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ThinkPad T Series FDD External Cable Kit - Overview

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With the ThinkPad T Series FDD External Cable Kit, you can attach the ThinkPad T Series diskette drive externally to the ThinkPad T Series system, the ThinkPad Dock, and the ThinkPad Port Replicator. You can operate the ThinkPad T Series diskette drive externally, allowing other Ultrabay 2000 devices to be used in the Ultrabay 2000.

1 year limited customer carry-in exchange

This product replaces

This product was replaced by
Not applicable

You will receive one box containing the following:

  • ThinkPad T Series FDD External Cable
  • FDD to Parallel Adapter
  • Publications
Product marketing and replacement part numbers (FRU)
Part numbers applicable to: Worldwide
  • Marketing part number: 27L0524
  • FRU part number for T Series FDD External Cable: 27L0525
  • FRU part number for FDD to Parallel Conversion Adapter: 08K6360
Additional part numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities

Product dates
Asia Pacific, Canada, Latin America, United States
  • Announce date: 05/01/2000
  • Planned availability date: 05/01/2000
  • Effective withdrawal date: 05 Jul 2005
Europe/Middle East/Africa
  • Announce date: 05/02/2000
  • Planned availability date: 05/02/2000
  • Effective withdrawal date: 05 Jul 2005
Technical specifications
Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement
  • .33 lbs
  • 150 g
  • .83 inches
  • 21 mm
  • 5.51 inches
  • 140 mm
  • 3.30 inches
  • 84 mm
Operating environment
  • Temperature: 10 deg to 40 deg C (50 deg to 104 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 85%
  • Shock: 36 inch drop
  • Vibration (Random RMS): 1.04 G (2 Hz to 200 Hz)
ENERGY STAR-compliant
No. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware Requirements
The ThinkPad T Series FDD External Cable Kit is supported on the following platforms:
  • ThinkPad T Series - 2647, 2648, 2649
Software compatibility
Microsoft Windows ME

NOTE: The ThinkPad T series includes the diskette drive required for this option. The Thinkpad T Series FDD External Cable Kit also attaches the ThinkPad T Series diskette drive to the ThinkPad Dock or ThinkPad Port Replicator.

Some configurations may not be compatible.

Installation time is approximately 1 minute.

Document notes:
  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 the products will have been withdrawn from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly.

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