Notebook Tour
Document Part Number: 393523-001
October 2005
This guide explains the computer hardware features.

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    Notebook Tour Document Part Number: 393523-001 October 2005 This guide explains the computer hardware features.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Components Top components ........2 Keys .

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    Components This guide explains the hardware features of the computer. To see a list of installed hardware on the computer: 1. Select Start > My Computer. 2. In the System Tasks window in the left pane, select View system information. 3.

  • Page 4: Top Components, Keys

    Top components Keys Component Description esc key Displays system information when pressed in combination with the fn key. fn key Executes frequently used system functions when pressed in combination with a function key or the esc key. Windows logo key Displays the Microsoft Windows Start menu.

  • Page 5: Touchpad

    TouchPad Component Description TouchPad* Moves the pointer and selects or activates items on the screen. Can be set to perform other mouse functions, such as scrolling, selecting, and double-clicking. Left TouchPad button* Functions like the left button on an external mouse. Right TouchPad button* Functions like the right button on an external mouse.

  • Page 6: Buttons And Switches

    Buttons and switches Component Description Display switch Initiates standby if the display is closed when the computer is on. Wireless button (select Turns the wireless feature on or off, but models only)* does not create a wireless connection. ✎ To establish a wireless connection, a wireless network must be set up.

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    Component Description Power button* When the computer is ■ Off, press to turn on the computer. ■ On, press to enter hibernation. ■ In standby, briefly press to exit standby. ■ In hibernation, briefly press to exit hibernation. If the computer has stopped responding and Microsoft®...

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    Component Description If QuickPlay is not installed (select DVD button models only) and the computer is ■ On, opens the default DVD application to start a DVD in the optical drive. ■ Off, no function. ■ In standby, resumes from standby into Windows.

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    Component Description If QuickPlay is not installed (select Media button models only) and the computer is ■ On, opens the music application or the Media menu, allowing you to select a multimedia application. ■ Off, no function. ■ In standby, resumes from standby into Windows.

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    Component Description Volume up button Increases system volume. Calculator button Opens the Microsoft Windows calculator. ✎ To use the calculator, press either the software buttons or the buttons on the keyboard. *This table describes default settings. Notebook Tour...

  • Page 11: Lights

    Lights Component Description Wireless light (select On: An integrated wireless device, models only) such as a wireless local area network (LAN) device and/or a Bluetooth® device is turned on. Power lights* (2) On: The computer is on. Blinking: The computer is in standby. Off: The computer is off or in hibernation.

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    Component Description Battery light On: A battery pack is charging or is close to full charge capacity. Off: If the computer is plugged into an external power source, the light is turned off when all batteries in the computer are fully charged. If the computer is not plugged into an external power source, the light stays off until the battery reaches a...

  • Page 13: Front Components

    Front components Component Description Display release latch Opens the computer. Infrared lens Links the computer to an optional remote control. Speaker Produces system sound. Notebook Tour...

  • Page 14: Rear Components

    Rear components Component Description Security cable slot Attaches an optional security cable to the computer. ✎ The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen. RJ-11 (modem) jack Connects a modem cable.

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    Component Description Wireless light (select On: An integrated wireless device, models only) such as a wireless local area network (LAN) device and/or a Bluetooth® device is turned on. Exhaust vent* Provides airflow to cool internal components. Ä To prevent overheating, do not obstruct vents.

  • Page 16: Right-side Components

    Right-side components Component Description ExpressCard slot Supports optional ExpressCard/54 or ExpressCard/34 cards. Audio-out (headphone) jack Produces system stereo sound when connected to optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, ear buds, a headset, or television audio. ✎ This jack can also be used to output S/PDIF digital audio.

  • Page 17: Left-side Components

    Left-side components Component Description Power connector Connects an AC adapter or an optional power adapter. External monitor port Connects an external monitor. S-Video-out jack Connects an optional S-Video device such as a television, VCR, camcorder, overhead projector, or video capture card. RJ-45 (network) jack Connects a network cable.

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    Component Description Digital Media Slot Supports 7 optional digital card formats: Secure Digital (SD) Memory Card, Secure Digital Input/Output (SD I/O), MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, SmartMedia card, and xD-Picture Card. PC Card slot Supports optional Type I or Type II PC Cards.

  • Page 19: Bottom Components

    Bottom components Component Description Battery bay* Holds the battery pack. Primary battery pack release Releases the battery pack from the latch battery bay. Memory module Contains the memory module slots. compartment (Continued) Notebook Tour...

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    Component Description Hard drive bay Holds the internal primary hard drive. The hard drive bay also supports an optional secondary hard drive. † Exhaust vents (2) Enable airflow to cool internal components. Ä To prevent overheating, do not obstruct vents. Use the computer only on a hard, flat surface.

  • Page 21: Display Components

    Display components Component Description Display release latch Opens the computer. Notebook Tour...

  • Page 22: Wireless Antennae (select Models Only)

    Wireless antennae (select models only) On select computer models, there are at least 2 wireless antennae that send and receive wireless device signals. They are not visible from the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennae free from obstructions.

  • Page 23: Additional Hardware Components

    Additional hardware components Component Description AC adapter Converts AC power to DC power. Power cord* Connects an AC adapter to an AC outlet. Battery pack* Powers the computer when it is not plugged into external power. *Battery packs and power cords vary in appearance by region and country. Notebook Tour...

  • Page 24: Labels

    Labels The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer. ✎ The appearance and position of labels varies by model. ■ Service tag—Provides the product name, serial number (s/n), and other specifics about the computer.

  • Page 25: Operating Environment

    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 Metric U.S. Temperature Operating 10°C to 35°C 50°F to 95°F Nonoperating -20°C to 60°C -4°F to 140°F Relative humidity (noncondensing) Operating...

  • Page 26: Rated Input Power

    Rated input power The power information in this section may be helpful if you plan to travel internationally with the computer. The computer operates on DC power, which can be supplied by an AC or a DC power source. Although the computer can be powered from a stand-alone DC power source, it should be powered only with an AC adapter or a DC power cord supplied by or approved for an HP computer.

  • Page 27: Expansion Port Input/output Signals

    Expansion port input/output signals The expansion port signal information in this section may be helpful if you plan to use an optional expansion product that connects to the expansion port on your computer. The expansion port is illustrated in the “Left-side components”...

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    Index 1394 port 15 cables RJ-11 (modem) 15 AC adapter, identifying 21 RJ-45 (network) 15 altitude specifications 23 calculator button 8 antennae 20 caps lock light 9 applications key, Windows 2 Certificate of Authenticity audio-in (microphone) jack 14 label 22 audio-out (headphone) jack 14 compartments, memory module 17...

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    digital cards 16 jacks Digital Media Slot light 15 audio-in (microphone) 14 Digital Media Slot, location 16 audio-out (headphone) 14 display release latch 11 RJ-11 (modem) 12 display switch, identifying 4 RJ-45 (network) 15 drives, optical 14 S-Video-out 15 DVD button 6 keypad keys 2 eject button, PC Card slot 16 keys...

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    lights battery 10 operating environment caps lock 9 specifications 23 Digital Media Slot 15 operating system IDE drive 10 Microsoft Certificate of mute 10 Authenticity label 22 num lock 10 Product Key 22 power 9 optical drive button 14 wireless 9 optical drive, identifying 14 lock, security cable 12 optional power adapter 15...

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    rated input power temperature specifications 23 specifications 24 TouchPad 3 regulatory information traveling with computer modem approval label 22 environmental regulatory label 22 specifications 24 wireless certification labels modem approval label 22 wireless certification labels release latch battery pack 17 display 11 USB ports, identifying 14 RJ-11 (modem) jack 12...

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    Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. SD Logo is a trademark of its proprietor. Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used by Hewlett-Packard Company under license. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.

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