Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook Technical Specifications

Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook Technical Specifications

Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook Powered by an AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology, the TravelMate 5520 in the handsome Acer® Profile design also boasts a fingerprint reader for added security. The integrated Super-Multi drive and 5-in-1 card reader give you access to an array of storage options.

- AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60
- ATI® M690G Chipset, Integrated ATI Radeon Xpress 1250 graphics
- 15.4" WXGA (1280 x 800) TFT LCD
- Integrated variable-speed Super-Multi drive
- Acer® InviLink 802.11b/g wireless LAN
- Genuine Windows Vista Business

Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook Technical Specifications

Operating System Genuine Windows Vista Business
Processor AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60 (1MB L2 cache, 2.0GHz)
Chipset ATI M690G
Memory 1GB (512MB installed in each of two memory slots) DDR2 667 SDRAM

User upgradeable up to 4GB (one 2GB memory card in each slot)* subject to availability of 2GB cards

*If upgrading after initial purchase, one or more of the memory cards provided with the system may have to be replaced with optional larger memory cards in order to achieve the maximum capacity.
Storage 120GB* hard drive with Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection)

Integrated variable-speed Super-Multi drive (DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-RAM):
-Read - 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-R, 24X CD-RW, 8X DVD-ROM, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 6X DVD-ROM DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD+R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-RW, 6X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM
-Write - 24X CD-R, 10X CD-RW, 8X DVD-R, 8X DVD+R, 4X DVD-R DL (double-layer), 4X DVD+R DL (double-layer), 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 5X DVD-RAM

5-in-1 card reader for optional MultiMediaCard™, Secure Digital card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO™ or xD-Picture Card™

Optional external USB 1.44MB* diskette drive

*When referring to storage capacity, GB stands for one billion bytes and MB stands for one million bytes. Some utilities may indicate varying storage capacities. Total user-accessible capacity may vary depending on operating environments.
Video 15.4" WXGA (1280 x 800) TFT LCD, up to 16.7 million colors

Integrated ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1250 graphics

Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and PCI Express support

VGA and S-video TV-out ports

Support for simultaneous display on notebook LCD and external monitor
Audio Two integrated Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers

Headphones/speaker/line-out, microphone and line-in ports

Microsoft DirectSound compatibility
Interface Ports DC-in
RJ-11 modem
S-video TV-out
FireWire (IEEE 1394)
FIR (fast infrared)
Four USB 2.0
Card Slots Type II PC Card slot

ExpressCard™/54 slot

5-in-1 card reader for optional MultiMediaCard™, Secure Digital card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO™ or xD-Picture Card™
Communications Acer InviLink 802.11b/g wireless LAN , Acer SignalUp technology for enhanced antenna efficiency, WI-FI CERTIFIED™

Gigabit LAN, Wake-on-LAN ready

V.92 56Kbps* data/fax modem, PTT (postal, telegraph, telephone) certified in select countries, Wake-on-Ring ready

*Download speeds are limited to 53Kbps. Actual speeds may vary depending on line conditions. Uploads travel at speeds up to 33.6Kbps. Requires compatible digital sources.
Included Software Acer Bio-Protection Acer Empowering Technology (eLock, eRecovery, eSettings, ePower, ePresentation)
Acer GridVista
Acer Launch Manager
Adobe Acrobat Reader
CyberLink PowerDVD™*
Anti-virus (trial version)*
NTI CD-Maker™*
NTI Shadow™

*OEM, not full-featured, version.
User Interface 88-key Acer FineTouch keyboard with five-degree curve, inverted T cursor layout, embedded numeric keypad, hotkey controls, 2.5mm minimum key travel, international language support, independent US dollar and Euro sign keys

12 function, four cursor, two Windows keys

Acer Empowering key

Web browser, e-mail, user-programmable easy-launch buttons

Front-access WLAN button

Lock, presentation, sync productivity keys

Seamless touchpad with four-way integrated scroll button and Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader
Dimensions & Weight 14.2" (360.0mm) W x 10.5" (267.0mm) D x 1.2" (30.4mm) H

6.4 lb. (2.9kg)

Size and weight may vary depending on configuration
Power 65-watt AC adapter

Six-cell lithium ion battery: up to 2.5 hours life depending on configuration and usage; 2.0 hours recharge time with power off, 3.0 hours with power on, 80% charge in 1.0 hour
Compliance ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) 3.0
DMI (Desktop Management Interface) 2.0
Mobile PC2002
Security Features Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader
User, administrator and hard drive BIOS passwords
Kensington lock slot
Acer DASP (Disk Anti-Shock Protection) for hard drive
Quality Tests Temperature and humidity, acoustics, electrostatic discharge immunity, hinge life, keyboard-switch life, free drop, weight and pressure, shock and vibration, spillage, MTBF (mean time between failure)
Limited Warranty* One-year parts and labor limited warranty* with concurrent International Traveler’s Warranty**

*For a free copy of the standard limited warranty end-users should see a reseller where Acer products are sold or write to Acer America Corporation, Warranty Department, P.O. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503. TFT displays commonly exhibit a small number of discolored dots, so-called “nonconforming pixels.” This phenomenon is a limitation of TFT LCD technology, not a product defect and, as such, is not covered by the limited warranty or by the upgrade programs.

**Valid only in countries where Acer has an authorized repair facility. For a list of those countries go to or call 800-816-2237. Services and response times may vary in countries outside the U.S. and Canada.
  Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Ali Said HAMAD

    I bought Acer TravelMate 5520 -6A1G08Mi Laptop at Jersey, nsew 57 King Street, St Helier, JE2 4WEon August 2, 2008 at about 16:13. My receipt No, 602014861 TILL: JSY – TILL2 Oper:08

    It was loaded with windows vista. My system has corrupted seriously not backup data left. How can I get window vista to download for my computer or should I buy another vista windows?

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    I have a 5520 with the AMD TK-55 Dual core cpu and 4 gigs ram, I got tired of Vista and its problems, went to Linux Fuduntu and no more problems

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