Acer AT3220A User Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer LCD TV AT4220A/AT3720A AT3220A User's Guide Acer.TV.US.indb 1 Contents Important safety instructions Disposal instructions First things first Packing checklist Your LCD TV overview Front panel view Rear panel view Remote control General keys Basic connections Connecting the power cord...
  • Page 2: Acer Lcd Tv

    Model Number: Serial Number: Purchase Date: Place of Purchase: Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. Acer.TV.US.indb 2...
  • Page 3: At4220A/At3720A Important Safety Instructions

    If you cannot insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace the obsolete outlet. Acer.TV.US.indb 3 The grounding pin is an important safety feature. It is possible to receive an electric shock from a system that is not properly...
  • Page 4: User's Guide

    First things first We would like to thank you for making the Acer LCD TV your choice. With proper care, your new Acer LCD TV will provide you with years of entertainment and satisfaction. This User's Guide introduces you to the various features your LCD TV can offer, and provides clear and concise information about the product, so please read it thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 5: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view Power switch HDMI DVI-D AV-Audio L/R + COMPONENT 1/2 Analog antenna Acer.TV.US.indb 5 AC-in VGA-in PC Audio-in AV-Audio L/R + CVBS 1/2 COMPONENT 2 COMPONENT 1 S-VIDEO 6/22/2006 11:25:01 AM...
  • Page 6: Remote Control

    Press to switch the sound system between stereo, main and SAP. Information is displayed in the top right-hand corner. 14 e (Empowering Technology) Press to activate Acer Empowering Technology. See page 12. 15 VOL (+/-) Press to increase or decrease the volume.
  • Page 7: Basic Connections

    You can also adjust these settings using the front control panel. Please see "Front panel view" on page 4 for details. Acer.TV.US.indb 7 Step 1. Select the setup language you prefer. Step 2. Please select country. Step 3. Ensure that your co-axial cables are connected correctly before proceeding.
  • Page 8: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    Source-IN HDMI Yellow White Blue Green S-video * Acer recommends the following priority for connection types: HDMI -> DVI -> D-Sub -> COMPONENT -> S-Video - > Composite. Acer.TV.US.indb 8 D-Sub COMPONENT 1,2 in D-Sub D-Sub S-VIDEO COMPONENT 2...
  • Page 9: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder Or Video Game

    To display PC output on your TV, connect your PC or notebook computer to the TV as shown below. For VGA and DVI input, Acer recommends setting your PC’s external monitor resolution to 1360 x 768 pixels @ 60 Hz refresh rate.
  • Page 10: Osd Navigation

    Use the directional keys to interact with the menu. The up / down directions will scroll through the menu options, while left/right will adjust the different settings (for example, in the Picture menu, settings such as brightness, contrast, etc.). Press MENU to exit. Acer.TV.US.indb 10 6/22/2006 11:25:07 AM...
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the settings The options available on the OSD may vary depending on the TV signal source. Acer.TV.US.indb 11 Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD. Using the directional keys, select Picture from the OSD. Then navigate to the picture element you wish to adjust.
  • Page 12: Empowering Technology

    More than 2 seconds The Empowering Key opens up the Acer Empowering Technology functions. In TV mode, the choice is between Scenario mode and Favorite channel; see page 13 for details. The default setting for both modes is Scenario mode.
  • Page 13: Default Setting In Different Empowering Mode

    To set Favorite channel as the default, follow the steps described on page 12. Storing favorite channels Viewing your favorite channels Acer.TV.US.indb 13 Select your desired channel, then press the MENU key on the remote control. Use the directional keys to navigate the menu and select the Empowering Technology icon.
  • Page 14: Advanced Features

    Advanced features PIP/PBP/POP 1. The OSD menu is not available in PIP/POP/PBP modes. COMPONENT Swap Acer.TV.US.indb 14 • Press the PIP/PBP button once to display activate picture-in- picture (PIP). • Press twice to activate picture-by-picture (PBP). • Press three times to activate picture-on-picture (POP). Then, the POP screens will display the TV channel programs one by one.
  • Page 15 "Out of Range" will be displayed. 2. The POP can only support 1+12 when the main screen source is HD content or in VGA mode. Acer.TV.US.indb 15 1a. Press the ACTIVE key to toggle between PBP screens. 1b. Press the TV, AV, COMPONENT or PC keys, number keys or CH up or down to change the content of the active screen.
  • Page 16: Locking Tv Content

    Note: The default PIN for this TV is "0000." First enter "0000" when you want to change the PIN. If you forget your PIN, please enter 6163 to reset. Acer.TV.US.indb 16 Use the directional keys to navigate to the (see note) Enter a four-digit password.
  • Page 17 Locking your TV Acer.TV.US.indb 17 Use the directional keys to navigate to the Enter your PIN. Type it again and press OK to reconfirm. (see page 16 note) Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD.
  • Page 18: Parental Control

    No one 17 and under admitted. NC-17 X (Adults only) Acer.TV.US.indb 18 Settings menu. The first time you use the Parental 1. To set MPAA, use the following method to access: Menu > Settings > TV Rating System > MPAA > Set Rating...
  • Page 19 The V-chip will automatically block categories that are rated as “more restricted.” For example, if you block the TV-G, then all the categories in the “young adult” group will automatically be blocked (TV-G, TV-PG, TV-14 and TV-MA). The content control (FV, V, S, L, D) and the Canadian Rating Systems work similarly. Acer.TV.US.indb 19 Content (Violence)
  • Page 20: Canadian Rating Systems

    16ans+ Over 16 years old 18ans+ Over 18 years old Acer.TV.US.indb 20 1. To set CAN.English, use the following method to access: Menu > Settings > TV Rating System > CAN.English ratings > Set Rating indicates the item is blocked) 2.
  • Page 21: Re-Scan For Channels

    The first time you completed the setup wizard, all available channels were listed. If you need to re-scan for new channels, please follow the steps below: Scanning for channels Acer.TV.US.indb 21 Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD. Use the directional keys to navigate and select Select OK and press MENU to exit.
  • Page 22: Widescreen Display Mode

    Widescreen display mode Your Acer LCD TV has a special widescreen mode that allows you to toggle between 4:3, 16:9, Panorama, and Letterbox 1, 2 and 3 type views. Press the WIDE key on the remote control to toggle the display between the four wide modes.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before you call the Acer service center, please check the following items: Here is a list of possible situations that may arise during the use of your LCD TV. Easy answers and solutions are provided for each. There is no picture or sound.
  • Page 24: Product Specifications

    Closed Caption V-chip Analog TV-tuner quantity Terminal Analog Tuner In COMPONENT1 COMPONENT2 HDMI PC audio-in Audio system Speaker Acer.TV.US.indb 24 AT3220A AT3720A 1366 x 768 500 nits 1200:1 16.7 M H: 176 ; V:176 H: 176 ; V:176 8 ms (gray to gray) 100 V ~ 240 V - AC.

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