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Sharp HC-4500 Windows C/E 2.0 Palmtop Computer w/ 16MB, 33.6 Fax/Modem, COLOR Backlit Display, Pocket Microsoft Office & PCMCIA Type II Slot

Manufacturer's Model # Mobilon HC4500
This product is refurbished.

    From the applications you're familiar with to those you want to add on, from accessing the Internet to tapping into corporate intranets -- the Sharp Mobilon HC-4500 is your one-stop information resource. The advanced color screen on the HC-4500 maximizes the capabilities of the Microsoft® Windows® CE 2.0 operating system. Pocket versions of popular Microsoft applications give you the same look and feel you're comfortable with from your desktop and notebook PC, so you'll get up and running quickly.

The Mobilon HC-4500, with Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer, gives you easy access to the information resources of both the Internet and corporate intranets. With the Sharp Mobilon HC-4500, you can browse the Web with a color screen.

As an accessory, Sharp's exclusive Color Digital Camera card lets you use your Mobilon to take photos and share the images with others via e-mail, or transfer them to your PC. There's also a constantly expanding range of add-on applications -- everything from personal expense programs to powerful databases to wireless communications.


16MB Of Memory-Expandable to 32MB
This unit comes loaded with plenty of power for all of your mobile computing applications. Some PDAs come loaded with only 512K or 1MB, but Sharp designed their palmtop to be affordable as well as powerful. The 16MB of memory will be all you ever need.

33.6 Fax Modem
With Sharp Mobilon's built-in data/fax modem, you get a complete communications solution right out of the box. The power-efficient 33.6/9.6 Kbps data/fax modem lets you send and receive e-mail, send faxes and browse the web, allowing you to stay connected and make the most of your travel time.

6.5" High Contrast Color LCD Display with Backlight
Truly for the professional on the go! High quality color display for everything from presentation graphics to digital editing. Who has time to open up their huge laptop, find a place to lay it down and type on a keyboard? With this Sharp palmtop, you don’t have to. Use the pen stylus to point and click your way through whatever Windows application that you need to use. What easier way could there be to sort information when you're out in the field?

Voice Recorder
With so many powerful features housed in such a compact size, the Sharp Mobilon is the perfect companion for your next business trip or anywhere you need to work without access to a desktop or notebook PC. The voice recording feature lets you record voice memos, even when the unit is off or closed.

Short Cut Key
In addition to being easy to use, the Sharp Mobilon lets you work fast. Its One-Touch? Application keys allow you to directly access applications without multiple steps. Pocket versions of popular Microsoft applications give you the same look and feel you're comfortable with from the desktop and notebook PC, so you'll get up and running quickly.

Connect to Your Network
"Sharp Exclusive" Citrix® ICA® thin client – for Citrix WinFrame® and Microsoft® Terminal with MetaFrame® server user’s to remotely access applications. Stay connected to your network through your Mobilon.


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Microsoft Windows CE operating system offers an easy-to-learn user interface incorporating many elements of the familiar Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 98 user interfaces, providing users with a short (non-existent really) learning curve and building on their existing PC knowledge. Moreover, Windows CE extends the Windows operating system and user interface to the handheld market for the first time.The Microsoft Windows CE operating system gives the Sharp Mobilon access to hundreds of custom programs that were written to run on Windows CE environment. In addition,Windows CE's powerful capabilities have given Sharp the ability to develop many Mobilon unique applications and features. The most important of which is the optional Color Digital Camera Card, that can be added to your Mobilon to transform it into a fully functional digital camera. Photos taken with the Color Digital Camera Card can then be edited using the exclusive Image Editor software that comes standard with Mobilon.Windows CE also gives you pocket versions of Microsoft programs that you may are already be familiar. All of which come standard with Mobilon. These include Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Pocket Outlook, Pocket PowerPoint®, Pocket Internet Explorer & Pocket Access (Professional Edition)

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Take all of your word processing documents on the go with Microsoft Pocket Word. Pocket Word is designed to work just like Microsoft Word. You can load and save documents, format text, create lists, presentations and more. The interface is easy to use and all of you documents can download into Microsoft Word For Windows using a simple interface cable. Truly powerful and portable computing from Microsoft!

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Take all of your spreadsheet documents on the go with Microsoft Pocket Excel Pocket Excel is designed to work just like Microsoft Excel. You can load and save spreadsheets, format columns & rows, use formulas, create budgets, presentations and more. The interface is easy to use and all of you documents can download into Microsoft Excel For Windows using a simple interface cable. Truly powerful and portable computing from Microsoft!

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One of the most popular applications for Windows 95 & NT comes to you in Windows CE. In the Microsoft Pocket Outlook program, organize your Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks entries by assigning them to categories. Then use the Find and Filter buttons to view the information you want. All from the convenience of wherever you and your palmtop are.

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Take your Microsoft PowerPoint® presentations on the road. Create your presentation in PowerPoint on your desktop computer and then transfer the presentation to your Handheld PC(H/PC). Pocket PowerPoint is for viewing only, but you can navigate within the presentation much the same as you do in PowerPoint on your desktop computer.

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With all of the power and information contained on the internet today, it is increasingly important to access this information on the go. With Pocket Internet Explorer and the included 33.6 fax modem, you can access the web from many mobile locations. Check e-mail, stocks and more to keep yourself ahead of the game no matter where you choose to play from!


Processor MIPS RISC Processor
ROM Upgradeable
Display6.5" High-Contrast Color LCD Touch Screen with Backlight (viewable area measured diagonally)
  • Colors: 256
  • Resolution: 640 x 240
  • Type: Color STN
  • Contrast control: Keyboard
Keyboard64 Keys + 7 One Touch Application Keys
PC Card Slot1 Type II
Data/Fax Modem Low power consumption; 33.6Kbps (data), 9.6Kbps (fax)
AudioWAV file compatible with microphone, speaker, and external record button
Expansion PortsSerial Port
  • PC Link
  • Printing
IR Port - IrDA 1.1 (115.2Kbps) compliant
  • PC Link
  • Printing
  • Unit-to-Unit Data Transfer (to H/PCs and Sharp Zaurus)
IndicatorsNotification LED
  • Calendar and Task Reminders
  • World Clock Daily Alarms
  • Charging Battery
  • Modem Active
  • Recording Voice memos
Software (for H/PC)
  • Microsoft® Windows® CE 2.0
  • Microsoft Handheld PC Applications
    • Microsoft Pocket Word
    • Microsoft Pocket Excel
    • Microsoft Pocket Outlook? (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Inbox)
    • Microsoft Pocket PowerPoint®
    • Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer
    • Accessories (Calculator, World Clock, Terminal, Solitaire)
  • BSQUARE? bFAX? Express
  • Voice Recorder
  • Image Editor
  • Sharp Zaurus Unit-to-Unit IR Data Transfer
Software (for PC)
  • Microsoft Windows CE Services (Microsoft Office 95 and 97 Data Transfer and Synchronization)
    • IntelliMigrate? (transfers data from Sharp Zaurus/Wizard/Electronic Organizers to Mobilon - ZR, OZ, YO-600 series, and ZQ-5000/5200 models)
    • Microsoft Schedule+ 7.0a
Accessories (included)
  • NiMH Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adapter
  • 1 x CR2032 Lithium Battery
  • PC Link cable (9-pin)
  • RJ-11 Modular Phone Cable
  • Stylus
  • Operating: NiMH Rechargeable Battery Pack (included)
  • Memory Backup: 1 x CR2032 Lithium (included)
Dimensions (w x d x h) 7.3" x 3.7" x 1.2" (186mm x 95mm x 29.6mm)
Weight 17.3 oz (490g)

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This product is refurbished and come with the following warranty

  • Warranty Length: This product comes with a 90 day parts and labor warranty.
  • Coverage: This warranty covers repair of defective product.
  • Provider: Warranty provided by Sharp
  • Contact: Should you require service, please contact Sharp at 1-310-324-6655
  • Service Location: Should you require service, call the above number for further details.

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Sales policy:
AMC2000 stands behind every product we sell. If we have made an error, we will correct it. Most products are covered under a warranty, which is detailed above. 

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Shipped by AMC
Shipping weight 4 lb. per unit
Order processing time 1 business days (M-F)*
Shipping Method Cost for 1 Unit (US$)
UPS Ground $12
UPS 2 Day Air $19
UPS Next Day Air (Saturday delivery not available) $24

Your shipping and handling cost is based on your shipping address and the shipping method selected from the above table.

AMC2000 pays for any applicable shipping insurance and signature fees.

US Postal Service Mail is the only available shipping method for APO addresses.