TravelMate 4530/4230 Series Quick Guide Copyright © 2008. Acer Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. TravelMate 4530/4230 Series Quick Guide Original Issue: 06/2008 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 this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronically, mechanically, by photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. TravelMate 4530/4230 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 companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. 3 Federal Communications Comission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. 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 this declaration: Product name: Notebook PC Model number: JALC0 Machine type: TravelMate 4530/4230 SKU number: TravelMate 4530/4230-xxxxx ("x" = 0 - 9, a - z, or A - Z) Name of responsible party: Acer America Corporation Address of responsible party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 USA Contact person: Acer Representitive Tel: 1-254-298-4000 Fax: 1-254-298-4147 31 May , 2008 4 We, 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: email@example.com Hereby declare that: Product: Notebook PC Trade Name: Acer Model Number: JALC0 Machine Type: TravelMate 4530/4230 SKU Number: TravelMate 4530/4230-xxxxx ("x" = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Is compliant with the essential requirements 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 requirements. EMC Directive 2004/108/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standards: • • • • • • EN55022:1998 + A1:2000 + 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 + A1:2001 + A2:2005 Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC as attested by conformity 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 3.1(a) Health and Safety • EN60950-1:2001+ A11:2004 • EN50371:2002 Article 3.1(b) EMC • EN301 489-1 V1.4.1 • EN301 489-3 V1.4.1 • EN301 489-17 V1.2.1 Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages • EN300 220-3 V1.1.1 • EN300 328 V1.6.1 • EN300 440-2 V1.1.2 • EN301 893 V1.2.3 CE Issued Date: 31 May 2008 31 May 2008 Easy Lai / Director Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited Date 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 TravelMate Series Generic User Guide contains useful information applying to all models in the TravelMate 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: 1 Click on Start, All Programs, AcerSystem. 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. English 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 # Item Description 1 Acer Crystal Eye Web camera for video communication. 7 Item Description 2 Display screen Also called Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD), displays computer output. 3 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. 4 Speakers Left and right speakers deliver stereo audio output. 5 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. 6 Palmrest Comfortable support area for your hands when you use the computer. 7 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 8 Click buttons (left, center* and right) The left and right buttons function like the left and right mouse buttons. 9 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer's functions and components. 10 Acer BioProtection fingerprint reader The center button serves as Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function (only for certain models). 11 Power button Turns the computer on and off. 12 Easy-launch buttons Buttons for launching frequently used programs. Please refer to "Generic User Guide" for more details. 13 Productivity keys Three productivity keys give users one-touch access to protection and manageability features for a more secure, smarter and easier way to work. Please refer to "Generic User Guide" for more details. 14 Empowering key Launch Acer Empowering Technology *The center button serves as Acer BioProtect fingerprint reader supporting Acer FingerNav 4-way control function. English # English 8 Closed front view # Item Description 1 Icon Line-in jack Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., audio CD player, stereo walkman, mp3 player) 2 Microphone jack Accepts inputs from external microphones. 3 Headphones/ Connects to audio line-out devices speaker/line-out jack (e.g., speakers, headphones). 4 Bluetooth communication switch Enable/disable the Bluetooth function. (manufacturing option). 5 Wireless communication switch Enable/disable the wireless function. (manufacturing option). 6 Latch Locks and releases the lid. 9 # Icon 1 English Left view Item Description Acer EasyPort IV Connects to Acer EasyPort IV. connector 2 Ethernet (RJ-45) port Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000-based network. 3 External display (VGA) port Connects to a display device (e.g., external monitor, LCD projector). HDMI port Supports high definition digital video connections. 5 Two USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 6 PC Card slot Accepts one Type II PC Card. 7 5-in-1 card reader Accepts Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO), and xD-Picture Card. 4 HDMI Note: Only one card can operate at any given time. 8 PC Card slot eject button Ejects the PC Card from the slot. English 10 Right view # Icon Item Description 1 Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 2 Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. 3 Optical disk access indicator Lights up when the optical drive is active. 4 Optical drive eject button Ejects the optical disk from the drive. 5 Emergency eject hole 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. 6 USB 2.0 port Connects to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). 7 Modem (RJ-11) port Connects to a phone line. 11 # Icon English Rear view Item Description 1 DC-in jack Connects to an AC adapter. 2 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. English 12 Base view # Icon Item Description 1 Battery bay Houses the computer's battery pack. 2 Battery lock Locks the battery in position. 3 Battery release latch Releases the battery to remove the battery pack. 4 Memory compartment Houses the computer's main memory. 5 Hard disk bay Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws) 6 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolonged use. 13 Operating system Platform • Windows Vista™ • Windows® XP • AMD Better By Design program, featuring: • Mobile AMD Sempron™ Processor* • AMD Turion™ Ultra Dual-Core Processor* • AMD Turion™ Dual-Core Processor* • AMD Athlon™ Dual-Core Processor* • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* System memory • • Dual-Channel DDR2 support Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules* Display • 14.1" WXGA TFT LCD, 1280 x 800 Graphics • ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 3200 Storage subsystem • • 2.5" hard disk drive Optical drive options: • • Blu-ray Disc™/DVD-Super Multi double-laye drive • DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive • DVD/CD-RW combo drive 5-in-1 card reader Audio • • • • Two built-in Acer 3DSonic stereo speakers High-definition audio support MS-Sound compatible Built-in microphone Communication • Acer Video Conference, featuring: • Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam • Optional Acer Xpress VoIP phone WLAN: • • Acer InviLink™ 802.11b/g* • Acer InviLink™ Nplify™ 802.11b/g/Draft-N* • • • WPAN: Bluetooth® 2.0+EDR LAN: Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready Modem: 56K ITU V.92 Privacy control • • • Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution* BIOS user, supervisor, HDD passwords Kensington lock slot Dimensions • 338 (W) x 247 (D) x 31/41 (H) mm (13.31 x 9.7 x 1.22/1.61 inches) 2.29 kg (6.36 Ibs) • English Specifications English 14 Power subsystem • • • • • ACPI 3.0 71 W 4800 mAh 48.8W 4400 mAh 3-pin 65 W AC adapter Energy Star 4.0 Input devices • • 88-/89-key keyboard Touchpad pointing device I/O interface • PC Card slot (Type II) • • • 5-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD) Three USB 2.0 ports External display (VGA) port • • • • • • • • HDMI™ port with HDCP support Headphone/speaker/line-out jack Microphone-in jack Line-in jack Ethernet (RJ-45) port Modem (RJ-11) port DC-in jack for AC adapter Acer EasyPort IV connector • 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% Environment • 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.