Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
• Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, HDD, Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack. Safe listening Follow these instructions, suggested by hearing experts,to protect your hearing. •...
Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel when: •...
Products that are ENERGY STAR qualified use less energy and prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Acer is committed to offer products and services worldwide that help customers save money, conserve energy and improve the quality of our environment.
Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products: • Produce less heat and reduce cooling loads, and warmer climates. • The display is configured to go into sleep mode after less than 10 minutes of user inactivity. The computer is configured to go into sleep mode after less than 30 minutes of user inactivity.
viii Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
Information for your safety and comfort iii Safety instructions Additional safety information Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use System tour Environment Setting up your computer Necessary to know before setup Selecting a location Opening the package Connecting peripherals Starting your computer Shutting down your computer System upgrade (selected models only)
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System tour Your computer consists of the following: Icon Description Icon Description Power button Floppy drive (selected models only) Microphone jack Optical drive (selected models only) (selected models only) Speaker or Media card reader headphone jack (selected models only) (selected models only) USB port IEEE 1394/FireWire jack (selected models only)
System tour Icon Description Icon Description Recovery button Network / hard disk drive (selected models only) indicators (selected models only) USB 3.0 USB 3.0 ports Kensington lock slot (selected models only) (selected models only) Display port DC-in jack (selected models only) (selected models only) The Display port adapter is availble on "DP1"...
Setting up your computer The AcerSystem is a versatile and powerful system, supporting a mainstream performance CPU. The computer uses a state-of-the-art bus architecture, which improves system efficiency and helps the system support varied multimedia and software applications. Your AcerSystem has standard I/O (input/output) interfaces such as a parallel port, PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, USB ports, and stereo microphone, line-in and line-out jacks (configuration may vary by models).
Setting up your computer • Wireless keyboard with pointing function • Remote control Note: Mouse, keyboard, wireless keyboard or remote control configuration may vary by selected models • User's Guide and Starter poster • Other user documentation and third-party software. Connecting peripherals After everything is connected, plug the power cord into the system and insert the other end into a power outlet.
Setting up new components You can only use components compatible with AcerSystem computers. Before you choose new components, please ask your authorized Acer dealer whether the part will operate within your AcerSystem system. In order to ensure proper setup and installation, please refer to the instructions provided with your new components.
Frequently asked questions The following questions are possible situations that may arise during the use of your computer and each is followed by easy answers and solutions to the situation. Q: I pressed the power switch but the system did not boot up. A: Check the LED located above the power switch.
Q: The printer does not work. A: Do the following: • Make sure that the printer is connected to a power outlet and that it is turned on. • Make sure that the printer cable is connected securely to the system's parallel port and the corresponding port on the printer.
Taking care of your computer Please read the important instructions listed in this section. Following these instructions will help you maximize the durability of your computer. Important tips • Do not expose the computer to direct sunlight. Do not place it near sources of heat, such as a radiator.
If you want to replace or upgrade any of your computer's internal components Asking for technical assistance For technical assistance, contact your local dealer or distributor. You may also access the Web site (http://www.acer.com) for information on how and where to contact the service centers available in your area.
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.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this PC series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian / Ukraine regulatory...
Modem notices Notice for USA This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. Located on the modem is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC Registration Number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this equipment. Upon request, you must provide this information to your telephone company.
Notice for New Zealand The grant of a Telepermit for any item of terminal equipment indicates only that Telecom has accepted that the item complies with minimum conditions for connection to its network. It indicates no endorsement of the product by Telecom, nor does it provide any sort of warranty.
Laser compliance statement The CD or DVD drive used with this computer is a laser product. The CD or DVD drive's classification label (shown below) is located on the drive. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02 9399-2913, www.acer.it...
-. EN300 440-2 (Applicable to non-bluetooth wireless keyboard mouse set). -. EN300 328 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2012. Mar. 13, 2012 RU Jan/Sr. Manager Date Regulation Center, Acer Inc.
Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel : 254-298-4000 Fax : 254-298-4147 www.acer.com Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
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