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Copyright ©2003 Acer Incorporated
All Rights Reserved.
Changes may be made periodically to the information in this publication without obligation
to notify any person of such revision or changes. Such changes will be incorporated in new
editions of this manual or supplementary documents and publications. This company makes
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hereof and specifically disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a
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  • Page 1 Acer Incorporated. Model number :____________________________________ Serial number: _____________________________________ Purchase date: _____________________________________ Place of purchase: __________________________________ Acer is a registered trademark of Acer Incorporated. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective companies. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 2: Fcc Notice

    This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to following two conditions: This device may not cause harmful interference, and This device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    11 Keep the plastic packing materials (from the projector, accessories and optional parts) out of the reach of children as these bags may result in death by suffocation. Be particularly careful around the small children. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 4 Repacking Save the original shipping carton and packing material; they will come in handy if you ever to ship your unit. For maximum protection, repack your unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Video Input Signal Video Menu Other OSD Menus No Input Signal Maintenance Cleaning the Lens Cleaning the Projector Housing Cleaning the Air Filter Replacing the Lamp Technical specifications Appendix A Preset Signals HDTV Preset Signals Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 6: Projector Features And Controls

    Front IR remote controller Cr connector sensor Speakers Audio input jacks (L & R) Control Panel including Composite Video input jack Power button AC power socket Lamp cover Rear IR remote controller Air filter sensor Security lock receptacle Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Turns the projector and lamp ON and OFF. Manually selects an input source. INPUT AUTO Automatically adjusts frequency and phase. Displays (or hides) the on-screen control menus. MENU Increases the volume of the projector's speakers. Decreases the volume of the projector's speakers. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 8 - Scrolls up through the menu choices. - Scrolls down through the menu choices. - Increases the value setting on the selected sub-menus, or confirms a menu selection. - Decreases the value setting on the selected sub-menus. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 9: Remote Controller

    Auto Automatically adjusts frequency and phase. Source Manually selects an input source. Auto This model doesn't support this function. Keystone Volume Adjusts the volume of the projector's speakers. Zoom Digitally zooms the current image window. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 10 If battery fluid gets on your hands, wash them immediately. Remove the batteries if you will not be using the remote controller for a long period of time. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 11: Getting The Most Out Of Your Projector

    Projector Control Panel to turn the projector on again if it has powered off. Control Panel The control panel buttons on the top of projector offer access to advanced functions, such as adjusting the brightness and contrast for computer images. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 12: Setup

    When you unpack the projector, make sure you have all these components: Projector with Lens Remote Controller Battery for Remote AC Power Cord Controller VGA Cable S-Video Cable AV Composite Cable Carrying Case Quick Start Card User's Guide Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 13 Many of the above optional items may not be required for your particular installation. Retain packaging materials in case you need to move or ship the projector in the future. It should always be transported in its original protective packaging. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Projector

    Distance between the screen and the center of the lens Projector Distance Meter Meters Meters Meters Meters Meters Meters Projection Size(Diagonal) WIDE 34.3" 68.8" 83.8" 137.2" 167.6" 274.4" 331.4" TELE 25.9" 51.8" 63.5" 103.6" 125.6" 207.2" 251.2" Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 15: Connecting To A Computer

    The projector will resize VGA, XGA, and SXGA inputs for SVGA projection. The types of computers supported by this projector include IBM, Macintosh and Apple compatible laptop or desktop PCs (PC compatibles). Note: If the input source is Computer, it can produce MONITOR OUT function. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Video Source

    NTSC, PAL and SECAM video formats. The projector will automatically detect and identify the video format. Note, however, whereas the projector can accept multiple simultaneous sources it can only accept one video format at a time. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 17: Using The Projector

    LED indicator lights in green, the projecting image gets full illumination. Warning: Never look into the lens when the lamp is on. This can damage your eyes. It is especially important that children are not allowed to look into the lens. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 18: Focusing And Positioning The Screen Image

    Adjuster Button Note: Push the adjuster button to adjust the projected image position. Hold down the adjuster button to pull the height adjustment. Release the adjuster button and the height adjustment position will be locked. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 19: Operational Indicator (Led)

    Lamp LED turns off. The fan motor will turn off when the lamp has cooled. Lamp LED Flashing Temperature is too high. The lamp will turn off. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 20: Projector Control Menus

    On the Remote Controller: press the button. Note: To increase value: press the button. To decrease value: press the button. To confirm the selection on the INPUT, LANGUAGE and RESET Menus, press the button. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 21: Menu Options

    Input Signal Type Menu Interface Computer YPbPr/HDTV Input, Picture, Color, Audio, Misc, Option, Language, Reset S-Video Video YCbCr Input, Color, Video, Audio, Misc, Option, Language, Reset None Input, Option, Language, Reset Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 22: Input Menu

    TV standards introduced in USA in late 1998). Picture Menu This menu provides precise control of the projected image including: Brightness, contrast, horizontal position, vertical position, tracking, sync and sharpness (just for computer signal). Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 23 Adjusts the horizontal pixel of the image. Sync Adjusts the dot phase of the input signal. Adjusts the picture to where it looks best. Sharpness The higher the setting, the sharper the image. The lower the setting, the softer the image. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 24: Color Menu

    Gives the white colors a red tint. M (Middle) Gives the white colors a neutral tint. H (High) Gives the white colors a blue tint. U (User) Selects customized color temperature. User Manually adjusts color temperature. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 25: Audio Menu

    After you have done with the adjustment of a sub-menu item: To resume changing another sub-menu item: press the button. To exit from the current menu: toggle the MENU button. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 26: Misc Menu

    After you have done with the adjustment of a sub-menu item: To resume changing another sub-menu item: press the button. To exit from the current menu: toggle the MENU button. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 27: Option Menu

    • On the Rear, Ceiling, Aspect Ratio and Auto Off sub-menus, press the button to select the desired setting. • On the Lamp Life sub-menu, the lamp's lifetime counter is calculated by the projector system. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 28 Selects 16:9 aspect ratio. Selects 4:3 aspect ratio. Auto Off Automatically turns off the lamp if the projector does not detect an input signal for specified time period (30 minutes). Auto Off is active. Auto Off is inactive. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 29: Language Menu

    Note: This projector supports multilanguage. Reset Menu This menu allows you to restore all projector settings and adjustments back to the factory defaults. Changing settings procedure (using either the Projector Control Panel or the Remote Controller): Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 30: Other Related Osd Menus

    Press the MENU button to display OSD menu. Press the button to select VIDEO menu. To enter the sub-menu setting, press the button or the MENU button. Press the button to select the submenu item. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 31 The strength of a color especially the degree to which it lacks its complimentary color. The higher the setting, the stronger color strength. The lower the setting, the weaker color strength. Tint Adjusts the projection between red and green color. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 32: Other Osd Menus

    • Audio Menu: refer to page 20. • MISC Menu: refer to page 21. • Option Menu: refer to page 22. • Language Menu: refer to page 24. • Reset Menu: refer to page 24. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 33: No Input Signal

    Controller), one of the following on-screen display menus will appear on the screen. Input Menu (refer to page 17) Option Menu (refer to page 22) Language Menu (refer to page 24) Reset Menu (refer to page 24 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 34: Maintenance

    100 hours of use. If it is not cleaned periodically, it can become clogged with dust and prevent the projector from being ventilated properly. This can cause overheating and damage the projector. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 35: Replacing The Lamp

    When you replace the lamp, wait for at least an hour for the lamp to cool. Be sure to turn off the projector and unplug the power cord before replacing the lamp. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 36 Do not put your hands into the lamp replacement spot, or not fall any liquid or object into it to avoid electrical shock or fire. Be sure to turn off the projector and unplug the power cord before replacing thelamp. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 37: Technical Specifications

    50~85Hz Pixel Rate 12~135MHz Digital Keystone Correction ±15 degrees (digital) Analog RGB (input signal) D-SUB connector HDTV Display (YPbPr) 480p (60Hz), 720p (60Hz), 1080i (30Hz), 576p (50Hz) Integrated Speaker 1W x 2 Audible Noise 35dB Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 38 Power Consumption 240 Watts Dimension (W x D x H) 225 x 280 x 80 mm (8.86" x 11" x 3.15") Weight 3.0 kg/6.6 lb Design and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 39: Preset Signals

    46.875 75.000 H(+), V(+) 1056 SVGA VESA 85 Hz 53.674 85.061 H(+), V(+) 1048 1024 x 768 XGA VESA 60 Hz 48.363 60.004 H(-), V(-) 1344 XGA VESA 70 Hz 56.476 70.069 H(-), V(-) 1328 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 40: Hdtv Preset Signals

    SXGA VESA 60 Hz 63.981 60.020 H(+), V(+) 1688 HDTV Preset Signals Preset Horizontal Vertical fH(kHz) fV(Hz) Signals Active Pixel Active Pixel 480p 31.469 59.940 720p 1280 45.000 60.000 1080i 1920 1080 33.716 29.970 576p 31.250 50.000 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 41 Monitor OUT cable (for data) Display Set VGA Cable Monitor IN Connecting the Computer (data) Audio Cable Projector Computer VGA Cable VGA OUT Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 42 Green,Blue,Red VGA to HDTV Cable Audio IN HDTV (HDTV to D-SUB Cable) Connecting to a Video Source (S-Video, Component, Composite) DVD Player or VCR AV Composite Cable S-Video Cable DVD Player YCbCr (Component Video Cable) Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
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