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Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series
Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
on the ACER/CSD web; for more information,
please refer to
http://csd.acer.com.tw
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  • Page 1 Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD web; for more information, please refer to http://csd.acer.com.tw PRINTED IN TAIWAN...
  • Page 2: Revision History

    Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series service guide. Date Chapter Updates...
  • Page 3 Copyright Copyright © 2008 by Acer Incorporated. 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 Acer Incorporated.
  • Page 4 Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES NOTE WARNING CAUTION IMPORTANT Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions.
  • Page 5 DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Acer eRecovery Management ........
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module ....... .66 Removing the Optical Drive Module .
  • Page 9 Model Definition and Configuration Test Compatible Components Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test ......170 Online Support Information Index Table of Contents...
  • Page 10 Table of Contents...
  • Page 11: System Specifications

    5-in-1 card reader Special keys and controls 88-/89-/93-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device Empowering Key Easy-launch buttons: WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Acer Arcade™ Acer MediaTouch keys: play/pause, stop, previous, next Volume wheel Acer Media Center remote control* Chapter 1 Chapter 1...
  • Page 12 Dolby®-certified surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers and one subwoofer supporting low-frequency effects S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones Communication Acer Video Conference, featuring: Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam...
  • Page 13 Non-operating: 20% to 80% NOTE: "*" "Only for certain models" NOTE: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. Chapter 1...
  • Page 14: System Block Diagram

    System Block Diagram Chapter 1...
  • Page 15: Your Acer Notebook Tour

    Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new computer. Front View Icon Item Acer PureZone Acer Crystal Eye Display screen Power button Speakers Easy-launch buttons Keyboard Palmrest Chapter 1 Description Two internal stereo microphones for sound recording.
  • Page 16 Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (only for certain models). Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. Launch Acer Empowering Technology For use with Acer Arcade and other media playing programs. Chapter 1...
  • Page 17: Closed Front View

    Closed Front View Icon USB 2.0 ports Unlimited volume control wheel CIR receiver Latch Speakers 4-pin IEEE 1394 port Line-in jack Microphone-in jack Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Bluetooth communication switch Wireless communication switch Infrared port Chapter 1 Item Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera) (only for certain models).
  • Page 18: Right View

    Right View Icon Line-in jack Item lock. Connects to Acer EasyPort IV (for Aspire 5930 series only). Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based network. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to a television or display device with HDMI input.
  • Page 19 Icon Microphone-in jack Headphones/speaker/ line-out jack with S/PDIF support Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole USB 2.0 port RF-in port Modem (RJ-11) port Chapter 1 Item Accepts input from external microphones. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones).
  • Page 20: Rear View

    Rear View Icon DC-in jack Ventilation slots Item Description Connects to an AC adapter. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Chapter 1...
  • Page 21: Bottom View

    Bottom View Icon Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Memory compartment Hard disk bay Sub woofer Ventilation slots and cooling fan Chapter 1 Item Description Houses the computer's battery pack. Releases the battery for removal. Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer's main memory.
  • Page 22: Indicators

    The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager.You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start, All Programs, and then Launch Manager to start the application.
  • Page 23: Touchpad Basics (With Fingerprint Reader)

    Touchpad Basics (with fingerprint reader) The following items show you how to use the touchpad with Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader. 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.
  • Page 24 Press the left (2) and right (3) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Function Left button (2) Execute...
  • Page 25: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard The keyboard has full-sized keys and an embedded numeric keypad, separate cursor, lock, Windows, function and special keys. Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. Lock key Caps Lock When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are...
  • Page 26: Windows Keys

    Windows Keys The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions. Windows Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: <...
  • Page 27: Hot Keys

    <Fn> + < > <Fn> + < > Chapter 1 Function Hotkey help Displays help on hotkeys. Acer eSettings Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology. Acer ePower Launches Acer ePower Management in Acer Management Empowering Technology. Sleep Puts the computer in Sleep mode.
  • Page 28: Special Key (Only For Certain Models)

    Special Key (only for certain models) You can locate the Euro symbol and the US dollar sign at the upper-center and/or bottom-right of your keyboard. The Euro symbol Open a text editor or word processor. Either press < > at the bottom-right of the keyboard, or hold <Alt Gr> and then press the <5> key at the upper-center of the keyboard.
  • Page 29: Acer Empowering Technology

    The Empowering Technology toolbar makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer system. Activated by pressing the Empowering Key, it provides access to the following utilities: NOTE: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary.
  • Page 30: Empowering Technology Password

    Empowering Technology password You must set the Empowering Technology password to use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management to protect your data. To set the Empowering Technology password: Launch Acer eRecovery Management. Click the Restore tab. Click Password settings. The Empowering Technology Password Center dialogue box pops up.
  • Page 31: Acer Eaudio Management (Only For Certain Models)

    Acer eAudio Management Acer eAudio Management allows you to easily control the enhanced sound effects of Dolby Home Theater on your system. Select Movie or Game mode to experience the awesome realism of 5.1-channel audio output from the speakers fitted to your system via Dolby Surround sound technology. Music mode lets you enjoy your favorite tunes, in vivid detail.
  • Page 32: Acer Epower Management

    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.
  • Page 33: Acer Edatasecurity Management (Only For Certain Models)

    Battery status The quick menu shows the remaining battery life based on current usage. You can also launch the Acer ePower Management application and refer to the Battery status panel located just below the power plans. Click the Battery tab to view remaining battery life, battery status, and remaining battery life in standby and hibernate modes.
  • Page 34: Acer Erecovery Management

    Acer eRecovery Management Acer eRecovery Management is a versatile backup utility. It allows you to create full or incremental backups, burn the factory default image to optical disc, and restore from previously created backups or reinstall applications and drivers. By default, user-created backups are stored to the D:\ drive.
  • Page 35 Restore system from user backup Password settings To use the password protection feature of Acer eRecovery Management to protect your data, you must first set the Empowering Technology password. To set the password, refer to the section "Empowering Technology password".
  • Page 36: Acer Esettings Management

    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. Prints and saves hardware specifications. Lets you set an asset tag for your system.
  • Page 37: Windows Mobility Center

    Windows Mobility Center also includes Acer-specific settings like sharing folders overview/sharing service on or off, Bluetooth Add Device (if applicable), and a shortcut to the Acer user guide, drivers and utilities. To launch Windows Mobility Center: Use the shortcut key <...
  • Page 38: Using The System Utilities

    Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution also allows you to navigate through web browsers and documents using Acer FingerNav. With Acer Bio-Protection Fingerprint Solution, you can now enjoy an extra layer of protection for your personal computer, as well as the convenience of accessing your daily tasks with a simple swipe of your finger! For more information refer to the Acer Bio-Protection help files.
  • Page 39: Acer Gridvista (Dual-Display Compatible)

    Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process. Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start>All Programs and click on Acer GridVista.
  • Page 40 NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value. Chapter 1...
  • Page 41: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    Hardware Specifications and Configurations Processor Item CPU type Core logic CPU package CPU core voltage CPU Fan True Value Table DTS(degree C) Fan Speed (rpm) 45-50 0-3000 55-66 0-3300 68-74 3300-3800 78-83 3800-4100 86-91 4100-4800 ° Throttling 50%: On= 99 C; OFF=93 C °...
  • Page 42 Memory Combinations Slot 1 256MB 256MB 256MB 256MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 1024MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB 2048MB NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed.
  • Page 43 Bluetooth Interface Item Connector type Wireless Module 802.11b/g Item Chipset Data throughput Protocol Interface Hard Disk Drive Interface Item Vendor & HGST Model Name HTS542512K9SA00 BRONCO-B LF SEAGATE ST9120817AS LF TOSHIBA MK1246GSX LF WD1200BEVS- 22UST0 ML125 LF Capacity 120000 (MB) Bytes per sector Data heads...
  • Page 44 Optical Disc Drive Item Vendor & model name Performance Specification Transfer rate (KB/sec) Buffer Memory Interface Applicable disc format Loading mechanism Power Requirement Input Voltage Specification TOSHIBA SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X TS-L633A LF PIONEER SUPER-MULTI DRIVE 8X DVR-TD08RS LF PANASONIC SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X UJ-870A LF HLDS SUPER-MULTI DRIVE TRAY DL 8X GSA-T50N LF HLDS SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X GSA-T50N LF SONY SUPER-MULTI DRIVE DL 8X AD-7560S LF...
  • Page 45 Audio Interface Item Audio Controller Audio onboard or optional Mono or Stereo Resolution Compatibility Sampling rate Internal microphone Internal speaker / Quantity Video Memory Item Chipset Memory size Item Chipset USB Compliancy Level OHCI Number of USB port Location Serial port function control System Board Major Chips Item Core logic...
  • Page 46 Keyboard Item Total number of keypads Windows logo key Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously Battery Item Vendor Battery Type Pack capacity Number of battery cell Package configuration LCD 15.4” inch Item Vendor & model name Screen Diagonal (mm) Display resolution (pixels) Pixel Pitch Pixel Arrangement Display Mode...
  • Page 47 System Power Management ACPI mode Mech. Off (G3) Soft Off (G2/S5) Working (G0/S0) Suspend to RAM (S3) Save to Disk (S4) Chapter 1 Power Management All devices in the system are turned off completely. OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the system are turned off completely.
  • Page 48 Chapter 1...
  • Page 49: System Utilities

    System Utilities BIOS Setup Utility The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer’s BIOS (Basic Input/ Output System). Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup.
  • Page 50: Navigating The Bios Utility

    Navigating the BIOS Utility There are six menu options: Information, Main, Advanced, Security, Boot, and Exit. Follow these instructions: To choose a menu, use the left and right arrow keys. To choose an item, use the up and down arrow keys. To change the value of a parameter, press F5 or F6.
  • Page 51: Information

    Information The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information. I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n C P U Ty p e : C P U S p e e d : I D E 0 M o d e l N a m e : I D E 0 S e r i a l N u m b e r : ATA P I M o d e l N a m e :...
  • Page 52: Main

    Main The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery. I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n S y s t e m Ti m e : S y s t e m D a t e : S y s t e m M e m o r y : E x t e n d e d M e m o r y :...
  • Page 53 The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Parameter System Time Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24-hour format. System Date Sets the system date. System Memory This field reports the memory size of the system.
  • Page 54: Security

    Security The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use. I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d s : U s e r P a s s w o r d s : H D D P a s s w o r d i s S e t S u p e r v i s o r P a s s w o r d...
  • Page 55: Setting A Password

    The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Parameter Supervisor Password Is Shows the setting of the Supervisor password User Password Is Shows the setting of the user password. HDD Password Is Shows the setting of the hard disk password.
  • Page 56: Removing A Password

    Removing a Password Follow these steps: Use the w and y keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the e key. The Set Password box appears: Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press e. Press e twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields.
  • Page 57 If the current password entered does not match the actual current password, the screen will show you the Setup Warning. If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match, the screen will display the following message. Chapter 2...
  • Page 58: Intel

    Intel The Intel screen allows the user to set the Legacy OS Boot, CPU, MCH, ICH and ACPI Control Sub-Menu and the Video Repost. I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n L e g a c y O S B o o t : C P U C o n t r o l S u b M e n u M C H C o n t r o l S u b - M e n u I C H C o n t r o l S u b - M e n u...
  • Page 59: Boot

    Boot This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay. P h o e n i x S e c u r e C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n B o o t p r i o r i t y o r d e r :...
  • Page 60: Exit

    Exit The Exit screen contains parameters that confirmed or discard the changes made to the parameters in the BIOS Setup Utility. P h o e n i x S e c u r e C o r e ( t m ) S e t u p U t i l i t y I n f o r m a t i o n M a i n E x i t S a v i n g C h a n g e s...
  • Page 61: Bios Flash Utility

    BIOS Flash Utility The BIOS flash memory update is required for the following conditions: New versions of system programs New features or options Restore a BIOS when it becomes corrupted. Use the Flash utility to update the system BIOS flash ROM. NOTE: If you do not have a crisis recovery diskette at hand, then you should create a Crisis Recovery Diskette before you use the Flash utility.
  • Page 62: Remove Hdd/Bios Utility

    Remove HDD/BIOS Utility This section provide you with removing HDD/BIOS method: Remove HDD Password: If you key in wrong HDD password for three time, “HDD password error code” would display on the screen. See the image below. If you need to solve HDD password locked problem, you can run HDD_PW.EXE Key in “hdd_pw 15494 0”...
  • Page 63 Remove BIOS Password: If you key in wrong Supervisor Password for three time, “System Disabled” would display on the screen. See the image below. Chapter 2...
  • Page 64 If you need to solve BIOS password locked problem, you can run BIOS_PW.EXE Key in “bios_pw 14452 0” Choose one upper-case string Reboot the system and key in “qjjg9vy” or “07yqmjd” to BIOS user password. Chapter 2...
  • Page 65 Chapter 2...
  • Page 66 Chapter 2...
  • Page 67: Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. Disassembly Requirements To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Flat screwdriver Philips screwdriver Hex screwdriver...
  • Page 68: General Information

    General Information Pre-disassembly Instructions Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following: Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. Place the system on a flat, stable surface.
  • Page 69: External Module Disassembly Process

    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. For example, if you want to remove the main board, you must first remove the keyboard, then disassemble the inside assembly frame in that order.
  • Page 70: Removing The Battery Pack

    Removing the Battery Pack Turn base unit over. Slide the battery lock/unlock latch to the unlock position. Slide the battery release latch to the release position to pop out the battery pack, then remove the battery pack from the main unit. Chapter 3...
  • Page 71: Removing The Sd Dummy Card

    Removing the SD dummy card Push the SD dummy card all the way in to eject it. Pull it out from the slot. Removing the ExpressCard dummy card Push the ExpressCard dummy card all the way in to eject it. Chapter 3...
  • Page 72: Removing The Lower Cover

    Pull it out from the slot. Removing the Lower Cover See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Remove the six captive screws and the one screw (B) on the lower cover. Step Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (1) Use a plastic screw driver to carefully pry open the lower cover. Color Torque Black...
  • Page 73: Removing The Dimm

    Remove the lower cover from the lower case. Removing the DIMM See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62.. Push out the latches on both sides of the DIMM socket to release the DIMM. Remove the DIMM module.
  • Page 74: Removing The Tv Tuner Board Modules

    Disconnect the antenna cables from the WLAN board. NOTE: There are 3 antenna cables connected to the WLAN board module. The Black antenna cable is connected to number 1 connector, the White antenna cable is connected to number 2 connector and the Gray antenna cable is connected to number 3 connector.
  • Page 75: Removing The Modem Board

    Disconnect the antenna cable from the TV tuner board and remove the one screw (A) to release the board. Step Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) Detach the TV tuner board from the socket. NOTE: When attaching the antenna back to the TV tuner board, make sure the cable are arranged properly. Removing the Modem Board See “Removing the Battery Pack”...
  • Page 76: Removing The Hard Disk Drive Module

    Lift the modem board from the system. Disconnect the cable from the modem board. Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. Remove the one screw (A) securing the hard disk drive module. Step Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1)
  • Page 77 Slide the hard disk drive module away from the connector. Use the plastic tab to lift the hard disk drive module and remove it from the hard disk drive bay. NOTE: To prevent damage to device, avoid pressing down on it or placing heavy objects on top of it. Remove the two screws (D) securing the hard disk to the bracket and remove the hard disk from the bracket.
  • Page 78: Removing The Optical Drive Module

    Step Size (Quantity) M3 x L4 (2) Removing the Optical Drive Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 63. See “Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules” on page 64. Release the antenna cables from the latches as shown.
  • Page 79 Use a pin and push it inside the emergency eject hole to eject the odd drive tray. Carefully pull out the odd drive tray until the part of the module is visible and then slowly push back to close the tray into the module with the module still partially exposed. Slowly pull out the odd module from the odd drive bay.
  • Page 80 10. Remove the two screws (C) securing the locker bracket and remove the locker bracket from the optical disk drive module. Step Size (Quantity) Color Torque M2 x L3 (2) Silver 1.6 kgf-cm Chapter 3...
  • Page 81: Main Unit Disassembly Process

    Main Unit Disassembly Process Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart MAIN UNIT DISASSEMBLY KEYBOARD Bx2, Ex2 B x 13, A x 3 A x 3 A x 4 MEDIA E-KEY BOARD BOARD SUBWOOFER MODULE MODULE Screw List Item Screw M2 x L4 M2.5 x L6 M2.5 x L10 Chapter 3...
  • Page 82: Removing The Keyboard

    Removing the Keyboard See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Push down on the lock and release the latches securing the keyboard to the upper case. Carefully pry loose the keyboard and turn it over on the touchpad area. Chapter 3...
  • Page 83: Removing The Middle Cover

    Disconnect the keyboard cable from the main board to remove the keyboard. Removing the Middle Cover See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Use a plastic screw driver to pry loose the side of the middle cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 84: Removing The Power Board

    Carefully pry loose the middle cover from the latches securing it and remove the middle cover. Removing the Power Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 73.. Disconnect the cable from the Power Board connector. Chapter 3...
  • Page 85: Removing The Heatsink Fan Module

    Remove the one screw (A) securing the Power Board to the upper case. Step Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) Release the Power Board from the latches and remove the Power Board from the upper case. Removing the Heatsink Fan Module See “Removing the Battery Pack”...
  • Page 86: Removing The Cpu And Vga Heatsink Module

    Lift the heatsink fan module and disconnect the heatsink fan connector from the main board. Carefully lift up the heatsink fan module. Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module”...
  • Page 87: Removing The Cpu

    Carefully remove the heatsink module from the system. Removing the CPU See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 75. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 76. Using a flat screwdriver, turn the CPU socket latch counter-clockwise to release the CPU.
  • Page 88: Removing The Vga Board (Discrete Model Only)

    Lift up carefully to remove the CPU. NOTE: When installing the CPU, make sure to install the CPU with PIN 1 at the corner as shown. Removing the VGA Board (Discrete Model only) See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover”...
  • Page 89: Removing The Lcd Module

    Remove the VGA board from the main board. Removing the LCD Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM”...
  • Page 90 12. Carefully pull out the wireless antenna cables from the hole and release the cables from the latches. 13. Disconnect the LCD cable connector from the main board. 14. Remove the two screws (E) from the left and right hinge of the LCD module. Step Size (Quantity) Color...
  • Page 91: Separating The Upper Case From The Lower Case

    15. Carefully remove the LCD module from the base unit. NOTE: When connecting the cable back to the unit, please note that the cable should be routed well. Separating the Upper Case from the Lower Case See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card”...
  • Page 92 19. Disconnect the fingerprint cable from the FP1 connector on the main board. 20. Disconnect the launch board cable from the LAUNCH1 connector on the main board. Chapter 3...
  • Page 93 21. Disconnect the power cable from the PWRCN1 connector on the main board. 22. Disconnect the media board cable from the MEDIA1 connector on the main board. Chapter 3...
  • Page 94 23. Disconnect the E-key connector from the main board. 24. Disconnect the speaker cable from the INTSPK1 connector on the main board. Chapter 3...
  • Page 95: Removing The Media Board

    25. Remove the eleven screws (11 x B) from the bottom panel. Step Size (Quantity) 1~11 M2.5 x L6 (11) 26. Turn the unit over and remove the 5 screws (2 x B, 3 x A) from the top panel. Step Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (2)
  • Page 96 See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 63. See “Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the Optical Drive Module” on page 68. 10.
  • Page 97: Removing The E-Key Board

    21. Disconnect the cable from the media board to remove the board from the upper case. Removing the E-key Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover”...
  • Page 98 18. Disconnect the cable from the E-key board. 19. Remove the three screws (3 x A) securing the E-key board. Step Size (Quantity) Color Torque M2 x L4 (3) Black 1.6 kgf-cm 20. Remove the E-key board from the upper case. Chapter 3...
  • Page 99: Removing The Speaker Module

    Removing the Speaker Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules”...
  • Page 100: Removing The Launch Board

    20. Remove the speaker module from the upper case. Removing the Launch Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM”...
  • Page 101: Removing The Fingerprint And Touchpad Module

    19. Remove the two screws (2 x A) securing the launch board module. Step Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (2) 20. Remove the launch board module from the upper case. Removing the Fingerprint and Touchpad Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card”...
  • Page 102 See “Removing the Hard Disk Drive Module” on page 66. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 72. 10. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 73. 11. See “Removing the Power Board” on page 74. 12. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 75. 13.
  • Page 103 20. Disconnect the fingerprint cable from the fingerprint board. 21. Remove the four screws (A) securing the bracket to the upper case. Step Size (Quantity) Color Torque M2 x L4 (4) Black 1.6 kgf-cm 22. Remove the touchpad bracket. Chapter 3...
  • Page 104: Removing The Main Board

    23. Remove the fingerprint board module. 24. Carefully pry loose and remove the touch pad board. WARNING:The touchpad board is glued to the upper case, only remove the touchpad board if it is defective. Removing the Main Board See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card”...
  • Page 105 10. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 72. 11. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 73. 12. See “Removing the Power Board” on page 74. 13. See “Removing the Heatsink Fan Module” on page 75. 14. See “Removing the CPU and VGA Heatsink Module” on page 76. 15.
  • Page 106 22. Disconnect the audio cable from the AUDIOCN1 connector on the main board. 23. Disconnect the DC cable from the DC1 connector on the main board. 24. Remove the one screw (A) securing the main board in place. Step Size (Quantity) Color Torque M2 x L4 (1)
  • Page 107: Removing The Usb Board Module

    25. Carefully remove the main board. Removing the USB Board Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM”...
  • Page 108: Removing The Audio Board Module

    19. Remove the one screw (A) securing the USB board module to the lower case. Step Size (Quantity) M2 x L4 (1) 20. Remove the USB board module from the lower case. Removing the Audio Board Module See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card”...
  • Page 109 18. Disconnect the cable from the audio board module and remove it from the subwoofer (the cable is glued to the subwoofer). 19. Release the audio board module from the latch and remove the audio board module from the lower case. Chapter 3...
  • Page 110: Removing The Subwoofer And The Bluetooth Modules

    Removing the Subwoofer and the Bluetooth Modules See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the SD dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the ExpressCard dummy card” on page 61. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM”...
  • Page 111 20. Remove the bluetooth module from the lower case. Chapter 3...
  • Page 112: Lcd Module Disassembly Process

    LCD Module Disassembly Process LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart LCD ASSEMBLY LCD FPC LEFT LCD CABLE BRACKET Screw List Item Screw M2.5 x L6 M2 x L3 LCD MODULE DISASSEMBLY LCD MODULE LCD BEZEL RIGHT LCD BRACKET ANTENNAS Color Black Black LCD BACK PANEL CAMERA Part No.
  • Page 113: Removing The Lcd Bezel

    Removing the LCD Bezel See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 63. See “Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules” on page 64. See “Removing the Keyboard”...
  • Page 114: Removing The Lcd Module With The Brackets

    WARNING:Be careful when trying to lift up the LCD bezel. The top of the LCD bezel is glued to the LCD module. 12. Disconnect the microphone cable and remove the bezel from the LCD panel. Removing the LCD module with the Brackets See “Removing the Battery Pack”...
  • Page 115 See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 79. See “Removing the LCD Bezel” on page 103. 10. Disconnect the cable from the web camera. 11. Disconnect the backlight cable from the connector. 12. Remove the five screws (5 x B) securing the LCD module. Step Size (Quantity) M2.5 x L6 (5)
  • Page 116: Removing The Fpc Cable

    13. Remove the LCD with the brackets from the back cover. Removing the FPC Cable See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the DIMM” on page 63. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 63. See “Removing the TV Tuner Board Modules”...
  • Page 117: Removing The Lcd Brackets

    12. Detach any adhesive tapes and any cable that is glued to the LCD panel. 13. Disconnect the FPC cable from the LCD panel. Removing the LCD Brackets See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. Chapter 3...
  • Page 118: Removing The Antennas

    See “Removing the Lower Cover” on page 62. See “Removing the WLAN Board Modules” on page 63. See “Removing the Keyboard” on page 72. See “Removing the Middle Cover” on page 73. See “Removing the LCD Module” on page 79. See “Removing the LCD Bezel”...
  • Page 119: Removing The Web Camera

    10. Remove the tapes together holding the antenna in place. 11. Remove the antenna cables from the back cover. NOTE: There is no need to remove the antenna unless you really need to replace it. Removing the Web Camera See “Removing the Battery Pack” on page 60. See “Removing the Lower Cover”...
  • Page 120 Remove the Web camera from the back cover. Chapter 3...
  • Page 121: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE: The diagnostic tests are intended to test only Acer products. Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. Obtain the failing symptoms in as much detail as possible.
  • Page 122: System Check Procedures

    System Check Procedures External Diskette Drive Check Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, driver, or diskette. A write-enabled, diagnostic diskette is required. NOTE: Make sure that the diskette does not have more than one label attached to it. Multiple labels can cause damage to the drive or cause the drive to fail.
  • Page 123: Memory Check

    External keyboard If any of these devices do not work, reconnect the cable connector and repeat the failing operation. Memory check Memory errors might stop system operations, show error messages on the screen, or hang the system. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostic program (please refer to main board. Go to the diagnostic memory in the test items.
  • Page 124: Check The Power Adapter

    Check the Power Adapter Unplug the power adapter cable from the computer and measure the output voltage at the plug of the power adapter cable. See the following figure If the voltage is not correct, replace the power adapter. If the voltage is within the range, do the following: Replace the System board.
  • Page 125: Touchpad Check

    Check the Battery Pack To check the battery pack, do the following: From Software: Check out the Power Management in control Panel In Power Meter, confirm that if the parameters shown in the screen for Current Power Source and Total Battery Power Remaining are correct.
  • Page 126: Power-On Self-Test (Post) Error Message

    Power-On Self-Test (POST) Error Message The POST error message index lists the error message and their possible causes. The most likely cause is listed first. NOTE: Perform the FRU replacement or actions in the sequence shown in FRU/Action column, if the FRU replacement does not solve the problem, put the original part back in the computer.
  • Page 127: Index Of Error Messages

    Index of Error Messages Error Code List Error Codes <No error code> <No error code> Error Message List Error Messages Failure Fixed Disk Stuck Key Keyboard error Keyboard Controller Failed Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run Setup Shadow RAM Failed at offset: nnnn System RAM Failed at offset: nnnn...
  • Page 128 Error Message List Error Messages System timer error Real time clock error Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used Memory size found by POST differed from CMOS Diskette drive A error Incorrect Drive A type - run SETUP System cache error - Cache disabled CPU ID: DMA Test Failed Software NMI Failed...
  • Page 129 Error Message List No beep Error Messages No beep, power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank. No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. But you can see POST on an external CRT.
  • Page 130: Phoenix Bios Beep Codes

    Phoenix BIOS Beep Codes Code 1-2-2-3 1-3-1-1 1-3-1-3 1-3-4-1 1-3-4-3 1-4-1-1 Beeps POST Routine Description 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...
  • Page 131 Code 2-1-2-3 2-2-3-1 Chapter 4 Beeps POST Routine Description Advanced configuration of chipset registers Load alternate registers with CMOS values Initialize interrupt vectors POST device initialization 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...
  • Page 132 Code Beeps POST Routine Description 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 Area Enable Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMIs) Initialize Extended BIOS Data Area Test and initialize PS/2 mouse Initialize floppy controller...
  • Page 133 Code Code Chapter 4 Beeps POST Routine Description 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 Initialize system error handler...
  • Page 134 Code Beeps Boot to Mini DOS Clear Huge Segment Boot to Full DOS Chapter 4...
  • Page 135: Index Of Symptom-To-Fru Error Message

    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 Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed.
  • Page 136 Power-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn’t power-off. Battery can’t be charged PCMCIA-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System cannot detect the PC Card (PCMCIA) PCMCIA slot pin is damaged. Memory-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Memory count (size) appears different from actual size.
  • Page 137 Power Management-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error The system doesn't resume from hibernation mode. The system doesn't resume from standby mode after opening the LCD. Battery fuel gauge in Windows doesn’t go higher than 90%. System hangs intermittently. Peripheral-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error System configuration does not match the installed devices.
  • Page 138 Keyboard/Touchpad-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Touchpad does not work. Modem-Related Symptoms Symptom / Error Internal modem does not work correctly. NOTE: If you cannot find a symptom or an error in this list and the problem remains, see “Undetermined Problems” on page 130. Action in Sequence Reconnect touchpad cable.
  • Page 139: Intermittent Problems

    Intermittent Problems Intermittent system hang problems can be caused by a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with a hardware defect, such as: cosmic radiation, electrostatic discharge, or software errors. FRU replacement should be considered only when a recurring problem exists. When analyzing an intermittent problem, do the following: Run the advanced diagnostic test for the system board in loop mode at least 10 times.
  • Page 140: Undetermined Problems

    System Check” on page 113.): Power-off the computer. Visually check them for damage. If any problems are found, replace the FRU. Remove or disconnect all of the following devices: Non-Acer devices Printer, mouse, and other external devices Battery pack Hard disk drive...
  • Page 141: Jumper And Connector Locations

    Chapter 5 Jumper and Connector Locations Top and Bottom View Chapter 5...
  • Page 142 Chapter 5...
  • Page 143: Clearing Password Check And Bios Recovery

    Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery This section provide you the standard operating procedures of clearing password and BIOS recovery for Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series. Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series provide one Hardware Open Gap on main board for clearing password check, and one Hotkey for enabling BIOS Recovery. Clearing Password Check Hardware Open Gap Description Hardware...
  • Page 144: Bios Recovery By Crisis Disk

    BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk BIOS Recovery Boot Block: BIOS Recovery Boot Block is a special block of BIOS. It is used to boot up the system with minimum BIOS initialization. Users can enable this feature to restore the BIOS firmware to a successful one once the previous BIOS flashing process failed.
  • Page 145: Fru (Field Replaceable Unit) List

    Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code from those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the local FRU list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.
  • Page 146: Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series Exploded Diagram

    Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series Exploded Diagram Chapter 6...
  • Page 147 Chapter 6...
  • Page 148 BT MOD FOXCONN BCM2045 V2 WLAN 802.11ABGN SHIRLEYPEAK1*2 VGA MXM CARD NVIDIA 9PGSHM DDRIII 512MB W/HDCP (MSI MADE) VGA CARD NB9P-GS/512M GDDR3 BIWA MINI SENSOR BD 07522-2M EIGER PD FP BD WITH MINI (D) Acer Part No. RT.22700.011 RT.22700.008 AP.09003.011 AP.09001.013 AP.09001.014 AP.0900A.001 AP.06501.014...
  • Page 149 AFRICA BK (INDIA) POWER CORD 10A 250V SOUTH AFRICA BK (INDIA) POWER CORD 2.5A 250V AUSTRALIA POWER CORD ACA/ACNZ POWER CORD 7A 125V 2PIN JAPEN POWER CORD 7A 125V 2PIN JAPAN Acer Part No. TU.23100.015 55.AR501.005 FX.22500.022 50.AR501.002 50.AR501.005 50.AR501.006 50.AR501.003...
  • Page 150 LCD BEZEL 15.4" W/MICROPHONE LCD BRACKET W/HINGE LEFT LCD BRACKET W/HINGE RIGHT COMBO MODULE BLU-RAY 2X ODD SONY BD COMBO 12.7MM TRAY DL 2X BC-5500S LF W/O BEZEL SATA EXTERNAL ANTENNA SET Acer Part No. 27.01518.531 27.01518.761 60.AQE01.001 23.AR501.001 23.AR501.002 42.AR501.004 42.TK901.005...
  • Page 151 12.7MM TRAY DL 8X AD-7560S LF W/O BEZEL SATA ODD PLDS SUPER-MULTI DRIVE 12.7MM TRAY DL 8X DS-8A2S LF W/O BEZEL SATA FAN SUNON CPU HEATSINK AVC NB9 W/O FAN Acer Part No. KC.84001.DPP KC.86001.DPP KC.95001.DPP KC.94001.DTP KC.96001.DTP KU.00801.021 KU.00805.044 KU.00807.059...
  • Page 152 KEYBOARD 14_15KB-FV3 BLACK 89KS SLO/CRO (ASPIRE BLACK) KEYBOARD 14_15KB-FV3 BLACK E88KS RUSSIAN (ASPIRE BLACK) KEYBOARD 14_15KB-FV3 BLACK E89KS PORTUGUESE (ASPIRE BLACK) KEYBOARD 14_15KB-FV3 BLACK E89KS POLISH (ASPIRE BLACK) Acer Part No. KH.12007.014 KH.12001.032 KH.12004.007 KH.12008.019 KH.16008.022 KH.16007.016 KH.16001.029 KH.16004.002 KH.25001.011 KH.25004.001...
  • Page 153 B154EW02-V7 W/O BRACKET, H/W CODE 3A LF 220NIT 8MS LCD AUO 15.4" WXGA GLARE B154EW08-V1 W/O BRACKET, HW 3A LF 220NIT 8MS LCD LPL 15.4" WXGA GLARE LP154WX4-TLB4 LF 220NIT 8MS Acer Part No. KB.INT00.455 KB.INT00.457 KB.INT00.458 KB.INT00.459 KB.INT00.462 KB.INT00.463 KB.INT00.464...
  • Page 154 M470T6464QZ3-CE6 LF NAME PLATE AS5930 LOGO PLATE FOR LCD PANEL IMS M2X4(H=0.3) SCREW M2*L3 NYLOK CR 3+ SCREW M2-3 ISO M2.5X6(H=0.7~0.8MM) M2.5*L10 BLACK ZN SCREW MACH WAFER M3*L4 NI Acer Part No. MB.AQ201.001 MB.AR501.001 KN.1GB0G.012 KN.1GB0B.016 KN.1GB02.036 KN.1GB03.014 KN.2GB09.001 KN.2GB0G.004 KN.2GB0B.003...
  • Page 155 Chapter 6...
  • Page 156: Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series

    Model Definition and Configuration Aspire 5930/5930Z/5730Z Series Acer Model Country Part AS505 India LX.AV AS5051AN 1ANW 30C.0 WXMi LINPUSIL1 UMAC 1*512/80/ 6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3 C_AN AS505 Indonesia LX.AV AS5051AN 1ANW 30C.0 WXMi LINPUSIN1 UMAC 1*512/80/ 6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3 C_AN AS505 Malaysia LX.AV...
  • Page 157 Acer Model Country Part AS505 USA/ LX.AV 1AWX Canada - 30J.00 Canadian French AS505 USA/ LX.AV 1AWX Canada - 30J.00 Canadian French AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 1AWX 305.00 Zealand AS505 USA/ LX.AV 1AWX Canada 305.00 AS505 ACLA- LX.AV 1AWX Spanish 305.01...
  • Page 158 Acer Model Country Part AS505 Thailand LX.AV 1AWX 305.00 AS505 Vietnam LX.AV 1AWX 305.00 AS505 Singapore LX.AV 1AWX 305.00 AS505 ACLA- LX.AV 1AWX Portuguese 305.01 AS505 GCTWN S2.AV 1AWX 305.00 AS505 GCTWN S2.AV 2WXM 305.00 AS505 GCTWN S2.AV 5WXM 305.00...
  • Page 159 Acer Model Country Part AS505 GCTWN LX.AV 1AWX 305.01 AS505 GCTWN LX.AV 1AWX 305.01 AS505 GCTWN LX.AV 1AWX 305.01 AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01 Zealand AS505 Singapore LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01 AS505 India LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01 AS505 Indonesia LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01...
  • Page 160 Acer Model Country Part AS505 Thailand LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01 AS505 Vietnam LX.AV 1AWX 30J.01 AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 1AWX 306.00 Zealand AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 2WXM 30J.00 Zealand AS505 India LX.AV 2WXM 30J.00 AS505 Indonesia LX.AV 2WXM 30J.00 AS505 Singapore LX.AV 2WXM 30J.00...
  • Page 161 Acer Model Country Part AS505 Thailand LX.AV 2WXM 30J.00 AS505 Vietnam LX.AV 2WXM 30J.01 AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 2WXM 306.00 Zealand AS505 India LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Vietnam LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Thailand LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Singapore LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0...
  • Page 162 Acer Model Country Part AS505 Philippines LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Malaysia LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Thailand LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 Thailand LX.AV 2WXM 30J.01 AS505 EMEA Belgium LX.AV 1AWX 30J.03 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1AWX East 30J.04 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV...
  • Page 163 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 30J.03 AS505 EMEA Denmark LX.AV 1AWX 30J.02 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 30J.02 AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 30J.02 AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 30J.02 AS505 EMEA Holland LX.AV 1AWX 30J.03...
  • Page 164 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Slovenia/ LX.AV 1AWX Croatia 30J.03 AS505 EMEA Portugal LX.AV 1AWX 30J.03 AS505 EMEA Sweden/ LX.AV 1AWX Finland 30J.02 AS505 EMEA Turkey LX.AV 1AWX 30J.04 AS505 EMEA Switzerland LX.AV 1AWX 30J.04 AS505 EMEA LX.AV 1AWX 30J.04...
  • Page 165 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 30J.02 AS505 EMEA Belgium LX.AV 1AWX 305.01 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1AWX East 305.03 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 305.02 AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA Greece LX.AV 1AWX 305.03...
  • Page 166 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Holland LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 305.02 AS505 EMEA Spain LX.AV 1AWX 305.03 AS505 EMEA Slovenia/ LX.AV 1AWX Croatia 305.03 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV...
  • Page 167 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA South LX.AV 1AWX Africa 305.01 AS505 EMEA Norway LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA Sweden/ LX.AV 1AWX Finland 305.02 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 305.02 AS505 EMEA Italy LX.AV 1AWX 305.03...
  • Page 168 Acer Model Country Part AS505 USA/ LX.AV 2WXM Canada - 30J.02 Canadian French AS505 ACLA- LX.AV 2WXM Spanish 30J.02 AS505 ACLA- LX.AV 1AWX Spanish 30J.04 AS505 Australia/ LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 Zealand AS505 Malaysia LX.AV 1AWX 305.04 AS505 Malaysia LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0...
  • Page 169 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV 1AWX 30J.05 AS505 EMEA Holland LX.AV 1AWX 30J.05 AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV 1AWX 305.04 AS505 EMEA Sweden/ LX.AV 1AWX Finland 30J.05 AS505 EMEA Slovenia/ LX.AV 1AWX Croatia 30J.05 AS505 Thailand LX.AV 2NWX 30C.0...
  • Page 170 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1ANW East 30C.0 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV 1ANW 30C.0 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1AWX East 305.04 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 30J.05 AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV...
  • Page 171 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Switzerland LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Portugal LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Spain LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1AWX East 30J.07...
  • Page 172 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Holland LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Italy LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07 AS505 EMEA Denmark LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Norway LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07 AS505 EMEA Norway LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07...
  • Page 173 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 30J.06 AS505 EMEA Sweden/ LX.AV 1AWX Finland 30J.06 AS505 EMEA LX.AV 1AWX 30J.08 AS505 EMEA LX.AV 1AWX 30J.08 AS505 EMEA Turkey LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07 AS505 EMEA Italy LX.AV 1AWX 30J.07...
  • Page 174 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Germany LX.AV 1AWX 305.05 AS505 EMEA Middle LX.AV 1AWX East 305.06 AS505 EMEA Denmark LX.AV 1AWX 305.04 AS505 EMEA Belgium LX.AV 1AWX 305.05 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 305.05 AS505 EMEA LX.AV 1AWX 30J.08...
  • Page 175 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Greece LX.AV 1AWX 305.05 AS505 EMEA Israel LX.AV 1AWX 305.06 AS505 EMEA France LX.AV 1AWX 305.04 AS505 EMEA Italy LX.AV 1AWX 305.05 AS505 EMEA Eastern LX.AV 1AWX Europe 305.05 AS505 EMEA Holland LX.AV 1AWX 305.06...
  • Page 176 Acer Model Country Part AS505 EMEA Russia LX.AV 1AWX 305.04 AS505 EMEA Sweden/ LX.AV 1AWX Finland 305.05 AS505 EMEA Slovenia/ LX.AV 1AWX Croatia 305.06 AS505 EMEA Portugal LX.AV 1AWX 305.06 AS505 EMEA Switzerland LX.AV 1AWX 305.06 AS505 EMEA LX.AV 1AWX 305.06...
  • Page 177 Acer Model Country Part AS505 India LX.AV 2NWX 30C.0 Descriptio DIMM DIMM AS5052N ATTL5 N14.1 SO512 WXMi WXGA MBII5 LINPUSIL1 UMAC 1*512/80/ BT/6L/5R/ CB_bg_0.3 C_AN Wirele HDD 1 Blueto VOIP (GB) Phone N80G NSM8 ABT_ FOX_ B5.4K ATH54 BRM_ 13BG...
  • Page 178 Appendix A...
  • Page 179: Test Compatible Components

    Appendix B Test Compatible Components This computer’s compatibility is tested and verified by Acer’s internal testing department. All of its system ® ® functions are tested under Windows XP Home, Windows XP Pro environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests.
  • Page 180: Microsoft® Windows® Vista Environment Test

    Bluetooth Device ® Vista Environment Test Specification Acer 211c 21”, ViewSonic G220F, ViewSonic PF790 19” Acer FP751 17” TFT LCD, Acer AL1521, Acer AL1721, ViewSonic VD201b, Westinghouse W37G, HP LP2065, HP S9500 Dell 3300MP Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro Dell USB Keyboard...
  • Page 181 Item PCMCIA Test LAN/Modem Card Storage Card 1394 Card USB2.0 Card Wireless Lan Card (Not recommended for wireless ready model) ISDN Card GPRS Card ExpressCard Test Express Card Memory Card Test (SD/MS/MMC/SM/CF/Microdrive/XD) SD Card MS Card MMC Card XD Card CF Card Appendix B Specification...
  • Page 182 Appendix B...
  • Page 183: Online Support Information

    This section describes online technical support services available to help you repair your Acer Systems. If you are a distributor, dealer, ASP or TPM, please refer your technical queries to your local Acer branch office. Acer Branch Offices and Regional Business Units may access our website. However some information sources will require a user i.d.
  • Page 184 Appendix C...
  • Page 185: Index

    AFLASH Utility Antennas Audio Battery Pack BIOS vendor Version 39–51 BIOS Utility Navigating Onboard Device Configuration 43, 44 Security System Security Board Layout Top View brightness hotkeys caps lock on indicator computer 7, 12 on indicator CPU Fan True Value Table DIMM Module Display display...
  • Page 186 media access on indicator Memory Check Model Definition Modem Board Notebook Manager hotkey num lock on indicator Online Support Information Panel Bottom left PC Card Power System Check Battery Pack Power Adapter Processor Screw List speakers hotkey System Block Diagram System Check Procedures System Memory System Utilities...