Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Main board Major Chips

Item

Controller

System core logic

ALi M1621/M1535

Super I/O controller

ALi M1535

Audio controller

ALi M1535 + Cirrus Logic CS4299

Video controller

ATI Rage Mobility-Mi

IDE controller

ALi Mi 535

Keyboard controller

M38867

RTC

BQ3285LF

PCMCIA Controller

O2 OZ6933

Processor

Item

Specification

CPU type

Intel Mobile Pentium III/Celeron 500/500+ MHz with 256KB/128KB on-die cache

CPU package

uPGA2 package

CPU core voltage

1.6V / 1.35V

CPU I/O voltage

1.5V

BIOS

Item

Specification

BIOS vendor

Acer

BIOS version

V3.0

BIOS ROM type

Flash ROM

BIOS ROM size

512KB

BIOS package

32-pin TSOP

Supported protocols

ACPI 1.0b, APM 1.2, PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP/IEEE 1284, ECP/IEEE 1284 1.7 & 1.9, IrDA, PCI 2.1, PnP 1.0a, PS/2 keyboard and mouse, USB, VESA VGA BIOS, DDC-2B, CD-ROM bootable, Windows keyboard Microsoft Simple Boot Flag

BIOS password control

Set by switch, see SW1 settings

Second Level Cache

Item

Specification

Cache controller

Built-in ALi M1621

Cache size

128KB/256KB

1st level cache control

Always Enabled

2nd level cache control

Always Enabled

Cache scheme control

Fixed-in write back

System Memory

Item

Specification

Memory controller

ALi M1621

Onboard memory size

0 MB

System Memory

Item

Specification

DIMM socket number

2 sockets

Supports memory size per socket

32/64/128/256 MB

Supports maximum memory size

512 MB (256MB x 2)

Supports DIMM type

SDRAM

Supports DIMM speed

100 MHz

Supports DIMM voltage

3.3 V

Supports DIMM package

144 pin so-DIMM

Memory module combinations

You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications.

Memory Combinations

Slot 1

Slot 2

Total Memory

32 MB

32 MB

64 MB

64 MB

0 MB

64 MB

0 MB

64 MB

64 MB

64 MB

32 MB

96 MB

32 MB

64 MB

96 MB

64 MB

64 MB

128 MB

0 MB

128 MB

128 MB

128 MB

0 MB

128 MB

32 MB

128 MB

160 MB

128 MB

32 MB

160 MB

64 MB

128 MB

192 MB

128 MB

64 MB

192 MB

128 MB

128 MB

256 MB

256 MB

0 MB

256 MB

0 MB

256 MB

256 MB

256 MB

32 MB

288 MB

32 MB

256 MB

288 MB

256 MB

64 MB

320 MB

64 MB

256 MB

320 MB

256 MB

128 MB

384 MB

128 MB

256 MB

384 MB

256 MB

256 MB

512 MB

Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations.

LAN & Modem Interface

Item

Specification

Chipset

M1535/GD 82559

Fax modem data baud rate (bps)

14.4K

Data modem data baud rate (bps)

56K

Supports modem protocol

ITU-T V.90, V.34, TIA/EIA 602

Supports LAN protocol

IEEE 802.3

Modem/LAN connector type

RJ11/RJ45

LAN & Modem Interface

Item

Specification

Modem/LAN connector location

Rear Side

Floppy Disk Drive Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

Mitsumi D353F3X

Floppy Disk Specifications

Media recognition

2DD(720KB)

2HD(1.2MB, 3-mode)

2HD(1.44MB)

Sectors/track

9

15

18

Tracks

80

80

80

Data transfer rate (Kbit/s)

1MB

1.6MB

2MB

Rotational speed (RPM)

300

360

300

Read/write heads

2

Encoding method

MFM/FM

Power Requirement

Input Voltage (V)

+5V +/- 10%

Hard Disk Drive Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & Model Name

IBM DARA-209000

IBM DARA-212000

Hitachi DK23AA-12

Capacity (GB)

9

12

12

Bytes per sector

512

512

512

Logical heads

16

16

16

Logical sectors

63

63

63

Drive Format

Logical cylinders

16383

16383

16383

Physical read/write heads

3

4

4

Disks

2

2

2

Spindle speed (RPM)

4200

4200

4200

Performance Specifications

Buffer size (KB)

418

418

512

Interface

IDE (ATA-4)

IDE (ATA-4)

IDE (ATA-5)

Data transfer rate (disk buffer, MB/s)

85.5-161.6

85.5-161.6

12.4-20.6

Data transfer rate (host buffer, MB/s)

16.6 (PIO Mode-4) 66.6 (Ultra DMA Mode-4)

16.6 (PIO Mode-4) 66.6 (Ultra DMA Mode-4)

16.6 (PIO Mode-4/Multiword

DMA Mode-2)

66.6 (Ultra DMA Mode-4)

DC Power Requirements

Voltage tolerance

5+/-5%

5+/-5%

5+/-5%

CD-ROM Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & Model Name

MKE CR-176-B/D 24X

TEAC CD-224E-B26

Performance Specification

775~1800 blocks/sec Mode 1:

1550~3600 kBytes/sec Mode 2:

33.3 Mbytes/sec Sustained:

1545~3600 kBytes/sec

Access time (typ.)

Random: 100 ms Full Stroke: 200 ms

115 ms

Rotation speed

5000 rpm

5136 rpm

Data Buffer Capacity

128 KB

128 KB

Interface

IDE

IDE

Applicable disc format

CD-Audio, CD-ROM ( mode 1 and Mode 2 ), CD-ROM XA ( mode 2, form 1 and form 2 ), CD-I ( mode 2, form 1 and form 2 ), CD-I Ready, CD-I Bridge, Photo CD, CD-WO, Video CD, Enhanced Music CD (CD Plus), CD-RW

CD-ROM (mode 1 and mode 2), CD-ROM XA (mode 1, form 1 and form2), Photo CD, Enhanced CD, CD-RW

Loading mechanism

Drawer with soft eject and emergency eject hole

Power Requirement

Input Voltage

5V+/-5%

5V+/-5%

DVD-ROM Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

MKE SR-8174-BXX

Performance Specification

With CD Diskette

With DVD Diskette

Transfer rate (KB/s)

Average Sustained: CAV mode 775~1800 blocks/sec (10.3X to 24X) 1550~3600 kBytes/ sec (Mode 1) 1768~4106 kBytes/ sec (Mode 2)

DVD-5: Normal Speed (1X) 11.08 Mbits/sec CAV mode

27.51~66.48 Mbits/sec DVD-9: Normal Speed (1X) 11.08 Mbits/sec CAV mode

TBD~TBD Mbits/sec

Access time (typ.)

Random (*1) CAV mode 120 msec typical

180 msec average max

Full Stroke (*2) CAV mode 210 msec typical

270 msec average max

Random (*3) 170 msec typical 270 msec average max Full Stroke (*4) 320 msec typical 480 msec average max

Data Buffer Capacity

512 kBytes

Interface

IDE

Applicable disc format

CD: CD-Audio, CD-ROM (mode 1 and mode 2), CD-ROM XA (mode 2, form 1 and form 2), CD-I (mode 2, form 1 and form 2), CD-I Ready, CD-I Bridge, CD-WO, CD-RW, Photo CD, Video CD, Enhanced Music CD, CD-TEXT

DVD-ROM Interface

Item

Specification

Loading mechanism

Soft eject (with emergency eject hole)

Power Requirement

Input Voltage

5V

Note: (*1) Average of Data read over the whole area from 00 min. 02 sec. 00 block to 59 min. 58 sec. 74 block more than 2000 times including latency and layered error correction time.

  • 2) From 00 min. 02 sec. 00 block to 59 min. 58 sec. 74 block including latency and layered error correction time. (*3) Disc: MNSU-005
  • 4) Average of Data read over the whole area from starting data recorded area (LBA:0) to maximum data recorded area (LBA:23197F), more than 2000 times including latency and layered error correction time.
  • 5) from starting data recorded area (LBA:0) to maximum data recorded area (LBA:23197F) including latency and layered error correction time.
  • 6) Disc: MKE-D551
Audio Interface

Item

Specification

Audio controller

Cirrus Logic CS4299

Audio onboard or optional

Built-in

Mono or Stereo

Stereo

Resolution

20 bit stereo Digital to Analog converter 18 bit stereo Analog to Digital converter

Compatibility

Microsoft PC98/PC99, AC97 2.1

Mixed sound source

Line-in, CD, Video, AUX

Voice channel

8/16 bit, mono/stereo

Sampling rate

44.1 KHz

Internal microphone

Yes

Internal speaker / Quantity

Yes/ 2 pieces

Supports PnP DMA channel

DMA channel 0 DMA channel 1

Supports PnP IRQ

IRQ3, IRQ5, IRQ7, IRQ9, IRQ10, IRQ11

Video Interface

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

ATI Rage Mobility-M1

Chip voltage

Core/2.5V Memory/3.3V

Supports ZV (Zoomed Video) port

Yes

Graph interface

2X AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) bus

Maximum resolution (LCD)

1024x768 (24 bit colors)

Maximum resolution (CRT)

1024x768 (24 bit colors)

Video Memory

Item

Specification

Fixed or upgradeable

Fixed, built-in video controller

Video memory size

8.0 MB

Video Resolutions Mode

Resolution

Refresh Rate

CRT Only

LCD/CRT Simultaneous

640x480x256

85

60

640x480x64K

85

60

640x480x16M

85

60

800x600x256

85

60

800X600X64K

85

60

1024x768x256

60, 75

60

Parallel Port

Item

Specification

Parallel port controller

ALi M1535

Number of parallel port

1

Location

Rear side

Connector type

25-pin D-type connector, in female type

Parallel port function control

Enable/Disable by BIOS Setup

Supports ECP/EPP

Yes (set by BIOS Setup)

Optional ECP DMA channel (in BIOS Setup)

DMA channel 1 and 3

Optional parallel port I/O address (in BIOS Setup)

3BCh, 378h, 278h

Optional parallel port IRQ (in BIOS Setup)

IRQ5, IRQ7

Serial Port

Item

Specification

Serial port controller

ALi M1535

Number of serial port

1

Supports 16550 UART

Yes

Connector type

9-pin D-type connector, in male type

Location

Rear side

Serial port function control

Enable/Disable by BIOS Setup

Optional serial port (in BIOS Setup)

3F8h, 3E8h, 2E8h

Optional serial port IRQ (in BIOS Setup)

IRQ4, IRQ11

USB Port

Item

Specification

USB Compliancy Level

1.0

HCI

OHCI 1.0a

Number of USB port

2

Location

Rear side

IrDA Port

Item

Specification

IrDA FIR port controller

ALi M1535

Number of IrDA FIR port

1

Location

Left side

IrDA FIR port function control

Enable/disable by BIOS Setup

Optional IrDA FIR port (in BIOS Setup)

2F8h, 3F8h, 3E8h, 2E8h

Optional IrDA FIR port IRQ (in BIOS Setup)

IRQ3, IRQ4

Optional IrDA FIR port DRQ (in BIOS Setup)

DMA0, DMA1, DMA3

PCMCIA Port

Item

Specification

PCMCIA controller

O2 OZ6933

Supports card type

Type III/II/I

Number of slots

One type III or two type II/I

Access location

Left side

Supports ZV (Zoomed Video) port

Yes

Supports 32 bit CardBus

Yes (IRQ9)

Keyboard

Item

Specification

Keyboard controller

Mitsubishi M38867

Keyboard vendor & model name

JME K9811

Total number of keypads

84/85/88-key

Windows 95 keys

Yes

Internal & external keyboard work simultaneously

Yes

Battery

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

Sanyo BTP-34A1

Battery Type

Li-Ion

Pack capacity

3600 mAH

Cell voltage

3.7V

Number of battery cell

8

Package configuration

4S2P

Package voltage

14.8V

DC-DC/Charger Converter

Item

Specification

Vendor & Model Name

Acer

Input Voltage

AC Adapter or Battery: 10V - 26V

Item

Specification

DC-DC Converter Output

Output Rating

5V

3.3V

12V

5V SB

Current (w/load, A)

0~4.5

0~3.5

0~0.12

0~0.02

Charger Output

Normal charge (charge while system is not operative)

2.5A

Background charge (charge even system is still operative)

1A

Battery-low 2 level (V)

13.5V

Battery-low 3 level (V)

None

Protection

Charger protection

Over Current Protection

DC/DC converter protection

OCP (Over Current Protection, A) OVP (Over Voltage Protection, V) UVP (Under Voltage Protection, V)

DC-AC LCD Inverter

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

Ambit

Input voltage (V)

8 ~ 21V

Input current (mA)

1A (max.)

Output voltage (Vrms, no load)

1400Vrms

Output voltage frequency (kHz)

40 ~ 70KHz

Output Current/Lamp

5.5 mA ~ 6.5mA

NOTE: DC-AC inverter is used to generate very high AC voltage, then support to LCD CCFT backlight user, and is also responsible for the control of LCD brightness. Avoid touching the DC-AC inverter area while the system unit is turned on.

NOTE: There is an EEPROM in the inverter, which stores its supported LCD type and ID code. If you replace a new inverter or replace the LCD with a different brand, use Inverter ID utility to update the ID information.

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

12.1" Hitachi TX31D35VC1CAA

13.3" ADT L133X2-3

14.1" ADT L141X1-1

14.1" IBM ITXG76C

Mechanical Specifications

LCD display area (diagonal, inch)

12.1

13.3

14.1

14.1

Display technology

TFT

TFT

TFT

TFT

Resolution

SVGA (800x600)

XGA (1024x768)

XGA (1024x768)

XGA (1024x768)

Support colors

16M

262K

262K

16M

Optical Specification

Brightness control

Keyboard hot key

keyboard hotkey

Keyboard hotkey

Keyboard hot key

Contrast control

None

None

None

None

Electrical Specification

Supply voltage for LCD display (V)

3.3 (typ.)

3.3 (typ.)

3.3 (typ.)

3.3 (typ.)

LCD

Item

Specification

Supply voltage for LCD backlight (Vrms)

550 (typ.)

601 (typ.)

670 (typ.)

670 (typ.)

AC Adapter

Item

Specification

Vendor & model name

Delta ADT-60XB D 3P

LiteOn PA-1600-02

Input Requirements

Maximum input current

1.5A @ 90Vac 0.9A @ 180Vac

1.5A @ 90Vac 0.95A @ 180Vac

Nominal frequency (Hz)

47 - 63

47 - 63

Frequency variation range (Hz)

47 - 63

47 - 63

Nominal voltages (V)

90 - 270

90 - 270

Inrush current

The maximum inrush current will be less than 50A and 100A when the adapter is connected to 115Vac(60Hz) and 230Vac(50Hz) respectively

The maximum inrush current will be less than 50A and 100A when the adapter is connected to 115Vac(60Hz) and 230Vac(50Hz) respectively

Efficiency

It should provide an efficiency of 83% minimum, when measured at maximum load under 115V(60Hz)

It should provide an efficiency of 83% minimum, when measured at maximum load under 115V(60Hz)

Output Ratings (CV mode)

DC output voltage

19V - 20.5V

19V - 20.5V

Noise + Ripple

300mVp-pmax (20MHz bandwidth)

300mVp-pmax (20MHz bandwidth)

Load

0 A (min.); 3.16 A (max.)

0 A (min.); 3.16 A (max.)

Output Ratings (CC mode)

DC output voltage

+ 12V ~ +19V

+12V ~ +19V

Constant output

3.6 +/- 0.3

3.6 +/- 0.3

Dynamic Output Characteristics

Turn-on delay time

2 sec (@ 115Vac)

2 sec (@ 115Vac)

Hold up time

8 ms (@115Vac input, full load)

8 ms (@115Vac input, full load)

Over Voltage Protection (OVP)

24V

24V

Short circuit protection

Output can be shorted without damage

Output can be shorted without damage

Electrostatic discharge (ESD)

15kV (at air discharge) 8kV (at contact discharge)

15kV (at air discharge) 8kV (at contact discharge)

Dielectric Withstand Voltage

Primary to secondary

1500 Vac (or 2121 Vdc), 10mA for 1 second

Leakage current

0.25 mA max. (@ 254 Vac, 60Hz)

Regulatory Requirements

Internal Filter meets:

  1. FCC class B requirements. (USA)
  2. VDE 243/1991 class B requirements. (German)
  3. CISPR 22 Class B requirements. (Scandinavia)
  4. VCCI class II requirements. (Japan)
Power Management

Power Saving Mode

□ Waiting time specified by the System Standby value or the operating system elapses without any system activity.

Closing the display cover When the computer is about to enter Hibernation mode (e.g., during a battery-low condition), but the Hibernation file is invalid or not present.

  • When customized functions for power management are set to Standby and the corresponding action is taken.
  • Invoked by the operating system power-saving modes.

□ The buzzer beeps

The Sleep indicator lights up

Hibernation Mode

  • When customized functions for power management are set to Hibernation and the corresponding action is taken.
  • Invoked by the operating system power-saving modes.

□ All power shuts off

Display Standby Mode

Keyboard, built-in touchpad, and an external PS/2 pointing device are idle for a specified period.

□ The display shuts off

Hard Disk Standby Mode

Hard disk is idle within a specified period of time.

Hard disk drive is in standby mode. (spindle turned off)

Environmental Requirements

Item

Specification

Temperature

Operating

+5 ~ +35°C

Non-operating

-10 ~ +60°C

Non-operating

-20 ~ +60°C (Storage package)

Humidity

Operating

20% ~ 80% RH, non-condensing

Non-operating

20% ~ 80% RH, non-condensing

Non-operating

20% ~ 90% RH, non-condensing (storage package)

Vibration

Operating (unpacked)

5 ~ 25.6 Hz: 0.38 mm (peak to peak) 25.6 ~ 250 Hz: 0.5G

Non-operating (unpacked)

27.1 Hz ~ 50 Hz: 0.4 mm (peak to peak) 50 ~ 500 Hz: 2.0G

Non-operating (packed)

5 ~ 62.6 Hz: 0.51 mm (peak to peak) 62.6 ~ 500 Hz: 4G

Mechanical Specifications

Item

Specification

Dimensions

310 (W) x 255 (D) x 36.6 (H) mm

Weight

6.1 lbs for 12.1" TFT 6.39 lbs for 14.1" TFT

I/O Ports

One type III or two type II/I PCMCIA (PC Card) port, two USB ports, one RJ-11 port, one RJ-45 port, one DC-in port, one expansion port, one parallel port, one serial port, one external display port, one PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, one FIR port, one line-in jack, one speaker/headphone-out jack, one microphone-in jack

Drive Bays

One

Material

Plastic

Indicators

Power-on, Standby, Battery Status, Media Access, Caps Lock and Num Lock

Switch

Power

Memory Address Map

Memory Address

Size

Function

00000000-0009FF F F

640 KB

Base memory

80600000-80600 FFF 80620000-8063FF F F 81000000-81FFFFF 000A0000-000CF FFF

4 KB

Rage Mobility-M1 AGP

128 KB

3 MB

192 KB

000E0000-000ED7FF 80100000-80100FFF 80200000-802 FFFFF

54 KB

Intel 8255X - Based PCI Ethernet Adapter

4 KB

1 MB

08000000-08000 FFF 08001000-08001 FFF

4 KB

O2 Micro OZ6933 Cardbus Controller

4 KB

82400000-82400 FFF

4 KB

USB

82200000-82200 FFF

4 KB

Audio

I/O Address Map

I/O Address

Function

000-00F

DMA controller-1

020-021

Interrupt controller-1

040-043

Timer 1

060, 064

Keyboard controller 8742 chip select

061

System speaker

066

ACPI Embedded Controller

070-073

System CMOS/RTC

080

Main board resources

081-08F

DMA Controller-1

0A0-0A1

Interrupt controller-2

0C0-0DF

DMA controller-2

0F0-0FF

Numeric data processor

170-177/376

2nd EIDE device (CD-ROM) select

1F0-1F7/3F6

1st EIDE device (hard drive) select

I/O Address Map

I/O Address

Function

278-27F

Parallel port 3

2E8-2EF

Lucent Technologies Soft Modem AMR

2F8-2FF

ALi Fast Infrared Controller

378, 37F

Printer Port (LPT 1)

3B0-3BB, 3C0-3DF

Video Controller

3F0-3F5/3F7

Standard Floppy Disk Controller

3E8-3EF

COM3

3F8-3FF

COM1 or LT Win modem (optional)

480-48F, 4D6

DMA controller-1

4D0-4D1, CF8-CFF

PCI configuration register

IRQ Assignment Map

Interrupt Channel

Function

NMI

System errors

IRQ0

System timer

IRQ1

Keyboard

IRQ2

Cascade

IRQ3

IrDA

IRQ4

COM1

IRQ5

Reserved

IRQ6

Floppy

IRQ7

LPT1

IRQ8

Real time clock

IRQ9

SCI

IRQ10

Audio/Modem/LAN

IRQ11

USB/VGA/Cardbus

IRQ12

PS2 pointing device

IRQ13

Numeric data processor

IRQ14

1st IDE device (hard disk)

IRQ15

2nd EIDE device (CD-ROM drive)

DMA Channel Assignment

DMA Channel

Function

DRQ0

Not used

DRQ1

Not used

DRQ2

Floppy

DRQ3

FIR

DRQ4

DMA controller

DRQ5

Not used

DRQ6

Not used

DRQ7

Not used

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