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ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock

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    User Guide ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock...

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    Note: Before installing the product, be sure to read the warranty information in Appendix B “Lenovo Limited Warranty” on page 23. Second Edition (September 2013) © Copyright Lenovo 2013. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant a General Services Administration...

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    Connecting the dock to your notebook computer . . Installing the device driver on Windows operating Appendix B. Lenovo Limited systems ....Warranty....23 Uninstalling the device driver from Windows operating systems .

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  • Page 5: Chapter 1. About The Dock, Product Description

    3.0 cable, connecting multiple devices to the dock, and setting the dock on your notebook computer; then, you are ready to use the multiple devices each time you connect your notebook computer to the dock. Your option package includes the following: • ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock • Power adapter • Power cord •...

  • Page 6: Locating Connectors And Controls On The Dock

    Locating connectors and controls on the dock The following illustration helps you locate the connectors and controls on the dock. Figure 1. Overview of the dock Power and connection indicator Used to indicate whether the dock is turned on normally. Headset and microphone combo Used to connect a microphone, a headset, or a speaker.

  • Page 7: System Requirements

    System requirements Before using the dock, ensure that your notebook computer has one of the following operating systems installed: ® ® • Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) ® • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit) • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) •...

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  • Page 9: Chapter 2. Installing The Dock, Connecting The Dock To Your Notebook Computer

    USB 3.0 cable. To connect the dock to your notebook computer, do the following: 1. Connect the power adapter to the power cord. Figure 2. Connecting the power adapter to the power cord © Copyright Lenovo 2013...

  • Page 10: Installing The Device Driver On Windows Operating Systems

    2. Connect the dc-in connector of the power adapter to the dock. 3. Connect the power plug of the power cord to an electrical outlet. Press the power button to turn on the dock. Note: Be sure to correctly connect the dock to the power supply. If the dock is not turned on, you will not be able to use the dock.

  • Page 11: Uninstalling The Device Driver From Windows Operating Systems

    For the Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 operating system: 1. Exit all applications that use the dock. 2. Click Start ➙ All Programs ➙ ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock ➙ Uninstall ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock. 3. Follow the instructions on the screen to uninstall the device driver.

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    2. Depending on your Control Panel mode, do one of the following: • Click the Uninstall a program option under the Programs menu. • Click Programs and Features. 3. Select the ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock and then right-click your mouse. The Uninstall option is displayed. 4. Click Uninstall.

  • Page 13: Chapter 3. Using The Dock, Using The Headset And Microphone Combo Connector

    You also can connect an external monitor with a VGA connector to the dock by using a DVI-I to VGA adapter. To use the DVI-I to VGA adapter, do the following: © Copyright Lenovo 2013...

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    1. Connect the DVI-I to VGA adapter to the DVI-I video output connector on the dock. Tighten the two screws on the DVI-I to VGA adapter. Figure 4. Using the DVI-I to VGA adapter 2. Connect the VGA connector of the external monitor to the DVI-I to VGA adapter by using a VGA cable. You can adjust video settings to customize the use of the dock.

  • Page 15: Chapter 4. Working With The Dock, Understanding The Video Output Modes, Extend Mode

    • Keeping the desktop on one display and watching videos on the other To enter extend mode, do the following: 1. Click the ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens. 2. Select ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock, and then select one from the following: •...

  • Page 16: Mirror Mode, Single-display Mode, Working With The Dock Utility

    To exit extend mode, do the following: 1. Click the ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens. 2. Select ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock ➙ Off. Mirror mode When the dock is in mirror mode, it clones your notebook computer screen to the external monitor. The dock automatically selects the settings (screen resolution, color quality, and refresh rate) for the external monitor, which achieves optimal resolution based on your notebook computer.

  • Page 17: Manually Enabling The Headset And Microphone Combo Connector, Optimizing The Video Playback Quality

    To manually enable the headset and microphone combo connector on the dock, do the following: For the Windows XP operating system: 1. Click the ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens. 2. Select Audio Setup. The Sound and Audio Devices Properties window opens.

  • Page 18: Setting The Color Quality Of The External Monitor, Setting The Resolution Of The External Monitor

    16-bit or 32-bit. Bit means the color depth of the display. The default and recommended setting is 32-bit. To set the color quality of the external monitor, do the following: 1. Click the ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon in the Windows notification area. A pop-up menu opens. 2. Select Video Setup. A window opens.

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    Table 1. Supported resolutions and refresh rates Resolution Refresh rate (Unit: Hz) 640 x 480 60, 67, 72, 75, 85 720 x 400 70, 85, 88 720 x 480 50, 60 768 x 576 50, 60 800 x 480 800 x 600 56, 60, 72, 75, 85 832 x 624 848 x 480...

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  • Page 21: Copyright Lenovo, Chapter 5. Troubleshooting

    1. The ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon is not displayed on my screen. The ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock icon is displayed only when an external monitor is connected to the dock. If an external monitor is connected, ensure that the video cable is fully inserted into the dock and the monitor.

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    I cannot hear anything through your notebook computer speakers or I cannot use the audio connectors on the notebook computer. ® By default, ThinkPad and other Lenovo notebook computers use the headset and microphone combo connector on the dock and disable built-in audio connectors when the dock is connected.

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    To enable the built-in audio connectors on your notebook computer, do the following: For the Windows XP operating system: 1. Right-click the Volume icon in the Windows notification area. 2. Select Adjust Audio Properties, and the Sound and Audio Devices Properties window is displayed. 3.

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  • Page 25: Appendix A. Service And Support, Online Technical Support, Telephone Technical Support

    Product replacement assistance or exchange of defective components also is available during the warranty period. In addition, if your option is installed in a Lenovo computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. A Lenovo technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

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  • Page 27: Warranty, Part 1 - General Terms

    Lenovo. The warranty period and type of warranty service that apply to your product are as specified in “Part 3 - Warranty Service Information” below. This warranty only applies to products in the country or region of purchase.

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    If the Service Provider determines that it is unable to either repair or replace your product, your sole remedy under this Limited Warranty is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo for a refund of your purchase price.

  • Page 29: Part 2 - Country-specific Terms

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is in the Service Provider’s possession or in transit, if the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation. Neither Lenovo nor the Service Provider is responsible for loss or disclosure of any data, including confidential information, proprietary information, or personal information, contained in a product.

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    Use of Personal Contact Information: Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal contact information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 by contacting Lenovo.

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    Use of Personal Information: Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 by contacting Lenovo (Australia &...

  • Page 32: Part 3 - Warranty Service Information

    (International) B.V., Floor 2, Einsteinova 21, 851 01, Bratislava, Slovakia. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo.

  • Page 33: Suplemento De Garantía Para México

    Lenovo. Transportation charges, both ways, shall be at Lenovo’s expense. If you fail to use the carton in which the replacement product was received, you may be responsible for any damage to the failed product occurring during shipment.

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    Para obtener una lista de los Centros de servicio autorizados, por favor, visite: http://www.lenovo.com/mx/es/servicios Importado por: Lenovo México S. de R.L. de C.V. Av. Santa Fe 505, Piso 15 Col. Cruz Manca Cuajimalpa, D.F., México C.P.

  • Page 35: Appendix C. Electronic Emission Notices, Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

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    Geräte der Klasse B. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Gropiusplatz 10, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse B.

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    Japan compliance statement for products which connect to the power mains with rated current less than or equal to 20 A per phase Lenovo product service information for Taiwan Eurasian compliance mark Ukraine compliance mark Appendix C. Electronic emission notices...

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  • Page 39: Appendix D. Notices, Recycling Information, Recycling Information For Brazil

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.

  • Page 40: Export Classification Notice, Trademarks

    A Lenovo possui um canal específico para auxiliá-lo no descarte desses produtos. Caso você possua um produto Lenovo em situação de descarte, ligue para o nosso SAC ou encaminhe um e-mail para: reciclar@lenovo.com, informando o modelo, número de série e cidade, a fim de enviarmos as instruções para o correto descarte do seu produto Lenovo.

  • Page 41: Appendix E. Restriction Of Hazardous Substances Directive (rohs), European Union Rohs, China Rohs, Turkish Rohs

    (RoHS) European Union RoHS Lenovo products sold in the European Union, on or after 3 January 2013 meet the requirements of Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (“RoHS recast” or “RoHS 2”).

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