Energy-Saving 'Green' PC Targets Education Market

Tangent has introduced Vita LT, a PC aimed at the education market and notable for its energy-saving capabilities. The system boasts a low-voltage CPU that claims 72 percent lower energy usage than standard Energy Star 4.0-compliant PCs.

Promoted as a cost-efficient "all-in-one" with a price point below $1,000, the Vita LT offers all the functions necessary, including built-in 802.11n wireless, to serve both as an individual PC and as an end-user unit on a school or district network. Features include:

  • Up to 250 GB hard disk drive;
  • Up to 2 GB DDR SRAM internal memory;
  • 18.5-inch LCD touch-screen display;
  • Tilt screen from -5 to +25 degrees;
  • 1.4" thick;
  • Intel Atom N270 processor;
  • CD-ROM/DVD/CD-RW/DVD-RW media reader;
  • Built-in speakers; and
  • one year parts and labor warranty with optional on-site service.

The Vita LT is available now for direct purchase from Tangent.

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