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Acer G24 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 ........................................................ 7
Connecting the power cord ....................................................... 8
Safety precaution ....................................................................... 8
Cleaning your monitor ............................................................... 8
Power saving ............................................................................... 9
DDC .............................................................................................. 9
Connector Pin Assignment ....................................................... 1 0
Standard Timing Table..................................................................12
Installation.....................................................................................13
User controls..................................................................................14
How to adjust a setting................................................................15
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 ... 7 Connecting the power cord ... 8 Safety precaution ... 8 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...
  • 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 AC Power Cord User Manual DVI Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) Quick Start Guide EN-5...
  • Page 7: Attaching/Removing The Base

    ATTACHING/REMOVING THE BASE Install: Align the base with the stand and push the base towards the front of the monitor. Tighten the screw clock-wise. Remove:Reverse the steps to remove the base. EN-6...
  • Page 8: Screen Position Adjustment

    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. The monitor can be adjusted to 15 degrees up or 5 degrees down as indicated by arrow below.
  • Page 9: 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. Plug one end of the power cord to the AC Inlet, plug another end to a proper AC outlet.
  • Page 10: 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. The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 11: 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-10 DESCRIPTION Logic Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC-Serial Clock...
  • Page 12 24-Pin Color Display Signal Cable Meaning TMDS Data2- TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data 2/4 Shield DDC Clock DDC Data TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data 1/3 Shield Meaning +5V Power GND(return for +5V hsync.vsync) Hot Plug Detect TMDS Data0- TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data 0/5 Shield TMDS Clock Shield...
  • Page 13: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution 640x480 66.66 VESA 720x400 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 SVGA 800x600 832x624 74.55 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1152x870 VESA 1152x864 VESA 1280x960 SXGA 1280x1024 SXGA 1280x1024 VESA 1280x720 VESA 1280x768 VESA 1280x768 WXGA 1280x800 WXGA 1360x768 WXGA+ 1440x900...
  • Page 14: 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. 1-2 Digital Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) a.
  • Page 15: User Controls

    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 16: How To Adjust A Setting

    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 USER If selected to “USER” item, will appear the Standard OSD I.
  • Page 17: Descriptions For Function Control Leds

    ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Acer eColor Management Main Menu Menu icon icon User mode Text mode Standard USER Main Menu Menu icon icon Contrast Brightness Menu item User defined. Settings can be fine-tuned to suit any situation Optimal balance of brightness and contrast prevent eyestrain.
  • Page 18 Main Sub Menu 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 19 Main Sub Menu Menu Menu Item Icon Icon H. Position V. Position OSD Timeout Input Source Wide Mode DDC/CI Information 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 D-Sub or DVI-D or HDMI Select Wide mode setting for Full screen,...
  • Page 20: Operation Instructions

    Acer eColor Management OSD Operation instructions Acer eColor Management Step 1: Press “ Key “ to open the Acer eColor Management OSD access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “<“ or “>” to select the mode Step 3: Press “ Auto Key “ to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust...
  • 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 More information refers to http://www.energystar.gov and http://www.energystar.gov/powermangement. 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...
  • Page 24: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model Number: SKU Number: G24 xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 25: Federal Communications Commission Declaration Of Conformity

    Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: LCD Monitor G24 xxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Acer America Corporation San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Acer Representative...