Using the System Utilities

NOTE: The system utilities work under Microsoft Windows XP only.

Acer GridVista (dual-display compatible)

NOTE: This feature is only available on certain models.

To enable the dual monitor feature of the notebook, first ensure that the second monitor is connected, then select Start, Control Panel, Display and click on Settings. Select the secondary monitor (2) icon in the display box and then click the check box Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor. Finally, click Apply to confirm the new settings and click OK to complete the process.

Acer 7730zg Side View

Acer GridVista is a handy utility that offers four pre-defined display settings so you can view multiple windows on the same screen. To access this function, please go to Start>All Programs and click on Acer GridVista. You may choose any one of the four display settings indicated below:

Double (verticle), Triple (primary at left), Triple (primary at right), or Quad Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned indepently.

Acer Gridvista is dual-display compatible, allowing two displays to be partitioned independently. AcerGridVista is imple to set up:

  1. Run Acer GridVista and select your preferred screen configuration for each display from the task bar.
  2. Drag and drop each window into the appropriate grid.
  3. Enjoy the convenience of a well-organized desktop.
Battery Management System

NOTE: Please ensure that the resolution setting of the second monitor is set to the manufacturer's recommended value.

Launch Manager

Launch Manager allows you to set the four easy-launch buttons located above the keyboard. You can access the Launch Manager by clicking on Start > All Programs > Launch Manager to start the application.

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Processor

Item

Specification

CPU type

Intel CPU Penryn

Core logic

Intel 965PM/965GM + ICH8M

CPU package

uFCPGA, Socket P

CPU core voltage

0.944~1.3V

Second Level Cache

Item

Specification

Cache controller

Built-in CPU

Cache size

6MB

1st level cache control

Always enabled

2st level cache control

Always enabled

Cache scheme control

Fixed in write-back

System Memory

Item

Specification

Memory controller

Intel PM965 / Intel GM965

Memory size

0MB (no on-board memory)

DIMM socket number

2 sockets

Supports memory size per socket

2GB

Supports maximum memory size

4GB

Supports DIMM type

DDR 2 Synchronous DRAM

Supports DIMM Speed

533/667 MHz

Supports DIMM voltage

1.8V and 0.9V

Supports DIMM package

200-pin soDIMM

LAN Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

ATHEROS_AR8121

Supports LAN protocol

10/100/1000 Ethernet

PCI-E Giga

LAN connector type

RJ45

LAN connector location

Left side

Features

Integrated 10/100/1000 BASE-T transceiver

NOTE: Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. On above table, the configuration of slot 1 and slot 2 could be reversed.

Memory Combinations

Slot 1

Slot 2

Total Memory

0MB

256MB

256MB

0MB

512MB

512MB

0MB

1024MB

1024MB

0MB

2048MB

2048MB

256MB

256MB

512MB

256MB

512MB

768MB

256MB

1024MB

1280MB

256MB

2048MB

2304MB

512MB

256MB

768MB

512MB

512MB

1024MB

512MB

1024MB

1536MB

512MB

2048MB

2560MB

1024MB

0MB

1024MB

1024MB

256MB

1280MB

1024MB

512MB

1536MB

1024MB

1024MB

2048MB

1024MB

2048MB

3072MB

2048MB

0MB

2048MB

2048MB

256MB

2304MB

2048MB

512MB

2560MB

2048MB

1024MB

3072MB

2048MB

2048MB

4096MB

LAN Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

ATHEROS_AR8121

Supports LAN protocol

10/100/1000 Ethernet

PCI-E Giga

LAN connector type

RJ45

LAN connector location

Left side

Features

Integrated 10/100/1000 BASE-T transceiver

Modem Interface

Item

Specification

Data modem data baud rate (bps)

56K

Supports modem protocol

V.92

Modem connector type

RJ11

Modem connector location

Left side

Bluetooth Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

Built-in ICH8M

Data throughput

723 bps (full speed data rate)

Protocol

Bluetooth 1.1 (Upgradeable to Bluetooth 1.2 when SIG specification is ratified).

Interface

USB 2.0

Connector type

USB

Item

Specification

Chipset

Built-in ICH8M

Data throughput

540 Mbps

Protocol

802.11AGN

Interface

PCI

Hard Disk Drive Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & Model Name

HGST HTS541680J9SA00

WD WD800BEVS-22RST0

Seagate ST9120822AS

Toshiba MK1237GSX

HGST HTS541612J9SA00

WD WD1200BEVS-22RST0

TOSHIBA MK1637GSX

SEAGATE ST9160821AS

HGST HTS541616J9SA00

WD WD1600BEVS-22RST0

Capacity (MB)

80000

Bytes per sector

512

Data heads

2

4 for Toshiba and HGST

4

Drive Format

Disks

1

Spindle speed (RPM)

5400 RPM

Performance Specifications

Buffer size

8M

Interface

SATA

Max. media transfer rate (disk-buffer, Mbytes/s)

100,150

Data transfer rate (host~buffer, Mbytes/s)

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

DC Power Requirements

Voltage tolerance

5V(DC) +/- 5%

Data transfer rate (host~buffer, Mbytes/s)

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

Ultra DMA mode-5

100 MB/Sec.

DC Power Requirements

Voltage tolerance

5V(DC) +/- 5%

DVD-SuperMulti Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

TOSHIBA 8X TS-L632D

PHILIPS 8X DS-8A1P

HLDS 8X GSA-T20N

Performance Specification

With CD Diskette

Transfer rate (KB/sec)

Sustained:Max 3.6Mbytes/sec

Sustained:Max 10.8Mbytes/sec

Buffer Memory

2MB

Interface

Enhanced IDE(ATAPI) compatible

Applicable disc format

Support disc formats

1. Reads data in each CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-1, Video CD, CD-Extra and CD-Plus

2. Reads data in super Audio CD (SACD) Hybrid type

3. Reads standard CD-DA

4. Reads and writes CD-R discs

5. Reads and writes CD-RW andHSRW discs

6. Reads and writes US & US+RW

7. Reads data in each DVD-ROM and DVD-Dual

8. Reads and writes in each DVD-R (Ver. 2.0 for general), DVD-RW and DVD+R/RW (Ver1.1)

9.Reads and writes DVD+-R Dual

10.Reads and writes DVD-RAM

Loading mechanism

Load: Manual

Release: (a) Electrical Release (Release Button)

(b) Release by ATAPI command

(c) Emergency Release

Power Requirement

Input Voltage

5 V +/- 5 % (Operating)

Audio Interface

Item

Specification

Audio Controller

Realtek ALC889X

Audio onboard or optional

Built-in

Mono or Stereo

Stereo

Resolution

24 bit stereo full duplex

Compatibility

HD audio Interface; S/PDIF output for PCM or AC-3 content

Sampling rate

1Hz resolution VSR (Variable Sampling Rate)

Internal microphone

Yes

Internal speaker / Quantity

Yes/2(3W speakers)

Supports PnP DMA channel

DMA channel 0

DMA channel 1

Supports PnP IRQ

IRQ10, IRQ11

Video Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

Acer MXM compatible

Video Memory

Item

Specification

Chipset

Acer MXM compatible

USB Port

Item

Specification

Chipset

Built-in ICH8M

USB Compliancy Level

2

OHCI

USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 Host controller

Number of USB port

4

Location

One on the left side; three on the right side

Serial port function control

Enable/Disable by BIOS Setup

Express Card Interface

Item

Specification

Express card controller

Built-in ICH8M

Supports card type

75mmx54mm(W)x5mm

Number of slots

One

Access location

Left Side

Interface

PCI Express

System Board Major Chips

Item

Controller

Core logic

Intel PM965/GM965 + ICH8M

VGA

Acer MXM compatible

LAN

ATHEROS_AR8121

USB 2.0

Built in ICH8M

CardReader

Jmicro JMB385

MODEM

Foxconn T60M951

Bluetooth

Foxconn T60H928.01

Wireless 802.11 a+b+g

Built-in ICH8-M

Audio

Realtek ALC889X

Keyboard

Item

Specification

Keyboard controller

ITE 8512E

Total number of keypads

88-/89-key

Windows logo key

Yes

Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously

Plug USB keyboard to the USB port directly: Yes

Battery

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

BATTERY PACK SANYO LI-ION 8 CELL2.4, 4800MAH

BATTRY PACK SONY LI-ION 8CELL2.4, 4800MAH

Battery Type

Li-ion

Pack capacity

4800 mAH

Number of battery cell

8

Package configuration

4 cells in series, 2 series in parallel

Normal voltage

14.8V

Charge voltage

16.8+-0.2V

LCD 16.0" inch

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

Samsung LTN160AT01-A01

Screen Diagonal (mm)

16.0 inches

Active Area (mm)

353.45(H) x 198.72(V) mm

Display resolution (pixels)

1366x768 WXGA

Pixel Pitch

0.25875 (H) x 0.25875(V) mm

Pixel Arrangement

R.G.B. Vertical Stripe

Display Mode

Normally White

Typical White Luminance (cd/m2)

also called Brightness

300

Luminance Uniformity

N/A

Contrast Ratio

600

Response Time (Optical Rise Time/Fall Time)msec

8

Nominal Input Voltage VDD

+3.3V

Typical Power Consumption (watt)

4.5W

Weight(g)

550g

Physical Size(mm)

365x214x6.5

Electrical Interface

Dual channel LVDS

Support Color

262,144

Viewing Angle (degree)

Horizontal: Right/Left

65/65

Vertial: Upper/Lower

50/50

Temperature Range(C)

Operating

Storage (shipping)

0 to +50 / -20 to +60

LCD Inverter

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

TDK

Brightness conditions

N/A

Input voltage (V)

9~20V

Input current (mA)

360mA (max)

Output voltage (V, rms)

710V (1800V for kick off)

Output current (mA, rms)

6.5mA (max)

Output voltage frequency (k Hz)

58 KHz (max)

AC Adaptor

Item

Specification

Input rating

100V AC to 240V AC, 47Hz to 63Hz

Maximum input AC current

1.5A

Inrush current

[email protected]

[email protected]

Efficiency

85% min. @115VAC input full load

System Power Management

ACPI mode

Power Management

Mech. Off (G3)

All devices in the system are turned off completely.

Soft Off (G2/S5)

OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the system are turned off completely.

Working (G0/S0)

Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disc may be power managed in this state.

Suspend to RAM (S3)

CPU set power down

VGA Suspend

PCMCIA Suspend

Audio Power Down

Hard Disk Power Down

CD-ROM Power Down

Super I/O Low Power mode

Save to Disk (S4)

Also called Hibernation Mode. System saves all system states and data onto the disc prior to power off the whole system.

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