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Aspire 5336 Series

Service Guide

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Revision History

Please refer to the table below for the updates made on Aspire 5336 service guides.

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II

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.

Acer Incorporated makes 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. Any Acer Incorporated software described in this manual is sold or licensed "as is". Should the programs prove defective following their purchase, the buyer (and not Acer Incorporated, its 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.

Acer is a registered trademark of Acer Corporation.

Other brand and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

III

IV

Conventions

The following conventions are used in this manual:

SCREEN MESSAGES

Denotes actual messages that appear

 

on screen.

 

 

NOTE

Gives bits and pieces of additional

 

information related to the current

 

topic.

 

 

WARNING

Alerts you to any damage that might

 

result from doing or not doing specific

 

actions.

 

 

CAUTION

Gives precautionary measures to

 

avoid possible hardware or software

 

problems.

 

 

IMPORTANT

Reminds you to do specific actions

 

relevant to the accomplishment of

 

procedures.

 

 

NOTE: This symbol where placed in the Service Guide designates a component that should be recycled according to the local regulations.

V

Preface

Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information.

1.This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's "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 (e.g. add-oncard, modem, or extra memory capability). These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be covered in this generic service guide. In such cases, please contact your regional offices or the responsible personnel/channel to provide you with further technical details.

2.Please note WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, that you should check the most up-to-dateinformation available on your regional web or channel. If, for whatever reason, a part number change is made, it will not be noted in the printed Service Guide. ForACER-AUTHORIZEDSERVICE PROVIDERS, your Acer office may have a DIFFERENT part number code to those given in the FRU list of this printed Service Guide. You MUST use the list provided by your regional Acer office to order FRU parts for repair and service of customer machines.

VI

Table of Contents

System Specifications

1

Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 System Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Your Acer Notebook tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Closed Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Closed Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Left View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Right View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Base View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Touchpad Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Using the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Lock Keys and embedded numeric keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Windows Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Hot Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

Hardware Specifications and Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

System Utilities

27

BIOS Setup Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

Navigating the BIOS Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

Aspire 5336 BIOS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Main . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

Boot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33

Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

BIOS Flash Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

DOS Flash Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36

WinFlash Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38

Remove HDD/BIOS Password Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

43

Disassembly Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.43

Pre-disassembly Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.44

Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

45

External Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

46

External Modules Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

46

Removing the Battery Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

47

Removing the SD Dummy Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

48

Removing the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

49

Removing the ODD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51

Removing the Logic Lower Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

53

Removing the DIMM Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

54

Removing the WLAN Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

55

Removing the HDD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

57

Removing the RTC Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

59

Main Unit Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

60

Main Unit Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

60

Removing the Upper Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

Removing the Speaker Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

65

Removing the Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

67

Removing the Touchpad FFC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69

Removing the USB Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Table of Contents

 

Removing the Bluetooth Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .72

Removing the ODD Connector Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .73

Removing the Mainboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .74

Removing the Thermal Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .78

Removing the CPU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .79

Removing the LCD Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .80

Removing the DC-IN Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .83

LCD Module Disassembly Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .84

LCD Module Disassembly Flowchart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .84

Removing the LCD Bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .85

Removing the Camera Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .86

Removing the Inverter Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .87

Removing the LCD/LED Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .89

Removing the LCD Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .90

Removing the LVDS cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .91

Removing the Microphone Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .92

Removing the Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .94

LCD Module Reassembly Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .96

Replacing the Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .96

Replacing the Microphone Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .98

Replacing the LVDS Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.100

Replacing the LCD Brackets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.101

Replacing the LCD/LED Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.102

Removing the Inverter Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.103

Replacing the Camera Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.105

Replacing the LCD Bezel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.106

Main Module Reassembly Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.107

Replacing the DC-IN Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.107

Replacing the LCD Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.108

Replacing the CPU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.111

Replacing the Thermal Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.112

Replacing the Mainboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.114

Replacing the ODD Connector Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.117

Replacing the Bluetooth Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.118

Replacing the USB Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.119

Replacing the Touchpad FFC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.121

Replacing the Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.122

Replacing the Speaker Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.123

Replacing the Upper Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.124

Replacing the RTC Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.128

Replacing the HDD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.129

Replacing the WLAN Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.131

Replacing the DIMM Modules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.132

Replacing the Lower Logic Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.133

Replacing the ODD Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.134

Replacing the Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.136

Replacing the SD Dummy Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.137

Replacing the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.138

Troubleshooting

139

Common Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139

Power On Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140

No Display Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141

Random Loss of BIOS Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142

LCD Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

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Built-In Keyboard Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

Touchpad Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144

Internal Speaker Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144

HDD Not Operating Correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146

ODD Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147

Wireless Function Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150

Thermal Unit Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150

External Mouse Failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

Other Failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .151

Intermittent Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152

Undetermined Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152

Post Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153

Jumper and Connector Locations

157

Top View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.157

Bottom View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.158

Power Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.159

USB/B Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.160

ODD Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.160

Clearing Password Check and BIOS Recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.161

Clearing Password Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.161

Clear CMOS Jumper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.161

BIOS Recovery by Crisis Disk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.162

FRU (Field Replaceable Unit) List

163

Aspire 5336 Exploded Diagrams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164

Main Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164

Upper Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165

LCD Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166

LED Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .167

Aspire 5336 FRU List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168

Screw List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .187

Model Definition and Configuration

188

AS5336 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.188

Test Compatible Components

209

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Environment Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.210

Online Support Information

215

Index

217

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X

Chapter 1

System Specifications

Features

Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many features:

NOTE: Items denoted with an (*) are only available for selected models.

Operating System

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic 64-bit

Platform

Intel® Celeron® processor T3500 (1 MB L2 cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture

Intel® Celeron® processor 900 (1 MB L2 cache, 2.20 GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture

Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset

System Memory

Dual-channelDDR3 SDRAM support:

• Up to 2 GB of DDR3 system memory, upgradable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules

Display

15.6" HD 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, high-brightness(200-nit)Acer CineCrystal™ TFT LCD, supporting simultaneousmulti-windowviewing

16:9 aspect ratio

Graphics

Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M (Intel® GMA 4500M) with up to 1759 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 (64 MB of dedicated system memory, up to 1695 MB of shared system memory), supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 10

Dual independent display support

16.7 million colors

External resolution / refresh rates:

VGA port up to 2048 x 1536: 60 Hz

HDMI™ port up to 1728 x 1080: 60 Hz

MPEG-2/DVDdecoding

WMV9 (VC-1)and H.264 (AVC) decoding

HDMI™ (High-DefinitionMultimedia Interface) with HDCP(High-bandwidthDigital Content Protection) support

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Audio

Built-inmono speaker

Built-inmicrophone

MS-Soundcompatible

Storage

Hard disk drive:

160/250/320/500/640 GB or larger

2-in-1card reader, supporting:

Secure Digital™ (SD), MultiMediaCard™ (MMC)

Optical Media Drive

8X DVD-SuperMultidouble-layerdrive:

Read: 24X CD-ROM,24XCD-R,24XCD-RW,8XDVD-ROM,8XDVD-R,8X DVD+R, 6XDVD-ROMDL, 6XDVD-RDL, 6X DVD+R DL, 6XDVD-RW,6X DVD+RW, 5XDVD-RAM

Write: 24X CD-R,16XCD-RW,8XDVD-R,8X DVD+R, 4XDVD-RDL, 4X DVD+R DL, 6XDVD-RW,8X DVD+RW, 5XDVD-RAM

Communication

Acer Video Conference, featuring:

Acer Crystal Eye webcam with 1280 x 1024 resolution

WLAN:

Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n Wi-FiCERTIFIED™

Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g Wi-FiCERTIFIED™

Supporting Acer SignalUp™ wireless technology

WPAN:1

Bluetooth® 3.0+HS

Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR

LAN:

Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LANready

Privacy Control

BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords

Kensington lock slot

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions

381 (W) x 253 (D) x 25/34 (H) mm (14.99 x 9.96 x 0.98/1.33 inches)

Weight

2.6 kg (5.74 lbs.) with 6-cellbattery pack

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Power Subsystem

ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-savingmodes

Power adapter

3-pin65 W AC adapter:

108 (W) x 46 (D) x 29.5 (H) mm (4.25 x 1.81 x 1.16 inches)

225 g (0.49 lbs.) with 180 cm DC cable

Battery

48.8 Wh 4400 mAh 6-cellLi-ionstandard battery pack

Battery life: 3.5 hours

41.4 Wh 2800 mAh 4-cellLi-ionstandard battery pack

Battery life: 3 hours

ENERGY STAR®

Special Keys and Controls

Keyboard

103-/104-/107-keyAcer FineTip keyboard with independent standard numeric keypad, international language support

Touchpad

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

Media keys

Media control keys (printed on keyboard): play/pause, stop, previous, next, volume up, volume down

I/O Interface

2-in-1card reader (SD™, MMC)

Three USB 2.0 ports

HDMI™ port with HDCP support

External display (VGA) port

Headphone/speaker/line-outjack

Microphone-injack

Ethernet (RJ-45)port

DC-injack for AC adapter

Software

Productivity

Acer Backup Manager

Acer ePower Management

Acer eRecovery Management

Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1

Adobe® Reader® 9.1

eSobi™

Google Toolbar™

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

Microsoft® Office Starter 2010

Norton™ Online Backup

Security

McAfee® Internet Security Suite Trial

MyWinLocker® (except China, Hong Kong)

Multimedia

Cyberlink® PowerDVD™

NTI Media Maker™

Gaming

Oberon GameZone (except US, Canada, Hong Kong, Korea)

WildTangent®1 (US, Canada only)

Communication and ISP

Acer Crystal Eye

Microsoft® Silverlight™

Skype™

Windows Live™ Essentials - Wave 3.2 (Mail, Photo Gallery, Live™ Messenger, Movie Maker, Writer)

Web links and utilities

Acer Accessory Store (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, UK only)

Acer Identity Card

Acer Registration

Acer Updater

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

Netflix shortcut (US only)

Optional Items

1 / 2 GB DDR3 soDIMM module

3-pin65 W AC adapter

6-cellLi-ionbattery pack

External USB floppy disk drive

Environment

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%

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