Detailed specifications - Lenovo N500
Architecture Operating environment Software
Communications Power Storage
Expansion Security Video

Architecture
Audio
  • High Definition (HD) Audio
  • CX20561-15Z codec
  • Stereo speakers (2 watt)
  • Volume up, down, mute buttons
Keyboard
  • Full-size
  • 6-row
  • Lenovo Care button
  • Multimedia Fn keys
  • Windows/Application keys
  • Touch-sensitive audio control panel (mute, volume up, volume down, enable/disable touchpad)
Memory
  • PC2-5300 667MHz DDR2, non-parity, dual-channel capable,
  • Two 200-pin SO-DIMM sockets;
    • The use of 667MHz SO-DIMM memory is recommended for this system.
  • 1GB or 2GB standard memory
  • Supports maximum memory up to 4GB
    • Recommended for memory expansion are 1 GB, and 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz SO-DIMM
      Note: Only 64-bit operating systems support more than 3GB of system memory (RAM).
Mouse
  • Two-button touchpad with scroll feature
Processor
  • Intel® Celeron® M processor 575 (2.0 GHz), 667MHz FSB, 1-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Celeron® M processor 585 (2.16 GHz), 667MHz FSB, 1-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core processor T3200 (2.0 GHz), 667MHz FSB, 1-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core processor T3400 (2.16 GHz), 667MHz FSB, 1-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor P7350 (2.0 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 3-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor P8400 (2.26 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 3-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor P8600 (2.4 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 3-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor P9500 (2.53 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 6-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor T5670 (1.8 GHz), 800MHz FSB, 2-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor T5800 (2.0 GHz), 800MHz FSB, 2-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor T5900 (2.2 GHz), 800MHz FSB, 2-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor T9400 (2.53 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 6-MB L2 cache
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo mobile processor T9600 (2.80 GHz), 1066MHz FSB, 6-MB L2 cache

Communications
Network
  • 10/100 ethernet
  • Broadcom® BCM5906M
  • Lenovo 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100
  • ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate (BDC-2.1)
  • 56.6 Kbps modem

Expansion
Bays
  • None
External ports
  • Four USB 2.0
  • external monitor (VGA DB-15, HDMI)
  • modem (RJ-11)
  • ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Audio ports
    • External stereo speakers or headphone
    • Microphone-in

Operating environment
Physical specifications
For systems with 15.4-in TFT display and 6cell :
  • Width: 358.5mm (14.1in)
  • Depth: 256.5mm (10.1in)
  • Height: 31-37mm (1.22in to 1.46in)
  • Weight: 6cell: Starting at 2.7kg (5.95lb)

Accessories:

  • 1GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SODIMM
  • 2GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SODIMM
  • USB 2.0 Essential Memory Key 8GB
  • USB 2.0 Essential Memory Key 32GB
  • USB 2.0 Portable Secure 320GB Hard Disk
  • USB 2.0 Lenovo Webcam
  • USB 2.0 Lenovo Enhanced Port Replicator
  • Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse
  • N500/G500 Series Li-Ion Battery 6-cell
  • N500/G500 Series 90W AC Adapter
  • Lenovo 90W AC Adapter for Y Series
  • Business Topload Case
  • Lenovo Essential Notebook Stand
  • ThinkVision® L2240p Wide 22" Monitor
  • ThinkVision® L2440x Wide 24" Monitor

Note: All weight and dimensions are approximate.

 

Agency approvals
  • FCC Class-B certified to comply with FCC Rules, Part 15
  • VCCI Class B
  • CISPR22 Class B
  • UL 60950
  • CSA C22.2 No. 950
  • NOM
  • SASO
  • IEC 60950
  • ACA
  • MPR-II (Sweden)
  • CE Mark
  • CCC (for China)
  • BSMI
  • CER
  • MIC

Power
AC Adapter
  • AC adapter: This AC-to-DC converter supplies the necessary power to the computer. The AC adapter also charges the battery pack when it is installed in the computer.
  • Universal AC adapter: 65W or 90W:
    • Input: 90/265V AC, 50/60Hz
    • Output: 19V DC
Battery
  • The battery pack is an internal power source to the computer when the AC adapter is not available. The battery pack is rechargeable and is charged using the AC adapter with the system.
  • A four cell Li-Ion battery pack or eight cell Li-Ion is shipped with the system.
  • Li-Ion battery pack:
    • Six-cell: 10.8V, 2.4 Ah
    • Six-cell: 10.8V, 2.6 Ah
  • Operation hours and recharge time varies

Security
System
  • Locking device in the security slot provides physical security.
Password
Power-on passwords help protect the system from unauthorized use. If a power-on password is set, the password prompt appears:
  • Each time the system is turned on.
  • When the system is returned to normal operation from suspend mode.

A Supervisor Password provides a higher level of security than the power on password. The Supervisor Password protects the system functions from being used by unauthorized users,and protects the hardware configuration from unauthorized modification. The Supervisor Password prompt appears:

  • When the BIOS setup screen is accessed.

A hard drive password protects hard drive data from unauthorized users. Once a hard drive password is set, data on the hard drive cannot be accessed without the correct hard drive password. Because this password is stored in the hard drive, the data remains protected even if the hard drive is removed to another system. The hard drive password prompt appears:

  • Each time the system is turned on.

Software
Operating system
The following operating systems are supported on the Lenovo 3000 N500 systems:
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business
  • DOS license (limited support)

Notes:

  • Previous versions of these operating systems are not supported.
  • Operating systems other than those preinstalled on the systems may not provide full-feature functionality.

Storage
Optical drive
  • DVD/CD-RW combo drive, 12.7mm high
  • DVD multi drive, 12.7mm high
Floppy drive
  • None
Hard drive features
  • 160GB, 5400rpm, 9.5mm high
  • 250GB, 5400rpm, 9.5mm high
  • 320GB, 5400rpm, 9.5mm high
  • SATA 1.5Gb/s
  • Removable
  • Upgradable

Video
Display

15.4-inch, 16M colors, WXGA (1280×800 resolution) TFT color LCD

  • VibrantView (glossy)
  • CCFL backlight
  • 185 nits
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • 400:1 contrast ratio
  • Camera on top of screen, 1.3-megapixel, fixed focus

    Notes:
  • All displays are measured diagonally.
Graphic Controller
Video chipsets:
  • Intel GMA 4500 Integrated Graphics
  • Intel GMA X4500 Integrated Graphics
  • nVidia GeForce 9300 256MB


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Document ID : PD001081
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-72876
Last Updated : 16 May 2014
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