Interfaces

 

Well not really much to talk about here, all the standard ports are present which is expected from a budget notebook. Here is the Acer Aspire 5742 in side photos.

Acer Aspire 5742 Front

Acer Aspire 5742 CardReader

The front has nothing else except the multi card reader, and two LED indicators for battery charging and hard disk activity.

 

Acer Aspire 5742 Right

The right side contains(from left to right) two USB 2.0 ports (not usb 3.0 yet) and a multi DVD-RW optical drive.

Acer Aspire 5742 Back

The back doesn’t contain anything except the battery slot, which is empty in this picture above.

Acer Aspire 5742 Left

And the left side has the power jack, a big vent for the CPU fan, VGA port for external monitor, the RJ-45 for ethernet connection, HDMI port also for external monitor/TV,  one more USB port, and the standard mic and headphones audio out jack.

 

Acer_Aspire_5742_Camera

A webcam is present right at the top center of the screen. It is of good quality, with a 1.3 MP sensor it does provide some good fps raitng.