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Apple Tablet Custom MacBook

Apple Tablet Custom MacBook

The One and Only Custom Built Apple TabletPC MacBook: Creativity Meets Mobility

Praised by reviewers as “versatile” and “sturdy and sleek,” the Modbook is the pioneering slate-style Mac tablet that lets you draw and write directly on the screen. It combines Axiotron’s hardware and software technology, a Wacom Penabled digitizer and an Apple MacBook to create a powerful tablet computer like no other.

Custom Apple Tablet MacBook

Custom Apple Tablet MacBook

Who’s it for?

Built for creative professionals, students and general users, the Modbook has a condensed form factor and integrated pen-based user experience that offer unprecedented flexibility and control over the creative process.

Working in Mac OS X, Modbook users can draw on the screen using popular applications like Autodesk SketchBook Express (standard on every Modbook) and Adobe Photoshop — or use any other Mac-based application.

What makes it different?

The Modbook is the only Mac tablet available. And it is a fully functioning computer, not a plug-in tablet device with lots of cables and cords. You can sit down anywhere and work with it.

It has an etched ForceGlass screen to simulate paper, giving you a natural experience when using the included digitizer pen. Its magnesium frame and top shell give it superior structural strength, yet it is only slightly heavier than its original MacBook base system — the perfect mobile creative tool!

Why the Modbook?

There has never been a product quite like the Modbook: a tablet that’s an aftermarket modification of another computer!

But the Modbook’s winning combination of the Mac platform, Wacom’s industry-leading pen tablet hardware and Axiotron’s own technology has gained adherents among leading creative professionals, students and educators, and general users.

Convert Your MacBook into a Tablet

Well this is all nice, but a little late if you already own a MacBook. As we are sure you have grown to love your Apple products and with the history you two have built together (not to mention the price) you are probably reluctant to get another Apple MacBook. Well, no problem – you can even convert your own MacBook into a Modbook – Submit A Custom Request Today!

Apple Tablet PC with Touchscreen

Apple Tablet PC with Touchscreen

ModBook Features

Create. Anywhere.
The award-winning Modbook is the one and only Mac tablet — a portable all-in-one studio that enables you to create wherever you go. Learn more

Pen-Powered Artistry
With a Wacom Penabled digitizer and 512 levels of pen pressure sensitivity (more than any tablet PC!), professional artwork flows from the tip of your pen.

Tough. By Design.
The Modbook’s durable ForceGlass screen and sturdy design make for a longer product life and let you maximize your mobility.

Print, write and take notes directly on the screen with the highly accurate Quickscript handwriting recognition application!

MobBook Technology

Axiotron is developing new hardware and software technologies for its current and future products. The following hardware and software is currently in development:

Quickscript handwriting recognition software offers accurate recognition of cursive handwriting and hand-printed characters in 26 different languages for use in applications such as Microsoft Word, Pages, Safari and throughout the Mac OS X environment.

SynergyTouch is a unique technology being developed for Axiotron’s tablet computers that — unlike most touchscreen systems — integrates touch input primarily in support of pen-based input, with the SynergyTouch user interface appearing on-screen as translucent buttons and pads.

Modbook Pro
The Modbook Pro will be constructed from a unibody Apple MacBook Pro base system, combining blazing speed and power with new cutting-edge hardware and software features.

Axiotron ModBook Apple Tablet Colors

Axiotron ModBook Apple Tablet Colors

Apple Tablet PC Models

  Motion LE1700 Fujitsu ST6012 Axiotron Modbook  
Form Factor slate-style slate-style slate-style equal
Operating System Windows Windows Mac OS X & Windows better
Processor & Speed Intel Core 2 Duo
Intel Core 2 Duo
Intel Core 2 Duo
Graphics Chipset GMA 950 GMA 950 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M better
LCD Screen Size 12.1” 12.1” 13.3” better
Screen Cover plastic plastic Axiotron ForceGlass better
Pen Pressure Levels 256 256 512 better
Built-in Camera better
Built-in CD/DVD better
Optical Audio In/Out better
GPS better
Hard Disk 80GB 80GB 120GB+ better
RAM 2GB (4GB max) 1GB (4GB max) 2GB (4GB max) equal
WLan 802.11 (a/b/g/n) equal
Gbit Ethernet equal
Bluetooth equal

Original Apple Tablet MacBook

Original Apple Tablet MacBook

ModBook Tech Specs

Base System Apple MacBook computer
Operating System Mac OS X version 10.5.x (Leopard) or version 10.6.x (Snow Leopard)
Graphics Chipset NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory 
Intel GMA X3100 with 144MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
Intel GMA 950 with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
Memory 512MB to 4GB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM or 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM (larger memory options may be available)
Hard Disk Drive 60GB to 250GB 5400-rpm serial ATA hard disk drive (larger drive options may be available)
Optical Drive 24x slot-loading Combo Drive (DVD-ROM / CD-RW)
8x slot-loading SuperDrive DVD dual-layer / CD burner (DVD±R DL / DVD±RW / CD-RW)
other customized option
Networking Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet
Wi-Fi Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking
Bluetooth Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
USB Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
Video Port Mini-DVI port (supports DVI, VGA, S-video, and composite video)

  • External display support: Up to 1920 x 1200 pixels (at millions of colors)
FireWire One FireWire 400 port (up to 400 Mbps)
Camera Built-in iSight camera
Power Adapter 60W MagSafe power adapter
Battery 55-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
Top Shell
Magnesium alloy with liquid metallic finish
Modbook Frame Aircraft grade magnesium alloy with dual-layer metal plating (nickel over copper)
Screen Cover Chemically strengthened Axiotron ForceGlass with anti-reflective coating and etched paper-emulating surface
LCD Panel Axiotron AnyView LCD panel

  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) widescreen TFT display (supports millions of colors)
  • Max resolution: 1280 by 800 (native)
  • Viewing angles: horiz./vert. 100°/90°
  • Contrast Ratio: 500:1
Digitizer Board Wacom Penabled digitizer:

  • Pressure sensing: 512 levels
  • Recognition resolution: 20x display resolution
  • Recognition rate: 133 position updates per second
Digitizer Pen Axiotron Digitizer Pen with two programmable side buttons, digital eraser and 11 pen tips

  • 3 Studio Nibs
  • 3 Pencil Nibs
  • 5 Felt Nibs
GPS System
SiRFstarIII GPS chipset

  • Channels: 20 channel all-in-view tracking
  • Sensitivity: -159 dBm
  • Accuracy position: 10 meters, 2D RMS (~5 meters, 2D RMS, WAAS enabled)
Software Included software

  • Axiotron Modbook system software
  • Axiotron Quickclicks on-screen shortcut and keyboard software
  • Autodesk SketchBook Express 2009 drawing and sketching application (available for download to Modbook users)
Size and Weight Height: 1.16 inches (2.95 cm)
Width: 12.78 inches (32.5 cm)
Depth: 8.92 inches (22.7 cm)
Weight: 5.3 pounds (2.4 kg)
Warranty 90-day Modcare manufacturer’s warranty
Warranty covers parts and labor for complete Modbook solution (including its MacBook base system). Extended warranty options are available for purchase from individual Axiotron dealers.

Apple Tablet PC Fiancing

Apple Tablet PC Fiancing

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