ThinkPad X6 UltraBase - Overview

ThinkPad X6 Ultrabase

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad X6 UltraBase (40Y8116) snaps easily onto your ThinkPad X60 Series system for portable expansion. It offers:

  • An Ultrabay Slim for device expansion:
  • Ultrabay Enhanced for device expansion - Supports the following bay options:
  • Standard communication and device ports, including Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45), modem (RJ-11), four USB 2.0, serial and parallel
  • Audio/video capabilities including VGA for external monitor, microphone in, headphone out, and integrated stereo speakers
  • Integrated key lock and cable lock slot physically secures the ThinkPad system and ThinkPad X6 UltraBase
    • The cable lock and key lock operate seperately
    • The cable lock secures the ThinkPad X6 UltraBase to the workspace (desk, table, pole, furniture, wall)
    • The separate key lock, on the side of the ThinkPad X6 UltraBase, secures the ThinkPad to the ThinkPad X6 UltraBase
      • To remove the ThinkPad, from the ThinkPad X6 UltraBase, the user turns the seperate key. The user does not need to remove the cable lock from the ThinkPad X6 UltraBase
      • Includes two security keys
  • System power-on button and easy ejection lever
  • Power passthrough to fuel your system and recharge the battery
  • Supports the ThinkPad Advanced Ultrabay Battery for up to 11 hours of mobile computing when used in combination with the high-capacity system battery on select models
  • PC99/PC2001 Compliant (Audio)
  • Supports Ultrabay Slim Plus (9.5mm bay)
  • Stereo speakers
  • Supports bay battery

* Requires Hard Disk Drive (HDD) installation kit



3 year Limited – customer carry-in exchange

  • Availability: January 2006
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: December 2009


Hardware compatibility
Description Macine Type - Models
ThinkPad X60, X60s


  • ThinkPad X6 UltraBase
  • Setup Poster
  • Two security keys


Agency approvals


Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Publications - Instruction manual and setup poster for your product
Lenovo Support: Docking Stations and Port Replicators: Reference Guide - A list of other docking stations and port replicators
Lenovo Support: Replacement Security Keys - Describes information on replacement security keys - Additional information on options and accessories. Includes the Docking Solutions Brochure, ThinkPad USB Port Replicator with Digital Video Datasheet and the Option Compatibility Matrix (OCM).
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Document ID : PD005367
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-62432
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