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PCG-FX290/FX290K

SERVICE MANUAL US Model
Canadian Model

S400

Illust : PCG-FX290K

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NOTEBOOK COMPUTER

9-872-209-11
Information in this document is subject to change without notice. Caution Markings for Lithium/Ion Battery - The following or similar
texts shall be provided on battery pack of equipment or in both the
Sony and VAIO are trademarks of Sony. Intel logo and Intel Inside operating and the service instructions.
logo are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Pentium MMX
is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, MS-DOS, Windows, CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
the Windows 95 and Windows 98 logo are trademarks of Microsoft Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by
Corporation. the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the
manufacturer’s instructions.
All other trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective owners. Other trademarks and trade names may be CAUTION: The battery pack used in this device may present a fire
used in this document to refer to the entitles claiming the marks and or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not disassemble, heat
names or their produces. Sony Corporation disclaims any proprietary above 100°C (212°F) or incinerate.
interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own. Dispose of used battery promptly.
Keep away from children.

CAUTION: Changing the back up battery.
• Overcharging, short circuiting, reverse charging, multilation or
incineration of the cells must be avoided to prevent one or more of
the following occurrences; release of toxic materials, release of
hydrogen and/or oxygen gas, rise in surface temperature.
• If a cell has leaked or vented, it should be replaced immediately
while avoiding to touch it without any protection.

Service and Inspection Precautions

1. Obey precautionary markings and instructions 4. Inspect after completing service
Labels and stamps on the cabinet, chassis, and components identify areas After servicing, inspect to make sure that all screws, components, and wiring
requiring special precautions. Be sure to observe these precautions, as well have been returned to their original condition. Also check the area around
as all precautions listed in the operating manual and other associated the repair location to ensure that repair work has caused no damage, and
documents. confirm safety.

2. Use designated parts only 5. When replacing chip components...
The set’s components possess important safety characteristics, such as Never reuse components. Also remember that the negative side of tantalum
noncombustibility and the ability to tolerate large voltages. Be sure that capacitors is easily damaged by heat.
replacement parts possess the same safety characteristics as the originals.
Also remember that the 0 mark, which appears in circuit diagrams and 6. When handling flexible print boards...
parts lists, denotes components that have particularly important safety
functions; be extra sure to use only the designated components. • The temperature of the soldering-iron tip should be about 270C.
• Do not apply the tip more than three times to the same pattern.
• Handle patterns with care; never apply force.
3. Always follow the original design when mounting
parts and routing wires
The original layout includes various safety features, such as inclusion of Caution: Remember that hard disk drives are easily damaged by
insulating materials (tubes and tape) and the mounting of parts above the vibration. Always handle with care.
printer board. In addition, internal wiring has been routed and clamped so
as to keep it away from hot or high-voltage parts. When mounting parts or
routing wires, therefore, be sure to duplicate the original layout.
ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT
À LA SÉCURITÉ!
LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFÉS PAR UNE MARQUE 0 SUR LES
DIAGRAMMES SCHÉMATIQUES ET LA LISTE DES PIÈCES SONT
CRITIQUES POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DE FONCTIONNEMENT. NE
REMPLACER CES COMPOSANTS QUE PAR DES PIÈSES SONY
DONT LES NUMÉROS SONT DONNÉS DANS CE MANUEL OU
DANS LES SUPPÉMENTS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY.

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PCG-FX290/FX290K (UC) —2—
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section Title Page

CHAPTER 1. REMOVAL
1-1. Flowchart ......................................................................... 1-1
1-2. Main Electrical Parts Location Diagram ......................... 1-1
1-3. Removal ........................................................................... 1-2
1. Hinge Cover ..................................................................... 1-2
2. Keyboard Unit, Palm Rest Assy, Hood Keyboard Assy,
Touch Pad, CNX-125 Board, Palm Rest Plate,
Bracket Pad ...................................................................... 1-2
3. Display Assy,
Combination Drive (CD-RW/DVD-ROM) ...................... 1-3
4. HDD Assy, DC Fan .......................................................... 1-3
5. Latch Detector, PWS-13 Board ....................................... 1-4
6. PC Card Connector, Modem card, MBX-49 Board,
Lithium Battery, I/O Bracket ........................................... 1-4
7. Speaker Unit, SWX-73 Board ......................................... 1-5
8. SO-DIMM ........................................................................ 1-5
9. Modem Card .................................................................... 1-6
10. LCD Section – Made by SA – ......................................... 1-7
1.Bezel Housing Assy, LCD Unit .................................... 1-7
2.Inverter Assy, LCD Harness, FPC,
Display Housing Assy .................................................. 1-8
1-4. Replacing the CPU .......................................................... 1-9
1. Removing the CPU .......................................................... 1-9
2. Installing the CPU ............................................................ 1-9
1-5. DIP Switch Setting of the MBX-49 Board .................... 1-10
(to 1-10)

CHAPTER 2. SELF DIAGNOSTICS .......................... 2-1
(to 2-1)

CHAPTER 3. BLOCK DIAGRAM ............................... 3-1
(to 3-2)

CHAPTER 4. FRAME HARNESS DIAGRAM ........ 4-1
(to 4-2)

CHAPTER 5. EXPLODED VIEWS AND
PARTS LIST ............................................ 5-1
5-1. Main Section .................................................................... 5-2
5-2. LCD Section – Made by SA – ......................................... 5-5
(to 5-6)

• Abbreviations
UC : US model / Canadian model

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CHAPTER 1.
REMOVAL
1-1. Flowchart

BEZEL LCD INVERTER DISPLAY
HOUSING HOUSING
ASSY UNIT ASSY ASSY
P 1-7 P 1-7 P 1-8 P 1-8

POWER HOOD KEYBOARD PALM REST DISPLAY DC I/O MBX-49 LCD
COMBINATION
KEYBOARD
OFF UNIT ASSY DRIVE ASSY FAN BRACKET BOARD HARNESS
ASSY
P 1-2 P 1-2 P 1-2 P 1-3 P 1-3 P 1-3 P 1-4 P 1-4 P 1-8

SPEAKER HDD MODEM FPC
SO-DIMM
UNIT ASSY CARD
P 1-5 P 1-5 P 1-3 P 1-4 P 1-8

BATTERY SWX-73 LATCH PWS-13 LITHIUM
PACK BOARD DETECTOR BOARD BATTERY
P 1-5 P 1-4 P 1-4 P 1-4

PC CARD
FDD
CONNECTOR

P 1-4
3 through 7
HINGE
COVER PALM REST BRACKET TOUCH
P 1-2 PLATE PAD PAD
P 1-2 P 1-2 P 1-2
MODEM
CARD CNX-125
P 1-6 BOARD
P 1-2

• P XX means pages that appears in this manual.
• Remember that hard disk drives are easily damaged by vibration. Always handle with care.

1-2. Main Electrical Parts Location Diagram

LCD Unit

Speaker Unit
DC Fan

Inverter Assy

HDD SWX-73 Board

MBX-49 Board Speaker Unit

CNX-125 Board Combination Drive
(CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
PWS-13 Board Modem Card

FD Drive

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1-3.Removal
1. Hinge Cover
2Hinge Cover 1Door I/O
2Hinge Cover

4

3

2. Keyboard Unit, Palm Rest Assy, Hood Keyboard Assy, Touch Pad, CNX-125 Board,
Palm Rest Plate, Bracket Pad
1M2X4 Special Head (Black)
2Pull it up sliding it
4M2X4 Special Head (Black) to the right.
6Keyboard Unit
5 3Hood Keyboard Assy

9Pull it to the front slightly
and raise to remove it.

8M2X4
Special Head
(Black)

0Palm Rest Assy
qjTouch pad
qkCNX-125
Board MBX-49 Board
qhBracket Pad CN1902
qa

qgRemove by
pressing to
MBX-49 Board
the rear
CN2004
qfPalm Rest
Plate PWS-13 Board
7Screw (M2), CN4004
qdRemove by 0 Number P3 Kind (X4) (Black)
pulling slightly
to the front qsM2X4 Special Head (x4) (Black)
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3. Display Assy, Combination Drive (CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
5Plate Ground
4+B M2 (X2) (Gold) 9

7M2X6 Display Assy
Special Head (Gold)

4+B 2X12 (Black)
8M2X6 Special Head (Black)

6M2.6 Cross (Hole) Bind (Black)
6M2.6 Cross
(Hole) Bind
(Black)
1Screw (M2),
0 Number P3 Kind
(Black)
6M2.6 Cross (Hole) Bind (X2) (Black)
3
Combination Drive
(CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
2M2X6 Special Head
(Gold)

4. HDD Assy, DC Fan 1M2X6 Special Head (X6) (Gold)
3HDD Assy

4Screw (M2) 0 Number
P3 Kind (X4) (Black)
2FPC 50 Pin (for HDD)

6DC Fan

5 MBX-49 Board
CN2201

MBX-49 Board
CN102

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5. Latch Detector, PWS-13 Board

1M2X4 Special Head (X2) (Black)

4PWS-13 Board
2Latch Detector

3
MBX-49 Board CN2701

6. PC Card Connector, Modem Card, MBX-49 Board, Lithium Battery, I/O Bracket
1M2X4 Special Head
(X2) (Black) qjI/O Bracket
qhScrew (HEX) (X6) (Silevr)
2M2X4 Special Head
(X5) (Black)

CPU*1
9PC Card Connector

qkMBX-49 Board qsNUT M2 TYPE2 (X2)

3Screw (MBX)
CN151
(Silver)
8+B 2X14 (X2) 7 qa qgSpacer (MBX)
(Silver) (X2)
4M2X4 Special Head qfModem Card*2
(X2) (Black)
0Lithium Battery
5Bracket Bay Connector qdM2 Grip (X2) (Black)

6Screw (M2) 0 Number
P3 Kind (X2) (Black)

∗1 When removing the CPU, refer to “ 1-4. Replacing the CPU ”.
∗2 Modem card can be removed from the bottom.
Refer to the subsequent paragraph “ 9. Modem card ” for more details.

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7. Speaker Unit, SWX-73 Board

3M2X4 (X2) (Black)

2M2X4 (X7) (Black)

SWX-73 Board
4Speaker Unit CN301
1 SWX-73 Board
CN302
5SWX-73 Board
3M2X4 (X2) (Black)
SWX-73 Board
CN303
1
1
4Speaker Unit

6Hood Keyboard

8. SO-DIMM

2DIMM Door 1M2X4 Special Head (Black)

Removal of SO-DIMM
a→b

a
b
a

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9. Modem Card

1M2X4 Special Head (Black)
2Modem Door

3M2 Grip (X2) (Black)

5
4Modem Card

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10. LCD Section – Made by SA –
1. Bezel Housing Assy, LCD Unit

1Side (15) Screw Cover (X3) (Gold)

3Cover Screw
2+P M2X3 (X3)
Shaft
4+P 2.6X6 Bezel Housing Assy
Lock Precision
Type3 (Black) b
a

7 : claw part

3Cover Screw
2+P M2X3 (X3) (Gold)
Shaft
1Side (15) Screw Cover (X3)
c
b How to release the claw a.
4+P 2.6X6 Lock
Precision Type3
(Black)
Bezel Housing Assy
0
a

LCD unit
Display Housing Assy
8
Pull the Bezel Housing Assy
9 as shown to release the claw a.

Order of releasing the claws c→b→a
Order of locking the claws a→b→c

6M2X4 Special Head Display Housing Assy
(Black)
5Lower Screw Cover

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2. Inverter Assy, LCD Harness, FPC, Display Housing Assy

6Shield Tape (SK)

5
8LCD Harness
7M2X4 Special Head
(Black)
Inverter Assy
CN2

2Inverter Assy
3
1

4FPC

9Display Housing Assy

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1-4.Replacing the CPU
1. Removing the CPU

1
1 Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the
notch as shown in the illustration and
rotate it so that the protrusion comes
to the lock release position. CPU 2
2 Pull the CPU gently upward to lift it
out of the CPU socket.

CPU socket

Lock release position
(made by HIROSE)

2. Installing the CPU
2
1 Align the triangle reference mark of
the CPU with that of the CPU socket
and insert all the pins of the CPU to 1
CPU
the corresponding holes of the CPU
socket.
2 Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the
notch as shown in the illustration and
rotate it so that the protrusion comes
CPU socket
to the lock position.
Reference
marks

Lock position
(made by HIROSE)

NOTE:
Rotate a flat-blade screwdriver to the lock position securely. If not, the operation of the CPU may become unstable.

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1-5. DIP Switch Setting of the MBX-49 Board
The DIP switch on the MBX-49 board (main board) is set to match with the LCD that is used in this computer.

Part No. DIP switch setting

O
N
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1-476-576-11 The upper position where ON indication is
shown is the ON position .
The lower position is the OFF position.

No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
ON/OFF 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
0 : ON 1: OFF

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CHAPTER 2.
SELF DIAGNOSTICS

ATTENTION
Please confirm “Self Diagnostics” method which will be informed you with distribution
of “Self Diagnostics” software.

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CHAPTER 3.
BLOCK DIAGRAM

PCG-FX Series
µ-PGA2 Connector
SMBUS2 11 TV-OUT
BLOCK DIAGRAM Rev. 1.00

ITP Connector
mini Jack
CPU VID FW82801
Selector w/ Port Replicator (PCGA-PRFX1) 10/10/00
MP III 1GHz LCD
Memory Subsystem (Cache:256kB OD) VGA 50pin CN TV

PC Card

PC Card
DSub-15 (LED Signal Include)

Socket 1

Socket 2
PC100 SO-DIMM CPU Encoder

SO-DIMM SO-DIMM Volt Reg
CH7007A
Port Replicator
Socket 1 Socket 2
LVDS CNX-126
1
i.Link PC Card
4-pin Slot x2
Row# 0,1 Row# 2,3

DVO FW82807 VDC_IN DC-IN
DVO i.Link
GMBUS

SMBUS2
FW82801
FW82815 LMI
TI
TSB43AA22PDT
Cardbus
RICOH 1 VGA

100-pin Port Replicator CONNECTOR
100-pin Port Replicator CONNECTOR
Display Cashe
4M byte R5C476 II

CLK 16M bit 16M bit Serial
SDRA SDRA 2
GEN M M DSUB-9
AHA

IMI
9 Parallel
C9835 3
DSUB-25
USB
PORT 0 P C I Bus
Refer to Clock Generator Block RJ-45
Diagram 4 ETHER
Ether PHY
USB PORT1
6 LCI 82562ET RJ-45
USB
9
USB PORT2 PORT0
7 4
6
CNX-123 USB
10

CN
Am Port 1 USB
USB PORT3 Audio p 7
5 AC Link Headphone 8 Serial PORT2
AD1881A Dsub-9
Am Ext. MIC
p MODEM USB
FW82801

CN
RJ-11

CN
MDC Module 5
PORT3
MDC CN
BtoB CN

PS/2
(50pin)

Primary IDE EEPROM for Password
HDD BtoB(40pin) Debug Board 12 MiniDIN-6
SMBUS2 CLK GEN
CN for KBD
SO-DIMM
BtoB (30pin)

Master IDE Device
LPC
FPC(50pin)

Optical Devices
Secondary IDE

ATF Sense
SMBUS1 FAN control

CN
CN

Int. Keyboard FAN
Super I/O ADM1030
viaLPC
AHA

SMSC I/O Expander
LPC47N227 EC/KBC/ SMBUS0 /SMBUS MUX

CN
SPIC Batter1
PWS-13

CN
O2micro (Battery CONN & Lid-

CN
HITACHI OZ998 SW) Batter2
PS/2 H8S/2149
RS232C CN
FWH Buffer
LED
Multi Purpose Bay Flash BIOS ROM 12
Bay CN (50pin)

11
(FDD/2ndBattery) CN
Parallel
Dsub-25 PPK CNX-125
FDD (Touchpad BTN)
2 8 3 CN
10
Power BTN Touch pad
CN

SWX-73 Stereo
CN

(PPK&SPKR CN)
Speaker

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CHAPTER 4.
FRAME HARNESS DIAGRAM
DC-IN USB NETWORK MONITOR PRINTER SERIAL USB PHONE

1
Rear Panel
20
LCD

KEY BOARD

INVERTER

DC FAN
FFC LED

CNX-123 Board

18
CN702 CN1801

18
CN2801 CN1101 CN105 CN103 CN152

CN1802

CN101
CN3001
2 50
CN1502 2 30 (Side-A)
CN1902 1 29

CN151
1
1 25 CN2004 CN2602
CPU

1

1
1 CN701 49 1
99 10 1 1 8
CN1401

2
100 50 2
2
VIDEO OUT CN802 1 49 CN2201
CN1 FPC

EXTERNAL MICROPHONE CN1701

HEADPHONE CN1703
MBX-49 Board
IEEE 1394 i.LINK
CN1301
1 CN502 143 1 CN1602 29
(Side-A) MODEM CARD
2 144 HARD DISK 2 30
J1
1 29
150

75
Side 1
2 1
143 2 30

1
2 144
CN501 CN102

CN2301
FPC
Speaker L Speaker R
PC CARD
CONNECTOR
76 CN1202

50
1 CN2701 59

CN2302 49

50

2
CN302
2 60 CN301

1
CN303
10 1
SWX-73
1

1
(Side-A)

2
1
2
COMBINATION
DRIVE
(CD-RW/DVD-ROM)
1 59
RAM RAM
2 CN4005 60
PC100 SO-DIMM PC100 SO-DIMM
FLOPPY DISK
DRIVE
1
CN4001

BATTERY PACK
PWS-13 Board
(Side-B)
6

CN4004
8 1
6
CN4002

2nd BATTERY PACK
1 12
CNX-125 Board (OPTION)
1 8
(Side-B) From board to connector (direct connection)
1

Harness (connector at both end)
Harness (soldered at one end)
Connectors soldered on board and appearing on the panel
TOUCH PAD

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CHAPTER 5.
EXPLODED VIEWS AND PARTS LIST

NOTE:
• The mechanical parts with no reference number in the The components identified by mark 0 or
exploded views are not supplied. dotted line with mark 0 are critical for safety.
Replace only with part number specified.
• Items marked “ * ” are not stocked since they are seldom
required for routine service. Some delay should be Les composants identifiés par une marque
anticipated when ordering these items. 0 sont critiques pour la sécurité.
Ne les remplacer que par une pièce portant
• When two or more parts are shown in parallel, use the
le numéro spécifié.
part described first as the main part.

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5-1. Main Section
Ref.No. Part No. Description Ref.No. Part No. Description
1 X-4623-411-1 ASSY BOTTOM (AM) 139 A-8048-964-A ASSY BAY FD (CZ)
3 4-640-837-22 DOOR BATTERY 147 8-759-835-93 IC KP80526GY001256 (PIII 1GHz)
*8 4-651-706-01 HEATSINK BOTTOM 148 X-4623-561-2 ASSY LATCH DETECTOR
* 11 4-651-707-21 INSULATOR HEATSINK BOTTOM * 152 4-651-871-01 HEAT SINK
12 1-763-658-11 FAN, DC (WITH HEAT SINK) 153 4-652-012-01 SHEET, ELECTRIC HEAT
15 4-643-832-21 DUMMY CARD 154 4-651-989-01 SPACER (MBX)
18 A-8066-543-A COMPLETE PWB SWX-73 (PPK) 155 4-651-701-01 DOOR MODEM
19 X-4623-388-2 ASSY HOOD KEYBOARD Z 156 4-653-151-01 SPACER (KBF)
20 1-529-287-11 SPEAKER UNIT 157 4-653-466-01 CUSHION (HD-M)
21 3-718-233-01 NUT, PLATE 159 4-653-963-01 SHIELD (CNX)
22 1-790-639-22 FPC 50PIN (FOR HDD) 160 4-653-964-01 SPACER (B/P)
24 1-772-936-11 HDD (30.0GB)-DJSA230 161 4-654-019-01 GASKET (AV)
25 1-476-647-11 KEY BOARD UNIT (US) 162 4-654-047-01 SHIELD (AV)
26 X-4623-390-1 ASSY PALMREST 163 4-653-936-01 GASKET (HB/M)
27 1-772-529-72 PAD, TOUCH 164 4-654-320-41 SHEET (COIL), THERMAL
28 A-8066-540-A COMPLETE PWB CNX-125 165 4-654-350-01 SHEET (CPU), THERMAL
* 29 4-651-699-01 BRACKET PAD 166 1-779-745-21 JACK, DC
* 30 4-651-708-22 BRACKET (HDD) 167 1-815-422-11 USB CONNECTOR (VERTICAL)
* 31 4-640-861-11 BRACKET CD-ROM R 168 1-695-514-21 JACK (SMALL TYPE) 1P
32 1-796-072-11 COMBO DRIVE (UJDA710) 169 1-815-221-21 CONNECTOR, USB (VERTICAL)
170 4-653-962-01 SHIELD (USB)
33 X-4623-442-1 ASSY DOOR DVD-RW PA (EXP)
* 34 4-640-860-12 BRACKET (CD-ROM L) B1 4-641-726-41 SCREW (M2), SPECIAL HEAD
35 4-640-828-01 PLATE FDD B3 4-644-899-01 SCREW (M2), 0 NUMBER P3 KIND
36 1-772-978-21 FDD UNIT B4 4-639-112-01 SCREW M2X4
37 X-4623-528-1 ASSY BOTTOM FDD Z (TCY2) B6 4-646-807-01 0 PLATE M2.5 (FDD)
B7 4-644-402-12 SCREW (MBX)
38 4-651-713-01 DOOR I/O
39 4-651-844-01 FOOT REAR B8 4-641-726-11 SCREW (M2), SPECIAL HEAD
40 4-651-714-01 DOOR DOCKING CONNECTOR B10 4-652-498-01 +B M2 (NOJI)
41 4-640-851-11 FOOT FRONT B12 4-645-177-01 SCREW (M1.7X3.5)
46 A-8066-576-A COMPLETE PWB PWS-13 (2ND) B14 4-645-497-01 SCREW (M2.6), CROSS (HOLE) BIND
B15 4-635-301-01 SCREW M3X4
48 1-761-380-22 CARD, MODEM
52 1-790-640-11 FPC 50PIN (FOR CD-ROM) B17 7-622-205-05 NUT M2 TYPE2
53 1-790-641-11 FPC 50PIN (FOR FDD) B18 4-635-966-01 SCREW (HEX)
55 4-640-845-11 BUTTON BAY B19 7-621-772-70 SCREW +B 2X14
56 4-644-349-01 LATCH BAY B29 4-646-807-11 0 PLATE M2.5 (FDD)
B31 4-645-214-11 GRIP, M2
* 57 4-640-854-01 SPRING BAY
* 58 4-651-850-01 BRACKET BOTTOM B32 7-621-772-68 SCREW +B 2X12
* 59 4-640-857-01 DOOR BATTERY SPRING B33 4-642-852-21 +B M2
60 4-651-698-01 DISPLAY BASE
63 4-651-928-01 COVER BATTERY CONNECTOR
67 4-652-099-02 LABEL I/O
68 4-641-629-01 INSULATOR FDD
69 4-641-763-21 LABEL FD
* 71 4-641-851-02 SPRING (FDD), PLATE
* 72 4-651-709-01 BRACKET IO
74 4-651-702-01 DOOR DIMM
* 76 4-644-361-01 BRACKET SPK
* 78 4-644-362-11 PLATE PALMREST
81 8-749-019-00 IC HYM71V16M655AT6-P
(PC-100 SO-DIMM (128MB CL2))
84 1-960-827-21 HARNESS (2 PIN)
88 A-8066-832-A MBX49 (1G) ASSY (S)
105 4-641-630-11 COVER BAY HOLE
112 1-815-505-12 CONNECTOR,2 SLOT CARD BUS
123 1-790-711-21 FFC (PPK)
124 1-757-767-11 FFC (TP-CNX)
125 1-790-710-11 FFC (SWX-PWS)
126 4-644-053-01 SPACER FDD
* 128 4-653-452-01 PLATE, GROUND
* 134 4-645-433-01 BRACKET BAY CONNECTOR
136 4-644-357-01 CUSHION SPK

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B8

B1
I
B33
B1 J
128 B1 22 G
156 B1 30 J
B3 B3
B15 B32 A
G 25
K
M
B8 B15 60 B1 B8
12 19
63
24
165 B8 B8 C

H 21 27 26
B8
15 164 136 124
148 20
152 147 81 28 125
L
153 76 18
B7 H
46
F 136
B8 170
29
123
88 B4 B4
112 166 72
M 167
B18 20
K I
168 B17 B18 76

B4
169
L C B8
157
71
78
154 D B8
159
81 B19 B8
11
58 69
134 57
84 161
52 48
E 162
163 126
B31 56 B14
B8
B3 B 53
38 35
A 59 68
not
supplied 36
B 67
B29
D
160 B14 B6
3 E 37

F
701 (Refer to Page 5-6.)
1
B29
B10
31 B10 B6
8
B3 139
B3 39 B12

105
155

74 41 40 33
32
55 B10 34 B12
B8 B8

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5-2. LCD Section – Made by SA – Ref.No.
201
Part No.
1-476-316-11
Description
INVERTER UNIT
Ref.No. Part No. Description
ACCESSORIES
202 X-4623-380-1 HINGE LEFT 15 ************
203 X-4623-446-2 ASSY HOU, BEZEL 15SA-Z (EXP)
224 206 4-637-902-41 LATCH 701 A-8048-965-A ASSY WEIGHT SAVER (Z)
226 207 1-476-576-11 LCD-UNIT (15.0 TFT-SXGA+) (Refer to Page 5-4.)
B22 0702 1-476-342-12 ADAPTOR, AC
234 208 4-637-903-01 SPRING LATCH 703 1-528-935-13 PACK, LITHIUM ION BATTERY
203 212 X-4623-415-1 ASSY HOU, DISPLAY 15SA-Z 704 1-575-875-51 CORD, CONNECTION
B30 235 213 4-642-762-41 COVER HINGE (15) 0 1-757-562-21 CORD, POWER
214 4-653-704-31 (FX290)...LABEL ID (U)
214 4-653-704-41 (FX290K)...LABEL ID (U) 4-654-839-11 QUICK START, FX290, FX290K
206
219 1-757-604-11 PWB, FLEXIBLE PRINT (SINGLE)
234 208 220 4-642-755-01 BRACKET LCD (DL) 15
221 221 4-642-756-01 BRACKET LCD (BL) 15
222 4-642-757-01 BRACKET LCD (DR) 15
223 4-642-758-01 BRACKET LCD (BR) 15 701 703
224 4-646-217-11 COVER SCREW SIDE (15) Weight saver (1) Battery pack (1)
B22 225 4-635-277-22 COVER SCREW LOWER
224 226 4-643-549-12 COVER SCREW SHAFT
228 X-4623-381-1 HINGE RIGHT 15
223 229 4-643-366-11 EDGE GUARD HINGE (15)
231 4-643-837-01 SHIELD (LCD)
234 4-635-276-22 COVER SCREW UPPER
235 4-642-760-12 CUSHION CENTER
236 4-646-216-01 SHIELD TAPE (LCD) L
207 237 1-961-017-21 HARNESS,LCD (SXGA+) 702 704
AC adaptor (1) Video cable (1)
B23 238 4-650-831-01 SHIELD TAPE (SK)
239 4-653-980-01 GASKET HINGE (15)
202
B8 4-641-726-11 SCREW (M2), SPECIAL HEAD
B22 4-642-761-01 +P M2X3 LOCK
231 B23 4-644-165-01 SCREW (M2.6X4), 0 PLATE P1 MAIN
B30 4-643-550-01 +P 2.6X6 LOCK PRECISION TYPE3

∗1
238
B8 231 236
NOTE :
220
239 The dip switch on the MBX-49 board (Main board) is set to
match with the LCD (1-476-576-11) that is used in this computer. The components identified by Les composants identifiés par
237 mark 0 or dotted line with mark une marque 0 sont critiques
0 are critical for safety. pour la sécurité.

O
N
Replace only with part number Ne les remplacer que par une
222 specified. pièce portant le numéro spécifié.
229
B23

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
The upper position where ON indication is shown is the
214 ON position . The lower position is the OFF position.
201 213

219 No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
B8
ON/OFF 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
228
0 : ON 1: OFF
225 212
213

∗1 For the installation position, refer to page 5-3.

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