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Dell Inspiron 3700 User Manual

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  • Page 2 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Computer Corporation is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and Inspiron are trademarks and DellWare is a service mark of Dell Computer Corporation; Microsoft, Windows NT , and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; 3Com is a registered trademark of 3Com Corporation.
  • Page 3  APR I/O Connectors ..........1 APR Controls and Indicators .
  • Page 4 “Total Satisfaction” Return Policy (U.S. and Canada Only)....24 Year 2000 Statement of Compliance for Dell-Branded Hardware Products ..25 Previous Products .
  • Page 5 APR. For instructions, see the documentation that came with the BIOS upgrade diskette. The input/output (I/O) connectors on the back and side of the APR (see Figures 1 and 2) duplicate the primary connectors on the back and side of your computer. Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 6 The AC adapter that came with the APR connects to the AC adapter connector. NOTE: For the full name of an abbreviation or acronym used in this table, see the Glossary in the system Help. Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 7 The controls and indicators are shown in Figure 3. locked padlock position slot unlocked security eject/locking lock slot position lever eject position drive access indicator power indicator power button docking undock request button indicator Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 8: Docking The Computer

    For instructions, refer to the Setup Guide that accompanied your computer. Turn off the computer. You can now connect your computer to the APR as described in the following subsec- tion, “Docking the Computer.” Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 9 Push the computer forward until the docking connectors are fully engaged. Perform the following steps to disconnect the computer from the APR: Save and close all open files and exit all open application programs. Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 10 Press the undock request button on the APR (see Figure 5). Wait for the green docking indicator to turn off. Pull the eject/locking lever on the left side of the APR (see Figure 5) to undock the computer. eject/locking lever Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 11 Protect your APR from environmental hazards such as dirt, dust, food, liquids, temperature extremes, and overexposure to sunlight. When you move your APR between environments with very different tempera- ture or humidity ranges, condensation may form on or within the computer. To Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 12: Technical Specifications

    Chapter 3, “Basic Troubleshooting,” in the Reference and Troubleshooting Guide. If, after following these procedures, you confirm that your APR is not operating properly, contact Dell Computer Corporation. (See Chapter 5, “Getting Help,” in the Reference and Troubleshooting Guide for the appropriate telephone number.) Table 2 lists the technical specifications for the APR.
  • Page 13 Radio communications services include but are not limited to AM/FM commercial broadcast, television, cellular ser- Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 14 Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, Stock No. 004-000-00450-7 or on the World Wide Web at http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/WWW/ tvibook.html. Dell computer systems are designed, tested, and classified for their intended electro- magnetic environment. These electromagnetic environment classifications generally refer to the following harmonized definitions: Class A is typically for business or industrial environments.
  • Page 15 Most Dell computer systems are classified for Class B environments. To determine the electromagnetic classification for your system or device, refer to the following sections specific for each regulatory agency. Each section provides country-specific EMC/EMI or product safety information. Most Dell computer systems are classified by the Federal Communications Commis- sion (FCC) as Class B digital devices.
  • Page 16 Round Rock, Texas 78682 USA 512-338-4400 Most Dell computer systems (and other Dell digital apparatus) are classified by the Industry Canada (IC) Interference-Causing Equipment Standard #3 (ICES-003) as Class B digital devices. To determine which classification (Class A or B) applies to your computer system (or other Dell digital apparatus), examine all registration labels located on the bottom or the back panel of your computer (or other digital apparatus).
  • Page 17 EN 55022 — “Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Interference Char- acteristics of Information Technology Equipment.” EN 50082-1: 1992 — “Electromagnetic compatibility—Generic immunity stan- dard Part 1: Residential, commercial, and light industry.” EN 60950 — “Safety of Information Technology Equipment.” Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 18 A “Declaration of Conformity” in accordance with the preceding directives and stan- dards has been made and is on file at Dell Products Europe BV, Limerick, Ireland. This device belongs to Class B devices as described in EN 55022, unless it is spe- cifically stated that it is a Class A device on the specification label.
  • Page 19 To determine which classification (Class A or B) applies to your computer system (or other Dell digital device), examine the South Korean Ministry of Communications (MOC) registration labels located on your computer (or other Dell digital device). The MOC label may be located separately from the other regulatory marking applied to your product.
  • Page 20: Class A Device

    EMI ( A )   Please note that this device has been approved for nonbusiness purposes and may be used in any environment, including residential areas. EMI ( B ) Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 21 A protection mark “B” confirms that the equipment is in compliance with the protec- tion usage requirements of standards PN-93/T-42107 and PN-89/E-06251.          Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 22 Kuehne & Nagel de México S. de R.I. Avenida Soles No. 55 Col. Peñon de los Baños 15520 México, D.F . Supply voltage: 100–240 VAC Frequency: 60–50 Hz Input current rating: 1.5 A Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 23 Kuehne & Nagel de México S. de R.I. Avenida Soles No. 55 Col. Peñon de los Baños 15520 México, D.F . Tensión alimentación: 100–240 VAC Frecuencia: 60–50 Hz Consumo de corriente: 1.5 A Dell Inspiron 3700 System Advanced Port Replicator User’s Guide...
  • Page 24 NOTE: Before you ship the product(s) to Dell, back up the data on the hard-disk drive(s) and any other storage device(s) in the product(s). Remove any removable media, such as diskettes, CDs, or PC Cards. Dell does not accept liability for lost data or software.
  • Page 25 The warranty term for a replacement part is the remainder of the limited warranty term. You will pay Dell for replacement parts if the replaced part is not returned to Dell. The process for returning replaced parts, and your obligation to pay for replacement parts if you do not return the replaced parts to Dell, will be in accordance with Dell’s...
  • Page 26 If Dell elects to exchange a system or component, the exchange will be made in accordance with Dell’s Exchange Policy in effect on the date of the exchange. In any...
  • Page 27 The warranty term for a replacement part is the remainder of the limited warranty term. You will pay Dell for replacement parts if the replaced part is not returned to Dell. The process for returning replaced parts, and your obligation to pay for replacement parts if you do not return the replaced parts to Dell, will be in accordance with Dell’s...
  • Page 28 If you are an end-user customer who bought new products directly from a Dell com- pany, you may return them to Dell within 30 days of the date of invoice for a refund or credit of the product purchase price. If you are an end-user customer who bought...
  • Page 29 “NSTL Hardware Tested Year 2000 Compliant” logo by virtue of formal test- ing with, and successful completion of, the National Software Testing Laboratories (NSTL) YMARK2000 test.* Dell will treat a failure to pass the YMARK2000 test as a covered event under Dell's warranty for the product, subject to the normal warranty limitations.** For a complete copy of Dell's warranty, see the product's documenta-...
  • Page 30: Software

    Dell for installation. Dell recommends that you check each software manufacturer’s year 2000 Web site for updates to their prod- ucts. Links to a number of these Web sites can be found at the Dell year 2000 Web sites.
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