Your computer has a large-capacity, customer-upgradable hard disk drive that can meet a variety of storage demands.
Capture sound by connecting a microphone to the microphone jack.
Stereo headphone jack
Experience sounds by connecting headphones to the stereo headphone jack.
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector is used for connecting USB interface-compatible devices, such as a printer or digital camera.
NOTE: The ThinkPad R40e computer does not support USB 2.0.
IEEE 1394 connector
The IEEE 1394 connector is used for connecting IEEE 1394 interface-compatible devices, such as a digital video cameras and editors, external hard-disk drives, video conferencing cameras, Jaz and Zip drives, and scanners. NOTE: This port is only available on certain R40, and R40e systems.
PC Card slot
In the PC Card slot, you can insert one card at a time. You can insert PC Cards, such as modem, data storage, network, and SCSI connector cards. It supports the following cards: Physical characteristics:
PC Card type: I, II, or III
16-bit PC card
The internal fan and louvers enable air to circulate in the computer and cool the central processor.