This computer system is shipped with the latest Energy Star power-saving features
already activated, allowing you to be more environmentally friendly in your
work. It is intended to help reduce global power consumption, and ultimately
waste and pollution. This computer system is designed, when left unattended,
to enter a 'Low Power' mode followed by 'Standby' mode shortly afterwards.
LOW POWER MODE
In this state the screen will be blank but your software will still be running,
although it will run much slower.
You can Restore the system by moving the mouse, pressing any keyboard key, or
by pressing the purple STANDBY button on either the front panel, or the
remote control. The computer will quickly restore to the state in which you left
it. The monitor may take a few seconds to warm up again.
In this state the monitor will be in a controlled 'off ' state. The system and
software will assume a frozen state. You will not lose any unsaved data, unless
your mains electricity supply fails. The system fans will slow down or stop
You can Restore the system by pressing the purple STANDBY button on the
front panel of the system or the one on the remote control. The computer will
quickly restore to the state in which you left it. The monitor may take a few
seconds to warm up again.
Pressing either of the STANDBY buttons when the system is in normal use will
put the system directly into standby mode.
You can change any of the above settings. How to
access the Apricot power Manager is shown in the
chapter 'The multimedia applications'. Refer also to
the application's help file.