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Dell™ E-Port Plus User’s Guide
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Notes, Notices, and Cautions NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer. NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem. CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. ____________________ Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2008 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any manner whatsoever
Contents 1 About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus . . . . . . . . . . 5 2 Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Setting Up Your E-Port Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Before You Dock for the First Time . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Docking Your Laptop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Securing the Dell E-Port Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 E-Port Plus Laptop Power and Docking Status . . . . . 14 Using the E-Port Plus With Dual Monitors . . . . . . . 15 Undocking Your Laptop
1 About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus 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-45 NETWORK CONNECTOR — Connects a network interface cable. PARALLEL CONNECTOR — Connects a parallel device such as a printer. DOCKING CONNECTOR — Connects the laptop to the E-Port Plus docking
VGA VIDEO CONNECTOR — Connects an external monitor. SERIAL CONNECTOR — Connects serial devices, such as a mouse or handheld device. PS/2 CONNECTORS (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. USB OR ESATA CONNECTOR — Connects and supports USB, or Dell powered E
1 2 3 4 15 14 13 12 5 11 10 9 8 6 7 1 network connector 2 parallel connector 3 video 2 DVI connector 4 video 1 DVI connector 5 audio connectors (2) 6 USB connectors (3) 7 AC adapter connector 8 video 1 DisplayPort connector 9 video 2 DisplayPort connector 10 VGA connector 11 serial connector 12 USB connectors (2) 13 PS/2 connectors (2) 14 USB or eSATA connector 15 E-Monitor Stand connector About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus 7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 battery bar adjuster 2 alignment mark 3 power button 4 eject button 5 docking light 6 security cable slot 7 lock/unlock switch 8 docking connector 8 About Your Dell™ E-Port Plus
2 Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus 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
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. 2 1 1 AC adapter cable 2 AC adapter connector 1 Complete the steps in "Before You Dock for the First Time" on p
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. Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus 11
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
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. 1 2 1 security cable slot 2 lock/unlock switch The E-Port Plus has the following security features: LOCK/UNLOCK SWITCH — Move the lock toward the front of the E-Port Plus (locked) to secure a laptop to the E
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 li
Using the E-Port Plus With Dual Monitors 1 2 5 4 3 1 video 2 DVI connector 2 video 1 DVI connector 3 video 1 DisplayPort connector 4 video 2 DisplayPort connector 5 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 Di
Undocking Your Laptop 1 2 1 eject button 2 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. 16 Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus
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18 Using the Dell™ E-Port Plus
3 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 docki
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 20% / hr Altitude 0 m (0 ft) 3048 m (10,000 ft) System Level Non-Operational and Ship