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  • Page 1

    Fu j i t su PC Corpora ti on . D E C LA RATION OF CONFORMITY according to FCC Part 15 Responsible Party Name: Fujitsu PC Corporation Address: 598 Gibraltar Drive Milpitas,CA 95035 Telephone: (408) 935-8800 Declares that product: Model:LifeBook 770Tx.

  • Page 2

    C A U T I O N Changes or modification not expressly appro v e d by Fujitsu PC Corporation could void this user’s authority to operate the equipment. FCC NOTICES Notice to Users of Radios and Television These limits are de s i gn ed to provi de re a s on a ble pro tec- ti on against harmful interferen ce in a re s i den tial instal- l a ti on .

  • Page 3

    This equ i pm ent inclu des autom a tic dialing capabi l i ty. Wh en programming and/or making test calls to em er gency nu m bers : Remain on the line and b riefly explain to the dispatcher the reason for the call.

  • Page 4

    C A U T I O N For safety, users should ensure that the electrical ground of the power utility, the telephone lines and the metallic water pipes are connected together. Users should NOT attempt to make such connections themselves but should contact the a p p ropriate electric inspection authority or electrician.

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    A V E R T I S S E M E N T Pour assurer la sécurité, les utilisateurs doivent vérifier que la prise de terre du s e rvice d’électricité, les lignes télphoniques et les conduites d’eau métalliques sont connectées ensemble.

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    T a b l e o f C o n t e n t s...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Batteries ....26 Fujitsu Welcome Center ... . 26 Integrated ErgoTrac Pointing Device ..30 Using The Keyboard.

  • Page 8

    Warranty ....168 Lifebook 770Tx Specifications..168 Lifebook 790Tx Specifications..171 Approvals .

  • Page 9

    P r e f a c e L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u...

  • Page 10: Preface

    P r e f a c e PREFACE The LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu PC Corporation is a powerful notebook computer. It is powered by an Intel Pentium microproc- essor with MMX technology, has a built-in color display, a CD-ROM drive and brings the computing power of desktop personal computers (PCs) to a portable environment.

  • Page 11

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u Figure P-1 LifeBook 700 Series with Both Fujitsu and Third Party Options...

  • Page 12

    S et tin g U p Yo u r Li f eB oo k 7 0 0 Ser ie s Unpacking ....2 Overview of LifeBook 700 Series Features .

  • Page 13: Section One

    SETTING UP YOUR LIFEBOOK 700 SERIES FROM FUJITSU This section describes how to set up your LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu. We strongly recommend that you read it before using your notebook – even if you are already familiar with notebook computers.

  • Page 14

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u S e t t i n g U p Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Once you have checked and confirmed that your notebook system is complete, connect the AC adapter and follow the instructions on page...

  • Page 15: Overview Of Lifebook 700 Series Features

    S e c t i o n O n e OVERVIEW OF LIFEBOOK 700 SERIES FEATURES The LifeBook 700 Series is a compact, yet powerful notebook computer available with standard features including: (See Appendix A, pages 170-177, for detailed information on individual models.) 200MHz or 266MHz Intel Pentium processor with MMX technology.

  • Page 16

    Full audio and video features: 16-bit SoundBlaster-compatible sound chip. 3D-Stereo for multiple speaker effect. Zoomed Video support for full motion video acceleration. Built-in stereo speakers. Built-in mono microphone. Stereo line in jack. Stereo headphone jack. Microphone jack. Two Type II/one Type III PC Card slot. Fast IrDA (4Mbps) compatible infrared port for wireless data transfer.

  • Page 17: Component Identification

    S e c t i o n O n e COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION For detailed specifictions on each model refer Display Panel Latch to Appendix A on pages 170–177. Display Panel Status Indicator Panel Brightness Control Keyboard Built-in Microphone ErgoTrac pointing device Suspend/Resume Button Multi-function Bay 1 Closed Cover Switch...

  • Page 18: Top And Front Components

    TOP AND FRONT COMPONENTS Display Panel Latch This latch locks and releases the display panel. When the display panel is released it pops up slightly to make it easier to o pen. (Figure 1-6.) Display Panel This is a color LCD panel with back lighting for the display of text and graphics.

  • Page 19: Left-side Panel Components

    S e c t i o n O n e Multi-function Bay Two This bay accommodates: 20-speed maximum CD-ROM drive. Optional Zip drive mounted in the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2. Lithium ion battery mounted in the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2 (a second battery can be purchased separ- ately for a dual battery configuration).

  • Page 20: Rear Panel Components

    Power Switch This switch is the main power switch for your notebook. (Figure 1-8.) Right Speaker The built-in dual speakers output stereo sound from the notebook. (Figure 1-7 and Figure 1-8.) External Floppy Disk Drive Port A port for attaching an optional external floppy disk drive.

  • Page 21

    S e c t i o n O n e C A U T I O N The internal modem is not intended for use with Digital PBX systems. Do not connect the internal modem to a digital PBX as it may cause serious damage to the internal modem or your entire note- book.

  • Page 22: Bottom Components

    BOTTOM COMPONENTS Tilt Adjustment Feet These are a pair of feet which flip down and hold the back of the notebook approximately 6° higher than the front when resting on a flat surface. They are designed to make using your notebook keyboard more comfortable.

  • Page 23: Data Security

    S e c t i o n O n e To Connect the Optional Auto/airline Adapter 1. Plug the DC Output cable into the DC Power jack on the right-side panel of your notebook. 2. Plug the auto/airline adapter plug into the cigarette lighter of a car or other vehicle with the ignition key in the On or the Accessories position or into the DC...

  • Page 24: Starting Your Notebook For The First Time

    When you turn on your notebook for the first time it will display a Fujitsu logo on the screen. If you do nothing the system will read the hard drive for the operating system software, flash the notebook configuration information on the...

  • Page 25

    S e c t i o n O n e information you have entered and takes you on to the next screen. The Cancel button allows you to stop the setup process. If you stop the process your notebook will start up at the b eginning of the Windows 95 Setup Wizard.

  • Page 26

    How do I register? By modem,fax,mail or telephone.To register your system by modem, with your system up and running, click on the Fujitsu Welcome Center Icon. Complete the electronic form and click on the “send registration” button. Your registration information will be t ransmitted via phone lines to the Fujitsu Registration Center and you will receive registration confirmation...

  • Page 27: Learning About Your Operating System And Application Software

    S e c t i o n O n e LEARNING ABOUT YOUR OPERAT I N G SYSTEM AND APPLICATION SOFTWA R E Tutorials All operating systems and most application software have tutorials built-in. We highly rec- ommend that you step through your tutorial before you use an application even if you are familiar with the same application on a differ- ent machine,an earlier version of the applica-...

  • Page 28

    Restarting the System ... . 25 Fujitsu Welcome Center ... 26 Batteries ....26 Integrated ErgoTrac Pointing Device .

  • Page 29: Section Two

    S e c t i o n T w o SECTION TWO USING YOUR LIFEBOOK 700 SERIES FROM FUJITSU This section describes the indicators, buttons, connections and operating modes of your LifeBook 700 Series and their use. DISPLAY PANEL Opening the Display Panel Lifting the latch releases the top of the display panel from the front of the notebook body.

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Keyboard Angle

    ADJUSTING THE KEYBOARD ANGLE On the bottom of your notebook,near the back,are a pair of feet which flip down and hold the back of the notebook about 6° higher than the front when resting on a flat surfa ce. They are designed to make it more comfortable to use the keyboard with your notebook.

  • Page 31

    S e c t i o n T w o Power Battery Battery CD-ROM Identifier Charging Drive Access AC Adapter Battery Hard Drive Level Zip Drive Access Floppy Disk PC Card NumLk Drive Access Slot Identifier PC Card Access CapsLock Figure 2-3 Status Indicator Panel AC Adapter Indicator The AC Adapter indicator tells you whether the...

  • Page 32

    A small arrow icon (Battery Charging indica- tor) appears to the left of each of the Battery Level indicators and above the number (Battery identifier) if that battery is charging . The Battery Charging indicator flashes if the battery is too hot or too cold to charge. (Figure 2-3.) The Battery Charging indicators operate whether the power switch is Off or On.

  • Page 33

    S e c t i o n T w o P O I N T The Windows 95 CD automatic insertion function will periodically check for a CD installed in the drive, causing the CD-ROM Access indicator to flash. The CD automatic insertion function allows your system to automatically start a CD as soon as it is inserted in the drive and...

  • Page 34: Power On

    Floppy Disk Drive Access Indicator The Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator tells you a floppy disk drive is being accessed. The Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator will flash when your software tries to access a floppy disk even if no floppy disk drive is installed. PC Card Access Indicators The PC Card Access indicators tell you when an installed PC Card is being accessed.

  • Page 35: Power Off

    S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N After turning off your notebook, make sure that it has been Off at least 10 seconds before turning the power switch to On. If you do not you could cause a system error.

  • Page 36: Restarting The System

    C A U T I O N Never turn your notebook off while an application is running. Be sure to close all files, exit all applications and shut down your operating system prior to turning off the power with the power switch. If fil e s a re open when you turn the power off , you will lose any changes that have not been saved, and may cause disk erro r s .

  • Page 37: Batteries

    10 seconds may also cause an error when you start the next time. FUJITSU WELCOME CENTER The Fu j i t su Wel come Cen ter is an icon on your Wi n dows 95 de s k top. Cl i cking on it give s...

  • Page 38

    C A U T I O N Actual battery life will vary based on screen brightness, applications, features, power management settings, battery condition, and other customer preferences. CD-ROM drive or hard usage may also have a significant impact on battery life. C A U T I O N Do not leave a faulty battery in your notebook.

  • Page 39

    S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N A shorted battery is damaged and must be replaced so that it does not damage anything else. Recharging the Batteries If you want to ch eck the con d i ti on of ei t h er the pri m a ry Lithium ion battery or an opti onal sec- ond Lithium ion battery, ch eck the Ba t tery Level i n d i c a tors loc a ted on the Status In d i c a tor panel .

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    Low Battery State When the battery is running low, your note- book beeps about every 15 seconds and the Battery Level indicator(s) flash. If you do not respond to the low battery alarm,the batteries will continue to discharge until they are too low to operate.

  • Page 41: Integrated Ergotrac Pointing Device

    S e c t i o n T w o Cursor Control Left Button Right Button INTEGRATED ERGOTRAC POINTING DEVICE The ErgoTrac pointing device is composed of a short, comfortable, dish-shaped pointing Cursor device and two buttons located in front of the keyboard.

  • Page 42

    Left Click Left Double Click Figure 2-7 Clicking Clicking Clicking means pushing and releasing a button. To left-click move the screen cursor to the item you wish to select, press the left pointing device button once,and then immediately release it. To right-click,move the mouse cursor to the it em you wish to select, press the right pointing device button once,and then immediately...

  • Page 43: Using The Keyboard

    S e c t i o n T w o Pointers – This lets you set up the size and shape of the cursor for different functions. Motion – This lets you set up the relation of the speed of motion of your finger to the motion of the cursor and to enable a t railing tail for the cursor arrow.

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    Numeric Keypad Certain keys on the keyboard perform dual functions as both standard character keys and numeric keypad keys.Figure 2-9 highlights these keys. To switch into numeric keypad mode, press the NumLk/Scr Lk while holding down the Shift key. You can now enter numerals 0 through 9, perform addition ( + ), subtraction ( –...

  • Page 45: Volume Control

    S e c t i o n T w o VOLUME CONTROL All system and application functions have mul- tiple volume controls which interact with each other. There is the hardware volume control on the right side panel o f your notebook. There is a volume control in the ESS AudioRack, your operating system Sound Control panel and any other application with sound.

  • Page 46

    Figure 2-10 Loading/Ejecting a Floppy Disk P O I N T When there is no floppy disk in the drive, the Eject button is flush with the front of your notebook. U s i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Ejecting a Floppy Disk To eject a disk, check that the Floppy Disk Drive Access indicator is Off, (see pages 20...

  • Page 47: Cd-rom Drive

    S e c t i o n T w o C A U T I O N Formatting a previously used floppy disk is an effective method of clearing a disk as long as you realize that ALL the information on the disk will be erased. Care of Floppy Disk Drives and Disks Avoid storing the floppy disk drive and disks in extremely hot and cold locations,...

  • Page 48

    Loading a CD Make sure that the angle adjustment feet on the bottom of the notebook are folded against the bottom of the notebook. Make sure there is power to your notebook. Push, gently but firmly, and release the eject button on the front of the CD-ROM drive to open the CD-ROM holder tray, the tray will come out a short distance.

  • Page 49: Hard Drive

    S e c t i o n T w o HARD DRIVE The internal hard drive capacity is dependent on which model you are using. See Appendix A (pages 170–177) for model information. If you are using the optional second hard drive for the first time since you installed it, you can get your notebook to recognize it by opening the Windows 95 Control Panel and opening Add...

  • Page 50

    panel. If no settings have been made in the PowerPanel or Windows 95 Control panel then the BIOS settings will be used. The PowerPanel and Windows 95 Control panel have been pre-set at the factory and will be active unless you disable them.

  • Page 51

    S e c t i o n T w o Save-to-Disk mode. (See pages 44-45.) When you receive your LifeBook 700 Series it will be set to the default, which is Suspend mode. C A U T I O N Be sure you know which settings are active for the Suspend/Resume button before you use it;...

  • Page 52

    (The default position for the toolbar is the left side of the screen, but you can move it to whichever edge you like by dragging.) The power management toolbar has ten power profile choices and six activation choices. When you switch to AC powered operation the PowerPanel toolbar will automatically change to indicate AC power operation and will show the AC Power profile as active.

  • Page 53

    S e c t i o n T w o POWERPANEL ONLINE HELP To access help with your p ower management settings,move your cursor to the PowerPanel toolbar and right click. (See Clicking on page 31.) From the menu that appears select PowerPanel Help Topics.

  • Page 54

    AC PROFILE The AC power profile has all timeouts disabled and no other power management features enabled. This profile is activated automatically by plugging in a power adapter. WORD PROCESSING PROFILE The Word Processing profile is a factory installed combination of timeouts and other power savings parameters chosen as the settings that will produce superior performance with reasonable battery life when using your note-...

  • Page 55

    S e c t i o n T w o VIDEO STANDBY ACTIVATION Clicking on the Video Standby button or select- ing Video Standby on the PowerPanel menu turns off the power to the display. You can return your notebook to normal operation by performing any activity such as pressing a key or touching the ErgoTrac pointing device.

  • Page 56

    on the internal hard drive , and then autom a ti c a l- ly shuts of f power to your noteboo k . This is the same pseu do - of f s t a te as the Wi n dows 95 power of f .

  • Page 57

    S e c t i o n T w o Idle Mode Idle mode is one of the power management parameters. When Idle mode is enabled the CPU is put into low-speed operation when there is no activity (keystroke, pointer action, sound generation, video display change, modem transmission or reception, etc.) on your notebook for 16 seconds.

  • Page 58: Internal Modem

    P O I N T You must restart your notebook for Windows 95 Control panel setting changes to take affect. INTERNAL MODEM Your internal modem is a fax/data/voice modem controlled by Windows 95,LapLink, MegaPhone or other software. The voice func- tions of the modem include speakerphone and answering machine capabilities.

  • Page 59: Pre-installed Software

    S e c t i o n T w o The following conditions may interfere with infrared communications: When the infrared communication ports are not directly facing each other, or some obstacle is between them. When the infrared communication ports are too far apart.

  • Page 60

    ESS AudioRack The control of the AudioRack player software (AudioRack32) resembles the front panels of a rack of stereo equipment and is operated in much the same way. There is also AudioRack recorder software (AudioRecorder).Online help screens are accessible from the AudioDrive panel of AudioRack32, click on the Help button for more information.

  • Page 61: Agaté Tioman Proswap

    S e c t i o n T w o P O I N T For optimum speakerphone performance: Speak clearly. Limit background noise. Speak facing the keyboard from about one (1) foot away. McAfee VirusScan Running your McAfee VirusScan program after loading data or programs from a floppy disk, CD-ROM,modem data transfer, or infrared data transfer is a precaution that will protect...

  • Page 62

    2. Right-click on the Tioman taskbar icon to display its menu. 3. Select the ‘Swap Device’ menu item. 4. The ‘Agate Tioman ProSwap for Fujitsu’ win- dow will come up asking if you wish to sus- pend the machine in order to swap the device.

  • Page 63

    S e c t i o n T w o 3. Select the Agate Tioman entry from the list of currently installed programs. 4. Click on the Add/Remove button to launch the uninstall application. 5. The setup wizard will guide you through the rest of the uninstall process.

  • Page 64

    Con f iguri ng You r Lif eBo o k 7 00 Series Boot Sequence ....54 Identifying the Drives ... . . 54 BIOS Setup Utility .

  • Page 65: Section Three

    BOOT SEQUENCE Each time you power up or restart your LifeBook 700 Series,it goes through a quiet boot sequence that displays a Fujitsu logo until your operating system is loaded. During quiet boot, your notebook is performing a standard boot sequence including a Power On Self Test (POST).

  • Page 66: Bios Setup Utility

    To do this: 1. Allow the system to start booting. 2. As soon as the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen, press the F2 key. 3. The Main menu of the setup utility then appears with the current settings of the parameters displayed.

  • Page 67

    S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T If your data security settings require it, you may be asked for a password before the Main menu will appear. Entering the Setup Utility After a Configuration Change or System Failure If there has been a change in the system config- uration that does not agree with the parameter...

  • Page 68: Navigating Through The Setup Utility

    NAVIGATING THROUGH THE SETUP UTILITY The BIOS setup utility consists of six menus; MAIN,ADVANCED, SECURITY, POWER SAVINGS, BOOT and EXIT. The remainder of Section Three explains each menu in turn including all submenus and setup items. The following procedures allow you to navigate the setup utility menus: 1.

  • Page 69: Main Menu - Setting Standard System Parameters

    S e c t i o n T h r e e MAIN MENU – SETTING STANDARD SYSTEM PARAMETERS The Main Menu allows you to set or view the current system parameters. Follow the instruc- tions for Navigating Through The Setup Utility to make any changes.

  • Page 70

    Table 3-1 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Main Menu Menu Field Options System Time: — System Date: — Legacy Diskette A: 1.44/1.25 MB 3 1/2"; Disabled. Primary Master: Selects Primary Master submenu. Primary Slave: Selects Primary Slave submenu. C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description —...

  • Page 71

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-1 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Main Menu Menu Field Options Secondary Master: Selects Secondary Master submenu. System Memory: Extended Memory: Memory Cache: Selects the memory cache submenu.

  • Page 72

    Primary Master – Submenu The Primary Master/Slave, Secondary Master submenus are identical for hard drives. They have the capacity displayed at the top of the screen as well as on Main menu. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes.

  • Page 73

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-2 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Primary Master/Slave, Secondary Master Submenus Menu Field Options Type: Auto; None;CD-ROM; ATAPI Removable; User. Cylinders: A number between 0 and 65,535. Heads: A number between 1 and 16.

  • Page 74

    Table 3-2 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Primary Master/Slave, Secondary Master Submenus Menu Field Options Maximum Capacity: Display only. Multi-Sector Transfers: Disabled; 2; 4; 8;16. MAX 32;MAX 64;MAX 128. LBA Mode Control: Enabled; Disabled. Transfer Mode: Standard, Fast PIO 1; Fast PIO 2 — Fast PIO 3;...

  • Page 75

    S e c t i o n T h r e e C A U T I O N A bootable CD-ROM may have either a floppy disk format or a hard drive format. When the bootable CD-ROM is used the drive allocations change automatically without changing the BIOS setup.

  • Page 76

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Memory Cache –...

  • Page 77

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-3 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Memory Cache Submenu Menu Field Options Default Description External Cache: Enabled; Disabled. [Enabled] Turns external memory cache on and off. Exiting from the Main Menu When you have finished setting the parameters on this menu, you can either exit from the...

  • Page 78: Advanced Menu - Setting Device Feature Controls

    ADVANCED MENU – SETTING DEVICE FEATURE CONTROLS The Advanced Menu allows you to: Enable or disable support for Plug & Play operating systems. Enable or disable BIOS support for ACPI. Set the I/O addresses for the serial and parallel ports. Set the communication mode for the parallel port.

  • Page 79

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-4 Field Names, Options and Defaults for the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Plug & Play O/S: Yes; No. Secure Setup Yes; No. Configuration: I/O Device Configuration: Keyboard/Mouse Features: Multimedia Device Configuration:...

  • Page 80

    Table 3-4 Field Names, Options and Defaults for the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options PCI Configuration: DMI Event Logging: ACPI Features: C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description When selected, opens additional menus to configure PCI devices.

  • Page 81

    S e c t i o n T h r e e C A U T I O N I/O addresses, DMA channels and I n t e rrupt levels can be entered in various ways, including via the BIOS setup utility, the control software for the I/O device, or the hard w a re.

  • Page 82

    Table 3-5 shows the names of the menu fields for the I/O Device Configuration submenu,all of the options for each field,the default settings and a description of the field’s function and any special information needed to help understand the field’s use. C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s P O I N T To prevent IRQ and address conflicts,...

  • Page 83

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the I/O Device Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Serial Port A: Disabled;Enabled; Auto. Base I/O address: 3F8; 2F8; 3E8;2E8. Interrupt: IRQ 3;...

  • Page 84

    Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the I/O Device Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Interrupt: IRQ 3; IRQ 4; IRQ 10; IRQ 11. Base I/O address: 100; 108;110; 118. DMA channel: DMA 1;DMA 3. Parallel port: Disabled;Enabled;...

  • Page 85

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-5 Fields, Options and Defaults for the I/O Device Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Base I/O address: 378; 278;3BC. Interrupt: IRQ 5; IRQ 7. Floppy disk controller: Disabled;Enabled;...

  • Page 86

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Keyboard/Mouse Features Submenu The Keyboard/Mouse Features submenu is for setting the parameters of the integrated and...

  • Page 87

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-6 Fields, Options and Defaults of the Keyboard/Mouse Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Numlock: Auto; Off;On. Hot Plug: Enabled; Disabled. Internal Pointing Device: Auto Disabled; Always Enabled.

  • Page 88

    Multimedia Device Configuration Submenu The Multimedia Device Configuration submenu is for setting the features o f the built-in audio functions,and enabling joystick function. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 57.) Table 3-7 shows the names of the menu fields for the Multimedia Device Configuration submenu,all of the options for each field, the default settings and a description of the field’s...

  • Page 89

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-7 Fields, Options and Defaults of the Multimedia Device Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Multimedia device: Disabled; Enabled. Sound: Disabled; Enabled; Auto. Base I/O address: 220-22F;...

  • Page 90

    Video Features Submenu The Video Features Submenu is for setting the display parameters. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 57.) Table 3-8 shows the names of the menu fields for the Video Features submenu,all of the options for each field, the default settings and a description of the field’s function and any special information needed to help understand...

  • Page 91

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-8 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Video Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options Display: Flat-Panel; CRT; Simultaneous. Compensation: Enabled; Disabled. Default Description [Flat-Panel] Selects where the video signal will be routed.

  • Page 92

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s PCI Configuration Submenu The PCI Configuration submenu allows the user to reserve specific interrupts (IRQs) for...

  • Page 93

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-9 Fields, Options and Defaults for the PCI Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options IRQ Resource Exclusion: — Internal Modem: Disabled; Enabled. Default Description —...

  • Page 94

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s IRQ Reservation Submenu of the PCI Configuration Submenu The IRQ Reservation submenu of the PCI...

  • Page 95

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-10 Fields, Options and Defaults for the IRQ Reservation Submenu of the of the PCI Configuration Submenu of the Advanced Menu Menu Field Options IRQ 3: Available; Reserved. IRQ 4: Available;...

  • Page 96

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s DMI Event Logging Submenu of the Advanced Menu The DMI Event Logging Submenu is for setting...

  • Page 97

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-11 Fields, options and Defaults for the DMI Event Logging Submenu Menu Field Options Event log capacity: Display only. Event log validity: Display only. Clear all DMI event logs: Yes;...

  • Page 98

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s ACPI Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu The ACPI Features Submenu is for setting up...

  • Page 99

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-12 Fields, options and Defaults for the ACPI Features Submenu Menu Field Options Enable ACPI: Yes; No. Exiting from the Advanced Menu When you have finished setting the parame ters on the Advanced Menu, you can either exit from setup utility or move to another menu.

  • Page 100: Security Menu - Setting The Security Features

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s SECURITY MENU –...

  • Page 101

    S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T If you set a password, write it down and keep it in a safe place. If you forget the password you will have to contact your support representative to regain access to your secured functions and data.

  • Page 102

    Table 3-13 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Security Menu Menu Field Options Supervisor Password is: — User Password is: — Set Supervisor Password: [Enter] Set User Password: [Enter] C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description Clear...

  • Page 103

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-13 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Security Menu Menu Field Options Diskette access: All; Supervisor Only. Password on boot: Enabled; Disabled. Power Management Enabled; Disabled. Sec u ri ty: Fixed disk boot sector: Normal;...

  • Page 104

    Table 3-13 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Security Menu Menu Field Options Fixed disk security: Primary Master: Enabled; Disabled. Primary Slave: Enabled; Disabled. Secondary Master: Enabled; Disabled. C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description [Disabled]...

  • Page 105

    S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T Boot sector protection must be set to [ N o r m a l ] to install or upgrade an operating system. Exiting from the Security Menu When you have finished setting the parame ters on the Security Menu, you can either exit from setup utility or move to another menu.

  • Page 106: Power Menu - Setting Power Management Feature Controls

    POWER MENU – SETTING POWER MANAGEMENT FEATURE CONTROLS The Power menu allows you to set and change the power management parameters. Follow the instructions for Navigating Through the Setup Utility to make any changes. (See page 57.) Table 3-14 shows the names of the menu fields for the Power menu,all of the options for each field,the default settings and a description of the field's function and any special information...

  • Page 107

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-14 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Menu. Menu Field Options Power Savings: Customized; Maximum Performance; Maximum Power Savings, Disabled. Hard Disk Timeout: 30 seconds to 20 minutes;Off.

  • Page 108

    Table 3-14 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Menu. Menu Field Options Standby Timeout: 1 minute to 16 minutes; Off. Auto Suspend Timeout: 5 to 60 minutes; Off. Suspend Mode: Suspend; Save-to-Disk. C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description [4 Minutes]...

  • Page 109

    S e c t i o n T h r e e P O I N T When resuming from a Save-to-Disk suspension there will be a delay while the contents of system memory and operating parameters are loaded from the hard drive.

  • Page 110

    Table 3-14 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Power Menu. Menu Field Options Auto Save to Disk: Off; After 1 Hour. Resume On On; Off. Modem Ring: Resume On Time: On;Off. Resume Time: – Advanced Features: – C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description [Off]...

  • Page 111

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Factory Installed Values for Power Saving Profiles Hard Disk Timeout Customized: Maximum 30 Seconds Power Savings: Maximum Performance: Disabled: Sample Customized Profile: 2 Minutes (To get even better battery life keep the display and volume settings as low as...

  • Page 112

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Advanced Features Submenu of the Power Menu The Advanced Features submenu is for setting...

  • Page 113

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-15 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Advanced Features Submenu of the Power Menu Menu Field Options SUS/RES Switch: Enabled; Disabled. Lid Closure Suspend: On; Off. Lid Open Resume: On;...

  • Page 114: Boot Menu - Selecting The Operating System Source

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s BOOT MENU –...

  • Page 115

    Turns on and off booting with a truncated set of Power On Self Test.(Fewer tests mean faster turn on.) [Disabled] Turns on and off display of test results instead of Fujitsu logo screen during Power On Self Test. [Disabled] Turns on and off the preboot execution environment feature.

  • Page 116

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s The Boot Device Priority Submenu of the Boot Menu The Boot Device Priority Submenu is for set-...

  • Page 117

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-17 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Boot Device Priority Submenu Menu Field Options 1. Diskette Drive: –— 2. Hard Drive: –— 3. ATAPI CD-ROM Drive: –— Exiting from Boot Menu When you have finished setting the b oot para- meters with the Boot menu, you can either exit...

  • Page 118

    INFO MENU The Info menu is a display only menu that provides the configuration information for your notebook. Table 3-18 shows the names of the menu fields for the Info menu,all the options for each field, the default settings and a description of the field’s function and any special information needed to help understand the field’s use.

  • Page 119

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-18 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Info Menu Menu Field Options BIOS Version: — BIOS Date: — BIOS Area: — CPU Type: — CPU Speed: — L1 Cache: —...

  • Page 120: Exit Menu - Leaving The Setup Utility

    L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s f r o m F u j i t s u C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s EXIT MENU –...

  • Page 121

    S e c t i o n T h r e e Table 3-19 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Exit Menu. Menu Field Options Exit Saving Ch a n ge s : — Exit Discarding Changes: — Load Setup Defaults: —...

  • Page 122

    Table 3-19 Fields, Options and Defaults for the Exit Menu. Menu Field Options Discard Changes: — Save Changes: — C o n f i g u r i n g Y o u r L i f e B o o k 7 0 0 S e r i e s Default Description —...

  • Page 123: Setting Up Your Save-to-disk File Allocation

    1. Restart your notebook in MS-DOS mode. 2. At the DOS prompt type CD C:\Fujitsu 3. Type P H D I S K 4. Press the Enter key. The screen will display the amount disk spa ce needed to perform the Save-to-Disk function with the current memory configuration and...

  • Page 124

    To remove all space allocation for the Save-to- Disk function, do the following: 1.Go to the Start Menu and select MS-DOS Prompt. 2. Type CD C:\Fujitsu 3. Type PHDISK /DELETE /FILE . 4. Press the Enter key. The utility will remove the space allocation for the Save-to-Disk function and free that space for other use.

  • Page 125

    U s e r I n s t a l l a b l e F e a t u r e s Multi-function Bay Devices ..117 PC Cards ....124 Parallel Port Devices .

  • Page 126: Section Four

    S e c t i o n F o u r SECTION FOUR USER INSTALLABLE FEATURES Your LifeBook 700 Series has a number of user installable features: PC Card slots in the left side panel of your notebook allow you to install PC Cards, IC memory cards (SRAM card) or Zoomed Video cards (Slot 1 only).

  • Page 127: Multi-function Bay Devices

    Bay 1 Modules Floppy Disk Drive Lithium ion Battery Zip Drive MULTI-FUNCTION BAY DEVICES The bays in the front panel of your notebook accommodate the CD-ROM drive, the floppy disk drive,the Lithium ion batteries (a second battery is optional) or the optional second hard drive.

  • Page 128

    S e c t i o n F o u r The Lithium ion battery included with your notebook can power your notebook from either bay. Your notebook also supports a dual battery configuration with a Lithium ion battery in both bays at the same time.

  • Page 129

    Multi-function Bay 2 Release Button Figure 4-3 Removing and Installing a Device in Multi-function Bay 2 4. When the notebook goes into the Suspend mode you can safely remove the device from the Multifunction Bay. 5. Slide the release latch at the left rear corner of the Multi-function Bay toward the outer edge of your notebook.

  • Page 130

    S e c t i o n F o u r To Install a Module in the Device Adapter for Multi-function Bay 2. 1. Align the device adapter for Multi-function Bay 2 with the solid side up and the rounded edges toward you.

  • Page 131

    C A U T I O N The CD-ROM drive must be installed or removed from either Multi-function Bay 1 or 2 with the notebook either in the Suspend mode or else the power must be off. Failure to do so can cause damage to your notebook or the device.

  • Page 132

    S e c t i o n F o u r Lithium ion Battery Your Lithium ion battery is durable and long lasting but should not be exposed to extreme temperatures,high voltages, chemicals or other hazards. C A U T I O N If the Lithium ion battery connector is not fully seated, you may not be able to use your notebook or charge...

  • Page 133

    Optional Zip Drive An optional Zip drive using removable disks, with a capacity of 100MB, can be installed in either bay. The first time you use a Zip drive on your LifeBook 700 Series notebook, you will need to install the Zip Tools software onto your system. Installing the Zip Tools software.

  • Page 134: Pc Cards

    S e c t i o n F o u r PC CARDS PC Cards perform a wide variety of functions, and are ideal for mobile computers. Some available PC Cards: Fax/data modem cards (Type II). Local area network (LAN) cards (Type II). Wireless LAN cards (Type II).

  • Page 135

    Installing or Removing PC Cards in Your Notebook PC cards are install ed in the PC Ca rd slot in the l eft side panel of your noteboo k . Some PC Ca rd s wi ll not work wh en all po s s i ble devi ces are en a bl ed .

  • Page 136: Parallel Port Devices

    S e c t i o n F o u r 4. Verify that the You can safely remove your card message appears. 5. If the device cannot be removed message appears, save all files, close all applications, and exit Windows 95 then shut- off the power with the power switch.

  • Page 137: Telephone Lines

    TELEPHONE LINES To attach a telephone line to the internal modem open the rear panel connector cover or with the cover closed slide the panel in the con- nector cover slightly opened to reveal the RJ-11 jack.Plug one end of the telephone cable into the telephone line outlet.Orient the telephone cable with the release latch on the connector up.

  • Page 138: External Installation Of A Floppy Disk Drive

    S e c t i o n F o u r External Floppy Disk Drive Port External Floppy Disk Drive Connector Cover Connector Release Button Connector Release Button External Floppy Disk Drive Figure 4-10 External Installation of a Floppy Disk Drive. EXTERNAL INSTALLATION OF A FLOPPY DISK DRIVE To install a floppy disk drive externally,...

  • Page 139: Memory Upgrade Module

    Figure 4-11 Opening the Memory Upgrade Compartment Figure 4-12 Removing a Memory Upgrade Module U s e r I n s t a l l a b l e F e a t u r e s MEMORY UPGRADE MODULE Your notebook has 32MB of installed SDRAM.

  • Page 140

    S e c t i o n F o u r C A U T I O N The memory upgrade module can be severely damaged by electro-static dis- charge (ESD). Be sure you are properly grounded when handling and installing the module.

  • Page 141

    1. Turn on power using the power switch. 2.Enter the setup utility by pressing the F2 key as soon as the Fujitsu logo appears on the screen. (See pages 55-56.) U s e r I n s t a l l a b l e F e a t u r e s 3.

  • Page 142: Landock

    S e c t i o n F o u r If the total memory displayed is not what you believe it should be, check that your memory upgrade module is properly installed. If it is properly installed and the capacity is not cor- rectly recognized,see the Troubleshooting Section starting on page 138.

  • Page 143

    U s e r 7. Arrange the notebook/leveler combination to align the docking connector on the docking device body with the Docking port on your notebook and the notches on the leveler with the notches on the docking device body. 8.

  • Page 144

    S e c t i o n F o u r To Remove Your Notebook from the LANdock 1. From the Start menu click on Eject PC or press the Undock button on the LANdock. 2. Wait for the Safe to Undock LED to illumi- nate, even if a message appears on your screen saying that you may undock.

  • Page 145

    C A U T I O N When your notebook is mounted in the LANdock it is essentially a desktop PC not a mobile notebook. DO NOT unplug the docking device with the oper- ating system active. You may cause a loss of data and a system error when you restart your notebook.

  • Page 146: Port Replicator

    S e c t i o n F o u r PORT REPLICATOR To connect your notebook to the Port Replicator, follow the docking instructions that come with the Port Replicator. Using Your Notebook While it is Installed in the Port Replicator There are a few differences you will notice between using your notebook in and out of the Port Replicator.

  • Page 147: Restoring Your Pre-installed Software From Cd-rom

    T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Identifying the Problem ... 138 Specific Problems ....139 Power On Self Test Messages .

  • Page 148: Section Five

    8. If you have tried the solutions suggested in Specific Problems without success, contact your support representative: toll free 1-800-8FUJITSU (1-800-838-5487) fax 1-901-259-5700 e-mail 8fujitsu@fpc.fujitsu.com Web Site http://www.8fujitsu.com. Before you place the call, you should have the following information ready so that the customer support representative can provide you with the fastest possible solution: Product name.

  • Page 149: Specific Problems

    If your are an experienced computer user you may find it useful, however, it is intended primarily to help your Fujitsu support representative better serve you. When you call for help your support representative may ask you to setup your note- book for modem operation.

  • Page 150

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Audio Problems There is no sound coming from the built-in speakers. CD-ROM Drive Problems Notebook fails to recognize CD-ROM. Possible Cause 1. The volume knob is turned too low. 2.

  • Page 151

    Problem The CD-ROM Access indicator on the Status Indicator panel blinks at regular intervals when no CD is in the tray or the CD-ROM drive is not installed. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 5.

  • Page 152

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Docking Problems Notebook does not turn on when installed in Docking Station. Floppy Disk Drive You cannot access your floppy disk. Possible Cause 1. LANdock AC adapter is not plugged in.

  • Page 153

    Problem Hard Drive Problems You can not access your hard drive. Keyboard or Mouse Problems The built-in keyboard does not seem to work. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1.

  • Page 154

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem You have installed an external keyboard. You have connected an external keyboard or a mouse and it seems to be locking up the system. Memory Problems Your power on screen or Main menu of the BIOS setup utility information does not show the correct amount of installed memory.

  • Page 155

    Problem Modem Problems Messages about modem operation. Parallel, Serial,and USB Device Problems You have installed a parallel-port device, a serial-port device or a USB device. Your notebook does not recognize the device, or the device does not seem to work properly. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 2.

  • Page 156

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem C A U T I O N Due to ongoing changes in USB technology and standards, not all USB devices and/or drivers are guaranteed to work. PC Card Problems A card inserted in the PC Card slot does not work or is locking up the system.

  • Page 157

    Problem Power Failures You turn on your notebook and nothing seems to happen. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1. The installed primary battery is completely discharged,there is no optional second battery installed and there is no Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) installed.

  • Page 158

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Possible Cause 3. The primary battery is installed but is completely discharged, there is no optional second battery installed and the Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) has no power from the AC outlet, airplane seat jack, or the car’s cigarette lighter.

  • Page 159

    Problem T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 5. Power switch is already in the On position. 6. There is no battery installed and there is no Power adapter (AC or auto/airline) installed. 7.

  • Page 160

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem Your notebook turns off all by itself. Possible Cause 8. The battery or batteries are low. 1. The power management parameters are set for auto timeouts which are too short for your operating needs.

  • Page 161

    Problem Your notebook won’t work on battery alone. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 3. You have a battery failure. 4. Your Power adapter has failed or lost it’s power source. 1.

  • Page 162

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem The batteries seem to discharge too quickly. Shutdown and Startup Problems The Suspend/Resume button does not work. Possible Cause 1. You are running an application which uses a great deal of power because of frequent hard drive access or CD-ROM access, use of a modem PC Card or of a LAN PC Card.

  • Page 163

    3. Close all applications, and try the button again. 1. Set the operating source by pressing the Esc key while the Fujitsu logo is on screen or use the F2 key and enter the setup utility and adjust the source settings from the Boot menu on page 103.

  • Page 164

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem An error message is displayed on the screen during the notebook turn on (boot) sequence. Your notebook appears to change setup parameters when you start it. Video Problems The built-in display is blank when you turn on your notebook.

  • Page 165

    Problem The display goes blank by itself after you have been using it. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 3. The angle of the display and the brightness settings are not adequate for your lighting conditions.

  • Page 166

    S e c t i o n F i v e Problem The Built-in Display does not close. The Built-in Display has bright or dark spots. The application display uses only a p ortion of your screen and is surrounded by a dark band. Possible Cause 3.

  • Page 167

    Problem You have connected an external monitor and it does not come on. Miscellaneous Problems An error message is displayed on the screen during the operation of an application. T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g Possible Cause 1.

  • Page 168: Power On Self Test Messages

    S e c t i o n F i v e POWER ON SELF TEST MESSAGES The following is an alphabetic list of error-and- status messages that Phoenix BIOS and/or your operating system can generate and an explana- tion of each message.Error messages are marked with an *.

  • Page 169

    This means that the fl oppy disk drive type iden- tified in your Setup Utility does not agree with the type detected by the Power On Self Test. Run the Setup Utility to correct the inconsistency. *Invalid NVRAM media type Problem with NVRAM access.

  • Page 170

    S e c t i o n F i v e sequence, you should turn off the power with the Power Switch and contact your support representative. *Real time clock error Real-time clock fails BIOS test. May require board repair. Contact your support representative.

  • Page 171: Emergency Cd-rom Drive Tray Release

    Figure 5-1 Emergency CD-ROM Tray Release EMERGENCY CD-ROM TRAY RELEASE If for some reason the eject button fails, you can open the CD-ROM tray with a paper clip or similar tool inserted into the eject hole in the far right side of the front of the tray. Straighten one side of a paper clip and push it gently into the hole.

  • Page 172

    S e c t i o n F i v e Recovery Directions 1. Put the Recovery CD-ROM in the CD-ROMdrive. 2.Start your notebook. 3. Set the operating system source to be the CD-ROM drive. 4. Follow the instructions on your screen. 5.

  • Page 173

    S e c t i o n S i x C a r e a n d M a i n t e n a n c e Caring for Your Notebook..164 Increasing Battery Life .

  • Page 174: Section Six

    S i x SECTION SIX CARE AND MAINTENANCE If you use your LifeBook 700 Series from Fujitsu carefully, you will increase its life and reliability. This section provides some tips for looking after the notebook and the battery packs. CARING FOR YOUR NOTEBOOK The LifeBook 700 Series is a durable but sensitive electronic device.

  • Page 175: Increasing Battery Life

    INCREASING BATTERY LIFE To increase battery life: 1. Power your notebook through the AC or optional auto/airline adapter whenever possible. 2. If your notebook is running on battery power all day, connect it to the AC adapter overnight to recharge the battery. 3.

  • Page 176

    Warranty ....168 LifeBook 770Tx Specifications ..168 LifeBook 790Tx Specifications ..171 Approvals .

  • Page 177: Appendix A Specifications

    Floppy Disk Drive One modular 3.5" floppy disk drive which accommodates a 1.44MB or a 720KB floppy disk, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD03. One optional external floppy disk drive, Fujitsu Model FPCFD02. Hard Drive One factory installed 3.2GB, 2.5" (12.7 mm) fixed hard drive unit.

  • Page 178

    Zip Drive One optional modular 100MB, 2.5”(12.7mm) Zip removable media drive unit, Fujitsu Model FPCZIP02. Audio SoundBlaster-compatible 16-bit stereo PCM/FM sound chip. Spatializer 3D-Stereo multiple speaker effect support. Stereo headphone jack, 1 Vrms, or less, minimum impedance 32 Ohms. Stereo line in jack, 880 mVrms or less, minimum impedance 10K Ohms.

  • Page 179

    CD and hard drive access) in about fifteen (15) hours. AC Adapter Autosensing 100-240V AC,43W, supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCAC05 which includes an AC cable. Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Autosensing 12/24V DC,43W supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu...

  • Page 180: Lifebook 790tx Specifications

    DIMM (dual-in-line memory mod- ule) slot in a compartment in the bottom of the notebook.SDRAM Modules are recommended but EDO RAM Modules will work. Fujitsu product numbers: 16MB SDRAM,FPCEM05. 32MB SDRAM,FPCEM06. 64MB SDRAM,FPCEM07. In s t a lling an EDO RAM Module wi ll cause yo u r en ti re sys tem to opera te at slower EDO ti m i n g.

  • Page 181

    Floppy Disk Drive One modular 3.5" floppy disk drive which accommodates a 1.44MB or a 720KB floppy disk, Fujitsu Model FPCFDD03. One optional external floppy disk drive, Fujitsu Model FPCFD02. Hard Drive One factory installed 4.0GB, 2.5" (12.7 mm) fixed hard drive unit.

  • Page 182

    Management Standard DMI 2.0/WFM 1.1. Power Batteries One modular Lithium ion battery, Fujitsu Model FPCBP11. Rechargeable,10.8V, 3300 mAh. Operating time of up to 3 hours. Rapid charge (notebook off or in suspend mode) in about three (3) hours.Standard charge (normal use with limited CD and hard drive access) in about nine (9) hours.

  • Page 183

    CD and hard drive access) in about fifteen (15) hours. AC Adapter Autosensing 100-240V AC,43W, supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCAC05 which includes an AC cable. Optional Auto/Airline Adapter Autosensing 12/24V DC,43W supplying 16V DC to the Notebook, Fujitsu Model FPCCAA02.

  • Page 184: Approvals

    POPULAR ACCESSORIES Other accessories are available, contact your authorized Fujitsu reseller. Optional second modular Lithium ion battery, Fujitsu Model FPCBP11. Optional modular 3.2GB hard drive, Fujitsu Model FPCHDD03. LANdock, Fujitsu Model FPCDS11. The LANdock provides connections for: RS-232C Serial device.

  • Page 185: Glossary

    A p p e n d i c e s APPENDIX B GLOSSARY AC Adapter A device which converts the AC voltage from a wall outlet to the DC voltage ne eded to power your Computer. ACPI 1.0 Advanced Configuration and Power Interface specification version 1.0.

  • Page 186

    CHS Translation Cylinder, head and sector translation. Conversion of hard drive access addressing to the cylinder, head and sector form. The termi- nology is historical left from the days when data was stored on a series of cylindrical drums. The head designates the reading device,similar to the head on a cassette recorder only mounted on a movable arm.

  • Page 187

    A p p e n d i c e s Disk Operating System (MS-DOS is a Microsoft Disk Operating System). Driver A computer program which converts applica- tion and operating system commands to exter- nal devices into the exact form required by a specific brand and model of device in order to produce the desired results from that particular equipment.

  • Page 188

    IrDA Infrared Data Association. An organization which produces standards for communication using infrared as the carrier. Interrupt Request. An acronym for the hard- ware signal to the CPU that an ext ernal event has occurred which needs to be processed. Kilobyte.

  • Page 189

    A p p e n d i c e s and process video, audio and graphical data effi- ciently; Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) enabling one instruction to perform the same function on multiple pieces of data; and more L1 cache for a total of 32KB. Monaural A system using one channel to process sound from all sources.

  • Page 190

    Program An integrated set of coded commands to your computers telling your hardware what to do and how and when to do it. PS/2 An IBM series of personal computers which established a number of standards for con- necting external devices such as keyboards and monitors.

  • Page 191

    A p p e n d i c e s Stereo (audio) A system using two channels to process sound from two different sources. Stroke (keyboard) The amount of travel of a key when it is pressed from resting to fully depressed. Suspend To make inoperative for a period of time.

  • Page 192: Index

    I n d e x...

  • Page 193

    I n d e x 3D-Stereo ... . . 5,49, 169,172 adapter ..2-3,8,11-13,20-21, 24-29,128,142, 170,174,176 indicator ....20-21 Access indicators .

  • Page 194

    Cigarette lighter ... 12, 148,176 Closed cover switch ..6-7,154-155 CMOS RAM....160,177 COM port .

  • Page 195

    I n d e x ErgoTrac ..5,7,13-14,17,30-33, 43-44,76,143, 170,173 Error message ..13,24,45, 52,56, 154,157-159 ESD ... 130-131,171, 174,178 Ethernet.

  • Page 196

    Icon..15,21-22,26,28,31, 40,46, 50-52,58,118,152 IDE....68,74, 124,178 Idle mode ... . 46,96, 100,102 Impedance .

  • Page 197

    I n d e x Memory cache ....60,65-66 capacity... . 11,34,129-131 upgrade compartment ..10-11,129 upgrade module .

  • Page 198

    PC Card ... . 5,7-8, 20,23-24, 40, 46,49,99, 116,124-125, 132, 134, 139,146, 152,158, 169,172, 176,182 PC Card access indicator ... 23 PC-Doctor .

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    I n d e x Registration ....1-2,15 Reset ... 13,54-55,86, 162,181 Restart ..15,22,25,34,44,46-47, 52,54,56,90, 112-113, 135-136,143-146, 149, 158, 162,181...

  • Page 200

    Stereo headphones ....126 line in ... . 5,8-9, 115-116, 126,169,172-173,175 Supervisor password ... . 91-92 Support representative .

  • Page 201

    I n d e x Vehicle ..... 12 VGA ..10, 169-170,173,175,182 Video .

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