Using the Audio Features
To take advantage of the enhanced audio capabilities, the audio driver supplied
with your computer must be installed.
If you experience interference while recording, try lowering the microphone
The audio subsystem of your computer features:
l Digital audio and analog mixing functions required for recording and
playing sound on your computer
l SoundBlaster Pro, Adlib, and Microsoft Windows Sound System
l Speaker (located on the underside of both computer and the optional
l External audio connectors (located on the left side of the computer or
on the right side of the optional docking station)
Ways of playing and recording sound vary with the operating
system used. See your operating system documentation or online
help for specific information.
Connecting Audio Devices
For higher audio quality, you can send or receive sound through
external audio devices.
l Microphone Connector (
microphone for recording voice or sound.
l Audio Output Connector (
connector of powered speakers with built-in amplifiers, headphones,
or earphone set.
NOTE: When using external speakers/headphones, you cannot use the internal one.
) can be connected to an external
) can be connected to the line-in
Operating Your Computer