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...

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The Main screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information, and also includes basic setup parameters. It allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters. Select Lim Change Values Setup Se1 ect Menu B j Select * Sub-Menu If Tj Save and Exit NOTE The screen above is for reference only. Actual values may differ. The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Format HH MM SS (hour minute...

Mail Detection

Click right button at the Launch Manager icon on the taskbar and click on E-Mail Detection. In this dialog box, you have the option to enable disable mail checking, set the time interval for mail checking, etc. If you already have an email account, you can fill in User Name, Password and POP3 Server in the dialog box. The POP3 Server is the mail server where you get your email. Aside from the email checking function, there is a mail button that is used to launch the email application. It is...

System Devices

The System Devices screen contains parameters involving your hardware devices. It also provides advanced settings of the system. The table below describes the parameters in the screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings. Determines whether or not to disable the internal pointing device as the PS 2 mouse is connected. Enables, disables or auto detects the infrared port. Enables, disables or auto detects the parallel port. Sets the operation mode of the parallel...

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 System Specifications 1 Features System Block Board Layout Top Bottom View Outlook Front Left Panel Right Rear Panel Bottom Panel Indicators Lock Embedded Numeric Windows Keys Hot The Euro Symbol Launch E-Mail Detection Touchpad Touchpad Basics Hardware Specifications and Configurations 23 BIOS Setup Navigating the BIOS Utility Main System Devices Exit BIOS Flash System Diagnostic Diskette Running Diagnostics Program Chpater 3 Machine Disassembly and Replacement 53 General Information...

Left Panel

Houses an optical drive module (CD-ROM, DVD-ROM or DVD CD-RW combo drive). Lights up when the optical drive is active. Ejects the drive tray when the computer is turned off. There is a mechanical eject button on the optical drive. Simply insert the tip of a pen or paperclip and push to eject the tray.

Front View

Also called LCD (liquid-crystal display), displays computer output. Special keys for launching Internet browser, E-mail program and frequently used programs. Located at the top of the keyboard are five buttons. They are designated as P1, P2, P3, E-mail button and Web browser button. P1, P2 and P3 launch user-programmable applications Email and Web browser launch E-mail and Internet browser applications. Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. Click buttons (left,...

Launch Keys

Located at the top of keyboard are five buttons. These buttons are called launch keys. They are designated as P1, P2, P3 Email button and Web browser button. NOTE To the left of these five launch keys is the wireless communication button. This wireless communication button works for model with 802.11b wireless LAN only.

Right Panel

Accepts audio line-in devices (e.g., microphone, audio CD player, stereo walkman). Connects to audio line-out devices (e.g., headphones, speakers). Accepts two Type II or one TypeIII PC cards. Interfaces with infrared devices (e.g., infrared printer, IR-aware computer.)

How To Fix The Speaker Cable Adapter On The Main Board Of Acer Travel Mate

Use the following procedure as a guide for computer problems. NOTE The diagnostic tests are intended to test this model (TravelMate 530 series). Non-Acer products, prototype cards, or modified options can give false errors and invalid system responses. 1. Obtain the failed symptoms in as much detail as possible. 2. Verify the symptoms by attempting to re-create the failure by running the diagnostic test or by repeating the same operation. 3. If any problem occurs, you can perform visual...

Chapter

This chapter gives you the FRU Field Replaceable Unit listing in global configurations of TravelMate 530 series products. 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...

Machine Disassembly and Replacement

This chapter contains step-by-step procedures on how to disassemble the notebook computer for maintenance and troubleshooting. To disassemble the computer, you need the following tools Wrist grounding strap and conductive mat for preventing electrostatic discharge Large flat head screw driver NOTE The screws for the different components vary in size. During the disassembly process, group the screws with the corresponding components to avoid mismatch when putting back the components. When you...

Index of SymptomtoFRU Error 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 Defaults on Exit screen, then reboot system. Reconnect the LCD connectors. Keyboard if contrast and brightness function key doesn't work . LCD cable LCD inverter LCD Unreadable LCD screen Missing pels in characters Abnormal screen Wrong color displayed Reconnect the LCD connector LCD cable LCD inverter LCD LCD has extra horizontal or vertical...

Hardware Specifications and Configurations

Intel Mobile Pentium 4-M Mobile Pentium-4 Celeron ACPI 1.0b,PC Card 95, SM BIOS 2.3, EPP IEEE 1284, ECP IEEE 1284 1.7 amp 1.9, PCI 2.2, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, PS 2 keyboard and mouse, USB, VGA BIOS, CD-ROM bootable, You can install memory modules in any combinations as long as they match the above specifications. NOTE Above table lists some system memory configurations. You may combine DIMMs with various capacities to form other combinations. . NOTE Above table lists some system memory...

Disassembling the Logic Upper Assembly

Mylar Touchpad Pad

Remove the two screws that fasten the left antenna, then remove another two screws on the other side holding the right antenna line. 8. Unscrew the six screws that secure the touchpad bracket then remove the touchpad bracket. 9. Tear off the mylar that fasten the touchpad FFC then disconnect the FFC. 10. Disconnect the right and the left speaker cable. 11. Remove the two screws that secure the two speakers, one on each side. 12. Disconnect the audio board FFC. 13. Remove the screw that holds...

Bottom Panel

Note Don't cover or obstruct the opening Unlatches the battery to remove the battery pack. The computer has seven easy-to-read status icons below the display screen. The status LCD displays icons that show the status of the computer and its components. The status LCD displays icons that show the status of the computer and its components. Lights green when the computer is on and lights orange when the computer is in Standby mode. Lights when the hard disk is active. Lights green when the battery...

Appendix B

This computer's compatibility is tested and verified by Acer's internal testing department. All of its system functions are tested under Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional and Windows 2000 environment. Refer to the following lists for components, adapter cards, and peripherals which have passed these tests. Regarding configuration, combination and test procedures, please refer to the TravelMate 530 series Compatibility Test Report released by the Acer Mobile System Testing Department....

Index of Error Messages

Check to see if fixed disk is attached properly. Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the hard disk is detected. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 71. see Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check on page 71. May require replacing the keyboard controller. 0213Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch 0220 Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run SETUP Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters try loading the default settings then save and restart the computer. 0230...

Dvd Assy

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NOTE The exploded diagrams for CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and DVD-RW combo module are very similar. Therefor, we put only DVD ASSY exploded diagram for your reference. Please also refer to the FRU list below for more information on different models and part numbers. This diagram only explains the relevant location of each part. The parts on the exploded diagrams may be a slightly different from its actual looks. BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 2150MAH PANASONIC CGR18650C BATTERY LI-ION 8 CELLS 2150MAH SAMSUNG...

The Euro Symbol

If your keyboard layout is set to United States-International or United Kingdom or if you have a keyboard with a European layout, you can type the Euro symbol on your keyboard. NOTE For US keyboard users The keyboard layout is set when you first set up Windows. For the Euro symbol to work, the keyboard layout has to be set to United States-International. To verify the keyboard type in Windows 2000, follow the steps below 1. Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel. 4. Verify that keyboard layout...

Running Diagnostics Program

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System Diagnostic Diskette

This diagnostic diskette is for the Acer TravelMate 530 series notebook machine. You can find the utility in Service CD kit. It provides the following functions Serial port, parallel port and FDD test To use the diagnostic programs, and system utilities, first create a bootable diskette. Then copy the files under the following directory Model1 field files Diagnostic Utility on this service CD. After you copy all files under the Diagnostic Utility folder, then boot the system from the diagnostic...