02-27-2015 09:46 AM
Where do I find User guide for HP HDX18-NK148AV?
I just want to know what the different ports are called and what they are for.
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03-02-2015 10:17 AM
Thank you for your query, I am happy to assist you!
I understand you would like to know what the different ports are. Here is link to the HP HDX 18 Entertainment PC Maintenance and Service Guide. Please note Chapter 2 page 7 for a description of the external ports.
Best of Luck!
03-03-2015 06:39 AM
Thankyou for the link to the User Guide & Service Manual. It's what I needed.
But now I have another .... question about the eSATA/USB port on the left side of the laptop: yes, it accepts a USB connector but what sort of eSATA connector do I need here?
I've checked all through Amazon; many cables but I can't tell which one will fit into that port. Is it a :Type I ? a Type L? a Type Male? a Type Round? a Type Serial? These are all the "types" shown on Amazon, and maybe others too.
Please help me sort through this; I have an external hard drive that's USB 3.0 speed ... and I want to connect it to this port with an eSATA cable to get the 3.0 speeds. It came with a cable that just has a USB connector on the end of it but I imagine that's for using with a USB 3.0 port (which this port is not).
03-03-2015 08:19 AM
Thank you for your reply.
To use the eSATA cable you would need an eSATA external drive and it is the male connection type. As it is a dual type port you should be able to connect your USB 3.0 drive but I am unsure if that will provide a higher transfer rate or not. Please let me know if you do get the higher rate for my own information.
Thanks in advance for any information you provide.