Dell AC Adapter Safety User`s guide

Dell™ E-Port Plus User’s Guide
Model PRO2X
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Model PRO2X
June 2008
Rev. A00
Contents
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About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus
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Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus
Setting Up Your E-Port Plus
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Before You Dock for the First Time
Docking Your Laptop .
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Securing the Dell E-Port Plus
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E-Port Plus Laptop Power and Docking Status .
Using the E-Port Plus With Dual Monitors
Undocking Your Laptop
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Specifications
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Finding Information
Glossary
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About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus
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The Dell™ E-Port Plus docking device supports the Dell E-Family laptop
computers, but is not compatible with any previous series laptop computers.
The E-Port Plus enables you to connect your laptop computer to the
following external devices:
Connector
Description
RJ-4 5 N E T W O R K C O N N E C T O R — Connects a network
interface cable.
P A R A L L E L C O N N E C T O R — Connects a parallel device
such as a printer.
D O C K I N G C O N N E C T O R — Connects the laptop to the
E - Port Plus docking device.
A U D I O C O N N E C T O R S — Connects audio headphones or
speakers and a microphone.
U S B 2.0 C O N N E C T O R S — Connect up to five USB 2.0
compliant devices, such as a USB mouse. Three USB
connectors are on the left side, and two USB connectors
are on the back of the E-Port Plus.
AC A D A P T E R C O N N E C T O R — Connects the AC adapter.
D I S P L A Y P O R T C O N N E C T O R — Connects external
monitors equipped with a DisplayPort interface (also
HDMI and DVI monitors via dongle; available at
dell.com).
DIGITAL VIDEO INTERFACE
( DV I) C O N N E C T O R —
Connects external monitors equipped with a digital
video interface.
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VGA V I D E O C O N N E C T O R — Connects an external
monitor.
S E R I A L C O N N E C T O R — Connects serial devices, such as
a mouse or handheld device.
PS/2 C O N N E C T O R S (2 ) — Connects PS/2-compatible
mouse and keyboard to the E-Port Plus. Shut down the
laptop before attaching or removing a PS/2-compatible
device. If the device does not work, install the device
drivers from the floppy or CD that came with the device,
and restart the laptop.
US B O R E S ATA C O N N E C T O R — Connects and
supports USB, or Dell powered E-Family or standard selfpowered eSATA devices.
E - M O N I T O R S T A N D C O N N E C T O R — Connects to the
E-monitor stand, available at dell.com.
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network connector
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parallel connector
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video 2 DVI connector
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video 1 DVI connector
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audio connectors (2)
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USB connectors (3)
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AC adapter connector
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video 1 DisplayPort connector
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video 2 DisplayPort connector
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VGA connector
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serial connector
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USB connectors (2)
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PS/2 connectors (2)
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USB or eSATA connector
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E-Monitor Stand connector
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battery bar adjuster
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alignment mark
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power button
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eject button
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docking light
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security cable slot
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lock/unlock switch
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docking connector
About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus
Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus
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CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the
safety instructions that shipped with your computer.
Setting Up Your E-Port Plus
NOTE: If the cable connector of the external device has thumbscrews, tighten the
screws to ensure a proper connection.
1 Connect the device’s cable to the appropriate connector on the E-Port
Plus.
2 Connect any external devices to electrical outlets.
If you attach an external monitor to the E-Port Plus, you may need to press
<Fn><F8> one or more times to switch the screen image to the desired
location. If the laptop cover is closed, press <Scroll Lck> <F8> on an
attached external keyboard to switch the image.
Before You Dock for the First Time
Before you initially connect your laptop to the E-Port Plus, the operating
system must complete its setup process. To verify that the operating system
has completed the setup process:
1 Ensure that the laptop is not connected to the E-Port Plus (docked).
2 Turn on the laptop.
3 Verify that your laptop operating system has completed the setup process.
4 Verify that your battery is installed before docking your laptop.
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Docking Your Laptop
The E-Port Plus can run on its AC power adapter, the laptop’s AC power or
the laptop’s battery. You can use the AC adapter to power the E-Port Plus and
the laptop, which charges the battery.
NOTICE: Always use the Dell AC adapter that came with the E-Port Plus. If you use
any other commercially available AC adapter, you may damage the E-Port Plus or
the laptop.
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AC adapter cable
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AC adapter connector
1 Complete the steps in "Before You Dock for the First Time" on page 9.
2 Place the E-Port Plus with enough flat space in front of it to completely
support the laptop when docked to the E-Port Plus.
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3 Retract the battery bar if your laptop has a battery that extends beyond the
back of the laptop. Slide the battery bar adjuster to the left to retract the
battery bar.
4 If your laptop does not have a battery extending from the rear of the laptop
body, extend the battery bar by sliding the battery bar adjuster to the right.
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5 Push the lock/unlock switch toward the back of the E-Port to unlock it.
The E-Port must be unlocked to dock a laptop.
NOTE: You can dock your laptop regardless of whether it is turned on or off.
6 Center the laptop with the E-Port Plus, then push down on the laptop
until it clicks into place in the docking connector.
NOTICE: Do not lift the laptop or the E-Port Plus when the laptop is docked. Doing
so can damage the connectors on the laptop and on the E-Port Plus.
7 If the laptop was not already turned on, turn it on by pressing the power
button on either the laptop or the E-Port Plus.
8 If the laptop does not turn on or awaken successfully, undock and reseat
the laptop.
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Securing the Dell E-Port Plus
Antitheft devices usually include a segment of metal-stranded cable with an
attached locking device and associated key (available at dell.com). For
instructions on how to install this kind of antitheft device, see the
documentation that came with the device.
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security cable slot
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lock/unlock switch
The E-Port Plus has the following security features:
L O C K / U N L O C K S W I T C H — Move the lock toward the front of the E-Port Plus
(locked) to secure a laptop to the E-Port Plus. Move the lock toward the back
of the E-Port Plus (unlocked) before pressing the eject button to undock a
laptop. The red color in the security cable slot indicates that the E-Port Plus is
unlocked.
— Attach an antitheft device to the E-Port Plus to
secure a laptop to the E-Port Plus.
SECURITY CABLE SLOT
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E-Port Plus Laptop Power and Docking Status
The E-Port Plus power button is used to turn a docked laptop on or off. The
power button light indicates the power status of the E-Port Plus or a docked
laptop. The docking light on the eject button indicates the AC power and
docking status of the E-Port Plus and the laptop.
The following table shows all of the possible conditions of docking, power,
laptop states and how these conditions are indicated by the E-Port Plus power
button and docking lights:
Power and Docking Status Laptop Status
Power Button Light
Docking Light
Unit undocked or no
AC adapter connected
Hibernate or Off
Off
Off
Unit docked and
AC adapter connected
Hibernate or Off
Off
On
Unit docked using AC
or battery power
Standby
Breathing
On
Unit docked using AC
or battery power
On
On
On
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Using the E-Port Plus With Dual Monitors
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video 2 DVI connector
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video 1 DVI connector
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video 1 DisplayPort connector
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video 2 DisplayPort connector
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VGA connector
You can use your E-Port Plus for dual monitor display. To enable this feature,
connect your monitors using the combinations of connections prescribed
below.
Monitor 1 connection
Monitor 2 connection (works with one of the following)
video 1 DisplayPort
video 2 DisplayPort
video 2 DVI
VGA
video 2 DisplayPort
video 1 DisplayPort
video 1 DVI
VGA
video 1 DVI
video 2 DisplayPort
video 2 DVI
VGA
video 2 DVI
video 1 DisplayPort
video 1 DVI
VGA
NOTE: If you connect two video outputs to two monitors from the same video
output group at the same time, (i.e., video 1 DisplayPort and video 1 DVI) only the
DisplayPort output will be visible.
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Undocking Your Laptop
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eject button
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lock/unlock switch
1 Push the lock/unlock switch toward the back of the E-Port Plus to unlock
it.
2 Press the eject button to undock the laptop from the E-Port Plus, then lift
the laptop away from the E-Port Plus.
NOTICE: Do not pick up the laptop or the E-Port Plus when the laptop is docked.
Doing so can damage the connectors on the laptop and on the E-Port Plus.
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Specifications
Physical
Height
70 mm (2.76 inches)
Depth
180 mm (7.09 inches)
Width
310 mm (12.20 inches)
I/O Connectors
Serial (DTE)
one 9-pin connector, 16550-compatible,
16-byte buffer
Parallel
one 25-pin unidirectional, bidirectional,
or ECP connector
PS/2
two 6-pin mini-DIN connectors
USB
Six USB connectors: five 4-pin, USB
2.0-compliant connectors, one USB or
eSATA connector
Audio
headphones/speakers and microphone
Network
one RJ-45 port; 10/100/1000 GB
Ethernet
Dell™ E-Family docking connector
one custom connector (Dell E-Family
only)
Video 1
VGA, DVI, DisplayPort (HDMI via
dongle)
Video 2
DVI and DisplayPort (HDMI via
dongle)
USB or eSATA connector
one connector supporting USB or Dell
powered E-Family or standard selfpowered eSATA devices
E-Monitor Stand connector
one custom connector (Dell E-Family
only)
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AC Adapter Power
Input Voltage
Wattage
Amperage
100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz
130W*
1.8A
100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz
210W*
3.2A
*A laptop with a screen size of greater than 15.4" requires using the 210W AC adapter
System Level Operational Specifications
Variable
Minimum
Typical
Maximum
Temperature (system external)
0°C
25°C
35°C
Temperature ramp rate
0°C/hr
N/A
10°C/hr
Humidity (non-condensing)
10%
N/A
80%
Humidity ramp rate
Altitude
20% / hr
0 m (0 ft)
3048 m (10,000 ft)
System Level Non-Operational and Shipping Specifications
Variable
Minimum
Maximum
Temperature
–40°C
65°C
Temperature ramp rate
0°C/hr
20°C/hr
Humidity (non-condensing)
5%
95%
Humidity ramp rate
N/A
20% / hr
Altitude
0 m (0 ft)
10,670 m (35,000 ft)
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Finding Information
Documents
Contents
Safety, Regulatory, Warranty, and Support • Warranty information
Documentation
• Terms and Conditions (U.S. only)
This type of information may have
• Safety instructions
shipped with your computer. For
additional regulatory information, see the • Regulatory information
Regulatory Compliance Homepage on
• Ergonomics information
www.dell.com at the following location:
• End User License Agreement
www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
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Glossary
A
AC — alternating current — The form of electricity that powers your computer when
you plug the AC adapter power cable in to an electrical outlet.
D
DisplayPort — An interface standard of the Video Electronics Standards Association
(VESA) used for digital displays.
docking device — Provides port replication, cable management, and security features
to adapt your laptop to a desktop workspace.
DVI — digital video interface — A standard for digital transmission between a
computer and a digital video display.
E
eSATA — External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment — An interface for
external Serial ATA devices.
H
HDMI — High-Definition Multimedia Interface — An interface of 19 separate,
uncompressed audio and video signals used for high definition TV and audio.
I
I/O — input/output — An operation or device that enters and extracts data from your
computer. Keyboards and printers are I/O devices.
P
parallel connector — An I/O port often used to connect a parallel printer to your
computer. Also referred to as an LPT port.
PS/2 — personal system/2 — A type of connector for attaching a PS/2-compatible
keyboard, mouse, or keypad.
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S
SATA — serial ATA — A faster, serial version of the ATA (IDE) interface.
serial connector — An I/O port often used to connect devices such as a handheld
digital device or digital camera to your computer.
U
USB — universal serial bus — A hardware interface for a low-speed device such as a
USB-compatible keyboard, mouse, joystick, scanner, set of speakers, printer,
broadband devices (DSL and cable modems), imaging devices, or storage devices.
Devices are plugged directly in to a 4-pin socket on your computer or in to a multi-port
hub that plugs in to your computer. USB devices can be connected and disconnected
while the computer is turned on, and they can also be daisy-chained together.
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