Main Battery Insulator

The main battery insulator insulates the main battery from the system board assembly. To remove the main battery insulator, lift it off the main battery compartment. NOTE The main battery insulator sometimes comes out as part of the system board assembly If this happens, follow the instructions in System Board Assembly in Chapter 4. Power Button and Power-Button Mounting Bracket Figure A-11. Power Button and Power-Button Mounting Bracket Removal Two tabs attach the power button to the...

Keyboard KeypadMouse Connector Shield

Keyboard Keypad Mouse Connector Shield Removal Two tabs on the keyboard keypad mouse connector shield engage two associated slots on the I O panel near the keyboard keypad mouse connector. Retaining screw D4 attaches the bottom of the shield to the bottom of the I O panel. To remove the shield, remove retaining screw D4, rotate the bottom of the shield toward the back of the system board assembly, and lift the shield off the I O panel. Figure A-7. I O Interface Cable Removal To...

Controlling Computer Power

The power button does not directly control power to the computer. Instead, when you slide the power button toward the front of the computer and then release it, the button momentarily closes the power switch on the system board. The power switch sends a signal to the power management controller, signaling the controller to initiate a change of state of the computer's power. The resulting power state depends on the present power state. The following subsection gives a description of the power...

System Board Assembly Components

System Board Assembly in the Bottom Case Assembly To remove a part of the system board assembly, Dell recommends that you first remove the assembly as described in System Board Assembly in Chapter 4. Then follow the instructions described in the following subsections to remove parts of the system board assembly.

Field Replaceable Parts and Assemblies

Exploed View Computer

Exploded View Computer Figure 4-5. Exploded View Computer The computer is divided into three major assemblies the palmrest assembly (which contains the keyboard and the trackball), the display assembly (which contains the LCD), and the bottom case assembly (which contains many of the removable parts). The following subsections provide instructions for removing and replacing these parts and assemblies. Some of the instructions are preceded by a table listing the Dell order name for...

Technical Specifications

. . . internal to the microprocessor . . . Texas Instruments PCI1130 CardBus . . . two (supports type I and type II cards in any combination type III cards can be used only with type I or type II cards) The system supports fast-page-mode memory modules for memory upgrades. The system supports fast-page-mode memory modules for memory upgrades. and 16-MB fast-page mode Standard RAM 16 MB (EDO) on system board Maximum RAM 48 MB BIOS address one 9-pin connector 16550-compatible, 16-byte buffer one...

Tilt Support Foot

Tilt-Support Foot Removal Figure 4-13. Tilt-Support Foot Removal To remove a tilt-support foot, follow these steps 2. With the foot set to its fully retracted position, insert a small device (such as a scribe) into the bottom notch on the foot-retaining screw cover and gently lift out the cover partway. Lift on the sides of the cover, working around to the top, and then lift out the cover. 3. Remove the foot retaining screw. The foot retaining screw also functions as a mounting...

System Setup Screens

Dell Computer Corporation Dell Latitude XPi CD System Setup Time H 17 02Date Mon Feb 12, 1997 Internal Hard Drive Diskette Drive A Boot Speed Boot Sequence Speaker Volume Keyboard Click Serial Port Infrared Data Port Parallel Mode Integrated Trackball Upper PC Card Socket Lower PC Card Socket Monitor Toggle Replicator SCSI Replicator Network Ring Speed This category sets the time in 24-hour format (hours min-utes seconds) for the internal clock calendar. To change the value in a field, enter...

System Error Messages

The following table lists (in alphabetical order) system error messages that may appear on the display during the boot routine or during normal computer operation. Integrated trackball or external PS 2 mouse failed. Integrated trackball or external PS 2 mouse faulty. Command entered does not exist or is not in pathname specified. Microprocessor's internal cache memory failed. Diskette or hard-disk drive cannot read the data. Faulty diskette tape drive subsystem or hard-disk drive subsystem....

Factory Repair Parts and Assemblies

Table A-1 lists the factory repair parts and assemblies available for the computer. The subsections that follow Table A-1 provide instructions for removing and replacing these parts and assemblies. Screws, diskette CD-ROM drive bracket Screws, diskette CD-ROM drive bracket * Substitute your drive capacity for xxxxx, your drive height for yy, and the manufacturer for zzz. * Substitute your drive capacity for xxxxx, your drive height for yy, and the manufacturer for zzz. LCD panel, LCD inverter...