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Specifications: NEC MobileGear II MC-R730

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NEC MobileGear II MC-R730 - HPC:Factor Device Specifications
Manufacturer NEC
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HPC Name MobileGear II MC-R730
Device Class Handheld PC (SubNotebook)
Supported Windows CE Versions Handheld PC 3.0 Professional (Windows CE 2.11)
Part # MC/R730
Availability Japan (Discontinued)
RRP / MSRP £670.00 GBP ($891.10 USD, €790.60 EUD, ¥100,989.10 JPY, est.)
Street Price
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244.86 mm x 187.96 mm x 25.4 mm
9.64 in x 7.40 in x 1.00 in
Weight 1161g (2.56lbs)
CPU Type
MIPS 4000
Bus Width:
Supported Architectures:
MIPS R4xxx (Microsoft CPUID: 4000)
CEF (Microsoft CPUID: 0)
CPU Clock Speed 168 MHz
Persistent Storage Area (PSA)
Device is not equipped with a Persistent Storage Area
Upgradeable ROM
Graphics Chip
Display Type DSTN
Backlight Yes
Screen Visual Area
Screen Dot Pitch
Screen Resoloution 800 x 600
Super VGA (SVGA)
Colour Depth 65,536 Colours (16-bit)
Touch Screen
Device is Capable
Keyboard Standard Japanese
Built-in Pointer
Device is not equipped with this Technology
External Mouse
Device is Capable
Other Input External mouse/keyboard optional via USB port. 10 programmable side-screen launch keys
RS232 Serial
Device is Not Capable
Infrared (IrDA) IrDA 1.1 Fast IR (FIR) - 4Mbps
USB Host
Device is Capable
USB Client
Device is Not Capable
VGA Connector
Device is Capable
External VGA Resolution 800 x 600 pixels
Port Replicator
Device is Not Capable
Additional Ports
Device is not equipped with this Technology
Built-in Modem 56.2 Kbps (v.90)
Built-in LAN (Wired Network)
Device is not equipped with this Technology
Built-in WiFi (Wireless Network)
Device is not equipped with this Technology
Built-in BlueTooth
Device is not equipped with this Technology
Built-in Cellular
Device is not equipped with this Technology
CF Slot Type CF Type I / II
PC Card Slot Type PCMCIA Type II
Device is Not Capable
MMC Slot
Device is Not Capable
Built-in Speaker Monoaural
Headphone Slot
Device is Capable
Mic Slot
Device is Capable
Built-in Mic
Device is Capable
Mains (AC) Rating Input:    100 to 240V AC; 50/60Hz
Output: 13.5VDC 2.6A
Primary Battery Lithium Ion 11.1V 1400mAh
Backup Battery 2.4V rechargeable non-user replaceable Lithium Ion
Description NEC proudly announces the arrival of the Mobilegear II R730. This device introduces a full size 9.4 inch color liquid crystal with 65000 colors. An SVGA display unheard of before in a Windows CE machine! This makes surfing the web an exciting experience. Incorporating new options such as a USB interface, expansion possiblitie exist that never existed before. While like a laptop in nature, long lasting battery and portability make this the premier information terminal unlike no other. Instant start, instant display, and instant information - hallmarks of NEC.
ROM Upgrade Details Unofficial upgrade: The Mobilegear II R730 operates at the same speed as the Mobilegear R550 (or Mobilepro 790), hence the ROM board from a R550 may be substituted for the 730's ROM board, upgrading the operating system from CE 2.11 (HPC Professional) to CE 3.0 (HPC 2000). This substitution results in loss of use of the USB port. Furthermore, on some R730s, a low backup battery alert may activate as the R550 ROM checks for 3.0V instead of the R730's 2.4V power levels. The 2.4V battery can be replaced with the standard 3.V battery as well.
In the box Mobilegear II R730
AC adapter
Lithium ion battery
Stylus pen
Serial PC Connect cable
VGA monitor cable
RJ-11 telephone cable
User's Guide
MS Activesync manual
Software in ROM Windows CE 2.11 HPC Professional
Microsoft Pocket Word
Microsoft Pocket Excel
Microsoft Pocket PowerPoint?
Microsoft Pocket Access
Microsoft Pocket Outlook: Inbox, Contacts, Calendar,Tasks
Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer
Microsoft InkWriter
Microsoft Remote Networking
Microsoft Visual Basic? Runtime & MFC
Microsoft World Clock
Microsoft Voice Recorder
Microsoft Calculator
Microsoft Solitaire
PC Link
NEC Mobilegear Online Help
MG mail
MG editor
MG personal computer communication
MG voice
MG operational assistant
Kentarou for CE (ver2.5) -
DTONIC daily concise English-Japanese Kazuhide dictionary
JR travel navigator, Flashnavi for Windows CE, ECOT for Mobile Gear and Kodak Picture Shot
ATOK Pocket for Windows CE

Software on CD ActiveSync3.0 (desktop software for Microsoft (R) Windows (R) in CE CD-ROM bundled)
H/PC:Update The HPC:Factor Windows Update for Windows CE. Find downloads including ROM updates, drivers, patches and manuals for your Handheld PC in H/PC:Update
5 downloads are available for the MobileGear II MC-R730
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Compatible Peripherals Visit the Hardware Compatibility List to find compatible hardware devices and upgrades for the MobileGear II MC-R730
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DVD Catalyst No Test Data
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Last Updated 24 May 2022


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