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****** Page 1 ****** VivoMini VM45 User Manual Hornu HIGH•OEFIVITION VVLTWEOI.•. INTERFACE

****** Page 2 ****** E13080 First Edition June 2017 COPYRIGHT INFORMATION No part of this manual, including the products and software described in it, may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form or by any means, except documentation kept by the purchaser for backup purposes, without the express written permission of ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (“ASUS”). ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL “AS IS”WITHOUTWARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TOTHE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASUS, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OFTHE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DEFECT OR ERROR IN THIS MANUAL OR PRODUCT. Products and corporate names appearing in this manual may or may not be registered trademarks or copyrights of their respective companies, and are used only for identification or explanation and to the owners’ benefit, without intent to infringe. SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL ARE FURNISHED FOR INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY, AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR INACCURACIES THAT MAY APPEAR IN THIS MANUAL, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTS AND SOFTWARE DESCRIBED IN IT. Copyright 0 2017 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Circumstances may arise where because of a default on ASUS’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from ASUS. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from ASUS, ASUS is liable for no more than damages for bodily injury (including death) and damage to real property and tangible personal property; or any other actual and direct damages resulted from omission or failure of performing legal duties under this Warranty Statement, up to the listed contract price of each product. ASUS will only be responsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement. This limit also applies to ASUS’ suppliers and its reseller. It is the maximum for which ASUS, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS ASUS LIABLE FOR ANY OFTHE FOLLOWING: (l ) THIRD- PARTY CLAIMS AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES; (2) LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR RECORDS OR DATA; OR (3) SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OR FOR ANY ECONOMIC CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS), EVEN IF ASUS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR YOUR RESELLER IS INFORMED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. SERVICE AND SUPPORT Visit our multi-language web site at

****** Page 3 ****** Contents About this manual Conventions used in this manual Typography Package contents Getting to know your VivoMini Features Front panel Left side Rear panel 10 Using your VivoMini Getting started 14 Connect the AC power adapter to your VivoMini Connect a display panel to your VivoMini 16 Connect the USB cable from keyboard or mouse Turn on your VivoMini 18 Turning your VivoMjni off 19 Putting your VivoMini to sleep 19 Entering the BIOS Setup 19 Quickly enter the BIOS 20 Memory upgrade Upgrading memory modules 22 Appendix Safety information 30 Setting up your system 30 Care during use Regulatory notices 32 ASUS contact information 36 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 4 ****** About this manual This manual provides information about the hardware and software features of your PC, organized through the following chapters: Chapter 1: Getting to know your VivoMini This chapter details the hardware components of your VivoMini. Chapter 2: Using your VivoMini This chapter provides you with information on using your VivoMini. Chapter 3: Memory upgrade This chapter provides you with information on how to upgrade the memory modules of your VivoMini. Appendix This section includes notices and safety statements your VivoMini. Conventions used in this manual To highlight key information in this manual, some text are presented as follows: IMPORTANT! This message contains vital information that must be followed to complete a task. NOTE: This message contains additional information and tips that can help complete tasks. WARNING! This message contains important information that must be followed to keep you safe while performing certain tasks and prevent damage to your VivoMini’s data and components. 4 Typography Bold text /ta/ic VivoMini VM45 Indicates a menu or an item to select. This indicates sections that you can refer to in this manual.

****** Page 5 ****** Package contents Your VivoMini package contains the following items: AC power adapter” VivoMini VM45 Technical documentations Power cable* NOTES: *Actual product specifications and package contents may vary with your VivoMini’s model type or with country or region. Ifthe device or its components fail or malfunction during normal and proper use within the warranty period, bring the warranty card to the ASUS Service Center for replacement of the defective components. VivoMini VM45 5

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****** Page 7 ****** 1 Getting to know your VivoMini

****** Page 8 ****** 8 Features Front panel Top cover The removable top cover allows you access to the hard disk drive and the memory modules. IMPORTANT! Before removing the top cover, turn off your VivoMini and unplug the power cable. Audio speakers Your VivoMini uses SonicMaster technology to provide hi-fi sound quality, with richer bass sounds, straight from the built-in audio speakers. Drive activity indicator This indicator lights up when your VivoMini is accessing the internal storage drive. VivoMini VM45

****** Page 9 ****** Left side Air vents The air vents on the left side allow cooler air to enter your VivoMini chassis. IMPORTANT! For optimum heat dissipation and air ventilation, ensure that the air vents are free from obstructions. VivoMini VM45 9

****** Page 10 ****** Rear panel DisplayPort o 10 13 VivoMini VM45 M UC.Sb.SOHC.SbXC 12 Power button 10 The power button allows you to turn the VivoMini on or off. You can also press the power button once to put your VivoMini to sleep mode. Memory card slot The built-in memory card reader enables your VivoMini to read and write data to and from MMC/SD/SDHC/SDXC cards. Top cover lock latch + Kensington security slot The top cover lock latch fastens the top cover on your VivoMini. The Kensington security slot allows you to secure your VivoMini using Kensington@security products. USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports These USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Universal Serial Bus) ports provide a transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s and are backward compatible with USB 2.0.

****** Page 11 ****** DisplayPort port Use this port to connect your VivoMini to a DisplayPort or VGA, DVI, or HDMI external display. LAN port The 8-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports a standard Ethernet cable for connection to a local network. Headphone/Audio Out jack The stereo headphone jack is used to connect the system’s audio out signal to amplified speakers or headphones. Microphone jack The microphone jack is designed to connect the microphone used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recordings. Digital audio out port (S/PDIF optical) The Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) optical out port allows you to transfer digital audio from your VivoMini into an amplifier or your TV. USB 2.0 ports The USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports are compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices such as keyboards, mouse devices, cameras, and hard disk drives. USB allows many devices to run simultaneously on a single computer, with some peripheral acting as additional plug-in sites or hubs. VivoMini VM45 11

****** Page 12 ****** O HDMI HDMI port The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) port supports a Full-HD device such as an LCD TV or monitor to allow viewing on a larger external display. Rear air vents The air vents on the rear allow warm air to exit the VivoMini. IMPORTANT! For optimum heat dissipation and air ventilation, keep the air vents at least 1 Ocm away from any obstructions. Power input (DC 19V) The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack. Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the PC. To prevent damage to the PC, always use the bundled power adapter. WARNING! The power adapter may become warm to hot when in use. Do not cover the adapter and keep it away from your body. 12 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 13 ****** 2 Using your VivoMini

****** Page 14 ****** Getting started Connect the AC power adapter to your VivoMini To connect the AC power adapter to your VivoMini: A. B. C. Connect the AC power cord to the AC/DC adapter. Connect the DC power connector into your VivoMinj’s power (DC) input port. Plug the AC power cord into a 100VN240V power source. NOTE: The power adapter may vary in appearance, depending on models and your region. O_ e. 14 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 15 ****** IMPORTANT! We strongly recommend that you use only the AC power adapter and cable that came with your VivoMini. We strongly recommend that you use a grounded wall socket while using your VivoMini. The socket outlet must be easily accessible and near your VivoMini. To disconnect your VivoMini from its main power supply, unplug your VivoMini from the power socket. NOTE: Power adapter information: Input voltage: 100-240Vac Input frequency: 50-60Hz Rating output current: 3.42A(65W) Rating output voltage: 19V VivoMini VM45 15

****** Page 16 ****** 16 Connect a display panel to your VivoMini You can connect a display panel or projector to your VivoMini that has the following connectors: HDMI connector DisplayPort connector VGA connector (use with a DisplayPort to VGA adapter or HDMI to VGA adapter) DVI connector (use with an HDMI to DVI adapter) NOTE: The HDMI to DVI adapter, DisplayPort to VGA adapter, or HDMI to VGA adapter are each sold separately. To connect a display panel to your VivoMini: Connect a display cable either to the HDMI or DisplayPort port. Connecting display via HDMI port o Connecting display via DisplayPort port VivoMini VM45

****** Page 17 ****** Connect the USB cable from keyboard or mouse You can connect generally any USB keyboard and mouse to your VivoMini. You can also connect a USB dongle for a wireless keyboard and mouse set. To connect a keyboard and mouse to your VivoMini: Connect the USB cable from your keyboard and mouse to any of the USB 2.0 ports of your VivoMini. Connecting keyboard or mouse via USB 2.0 port o VivoMini VM45

****** Page 18 ****** 18 Turn on your VivoMini Press the power button to turn on your VivoMjni. VivoMini VM45

****** Page 19 ****** Turning your VivoMini off If your VivoMini is unresponsive, press and hold the power button for at least four (4) seconds until your VivoMini turns off. Putting your VivoMini to sleep To put your VivoMjni on Sleep mode, press the Power button once. Entering the BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for system startup in the VivoMini. In normal circumstances, the default BIOS settings apply to most conditions to ensure optimal performance. Do not change the default BIOS settings except in the following circumstances: An error message appears on the screen during the system bootup and requests you to run the BIOS Setup. You have installed a new system component that requires further BIOS settings or update. WARNING! Inappropriate BIOS settings may result to instability or boot failure. We strongly recommend that you change the BIOS settings only with the help of a trained service personnel. VivoMini VM45 19

****** Page 20 ****** 20 Quickly enter the BIOS To quickly enter the BIOS: Press the power button for at least four (4) seconds to shut down your VivoMini, then press the power button again to turn your VivoMini back on, then press or during POST. When your PC is off, disconnect the power cord from your VivoMini’s power connector. Reconnect the power cable and press the power button to turn on your VivoMini. Press or during POST. NOTE: POST (Power-On Self Test) is a series of software controlled diagnostic tests that run when you turn on your PC. VivoMini VM45

****** Page 21 ****** Memory upgrade

****** Page 22 ****** Upgrading memory modules Your VivoMinj comes with two SO-DIMM memory slots that allow you to install two 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, or 16 GB DDR4 260-pin so-DIMMs for a maximum of 32 GB memory. IMPORTANT! You can only install DDR4 SO-DIMM to the VivoMini’s DIMM slots. NOTE: Refer to for the list of compatible DIMMs. To install or upgrade the memory modules: 1. 2. 3. Turn off your VivoMini. Disconnect all cables and peripherals. Place the VivoMini on a stable and flat surface. 22 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 23 ****** 4. 5. 6. Press down the latch at the rear panel to release the top cover. 0 000000000000 Slide the top cover towards the rear of VivoMini until it is detached from the chassis. Remove the cover and set aside. VivoMini VM45 23

****** Page 24 ****** 7. Carefully slide the HDD or the Vivo DualBay adapter (with SSD or 2.5-inch HDD inside) from the SATA connector, then remove it from the drive bay. Removing the HDD from drive bay o 040 aa 00040000 eacoacao ocaeeaao oecoac o 00 o o Removing the Vivo DualBay adapter (with SSD or 2.5-inch HDD inside) 24 from drive bay ocaaae O VivoMini VM45 o o

****** Page 25 ****** 8. 9. Prepare the memory module. Release the screw that secures the SO-DIMM slot cover, then pry the slot cover open. Serial ATA connector SO-DIMM slot cover o Serial ATA HDD drive bay 00 0 000 acoooa o 00 o 10. Align and insert the memory module into the slot (A) and press it down (B), until it is securely seated in place. 00 mamma eomaaoa o 00 o o VivoMini VM45 25

****** Page 26 ****** 11. 12. Replace the SO-DIMM slot cover and secure it with the screw. 00 o 0 000 00 o momooo o For HDD and Vivo DualBay adapter, match the rubber heads of the screws with the four screw slots on the drive bay. 26 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 27 ****** 13. Carefully place the Serial ATA HDD or the Vivo DualBay adapter (with SSD or 2.5-inch HDD inside) into the drive bay, then slide the drive towards the SATA connector. Re-installing the HDD to the drive bay SATA connector o Rubber head screw slot Rubber head screw slot 00 Rubber head screw slot o o moaeoao O Re-installing the Vivo DualBay adapter (with SSD or 2.5-inch HDD inside) to the drive bay SATA connector O 00 o o o VivoMini VM45 27

****** Page 28 ****** 14. 15. Replace the top cover then slide it towards the front of VivoMini to re-attach. Lock the latch to securely fasten the top cover to the chassis. 0 10000000000000 28 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 29 ****** Appendix

****** Page 30 ****** 30 Safety information Your VivoMinl’ is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for information technology equipment. However, to ensure your safety, it is important that you read the following safety instructions. Setting up your system Read and follow all instructions in the documentation before you operate your system. Do not use this product near water or a heated source. Set up the system on a stable surface. Openings on the chassis are for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Make sure you leave plenty of space around the system for ventilation. Never insert objects of any kind into the ventilation openings. Use this product in environments with ambient temperatures between OOC and 350C. If you use an extension cord, make sure that the total ampere rating of the devices plugged into the extension cord does not exceed its ampere rating. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body. VivoMini VM45

****** Page 31 ****** Care during use Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it. Do not spill water or any other liquids on your system. When the system is turned off, a small amount of electrical current still flows. Always unplug the power cord from the power outlets before cleaning the system. If you encounter the following technical problems with the product, unplug the power cord and contact a qualified service technician or your retailer. The power cord or plug is damaged. Liquid has been spilled into the system. The system does not function properly even if you follow the operating instructions. The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged. The system performance changes. Lithium-lon Battery Warning CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. NO DISASSEMBLY The warranty does not apply to the products that have been disassembled by users DO NOT throw the VivoMini in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment, and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste. Check local technical support services for product recycling. VivoMini VM45 31

****** Page 32 ****** 32 Regulatory notices REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http:/lcsr.asus.comlengIish/REACH.htm ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials. Please go to for the detailed recycling information in different regions. COATING NOTICE IMPORTANT! To provide electrical insulation and maintain electrical safety, a coating is applied to insulate the device except on the areas where the 1/0 ports are located. Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 1 5 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause harmful interference, and This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 1 5 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. VivoMini VM45

****** Page 33 ****** If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CAUTION! Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the grantee of this device could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. RF exposure warning This equipment must be installed and operated in accordance with provided instructions and the antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. End-users and installers must be provide with antenna installation instructions and transmitter operating conditions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. ISED Radiation Exposure Statement for Canada This equipment complies with ISED radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. To maintain compliance with ISED RF exposure compliance requirements, please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause interference and This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. VivoMini VM45 33

****** Page 34 ****** Compliance Statement of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003, RSS- 210, and CAN This device complies with Industry Canada license exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1 ) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Déclaration de conformité de Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada (ISED) Cet appareil numérique de classe B est conforme aux normes canadiennes ICES-003, RSS-210 et CAN Cet appareil est conforme aux normes CNR exemptes de licence d’lndustrie Canada. Le fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) cet appareil ne doit pas provoquer d’interférences et (2) cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence, y compris celles susceptibles de provoquer un fonctionnement non souhaité de l’appareil. Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America Japan Europe ETSI 2.412-2.462 GHz 2.412-2.484 GHz 2.412-2.472 GHz Chol through CHI 1 Chol through Ch14 Chol through Ch13 34 Regional notice for Singapore Complies with IMDAStandards This ASUS product complies with IMDA Standards. DB103778 VivoMini VM45

****** Page 35 ****** Regional notice for California WARNING Cancer and Reproductive Harm – ENERGY STAR complied product ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. ENERGY STAR All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY STAR standard, and the power management feature is enabled by default. The monitor and computer are automatically set to sleep after 10 and 30 minutes of user inactivity. To wake your computer, click the mouse or press any key on the keyboard. Please visit for detail information on power management and its benefits to the environment. In addition, please visit for detail information on the ENERGY STAR joint program. NOTE: Energy Star is NOT supported on FreeDOS and Linux-based products. VivoMini VM45 35

****** Page 36 ****** ASUS contact information ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address Telephone Fax Web site Technical Support Telephone Fax Online support 4F, No. 1 50, Li-Te Rd., Peitou, Taipei 1 1 2, Taiwan +886-2-2894-3447 +886-2-2890-7798 +86-21-3842-9911 +86-21-5866-8722, ext. 9101 # htt • techserv ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address Telephone Fax Web site Technical Support Support fax General support Online support 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 httpd[ +1-812-284-0883 +1-812-282-2787 ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) 36 Address Fax Web site Online contact Technical Support Telephone Support Fax Online support Manufacturer Authorised representative in Europe VivoMini VM45 Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959931 +49-2102-5789555 +49-2102-959911 ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Tel: +886-2-2894-3447 Address: 4F, No. 150, II-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN ASUSTeK Computer GmbH Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY

****** Page 37 ****** DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Per FCC Pan 2 Section 2. 10776) Responsible Party Name: Address: Phone/Fax No: Asus Computer International 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539. hereby declares that the product Product Name : VivoMini Model Number : VM45 Confonns to the following specifications: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Unintentional Radiators Supplementary Information: “Illis device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the follouing two conditions: (l) This device may not cause harmful intelference, and (2) this device must accept any intelference received, including intelference that may cause undesirecl operation. Representative Person’s Name : Signature : Date : Steve Chang / President Jun. 30 2017 Ver. 170324 VivoMini VM45 37

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