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Acer H61 Housing Install Manual

Acer h61 desktop-accessory: install guide.
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  • Page 2 Copyright 1998 by this company. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of this company.
  • Page 3 Read these instructions carefully. Save these instructions for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Do not use this product near water.
  • Page 4 exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed 15 amperes. 11. Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 5 14. Replace battery with the same type as the product's battery we recommend. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Refer battery replacement to a qualified serviceman. 15. Warning! Battery may explode if not handled properly. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
  • Page 6 DANGER INVISIBLE RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. VORSICHT UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG WENN GEÖFFNET. NICHT IN DEN STRAHL SEHEN. ATTENTION RADIATION DU FAISCEAU LASER INVISIBLE. EN CAS D’OUVERTURE. EVITER TOUTE EXPOSITION AUX RAYONS. VARO AVATTAESSA OLET ALTTIINA NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE LASERSÄTEILYLLE ÄLÄ KATSO SÄTEESEEN. VARNING! OSYNLING LASERSTRÄLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD.
  • Page 7 Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 8 Purpose This manual aims to give you all the information you need to install the system housing. Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: NOTE Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. WARNING Alerts you to any damage that might result from not following directions.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Features ... 1 Front Panel ... 1 Rear Panel ... 2 Inside Components... 3 Component Installation... 4 Opening the Housing... 4 Installing a System Board... 6 2.2.1 ESD Precautions ... 6 2.2.2 Installation Procedures ... 6 Installing Drives ... 8 2.3.1 Installing a CD-ROM Drive ...
  • Page 10: Features

    Features Front Panel 1. CD-ROM drive 2. CD-ROM eject button 3. Disk drive door 4. Power button H61 (Aspire) Housing 5. Power indicator LED 6. Hard disk drive LED...
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 1. System main power switch 2. Voltage selector 3. Monitor power socket 4. Fan 5. Slot for I/O ports 6. Expansion card brackets Installation Guide...
  • Page 12: Inside Components

    Inside Components 1. System main power supply 2. Space for the motherboard 3. Exoansion card brackets 4. 5.25-inch diskette drive bay 5. 3.5-inch diskette drive/HDD drive bay H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 13: Component Installation

    Component Installation Turn off the system power before opening the system or connecting or removing any peripheral device. Opening the Housing Place the system unit on a flat, steady surface. Remove the four screws from the rear panel. Set the screws aside. You will need them when replacing the housing cover.
  • Page 14 Push the housing cover slightly backward. Pull the housing cover upward and remove it from the chassis. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 15: Installing A System Board

    Installing a System Board 2.2.1 ESD Precautions Always observe the following electrostatic discharge (ESD) precautions before installing a system component: Do not remove a component from its anti-static packaging until you are ready to install it. Wear a wrist grounding strap before handling electronic components. Wrist grounding straps are available at most electronic component stores.
  • Page 16 Align the board with the pegs on the housing frame. Gently press the board until it is properly seated. Secure the board with the required screws. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 17: Installing Drives

    Installing Drives 2.3.1 Installing a CD-ROM Drive Locate the six tabs that hold the front panel cover to the housing frame. Push the tabs to release the front panel from the housing. Installation Guide...
  • Page 18 Open the CD-ROM drive tray via emergency exit access. Refer to your CD-ROM manual on for your CD-ROM's emergency exit function. Remove the CD-ROM tray cover. For instructions on how to remove the tray cover, refer to your CD-ROM manual. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 19 Replace the front panel by: Align the front panel tabs into their corresponding slots on the housing frame. Insert the front panel until the tabs click into place. Installation Guide...
  • Page 20 Connect the power cable and the CD-ROM drive cable. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 21: Installing A Drive Into The 5.25-inch Drive Bay

    2.3.2 Installing a Drive into the 5.25-inch Drive Bay Open the disk drive door. Using a flat-head tool, open remove the bay panel. Installation Guide...
  • Page 22 Pull the metal bay cover to the side until the other end is released, then pull it to remove it from the housing. Insert the 5.25-inch disk drive into the drive bay and secure it with four screws on the side. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 23 Connect the power cable and the diskette drive cable. Make sure that the other end of the diskette drive cable is connected to its corresponding connector on the system board. Installation Guide...
  • Page 24: Installing Drives Into The 3.5-inch Drive Bay

    Follow these steps to install a 3.5-inch diskette drive or a hard disk drive: Remove the 3.5-inch drive frame from the housing by pressing the tab on top and pivoting the frame outward. Pull out the metal drive cover. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 25 Install a 3.5-inch disk drive and secure it with the necessary screws. Follow the same procedure to install the hard disk drive. When installing drives in the 3.5-inch drive bay, the hard disk is placed always below of the 3.5-inch diskette drive.
  • Page 26 Reinstall the frame into the housing as in the following figure: Align the frame with the notch. Pivot the frame toward the housing until the tab clicks into place. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 27 Connect the disk drive cables and power cables. Make sure that the other ends of the diskette drive cables are connected to their corresponding connectors on the system board. Installation Guide...
  • Page 28: Installing Expansion Boards

    Observe the ESD Precautions before installing a system component. Study the expansion board installation guide and configure any jumpers as directed. Remove a bracket from any empty expansion slot. Save the screw to secure the new board. Keep the bracket for future use. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 29 Gently insert the board into the expansion slot. Make sure that the board is properly inserted. Secure the board with the screw. Do not neglect this step. The board uses the screw for grounding. Installation Guide...
  • Page 30: Reinstalling The Cover

    After you install all the necessary system components into the housing, you must reinstall the cover. To install the cover: Slide down the cover and push it forward until it touches the edge of the front panel. H61 (Aspire) Housing...
  • Page 31 Secure the cover with the necessary screws. Installation Guide...

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