IBM RT-686EX user manual

User manual for the device IBM RT-686EX

Device: IBM RT-686EX
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Date of adding : 2014-07-04 17:55:01
Number of pages: 49
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NOTEBOOK COMPUTER


RT-686 & RT-686EX


USER’S GUIDE

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Copyright © 2001 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, or other, without the prior written permission of the manufacturer. The manufacture reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents hereof without obligation to n

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Warranty This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other right that may vary from state to state or country to country. One-Year Limited Warranty The company warrants its computer hardware products against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one year from delivery of the products. During the warranty period, the company reserves the right to either repair or replace products that prove to be defective. Warranty Exclusions: The warranty on your co

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EMC Notice FCC Warning! This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause interference to radio communications. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with Class B digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules that are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference when operated in a commercial or residential environment. Countermeasures if interfere

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EFT: EN61000-4-4 Surge: EN61000-4-5 CS: EN61000-4-6 Power-Frequency Magnetic Field: EN61000-4-8 Voltage Dips, Interruptions: EN61000-4-11 UL, TÜV AC Adapter (TÜV includes EN60950 LVD)

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Power Conservation This computer consumes much less power than conventional computers. However, you still can reduce power consumption by properly configuring the Power Management Setups. It is recommended that you enable the power saving functions even when you are not running with the battery. Power Management generally does not degrade the system performance while saving power. Please read the power saving features and the setting procedures described in this manual before setting yo

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CONTENTS GETTING STARTED.............................................................................................1 UNPACKING ...........................................................................................................................1 QUICK OPERATION.............................................................................................................2 CONTROLS AND INDICATORS........................................................................................3 US

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FAX/MODEM CARD .........................................................................................................20 LAN CARD ..........................................................................................................................20 DVD ROM DRIVE ..........................................................................................................20 CD-RW DRIVE..........................................................................................................

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POWER MANAGEMENT ..................................................................................................29 PNP/PCI CONFIGURATIONS ........................................................................................32 DEFAULTS.............................................................................................................................32 SECURITY.........................................................................................................................

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Getting Started GETTING STARTED Unpacking The following components come with your computer. If anything is missing or damaged please notify the dealer immediately. • Computer unit • Removable FDD or CD-ROM (one of them is installed on computer and the other as accessory) • AC Adapter • AC Power Cord • Utility Diskettes or CD • User's Guide • External Keyboard Adapter Cable • Printer adapter cable • Carrying Bag 1

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Getting Started Quick Operation • Turn loose the battery screw to remove the battery insulation sheet then fix the battery again. • Attach the AC adapter to charge battery for at least 10 minutes. • Turn ON the computer by pressing the power switch momentarily. • Turn OFF the computer by either of the following: 1. Press power switch for 4 seconds makes a “Hard” power off. System shut down immediately without saving any data or parameters. 2. Press power switch momentarily causes “Su

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Getting Started Controls and Indicators Controls and Indicators (Upper) 1. IrDA 2. PCMCIA 3. KB Number Lock 4. KB Caps Lock 5. KB Scroll Lock 6. HDD in use 7. Secondary Battery Charge 8. Primary Battery Charge 9. Power indicator 10. Power switch 11. Touch pad left button 3

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Getting Started 12. Touch pad 13. Touch pad right button Controls and Indicators (Right) FDD Configuration: 1. FDD in use 2. Diskette eject button CD-ROM Drive Configuration: 1. CD-ROM eject button 2. CD-ROM in use Battery Configuration: (optional) No special control and indicator. 4

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Getting Started Controls and Indicators (Left) 1. Phone Jack 2. External Speaker 3. External Keyboard 4. Microphone 5. External PS/2 6. USB 7. LAN Jack 8. PCMCIA slots 9. IrDA 10. PCMCIA card eject button External Device Connectors (Rear) 1. DC Power Jack 2. Serial Port COM1 3. External CRT Monitor Port 4. Docking Port 5. Printer/External FDD Port* 5

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Getting Started 6. Serial Port COM2 (or COM3 by optional configuration) *: The port is a dual function port and default as printer output. System will detect which device is attached and switch to proper output automatically. Hot swap is possible under most conditions. However, if not able to hot swap, please re-boot computer with the new device attached. 6

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Useful Information USEFUL INFORMATION Location A clean and moisture-free environment is preferred. Make room for air circulation. Avoid areas with: • Sudden or extreme changes in temperature. • Extreme heat. • Strong electromagnetic fields (near television set, motor rotation area, etc.). • Dust or high humidity. However, if it is necessary to work in a hostile environment, please regularly maintain your computer by cleaning dust, water, etc. to keep it under optimal condition. Rug

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Useful Information Operating Systems The computer is compatible with most operating systems (OS). However, not all functions are 100% compatible. For example, ACPI, APM, Smart Battery, etc. are not available on DOS, Windows NT, and other non-Microsoft OS. Consequently “Suspend”, “Hibernation”, “Battery Gauge” etc. would not work under such operating systems. ACPI: Advanced Configurations and Power Interface APM: Advanced Power Management AC adapter The AC adapter performs two func

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Useful Information Battery The computer will automatically switch to the battery power when the AC adapter is disconnected. Battery Power Saving Tips The computer comes with an intelligent power-saving feature. You may extend the battery life by: • Setup power saving functions in BIOS Power Management Setup. • Setup power saving functions in Operating System Power Management options (e.g. Windows 98/2000/ME Power Management Options). • Lower the intensity of the display by brightnes

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Useful Information Note: Battery characteristic varies depending on factors such as ambient temperature, charging method, load current, aging, etc. For example, at low temperature the chemicals of the battery are more inactive, thus decreases the output power. The battery gauge can only be taken as a reference. Please do not expect it to show the exact amount of the power remaining. There is no memory effect on Lithium Ion battery cells. However, discharge the battery to nearly empty

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Useful Information The ROM BIOS Power On Self Test (POST) Each time the computer powers on, it automatically performs a self-test of its memory and hardware devices. Suspend/Resume The system can enter suspend mode by either pressing the power switch or staying idle till Suspend Timeout. Windows “Suspend”, ”Standby” can also activate the function. Please refer “BIOS Setup Power Management“ for details. Note: Suspend/Resume works under both AC adapter and battery mode. “Hibernate”


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