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****** Page 1 ****** Aspire 5535/5235 Series Quick Guide
****** Page 2 ****** Copyright 0 2008. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 5535/5235 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 08/2008 This company makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Although care has been taken to ensure accuracy, this company shall not be liable for any errors (including, but not limited to, typos, factual errors, etc.) contained in this publication. Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation to notify any person of such revisions 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 particu lar purpose. Record the model number, serial number, purchase date and place of purchase information in the space provided below. The serial number and model number are recorded on the label affixed to your computer. All correspondence concerning your unit should include the serial number, model number and purchase information. No part of th is publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronically, mechanically, by photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire 5535/5235 Series Notebook PC Model number: Serial number: Date of purchase: Place of purchase: Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other compan iesl product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
****** Page 3 ****** 3 First things first We would like to thank you for making an Acer notebook your choice for meeting your mobile computing needs. Your guides To help you use your Acer notebook, we have designed a set of guides: First off, the Just for Starters… poster helps you get started with setting up your computer. The Aspire Series Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the Aspire product series. It covers basic topics such as Acer’s Empowering Technology, using the keyboard, audio, etc. Please understand that due to its nature, the Generic User Guide as well as the AcerSystem User Guide mentioned below will occasionally refer to functions or features which are only contained in certain models of the series, but not necessarily in the model you purchased. Such instances are marked in the text with language such as nonly for certain models”. The Quick Guide introduces you to the basic features and functions of your new computer. For more on how your computer can help you to be more productive, please refer to the AcerSystem User Guide. This guide contains detailed information on such subjects as system utilities, data recovery, expansion options and troubleshooting. In addition it contains warranty information and the general regulations and safety notices for your notebook. It is available in Portable Document Format (PDF) and comes preloaded on your notebook. Follow these steps to access it: Start, All Programs, AcerSystem. 1 Click on 2 Click on AcerSystem User Guide. Note: Viewing the file requires Adobe Reader. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your computer, clicking on AcerSystem User Guide will run the Adobe Reader setup program first. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. For instructions on how to use Adobe Reader, access the Help and Support menu.
****** Page 4 ****** Your Acer notebook tour After setting up your computer as illustrated in the Just for Starters… poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view 14 13 11 Icon Item Acer Crystal Eye webcam Description Web camera for video communication (only for certain models).
****** Page 5 ****** 2 3 4 5 6 7/14 8 9 10 11 12 13 Icon VOL+/ VOL- Item Display screen Power button Empowering key Keyboard Touchpad Status indicators Click buttons (left and right) Palmrest Speakers Microphone Easy-launch buttons Volume up/ Volume down 5 Description Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Turns the computer on and off. Launch Acer Empowering Technology. For entering data into your computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer’s functions and components. Please refer to the Generic User Guide for more details. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Internal microphone for sound recording Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Please refer to the Generic User Guide for more details. Increases the sound volume/Decreases the sound volume.
****** Page 6 ****** 6 Closed front view 1 Item Latch Rear view 1 Item Ventilation slots Description Locks and releases the lid Description Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use.
****** Page 7 ****** 7 Left view 2 3 4 Description 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Icon PRO Item External display (VGA) port Ethernet (RJ-45) port USB 2.0 port Microphone jack Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack 5-in-l card reader ExpressCard/54 ExpressCard 54 slot Connects to a display device (e.g. external monitor, LCD projector). Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Accepts inputs from external microphones. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones). Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO), and xD-Picture Card Note: Push to remove/install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. Note: Push to remove/install the card.
****** Page 8 ****** 8 Right view Icon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 Item Optical drive 234 Description 567 Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Modem (RJ-II) port DC-in jack Kensington lock slot Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the optical disk from the drive. Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. Note: Insert a paper clip to the emergency eject hole to eject the optical drive tray when the computer is off. Connects to a phone line. Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.
****** Page 9 ****** Base view 1 3 9 6 5 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 O Icon Item Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Memory compartment Hard disk bay Ventilation slots and cooling fan Description Houses the computer’s battery pack Releases the battery for removaL Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer’s main memory. Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws). Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan.
****** Page 10 ****** 10 Specifications Operating system Platform System memory Display Graphics Storage subsystem Audio Communication Dimensions Privacy control Power subsystem Genuine Windows Vista AMD Better By Design program, featuring: AMD Turion X2 Ultra dual-core mobile processor* AMD Turion X2 dual-core mobile processor* AMD AthlonTM X2 dual-core mobile processor* Mobile AMD Sempron processor* AMD M780G Chipset Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N* Acer InviLinkTM 802.1 lb/g* Dual-channel support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDlMM modules 15.6″ HD 1366 x 768 ATI RadeonTM HD 3200 Graphics 2.5″ hard disk drive Optical drive option: • DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive 5-in-l card reader Two built-in stereo speakers High-definition audio support MS-Sound compatible Built-in microphone Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam* WLAN: • Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N* • Acer InviLinkTM 802.1 lb/g* WPAN: Bluetooth@ 2.0+Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)* LAN: Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V.92; Wake-on-Ring ready 383 (W) x 250 (D) x 15/37 (H) mm 15.08 (W) x 9.84 (D) x 0.59/1.46 (H) inch BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot ACPI 3.0 48.8 W 4400 mAh 3-pin 65 W AC adapter ENERGY STARO 4.0*
****** Page 11 ****** Special keys and controls 1/0 interface Environment 11 105-1106-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device ExpressCard /54 slot 5-in-l card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD) USB 2.0 port External display (VGA) port Headphones/speaker/line-out jack Microphone-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-1 1) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Temperature: • Operating: 5 to 35 oc • Non-operating: -20 e c to 65 oc Humidity (non-condensing): • Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80% Note: * Only for certain models. Note: The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased.
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