Acer Aspire E500 User Manual

Acer aspire e500: user guide
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  • Page 1 AcerSystem User's Guide...
  • Page 2 Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications. Acer Incorporated...
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    • Do not use this product near water. • Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product falls, it could be seriously damaged. • Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    • Use the product only with the supplied power supply cord set. If you need to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets the following requirements: detachable type, UL listed/ CSA certified, type SPT-2, rated 7 A 125 V minimum, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.6 meters (15 feet) maximum length.
  • Page 5: Finding Your Comfort Zone

    Computer users may complain of eyestrain and headaches after prolonged use. Users are also at risk of physical injury after long hours of working in front of a computer. Long work periods, bad posture, poor work habits, stress, inadequate working conditions, personal health and other factors greatly increase the risk of physical injury.
  • Page 6 • Keep your display clean. • Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display. • Adjust the display brightness and/or contrast to a comfortable level for enhanced text readability and graphics clarity.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Information for your safety and comfort iii Safety instructions Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use 1 System tour Front and rear panels 2 Setting up your computer Arranging a comfortable work area Positioning your PC Connecting peripherals Connecting your mouse and keyboard...
  • Page 8: System Tour

    1 System tour Front and rear panels Your computer's front and rear panels consist of the following: Icon Component Icon Component Eject button DVI port* Power button CRT/LCD monitor port Hard disk drive indicator OBR (One Button Recovery) button* LAN indicator / Network port...
  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Computer

    Avoid dusty areas and extremes of temperature and humidity. • You may place your computer beside your desk or under your table, as long as it does not block the space you need for working and moving. Warning: Do not cover the top mesh to prevent overheating.
  • Page 10: Taking Care Of Your Ac Adapter

    • Do not connect the adapter to any other device. • Do not step on the power cable or place heavy objects on top of it. Carefully route the power cable and any cables away from foot traffic. • When unplugging the power cable, do not pull on the cord itself but pull on the plug.
  • Page 11: Frequently Asked Questions

    Check the following: • The volume may be muted. Look for the Volume icon on the taskbar. If it is crossed-out, click on the icon and deselect the Mute option. You can also press the volume control/mute knob on your USB keyboard to toggle from mute to sound on.
  • Page 12: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device 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 device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 13: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    If the problem is with the equipment, discontinue use and contact your dealer or vendor. Caution: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger UL Listed or CSA Certified Telecommunication Line Cord.
  • Page 14: Notice For Australia

    There shall be no more than 10 call attempts to the same number within any 30 minute period for any single manual call initiation, and The equipment shall go on-hook for a period of not less than 30 seconds between the end of one attempt and the beginning of the next call attempt.
  • Page 15: Digital Audio Output Statement

    ADVARSEL: LASERSTRÅLING NAR DEKSEL ÅPNESSTIRR IKKE INN I STRÅLEN Digital audio output statement The optical connector contains no laser or light emitting diode (LED) more than Class I. Macrovision copyright protection notice "U.S Patent Nos. 4,631,603; 4,819,098; 4,907,093; 5,315,448; and 6,516,132."...
  • Page 16: The Fcc Rf Safety Requirement

    This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the 5.15 to 5.25 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this product to be used indoors for the frequency range 5.15 to 5.25 GHz to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite systems.
  • Page 17: Federal Communications Comission

    Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 18 Council Decision 98/482/EC (CTR21) for pan- European single terminal connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment. R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: •...

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