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Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
circuit rating. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed 80% of the power strip's input rating. • This product's AC adapter is equipped with a three-wire grounded plug. The plug only fits in a grounded power outlet. Make sure the power outlet is properly grounded before inserting the AC adapter plug.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm. Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
Tips and information for comfortable use Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury.
Eyes • Rest your eyes frequently. • Give your eyes regular breaks by looking away from the monitor and focusing on a distant point. • Blink frequently to keep your eyes from drying out. Display • Keep your display clean. •...
Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use System tour Front panel Rear panel System features Performance Multimedia Connectivity System peripherals Input devices Output devices Setting up your computer Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Opening the package Connecting peripherals...
Modem notices Laser compliance statement Macrovision copyright protection notice Radio device regulatory notice General European Union (EU) The FCC RF safety requirement Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210) Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity Declaration of Conformity for CE marking Remark: All images are for reference purposes only.
System tour Your computer consists of the following: Front panel Icon Description Power button Microphone jack Speaker or headphone jack USB port Rear panel Icon Description PS/2 keyboard connector VGA port Printer connector Microphone-in jack Line-in jack Icon Description Floppy drive (selected models only) Optical drive (selected models only)
System peripherals The Aspire series computer consists of the system itself and system peripherals, like input and output devices (mouse, keyboard, wireless keyboard with pointing function, remote control or speakers - depending on model). This section provides a brief description of basic system peripherals.
Setting up your computer The Aspire series is a versatile and powerful system, supporting a mainstream performance CPU. The computer uses a state-of-the-art bus architecture, which improves system efficiency and helps the system support varied multimedia and software applications. Your Aspire series has standard I/O (input/output) interfaces such as a parallel port, PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, USB 2.0 ports, and stereo microphone, line-in and line-out jacks (configuration may vary by models).
• Wireless keyboard with pointing function • Remote control for Microsoft Note: Mouse, keyboard, wireless keyboard or remote control configuration may vary by selected models • User's Guide and Starter poster Other user documentation and third-party software. Connecting peripherals After everything is connected, plug the power cord into the system and insert the other end into a power outlet.
Setting up new components You can only use components compatible with Aspire series computers. Before you choose new components, please ask your authorized Acer dealer whether the part will operate within your Aspire series system. In order to ensure proper setup and installation, please refer to the instructions provided with your new components.
Troubleshooting The following are possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer, and each is followed by simple answers and solutions. Q: I pressed the power switch but the system did not boot up. A: Check the LED located above the power switch. If the LED is not lit, no power is being applied to the system.
A: Check the following: • The volume may be muted. Look for the Volume icon on the taskbar. If it is crossed-out, click on the icon and deselect the mute option. You can also press the volume control/mute knob on your USB keyboard to toggle the mute function.
Taking care of your computer Please read the instructions listed in this section. Following these instructions will help you maximize the durability of your computer. Important tips • Do not expose the computer to direct sunlight. Do not place it near sources of heat, such as a radiator.
If the computer is not operating normally. Asking for technical assistance For technical assistance, contact your local dealer or distributor. You may also access the Acer Web site (www.acersupport.com) for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
Regulations and safety notices ENERGY STAR guidelines compliance As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B Canada Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/ 5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification...
Your telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the proper functioning of your equipment. If they do, you will be notified in advance to give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service. If this equipment should fail to operate properly, disconnect the equipment from the phone line to determine if it is causing the problem.
Notice for New Zealand The grant of a Telepermit for any item of terminal equipment indicates only that Telecom has accepted that the item complies with minimum conditions for connection to its network. It indicates no endorsement of the product by Telecom, nor does it provide any sort of warranty. Above all, it provides no assurance that any item will work correctly in all respects with another item of Telepermitted equipment of a different make or model, nor does it imply that any product is compatible with all of...
Laser compliance statement The CD or DVD drive used with this computer is a laser product. The CD or DVD drive's classification label (shown below) is located on the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
General This product complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on configurations, this product may or may not contain wireless radio devices (such as wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth modules). Below information is for products with such devices.
The FCC RF safety requirement The radiated output power of the wireless LAN Card is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the PC series shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized as follows: This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range.
The following local manufacturer/importer is responsible for this declaration: Product name: Model: Name of responsible party: Address of responsible party: Contact person: Tel: Fax: Personal computer Aspire Series Acer America Corporation 2641 Orchard Parkway San Jose, CA 95134 Mr. Young Kim 408-922-2909 408-922-2606...
Council Decision 98/482/EC (CTR21) for pan-European single terminal connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). We, Acer Inc., hereby declare that the equipment bearing the trade name and model number specified above was tested conforming to the applicable Rules under the most accurate measurement standards...
force to assure that production units of the same equipment will continue to comply with the requirements. Easy Lai, Director Qualification Center Product Assurance 04/01/2006 Date...