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New TopSeller ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebooks include Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Vista operating system

United States Hardware Announcement 107-346
July 10, 2007

 

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TOC link At a glance TOC link Optional features
TOC link Overview TOC link Services
TOC link Planned availability date TOC link Technical information
TOC link Description TOC link Terms and conditions
TOC link Warranty information TOC link Prices
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At a glance

New ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebooks feature:

  • New Intel Core 2 Duo processors
    • T7100 (1.8 GHz)1 with 2 MB L2 cache
      or
    • T7300 (2.0 GHz), T7500 (2.2 GHz), and T7700 (2.4 GHz) with 4 MB L2 cache and 800 MHz front-side bus (FSB)
  • PC2-5300 double data rate 2 (DDR2) SDRAM 667 MHz SO DIMM memory
  • 1 GB or 2 GB of memory standard, expandable to 3 GB2 or 4 GB
  • 60, 80, 120, or 160 GB3 (5400 rpm) HDD or 100 GB (7200 rpm) HDD
  • DVD Recordable4,5 8x maximum
  • Integrated communications: V.906 modem (V.927-designed), 1 Gigabit Ethernet, UltraNav dual-pointing system featuring TrackPoint® and customized touch pad, and Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0, Trusted Computing Group (TCG)-compliant
  • Wi-Fi wireless LAN (WLAN)
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Bluetooth wireless technology on selected models

 
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Overview

Certain product family features are limited to selected models that may not be available in all countries. Some combinations of features are not supported. Refer to the Prices section of this announcement for the models and features available in your country.

The new ThinkPad® T61 and T61p notebook computers are the ideal solution for frequent travelers who need high performance in a lightweight package.

What's new

Models come with Microsoft™ Windows™ Vista or Windows XP Professional operating systems.

The Lenovo™ implementation of Windows Vista takes a great user experience and makes it even better. Lenovo systems include improvements in security, systems recovery, and location management.

  • NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M or NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M graphics chipset
  • Intel® Turbo Memory 1 GB on selected models

Unique data protection

The Active Protection System™, a ThinkVantage™ technology, helps protect your HDD from damage that could be caused by shock.

Latest technology

  • Intel Centrino® Duo mobile technology:
    • Intel Core Duo processor family
    • Intel PRO/Wireless family
    • Intel PM965 chipset family
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG8, Intel PRO/Wireless Wi-Fi 4965AGN or Intel PRO/Wireless WiFi 4965AGN (11n disabled)

A six-cell or nine-cell battery is shipped with the system.

All systems include:

  • UltraConnect antenna to help optimize frequency coverage and performance for improved wireless LAN (WLAN) connectivity around the world when used with compatible options
  • Rescue and Recovery™
  • 391.1-mm (15.4-in) TFT display with choice of resolutions
  • Ultrabay™ Slim for fast and easy hot- and warm-swapping of selected options

 
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Planned availability date

July 17, 2007
 
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Description

With the introduction of Windows Vista, Lenovo combines thoughtful engineering with bold design, delivering systems that help lower your total cost of ownership.

Unique features

  • Lenovo password management is easy to use. It enables secure access to your system as well as your Web pages. It is also integrated with the fingerprint reader, available on many Lenovo systems.
  • Lenovo systems include a fully integrated recovery environment that works even when the Windows Vista operating system is not working.
  • Lenovo systems manage everything that changes when your location changes, not just your Internet connection.

Robust system manageability: The ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebooks are designed to the PXE 2.1 manageability requirements for mobile systems.

Light and portable: The ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebooks are approximately 29.7 to 33.5 mm (1.2 to 1.4 in) thin9 with optimal travel weight starting at 2.38 to 2.65 kg (5.2 to 5.9 lb)10 with travel bezel. The titanium and magnesium composite covers give added strength.

Unique data protection

Integrated fingerprint reader technology helps to prevent unauthorized access to your ThinkPad notebook and data.

  • Fingerprint reader is integrated into the palm rest.
  • Combine the integrated fingerprint reader with Password Manager and the ThinkVantage Client Security system for strong security measures that are easy to follow. ThinkVantage Client Security Solution software is available only for Windows Vista 32-bit preload.
  • Fingerprint reader offers users a convenient solution — Authenticate at system startup and log on to Windows with a swipe of your finger.

The Active Protection System, a ThinkVantage technology, helps protect your HDD from some damage that could be caused by shock. A system board-mounted sensor continuously monitors your ThinkPad notebook for sudden movement and temporarily parks the HDD read/write head when a fall or similar event is predicted.

ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebook features

Leadership design

  • Shock absorber to help prevent some HDD crashes that can occur when the system is placed on a hard surface while in use
  • UltraConnect antenna to help optimize frequency coverage and performance for improved WLAN connectivity around the world; support for 2.4 GHz frequency band for 802.11b networks and four sub-bands in 5 GHz frequency band to meet unique country spectrum requirements for 802.11a networks
  • Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology with Bluetooth wireless technology antenna on selected systems
  • Access Connections software to easily manage wired and wireless connections, if applicable
  • Disk-to-disk recovery of preloaded software
  • 800 MHz FSB
  • PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667 MHz SO DIMM memory
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG LAN connection (Wi-Fi-certified based on IEEE 802.11a/b/g), Intel PRO/Wireless Wi-Fi 4965AGN, or Intel PRO/Wireless WiFi 4965AGN (11n disabled)

Wi-Fi wireless lets you connect to a LAN without wires or cables. To connect to the Internet, the Cisco AP1200 or similar device, and an Internet connection are required. This product has been tested and certified to be interoperable by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance and is authorized to carry the Wi-Fi logo.

Graphics chipset: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M or NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M graphics chipset

Intel Turbo Memory 1 GB on selected models. It works alongside the system RAM memory to increase efficiency of data movement between the processor and the HDD.

  • Saves energy as the prestored information reduces the HDD spin time, which saves power
  • Up to 2 times faster performance when loading frequently used applications
  • Up to 20 percent faster Windows Vista boot time

Processor technology: The new ThinkPad T61 notebook computers feature the Intel Core 2 Duo processors T7100 with 2 MB L2 cache or T7300, T7500, and T7700 with 4 MB L2 cache.

All systems have 800 MHz FSB and floating-point decimal for exceptional performance. All models include enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology with two performance modes:

  • Maximum performance mode for top performance while connected to ac external power using the ac power adapter.
  • Battery-optimized performance mode for balance between performance and battery operating hours when operating on battery power. In this mode the processor speed is reduced to conserve battery power.

Security and manageability

  • Designed to the PXE 2.1 manageability requirements for mobile systems
  • Asset and data security through multiple passwords and locks

Rescue and Recovery is an enhanced support environment accessible through the Access program. Using the blue button on the keyboard, it enables user self-help and self-recovery. You get:

  • Improved features and performance of Rescue and Recovery
  • Broad recovery and diagnostic tools available even when your primary operating system is failing:
    • Rescue and recover your files, folders, or backups.
    • Configure your system settings and passwords.
    • Communicate using the Internet and link to the Lenovo support site (with Internet access required, not included).
    • Troubleshoot by using diagnostics.

Operating system: One of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
  • Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
  • Windows XP Professional with selected applications

Communications: 56K V.90 modem (V.92-designed) and 1 Gigabit Ethernet LAN connection

LCD TFT display: 391.1-mm (15.4-in) TFT display with 1280 x 800, 1680 x 1050, or 1920 x 1200 resolution

All displays are measured diagonally.

Keyboard with TrackPoint and enhanced features: The keyboard has the familiar layout of a ThinkPad notebook with function keys that allow you to quickly access system functions such as power management control.

  • UltraNav combines the advantages of the TrackPoint device, center-scrolling button, and a touch pad.
  • ThinkLight® makes it easy to view your keyboard in low-light conditions.
  • ThinkPad button provides one-button access to critical information. Choose from three different caps for the TrackPoint.
  • The TrackPoint with enhanced features includes the press-to-select and release-to-select function.

    Just tap the TrackPoint to speed icon launches and help reduce keystrokes. The programmable center button enables fast scrolling of Web sites and documents or fast panning across wide spreadsheets. Switch to the innovative magnifying glass feature to enlarge screen views in any application.

Memory: 1 GB or 2 GB of memory standard, expandable to 3 or 4 GB.

Lenovo notebooks announced April 2007, or later, have the new 64-bit architecture.

The standard memory can be expanded to 3 or 4 GB of addressable memory, depending on whether the operating system is a 32- or 64-bit operating system. The new notebooks with a Windows Vista 32-bit or previous Windows 32-bit operating system can support up to 3 GB of addressable memory. The new notebooks that have a Windows Vista 64-bit operating system can support up to 4 GB of addressable memory.

Recommended for memory expansion are 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667 MHz SO DIMM.

For systems with Intel video it is recommended that you install two memory modules of the same size to enhance the performance of the Aero feature; for example, you can install 2 x 2 GB, 2 x 1 GB, or 2 x 512 MB of memory.

Recommended for memory expansion are 2 x 512 MB, 1 GB, or 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667 MHz SO DIMM.

PC card: One Type II slot and one ExpressCard/54 or Smart Card slot.

Storage: 60, 80, 120, or 160 GB (5400 rpm) HDD, or 100 GB (7200 rpm) HDD

An optional second HDD in the Ultrabay Slim expands storage. The second HDD option, requiring an adapter, can be used with all ThinkPad T61 and T61p models.

Drives: DVD Recordable 8x maximum

Audio: Full-duplex audio on the system board and the integrated microphone allow voice annotation and audio. The system is equipped with audio in/out jacks for stereo speakers, headphone, or external microphone. The system supports Microsoft DirectSound applications.

Video: Digital Visual Interface (DVI) for digital displays is supported through the optional ThinkPad Advanced Dock or ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock.

Other features: The ThinkPad T61 systems include these ports:

  • External display
  • Built-in RJ-11 and RJ-45 connectors for telephony and LAN connections
  • Docking bus
  • Microphone
  • Headphone
  • Three USB 2.0 ports

A PS/2® or serial port is not included, but both can be obtained through the optional ThinkPad Advanced Dock or ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock.

The USB 2.0 ports, which connect external drives and other devices, are supported with Windows Vista operating systems.

The 168-pin connector supports these optional docking solutions:

  • ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock for port replication, additional USB capability, and security
  • ThinkPad Advanced Dock for a more advanced docking solution

AC adapter: The ac adapter is an ac-to-dc converter that supplies the necessary power to the computer. The ac adapter also charges the battery pack when it is installed in the computer.

Li-Ion battery pack

  • A six-cell or nine-cell Li-Ion battery pack is shipped with the ThinkPad T61 and T61p systems.
  • An optional nine-cell battery for longer battery operation is available.
  • A different optional Li-Ion battery pack, the Ultrabay Slim Li-Polymer battery, fits into the Ultrabay Slim so that two batteries can be installed to increase battery operating time.
  • The battery pack is an internal power source to the computer when the ac adapter is not available. The battery pack is rechargeable and is charged using the ac adapter with the system.
  • You can determine how much battery power remains by using the Fuel-Gauge ThinkPad utility program. This displays the percentage of charge remaining, whether one or two batteries are in the system.

Features available for this family of ThinkPad T61 notebooks

Certain product family features are sometimes limited to selected models that may not be available in all countries.11

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processors T7100, T7300, and T7500
  • HDDs: 60, 80, 100, 120, and 160 GB at 5400 rpm; also 100 GB at 7200 rpm on selected models
  • System memory: 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB
  • DVD, CD-RW/DVD-ROM (combo), and DVD Recordable (Multi-Burner)
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M or NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M graphics chipset
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (Intel 11 a/b/g), Intel PRO/Wireless Wi-Fi 4965AGN and Intel PRO/Wireless Wi-Fi 4965AGN (11n disabled)
  • System chipsets: Intel PM965 (discrete models) and Intel GM965 (integrated models)
  • Fingerprint reader on selected models
  • 391.1-mm (15.4-in) TFT display with resolutions of 1280 x 800, 1680 x 1050, and 1920 x 1200
  • Six- and nine-cell battery
  • 65- and 90-watt ac adapter
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional operating system and selected preloaded applications
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home operating system and selected preloaded applications
  • Windows Vista Business (32-bit), Business (64-bit), Ultimate (64-bit), Ultimate (32-bit), or Premium (32-bit)

Software

Non-Lenovo software: The non-Lenovo software programs listed in this section may be licensed to you under the non-Lenovo manufacturer's, supplier's, or publisher's terms and conditions. The non-Lenovo manufacturers, suppliers, or publishers are responsible for providing any service or support associated with these programs. The descriptions of these programs were obtained from information made available by these companies to the general public. Lenovo does not warrant these products. Some software may differ from its separately available version (if available), and may not include user manuals or all program function.

Software that may be included or preloaded on the system

Standard preload for T61 and T61p systems

Windows XP Professional

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • InterVideo WinDVD Player — Only for systems with DVD drive or DVD/CD-RW
  • InterVideo WinDVD Creator — Only for systems with DVD-RW/CD-RW drive
  • ThinkVantage Productivity Center
  • ThinkVantage System Update
  • PC-Doctor diagnostics
  • Think Multimedia — Only for systems with DVD-RW/CD-RW drive
  • ThinkVantage Access Connections
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery 3.0
  • Symantec Client Security Software (OEM Edition) with 90 days of virus definition updates
  • ThinkVantage Client Security Solution
  • ThinkVantage fingerprint software
  • Diskeeper Lite by Diskeeper Corporation
  • Google Desktop Search
  • Picasa by Google
  • Google Toolbar
  • Microsoft OneNote 2007

Windows Vista Preload

  • Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business 64-bit, Windows Vista Ultimate, or Windows Vista Home Premium operating systems
  • ThinkVantage Productivity Center
  • ThinkVantage Access Connections
  • ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery
  • ThinkVantage Client Security Software, available only for Vista 32-bit preload
  • ThinkVantage System Update
  • PC-Doctor diagnostics
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Norton Internet Security 2007 (OEM Edition) with 90 days of virus definition updates
  • ThinkVantage fingerprint software on selected models
  • New applications not preloaded with Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) operating system:
    • Diskeeper Lite provides defragmentation networkwide to help your system maintain top performance.
    • Google Desktop allows you to seamlessly search for files on your system's HDD with the choice of what you index and how the tool is displayed.
    • Google Toolbar enhances your Web experience by incorporating search, spell check, and auto fill into the browser.
    • Picasa from Google locates all digital content on the system HDD and enables easy management and simple edits.

 
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Warranty information

For a copy of applicable product warranties, contact your authorized Lenovo reseller or Lenovo representative. Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third-party products or services.

Telephone support may be subject to additional charges, even during the limited warranty period. For Lenovo machines with on-site labor, Lenovo will attempt to diagnose and resolve the problem remotely before sending a technician. For Lenovo machines with courier or depot service, Lenovo will attempt to diagnose and resolve the problem remotely before sending a courier.

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.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

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


 
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Reference information
1
Power management reduces processor speed when in battery mode.
2
Maximum capacity; may require the replacement of standard component with largest supported component available.
3
GB equals one billion bytes when referring to HDD. Accessible capacity is less. Up to 4 GB is used in the service partition.
4
Maximum CD and DVD rates; rates are variable and are often less than the maximum.
5
For combination drives, maximum speeds are given in the following order: CD-W, CD-RW, CD-R, and DVD-R.
6
The V.90 modem can receive data at up to 56 Kbps from a compatible service provider and transmit data at up to 31.2 Kbps. Public networks currently limit maximum download speeds to about 53 Kbps. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
7
Public network download speeds are limited to 53 Kbps. Upload speeds are limited to 48 Kbps for V.92 modems. Actual speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible. V.92 functions and speeds require a compatible phone line and server equipment, and download of the V.92 support device driver when available. Check with your telephone and Internet service providers for availability.
8
11a, 11b, and 11g wireless are based on IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g. An adapter with 11 a/b or 11/a/b/g can communicate on any of these formats; the actual connection is based on the access point to which it connects.
9
Thickness may vary at certain points on the system.
10
Actual weight may vary depending on vendor components, manufacturing process, or options. Weight includes battery and optional travel bezel instead of the standard optical drive in the Ultrabay Slim.
11
Refer to the models and features available in your country.

Trademarks

 
PS/2 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Intel and Intel Centrino are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.
 
Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Lenovo, Active Protection System, ThinkVantage, Rescue and Recovery, and Ultrabay are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both
 
ThinkPad, TrackPoint, ThinkLight, and ThinkPad are registered trademarks 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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Optional features

For the latest information on options available for the ThinkPad® T61 and T61p models and other ThinkPad notebooks, visit


 
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Services

Global Technology Services

IBM services include business consulting, outsourcing, hosting services, applications, and other technology management.

These services help you learn about, plan, install, manage, or optimize your IT infrastructure to be an On Demand Business. They can help you integrate your high-speed networks, storage systems, application servers, wireless protocols, and an array of platforms, middleware, and communications software for Lenovo™ and many non-Lenovo offerings.

For details on available services, contact your IBM representative or visit

For details on available IBM Business Continuity and Recovery Services, contact your IBM representative or visit

For details on education offerings related to specific products, visit

Select your country, and then select the product as the category.
 
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Technical information

Physical specifications

Note: Actual specifications and weights may vary based on features, vendor components, or manufacturing processes. All weights and dimensions are approximate.

For systems with 391.1-mm (15.4-in) TFT display:

  • Width: 357.5 mm (14.1 in)
  • Depth: 255 mm (10.0 in)
  • Height: 29.7 to 33.5 mm (1.2 to 1.4 in)
  • Weight:
    • With travel bezel: 2.38 to 2.65 kg (5.2 to 5.9 lb)
    • Configured system: 2.57 to 2.85 kg (5.7 to 6.3 lb)

Accessories

  • Li-Ion battery pack:
    • Six-cell: 340 g (0.75 lb)
    • Nine-cell: 490 g (1.08 lb)
  • 90 W: 360 g (0.795 lb)
  • Power cord for ac adapter: 90 g (0.19 lb)
  • DVD drive: 345 g (0.76 lb)

Electrical specifications

  • Universal ac adapter (90 W 2-pin):
    • Input: 100/240 V ac, 2.5 A (maximum), 50/60 Hz
    • Output: 20 V dc, 4.5 A
  • Universal ac adapter (90 W 3-pin):
    • Input: 100/240 V ac, 1.7 A (maximum), 50/60 Hz
    • Output: 20 V dc, 4.5 A
  • Li-Ion battery packs:
    • Six-cell: 10.8 V, 5.2 Ah
    • Nine-cell: 10.8 V, 7.8 Ah

Heat dissipation: 307 Btu/hr maximum

Heat emissions: 90 watts maximum

Air temperature for shipping and storage: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)

Acoustic noise level: Category 3D (office environment)

  • Low cooling fan speed:
    • Sound power level: 3.7 bels (idling), 4.0 bels (HDD seeking)
    • Sound pressure level at the operator position: 31 dB (idling), 34 dB (HDD seeking)
  • Middle cooling fan speed:
    • Sound power level: 3.9 bels (idling), 4.0 bels (HDD seeking)
    • Sound pressure level at the operator position: 33 dB (idling), 34 dB (HDD seeking)
  • High cooling fan speed:
    • Sound power level: 4.0 bels (idling), 4.1 bels (HDD seeking)
    • Sound pressure level at the operator position: 36 dB (idling), 37 dB (HDD seeking)

Note: All measurements are made in accordance with ISO 7779 and reported in conformance with ISO 9296.

Operating environment: ThinkPad computers are designed, built, and tested for high quality and reliability. When used properly in standard business environments, a ThinkPad system should be a reliable computing asset for many years. Harsh environments and abuse can damage ThinkPad systems because they are not intended to withstand extreme temperatures, dust, shock, or other severe physical environments. ThinkPad systems should not be used in unsuitable environments. For example, a ThinkPad system should not be used in nonstationary environments, such as in-vehicle installations, without additional casing or shock dissipation. Lenovo warrants that the ThinkPad notebook will conform to its Official Published Specifications when used in a suitable physical operating environment.

Air temperature

  • 0 to 8,000 ft
    • Operating: 5° to 35°C (41° to 95°F)
    • System off: 5° to 43°C (41° to 110°F)
    • Storage/shipment: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
    • Wet bulb (maximum): 29.4°C (85°F)
  • 8,000 to 10,000 ft
    • Operating: 5° to 31.3°C (41° to 88°F)
    • System off: 5° to 43°C (41° to 110°F)
    • Storage/shipment: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
    • Wet bulb (maximum): 25.7°C (78°F)

Note: The maximum temperature when the system is on is linearly decreased from 8,000 ft to 10,000 ft.

Relative humidity

  • Operating: 8% to 95%
  • Storage/shipment: 5% to 95%

Altitude: 10,000 ft maximum (3,048 m)

Agency approvals: System unit approvals:

  • FCC Part 15 Class-B (Doc)
  • VCCI Class 2
  • UL-60950
  • C-UL
  • CCC (for China)
  • BSMI (for Taiwan)
  • SMA 3548 (Australia and New Zealand)
  • MPR-II (Sweden)
  • CE Mark
  • CB Report
  • NOM (Mexico)
  • MIC (Korea)

Software requirements

The following operating systems support the ThinkPad T61 computers:

  • Microsoft™ Windows™ Vista Business (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Home Premium Edition (32-bit)
  • Windows 2000 Professional (SP412) with USB 2.0 support
  • Windows XP Professional (SP1a12 or SP2) with USB 2.0 support
  • Windows XP Home (SP1a12 or SP2) with USB 2.0 support
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Supported only when core multiprocessing is disabled.

For information about support for these operating systems, visit

Note: Previous versions of these operating systems are not supported.

For a list of completed Linux™ certifications, visit

Operating systems other than those preinstalled on the systems may not provide full-feature function. To view considerations or service hints and tips by operating system, visit

  • In the middle of the page, in the Quick path to a product field, enter your system's four-digit machine type and three-digit model number, such as 2007-123.
  • On the left side of the page, click Hints and Tips.
  • In middle of the page, select a category such as Windows 2000 to see the list of considerations or hints and tips for your machine type.

Compatibility and supported products

Contact your ThinkPad representative for a list of supported features and options.

PC card: The ThinkPad T61 and T61p notebooks conform to the PC Card Standard Release 8. The PC Card Standard encompasses both the former 16-bit Release 2.1 card standard and the 32-bit CardBus card. Other PC card adapters that comply with the PC Card Standard may also function, but have not been tested by Lenovo.

Vendor software compatibility

Lenovo tests a large number of commonly used and available applications for compatibility with its ThinkPad systems using supported operating systems and configurations. In general, you can expect that most vendor applications designed to run on supported operating systems and Intel-compatible system architectures should be compatible with a ThinkPad system. Some configurations, however, may not be compatible.

Lenovo does not warrant or support vendor software products, nor guarantee compatibility of those products with Lenovo systems. Refer to the applicable warranty and license terms provided by the respective vendors.

ThinkPad systems contain BIOS in their flash ROM and a GUI to set up the system and power-management features for Windows users. BIOS provides the hardware instructions and interfaces designed to support the standard features of the ThinkPad computer and to maintain compatibility with many software programs currently operating under Windows XP And Windows Vista operating systems.

Limitations: For a list of tips about running various versions of operating systems, visit

General

  • ThinkPad 11a/b/g Wi-Fi WLAN PCI Express Mini Card (ThinkPad 11a/b/g) and Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG support ad hoc wireless connection mode for 2.4 GHz 802.11b connections. ThinkPad 11a/b/g and Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG wireless adapters support ad hoc wireless connections for 2.4 GHz 802.11g connections at 802.11b data rates (up to 11 Mbps) as defined in the IEEE 802.11g standard.
  • Do not use the RJ-11, RJ-45, or VGA port when the computer is docked on ThinkPad Advanced Dock, ThinkPad Advanced Mini Dock, or ThinkPad Essential Port Replicator.
  • Always place the RJ-11 cover on its connector.
  • Selected systems are wireless upgradable with WLAN PCI Express Mini Card options sold by Lenovo. Systems are not wireless upgradable in all countries.
  • Systems with the WLAN product permit legal operation worldwide in regions in which it is approved. This product has been tested and certified to be interoperable by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance and is authorized to carry the Wi-Fi brand.
  • Using Wi-Fi wireless and optional Bluetooth products together may impact the performance of both.
  • Support for a DVI monitor is through the ThinkPad docking options and the maximum dot clock is limited to 130 MHz (1600 x 1200 60 Hz reduced blanking) on both video chip and Intel integrated graphics. Unsupported refresh rates can be selected by users, but not all of the refresh rates are supported on the system.
  • The Active Protection System™ is automatically disabled while the computer is:
    • Loading the operating system
    • In standby or hibernation mode
    • Resuming from normal operation after being in standby or hibernation
    • Being shut down

Memory: Lenovo notebooks announced April 2007, or later, have a new 64-bit architecture.

The standard memory can be expanded to 3 or 4 GB of addressable memory, depending on whether the operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit. The new notebooks with a 32-bit system can support up to 3 GB of addressable memory. The new notebooks that have a 64-bit operating system can support up to 4 GB of addressable memory.

Recommended for memory expansion are 512 MB, 1 GB, and 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667 MHz SO DIMM.

Planning information

Cable orders: All required cables are included in the shipment group.

Installability: ThinkPad notebook systems require approximately 20 minutes for installation. Installation includes unpacking, setting up, and powering on the system. Additional time is required to install optional memory and other features.

Packaging

  • System unit with the appropriate processor, HDD, and display
  • 1 GB or 2 GB of memory
  • Proper optical drive installed
  • Modem and Ethernet
  • ThinkVantage™ Client Security Solution
  • Wi-Fi wireless on selected models
  • Bluetooth card and antenna
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Appropriate preloaded software

Shipment group

  • System unit with U.S. English keyboard
  • AC adapter
  • Rechargeable battery pack (Li-Ion)
  • Power cord
  • TrackPoint® caps
  • ThinkPad T Series Service and Troubleshooting Guide
  • ThinkPad T Series Setup Guide
  • License agreement and supporting documentation
  • Envelope Group BM (Miscellaneous Envelope): Insurance brochure

Security, auditability, and control

Passwords: These password-protection mechanisms are available:

  • Power-on passwords to help protect the system from unauthorized use
  • Supervisor password for use by a system administrator
  • HDD password to help protect data on the removable HDD

In addition, an optional locking device in the Lenovo security slot provides physical security.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.
 
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Terms and conditions

IBM Global Financing: Yes

ThinkPad systems with three-year depot warranty

To obtain copies of the Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or Lenovo.

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/B600

Warranty period

  • System hardware — Three years on parts and labor
  • System battery — One year

Optional Lenovo features initially installed in a Lenovo system carry the same warranty period as the system. If installed after the initial system installation, they carry the balance of the system warranty or the optional feature warranty, whichever is greater.

Warranty service: If required, your service provider provides repair or exchange service depending on the type of warranty service specified for the machine. A service technician will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures. Scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call and is subject to parts availability. Service levels are response time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of warranty service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside your service provider's normal service area. Contact your local service provider representative or your reseller for country- and location-specific information.

Customer replaceable unit (CRU) service: Lenovo will ship CRUs to you for you to install. Tier 1 CRUs are easy to install, whereas Tier 2 CRUs require some technical skill and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your machine and are available from Lenovo at any time on your request. You may request that a service provider install CRUs, at no additional charge, under the type of warranty service designated for your machine. Lenovo specifies in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU whether a defective CRU must be returned. When return is required, return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU. You may be charged for the replacement CRU if Lenovo does not receive the defective CRU within 30 days of your receipt of the replacement.

Courier or depot service: You will disconnect the failing machine for collection arranged by your service provider. A shipping container will be provided to you for you to return your machine to a designated service center. A courier will pick up your machine and deliver it to the designated service center. Following its repair or exchange, the service center will arrange the return delivery of the machine to your location. You are responsible for its installation and verification.

This type of service is called EasyServ in the U.S. and Canada.

Call 800-426-7378 to assist with problem isolation for hardware to determine if warranty service is required. Telephone support may be subject to additional charges, even during the limited warranty period. If a hardware problem is identified, the Customer Support Center will either initiate the shipment of a CRU or arrange for a courier to pick up the system for overnight delivery (where available) to the repair location. Most repairs should be made within 48 hours after the system is received at the repair location (actual repair time may vary). Keep the original shipping carton for shipping to the repair location. If the original shipping carton is not available, the courier will deliver a shipping carton and return to pick up the system for delivery to the repair location.

International Warranty Service (IWS): IWS is available during the warranty period to customers who travel or relocate to countries where their computer is sold and serviced by a service provider authorized to perform warranty service. Eligible Lenovo computers are identified by their four-digit machine type.

You can obtain IWS through the method of service, such as CRU, depot, carry-in, or on-site, provided in the servicing country. Service methods and procedures vary by country, and some service or parts may not be available in all countries. Service centers in certain countries may not be able to service all models of a particular machine type. In addition, some countries may have fees and restrictions that apply at the time of service.

Note: Due to the earth's magnetic field, CRT monitors are manufactured to work in northern, southern, and equatorial regions of the earth and may not produce a satisfactory image when moved between them. Any required adjustment (if possible) is not covered under IWS and may be subject to a chargeable action. The magnetic field does not affect flat-panel LCD monitors and ThinkPad LCD displays.

Licensing: Programs included with this product are licensed under the terms and conditions of the license agreements that are shipped with the system.

ThinkPlus™ and Lenovo Care maintenance services

Warranty and maintenance options: The announced products may be eligible for ThinkPlus and Lenovo Care Maintenance Services, convenient prepackaged offerings for warranty service upgrades and maintenance services.

Refer to the Prices section for information on the availability of ThinkPlus and Lenovo Care Maintenance Services.

ThinkPad systems with one-year depot warranty

To obtain copies of the Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty, contact your reseller or Lenovo.

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/B600

Warranty period

  • System hardware — One year on parts and labor
  • System battery — One year

Optional Lenovo features initially installed in a Lenovo system carry the same warranty period as the system. If installed after the initial system installation, they carry the balance of the system warranty or the optional feature warranty, whichever is greater.

Warranty service: If required, your service provider provides repair or exchange service depending on the type of warranty service specified for the machine. A service technician will attempt to resolve your problem over the telephone. You must follow the problem determination and resolution procedures. Scheduling of service will depend upon the time of your call and is subject to parts availability. Service levels are response time objectives and are not guaranteed. The specified level of warranty service may not be available in all worldwide locations. Additional charges may apply outside your service provider's normal service area. Contact your local service provider representative or your reseller for country- and location-specific information.

CRU service: Lenovo will ship CRUs to you for you to install. Tier 1 CRUs are easy to install, whereas Tier 2 CRUs require some technical skill and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your machine and are available from Lenovo at any time on your request. You may request that a service provider install CRUs, at no additional charge, under the type of warranty service designated for your machine. Lenovo specifies in the materials shipped with a replacement CRU whether a defective CRU must be returned. When return is required, return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU. You may be charged for the replacement CRU if Lenovo does not receive the defective CRU within 30 days of your receipt of the replacement.

Courier or depot service: You will disconnect the failing machine for collection arranged by your service provider. A shipping container will be provided to you for you to return your machine to a designated service center. A courier will pick up your machine and deliver it to the designated service center. Following its repair or exchange, the service center will arrange the return delivery of the machine to your location. You are responsible for its installation and verification.

This type of service is called EasyServ in the U.S. and Canada.

Call 800-426-7378 to assist with problem isolation for hardware to determine if warranty service is required. Telephone support may be subject to additional charges, even during the limited warranty period. If a hardware problem is identified, the Customer Support Center will either initiate the shipment of a CRU or arrange for a courier to pick up the system for overnight delivery (where available) to the repair location. Most repairs should be made within 48 hours after the system is received at the repair location (actual repair time may vary). Keep the original shipping carton for shipping to the repair location. If the original shipping carton is not available, the courier will deliver a shipping carton and return to pick up the system for delivery to the repair location.

International Warranty Service (IWS): IWS is available during the warranty period to customers who travel or relocate to countries where their computer is sold and serviced by a service provider authorized to perform warranty service. Eligible Lenovo computers are identified by their four-digit machine type.

You can obtain IWS through the method of service, such as CRU, depot, carry-in or on-site, provided in the servicing country. Service methods and procedures vary by country, and some service or parts may not be available in all countries. Service centers in certain countries may not be able to service all models of a particular machine type. In addition, some countries may have fees and restrictions that apply at the time of service.

Note: Due to the earth's magnetic field, CRT monitors are manufactured to work in northern, southern, and equatorial regions of the earth and may not produce a satisfactory image when moved between them. Any required adjustment (if possible) is not covered under IWS and may be subject to a chargeable action. The magnetic field does not affect flat-panel LCD monitors and ThinkPad LCD displays.

Licensing: Programs included with this product are licensed under the terms and conditions of the license agreements that are shipped with the system.

ThinkPlus and Lenovo Care maintenance services

Warranty and maintenance options: The announced products may be eligible for ThinkPlus and Lenovo Care Maintenance Services, convenient prepackaged offerings for warranty service upgrades and maintenance services.

Refer to the Prices section for information on the availability of ThinkPlus and Lenovo Care Maintenance Services.

Field-installable features: Yes

Model conversions: No

Machine installation: Customer setup. Customers are responsible for installation according to the instructions Lenovo provides with the machine.

Graduated program license charges apply: No. This product does not contain licensed internal code or licensed machine code.
 
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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.

Mobile products

All systems have a modem, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, ThinkPad UltraNav pointing system, and Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0.

Preloads are described in the Description section of this document.

U.S. English machines

Windows XP Professional
 
                                                   Machine
                                         Order     type/     List
Description                              number    model     price(13)
 
ThinkPad T61                             64607EU   6460-7EU  $1,549
 (15.4-inch  WSXGA+ TFT (1680 x 1050),
 Bluetooth wireless technology,
 Integrated Fingerprint Reader,
 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7300,
 Mobile Intel PM965 Express Chipset,
 NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M, 160 GB/5400 rpm,
 DVD Recordable, 1 GB,
 Intel PRO/Wireless WiFi 4965AGN,
 Windows XP Professional)
 
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate
 
ThinkPad T61p                            646067U   6460-67U   2,299
 (15.4-inch  WUXGA TFT (1920 x 1200),
 Bluetooth wireless technology,
 Integrated Fingerprint Reader,
 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7500,
 Mobile Intel PM965 Express Chipset,
 NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M, 100 GB/7200 rpm,
 DVD Recordable, 2 GB (2 x 1 GB),
 Intel PRO/Wireless WiFi 4965AGN,
 Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate)
 
Microsoft Windows Vista Business
 
ThinkPad T61                             646066U   6460-66U   1,599
 (15.4-inch  WSXGA+ TFT (1680 x 1050),
 Bluetooth wireless technology,
 Integrated Fingerprint Reader,
 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7300,
 Mobile Intel PM965 Express Chipset,
 NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M, 160 GB/5400 rpm,
 DVD Recordable, 1GB,
 Intel PRO/Wireless WiFi 4965AGN,
 Intel Turbo Memory,
 Microsoft Windows Vista Business)
 
(13) List price does not include tax or shipping and is subject
     to change without notice.  Reseller prices may vary.

ThinkPlus services for warranty and maintenance

The offerings below apply to all models of machine type 6460. The models are CTO, 7EU, 67U, 66U.

                                              ThinkPlus
Description                                   part number
 
2-year IOR 9 x 5 NBD                          41C9175
3-year IOR 9 x 5 NBD                          41C9176
4-year IOR 9 x 5 NBD                          41C9177
5-year IOR 9 x 5 NBD                          41C9179
4-year P&L P/U Depot                          41C9178
5-year P&L P/U Depot                          41C9180

ThinkPlus MA for post warranty/warranty service upgrade

                                              ThinkPlus
Description                                   part number
 
1-year IOR 9 x 5 NBD                          41C9279
1-year P&L P/U Depot                          41C9278
2-year IOR 9 X 5 NBD                          41C9281
2-year P&L P/U Depot                          41C9280

IBM Global Services is the preferred, authorized warranty service, warranty service upgrade, and post-warranty service provider for Lenovo products (excluding mainland China).

For ServiceElect (ESA) maintenance service charges, contact IBM Global Services at 888-426-4343.

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IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, and other IBM subsidiaries and divisions worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Rates are based on a customer's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type, and options, and may vary by country. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension, or withdrawal without notice.

Financing solutions from IBM Global Financing can help you stretch your budget and affordably acquire the new product. But beyond the initial acquisition, our end-to-end approach to IT management can also help keep your technologies current, reduce costs, minimize risk, and preserve your ability to make flexible equipment decisions throughout the entire technology life cycle.

Trademarks

 
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Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds in the United States, other countries or both.
 
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