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Acer X213 User Manual

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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
Standard Timing Table..................................................................11
Installation.....................................................................................12
User controls..................................................................................13
How to adjust a setting................................................................14
Troubleshooting............................................................................20

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    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

    SPECIAL NOTES ON LCD MONITORS The following symptoms are normal with LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. NOTES · 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.
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    Information for your safety and comfort Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. CAUTION for plug as disconnecting device Observe the follwing guidelines when connecting and disconnecting power to the power supply unit: Install the power supply unit before connecting the power cord to the AC power outlet.
  • Page 4: Product Servicing

    Product servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage points or other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service person- nel when: •...
  • Page 5: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    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 X213W...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    UNPACKING Please check the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you will need to ship or transport the monitor in future. · LCD Monitor · 15-pin D-Sub Cable · User Manual P/N:MU.LCG00.001 X213W 2008...
  • Page 7: Attaching/Removing The Base

    Attaching / Removing the Base Install: Align the release button on the bottom of the monitor with the corresponding slots on the bottom of the base. SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the tilt of the monitor by using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Power Cord

    CONNECTING THE POWER CORD · Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. · This monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area. No user-adjustment is required. ·...
  • Page 9: Power Saving

    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. Power Saving 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 X213W X213W DESCRIPTION Logic Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC-Serial Clock...
  • Page 11 24-Pin Color Display Signal Cable Meaning TMDS Data2- TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data 2/4 Shield TMDS Data4- TMDS Data4+ DDC Clock DDC Data Analogue Vertical Sync TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data 1/3 Shield TMDS Data3- Meaning TMDS Data3+ +5V Power GND(return for +5V hsync.vsync) Hot Plug Detect...
  • Page 12: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table To reduce the need for adjustment for different modes, the monitor has default setting modes that are most commonly used as given in the table below. For optimum adjustment, the user is suggested to perform the Auto Setup under Windows “Full Screen“ pattern or using the pattern in the floppy disk provided.
  • Page 13: Installation

    INSTALLATION To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given below: Steps 1. 1-1 Connect Video Cable a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer. Digital Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) a.
  • Page 14: User Controls

    X213W 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

    2-4. · 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 · OSD and” Key “ locations...
  • Page 16: Operation Instructions

    · 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 “ Key “ to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust Automatic Adjustment Step 1: Press “...
  • Page 17 · Features and Benefits USER If selected to “USER” item, will appear the Standard OSD I. Only Analog Input Model EN-16 X213W...
  • Page 18 · ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Main Menu Menu Menu icon icon Contrast Brightness II. Only Dual Input Model item Adjusts the contrast between the foreground andbackground of the screen image. Adjusts the background brightness of the screenimage.
  • Page 19 Main Sub Menu Sub Menu Menu Icon Icon H. Position V. Position Warm Cool User /Red User /Green User /Blue English Deutsch Francais Espanol Italiano Suomi Nederlands Pyccknn Description Item 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.
  • Page 20 Main Sub Menu Menu Menu Item Icon Icon Position Position Timeout Analog Digital (only Dual-Inp- utModel) DDC/CI Informati- Reset Exit Description Adjust the horizontal position of the OSD. Adjust the vertical position of the OSD. Adjust the OSD timeout. Select input signal from analog (D-Sub) Select input signal from digital(DVI) (only Dual-Input Model) Turn ON/OFF DDC/CI support...
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the trouble- shooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. (VGA Mode) Problems Current Status Remedy LED ON LED OFF No Picture LED displays amber color Unstable Picture Display is missing, center...
  • Page 22 (DVI Mode) Problems Current Status Remedy LED ON LED OFF No Picture LED displays amber color · Using OSD, adjust brightness and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings. · Check the power switch. · Check if AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor.
  • Page 23: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Name of Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose 22” LCD Monitor X213W X213W xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z)
  • Page 24: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited 3F, No. 168 Xizang medium road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3000 E-mail: easy_lai@acer.com.tw Hereby declare that: Product: 22” LCD Monitor Trade Name: Acer Model Number:...
  • Page 25 Note: The statement above is applicable only to Acer LCD Monitor with an ENERGY STAR logo. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: * Activate display’ Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity. * Activate computer’s Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity.

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