Texas Instruments 3000 User Manual
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TEXAS

INSTRUMENTS

TravelMate 3000

Notebook Computer

User’s Manual

Contents

Preface .......................................................................................................................... v

1 Taking a First Look

Learning About Hardware

........................................................................................................ 1-2

Learning About Options ...........................................................................................................

1-7

Learning About Software........................................................................................................

1-10

2 Learning About Your Computer

LCD Screen .............................................................................................................................

2-3

Connectors and Ports................................................................................................................

2-6

Keyboard Keys.......................................................................................................................

2-10

Indicator Lights ......................................................................................................................

2-19

3 Getting Started

Guidelines & Precautions.........................................................................................................

3-3

Providing Power.......................................................................................................................

3-6

Handling the Battery Pack........................................................................................................

3-9

Starting Your Computer .........................................................................................................

3-13

Restarting the Computer.........................................................................................................

3-14

Using the Floppy Drive ..........................................................................................................

3-15

Help Displays ........................................................................................................................

3-18

4 Customizing Your Computer

Accessing the Setup Program ...................................................................................................

4-3

System Options, Page 1............................................................................................................

4-6

User Features, Page 2.............................................................................................................

4-11

External Communications, Page 3 ..........................................................................................

4-18

5 Installing and Using Application Programs

Guidelines for Installing Applications.......................................................................................

5-2

Using Laptop Manager .............................................................................................................

5-7

Using a Password.....................................................................................................................

5-9

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6 TravelMate 3000 Options

Numeric Keypad ........................................................................................................

6-2

RAM Modules ...........................................................................................................

6-3

Internal Modem .........................................................................................................

6-8

80387SX Coprocessor ................................................................................................

6-9

Other Options ..........................................................................................................

6-10

 

 

7 Taking Care of Your Computer

Do's and Don'ts ..........................................................................................................

7-2

Cleaning the TravelMate 3000 ...................................................................................

7-3

Conserving Battery Power ..........................................................................................

7-4

Care and Handling of the Battery ...............................................................................

7-5

 

 

Appendixes

Specifications............................................................................................................

A-1

Character Sets............................................................................................................

B-1

Keyboard Layouts ......................................................................................................

C-1

Diagnostics ...............................................................................................................

D-1

Troubleshooting .........................................................................................................

E-1

Configuring Memory .................................................................................................

F- I

Connector Pin Assignments ......................................................................................

G-1

Screen Standards.......................................................................................................

H-1

Glossary

Index

Getting Support for Your TI Product

Warranty and Service

Repair Request Form

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