LiveBook / Mobile Audio Workstation

Tech Specs

Processor (15.6 inch)

Intel "Sandy Bridge" Dual-Core
2.1GHz Intel Core i3 [3MB Cache]; 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz or 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 [3MB Cache]; or 2.7GHz Intel Core i7 [4MB Cache]

Processor (13.3 inch)

Intel "Arrandale" Dual-Core
2.53GHz Intel Core i3 [3MB Cache]


Two memory slots for 2GB, 4GB, 6GB or 8GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM

Hard Drive

250GB, 500GB or 750GB high performance SATA II 7200RPM hard drive with 16MB Cache; or 160GB or 240GB Solid State Drive (SSD)1

Optical Drive

StormDrive Dual Layer CD/DVD Writer

Max Write
DVD+R: 8x, DVD+R DL: 6x, DVD+RW: 8x, DVD-R: 8x, DVD-R DL: 6x, DVD-RW: 6x, DVD-RAM: 5x, CD-R: 24x, CD-RW: 24x

Max Read
DVD-ROM SL: 8x, DVD-ROM DL: 6x, DVD+R: 8x, DVD-R: 8x, DVD+R DL: 6x, DVD-R DL: 6x, DVD+RW: 8x, DVD-RW: 8x, DVD-RAM: 5x, CD-ROM: 24x, CD-R: 24x, CD-RW: 24x

Docking Station

Optional LiveBook Docking Station available with CD/DVD or CD/DVD/Blu-Ray Writer

Onboard Audio

  • Intel HD Audio processing
  • Mic In and Headphone Out ports
  • Stereo speakers with integrated digital audio controller

Video and Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 3000 on-chip graphics

  • 1.3GHz Max Dynamic Frequency
  • Flexible Display Interface
  • Clear Video HD Technology
  • Dual Display Capable

13.3 inch or 15.6 inch backlit LED LCD widescreen display, 1366 x 768 native resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio

Video Output
Integrated HDMI (digital) and VGA (analog) video output

Quiet Cool™ Design

  • Balanced component architecture
  • Intelligent cooling system
  • Lexan skin


USB 2.0
Two USB 2.0 ports, streaming up to 480Mb/s

USB 3.0
One USB 3.0 port, streaming up to 4.8Gb/s

One eSATA port, streaming up to 3Gb/s

FireWire (optional)
Two FireWire 400 ports with TI Chipset via optional PCI ExpressCard

PCI Express
One PCI ExpressCard Slot

Media Card Reader for SD, MMC and MS media


One Gigabit Ethernet port; 10/100/1000 Base T RJ-45 port

Integrated Wireless [802.11 b/g/n compatible]

Integrated Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)


RainZone™ Internet Safe Zone for virus free surfing and downloading

Custom High Performance BIOS

Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional Tuned by Rain for audio, video and graphics production


FREE 30 day trial of RainCare Encompass Creative Computer Support

One year Limited Hardware Warranty

Optional 3 year RainCare Encompass Creative Computer Support and Extended Warranty


Full-size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad

Keyboard (13.3 inch)
Full-size keyboard

SmartTouch Trackpad with multi-touch button


Lithium Polymer battery

AC Power Adapter
Auto-sensing international 65W or 90W power supply; sheilded power cable


Kensington LockPort on LiveBook; LiveBook locks to optional LiveBook Docking Station with additional Kensington Lockport

Size and Weight (15.6 inch)

5.5 pounds with 6-cell battery

15" (W) x 1.3" (H) x 9.8" (D)

Size and Weight (13.3 inch)

3.3 pounds with 6-cell battery

13" (W) x 1" (H) x 8.5" (D)

In the box

  • LiveBook Mobile Audio Workstation
  • Auto-sensing International Power Supply
  • RainCare Recovery Software
  • FREE 30 day trial of RainCare Encompass Creative Computer Support
  • Optional: Rain FireWire PCI ExpressCard

11GB = One billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Actual formatted capacity is less.

2Core i5 and Core i7 models only.