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ThinkPad 570 UltraBase - Overview
General Information
Partner your ThinkPad 570 with the ThinkPad 570 UltraBase to obtain greater flexibility and more features. The ThinkPad 570 UltraBase adds two bays, one UltraslimBay that you can fill with the IBM Options of your choice, and one FDD/Battery Bay. The ThinkPad 570 UltraBase transforms the ThinkPad 570 into a full-function notebook complete with additional speakers and two device bays. Features include:
  • Security keyhole/UltraBase Lock
  • Hot/warm/cold docking support (Windows(R)95 and 98)
  • Cold docking support (Windows NT(R))
  • Built-in stereo speakers
Warranty: 3 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange
One box containing...
  • UltraBase
  • Publications
  • Black bezel for diskette drive/battery bay
  • Blank bezel for UltraslimBay
Marketing and FRU Part Numbers
World Wide ...
  • Marketing part number -> 05K5840
  • FRU part number -> 05K6001 (UltraBase only)
  • FRU part number -> 05K6211 (Blank bezel)
  • FRU part number -> 05K6203 (Lid mini port)
Additional Part Numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities:
Asia Pacific, Canada, Latin America, United States Retail information:
Retail Model Number -> TP840
Retail UPC Code -> 0-87944-48633-6
Retail EAN Number -> 50-19170-48633-5
Associated FRU Part Number(s):
Product Dates
World Wide ...
  • Announce Date-> 20 Apr 1999
  • Planned Availability Date-> 20 Apr 1999
  • Withdrawal Date-> 26 Jun 2001
  • Effective Withdrawal Date-> 26 Jun 2001
Technical Specifications
  • UltraslimBay
  • Diskette-drive/Battery Bay
  • Ports
  • Stereo line out
  • Game/MIDI
  • USB
  • Ergonomics
  • Security keyhole
  • UltraBase Lock
  • Hot/warm/cold docking support (Windows 95 and 98)
  • Cold docking support (Windows NT)
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Status LED
  • Eject event switch
Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: 1.85 lbs
Height: 0.91 inches (23 mm)
Width: 11.8 inches (300 mm)
Depth: 9.4 inches (240 mm)
Operating Temperature:
  • low of 5 degrees Celsius to a high of 35 degrees Celsius (without diskette)
  • low of 41 degrees Fahrenheit to a high of 95 degrees Fahrenheit (with diskette)
Relative Operating Humidity:
  • low of 8% to a high of 95% (non-condensing) (without diskette)
  • low of 8% to a high of 80% (non-condensing) (with diskette)
Agency Approvals:
  • CE Mark
  • UL
  • C-UL
  • FCC Part 15, Class B
  • VCCI Class 2
  • NOM
  • MOC
  • SMA AS/NZ 3548
  • CCIB
  • BCIQ
ENERGY STAR-Compliant: No . The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.
Hardware Requirements for IBM systems:
The ThinkPad 570 UltraBase is supported on all models of the ThinkPad 570.
See the ThinkPad 570 Consideration pages for information about any limitations with Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT. This information can be found with the 570 Hints and Tips under the Considerations Category.
Supported Software: Not Applicable
Document Note(s):
  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date IBM will have withdrawn the products from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly from IBM.

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