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****** Page 1 ****** Aspire 7730 Series Quick Guide

****** Page 2 ****** Copyright 0 2008. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 7730 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 04/2008 Changes may be made periodically to the information in th is 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 7730 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 Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity Th is device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Ru les. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The following local manufacturer/importer is responsible for th is declaration: Product name: Model number: Machine type: SKU number: Name of responsible party: Address of responsible party: Contact person: Tel: Fax: Notebook PC ZY6 Aspire 7730 Aspire 7730-xxxxx (“x” — 0 – 9, a – z, or A – Z) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 USA Acer Representitive 1-254-298-4000 1-254-298-4147

****** Page 4 ****** 4 CE Declaration of Conformity Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited 3F, No. 168 Xizang medium road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai Tel: 886-2-8691-3089, Fax: 886-2-8691-3000 E-mail: Hereby declare that: Product: Notebook PC Model Number: ZY6 Trade Name: Acer Machine Type: Aspire 7730 SKU Number. Aspire 7730-xxxxx = 0-9, a z, or A Z) Is compliant with the essential requ irements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requ irements. EMC Directive 2004/108/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standards: EN55022: 1998 + A1 + A2:2003, AS/NZS CISPR22:2002, Class B EN55024: 1998 + A1:2001 + A2:2003 EN55013:2001 + A1:2003 + A2:2005 (Applied to product with TV function) EN55020:2007 (Applied to product with TV function) EN61000-3-2:2000 + A2:2005, Class D EN61000-3-3:1995 + A 1:2001 + A2:2005 Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC as attested by conform ity with the following harmonized standard: EN60950-1:2001 + A11:2004 EN60065:2002 (Applied to product with TV function) Council Decision 98/482/EC (CTR21) for pan- European single terminal connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment. R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the followingharmonized standard: Article 3. I(a) Health and Safety EN60950-1:2001+ A11:2004 EN50371:2002 Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages EN300 220-3 VI. 1.1 EN300 328 VI .6.1 EN300 440-2 VI. 1.2 EN301 893 VI .2.3 Easy [ai / Director • Article 3. I(b) EMC EN-301 489-1 Vl.4.1 EN-301 489-3 Vl.4.1 EN-301 489-17 VI .2.1 CE Issued Date: 29 February 2008 29 Feb 2008 Date Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited

****** Page 5 ****** 5 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 printed 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’s 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 “only for certain models” The printed 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’s 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’s Guide. Note: Viewing the file requires Adobe Reader. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your computer, clicking on AcerSystem User’s 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 6 ****** 6 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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 7 12 11 10 9 8 Icon Item Acer Crystal Eye Microphone Description Web camera for video communication. (only for certain models) Internal microphone for sound recording.

****** Page 7 ****** 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Icon d) Item Display screen Power button Easy-launch b uttons Palmrest Status indicators Click buttons (left, center* and right) Touchpad Keyboard Speakers Empowering key 7 Description Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. Turns the computer on and off. Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Please refer to “Generic User Guide” for more details. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer’s functions and components. Please refer to “Generic User Guide” for more details. 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. For entering data into your computer. Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Lanuch Acer Empowering Technology

****** Page 8 ****** 8 Closed front view 4 con 1 tem CIR receiver 2 1 2 3 4 Unlimited volume control wheel 5-in-l card reader Latch 3 escriptlon Receives signals from a remote control. Adjust the volume of the audio-out. 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. Locks and releases the lid. Rear view 1 Item Ventilation slots Description Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use.

****** Page 9 ****** Left view 4 9 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 Icon o HDMI SPDIF 2 3 Item DC-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Acer EasyPort IV connector External display (VGA) port HDMI port USB 2.0 port Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Microphone jack Line-in jack 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). 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)

****** Page 10 ****** 10 Right view 1 Icon 2 3 456 Description 9 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ExpressCard 154 Item ExpressCard/54 slot USB 2.0 port Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject b utton Emergency eject hole RF-in port Modem (RJ-11) port Kensington lock slot Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. Note: Push to remove/install the card 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. Accepts input signals from digital TV- tuner devices. (only for certain models) Connects to a phone line. Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock.

****** Page 11 ****** Base view 3 4 5 con 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 7 6 tem Sub woofer Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Hard disk bay-Main Hard disk bay- Secondary Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan escnptlon Emits low frequency sound output. (for certain models only) 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) (for certain models only). 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 12 ****** 12 Specifications Operating system Platform System memory TV-tuner Display Graphics Storage subsystem Audio Dimensions and weight Privacy control Genuine Windows Vista Intel@ Centrino@ 2 processor technology, featuring Intel@ Core 2 Duo processor • Mobile Intel@ PM45/GM45 Express Chipset* Intel@ Wireless WiFi Link 5100/5300* 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* 17″ WXGA+ 1440 x 900 Mobile Intel@ GM45 Express Chipset* NVIDIA@ GeForce@ 9300M NVIDIA@ GeForce@ 9600M 2.5″ hard disk drive Intel@ Turbo memory 2GB supported* 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 S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers Built-in microphone 402 (W) x 297 (D) x 41/43.9 (H) mm (15.83 x 11.69 x 1.61/1.73 inches) 3.90 kg (8.59 lbs.) with 2 HDDs and 8-cell battery pack * 3.80 kg (8.37 lbs.) with one HDD and 6-cell battery pack * Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution* BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot

****** Page 13 ****** Communication Power subsystem Special keys and controls 1/0 interface Environment 13 Acer Video Conference, featuring: Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam* • Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone WLAN: Intel@ Wireless WiFi Link 5100/5300* WPAN: Bluetooth@ 2.0+Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)* LAN: Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V.92 ACPI 3.0 71 W 4800 mAh* 48.8 W 4400 mAh* 3-pin 90 W AC adapter* 3-pin 65 W AC adapter* Engergy Star 4.0 105/106-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device Empowering Key Easy-launch buttons: WLAN, Internet, email, Bluetooth, Acer Arcade Media keys (printed on keyboard): play/pause, stop, previous, next Volume wheel Acer Media Center remote control* Acer EasyPort IV connector* ExpressCard /54 slot 5-in-l card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD) 4 USB 2.0 ports HDMITM port with HDCP support* Consumer infrared (CIR) port External display (VGA) 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 ‘C to 65 oc Humidity (non-condensing): Operating: 20% to 80% • Non-operating: 20% to 80%

****** Page 14 ****** 14 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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