[Thinkpad] What dock for R40?
bob at squakmt.com
Wed Sep 8 11:19:55 CDT 2004
I use this, and it works fine with my R40:
IBM 02k8667 Thinkpad Port Replicator
I got mine used on Ebay.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Bell" <RobDBell at mailworks.org>
To: "ThinkPad Mailing List" <thinkpad at stderr.org>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 7:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Thinkpad] What dock for R40?
> Now that the flurry of eBay messages has subsided I wanted to re-send my
> prior request. I suspect that it probably got lost in the heap and
> people won't see it.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Thinkpad] What dock for R40?
> Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2004 16:42:19 -0500
> From: Rob Bell <RobDBell at mailworks.org>
> To: ThinkPad Mailing List <thinkpad at stderr.org>
> I'm helping set up an environment for a user who has an R40. I need to
> figure out what dock solution will be most useful.
> Here's the anticipated scenario:
> - ThinkPad R40 laptop
> - 19" flat panel LCD monitor on stand above laptop
> - standard keyboard and mouse
> - maybe a printer or other USB device or two
> - the user wants to be able to easily connect or disconnect without
> unplugging lots of cords.
> Looking on the IBM web site I see the mini-dock, the dock II, and port
> replicator II. They all look about the same. The dock II has an
> interal bay and PC-card slots, so I can see the added complexity there
> (that might not be needed). The mini-dock and port replicator II aren't
> that distinguishable though, except in price. Which one would be better?
> Also, is there a standard monitor stand that goes with these docks? Any
> idea what it is called or the model number? I didn't see one listed.
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