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****** Page 1 ****** Aspire 6530 Series Quick Guide

****** Page 2 ****** Copyright 0 2008. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 6530 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 09/2008 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 particular 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, electron ically, mechanically, by photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Aspire 6530 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 10 con 58 tem Acer Crystal Eye webcam Microphone escnptlon Web camera for video communication. (only for certain models) Internal microphone for sound recording.

****** Page 5 ****** 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Icon VOL+/ VOL- Item Display screen Power button Status indicators Keyboard Palmrest Click buttons (left, center* and right) Touchpad Volume Up/ Volume Down Acer MediaTouch keys Easy-launch buttons Empowering key Speakers 5 Description Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Turns the computer on and off. 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. For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. *The center button serves as Acer Bio- Protection fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (only for certain models). Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Increase system volume/decrease system volume. For use with Acer Arcade and other media playing programs. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Please refer to the Generic User Guide for more details. Launch Acer Empowering Technology Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output.

****** Page 6 ****** 6 Closed front view 12 con tem 5-in-l 1 2 card reader PRO CIR receiver Rear view escriptlon Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO), and xD-Picture Card. Note: Push to removennstall the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. Receives signals from a remote control. 2 1 2 Item Tuba Ventilation slots Description The dedicated Tuba CineBass subwoofer pumps out earthshaking movie-house audio. Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use.

****** Page 7 ****** 7 Left view 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Icon o HDMI / e SATA SPDIF Item DC-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Acer EasyPort IV connector External display (VGA) port HDMI port USB 2.0 / e SATA port USB 2.0 port Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Microphone jack Line-in jack ExpressCard/54 45 67 Description Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network Connects to Acer EasyPort IV (only for certain models). Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Supports high definition digital video connections (only for certain models). Connects to USB 2.0 or eSATA devices (only for certain models). Note: If you plug an eSATA device you will have three USB ports available in the mean time. Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones). Accepts inputs from external microphones. Accepts audio line-in devices (e g., audio CD player, stereo walkman, mp3 player) Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. ExpressCard / 54 slot

****** Page 8 ****** 8 Right view Icon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2 345 Description 6 7 8 Item USB 2.0 port Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole Modem (RJ-II) port RF-in port Kensington lock slot Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 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. Accepts input signals from digital TV- tuner devices. (only for certain models) Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

****** Page 9 ****** Base view 1 2 3 4 5 9 7 6 con 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 tem Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Hard disk bay-Main Hard disk bay- Secondary Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan escnptlon Houses the computer’s battery pack Releases the battery for removal. Locks the battery in position. Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws). Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws) (only for certain models). Houses the computer’s main memory. 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 TV-tuner Display Graphics Storage subsystem Audio 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* AMD M780G Chipset Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N* Dual-Channel DDR2 SDRAM support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDlMM modules Digital TV-tuner supporting DVB-T* 16:9 aspect ratio 16″ Full HD 1920 x 1080* 16″ HD 1366 x 768* ATI RadeonTM HD 3200 Graphics* ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3470 Hybrid x 2* ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3650* 2.5″ hard disk drive Optical drive options: Blu-ray DiscTM/DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive* • DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive* 5-in-l card reader Dolby@-certified surround sound system with two built-in stereo speakers and one subwoofer* supporting low-frequency effects True5.1-channel surround sound output High-definition audio support S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers Acer PureZone technology with two built-in stereo microphones MS-Sound compatible

****** Page 11 ****** Communication Dimensions and weight Privacy control Power subsystem Special keys and controls 11 Acer Video Conference, featuring: Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam* • Acer PureZone technology* • Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone* WLAN: Acer InviLinkTM NplifyTM 802.11b/g/Draft-N* WPAN: Bluetooth@ 2.0+Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)* LAN: Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V .92; Wake-on-Ring ready 385 (W) x 277.5 (D) x 41/43.9 (H) mm (15.71 x 11.49 x 1.61/1.73 inches) 3.50 kg (7.71 lbs.) with 2 HDDs and 8-cell battery pack 3.40 kg (7.49 lbs.) with 2 HDDs and 6-cell battery pack Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution* BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot ACPI 3.0 71 W 4800 mAh* 48.8 W 4400 mAh* 3-pin 90 W AC adapter* 3-pin 65 W AC adapter* ENERGY STARO 4.0* 105/106-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device

****** Page 12 ****** 12 1/0 interface Environment Acer EasyPort IV connector* ExpressCardTM/54 slot Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader* 5-in-l card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD) 3 USB 2.0 ports USB 2.0 / eSATA port * Note: If you plug an eSATA device you will have three USB ports available in the mean ti me. HDMITM port with HDCP support* External display (VGA) port Consumer infrared (CIR) port RF-in jack* Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support* Microphone-in jack Line-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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