Latitude E6420: Visual Guide to your Computer

This article provides a visual guide to your Latitude E6420 Computer.

Table of Contents :

  1. Front View
  2. Rear View
  3. Top View
  4. Bottom View
  5. Left View
  6. Right View
For a more detailed description about each location, please go to the system manuals at www.dell.com/support

1. Front View

1. Built in Microphone - Used to capture audio sounds.
2. Camera LED - Indicates camera activity.
3. Display - For more information about the display, see the section on HD LCD.
4. Power button - Press to turn on the laptop or exit a power management mode.
5. Volume controls - Allows the user to adjust the system audio volume.
6. Fingerprint scanner - Security feature to identify the user using fingerprints.
7. Contactless Smart Card Reader - For more information about the contactless smart card, see the section on Contactless Smart Card.
8. Media card reader - Provides a fast and convenient way to view and share digital photos, music, and videos stored on a media card.
9. Touch pad - Allows the user to manipulate and control the on-screen cursor. Essentially provides the function of a mouse.
10. Keyboard - For more information about the keyboard, see the section on Keyboard.
11. Device Status LEDs - Indicates power on/off and shows battery status. For more information, see the section on LEDs.
12. Built in Camera - Used to capture moving images and snapshots. (Optional)

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2. Rear View

1. HDMI Port - Connector port for devices supporting audio/video signals in HDMI format.
2. Kensington lock slot - Used to attach a commercially available antitheft device to the laptop.
3. Modem connector (RJ-11) - Used to connect the laptop to a network via a modem. If modem is not purchased, it will be installed with the modem port plug.
4. AC adapter connection - Used to connect an AC adapter to the computer.
5. RJ-45 (network) connector - Used to make ethernet connections.

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3. Top View

1 Power/HDD LED- Indicates system power and hard drive activity.

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4. Bottom View

1. Docking Port - Used for connecting the laptop to a docking station and slice battery.
2. Water Drainage Slot - For draining water that falls on keyboard.
3. Speakers - Sound output.
4. Country of Origin(COO) Label - Contain model name and country made info.
5. Battery release latches - Lock the battery into the device.
6. Battery - Lithium-ion battery.

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5. Left View

1. USB 2.0 port - Used to connect USB devices, such as flash memory, a mouse, keyboard or printer.
2. VGA external monitor port - Used to connect an external monitor to the computer.
3. Headphone / Microphone combo jack - Used to connect audio peripherals. Attach a headphone or speaker or microphone to the connector.
4. Hard Drive - Stores data and programs used by the system.
5. Smart Card Slot - Used for inserting Smart Cards into the system.

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6. Right View

1. Express Card Slot - Used for inserting Express Cards into the system.
2. Optical Drive - Used to read from and write to optical disc media.
3. Wireless Switch - Enables or disables wireless connections on the system.
4. USB 2.0 port - Used to connect USB devices, such as flash memory, a mouse, keyboard or printer.
eSATA/USB port - Used to connect external SATA hard drives or USB devices.

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