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    Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

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    Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

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    RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP Schedule contract with Lenovo Group Limited, if any, or the standard terms of this commercial license, or if the agency is unable to accept this Program under these terms, then we provide this Program under the provisions set forth in Commercial Computer Software–Restricted Rights at FAR 52.227-19, when applicable, or under Rights in...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Image resolution . Adjusting the volume . Chapter 3. Connecting devices to the projector ... . . 3-1 Connecting devices Connecting to a USB device . Chapter 4. Using the projector features 4-1 Using the remote control .

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  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.

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    Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 9: General Safety Guidelines

    Leave the room immediately and carefully ventilate the room for at least 180 minutes. v Use care when cleaning up any material ejected from the projector. Use cut proof gloves to avoid contact of material with skin. Wash your hands after cleaning up the area.

  • Page 10: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    In addition many mobile products such as notebook PCs utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with Lenovo approved parts.

  • Page 11: Heat And Product Ventilation

    of a battery short circuit, which could shorten the life of the battery and can also pose a safety hazard. Do not let rechargeable Lithium-Ion batteries completely discharge or store these batteries in a discharged state. Heat and product ventilation Computers generate heat when turned on and when batteries are charging.

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  • Page 13: Registering Your Option

    Please take a few moments to register your product and provide us with information that will help Lenovo to better serve you in the future. Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you.

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  • Page 15: Chapter 1. Product Description

    Fully-featured remote control including laser pointer, mouse emulation and page up and down functionality. v Remotely check the status (lamp life and menu settings) of your C500 projector via a Web browser (password protected) through an RJ-45 connection and send e-mail to your projector administrator.

  • Page 16: Packing Checklist

    If any of the items listed above are missing or damaged, contact your place of purchase. Note: Be sure to retain your proof of purchase; it will be required to receive warranty service. For information on optional accessories for your projector, go to http://www.lenovo.com. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 17: Projector Features

    Placing the projector into the case too soon after switching off the power could cause the projector to overheat and will shorten lamp life. v Be sure to attach the lens cap before placing the projector into the soft case to avoid damaging the lens. Projector features The figures below show the different angles and features of the projector.

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    3 Keystone/Up cursor 4 Enter 5 VOL+/Right cursor 6 Ready LED 7 Power LED 8 Power 9 Source 10 Auto 11 Menu Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide 3 4 5 8 9 10 11 READY POWER POWER POWER SOURCE SOURCE...

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    Connect the USB cable from a computer Connect the audio cable from an input device Connect the supplied power cord Connect the projector to a cable or network Receiver for IR signal from remote control Connect to external speakers Connect an RCA audio cable (not supplied) from the input device channel...

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    For permanent installation, follow local codes. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Push to release leveling legs Adjusters drop down when you push adjuster buttons, these may be rotated for fine adjustment Contact your dealer for information on mounting the projector to the ceiling...

  • Page 21: Chapter 2. Setting Up The Projector

    Attention: Before moving the projector, be sure to power down the projector normally and disconnect the projector from the main power source. 1. Connect the power cord to the projector as shown. Connect the other end to a wall outlet. The Power LED turns on and the buttons illuminate.

  • Page 22: Positioning The Projector

    Following are some general guidelines: v Position the projector on a flat surface at a right angle to the screen. The projector must be at least 1.5 m (4.9 ft) from the projection screen.

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    Screen Width Screen Height Projection Distance Chapter 2. Setting up the projector...

  • Page 24: Adjusting The Projector Level And Height

    Adjusting the projector level and height To adjust the projector level and height, complete the following procedure: 1. To raise the height of the projector A , lift the projector and press the height-adjuster buttons B . The leveling legs C drop down.

  • Page 25: Image Resolution

    4. If you press the keystone buttons on the projector or remote, the keystone control appears. 5. Use the up/down buttons to adjust the keystone. Note: The C500 Projector features automatic keystone correction. For more information, see Chapter 5, “On-screen Display menu controls,” on page 5-1.

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    3. Press the Mute button (on the remote control only) to turn off the volume. Press the Mute button again to turn off mute. The On-screen Display displays when Mute is activated. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 27: Chapter 3. Connecting Devices To The Projector

    Chapter 3. Connecting devices to the projector This chapter provides information on connecting devices to the C500 projector. Connecting devices Computers and video devices can be connected to the projector at the same time. Check the user’s manual of the connecting device to confirm that it has the appropriate output connector.

  • Page 28: Connecting To A Usb Device

    Connecting to a USB device To control your computer mouse using the projector remote control, connect the projector to the computer with a USB cable as shown below. ® ® Note: The USB mouse function is only supported with Microsoft...

  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Using The Projector Features

    The figure below provides an illustration of the remote. Figure 4-1. Remote control functions 1 Laser 2 IR transmitter 3 Status LED 4 Auto 5 Blank © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Power Auto Source Freeze Blank Menu...

  • Page 30: Inserting The Remote Control Batteries

    1. Remove the battery compartment cover by sliding the cover in the direction of the arrow, as shown. 2. Insert the supplied batteries taking note of the polarity (+/-), as shown. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Changes On-screen Display settings Navigates and changes On-screen Display settings.

  • Page 31: Operating Range

    This remote control uses infrared transmission to control the projector. It is not necessary to point the remote directly at the projector. Provided you are not holding the remote to the sides or the rear of the projector, the remote will function within a maximum radius of 10m (33ft) and 30° above or below the projector level.

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    USB to a computer and when On-screen Display is off. 11 Menu Opens and navigates the On-screen Display. 12 Source Detects or switches input device. 13 Power Turns the projector on or off Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide 6/9 7/10 3/5 2 POWER SOURCE AUTO MENU...

  • Page 33: Chapter 5. On-screen Display Menu Controls

    Note: You must have a display on the screen in order to access the On-screen Display. Navigating the On-screen Display You can use the remote control or the buttons on the top of the projector to navigate and make changes to the On-screen Display. The following sections show the menus in the On-screen Display.

  • Page 34: Quality Menu

    Press the left or right cursor button to adjust the video saturation. Range: 1 - 100 Color Tint Press the left or right cursor button to adjust the video tint/hue. Range: 0 - 100 Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Default Normal...

  • Page 35: Properties Menu

    Item Description Gamma Press the left or right cursor button to select different gamma corrections. Range: (Input/Gamma/Brightness) PC/2.2/High - MAC/1.8/High - Video/2.4./Low - Chart/2.2/Low - B&W/2.4/High Color Space Press the left or right cursor button to adjust the color space. Range: Auto - RGB - YPbPr - YCbCr Cancel Cancels changes made in the On-screen Display screen and...

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    Advance Feature Enters the Advance feature menu. For more information, see “Advance Feature menu” on page 5-5. Cancel Cancels changes made in the On-screen Display screen and returns all parameters to their previous settings. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Default...

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    Input Sources Function DVI-A/RGB H Position V Position Keystone Aspect Ratio Advance Feature Cancel Advance Feature menu To access the Advance Feature menu, 1. Press the Menu button to open the On-screen Display. 2. Press the left or right cursor button to move to the Properties menu. 3.

  • Page 38: User Color

    Logo Display Press the right or left cursor button to enable or disable if the logo displays when the projector starts, and when no source is detected. range: On - Off Auto Keystone When enabled, the projector automatically corrects any keystone distortion in the image when you press the Auto button (from the remote control or the keypad).

  • Page 39: Options Menu

    5. Press the up or down cursor button to select a color. Press the left or right cursor button to change values for settings and then press Enter to confirm the new setting. 6. If you wish to cancel all changes made within the User color menu, select Cancel and press the Enter button.

  • Page 40: Setup Menu

    6. If you wish to cancel all changes made within the Setup menu, select Cancel and press the Enter button. 7. Press Menu to confirm the new settings and leave the Setup menu. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Default Blue...

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    Use the cursor buttons to pan to the zoomed image. Press the Menu button to exit. Press the left or right cursor button to select remote control method. Range: RS-232C - RJ-45 Press the Enter button to adjust network settings for the projector. Default Auto Desktop Front Auto-detected...

  • Page 42: Network Setting

    IP addresses. If you select Static, you must manually assign an IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS server. 5-10 Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Description Cancels changes made in the On-screen Display screen and returns all parameters to their previous settings.

  • Page 43: Language Menu

    Item Description IP Address Press the up or down cursor button to change the values. Press the Menu button followed by the left or right cursor button to go to the next field. Press the Menu button followed by the up or down cursor button to go to the next menu item.

  • Page 44: Information Menu

    Displays the current IP address. Lamp Hours Displays lamp hour information. Range: Normal, Boost and ECO 5-12 Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide Description Press the up or down cursor button to select a language (localization menu). Range: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish,...

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    Press the left or right cursor button to select normal lamp mode for higher brightness. Range: ECO - Boost. Default: Normal Lamp Hour Reset Reset this item after replacing the projector lamp. For more information, refer to “Resetting the lamp” on page A-3. Chapter 5. On-screen Display menu controls...

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  • Page 47: Chapter 6. Remote Network Operation

    Direct connection (ad hoc) Setup You can control the projector by connecting from a computer directly to the projector, as shown. Please check the Lenovo Personal Computing Web site for updated User’s Guide, product overview, and technical support information. 1. Go to http://www.lenovo.com/support 2.

  • Page 48: C500 Ethernet Operation

    Setup Menu section in Chapter 5, “On-screen Display menu controls,” on page 5-1 for more information. Open a browser application and type the IP address of the projector into the URL address bar. The browser accesses the projector and displays the following window: Thie Projector Status and Control window shows the current status of the projector.

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    The Projector Remote Control window provides similar functions as the hand-held projector remote control. Click the corresponding button in the remote control window to perform the same function as you would with the hand-held projector remote. See Chapter 4, “Using the remote control” on page 4-1, for more information.

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    Administrator Settings window, enter the E-mail address of the administrator in the Your E-MAIL field provided, and click Get Password. The password is then e-mailed to the administrator. 2. Passwords are case sensitive. The default password is 123. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

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    When data is entered in the E-Mail Settings window, the projector is prompted to send E-mail status messages to an administrator, such as lamp timer warnings. In most cases the sender and receiver E-mail addresses are the same.

  • Page 52: Updating Ethernet Firmware

    Firmware Update link. Notes: 1. If the firmware update process is interrupted, the Ethernet function of the C500 projector will not work and cannot be recovered. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that the firmware update be through a wired connection and not by WAN.

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    In the Firmware Update window, click the Browse button to open a file selection dialog window. Navigate and select the revised firmware file. Note: Ensure that you select the correct file. The Ethernet function of the projector may not work properly if you update with a non-firmware file.

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    Wait for the projector to compete the reset, then click the Re Login button to return to the main window. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 55: Appendix A. Maintenance

    Replacing the projector lamp The projector lamp should only be replaced with an Lenovo certified replacement part, which you can order from your business partner or go to www.Lenovo.com/support. Turn off and unplug the projector at least an hour before replacing the lamp to avoid burns.

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    3. Remove the two screws from the lamp module A . 4. Lift the module handle up B . 5. Pull firmly on the module handle to remove the lamp module, as shown. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 57: Resetting The Lamp

    6. Reverse steps 1 through 5 to install the new lamp module. Resetting the lamp After replacing the lamp, you should reset the lamp hour counter to zero. Please follow the steps below. 1. Press the Menu button to open the On-screen Display. 2.

  • Page 58: Using The Security Slot

    Using the security slot The projector has a security slot, as shown. Refer to the information that comes with the lock for instructions on how to use it. Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 59: Appendix B. Troubleshooting

    Appendix B. Troubleshooting The following table provides troubleshooting information for the projector. In some cases, more than one possible solution is provided. Try the solutions in the order they are presented. When the problem is solved, you can skip the additional solutions.

  • Page 60: Projector Leds

    The projector does not respond to the remote control. There is no sound. The sound is distorted. Projector LEDs The LEDs on top of the projector indicates the state of the projector and can help you troubleshoot. Status/# of Flashes Description Ready...

  • Page 61: Thermal Protector

    1. Switch off the power and disconnected the power plug from the wall outlet. 2. Check the temperature of the room. If the projector is being used in a location with a high ambient temperature, set it up in a cooler location.

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  • Page 63: Appendix C. Specifications

    Appendix C. Specifications Following are specifications for the Lenovo C500 projector. Power consumption Lamp Display type Resolution Bandwidth Color Weight Projection distance Projection screen size Projection lens Zoom ratio Vertical keystone correction Projection methods Data compatibility HDTV Video compatibility H-sync...

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  • Page 65: Appendix D. Service And Support

    During the warranty period, assistance for replacement or exchange of defective components is available. In addition, if your option is installed in a Lenovo computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.

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  • Page 67: Appendix E. Lenovo Statement Of Limited Warranty

    This Statement of Limited Warranty includes Part 1 - General Terms, Part 2 - Country-unique Terms, and Part 3 - Warranty Information. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by Lenovo Group Limited or one of its subsidiaries (called ″Lenovo″) in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale.

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    If the Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, contact a Service Provider. If you do not register the Machine with Lenovo, you may be required to present proof of purchase as evidence of your entitlement to warranty service.

  • Page 69: Part 2 - Country-unique Terms

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine only while it is 1) in your Service Provider’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where Lenovo is responsible for the transportation charges. Neither Lenovo nor your Service Provider are responsible for any of your confidential, proprietary or personal information contained in a Machine which you return for any reason.

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    Limitation of Liability: The following is added at the end of this section: In accordance with Article 1328 of the Peruvian Civil Code the limitations and exclusions specified in this section will not apply to damages caused by Lenovo’s willful misconduct (″dolo″) or gross negligence (″culpa inexcusable″).

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    Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this section: Where Lenovo is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, Lenovo’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.

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    Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which Lenovo provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.

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    Limitation of Liability: The words ″SPECIAL″ and ″ECONOMIC″ in item 3 in the fifth paragraph are deleted. EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA (EMEA) THE FOLLOWING TERMS APPLY TO ALL EMEA COUNTRIES: The terms of this Statement of Limited Warranty apply to Machines purchased from Lenovo or a Lenovo reseller. How to Obtain Warranty Service:...

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    If you purchase a Machine in one of the Western European countries, as defined above, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine in any of those countries from a Service Provider, provided the Machine has been announced and made available by Lenovo in the country in which you wish to obtain service.

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    Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. Lenovo’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement of Limited Warranty or due to any other cause...

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    Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. Lenovo’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement of Limited Warranty is limited to the...

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    EGYPT Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this section: as to any other actual direct damages, Lenovo’s liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim.

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    Warranty in respect of which Lenovo is legally liable to you, whether in contract or tort. A number of Defaults which together result in, or contribute to, substantially the same loss or damage will be treated as one Default occurring on the date of occurrence of the last such Default.

  • Page 79: Part 3 - Warranty Information

    1. Customer Replaceable Unit (″CRU″) Service Lenovo will ship CRUs to you for you to install, Tier 1 CRUs are easy to install whereas Tier 2 CRUs require some technical skill and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your Machine and are available from Lenovo at any time on your request.

  • Page 80: Worldwide Telephone List

    CRU must be returned. When return is required, 1) return instructions and a container are shipped with the replacement CRU, and 2) you may be charged for the replacement CRU if Lenovo does not receive the defective CRU within 30 days of your receipt of the replacement. 2. On-site Service Your Service Provider will either repair or exchange the failing Machine at your location and verify its operation.

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    (French) Germany Up and running support: 07032-15-49201 Warranty service and support: 01805-25-35-58 (German) Greece +30-210-680-1700 Guatemala 335-8490 (Spanish) Honduras Tegucigalpa & San Pedro Sula: 232-4222 San Pedro Sula: 552-2234 (Spanish) Hungary +36-1-382-5720 Appendix E. Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty E-15...

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    001-866-434-2080 (Spanish) Middle East +44 (0)1475-555-055 Netherlands +31-20-514-5770 (Dutch) New Zealand 0800-446-149 (English) Nicaragua 255-6658 (Spanish) Norway Up and running support: 6681-1100 Warranty service and support: 8152-1550 (Norwegian) Panama 206-6047 (Spanish) Peru 0-800-50-866 (Spanish) E-16 Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 83: Guarantee Supplement For Mexico

    All software programs pre-loaded in the equipment shall only have a thirty- (30) day guarantee for installation defects from the date of purchase. Lenovo is not responsible for the information in such software programs and/or any additional software programs installed by you or installed after purchase of the product.

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    Tel. 01-800-3676900 Marketing by: Lenovo de México, Comercialización y Servicios, S. A. de C. V. Alfonso Nápoles Gándara No 3111 Parque Corporativo de Peña Blanca Delegación Álvaro Obregón México, D.F., México C.P. 01210, Tel. 01-800-00-325-00 E-18 Lenovo C500 Projector User’s Guide...

  • Page 85: Appendix F. Notices

    Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.

  • Page 86: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo Lenovo logo ThinkPad IBM is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both, and is used under license.

  • Page 87: Appendix G. Electronic Emission Notices

    Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables or connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

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    électromagnétique. Lenovo décline toute responsabilité en cas de non-respect de cette directive résultant d’une modification non recommandée du produit, y compris l’ajout de cartes en option non Lenovo. Ce produit respecte les limites des caractéristiques d’immunité des appareils de traitement de l’information définies par la classe B de la norme européenne EN 55022 (CISPR 22).

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    Lenovo no puede aceptar responsabilidad alguna si este producto deja de satisfacer dichos requisitos de protección como resultado de una modificación no recomendada del producto, incluyendo el ajuste de tarjetas de opción que no sean Lenovo. Este producto ha sido probado y satisface los límites para Equipos Informáticos Clase B de conformidad con el Estándar Europeo EN 55022.

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