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****** Page 2 ****** Copyright 0 2008. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Aspire 8930 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 07/2008 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 8930 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: 1 Click on Start, All Programs, AcerSystem. 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 poster, let us show you around your new Acer notebook. Top view 11 13 14 10 13
****** Page 5 ****** Icon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Item Acer PureZone Display screen Power button Status indicators CineDash media console Keyboard Palmrest Touchpad Click buttons (left, center* and right) Status indicators Acer Crystal Eye Empowering key Speakers Easy-launch b utton 5 Description Two internal stereo microphones for sound recording. 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. The CineDash media console is a touch- sensitive entertainment interface For entering data into your computer. Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 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). Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer’s functions and components. Web camera for video communication. (only for certain models) Launch Acer Empowering Technology Dolby 5.1 speakers deliver stereo audio output. Buttons for launching frequently used program.
****** Page 6 ****** 6 Closed front view 1 2 3 Icon PRO Item Speakers 6-in-l card reader CIR receiver Rear view 1 Description Front left, center and front right speakers deliver stereo audio output. Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC),MultiMediaCard Plus (MMCplus), Memory Stick (MS), Memory stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD). Receives signals from a remote control 2 1 2 1 Item Tuba Ventilation slots Description The dedicated Tuba CineBass subwoofer pumps out earthshaking movie-house audio. Enable the comp uter to stay cool, even after prolonged use.
****** Page 7 ****** 7 Left view 1 con 2 3 tem 4 5 6 7 8 91011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 HDMI DISPLAY / e SATA o SPOIF DC-in jack Modem (RJ-11) port Ethernet (RJ-45) port External display (VGA) port HDMI port DISPLAY port USB 2.0 port USB 2.0/ e SATA port Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Microphone-in jack Line-in jack escnptlon Connects to an AC adapter. Connects to a phone line. Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network. Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). Supports high definition digital video connections. Supports high definition digital video connections. Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 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. Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g. speakers, headphones). Accepts input from external microphones. Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman).
****** Page 8 ****** 8 Right view con 345 escnpüon 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ExpressCard 1 54 2 tem ExpressCard/54 slot Optical drive Optical disk access indicator Optical drive eject button Emergency eject hole 2 USB 2.0 ports TV-in port Kensington lock slot Accepts one ExpressCard/54 module. 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. Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). Accepts input signals from analog/ digital TV-tuner devices (only for certain models). Connects to a Kensington- compatible computer security lock.
****** Page 9 ****** 9 Base view 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 Icon Item Hard disk bay Memory compartment Ventilation slots and cooling fan Battery bay Battery release latch Battery lock Description Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws). 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. Houses the computer’s battery pack. Releases the battery for removal. Locks the battery in position.
****** Page 10 ****** 10 Acer CineDash media console Acer CineDash media console is a touch-sensitive entertainment interface that features an ultra-smooth surface, inviting to the touch. Total media control – including instant access to Acer ArcadeTM Deluxe – provides a new, exciting way to launch and control entertainment. Functions are activated by simply tapping the function with your finger, while you can adjust volume by sliding your finger around the volume meter. 16 . 15 14 ENTER 10 12 13
****** Page 11 ****** 11 Music Album N/A 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 13 14 15 16 Item Hold Mute Arcade Back Enter Slide counter clockwise from top Slide clockwise from bottom Left arrow Right arrow Play/Pause Stop Next Forward Rewind Previous Vol Up/ down Video N/A Pla Movie N/A Mute/unmute audio Return to Main page Go back one step 1. Function button: Perform selected function 2. View image 2. Watch video fullscreen fu Ilscreen Select previous item Select next item Select previous item Select next item Play/pause slideshow 1. Stop slideshow 2. Stop playing music Jump to next mage In slideshow N/A N/A Jump to previous mage in slideshow Play/pause video 1. Stop playing video fu Ilscreen 2. Stop playing music Jump to next video and play fu Ilscreen 2. Perform movie menu function Select previous menu item Select next menu item Select previous menu item Select next menu item Play/pause movie Stop movie Jump to next chapter/title and play fullscreen Fast forward* 1.2x, 1.4x, 2x, ax, 8x, 16k, 32x Rewind* lx, 2X, 4k, 8k, 16X, 32X Jump to previous video and play fu Ilscreen Jump to previous chapter/title and play fullscreen 2. Play highlighted track Select previous item Select next item Select previous item Select next item Play/pause music Stop playing music Jump to and play next track Jump forward 5 sec and keep playing Jump back 5 sec and keep playing Jump to and play previous track Increase/decrease volume Note: * depends on file format
****** Page 12 ****** 12 Power subsystem & environment Power subsystem Environment ACPI 3.0 71 W 4800 mAh 3-pin 90 W AC adapter ENERGY STARO 4.0 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%
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