ASUS DiGiMatrix E1470 User's Manual

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E1470
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Quick Setup Guide
Copyright © 2003 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved.
Contents
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Getting started .......................................................................... 2
Package contents ........................................................................... 3
DiGiMatrix overview ....................................................................... 4
Hardware installation ............................................................... 6
Preparation .....................................................................................
Basic components to install ............................................................
Removing the top cover .................................................................
Hardware installation ......................................................................
Installing a hard disk drive ..............................................................
Installing a CPU ..............................................................................
Installing a DIMM ............................................................................
Replacing the top cover ..................................................................
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Connecting cables ................................................................. 10
Power adapter and cable ............................................................. 10
Radio antenna .............................................................................. 10
Audio/Video cable ........................................................................ 10
HDTV cable ................................................................................... 11
Video out cable .............................................................................. 11
Audio out cable .............................................................................. 11
Connecting external devices ........................................................ 12
DiGiMatrix operations ............................................................ 12
Powering up ................................................................................. 13
Using the storage card reader ...................................................... 13
Using the optical drive .................................................................. 14
Software installation .............................................................. 15
Support CD information ................................................................
Music Wizard ................................................................................
Audio DJ .......................................................................................
ASUS Home Theater ....................................................................
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Remote controller .................................................................. 22
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Getting started
This Quick Setup Guide will help you get your ASUS DiGiMatrix PC up and running
quickly. Refer to the ASUS DiGiMatrix manual when using this quick installation
guide for detailed setup instructions.
Package contents
Unpack the ASUS DiGimatrix and set it on a flat, stable surface. Inspect the
package and make sure the following items are present and in good condition.
DiGiMatrix system
Remote controller
HDTV cable
Video out cable
Radio antenna
Audio out cable
Universal power
adapter and cable
Audio/video cable
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DiGiMatrix overview
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Front panel (external)
Power LED
HDD LED
Card reader LED
System power button
LED panel
— VOLUME +
System volume
dial
NEXT button
PREVIOUS button
STOP button
PLAY/PAUSE button
Audio DJ power button
Remote sensor
Front panel (internal)
Slim optical drive
Drive activity LED
STOP/EJECT button
Emergency eject pinhole
MS®/MS Pro™ card slot
CF®/Microdrive™ card slot
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Mic port
IEEE 1394 port
Headphone port
IEEE 1394 port
SM® card slot
SD™/MMC card slot
Optical S/PDIF port
— VOLUME +
USB ports
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DC In socket
DC Out socket
VGA port
PS/2 keyboard port
DVI port
Secondary IDE
connector
USB ports
PS/2 mouse port
Gigabit LAN port
Ethernet LAN port
Video In port
Cable TV connector
HDTV/TV port
Mic port
Line Out port
Line In port
Antenna port
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Rear panel
Internal components
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1. Standby power LED
2. HDD power plug
(to HDD power connector)
3. IDE cable (to HDD connector)
4. Chassis fan
5. CPU fan
6. DIMM sockets
7. HDD metal tray
8. Optical drive drive shield
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Hardware installation
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CAUTION! Computer components are extremely sensitive to electrostatic discharge
(ESD). Before handling any components, be sure to wear an anti-static wrist strap
(not included) and touch the computer case, to release any static electricity from
your body.
Preparation
Before you proceed, make sure that you have all the components that you plan to
install in the DiGiMatrix system.
Basic components to install
1.
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2.
Central processing unit (CPU)
3.
DDR Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM)
Removing the top cover
1.
On the rear panel, locate the two
screws that secure the top cover to the
chassis.
2.
Use a Phillips (cross) screw driver to
remove the top cover screws. Keep the
screws for later use.
3.
Pull the top cover slightly toward the
rear panel until the side tabs are
disengaged from the chassis.
4.
Hold the center edge of the top cover,
then lift it up from the chassis. Set the
top cover aside.
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Installing a hard disk drive
Remove the two metal cover screws.
Keep the screws for later use.
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Slide the metal cover toward the rear
panel. Lift the metal cover after the
side hooks are disengaged from the
HDD tray rail and optical drive shield.
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Connect the 40-pin IDE cable to the
IDE connector on the drive, then
connect the 4-pin power plug to the
HDD power connector.
Place the drive on the tray. Insert the
tray metal tacks into the drive screw
holes (two on the side and two on the
bottom).
5.
Secure the drive with two side screws.
6.
Replace the metal cover by aligning its
side hooks with the tray rail and optical
drive shield. Slide the metal cover
toward the front panel until it fits in
place.
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Secure the metal cover with the screws
that you removed earlier.
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Installing a CPU
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1.
Loosen the CPU fan screws.
2.
Disconnect the CPU fan cable from the
CPU fan connector on the
motherboard, then lift the CPU fan.
3.
Remove the bracket screw that
secures the chassis fan and heatsink
assembly to the rear panel.
4.
Disconnect the chassis fan cable from
the chassis fan connector, then lift the
chassis fan and heatsink assembly.
5.
Locate the 478-pin CPU socket on the
motherboard. Unlock the socket by
pressing the lever sideways then lifting
it up to a 90° angle.
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Position the CPU above the socket
such that its marked corner (gold mark)
matches the base of the socket lever.
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Carefully insert the CPU to the socket
until it fits in place.
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CAUTION! The CPU fits only in one
correct orientation. DO NOT force the
CPU into the socket to prevent bending
the pins and damaging the CPU!
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When the CPU is in place, push down
the socket lever to secure the CPU.
9.
Re-install the chassis fan and heatsink
assembly.
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10. Re-install the CPU fan.
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Locate the two DIMM sockets on the
motherboard.
2.
Unlock a socket by pressing the
retaining clips outward.
3.
Align a DIMM on the socket such that
the notch on the DIMM matches the
break on the socket.
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Installing a DIMM
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Firmly insert the DIMM to the socket
until the retaining clips snap back in
place and the DIMM is properly seated.
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CAUTION! A DDR DIMM is keyed with a
notch so that it fits in only one direction.
DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket to
avoid damaging the DIMM.
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Replacing the top cover
1.
Position the front edge of the top cover
at least two inches from the front panel
cover. Fit the top cover tabs with the
chassis rail and the front panel cover
tabs.
2.
Lower the rear edge of the top cover as
shown.
3.
Push the top cover slightly toward the
front panel until it fits in place.
4.
Secure the top cover with two screws.
Tabs
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Connecting cables
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Power adapter and cable
1.
Connect the power cable (female plug)
to the power adapter.
2.
Connect the other end of the power
cable (male plug) to a power outlet.
3.
4.
Check the power adapter LED. The
LED lights up to indicate that the power
from the source is within the operating
range.
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Connect the DC IN power plug to the DiGiMatrix DC IN socket.
Radio antenna
Connect the radio antenna plug to the
DiGiMatrix antenna port.
Audio/Video cable
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Connect the Audio/Video cable plug to
the S-Video port.
Connect the S-Video output plug to the
S-Video port of your video casette
recorder. Connect the audio output
plugs to the audio input ports of your
video cassette recorder.
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Insert the HDTV cable plug into the
HDTV port.
2.
Connect the HDTV cable red, green,
and blue jacks to the corresponding
HDTV RCA input ports.
NOTE. You may also connect a regular
TV set using the HDTV cable by
connecting the blue jack to the video
input port of the TV set. The TV set only
receives video signals from the
DiGiMatrix system.
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HDTV cable
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Video out cable
The video out cable connects a television set
with an S-Video feature. Insert one end of
the video out cable to the HDTV port.
Connect the other end to the S-Video port on
your TV.
Audio out cable
1.
Insert the Line In, Line Out, and Mic
plugs of the audio out cable to the
audio I/O ports.
2.
Insert the input/output jacks of the audio
out cable to the sound system input
ports.
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Connecting external devices
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To the front panel
Audio Devices HDD
Mic
— VOLUME +
Camera Headphone Scanner
To the rear panel
Cable TV
Line In Line Out Mic
DiGiMatrix subsystem
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VGA
DVI
RJ-45 PS/2 Mouse
USB Mouse PS/2 KB
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DiGiMatrix operations
Powering up
DiGiMatrix has two power buttons located in the front panel. Press the system
power button ( ) to enter the DiGiMatrix operating system (OS). Press the Audio
DJ power button ( /AUDIO) to turn on the DiGiMatrix Audio DJ feature.
Audio DJ power button
System power button
— VOLUME +
Using the storage card reader
1.
Install the USB Card Reader Tool
from the support CD. Refer to page
15 for details.
2.
Select the appropriate slot for your
storage card. Insert the storage card
firmly to the slot.
3.
Open My Computer or Windows
Explorer. A green arrow anchored
on a Removable Disk icon
indicates that the slot is in use. An
idle slot is indicated by a red square.
4.
Double click the Removable Disk
icon.
5.
Access files or images from your
storage cards as you would open,
copy, move or delete files or images
from your hard disk or floppy disk.
CAUTION! Do not remove a memory card when the card activity LED is lit or
blinking. This may result to data loss!
The storage card reader drivers are not included in the Recovery CD. If you recover
your DiGiMatrix system using the Recovery CD, you must re-install the USB Card
Reader Tool from the support CD before using the storage card reader.
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Using the optical drive
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1.
Press the EJECT button of the
optical drive.
2.
When the drive tray ejects,
carefully pull it out.
CAUTION! Avoid touching the optical drive lens. This may damage the drive.
3.
Place a CD/DVD on the drive tray.
IMPORTANT. Hold a CD/DVD by
the edges. Avoid touching the disc
surface.
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With one hand supporting the
loading tray, push the CD/DVD
hole into the drive spindle. The
spindle clips snap into the hole
indicating that the disc is in place.
Push the drive tray until it clicks in
place.
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Software installation
Support CD information
Drivers
To begin using the support CD, place
the CD into your CD-ROM drive. The
CD automatically displays the Drivers
menu if Autorun is enabled in your
computer.
Click an item to install
Click to display additional drivers
Click an icon to display other information
Utilities
The Utilities menu shows the
applications and other software that the
motherboard supports.
Contact information
Click the Contact tab to display the
ASUS contact information.
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Music Wizard
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The Music Wizard allows you to create and save MP3 playlists to your hard disk
drive and lets you play them using the Audio DJ feature. The Music Wizard utility is
included in the support CD that came with the DiGiMatrix package.
Launching Music Wizard
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Creating a Playlist or Folder
1.
Click Add to create a playlist or
folder. A New Playlist or New
Folder window appears.
2.
Locate the MP3 files/folders you
wish to add to the playlist.
3.
Select the MP3 file/folder, then
click Select to add the file.
4.
Click OK when done.
Launch the Music Wizard utility
from the Windows® desktop by
clicking Start > All Programs >
O2Micro Music Wizard > Music
Wizard.
The Music Wizard window displays
the playlists or folders (P1 to P9)
and command buttons located at
the bottom of the window.
NOTE. You may also drag and drop
MP3 files to the Selected Files
window to add more files to the
playlist.
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Saving your playlist or folder Editing your playlist or folder
1.
Type a file name for the playlist,
then click Save.
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Select a playlist, then click Edit.
2.
The Music Wizard window
displays the created playlist and
folder.
2.
To add a file, select the file from
the Existing Files window, then
click Select. Click OK when done.
To remove a file, select the file
from the Selected Files window,
then click Unselect.
3.
Click a playlist icon to view all
MP3 files saved on that playlist
or folder.
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A confirmation window appears.
Click OK to remove the file from
the playlist.
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Audio DJ
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Audio DJ is an application that allows you to play MP3 files from your hard disk
drive, audio CD/DVD, or tune into a FM radio station without entering the
DiGiMatrix operating system.
To turn on the Audio DJ feature, press the Audio DJ power button ( /AUDIO) located
on the front panel or press the
button of the remote controller.
IMPORTANT. You must install Audio DJ from the support CD to use this feature.
Copyright (C) 2003, 2002, 2001, 02Micro International Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
O2MiniOS Version 4.11.0 Player Version 4.10.9
Hard Disk:
P1 : Twisted Angel
P2 : Backstreet Boys - The Hits Chapter One
P3 :
P4 :
P5 :
P6 :
P7 :
P8 :
P9 :
CD/DVD Device 1
Radio FM Device
play media : hdd mp3
Track 0001
Player Status : Playing
IMPORTANT. The Audio DJ feature is disabled when you disconnect the power plug
and cable from the DiGiMatrix system. To enable the Audio DJ feature:
1.
Connect the power pug and cable.
2.
Press the system power button to turn on the system.
3.
Use the Windows® shutdown procedures to turn off the system.
4.
Press the Audio DJ power button to put DiGIMatrix in Audio DJ mode.
Selecting an audio source
The Audio DJ window displays the audio sources (Hard Disk, CD/DVD Device 1,
and Radio FM Device), play medium, and player status.
To select an audio source:
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Press the STOP ( ) button until the Player Status displays Playlist Mode.
2.
Press the STOP ( ) button again, or the
to select another audio source.
button on the remote controller
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Playing MP3 files from the hard disk drive
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Audio DJ displays the playlists you created using the Music Wizard utility. If you
selected Hard Disk as audio source, the first playlist is automatically selected.
To play an MP3 playlist:
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Press the STOP ( ) button, or the
select a playlist.
button on the remote controller to
2.
Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to start playing the first MP3 file on the playlist.
Playing an audio CD/DVD
To play an audio CD/DVD:
1.
Insert an audio CD/DVD to the optical drive.
2.
Select CD/DVD Device 1 as your audio source.
3.
Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to start playing the first track of the audio CD/DVD.
4.
Press the NEXT or the PREVIOUS button to skip to the next track or to return
to the previous track.
5.
Press STOP to stop playing an audio track.
Tuning into an FM radio station
To tune into an FM station:
1.
Select Radio FM Device as your audio source.
2.
Scan the radio frequency by pressing the PLAY/PAUSE button. The scanning
stops when a station is detected. The LED panel displays the radio frequency.
3.
Press the NEXT or PREVIOUS button or the
controller to select a preset station, if any.
buttons on the remote
Presetting a station
To preset an FM station:
1.
Press the PLAY button to scan available radio stations.
2.
After you have selected a radio station, press the PLAY/PAUSE button for at
least 2 seconds until a preset number blinks on the LED panel. You may also
press the
button on the remote controller.
3.
Press the NEXT or PREVIOUS button or the
buttons on the remote
controller to select a preset number (1-9) for the selected station.
4.
Press the PLAY button to confirm the preset station.
Adjusting the volume
Adjust the volume by turning the volume dial clockwise (volume up) or
counterclockwise (volume down). You may also press the
or
on the
remote controller. Press the volume dial to MUTE sound.
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ASUS Home Theater
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The ASUS Home Theater allows you to maximize the DiGiMatrix multimedia
features.
Installing ASUS Home Theater
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1.
Place the ASUS Home Theater
CD into the optical drive to start
installation.The initial installation
window appears. Click Next.
2.
Read the License Agreement,
then, click Yes.
3.
When prompted, select the
program folder you wish to save
the ASUS Home Theater program
icons. Click Next.
4.
The Home Theater application is
copied into your system. Reboot
your computer after completing
installation.
5.
To launch the ASUS Home
Theater, click Start > All
Programs > Home Theater >
Home Theater.
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Using ASUS Home Theater
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The ASUS Home Theater is an integrated multimedia application that allows you to
watch TV, play a DVD or video clip, tune into an FM radio station, listen to audio
files, or browse pictures with your DiGiMatrix system.
Window
control buttons
Entertainment
mode buttons
Mode
display
Mode display - Displays the current or last entertainment mode used.
Entertainment mode buttons
Mode
Functions
TV
Click this button to watch TV in your DiGiMatrix system.
Radio
Click this button to tune into an FM radio station.
Music
Select this option to play audio CD/DVD tracks, MP3 files and
radio recordings in your DiGimatrix system
Pictures
View and print pictures saved in your hard disk using this mode.
Video Clips
Use this mode to view, play and organize your video clips.
DVD/VCD
Watch a movie with the ASUS Home Theater DVD/VCD player.
Setup - Click this button to display the setup window.
WWW - Click this button to open the ASUS website.
Window control buttons
Click to return to the previous window.
Click to minimize the window.
Click to maximize the window.
Click to exit Home Theater, put the system in standby mode, or shutdown the system.
Use the control panel buttons or navigation buttons on the remote controller
(
) to navigate through the Home Theater windows.
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The control panel
Snapshot
Record
Volume up
Volume
down
Mute
Channel up
Channel
down
Next
Forward
Rewind/
Replay
Previous
Play
Pause
Stop
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Each Home Theater window is equipped with a control panel to control the
entertainment modes.
NOTE. Some control panel buttons change from one entertainment system to
another.
Remote controller
Operating range
5 meters (max)
Power Source
2 x “AA” batteries
Receiver
Built-in infrared receiver
Multimedia buttons
Mode/Memory buttons
Control buttons
OS start button
Navigation buttons
Audio control buttons
Record button
Numeric buttons
DVD control buttons
Screen control buttons
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