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Acer AcerView 79g User Manual

17” (43.2cm) crt size, 16” (40.5cm) max. viewable area
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AcerView 79g

Color Monitor

17" (43.2cm) CRT Size,
16" (40.5cm) Max. Viewable Area
User's Manual


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  • Page 1: Color Monitor

    AcerView 79g Color Monitor 17” (43.2cm) CRT Size, 16” (40.5cm) Max. Viewable Area User’s Manual...
  • Page 2 Monitor Information Product Name: AcerView 79g Serial Number: Date of Purchase: Dealer Information Dealer: Telephone Number: Address: Acer is a registered trademark of Acer Incorporated. Other brands and product names and trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions The AC plug isolates this equipment from the AC supply. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation.
  • Page 4 FCC Class B Radio Frequency Interference Statement Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of 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 the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 5 CE Declaration This monitor, AcerView 79g, complies with 72/23/EEC and 89/336/EEC modified by 92/31/ECC. These directives refer to EMC. Canadian Department of Communications Regulatory Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department Communications.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction ..................1-1 Unpacking the Package ................1-1 Features.....................1-1 Power Management..................1-2 Chapter 2 Getting Started ................2-1 Installing the Swivel Base................2-1 Installing the Monitor...................2-2 Connecting the Signal Cable ...............2-2 Connecting through D-SUB signal connector ........2-2 Connecting through BNC signal connector .........2-3 Chapter 3 Adjusting the Monitor ..............3-1...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Your AcerView 79g has the following features: ü Aperture-grille tube Applying aperture grille tube with 0.25mm aperture grille pitch and an anti-glare, anti-static coating, AcerView 79g color monitors offer strikingly sharp and crisp image quality. ü Plug’n Play Compatibility ™...
  • Page 8: Power Management

    ü Flicker-free Image The monitor supports high refresh rates up to VESA’s best recommendation. ü Larger Viewable Size With its 16” viewable size, it offers a larger screen than other 17” monitors. ® ® ü iScreen (Intelligent Screen) Technology The On-Screen Display (OSD) allows you to adjust all settings simply with on- screen menus.
  • Page 9: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    Getting Started Installing the Swivel Base Place the monitor on its side. Locate the arrow and the four slots at the bottom of the monitor. As directed by the arrow inscribed on the swivel base, insert the four pegs on the base into the slots at the bottom of the monitor.
  • Page 10: Installing The Monitor

    Turn on the computer and the monitor. Connecting the Signal Cable Your AcerView 79g provides both D-SUB and BNC signal connectors. The D-SUB or BNC signals can automatically be detected by its microprocessor. Connecting through D-SUB signal connector Make sure that the system power is turned off.
  • Page 11: Connecting Through Bnc Signal Connector

    Connecting through BNC signal connector Make sure that the system power is turned off. Connect the computer end of the BNC cable to the output connector on the video board of your computer. Connect the monitor end of the BNC cable to the BNC receptacle on the back of the monitor.
  • Page 13: Chapter 3 Adjusting The Monitor

    Adjusting the Monitor A Look at the Control Panel / Save Adjusting the Monitor You can adjust the monitor with the On-Screen Display (OSD) menus. There are four keys for user’s control. They include . The following is the introduction: Panel key introduction: “P”...
  • Page 14: Selecting Page And Making Adjustments

    Selecting page and making adjustments Grouped by functions, the OSD offers five pages for making adjustments: Display Control, Degaussing, Color Weighting, User Mode Display, Convergence, Moire adjustments & Connector Select. The following describes the contents of each page and how you could make adjustments. Page 1 Display control This page contains 10 control functions represented by different icons.
  • Page 15: Degaussing And Color Weighting

    V. Position Tilt (Rotation) adjusts the vertical corrects the position of the display. slanted screen. In the event that the display is distorted due to magnetic field interference, turn off the monitor for 15 minutes. Then power on. Page 2 Degaussing and Color Weighting Degaussing corrects display distortion or discoloration caused by magnetic Color weighting...
  • Page 16: User Mode Display

    Press to make the adjustment. Press to save the setting. You can return to any of the five factory defaults by re-selecting the setting icon. Following is the setting of each factory default: Factory Color Temperature Default 9300K 6500K 5500K 7100K 11500K Page 3 User Mode Display...
  • Page 17: Convergence & Moire Adjustment

    Page 4 Convergence & Moire Adjustment This page is defined as horizontal convergence, vertical convergence and horizontal moire adjustment. The operation procedure are as follows: Press to locate the page. Press to locate the function icon. Press to select the icon. Press to adjust the setting.
  • Page 18 The convergence adjustment adjusts the entire screen. It is not possible to limit adjustment to specific screen areas. AcerView 79g offer convergence adjustment feature. To properly adjust convergence, it is best to have an image that make it easy to see any convergence error. A black background with white letters or lines is recommended.
  • Page 19: Input Connector Select

    Page 5 Input Connector Select This page is defined as input connector select . There are two connectors for selection, one is BNC, the other is DB-15. Both of them are capable of automatically detecting used connector ( either BNC or DB-15) and show it highlighted on the window.
  • Page 20: Reset To Defaults

    Recommended Resolution Maximum Vertical Refresh Rate (Hz) 640 x 480 800 x 600 1024 x 768 1280 x 1024 To set the timing and the refresh rate, see the user’s guide of your video card. Reset to Defaults Press simultaneously to reset the monitor to the default factory settings. 8 Adjusting the Monitor...
  • Page 21: Factory Preset Timings

    Factory Preset Timings Mode Resolution Vertical Horizontal Frequency (Hz) Frequency (KHz) 640 x 400 31.47 640 x 480 31.47 640 x 480 37.50 640 x 480 43.27 SVGA 800 x 600 46.88 SVGA 800 x 600 53.67 Ultra VGA 1024 x 768 56.48 Ultra VGA 1024 x 768...
  • Page 23: Chapter 4 Troubleshooting And Useful Hints

    If the problems persist, check this chapter for possible solutions. If you cannot find AcerView 79g on the Windows 95 monitor list, you would have to update the Windows 95 setup information for AcerView 79g. You can download the update file from the API web site (
  • Page 24 ü If colors are impure: Check signal cable connector pins. If pins are bent or missing, consult your dealer ü If faint black vertical lines are visible on the screen: The aperture grille may be mis-aligned. Shock or vibration during transport may, in some cases, cause the aperture grille to fall out of alignment.
  • Page 25: Maintenance

    Maintenance û Do not expose the monitor to direct sunlight or heat. û û Do not spill liquid on the monitor. û û Do not attempt to open the monitor. You may be hurt by electric shock. For service, call your dealer.
  • Page 26: Chapter 5 Specifications

    Specifications Picture Tube 17” (43.2cm) diagonal Size 0.25mm Aperture-grille pitch AG Pitch Non-glare/semi-tinted Surface Transmission 16” (40.5cm) diagonal Maximum Viewable Size 15-pin, mini D-SUB Connector/BNC Connector Video Input 160MHz Bandwidth 300mm(H) x 225mm(V) (Preset) Display Area 328mm(H) x 242mm(V) (Full Scan) Power Supply (Universal) 90~264 VAC, 47~63 Hz Input voltage...