ASUS AP120-E1 Server User Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for ASUS AP120-E1 Server User Manual PDF

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2... 5 Installing memory modules ... 2-8 2... 5... 1 Memory configurations ... 2-8 2... 5... 2 DIMM installation ... 2-9 2... 5... 3 Removing a DIMM ... 2-9

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3... 1... 1 CPU fan and heatsink assembly ... 3-2 3... 1... 2 Second hard disk drive cage ... 3-4 3... 1... 3 Expansion card holder ... 3-7

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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules... These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation... This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturers instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications... However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation... If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

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When adding or removing any additional devices to or from the system, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected... If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add a device...

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CAUTION! Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced... Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer... Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturers instructions...

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4... Appendix This appendix lists the common problems that you may encounter while using the AP120-E1 server/workstation... It lists the possible causes of the problems and offers solutions... You may refer to this part and try to solve simple problems before calling customer support... The appendix also contains the power supply specification for your reference...

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Your product package may include optional documentations such as CD-ROM manual, warranty flyers, and others that may have been added by your dealer... These documents are not part of the standard server/workstation package...

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ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str... 25, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany Telephone +49-2102-95990 Fax +49-2102-959911 Online contact www... asuscom... de/sales

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This chapter describes the general features of the server/workstation... This part also describes the system front and rear panels, LED indications, and internal components...

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1... ASUS AP120-E1 server/workstation including: ASUS P4P800S-E motherboard 250W power supply Optical drive Floppy disk drive Chassis fan

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1... 2 System specification The ASUS AP120-E1 server/workstation is a stylish server/workstation system featuring the ASUS P4P800S-E motherboard... The server/workstation supports the Intel Pentium 4 processor in a 478-pin socket, and includes the latest I/O, LAN, and storage technologies through the chipsets embedded on the motherboard...

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The power button, LED indicators, optical, and floppy drives are located on the front panel... Flip the front panel I/O ports cover to access the front panel USB, IEEE 1394, and audio I/O ports...

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1... 5 Rear panel features The rear panel includes a slot for the motherboard rear I/O ports, seven full-length expansion slots, chassis cover locks, a vent for the system fan, and the power supply unit...

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The CPU fan and heatswink assembly and the hard disk drives are purchased separately...

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This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing or removing system components...

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2... Press the side cover locks outward, then pull the side cover toward the rear panel for about one-half inch...

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Viewing the internal structure Without the side cover, the internal structure and installed components of the barebone server/workstation appear as shown in the following picture...

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Make sure to unplug the power cord before installing or removing the motherboard... Failure to do so may cause you physical injury and may damage motherboard components...

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2... 4... 1 Overview The motherboard comes with a surface mount 478-pin Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket... The socket is designed for the Intel Pentium 4 Prescott processor in the 478-pin package with 512KB L2 cache... The motherboard supports 800/533/400MHz front side bus (FSB), and allows data transfer rates of up to 6... 4GB/s...

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5... When the CPU is in place, push down the socket lever to secure the CPU... The lever clicks on the side tab to indicate that it is locked...

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ASUS provides an Intel-certified CPU fan and heatsink assembly as an optional item for your AP120-E1 system... Refer to the Installation options chapter for details...

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2... 5 Installing memory modules The motherboard comes with three (3) Double Data Rate (DDR) Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets... These sockets support up to 3GB system memory using 184-pin unbuffered non-ECC PC3200/2700/2100 DDR DIMMs... The following figure shows the location of the DDR DIMM sockets...

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2... 5... 2 DIMM installation Make sure to unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or other system components... Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components...

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Configure your hard disk drive as Master/Slave device before installing it to the chassis... Refer to the HDD documentation on how to set the drive as a Master/Slave device...

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Configure your hard disk drive as Master/Slave device before installing it to the drive cage... Refer to the HDD documentation on how to set the drive as a Master/Slave device...

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2... Connect one end of the supplied 7-pin SATA cable to the SATA connector at the back of the drive, then connect the other end to a SATA connector on the motherboard... See page 3-6 for the location of the SATA connectors...

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The system comes with four 5... 25-inch drive bays located on the upper front part of the chassis... An optical drive that comes standard with the system package occupies the uppermost bay (labeled 1)... The three lower bays (labeled 2, 3, and 4) are available for additional 5... 25-inch optical, zip, or floppy disk drives...

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4... On the other side of the system, locate three front panel cover hooks... Press the hooks inward until the front panel cover detaches from the chassis...

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Configure your optical drive as Master/Slave device before installing it to the drive bay... Refer to the optical drive documentation for details...

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7... Remove the front panel bay cover opposite the drive bay you used by pressing the hooks inward...

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Make sure to unplug the power supply before installing or removing an expansion card(s)... Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components...

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2... 9 Removing components You may need to remove previously installed system components when installing or removing other system components, or when replacing a defective component... This section tells how to remove the following components:

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2... Locate and remove four chassis fan screws at the rear panel... Keep the screws for later use...

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Most of the cables for the chassis kit are already connected upon shipment... When installing system devices and connecting cables, make sure that all cables are routed properly for better system stability and performance... Refer to the picture below when arranging cables...

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2... 11 Replacing the side cover After installing all components and re-connecting cables, replace the side cover by following these instructions...

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This chapter provides information on optional and removable components you may install to or remove from the system...

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3... 1 Installing optional components You may install the following optional components to the AP120-E1 system...

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5... Attach the locking lever hook into the retention module hole to secure the fan and heatsink assembly in place...

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3... 1... 2 Second hard disk drive cage The second hard disk drive cage accommodates one IDE or Serial ATA hard disk drive...

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1... Insert a HDD to the lower bay of the drive cage... Make sure that the HDD screw holes are aligned with the drive cage screw holes (with black rubber stoppers)...

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6... Connect a 4-pin power plug from the power supply unit to the power connector at the back of the drive(s)...

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3... 1... 3 Expansion card holder The expansion card holder provides support for long and heavy PCI and AGP cards...

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1... Insert the expansion card holder locking screw to the retention bracket notch, as shown...

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2... Loosen the screw(s) to adjust the card holder forward or sideward until its groove fits the edge of the expansion card...

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This appendix lists the common problems that you may encounter while using the server... It lists the possible causes of the problems and offers solutions... You may refer to this part and try to solve simple problems before calling customer support... The appendix also contains the power supply unit specifications for your reference...

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Some problems that you may encounter are not due to defects on the system or the components... These problems only requires simple troubleshooting actions that you can perform by yourself...

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1... Make sure that the network cable is connected to the LAN port on the rear panel...

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Maximum Input ac Current 9A max at 115Vac 5A max... at 230Vac, maximum load

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