Ferrari one Series Quick Guide Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved. Ferrari one Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 08/2009 Ferrari one Series Notebook PC Model number: __________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ 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 Ferrari Series Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the Ferrari product series. It covers basic topics such as using the keyboard and 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 "only 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. English 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 1 2 3 4 10 5 6 9 8 7 # 1 Icon Item Description Acer Crystal Eye webcam Web camera for video communication. 5 Icon Item Description 2 Microphone Internal microphone for sound recording. 3 Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output (Configuration may vary by models). 4 HDD Indicates when the hard disk drive is active. Num Lock Lights up when Num Lock is activated. Caps Lock Lights up when Caps Lock is activated. 5 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. 6 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 7 Click buttons (left and right) The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. 8 Communication indicator Indicates the status of WLAN / 3G communication. (only for certain models) Power1 Indicates the computer's power status. Battery1 Indicates the computer's battery status. 1. Charging: The light shows amber when the battery is charging. 2. Fully charged: The light shows blue when in AC mode. Bluetooth communication indicator Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. (only for certain models) 9 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 10 Power button / indicator Turns the computer on and off. / Indicates the computer's power status. 1. The front panel indicators are visible even when the computer cover is closed up. English # English 6 Hotkeys The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the computer's controls like screen brightness and volume output. To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. Hotkey Function Description <Fn> + <F1> Icon Power management Launch Windows power management. <Fn> + <F2> System property Starts System Property for displaying system information. <Fn> + <F3> Bluetooth Enables/disables the Bluetooth function. (only for certain models) <Fn> + <F4> Sleep Puts the computer in Sleep mode. <Fn> + <F5> Display toggle Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both. <Fn> + <F6> Screen blank Turns the display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return. <Fn> + <F7> Touchpad toggle Turns the internal touchpad on and off. <Fn> + <F8> Speaker toggle Turns the speakers on and off. <Fn> + <F10> Ferrari Launches the Ferrari website. <Fn> + < > Brightness up Increases the screen brightness. <Fn> + < > Brightness down Decreases the screen brightness. <Fn> + < > Volume up Increases the sound volume. <Fn> + < > Volume down Decreases the sound volume. 7 English Closed front view 2 3 1 # Icon Item Description 1 Speakers Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. 2 Communication key Enables / disables the WLAN / 3G function. 3 Bluetooth communication switch Enables / disables the Bluetooth function. (only for certain models) Rear view 1 # 1 Icon Item Description Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. English 8 Left view 1 # Icon 2 3 4 Item Description 1 External display (VGA) port Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). 2 Acer DynaVivid Graphics Dock connector Connects to an Acer DynaVivid Graphics Dock device. 3 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. 4 USB 2.0 port Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 9 English Right view 1 # 1 Icon 2 3 4 5 6 Item Description Multi-in-1 card reader Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card (xD). Note: Push to remove/install the card. Only one card can operate at any given time. Headphones/ speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., speakers, headphones). Microphone-in jack Accepts inputs from external microphones. 3 USB 2.0 port Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 4 DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter. 5 Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 2 Note: Wrap the computer security lock cable around an immovable object such as a table or handle of a locked drawer. Insert the lock into the notch and turn the key to secure the lock. Some keyless models are also available. 6 Ethernet (RJ-45) port Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000based network. English 10 Base view 1 2 6 3 5 4 # Icon Item Description 1 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 Battery lock Locks the battery in position. 3 Hard disk bay Houses the computer's hard disk (secured with screws). 4 Memory compartment Houses the computer's main memory. 5 Ventilation slots and cooling fan Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. 6 Battery release latch Releases the battery for removal. 11 Operating system • Genuine Windows 7® Platform • • • • AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 dual-core processor System memory • Display Graphics Communication • • • • • • AMD M780G Chipset Dual-Channel SDRAM support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules* Up to 2 GB of DDR2 800 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules* 16:9 aspect ratio 11.6" high-brightness Acer CrystalBrite™ LCD ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 Graphics Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam WWAN: UMTS/HSPA at 850/900/1900/2100 MHz and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)* WLAN: • • Audio Storage subsystem Privacy control Dimensions and weight Power subsystem Special keys and controls • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.1+Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)* LAN: Gigabit Ethernet; Wake-on-LAN ready High-definition audio support S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers MS-Sound compatible Built-in microphone 2.5" hard disk drive Multi-in-1 card reader BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot 285 (W) x 204 (D) x 24/30 (H) mm (11.22 x 8.03 x 0.9/1.2 inches) 1.5 kg (3.31 lbs.) with 6-cell Li-ion battery pack ACPI 3.0 6-cell Li-ion battery pack 3-pin 65 W AC adapter ENERGY STAR®* 84-/85-/88-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device English Specifications English 12 I/O interface Environment • • • • • • • • • Acer DynaVivid Graphics Dock™ connector Multi-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD) USB 2.0 port External display (VGA) port Headphones/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support Microphone-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Temperature: • • • Operating: 5 °C to 35 °C Non-operating: -20 °C to 65 °C 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.