Epson ActionNote 866C Product Information Manual

Epson ActionNote 866C Product Information Manual

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Front View
suspend/resume button
* These parts function only with the optional audio card installed
Rear Panel and Left Side
keyboard or
mouse pod
*Available only with the optional internal fax/modem installed

Notebook Specifications

CPU and Memory
Upgradable 486 microprocessor installed
in a PGA socket; includes 8KB of internal
cache in write-back mode and integrated
math coprocessor
System speed
Fast speed and slow speed (8 MHz)
available; speed selection through Setup
hard disk drive
PC card
DC-in pod
EPSON ActionNote 800 Series
4MB RAM soldered on the system board;
configuration may include additional
memory module; expandable up to 24MB
using a 4,8,16, or 20MB memory
expansion module
128KB Flash ROM device containing the
system and video BIOS and Setup
program code
512KB DRAM supports resolutions up to
Video RAM
640 x 480 in 256 colors on the color LCD
and up to 1024 x 768 in 16 colors or
800 x 600 in 256 colors on external monitor
8KB internal; supports 256KB of external
cache on a CPU daughterboard; selectable
through Setup
Real-time clock, calendar, and CMOS
RAM; backed up by internal battery
Chips and Technology® 65535 video
controller; 32-bit local bus interface to the
microprocessor; supports enhanced video
modes on an external monitor; supports
resolutions from 640 x 480 in 256 colors on
the color LCD and up to 1024 x 768 in 16
colors on an external monitor; automatic
external monitor detection; simultaneous
display with LCD screen using Fn F10
command or software
Built-in super I/O controller for one
Diskette drive
internal 3.5-inch diskette drive; supports
720KB and 1.44MB formats
Hard disk
Built-in super I/O controller has interface
to one 2.5-inch, IDE internal hard disk
drive; automatically recognizes and
configures drives up to 19 mm high that
support the IDE interface
Built-in Vadem® VG-468 controller for two
stacked slots; supports two Type I or II
cards, or one Type III; PCMCIA version
2.01 and JEIDA 4.1 compatible; supports
low power and suspend modes; supports
hot insertion (including ExCA standards);
register compatible with Intel 82365SL
Auto-sensing, 15-pin, D-sub, female
External VGA
connector for analog monitor
Centronics® compatible; 25-pin, D-sub,
female connector; standard S-bit parallel;
supports standard (AT compatible) and
bidirectional (PS/2 compatible) modes


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Summary of Contents for Epson ActionNote 866C

  • Page 1: Notebook Specifications

    EPSON ActionNote 800 Series 4MB RAM soldered on the system board; Memory Front View configuration may include additional memory module; expandable up to 24MB using a 4,8,16, or 20MB memory expansion module suspend/resume button 128KB Flash ROM device containing the...
  • Page 2: Led Panel

    Internal; automatically disabled when utilities; all installed on the hard disk optional audio card is installed and drive; refer to Software Support Card for Line-out is used details on EPSON’s support policy Audio input Connectors for microphone, Line-in, and LED Panel and output...
  • Page 3: Major Subassemblies

    EPSON ActionNote 800 Series Battery Rechargeable 12 Volt NiMH battery; Major Subassemblies current regulation by thermistor Caution LED panel (LED card or Use only the adapters and replacement batteries designed audio/LED card under panel) for use with the ActionNote 800 series (lightweight AC...
  • Page 4: System Board Components

    EPSON ActionNote 800 Series Caution Processor speed switch When installing a new microprocessor, note that two holes are labeled “pin 1.” If you are installing a processor chip directly in the socket, insert pin 1 in the second row of holes from the right.
  • Page 5: Connector Pin Assignments

    EPSON ActionNote 800 Series Serial Port Connector(J2) System Board Components Microprocessor Signal Signal Signal Data Terminal Request to Send ROM BIOS Carrier Detect Ready Parallel pod connector Signal Ground Receive Data Clear to Send Serial port connector Transmit Data Data Set Ready...
  • Page 6 EPSON ActionNote 800 Series HDD IDE Connector (J23) External Keyboard/Mouse Connector (J7) Pin No. Signal Name Pin No. Signal Name RESET DRV IOWR IDE D7 Microphone Connector (J8) IORD Signal Signal Signal AGND BMIC MICIN IOCHRDY MICIN BMIC IRQ14 IOCS16...
  • Page 7 EPSON ActionNote 800 Series PCMCIA Connector (P1 and P2) Audio Out Connector (J14) Signal Signal Signal Signal VPP1 VPP2 LCD Connector (J11, 10-pin) RESET WAIT RFSH INPACK LCD Connector (J12, 15-pin) IORD BVD2 IOWR BVD1 LCD Connector (J13, 12-pin) VCCX...
  • Page 8 EPSON ActionNote 800 Series AN800-8 12/9/94...
  • Page 9: System Memory Map

    EPSON ActionNote 800 Series Port Replicator Connector (J6) (continued) System Memory Map 00000H 640KB base memory 0A0000H 128KB reserved for graphics display area 0C0000H Reserved 0D0000H Reserved 0E0000H 40KB for VGA BIOS 0EA000H Power Management Utility 0F0000H 64KB for system BIOS...
  • Page 10: System I/O Address Map

    Using Low Battery Save to HDD and Instant On PL-AN800 EPSON ActionNote 800 Series Parts Price List 0 The ActionNote 800 series hard disk drive is partitioned at the factory so that these options can be used. A 25MB area...

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