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Generic User Guide
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Model number: __________________________________
Serial number: ___________________________________
Date of purchase: ________________________________
Place of purchase: ________________________________ © 2013 All Rights Reserved.
TravelMate Series Generic User Guide
This revision: 02/2013
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EnglishInformation for your safety and
Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow
all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
Turning the product off before cleaning
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners
or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
Accessing the power cord
Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and
located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to
disconnect power to the equi pment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the
Disconnecting the power source
Observe the following guidelines when connecting and disconnecting power to the
power supply unit:
Install the power supply unit before conne cting the power cord to the AC power
Unplug the power cord befo re removing the power supply unit from the computer.
If the system has multiple sources of power, disconnect power from the system by
unplugging all power cords from the power supplies.
Using electrical power
•This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the
marking label. If you are not sure of th e type of power available, consult your
dealer or local power company.
•Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product
where people will walk on the cord.
•If an extension cord is used with this product, make sure that the total ampere
rating of the equipment pl ugged into the extension co rd does not exceed the
extension cord ampere rati ng. Also, make sure that the total rating of all
products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating.
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English•Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many
devices. The overall system load must not exceed 80% of the branch circuit
rating. If power strips are used, the load should not exceed 80% of the power
strip's input rating.
•This product's AC adapter is equipped with a three-wire grounded plug. The
plug only fits in a grounded power ou tlet. Make sure the power outlet is
properly grounded before inserting the AC adapter plug. Do not insert the plug
into a non-grounded power outlet. Co ntact your electrician for details.
Warning! The grounding pin is a safety feature. Using a power outlet
that is not properly grounded may result in electric shock and/or
Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from
unexpected noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that
may interfere with the perf ormance of this product.
•The system can be powered using a wi de range of voltages; 100 to 120 or 220
to 240 V AC. The power cord included wi th the system meets the requirements
for use in the country/region where the system was purchased. Power cords
for use in other countries/r egions must meet the requirements for that country/
region. For more information on power cord requirements, contact an
authorized reseller or service provider.
Protecting your hearing
Warning: Permanent hearing loss may occur if earphones or
headphones are used at high volume for prolonged periods
To protect your hearing, follow these instructions.
•Increase the volume gradually until you can hear clearly and comfortably.
•Do not increase the volume level after your ears have adjusted.
•Do not listen to music at high volumes for extended periods.
•Do not increase the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
•Decrease the volume if you can't hear people speaking near you.
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EnglishBundled dummy cards
Note: Information in this section ma y not apply to your computer.
Your computer shipped with plastic dummies installed in the card slots. Dummies
protect unused slots from dust, metal objects or other particles.
Save the dummies for use when no cards are in the slots.
•Do not use this product near water.
•Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand or table. If the product
falls, it could be seriously damaged.
•Slots and openings are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of
the product and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be
blocked or covered. The openings shou ld never be blocked by placing the
product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never
be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation
unless proper ventilation is provided.
•Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they
may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a
fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into the product.
•To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do
not place the product on a vibrating surface.
•Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will
probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices, HDD,
Optical drive, and even exposure risk from lithium battery pack.
•The bottom surface, areas around ventilation openings and AC adapter may
get hot. To avoid injury, ensure they do not come in contact with your skin or
•Your device and its enhanc ements may contain small parts. Keep them out of
the reach of small children.
Do not attempt to serv ice this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may
expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service
•The power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed.
•Liquid was spilled into the product.
•The product was exposed to rain or water.