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Aspire T650/E500
AcerPower F5
Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
on the AIPG/CSD web; for more information,
please refer to
http://csd.acer.com.tw
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  • Page 1 Aspire T650/E500 AcerPower F5 Service Guide Service guide files and updates are available on the AIPG/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 T650/E500 and AcerPower F5 service guide. Date Chapter Updates...
  • Page 3 Copyright Copyright © 2005 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 6: Table Of Contents

    System Peripherals ....... . 21 Acer eRecovery ........23 Acer disc-to-disc recovery .
  • Page 8: Chapter 1 System Specifications

    System Specifications Overview All the new Socket-T motherboards come with a socket protector that has to be removed before you fit the CPU. This is to prevent damage to the pins inside the CPU socket before the chip is inserted. The new CPU socket is known as Socket-T and the new processors will be of LGA775 type.
  • Page 9 Chipset ULI M1573 REALTEK ALC880 Controller Marvell 8EE8001 GigaLAN ITE IT8712 Controller General Features Provides a High Integration Bridge One EHCI USB 2.0 and three OHCI USB 1.1 Host Controllers for supporting up to eight USB ports Supports HS (480Mbits/sec), FS (12Mbits/sec) and LS (1.5Mbits/sec) data transfer rate Provides High Definition(HD) Audio/AC'97 2.3 compliant digital controller interface for third parties...
  • Page 10 Remark: ULI M1573 ( for reference) The M1573 integrates a High Definition (HD) Audio/AC'97 Host Controller, 2-channel dedicated Ultra-66/100/ 133 IDE Master controller, SATA Host Controller (4 SATA ports that can support SATA RAID 0,1,0+1) supporting Native Command Queue, USB 2.0/1.1 Host controllers, IO APIC controller, as well as 1/10/100 Mb/ s Fast Ethernet MAC layer and PCI Express interface.
  • Page 11: Features

    Features Socket Type : Intel Socket T Supports Intel Pentium D FSB 800MHZ Supports Intel Pentium 4 Prescott 775 / FSB 533/800MHz Supports Intel Celeron Prescott 775 / FSB 533MHz Pentium 4 2.66GHz ~3.8GHz speed Celeron D2.80GHz ~ 3.06GHz L2 Cache varies with CPU from 1MB to 2MB (for 6xx series CPU) Chipset Northbridge: ATI RC410 Southbridge: ULI M1573...
  • Page 12: System Led Definition

    Audio Codec : Realtek ALC880 (HD Codec) One UAJ (Universal Audio Jack) support (rear only) Remark UAJ : UAJ not only provides the ideal solution for multi-media and also user-friendliness for audio speaker installation. 5.1 Channel Audio Support Reserved disable function on BIOS side. Default is enabled. Controller : ULI M1573 compatible LAN Chip : Marvell 8EE8001 Should be worked under 10/100/1000 Mbs environment...
  • Page 13 On-Board Connectors 1 CPU Socket 2 Memory Socket 1 PCI Express x1 Slot 1 PCI Express x16 Slot 2 PCI Slots 1 FDD Slot 2 PATA IDE Slots 2 SATA IDE Slots 1 2*5 pin Intel FPIO sepecification USB pin connectors 3 1*5 pin USB pin connector 1 2nd serial port 1 CD-In 4pin connector (CD-ROM Audio Input)
  • Page 14: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram Chapter 1...
  • Page 15: Mainboard Placement

    MainBoard Placement Mainboard Items Item Label CPU Socket DIMM1,2 CPU_FAN ATX_POWER BIOS_TBL BIOS_WP IDE2 IDE1 CLR_CMOS SATA1~4 CASE_FAN Description LGA775 socket for Pentium 4 CPUs 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM slots Infrared header CPU cooling fan connector Standard 24-pin ATX power connector BIOS Prevent header BIOS protection jumper Floppy diskette drive connector...
  • Page 16 Mainboard Items Item Label PANEL1 USB3,4 1394A2 COM2 SPDIFO1 CD_IN AUDIO1 PCI1~2 PCIE1 PCIEX16 SYS_FAN ATX12V Chapter 1 Description Front panel switch/LED header Front Panel USB header Onboard 1394a header (optional) Onboard serial port header SPDIF out header Analog audio input connector Front panel audio header 32-bit add-on card slots PCI Express x1 slot...
  • Page 17: Rear I/O Port

    Rear I/O Port Item PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connector Parallel Port(LPT1) Serial Port(COM1) VGA Port USB Ports LAN Port 1394a Port Audio Ports Description To install a PS/2 port keyboard and mouse, plug the mouse to the upper port (green) and the keyboard to the ower port (purple). The parallel port allows connection of a printer, scanner and other peripheral devices.
  • Page 18: Jumper And Connector Setting

    Jumper and Connector Setting Jumper Setting Jumper Type CLR_CMOS 3-pin    BIOS_WP 3-pin BIOS_TBL 3-pin Chapter 1 Description CLEAR CMOS 1-2: Normal 2-3: Clear CMOS Before clearing the CMOS, make sure to turn off the system. BIOS PROTECT 1-2: DISABLE 2-3: ENABLE BIOS PREVENT 1-2: DISABLE 2-3: ENABLE...
  • Page 19: Connector Information

    Connector Information CPU_FAN/SYS_FAN/CASE FAN Illustration CPU_FAN SYS_FAN ATX12V Illustrator Pin No. +12V Sense Speed Control (Only for CPU Fan) PIN No. Definition Definition +12V +12V Chapter 1...
  • Page 20 ATX Power Illustration ATX Power Illustration Chapter 1 Definition 3.3V 3.3V Power Good 5V SB(stand by +5V) +12V +12V 3.3V(Only for 24pins ATX) Definition Hard disk LED(+) MSG LED(+) Hard disk LED(-) MSG LED(-) Reset Switch(-) Power Switch(+) Reset Switch(+) Definition 3.3V -12V...
  • Page 21 Audio1:Front Panel Audio Header Pin No. Definition PORT-FL PORT-FR ACZ-DET PORT-ER AGND SENSE B NO PIN PORT-EL SATA1/2/3/4: Serial ATA connectors Pin No. Definition Ground Ground Ground Chapter 1...
  • Page 22 COM2: Onboard serial port header(optional) Chapter 1 SPDIFO1:SPDIF out header Pin No. Definition 5V analog power No pin SPDIF digital output Ground 1394A2: Onboard IEEE 1394a headers(optional) Pin No. Definition TPA+ TPA- TPB+ TPB- Cable-Power Cable-Power Key Pin USB3/4: Front Panel USB header Pin No.
  • Page 23 COM2: Onboard serial port header(optional) CD_IN: Analog audio input header IR1: Infrared port Signal Name Definition NRTSB Request to send NCTSB Clear NRIB Ring Indicator Signal Name Definition CD in_L CD In left channel Ground Ground CD in_R CD In right channel Signal Name Definition Not connected...
  • Page 24: Aspire T650 Front Panel

    Aspire T650 Front Panel Optical Device Power Button Speaker/Headphone Jjack Chapter 1 Description Description Floppy drive Microphone Jack USB Ports...
  • Page 25 Aspire E500 Front Panel Optical Driver Power Button Speaker/Headphone Jack Indicators Card Reader NOTE: The picture left is the front bezel with middle cover slided down. Description Description Optical Drive Eject Button USB Ports Microphone-in Jack Floppy Disk Drive IEEE 1394 Port...
  • Page 26: Acerpower F5 Front Panel

    AcerPower F5 Front Panel Optical Drive Card Reader USB Ports Speaker/HeadphoneJack Chapter 1 Description Description Floppy Disk Drive Indicators Microphone-inJack Power Button...
  • Page 27: Aspire T650/E500, Acerpower F5 Rear Panel

    Aspire T650/E500, AcerPower F5 Rear Panel Power Supply Voltage Select Switch PS/2 Keyboard Port Printer Port USB Ports Audio Jack Chassis Lock Pad NOTE: The IEEE 1394 port is an optional item. Description Description Power Cord Socket PS/2 Mouse Port Serial Port Monitor Connector RJ45 port...
  • Page 28: System Peripherals

    System Peripherals The Aspire T630 and AcerPower F3 computer consist of the system itself, and system peripherals, like a mouse, keyboard and a set of speakers (optional). This section provides a brief description of the basic system peripherals. Mouse (PS/2 or USB, manufacturing option) The included mouse is a standard two-button wheel mouse.
  • Page 29 Speakers For systems bundled with speakers, before powering on the system, connect the speaker cable to the audio out (external speaker) port on the back panel of the system. For more detailed information about the speakers, please refer to the included operating instructions. NOTE: speakers are optional and the appearance might be different depending on the actual product.
  • Page 30: Acer Erecovery

    Acer eRecovery Acer eRecovery is a tool to quickly backup and restore the system. Users can create and save a backup of the current system configuration to hard drive, CD, or DVD. Acer eRecovery consists of the following functions: Create backup...
  • Page 31 In the Recovery settings window, select Reinstall applications/drivers and click Next. Select the desired driver/application and follow the instructions on screen to re-install. At first launch, Acer eRecovery prepares all the needed software and may take few seconds to bring up the software content window.
  • Page 32: Acer Disc-To-Disc Recovery

    It is important to back up all data files before you use this option. Restart the system. While the Acer logo is showing, press <Alt>+<F10> at the same time to enter the recovery process. The message "The system has password protection. Please enter 000000:" is displayed.
  • Page 33: Hardware Specifications And Configurations

    Hardware Specifications and Configurations System Board Major Chip Item System Core Logic Super I/O Controller LAN Controller Memory Controller E-IDE Controller RJ45 Controller Audio Controller VGA Controller Keyboard Controller Processor Item Type Slot Speed Bus Frequency Voltage BIOS Item BIOS code programmer BIOS version BIOS ROM size BIOS ROM package...
  • Page 34 System Memory Item Memory Slot Number Supported Memory Size per Slot Supported Maximum Memory Size Supported Memory Speed Supported memory voltage Support memory module package Support to parity check feature Support to Error Correction Code (ECC) feature Memory module combinations VRM (Voltage Regulator Module) Function VRM Specification...
  • Page 35 IDE Interface Item IDE Controller IDE Controller Resident Bus Number 40 pin PATA slot Device Type Support Transfer Rate Support ATA Mode Number STAT IDE slot Device Type Support Supports LS-120 Supports bootable CD-ROM Function Control Diskette Drive Interface Item Diskette Drive Controller Diskette Drive Controller Resident Bus Supported Diskette Drive Formats...
  • Page 36 USB Port Item Location USB Class Wake-up Event Specifications Device Power Button PS2 Keyboard USB Keyboard WOR (wake on Ring) RTC (real time clock) Thermal Design Item Thermal Design Power On / Wake-up Event Item Power On/ Wake-Up Event Memory Address Map Address 0000000 - 009FFFF 00A0000-00BFFFF...
  • Page 37 Memory Address Map Address 00D8000-00DBFFF 00DC000-00DFFFF 00E0000-00E7FFF 00E8000-00EFFFF 00F0000-00FFFFF 0100000-0F9FFFF 0FA0000-0FFFFFF 1000000-FFFFFFF PCI INTx# and IDSEL Assignment Map PCI INTx # INTA# ADIMM-slot INTB# PCI-Slot1 INTC# PCI-Slot2 I/O Address Map Hex Range 000-01F 020-021 040-043 060-060 061-061 070-071 080-08F 0A0-0A1 0C0-0DF 0F0-0FF 170-177...
  • Page 38 IRQ Assignment Map IRQx IRQ0 Timer IRQ1 Keyboard IRQ2 Reserved IRQ3 Serial Port 2 IRQ4 Serial Port 1 IRQ5 Reserved IRQ6 Floppy Disk IRQ7 Parallel Port IRQ8 Real Time Clock IRQ9 IRQ10 IRQ11 IRQ12 PS/2 Mouse IRQ13 Numeric Processor IRQ14 Embedded Hard Disk IRQ15 Reserved...
  • Page 39 Environmental Requirements Item Temperature Operating Non-operating Humidity Operating Non-operating Vibration Operating (unpacked) Non-operating (packed) Shock Operating Drop Test Drop Test Definition The protection ability of packing & cushion must be capable of withstanding, with no physical or functional demage, mechanical impact from height-specific drops. Test Standard Package Cross Weight 0~9.1...
  • Page 40: Power Management Function (Acpi Support Function)

    Power Management Function (ACPI support function) Device Standby Mode Independent power management timer for hard disk drive devices (0-15 minutes, time step=1 minute). Hard disk drive goes into Standby mode (for ATA standard interface). Disable V-sync to control the VESA DPMS monitor. Resume method: device activated (Keyboard for DOS, keyboard &...
  • Page 41: Chapter 2 System Utilities

    System Utilities BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) includes a CMOS SETUP utility which allows user to configure required setting or to active certain system features. The CMOS SETUP saves the configuration in the CMOS SRAM of the mainboard. When the power is turned off, the battery on the mainboard supplies the necessary power to the CMOS SRAM.
  • Page 42: Entering Setup

    Entering Setup Once enter Award BIOS CMOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu (as figure below) will appear on the screen. Use arrow keys to select among the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter the sub-menu. CMOS Setup Utility -- Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Product Information Standard CMOS Setup Advanced BIOS Features...
  • Page 43: Product Information

    Product Information CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Product Name: Aspire T650/E500/AP F5 System S/N: 00000000 Main Board ID: ERC410M Main Board S/N: 0000000 Asset Tag Number: Asset tag number: at least 2 System BIOS Version: R01-A3 SMBIOS Version: 2.3.1 System BIOS ID: R01-A3 BIOS Release Date: 06/16/05...
  • Page 44: Standard Cmos Features

    Standard CMOS Features CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. System Date System Time Primary IDE Master Primary IDE Slave Secondary IDE Master Secondary IDE Slave Third IDE Master Third IDE Slave Fourth IDE Master Fourth IDE Slave Floppy A : Move F9: Load Default Settings...
  • Page 45 Parameter IDE Primary/Secondary/ Allows you to configure the hard disk drive third/Fourth Master, Slave connected to the master port of IDE channel. To enter the IDE Master or Slave setup, press [Enter]. The IDE CD-ROM is always automatically detected. Floppy A The category identifies the types of floppy disk drive A that has been installed in the computer.
  • Page 46: Primary Ide Master

    Primary IDE Master CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Primary IDE Master Device : Hard Disk Vendor : IC35L040AUVN07-0 Size : 41.1GB LBA Mode : Supported Block Mode : 16 Sectors PIO Mode Async DMA : MultiWord DMA-2 Ultra DMA : Ultra DMA-2 S.M.A.R.T.
  • Page 47: Advanced Bios Features

    Advanced BIOS Features The following screen shows the Advanced BIOS Features: CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Virus Warning Silent Boot Confuguration Table Quick Power On Self Test Removable Drives Hard Disk Drives CD/DVD Drives First Boot Device Second Boot Device Third Boot Device Boot Other Device...
  • Page 48 Parameter Virus Warning warning function for IDE Hard Disk boot sector protection. If this function is enabled and there is someone attempt to write data into this area, BIOS will show a warning message on screen and the alarm will beep. Silent Boot This features allows you to enable or disable if the screen logo to display or no during POST...
  • Page 49: Advanced Chipset Features

    Advanced Chipset Features This page sets up more advanced information about your system. Handle this page with caution. ANy changes can affect the operation of your computer. CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Boot Graphics Adapter Piori UMA Frame Buffer Size : Move F9: Load Default Settings...
  • Page 50: Integrated Peripherals

    Integrated Peripherals All onboard peripherals can be set up through this menu. CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. USB 2.0 Support USB Controller USB Keyboard Support USB Mouse Support AC97 & Azalia LINK A Onboard LAN function Onboard LAN boot ROM Onboard 1394 Controller Serial Port1 Address...
  • Page 51 Parameter Paraller Port Address Parallel Port Mode ECP Mode DMA Channel Paraller Port IRQ Chapter 2 Description This item allows users to manually set the address for Serial Port1&Port2 This item allows users to manually set the Parallel Port Mode This item allows users to manually set the DMA Channel for ECP value This item allows users to manually set the...
  • Page 52: Power Management Setup

    Power Management Setup The Power Management menu lets you configure your system to most effectively save energy while operating in a manner consistent with your own style of computer use. CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. ACPI function ACPI Suspend Type Hard Disk Power Down Mode...
  • Page 53 Parameter ACPI Function ACPI Suspend Type HDD Power Down Mode Soft-off by PWR-BTTN PWRON After PWR-BTTN Power On by Ring Wake-Up by PCI Card USB KB Wake Up From S3 Resume by Alarm Chapter 2 Description This item allows you to enable or disable the ACPI function This item specifies the power saving modes for ACPI function.
  • Page 54: Pnp/Pci Configuration

    PnP/PCI Configuration CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Allocate IRQ to PCI VGA PCI IDE BusMaster PCI/VGA Palette Snoop : Move Enter : Select F9: Load Default Settings Parameter Allocate IRQ to PCI VGA PCI IDE BusMaster PCI/VGA Palette Snoop PnP/PCI Configuration [Enabled]...
  • Page 55: Pc Health Status

    PC Health Status This section indicates the hardware information of the system including the CPU temperature, Ambient Temperature, CPU FAN, and System FAN speed. CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. CPU Temperature Ambient Temperature CPU FAN Speed System FAN Speed Smart FAN Control : Move...
  • Page 56: Frequency Control

    Frequency Control This page helps you to set up the frequency control of the motherboard. CMOS Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 1985-2004, American Megatrends, Inc. Ratio Status: Unlocked (Max: 16, Min:14) Ratio Actual Value: 16 Auto Detect PCI Clk Spread Spectrum : Move F9: Load Default Settings Parameter...
  • Page 57: Load Default Settings

    Load Default Settings Selecting the field loads the factory defaults for BIOS and Chipset Features which the system automatically. detects. THis option opens a dialog box that lets you install optimized defaults for all appropriate items in the Setup Utility. Press <OK> and then <Enter> to install the defaults. Press <Cancel> and then <Enter> to not install the defaults.
  • Page 58: Set Supervisor/User Password

    Set Supervisor/User Password When this function is selected, the following message appears at the center of the screen to assist you in creating a password. Type the password, up to eight characters, and press<Enter>. The password typed now will clear any previously entered password from CMOS memory.
  • Page 59: Save & Exit Setup

    Save & Exit Setup Highlight this item and press <Enter> to save the changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. When the Save and Exit dialog box appears, press <Y> to save and exit, or press <N> to return to the main menu.
  • Page 60: Exit Without Saving

    Exit Without Saving Highlight this item and press <Enter> to discard any changes that you have made in the Setup Utility and exit the Setup Utility. When the Exit Without Saving dialog box appears, press <Y> to discard changes and exit, or press <N> to return to the main menu.
  • Page 61: Chapter 3 Machine Disassembly And Replacement

    Machine Disassembly and Replacement To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools: Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge. Wire cutter. Phillips screwdriver (may require different size). NOTE: The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatches when putting back the components.
  • Page 62: General Information

    General Information Before proceeding with the disassenbly 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. Chapter 3...
  • Page 63: Disassembly Procedure

    Disassembly Procedure This section tells you how to disassemble the system when you need to perform system service. Please also refer to the disassembly video, if available. CAUTION: Before you proceed, make sure you have turned off the system and all peripherals connected to it. Chapter 3...
  • Page 64: Aspire T650 Standard Disassembly Procedure

    Aspire T650 Standard Disassembly Procedure Opening the System 1. Place the system unit on a flat, steady surface. 2. Turn the housing down, slide the Lock-handle as shown , meanwhile slide the left side door out . Remove the ADD ON Cards 1.
  • Page 65: Audio Cable

    3. Remove the TV Tuner Card. 4. Remove the Modem card. Remove the Cables 1. Disconnect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. 2. Disconnect the USB and Card-reader Cables. USB Cable Card-reader Cable AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable...
  • Page 66 3. Disconnect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable from the M/B. 12V power cable “ PD” 4. Disconnect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” from the master ODD, “PF” from the slave ODD. 5. Disconnect the ODD IDE cable from the master & slave ODD. 6.
  • Page 67 7. Disconnect the “PB” power cable from the master HDD, “PC” from the slave HDD. 8. Disconnect the two HDD SATA cables from the HDDs and M/B connector. 9. Disconnect the LED cable ASSY from the M/B Connector. 10. Disconnect the system fan power cable from the M/B Connector.
  • Page 68 11. Disconnect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable from the M/B connector. P1 power cable Remove the Memory Loose the DIMM Latch and pop out the two memory shown bellow. Remove the Heatsink module. Loosen the four screws , then remove the Heatsink. Remove the front bezel Release the three latches on the front bezel, then remove the front bezel.
  • Page 69 Remove the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader and HDD 1. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the master HDD out of the chassis. 2. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the slave HDD out of the chassis. 3. Release the FDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Card-reader Module out of the chassis. 4.
  • Page 70 Release the ODD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Slave ODD out of the chassis, then the Master one. Removing the USB Module Remove the screw as shown bellow, detach the USB Module, then pull down the USB&Audio cable from the USB board. Removing the SPDIF Module Remove the screw as shown bellow and remove it.
  • Page 71 Remove the Mainboard Remove the eight screws and remove the Mainboard shown bellow. Remove the Power-supply Remove the four screws shown bellow and remove the Power-supply.
  • Page 72: Aspire T650 Standard Reassembly Procedure

    Aspire T650 Standard Reassembly Procedure Install the Power-supply Fit the Power-supply into the chassis, then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the Mainboard 1.Put the M/B into the chassis aligning the I/O connector , make sure M/B VIA hole fits the oriented STAND OFF on the chassis. 2.Fix the M/B with 8pcs screws by turn of number in the picture.
  • Page 73 Install the System Fan Fit the System Fan into the chassis , then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the SPDIF Module Fit the SPDIF Module into the chassis and fasten the screw to fix it. Install the USB Module Lead the USB&AUDIO cables into the chassis, fit the USB Module onto the chassis, then tight the screw shown bellow.
  • Page 74 Install the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader Module and HDD 1.Install the master ODD into the first ODD location, then install the slave ODD into the second ODD location, and slide the lock handle the lock the ODDs. 2.Install the FDD into the first 3.25” location, and slide the lock handle the lock it. 3.
  • Page 75 5. Install the master HDD into the second HDD location, then slide the lock handle the lock the HDD. Install the front bezel Lead the LED CABLE into the chassis hole, then fit the front bezel to the chassis. Install the Heatsink module. Fit the Heatsink onto the MB, then fasten the four screws shown bellow.
  • Page 76 2.Insert the memory2 into the DIMM SLOT2 shown here. Connect the Cables 1. Connect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable to the M/B connector. FDD cable ODD IDE cable P1 power cable 2. Connect the system fan power cable to the M/B Connector.
  • Page 77 3. Connect the LED cable ASSY to the M/B Connector. 4. Connect the two HDD SATA cables to the HDDs and M/B connector. 5. Connect the “PB” power cable to the master HDD, “PC” to the slave HDD. 6. Connect the FDD data and power cable to the FDD.
  • Page 78 7. Connect the ODD IDE cable to the master & slave ODD. 8. Connect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” to the master ODD, “PF” to the slave ODD. 9. Connect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable to the M/B. 12V power cable “...
  • Page 79 11. Connect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. Install the ADD ON Cards 1. Insert the Modem Card into the PCI SLOT3. 2. Insert the TV Tuner Card into the PCI SLOT2. 3. Insert the VGA Card into the PCI-E slot, then rail the latch on to hold it. AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable...
  • Page 80 4. Fit the PCI-Lock into the chassis to lock the ADD ON cards. Close the System Place the side door back to the original position, then slide the Lock-handle back to fasten it.
  • Page 81: Aspire E500 Standard Disassembly Procedure

    Aspire E500 Standard Disassembly Procedure Opening the System 1. Place the system unit on a flat, steady surface. 2. Turn the housing down, slide the Lock-handle as shown , meanwhile slide the left side door out . Remove the ADD ON Cards 1.
  • Page 82 3. Remove the TV Tuner Card. 4. Remove the Modem card. Remove the Cables 1. Disconnect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. 2. Disconnect the USB and Card-reader Cables. AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable USB Cable Card-reader Cable...
  • Page 83 3. Disconnect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable from the M/B. 12V power cable “ PD” 4. Disconnect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” from the master ODD, “PF” from the slave ODD. 5. Disconnect the ODD IDE cable from the master & slave ODD. 6.
  • Page 84 7. Disconnect the “PB” power cable from the master HDD, “PC” from the slave HDD. 8. Disconnect the two HDD SATA cables from the HDDs and M/B connector. 9. Disconnect the LED cable ASSY from the M/B Connector. 10. Disconnect the system fan power cable from the M/B Connector.
  • Page 85 11. Disconnect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable from the M/B connector. P1 power cable Remove the Memory Loose the DIMM Latch and pop out the two memory shown bellow. Remove the Heatsink module. Loosen the four screws , then remove the Heatsink. Remove the front bezel 1.
  • Page 86 2. Remove the Top-cover ASSY form the chassis top. Remove the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader and HDD 1. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the master HDD out of the chassis. 2. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the slave HDD out of the chassis. 3.
  • Page 87 4. Release the FDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Card-reader Module out of the chassis. 5. Release the ODD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Slave ODD out of the chassis, then the Master one. Removing the USB Module Remove the screw as shown bellow, detach the USB Module, then pull down the USB&Audio cable from the USB board.
  • Page 88 Remove the System Fan Remove the four screws and remove the system fan shown bellow. Remove the Mainboard Remove the eight screws and remove the Mainboard shown bellow. Remove the Power-supply Remove the four screws shown bellow and remove the Power-supply.
  • Page 89: Aspire E500 Standard Reassembly Procedure

    Aspire E500 Standard Reassembly Procedure Install the Power-supply Fit the Power-supply into the chassis, then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the Mainboard 1.Put the M/B into the chassis aligning the I/O connector , make sure M/B VIA hole fits the oriented STAND OFF on the chassis.
  • Page 90 Install the System Fan Fit the System Fan into the chassis , then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the SPDIF Module Fit the SPDIF Module into the chassis and fasten the screw to fix it. Install the USB Module Lead the USB&AUDIO cables into the chassis, fit the USB Module onto the chassis, then tight the screw shown bellow.
  • Page 91 Install the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader Module and HDD 1.Install the master ODD into the first ODD location, then install the slave ODD into the second ODD location, and slide the lock handle the lock the ODDs. 2.Install the FDD into the first 3.25” location, and slide the lock handle the lock it. 3.
  • Page 92 5. Install the master HDD into the second HDD location, then slide the lock handle the lock the HDD. Install the front bezel 1. Fit the Top-cover ASSY to the chassis top. 2. Lead the LED CABLE into the chassis hole, then fit the front bezel to the chassis.
  • Page 93 Install the Memory 1.Insert the memory1 into the DIMM SLOT1 shown here. 2.Insert the memory2 into the DIMM SLOT2 shown here. Connect the Cables 1. Connect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable to the M/B connector. P1 power cable 2.
  • Page 94 3. Connect the LED cable ASSY to the M/B Connector. 4. Connect the two HDD SATA cables to the HDDs and M/B connector. 5. Connect the “PB” power cable to the master HDD, “PC” to the slave HDD. 6. Connect the FDD data and power cable to the FDD.
  • Page 95 7. Connect the ODD IDE cable to the master & slave ODD. 8. Connect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” to the master ODD, “PF” to the slave ODD. 9. Connect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable to the M/B. 12V power cable “...
  • Page 96 11. Connect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. Install the ADD ON Cards 1. Insert the Modem Card into the PCI SLOT3. 2. Insert the TV Tuner Card into the PCI SLOT2. 3. Insert the VGA Card into the PCI-E slot, then rail the latch on to hold it. AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable...
  • Page 97 4. Fit the PCI-Lock into the chassis to lock the ADD ON cards. Close the System Place the side door back to the original position, then slide the Lock-handle back to fasten it.
  • Page 98: Acerpower F5 Standard Disassembly Procedure

    AcerPower F5 Standard Disassembly Procedure Opening the System 1. Place the system unit on a flat, steady surface. 2. Turn the housing down, slide the Lock-handle as shown , meanwhile slide the left side door out . Remove the ADD ON Cards 1.
  • Page 99 3. Remove the TV Tuner Card. 4. Remove the Modem card. Remove the Cables 1. Disconnect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. 2. Disconnect the USB and Card-reader Cables. AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable USB Cable Card-reader Cable...
  • Page 100 3. Disconnect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable from the M/B. 12V power cable “ PD” 4. Disconnect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” from the master ODD, “PF” from the slave ODD. 5. Disconnect the ODD IDE cable from the master & slave ODD. 6.
  • Page 101 7. Disconnect the “PB” power cable from the master HDD, “PC” from the slave HDD. 8. Disconnect the two HDD SATA cables from the HDDs and M/B connector. 9. Disconnect the LED cable ASSY from the M/B Connector. 10. Disconnect the system fan power cable from the M/B Connector.
  • Page 102 11. Disconnect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable from the M/B connector. P1 power cable Remove the Memory Loose the DIMM Latch and pop out the two memory shown bellow. Remove the Heatsink module. Loosen the four screws , then remove the Heatsink. Remove the front bezel Release the three latches on the front bezel, then remove the front bezel.
  • Page 103 Remove the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader and HDD 1. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the master HDD out of the chassis. 2. Release the HDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the slave HDD out of the chassis. 3. Release the FDD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Card-reader Module out of the chassis. 4.
  • Page 104 Release the ODD-Holder, meanwhile pull the Slave ODD out of the chassis, then the Master one. Removing the USB Module Remove the screw as shown bellow, detach the USB Module, then pull down the USB&Audio cable from the USB board. Removing the SPDIF Module Remove the screw as shown bellow and remove it.
  • Page 105 Remove the Mainboard Remove the eight screws and remove the Mainboard shown bellow. Remove the Power-supply Remove the four screws shown bellow and remove the Power-supply.
  • Page 106: Acerpower F5 Standard Reassembly Procedure

    AcerPower F5 Standard Reassembly Procedure Install the Power-supply Fit the Power-supply into the chassis, then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the Mainboard 1.Put the M/B into the chassis aligning the I/O connector , make sure M/B VIA hole fits the oriented STAND OFF on the chassis. 2.Fix the M/B with 8pcs screws by turn of number in the picture.
  • Page 107 Install the System Fan Fit the System Fan into the chassis , then fasten the four screws shown bellow. Install the SPDIF Module Fit the SPDIF Module into the chassis and fasten the screw to fix it. Install the USB Module Lead the USB&AUDIO cables into the chassis, fit the USB Module onto the chassis, then tight the screw shown bellow.
  • Page 108 Install the CD-ROM, Floppy, Card-reader Module and HDD 1.Install the master ODD into the first ODD location, then install the slave ODD into the second ODD location, and slide the lock handle the lock the ODDs. 2.Install the FDD into the first 3.25” location, and slide the lock handle the lock it. 3.
  • Page 109 5. Install the master HDD into the second HDD location, then slide the lock handle the lock the HDD. Install the front bezel Lead the LED CABLE into the chassis hole, then fit the front bezel to the chassis. Install the Heatsink module. Fit the Heatsink onto the MB, then fasten the four screws shown bellow.
  • Page 110 2.Insert the memory2 into the DIMM SLOT2 shown here. Connect the Cables 1. Connect the ODD&FDD IDE and P1 power cable to the M/B connector. FDD cable ODD IDE cable P1 power cable 2. Connect the system fan power cable to the M/B Connector.
  • Page 111 3. Connect the LED cable ASSY to the M/B Connector. 4. Connect the two HDD SATA cables to the HDDs and M/B connector. 5. Connect the “PB” power cable to the master HDD, “PC” to the slave HDD. 6. Connect the FDD data and power cable to the FDD.
  • Page 112 7. Connect the ODD IDE cable to the master & slave ODD. 8. Connect the 4 Pin power cable “PE” to the master ODD, “PF” to the slave ODD. 9. Connect 12V power cable “ PD” and CPU fan power cable to the M/B. 12V power cable “...
  • Page 113 11. Connect the SPDIF and AUDIO cables. Install the ADD ON Cards 1. Insert the Modem Card into the PCI SLOT3. 2. Insert the TV Tuner Card into the PCI SLOT2. 3. Insert the VGA Card into the PCI-E slot, then rail the latch on to hold it. AUDIO Cable SPDIF Cable...
  • Page 114 4. Fit the PCI-Lock into the chassis to lock the ADD ON cards. Close the System Place the side door back to the original position, then slide the Lock-handle back to fasten it.
  • Page 115: Chapter 4 Fru(Field Replaceable Unit) List

    NOTE: To scrap or to return the defective parts, you should follow the local government ordinance or regulations on how best to dispose it, or follow the rules set by your regional Acer office on how to return it.You can access to the website for the latest Parts version http://aicsl.acer.com.tw/spl/...
  • Page 116: Aspire E500/T650 Exploded Diagram

    Aspire E500/T650 Exploded Diagram Item Description OPTICAL DRIVE FDD WITH PANEL FLOPPY DISK DRIVE MOTHER BOARD HDD LOCK SLIDE FDD LOCK SLIDE CDROM LOCK SLIDE USB BOARD USB BKT RIGHT COVER CHASSIS POWER SUPPLY Chapter 4...
  • Page 117 Item Chapter 4 Description PCI BKT LEFT COVER...
  • Page 118: Acerpower F5 Exploded Diagram

    AcerPower F5 Exploded Diagram Item Description 3.5” COVER 5.25” COVER FRONT BEZEL OPTICAL DRIVE FDD WITH PANEL FLOPPY DISK DRIVE MOTHER BOARD HDD LOCK SLIDE FDD LOCK SLIDE CDROM LOCK SLIDE USB BOARD USB BKT RIGHT COVER CHASSIS POWER SUPPLY PCI BKT LEFT COVER Chapter 4...

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