VGA connector — Connects to a monitor or projector.
HDMI connector — Connects to a TV for both 5.1 audio and video signals.
NOTE: When used with a monitor, only the video signal is read.
eSATA/USB combo connector with USB PowerShare — Connects to eSATA
compatible storage devices (such as external hard drives or optical drives) or USB devices
(such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player). The USB PowerShare
feature allows you to charge USB devices when the computer is powered on/off or in
NOTE: Certain USB devices may not charge when the computer is powered off or in
sleep state. In such cases, turn on the computer to charge the device.
NOTE: If you turn off your computer while charging a USB device, the device stops
charging. To continue charging, disconnect the USB device and connect it again.
NOTE: The USB PowerShare feature is automatically shut off when only 10% of the total
battery life remains.
USB 3.0 connector — Provides faster data transmission between your computer and
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