... Acer is I feel the best value computer seller in terms of raw power, and at first I was dubious about the build quality and customer support I was to receive as penance for paying so little.
The build quality, whilst nothing to write home about, seems fine- nothing bends that shouldn't, ... Read review
Original AC Adapter compatible with above listed part number(s) & laptop model(s). Power ... more
65 Watt, Output: 19V-3.42A, UK power cable included. Warranty: 6 Months (Only eligible for products sold by e-Seller) Shipping: Royal Mail Recorded 1st class, Maximum handling time is 1 day. All trademarks/names are for illustration purpose only and are the properties of their respective owners. Pictures are for illustration purpose only, actual product may differ in shape & size.
This Replacement Laptop AC Power Adapter/Charger for your laptop enables you to operate ... more
your notebook or charge the battery from electrical power outlets. If you are running your computer on AC power with a battery installed, the adapter charges the battery (if needed) and maintains its charge. When the system is off, the AC adapter will charge the battery and then maintain its charge.
Memory expansion, 1 GB (1024 MB) (512 MB removable, maximum 2048 MB, 2 slots), suitable ... more
for ACER Aspire 1690WLMi DDR2This RAM expansion (laptop memory) can increase your laptop's main memory. Your laptop will automatically recognise the memory module after installation. If more than one slot is available, it is recommended to fill the memory banks evenly and to use memory modules from the same manufacturer in order to guarantee compatibility.
"...aspects such as build quality. Acer is I feel the best value computer seller in terms of raw power, and at first I was dubious about the build quality and customer support I was to receive as penance for paying so little.
The build quality, whilst nothing to write home about, seems fine- nothing bends that shouldn't, the keyboard is rock solid- a valuable asset on a laptop, and one quite rare- the fan is quiet, often silent. The speakers are capable ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
"The Acer Aspire 1690 has an all round great set of features. The 15.4in screen makes viewing DVD's and such like a pleasure. A lot of Laptops have somewhat hindered screens - with backlights breaking, low visibility in sunlight and so on; however this laptop seems to avoid all such imperfections.
The built in wireless technology makes this already highly portable laptop even more so. The button on the front allows one to easily turn the wi-fi on ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
The folio-designed Aspire 1690 series is a marvel in the innovation field. Ideal for employees in small and medium businesses, and for self employed professionals, the Aspire 1690 is a fully-loaded mobile multimedia workplace featuring latest Intel PCI Express technology with a blazingly-fast 533MHz front side bus and lightening-fast gigabit connectivity. Complete with Acer's CrystalBrite wide screen technology for fantastic graphics performance, the Aspire 1690 provides a practical, simple and space saving alternative to bulky PCs, and an unrestrained way of enjoying DVD entertainment, accessing the Internet, and running home applications.
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Processor / chipset
Intel Pentium M 715 / 1.5 GHz
L2 - 2 MB
Front Side Bus
Mobile Intel 915PM Express
Enhanced SpeedStep technology, power-optimized processor system bus
3 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x infrared - IrDA ¦ 1 x display / video - S-video output ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output/headphones ¦ 1 x audio - line-in/microphone - mini-phone 3.5mm