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ZOTAC ZBOX pico
User’s Manual
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Table of Contents
Product specifications----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3
Safety information----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
Setting up your system-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
Care during use----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4
Welcome------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 5
Package contents--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5
Port Layout--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6
How to disable the ring LED indicator-------------------------------------------------------------- 8
Mounting the ZOTAC ZBOX pico to an LCD monitor---------------------------------------- 10
Getting started with Windows 8.1 with Bing---------------------------------------------------- 12
Using your ZOTAC ZBOX pico----------------------------------------------------------------------- 16
Configuring a wireless connection---------------------------------------------------------------- 16
Configuring an Ethernet connection-------------------------------------------------------------- 16
Using a static IP----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 16
Using a dynamic IP (PPPoE connection)--------------------------------------------------- 17
Configuring audio output via an HDMI device------------------------------------------------- 18
Configuring Windows 8.1 micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Support--------------------------------- 19
Recovering Windows 8.1 (from internal system image)------------------------------------ 21
Recovering Windows 8.1 (from external recovery DVD)------------------------------------ 22
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Product specifications
Product Dimensions
• 115.5mm x 66mm x 19.2mm
Processor
• Intel Atom Z3735F (quad-core, 1.33 GHz)
• Burst speed up to 1.83 GHz
Graphics processor
•Intel HD graphics
Memory
• 2GB DDR3L-1333 memory
USB ports
• Three USB 2.0 ports
Storage
• 32GB/64GB eMMC
• Expandable via micro SD/SDHC/SDXC
Networking
• 10/100Mbps Ethernet
Wireless networking
• 802.11n Wi-Fi
• Bluetooth 4.0
Operating System
• Windows 8.1 with Bing, 32-bit
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Safety information
Your ZOTAC ZBOX pico is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for
information technology equipment. However, to ensure your safety, it is important that you read
the following safety instructions.
Setting up your system
™™ Read and follow all instructions in the documentation before you operate your system.
™™ Do not use this product near water or a heat source such as a radiator.
™™ Set up the system on a stable surface with the provided stand. Never use the system
alone without the stand.
™™ Openings on the chassis are for ventilation. Do not block or cover these openings. Make
sure you leave plenty of space around the system for ventilation. Never insert objects of
any kind into the ventilation openings.
™™ Use this product in environments with ambient temperatures between 0℃ and 35℃.
Care during use
™™ Do not walk on the power cord or allow anything to rest on it.
™™ Do not spill water or any other liquids on your system.
™™ When the system is turned off, a small amount of electrical current still flows. Always
unplug all power, modem, and network cables from the power outlets before cleaning the
system.
™™ If you encounter the following technical problems with the product, unplug the power cord
and contact a qualified service technician or your retailer.
¾¾ The power cord or plug is damaged.
¾¾ Liquid has been spilled into the system.
¾¾ The system does not function properly even if you follow the operating instructions.
¾¾ The system was dropped or the cabinet is damaged.
¾¾ The system performance changes.
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Welcome
Congratulations on your purchase of the ZOTAC ZBOX pico. The following illustration displays
the package contents of your new ZOTAC ZBOX pico. Please contact your retailer If any of the
below items are damaged or missed.
Package contents
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1 x ZOTAC ZBOX pico
1 x Mounting bracket
2 x Mount screws
1 x AC adapter
1 x OS Recovery DVD (optional)
1 x Warranty Card
1 x User Manual
1 x Quick Start Guide
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Port Layout
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Power button
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1. Headphone/analog audio output (3.5mm)
The stereo headphone jack (3.5mm) is used to connect the system’s audio out signal
to amplified speakers or headphones.
2. USB 2.0 ports
The USB (Universal Serial Bus) port is compatible with USB devices such as keyboards,
mice, cameras and external hard disk drives.
3. Ethernet port
The eight-pin RJ-45 LAN port supports standard Ethernet cable for connection to a
local network.
4. MicroSD memory card slot
The built-in memory card reader supports Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC cards to expand the
storage capabilities of the ZOTAC ZBOX pico.
5. HDMI output
The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) output supports a Full HD 1080p
displays such as an HDTV or monitor.
6. Power input (DC 5V, 3A)
The supplied power adapter converts AC power to DC power for use with this jack.
Power supplied through this jack supplies power to the mini-PC. To prevent damage to
the mini-PC, always use the supplied power adapter.
7. Power button
The power button turns the system ON and OFF.
Note 1: The power adapter may get warm or hot when in use. Do not cover the adapter and keep it away from your body.
Note 2: Due to the unique design, some connectors are placed upside down.
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How to disable the ring LED indicator
1. Turn on the ZBOX pico mini-PC, then press <Delete> to enter the BIOS SETUP
UTILITY.
2. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the Power menu and select Logo Indicator.
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3. Press <Enter> and select Disabled.
4. Press F10 to save the configuration and exit. The PC will reboot.
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Mounting the ZOTAC ZBOX pico to an LCD monitor
You can attach the ZOTAC ZBOX pico to the back of a VESA75/100 compliant display.
1. Secure the mounting bracket to the LCD monitor using 2 screws.
Disclaimer: ZOTAC is not liable for damages resulting from an improper installation.
2. Attach the ZOTAC ZBOX pico to the VESA mount and gently press down to secure
the ZBOX to the mount.
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3. Connect the ZOTAC ZBOX pico to the LCD monitor with an HDMI cable.
Note: You can also mount the ZOTAC ZBOX pico vertically as shown in the picture
below.
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Getting started with Windows 8.1 with Bing
Please follow the steps below to begin using your ZBOX with Windows 8.1 with Bing.
1. Power on the system.
2. Connect to the Internet via Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
3. Select the Region and language.
4. Read and agree to the license terms.
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5. Pick a color you like and give the PC a name.
6.We recommend using the express settings.
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7.Create a Microsoft new account if you don’t have one or select “Sign in without a
Microsoft account” and click “next”.
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8.Setup your account.
9.Wait for the initial system setup to complete .
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Using your ZOTAC ZBOX pico
Configuring a wireless connection
Please follow the instructions below to connect to a wireless network:
1. Double-click the wireless network icon (pic) in the notification
area.
2. Select the wireless network you want to connect to from the
list and click Connect.
3. After connection is established, you will see “Connected.”
Note 1: For security concerns, Do NOT connect to an unsecured network,
otherwise, the transmitted information without encryption might be visible to
others.
Note 2: Enter the network security key if necessary.
Configuring an Ethernet connection
Using a static IP
1. Right-click the network icon in the
notification area and select “Open
Network Connections”.
2. Right-click “Local Area Connection” and
select “Properties”.
3. Highlight “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)”
and click “Properties”.
4. Select “Use the following IP address”.
5. Enter your IP address, subnet mask and
Default gateway.
6. Enter the preferred DNS server address if necessary.
7. After entering all of the related values, click “OK” to finish the configuration.
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Using a dynamic IP (PPPoE connection)
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Repeat Step 1-3 in the previous section.
Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” and click “OK”.
Click “Create a new connection” to start the NEW Connection Wizard.
Click “Next”.
Select “Connect to the Internet” and click “Next”.
Select “Set up my
connection manually”.
7. Select your connection
type and click “Next”.
8. Enter your ISP Name and
click “Next”.
9. Enter your User name and
Password. Click “Next”.
10. Click “Finish” to finish the
configuration.
11. Enter your user name and password. Click
“Connect” to connect to the internet.
Note: Contact your internet Service Provider (ISP) if you have problems connecting to the network.
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Configuring audio output via an HDMI device
Follow the steps below to enable audio output via HDMI when connecting the ZOTAC
ZBOX pico to a TV or receiver via HDMI.
1. Access the Sound settings via the system
Control Panel.
2. Under Playback devices, click the display
device that corresponds with your HDMI audio
compatible display
3. Click the “Set Default” button in the lower right
hand corner.
4. Click “OK” to exit the setup.
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Configuring Windows 8.1 micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Support
1. Press WINKEY+I, to reveal interface Settings.
2. Select “Change PC settings” > “PC and devices” > “Devices”, you will see a group
named “Default Save Locations”.
3. Click “Set Up,” now you can configure Windows to use the micro-SD card for
music, photos, and videos.
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4. The Music, Pictures, and Videos folders on the SD card are associated to individual
user accounts.
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Recovering Windows 8.1 (from internal system image)
1. Select “PC settings” > “Update and recovery” > “Recovery” > “Restart now”.
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2. Choose “Troubleshoot” > “Reset your PC” > “Reset”.
Recovering Windows 8.1 (from external recovery DVD)
1. Please back up your personal files before attempting recovery.
2. Boot from recovery DVD.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the recovery.
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