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Asus AE1 Personal Computer User manual | Manualzz
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Vintage-AE1
Barebone System
Quick Start Guide
Front panel features
N O T E . The photos in this guide are for reference only. For detailed
information on your system’s specifications, refer to the user guide.
External
Internal
5.25-inch bays
(drive not
included)
HDD bay
FDD bay
(drive not
included)
Reset button
HDD LED
Power button
USB 2.0 ports
Microphone port
Headphone port
Rear panel features
Power socket
Voltage selector
Power supply
module
PS/2 keyboard port
PS/2 mouse port
Serial port
VGA port
Parallel port
Chassis fan vent
USB 2.0 ports
USB 2.0 ports
Microphone port
L AN (RJ-45) port
Line Out port
Line In port
Expansion slots
ii
Voltage selector
The switching power supply that came
with the system has a voltage selector
switch below the power socket. Use this
switch to select the appropriate voltage
according to the voltage supply in your
area.
115V/230V
Voltage selector
If the voltage supply in your area is
100-127V, set the switch to 115V.
If the voltage supply in your area is
200-240V, set the switch to 230V.
C A U T I O N . Setting the
switch to 115V in a 230V
environment will seriously
damage the system!
Internal components
1
3
4
5
2
6
1.
PFC power supply
4.
3.5” HDD drive bay
2.
Motherboard
5.
3.5” Floppy drive bay
3.
Two 5.25” optical drive bays
6.
Hard disk drive bays
iii
Removing the side plate and front cover
1
2
Screw
Remove the two screws on the rear
panel.
3
Side lock tab
I M P O R T A N T . Repeat
steps 1 and 2 to remove
the other side plate.
4
Release the side lock tabs.
Hinge-like tab
Swing the left edge of the front
panel outward, then unhook the
hinge-like tabs from the holes on
the right side of the front panel.
iv
Installing a CPU
C A U T I O N . Incorrect installation of the CPU into the socket may bend
the pins and severely damage the CPU!
1
2
Socket Lever
90 - 100
Gold triangle
Small triangle
Lift up the socket lever to a
90°-100° angle.
Position the CPU above the socket
such that the CPU corner with the
gold triangle matches the socket
corner with a small triangle.
Installing system memory
2
1
1
DIMM notch
Socket break
C A U T I O N . A DDR DIMM is keyed with a notch so that it fits in only one
direction. DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket to avoid damaging the
DIMM.
v
Installing the fan and heatsink assembly
•
The retention module base is already installed on the motherboard
upon purchase. You do not have to remove the retention module
base when installing the CPU or installing other motherboard
components.
•
If you purchased a separate CPU heatsink and fan assembly, make
sure that a Thermal Interface Material is properly applied to the CPU
heatsink or CPU before you install the heatsink and fan assembly.
1
2
Retention
Module Base
Retention bracket
Retention bracket lock
Attach one end of the
retention bracket to the
retention module base.
4
3
Align the other end of the
retention bracket to the
retention module base. A clicking
sound denotes that the retention
bracket is in place.
Push down the retention
bracket lock on the retention
mechanism to secure the
heatsink and fan to the module
base.
I M P O R T A N T . Do not forget to connect the CPU fan connector!
Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail to plug this connector.
vi
Installing an optical drive
2
1
1
Remove the drive bay plate.
3
4
Installing a hard disk drive
Audio cable
IDE ribbon cable
Red stripe to pin 1
Power cable
HDD label
side
1
2
3
4
Primary IDE connector
Connect the blue interface of the IDE ribbon cable
to the primary IDE connector (blue connector
labeled PRI_IDE1) on the motherboard.
IDE ribbon cable
Power cable
vii
Replacing the side plate and front cover
2
1
Hinge-like tab
3
Side lock tab
Snap the side lock tabs to secure
the front panel.
4
Screw
Drive in two screws on the rear
panel.
I M P O R T A N T . Repeat steps 3 and 4 to replace the other side plate.
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