Acer Laptop 3280 user manual

User manual for the device Acer Laptop 3280

Device: Acer Laptop 3280
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Date of adding : 2014-11-30 17:45:39
Number of pages: 106
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TravelMate 3240/3280/3290 Series
Service Guide
Service guide files and updates are available
on the ACER/CSD web; for more information,
please refer to


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Revision History Please refer to the table below for the updates made on TravelMate 3240/3280 service guide. Date Chapter Updates 2006/3/30 Chapter 1 Add Radeon X1600 VGA chipset on page one. II

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Copyright Copyright © 2006 by Acer Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Incorporated. Disclaimer The information in this guide is subject to change without notice. Acer Incorporated makes no r

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Conventions The following conventions are used in this manual: SCREEN MESSAGES Denotes actual messages that appear on screen. NOTE Gives bits and pieces of additional information related to the current topic. WARNING Alerts you to any damage that might result from doing or not doing specific actions. CAUTION Gives precautionary measures to avoid possible hardware or software problems. IMPORTANT Reminds you to do specific actions relevant to the accomplishment of procedures. IV

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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

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Chapter 1 System Specifications Features Below is a brief summary of the computer’s many feature: Platform and memroy ® ® Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology, featuring: ® TM Intel Core Duo processor T2300/T2400/T2500/T2600 (2 MB L2 cache, 1.66/1.83/2/2.16 GHz, 667 MHz FSB) or higher ® TM Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5500/T5600(2 MB L2 cache, 1.66/1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB); T7200/T7400/ T7600(4 MB L2 cache, 2/2.16/2.33 GHz, 667 MHz FSB) supporting IntelR Extended Memory 64 Technology (IntelR

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Input devices TM 88/89-key Acer FineTouch keyboard with 5-degree curve Touchpad with 4-way scroll button Four easy-launch buttons ® Two front-access switches: WLAN LED and Bluetooth LED-switches (for selected models) Audio ® Intel High-Definition audio support TM Sound Blaster Pro and MS-Sound compatible S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support for digital speakers Audio system with two built-in speakers Built-in microphone Communication Modem: 56K ITU V.92 modem with PTT approv

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System Block Diagram SYSTEM DC/DC 40 TPS51120 Project code: 91.4A901.001 INPUTS OUTPUTS Block Diagram PCB P/N : 55.4A901.XXX 5V_S5 (Discrete) REVISION : 05217-1 DCBATOUT 3D3V_S5 (Hannstar, ACCL) Mobile CPU CLK GEN. G792 IDT CV125PA Yonah 478 19 SYSTEM DC/DC (ICS 954206) 3 PCB STACKUP TPS51124 41 1.83G/2G/2.16G 4, 5 TOP INPUTS OUTPUTS TVO 14 GND 1D05V_S0 HOST BUS 400/533/667MHz DCBATOUT 1D8V_S3 LVDS 14"WSXGA+ S DDR2 533/667MHz LCD 13 TPS51100 43 S 533 MHz RGB CRT VCC 1D8V_

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Board Layout Top View 1 SW1 Switch 7 BLUE1 Bluetooth Cable Connector 2 LEDB1 LED Board Cable Connector 8 U39 LAN Connector: RTL8100CL 3 KB1 Keyboard Connector 9 RTC1 RTC Battery Connector 4 TPAD1 Touchpad Cable Connector 10 U40 Keyboard Controller: ENE CB- 1410QF 5 LCD1 LCD Cable Connector 11 SPKR1 Speaker Set Cable Connector 6 LAUNCH1 Launch Board Cable Connector 4 Chapter 1

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Bottom View NOTE: This is engineering sample. The image above may not be exactly the same as the real main board you get. 1 USB2 USB port 13 ODD1 ODD Connector 2 USB3 USB port 14 WIN1 Wireless LAN Card Slotr 3 USB4 USB port 15 DM1 DIMM Slot1 4 LAN1 RJ11+RJ45 (Modem Port+ Ethernet 16 DM3 DIMM Slot2 Port) 5MDCW Modem Cable Connector 17 U44 Keyboard Controller (ENE KB3910SF) 1 6 CRT1 External Display Port 18 U49 BIOS ROM 7 MDC Modem Board Connector 19 U32 Audio Codec (Realtek ACL) 8 U41 CPU Socket

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Jumper Settings PIN Description Pin1-Pin5 On Clear Password Pin2-Pin6 On NC Pin3-Pin7 On KBC_MATRIX1 Pin4-Pin8 On KBC_MATRIX2 6 Chapter 1

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Your Acer Notebook tour After knowing your computer features, let us show you around your new TravelMate computer. Front View # Icon Item Description 1 Display screen Also called LCD (liquid-crystal display), displays computer output. 2 Status indicators Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that light up to show the status of the computer’s functions and components. 3 Keyboard For entering data into your computer. 4 Touchpad Touch-sensitive pointing device which functions like a computer mouse. 5 Cl

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Closed Front View # Item Description # Item Description # Icon Item Description # Icon Item Description "Easy-launch buttons" on page 18 ® 1 Press to enable/disable Bluetooth function. Bluetooth Lights to indicate the status of Bluetooth- communication button/ communications (for selected models). indicator "Easy-launch buttons" on page 18 # Icon Item Description 2 Wireless Press to enable/disable Wireless function. communication button/ Lights to indicate the status of wireless indicator LA

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# Icon Item Description Left View # Icon Item Description # Icon Item Description 1 Kensington lock slot Connects to a Kensington-compatible computer security lock. 2 Optical drive Internal optical drive; accepts CDs or DVDs. 3 Optical disk access Lights up when the optical drive is active. indicator 4 Optical drive eject Ejects the optical disk from the drive. button 5 Emergency eject hole Ejects the optical drive tray when the computer is turned off. 6 PC Card slot eject Ejects the PC Card

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Right View # Icon Item Description # Icon Item Description 1 Three USB 2.0 ports Connect to USB 2.0 devices (e.g., USB mouse, USB camera). S-video/TV-out Connects to a television or display device (NTSC/PAL) port with S-video input (for TravelMate 3280). 2 Ventilation slots Enable the computer to stay cool, even after prolong use. 3 Modem (RJ-11) port Connects to a phone line. 4 Ethernet (RJ-45) Connects to an Ethernet 10/100/1000- based network (1000 Mbps for TravelMate 3280). 4-pin IEEE 13

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# Icon Item Description External display Connects to a display device(e.g., (VGA) port external monitor, LCD projector). Battery Powers the computer Bottom Panel # Item Description 1 Battery lock Locks the battery in position. 2 Cooling fan Helps keep the computer cool. Note: Do not cover or obstruct the opening of the fan. 3 Hard disk bay Houses the computer’s hard disk (secured with screws) 4 Memory compartment Houses the computer’s main memory. 5 Battery release latch Release the battery f

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The power, battery and wireless communication status indicators are visible even when the LCD display is closed. Icon Function Description Cap lock Lights when Cap Lock is activated Icon Function Description Num lock Lights when Num Lock is activated. HDD Indicates when the hard disc or optical drive is active. Bluetooth Indicates the status of Bluetooth communication. Wireless LAN Indicates the status of wireless LAN communication. Battery Lights up when the battery is being charged. Power

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Easy-Launch Buttons Located above the keyboard are four buttons. These buttons are called easy-launch buttons. They are: mail Web browser, Empowering Key “ “and one user-programmable button. " Press “ “ to run the Acer Empowering Technology. The mail and Web browser buttons are pre-set to email and Internet programs, but can be reset by users. To set the Web browser, mail and programmable buttons, run the Acer Launch Manager. "Launch Manager" on page 35 Easy-launch button Default application

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Move your finger across the touchpad (2) to move the cursor. Press the left (1) and right (4) buttons located beneath the touchpad to perform selection and execution functions. These two buttons are similar to the left and right buttons on a mouse. Tapping on the touchpad is the same as clicking the left button. Use the 4-way scroll (3) button to scroll up or down and move left or right a page. This button mimics your cursor pressing on the right scroll bar of Windows applications. Right

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