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Specifications: Compaq C120

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Compaq C120 - HPC:Factor Device Specifications
Manufacturer Compaq
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HPC Name C120
Device Class Handheld PC (Clamshell)
Supported Windows CE Versions Handheld PC 1.0 (Windows CE 1.00)
Handheld PC 2.0 (Windows CE 2.00)
Part # 266500-001
Availability (Discontinued)
RRP / MSRP £227.00 GBP ($274.67 USD, €261.05 EUR, ¥41,007.55 JPY, est.)
Street Price £12.00 GBP ($14.52 USD, €13.80 EUR, ¥2,167.80 JPY, est.)
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175 mm x 91 mm x 25 mm
6.89 in x 3.58 in x 0.98 in
Weight 380g (0.84lbs)
CPU Type
Bus Width:
Super-H 3
Instruction Set:
Supported Architectures:
SH3 (Microsoft CPUID: 10003)
CEF (Microsoft CPUID: 0)
CPU Clock Speed 40 MHz
RAM 2 MB (Max: 4 MB)
Persistent Storage Area (PSA)
Upgradeable ROM ROM Chip Remplacement
Graphics Chip
Display Type STN
Backlight Yes
Screen Visual Area 116 mm x 58 mm (4.57 in x 2.28 in)
Diagonal: 129.69 mm (5.11 in)
Screen Dot Pitch 24 mm
Screen Resoloution 480 x 240
HPC 1.0
Colour Depth 4 Tone Monochrome (2-bit)
Touch Screen
Keyboard 61 key Qwerty
Built-in Pointer
External Mouse
Other Input
RS232 Serial
Infrared (IrDA) IrDA 1.0 Serial IR (SIR) - 115.2Kbps
USB Host
USB Client
VGA Connector
External VGA Resolution
Port Replicator
Additional Ports
Built-in Modem None
Built-in LAN (Wired Network) N/A
Built-in WiFi (Wireless Network) N/A
Built-in BlueTooth N/A
Built-in Cellular N/A
CF Slot Type
PC Card Slot Type PCMCIA Type II
MMC Slot
Built-in Speaker Monoaural
Headphone Slot
Mic Slot
Built-in Mic
Mains (AC) Rating Input:    Voltage Range 100 - 120 V, .22A, 50-60Hz
Output: 5V DC 1.6A
Primary Battery (2) AA batteries, or optional NiMH, 1150mAh 2.4 VDC
Backup Battery
Description The C120 was essentially a clone of the Casio handhelds of the time, consider it was manufactured by Casio, with the only difference being slight color changes in the casing.
ROM Upgrade Details While it never shipped with CE 2.0, it was capabile of being upgraded to CE 2.0 by internal rom chip.

RAM info: 2 MB Memory Expansion Module (P/N 266506-001)
In the box
Software in ROM Microsoft Windows CE, Calendar,
Contacts, Tasks, Microsoft Pocket
Word, Microsoft Pocket Excel, Pocket
Internet Explorer, Inbox (e-mail client),
Remote Networking, Calculator,
Terminal, World Time
Software on CD DataViz Desktop to Go for Windows
CE, River Run Software Group Mail on
the Run! v.1.0.

Microsoft Schedule+, Handheld PC
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
8 downloads are available for the C120
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Compatible Peripherals Visit the Hardware Compatibility List to find compatible hardware devices and upgrades for the C120
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Compatible Software Discover compatible software in the HPC:Factor Windows CE App Store
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DVD Catalyst No Test Data
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Last Updated 24 May 2022

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