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Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. • Due to the nature of the fluorescent light, the screen may flicker during initial use. Turn off the power switch and then turn it on again to make sure the flicker disappears.
Accessibility Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too many devices.
To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
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 an ENERGY STAR logo.
Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes •...
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Address of responsible party: Contact person: Tel: Fax: 17" LCD Monitor V173 V173xxxx (x can be 0 - 9, A - Z or blank) Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 Acer Representative 1-254-298-4000 1-254-298-4147...
Attaching/removing the base Screen position adjustment Connecting the power cord Power saving Display Data Channel (DDC) Connector pin assignment Standard timing table Installation User controls How to adjust a setting Acer eColor Management User Troubleshooting VGA mode DVI mode viii...
Unpacking Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. LCD monitor User’s guide Quick start guide DVI cable (only dual- D-sub cable AC power cord input models)
Attaching/removing the base Attaching: Align the release button on the bottom of the monitor with the corresponding slots on the bottom of the base. Screen position adjustment To optimize the viewing position, you can adjust the monitor tilt by using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor as shown below.
Connecting the power cord • Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. • The monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120 V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required.
Connector pin assignment 15-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description Green Blue Monitor ground DDC-return R-ground G-ground B-ground PIN No. Description +5 V Logic ground Monitor ground DDC-serial data H-sync V-sync DDC-serial clock...
24-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description TMDS data 2- TMDS data 2+ TMDS data 2/4 shield DDC clock DDC data TMDS data 1- TMDS data 1+ TMDS data 1/3 shield PIN No. Description +5 V power GND (return for +5 V hsync.vsync) Hot-plug detection TMDS data 0- TMDS data 0+...
Standard timing table Mode VESA SVGA SVGA SVGA SVGA VESA VESA SXGA SXGA Resolution 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 66.6 720 x 400 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 800 x 600 832 x 624 74.5 1024 x 768...
Installation To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: Steps Connect the video cable Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. Connect the digital cable (only for dual-input models). (1) Make sure both the monitor and computer are switched off.
User controls Front panel controls Power LED: Lights up to indicate the power is turned on. Power switch: Turns the power on or off. 3.4 < / > : Press < or > to navigate to the desired function, press Enter to select the function.
To exit and save, select the exit function. If you want to adjust any other function, repeat steps 2 to 4. Acer eColor Management: If "Acer eColor Management" is selected, the Acer eColor Management OSD will appear. User: If "User" is selected, the standard OSD will appear.
Acer eColor Management • Operation instructions Press the Empowering Key to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes. Press "<" or ">" to select the mode. Press the Auto-adjust button to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust.
User Main menu menu Sub menu item icon icon Contrast Brightness Focus Clock H. Position V. Position Warm Cool User/red User/green User/blue Description Adjusts the contrast between the foreground and background of the screen image. Adjusts the background brightness of the screen image.
Main menu menu Sub menu item icon icon English 繁體中文 Deutsch Français Español Italiano 简体中文 日本語 Suomi Hollands Русский H. Position V. Position OSD Timeout Analog Digital (only dual- input models) DDC/CI Information Reset Exit Description Language selection. EMEA version OSD only. Adjusts the horizontal position of the OSD.
Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the troubleshooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. VGA mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Amber Unstable picture Abnormal picture Image is missing, off-center, too large or too small on the screen.
DVI mode Problem LED status No picture visible Blue Amber Remedy Using the OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. Check the power switch. Check if the AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor. Check if the video signal cable is properly connected at the back of monitor.