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Model number: __________________________________
Serial number: ___________________________________
Purchase date: ___________________________________
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AcerSystem User Guide
Original Issue: 04 / 2009
AcerSystem Desktop Computer
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Information for your safety and
Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference.
Follow all warnings and instruct ions 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.
•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 fo r ventilation to ensure reliable
operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These
openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should 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 po ints or short-out parts that could
result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into
•To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage,
do not place the product on a vibrating surface.
Using electrical power
•This product should be operated from the type of power indicated on the
marking label. If you are not sure of the 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 plugge d into the extension cord does not
exceed the extension cord ampere ra ting. Also, make sure that the total
rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse
•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
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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 outlet. 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. Contact your electrician for
Warning! The grounding pin is a safety feature. Using a power
outlet that is not properly grou nded may result in electric shock
Note: The grounding pin also provides good protection from
unexpected noise produced by other nearby electrical devices that
may interfere with the performance of this product.
•Use the product only with the supplied power supply cord set. If you need
to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets
the following requirements: detachable type, UL listed/CSA certified, type
SPT-2, rated 7 A 125 V minimum, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.6
meters (15 feet) maximum length.
Do not attempt to service 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
•the product has been dropped or the case has been damaged
•the product exhibits a distinct change in performance, indicating a need
•the product does not operate normally after following the operating
Note: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions, since improper adju stment of other controls may
result in damage and will often require extensive work by a
qualified technician to restore the product to normal condition.
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CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or eq uivalent type recommended by the
manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the
Telephone line safety
•Disconnect all telephone lines from the equipment when not in use and/or
•To avoid the remote risk of electric shock from lightning, do not connect
the telephone line to this equipm ent during lightning or thunderstorms.
Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment,
please recycle. For more informatio n on the Waste from Electrical and
Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit
For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display:
Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of
according to local, state or federal laws. For more information, contact the
Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org. For lamp-specific disposal
information, check www.lamprecycle.org .