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Components This chapter explains the hardware features of the computer. To see a list of hardware installed in the computer: Select Start > My Computer. Under Hard Disk Drives, click the name of your computer hard drive. In the left pane under System Task, click View system information. Select Hardware tab >...
Lights Component Power lights (2)* Battery light Drive light Caps lock light Media button light Volume mute light Volume down light Volume up light Num lock light *The 2 power lights display the same information. The light on the power button is visible only when the computer is open. The power light on the front of the computer is visible whether the computer is open or closed.
Buttons, switches, and speakers Component Power button* Speakers (2) Media button Volume mute button Volume scroll zone *This table describes factory settings. For information about changing factory settings, refer to the user guides located in the Help and Support Center. Chapter 1 Components Description When the computer is...
Keys Component Windows logo key Windows applications key Embedded numeric keypad keys Function keys Hotkey quick reference To perform this function Display information. Open the Help and Support Center. Open the Print Options window. Open a Web browser. Alternate between computer display and external display. Initiate standby.
To perform this function Stop an audio CD or a DVD. Play the previous track or section on an audio CD or a DVD. Play the next track or section on an audio CD or a DVD. Chapter 1 Components Press fn+f10 fn+f11...
Blue: An integrated wireless device, such as a wireless local area network (LAN) device and/or a Bluetooth® device, is turned on. Amber: All wireless devices are turned off. Receives a signal from the HP Remote Control. Connects an optional computer headset microphone, stereo array microphone, or monaural microphone.
Rear components Component Vent Chapter 1 Components Description Enables airflow to cool internal components. CAUTION To prevent overheating, do not obstruct vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface. Do not allow another hard surface, such as an adjoining optional printer, or a soft surface, such as pillows or thick rugs or clothing, to block airflow.
Right-side components Component ExpressCard slot Optical drive Optical drive light USB port (select models only) Power connector Security cable slot ENWW Description Supports optional ExpressCard/54 cards. Reads an optical disc. Blinking: The optical drive is being accessed. Connects an optional USB device. Connects an AC adapter.
Left-side components Component S-Video-out jack External monitor port Expansion port 3 RJ-45 (network) jack RJ-11 (modem) jack HDMI port (select models only) USB ports (2) 1394 port (select models only) Memory Reader light (select models only) (10) Memory Reader (select models only) Chapter 1 Components Description Connects an optional S-Video device such as a television, VCR,...
Bottom components Component Battery bay Battery release latch Vents (5) Memory module compartment Hard drive bay ENWW Description Holds the battery. Releases the battery from the battery bay. Enable airflow to cool internal components. CAUTION To prevent overheating, do not obstruct vents.
Display components Component Internal microphones (2) (select models only) Internal display switch Chapter 1 Components Description Record sound. NOTE If there is a microphone icon next to each microphone opening, your computer has internal microphones. Turns off the display and initiates standby if the display is closed while the power is turned on.
Wireless antennae (select models only) On select computer models, at least 2 antennae send and receive signals from one or more wireless devices. These antennae are not visible from the outside of the computer. To see wireless regulatory notices, refer to your region's section of the Regulatory, Safety and Environmental Notices located in the Help and Support Center.
Additional hardware components Component Power cord* AC adapter Battery* Modem cable* (select models only) Country-specific modem cable adapter (select models only) *Modem cables, battery packs, and power cords vary in appearance by region and country. Chapter 1 Components Description Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Converts AC power to DC power.
Labels The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer. ● Service tag—Provides the product brand and series name, serial number (s/n), and product number (p/n) of your computer. Have this information available when you contact Customer Care. The service tag label is affixed to the bottom of the computer.
Specifications Operating environment The operating environment information in the following table may be helpful if you plan to use or transport the computer in extreme environments. Factor Temperature Operating Nonoperating Relative humidity (noncondensing) Operating Nonoperating Maximum altitude (unpressurized) Operating (14.7 to 10.1 psia*) Nonoperating (14.7 to 4.4 psia*) *Pounds per square inch absolute (psia) is another unit of measurement for altitude.
DC power source, it should be powered only with an AC adapter or a DC power source supplied and approved by HP for the computer. The computer is capable of accepting DC power within the following specifications.
Expansion port input/output signals The signal information in this section may be helpful if you plan to use an optional expansion product that connects to the expansion port 3 on the computer. (The computer has only one expansion port. The term expansion port 3 describes the type of expansion port.) The following table identifies the input and output signals supported by the expansion port 3 on the computer.