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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.
do not place the product on a vibrating surface. 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.
Use the product only with the supplied power supply cord set. If you need • to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets the following requirements: detachable type, UL listed/CSA certified, type SPT-2, rated 7 A 125 V minimum, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.6 meters (15 feet) maximum length.
ENERGY STAR Acer's ENERGY STAR qualified products save your money by reducing energy cost and protecting the environment without sacrificing features or performance. Acer is proud to offer our customers products with the ENERGY STAR mark. What is ENERGY STAR?
More information refers to The statement above is applicable only to Acer system with an ENERGY STAR sticker. Acer ENERGY STAR qualified products: Produce less heat and reduce cooling loads, and warmer climates. • Automatically go into "display sleep" and "computer sleep" mode •...
viii install the external display, keyboard and mouse properly and within • comfortable reach if you view your monitor more than your documents, place the display at • the center of your desk to minimize neck strain 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.
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Information for your safety and comfortiii Safety instructions Additional safety information Disposal instructions Tips and information for comfortable use System tour 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 Opening the computer...
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System tour Your computer consists of the following: Power button Floppy drive (selected models only) Microphone jack Optical drive (selected models only) Speaker or Media card reader headphone jack (selected models only) USB port IEEE 1394/FireWire jack (selected models only) Copy button Backup button (selected models only)
Setting up your computer The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased. 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.
Ensure that all items are present and in good condition. If any of the following items are missing or appear damaged, contact your dealer immediately: • AcerSystem • Mouse (PS/2 or USB) • Keyboard (PS/2 or USB) • Wireless keyboard with pointing function ®...
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. I pressed the power switch but the system did not boot up. Check the LED located above the power switch.
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://global.acer.com/support/index.htm) 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.
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. (Please visit for complete documents.)
Your telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the proper functioning of your equipment. If they do, you will be notified in advance to give you an opportunity to maintain uninterrupted telephone service. If this equipment should fail to operate properly, disconnect the equipment from the phone line to determine if it is causing the problem.
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. Above all, it provides no assurance that any item will work correctly in all respects with another item of Telepermitted equipment of a different make or model, nor does it imply that any product is compatible with all of...
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.
General This product complies with the radio frequency and safety standards of any country or region in which it has been approved for wireless use. Depending on configurations, this product may or may not contain wireless radio devices (such as wireless LAN and/or Bluetooth modules). Below information is for products with such devices.
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The following local Manufacturer /Importer is responsible for this declaration: Product: Personal Computer Model number: AcerSystem Name of responsible party: Acer America Corporation...
Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3120 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Hereby declare that: Product: Personal Computer Trade Name: Acer Model Number: AcerSystem Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
• EN301 893 V1.4.1 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). • Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009. Feb.9. 2009 Easy Lai, Manager Date Regulation Center, Acer Inc. All images are for reference purposes only. Actual configuration may vary. V09A1...