Acer 522 User Manual

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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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Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Software

Productivity

Acer ePower ManagementAcer eRecovery Management

Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1

Adobe® Reader® 9.1eSobi™

Barnes & Noble Desktop Reader (US only)Bing™ Bar

Microsoft® Office 2010 preloaded (purchase a product key to activate)

Microsoft® Office Starter 2010New York Times Reader (US only)Norton™ Online Backup

Security

McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial

MyWinLocker® (except China, Hong Kong)

Gaming

Oberon GameZone (except US, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Korea)

WildTangent® (US, Canada only)

Communication and ISP

Acer Crystal Eye

Acer Video Conference Manager

Microsoft® Silverlight™Skype™

Windows Live™ Essentials

Web links and utilities

Acer Accessory Store1 (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, UK only)Acer Identity Card

Acer RegistrationAcer Updater

Customized Internet Explorer®

eBay® shortcut 2009 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, UK, US only)Netflix shortcut (US only)

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Notebook Tour

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Figure 1-1.Top View

Table 1-1.Top View

 

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Icon

Item

Description

 

 

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Microphone

Internal microphone for sound recording.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

Display screen

Also called Liquid-CrystalDisplay (LCD), displays

 

 

 

 

 

computer output (Configuration may vary by

 

 

 

 

 

models).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Power button

Turns the computer on and off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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