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Docking the Advanced Mini Dock and Essential Port Replicator - ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t

To attach your system to a ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator, do the following:

The following drawings are for the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock. The procedure is the same for the ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator.

Notes:

  • Before you attach the system to a ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator, connect an ac adapter.
  • If your system is operating, make sure that it has finished any operations involving devices that are connected to a USB connector, a serial connector, or a parallel connector. Also make sure that any connection to a modem or an Ethernet port has ended.
  • Before you attach your system to a ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock, make sure that the security lock key is in place and in the unlocked (horizontal) position.
  1. To attach your system, make sure that the security lock key is in place and in the unlocked (horizontal) position. The ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator does not have a lock.
    Slide backward the sliding adjuster.

  2. Put your system on the platform of the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator, making sure that the top-left corner of the system is aligned to the guide plate on the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator.
    Make sure the docking connectors are aligned with each other.

  3. Insert your system into the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator, along the surface, until you hear a click. The system is now attached to the ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock or a ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator.
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