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NEC DIRECTION SP - SERVICE User Manual

NEC DIRECTION SP - SERVICE User Manual (191 pages)

Brand: NEC | Category: Desktop | Size: 2.9 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Using This Guide10................................................................................................................................................................
Text Conventions12................................................................................................................................................................
Related Documents13................................................................................................................................................................
Introducing Your Computer15................................................................................................................................................................
Front Features16................................................................................................................................................................
System Controls And Lamps17................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive A18................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd Drive19................................................................................................................................................................
Your Computer19................................................................................................................................................................
Back Features21................................................................................................................................................................
External Connectors23................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Features25................................................................................................................................................................
Zip Drive26................................................................................................................................................................
Speakers27................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse28................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Computer29................................................................................................................................................................
System Operation30................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Up30................................................................................................................................................................
Shutting Down31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Date And Time32................................................................................................................................................................
Using Diskettes32................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cds34................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Compact Discs34................................................................................................................................................................
Loading A Cd36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Cd36................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your System's Audio Functions36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Power Management36................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your System37................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Password38................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Password39................................................................................................................................................................
Productivity39................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Your Work39................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Your Work40................................................................................................................................................................
Printing A Document40................................................................................................................................................................
Display Properties41................................................................................................................................................................
System Care43................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Your System From Damage43................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping Your System In Good Condition44................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Or Shipping Your System45................................................................................................................................................................
Online Documentation46................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Go From Here46................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Reference To Information About47................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding System Features48................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Features48................................................................................................................................................................
System Chassis49................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Components49................................................................................................................................................................
Processor49................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Interfaces49................................................................................................................................................................
Ports50................................................................................................................................................................
System Memory50................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Xcelerator Multifunction Controller50................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Rom50................................................................................................................................................................
Plug And Play51................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics And Multimedia Features51................................................................................................................................................................
Accelerated Graphics Port (agp) Interface51................................................................................................................................................................
Video Support52................................................................................................................................................................
Audio52................................................................................................................................................................
Super I/o Controller52................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Ports53................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Ide Channels53................................................................................................................................................................
Power-saving Feature53................................................................................................................................................................
Options And Upgrades53................................................................................................................................................................
Network Interface Card54................................................................................................................................................................
Modem54................................................................................................................................................................
Removable Storage54................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard54................................................................................................................................................................
Video55................................................................................................................................................................
System Bios And Utilities56................................................................................................................................................................
System Bios And The Setup Utility56................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Utility57................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use Setup57................................................................................................................................................................
How To Start Setup58................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use Setup58................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Menu59................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu59................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu62................................................................................................................................................................
Peripheral Configuration Submenu63................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Configuration Submenu65................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Options Submenu68................................................................................................................................................................
Dmi Event Logging Submenu69................................................................................................................................................................
Video Configuration Submenu70................................................................................................................................................................
Resource Configuration Submenu70................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu72................................................................................................................................................................
How To Set A Password73................................................................................................................................................................
How To Disable Password Protection74................................................................................................................................................................
Power Menu75................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Menu77................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Submenu80................................................................................................................................................................
Removable Devices Submenu80................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu80................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Flash Utility82................................................................................................................................................................
Video Drivers84................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Options85................................................................................................................................................................
Option Installation85................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions86................................................................................................................................................................
Cover Removal And Replacement87................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Access Cover88................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Access Cover89................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Boards90................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Expansion Board92................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Expansion Board95................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Upgrade96................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Dimm98................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Memory Configurations98................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Dimm99................................................................................................................................................................
Data Storage Devices101................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Device Slots101................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The Device102................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Device Cables103................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Signal Cable103................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Signal Cables104................................................................................................................................................................
System Power Cables105................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling Storage Devices106................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling An Ide Device106................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling An Accessible 5 1/4-inch Device107................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Storage Devices108................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Panel109................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cd-rom/dvd Drive109................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 3 1/2-inch Device110................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 5 1/4-inch Device116................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Front Panel118................................................................................................................................................................
External Options119................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Parallel Printer119................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting A Serial Device120................................................................................................................................................................
Setting System Board Jumpers122................................................................................................................................................................
Locating The Jumper122................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Your Password123................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Jumper Settings123................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Bios125................................................................................................................................................................
24-hour Information Services127................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Website128................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Ftp Site129................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Faxflash Service129................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Bulletin Board Service131................................................................................................................................................................
Email/fax Technical Support Service133................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Technical Support Services134................................................................................................................................................................
If You Have A Problem135................................................................................................................................................................
Problem Checklist136................................................................................................................................................................
Solutions To Common Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
System Problems137................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Problems139................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Problems140................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard/mouse Problems141................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd Drive Problems141................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Microphone Problems142................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help142................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help From Your Company143................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help From Your Nec Csd Dealer143................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help From Nec Csd Technical Support143................................................................................................................................................................
Nec Csd Warranty/non-warranty Repair Service144................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement144................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Healthy Work Environment147................................................................................................................................................................
Making Your Computer Work For You147................................................................................................................................................................
Arrange Your Equipment149................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Your Chair150................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Your Input Devices152................................................................................................................................................................
Adjust Your Monitor154................................................................................................................................................................
Vary Your Workday156................................................................................................................................................................
Preexisting Conditions And Psychosocial Factors157................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Comfort: How Do You Measure Up158................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Chair158................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Keyboard158................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Mouse158................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Monitor158................................................................................................................................................................
Checking You159................................................................................................................................................................
System Specifications160................................................................................................................................................................
Second Level Cache161................................................................................................................................................................
Memory161................................................................................................................................................................
Acceptable Dimm Options161................................................................................................................................................................
Chipset163................................................................................................................................................................
Intel 82443ex Pci/agp Controller (pac163................................................................................................................................................................
Intel 82371eb Pci Isa Ide Xccelerator (piix4e164................................................................................................................................................................
Accelerated Graphics Port (agp166................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus (usb) Support166................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Support167................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Port167................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Port168................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Controller168................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard And Mouse168................................................................................................................................................................
Interrupt Requests (irqs169................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Support169................................................................................................................................................................
Interrupt Assignments169................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Subsystem170................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Connectors170................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom Audio Connector170................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Slots170................................................................................................................................................................
Bios170................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Support171................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply171................................................................................................................................................................
Input Requirements171................................................................................................................................................................
Power Consumption172................................................................................................................................................................
Dc Voltage172................................................................................................................................................................
Output Dc Load Requirements172................................................................................................................................................................
Environmental Specifications173................................................................................................................................................................
Ambient Temperature173................................................................................................................................................................
Humidity173................................................................................................................................................................
System Board, Connectors, And Error Messages174................................................................................................................................................................
System Board174................................................................................................................................................................
Connectors175................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Connectors176................................................................................................................................................................
System Board External Connectors176................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Connectors177................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Internal Connectors177................................................................................................................................................................
Error Messages179................................................................................................................................................................
Beep Codes183................................................................................................................................................................

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NEC DIRECTION SP - SERVICE Service Manual

NEC DIRECTION SP - SERVICE Service Manual (139 pages)

Brand: NEC | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.84 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Preface10................................................................................................................................................................
Abbreviations11................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Information14................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-1 L Series System Features15................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2 Spl Series System Features16................................................................................................................................................................
System Board17................................................................................................................................................................
Processor17................................................................................................................................................................
System Cache/memory17................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-3 Sp Series System Features17................................................................................................................................................................
Chipset18................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Local Bus18................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Bus19................................................................................................................................................................
Bios19................................................................................................................................................................
Plug And Play Support20................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-4 System Memory Map20................................................................................................................................................................
Cmos Memory/real-time Clock Battery21................................................................................................................................................................
Dma/irq Settings21................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-5 Interrupt Level Assignments21................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Ports22................................................................................................................................................................
I/o Ports22................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-6 Dma Assignments22................................................................................................................................................................
Sound System23................................................................................................................................................................
Robotics Modem Board (optional)23................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive23................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Disk Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom/dvd Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
Zip Drive24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply24................................................................................................................................................................
Power Management24................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Utility25................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Information25................................................................................................................................................................
When To Use Setup25................................................................................................................................................................
How To Start Setup26................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use Setup27................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Bar27................................................................................................................................................................
Legend Bar28................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Menu Item28................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A Submenu28................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help28................................................................................................................................................................
Table 2-1 Setup Key Functions28................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu29................................................................................................................................................................
Floppy Options Submenu30................................................................................................................................................................
Primary/secondary Ide Master/slave Submenus31................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Menu33................................................................................................................................................................
Resource Configuration Submenu34................................................................................................................................................................
Peripheral Configuration Submenu34................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Configuration Submenu36................................................................................................................................................................
Video Configuration Submenu37................................................................................................................................................................
Dmi Event Logging Submenu37................................................................................................................................................................
Security Menu38................................................................................................................................................................
Power Menu38................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Menu39................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Submenu39................................................................................................................................................................
Removable Drive Submenu40................................................................................................................................................................
Exit Menu40................................................................................................................................................................
Option Installation41................................................................................................................................................................
General Rules For Installing Options41................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Access Cover43................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Access Cover44................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-1 Releasing The Cover44................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-2 Aligning The Tabs44................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Boards45................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Slot Locations45................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Board Installation46................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-3 Locating Expansion Slots46................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-4 Removing The Slot Cover46................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Board Removal47................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Upgrade47................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Removal49................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-1 Sample Memory Configurations49................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Installation50................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-5 Removing A Dimm50................................................................................................................................................................
Video Upgrade51................................................................................................................................................................
Data Storage Devices51................................................................................................................................................................
Device Slots51................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-6 Installing A Dimm51................................................................................................................................................................
Device Preparation52................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-7 Locating Device Slots52................................................................................................................................................................
Device Cables53................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Signal Cable53................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Signal Cables53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-8 System Board Cable Connectors53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-9 Diskette Drive Signal Cable54................................................................................................................................................................
System Power Cables55................................................................................................................................................................
Device Cabling56................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling An Ide Device56................................................................................................................................................................
Cabling An Accessible 5 1/4-inch Device57................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Device Installation58................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Panel58................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cd-rom/dvd Drive58................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 3 1/2-inch Device59................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 5 1/4-inch Device63................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Front Panel64................................................................................................................................................................
Adding External Options65................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Printer65................................................................................................................................................................
Rs-232c Device Connection67................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance And Troubleshooting68................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-1 Nec Csd Service And Information Telephone Numbers68................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance69................................................................................................................................................................
System Cleaning69................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard Cleaning70................................................................................................................................................................
Mouse Cleaning70................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting72................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnosing And Solving Problems72................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-2 Problems And Solutions72................................................................................................................................................................
Beep Codes78................................................................................................................................................................
Cmos Battery Replacement78................................................................................................................................................................
Table 4-3 Beep Code Descriptions78................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly And Reassembly80................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-1 Disassembly Sequence80................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly81................................................................................................................................................................
System Access Cover81................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Removal82................................................................................................................................................................
Side Panel Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
Device Cage Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Removal83................................................................................................................................................................
1/4-inch Device Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Optional 3 1/2-inch Hard Disk Drive Removal85................................................................................................................................................................
Standard 3 1/2-inch Hard Disk Drive Removal87................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Assembly Removal87................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Module Removal88................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Removal89................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Removal90................................................................................................................................................................
Illustrated Parts Breakdown90................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-2 Direction L Series Desktop Field-replaceable Parts List91................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-3 Direction L Series Minitower Field-replaceable Parts List95................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-4 Direction Spl And Sp Series Desktop Field-replaceable Parts List99................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-5 Direction Spl And Sp Series Minitower Field-replaceable Parts List103................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-6 Memory Options107................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-7 Direction Series Documentation107................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A System Specifications108................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Connector Pin Assignments114................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-1 System Board Connectors114................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-2 System Board Internal Connectors116................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-3 System Board Connector Numbers And Types116................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Interface Connectors117................................................................................................................................................................
Table-b-4 Rs-232c Serial Port Connector Pin Assignments117................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Interface Connector118................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-5 Parallel Port Connector Pin Assignments118................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply (primary119................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard And Mouse Connectors119................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-6 Primary Power Supply Connector Pin Assignments119................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-7 Keyboard And Mouse Connector Pin Assignments119................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel120................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-8 Front Panel Connector Pin Assignments120................................................................................................................................................................
Diskette Drive Interface Pin Assignments121................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-9 Diskette Drive Connector Pin Assignments121................................................................................................................................................................
Ide Interface Connectors122................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-10 Ide/pci Connector Pin Assignments122................................................................................................................................................................
Dimm Sockets123................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-11 Dimm Socket Pin Assignments123................................................................................................................................................................
Agp Connector124................................................................................................................................................................
Table B-12 Agp Connector Pin Assignments124................................................................................................................................................................
Isa Expansion Bus Connector Pin Assignments125................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Expansion Bus Connector Pin Assignments127................................................................................................................................................................
Universal Serial Bus (usb) Connectors128................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C System Resources129................................................................................................................................................................
Irq Settings129................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing System Resources130................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Jumper130................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Your Password131................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Bios132................................................................................................................................................................

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