Remove Back CoverUndo the five screws holding the cover onSlide to Left, this requires a little force One under the cable cover
DH61AG Motherboard DH61AG DH61AG SATA Power cable DH61AG IO Shield
Insert ½ Height I/O ShieldRemove from the DH61AG box and place in chassis
Place Backing Plate on BoardPeel off the self-adhesive strip covers from the backing platethat comes with the chassis and affix it to the bottom of themotherboard as shown
Mount MotherboardPlace the motherboard in the chassis being careful to makesure the I/O shield pins clear the sockets on themotherboard. Secure with 4 screws.
Open the CPU SocketPress down on the CPU socket locking lever and swing thesocket frame open. Remove processor cover.
Insert CPUCarefully align the CPU in the socket using the cutout guideson the processor. Close and secure the locking mechanism.
Install the Wireless CardLocate the ½ length mini PCIe slot at #7. CAREFULLY (theycan be stripped) remove the two mini Phillips screws andplace the card edge in the slot. Secure with the mini screws.
Install the mSATA SSDLocate the full length mini PCIe slot at #15. Make sure theposts fit tightly. CAREFULLY (do not strip) remove the miniPhillips head screws. Insert the mSATA SSD and screwdown.
Install the Speaker & Audio HeaderPlug in the 1x4 speaker header in the keyed socket at #10.Plug in the front audio header to the yellow set of pins nextto the PCIe slot at #12.
Installing the AntennaTake the antenna lead from the lower part of the case andattach the mini BNC connector to the left post. Attach theantenna lead from the top of the right post on the wirelesscard.
Connect the FP Switch/LEDPlug the front panel switch/LED connector to point #5 on theside of the board.
Connect the LCD Brightness HdrConnect the keyed LCD brightness plug next to the LVDSheader in the area marked #14
Plug in the SODIMM MemoryLay the SODIMM at #2 into the lower memory socket andmake sure you lock in place.
Plug in the Dual FP USBPlug in the keyed front panel USB connector to the USBsocket marked #11 to the right.
Plug in the Camera and Panel• Locate the two 1x5 cables (one is grey the other is black• These cables will attach to the dual lane USB on the board edge next to the processor socket.• The dual lane USB pins have 5 pins across one side and four on the other.• You will need to “punch out” only one of the blocks on the cable so it can go across the pins (top row has 5 bottom has 4 in each case the “fifth” pin is dead.• Attach both 1X5 cables across the 2x5 USB connector.
Plug in the Camera and Panel (cont)• First cable
Plug in the Camera and Panel (cont)• Second cable
Plug In the System FanPlug the keyed system fan connector to #4 on the board.
Plug In the Touch PanelPlug the 1x5 connector to # 6 with the “dead” pin to the right.
Remove the HDD TrayRemove the two screws on the side of the HDD tray andslide to the left to remove
Mount HDD in TrayUse the silver flat headed Phillips screws with the long poststhrough the rubber grommets on the HDD carrier to mountthe HDD. Make sure it is in upside down with the connectorsopposite the edge of the chassis. Replace carrier in chassis
Mount the “L” Bracket on ODDScrew the “L” bracket to the back of the ODD with the tinyPhillips screw. Orient the bracket with “L” toward the bottomand the angled slot to the right.
Mount the ODDRemove the cover plate for the ODD slot by pressing downon the notched center section and lifting the two tabs (thecover is removed by pushing back in the case. Slide theODD through the slot and secure the “L” bracket at the backto the chassis with a single screw.
Special SATA Power cable Adapter cable for slim ODD
Locate the SATA Power CableLook for the cable that has an “L” connection at one end anda pair of SATA power connections and one large 1x4 Molexpower connector
Plug In the SATA Power CablePlug the “L” SATA connector into the board at #17. Thenplug one SATA power connector into the HDD.
ODD SATA Power & Data CableLocate the ODD SATA power & data cable and plug thecombo end to the ODD. Connect the 1x4 receptacle to thecorresponding socket on the HDD power cable. Plug theSATA data cable to the front socket at #17
HDD SATA Data CablePlug the HDD SATA cable into the back of the HDD. Plugthe “L” connector at the other end into the second socket at#17
Place the Processor Heat PipePlace the heat pipe on the processor socket as shown. Makesure the cooling fins fit into the space provided. Tighten thefour spring loaded screws until the heat pipe is firmly seated.Align the fan with the cooling fins and screw down at 3points.
Attach the Heat Pipe Fan HeaderPlug in the heat pipe fan to #3
Do Not Plug In the LVDS Header• You will need to use the Integrator Tool Kit (ITK) to set the BIOS to use the flat panel display connected through the LVDS header.• The next step is very important. You must correctly set the power for the flat panel LVDS display
Set the Power Jumpers for LVDSBack in the area marked #14 there are two blocks atopposite ends with jumpers. The one to the left is a 1x3. Setthis across the two right pins. The other is a 2X3 with twopins missing. Set this jumper across the back two furthest tothe right. Each is marked with an
Connect the DVI Monitor• Before you can use the built-in flat panel (LVDS) display, you will have to use the Intel Integrator Tool Kit (ITK) to enable the BIOS (the default is no LVDS device installed).• Also plug in the USB keyboard and power supply• Plug in the DOS bootable USB thumb drive with the DOS version of the ITK.
Hit F2 to Enter the BIOS• Scroll over to the “Boot” tab• Scroll down to “Boot to Removable Devices” and make sure it reads <Enable>• Scroll down to “Boot USB Devices First set to <Enable>• Plug in the DOS bootable USB thumb drive with the DOS version of the Integrator Tool Kit (ITK)• Press the F10 key “Exit Saving Changes (Y/N)” and press “Y” the system will reboot to the USB key
Using the ITK for DOS• When you see the “C:” prompt type in the following (the command is case sensitive, so type exactly as shown) and hit “Enter”• itoolkit EXTRACT –config –tokens –ini=ag_g11.ini• The EXTRACT command creates a visual file with the various BIOS commands/functions.• The screen will look similar to this
Modify the ag_g11.ini File part 1• Boot your laptop and plug the bootable USB key into it• Use “Wordpad” to edit the g11.ini file• Use CTRL F command and find IGD Flat Panel• Change the “Value” from 0:Disable to 1:LVDS
Modify the ag_g11.ini File part 2• Use CTRL F command and find Pre-Defined EDID• Change the Value from 3 to 15 (1080P)
Modify the ag_g11.ini File part 3• Use CTRL F command and find IGD Secondary Video Port• Change the Value from 0 : None to 3 : DVI-I Digital ; IGD Secondary Video Port ;--------------------------------------- ; Select a single value from this list: ; 0 : None (default) ; 2 : DVI-I (Blue) Analog ; 3 : DVI-I (Blue) Digital ; 5 : HDMI Value=3
Modify the ag_g11.ini File part 4• Use CTRL F command and find Screen Brightness• Change the Value to 6 : Brightest ; Screen Brightness ;------------------------------- -------- ; Select a single value from this list: ; 0 : Dimmest (default) ; 1 : Dimmer ; 2 : Dim ; 3 : Neutral ; 4 : Bright ; 5 : Brighter ; 6 : Brightest Value=6
Modify the ag_g11.ini File part 5• Save the file as ag_g11.ini to the bootable USB drive and exit Wordpad.• Open the ag_g11.ini file and check that the changes were saved. If not, repeat the 4 steps. If done, exit the program remove the bootable USB drive and plug it back into the g11 system then boot the g11 to the USB drive.
Updating the BIOS with ITK• At the C: prompt type the following command (case sensitive)• Itoolkit INSTALL –config –tokens –ini=ag_g11.ini• The INSTALL command will write your modifications to the BIOS• Hit the enter key and your screen should look similar to this
Turn Off the System• Unplug the power supply and the DVI monitor• Remove the bootable USB drive• Gently push the LVDS cable into its receptacle on the board in area #14. Use the edges and avoid pushing on the wires.
Booting the Flat Panel Display• Plug in the power supply and start the system• The LCD flat panel should be on
Install the Stand• Using the six screw points from the inside of the back cover, secure the stand• Slide the cover on the back of the system. Screw in the five points to secure the chassis. Plug in the power, replace cable cover