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Ban Leong Introduces eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kit
Peripherals | Just Announced
Thu 18 Sep 2008

New eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kit: Your UMPCs’ new best friend

Your Most Reliable Power Travel Companion

Ban Leong Technologies has earlier soft launched its latest range of mini notebook docking kit ePA-106 and ePA-108 under its own brand eGear, at Comex 2008, Singapore’s biggest IT and Consumer Technology Exhibition.

Following a wave of mini notebooks hitting the market, its related accessories also become in demand. Albeit its portability and convenience, the mini notebooks also have its limitations e.g. absence of DVD drive, lack of data storage space.

Never ceasing to innovate, and after introducing its line of portable rechargeable battery packs, including solar chargers, eGear now proudly presents its newest range of portable accessories for Computers. The mini notebook docking kits exhibit a sleek design with multi-functional expansion ability and have proven to effectively provide an answer to such limitations.

The ePA series is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems and work perfectly with Ultra-mobile PCs (UMPCs) e.g. Asus eePC, Acer Aspire One. HP Mini-Note, Packard Bell Easynote, Lenovo Ideapad, Dell Inspiron Mini etc.

The new eGear mini notebook docking kits remain true to Ban Leong Technologies’ key focus in the technology business delivering a unique innovative product range that addresses individual preferences.

The ePA-106 comes with a high performance fan to deliver quiet cooling so that users no longer worry about their UMPCs getting overheated. The ePA-108, on the other hand, comes with a slim DVD-RW SuperMulti Optical Drive. In addition, both models come with a spare 2.5” SATA HDD enclosure enabling users’ UMPCs to have a larger storage capacity of up to 320GB for all their important data. They also include USB 2.0 ports for a high speed data transfer.

Despite boasting so many features in a single product, the ePA series remain mobile and
lightweight, definitely not hindering the portability of UMPCs. In fact, both the ePA-106 and ePA-108 complement the UMPCs and makes the best companion for any mini notebooks with screen size under 10 inches.

The New eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kit

The new eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kit line consists of the following models:

ePA-106: Comes with slim 2.5” SATA HDD enclosure with quiet cooling fan. Available in black and white.

ePA-108: Comes with slim 2.5” SATA HDD enclosure with DVD-RW SuperMulti Optical Drive. Available in black only.

Price and Availability

Suggested retail prices for the new eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kits are as follows:

ePA-106 SGD$49.00
ePA-108 SGD$149.00

eGear Mini Notebook Docking Kits are now available in selected major IT resellers and will carry a one-year limited warranty.