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I have the CTL J4 at a couple of schools and they have been very nice so
far. Only complaint is the power adapter not being a brick type power
adapter.

On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:13 AM, Craig Donnan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> WWSU seconds the CTL.  Happiness generally here.  New NL6 models have
> better CPU and they are fast and rugged.  Big factor for us was the flip
> cam above display to capture both video conference and also projects by
> flipping the cam.
>
> Craig
>
> Craig Donnan, MA
> Systems Administrator
> Washington West Supervisory Union
> 340 Mad River Park, Suite 7
> Waitsfield, VT 05673
> 802-496-2272 x120
> fax: 802-496-6515
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> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Diane Reilly <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> We have about 30 Acers and the 90 CTL NL6.
>> Everyone loves the CTL. We have had to send 3 Acer models back for
>> repairs.
>> This is our experience. CTL model is much more rugged, but costs more.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Oct 9, 2015, at 9:56 AM, Wendy Bruso <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> We bought the Lenovo N21 11" this year.
>>
>> Wendy
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 9:35 AM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> As an aside:
>>>
>>> Recently deployed the CTL NL6 to grade 4-5-6 one-to-one including
>>> Staff.  Asked Staff the other day and they were fine with the smaller size
>>> device.  (My wife being one - I only see her at home using the Chromebook
>>> and not the 13" MacBook Pro she has).  Out of all the conversations, only
>>> one Teacher had any comments regarding the device size.  She had been using
>>> the Chromebook everyday and then needed to use her MBP for specific
>>> software.  She realized how much nicer the keyboard was (size and feel).
>>> She commented that she didn't realize the difference until she actually
>>> went back to the bigger device.  What was interesting was she said it
>>> wouldn't keep her from using the CB as her daily driver.
>>>
>>> What I would love to hear (perhaps in a different thread) is actual
>>> data/responses from end users on the use of different sized CBs.  I
>>> sometime think that we as Techs try to compensate "quality" with
>>> "quantity".  Does the end user really benefit from a larger screen and
>>> keyboard or is that a incorrectly perceived need of others by those of us
>>> recommending devices for purchase?  Are we trying to rationalize the use of
>>> a CB when Staff may be used to a MacBook Pro or HP 15" laptop?
>>>
>>> On/off list or different thread...
>>>
>>> Keith
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 9:16 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> If students are going to be carrying them around and home. I'd suggest
>>>> the smaller screen size. The 11 isn't too small, I use it for my primary
>>>> work and don't have an issue.
>>>>
>>>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>>>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle for Education Certified Trainer*
>>>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>>>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 8:54 AM, Joe Bertelloni <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Good discussion question for a rainy day!
>>>>>
>>>>> If you had to purchase 30 chromebooks today, what brand would you
>>>>> buy?  What size screen?  11.4" or 14"?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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