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Table of Contents System Specification Features Your Acer Notebook Tour Front View Closed Front View Left View Right View Rear Panel Bottom Panel Indicators Easy-launch Buttons MediaTouch Keys Touchpad Touchpad Basics Using the Keyboard Lock Keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad Windows Keys Hotkeys Special Keys Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Technology Password Acer eNet Management Acer ePower Management Acer eAudio Management Acer ePresentation Management Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eLock Management Acer eRecovery Management Acer eSettings Management Windows Mobility Center Using the System Utilities Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) Launch Manager Norton Internet Security Hardware Specifications and Configurations 1 1 4 4 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 14 14 15 16 17 18 18 19 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 31 32 33 System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility Entering BIOS Setup BIOS Setup Primary Menus BIOS Setup Navigation Keys Information Menu Main Menu Security Menu Boot Menu Exit Menu 41 41 41 41 41 42 43 44 46 47 Machine Disassembly and Replacement Disassembly Requirements General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Disassembly Process 49 49 50 50 51 vii .
External Module Disassembly Process External Modules Disassembly Flowchart Removing the Battery Pack Removing the SD Dummy Card Removing the Express Dummy Card Removing the Lower Cover Removing the DIMM Removing the WLAN Board Module Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module Removing the Optical Drive Module Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart Removing the CPU Heatsink Module Removing the CPU Removing the Keyboard Removing the Middle Cover Removing the Power Board Removing the Media Board Removing the LCD Module Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case Removing the Speaker Modules Removing the Launch Board Removing the Touchpad Board Module Removing the Bluetooth Board Removing the USB board Removing the Mainboard Removing the Modem Board Removing the RTC Battery LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart Removing the LCD Bezel Removing the Camera Board Removing the Inverter Board Removing the LCD with Brackets Removing the LCD Brackets Removing the LCD Module Hinges Removing the Antennas Removing the Microphones 52 52 53 54 54 55 56 57 58 59 61 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 70 73 74 75 77 78 79 81 83 85 85 86 87 88 89 91 92 93 94 Troubleshooting System Check Procedures External CD/DVD-ROM Drive Check Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check Memory Check Power System Check Touchpad Check Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message Index of Error Messages Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message Intermittent Problems Undetermined Problems 97 98 98 98 98 99 100 101 102 104 108 111 112 System Block Diagram and Connector Locations System Block Diagram viii 113 113 .
Board Layout Top View Bottom View 114 114 115 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List Aspire 4920 Exploded Diagram Aspire 4920 FRU List 119 120 121 Model Definition and Configuration Aspire 4920 130 130 Test Compatible Components Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ Compatibility Test 133 134 Online Support Information 139 ix .
up to 350 MB of dynamic system memory). Dolby Digital Live.1" WXGA high brightness (200-nits) Acer CrystalBrite™ TFT LCD.8 GHz.2/2. 800 MHz FSB) supporting Intel 64 architecture Mobile Intel GM965/PM965 Express chipset Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802. Memory Stick® (MS). 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology Display and Graphics 14.0 (8 MB of dedicated DDR2 VRAM. featuring Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 with up to 358 MB of Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4. Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO).7 million colors MPEG-2/DVD hardware-assisted capability (acceleration) S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) support Acer Arcade™ featuring Acer CinemaVision™ and Acer ClearVision™ technologies Storage Subsystem 80/120/160 GB or larger hard disk drive DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive 5-in-1 card reader supporting Secure Digital (SD). supporting simultaneous multi-window viewing via Acer GridVista™ 16 ms response time ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X2500 (256 MB of dedicated GDDR2 VRAM) with HyperMemory™ supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 9 and PCI Express® (for selected models) or Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics. xD-Picture Card™ (xD) Audio Dolby®-certified surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers Dolby Home Theater audio enhancement featuring Dolby Digital. Dolby Headphone and Dolby Virtual Speaker technologies Intel High Definition Audio support S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers MS-Sound compatible Chapter 1 1 .11b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection.Chapter 1 System Specification Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many feature: Platform Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor T7300/T7500/T7700 (4 MB L2 cache. MultiMediaCard (MMC).4 GHz.11a/b/g) or 3945BG (dual-mode 802. Dolby Digital Stereo Creator. supporting Microsoft® DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 (for selected models) Dual independent display support 16. Dolby PRO LOGIC® II. 800 MHz FSB) and T7100 (2 MB L2 cache. 2/2. 1.
two Windows® keys. independent US and Euro dollar sign keys Empowering Key Easy-launch buttons: WLAN.11b/g) Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes 53. hotkey controls. with inverted "T" cursor layout.0 ports IEEE 1394 port Consumer infrared (CIR) port External display (VGA) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/PAL) port Headphones/speaker/line-out port with S/PDIF support Microphone-in jack Line-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Power Subsystem ACPI 3. echo cancellation.3 W 4800 mAh Li-ion battery pack (6-cell) (for selected models) / 44. Internet. supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology WPAN: Bluetooth® 2. Bluetooth. stop. and noise suppression technologies Input Devices 88-/89-/93-key keyboard.92 with PTT approval.Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones featuring beam forming. embedded numeric keypad. Wake-on-Ring ready I/O Interface ExpressCard™/54 slot 5-in-1 card reader (SD™/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD) Four USB 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) (for selected models) LAN: Gigabit Ethernet. previous.5 mm (minimum) key travel Seamless touchpad with 4-way scroll button 12 function keys. 2. Acer Arcade™ Acer MediaTouch keys: play/pause. email. Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V.4 W 4000 mAh Li-ion battery pack (6-cell) (for selected models) 3-pin 65 W AC adapter (for selected models) 2 Chapter 1 . international language support. or 3945BG (dual-mode 802. next and record keys Acer Media Center remote control (optional) Communication Acer Video Conference featuring: Integrated Acer CrystalEye webcam supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology Acer PureZone technology Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone WLAN: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (dual-band tri-mode 802. four cursor keys.11a/b/g).
84 lbs.45/1.65 kg (5.5-hour rapid charge system-off 3.) (configuration may vary by models) Environment Temperature: Operating: 5 ° C to 35 ° C Non-operating: -20 ° C to 65 ° C Humidity (non-condensing): operating: 20% to 80% Non-operating: 20% to 80% Chapter 1 3 .5-hour charge-in-use 3-pin 90 W AC adapter supporting Acer QuicCharge™ technology (for selected models): 80% charge in 1 hour 2-hour rapid charge system-off 3-hour charge-in-use Dimensions and weight Width: 344 mm (13.5 inches) Depth: 246 mm (9.7 inches) Height: 37/42 mm (1.2. with 6-cell battery): 2.65 inches) Weight (approximately.
Touch-sensitive keys which function as play/pause. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Launch Acer Empowering Technology. displays computer output. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 4 Chapter 1 . For entering data into your computer. Turns the computer on and off. stop.Your Acer Notebook Tour After knowing your computer features. let us show you around your new Aspire computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. Web camera for video communication. previous. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Front View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Item Acer PureZone Acer Crystal Eye Display screen Power button Status indicators Empowering key Easy-launch buttons Palmrest Status indicators Click buttons (left. center and right) Touchpad Keyboard Speakers MediaTouch keys Acer Arcade Description Internal microphone for sound recording. Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD). the center button serves as a 4-way scroll button. For use with Acer Arcade media playing program. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. next and record.
speakers.. Chapter 1 5 . audio CD player. Locks and releases the lid.g.g. Receives signals from a remote control. stereo walkman.. Accepts audio line-in devices (e.Closed Front View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 Icon Item Unlimited volume control wheel Latch CIR receiver Line-in jack Microphone jack Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack with S/PDIF support Description Adjust the volume of the audio-out. headphones). mp3 player) Accepts inputs from external microphones. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.
USB camera). and xDPicture Card. Connects to IEEE 1394 devices. USB mouse. Connects to a television or display device with S-video input. Connect to USB 2. Memory Stick (MS).0 ports Description Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.. LCD projector). MultiMediaCard (MMC). Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. Connects to a phone line. Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO). Accepts Secure Digital (SD). Connects to a display device (e.g. external monitor.Left View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 Icon Item Kensington lock slot External display (VGA) port Modem (RJ-11) port Ethernet (RJ-45) port S-video/TV-out (NTSC/ PAL) port USB 2. 7 8 9 4-pin IEEE 1394 port ExpressCard/54 slot 5-in-1 card reader 6 Chapter 1 . Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based network..g. Note: Only one card can operate at any given time.0 devices (e.
.g. USB mouse. even after prolonged use. Chapter 1 7 . accepts CDs or DVDs.Right View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 Icon Item Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole USB 2. Connects to an AC adapter. Lights up when the optical drive is active.0 ports DC-in jack Description Internal optical drive. USB camera). Ejects the optical disk from the drive.0 devices (e. Connect to USB 2. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Rear Panel # 1 Item Ventilation slots Description Enable the computer to stay cool.
Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer's main memory. even after prolonged use. Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws) Enable the computer to stay cool.Bottom Panel # 1 2 3 4 5 6 Icon Item Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Memory compartment Hard disk bay Ventilation slots and cooling fan Description Houses the computer's battery pack. 8 Chapter 1 . Releases the battery for removal. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.
NOTE: Battery LED status during charging: • Amber: Charging.Indicators The computer has four easy-to-read status indicators: The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up. Chapter 1 9 . • Green: Charging complete. Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Indicates the computer's power status. Indicates the computer's batttery status. Icon Function HDD Num lock Caps lock Power Battery Description Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Lights up when Caps Lock is activated.
Launch Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs. (user-programmable) Launch Acer Arcade utility 10 Chapter 1 . They are: mail. Empowering Key < > and one user-programmable button. Internet browser (user-Programmable) Email application (user-Programmable) Enables/disables the Bluetooth function.Easy-launch Buttons There are several conveniently located easy-launch buttons. run the Acer Launch Manager. To set the Web browser. Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Icon Function Wireless communication button/ indicator Web browser Mail Bluetooth communication button/indicator Empowering Technology Acer Arcade Description Enables/disables the wireless function. mail and programmable buttons. but can be reset by users. Web browser. Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Press < > to run the Acer Empowering Technology.
Media-Touch keys Description Play or Pause Stop Move backward within the current track or go to the next title or chapter. or chapter.MediaTouch Keys The touch-sensitive media keys make easy and quick media control with great touch feedback. title. Move forward within the current track or go to next track. Record / Chapter 1 11 .
Touchpad The built-in touchpad is a pointing device that senses movement on its surface. This means the cursor responds as you move your finger across the surface of the touchpad. Use the 4-way scroll (3) button (for selected models) or Acer BioProtect fingerprint reader (3) supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (for selected models) to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. This button or fingerprint reader mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of Windows applications. Touchpad Basics The following teaches you how to use the touchpad: Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor. Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. The central location on the palmrest provides optimum comfort and support. 12 Chapter 1 .
then use finger to drag the cursor on the touchpad Right Button (4) Main touchpad (2) Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking the mouse button). hence.dry and clean. It can be disabled under Mouse settings in Windows Control Panel. Tap once. the better the response. Tapping too hard will not increase the touchpad’s responsiveness. vertical and horizontal scrolling is enabled on your touchpad.and your fingers . Click once. Tap twice (at the same speed as double-clicking a mouse button) then hold finger to the touchpad on the second tap to drag the cursor. keep it . The touchpad is sensitive to finger movement. NOTE: By default. Click and hold.Function Execute Left Button (1) Click twice quickly. the lighter the touch. NOTE: When using the touchpad. Center button (3) Select Drag Access context menu Scroll Click once Click and hold to move up/down/left/ right. Chapter 1 13 .
the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down arrow keys respectively. Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase. Hold <Fn> while typing letters on embedded keypad. The keys function as a calculator (complete with the arithmetic operators +. *. 14 Chapter 1 . When Scroll Lock is on. Scroll Lock <Fn> + <F12> The embedded numeric keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad. the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. To simplify the keyboard legend. Hold <Shift> while using cursorcontrol keys. two Windows keys and twelve function keys. Type the letters in a normal manner. When Num Lock is on. Scroll Lock does not work with some applications. -.Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded keypad. It is indicated by small characters located on the upper right corner of the keycaps. and /). cursor-control key symbols are not printed on the keys. Cursor-control keys on embedded keypad Main keyboard keys Num Lock On Type numbers in a normal manner. Desired Access Number keys on embedded keypad. Num Lock Off N/A Hold <Fn> while using cursorcontrol keys. Lock Keys and Embedded Numeric Keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. Lock Key Caps Lock Num Lock <Fn> + <F11> Description When Caps Lock is on. separate cursor keys. and two special keys.
this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button. Chapter 1 15 . it launches the Start menu. some shortcuts may not function as described. it opens the application's context menu.Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: < < < < < < > : Open or close the Start menu > + <D>: Display the desktop > + <E>: Open Windows Explore > + <F>: Search for a file or folder > + <G>: Cycle through Sidebar gadgets > + <L>: Lock your computer (if you are connected to a network domain). Application key This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button. or switch users (if you're not connected to a network domain) > + <M>: Minimizes all windows > + <R>: Open the Run dialog box > + <T>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar > + <U>: Open Ease of Access Center > + <X>: Open Windows Mobility Center > + <BREAK>: Display the System Properties dialog box > + <SHIFT+M>: Restore minimized windows to the desktop > + <TAB>: Cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D > + <SPACEBAR>: Bring all gadgets to the front and select Windows Sidebar > + <F>: Search for computers (if you are on a network) < < < < < < < < < <CTRL> + < <CTRL> + < > + <TAB>: Use the arrow keys to cycle through programs on the taskbar by using Windows Flip 3-D Note: Depending on your edition of Windows Vista. Key Windows key Icon Description Pressed alone.
Press any key to return. Increases the speaker volume. Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. external monitor (if connected) and both. Launches the Acer ePowerManagement in Acer eManager. Turns the speakers on and off. Switches display output between the display screen. volume output and the BIOS utility. Hot Key Fn-F1 Fn-F2 Fn-F3 Fn-F4 Fn-F5 Fn-F6 Fn-F7 Fn-F8 Fn-w Fn-y Fn-x Fn-z Icon Function Hot key help Acer eSettings Acer ePower Management Sleep Display toggle Screen blank Touchpad toggle Speaker toggle Volume up Volume down Brightness up Brightness down Description Displays help on hot keys. Decreases the speaker volume. To activate hotkeys. Turns the internal touchpad on and off. Puts the computer in Sleep mode. press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination.Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness. Launches the Acer eSettings in Acer eManager. Increases the screen brightness. Decreases the screen brightness 16 Chapter 1 .
The US dollar sign 1.Special Keys You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. or hold <Shift> and then press the <4> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. Either press < > at the bottom-right of the keyboard. NOTE: Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. 2.microsoft. 2.htm for more information. Chapter 1 17 . The Euro symbol 1. Open a text editor or word processor. NOTE: This function varies according to the language settings.com/ typography/faq/faq12. Please refer to www. Open a text editor or word processor. or hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard. Either press < > at the bottom-right of the keyboard.
right click on the Empowering Technology toolbar. reliably and completely. Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and encryption. it provides access to the following utilities: Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently. you will be asked to create it. then select the "Help" or "Tutorial" function. Empowering Technology Password Before using Acer eLock Management and Acer eRecovery Management.Acer Empowering Technology The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media. Displayed by default in the upper half of your screen. there is no way to reset it except by reformatting your system. NOTE: If you lose the Empowering Technology password. For more information. If you have not initialized the Empowering Technology password and run Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management. Right-click on the Empowering Technology toolbar and select "Password Setup" to do so. Acer ePower Management optimizes battery usage via customizable power plans. Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings. Acer eRecovery Management backs up and recovers data flexibly. Make sure to remember or write down your password! 18 Chapter 1 . you must initialize the Empowering Technology password. Acer eSettings Management accesses system information and adjusts settings easily.
Acer eNet Management
Acer eNet Management helps you quickly connect to both wired and wireless networks in a variety of locations. To access this utility, select "Acer eNet Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar or run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu. You can also set Acer eNet Management to start automatically when you boot up your PC. Acer eNet Management automatically detects the best settings for a new location, while offering you the option to manually adjust the settings to match your needs.
Acer eNet Management can save network settings for a location to a profile, and automatically switch to the appropriate profile when you move from one location to another. Settings stored include network connection settings (IP and DNS settings, wireless AP details, etc.), as well as default printer settings. Security and safety concerns mean that Acer eNet Management does not store username and password information.
Acer ePower Management
Acer ePower Management features a straightforward user interface for configuring your power management options. To access this utility, select "Acer ePower Management" from the Empowering Technology toolbar, run the program from the Acer Empowering Technology program group in Start menu, or right-click the Windows power icon in the system tray and select "Acer ePower Management".
Using Power Plans
Acer ePower Management comes with three predefined power plans: Balanced, High performance and Power saver. You can also create customized power plans. You can create, switch between, edit, delete and restore power plans, as described below. View and adjust settings for On Battery and Plugged In modes by clicking the appropriate tabs. You can open Windows power options by clicking "More Power Options". NOTE: You cannot delete the predefined power plans.
To create a new power plan:
Creating customized power plans allows you to save and quickly switch to a personalized set of power options. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Click the Create Power Plan icon. Enter a name for your new power plan. Choose a predefined power plan to base your customized plan on. If necessary, change the display and sleep settings you want your computer to use. Click "OK" to save your new power plan.
To switch between power plans:
1. 2. Select the power plan you wish to switch to from the drop-down list. Click "Apply".
To edit a power plan:
Editing a power plan allows you to adjust system settings like LCD brightness and CPU speed. You can also turn on/off system components to extend battery life. 1. 2. 3. Switch to the power plan you wish to edit Adjust settings as required. Click "Apply" to save your new settings.
To delete a power plan:
You cannot delete the power plan you are currently using. If you want to delete the active power plan, switch to another one first. 1. 2. Select the power plan you wish to delete from the drop-down list. Click the Delete Power Plan icon.
22 Chapter 1 .Battery status For real-time battery life estimates based on current usage. refer to the panel in the upper half of the window. Click the to view estimated battery life in sleep and hibernate modes.
1-channel surround sound from just 2 speakers. in vivid detail.Acer eAudio Management Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby® Home Theater™ on your system. "Music" mode lets you enjoy your favorite tunes. via Dolby Virtual Speaker technology.. Select "Movie" or "Game" mode to experience the awesome realism of 5. Chapter 1 23 .
Acer ePresentation Management Acer ePresentation Management lets you project your computer's display to an external display device or projector using the hotkey: <Fn> + <F5>. For projectors and external devices that are not auto-detected. 24 Chapter 1 . NOTE: If the restored resolution is not correct after disconnecting a projector. launch Acer ePresentation Management to choose an appropriate display setting. If auto-detection hardware is implemented in the system and the external display supports it. adjust your display settings using Display Properties or the utility provided by the graphics vendor. or you need to use an external resolution that is not supported by Acer ePresentation Management. your system display will be automatically switched out when an external display is connected to the system.
there will be no way to decrypt your encrypted file! Be sure to safeguard all related passwords! Chapter 1 25 .Acer eDataSecurity Management Acer eDataSecurity Management is an encryption utility that protects your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. If you lose the password. The Acer eDataSecurity Management setup wizard will prompt you for a supervisor password and default encryption password. or you can choose to enter your own password when encrypting a file. This password will be used to encrypt files by default. It is conveniently integrated with Windows Explorer as a shell extension for quick data encryption/decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook. If you lose both passwords. NOTE: The password used to encrypt a file is the unique key that the system needs to decrypt it. the supervisor password is the only other key capable of decrypting the file.
USB flash drives. Removable Storage Devices — includes USB disk drives. until removed. DVD-ROM. USB MP3 drives. 26 Chapter 1 .5-inch floppy drives only. Once set. Make sure to remember or write down your password. IEEE 1394 disk drives. USB memory card readers. Optical Drive Devices — includes any kind of CD-ROM. optical and floppy drive devices to ensure that data can't be stolen while your system is unattended. Lock(s) will immediately be set without any reboot necessary.Acer eLock Management Acer eLock Management is simple yet effective utility that allows you to lock removable storage. the Empowering Technology password must be set first. and any other removable storage devices that can be mounted as a file system when plugged into the system. and will remain after rebooting. there is no method to reset it except by reformatting your system. you can apply locks to any of the devices types. HD-DVD or Blu-ray drive devices. To use Acer eLock Management. Floppy Drive Devices — 3. USB pen drives. NOTE: If you lose the Empowering Technology password.
By default. including your Acer ezDock. user-created backups are stored to the D:\ drive. To ensure the best results when recovering your system using a CD or Acer eRecovery Management. and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. please use Acer eRecovery Management's "System backup to optical disc" feature to burn a backup image to CD or DVD. Acer eRecovery Management provides you with: Password protection (Empowering Technology password) Full and incremental backups to hard disk or optical disc Creation of backups: Factory default image User backup image Current system configuration Application backup Restore and recovery: Factory default image User backup image From previously-created CD/DVD Reinstall applications/drivers NOTE: If your computer did not come with a Recovery CD or System CD.Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. if your computer has one). Chapter 1 27 . detach all peripherals (except the external Acer ODD. burn the factory default image to optical disc. It allows you to create full or incremental backups.
28 Chapter 1 .Acer eSettings Management Acer eSettings Management allows you to inspect hardware specifications. set BIOS passwords and modify boot options. Acer eSettings Management also: Provides a simple graphical user interface for navigation. Lets you set an asset tag for your system. Prints and saves hardware specifications.
and a shortcut to the Acer user guide. so you can quickly configure your Acer system to fit the situation as you change locations. external display settings. volume. Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like Bluetooth Add Device (if applicable). networks or activities. drivers and utilities. display orientation and synchronization status. power plan.Windows Mobility Center The Windows Mobility Center collects key mobile-related system settings in one easy-to-find place. wireless networking on/off. To launch Windows Mobility Center: Use the shortcut key < > + <X> Start Windows Mobility Center from the Control panel Start Windows Mobility Center from the Accessories program group in the Start menu Chapter 1 29 . sharing folders overview/sharing service on or off. Settings include display brightness.
Triple (primary at right). All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. Finally. open the Display Settings properties box using the Control Panel or by right-clicking the Windows desktop and selecting Personalize. Select the secondary monitor (2) icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend the desktop onto this monitor. first ensure that a second display is connected. To access this function. Enjoy the convenience of a well-organized desktop. or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible. 2. allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below: 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 Double (vertical).Using the System Utilities Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible) To enable the dual display feature of your notebook. please go to Start. click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Triple (primary at left). Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the taskbar. then. 30 Chapter 1 . 3. Acer GridVista is simple to set up: 1. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid.
Chapter 1 31 . and then Launch Manager to start the application. Launch Manager Launch Manager allows you to set the four easy-launch buttons located above the keyboard. You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start. All Programs.NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of your second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value.
32 Chapter 1 . 3.Norton Internet Security Norton Internet Security is an anti-virus utility that can protect against viruses. NOTE: For optimal security. it runs in the background so that you do not have to stop working. You can schedule customized virus scans that run unattended on specific dates and times or at periodic intervals. How do I check for viruses? 1. Double-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the Windows desktop. review the results of the scan. 2. keeping your data safe and secure. run a Full System Scan when scanning your computer for the first time. When the scan is complete. Select Tasks & Scans. Select Run Scan to scan your system. 4. For more information refer to the Norton Internet Security help files. If you are using the computer when the scheduled scan begins.
Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item CPU type Specification Intel® Core™2 Duo T7100 Mobile Processor 1.4 GHz 4 MB Clock Speeds L2 Cache Front Side Bus Socket Interface System Board Major Chips Item System core logic HDD controller Memory controller Video controller Audio controller PCMCIA controller LAN controller Modem controller Bluetooth controller Keyboard controller Specification Intel GM965 Express + Intel ICH8M chipsets Intel ICH8M chipset Intel GM965 Express chipset Intel GM965 Express chipset Codec ALC268 OZ129 Intel ICH8M + Broadcom 5787MKMLG chipsets Intel ICH8M chipset Intel ICH8M chipset Winbond WPC8768L Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Product Model Name Specification Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 HTS 5416 80J9 SA0 0 80 HTS 5416 12J9 SA0 0 120 HTS 5416 16J9 SA0 0 160 Toshiba MK8 037 GSX MK1 237 GSX MK1 637 GSX Western Digital WD8 00B EVS WD1 200B EVS WD1 600B EVS Seagate ST9 8081 1AS ST9 1208 22A S 120 ST9 1608 21A S 160 Capacity (GB) Form factor and Interface type Bytes per sector Data heads Data disks Spindle speed (RPM) Buffer size (MB) Media transfer rate (Mbytes/s.5 inch Serial ATA 512 4 2 5400 8 540 512 4 2 5400 8.192 300 N/A N/A N/A 5400 8 600 512 3 2 5400 8 N/A Chapter 1 33 .2 GHz 4 MB Intel® Core™2 Duo T7700 Mobile Processor 2. max) 80 120 160 80 120 160 80 2.8 GHz 2 MB 800 MHz Socket P (PGA/BGA) Intel Core™2 Duo T7300 Mobile Processor 2.0 GHz 4 MB Intel® Core™2 Duo T7500 Mobile Processor 2.
AHCI support.1. Boot Block. BIOS Boot Specification. PCI Bus Power Management Interface Specification. PCI 2.1/2. max) Voltage tolerance BIOS Item BIOS vendor BIOS Version Supported protocols Specification Phoenix v0. Simple Boot Flag 1. System/HDD Password Security Control.0.0. Intel Enhanced SpeedStep Technology.0. 4 GB for 64bit OS Samsung M470T2953 EZ3-CE6 667 1GB 1GB 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB Hynix HYMP512S 64CP8-Y5 Nanya NT512T64U H8B0FN-3C Powerchip AS6E8E63B-6E1A Promos V916764B24 QBFW-F5 DDR2 Synchronous DRAM Video Item VGA controller Features Specification Intel GM965 Express chipset with integrated 3D graphics Intel Graphic Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 with up to 358 MB of Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4. IEEE 1394 1. WfM 184.108.40.206b/2.5% 5V(DC) +/.0 Compliant Device). HD audio. iAMT 2. ASF 2.5% 5V(DC) +/. Boot Integrity Service Application Program Interface (BIS) 220.127.116.11 (8 MB of dedicated DDR2 VRAM.0 compliance. USB Specification 1. PnP BIOS 1. PC2002/2005 compliant.0/3. supporting Microsoft DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 ATI Mobility Radeon X2500 (with up to 256 MB of dedicated GDDR2 VRAM) with HyperMemory supporting Microsoft DirectX 9 and PCI Express 34 Chapter 1 . TPM v1. INT 13h Extenstions.2.5 Specification 150 MB/s N/A 150 MB/s 150 MB/s 5V(DC) +/. up to 350 MB of dynamic system memory). Intel DPST support.5% System Memory Item Specification Memory controller DIMM socket number Supports maximum memory size Vendor Model name DIMM type DIMM speed (MHz) DIMM size Intel GM965 Express chipset 2 sockets 2 GB for 32 bit OS.0.0a. SMBIOS 2. Preboot Execution Environment 2.Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Interface transfer rate (Mbytes/s. IrDA 1.25 ACPI 1.5% 5V(DC) +/.0. USB/1394 CD-ROM Boot Up support. PC Card Standard 1995 (PCMCIA 3.
11a/b/g 802.00 CastleNet MA820 Chapter 1 35 .11 a/b/g 802.11 b/g PCI bus (mini PCI socket for wireless module) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG PRO/Wireless 3945BG Specification Intel ICH8M + Broadcom 5785KMLG chipsets RJ45 Onboard Gigabit Ethernet. PCI-E interface. MS-sound compatible PCMCIA Port Item PCMCIA controller Card type support Number of slot Specification T17412 Type-II One LAN Item LAN controller LAN connector type Features Wireless LAN module Item Vendor Model name Data throughput Protocol Interface Specification Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN 54 Mbps 802.Audio Item Audio controller Features Specification Realtek ALC268 Codec Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers.01 Bluetooth 2. Supports high definition audio.5 T60M955.0 Modem Item Modem controller Vendor Model name Baud rate Modem connector type Bluetooth Module Item Bluetooth controller Vendor Model name Protocol Connector type Specification Intel ICH8M chipset Foxconn BCM2045 T60H928.0 Mini USB Specification Intel ICH8M chipset Liteon MDC-003#A8B 56 K RJ11 Foxconn MDC 1. support ASF 2. Built-in microphone.
and two front-access communication switches Combo Drive Interface Item Vendor Model name Drive type Data transfer rate Specification Sony Slim Combo CRX880A Internal Slim CD-RW/DVD combo drive Write: • • Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format CD-R: 24X CD-RW: 24X Read: • • DVD-ROM: 8X CD-ROM: 24X Philips BenQ DS-24CZP 2 MB IDE N/A CD-R. 88-/89.5 mm (minimum) key travel. DVD-R/RW. SACD (Hybrid). High speed. Video-CD. DVD-Video. 2. Form 1. DVD-Audio. i-trax CD. Ultra-speed and Ultra-speed plus) CD-DA. CD-ROM (mode 1). CD Extra. CD-I. touchpad pointing device with 4-way scroll button or Acer BioProtect fingerprint reader supporting Acer Finger Nav 4-way control function. Enhanced CD.Keyboard and Input Devices Item Keyboard controller Model name Features Specification Winbond WPC8768L Acer FineTouch keyboard 5-degree curve. multi-language support. CD Plus. UDF DVD.0/V2. DVD+/-R DL. three productivity keys. CD-RW (Multi speed. CD-i Bridge. hotkey controls. Photo CD. embedded numeric keypad. Karaoke CD. Form 2). inverted “T” cursor layout. CD-Text DVD-ROM. three easylaunch buttons. DVD+R/RW. DVD-RAM V1.key. CD-ROM XA (Mode 2.1 5 V DC Power supply 36 Chapter 1 .
Video CD 5V DC Power supply Chapter 1 37 . CD-R. CD-DA. DVD+R (SL. DVD-R/RW. 6X ZCLV DVD-R/+R (single layer): 8X CAV DVD-R/+R (double layer): 4X ZCLV DVD-RAM: 5X ZCLV CD-R/RW/ ROM: 24X Max DVD-ROM (single layer): 8X CAV DVD-ROM (double layer): 6X CAV DVD-RAM: 5X ZCLV DVD-R/+R/ +RW/-RW (single layer): 8X CAV DVD-R/+R (double layer): 6X CAV Pioneer DVR-K17RS Write: • • • • CD-R: 24X CD-RW: 24X DVD-RW: 6X DVD-R/+R/ +RW: 8X DVD-RAM: 5X Philips BenQ DS-8A1P N/A Panasonic UJ-850 Write: • • • • • • • • • • CD-R: 24X CD-RW: 16X DVD-R: 8X DVD-RW: 4X DVD-RAM: 5X DVD+R(DL): 2. CDROM. DL).DVD Drive Interface Item Specification Vendor Model name Drive type Data transfer rate Sony AD-7560A Write: • • • CD-R: 24X CAV CD-RW: 24X CAV DVD+RW/RW (single layer): 8X. CD-I. DL)/RW. DVD-RW. DVD-R. CD-Extra. CD-R/RW. CD-Text. Photo CD. DVD-ROM. CD-ROM XA.4X DVD+R: 8X DVD+RW: 4X CD-R/RW/ ROM: 24X DVD-R/RW/ ROM: 8X Internal Slim DVD/CD writer Read: • • Read: • • Read: • • • • • • Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format 2 MB Enhanced IDE(ATAPI) compatible DVD-RAM. DVDRAM. DVD+RW. DVD+R (SL. CD-RW.
2 400 CMO N141I3-L02 (Glare) 1280 x 800 N/A N/A N/A N/A 262 K N/A 220 300:1 16 5.3 N/A N/A 319.02 RoHS VK.0 mAh 6 cell: 2.237 TN 262 K 45 200 400:1 16 5.5 x205.0 mAh 6 cell: 2.4 mAh Simplo Li-ion 6 cell: 2.4 mAh Sanyo Li-ion 6 cell: 2.2 400 LG LP141WX1TLA2 (Glare) 1280 x 768 15:9 305.0 x 5.3 1 CCFL 319.5 x 205 .5 x 5.2385 (107) N/A 262.5 x 5.6 0.5 390 LCD Inverter Board Item Specification Vendor Model name YEC YNV-W06S Foxconn T621240.21189.406 38 Chapter 1 .4 mAh LCD Item Specification Vendor Model name Screen diagonal (mm) Display resolution (pixels) Aspect ratio Active area (mm) Pixel pitch (mm) Mode Number of colors Color saturation (NTSC%) Typical white luminance (cd/ m2) also called brightness Contrast ratio Response time (optical rise time + fall time) (msec) Power consumption (watt) Supply voltage (v) Backlight Outline dimensions (mm) Weight (g) AUO B141EW04V4 (Glare) 14.0 mAh 6 cell: 2.2 0.0 x 199.4 x 189.5 400 LP141WX3TLB1(Glare) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 200 N/A 16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Samsung LTN141W3L01-G (Glare) 1280 x 800 N/A 303.5p) 500:1 25 N/A N/A N/A 320.237 N/A 262 K N/A 200 500:1 16 N/A N/A N/A 319.1 3.5 x 205.0 mAh 6 cell: 2.6 0.1” WXGA 1280 x 800 16:10 303.36 x 189.4 mAh Sony Li-ion 6 cell: 2.144 (6 bit) 45% 185 (typ.8 x 183.5 x 5.Battery Item Specification Vendor Battery Type Pack capacity Panasonic Li-ion 6 cell: 2.
Soft Off (G2/S5): OS initiated shutdown. Working (G0/S0): Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disk may be power managed in this state. 90 W 100 ~ 240 System Power Management ACPI mode Power Management Off • • Mech. VGA Suspend. Suspend to RAM (S3): CPU set power down. CD-ROM Power Down. Hard Disk Power Down. Off (G3): All devices in the system are turned off completely.74 A.AC Adapter Item Specification Vendor Model Name Output rating Input (Vac) Delta ADP-90SB BBDAF ADP-90SB BBEA LF 19 V/4. System saves all system states and data onto the disc prior to system shutdown. and Super I/O Low Power mode. PCMCIA Suspend. Save to Disk (S4): Also called Hibernation Mode. On • • • Chapter 1 39 . All devices in the system are turned off completely. Audio Power Down. 90 W 90 ~ 270 Lite-On PA-1900-24 AR PA-1900-04 WR 19 V .
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NOTE: The parameters on the screens shown in this Guide display default system values. Entering BIOS Setup Power on the system to start the system POST process. Press F10 to save changes and close the BIOS setup. Press Esc to close the BIOSe setup. Use the Enter key to display a submenu screen. press F2 to enter the BIOS setup screen. Press F9 to load the default configuration. The BIOS setup utility stores basic settings for your system. Press F1 for General Help using the BIOS setup. System information is subject to different models. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to select an item. Since most systems are already properly configured and optimized. Refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises.keys to select an option. NOTE: You must press F2 while the system is booting. These values may not be the same as those in the system. BIOS Setup Navigation Keys Note the following reminders when moving around the Setup utility. settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Use the + and . This key does not work during any other time. BIOS Setup Primary Menus There are several tabs on the setup screen corresponding to the six primiary BIOS menus. Information Main Security Boot Exit In the descriptive table following each of the screen illustrations. You will need to run this utility if you encounter configuration problems. NOTE: You can configure a parameter that is enclosed in square brackets. Chapter 2 41 . it means that a submenu screen is available. During bootup. there is no need to run this utility.Chapter 2 System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your system’s BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). NOTE: When a parameter is preceeded by an arrow or (>). Use the Left and Right arrow keys to move to the next page or to return to the previous screen. Grayed-out items have fixed settings and are not user-configurable.
Product name of the system. Model name of HDD installed on the primary IDE channel. 42 Chapter 2 . Version number of the keyboard controller. Version number of the VGA firmware. Visible only when an internal LAN device is present. Serial number of the system. Asset tag number of the system. Model name of the ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive installed in the system. Speed of the processor currently installed in the system.Information Menu Parameter CPU Type CPU Speed IDE0 Model Name IDE0 Serial Number ATAPI Model Name System BIOS Version VGA BIOS Version KBC Version Serial Number Asset Tag Number Product Name Manufacturer Name UUID Description Type of processor currently installed in the system. Serial number of HDD installed on the primary IDE channel. Version number of the BIOS setup utility. Name of the manufacturer of this system. UUID=32bytes NOTE: The system configuration information varies in different models.
the BIOS splash screen is displayed during startup. Total size of VGA memory. Enables or disables disk-to-disk recovery. When Enabled. pressing the F12 key during POST brings up a menu of devices that you can select to boot.Main Menu Parameter System Time System Date System Memory Extended Memory Video Memory Quiet Boot Description Set the system time following the hour-minute-second format. Set the date following the weekday-month-day-year format. Total size of system memory detected during POST. the system can be booted from another PC on your LAN. When Enabled. Total size of extended memory during POST. D2D recovery is a method of restoring the system to factory configurations without using recovery CDs. such as a remote server. Format/Option Format: HH:MM:SS (hour:minute:second) Format MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/year) Enabled Disabled Enabled Disabled Network Boot F12 Boot Menu D2D Recovery Disabled Enabled Enabled Disabled Chapter 2 43 . When Enabled.
Parameter Supervisor Password Is User Password Is HDD Password Is Set Supervisor Password Set User Password Set HDD Password Password on Boot
Description Indicates whether a supervisor password has been assigned. Indicates whether a user password has been assigned. Indicates whether a hard disk drive password has been assigned. Press Enter to configure the supervisor password. Press Enter to configure the user password. Press Enter to configure the hard disk drive password. Enables or disables security check during POST.
Clear or Set Clear or Set Clear or HDD Password Set
Disabled or Enabled
NOTE: Refer to the “Removing a System Password” section for more information on how to remove a password.
Setting a System Password
1. 2. Use the up/down keys to select a password parameter (Set Supervisor Password, Set User Password, or Set Secondary MAS.Disk Password), then press Enter. A Password box will appear. Type a password then press Enter. The password may consist of up to six alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9). 3. 4. 5. Retype the password to verify the first entry then press Enter again. Press F10. Select Yes to save the new password and close the Setup Utility.
Changing a System Password
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Use the up/down keys to select a password parameter (Set Supervisor Password, Set User Password, or Set Secondary MAS.Disk Password), then press Enter. Type the original password then press Enter. Type a new password then press Enter. Retype the password to verify the first entry then press Enter again. Press F10. Select Yes to save the new password and close the Setup Utility.
Removing a System Password
1. 2. 3. 4. Use the up/down keys to select a password parameter (Set Supervisor Password, Set User Password, or Set Secondary MAS.Disk Password), then press Enter. Enter the current password then press Enter. Press Enter twice without entering anything in the new and confirm password fields. After doing this, the system automatically sets the related password parameter to Clear.
This menu allows you to set the drive priority during system boot-up. The system will attempt to boot from the first device on the list. If the first device is not available, it will continue down the list until it reaches an available device. BIOS setup will display an error message if the drive(s) specified is not bootable.
Discard Changes Save Changes Chapter 2 47 . If you are using low-speed memory chips or other kinds of low-performance components and you choose to load these settings. Setup Defaults are quite demanding in terms of resources consumption.Exit Menu Parameter Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Description Save changes made and close the BIOS setup. Discards all changes made in the BIOS setup. the system might not function properly. Loads the default settings for all BIOS setup parameters. Discards changes made and close the BIOS setup. Saves changes made in the BIOS setup.
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Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Flat screwdriver Philips screwdriver Hex screwdriver Plastic flat-blade screwdriver Plastic tweezers NOTE: The screws for the different components vary in size. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer. During the disassembly process. group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. Chapter 3 49 .
Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. 50 Chapter 3 . stable surface. Place the system on a flat. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Remove the battery pack. 4. 3.General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. make sure that you do the following: 1. 2.
722 86.5 M2 x L4 M2.9A554.3R0 86.9A552.00F22. Main Screw List Item A Screw M2 x L4 (torque 1.4R0 86.Disassembly Process The disassembly process is divided into the following stages: External module disassembly Main unit disassembly LCD module disassembly The flowcharts provided in the succeeding disassembly sections illustrate the entire disassembly sequence.5 x L6 M2 x L3 M2 x L2.6R0 Color Black Part No.736 86.00E33.738 86. you must first remove the keyboard.0) B C D E F G H I M3 x L4 M2 x L6 M2 x L2.220 86. Observe the order of the sequence to avoid damage to any of the hardware components.00E34.00C07. if you want to remove the mainboard.5 Silver Silver Black Silver Black Silver 86.5 x L8 M2.726 86.724 Chapter 3 51 .00F24. 86. For example. then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.00F58.6) M2 x L4 (torque 3.9A552.
724 86.9A554.00F24.726 86. 86. EXTERNAL MODULE DISASSEMBLY TURN OFF POWER AND PERIPHERALS UNPLUG POWER CABLES Ax8 LOWER COVER Ax2 WLAN BOARD DIMM MODULES Ax1 HARD DISK DRIVE MODULE HDD MODULE Ax2 HARD DISK DRIVE BRACKET Cx1 OPTICAL DISK DRIVE MODULE Dx2 OPTICAL LOCKER BRACKET OPTICAL DISK DRIVE HARD DISK DRIVE Screw List Item A B C D Screw M2 x L4 M3 x L4 M2 x L6 M2 x L2.4R0 86. For example.5 Part No. you must first remove the keyboard.722 52 Chapter 3 .00F22. if you want to remove the mainboard. then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.External Module Disassembly Process External Modules Disassembly Flowchart The flowchart below gives you a graphic representation on the entire disassembly sequence and instructs you on the components that need to be removed during servicing.00F58.
Remove the battery from the main unit (3). Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position (1). 3. 2. Chapter 3 53 . Slide and hold the battery release latch to the release position (2). 4.Removing the Battery Pack 1. Turn base unit over.
as if you were pushing it further into the slot.Removing the SD Dummy Card 1. as if you were pushing it further into the slot. letting the card spring out. 2. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Push against the card. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. letting the card spring out. 2. 54 Chapter 3 . Push against the card. 3. Removing the Express Dummy Card 1. Remove the card from the slot.
Remove the card from the slot. Turn the base unit over. Step 1~8 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 Color Black Torque 1.3. 2. Chapter 3 55 . Use a plastic flat-blade screwdriver to pry open the lower cover. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. then loosen the eight screws (A) on the lower cover.6 kgf-cm 3. Removing the Lower Cover 1.
56 Chapter 3 . Push out the latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55.4. 3. Removing the DIMM 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Remove the lower cover from the lower case. 2. 4. Remove the DIMM module.
then move the antennas away from the board. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Black Torque 1.6 kgf-cm Chapter 3 57 . See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. 4. 3. Remove the two screws (A) on the WLAN board to release the WLAN board. 2. 5.Removing the WLAN Board Module 1. Disconnect the two antenna cables from the WLAN board. Detach the wireless board barcode label from the WLAN board.
3. Detach the WLAN board from the WLAN socket. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. NOTE: To prevent damage to device. Pull the HDD module out by pulling on the mylar attached to it. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module 1. Remove the screw (A) securing the HDD assembly to the unit.6. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. NOTE: When attaching the antennas back to the WLAN board. Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) Color Black Torque 3 kgf-cm 6. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. 4. 5. 58 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. gently slide-out the HDD module from its bay. 2. make sure the cable are routed properly. avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it.
2. as shown. Remove the hard disk drive. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55.7. Removing the Optical Drive Module 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 3. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Silver Torque 3.0 kgf-cm 8. Step 1 Size (Quantity) M2 x L6 (1) Color Black Torque 3 kgf-cm Chapter 3 59 . Remove the screw (C) on the bottom side of the unit. Remove the two screws (A) on the HDD bracket.
Remove the two screws (D) securing the optical bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module. Using the flat-blade screwdriver.6 kgf-cm 60 Chapter 3 .4.5 (2) Color Silver Torque 1. then slide out the optical drive module from the main unit. 5. Step 1-2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L2. press the end of the module forward.
Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart MAIN UNIT DISASSEMBLY MAIN UNIT KEYBOARD CPU HEATSINK MODULE MIDDLE COVER CPU Ax3 POWER BOARD MEDIA BOARD Fx4 LCD MODULE Ax3. Cx11 UPPER CASE Screwx3 SPEAKERS Ax2 TOUCHPAD BRACKET ASSEMBLY Ax4 LAUNCH BOARD BRACKET Ax3 TOUCHPAD BOARD LAUNCH BOARD Ax2 MAINBOARD BLUETOOTH BOARD Ax1 USB BOARD Ax2 MODEM BOARD RTC BATTERY LOWER CASE Chapter 3 61 .
Loosen the four spring-loaded screws on the heatsink in the order shown. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. Remove the heatsink module.5 X L8 Part No. 86.Screw List Screw A C F M2 x L4 M2 x L6 M2. Detach the heatsink cable from the mainboard. 4. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 2.00F58. 3.726 86.00F24. 62 Chapter 3 .00E34.738 Removing the CPU Heatsink Module 1. 5.724 86.
See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 2. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. turn the CPU socket latch to the unlock position by aligning the latch to the unlock symbol. 4. NOTE: When installing the CPU. make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown. Using a flat screwdriver.Removing the CPU 1. 3. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. then remove the CPU. Chapter 3 63 .
Carefully pry up and out the keyboard and turn it over. to disengage the keyboard from the main unit. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 3. Disconnect the keyboard cable from the mainboard to remove the keyboard. 64 Chapter 3 . 4. Press the plastic flat-blade screwdriver to the notches. shown below.Removing the Keyboard 1. 2.
pry open the connector plate then detach the media board cable from the media board. Open the LCD screen all the way to facilitate the easy removal of the middle cover. Using a plastic flat-blade screwdriver. Carefully insert the flat screwdriver between the middle cover and lower case and gently pry up the middle cover. 2. then turn it over. 5. 6. Continue prying the middle cover until the full length of the cover releases from the main unit. Chapter 3 65 . 3. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64.Removing the Middle Cover 1. 4.
See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65.7. 4.6 kgf-cm 66 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. Step 1~3 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (3) Color Black Torque 1. 3. then remove the middle cover. Detach the power board cable from the power board. 2. Removing the Power Board 1. Detach the mylar tape from the launch board. 5. Remove the three screws (A) from the power board.
Remove the power board. Chapter 3 67 . 4. 3. Removing the Media Board 1. 5. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Insert a flat-blade screwdriver between the media board cover and middle cover and pry up the gently.6. Remove the media board cover from the middle cover. 6. See “Removing the Power Board” on page 66. 2.
8. Remove the media board. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 3. Removing the LCD Module 1. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64.7. 68 Chapter 3 . 4. 9. Detach the mylar tape from the media board. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 2. Carefully insert the flat-blade screwdriver under the side of the media board cover and gently pry up the board until it releases from the cover. Disconnect the microphone cable from the mainboard. 5.
Disconnect the LCD coaxial cable from the mainboard.0 kgf-cm Chapter 3 69 . 8. Turn the system over and remove the two screws (F) from the base of the unit. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L8 (2) Color Black Torque 4. 7. Pull out the antenna cables as shown.6.
See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 4. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. 2. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65.0 kgf-cm 10. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case 1. 5. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56.9. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Carefully remove the LCD module from the base unit. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68.5 x L8 (2) Color Black Torque 4. 10. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 8. 70 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. Remove the two screws (F) from the left and right hinge of the LCD module. 7. 13. 9. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 11. 3. 12. NOTE: Make sure the cables are routed well before connecting the cables back to the unit. 6. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53.
Disconnect the speaker cable from the mainboard. 15.14. Detach the launch board cable from the mainboard. 16. Chapter 3 71 . Detach the touchpad cable from the mainboard.
Gently detach the upper case from the lower case.17. Turn the system over and remove the eleven screws (C) on the lower case. Remove the three screws (A) on the upper case. Step 1~11 Size (Quantity) M2 x L6 (11) Color Black Torque 3. Step 1~3 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (3) Color Black Torque 1.6 kgf-cm 18.0 kgf-cm 19. 72 Chapter 3 .
Step 1~4 Size (Quantity) N/A Color Silver Torque 1. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 14. Chapter 3 73 . See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. 15. 7. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 10. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. 9. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. 11. 13. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 6. 3. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. Remove the speakers.6 kgf-cm 16. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 8.Removing the Speaker Modules 1. 2. 12. 4. 5. Remove the four screws on the speaker modules.
Remove the bracket. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 15. 4.6 kgf-cm 16.Removing the Launch Board 1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 12. 11. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 9. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. 8. 10. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. 13. 2. 7. Remove the two screws (A) from the launch board bracket. 5. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 6. 3. 74 Chapter 3 . Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Black Torque 1. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 14. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68.
Step 1~3 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (3) Color Black Torque 1. 11. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 14. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Chapter 3 75 .17. 3. 10. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. 9. 8. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. Remove the launch board. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58.6 kgf-cm 18. 6. 4. 13. 12. Removing the Touchpad Board Module 1. Remove the three screws (A) from the launch board. 7. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. 2. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. 5. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59.
Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Black Torque 1. Remove the touchpad bracket from the upper case. 17. 76 Chapter 3 .15. Carefully insert the flat screwdriver under the side of the touchpad board and gently pry up the board.6 kgf-cm 16. Remove the two screws (A) on the touchpad bracket.
6. 9. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. 11. 8. then remove the board. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 15.18. 10. 4. 5. 3. 13. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 7. Disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the mainboard. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Continue prying the board until it releases from the upper case. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. Chapter 3 77 . See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. 12. 2. Removing the Bluetooth Board 1. 14. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53.
See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 8. 7. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 11. 3. Disconnect the USB FFC (flat flexible cable) from the mainboard. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 12. 2. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. Carefully detach the Bluetooth board from the lower case. 15. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. Removing the USB board 1. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 4. 6. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. 78 Chapter 3 . 5. 10.16. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 13. 9. 14.
Remove the screw (A) on the USB board. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. Remove the USB board. 3. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Black Torque 1.6 kgf-cm 18. Pull out the AC input cable and move away from the USB board. 4. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 5. 2. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56.16. Removing the Mainboard 1. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. 79 Chapter 3 . 17. 6.
80 Chapter 3 . 8. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 10. 16. 13. See “Removing the Bluetooth Board” on page 77. Detach the power board cable from the lower case. Detach the media board cable from the lower case. 15. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Removing the USB board” on page 78. 18. 9. 14. 12. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64.7. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 11. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 17.
6. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 13. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65.19.6 kgf-cm 20. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Black Torque 1. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. See “Removing the USB board” on page 78. See “Removing the Bluetooth Board” on page 77. Chapter 3 81 . 5. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. 2. Removing the Modem Board 1. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. 8. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 16. 15. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 4. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 14. 9. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 3. 11. Carefully detach the mainboard from the lower case. 10. Remove the two screws (A) holding the mainboard to the lower case. 12. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. 7.
17. Detach the masking tape from the mainboard. Disconnect the modem cable from the mainboard. Remove the two screws (A) on the modem board. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) Color Silver Torque 1. 20.6 kgf-cm 82 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 79. 18. 19.
See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 18. 7. See “Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case” on page 70. 3. See “Removing the Mainboard” on page 79. See “Removing the Express Dummy Card” on page 54. 13. Detach the battery cable from the mainboard.21. 8. 5. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. Removing the RTC Battery 1. 6. 16. See “Removing the Bluetooth Board” on page 77. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 14. See “Removing the USB board” on page 78. 10. See “Removing the SD Dummy Card” on page 54. Detach the modem board from the mainboard. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 17. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. Chapter 3 83 . 11. 2. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. 9. 15. 12. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 4.
84 Chapter 3 . Carefully detach the RTC battery from the SD card slot.19.
5 x L6 M2 x L3 Part No.00E33.220 Chapter 3 85 .LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD MODULE DISASSEMBLY LCD MODULE Gx6 LCD BEZEL CAMERA BOARD Gx2 INVERTER BOARD LCD ASSEMBLY Gx2 Hx2 LCD FPC CABLE LEFT LCD BRACKET Hx2 RIGHT LCD BRACKET Gx1 LEFT HINGE RIGHT HINGE Gx1 MICROPHONES MAIN ANTENNA AUXILIARY ANTENNA LCD BACK PANEL Main Screw List Item G H Screw M2. 86.00C07.736 86.
See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56.5 x L6 (6) Color Black Torque 3. 9. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Step 1~4 Size (Quantity) M2. 3. 12. 6. Remove the six screws (G) on the LCD module.0 kgf-cm 86 Chapter 3 . Remove the six rounded screw caps as shown. 13. 7. 5. 10. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 2. 8. 11. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 4. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57.Removing the LCD Bezel 1. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53.
See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. 4. 6. 9. 12. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 8. 11. 13. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59.14. 3. 7. Removing the Camera Board 1. 2. Carefully pry open the LCD bezel and remove the bezel from the LCD module. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 5. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Chapter 3 87 . 10. Disconnect the camera cable from the camera board. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65.
See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. Carefully detach the aluminum foil tape from the inverter board. 10. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. Removing the Inverter Board 1.14. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 12. 9. 7. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 8. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 3. Remove the camera board. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. 2. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. 13. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 6. 4. 88 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. 11. 5. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58.
See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 10. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 9.5 x L6 (2) Color Black Torque 3 kgf-cm 15. 6. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 3. Removing the LCD with Brackets 1. 17. Remove the screw (G) that holds the board to the panel. See “Removing the Inverter Board” on page 88. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 11.14. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. Chapter 3 89 . 8. 13. 12. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. 2. 7. 16. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. Turn the inverter board over. 5. 4. Disconnect the 2P cable from the inverter board. then disconnect the inverter board cable from its connector. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. Remove the inverter board.
Remove the two screws (G) securing the left and right LCD brackets to the LCD back cover.14. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2.5 kgf-cm 15. 90 Chapter 3 . 16.5 x L6 (2) Color Silver Torque 2. Detach the acetic tapes holding the cables to the back panel. Detach the LCD with the brackets from the back cover. then turn it over.
See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. Detach the acetic tapes holding the FPC cable to the edge of the LCD panel. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 14. 19. 8. Removing the LCD Brackets 1. 10. 11. See “Removing the Inverter Board” on page 88. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 13. 4. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 9. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 5. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. Detach the acetic tape securing the FPC connector. 12. 7.17. Chapter 3 91 . See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 2. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the LCD with Brackets” on page 89. 6. 18. 3. Disconnect the FPC cable from the LCD panel.
See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 10. See “Removing the LCD with Brackets” on page 89. Remove the two screws (G) securing the left and right LCD module hinges. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. 12. 6. 2. 16. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the LCD Brackets” on page 91. 4.6 kgf-cm Removing the LCD Module Hinges 1. 5. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. 3. Step 1~4 Size (Quantity) M2 x L3 (4) Color Silver Torque 1. 11.0 kgf-cm 92 Chapter 3 . See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. 9. 13. Step 1~2 Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (2) Color Black Torque 3. Remove the four screws (H) securing the left and right LCD brackets to remove the brackets. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 7. 14. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the Inverter Board” on page 88. 8. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56.15. 15.
4. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 3. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64. 10. 6. 7. Remove the left and right hinges from the LCD back cover. Detach the gasket tape holding the right antenna in place.17. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. 8. then carefully remove the antenna. 5. remove the antenna bracket. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. 13. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Inverter Board” on page 88. 2. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. Removing the Antennas 1. 11. 15. 14. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. See “Removing the LCD with Brackets” on page 89. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. 12. Chapter 3 93 . See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. 9.
16. Detach the gasket tape holding the left antenna in place, remove the antenna bracket, then carefully remove the antenna.
Removing the Microphones
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 53. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 55. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 56. See “Removing the WLAN Board Module” on page 57. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 58. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 59. See “Removing the CPU Heatsink Module” on page 62. See “Removing the CPU” on page 63. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 64.
10. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 65. 11. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 68. 12. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 86. 13. See “Removing the Inverter Board” on page 88. 14. See “Removing the LCD with Brackets” on page 89. 15. See “Removing the Antennas” on page 93. 16. Carefully remove the microphone cables from underneath the adhesive aluminum foil.
17. Remove the microphones .
Do not use any power sources when performing an assembly or disassembly procedures. There are no burned or heated components. you can perform the following visual inspection before you continue. 3. Power cords are properly connected and secured. prototype cards. or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 4. There are no obvious shorts or opens.Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. Verify the symptoms by attempting to recreate the failure by running the diagnostic tests or repeating the same operation. 2. Chapter 4 97 . NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. 1. All components appear normal. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible. If any problems occur. Non-Acer products.
Replace the mainboard. 2. reconnect the cable and repeat above procedures. If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected error occurs. Reconnect the CD/DVD-ROM drive. Reconnect the keyboard cable. Follow onscreen instructions. Memory Check NOTE: Make sure that the DIMM is properly installed into the connector. If the tests detect a keyboard problem. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic program. The following auxiliary input devices are supported by this computer: Numeric keypad External keyboard If any of these devices do not function. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs the CD-ROM Test. Do the following: 1. 2. or CD-ROM. 98 Chapter 4 . A loose connection can cause an error. 3. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: 1.System Check Procedures External CD/DVD-ROM Drive Check Perform the following procedures to isolate the possible problem a controller. If the keyboard cable connection is correct. 1. make sure that the flexible cable extending from the internal keyboard is correctly connected to the mainboard. 2. 3. drive. 3. Replace the CD/DVD-ROM drive. The label may damage the drive or cause drive failure. NOTE: Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. Follow onscreen instructions. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items. If the error persists. 2. Press F2 in the test items. do the following procedures in sequence to correct the problems. If an error occurs. 4. reconnect the drive to the connector on the mainboard. do the following: 1. Boot from the diagnostic disc and start the diagnostic programs. run the Keyboard Test. Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested. 3. Replace the mainboard. Replace the keyboard.
3. then check that power supply. see “Undetermined Problems” on page 112. check if the adapter’s power cord is properly connected to the system. go to the next step. Repeat the steps 1 and 2 for both battery and adapter. replace the AC/DC charger board. Disconnect the power adapter and install the battery pack. Replace the System board. If the voltage is within range. If the operational charge does not work. c. If the battery status indicator does not light up. replace the power adapter. Chapter 4 99 . do the following: a. Check the Battery Pack Do the following: Using the software to identify whether a problem occurs while the battery pack during recharge or discharge: 1. If the voltage is not correct. see the appropriate power supply check in the following list: “Check the Power Adapter” on page 99 “Check the Battery Pack” on page 99 Check the Power Adapter Unplug the power adapter cable from the system and measure the output voltage at the plug of the power adapter cable. confirm if the parameters for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct. If the charge indicator still does not light up. If the power-on indicator does not light up. 2. There are seven terminals totally. 3. Remove the battery pack. If the voltage is not correct. 1. Open Power Management in the Control Panel.Power System Check Do the following: 1. 4. If you suspect a power problem. b. Power off the system. see “Check the Battery Pack” on page 99. 3. In Power Meter. Connect the power adapter and check the power supply. 2. If the voltage is still less than 7. NOTE: An audible noise from the power adapter does not always indicate a defect. If the problem is not resolved. 3. Using the hardware to identify whether you should replace the battery pack or not: 1. 2. remove the battery pack . Remove the battery pack and measure the voltage between terminals one (+) and seven (-).5 Vdc after recharging. 2. replace the battery.
No actions are necessary to be taken if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time. After you use the touchpad. Do not replace a non-defective FRU: 1. If the main board to switch board FPC is connected correctly. do the following procedures in sequence to correct the problem. If not. Replace the touch pad PCB. check if LS851 JP1 Pin6 = 5V are pules. Run utility with the PS/2 mouse function and check if the mouse is working. run Tracking Pad PS2 Mode Driver. 3. 100 Chapter 4 . then go to the next step. then replace switch board. 5. For example Syn touch driver. If the touch pad still does not work. After rebooting. then click if the main board to switch board FPC is connected properly. steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This self-acting pointer movement will occur when a slight. 4. 2. This symptom is not a hardware problem. 7. 6.Touchpad Check If the touchpad doesn’t work. the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. If yes. If the PS/2 mouse does not work. then check if the FFC on the touch pad PCB is connected properly. If the FFC on the touch pad PCB is connected correctly. then replace the FPC on Track Pad PCB.
reset the computer. e.. such as the way it has been configured. please refer to “Undetermined Problems”. put the original part back in the computer.g. NOTE: Most of the error messages occur during POST. the amount of memory installed. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. Others may indicate a problem with a device. NOTE: Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU/Action column. Some of them display information about a hardware device. NOTE: If the system fails after you make changes in the BIOS Setup Utility menus. enter Setup and install Setup defaults or correct the error. if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem. The error messages are listed in the coming pages to indicate the BIOS signals on the screen and the error symptoms classified by functions. If the symptom is not included on the list.Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. Chapter 4 101 .
Index of Error Messages Error Message List Error Messages Stuck Key System CMOS checksum bad . Mainboard Run the BIOS Setup Utility to check if the fixed disk and drive A are properly identified. Power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST. Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.) See “Power System Check” on page 99. Power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. Reconnect the LCD connector Hard disk drive LCD cable LCD inverter board LCD Mainboard Reconnect the LCD connectors. RTC battery Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time.Default configuration used Invalid System Configuration Data Operating system not found Power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank.Default configuration used Real time clock error Check or do the following in sequence: See “Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check” on page 98. LCD cable LCD inverter board LCD Mainboard Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.) See “Power System Check” on page 99. Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure the system time. But you can see POST on an external CRT. then reboot system. Reconnect the DIMM Mainboard Power source (battery pack and power adapter. Mainboard Reconnect the hard disk drive connector. Failure Fixed Disk 102 Chapter 4 . then reboot system. CD/DVD-ROM drive Hard disk drive Mainboard Power source (battery pack and power adapter. Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. Mainboard Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. Power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. RTC battery. RTC battery Mainboard Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive Mainboard Previous boot incomplete .
power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. Check or do the following in sequence: Power source (battery pack and power adapter). Reconnect the LCD connector Hard disk drive LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD Inverter board LCD Mainboard Reconnect the LCD connectors. LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter board LCD Mainboard Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly. No beep during POST but system runs correctly. Mainboard Speaker Mainboard No beep. LED board Mainboard Power source (battery pack and power adapter). No beep. No beep. Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly. power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST. power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank.Error Message List Error Messages No beep. Reconnect the DIMM. But you can see POST on an external CRT. See “Power System Check” on page 99. power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank. See “Power System Check” on page 99. Chapter 4 103 .
Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes Code 02h 03h 04h 06h 08h 09h 0Ah 0Bh 0Ch 0Eh 0Fh 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 16h 17h 18h 1Ah 1Ch 20h 22h 24h 26h 28h 29h 2Ah 2Ch 2Eh 2Fh 30h 32h 33h 36h 38h 3Ah 3Ch 3Dh 42h 45h 104 1-4-1-1 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-2-2-3 Beeps Verify Real Mode Disable Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Get CPU type Initialize system hardware Initialize chipset with initial POST values Set IN POST flag Initialize CPU registers Enable CPU cache Initialize caches to initial POST values Initialize I/O component Initialize the local bus IDE Initialize Power Management Load alternate registers with initial POST values Restore CPU control word during warm boot Initialize PCI Bus Mastering devices Initialize keyboard controller BIOS ROM checksum Initialize cache before memory autosize 8254 timer initialization 8237 DMA controller initialization Reset Programmable Interrupt Controller Test DRAM refresh Test 8742 Keyboard Controller Set ES segment register to 4 GB Enable A20 line Autosize DRAM Initialize POST Memory Manager Clear 215 KB base RAM RAM failure on address line xxxx* RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of low byte of memory bus Enable cache before system BIOS shadow RAM failure on data bits xxxx* of high byte of memory bus Test CPU bus-clock frequency Initialize Phoenix Dispatch Manager Warm start shut down Shadow system BIOS ROM Autosize cache Advanced configuration of chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values Initialize interrupt vectors POST device initialization Chapter 4 POST Routine Description .
Code 46h 48h 49h 4Ah 4Bh 4Ch 4Eh 50h 51h 52h 54h 58h 59h 5Ah 5Bh 5Ch 60h 62h 64h 66h 67h 68h 69h 6Ah 6Bh 6Ch 6Eh 70h 72h 76h 7Ch 7Eh 80h 81h 82h 83h 84h 85h 86h 87h 88h 89h Beeps 2-1-2-3 POST Routine Description Check ROM copyright notice Check video configuration against CMOS Initialize PCI bus and devices Initialize all video adapters in system QuietBoot start (optional) Shadow video BIOS ROM Display BIOS copyright notice Display CPU type and speed Initialize EISA board Test keyboard Set key click if enabled 2-2-3-1 Test for unexpected interrupts Initialize POST display service Display prompt “Press F2 to enter SETUP” Disable CPU cache Test RAM between 512 and 640 KB Test extended memory Test extended memory address lines Jump to User Patch1 Configure advanced cache registers Initialize Multi Processor APIC Enable external and CPU caches Setup System Management Mode (SMM) area Display external L2 cache size Load custom defaults (optional) Display shadow-area message Display possible high address for UMB recovery Display error messages Check for configuration errors Check for keyboard errors Set up hardware interrupt vectors Initialize coprocessor if present Disable onboard Super I/O ports and IRQs Late POST device initialization Detect and install external RS232 ports Configure non-MCD IDE controllers Detect and install external parallel ports Initialize PC-compatible PnP ISA devices Re-initialize onboard I/O ports Configure Motherboard Configurable Devices (optional) Initialize BIOS Data Area Enable Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMIs) Chapter 4 105 .
two short beeps on checksum failure. Check for SMART drive (optional) Shadow option ROMs Set up Power Management Initialize security engine (optional) Enable hardware interrupts Determine number of ATA and SCSI drives Set time of day Check key lock Initialize Typematic rate Erase F2 prompt Scan for F2 key stroke Enter SETUP Clear Boot flag Check for errors POST done.prepare to boot operating system One short beep before boot Terminate QuietBoot (optional) Check password (optional) Prepare Boot Initialize DMI parameters Initialize PnP Option ROMs Clear parity checkers Display MultiBoot menu Clear screen (optional) Check virus and backup reminders Try to boot with INT 19 Initialize POST Error Manager (PEM) Initialize error logging Initialize error display function 106 Chapter 4 .Code 8Ah 8Bh 8Ch 8Fh 90h 91h 92h 93h 95h 96h 97h 98h 99h 9Ah 9Ch 9Dh 9Eh 9Fh A0h A2h A4h A8h AAh ACh AEh B0h B2h B4h B5h B6h B9h BAh BBh BCh BDh BEh BFh C0h C1h C2h C3h 1 1-2 Beeps POST Routine Description Initialize Extended BIOS Data Area Test and initialize PS/2 mouse Initialize floppy controller Determine number of ATA drives (optional) Initialize hard-disk controllers Initialize local-bus hard-disk controllers Jump to UserPatch2 Build MPTABLE for multi-processor boards Install CD-ROM for boot Clear huge ES segment register Fixup Multiprocessor table Search for option ROMs. One long.
"2E 1020" means data bits 12 and 5 (bits 12 and 5 set) have failed in the lower 16 bits. it displays an additional word-bitmap (xxxx) indicating the address line or bits that failed. BIOS Beep Codes for Boot Block in Flash ROM Code E0h E1h E2h E3h E4h E5h E6h E7h E8h E9h EAh EBh ECh EDh EEh EFh F0h F1h F2h F3h F4h F5h F6h F7h 1 Beeps For Boot Block in Flash ROM Initialize the chipset Initialize the bridge Initialize the CPU Initialize the system timer Initialize system I/O Check force recovery boot Checksum BIOS ROM Go to BIOS Set Huge Segment Initialize Multiprocessor Initialize OEM special code Initialize PIC and DMA Initialize Memory type Initialize Memory size Shadow Boot Block System memory test Initialize interrupt vectors Initialize Run Time Clock Initialize video Initialize System Management Mode Output one beep before boot Boot to Mini DOS Clear Huge Segment Boot to Full DOS Chapter 4 107 . It repeats this sequence continuously. Note that error 30 cannot occur on 386SX systems because they have a 16 rather than 32-bit bus. and then the low-order byte of the error. the high-order byte. 2E. "2C 0002" means address line 1 (bit one set) has failed. followed by a delay. For example.Code C4h C5h C6h C7h C8h C9h D2h Beeps POST Routine Description Initialize system error handler PnPnd dual CMOS (optional) Initialize notebook docking (optional) Initialize notebook docking late Force check (optional) Extended checksum (optional) Unknown interrupt * If the BIOS detects error 2C. another delay. It first displays the check point code. or 3O (base 512K RAM error). The BIOS also sends the bitmap to the port-80 LED display.
Battery pack Power adapter Hard disk drive & battery connection board Mainboard Power source (battery pack and power adapter). Battery pack Power adapter Hard disk drive & battery connection board Mainboard Check or do the following in sequence Reconnect the inverter board. See “Power System Check” on page 99. Mainboard The system doesn’t power-on. Reconnect the LCD connectors. then reboot system. Indicator-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Indicator incorrectly remains off or on. but system runs correctly Power-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Power shuts down during operation Check or do the following in sequence Power source (battery pack and power adapter).Index of Symptom-to-FRU Error Message LCD-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Check or do the following in sequence Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. 108 Chapter 4 . See “Power System Check” on page 99. LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter board LCD Mainboard Reconnect the LCD connector LCD inverter ID LCD cable LCD inverter board LCD Mainboard LCD inverter ID LCD inverter board LCD cable LCD Mainboard Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. Keyboard (if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work).
Battery pack Mainboard Battery can’t be charged PCMCIA-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System cannot detect the PC Card (PCMCIA) PCMCIA slot pin is damaged. Mainboard Check or do the following in sequence Audio driver Speaker Mainboard Speaker Mainboard The system doesn't enter hibernation mode and four short beeps every minute. See “Power System Check” on page 99. Memory-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Memory count (size) appears different from actual size. Check or do the following in sequence Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. Hold and press the power switch for more than 4 seconds. Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system will not enter hibernation Check or do the following in sequence See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 44.Power-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn’t power-off. then reboot system. Check or do the following in sequence Power source (battery pack and power adapter). multimedia programs. Mainboard See “Check the Battery Pack” on page 99. The system doesn’t enter standby mode after closing the LCD Chapter 4 109 . Touchpad Keyboard Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive Mainboard See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 44. DIMM Mainboard Check or do the following in sequence PCMCIA slot assembly Mainboard PCMCIA slot assembly Speaker-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error In Windows. no sound comes from the computer. Keyboard (if control is from the keyboard) Hard disk drive Mainboard Press Fn+o and see if the computer enters hibernation mode. Internal speakers make noise or emit no sound.
USB does not work correctly Print problems. Hard disk connection board Mainboard The system doesn't resume from standby mode after opening the LCD. Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM/diskette drives. Refresh battery (continue use battery until power off. External display does not work correctly. System hangs intermittently. Press Fn+F5 to switch to LCD or CRT Mainboard Mainboard Run printer self-test. see “Undetermined Problems” on page 112. Peripheral-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System configuration does not match the installed devices. Touchpad board Mainboard Modem-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Internal modem does not work correctly. Check or do the following in sequence Modem phone port Modem combo board Mainboard NOTE: If you cannot find a symptom or an error in this list and the problem remains. then reboot system. Battery pack Mainboard Reconnect hard disk/CD-ROM drives. Battery fuel gauge in Windows doesn’t go higher than 90%. Touchpad does not work. Printer driver Printer cable Printer Mainboard Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Keyboard (one or more keys) does not work.Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn't resume from hibernation mode. then charge battery). Hard disk connection board Hard disk drive Mainboard See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 44. Check or do the following in sequence See “Save to Disk (S4)” on page 44. Mainboard Remove battery pack and let it cool for 2 hours. Check or do the following in sequence Run “Load Setup Defaults” in BIOS Setup Utility. Check or do the following in sequence Reconnect the keyboard cable. 110 Chapter 4 . Keyboard Mainboard Reconnect touchpad cable.
or software errors. 3. Run the advanced diagnostic test for the mainboard in loop mode at least 10 times. do not replace any FRU. If no error is detected. Chapter 4 111 . electrostatic discharge. If any error is detected. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. Rerun the test to verify that there are no more errors.Intermittent Problems Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect. When analyzing an intermittent problem. do the following: 1. 2. such as: cosmic radiation. replace the FRU.
) Follow procedures below to isolate the failing FRU. Do not isolate non-defective FRU. (See “Power System Check” on page 99. If the problem persists. Visually check them for damage. NOTE: Verify that the power supply being used at the time of the failure is operating correctly. Do not replace a non-defective FRU. Determine if the problem has been resolved. 3.Undetermined Problems The diagnostic problems does not identify which adapter or device failed. whether a short circuit is suspected. System board LCD assembly 112 Chapter 4 . 6. replace the FRU. mouse. which installed devices are incorrect. and other external devices Battery pack Hard disk drive DIMM CD/DVD-ROM drive PC cards 4. NOTE: Verify that all attached devices are supported by the computer. 5. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: Non-Acer devices Printer. 7. If any problems are found. or whether the system is inoperative. reconnect the removed devices one at a time until you find the failed FRU. 1. 2. Power on the computer. replace the following FRU one at a time. Power off the computer. If the problem does not recur.
Chapter 5 System Block Diagram and Connector Locations System Block Diagram Chapter 5 113 .
Board Layout Top View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 Item LCD connector Internal microphone cable connector Speaker cable connector Keyboard cable connector Touchpad cable connector Media board cable connector # 7 8 9 10 11 Item Power board cable connector USB board cable connector ExpressCard/54 slot ICH8-M chipset (south bridge) Launch board cable connector 114 Chapter 5 .
Bottom View # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Item AC-in jack Mini-card connector Battery cable connector CPU Intel PM965 Express chipset (north bridge) CRT port RJ11+RJ45 port S-video port USB ports 1394 port # 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Item 5-in-1 card reader RTC battery cable connector Modem board Volume control wheel Line-in jack Microphone jack Line-out jack ODD connector HDD connector DIMM slot Chapter 5 115 .
Switch Setting Short R525 to clear password. 116 Chapter 5 .
Switching it to ON then powering on the system will force the BIOS to clear Supervisor and User passwords. the system provide one hardware DIP switch for Bypassing Password Check. setup password. The DIP switch is located as shown in the figure below: R525 2. BIOS will check password during POST or when entering the BIOS setup menu. it is strongly recommended that the AC adapter is connected to the system and plug-in to a wall outlet and the Battery is also in the system Bypassing Password Check (SW1): If the user has set Password (power-on or setup password) for security reason. and one Hotkey to enable BIOS Recovery. the user may enable DIP SW1 to bypass password check. DIP Switches: DIP Default Setting Description Disabled (High) Bypassing Password Check Hotkey to enable BIOS Recovery: press the combination Fn+ESC. Clear Password DIP SW1: Bypassing Password Check is disabled by default. if it is necessary to ignore the password check. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. SW1 2. However. 1. The user can enable this feature to restore the BIOS to a successful one if previous BIOS flashing process fails. To use this function. and the HDD password are all cleared. DIP Switch Location: RD/CSD can enable or disable this function by switching the DIP. Chapter 5 117 . The power-on. BIOS Recovery: Boot Block is a special block of BIOS.Standard Operation Procedures of Password Bypassing and BIOS Recovery For RD and CSD to debug easily. then press the Power Button. 1.
Short beeps should be heard when flashing. If the crisis recovery process is finished. However. then press Power Button. The system should be powered on with Crisis Recovery process. If the flashing process is finished. before doing this. Restore BIOS by the Crisis Disk Enable this function by pressing the combination: Fn+ESC. BootBlock BIOS starts to restore the failed BIOS code. called BootBlock. d. the system will force the BIOS to enter a special BIOS block. Power down the system after you hear the long beep.3. press and hold Fn+ESC. RD/CSD can use this special BIOS code to recover the BIOS to a successful one if previous BIOS flashing process fails. a long beep should be heard. To use this function. Insert the Crisis Disk to a USB floppy drive which is attached to the failed machine. b. Prepare the Crisis Disk in WinXP. the system should be powered on with the successful BIOS. f. 118 Chapter 5 . RD/CSD can then update the BIOS to a workable one by regular BIOS flashing process. c. e. Detailed steps are as the followings: a. one Crisis Disk should be prepared in WinXP. it is strongly recommended that the AC adapter is connected to the system and plug-in to a wall outlet and the Battery is also in the system. If this function is enabled. While the system is turned off. and pressing the Power Button.
For Acer authorized service providers. it will NOT be noted on the printed Service Guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for service. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering the parts to repair or for RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization). or follow the rules set by your regional Acer office on how to return it. check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. follow the local government ordinance or regulations on how to dispose it properly. your Acer office may have a different part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. NOTE: When ordering FRU parts. For whatever reasons a part number is changed. NOTE: To scrap or to return the defective parts.Chapter 6 FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List This chapter offers the FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) list in global configuration of Aspire 4920. Chapter 6 119 .
Aspire 4920 Exploded Diagram 120 Chapter 4 .
00604.4U002.4mAh Simplo Boards Bluetooth board Foxconn BCM2045 V01 BT Module Foxconn BCM2045 V01 56.013 AP.09027.4mAh Sanyo Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cell 2.023 BT.4Ah Sanyo BTY Pack Li+6C 2.0Ah Sanyo BTY Pack LI+6C 2.0mAh Sony Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cell 2.4Ah PANA BTY Pack Li+6C 2.5 T60M955.018 BT.003 BTY Pack Li+6C 2.09003.09001.5 Moto MA820 Touchpad Synaptics TM00450-000 55.4Ah Sony BTY Pack Li+6C 2.0 Simplo Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cell 2.3V Modem board Castlene Touchpad board Synaptics TM00450-000 MXM-1N M66M VGA BD (D) MXM-1N Infineon M66M VGA BD (D) Modem MDC003 A8B B85244300G Modem MDC1.3V Modem MDC1.005 Part Name Description Acer Part No.091 54.019 BT.00607.09003.4U002.051 54.010 AP.17024.031 Chapter 4 121 .013 BT.41004.00 3.00605.09018.022 BT.0mAh Sanyo Battery Pack Li+6 cell 2.00607.061G 54.00604.0Ah SMP BTY Pack PANA Li 6C 2.00 3.001 Capacitive button board Capacitive button TM-0054200 56.014 ADT 90W Delta ADP-90SB BBDAF ADP 90W Delta ADP-90SB BBEA LF ADT 90W Liteon PA-190024AR ADT 90W Liteon PA-190004WR AP. VGA board MXM-1N M66M VGA board MXM-1N M66M Modem board Modem board Foxconn MDC1.001 56.037 BT.4mAh Panasonic Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.5 T60M955.4mAh Sony Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.0Ah PANA BTY Pack Li+6C 2.4 SMP BT.Aspire 4920 FRU List Category Adapter Adapter 90W Delta ADP-90SB BBDAF Adapter 90W Delta ADP-90SB BBEA LF Adapter 90W Liteon PA-190024AR Adapter 90W Liteon PA-190004WR Battery Battery Pack Li+6 cell 2.0mAh Panasonic Battery Pack Li-Mn 6 cell 2.00603.09001.09018.25020.00605.011 AP.036 BT.00603.051G 55.0Ah Sony BTY Pack Li+6C 2.
781 27.Category Part Name Launch board Description Tahoe LAU-BD 06626-1 PD (D) Acer Part No. DC-in HL C.011 50.A.11ABGN Kedron Wireless LAN Board 802.11ABGN Kedron ROW Wireless LAN 802.GLN01.11ABGN Kedron WLAN 802.KDN01.001 50.001 50.4T910.11ABG Intel 3945 RW Wireless LAN Board 802.11ABG Intel 3945 RW WLAN PRO/Wireless 3945BG KI.641 27.002 KI.4T902.11BG Intel 3945BG Cables Bluetooth cable HL Bluetooth cable MEC Power board cable Media board cable USB cable HL USB cable MEC Touchpad cable Launch board cable DC-in cable HL DC-in cable MEC Power cord 10A 125V US Power cord 10A 125V 3-pin US BK Power cord 2.001G Wireless LAN board Wireless LAN 802.003 KI.11ABG Intel 3945 MW2 Wireless LAN Board 802.11ABG Intel 3945 MW1 Wireless LAN Board 802.11ABGN Kedron MOW2 WLAN 802.A.T HL C. B.A.001 50.01518.5A 125V USA Power cord 3A 250V 3-pin UK Power cord 5A 250V 3-pin UK BK 122 C.KDN01.11ABGN Kedron ROW WLAN 802. USB MEC C.A.11ABGN Kedron MOW2 Wireless LAN 802.4T906.001 50.11ABG Intel 3945 MW2 WLAN 802.001 KI.01518.005 Chapter 4 .KDN01.A.001 50.GLN01.11ABGN Kedron MOW1 WLAN 802.001 50. USB HL C.541 27.001 50.11ABG Intel 3945 MW1 WLAN 802.GLN01. T/P FFC C.4T904.521 27.4T904.001G Power board Tahoe PWR-BD 06627-2 PD (D) 55.A.005 KI. B.4T910.011 50.001G USB board Tahoe USB-BD 06628-1 PD (D) 55.4T906.4T905.T MEC C.A.4T903. power board FFC C.4T907.A.4T902. launch board FFC C.011 27.11ABGN Kedron MOW1 Wireless LAN 802.KDN01.003 KI.4T903.01518.001 KI.002 KI.001 WLAN 802. DC-in MEC Code US 10A 125V BK Code 10A 125V 3P US BK Code USA/W CNS 2.4T907.5A 125V 8121 Code UK 3A 250V 3P BK Code 5A 250V 3P UK BK 50. media board FFC C.A.GLN01.A.03118. 55.01518.
01518.4T903.5A 250V South Africa BK (India) Power cord 10A 250V South Africa BK (India) Power cord 250V 10A 3-pin Israel Power cord ACA/ACNZ Description Code Denmark 10A 3P BK Code 10A 250V 3P Denmark BK Code South Africa 10A 250V BK Code 16A 250V South Africa BK Code Swiss Power 10A 250V BK Code 10A 250V 3P Swiss Bk Cord China 10A 250V 3P Cord 10A 250V 3P China BK Cord EUR 220V 3P BK Cord 16A 250V 3P EUR BK Cord Italy 10A 250V 3P BK Cord 10A 250V 3P Italy BK Cord 2.591 27.01518.581 27.01518.601 27.571 27.01518.671 27.681 27.4T907.01518.021 60.001 System case/cover/bracket/assembly LCD latch bracket SD dummy card New card dummy card Dummy new card 42.01518.701 27.5A 250V South Africa Bk Cord 10A 250V South Africa BK Cord 250V 10~16A 3P Israel Power cord ACA/ACNZ Annie LCD latch ASSY SD dummy card Acer Part No.561 27.TKJ01.001 E-key cover Support bracket left E-key ASSY Support L ASSY 60.01518.001 60.01518.001 42.611 27.001 Chapter 4 123 .4T906.4T924.691 27.4T905.03218.01518.01518. 27.01518.631 27.01518.01518.001 Unitload cover ASSY big door 60.711 27.761 27.4T908.721 27.001 Lowercase ASSY L-Case 60.01518.01518.Category Part Name Power cord 10A 3-pin BK Denmark Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin Denmark BK Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin South Africa Power cord 16A 250V South Africa BK Power cord 10A 250V Swiss Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin Swiss BK Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin China Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin China BK Power cord 220V 3-pin EUR Power cable 16A 250V 3-pin EUR BK Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin Italy Power cord 10A 250V 3-pin Italy BK Power cord 2.731 27.
038 S-Mult PAN/UJ-850UAA1-A KU.002 60.001 Middle cover VGA bracket Upper case w/ speaker Memory SDIMM 1GB Hynix HYMP512S64CP8-Y5 AB SDIMM 1GB Nanya NT1GT64U8HB0BN-3C SDIMM 1GB Samsung M470T2953EZ3-CE6 SDIMM 512MB Hynix HYMP564S64CP6-Y5 AB SDIMM 512MB Nanya NT512T64UH8B0FN-3C SDIMM 512MB Samsung M470T6554EZ3-CE6 LF SDIMM 512MB PSC AS6E8E63B-6E1A SDIMM 512MB DDRII667 Promos V916764B24QBFW-F5 LF Combo module Combo module 24X Optical bracket Combo bezel Combo module 24X PDBS DS24CZP w/o bezel Combo module 24X Sony CRX880A LF w/o bezel DVD module DVD-RW Super Multi module 8X Optical bracket Super Multi bezel DVD-RW drive 8X Super Mult Pioneer DVR-K17RS LF w/o bezel DVD-RW drive 8X Super Mult Panasonic UJ-850UAA1-A w/o bezel DVD-RW drive 8X Super Multi PDBS DS-8A1P DVD module (cont.019 KN.4T902.055 8X S-Multi PDBS DS-8A1P 8X S-Mult Sony/AD-7530A KU.00805.0080E.OPAHP.005 Chapter 4 .005 G2.001 33.5120B.1GB0B.023 KN.014 KN.0240E.00807.1GB03.001 60.5120M.011 KN.001 60.5120G.4T914.51203.4T904.006 KN.002 33.001 KO.001 KN. 60.5120E.010 KU.) 124 DVD-RW drive 8X Super Mult Sony AD-7530A M-cover ASSY ASSY MXM BRT ASSY U-Case SODIMM 1G HYMP512S64CP8-Y5 AB SODIMM 1G NT1GT64U8HB0BN-3C SODIMM 1GB M470T2953EZ3-CE6 SODIMM 512M HYMP564S64CP6-Y5 AB SODIMM 512M NT512T64UH8B0FN-3C SODIMM 512M M470T6554EZ3-CE6 SODIMM 512M AS6E8E63B6E1A SODIMM 512M V916764B24QBFW-F5 60.00809.4T915.004 KN.Category Part Name Touchpad bracket Description TP bracket ASSY Acer Part No.4T910.4T910.OPAHP.4T933.004 ODD NCB24X combo BRKT ODD ASSY ODD bezel combo Combo 24X PDBS DS-24CZP Combo 24X Sony/CRX880A Myall2 ODD NSM8X Super-multi drive TA BRKT ODD ASSY ODD bezel S-Multi S-Mult 8X PIO/DVR-K17RS G2.02409.4T901.029 KO.1GB0G.032 KN.001 60.001 KU.
006 KH.HDAHP.4T926.12004.Category HDD/Hard Disk Drive Part Name HDD bracket HDD module 80G 5400RPM SATA HDD 80GB SATA Hitachi HTS541680J9SA00 HDD 80GB Seagate ST980811AS HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA Toshiba MK8037GSX Gemini BS LF F/W:DL230 HDD 80GB 5400RPM SATA WD WD800BEVS-22RST0 ML80 LF F/W:04.12008.001 G2.030 KH.08008.16008.033 G2.4KS HDD 120GB SATA HTS541612J9SA00 HDD 120GB SGT ST9120822AS HDD 120GB Toshiba MK1237GSX HDD 120GB WD WD1200BEVS-22RST0 HDD N160GB5.021 KH.4T930.010 KH.031 KH.16004.08004.026 KH.002 KH.019 CPU Heatsink CPU heatsink w/ fan CPU heatsink w/ fan CPU heatsink w/ fan 60.001 KH.011 KH.01G04 HDD module 120G 5400RPM SATA HDD 120GB SATA Hitachi HTS541612J9SA00 HDD 120GB Seagate ST9120822AS HDD 120GB 5400RPM SATA Toshiba MK1237GSX Gemini BS LF F/W:DL130J HDD 120GB WD WD1200BEVS-22RST0 HDD module 160G 5400RPM SATA HDD 160GB SATA Hitachi HTS541616J9SA00 HDD 160GB Seagate ST9160821AS HDD 160GB 5400RPM SATA Toshiba MK1637GSX Gemini BS LF F/W:DL030J HDD 160GB WD WD1600BEVS-22RST0 Description ASSY HDD bracket HDD N80GB5.16007.4KS HDD 80GB SATA HTS541680J9SA00 HDD 80GB SGT ST980811AS HDD 80GB Toshiba MK8037GSX HDD 80GB WD WD800BEVS22RST0 HDD N120GB5.010 KH.001 CPU/Processor Chapter 4 125 .4T928.HDAHP.HDAHP.08001.4T918.16001. 60.08007.018 G2.12007.001 60.003 KH.001 60.12001.4KS HDD 160GB SATA HTS541616J9SA00 HDD 160GB SGT ST9160821AS HDD 160GB Toshiba MK1637GSX HDD 160GB WD WD1600BEVS-22RST0 ASSY Thermal DIS Foxconn ASSY Thermal DIS Robin ASSY Thermal DIS Forcecon Acer Part No.001 KH.
V02 9J.V0A 9J.V0C 9J.V1D 9J.V0Q 126 Chapter 4 .N5982.N5982. KC.4G 4M 800 Intel Description IC CPU Merom T7100 1.DTP Keyboard Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V1D UI US-IN Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V02 TW Taiwan Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V03 TI Thailand Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0A Ar Arabic Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0H HB Hebrew Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0K KO Korean Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0L GK Greek Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0R RU Russian Keyboard 88 key Darfon NSKH3V0X Blank US Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V06 PO Portuguese Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0C CZ Czech Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0D DM Danish Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0E IT Italian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0FFR French Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0G GR German Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V00 SW Swiss Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0M Canadian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0N NW Norwegian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0Q HG Hungarian 9J.V0L 9J.4G PGA KB Darfon NSK-H3V1D UI USIN88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V02 TW Taiwa88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V03 TI Thai88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0A AR Arabi88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0H HB Hebre88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0K KO Korea88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0L GK Greek88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0R RU Russi88 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0X BL84K(88) KB Darfon NSK-H3V06 PO Portu89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0C Czech89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0D DM Danis89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0E IT Itali89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0F FR Rehcn89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0G GR Germa89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V00 SW Swiss89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0M CF FR.N5982.Category Part Name CPU Merom Core 2 Dual T7100 1.V0E 9J.N5982.N5982.V03 9J.DTP KC.73001.N5982.V0X 9J.V0D 9J.V0H 9J.77001.N5982.N5982.N5982.N5982.N5982.N5982.DTP KC.N5982.N5982.DTP KC.N5982.N5982.71001.V0K 9J.V00 9J.V0N 9J.N5982.0G 4M 800L Intel CPU Intel Merom Core 2 Dual T7500 2.CA89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0N NW Norwe89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0Q HG Huga89 Acer Part No.V0R 9J.8G PGA IC CPU Merom T7300 2.V0M 9J.N5982.0G PGA IC CPU Merom T7500 2.V0F 9J.V0G 9J.V06 9J.75001.2G 4M 800 Intel CPU Intel Merom Core 2 Dual T7700 2.N5982.2G PGA IC CPU Merom T7700 2.8G 2M 800 Intel CPU Intel Merom Core 2 Dual T7300 2.
TCBV1.406 LCD cable 14.1” WXGA LG LP141EWX1-TLA2 LCD 14.1” WXGA AU B141EW04-V4 G LCD 14.002 19.V1A 9J.02 V.012 127 .) Part Name Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0S SP Spanish Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0T TR Turkish Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0U UK UK Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0W SD Swedish Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V1A BE Belgian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V01B BP Brazilian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V1F SK Slovenian Keyboard 89 key Darfon NSKH3V0Y BL-85K Keyboard 92 key Darfon NSKH3V0J JA Japanese Description KB Darfon NSK-H3V0S SP Spani89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0T TR Turki89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0U UK UK89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0W SD Swedi89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V1A BE Belgian KB Darfon NSK-H3V1B BP BR-PO89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V1F SK Slove89 KB Darfon NSK-H3V0Y BL85K(89) KB Darfon NSK-H3V0J JA Japan92 LCD N14.V0S 9J.3M BN30V40717300 Bracket LCD R Bracket LCD L ASSY LCD bezel ASSY LCD panel Anttenna LCD 14.001 25.21189.V0U 9J.1” Wireless antenna left/right LCD 14.00 Inverter board 17” YEC YNVW06S Inverter board 17” ROHS VK.1” WXGA AU B141EW04-V4 LF Glare 200 nits 16ms LCD 14.TK901.1” WXGA LG LP141WX3-TLB1 glare LCD 14.3M CN0314OV03 U Camera CMOS 0.90480.4T913.TK501.N5982.LDAHP.V0Y 9J.1” WXGA glare w/ antenna and camera Inverter board 17" FOXCONN T62I240.1” LCD panel 14.N5982.010 LK.A.V1F 9J.3M Bison BN30V40717300 LCD bracket right LCD bracket left LCD bezel 14.TK501.3M DV Inverter 17” T62I240.1” WXGA LG LP141WX3-TLA1 Glare Chapter 4 G2.V0T 9J.1” WXGA LG LP141WX3-TLB1 LCD 14.001 60. 9J.Category Keyboard (cont. LCD WXGA HL C.4T904.007 LK.N5982.1: WXGA HL LCD cable 14.21189.001 LK.001 57.V0J LCD module LCD module 14.001 33.N5982.14108.406 C.V0W 9J.1WXGAG W/0.3M Suyin CN0314-OV03 U Camera CMOS 0.A.001 50.1” WXGA LG LP141WX1-TLA2 LF Glare 200 nits 16ms LCD 14.001 50.018 LK.001 19.4T912. LCD WXGA MEC Camera CMOS 0.14108.4T901.011 57.N5982.14105.02 V.N5982.4T901.001 33.14108.TK501.00 Inverter 17” YNV-W06S Inverter 17” ROHS VK.N5982.1: WXGA MEC Camera CMOS 0.V1B 9J.N5982.4T905.001 60.1” WXGA LG LP141WX3-TLA1 Acer Part No.N5982.002 19.
00E92.001 PCMCIA slot/PC card slot PCMCIA slot Miscellaneous LCD screw rubber Name plate Media key Screws Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw Screw M2xL3 (white) Screw M2.9A554.00E34.001 CONN Cardbus 4P 1005791321.9A552.1” WXGA Samsung LTN141W3-L01-G LF Glare 200 nits 16ms LCD 14.5xL8 nylok CR3+ Screw WAF M2x4 BZnylok CR3+ Screw M2x2. LK.00C07.3 Screw 2x6 nylok Screw Ni M2x6L Screw Mach Wafer M3xL4 Ni Screw wafer nylok Ni M2xL3 86.00F24.001 42.42120.TDMV1.1410D.001 23.1” WXGA CMO N141l3-L02 G Microphone cable SAB Microphone cable FORG Microphone cable SHAN Speaker Acer Part No.9A552.724 86.00E33.4T907.3R0 Rub cirle LCD Name plate U-case Tahoe Media key Tahoe 47.001 42.40297.220 86.001 128 Chapter 4 .736 86.5xL6 nylok CR3+ Screw M2.6R0 86.4T901.1” WXGA Samsung LTN141W3 LCD 14.051G RTC Battery RTC battery RTC battery BTY RTC Mitsubishi ROHS BTY RTC Panasonic ROHS (UP) 23.726 86.42123.Category LCD module (cont.722 86.00F58.) Part Name LCD 14.14106.001 23.738 86.42124.00F22.4T901.001 23.4T913.4R0 86.1” WXGA CMO N141l3L02 LF Glare 200 nits 16ms Microphone SAB Microphone FORG Microphone SHAN Description LCD 14.724 86.H0153.001 Speaker Speaker pack left/left Mainboard Mainboard Aspire4920 w/ RTC battery and PCMCIA slot w/o CPU and DIMM Tahoe MB-DIS 06252-1 w/o modem 55.011 LK.001 23.016 23.22059.5 nylok Screw M2x4 nylok H0.
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Appendix A Model Definition and Configuration Aspire 4920 Model RO Count ry Acer Part no Descriptio n CPU LCD DIMM 1 DIMM 2 HDD 1 (GB) ODD Wireless LAN Bluetoot h Appendix A 130 .
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combination and test procedures.Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. and peripherals which have passed these tests. Appendix B 133 . All of its system functions are tested under Windows® Vista™ Business. and Vista Home Basic environment. Refer to the following lists for components. Vista Home Premium. please refer to the Aspire 4920 Vista Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department. Regarding configuration. adapter cards.
(D-sub)1 W37G (HDMI) LP2065 20” TFT Monitor (DVI) S9500 19” Monitor (DVI) Projector DELL USB keyboard or mouse Microsoft Logicool Logitech Natural keyboard Pro USB mouse (OWCM-USB) USB wheel mouse First wheel mouse DELL USB keyboard Dell by Logitech Internet navigator keyboard Smart card keyboard HP USB optical Austin mouse HP USB optical mouse (RB129AA) Belkin USB printer/scanner Canon HP Canon Scanner D1250 (USB 2.0 Easy PC Camera (A20953-001) Micro USB 2.Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ Compatibility Test I/O Peripheral Compatibility Test Vendor External CRT Acer ViewSonic 211c21” G220F PF790 19” External LCD Acer FP751 17” TFT LCD 15” LCD Monitor (DVI) Model: AL1521 1 Device Description Result P P P P P P P P P P 17” LCD Monitor (DVI) Model: AL17211 ViewSonic Westinghouse HP 20” LCD VD201b(DVI-I).1 channel USB speaker EAB-MPC57USB iFun USB speaker Miniglow optical USB mouse 3300MP projector P P P P P P P P P P P P N/A P N/A P N/A N/A P N/A P P P N/A 134 Appendix B .0 Web Cam Multimedia digital speaker (SC-UC78) WingMan RumblePad (G-UA3) Dolby Headphone 5.0) (JP OS only) 450wbt deskjet printer (USB/Bluetooth) 2400 Scanjet (USB 1.1) USB speaker/joystick Aiwa Logitech Peripheral Panasonic JS USB camera Intel Orange USB storage device Iomega Fujitsu USB zip 250MB MO-1300 1. (DVI-D).3G USB 2.
0+IEEE 1394 2 Result P P P N/A P P Appendix B 135 .5 travel kit with 1394 DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.I/O Peripheral Compatibility Test Vendor Transcend PQI Plextor Galileo LG Sony USB flash drive Sony Memory key 128MB Micro Bault Pro USD-5G 5GB USB flash Apacer IBM Handy drive the USB flash drive 128MB USB 2.11a Intel NetGear Access point 802.0+IEEE 1394 6-in-1 Flash card reader/writer DVD+R/RW USB 2.0 memory key 512MB USB 2.0+IEEE 1394 2.11n N/A N/A P Building networks people WiFi certified a/b/g wireless 108AG P Pro/Wireless 5000 54Mbps 802.0+IEEE 1394 DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.11n/g/b WZR-G144N Belkin N1MIMO Wireless router high performance Wireless 802.11n Air Station Wireless IEEE 802.0+IEEE 1394 DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.0 Mass storage 2.11b Cisco Aironet 350 Aironet 1230 Access point 802.11a Access point model: HE 102 P P N/A N/A DV P DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.1 CG-WLUSBST11 P P P P P P P P Device Description 80GB HDD USB 2.0+IEEE 1394 P P P 4 port hub USB 2.0 UH-204 4 port hub USB 2.11n D-Link Buffalo MIMO Bluetooth access point X Bridge Bluetooth device Sony Ericsson Wireless headset T610 P P Bluetooth access point BT300 P Rangebooster N 650 Router Wireless-802.11g D-Link Access point 802.5” portable 80GB hard disk P CD-RW + DVD-ROM combo USB interface DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.0 memory key USB hub and others A TEN IOGEAR Corega USB ODD Logitech LG Sony USB HDD Transcend 1394 storage drive LG Sony Transcend 1394 camera Sony Access point 802.0 Wireless LAN USB stick 11 USB 1.5” portable 80GB hard disk N/A P P 2.0+IEEE 1394 DVD+R/RW 16X USB 2.
I/O Peripheral Compatibility Test
Vendor X Bridge Epson HP AmbiCom SDIO card Toshiba Express card Abcom 5-in-1 adapter express card reader GigaLAN express card Sunix ECF2400 2 ports 1394A express card Serial ATA External SATAII express card IK Kouwell SIIG IK Kouwell IEEE1394+USB2.0 express card SIIG express card 11-in R/W easily add a memory card reader/writer to express card equipped systems P P P N/A N/A N/A Bluetooth SD card N/A Device Description Bluetooth access point BT300 Bluetooth print adapter Deskjet 450wbt Bluetooth wireless compact Flash card with PC card adapter P N/A N/A N/A Result
1 If system support s DVI, a D-sub interface supplemental test is required. 2 PQI 6-in-1 flash card reader/writer is not compatible with USB 2.0 systems.
Memory Card Compatibility Test
Vendor Multimedia card Sandisk Multimedia card 32MB RS-MMC 128MB memory card Transcend Multimedia card 64/128MB Multimedia card 128MB Multimedia card 256MB Multimedia card 512MB Apacer PQI A-Data SD card Apacer SD card 128/256MB SD card 2GB (150X Hi-Speed) Transcend SanDisk SD card 256MB SD card 256MB SD card 1GB KINGMAX RiData Memory stick I-O data Apacer Lexar Memory stick 64MB Memory stick 128MB High speed 512MB memory stick Pro Duo High speed 1GB memory stick Pro Duo SanDisk MS Pro 1GB memory card N/A N/A P P N/A SD card 1GB (66X Hi-Speed) SD 4GB SD Pro memory card P P N/A P P P P Multimedia card 128MB RS-MMC mobile 256MB memory card Turbo 200x 2GB MMC card P P P P P P N/A P P Device Description Result
Memory Card Compatibility Test
Vendor Sony Memory stick Pro 512MB MS Pro Duo 2GB high speed MS Pro 2GB memory card Compact Flash Apacer SanDisk XD card Apacer SanDisk Olympus Compact Flash card 256/512MB Compact Flash card 2GB XD-Picture card 512MB P P P Compact Flash card 256/512MB Compact Flash card 2GB P P Device Description P P P Result
Vendor Blizzard Activision EA WarCraft III- Frozen Throne Doom3 Battlefield 2 Patch 1.01 (DX9) FIFA World Cup 2006 FIFA Soccer 06 EA games Sierra Online game Under Ground II Half-Life 2 Lineage II: Chronicle 3 World of WarCraft RF Online Item Description P P P P P P P P P P Result
SW Utility and Application Test
Item Description PowerDVD Windows DVD Maker NTI-CD Maker NIS Launch Manager Wireless AP Bluetooth AP Acrobat Reader Office P P P P P N/A P P P Result
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