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Lenovo ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock User Guide PDF

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Working with the dock utility ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13 Manually enabling the headset and microphone combo connector... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13 Optimizing the video playback quality ... ... ... ... 13 Rotating the external monitor display ... ... ... ... 13 Setting the color quality of the external monitor ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14 Setting the resolution of the external monitor ... 15 Switching video output modes ... ... ... ... ... ... 15

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Product description The dock is a portable expansion module that enables you to easily connect your notebook computer to the Ethernet and multiple devices, such as a headset, a microphone, and Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices... The dock supports a Digital Visual Interface - Integrated (DVI-I) monitor with the maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels or a Video Graphics Array (VGA) monitor with the maximum resolution of 2048 x 1152 pixels... The dock provides two USB 2... 0 connectors and two USB 3... 0 connectors for higher bandwidth and better performance... The dock also supports Gigabit Ethernet speed when you connect it to networks...

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9 DVI-I video output connector Used to connect an external monitor with a DVI cable... You also can connect a DVI-I to VGA adapter to the DVI-I video output connector, and connect the external monitor with a VGA cable to the DVI-I to VGA adapter...

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System requirements Before using the dock, ensure that your notebook computer has one of the following operating systems installed:

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Connecting the dock to your notebook computer This section provides instructions on how to connect the dock to your notebook computer with the provided power adapter, power cord, and USB 3... 0 cable...

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Connecting the dock to any connector other than a USB 3... 0 connector or using any USB cable other than a USB 3... 0 cable might impact on the dock performance, especially the video playback and Ethernet performance... However, the supported maximum resolution will not be reduced...

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4... Restart your computer after the completion message is displayed... The system will automatically identify and configure the dock... The video output function of the dock will be automatically enabled after the configuration is completed...

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2... From the desktop, move the pointer to bottom-left corner of the screen, and then search Control Panel in the search box...

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Note: The headset and microphone combo connector on the dock is automatically enabled when you have successfully connected the dock to your notebook computer and installed the device driver... However, if you cannot hear anything from the headset connected to the headset and microphone combo connector on the dock, you can manually enable the headset and microphone combo connector on the dock... See Manually enabling the headset and microphone combo connector on page 13 for more information...

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Note: For better performance, occasionally adjust the external monitor to realign its settings with the video output of the dock... For more information about the adjustment procedure, refer to the documentation that comes with your external monitor...

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Extend To: When you select this option, your notebook computer monitor becomes the primary display and the external monitor becomes the secondary display... You can give the monitor its own frame buffer through the submenu options Right, Left, Above, and Below or through drag operations... The display space is a continuous area; therefore, windows and objects can be moved between different displays...

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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...

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Note: The settings you have configured for the dock will be retained each time when you connect the notebook computer to the dock... This feature enables you to use your notebook computer with multiple docks... For example, if you use a notebook computer both at home and at work, you can set up both work areas with docks... Then, you just connect your notebook computer to the dock at either location, and you are ready to work...

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Setting the color quality of the external monitor The dock enables you to select a target color quality for the external monitor display... The available options are 16-bit or 32-bit... Bit means the color depth of the display... The default and recommended setting is 32-bit...

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Select ThinkPad USB 3... 0 Dock Screen Resolution, and then select the desired screen resolution option for the external monitor... For example, 2048 x 1152 means that the video output resolution will be 2048 by 1152 pixels...

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2... Refresh rate (also called vertical frequency) measures the speed that the entire screen is rescanned...

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Ensure that the notebook computer connected to the dock is running correctly and is not in standby or hibernation mode... When the notebook computer is in standby or hibernation mode, the external monitor display is always blank...

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To play back videos on the external monitor, you can connect the external monitor to the VGA connector on your notebook computer, and extend the display to the external monitor... For more information about configuring the display settings, see Working with the dock utility on page 13...

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Lenovo provides electronic documentation in accessible formats, such as properly tagged PDF files or HyperText Markup Language (HTML) files... Lenovo electronic documentation is developed to ensure that visually impaired users can read the documentation through a screen reader... Each image in the documentation also includes adequate alternative text to explain the image so that visually impaired users can understand the image when they use a screen reader...

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THIS WARRANTY IS YOUR EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY AND REPLACES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE... AS SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU... IN THAT EVENT, SUCH WARRANTIES APPLY ONLY TO THE EXTENT AND FOR SUCH DURATION AS REQUIRED BY LAW AND ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE WARRANTY PERIOD... AS SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF AN IMPLIED WARRANTY, THE ABOVE LIMITATION ON DURATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU...

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backup or secure all programs and data contained in the product; provide the Service Provider with all system keys or passwords; provide the Service Provider with sufficient, free, and safe access to your facilities to perform service; remove all data, including confidential information, proprietary information and personal information, from the product or, if you are unable to remove any such information, modify the information to prevent its access by another party or so that it is not personal data under applicable law... The Service Provider shall not be responsible for the loss or disclosure of any data, including confidential information, proprietary information, or personal information, on a product returned or accessed for warranty service;

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UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN, SHALL LENOVO, ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING EVEN IF INFORMED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY: 1) THIRD PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES; 2) LOSS, DAMAGE OR DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA; 3) SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS REVENUE, GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS... IN NO CASE SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF LENOVO, ITS AFFILIATESS, SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR DAMAGES FROM ANY CAUSE EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF ACTUAL DIRECT DAMAGES, NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THE PRODUCT...

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When warranty service involves the replacement of a product or part, the replaced product or part becomes Lenovos property and the replacement product or part becomes your property... Only unaltered Lenovo products and parts are eligible for replacement... The replacement product or part provided by Lenovo may not be new, but it will be in good working order and at least functionally equivalent to the original product or part... The replacement product or part shall be warranted for the balance of the period remaining on the original product... Products and parts presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished products or parts of the same type rather than being repaired... Refurbished parts may be used to repair the product; and repair of the product may result in loss of data, if the product is capable of retaining user-generated data...

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Disputes arising out of or in connection with this warranty shall be finally settled by arbitration held in Singapore... This warranty shall be governed, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Singapore, without regard to conflict of laws... If you acquired the product in India, disputes arising out of or in connection with this warranty shall be finally settled by arbitration held in Bangalore, India... Arbitration in Singapore shall be held in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC Rules) then in effect... Arbitration in India shall be held in accordance with the laws of India then in effect... The arbitration award shall be final and binding on the parties without appeal... Any award shall be in writing and set forth the findings of fact and the conclusions of law... All arbitration proceedings, including all documents presented in such proceedings shall be conducted in the English language... The English language version of this warranty prevails over any other language version in such proceedings...

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Under CRU Service, the Service Provider will ship CRUs to you at its cost for installation by you... CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request... CRUs that are easily installed by you are called Self-service CRUs... Optional-service CRUs are CRUs that may require some technical skill and tools... Installation of Self-service CRUs is your responsibility... You may request that a Service Provider install Optional-service CRUs under one of the other types of warranty service designated for your product... An optional service offering may be available for purchase from a Service Provider or Lenovo under which Self-service CRUs would be installed for you... You may find a list of CRUs and their designation in the publication that was shipped with your product or at www... lenovo... com/CRUs... The requirement to return a defective CRU, if any, will be specified in the instructions shipped with a replacement CRU... When return is required: 1) return instructions, a prepaid return shipping label, and a container will be included with the replacement CRU; and 2) you may be charged for the replacement CRU if the Service Provider does not receive the defective CRU from you within thirty (30) days of your receipt of the replacement CRU...

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Under Product Exchange Service, Lenovo will ship a replacement product to your location... You are responsible for its installation and verification of its operation... The replacement product becomes your property in exchange for the failed product, which becomes the property of Lenovo... You must pack the failed product in the shipping carton in which you received the replacement product and return it to Lenovo... Transportation charges, both ways, shall be at Lenovos 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... You may be charged for the replacement product if Lenovo does not receive the failed product within thirty (30) days of your receipt of the replacement product...

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Lenovo slo pueden eximirse de hacer efectiva la garanta en los siguientes casos: a) Cuando el producto se hubiese utilizado en condiciones distintas a las normales... b) Cuando el producto no hubiese sido operado de acuerdo con el instructivo de uso que se le acompaa... c) Cuando el producto hubiese sido alterado o reparado por personas no autorizadas por el fabricante nacional, importador o comercializador responsable respectivo...

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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules... These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation... This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications... However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation... If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna... Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver... Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected... Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help...

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Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Gerte wie in den Handbchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben... Des Weiteren drfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden... Lenovo bernimmt keine Verantwortung fr die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der Lenovo verndert bzw... wenn Erweiterungskomponenten von Fremdherstellern ohne Empfehlung der Lenovo gesteckt/eingebaut werden...

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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

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Lenovo may not offer the products, services, or features discussed in this document in all countries... Consult your local 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... However, it is the user's responsibility to evaluate and verify the operation of any other product, program, or service...

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The WEEE marking on Lenovo products applies to countries with WEEE and e-waste regulations (for example, the European WEEE Directive, India E-Waste Management & Handling Rules, 2011)... Appliances are labeled in accordance with local regulations concerning waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)... These regulations determine the framework for the return and recycling of used appliances as applicable within each geography... This label is applied to various products to indicate that the product is not to be thrown away, but rather put in the established collection systems for reclaiming these end of life products...

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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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India RoHS RoHS compliant as per E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011...

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