Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Pentium M Processor 730 740 750 760 770 at 1.6 2.13 GHz or higher, FSB 533MHz Intel Pentium M Processor 310 320 330 340 350 at 1.2 1.3GHz or higher, FSB 400MHz Intel 915PM ICH6-M Intel 915GM ICH6-M Integrated VGA solution for 915GM External VGA card for 915PM You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. 10 100 1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection (for TM 4650 series) 10 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection (for TM 4150 series) Integrated...

General Information

Before proceeding with the disassembly procedure, make sure that you do the following 1. Turn off the power to the system and all peripherals. 2. Unplug the AC adapter and all power and signal cables from the system. NOTE The screws used to secure bottom case and upper case are more than one type. Please group same type of screw together as you disassemble the system for service purpose. The image below is for your reference. Please pay attention to the explanation below.

IO Ports

External display (VGA) port S-video TV-out (NTSC PAL) port Headphones Speaker Line-out port 6-in-1 card reader (SM MS MS-Pro MMC SD xD-Picture card DVI-D port (for TravelMate 4650 series) 124-pin Acer ezDock connector (for TravelMate 4650 series) ACPI 1.0b CPU power management standard supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes 65W,8 cell Li-ion battery pack optional 42W 6 cell Li-ion 2nd battery pack (for TravelMate 4650) 5-hour battery life on Intel 915GM models 2.5-hour rapid...

Preface

Before using this information and the product it supports, please read the following general information. 1. This Service Guide provides you with all technical information relating to the BASIC CONFIGURATION decided for Acer's global product offering. To better fit local market requirements and enhance product competitiveness, your regional office MAY have decided to extend the functionality of a machine (e.g. add-on card, modem, or extra memory capability). These LOCALIZED FEATURES will NOT be...

Options

Acer Travelmate 290 Mainboard

256MB 512MB 1GB DDR II 533MHz memory upgrades modules Additional eight-cell Li-ion battery pack Second 6-cell battery pack AcerMedia Bay, for TravelMate 4650 series DVD-Super Multi double layer drive AcerMedia Bay, for TravelMate 4650 series Acer ezDock for TravelMate 4650 series NOTE The specifications listed above are for reference only. The exact configuration of your PC depends on the model purchased.

Bottom View

Acer Travelmate 4000 Bottom View

Houses the computer's hard disk secured by a screw . Unlatches the battery to remove the battery pack. NOTE Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. AcerMedia Bay for TravelMate 4650 Series Houses an optical drive module or a second battery pack. Unlatches the AcerMedia module for removal of module.

FRU Field Replaceable Unit List

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of TravelMate 4650 and TravelMate 4150. Refer to this chapter whenever ordering for parts to repair or for RMA Return Merchandise Authorization . Please note that WHEN ORDERING FRU PARTS, you should check the most up-to-date information available on your regional web or channel. For whatever reasons a part number change is made, it will not be noted on the printed Service Guide. For ACER AUTHORIZED SERVICE...

Touchpad Check

If the touchpad doesn't work, do the following actions one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU 1. Reconnect the touchpad cables. After you use the touchpad, the pointer drifts on the screen for a short time. This self-acting pointer movement can occur when a slight, steady pressure is applied to the touchpad pointer. This symptom is not a hardware problem. No service actions are necessary if the pointer movement stops in a short period of time.

Index of SymptomtoFRUError Message

LCD backlight doesn't work LCD is too dark LCD brightness cannot be adjusted LCD contrast cannot be adjusted Enter BIOS Utility to execute Load Setup Default Settings, then reboot system. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed LCD has extra horizontal or vertical lines displayed. LCD inverter ID LCD inverter LCD cable LCD Indicator incorrectly remains off or on, but system runs...

Lock keys and embedded numeric keypad

The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off. The computer features three lock keys, each with its own status indicator light. When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in uppercase. When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. jSakeys function as a calculator complete with the arithmetic operators , -, , and . Use this mode when you need to do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad. When Scroll...

External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following to isolate the problem to a controller, drive, or CD-ROM. Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached to it. The label can cause damage to the drive or can cause the drive to fail. Do the following to select the test device 1. Boot from the diagnostics diskette and start the diagnostics program. 2. See if CD-ROM Test is passed when the program runs to CD-ROM Test. 3. Follow the instructions in the message window. If an error occurs, reconnect the connector on the...

Index of Error Messages

Equipment Configuration Error Causes 1. CPU BIOS Update Code Mismatch 2. IDE Primary Channel Master Drive Error THe causes will be shown before Equipment Configuration Error Memory Error at xxxx xxxx xxxxh R xxxxh, W xxxxh In this situation BIOS will issue 4 short beeps then shut down system, no message will show. In this situation BIOS will shut down system, not show message. Reconnect hard disk drive connector. Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. Hard disk drive System board see...

Using System Utilities Acer eManager

Innovative Acer eManager software is designed for easy access to frequently used functions. At the press of Acer Empowering Key 6 , the Acer eManager user interface appears, featuring four main settings Acer iMll'gH1, Acer ePresentation, Acer eRecovery and Acer eSettings. Igovides a central lLaU BhiSSSQyB Mafflage fflenjand maximise battery life. Simplifies resolution settings when connecting to a Creates backups and recovers system configurations reliably. Makes managing system settings and...

System Power Management

The overall system can be in one of five system power states as described below The overall system can be in one of five system power states as described below All devices in the system are turned off completely. OS initiated shutdown. All devices in the system are turned off completely. Individual devices such as the CPU and hard disk may be power managed in this state. CPU set power down VGA Suspend PCMCIA Suspend Audio Power Down Hard Disk Power Down CD-ROM Power Down Super I O Low Power...

Launch Keys

Acer Launch Key

HSpiBlat the upper-right above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designated as mail, Web browser, Acer Empowering Key Q , and one user programmable button. Press the Empowering Key Q to run the Acer eManager. The mail and Web browser are default for Email and Internet programs, but can be re5ACnHM IKs S m HM D browser, mail and programmable keys, run the Acer Launch Manager. Internet browser user-programmable Email application user-programmable

Exploded Diagram

What The Button For Acer 5738zg

ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W DELTA SADP-65KB BEF ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W DELTA SADP-65KB BEF ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W LITEON PA-1650-02CO ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W LITEON PA-1650-02CO ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W HIPRO HP-OK066B13QT ADAPTER 3 PIN 65W HIPRO HP-OK066B13QT MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 b g INTEL WM3B2200 CH11 MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 b g INTEL WM3B2200 CH11 MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 a b g INTEL WM3B2915 US SKU WIRELESS LAN BOARD 802.11a b g INTEL EU MINI PCI WIRELESS BOARD 802.11 a b g INTEL WM3B2915 EU SKU...

Hot Keys

The computer employs hot keys or key combinations to access most of the computer s controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility. To activate hot keys, press and hold the lt Fn gt key before pressing the other key in the hot key combination. This key will cause a help message to appear on the display device that describes the definition and functionality Hjfly iniit hot keys. It is preferred to have the key activate a graphical display. Launches the Acer eSettings in the...

CD to Disk Recovery

Prepare NAPP CD, Recovery CD and System CD. 2. Put NAPP CD into the optical drive. Then boot up the system. 3. The system will ask you if you want to build NAPP Master HDD. Please press any key to continue. 4. NAPP CD will start to preload the system, please click Y . flee NAPP Preload Selectol For fleer Sj sten Uerslon 1.4.0-1 Copyright 2003 fleer Inc. This will preload your system- Are you. sure EV,N1 1. Disk To Disk Recovery 2_ CD to Disk Recovery X- Quit Please select your Clioose _ _ _...

Dvd Acer Tm 4650 Uj

INTEL PENTIUM M 1.6G 2M 533FSBuFCPGA2 SL86G C-1 STEPPING INTEL DOTHAN 730 1.6GHZ 2M FSB5330 INTEL PENTIUM M 1.73G 2M 533FSB uFCPGA2 SL7SA C-1 STEPPING INTEL DOTHAN 740 1.73GHZ 2M FSB5330 INTEL PENTIUM M 1.87G 2M 533FSB uFCPGA2 SL7S9 C-1 STEPPING INTEL DOTHAN 750 1.87GHZ 2M FSB5330 INTEL PENTIUM M 2.0G 2M 533FSBuFCPGA2 SL7SM C-1 STEPPING INTEL DOTHAN 760 2.0GHZ 2M FSB5330 INTEL PENTIUM M 2.13G 2M 533FSB uFCPGA2 SL7SL C-1 STEPPING INTEL DOTHAN 770 2.13GHZ 2M FSB5330 DVD CDRW COMBO MODULE 24X QSI...