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  • Page 1 Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 1 9/11/12 10:16:25 AM...
  • Page 2 ASUS will only be responsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement. This limit also applies to ASUS’ suppliers and its reseller. It is the maximum for which ASUS, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ENERGY STAR complied product .............. European Union Eco-label ................4 Prevention of Hearing Loss .................4 Global Environmental Regulation Compliance and Declaration .5 ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ............5 Coating Notice ....................5 Regional notice for Singapore ..............5 Appendix B ......................6 The Power-on Self-test (POST) ..............6 Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 3...
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    Notebook PC's data and components. E-Manual version To know more about your Notebook PC’s software features and hardware details, download the English e-manual from: Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 4 9/11/12 10:16:26 AM...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Using your Notebook PC This Notebook PC should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 5°C (41°F) and 35°C (95°F). Refer to the rating label on the bottom of the Notebook PC and ensure that your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • Page 6: Caring For Your Notebook Pc

    Caring for your Notebook PC Disconnect the AC power and remove the battery pack (if applicable) before cleaning your Notebook PC. Use a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water.
  • Page 7: Proper Disposal

    Proper disposal Do not throw your Notebook PC in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 8: Getting To Know Your Notebook Pc

    Getting to know your Notebook PC Top View NOTE: The keyboard's layout may vary per region or country. The top view may also vary in appearance depending on the Notebook PC model. Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 8 9/11/12 10:16:29 AM...
  • Page 9 Microphone The built-in microphone can be used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recording. Camera The built-in camera allows you to take pictures or record videos using your Notebook PC. Camera indicator The camera indicator lights up when the built-in camera is in use.
  • Page 10 Keyboard The keyboard provides full-sized QWERTY keys with a comfortable travel depth for typing. It also enables you to use the function keys, allows quick access to Windows®, and controls other multimedia functions. NOTE: • The keyboard layout differs by model or territory. •...
  • Page 11 Color Status Solid Green Battery power is between 95% and 100%. Solid Orange Battery power is less than 95%. Blinking Orange Battery power is less than 10%. Lights off Battery power is more than 10% and below 100%. Drive activity indicator This indicator lights up when your Notebook PC is accessing the internal storage drives.
  • Page 12: Right Side

    Right Side USB 3.0 port This Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (USB 3.0) port provides a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and is backward compatible to USB 2.0. HDMI port This port is for a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connector and is HDCP compliant for HD DVD, Blu-ray, and other protected content playback.
  • Page 13: Left Side

    Left Side Kensington® lock port The Kensington® lock port allows you to secure your Notebook PC using Kensington® compatible Notebook PC security products. USB 2.0 port The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 devices such as keyboards, pointing devices, flash disk drives, external HDDs, speakers, cameras and printers.
  • Page 14: Getting Started

    Getting started Charge your Notebook PC. A. Connect the AC power cord to the AC/DC adapter. Plug the AC power adapter into a 100V~240V power source. Connect the DC power connector into your Notebook PC’s power (DC) input. Charge the Notebook PC for 3 hours before using it in battery mode for the first time.
  • Page 15: Lift To Open The Display Panel

    Lift to open the display panel. Press the power button. Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 15 9/11/12 10:16:35 AM...
  • Page 16: Federal Communications Commission Statement

    Appendix A Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules.
  • Page 17: Fcc Radio Frequency (rf) Exposure Caution Statement

    (Reprinted from the Code of Federal Regulations #47, part 15.193, 1993. Washington DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Government Printing Office.) FCC Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Caution Statement WARNING! Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 18: Ce Mark Warning

    CE Mark Warning CE marking for devices without wireless LAN/Bluetooth The shipped version of this device complies with the requirements of the EEC directives 2004/108/EC “Electromagnetic compatibility” and 2006/95/EC “Low voltage directive”. CE marking for devices with wireless LAN/ Bluetooth This equipment complies with the requirements of Directive 1999/5/ EC of the European Parliament and Commission from 9 March, 1999 governing Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and mutual...
  • Page 19: Wireless Operation Channel For Different Domains

    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America 2.412-2.462 GHz Ch01 through CH11 Japan 2.412-2.484 GHz Ch01 through Ch14 Europe ETSI 2.412-2.472 GHz Ch01 through Ch13 France Restricted Wireless Frequency Bands Some areas of France have a restricted frequency band. The worst case maximum authorized power indoors are: •...
  • Page 20 Departments in which the use of the 2400–2483.5 MHz band is permitted with an EIRP of less than 100mW indoors and less than 10mW outdoors: 01 Ain 02 Aisne 03 Allier 05 Hautes Alpes 08 Ardennes 09 Ariège 11 Aude 12 Aveyron 16 Charente 24 Dordogne...
  • Page 21: Ul Safety Notices

    UL Safety Notices Required for UL 1459 covering telecommunications (telephone) equipment intended to be electrically connected to a telecommunication network that has an operating voltage to ground that does not exceed 200V peak, 300V peak-to-peak, and 105V rms, and installed or used in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70).
  • Page 22: Power Safety Requirement

    REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at Nordic Lithium Cautions (for lithium-ion batteries) CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
  • Page 23: Energy Star Complied Product

    Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY STAR standard, and the power management feature is enabled by default.
  • Page 24: Prevention Of Hearing Loss

    European Union Eco-label This Notebook PC has been awarded the EU Flower label, which means that this product has the following characteristics: Decreased energy consumption during use and stand-by modes. Limited use of toxic heavy metals. Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and health.
  • Page 25: Global Environmental Regulation Compliance And Declaration .5

    ASUS follows the green design concept to design and manufacture our products, and makes sure that each stage of the product life cycle of ASUS product is in line with global environmental regulations. In addition, ASUS disclose the relevant information based on regulation requirements.
  • Page 26: The Power-on Self-test (post)

    Appendix B The Power-on Self-test (POST) The Power-on Self-test (POST) is a series of software-controlled diagnostic tests that run when you turn on or restart your Notebook PC. The software that controls the POST is installed as a permanent part of the Notebook PC’s architecture. Using POST to access BIOS and Troubleshoot During POST, you can access the BIOS settings or run troubleshooting options using the function keys of your Notebook PC.
  • Page 27 Using System Image Recovery Under Advanced options, you can use System Image Recovery to recover your system using a specific image file. To access this during POST: Restart your Notebook PC then press during POST. Wait for Windows® to load the Choose an option screen then tap Troubleshoot.
  • Page 28: Notebook Pc User Manual

    HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN Country: GERMANY declare the following apparatus: Product name : Notebook PC Model name : S400C, V400C, R407C conform with the essential requirements of the following directives: 2004/108/EC-EMC Directive EN 55022:2010 EN 55024:2010 EN 61000-3-2:2006 EN 61000-3-3:2008...
  • Page 29 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address, City: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE Rd., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN R.O.C. Country: TAIWAN Authorized representative in Europe: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Address, City: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN Country: GERMANY declare the following apparatus: Product name :...
  • Page 30 Notebook PC User Manual e7597_S400_500_User_Manual.indd 30 9/11/12 10:16:39 AM...

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