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User Guide for DE45
Disposal Instruction (US)
For better protection of our earth, please don't throw this electronic device into municipal trash bin when discarding.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle the product. For more
information about the collection and recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), you are invited to visit
our homepage at under “Green Products”
地球環境の最大限の保護のために、製品をリサイクルして下さい。 廃電気電子機器 (WEEE) の回収とリサイクル
についての情報は、弊社ホームページ の“Green Products"(環境に優しい製品)をご覧下さい。
Instruktion til bortskaffelse (Danish)
Af hensyn til vores miljø bedes De ikke bortskaffe denne elektroniske enhed i en almindelig affaldsspand. For at mindske
forurening og sikre beskyttelse af miljøet bedes De genbruge produktet. For yderligere information vedrørende indsamling og
genbrug af elektronik-affald (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)) er De velkommen til at besøge vores
website og læse nærmere under "Green Products".
Verwijderingsinstructie (Dutch)
Om mogelijke schade aan het milieu of de menselijke gezondheid door ongecontroleerde afvalverwijdering te voorkomen,
moet u dit elektronisch product scheiden van andere soorten afval en op een verantwoorde manier recyclen. Verwijder dit
product dan ook alstublieft niet samen met ander huishoudelijk afval. Voor meer informatie over de verzameling en recycling
van elektrisch afval en elektronische apparatuur (WEEE), nodigen we u uit om onze homepage te bezoeken
onder "Green Products".
Instruction de Disposition (French)
Pour une meilleure protection de la terre, ne jetez pas ce dispositif électronique dans la poubelle municipale lors de la
disposition. Pour éliminer la pollution et assurer la plus grande protection de l'environnement global, réutilisez s’il vous plaît le
produit. Pour plus d'informations sur la gestion des déchets d’Equipements Electriques et Electroniques (DEEE ou WEEE),
vous êtes invité à visiter notre site à sous " Green Products".
Entsorgungsanleitung (German)
Zum besseren Schutze unseres Planeten, schmeissen Sie elektrische Geräte bitte nicht in öffentliche Mülleimer. Zur
Verringerung der Verschmutzung und zur Sicherstellung grösstmöglichen Schutzes der Umwelt recyceln Sie bitte das Produkt.
Für mehr Informationen zum Sammeln und Recyceln von elektrischen und elektronischen Müll (WEEE) besuchen Sie bitte
unsere Homepage unter unter dem Punkt "Green Products".
Istruzioni per lo smaltimento (Italian)
Per una migliore salvaguardia del nostro pianeta, si prega di non gettare questo dispositivo elettronico nei normali rifiuti al
momento dell'eliminazione. Per ridurre al minimo l'inquinamento ed assicurare la massima protezione dell'ambiente, si prega
di riciclare il prodotto. Per maggiori informazioni riguardanti la raccolta ed il riciclaggio delle apparecchiature elettriche ed
elettroniche residue (WEEE), siete invitati a visitare la nostra homepage alla voce "Green Products".
Instruksjoner for Resirkulering og Oppsamling (Norweigian)
For ĺ beskytte vĺr planet, kast ikke dette elektroniske utstyret sammen med vanlig avfall. For ĺ beskytte vĺr natur og miljř,
vennligst resirkuler dette produktet. For mer informasjon om oppsamling og resirkulering i henhold til Waste Electrical and
Electronic Equipment (WEEE), se vĺr hjemmeside pĺ under "Green Products".
REEE - Programa de Tratamento de Resíduos de Equipamentos Eléctricos e Electrónicos (Portugese)
Para melhor protecção ambiental do nosso planeta terra, não coloque o dispositivo electrónico no receptáculo de lixo municipal.
Para minimizar a poluição e garantir protecção máxima do ambiente global, recicle o produto. Para mais informações sobre
acerca da recolha e reciclagem de Equipamento Eléctrico e Electrónico (WEEE), convidamos-lhe a visitar nossa página na
Internet em sobre "Green Products".
Instrucciones para depositar los productos electrónicos (Spanish)
Para proteger mejor el medio ambiente, por favor, no deposite los productos electrónicos en los contenedores de basura
tradicionales. Para reducir la contaminación y proteger el medio ambiente se recomienda que los recicle. Para más información
acerca de dónde depositar y cómo reciclar Equipos Electrónicos y Desperdicios Electrónicos (WEEE), por favor, visite la
página web y entre en la sección Productos Ecológicos (“Green Products”).
Kassering (Swedish)
För att bättre värna om vår jord bör denna elektroniska utrustning ej kasseras tillsammans med vanligt avfall. För att minimera
mängden föroreningar och så långt som möjligt skydda den globala miljön bör produkten återvinnas. För vidare information
om insamling och återvinning av uttjänta elektriska och elektroniska produkter (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment,
WEEE), besök avsnittet "Green Products" på vår hemsida,
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Safety Instructions
1. Please read these safety instructions carefully.
2. Please keep this User’s Manual for later reference.
3. Please disconnect this equipment from connecter before cleaning. Don’t use liquid or prayed detergent for cleaning.
Use moisture sheet or cloth for cleaning.
4. Make sure the equipment is connected to the power source with the correct voltage, frequency, and ampere.
5. All cautions and warnings on the equipment should be noted.
6. Never pour any liquid into opening; this could cause fire or electrical shock.
7. Never open the equipment. For safety reason, the equipment should only be opened by qualified service personnel.
8. If one of the following situations arises, get the equipment checked by a service personnel :
a. Liquid has penetrated into the equipment.
b. The equipment has been exposed to moisture.
c. The equipment has not work well or you can not get it work according to user’s manual.
d. The equipment has dropped and damaged.
e. If the equipment has obvious sign of breakage.
9. Caution on use of battery: Use the battery recommended by the manufacturer or the same type of battery installed by the
manufacturer. If incorrect battery is used, it may cause explosion or fire hazard. Recycle or discard used batteries according
the manufacturer’s instruction or your local authority.
10. Safety caution concerning laser products:
DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive is “Class I Laser Product” This equipment, built with DVD and/or CD disc drives using
laser beam to read or write data on optical discs, is classified as “Class 1 laser product”. While the laser optical drive is
reading data from or writing data to an optical disc, do not force open the disc drive door. Press the Eject button to retrieve
the optical disc only after the in-use indicator goes off.
11. Ambient operation temperature: less than 40 degrees C.
FCC notice
This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this device does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the device 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 device and receiver.
■ Connect the device into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
■ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help
Notice: Shielded cables
All connections to other computing devices must be made using shielded cables to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
Notice: Peripheral devices
Only peripherals (input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) certified to comply with Class B limits may be attached to this
equipment. Operation with non-certified peripherals is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority, which is granted by the
Federal Communications Commission, to operate this computer.
Operation conditions
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.
Notice: Canadian users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003
1. Outlook …………..……………………………………………2
2. Product Specification….…………………………...………...4
3. Internal Connectors ………..…………………………………5
4. Packing List……………………………………………………6
5. Chassis and Holder Dimension ……………………………..7
6. Appendix 1 Assembly Guide…..………..………….……….15
7. Appendix 2 Table of Screw and Torque………….………...36
1. Outlook
Front IO
Front USB
Power Button
Rear IO
lock hole
COM port
USB 2.0
Line out
Mic in
2. Product Specification
Socket P Support Intel Core 2 Duo and Celeron CPU, FSB 667/800/1066 MHz
Intel GM45 + ICH9M Chipset
Dual Channel Mode, SO-DIMM DDRII x 2, DDRII 667/800 Max memory size : 4GB
Integrated VGA Engine in GM45 chipset (Intel GMA X4500MHD)
mini Card Slot x 1
Integrated Intel 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN Controller
Front Panel IO
Power Button x 1, HDD/Power indicator (Blue) x 1, USB 2.0 Port x 2
Rear Panel IO
DC 20V Jack x 1, HDMI Port x 1, D-Sub VGA Port x 2, RJ45 LAN Jack x 1, USB 2.0
Port x 2, RS232 Serial Port x 1, HD Audio ports (speaker out x 1, Mic in x 1)
90W (20V, 4.5A) AC Power Adapter
Input Voltage
AC 100 ~ 240V
3. Internal Connectors
VGA2 connector
Riser Card
CPU Socket
COM port
SO-DIMM Socket
North Bridge
Mini Card slot
1 port USB x 2
HDD LED connector
Front USB x 1
Fan PWR connector
4. Packing List
1 x DE45-HG/PRO system
1 x DE-SATA card
1 x Easy Assembly Guide
1 x Driver CD
1 x 90W Adapter and Power Cord
1 x Card Holder
1 x L type Holder with 8 pcs of M3 screw
4 x M3 - L5 screws
7 x M2 - L3 screws
1 x HDMI to DVI adapter
1 x HDMI cable
1 x HDMI to DVI cable
5. Chassis and Holder Dimension
A. Dimension of DE45-HG (unit: mm[inch])
B. LH01 L type Holder(Include 2 piece holder and 8 FPH M3 screws)
L type Holder is a versatile holder, you can
screw it on any place you want.
You can put on the L type Holder on 2 sides,
and screw it tightly.
B-3 Dimension of L type Holder. (unit: mm)
C.VM02 Monitor Holder (Include 2 piece holder and 4 FPH M3 and 4 FPH M4 screws)
Monitor Holder is base on VESA standard (10cm/7.5cm interval) for you to screw the Digital
Engine behind the monitor. You can put on the Holder on monitor VESA mounting hole first, and
screw it tightly, then put Digital Engine on VM02 holder and use 4 M3 screws to fix it.
C-2 Dimension of VM02 Monitor Holder (unit: mm)
D. ST01 Vertical Holder (Include 2 piece holder and 8 FPH M3 screws)
You can put the Digital Engine Vertical with the
You can put the stand(s) on right side, and
screw it tightly.
D-3 Dimension of ST01 Vertical Holder. (Single Stand) (unit: mm)
D-4 Dimension of ST01 Vertical Holder.(Double Stand) (unit: mm)
6. Appendix 1 Assembly Guide
1. Open Housing
Detach 2 pcs of the rear side screw ( FPH M3
screw ) by the electric screw driver .
(Screwdriver torque : 5.0±0.2 kgf. cm )
Push the Upper case to remove it .
Front Side
Rear Side
1-3. Detach 4 pcs of the supporter screw ( FPH
M3 screw )by the electric screw driver
(Screwdriver torque : 5.0 ±0.2 kgf. cm )
1-4.Remove Supporter
1-5.You will see the kernel of Digital Engine
2. Install Key components
2-1 Install Memory
Insert the memory on the socket as
this angle.
Insert DIMM as this angle
Then press the DIMM as flat on the
Motherboard, and you will hear the
click voice.
Make sure it clicks
2-1-3.Unscrew the CPU cooler
2-1-5. Unscrew CPU socket
Counterclockwise direction
2-1-4. Remove the cooler
2-1-6 Put the CPU into the socket, and check
the direction.
2-1-8. Put on the cooler and screw it tightly
. clockwise direction
2-1-7. Screw the CPU socket.
2-1-9 connect the wire for cooler
2-2 Install HDD on Supporter without ODD
2-2-1 Install Card Holder
Put the Card Holder on the supporter,
and screw it with 1pcs of M2 screw.
(Screwdriver torque : 0.7±
2-2-2.Insert the MPI-SATA card into HDD
Screw internal card to Card holder with 2pcs of
M2 screws.(Screwdriver torque:0.7±
2-2-3. Put the HDD on support
Please pay attention to the direction of SATA
2-2-4. and screw HDD with 4pcs of FPH M3
screw (on both flanks)
(Screwdriver torque : 2.5 ±0.1 kgf. cm )
2-3 Install HDD on Supporter with slim ODD
2-3-1 Put slim ODD on the top side of supporter,
screw the position 1 and 2 with M2 screw first,
then screw position 3 and with M2 screw to fix
the slim ODD.
(Screwdriver torque : 0.7±
2-3-2.Insert the MPI-SATA card into HDD
2-3-3 Screw MPI-SATA card to ODD with 2
pcs of M2 screws.
(Screwdriver torque : 0.7±
2-3-4. Put the HDD on support
Please pay attention to the direction of SATA
and screw HDD with 4pcs of FPH M3 screw
(on both flanks)
(Screwdriver torque : 2.5 ±0.1 kgf. cm )
FPH M2xL3 Screw
2-3-5 FPH M3xL5 Screw
3. Assemble the Supporter & Upper Case
3-1.Make sure Front USB wire connect to MB
3-2. Install the supporter (Only HDD is on the supporter now)
3-2-1. Make sure the MPI-SATA card is correctly insert into the socket
3-2-2.Screw 4pcs of M3 screw at the
(Screwdriver torque : 5.0 ± 0.2
3-3. Install the supporter (HDD and ODD are on the supporter now)
3-3-1. Make sure the MPI-SATA card is correctly insert into the socket
3-3-2.Screw 4pcs of M3 screw at the
(Screwdriver torque : 5.0 ± 0.2
3-4. Assemble the upper case (without ODD)
3-4-1. Connect the power switch wire.
3-4-2. Connect the Front-USB wire to
3-4-3. Adjust the USB cable to arrange the
cable under the supporter . Accord the photo.
3-5 Assemble the upper case (with ODD)
3-5-1. Remove ODD door on upper case
3-5-2. Connect the power switch wire.
3-5-3.. Accord the photo Connect the
Front-USB wire to upper-case
3-5-4. Adjust the USB cable to arrange the
cable under the supporter.
3-6.Screw the upper case
3. Screw 2pcs of M3 screw at rear side
(Screwdriver torque : 5.0 ±0.2 kgf. cm )
Without slim ODD
With slim ODD
3-7 Assemble Module of Wireless LAN Mini Card or TV Tuner Mini Card
3-7-1. cable and nut
A,B inside housing; C,D outside housing
3-7-2. Note the hole shape to adjust the
antenna SMA connector to insert into the hole.
3-7-3. Insert a washer to one end of the
antenna wire . Attaching another washer and
nut to the antenna wire .
3-7-4. Use the screwdriver or the long nose
pliers to fix the nut . .
(Screwdriver torque : 1.5 ±0.1 kgf. cm )
3-7-5. Detach screw and align the notch to
3-7-6. Install the antenna wire with the button
Insert mini card into the slot and fix with screw. of the wireless LAN or TV-tuner Mini card .
3-7-7. Arrange the wire to avoid damaging the
wire. According the photo.
3-7-8. Caution: Arrange the wire or cable not
well. The MPI–SATA card will damage the
wire or cable .
7. Appendix 2 Table of Screw and Torque
Screw Photo
Screw spec.
Screw driver
Rear side
FPH M3- L5
5±0. 2
♁ Phillips #2
FPH M3- L5
2.5±0. 2
♁ Phillips #2
Length ≧ 8cm
FPH M3- L5
5±0. 2
♁ Phillips #2
FPH M2- L3
0.7±0. 1
♁ Phillips #1
Slim ODD
FPH M2- L3
0.7±0. 1
♁ Phillips #1
Length ≧ 4cm
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