ThinkPad X200 UltraBase offers portable expansion for X200 Series ultraportables and tablets

United States Hardware Announcement 108-654
August 5, 2008

 

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TOC link At a glance TOC link Description
TOC link Overview TOC link ThinkPad X200 UltraBase (43R8781)
TOC link Key prerequisites TOC link Prices
TOC link Planned availability date  
 
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At a glance

The ThinkPad X200 UltraBase snaps easily onto your ThinkPad X200 Series ultraportable or tablet system for portable expansion. It features:

  • An Ultrabay Slim for device expansion
    • Supports Ultrabay Slim Blu-ray, CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo and Multi-Burner drives
    • Provides storage capacity for a second Serial-ATA hard drive
  • A second battery charger
  • Standard communication and device ports, including Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45), and four USB 2.0
  • Audio/Video capabilities including DisplayPort and VGA for external monitor, microphone in, headphone out, and integrated stereo speakers
  • Integrated key lock and optional cable lock slot for security

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Overview

Expand the function of your ThinkPad® X200 Series ultraportable or tablet by snapping it into the ThinkPad X200 UltraBase. This simple, quick-attach solution adds a wide array of expansion capabilities but is small enough to carry anywhere. A single UltraBase now works with both ThinkPad ultraportable and tablet notebooks.

Features and benefits:

  • Streamlined design for easy portability — Ideal for use in the office, at home, or on the road
  • Ultrabay™ Slim for device expansion — Supports Ultrabay Slim Blu-ray, CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo and Multi-Burner drives; can also house a second ThinkPad Serial-ATA hard drive (requires HDD installation kit)
  • Integrated battery charger — Lets you power up a spare battery for the road
  • Digital and analog video support — VGA monitor port and DisplayPort
  • Audio capability — Integrated stereo speakers, microphone in, headphone out
  • Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Four USB 2.0 ports
  • System power-on button and easy ejection lever
  • Integrated key lock and optional cable lock slot to secure your ThinkPad notebook and your ThinkPad X200 UltraBase
  • Power passthrough to fuel your system and recharge the battery — Uses the ThinkPad 90W AC adapter. Also uses the ThinkPad 65W AC Adapter, which ships with X200 Series systems and is available separately as an option
  • Warranty by Lenovo™ with renowned Service and Support available from IBM

 
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Key prerequisites

The ThinkPad X200 UltraBase can be used only with ThinkPad X200 Series ultraportable and tablet systems.
 
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Planned availability date

August 15, 2008
 
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Description

Additional information

All offers are subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice. Lenovo is not responsible for photographic or typographic errors.

Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third-party products or services.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

Trademarks

 
Ultrabay and Lenovo are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both
 
ThinkPad is a registered trademark of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

 
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ThinkPad X200 UltraBase (43R8781)

Technical information

Performance specifications

  • PC99/PC2001-compliant (audio)
  • Supports Ultrabay™ Slim Plus (9.5-mm bay)
  • Stereo speakers
  • Ports
    • Headphone jack
    • Microphone jack
    • VGA
    • DisplayPort
    • RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
    • USB 2.0 (4)
    • DC — in
  • Ergonomics
    • Security keyhole
    • UltraBase Lock
    • ACPI Hot attach/detach support
    • Status LED
    • Eject event switch
    • Retractable feet

Physical specifications

  • Approximate height: 20 mm to 26.5 mm (0.79 in to 1.04 in)
  • Approximate width: 295 mm (11.6 in)
  • Approximate depth: 233 mm (9.2 in)
  • Approximate weight: 730 g (1.6 lb)

Operating environment

  • Temperature: 5° to 35°C (41° to 95°F)
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 80% (non-condensing)

Storage environment

  • Temperature: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 104°F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Agency approvals

  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • CE
  • UL
  • CB
  • BSMI
  • SASO

ENERGY STAR-compliant: No

Hardware requirements: The ThinkPad® X200 UltraBase is supported on the following ThinkPad X200 Series systems:

                             Machine
Description                  Type                    Model
 
ThinkPad X200s               All                     All
ThinkPad X200 Tablet         All                     All
ThinkPad X200                All                     All

Compatibility: Can be used with ThinkPad X200 Series systems only.

Planning information

Cable orders required: No

Installation time: Approximately 5 minutes

Packaging: One box (plain brown box not packaged for consumer)

Shipment group: ThinkPad X200 UltraBase

Security, auditability, and control

This product uses the security and auditability features of the system on which it is installed.

Terms and conditions

Field installable                             Yes
Customer setup                                Yes
Warranty period(1)                            3 years
Service type                                  CRU
Maintenance agreement                         No
Optional upgrade                              No
Licensed programs                             No
 
(1) To obtain copies of the Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty, contact
    your reseller or call Lenovo.

Note: Programs included with this product are licensed under the terms and conditions of the License Agreements that are shipped with the feature or option.

All other terms and conditions are the same as those applicable to the Lenovo machine type in which the feature is installed.

In the United States, call 800-426-7378, or write to:


    Warranty Information
    500 Park Offices Drive
    Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
    Attn: Dept ZPYA/B500

Help and service information — Features and options

During the warranty period, support for a warranty related issue can be obtained by accessing Lenovo's on-line services (requires internet access account, not included) or calling the Support Center, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to answer any questions regarding your new Lenovo option. Response time will vary depending on the number and nature of calls received. If you need warranty service, return or exchange is available. In addition, if your Lenovo option is installed in an Lenovo computer, you may be entitled to service at your location. For general questions related to the use of your options, fee-based support is available. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

Accessing Lenovo on-line services: Web site at


 
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Prices

The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local Lenovo representative.

                           Part       List
Description                number     price(2)
 
ThinkPad X200 UltraBase    43R8781    $219
 
(2) List price does not include tax or shipping and is subject
    to change without notice.  Reseller prices may vary.

Trademarks

 
Ultrabay and Lenovo are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both
 
ThinkPad is a registered trademark of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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