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Pundit-PH3
Pundit-PE3
Barebone Systems
Quick Start Guide
Front panel features
HDD LED
Power LED
Power button
USB 2.0 ports
4-pin IEEE 1394a port
5.25-inch drive bay cover
Microphone port
Headphone port
6-in-1 card reader*
C o m p a c t F l a s h® c a r d s l o t
Secure Digital™/MultimediaCard slot
*Pundit-PH3 model only
Card reader LED
M e m o r y S t i c k® / P r o ™ c a r d s l o t
S m a r t M e d i a® c a r d s l o t
Rear panel features
Parallel port
Air vents
IEEE 1394a port
Voltage selector
LAN (RJ-45) port
Power connector
Line In port
Metal bracket lock
Cover screw
PS/2 mouse port
Cover screw
Line Out
port
PS/2 keyboard port
Serial port USB 2.0 ports
Power fan vents
PCI slot metal brackets
Microphone port
VGA port
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Quick Installation Guide
Internal components
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8.
5.25-inch empty optical drive bay
Front panel cover
Optical drive lock
Hard disk drive bays
Hard disk drive lock
Power supply unit
PCI Express x1 slot
PCI slots
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10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
PCI Express x16 slot
(on Pundit-PH3 model only)
ASUS motherboard
Metal bracket lock
LGA775 socket (under the CPU
fan and heatsink assembly)
CPU fan and heatsink assembly
DIMM sockets
Selecting the voltage
The system’s power supply unit has
a 115 V/230 V voltage selector
switch located beside the power
connector. Use this switch to select
the appropriate system input voltage
according to the voltage supply in
your area.
If the voltage supply in your area is
100-127 V, set the switch to 115 V.
If the voltage supply in your area is
200-240 V, set the switch to 230 V.
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Removing the cover
1.
Locate two cover screws.
2.
Remove the cover screws.
3.
Pull the cover.
4.
Lift the cover, then set aside.
5.
Lift the expansion card lock to
a 90º-100º angle.
6.
Lift the chassis support
bracket, then remove.
Removing the front panel assembly
1.
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Locate the front panel
assembly hooks.
2.
Pull the hooks outward to
remove.
Quick Installation Guide
Installing a CPU
Removing the CPU fan and heatsink assembly
1.
Disconnect the CPU fan cable.
3.
2.
Rotate the fasteners
counterclockwise.
Pull two fasteners at a time to
remove the fan and heatsink.
4.
After removing the fan, rotate
each fastener clockwise.
2.
Unlock the load lever.
Installing the CPU
1.
Locate the CPU socket.
A
B
Retention tab
3.
Lift the load lever.
4.
Load lever
Lift the load plate.
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5.
Install the CPU.
6.
Close the load plate, then lock
the load lever.
Reinstalling the CPU fan and heatsink assembly
1.
Place the heatsink on top of
the installed CPU.
2.
Push down the fasteners.
3.
Connect the CPU fan cable.
Fastener
Motherboard hole
Narrow end of the groove
Installing a DIMM
1.
Locate the DIMM sockets in the
motherboard.
2.
Unlock a DIMM 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.
Unlocked
retaining clip
DDR DIMM notch
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Installing an expansion card
1.
Remove the metal cover
opposite the slot that you
intend to use.
2.
Insert the card connector to
the slot, then press the card
firmly until it fits in place.
Installing an optical drive
1.
Drive a screw on the top right
screw hole on both sides of
the drive.
3.
Push the drive all the way into
the bay until the drive lock clicks.
4.
Connect a 4-pin power plug
from the power supply unit to
the power connector at the
back of the drive.
2.
Connect the IDE and audio
cable at the back of the drive.
Installing a SATA hard disk drive
1.
Drive two screws with rubber
washers on both sides of the
drive.
2.
Connect the SATA signal and
power plug at the back of the
drive.
Power cable
and plug
Signal cable
and plug
Rubber washer
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3.
Place the HDD on the tray.
4.
When the HDD screws align,
push the drive on the bay.
HDD screw lock
Replacing the covers
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1.
Replace the front panel
assembly. Remove the 5.25”
drive bay cover when you
installed an optical drive.
2.
Reinstall the metal chassis
support and the expansion
card lock.
3.
Insert the cover hooks to the
holes on the chassis side.
4.
Push the cover to the direction
of the front panel, then
replace the cover screws.
Quick Installation Guide
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