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Aspire One 522

SERVICEGUIDE

Revision History

Refer to the table below for the updates made to this service guide.

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Service guide files and updates are available on the ACER/CSD Website. For more information, go to http://csd.acer.com.tw. The information in this guide is subject to change without notice.

Copyright

Copyright © 2010 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated.

Disclaimer

The information in this guide is subject to change without notice.

There are no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. The software described in this manual is sold or licensed “as is”. Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (not the manufacturer, distributor, or its dealer) assumes the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, and any incidental or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software.

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Conventions

The following conventions are used in this manual:

! WARNING:

Indicates a potential for personal injury.

! CAUTION:

Indicates a potential loss of data or damage to equipment.

+ IMPORTANT:

Indicates information that is important to know for the proper completion of a procedure, choice of an option, or completing a task.

The following typographical conventions are used in this document:

Book titles, directory names, file names, path names, and program/process names are shown initalics.

Example:

the DRS5 User's Guide /usr/local/bin/fd

the /TPH15spool_Mprogram

Computer output (text that represents information displayed on a computer screen, such as menus, prompts, responses to input, and error messages) are shown in constant width.

Example:

[01] The server has been stopped

User input (text that represents information entered by a computer user, such as command names, option letters, and words) are shown in constant width bold.

Variables contained within user input are shown in angle brackets (< >).

Example:

At the prompt, type run <file name> -m

Keyboard keys are shown inbold italics.

Example:

After entering data, press Enter.

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General information

This service guide provides all technical information relating to the basic configuration for Acer global product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office may have decided to extend the functionality of a machine (such asadd-oncards, modems, or extra memory capabilities). These localized features are not covered in this generic service guide. In such cases, contact your regional offices or the responsible personnel/channel to provide further technical details.

When ordering FRU parts:

Check the most up-to-dateinformation available on your regional Web or channel. If, for whatever reason, a part number change is made, it may not be noted in this printed service guide.

Acer-authorizedService Providers:

Your Acer office may have a different part number code than those given in the FRU list in this service guide. The list provided by your regional Acer office must be used to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.

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CHAPTER 1

Hardware Specifications

Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Operating System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Platform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 System Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Storage Subsystem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Audio Subsystem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Privacy Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Optical Media Drive (N/A) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6

Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6

Dimension and Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Power Adapter and Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 I/O Ports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Special Keys and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Optional Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-9

Notebook Tour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10

Top View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-10 Closed Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-12

Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-13 Left View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-14 Right View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-15 Base View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-16 Touchpad Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-18 Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-19 Windows Keys. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-20 Hotkeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-21 Using the Communication Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-23 System Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-24

Specification Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25

Computer specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-25

System Board Major Chips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26

Processor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26 Processor Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26

CPU Fan True Value Table (For Windows mode) . . . . . . . . . . .1-27 CPU Fan True Value Table (For DOS mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-27

System Memory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-27 Memory Combinations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28

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Video Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28 BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28

LAN Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-29

Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-30 Hard Disk Drive (AVL components). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-31

Super-Multi Drive (not available with this model). . . . . . . . . . . .1-32

LED 10.1”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-33

LCD Inverter (not available with this model) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-33 Display Supported Resolution (LCD Supported Resolution) . . .1-34

Graphics Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-34

Display Supported Resolution (GPU Supported Resolution). . .1-34

Bluetooth Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-34 Bluetooth Module. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35

Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35 Mini Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35 3G Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35

Audio Codec and Amplifier (amplifier not available) . . . . . . . . .1-35

Audio Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38 Wireless Module 802.11b/g/n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38

VRAM (not available with this model) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39

USB Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39 HDMI Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39

AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39

System Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-40 Card Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-41 System LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-42

System DMA Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-43

System Interrupt Specification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-43 System IO Address Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-44

System I/O Address Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-45

CHAPTER 2

System Utilities

BIOS Setup Utility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3

Navigating the BIOS Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3

BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4

Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-4

Main . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-6

Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-8

Boot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-13

Exit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-14

BIOS Flash Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-15

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DOS Flash Utility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-16

WinFlash Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-18

HDD/BIOS Password Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19

Removing HDD Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-19

Clearing BIOS Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-21

Cleaning BIOS Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-23

Miscellaneous Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-24

Using Boot Sequence Selector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-24

Using DMITools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-24

Updating MAC Address and SSID/SVID Utility . . . . . . . . . . . .2-26

CHAPTER 3

Machine Maintenance Procedures

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

Recommended Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5

Maintenance Flowchart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7

Battery Pack Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-8

Battery Pack Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-8

Dummy Card Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-9

Dummy Card Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-9

Keyboard Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-10

Keyboard Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-11

Lower Cover Door Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-12

Lower Cover Door Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-13

HDD (Hard Disk Drive) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-14

HDD Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-15

DIMM (Dual In-line Memory Module) Module Removal . . . .3-17

DIMM Module Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-17

WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) Module Removal . . . .3-18

WLAN Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-18

3G Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-19

3G Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-19

Upper Cover Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-20

Upper Cover Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-22

Touchpad Board Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-23

Touchpad Board Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-24

Function Board Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-25

Function Board Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-26

Bluetooth Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-27

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Bluetooth Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-27

RTC Battery Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-28

RTC Battery Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-28

Mainboard Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-29

Mainboard Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-31

Thermal Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-32

Thermal Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-33

DC-IN Cable Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-35

DC-IN Cable Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-35

Speaker Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-36

Speaker Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-36

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . . . .3-37

LCD Module Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-38

LCD Bezel Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-40

LCD Bezel Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-41

CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Module Removal . . . . . . . . . .3-42

CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) Module Installation . . . . . . . .3-42

LCD Panel Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-43

LCD Panel Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-44

LCD Panel Brackets Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-45

LCD Panel Brackets Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-45

3G and WLAN Antenna Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-46

WLAN and 3G Antenna Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-46

Microphone Module Removal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-47

Microphone Module Installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-47

CHAPTER 4

Troubleshooting

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3

General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3

Power On Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-4

No Display Issues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-5

LCD Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-7

Keyboard Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-8

Touchpad Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-9

Internal Speaker Failure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-10

Microphone Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-12

USB Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-13

Wireless Function Failure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-14

3G Function Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-15

Cosmetic Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-16

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Thermal Unit Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-17

Other Functions Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-18

Intermittent Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-19

Undetermined Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-19

Post Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-20

CHAPTER 5

Jumper and Connector Locations

Mainboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3 Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-5

Clearing Password Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-5 BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-7

CHAPTER 6

Field Replaceable Unit List

Exploded Diagrams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4

Main Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-4

LCD Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-6

Upper Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-7

Lower Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-8

FRU List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9

Screw List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-19

CHAPTER 7

Model Definition and Configuration

AO522. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3

CHAPTER 8

Test Compatible Components

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Environment Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4

AO522 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-4

CHAPTER 9

Online Support Information

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CHAPTER 1

Hardware Specifications

Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Operating System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Platform . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 System Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Storage Subsystem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Audio Subsystem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Privacy Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Optical Media Drive (N/A) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6 Dimension and Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Power Adapter and Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 I/O Ports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Special Keys and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7 Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Optional Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8 Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-9

Notebook Tour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10

Top View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-10 Closed Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-12

Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-13 Left View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-14 Right View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-15 Base View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-16 Touchpad Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-18 Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-19 Windows Keys. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-20 Hotkeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-21 Using the Communication Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-23 System Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-24

Specification Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25

Computer specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-25

System Board Major Chips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26

Processor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26

Processor Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-26

CPU Fan True Value Table (For Windows mode) . . . . . . . . . . .1-27

CPU Fan True Value Table (For DOS mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-27

System Memory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-27 Memory Combinations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28 Video Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28 BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-28 LAN Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-29

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Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-30 Hard Disk Drive (AVL components). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-31

Super-Multi Drive (not available with this model). . . . . . . . . . . .1-32

LED 10.1”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-33 LCD Inverter (not available with this model) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-33

Display Supported Resolution (LCD Supported Resolution) . . .1-34

Graphics Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-34

Display Supported Resolution (GPU Supported Resolution). . .1-34 Bluetooth Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-34

Bluetooth Module. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35

Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35

Mini Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35 3G Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-35

Audio Codec and Amplifier (amplifier not available) . . . . . . . . .1-35 Audio Interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38 Wireless Module 802.11b/g/n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38

Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-38

VRAM (not available with this model) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39 USB Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39 HDMI Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39

AC Adapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-39

System Power Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-40 Card Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-41

System LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-42

System DMA Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-43 System Interrupt Specification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-43 System IO Address Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-44

System I/O Address Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-45

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Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Features

The following is a summary of the computer’s many features:

Operating System

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic32-bit(China only)

Genuine Windows® 7 Starter

Platform

AMDC-SeriesprocessorC-50(1 MB L2 cache, 1 GHz, DDR3 1066 MHz, 9 W)AMD A50M Fusion™ Controller Hub

System Memory

Single-channelDDR3 SDRAM support with one soDIMM module

Up to 1 GB of DDR3 system memory (for Windows® 7 Starter for small notebook PCs)

Up to 2 GB of DDR3 system memory (for other operating systems)

Display

10.1" HD 1280 x 720 (WXGA) resolution,high-brightness(200-nit)LED-backlitTFT LCDMercury-free,environment-friendly

Storage Subsystem

Hard disk drive:

2.5" (9.5 mm) 160/250 GB

Multi-in-1card reader, supporting:

Secure Digital™ (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard™ (MMC), Memory Stick™ (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO),xD-PictureCard™ (xD)

Storage cards with adapter: miniSD™, microSD™, Memory Stick Duo™,Reduced-SizeMultimedia Card(RS-MMC),Memory Stick PRO Duo™

Audio Subsystem

High-definitionaudio supportOnebuilt-instereo speakerMS-SoundcompatibleBuilt-indigital microphone

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Graphics

ATI Radeon™ HD 6250 Graphics with 256 MB of dedicated system memory, supporting Unified Video Decoder 3 (UVD3), OpenCL® 1.1, OpenGL® 3.1, OpenEXR HighDynamic-Range(HDR) technology, Shader Model 5.0, Microsoft® DirectX® 11

Dual independent display support16.7 million colors

External resolution / refresh rates:

VGA port up to 1920 x 1200: 60 HzHDMI® port up to 1920 x 1080: 60 Hz

MPEG-2DVD decoding

WMV9(VC-1)and H.264 (AVC) decoding

HDMI® (High-DefinitionMultimedia Interface) with HDCP(High-bandwidthDigital Content Protection) support

Privacy Control

BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwordsKensington lock slot

Optical Media Drive (N/A)

Communication

Webcam

Acer Video Conference, featuring:

Acer Crystal Eye webcam with 1280 x 1024 resolution

Acer Video Conference Manager software, featuring Video Quality Enhancement (VQE) technology, supporting 640 x 480 resolution online video calls

WLAN:

Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/nWi-FiCERTIFIED™

Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/gWi-FiCERTIFIED™ (available only in Russia, Pakistan, Ukraine)Supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology

WPAN:

Bluetooth® 3.0+HS (for Windows® 7 only)

WWAN:

UMTS/HSPA at 850/900/1900/2100 MHz andquad-bandGSM/GPRS/EDGE at 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, upgradable to 7.2 Mb/s HSDPA and 5.7 Mb/s HSUPA (for 3G model)

LAN:

Fast Ethernet

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Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Dimension and Weight

Dimensions

258.5 (W) x 185 (D) x 25.7 (H) mm (10.17 x 7.28 x 1.01 inches)

Weight

1.30 kg (2.87 lbs.) with6-cellbattery pack1.20 kg (2.65 lbs.) with3-cellbattery pack

Power Adapter and Battery

Product Safety Electric Appliance and Materials (PSE) certified for battery pack

Power adapter

2-pin40 W Acer MiniGo AC adapter:

93.2 (W) x 32.2 (D) x 42.5 (H) mm (3.66 x 1.26 x 1.67 inches)

180 g (0.39 lbs.) with 250 cm DC cable

Battery

24.4 W 2200 mAh3-cellLi-ionbattery packBattery life: 3 hours

48 W 4400 mAh6-cellLi-ionbattery packBattery life: 6 hours

I/O Ports

Multi-in-1card readerThree USB 2.0 portsExternal display (VGA) port

Headphone/speaker/line-outjackMicrophone-injack

Ethernet(RJ-45)portDC-injack for AC adapter

HDMI® port with HDCP support

Special Keys and Controls

Keyboard

84-/85-/88-keyAcer FineTip keyboard, 93% offull-sizekeyboard, with international language

support

Touchpad

Multi-gesturetouchpad, supportingtwo-fingerscroll, pinch, rotate, flip

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Environment

ENERGY STAR® WEEERoHSMercury free

Temperature:

Operating: 5 °C to 35 °CNon-operating:-20°C to 65 °C

Humidity (non-condensing):

Operating: 20% to 80%Non-operating:20% to 80%

Warranty

One-yearInternational Travelers Warranty (ITW)

Optional Items

In-box:

Protective bag6-cellLi-ionbattery pack

Optional:

1 GB / 2 GB DDR3 1066 MHz soDIMM module6-cellLi-ionbattery pack

2-pin40 W Acer MiniGo AC adapterExternal USB HDD

External USB optical disc drive

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