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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:13 PM   #1
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Does anybody know what this slot on the front is for

Maybe it's a dumb question, but over here it's 1:10 in the morning and I just can't sleep before I get an answer to this question. It's being mentioned nowhere, just that on the left side of it there's a light indication it's sleeping.

So, does anybody have the slightest idea?
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:14 PM   #2
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You mean the IR receiver for the optional remote?
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:18 PM   #3
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Is that what it is? It's that little slot-like thingy on the far right, about 1,5" wide.
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:20 PM   #4
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It's not a slot: it's dark semi-transparent plastic/glass covering the sensor.
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:22 PM   #5
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It's not a slot: it's dark semi-transparent plastic/glass covering the sensor.
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:23 PM   #6
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Well, it sure looks like it. But I think you're right, didn't think of that option. Thanks!
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Old Oct 14, 2008, 06:29 PM   #7
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are you sure?
on the old one the ir receiver is a black circle, it seems like it would be much easier to hide that sensor on the black bezel around the screen, much like the light sensors on the iphone/ipod touch.
this line looks bigger than the last sensor
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are you sure?
on the old one the ir receiver is a black circle, it seems like it would be much easier to hide that sensor on the black bezel around the screen, much like the light sensors on the iphone/ipod touch.
this line looks bigger than the last sensor
The reason it's not in the bezel is so you can still use the remote while the notebook is closed...
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