View Full Version : anyone familiar with the Fujitsu PenCentra series?

June 12th, 2006, 03:35 PM

Yeah comes with the keyboard and all, but $159 for an old unit seems a little steep now that a Palm can be had for about $200. You're getting a larger screen area, but it's not TFT. I've had a hankering for something like this for a while now. I just don't feel like waiting ~45 seconds to turn on my laptop everytime I want to do something basic lol. I'm assuming this thing loads alot quicker since CE is in rom.

That outfit also has Toner Transfer kits if anyone wants to make their own printed circuit board. Just search for - "toner transfer" ;)

Terry Yager
June 12th, 2006, 05:02 PM
They consistantly sell on eBay for in the $100-range, used, and usually without accessories. If you get one, I'm sure you'll like it. I have no experience with the 130, but I have had a model 200. The screen on it was trans-flective, viewable in any light, and much better than most DSTN screens. Battery life is in the 8 - 9 hours range, which can't be beat, but the handwriting recognition was a disappointment. I have other tablets 10 - 15 years old that recognize just as well.
If you do get one, I still have the portfolio-style case for it that you can have. (I couldn't find it at the time I sold the 200).