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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Special notes on LCD monitors .................................................. 1
Information for your safety and comfort .................................. 2
Unpacking ................................................................................... 5
Attaching/Removing the base .................................................... 6
Screen position adjustment ........................................................ 6
Connecting the power cord........................................................ 7
Safety precaution ....................................................................... 7
Cleaning your monitor ............................................................... 7
Power saving ............................................................................... 8
DDC .............................................................................................. 8
Connector Pin Assignment ......................................................... 9
Standard Timing Table..................................................................11
Installation.....................................................................................12
User controls..................................................................................13
How to adjust a setting................................................................14
Troubleshooting............................................................................19

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Special notes on LCD monitors ... 1 Information for your safety and comfort ... 2 Unpacking ... 5 Attaching/Removing the base ... 6 Screen position adjustment ... 6 Connecting the power cord... 7 Safety precaution ... 7 Cleaning your monitor ...

  • Page 2: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    · Due to the nature of the LCD screen, an afterimage of the previous screen may remain after switching the image, when the same image is displayed for hours. In this case, the screen is recovered slowly by changing the image or turning off the Power Switch for hours. EN-1 P201W...

  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    After setting the volume level, do not increase it afteryour ears adjust. • Limit the amount of time listening to music at high volume. • Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings. • Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people speaking near you. EN-2 P201W...

  • Page 4

    Observe the following tips: • refrain from staying too long in one fixed posture • avoid slouching forward and/or leaning backward • stand up and walk around regularly to remove the strain on your leg muscles EN-3 P201W...

  • Page 5

    Warning! We do not recommend using the product on a couch or bed. If this is unavoidable, work for only short periods, take breaks regularly, and do some stretching exercises. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more information and help in recycling, please visit the following websites: http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Worldwide: EN-4 P201W...

  • Page 6: Unpacking

    · LCD Monitor · AC Power Cord · User Manual · DVI Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) · Quick Start Guide EN-5 P201W · D-Sub Cable...

  • Page 7: Attaching/removing The Base, Screen Position Adjustment

    The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down as indi- cated by arrow below. Remove: Depress the release button as indicated first before removing the base and follow the arrow direction to remove it. EN-6 P201W...

  • Page 8: Connecting The Power Cord, Safety Precaution, Cleaning Your Monitor

    Refrain from giving shock or scratch to the screen, as screen is fragile. CLEANING YOUR MONITOR Please carefully follow the below guidelines when cleaning the monitor. · Always unplug the monitor before cleaning. · Use a soft cloth to wipe the screen and cabinet front and sides. EN-7 P201W...

  • Page 9: Power Saving

    P201W Power saving The monitor will be driven into Power Saving” mode by the control signal from the display controller, as indicated by the amber-color power LED. State Light Blue Power Saving Amber Mode The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.

  • Page 10: Connector Pin Assignment

    CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Monitor Ground DDC-return R-Ground G-Ground B-Ground PIN NO. Green Blue EN-9 P201W DESCRIPTION Logic Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC-Serial Clock...

  • Page 11

    DDC Clock DDC Data TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data 1/3 Shield Meaning +5V Power GND(return for +5V hsync.vsync) Hot Plug Detect TMDS Data0- TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data 0/5 Shield TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Clock+ DDC TMDS Clock- EN-10 P201W...

  • Page 12: Standard Timing Table

    800 x 600 832 x 624 74.55 Hz VESA 1024 x 768 VESA 1024 x 768 VESA 1024 x 768 VESA 1152 x 864 VESA 1280 x 960 VESA 1280 x 1024 VESA 1280 x 1024 VESA 1680 x 1050 EN-11 P201W...

  • Page 13: Installation

    3. Power-ON Monitor and Computer Power-ON the monitor first, then power-ON the computer. This sequence is very important. 4. If the monitor still does not function properly, please refer to the troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem. EN-12 P201W...

  • Page 14: User Controls

    P201W USER CONTROLS Front Panel Controls 1.Power Switch: To turn ON or OFF the power. 2.Power LED: Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. 3.Empowering / Exit: 1) When OSD menu is in active status, this button will act as EXIT-KEY(EXIT OSD menu).

  • Page 15: How To Adjust A Setting

    P/X Series OSD behave When user press “MENU” button on front bezel Acer eColor Management If selected to “Acer eColor Management “ item, will appear the Acer eColor” OSD USER If selected to “USER” item, will appear the Standard OSD I.

  • Page 16

    · ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Acer eColor Management Main Menu Menu icon icon User mode Text mode Standard USER Main Menu Menu icon icon Contrast Brightness Menu item User defined. Settings can be fine-tuned to...

  • Page 17

    Adjust the horizontal position. (available in Analog mode only) Adjust the vertical position. (available in Analog mode only) Set the color temperature to warm white. Set the color temperature to cool white. Adjusts Red/Green/Blue intensity. Multi-language selection. EMEA version OSD only EN-16 P201W...

  • Page 18

    Select input signal from digital(DVI) (only Dual-Input Model) Turn ON/OFF DDC/CI support Show the resolution, H/V frequency andinput port of current input timing. Clear each old status of Auto- configurationand set the color temperature to Cool. Save user adjustment and OSD disappear. EN-17 P201W...

  • Page 19

    Operation instructions Acer eColor Management Step 1: Press “ Key “ to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “<“ or “>” to select the mode Step 3: Press “ Auto Key “ to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust ·...

  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Using OSD, in case of missing full-screen image, please select other resolution or other vertical refresh timing. · Wait for a few seconds after adjusting the size of the image before changing or disconnecting the signal cable or powering OFF the monitor. EN-19 P201W...

  • Page 21

    Check the power switch. · Check if AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor. · Check if video signal cable is properly connected at the back of monitor. · Check if the power of computer system is ON. EN-20 P201W...

  • Page 22

    More information refers to http://www.energystar.gov and http://www.energystar.gov/powermangement. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Note: The statement above is applicable only to Acer LCD Monitor with...

  • Page 23

    P201W SKU Number: P201W xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.

  • Page 24

    Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: LCD Monitor P201W P201W xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Acer America Corporation San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Acer Representative...

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