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1 Four (4) USB ports Connect to Universal Serial Bus devices
(e.g., USB mouse, USB camera).
2 IEEE 1394 port Connects to IEEE 1394 devices.
3 Smart Card slot Slot for Smart Card interface with pre-boot
4 Line-in jack
Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio
CD player, stereo walkman).
5 Microphone Jack
Accepts input from external microphones.
6 Headphone Jack
Connect to headphones for other line-out
audio devices (speakers).
7 Hard disk bay
Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured
by a screw).
8 PC Card eject button
Ejects the PC Card from the slot.
9PC Card slot
Accepts one Type II 16-bit PC Card or 32-bit
CardBus PC Card.
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1 AcerMedia drive Houses a removable media drive module.
2 AcerMedia indicator Lights up when the AcerMedia drive is
3 Eject button Ejects the drive tray.
4 Emergency eject slot Ejects the drive tray when the computer is
5 Power jack Connects to an AC adapter.
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1 Connects to a phone line.
2 Connect to an Ethernet 10/100-based
3 Connects to I/O port replicator or EasyPort
4 Parallel port Connects to a parallel device (e.g., parallel
5 Connects to a display device (e.g., external
monitor, LCD projector) and display up to
16.7 million colors and upt 1400X1050
6 S-video Connects t a television or display device
with S-video input.
7 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool
8 Security keylock Connects to a Kensington-compatible
computer security lock.
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1 AcerMedia bay release
latchUnlatches the AcerMedia drive for removal
2 AcerMedia bay Houses an AcerMedia drive module.
3 Battery bay Houses the computer’s battery pack.
4 Battery release latches Unlatches the battery to remove the battery
5 Battery lock Locks the battery in place.
6 Mini-PCI slot Slot for adding mini-PCI cards.
7 Hard disk protector Protects the hard disk from accidental
bumps and vibration.
8 Hard disk bay Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured
by a screw).
9 Memory slot Slot for adding memory (DRAM).
10 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool.
Note: Don’t cover or obstruct the opening
of the fan.
11 Personal identification
slotInsert a business card or similar-sized
identification card to personalize your
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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.
Caps lock Lights when Caps Lock is activated.
Num lock Lights when Num Lock is activated.
Hard Drive Lights when the hard drive is in use.