Acer AT3705-DTV User Manual

Acer AT3705-DTV User Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    AT2605-DTV User's Guide 1 Contents Important safety instructions Disposal instructions First things first Basic features and benefits of your Acer LCD TV Packing checklist Your LCD TV overview Front panel view Rear panel view Bottom panel view Remote control General keys Teletext &...
  • Page 2 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. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Please put them somewhere safe for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
  • Page 4: Disposal Instructions

    Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle. For more information regarding WEEE, please refer to For 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.
  • Page 5 EN55013: 2001+A1: 2003: Sound and television broadcast receivers and associated equipment - Radio disturbance characteristics - Limits and methods of measurement. EN55020: 2002+A1: 2003: Sound and television broadcast receivers and associated equipment - Immunity characteristics - Limits and methods of measurement. EN55022:1998/A1:2000;...
  • Page 6 2. High power radar are allocated as primary users of the 5.25 to 5.35 GHz and 5.65 to 5.85 GHz bands. These radar stations can cause interference with and/or damage this device. 3. An improper installation or unauthorized use may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Also any tampering of the internal antenna will void the FCC certification and your warranty.
  • Page 7: Packing Checklist

    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 8: Front Panel View

    When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Up arrow When the OSD is on, functions the same as the Down arrow Turns the OSD menu ON and OFF When the OSD is on, press this button to confirm selection AT3705-MGW AT3705-DTV AT3205-DTV AT2605-DTV 3/8/2006 2:03:41 PM...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel View

    Rear panel view SCART-in/out • SCART1/CVBS (in/out), S-video (in), RGB (in), Audio R/L • SCART2/CVBS (in/out), S-video (in), Audio R/L • SCART3/CVBS (in/out), S-video (in), RGB (in), Audio R/L • SCART4/CVBS (in/out), S-video (in), Audio R/L (*) Component1-in Component2-in (*) AV1-in AV-out Bottom panel view...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Press to launch Electronic Program Guide (EPG) mode (Digital TV mode only). See page 30. 16 e (Empowering Technology) SIZE SUBTITLE Press to activate Acer Empowering Technology. See page 17 VOL (+/-) Press to increase or decrease the volume. 18 CH (up/down) Press to sequentially select the TV channel.
  • Page 11: Teletext & Mpx

    Card reader / media gateway keys (for AT3705 MGW only) DISPLAY 19 20 21 22 Teletext & MPX TELETEXT Press to switch from TV/AV to Teletext mode. HOLD Press to pause the current teletext page in multi-page viewing mode. SIZE Press once to zoom teletext page to 2X.
  • Page 12: Basic Connections

    Basic connections Connecting the power cord Connect the AC cord into the AC input on the back of the set. Connect the plug to the wall outlet as shown. Setting up the remote control Open the cover on the back of the remote unit. Insert two AAA batteries (supplied) to match the polarity indicated inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 13: Enjoying Analog And Digital Tv

    Enjoying analog and digital TV Connecting an antenna/cable Connect the antenna cable to the appropriate antenna terminal on the back of the TV set as shown below. Getting started watching your TV Power Setup Wizard You can also adjust these settings using the front control panel. Please see "Front panel view" on page 8 for details. 13 a.
  • Page 14: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard 14 Step 1. Select the setup language you prefer. Step 2. Please select country. Step 3. Enter the correct local time and time zone using the remote control. Step 4. Ensure that your co-axial cables are connected correctly before proceeding (see page 13 for details).
  • Page 15: Changing Channels

    Setup Wizard Step 7. Setup is now complete. You are ready to begin watching TV. If you leave the setup process before it is complete, you will be given a choice of options: 1. Resume setup 2. Resume setup at next startup 3.
  • Page 16: Connecting External Audio/Video Devices

    If your audio/video device is HDMI-ready, it is recommended that you use the HDMI cable. The HDMI port is located under the back panel of your TV, as shown above. ** Acer recommends the following priority for connection types: HDMI -> Component -> SCART -> S-video -> Composite. (SCART4 and Co mponent2 for AT3705 models only.) *** Use the composite cable if your equipment does not have S-video-out.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Camera, Camcorder, Video Game Or Headphones

    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 18: Osd Navigation

    OSD navigation Many of the advanced settings and adjustments are available through using the OSD (onscreen display) menus, as shown in the example screenshot below. Basic operations required to navigate these menus (Picture, Audio, Channel management, Setting, Options, Empowering) are described in this section.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Osd Settings

    Adjusting the OSD settings The OSD can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD TV. Press the MENU key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, audio settings, channel settings, general settings and the Empowering Technology settings.
  • Page 20: Empowering Technology

    Set-up Empowering mode More than two seconds The Empowering Key opens up the Acer Empowering Technology functions. Empowering Technology has different functions depending on your current mode. • In TV mode, the choice is between Scenario mode and Favorite channel; see page 21 for details.
  • Page 21: Default Setting In Different Empowering Mode

    Default setting in different Empowering mode Scenario mode in TV (default setting) Scenario mode has five preset viewing modes designed to give you the best picture quality when watching a particular kind of program. There are five pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard TV, Movie, Game, Sports, Concert, User.
  • Page 22 Scenario mode in Media Gateway (for MGW models only) Press the Empowering Key and use Scenario mode to select pre-defined audio and video settings for optimal enjoyment of the following scenarios: Standard, Movie, Sport, Concert, Game, User. See page 21 for details. Home page in Media Gateway Media Gateway is a handy way to quickly navigate the menus and subscreens of the Media Gateway function.
  • Page 23: Advanced Features

    Advanced features PIP/PBP/POP 1. For a list of the available sources for this feature, please refer to the appendix at the end of this manual. 2. The OSD menu is not available in PIP/POP/PBP modes. Swap 23 • Press the PIP/PBP/POP button once to display activate picture-in- picture (PIP).
  • Page 24 Swap 1. In PIP and PBP, the VGA and DVI sources only support input up to 1024x768 pixels at 60 Hz. For resolutions higher than this, "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. 24 1a.
  • Page 25: Lock Tv

    Lock TV Locking TV content Lock TV is a handy feature that can block a single channel, multiple channels or all TV sources. Lock TV allows you to enter a password and effectively stop anyone without the password from watching TV. To enable this feature: Setting a personal PIN The default PIN for this TV is "0000."...
  • Page 26 Locking a single channel Locking your TV 26 Navigate to the channel you wish to manage. Use the directional keys to navigate to the Lock This channel. Enter your PIN. Type it again and press OK to reconfirm.(see page 25 note) Use the directional keys to navigate to the Enter your PIN.
  • Page 27: Tv Ratings (For Digital Tv Mode)

    TV ratings (for digital TV mode) Most digital TV allows you to block content according to rating systems. The rating system available is dependent on region. DVB ratings The DVB system rates content by age. The categories are increase by increments of one year from 4 to 18 years of age. The categories are as follows: Rating Description...
  • Page 28 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: Analog TV 28 TELTEXT HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE Scanning for channels Auto-scan Press the MENU key on the remote control to bring up the OSD.
  • Page 29: Channel List (For Digital Tv Mode)

    Channel list (for digital TV mode) Channel list allows you to quickly find the TV channel you are searching for. To open the channel list feature: 29 TELTEXT HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE Press the CH LIST key on the remote control. This will bring up the channel list menu.
  • Page 30: Electronic Program Guide (For Digital Tv Mode)

    Electronic program guide (for digital TV mode) The electronic program guide (EPG) is an onscreen service available on digital and cable TV that provides information about scheduled broadcast programs on all channels by time, title, channel and genre. TELTEXT HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE EPG screen There are three main areas of the EPG screen:...
  • Page 31 Navigating the EPG (for Digital TV mode) Press the EPG key on the remote control. Use the directional keys to navigate around the EPG menu and press OK to select your highlighted option. TELTEXT HOLD SIZE SUBTITLE short-cuts When in EPG mode the color shortcut buttons can be used for special functions.
  • Page 32: Audio Effects

    Audio effects Your Acer LCD TV is equipped with high-quality sound specifications to ensure that you enjoy the best audio experience possible. SRS WOW SRS WOW is a special combination of SRS audio technologies that creates a thrilling experience with deep, rich bass from any stereo sound source.
  • Page 33: 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 34: Dimensions

    Dimensions AT3705-MGW AT3705-DTV 828.8 34 944.70 1184.70 400.00 122.00 32.00 282.18 Unit: mm 3/8/2006 2:03:53 PM...
  • Page 35 AT3205-DTV 124.60 230.55 124.60 1045.50 700.72 589.89 63.67 Unit: mm 35 3/8/2006 2:03:53 PM...
  • Page 36 AT2605-DTV 845.70 576.99 579.95 58.69 100.00 100.00 125.30 204.92 Unit: mm 36 3/8/2006 2:03:54 PM...
  • Page 37: Appendix-Source Options

    Appendix-Source Options PIP/PBP Main SCART1 SCART2 SCART3 SCART4 (*) Component 1 Component 2 (*) MGW/Card HDMI Main SCART1 SCART2 SCART3 SCART4 (*) Component 1 Component 2 (*) MGA/Card HDMI : Supported X: Not supported *: For AT3705 models only. 37 3/8/2006 2:03:55 PM...
  • Page 38: 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 39 For MGW models only: I can't find any of my music, pictures or video, or access online radio. • You must ensure that your media server is switched on and that it is not in Standby mode. To make your content available around the clock you may need to adjust your power settings.
  • Page 40: Product Specifications

    High Definition: MPEG2 (up to 1080i), MPEG4 (720p), WMV9 (720p) Online media Live365 UPnP compliant, INMPR compliant, Compliance DLNA 40 AT3705-DTV/AT3705-MGW 1920 x 1080 100 to 240 V AC 280 W 1185 x 724 x 285 79.4 400 mm x 200 mm PAL, SECAM...
  • Page 41 Model Panel spec Resolution (pixels) Power supply Input Max. power consumption Power saving Mechanical Dimensions (W x H x D mm) Weight (kg) Weight (lbs.) Wall-mounting holes Analog TV system Color system Sound system Stereo system Subtitle TV-tuner quantity Digital TV system Digital TV standard TV-tuner quantity Frequency...

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