Extensa 365 Series
49.40B05.011 Printed in Taiwan
Copyright © 1998 Acer Incorporated All Rights Reserved — Printed in Taiwan
Extensa 365 Series Notebook Computer User’s Guide
Part No. 49.40B05.011
Original Issue: Feb 1998
Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual.
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Extensa Notebook Computer
Model_______Serial No.____________Purchase Date________
Extensa is a trademark and a product of Acer Inc., developed with Texas Instruments Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective companies. Microsoft,
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this device does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the device off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
nReorient or relocate the receiving antenna
nIncrease the separation between the device and receiver
nConnect the device into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected
nConsult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help
Notice: Shield Cables
All connections to other computing devices must be made using shielded cables to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
Notice: Peripheral Devices
Only peripherals (input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) certified to comply with the Class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation with
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority, which is granted by the Federal Communications Commission, to operate this computer.
This part complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Notice: Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian
Remarque à l’intention des utilisateurs canadiens
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respected toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
Important Safety Instructions
1.Read these instructions carefully. Save these instructions for future reference.
2.Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
3.Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4.Do not use this product near water.
5.Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The product may fall, causing serious damage to the product.
6.Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation; to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a
7.This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power available, consult your dealer or local power company.
8.Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where persons will walk on the cord.
9.If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating.
10.Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
11.Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
12.Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a.When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed
b.If liquid has been spilled into the product
c.If the product has been exposed to rain or water
d.If the product does not operate normally when the operating instructions are followed. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions since improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to normal condition
e.If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged
f.If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need for service
13.Replace battery with the same type as the product's battery we recommend. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Refer battery replacement to a qualified serviceman.
14.Warning! The battery may explode if not handled properly. Do not disassemble or dispose of it in fire. Keep it away from children and dispose of any used battery promptly.
15.Use only the proper type of power supply cord set (provided in your accessories box) for this unit. It should be a detachable type: UL listed/CSA certified, type
Laser Compliance Statement
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
APPAREIL A LASER DE CLASSE 1 PRODUIT LASER
RADIATION DU FAISCEAU LASER INVISIBLE EN CAS D’OUVERTURE. EVITTER TOUTE EXPOSITION AUX RAYONS.
LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE LASER KLASSE 1
UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG, WENN ABDECKUNG GEÖFFNET NICHT DEM STRAHLL AUSSETZEN.
PRODUCTO LÁSER DE LA CLASE I
RADIACIÓN LÁSER INVISIBLE AL SER ABIERTO. EVITE EXPONERSE A LOS RAYOS.
ADVARSEL: LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING SE IKKE IND I STRÅLEN.
VARO! AVATTAESSA OLET ALTTINA LASERSÄTEILYLLE
VARNING: LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD ÄLÄ TUIJOTA SÄTEESEEN
STIRRA EJ IN I STRÅLEN
VARNING: LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD STIRRA EJ IN I STRÅLEN
ADVARSEL: LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DEKSEL ÅPNES
STIRR IKKE INN I STRÅLEN
Lithium Battery Statement
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Lithiumbatteri - Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og type. Léver det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren.
Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri. Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type anbefalt av apparatfabrikanten. Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens instruksjoner.
Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Anvãnd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas av apparattillverkaren. Kassera anvãnt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruktion.
Päristo voi räjähtää, jos se on virheellisesti asennettu. Vaihda paristo ainoastaan laitevalmistajan suosittelemaan tyyppiin. Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistajan ohjeiden mukaisesti.
Explosionsgefahr bei unsachgemäßen Austausch der Batterie Ersatz nur durch denselben oder einem vom Hersteller empfohlenem ähnlichen Typ. Entsorgung gebrauchter Batterien nach Angaben des Herstellers.
Taking Care of Your Computer
Your computer will serve you well if you take care of it.
q Do not expose the notebook to direct sunlight. Do not place it near sources of heat, such as a radiator.
q Do not expose it to temperatures below 0ºC (32ºF)
q above 50ºC (122ºF).
qDo not subject the notebook to magnetic fields.
qDo not expose the notebook to rain or moisture.
qDo not spill water or any liquid on the notebook.
qDo not subject the computer to heavy shock and vibration.
qDo not expose the notebook to dust and dirt.
q Never place objects on top of the notebook to avoid damaging the notebook.
q Never place the notebook on uneven surfaces.
Taking Care of Your AC Adapter and Battery Pack
Here are some ways of taking care of your AC adapter.
qDo not connect the adapter to any other device.
qDo not step on the power cord or place heavy objects on top of it. Carefully route the power cord and any cables away from personal traffic.
qWhen unplugging the power cord, do not pull on the cord itself but pull on the plug.
qThe total ampere ratings of the equipment plugged in should not exceed the ampere rating of the cord if you are using an extension cord. Also, the total current rating of all equipment plugged into a single wall outlet should not exceed the fuse rating.
Here are some ways of taking care of your battery pack.
qUse only batteries of the same kind as replacements. Turn the power off before removing or replacing batteries.
qDo not tamper with batteries. Keep them away from children.
qDispose of used batteries according to local regulations. Recycle them if at all possible.
Cleaning and Servicing
When cleaning the notebook, follow these steps:
1.Power off the notebook and remove the battery pack.
2.Disconnect the AC adapter.
3.Use a soft cloth moistened with water. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
Contact your dealer or see your service technician if any of the following occurs:
qNotebook has been dropped or the body has been damaged.
qLiquid has been spilled into the product.
qThe notebook does not operate normally.