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== ThinkPad X4 Dock ==
 
== ThinkPad X4 Dock ==
The ThinkPad X4 Dock (Model 2506) is a portable dock for the X40, X41 and X41 Tablet ThinkPads providing extra ports as well as a bay for an optical drive and a set of stereo speakers. Containing a full featured [[UltraBay|UltraBay Slim]] slot, it provides flexibility in drive choice.
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The ThinkPad X4 Dock (Model 2506) is a dock for the X40, X41 and X41 Tablet ThinkPads providing extra ports as well as a bay for an optical drive and a set of stereo speakers. Containing a full featured [[UltraBay|UltraBay Slim]] slot, it provides flexibility in drive choice.
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Unlike the [[UltraBase X4]] this Dock is not meant to be carried around with the ThinkPad.
  
 
=== Features ===
 
=== Features ===
* Ethernet
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* Passthrough ports:
* Modem
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** Ethernet (RJ45)
* USB (three ports)
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** Modem (RJ11)
* VGA
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** USB (three ports)
* Serial (9 pin)
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** [[VGA Port|VGA]]
* Parallel (25 pin)
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** [[Serial Port|Serial (DB9-M)]]
* PS2 Keyboard/Mouse (shared port)
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** [[Parallel Port|Parallel (DB25-F)]]
* Ultrabay Slim
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** [[PS/2 Port|Combined PS/2 Mouse + Keyboard]]
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* UltraBay Slim
 
* Stereo speakers
 
* Stereo speakers
* Kensington security hole
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* Fru Number: '''73P4530'''
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* Price: around 240 Euros
  
 
===Pros & Cons===
 
===Pros & Cons===
* Positives: Expansion capability, portable
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* Positives: Expansion capability
* Negatives: makes the ThinkPad quite thick, no extra docking port, not compatible with the UltraBay Slim Battery
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* Negatives: not compatible with the Ultrabay Slim Battery, no DVI out
 
* Compatibility: {{X40}}, {{X41}}, {{X41T}}
 
* Compatibility: {{X40}}, {{X41}}, {{X41T}}
 
* Warranty: Three Years
 
* Warranty: Three Years
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===User's Guide===
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[http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/options/thinkpadx4dock_users_guide.pdf User's guide for the ThinkPad X4 Dock] 13.72 MB / PDF
 
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Latest revision as of 00:20, 10 June 2013

ThinkPad X4 Dock

ThinkPad X4 Dock

The ThinkPad X4 Dock (Model 2506) is a dock for the X40, X41 and X41 Tablet ThinkPads providing extra ports as well as a bay for an optical drive and a set of stereo speakers. Containing a full featured UltraBay Slim slot, it provides flexibility in drive choice.

Unlike the UltraBase X4 this Dock is not meant to be carried around with the ThinkPad.

Features

Pros & Cons

  • Positives: Expansion capability
  • Negatives: not compatible with the Ultrabay Slim Battery, no DVI out
  • Compatibility: X40, X41, X41 Tablet
  • Warranty: Three Years

User's Guide

User's guide for the ThinkPad X4 Dock 13.72 MB / PDF

UltraBay Slim

The UltraBay Slim slot in this dock is a full featured one and supports hot swapping with all UltraBay Slim drives. It is not however compatible with the UltraBay Slim battery.