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  • Page 1 IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 First Edition (March 2003) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2003. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5 Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2003...
  • Page 6 Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Pred inštaláciou tohto zariadenia si pečítaje Bezpečnostné predpisy. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Warranty information on the World Wide Web . Online technical support . Telephone technical support . . 10 IBM Statement of Limited Warranty Z125-4753-06 8/2000 . . 11 Part 1 - General Terms . . 11 Part 2 - Country-unique Terms .
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  • Page 9: About This Book

    Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you. Register your product on the IBM Web site at
  • Page 10 IBM will send you information and updates on your registered product unless you indicate on the Web site questionnaire that you do not want to receive further information. viii IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 11: Installation And User's Guide

    User Guide on CD The adapter has a cable extending from one end of the adapter box that connects to your IBM ThinkPad computer. The other end of the adapter box has two connectors for the different electrical source cables.
  • Page 12 Figure 1. Connecting the adapter to an automobile power receptacle Note: The adapter is not supported for use in vehicles with 24-volt electrical systems. IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Adapter To An In-Flight Power System

    Connecting the adapter to an in-flight power system To use the power adapter with a 4-pin in-flight power receptacle, follow these steps: 1. Remove the automobile power receptacle adapter from the large end of the power cable to reveal the 4-pin airline connector (see Figure 2). Figure 2.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Adapter To A Standard Electrical Outlet

    Figure 5). 2. Plug the larger end of the AC power cord into any standard, 100-240 volt electrical outlet (see 2 in Figure 5). The LED on the power adapter should illuminate. IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 15 3. Insert the smaller, yellow-tipped connector into the power connector of your ThinkPad computer (see 3 in Figure 5). Make sure that the ThinkPad computer is charging by checking the power icon on the system tray in the lower right-hand corner of the screen. The icon displays as a plug if the computer is charging or as a battery if it is not charging.
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  • Page 17: Appendix A. Troubleshooting

    Inspect cables for any damage (cracks, cut or exposed wiring, etc.). c. If any damage is found, discontinue use of the adapter and contact IBM Service and Support for replacement parts. 3. Insure all of the connectors are firmly seated at the power receptacle, the input side of adapter, and the ThinkPad.
  • Page 18 Automobile / Airplane Mode: If DC output LED indicator is not illuminated try connecting the adapter to an AC power source. If adapter does not work in AC mode contact IBM Service and Support for replacement adapter. If the adapter works in AC mode contact IBM Service and Support for replacement In Flight Power Cable / Automobile Power Receptacle Adapter.
  • Page 19: Appendix B. Warranty Information

    The following information describes the technical support that is available for your product, during the warranty period or throughout the life of the product. Refer to your IBM Statement of Limited Warranty for a full explanation of IBM warranty terms.
  • Page 20: Telephone Technical Support

    IBM computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative. Telephone technical support ® Installation and configuration support through the IBM HelpCenter will be withdrawn or made available for a fee, at IBM’s discretion, 90 days after the option has been withdrawn from marketing.
  • Page 21: Ibm Statement Of Limited Warranty Z125-4753-06 8/2000

    If a Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, and IBM or your reseller are unable to either 1) make it do so or 2) replace it with one that is at least functionally equivalent, you may return it to your place of purchase and your money will be refunded.
  • Page 22 IBM or your reseller will 1) either repair or exchange the failing Machine and 2) provide the service either at your location or a service center. IBM or your reseller will also manage and install selected engineering changes that apply to the Machine.
  • Page 23 IBM or your reseller of changes in a Machine’s location. IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 24: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    Governing Law Governing Law: Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 25 Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this Section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods. Where...
  • Page 26 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) Governing Law: The following replaces this Section: Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the State of New York (except when local law requires otherwise) to govern, interpret, and IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 27 Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, or Ukraine, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine in any of those countries from either (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM.
  • Page 28 The following paragraphs are added to this Section: The minimum warranty period for Machines is six months. In case IBM or your reseller is unable to repair an IBM Machine, you can alternatively ask for IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 29 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this Section: as to any other actual direct damages, IBM’s liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim. For purposes of this item, the term “Machine”...
  • Page 30 Applicability of suppliers and resellers (unchanged). The following paragraph is added at the end of this Section: IBM’s entire liability and your sole remedy, whether in contract or in tort, in respect of any default shall be limited to damages.
  • Page 31 The following item is added to this paragraph: 3. breach of IBM’s obligations implied by Section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or Section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
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  • Page 33: Appendix C. European Union Warranty Information

    To obtain warranty service under this legislation, you will need to present the proof of purchase to IBM, together with an indication that you are a consumer.
  • Page 34 Para obter serviço de garantia nos termos desta legislação, terá que apresentar a prova de compra à IBM, em conjunto com a indicação de que adquiriu o produto na qualidade de consumidor.
  • Page 35 konsument. Appendix C. European Union warranty information...
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  • Page 37: Appendix D. Notices

    Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that IBM product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any IBM intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 38: Trademarks

    IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you. Any references in this publication to non-IBM Web sites are provided for convenience only and do not in any manner serve as an endorsement of those Web sites.
  • Page 39 Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 40 FA11 ist der Abstand bzw. die Abschirmungzu der industriellen Störquelle zu vergröβern.” Anmerkung: Um die Einhaltung des EMVG sicherzustellen sind die Geräte, wie in den IBM Handbüchern angegeben, zu installieren und zu betreiben. European Union - emission directive This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council Directive 89/336/ECC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility.
  • Page 41 IBM ne peut accepter aucune responsabilité pour le manquement aux exigences de protection résultant d’une modification non recommandée du produit, y compris l’installation de cartes autres que les cartes IBM. Ce produit a été testé et il satisfait les conditions de l’équipement informatique de Classe B en vertu de Standard européen EN 55022.
  • Page 42 Japanese statement of compliance for products less than or equal to 20 A per phase IBM ThinkPad 72W AC/DC Combo Adapter: User’s Guide...
  • Page 44 Part Number: 22P9007 Printed in U.S.A. (1P) P/N: 22P9007...

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