ThinkPad Port Replicator II

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IBM ThinkPad Port Replicator II

The Port Replicator II (Model # 74P6733) is the cheapest dock IBM sells. It contains basic pass-through connections for notebook ports, including power pass-through. It comes without integrated power supply but provides the same AC port as found in a ThinkPad, so you need to use either your Thinkpad AC adapter or another IBM AC adapter. Besides all the pass-through ports the Port Replicator II comes with an On/Off switch and a slot for a cable lock (only for the dock though).


  • Gigabit ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Modem (RJ-11)
  • USB 2.0 (1x)
  • DVI
  • VGA
  • Serial (9 pin)
  • Parallel (25 pin)
  • PS2-keyboard
  • PS2-mouse
  • Diskette drive
  • Audio line-in and line-out

Pros & Cons

  • Positives: Inexpensive ($149 Retail)
  • Negatives: Requires AC adapter, only one USB port, doesn't secure Thinkpad
  • Compatibility: X20/21/22/23/24/30/31, T20/21/22/23/30/40/41/42, R30/31/32/40/50/50p/51, and A20/21/21e/22/22e/30/31 (Does not support X40/41, R40e/50e, or G40)
  • Warranty: One Year