Finding Your Comfort Zone; Tips And Information For Comfortable Use - Acer Aspire E500 User Manual

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ENERGY STAR is a government program (public/private partnership) that gives
people the power to protect the environment in a cost effective way and without
sacrificing quality or product features. Products that earn the ENERGY STAR
prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines
set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of
Energy (DOE). In the average home, 75% of all electricity used to power home electronics is
consumed while the products are turned off. ENERGY STAR qualified home electronic
products in the off position use up to 50% less energy than conventional equipment. More
information refers to and
Note: Note: The statement above is applicable only to AcerSystem with an ENERGY STAR
As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY
STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
This product has been shipped enabled for power management:
Activate display' Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity.
Activate computer's Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity.
Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing power button.
More power management settings can be done through Acer ePower Management.

Tips and information for comfortable use

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.
Incorrect computer usage may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, tenosynovitis or
other musculoskeletal disorders. The following symptoms may appear in the hands, wrists,
arms, shoulders, neck or back:
numbness, or a burning or tingling sensation
aching, soreness or tenderness
pain, swelling or throbbing
stiffness or tightness
coldness or weakness
If you have these symptoms, or any other recurring or persistent discomfort and/or pain
related to computer use, consult a physician immediately and inform your company's health
and safety department.
The following section provides tips for more comfortable computer use.

Finding your comfort zone

Find your comfort zone by adjusting the viewing angle of the monitor, using a footrest, or
raising your sitting height to achieve maximum comfort. Observe the following tips:
refrain from staying too long in one fixed posture
avoid slouching forward and/or leaning backward

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