Left Panel

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Item

Description

1

Display screen

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

2

Status indicators

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

3

Launch Keys

Buttons for launching frequently used programs. See "Launch keys" on page 17 for more details.

4

Power switch

Turns on the computer power.

5

Palmrest

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

6

Click buttons (left, center and right)

The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons, the center button serves as a scroll up/ down button.

7

Touchpad

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

8

Keyboard

Inputs data into your computer.

9

Ventilation Slot

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

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Icon

Item/ Port

Description

1

PCMCIA (PC card) Port

Connects to one Type III 16-bit PC card or 32-bit CardBus PC Card.

2

Eject button

Eject PC cards from the card slots.

3

Optical drive

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

4

Infrared port

Interfaces with infrared devices (e.g., infrared printer, IR-aware computer).

5

LED indicator

Lights up when the optical drive is active.

6

Emergency eject slot

Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. There is a mechancial eject button on the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. Simply insert the tip of a pen or paperclip and push to eject the tray.

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Icon

Item/ Port

Description

7

Eject button

Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive.

8

Speaker

Delivers stereo audio output.

Right Panel

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Icon

Item/ Port

Description

1

Speaker

Delivers stereo audio output.

2

Floppy activity indicator

LED (light-emitting diode) that turns on and off when the floppy is active.

3

Floppy drive

Internal diskette drive; accepts 3.5-inch diskettes.

4

Floppy disk eject button

Push this button to eject the floppy disk.

5

Security keylock

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

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