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  • Page 2 Epson America, Inc General notice: Other product names used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners EPSON disclaims any and all rights in those marks As an ENERGY STAR...
  • Page 3 I m p o r t a n t S a f e t y I n s t r u c t i o n s Read all of these instructions and save them for later reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the computer and AC power adapter.
  • Page 4 I m p o r t a n t e s I n s t r u c t i o n s d e S é c u r i t é Lire attentivement les instructions sulvantes et les conserver pour les consulter en cas de besoin.
  • Page 5 W i c h t i g e S i c h e r h e i t s c h i n w e i s e Bitte lesen Sie diese Sicherheitshinweise, und heben Sie sich zur späteren Verwendung auf. Beachten Sie alle Warnungen und Anweisungen, die auf dem Computer und dem Wechselstromadapter angebracht sind.
  • Page 6 FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT FOR AMERICAN USERS This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation This equipment generates uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed used in accordance with the instructions may cause...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    C o n t e n t s 1 Getting Started Opening Your Computer ... 1-2 Powering Your Computer ... 1-2 Connecting the AC Power Adapter ... 1-3 Turning the Computer On and Off ... 1-4 Checking the Indicator Lights ... 1-4 Adjusting the Screen Controls ...
  • Page 8 Caring for Your Computer Protecting the Hard Disk Drive ..Moving and Storing the Computer ..Cleaning Your ActionNote ... Cleaning the ActionPoint Touchpad.
  • Page 9 7 Troubleshooting Where to Get Help ..7-1 Electronic Support Services ..7-2 Identifying Your System ... 7-4 Error Messages ..7-5 Troubleshooting Your ActionNote ..7-5 The Computer Won’t Start ..7-6 The LCD Screen Is Blank ..7-8 The Computer Locks Up ...
  • Page 10 B Using Optional Equipment Using PC Cards ....... B-1 Using the ActionPort Replicator ... . . B-3 Connecting the Computer to the ActionPort Replicator .
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Your Operating System.” If you have questions, this manual or the online version should provide you with answers. Read the troubleshooting information in Chapter 7 or call the EPSON Connection at (800) 922-8911 for help. computer is all set GettingStarted 1-1...
  • Page 12: Opening Your Computer

    Opening Your Computer To open your ActionNote, slide the latches on each side of the computer’s lid forward and lift up the screen. Powering Your Computer Your computer is shipped with a charged battery and is ready to use when you take it out of the box.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Ac Power Adapter

    Connecting the AC Power Adapter The lightweight AC power adapter included with your ActionNote operates in the input ranges 100 to 240 VAC and 50-60 Hz. NOTE If you purchased your computer outside the United States, you have the international AC power adapter.
  • Page 14: Turning The Computer On And Off

    Recharging the battery takes about 3 hours with the computer turned on, and about 2 hours when it is turned off. While it recharges, the charge indicator light is orange. When the battery is fully charged, it is green. Turning the Computer On and Off The on/off button is beneath the screen on your right.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Screen Controls

    Adjusting the Screen Controls The screen contrast and brightness controls are located at the bottom of the screen. Slide the contrast control to the right to increase the contrast, or to the left to decrease it. On dual scan screens only, slide the brightness control to the right to lighten the screen, or to the left to darken it.
  • Page 16: Using The Actionpoint Touchpad

    Using the ActionPoint Touchpad You can move your cursor on the screen by sliding your finger along the built-in ActionPoint touchpad. It works with any software application that uses PS/2 compatible mouse drivers, and has a utility that lets you adjust its response. To move the cursor, slide your finger along the ActionPoint touchpad.
  • Page 17: Learning More About Actionpoint

    When you reach the edge of the touchpad surface, the pointer continues to move in the same direction until you lift or move your finger. This feature is called. “Edge Motion.” When software manuals tell you to use your mouse, use these ActionPoint equivalents: movements Touchpad Mouse...
  • Page 18: Using The Keyboard

    Using the Keyboard Your computer’s keyboard has 85 keys that provide the same functions as a full-sized 101-key keyboard, thanks to function keys and an embedded numeric keypad. The provides a second function for other keys. The keyboard on the ActionNote is available with different layouts for different languages.
  • Page 19: Using The Embedded Numeric Keypad

    Using the Embedded Numeric Keypad In Num Lock mode, the keys in the embedded numeric keypad give you the number or symbol for that key instead of the letter. Press to turn Num Lock mode on Num Lock and off. To enter a letter while in Num Lock, press plus the key.
  • Page 20: Powering The Computer

    If you plan to use the computer in countries other than the U.S. or Canada, you’ll need to purchase the international AC power adapter. EPSON also offers an automobile adapter. See t h e Powering the Computer 2-1...
  • Page 21: Using The Battery

    “Using the International AC Power Adapter” and ‘Using the Automobile Adapter” in Appendix B of the online manual for more information. CAUTION To avoid damaging the computer, use only adapters designed for the ActionNote 900 series computers. Using the Battery The removable NiMH battery can provide between 4 and 6 hours of power when you use your computer’s power management features.
  • Page 22: Recharging The Battery

    Recharging the Battery The battery that comes with your system is rechargeable. It takes approximately 2 hours to charge a completely discharged battery when the computer is off or when it is in Suspend mode. If you use the system while the battery is recharging, it can take up to 3 hours.
  • Page 23 Conditioner” in Appendix B of the online manual for more information. NOTE Contact your localgovernment agency for recycling information on rechargeable batteries. Follow these steps to replace the battery: Save any open files and close your applications. Shut down or exit Windows. Press the on/off button.
  • Page 24: Using Power Management

    Insert the new battery into the compartment at an angle and then lower it into place. Using Power Management Your ActionNote offers a variety of power management features to help you conserve battery power. Your computer has three power-saving modes: Idle, Standby, and Suspend.
  • Page 25: Low Battery Protection

    can press the (located between the brightness and contrast controls) at any time to enter Suspend mode and temporarily stop system activity. After press Suspend/Resume, for the computer to enter Suspend mode. Then the Suspend indicator light comes on and the screen becomes dark.
  • Page 26 either connect the AC power adapter or turn off the computer and replace the battery (as described earlier in this chapter). In addition, the computer can be set up to enter Suspend mode when the battery power reaches a minimum level. This protects the contents of your computer’s memory for several hours.
  • Page 27: Using Energy Wisely

    For instructions on setting up your ActionNote to use the Save to Disk and Instant On features, see “Using Instant On and Saving to Disk” in Chapter 6. Using Energy Wisely By purchasing this Energy Star compliant computer, you join a growing number of users concerned about conserving energy.
  • Page 28: Getting To Work

    3 Getting to Work This chapter contains practical information about using your ActionNote. Reading it now can save you time later. Using Passwords Passwords help protect data from theft. Your ActionNote offers two types of passwords: a Setup password that controls access to the Setup utility, and a System password that controls access to your computer.
  • Page 29: Entering A Password

    Entering a Password Whether the computer is configured with a System or Setup password, you enter the password in the same way. When you turn on your system (for the System password) or access Setup (for the Setup password), you see this prompt: Enter password: Type the correct password and press...
  • Page 30: Using Diskettes

    Using Diskettes You can use either 720KB double-density or 1.44MB high-density, double-sided diskettes in your 35-inch, 1.44MB diskette drive. To insert a diskette, hold it with the label facing up and the shutter leading into the drive. Slide it all the way into the drive. To remove the diskette, make sure the diskette drive light is off.
  • Page 31: Resetting The Computer

    Resetting the Computer Occasionally, when the computer doesn’t respond, you may need to reset it. Resetting clears the memory and reloads the operating system. To reset the computer, hold down the and press the Then follow any instructions you see. Working Comfortably It’s easy to spend a lot of time working on the computer.
  • Page 32: Caring For Your Computer

    Caring for Your Computer Although it has been built for years of use, your ActionNote contains fragile circuits and needs to be handled with care to keep it in good working order: Keep the computer and AC power adapter dry, and do not subject them to extreme heat or cold.
  • Page 33: Protecting The Hard Disk Drive

    Protecting the Hard Disk Drive Your hard disk drive is designed for travel and lots of use. Follow. these precautions, however, to protect your data and prolong hard disk life. Never turn off or reset the computer when it is copying data to or from the hard disk drive (the indicator light is on).
  • Page 34: Moving And Storing The Computer

    Moving and Storing the Computer Before you move your ActionNote, make sure the power is off and the screen is closed. Remove any diskettes. Use a carrying case or equivalent. If you have any devices attached, make sure they are turned off and unplugged. The ActionNote has an operating temperature range of 42 to 95°...
  • Page 35: Cleaning Your Actionnote

    Cleaning Your ActionNote You may need to clean your ActionNote occasionally. Clean the exterior with a soft, damp cloth. Spray glass cleaner on a soft, lint- free cloth to clean the LCD screen; do not spray the cleaner directly onto the screen. Cleaning the ActionPoint Touchpad The ActionPoint is sensitive to moisture, which may affect your cursor movement.
  • Page 36: Upgrading Internal Components

    Your ActionNote supports EPSON-qualified, IDE hard disk drives with a 2.5-inch form factor and a maximum height of 19 mm. Contact the EPSON Connection or your dealer to find out about the latest upgrade options. CAUTION Before you replace your hard disk drive, be sure to make backup copies of all your files andprograms.
  • Page 37 Follow these steps to remove the drive: Turn off the computer and disconnect any external devices or cables. Close the LCD screen and turn the computer over. Press the latch away from the hard disk drive cover and slide the cover back slightly.
  • Page 38 Pull on the two metal tabs to disconnect the drive, and remove it from the case. If you need to disconnect the connector card, hold it by the edges and pull it away from the drive, as shown below. Upgrading internal Components 5-3...
  • Page 39: Replacing A Hard Disk Drive

    Replacing a Hard Disk Drive Follow these steps to replace a hard disk drive. If your new drive already has the connector card attached, start with step 3. If necessary, attach the connector card. Align the holes in the card with the group of 44 pins on the right side of the drive connector.
  • Page 40 The hard disk drive compartment on your ActionNote can accommodate standard drives up to 19 mm high. If the drive that came with your computer is less than 19 mm high, it is installed above a black foam spacer. If you are going to install a 19 mm drive, remove the spacer from the compartment before you perform step 3.
  • Page 41 Position the drive cover over the compartment so that the small arrow on the cover aligns with the first notch in the latch Lower the cover and then slide it until it snaps shut. Before installing the operating system, run Setup as described under “Customizing Computer Settings”...
  • Page 42: Removing And Replacing The Keyboard

    Removing and Replacing the Keyboard You need to remove the keyboard to install memory. However, you don’t need to disconnect the keyboard cables. Removing the Keyboard Follow these steps to remove the keyboard Turn off the computer and disconnect the AC power adapter.
  • Page 43 Use a small screwdriver to gently pry up the plastic strip above the keyboard. You can pry in the center as shown here, or in front of the left and right hinges. Lift up the strip and remove it from the case.
  • Page 44: Replacing The Keyboard

    Gently lift the keyboard, holding it by the top edge. Remove it from the case and place it on a flat surface in front of the computer. Do not pull on the keyboard cables. Replacing the Keyboard When you are ready to replace the keyboard, refer to the illustrations in the previous section as you follow these steps: Carefully lift up the keyboard and...
  • Page 45 The top edge of the keyboard should not overlap the bronze-colored ledge of the case. If you have difficulty aligning the keyboard, try the following approach: hold the top of the keyboard in the center. With the keyboard at a 45° angle, line up the clips on the bottom of the keyboard with the case.
  • Page 46: Upgrading Your Memory

    CAUTION module is delicate and needs careful memory handling. If you don’t fee/ confident installing it yourself, ask your Authorized EPSON Servicer for assistance. Removing a Memory Module Your computer may have a memory module installed. If you want to replace it with a higher-capacity module, follow the steps below to remove the original memory module.
  • Page 47: Installing A Memory Module

    Press each of the retaining clips toward the side of the memory module socket and lift up on the edge of the module until it is released. Pull the module out of the socket. You are now ready to install the new memory module.
  • Page 48 Holding the memory module with the notch on the upper right corner, align it with the connector at the edge of the socket. Insert the memory module into the socket at an angle, pressing along the edge until it clicks into place. Press down on the module until it snaps into the retaining clips on the sides.
  • Page 49: Customizing Your Computer

    6 Customizing Your Computer You can customize your ActionNote in a variety of ways covered in this chapter. Customizing Your ActionPoint You can adjust the amount of pressure you need to apply to your touchpad as well as the speed and precision of the cursor movement. Select the ActionPoint Configuration control panel utility (the Mouse utility in Windows 95).
  • Page 50 ActionPoint configuration panels Features Panel notion Sensitivity settings Double-click speed Acceleration Extra precision Orientation Set rotation settings Set buttons Shortcuts Autojumps settings Hotspots Custom assignments Touchpad Edge motion settings Touch threshold Gestures 6-2 Customizing Your Computer (continued) Description Adjusts the response of the pointer to the motion of the pointing device Adjusts how quickly you...
  • Page 51: Customizing Computer Settings

    To select a setting click the button for that setting, then adjust the controls. When you’ve made changes, click Your settings take effect immediately. N O T E If you install another pointing device and then want to return to the ActionPoint, you need to reinstall the ActionPoint drivers.
  • Page 52: Starting Setup

    Starting Setup To start Setup, turn on your computer. (If your computer is already on, save any files you’ve been working on, then restart your computer using Ctrl Alt Del.) During power-on diagnostics you see the following prompt: Press F8 to run SETUP As soon as you see this message, press If you do not press computer loads the operating system.
  • Page 53 Help information is available for each option. Highlight the option and press Setup lets you change or verify the settings listed in the following tables. Setup page 1 options Options Setting system hh:mm:ss (24 Time hour format) mmm dd, yyyy system Date Update...
  • Page 54 The table below lists the power management options. Additional information follows. Power management options Setting Options Power Enabled Management Disabled System Idle Disabled Enabled* system Disabled 1 to 15 Standby minutes; 2 minutes* system Disabled Suspend 1 to 15 minutes; 10 minutes* Hard Disk Disabled...
  • Page 55 The table below lists the page 3 Setup options. Setup page 3 options Setting Options Internal Enabled* Cache Disabled External Enabled* Cache Disabled Serial Port 1 3F8h* 2F8h 3E8h 2E8h Disabled Serial Port 2 3F8h 2F8h* 3E8h 2E8h Disabled Parallel 278h* Port** 378h...
  • Page 56: Customizing Power Management

    When you are ready to exit Setup, press Esc. You see the exit menu. Press one of the following keys: command keys Setup, exit Description Returns you to the main Setup or Power Management Setup screen Saves your new settings and restarts the computer Loads the default settings for all the options and returns to Setup Exits Setup without saving your settings...
  • Page 57: Using Instant On And Saving To Disk

    You may want to experiment to find the settings that work best for you. You can access the Power Management screen (without running Setup) by pressing adjust your settings at any time. You should, however, exercise caution when changingthe Power Management and options.
  • Page 58 Instant On works through the same process as Save to HDD, except that your data is saved to disk when you press the button. Before you can use either of these features, you have to configure your hard disk drive. The drive is already partitioned to set aside a 26MB area for the saved data (allowing space for all memory configurations).
  • Page 59: Using Password Security

    Remember that once you set a system password, you cannot access your system unless you enter it correctly. Write down yourpassword and keep it in a safe place. If you forget it, call the EPSON Connection for assistance. You can set two types of passwords for your computer: a system password and a Setup password.
  • Page 60: Setting A Password

    Setting a Password Follow these steps to set a password Highlight the Password option. Press Enter. Type a password up to seven characters long. As you type, you see displayed on the screen. Note whether and Caps Lock are on when Num Lock you type your password.
  • Page 61: Deleting Or Changing A Password

    Deleting or Changing a Password If you want to delete or change a password, follow these steps: 1. Highlight the Password option. Press Enter. Type your password. You see only squares on the screen. Press Enter. If you are deleting your password, press the I key.
  • Page 62: Using Video Drivers And Utilities

    Using Video Drivers and Utilities Your system includes high-resolution video display drivers for Windows your hard disk drive. If you are using Windows 3.1, you can use these drivers to display in resolutions up to 1024 x 768 in 256 colors on an external monitor. Windows 95 provides the Chips and ®...
  • Page 63: Using Your Audio Card

    To check on the availability of drivers for non- Windows applications, call the EPSON Connection or access one of the EPSON electronic support services, as described under “Where to Get Help” in Chapter 7. Using Your Audio Card The 16-bit stereo audio card in your ActionNote is Business Audio ®...
  • Page 64 Recording Control regulates the recording level and stereo balance of multiple input sources. The Mixer combines signals from several audio sources during playback, controlling the volume and balance of each source. The Extended Recorder records, compresses, stores, and plays sounds directly to (or from) your hard disk drive.
  • Page 65: Using Your Infrared Port

    Using Your Infrared Port The IrDA-compliant infrared port provides “point and beam” wireless serial communications capability for mobile computer users, and replaces network, printer, and other cable connections between IrDA- compliant devices. The IrDA infrared data link standard gives ActionNote users the capability of transferring data at speeds much faster than a standard modem.
  • Page 66 IrDA device indicates when the units are communicating. See the Puma TranXit online help for more information. Customizing Your Computer 6-18...
  • Page 67: Troubleshooting

    Where to Get Help If you purchased your computer in the United States or Canada, EPSON provides customer support and service through a network of Authorized EPSON Customer Care Centers. also provides the following services EPSON when you dial (800) 922-8911.
  • Page 68: Electronic Support Services

    You can purchase printed manuals, accessories, or parts for EPSON products from EPSON Accessories. Call (800) 873-7766 (U.S. sales only) from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific time. In Canada, call (800) BUY EPSON. If you purchased your computer outside the...
  • Page 69 CompuServe’s Epson America Forum EPSON also maintains the Epson America Forum on CompuServe. about your EPSON product, this is a good place to get them answered. Your computer includes the CompuServe ® WinCIM...
  • Page 70: Identifying Your System

    Identifying Your System When you request technical assistance, be ready to provide the following: EPSON product name and model (on the logo for your ActionNote) EPSON product code (on base of ActionNote) Serial number (on base of ActionNote) System BIOS version (displayed during...
  • Page 71: Error Messages

    If the error is serious, the error message remains on the screen and the computer locks up. If this happens, contact your Authorized EPSON Servicer or the EPSON Connection. Troubleshooting Your ActionNote If you have trouble with your ActionNote, look through the headings in this chapter to see if the problem ls covered.
  • Page 72: The Computer Won't Start

    The Computer Won’t Start The computer won’t start when you press the on/off button. If the Power light is on, check the Suspend light. Press any key if it is on; press the Suspend/Resume button if it is flashing. Check the Charge light. If it is flashing orange, the battery may be damaged or installed incorrectly.
  • Page 73 You have trouble running the computer from a battery. (Be sure to read Chapter 2 for information on powering your system.) The battery power may be low. If you have a second fully charged battery, use it to replace the one in the computer and recharge the original battery.
  • Page 74: The Lcd Screen Is Blank

    N O T E When you need to discardyour battery, contact your local government waste management agency for recycling information on rechargeable batteries. The computer doesn’t work properly with the AC power adapter. Make sure the AC power adapter is securely connected to the computer and the electrical outlet.
  • Page 75: The Computer Locks Up

    The computer may be in Suspend mode; press any key or the button to resume. Press the on/off button to resume if you are using Instant On. See Chapter 2 for more information. You may have set a video timeout period in Setup or with your operating system.
  • Page 76: Your Password Isn't Working

    If you have forgotten your password, call the EPSON Connection for assistance. You Can’t Access Data on a Diskette Remove the diskette and insert it again, making sure the label is facing up.
  • Page 77: The Diskette Drive Isn't Working

    Try cleaning the diskette drive heads. See “Cleaning the Diskette Drive” in Chapter 4. If the drive is making loud or unusual noises, contact your Authorized EPSON Servicer or the EPSON Connection. You Can’t Access Files on the Hard Disk Drive...
  • Page 78: A Pc Card Isn't Working

    Type I or II cards, or one Type III card. If you aren’t sure your card is compatible, call the EPSON Connection or your Authorized EPSON Servicer for the latest information about tested cards. Like a diskette, a new PC RAM or hard disk card may need to be formatted (initialized) before you can use it.
  • Page 79: Using Pc Cards

    PCMCIA card drivers at the prompt. PCMCIA Card Software User’s See the EPSON Guide for information about configuring PC cards in DOS and Windows 3.11 using the Troubleshooting 7-13...
  • Page 80: The Actionpoint Isn't Working Correctly

    If none of these solutions solve your problem, contact the card manufacturer or call your Authorized EPSON Servicer or the EPSON Connection for assistance. The ActionPoint Isn’t Working Correctly Make sure the touchpad has not been disabled in Setup.
  • Page 81: An External Monitor Is Blank

    ActionNote” in Chapter 4); then wash and dry your hands. If you still have trouble with the ActionPoint, contact your Authorized EPSON Servicer or the EPSON Connection. An External Monitor Is Blank Adjust the brightness and contrast of the monitor screen.
  • Page 82: An External Pointing Device Doesn't

    Contact your Authorized EPSON Servicer or the EPSON Connection for assistance. An External Pointing Device Doesn’t Work Your ActionPoint touchpad is disabled when you connect a device to the external keyboard/mouse port and use it before you use the touchpad. If you used the touchpad first, turn the computer off and then on.
  • Page 83: Your Printer Isn't Working

    If the device is connected to the computer’s serial port, make sure the device and the serial port options in Setup are set to use the same memory address or COM port. See “Changing the Settings” in Chapter 6 for more information. If you still have trouble with an external device, check the manual that came with it or contact the manufacturer.
  • Page 84: Your Software Isn't Working Correctly

    Your Software Isn’t Working Correctly If the application program does not start, check that you are following the correct procedure for starting the program, and that it is installed correctly. If the program is running, see the online help to assist you in diagnosing the problem.
  • Page 85 Make sure the other drvice is IrDA- compliant. Make sure that the communicating IrDA ports are within three feet of each other, and are positioned at an angle of 30° or less. Check that the IrDA port’s COM assignment is correct. The default setting is COM2.
  • Page 86: A Specifications

    Specifications CPU and Memory Cyrix 5th generation 5x86 microprocessor installed as a QFP chip with Level 2 cache on a daughterboard System speed Fast and slow speeds selected in Setup Memory 8MB RAM on the system board expandable up to 24MB using a 4, 8, or 16MB memory expansion module l28KB Flash memory device...
  • Page 87: Controllers

    Controllers Video Chips and Technology 65545 or 65548 video controller; 1MB DRAM; 32-bit VL local bus; supports 640 by 480 in 256 colors on LCD; 800 by 600 In 64K colors or 1024 by 768 in 256 colors on external monitor; automatic external monitor detection;...
  • Page 88: Interfaces

    Interfaces External Auto-sensing, 15-pin, D-sub, video female connector for analog monitor; supports simultaneous display with LCD using sequence or software command Parallel Centronics® compatible; 25-pin, D-sub, female connector; bidirectional 8-bit parallel; autodetects ECP or EPP devices when connected and turned on at system start-up Serial RS-232C, 16CSSOC-compatible...
  • Page 89: Keyboard

    input and Audio output replicator Port Security Keyboard 85 keys; 101-key keyboard compatible; embedded numeric keypad; ActionPoint Touchpad Built-In pointing device with two buttons compatible with PS/2 mouse driver software; can be disabled with Setup Volume Control Knob adjusts sound of internal speaker and audio card output Specifications Connectors for stereo line-in,...
  • Page 90: Mass Storage

    Mass Storage Hard disk drive Removable Internal IDE hard disk drive, 2.5-inch form factor; maximum height 19 mm; Setup automatically recognizes and configures drives that support IDE or enhanced IDE Interfaces Internal 3.5-inch diskette Diskette Drive drive; 720KB or 1.44MB format; supports lower power consumption LCD Screen...
  • Page 91: Power Sources

    Power Sources Sources include internal removable battery, lightweight AC power adapter, or optional international AC power adapter, and automobile adapter Battery Rechargeable 12 Volt NiMH battery, current regulation by thermistor AC Power Adapters Lightweight AC Specification power adapter AC connection 2 folding connectors 6 ft (1.8 meters)
  • Page 92: Environmental Requirements

    CAUTION Use only the adapters and replacement batteries designed for use with the ActionNote Environmental Requirements Condition Operating Temperature 42° to 95° F (5° to 35° C) Humidity 30% to 90% (non-condensing) Altitude -200 to 12,000 ft (-67 to 4,000 m) Acoustical noise 35 dB at 1 meter (maximum)
  • Page 93 Index AC adapter automobile, B-10 connecting 1-3 dimension& A-6 input ranges, 1-3 international 1-3, 2-2, B-8 model numbers, 2-2 precautions, 4-1 specifications A-6 using 1-2, 2-1 ActionPort replicator, using B-3 Adapter, see AC adapter AUD sound format, 6-15 Audio card recorder, 6-15 recording control, 6-16 settings, 6-16...
  • Page 94 Battery (continued) recycling, 2-4, 7-8 replacing, 2-3–2-5 specifications A-6 using 2-2–2-5 Battery hypercharger/conditioner, B-12–B-14 Boot password, 6-12 Brightness, 1-6 Cache, A-1 Calendar, A-1 Caps Lock, indicator light, 1-5 CD-ROM drive, B-15 Charge light, 2-1 Cleaning, 4-4 Clicking, see Touchpad Clock, A-1 CompuServe, 7-3 Computer caring for, 4-1...
  • Page 95 EPSON (800) 922-8911 services, 7-1 Accessories, 7-2 bulletin board 7-2 Customer Care Centers, 7-1 electronic support services, 7-2 parts, 7-2 EPSON Connection, 1-1 Ergonomics, 3-4 Error messages, 7-5 External devices connecting B-6–B-8 problems, 7-15–7-16 External keyboard, B-7 External VCA, A-3...
  • Page 96 FDISK utility, 5-6 Features, 1-1 Files, backing up, 4-2 Function keys F8, 6-3 Power Management, 6-8 sticking, 5-10 Green light flashing, 2-6 Hard disk drive controller, A-2 dimensions 5-1 Indicator light, 1-5 partition, 6-10 precautions, 4-2 problems, 7-11 removing, 5-2 replacing, 5-4 specifications A-5 timeout 2-5...
  • Page 97 Kensington MicroSaver security lock, B-11 Keyboard embedded numeric keypad, 1-10 Fn key functions 1-9 layouts 1-9 removing, 5-7–5-9 replacing, 5-7–5-10 specifications, A-4 using 1-9 Keypad, embedded, 1-10 LCD screen cleaning 4-4 drivers and utilities, 6-14 precautions 4-1 resolution, 6-14 specifications A-5 Low Battery option, 6-9 Mass storage, A-5 Memory...
  • Page 98 On/off button, 1-4 Opening your computer, 1-2 Parallel interface, A-3 Parallel port, enabling 6-7 Parallel printer, connecting, B-6 Password changing, 6-13 deleting 6-13 entering 3-1 incorrect 3-2 losing 6-11 problems, 7-10 setting 6-11–6-12 setup, 6-11 system 6-11 types, 3-1, 6-11 using 3-1–3-2 PC card controller, A-2...
  • Page 99 (continued) Power Instant On feature, 6-6, 6-9–6-10 Low battery option, 6-9 managing 2-5–2-6, 6-8–6-10 precautions, 4-1 recharging 2-3 replacing battery, 2-7 saving to disk, 6-9–6-10 sources, A-6 turning on and off, 1-4 also AC adapter, battery, Power management Power adapters, 2-2 Power management Instant On, 2-7 low battery protection, 2-7...
  • Page 100 Recharging the battery, 2-3 Replacing the battery, 2-4 ROM, A-1 Save to Disk 2-7 Save to HDD mode, 6-9 Screen controls, 1-6 Screen timeout, 2-5 Scroll Lock, indicator light, 1-5 Scrolling 6-14 Security, lock, B-11 Self test, 1-4 Serial interface, A-3 Serial number, 7-4 Serial port, enabling, 6-7 Setup password, 6-12...
  • Page 101 Turning computer on and off, 1-4 Typing, avoiding strain, 3-4 Upgrading, hard disk drive, 5-1–5-6 Video, A-5 controller, A-2 drivers and utilities, 6-14 RAM, A-1 resolution, 6-14 Volume control, A-4 WAV sound format, 6-15 Wrist rest, 3-4 Index 9...

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