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Acer Projector
P1173/X1171/X1173/X1173A/
X1173N/X1173H/X1273/X1273N/
X1273H/X1373W/X1373WH
Series User's Guide
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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P1173/X1171/X1173/X1173A/ X1173N/X1173H/X1273/X1273N/ X1273H/X1373W/X1373WH Series User's Guide Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 2 Serial number: ___________________________________ Date of purchase: ________________________________ Place of purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Incorporated. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies.
  • Page 3 Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto or into the product. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 4 Use the product only with the supplied power supply cord set. If you need to replace the power cord set, make sure that the new power cord meets the following requirements: detachable type, UL listed/CSA certified, VDE approved or its equivalent, 4.5 meters (14.76 feet) maximum length. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 5 Locations where the altitudes are higher than 10000 feet. • Unplug immediately if there is something wrong with your projector. Do not operate if smoke, strange noise or odor comes out of your projector. It Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 6 • This product is capable of displaying inverted images for ceiling mount installation. Only use acer ceiling mount kit for mounting the projector and ensure it is securely installed. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 7 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 on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit http://www.acer-group.com/public/ Sustainability/sustainability01.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: "Lamp(s) contain Mercury,...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    When the lamp reaches the end of its life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound. If this happens, the projector will not turn back on until the lamp module has been replaced. To replace the lamp, follow the procedures listed under "Replacing the Lamp". Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image How to Optimize Image Size and Distance How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom User Controls Installation Menu Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Setting Management Audio Language Appendices Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    • One-touch "3D" button on remote control allows quick and easy access to the 3D functions • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers vivid, life-like images • High brightness and contrast ratio • Versatile display modes enable optimum performance in any situation •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord VGA cable Security card User’s guide (CD-ROM) Remote control Quick start guide Battery x 2 Carrying case (Optional) Dust filter (Optional) Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Mini USB connector Audio output connector HDMI (MHL) connector Power socket Analog RGB signal/HDTV/component Tilt adjusting wheel video input connector Monitor loop-through output connector 10 Kensington™ lock port S-Video input connector Composite video input connector Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. TEMP Temp Indicator LED. SOURCE Chooses RGB, component video, S-Video, composite video, HDMI or HDTV source. Four directional Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection selection keys 10 MODE Chooses a display mode. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    To change source to S-Video. 10 HDMI™/DVI To change source to HDMI™ (or DVI). (for the model with HDMI™ or DVI connector) 11 Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter 12 FREEZE To pause the screen image. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 16 Chooses an aspect ratio. 19 WIRELESS; (No function) LAN/WiFi (No function) Rewind Play/Pause Stop Fast-forward 21 SD/USB A (No function) 22 USB B (No function) 23 3D Press to open the 3D menu for adjusting 3D settings. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 17: Mhl Feature Introduction

    (No function) (No function) root menu. Enters 1. Rewind (No function) Rewinds/Plays/ Selects or Enters 2. Play/Pause Pauses/Stops/ enters items. Fast-forwards Exits current Enters 3. Stop the playing page. (No function) media files. (No function) Fast-forward Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector. Note: Some smartphones require a converter (supplied by the smartphone maker) to enable the MHL function. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector On/Off

    If you connect to multiple sources at the same time, use "SOURCE" on the control panel or remote control, or the direct source key on the remote control to switch between inputs. 1 & 2 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 20: Turning Off The Projector

    LED Temp indicator will blink. Contact your local dealer or service center. Whenever the projector automatically shuts down and Note: turns solid red, contact your local LED Temp indicator reseller or service center Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Projected Image

    To lower the image: Use the front Tilt adjusting wheel to lower the image to the desired height angle. Use the rear Tilt adjusting wheel to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel Tilt adjusting wheel Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 22: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    376 x 282 392 x 294 430 x 323 441 x 331 484 x 363 490 x 368 538 x 403 539 x 404 591 x 444 588 x 441 645 x 484 Zoom Ratio: 1.1 x Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 23 467 x 292 485 x 303 533 x 333 545 x 341 600 x 375 606 x 379 667 x 417 667 x 417 733 x 458 727 x 455 800 x 500 Zoom Ratio: 1.1 x Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 24: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137 203 x 152 244 x 183 305 x 229 366 x 274 406 x 305 508 x 381 10.4 610 x 457 11.3 Zoom Ratio: 1.1 x Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 25 129 x 81 151 x 94 172 x 108 194 x 121 215 x 135 258 x 162 323 x 202 388 x 242 431 x 269 538 x 337 646 x 404 Zoom Ratio: 1.1 x Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 26: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Press "MENU" anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 27: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    It will close and the projector will automatically save the new settings. Main menu Setting Submenu Note: Some of the following OSD settings may not be available. Please refer to the actual OSD of your projector. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 28: Color

    Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated colors. • Press to decrease the amount of color in the Saturation image. • Press to increase the amount of color in the image. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 29 Effects the representation of dark scenery. With greater Gamma gamma value, dark scenery will look brighter. Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 30: Image

    16:9: The image will be scaled to fit the screen and displayed using a 16:9 ratio. • L.Box (for WXGA models): Keeps the original signal aspect ratio and zooms in by 1.333 times. Automatically adjusts image distortion caused by tilting Auto Keystone projection (±40 degrees). Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 31 Adjusts the overscan ratio of the HDMI image on screen. • Auto: Automatically adjusts the overscan ratio by information from the player. HDMI Scan Info • Underscan: Always no overscan on the HDMI image. • Overscan: Always keep overscan on the HDMI image. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 32: Setting

    OSD menu. Startup Screen • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use the memorized picture from the "Screen Capture" function. Use this function to customize the startup screen. To capture the image that you want to use as the startup screen, follow the instructions below.
  • Page 33 The factory default setting of "Timeout (Min.)" is "Off". • Once the security function is enabled, the projector will request you to enter password when switching on the projector. Both "User Password" and "Administrator Password" can be accepted for this dialogue. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 34 This unique password will be accepted by the projector no matter what the administrator password is. • If the Security Card is lost, please contact your local Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen This function is set to "OFF" by default. If set to "ON", the startup screen is locked and cannot be changed by the "Startup Screen"...
  • Page 35: Management

    Choose "Off" to turn mute off. Select this function to adjust the notification volume Power On/Off Volume when turning the projector on/off. Select this function to adjust the volume of any Alarm Volume warning notifications. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 36 It needs correct settings on graphics card 3D application program for correct 3D display. The SW players, such as Stereoscopic Player and DDD TriDef Media Player can support 3D format files. You can download these players on the web page below. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 37: Language

    - DDD TriDef Media Player (Trial): http://www.tridef.com/download/TriDef- 3-D-Experience-4.0.2.html Note: "3D Sync Invert" and "3D Format" are only available when "3D" is enabled. Language Sets a language for the OSD menus. Use Language select your preferred language. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 38: Appendices

    Appendices Troubleshooting If you experience a problem with your Acer projector, refer to the following troubleshooting guide. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Image Problems and Solutions Problem Solution No image appears • Make sure all the cables are correctly connected as onscreen described in the "Getting Started"...
  • Page 39 4:3 with the projector OSD. • If the image is still stretched, you will also need to adjust the aspect ratio. Set up the display format to 16:9 (wide) aspect ratio on your DVD player. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 40: Problems With The Projector

    If this happens, the projector will not turn on until the lamp module has been replaced. To replace the lamp, follow the procedures in the "Replacing the Lamp" section. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 41: Osd Messages

    Lamp will automatically turn off soon. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime. Prepare to replace it soon. Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement suggested! Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 42: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Quick flashing Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Quick flashing Error (Lamp breakdown) Error (Color wheel Quick flashing failure) Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 43: Replacing The Lamp

    To replace the lamp module, use a new lamp and reverse the above steps (Illustrations # Warning: To reduce the risk of personal injury, do not drop the lamp module or touch the lamp bulb. The bulb may shatter and cause injury if it is dropped. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 44: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Base - Attach to ceiling Short Rod Long Rod Extension Rod Large Cylinder Cap Allen Key Screw Type A - For tighten/loosen 50 mm length / 8 mm diameter - Tightening Screw Medium Rod Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 45 Use two washers for extra support, if deemed necessary. Attach the ceiling bracket to the ceiling rod. Tightening Screw Large Cylinder Cap Allen Key - For tighten/loosen Screw Type A 50 mm length - /8 mm diameter Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 46 Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 4 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Screw Type B Washer Type Diameter (mm) Length (mm) Large Small 110.05 mm 55 mm Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 47: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's marketing documentation. Projection system ™ Resolution • P1173/X1171/X1173/X1173A/X1173N/X1173H: Native: SVGA (800 x 600) Maximum: UXGA (1600 x 1200), 1080p (1920 x 1080), WUXGA (1920 x 1200) (supports reduce blanking only) •...
  • Page 48 VGA output x 1 • Composite video x 1 • S-Video x 1 • RS232 x 1 • HDMI (MHL) x 1 • 3.5 mm audio jack input x 2 • 3.5 mm audio jack output x 1 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 49 Quick start guide x 1 • Security card x 1 Accessory (optional) • Composite video cable x 1 • Carrying case x 1 • Dust filter x 1 * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 50: Compatibility Modes

    1400 x 1050 65.32 UXGA 1600 x 1200 75.00 640 x 480 31.50 640 x 480 66.6 (67) 35.00 800 x 600 37.88 PowerBook G4 1024 x 768 48.36 1024 x 768 60.241 1152 x 870 68.681 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 51 1024 x 768 XGA_75 75.029 60.023 XGA_120 119.804 98.958 SXGA_75 67.5 1152 x 864 SXGA_85 84.99 77.094 SXGA_60 60.02 63.981 SXGA_72 76.97 1280 x 1024 SXGA_75 75.025 79.976 SXGA_85 85.024 91.146 QuadVGA_75 1280 x 960 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 52 1280 x 720 37.50 1080i 1920 x 1080 33.75 1080i 1920 x 1080 28.13 1080p 1920 x 1080 67.50 1080p 1920 x 1080 56.26 1080p 1920 x 1080 27.00 1080p 1920 x 1080 23.98 26.97 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 53 1080p 23.98 26.97 Video, S-Video Signal Mode V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] fsc (MHz) 3.58 NTSC 15.73 4.43 15.63 4.25 or 4.41 SECAM 15.63 3.58 PAL-M 15.73 3.58 PAL-N 15.63 4.43 PAL-60 15.73 4.43 NTSC4.43 15.73 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 54: Regulations And Safety Notices

    (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Notice: Canadian users This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 55: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby, declares that this projector series is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Compliant with Russian regulatory certification...
  • Page 56 This device must be used in strict accordance with the regulations and constraints in the country of use. For further information, please contact a local office in the country of use. Please see http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/rtte/implem.htm for the latest country list. Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...
  • Page 57: Declaration Of Conformity

    New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd., Xizhi, New Taipei City 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. RU Jan, e-mail:ru_jan@acer.com.tw And, Acer Italy s.r.l Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02 9399-2913 www.acer.it...
  • Page 58 Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Contact Person: Acer Representative Phone No.: 254-298-4000 Fax No.: 254-298-4147 Downloaded From projector-manual.com Acer Manuals...