ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint

Lenovo Europe, Middle East, and Africa Hardware Announcement ZG09-0520
August 18, 2009

 ENUSZG09-0520.PDF (78KB)

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The ThinkPad® USB Keyboard with integrated TrackPoint® features:

  • Integrated TrackPoint -- No external mouse required
  • Function (Fn) keys for quick access to a variety of ThinkPad features
  • Volume Up/Down, Volume Mute, and Microphone Mute keys
  • Keyboard tilt
  • Three-year warranty

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The ThinkPad USB Keyboard with integrated TrackPoint features an elegant, ultra slim design with the same low profile keys found on the legendary ThinkPad keyboard. This exceptional keyboard lets you save valuable desk space. It is the perfect complement to your ThinkPad in the office or at home. An integrated TrackPoint eliminates the need for an external mouse and function keys provide easy access to ThinkPad features such as Volume Up/Down, Microphone Mute, Brightness, and Suspend.

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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Hardware requirements section

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Planned availability date
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August 18, 2009

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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 lenovo-bidx?OpenForm

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                                    Part           EAN
Description                         Number         Code
ThinkPad USB Keyboard with
  Arabic                            55Y9004        0884343-92459-5
  Belgium/UK                        55Y9007        0884343-92462-5
  Bulgarian                         55Y9009        0884343-92464-9
  Czech (QWERTY or ABB)             55Y9011        0884343-92466-3
  Danish                            55Y9012        0884343-92467-0
  Dutch                             55Y9013        0884343-92468-7
  French                            55Y9014        0884343-92469-4
  German                            55Y9017        0884343-92472-4
  Greek/US                          55Y9019        0884343-92474-8
  Hebrew                            55Y9020        0884343-92475-5
  Hungarian                         55Y9021        0884343-92476-2
  Iceland                           55Y9022        0884343-92477-9
  Italy                             55Y9023        0884343-92478-6
  Norwegian                         55Y9027        0884343-92482-3
  Polish                            55Y9028        0884343-92483-0
  Portuguese                        55Y9029        0884343-92484-7
  Russian/Cy                        55Y9032        0884343-92487-8
  Slovak                            55Y9034        0884343-92489-2
  Spanish                           55Y9035        0884343-92490-8
  Swedish/Finn                      55Y9036        0884343-92491-5
  Swiss, F/G                        55Y9037        0884343-92492-2
  Turkish 179                       55Y9040        0884343-92495-3
  UK English                        55Y9041        0884343-92496-0
  US Euro                           55Y9042        0884343-92497-7
  Slovenian +++                     55Y9043        0884343-92498-4

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This product is available from Lenovo under the terms and conditions for purchase.

Warranty and service

  • The warranty period is three years.
  • Contact your Support Center, your place of purchase, or your local Lenovo office.

All European, Middle Eastern, and African countries.

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ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint (55Y9003)

Technical information

Electrical specifications

5 V, 100mA

Physical specifications -- Unpackaged
  • Approximate weight: 0.97 lb (without palm rest) 440 g
  • Approximate height: 312.8 mm (12 in)
  • Approximate depth: 19 mm (0.75 in)
  • Approximate width: 220 mm (8.67 in)
Physical specifications -- Packaged
  • Approximate weight: 1.34 lb (without palm rest) 610 g
  • Approximate height: 338 mm (13.31 in)
  • Approximate depth: 37 mm (1.46 in)
  • Approximate width: 251 mm (9.89 in)
Operating environment
  • Temperature: 10° to 40°C (50° to 104°F)
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 80%
Agency approvals
  • FCC Part 15, Class B
  • UL 1950-1 (E164844)
  • CSA C22.2 #0950-M89 (LR94275)
  • Canada ICES-003 Class B; Canada NMB-003, Class B
  • CE (IEC 950, IEC 801-2, Level 3)
  • TUV-Baurt
  • VCCI
  • C-Tick
  • BSMI
  • KCC
Hardware requirements

ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint as supported on Lenovo or Lenovo-compatible PCs with available 1.1 or 2.0 USB Ports. However, the Fn hotkey function is dependent on the laptop.

Software requirements

This keyboard is compatible with Microsoft® Windows® XP 32-bit, Vista 32, and 64-bit that works with a standard USB keyboard.


Some configurations may not be compatible.

The following table provides information on the Fn key, hotkey combination support and TrackPoint for ThinkPad computers.

                                    R400 series                System
                                    T400/T500/   ThinkPad      Models:
ThinkPad                            N500 series  Models:       All other
Hot Key    Key        ThinkPad      X200/X300    SL300/400/    legacy
Function   Operation  Models T400S  series       500           systems                                
Operating                           Windows XP 32/Vista 32 and 64/Windows 7
System (1)                          32 bit and 64 bit
Lock your  Fn+F2      Yes           Yes          No            No
Manage     Fn+F3      Yes           Yes          No            No
& power
Enter      Fn+F4      Yes           Yes          Yes           Yes
Manage     Fn+F5      Yes           Yes          No            No
Change     Fn+F6      Yes           No           No            No
camera &
Change     Fn+F7      Yes           Yes          No            No
Change     Fn+F8      Yes           Yes          Yes           Yes
EasyEject  Fn+F9      No            Yes          No            No
Enter      Fn+F12     Yes           Yes          No            No
Magnify   Fn+Space    Yes           Yes          No            No
Increase   Fn+Home    Yes           Yes          No            No
Decrease   Fn+End     Yes           Yes          No            No
Launch    Blue button Yes           Yes          Yes           Yes
Lenovo    (ThinkVantage®)
Center to
help setup,
and enhance
your Lenovo
computer (2)
Increase   Volume Up  Yes           Yes          No            No
speaker    Key
Decrease   Volume     Yes           Yes          No            No
speaker    Down
volume     Key
Speaker    Mute Key   Yes           Yes          No            No
Mircophone Mute Mic   Yes           No           No            No
NumLK      Fn+NumLk   Yes           Yes          No            No
Page       Page       Yes           Yes          No            No
Forward    Forward
(3)        Key
Page       Page       Yes           Yes          No            No
Backward   Back Key
TrackPoint            Yes           Yes          Yes           Yes
(1)  To take advantage of ThinkPad Fn key features, ensure that
     both the "Lenovo system interface driver" and the ThinkPad USB
     Keyboard with TrackPoint drivers have been installed from the
     included installation CD
(2)  Requires that the Lenovo Productivity Software be installed
(3)  Supported by the native operating system

Planning information

Cable orders required


Installation time

Approximately five minutes


One box (retail box)

Shipment group
  • Keyboard (unique version for each language)
  • CD
  • Setup poster

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*                              3 years
Service type                                  CRU
Maintenance agreement                         No
Optional upgrade                              No  
Licensed programs                             No 

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

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

Help and service information -- Features and options

During the warranty period, support for a warranty related issue can be obtained by accessing Lenovo's online services (requires Internet access account, not included) or calling the Support Center, 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., business hours, 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 online services
Placing the call to Lenovo

For technical support contact your Support Center, your place of purchase, or your local sales office.

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For all local charges, contact your sales representative.


The following Web link can be used to view the list of current service FRU parts


ThinkPad, TrackPoint, Lenovo and ThinkVantage are registered trademarks of Lenovo Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation 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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