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Dell™ X200 Service Manual
Before You Begin
Preparing to Work Inside the Computer
Recommended Tools
Computer Orientation
Screw Identification
System Components
Battery
Memory Module and Mini PCI Card
Memory Module
Mini PCI Card
Keyboard
Palm Rest
Hard Drive
Hinge Covers and Display Assembly
Hinge Covers
Display Assembly
Keyboard Tray
Reserve Battery
Speakers
Cooling Fan
System Board
Modem Daughter Card
Battery Latches
Flashing the BIOS
Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors
Pin Assignments for the Computer
Pin Assignments for the X200 MediaBase
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.
NOTICE:
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2002 Dell Computer Corporation. All rights reserved.
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 AccessDirect are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Computer Corporation
disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
August 2002 Rev. A00

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  • Page 1 Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, and AccessDirect are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Computer Corporation disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 2: Battery Latches

    Back to Contents Page Battery Latches Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Battery Latches NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 3: Removing The Battery

    Back to Contents Page Battery Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Battery NOTICE: If you choose to replace the battery with the computer in standby mode, you have up to 1 minute to complete the battery replacement before the computer shuts down and loses any unsaved data.
  • Page 4: Before You Begin

    Before working inside your computer, read the safety instructions in your System Information Guide. NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 5: Screw Identification

    back right front left Screw Identification When you are removing and replacing components, photocopy the placemat as a tool to lay out and keep track of the screws. The placemat provides the number of screws and their sizes. NOTICE: When reinstalling a screw, you must use a screw of the correct diameter and length. Ensure that the screw is properly aligned with its corresponding hole, and avoid overtightening.
  • Page 6 Modem Daughter Card: Cooling Fan: (1 each) (4 each) Speaker:   (1 each) Back to Contents Page      ...
  • Page 7: Flashing The Bios

    Back to Contents Page Flashing the BIOS Dell™ X200 Service Manual To update the basic input/output system (BIOS): 1.  Go to support.dell.com. If this is your first time to use the website, complete the one-time registration. 2.  Enter the service tag sequence for your computer or select the appropriate Dell™ computer.  Click Go. 3.  Click Downloads.
  • Page 8: Hinge Covers

    1.  Open the computer all the way (180 degrees) so that it lies flat against your work surface. 2.  Place the hinge covers over the display hinges: a.  The left hinge cover fits over the power button and the right hinge cover fits over the Dell™ AccessDirect™ button. Both hinge covers pass  through the display hinges to the back of the computer. b.  Ensure that the two securing tabs on the outer edge of each hinge cover are engaged in their respective slots.
  • Page 9 M2 x 6-mm screws (2) 4.  Turn the computer over, and remove the two M3 x 5-mm screws from the bottom of the computer. M3 x 5-mm screws (2) 5.  Turn the computer over, and open the display 180 degrees. 6.
  • Page 10 signal cable inverter cable inverter connector signal connector 9.  Move the display assembly to an upright position and pull it up out of the bottom case. Back to Contents Page      ...
  • Page 11: Removing The Cooling Fan

    Back to Contents Page Cooling Fan Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Cooling Fan NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 12: Removing The Hard Drive

    Back to Contents Page Hard Drive Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Hard Drive NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 13: Removing The Keyboard

    Back to Contents Page Keyboard Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Keyboard NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 14: Replacing The Keyboard

    1 keyboard locator tab 2 keyboard securing tabs (4) 4.  Pry up the keyboard locator tab, and the keyboard pops up. 5.  Pull the keyboard a small distance toward the front of the computer to release the four securing tabs located across the back edge of the keyboard. 6.
  • Page 15 NOTICE: To avoid damage to the connector pins, insert the keyboard flex cable evenly into the ZIF connector on the system board, and do not reverse the keyboard flex cable. 2.  Ensure that the ZIF connector is open by pulling the ZIF connector tabs toward the back of the computer. 3.
  • Page 16: Keyboard Tray

    Back to Contents Page Keyboard Tray Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Keyboard Tray NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 17 air vent pin holes (2) 2.  Replace the keyboard tray. 3.  Reinstall the seven M2 x 4-mm screws that secure the keyboard tray to the system board. Back to Contents Page      ...
  • Page 18: Removing The Modem Daughter Card

    Back to Contents Page Modem Daughter Card Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Modem Daughter Card NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 19      ...
  • Page 20: Removing The Palm Rest

    Back to Contents Page Palm Rest Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Palm Rest NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 21 Back to Contents Page      ...
  • Page 22: Pin Assignments For I/O Connectors

    Back to Contents Page Pin Assignments for I/O Connectors Dell™ X200 Service Manual   Pin Assignments for the Computer   Pin Assignments for the X200 MediaBase Pin Assignments for the Computer USB Connector Signal -Data +Data Ground Video Connector Signal Signal CRT_VCC GREEN BLUE DAT_DDC2...
  • Page 23: Docking Connector

    TPB- P12V TPB+ TPA+ Pin Assignments for the X200 MediaBase Docking Connector Signal Signal DCK3_DOCK_IN2 P3.3V_LAN KBC3_DCKRST FDD3_STEP ADID PS25_KCLK DCK_DCIN FDD3_WGATE PIO3_STROBE PS25_KDATA VGA3_RED FDD3_WP PIO3_ACK PS25_MCLK VGA3_GREEN FDD3_HDSEL PIO3_BUSY PS25_MDATA VGA3_BLUE PIO3_PE SIO3_DTR1 VGA5_DDCD 1394_TPB- SIO3_TXD1 VGA5_DDCC 1394_TPB+ PIO3_SLCT SIO3_RTS1 VGA5_HSYNC...
  • Page 24 PIO3_PD(6) USB3_P5- FDD3_TRK0 LAN3_RX- PIO3_PD(7) FDD3_RDATA USB3_P4+ LAN3_TX+ LAN3_EECLK USB3_P4- FDD3_J3MODE LAN3_TX- LAN3_DTOEE FDD3_DS0 LAN3_DFRMEE KBC3_DCKPWRON FDD3_MTR0 DCK3_DOCK_IN1 PS/2 Connector Signal DAT_KBD DAT_SM1 PS2VCC CLK_KBD CLK_SM1 USB Connector Signal -Data +Data Ground IEEE 1394 Connector TPB- TPB+...
  • Page 25: Serial Connector

    TPA- TPA- Serial Connector Signal Signal RXDA TXDA     Parallel Connector Signal Signal STRB#/5V ACK#/DRV# PD0/INDEX# BUSY/MTR# PD1/TRK0# PE/WDATA# PD2/WP# SLCT/WGATE# PD3/RDATA# AUTOFD# PD4/DSKCHG# ERROR#/HDSEL# PD5F INIT#/DIR# PD6F SLCT_IN/#STEP# PD7F 18-25 Video Connector Signal Signal CRT_VCC GREEN BLUE DAT_DDC2 HSYNC VSYNC...
  • Page 26 CLK_DDC2     Back to Contents Page      ...
  • Page 27: Removing The Reserve Battery

    Back to Contents Page Reserve Battery Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Reserve Battery NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 28: Removing The Speakers

    Back to Contents Page Speakers Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the Speakers NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 29: Removing The System Board

    Back to Contents Page System Board Dell™ X200 Service Manual Removing the System Board NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 30 NOTE: Route cables so that they will not be crimped or pinched when the complete assembly is put back together. 3.  Reconnect the status light (LED) cable to the system board ZIF connector. 4.  Reinstall the four M2 x 4-mm screws that secure the system board to the bottom case. NOTE: After replacing the system board, enter the computer service tag sequence into the BIOS of the replacement system board.
  • Page 31: System Components

    System Components Dell™ X200 Service Manual NOTICE: Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. NOTICE: Unless otherwise noted, each procedure in this manual assumes that a part can be replaced by performing the removal procedure in reverse order.
  • Page 32: Removing The Memory Module Cover

    Back to Contents Page Memory Module and Mini PCI Card Dell™ X200 Service Manual   Memory Module   Mini PCI Card Memory Module Removing the Memory Module Cover NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical outlets, and remove any installed batteries. NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
  • Page 33: Replacing The Memory Module

    securing clips (2) Replacing the Memory Module 1.  Ground yourself and install the new memory module: a.  Align the notch in the module with the slot in the center of the connector. b.  Slide the edge of the module firmly into the connector, and rotate the module down until you hear a click. If you do not hear the click, remove the module and reinstall it.
  • Page 34: Removing The Mini Pci Card

    captive screw Mini PCI card cover Removing the Mini PCI Card 1.  Disconnect the antenna cable from the Mini PCI card. 2.  Release the Mini PCI card by spreading the metal securing tabs until the card pops up slightly. 3.  Lift the Mini PCI card out of its connector. Replacing the Mini PCI Card 1.