Outlook View

A general introduction of ports allow you to connect peripheral devices, as you would with a desktop PC.

Front View

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Item

Description

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Display screen

Also called LCD (liquid-crystal display), displays computer output.

2

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Power button

Turns on the computer power..

3

Launch keys

Buttons for launching frequently-used programs. You can launch the Internet browser and a set application with launch key.

4

Keyboard

Inputs data into your computer.

5

Touchpad

Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse.

6

Click buttons (left and right)

The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons.

7

Palmrest

Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer.

8

Lock indicators

LEDs (light emitting diodes) that show the status of the ;lock keys.

9

Speaker

Outputs sound.

10

Status in dicators

LEDs (light emitting diodes) that show the status of the computer and its functions and components.

11

Audio DJ controls and indicators

Button and indicators for the Audio DJ function.

Left Panel

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Item

Description

1

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Speaker/headphone-out jack

Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones).

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Microphone-in jack

Ejects the disc from the optical drive.

3

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Volume control slider

Adjust the volume level.

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Security keylock

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

5

PC Card eject buttons

Eject the selected PC Card from its slot.

6

PC Card slots

Accepts one Type III or two Type II/I PC Cards.

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Item

Description

1

Floppy drive

Accepts a 3.5-inch diskette.

2

Floppy drive eject button

Press to eject the diskette from the floppy drive.

3

Wireless networking button

Enables or disables the wireless networking feature.

4

Optical drive

Depending on your model: --CD-ROM drive reads CDs. --DVD-ROM drive reads CDs and DVDs. --DVD/CD-RW combo drive reads CDs and DVDs, and writes to CD-Rs and CD-RWs.

5

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Optical drive eject button

Ejects the disc from the optical drive.

6

Optical drive emergency eject hole

Ejects the disc from the optical drive when the comuter is turned off. There is an emergency eject hole on the optical drive. Simply insert the tip of a pen or paperclip and push to optical drive tray.

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Item

Description

1

USB ports

Connects to USB devices (e.g., USB digital camera).

2

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Network jack

Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based network.

3

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Modem jack

Connects a phone line (only for models with an internal fax/data modem).

4

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Parallel portModem jack

Connects to a parallel device (e.g., parallel printer).

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Parallel port

Connects to a display monitor.

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External display port

Connects t to a display device with S-video input.

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DC-in jack

Connects to the AC adapter.

Bottom Panel

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Item

Description

1

Hard disk bay

Houses the computer's hard disk.

2

Battery bay

Houses the computer's battery pack.

3

Battery release latch

Slide and hold to unlatch the battery pack.

4

Memory compartment

Houses the computer's memory upgrade slot.

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