Outlook View

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

Front View

Travelmate C300 Memory Slot

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Item

Description

1

EMR stylus

Electromagnetic resonate (EMR) stylus is used to input data in tablet mode. Use only an EMR-compatible stylus to input data on the screeen.

2

Display screen

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

3

Tablet Keys

Add enhanced functionality when operating in Tablet mode.

4

Launch Keys

Buttons for launching frequently used programs.

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 4-way scroll button.

7

Touchpad

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

8

Keyboard

Inputs data into your computer.

9

Status indicator

LEDs (light-emitting diodes) that turn on

and off to show the status of the computer,

its functions and component.

Left view

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Icon

Item

Description

1

Security keylock

Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

2

Power switch

Turns on the computer power.

3

Ventilation slot

Allows air to circulate through the computer chassis.

4

AcerMedia Bay

For hot-swappable modules including DVDROM, DVD/CD-RW combo or DVD dual drive.

5

LED indicator

Lights up when the optical drive is active.

6

Eject button

Ejects the optical drive tray from the drive.

7

o

Emergency eject slot

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

8

S

Pen slot

Keeps the stylus handy when not in use.

Right view

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Item

Description

1

Smart Card slot

Slot for Smart Card interface with pre-boot authentication system.

2

Infrared port

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

3

PC Card eject button

Ejects the PC Card from the slot.

4

PC Card slot

Accepts one Type II 16-bit PC Card or 32bit CardBus PC Card.

Rear Panel

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Icon

Item

Description

1

Line-in/Mic-in jack

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

2

Speaker/Line-out Headphone jack

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

3

IEEE 1394 port

Connects to IEEE 1394 devices.

4

Expansion port

Connects to an I/O port replicator or Acer EasyPort port expansion device.

5

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Network jack

Connects to a 10/100/1000 t-based Gigabit Ethernet network.

6

Modem jack

Connects to phone line.

7

Convertible hinge

Hinges the LCD screen in place when switching from PC mode to tablet mode and vice versa.

8

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External display

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

9

S-video

Connects to a television or display device with S-video input.

10

USB 2.0 ports (2)

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

11

Power jack

Connects to an AC adapter.

Ieee 1394 Port Acer Travelmate 5520

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Item

Description

1

AcerMedia Bay release latch

Unlatches the AcerMedia drive for removing or swapping.

2

AcerMedia Bay

Houses an AcerMedia drive module.

3

Cooling fans

Help keep the computer cool.

Note: Don't cover or obstruct the opening of the fans.

4

Memory compartment

Houses the computer's main memory.

5

Hard disk protector

Protects the hard disk from accidental dumps and vibration.

6

Hard disk bay

Houses the computers Hard disk drive.

7

Battery Lock & release latch

Unlock and unlatches the battery to remove the battery pack.

8

Battery bay

Houses the computer's battery pack.

Indicators

The computer has seven easy-to-read status icons below the display screen.

Travelmate C300
The status LCD displays icons that show the status of the computer and its components.

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Function

Description

S3

Wireless communication

Lights orange when the Wireless LAN capabilities are enabled.

0

Bluetooth

Lights when the Bluetooth is enabled or a Bluetooth enabled device is within range.

s

Power

Lights when the computer is on.

z2

Sleep

Lights when the computer enters Standby mode and blinks when it enters into or resumes from hibernation mode.

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Media Activity

Lights when the floppy drive, hard disk or optical drive is active.

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Battery Charge

Lights when the battery is being charged.

a

Caps lock

Lights when Caps Lock is activated.

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Function

Description

S

Num loc

Lights when Num Lock is activated.

Lock

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