CL100 Technical Resources

CL100 Industrial Computer

This article also applies to the TM700.

CL100 Drivers and Manual

How to enable Auto Power On

The CL100 can be configured to turn on automatically when DC power is connected. This is useful for power outage recovery or if the unit is mounted in a hard to reach location. You can enable Auto Power On by following the steps listed below.

  • Power on the unit and immediately press the F2 key until you see the BIOS screen
Enabling auto power on for the CL100. BIOS Screen 1
  • Using the arrow keys, navigate to the Advanced tab and enter the Chipset Configuration menu
Enabling auto power on for the CL100. BIOS Screen 2
  • Next, locate the Restore on AC/Power Loss option
  • Change it to [Power On]
Enabling auto power on for the CL100. BIOS Screen 3
  • Finally, navigate to the Exit tab and choose the Save Changes and Exit option
  • The system will reboot and is now configured for auto power on

Troubleshooting the CL100

Opening the CL100 does not void the manufacturer’s warranty. However, some precautions are necessary to avoid damaging the unit.

  • Perform this disassembly in an area free of static discharge
  • Before beginning, touch a grounded metal surface to discharge your body of static electricity
Opening the CL100 Industrial Computer

Opening the CL100 case

  • Unplug the system and turn it upside down
  • If applied, remove the rubber feet to access the screws
  • Next, use a small P1 Phillips driver to remove the screws
  • Now the bottom plate can now be removed. There may be slight resistance from the sticky thermal pad found inside

Clearing the CL100 CMOS

  • First, locate the clear CMOS pad (circled in red)
  • Then use a flathead screwdriver or other piece of metal to short the two halves together for 30 seconds
  • After that, reinstall the bottom plate and power on the CL100. If it fails to function at this point, you may need to send it in for repair

CL100 Storage Installation

CL100 Storage Installation

If your mSATA storage drive is not detected or you want to replace it, you can remove it by following the steps below.

  • First, remove the small Phillips screw holding the drive in place. The drive will pop up to a 45-degree angle
  • Next, pull the drive straight out and away from the slot
  • Then, reinsert the drive and re-install the screw

Switching between UEFI and Legacy boot mode

  • Power on the CL100 and immediately press the F2 key until you see the BIOS screen
  • Navigate to the Boot tab
  • Open the CSM submenu
  • Enable CSM for legacy boot mode, disable CSM for UEFI boot mode
  • Press F10 to Save and Exit
Updated on September 10, 2020

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