus network - they don't work properly

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    Just out of interest .... mine work fine without problems .... what problems are you having?

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    We've got Toshiba NB200 & NB300's and i think they are lovely!

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    Not quite Netbooks (or laptops) but i've been very pleased with the Toshiba T110-121.
    As it has a 11.6" screen (whereas netbooks are ~10") it does make a difference using the the bigger keyboard, 6 cell battery (upto 8 hours) and wireless works fine with Ruckus.

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    @brpilot99

    Here is my most recent thread
    http://www.edugeek.net/forums/networ...rk-speeds.html
    (just one of about 6 I've got going on the subject )

    Please join in with it and tell me how yours behave in a copy cat test

    regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimpleSi View Post
    @brpilot99

    Here is my most recent thread
    http://www.edugeek.net/forums/networ...rk-speeds.html
    (just one of about 6 I've got going on the subject )

    Please join in with it and tell me how yours behave in a copy cat test

    regards

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    OK Wilco ..

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    I'd be very interested to hear of any problems as we have a Ruckus environment and are hoping to buy some netbooks soon - don't want to get ones that don't work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    I'd be very interested to hear of any problems as we have a Ruckus environment and are hoping to buy some netbooks soon - don't want to get ones that don't work!
    I'll bring an NB30 with me on Wednesday and we can see if it works OK ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brpilot99 View Post
    I'll bring an NB30 with me on Wednesday and we can see if it works OK ....
    Well you could, but unfortunatly the ruckus is in the other school....but thanks for the offer...

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    I have just been dealing with an Asus EEE pc R101. They are really good. I think they have got the screen size and the keybaord size perfect. I put Windows 7 on it and its pretty nippy.

    I think it cost them £200 from a high street retailer.

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    We have N130s/NC10s for our younger pupils and NC20s for the VI formers, they're not bad... but they are very easily damaged, even with protective casings.

    We have a Ruckus environment, we've had absolutely no problems. Initially I used Fog to deploy images for these machines but now, we do it one by one to check the damage on the machines - we want to get as much done whilst in warranty rather than out.

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