AOpen DX3RLU User Manual
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Copyright© 2000 AOpen Incorporated

All Rights Reserved.

AOpen Fortress 9100

User’s Guide

Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revision or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications. This company makes no representations or warranties either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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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.Do not use this product near water.

4.Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The product may fall, causing serious damage to the product.

5.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 block 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 built-ininstallation unless proper ventilation is provided.

6.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.

7.This product is equipped with a 3-wiregrounding-typeplug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. This plug will only fit into agrounding-typepower outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the purpose of thegrounding-typeplug.

8.Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where persons will


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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 15 amperes.

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


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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 the 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 could explode if not handled properly. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of it in fire. Keep it away from children and dispose of my used battery promptly.

Use only the proper type of power supply cord set (provided in your keyboard/manual accessories box) for this unit. It should be a detachable type: UL listed/CSA certified, type SVT/SJT, rated 6A 125V minimum, VDE approved or its equivalent. Maximum length is 15 feet (4.6 meters).


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Caution on Lithium Batteries


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.

FCC Class B Radio Frequency Interference



This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment 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 equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

1.Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.


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2.Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

3.Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

4.Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.

Notice 1:

The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

Notice 2:

Shielded interface cables, if any, must be used in order to comply with the emission limits.


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About this Manual


This user’s guide aims to give you the information you need to operate the system properly and tells you how to install internal components.

Manual Structure

This user’s guide consists of four chapters.

Chapter 1 Fortress 9100 Housing (SV100)

This chapter describes the housing and all its major components. It contains instructions for upgrade options and installation procedures.

Chapter 2 Fortress 9100 Motherboard (DX3R Plus)

This chapter describes the motherboard and all its major components. It contains the motherboard layout, jumper settings, cache and memory configurations, and information on other internal devices.

Chapter 3 BIOS Setup Utility

This chapter gives information about the system BIOS and tells how to configure the system by changing the settings of the BIOS parameters.

Chapter 4 SCSI Select Configuration Utility

This chapter gives information about the SCSI Select utility and tells how to configure the SCSI configuration by changed the settings of the SCSI parameters.


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The following conventions are used in this manual:

Text entered by user

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Represent the actual keys that you have to press on the keyboard.


Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic.


Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems.


Reminds you to take specific actions relevant to the accomplishment of procedures.