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Note: If your model has two VGA monitor connectors, be sure to use the
connector on the graphics adapter.
Basic connector instructions
Note: Your computer may not have all of the connectors described in this
Use this connector to attach a microphone to your
computer when you want to record sound or if you use
Use this connector to attach headphones to your
computer when you want to listen to music or other
sounds without disturbing anyone.
Audio line-in connector Used to receive audio signals from an external audio
device, such as a stereo system. When you attach an
external audio device, a cable is connected between
the audio line-out connector of the device and the audio
line-in connector of the computer.
Audio line-out connector Used to send audio signals from the computer to
external devices, such as powered stereo speakers
(speakers with built-in amplifiers), headphones,
multimedia keyboards, or the audio line-in connector on
a stereo system or other external recording device.
Memory card reader
Use to view and share digital photos, music, and videos,
stored on a media card.
Connect to the power cable. The appearance of this
connector may vary.
Use this connector to attach a device that requires a
Use this connector to attach the computer to an
Ethernet-type local area network.
Used to attach a VGA monitor or other devices that use
a VGA monitor connector.