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Can I project writing or drawing real time to screen and then to external projector?

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I want to use a 2 in 1 or touch screen laptop to project real time daiagrams / drawing in a classroom setting. So thnk powerpoint slides, switch to drawing mode and sketch out diagram, then back to powerpoint (or better yet draw diagram in blank PP page. Can it be done and if so what suggestions for models. 

 

For other work I would (Photoshop elements) and some other equipment software likely get at least 8 GB ram more likely 16gb, and a 256  ssd running W10

 

I would like an HDMI out port for the projector to avoid a dongle and at least 2 USB ports. Ideally the pen would work well and be easy to store on board. Looking at the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 - 14 but do not need always connected capability.

 

Any help would be appreciated

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banhien
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@jd49

 

Firstly the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 laptops have:

 

(2) USB 3.1 Type-C with Thunderbolt support
(2) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (1 charging)
(1) HDMI 1.4
(1) External micro SIM for WWAN
(1) AC power
(1) Headphone/microphone combo jack

 

Looks like they meet your need interms of ports.

 

Secondly for real time display, people do that on the times, all you need is to Duplicate display to projector (as second screen).

 

Thirdly for RAM, because Memory soldered down therefore you have to order the right one with right option because many laptops only have 8GB and if you wish you can order machine with 32GB of RAM

 

Memory soldered down
DDR4 – 2666 (transfer rates up to 2666 MT/s)
Supports dual-channel memory for 16 GB and 32 GB
Supports single-channel memory for 8 GB

 

and for storage, you can pick the following options

 

128 GB SATA-3 SS TLC
256 GB PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SS TLC
256 GB PCIe NVMe SS Value
256 GB SATA-3 SED TLC Opal 2
512 GB PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SS TLC
512 GB PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SS TLC Opal 2
512 GB SATA-3 SS TLC FIPS-140-2
1 TB PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SS TLC
2 TB PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SS TLC

 

Note: In short, the middle to high end 840 G5 laptops are the right choice. Not all options are available at the same time therefore you have to watch carefully before go out nd buy.

 

Regards.

 

BH
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