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1 Optical drive Houses an optical drive module (CD-ROM,
DVD-ROM or DVD/CD-RW combo drive).
2 Optical drive indicator Lights up when the optical drive is active.
3 Eject button Ejects the drive tray.
4 Emergency eject slot
Ejects the drive tray when the computer is
turned off. There is a mechanical eject but-
ton on the optical drive. Simply insert the tip
of a pen or paperclip and push to eject the
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jackAccepts audio line-in devices (e.g.,
microphone, audio CD player, stereo
Line-out jackConnects to audio line-out devices (e.g.,
3 PC card eject buttons Eject the PC Card from the slot.
4 PC card slots Accepts two Type II or one TypeIII PC
5 Modem jack Connects to a phone line.
6 IEEE 1394 port Connects to an IEEE device.
7 Infrared port Interfaces with infrared devices (e.g.,
infrared printer, IR-aware computer.)
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1 Security keylock Connects to a Kensington-compatible
computer security lock.
2 Power jack Connects to an AC adapter.
3 External display port Connects to a display device (e.g., external
monitor, LCD projector).
4 Expansion port Connects to I/O port replicator or EasyPort
5 Parallel port Connects to a parallel device (e.g., parallel
6 Network jack Connects to an Ethernet 10/100-based
7 S-video Connects t a television or display device
with S-video input.
8 USB port Connects to Universal Serial Bus devices
(e.g., USB mouse, USB camera).
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1 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool.
Note: Don’t cover or obstruct the opening
of the fan.
2 Battery bay Houses the computer’s battery pack.
3 Battery release latches Unlatches the battery to remove the battery
4 Hard disk bay Houses the computer’s hard disk.
5 Memory compartment Houses the computer’s main memory.
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The computer has seven easy-to-read status icons below the display screen.
The status LCD displays icons that show the status of the computer and its components.
Power Lights green when the computer is on and
lights orange when the computer is in
Media activity Lights when the hard disk is active.
Battery charge Lights green when the battery is being
Lights orange when the battery power is
low and is being charged.
communicationLights when the Wireless LAN capabilities
Caps lock Lights when Caps Lock is activated.
Num lock Lights when Num Lock is activated.
Scroll lock Lights when Scroll Lock is activated.