This is a brief introduction to the IO ports the features and the indicators

Front view

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Item

Description

1

Display screen

Also called LCD (Liquid Crystal Display), displays computer output.

2

Microphone

Internal microphone for sound recording.

3

Keyboard

For entering data into you computer.

4

Palmrest

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

5

Click buttons (Left and right)

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

6

Touchpad

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

7

Status indicators

LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) that turn on and off to show the status of the computer and its functions and components.

8

Launch keys

Buttons for launching frequently used programs.

9

Power button

Turns the computer on and off.

Closed front view

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Icon

Item/ Port

Description

1

Speakers

Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output.

2

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Power indicator

Lights up when the computer is on.

3

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Battery indicator

Lights up when the battery is being charged.

4

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Bluetooth communication button/ indicator (for selected models)

Press to enable/disable the Bluetooth function. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication (optional).

5

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Wireless communication button/

Press to enable/disable the wireless function. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication (optional).

6

Line-in jack

Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman).

7

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Mic-in jack

Accepts inputs from external microphones.

8

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Speaker/Line-Out/Headphone jack

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

9

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USB 2.0 port

Connects to Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, UsB camera).

Left view

#

Icon

Item/ Port

Description

1

Optical drive

Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs depending on the optical drive type.

2

Optical disk access indicator

Lights up when the optical drive is active.

3

Optical drive eject button

Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive.

4

Emergency eject hole

Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off.

Right view

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Icon

Item/ Port

Description

1

PC Card slot eject button

Ejects the PC Card from the slot

2

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PC card slot

Accepts one Type II CardBus PC Card.

3

USB 2.0 port

Connects to Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera).

4

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Network jack

Connects to an Ethernet 10/100 based network.

5

Modem jack

Connects to a phone line.

6

Ventilation slots

Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use.

Rear view

#

Icon

Port

Description

1

Power jack

Connects to an AC adaptor.

2

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External display port

Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector).

3

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Security keylock

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

Bottom view

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Item

Description

1

Hard disc bay

Houses the computer's hard disc (secured by a screw).

2

Battery release latch

Unlatches the battery to remove the battery pack.

3

Battery bay

Houses the computer's battery pack.

4

Battery lock

Locks the battery in place.

5

Cooling fan

Helps keep the computer cool.

Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.

6

Memory comparment

House the computer's main memory.

Indicators

The computer has three easy-to-read status icons on the upper-right above the keyboard, and four on the front panel.

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Icon

Function

Description

1

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Caps Lock

Lights when Caps Lock is activated.

2

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Num Lock (Fn-F11)

Lights when Numeric Lock is activated.

3

HDD

Indicates when the hard disk or optical drive is active.

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Bluetooth

Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication.

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Wireless LAN

Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication.

4

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Power

Lights when the computer is on.

5

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Battery

Lights when the battery is being charged.

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