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Overview - ThinkPad 1400 (2621-421, 425, 428, 441, 4Ax, 4Bx, 4Cx only)
This document applies to the following model ThinkPads
ThinkPad i Series 1400 (2621)
Models, 4AA, 4AF, 4AM, 4AP, 4AS, 4AX, 4BC, 4BF, 4BH, 4BK, 4BP, 4BS, 4BT, 4BX, 4BY, 4CA, 5CC, 4CF, 4CH, 4CK, 4CM, 4CT, 421, 441, 425, 428

Overview
The ThinkPad i Series 1400 all-in-one notebook computer has plenty of desktop power in a small, affordable package.

Incredible Technology
(US models) The ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 466 MHz (1) that comes with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed. Models come with 32 or 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 6.0 GB hard disk drive, integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem, and either a high-speed 24X-10X(5) CD-ROM or 4X DVD. A 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA enhanced high performance addressing (HPA) display or a 308-mm 12.1-in) SVG TFT active matrix display makes this notebook computer a powerful productivity tool.

(Canadian models) The ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 466 MHz (1) that comes with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed. Models come with 64 or 32 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 9.0 or 6.0 GB hard disk drive, integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem, and either a high-speed 24X-10X(5) CD-ROM or 4X DVD. A 358-mm 14.1-in) XGA TFT display, a 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA enhanced high performance addressing (HPA) display or a 308-mm (12.1-in) SVG TFT active matrix display makes this notebook computer a powerful productivity tool.

(European models) The ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 466 MHz (1) that comes with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed. Models come with either 32 or 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 6.4 GB or 6.0 hard disk drive, integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem, and a high-speed 24X-10X(5) CD-ROM or 4X DVD drive. A 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT active matrix display, a 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA enhanced high performance addressing (HPA) display, or a 358-mm (14.1) XGA TFT display makes this notebook computer a powerful productivity tool.

(Latin American models) The ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 466 MHz (1) that comes with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed. Models come with either 32 or 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 6.0 GB(3) hard disk drive, integrated 56 K V.90(4) modem, and a high-speed 24x-10x(5) CD-ROM drive. A large, bright 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT active matrix display or a 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA enhanced high performance addressing (HPA) display makes this notebook computer a powerful productivity tool.

(Asia Pacific models) The ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a powerful Intel(R) Mobile Celeron(TM) processor at 466 MHz (1) that comes with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed. Models come with either 32 or 64 MB SDRAM (expandable to 256 MB(2)), a large 9.0 GB(3), 6.4 GB, or 6.0 GB hard disk drive, integrated 56K V.90(4) modem, and a high-speed 24X-10X(5) CD-ROM or 4X DVD drive. Large, bright 358-mm (14.1-in) XGA TFT, 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT active matrix displays, or a 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA enhanced high performance addressing (HPA) display makes this notebook computer a powerful productivity tool.

(Japan only) Japan has a very large 12.0 GB(3) hard disk drive on one model.

Internet and Ease-of-use innovations
The TrackPoint pointing device with the Internet Scroll Bar makes it easy to scroll Web pages and large documents. With the Press-to-Select feature, you press the TrackPoint pointer itself to select and launch programs, helping to reduce keystrokes. Four color-coded Easy Launch Buttons(6) take you to useful Web pages co-designed by IBM and LYCOS or launch your favorite programs with the touch of a button.

Asia Pacific, Canadian, European models
The ThinkLight(TM) keyboard light on models with the 358-mm (14.1-in) displays illuminates the keyboard in dim light conditions.

Convenient All-in-one design
The ThinkPad i Series notebooks integrate diskette, CD-ROM drive, hard disk drive, and a 56 K V.90 modem in one convenient package.

Personal multimedia
Altec Lansing SoundGuide stereo speakers with Dynamic Equalization Circuit are designed exclusively for ThinkPad i Series for superb 3D sound. The Instant Audio feature with external CD controls lets you play music CDs even when the system is off and closed.

United States, and Canada only
Enjoy a one month trial of Internet access from America Online(7) to get you up and running on the Web.

Instant Productivity
ThinkPad i Series notebooks come with Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edtion preloaded and a variety of software applications(8), includin Lotus(R) SmartSuite(R) Millennium.

Notes -
  1. MHz only measures internal clock speed, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance.
  2. Optional SDRAM memory modules are available in 32 MB, 64 MB, and 128 MB sizes. 256 MB total memory can be achieved by replacing the 32 or 64 MB memory card that comes with the base system with a 128 MB in that slot and inserting another 128 MB card in the second slot.
  3. GB equals one billion bytes when referring to hard disk drives. Accessible capacity may vary.
  4. This V.90 modem can receive data up to 56 Kbps from a K56Flex or V.90 service provider, transmitting data up to 31.2 Kbps. Public networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53 Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
  5. Variable read rate. Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.
  6. Requires internet access account, available separately.
  7. Telephone line charges and surcharges may apply. Online service charges will apply after expiration of initial trial period.
  8. Some software may differ from its retail version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program functions. For non-IBM software, applicable third-party software licenses may apply.

Trademark Information
  • IBM, ThinkPad, and ThinkPoint are registered trademarks of Interntional Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries, or both.
  • ThinkLight is a trademark of IBM Corporation.
  • Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
  • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corpration.

NOTE : Other company, product and services names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

At a glance
The ThinkPad i Series 1400 is an affordable, powerful notebook computer.

Features include:
  • Powerful Intel Mobile Celeron processors at 466 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed
  • (US) Active matrix 308-mm (12.1-inch) SVGA TFT display or 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA HPA display
  • (LA) Active matrix display; large 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA HPA or 308-mm (12.1-inch) SVGA TFT
  • (AP, CAN, EMEA) Active matrix display; large 358-mm (14.1-in) XGA TFT, 330-mm (13.0-in) SVGA HPA, or 308-mm (12.1-inch) SVGA TFT
  • (US) All-in-one, high-capacity 6.0 GB HDD, diskette drive, and either 24x-10x CD-ROM or 4X DVD
  • (EMEA) All-in-one, high-capacity either 6.4 GB or 6.0 GB HDD, diskette drive, and either 24x-10x CD-ROM or 4X DVD
  • (CAN) All-in-one, high-capacity 9.0 or 6.0 GB HDD, diskette drive, and ether a 24x-10x CD-ROM or 4X DVD
  • (AP) All-in-one, high-capacity 9.0 or 6.4 or 6.0 GB HDD, diskette drive, and either a 24x-10x CD-ROM or 4X DVD
  • (AP-Japan) Japan has a very high-capacity 12.0 GB HDD drive available on one model
  • (LA) All-in-one, high-capacity 6.0 GB HDD, diskette drive, and either 24x-10x CD-ROM
  • Integrated 56 K V.90 modem
  • 64 or 32 MB of 64-bit SDRAM memory standard (can be upgraded up to 256 MB)
  • TrackPoint with Internet scroll bar for Web-surfing speed
  • Four color-coded Easy Launch buttons for accessing the Internet
  • Audio CD can play for hours with system off and cover closed
  • Altec Lansing SoundGuide Stereo speakers for rich, full sound
  • (AP, CAN, EMEA) Keyboard light on 358-mm (14.1-in) models for dim environments
  • Ergonomic wrist-rest keyboard and TrackPoint technology for premier ease of use
  • Universal serial bus (USB) port
  • Windows 98 Second Edition and selected applications preinstalled

ThinkPad i Series 1400 Features
LCD Display
(US, LA) A 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT or 330-mm (13.0-in) XGA TFT diplay provides brilliant viewing and crystal-clear colors.

(AP, CAN, EMEA) The 358-mm (14.1-in) XGA TFT or 308-mm (12.1-in) SVGA TFT display or 330-mm (13.0) enhanced HPA displays provide brilliant viewing and crystal-clear colors.




 

Video Modes - i Series 1400 4.0 MB VRAM

Resolution LCD CDT - 85 Hz CDT - 75 Hz CDT - 60 Hz
640 x 48016M16M16M16M
800 x 60016M16M16M16M
1024 x 76816M16M16M16M

14 inch only
1280 x 1024N/A16M16M256
1600 x 1200N/A64K64K64K

Keyboard and trackpoint
Ergonomically designed for comfort, the ThinkPad i Series 1400 features a full-sized 85-key keyboard with a roomy sculpted palm rest. The TrackPoint with Press-to-Select provides accurate and convenient pointer and cursor control; pressing the TrackPoint speeds program launches and helps you to reduce keystrokes. The Internet scroll bar liberates you from the stationary scroll bar at the side of the window and allows for quick Web page scrolling. It even works on documents and spreadsheets.

(AP, CAN, EMEA) The TrackLight, featured on models with 358-mm (14.1-in) displays, facilitates viewing in dim light situations.

Processor
The system features an Intel Mobile Celeron processor at 466 MHz with 128 KB L2 cache at processor speed.

Memory
The ThinkPad i Series 1400 uses non-parity, 64-bit SDRAM memory. Stanard memory is 32 or 64 MB, expandable to a maximum of 256 MB.

PCMCIA
The Type III slot can accommodate either one Type I, one Type II, or one Type III PC card. CardBus PC Card or Zoomed Video Port PC Card is supported.

Storage
(US) All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 6.0 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24X-10X variable-speed CD-ROM or 4X DVD.

(EMEA) All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 6.4 OR 6.0 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24X-10X variable-speed CD-ROM or 4X DVD.

(AP) All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 9.0, 6.4 or 6.0 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24X-10X variable-speed CD-ROM or 4X DVD.

(CAN) All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 9.0 or 6.0 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24X-10X variable-speed CD-ROM or 4X DVD.

(LA) All-in-one design provides quick and easy access to data. This system includes a 6.0 GB HDD, a 1.44 MB diskette drive, and a 24X-10X variable-speed CD-ROM.

(AP) Japan offers one model with a 12.0 GB hard disk drive.

Audio
The audio subsystem is enhanced with 16-bit stereo audio that is Sound Blaster-Pro-compatible. It features built-in stereo speakers and a fast CD-ROM. Altec Lansing SoundGuide speakers are located on the bottom of the display to direct sound right at the user and provide maximum stereo separation. Along with the Dynamic Equalization Circuit, which uses proprietary bass boost and signal equalization techniques, the i Series 1400 produces sound with outstanding clarity.

Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
These systems have the full complement of ports (enhanced parallel, serial, external display, and USB port). The USB port, which connects external drives, is available for use with Windows 98 only.

Video
MPEG-2 decoding with 2X Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) bus with an ATI Rage Mobility M graphics controller with 4 MB video memory.

Modem
The 56 K V.90 integrated modem enables easy connection to the Internet.

Other Features
  1. Easy Internet access and connectivity:
    - Four color-coded, customizable Easy Launch buttons for easy access to Internet sites(1) specifcally designed for the mobile PC user. Customize the buttons to launch your favorite Web sites or software applications.
    - Web sites designed by IBM and Lycos specifically for ThinkPad i Series owners to help you save time and be more productive on the Internet -- Easy Launch buttons take you to:
    • Home site - your personalized window to the Internet including helpful hints to get the most out of your ThinkPad i Series notebook
    • Search site - advanced search capabilities to find the information you need quickly
    • Consumer site - consumer's guide to shopping the Internet with informative shopping tips
    • Messaging site - free e-mail that can be accessed from anywhere on the Web
  2. Music CD plays up to six hours(2) with the system off, featuring exterior controls so you can play CDs with the top closed
  3. Optional selection of color covers suit your individual preference:
    The system is enabled to accept a variety of optional color covers. Color covers are supplied by iBrands and not manufactured or warranted by IBM. They are attached by four screw holes on the top system LCD cover for easy installation. They should be installed following the package instructions. If service to the system is needed, remove the color covers prior to shipment. Failure to follow these instructions could result in damage to the covers or the system, which may not be covered under warranty.

    Colors include:
    • Mars Red Metallic (dark red)
    • Terra Green Metallic (dark green)
    • Eclipse Blue Metallic (dark blue)
    • Lunar Gray Metallic (silver)
    • Sirus Red (bright red)
    • Andromodea Green (bright green)
    • Polaris Blue (bright blue)

    EMEA
    For more information or to order a color cover, see your local reseller/retailer.

Note (1): Requires Internet access account, available separately.
Note (2): Run time may vary based on many factors, including remaining battery life.


 


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