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  Summary of Contents for Acer V9800

  • Page 1 Acer Projector V9800/V370/HT-4K50/ A4K1603 Series User's Guide...
  • 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 Information for Your Safety and Comfort Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Turning the product off before cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 4 • To avoid damage of internal components and to prevent battery leakage, do not place the product on a vibrating surface. • Never use it under sporting, exercising, or any vibrating environment which will probably cause unexpected short current or damage rotor devices or lamp.
  • Page 5 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 personnel when: •...
  • Page 6 Do not operate lamps beyond the rated lamp life. It could cause it to break on rare occasions. • Contact your local dealer or Acer service center when you need to change the lamp. • The product will detect the life of the lamp itself. Please contact your local dealer or Acer service center for changing the lamp, when lamp warning message displays.
  • 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 Sustainability/index.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, contact your local dealer or Acer service center.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Information for Your Safety and Comfort First Thing First viii Usage Notes viii Precautions viii Introduction Product Features Package Overview Projector Overview Projector Outlook Control Panel Remote Control Layout Getting Started Connecting the Projector Turning On the Projector Turning Off the Projector Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image How to Optimize Image Size and Distance...
  • Page 10 Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Super Resolution function generates a higher resolution image from lower resolution image • Low noise level • 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

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure you have them all. Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector Power cord HDMI cable User’s guide (CD- Remote control Quick start guide AA Battery x 2 ROM)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front/upper side Description Description Lens shift adjustment knobs Projection lens LED indicators Lamp cover Remote control receiver Connectors Zoom ring and Focus ring Control panel Lens cap Side Description Description LAN (RJ45 port for 10/100M 12V DC output connector Ethernet) Wired remote connector RS232 connector...
  • Page 14: Bottom Side

    Bottom side 337 mm 290 mm Description Description Tilt adjusters Ceiling mount holes (screw type: M6) Dimensions 562.8 470.7 mm 216.2 207.2...
  • Page 15: Control Panel

    Control Panel *Slide the door open before using the control panel. Function Description MODE Chooses a display mode. Four Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection directional selection keys ENTER Confirms your selection of items. BACK Cancels your selection, or goes back to previous page. Power key Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off"...
  • Page 16: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout Model No:H-3902 MC.JNW11.007 Function Description POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. LIGHT Turns on or off the back light of the remote control. STATUS Press to display or close the I/O port message on the upper right corner.
  • Page 17 Function Description 15 RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. 16 PATTERN Displays test pattern. 17 RATIO Chooses an aspect ratio. 18 VGA To change source to VGA. 19 HDMI 2 To change source to HDMI 2. 20 MODE Chooses a display mode.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector Screen RS232 DVD player, Set-top box, HDTV receiver Description Description 1 Power cord HDMI cable 2 RJ45 cable USB cable 3 Wired remote control 12V DC cable 4 VGA cable RS232 cable Note: To ensure the projector works well with your computer, please make sure the timing of the display mode is compatible with the projector.
  • Page 19: Turning On The Projector

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning On the Projector Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will light red. Turn on the projector by pressing (POWER) on the control panel or remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player, etc.).
  • Page 20: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press power button again to complete the shutdown process" Press the power button again. The LED Power indicator will turn solid red to indicate standby mode. It is now safe to unplug the power cord.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of the Projected Image The projector is equipped with two elevator feet for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: Use the front Tilt adjusting wheel to raise the image to the desired height and angle.
  • Page 22: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    How to Optimize Image Size and Distance Consult the table below to find the optimal image sizes achievable when the projector is positioned at a desired distance from the screen. If the projector is 5 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 111"...
  • Page 23: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. To obtain an image size of 100", set the projector at a distance between 3.0 m and 4.5 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 24: How To Get A Preferred Image Position By Adjusting Lens Shift

    How to get a preferred image position by adjusting lens shift The projector is equipped with lens shift for adjusting the position of projected image without requiring you to physically move the projector. Note: The figures shown in this section are for reference only not approximate value.
  • Page 25: User Controls

    User Controls Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual Onscreen Display (OSD) menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. Using the OSD menus • To open the OSD menu, press "MENU" on the control panel or remote control.
  • Page 26: Color

    Color There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Standard: For common environment. • sRGB: For sRGB standard. • Rec. 709: For Rec. 709 standard. • Movie: For brighter and general movie/video/photo Display Mode playing.
  • Page 27 Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press to increase the amount of green in the Tint image. • Press to increase the amount of red in the image. Adjusts the color temperature. At higher color Color temperatures, the screen looks colder; at lower color Temperature temperatures, the screen looks warmer.
  • Page 28 • Ind. Color Management: Adjusts the red, green, blue, cyan, yellow and magenta colors. • - Ind. Hue: Changes the hue of the color selected. • - Ind. Saturation: Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated color. •...
  • Page 29: Image

    Image • Front: The factory default setting. • Ceiling: When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection. • Rear: When you select this function, the projector Projection reverses the image so that you can project behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 30 Changes the projector’s refresh rate to match the frequency of your computer’s graphics card. If you experience a vertical Frequency flickering bar in the projected image, use this function to correct it. Synchronizes the signal timing of the display with the Tracking graphics card.
  • Page 31: Setting

    Setting Selecting "On" enables the function and when switching input signals, you need to press "SOURCE" on the control Source Lock panel or remote control, or the direct source key on the remote control. When this function is disabled, the projector will detect your source automatically.
  • Page 32 Press "ENTER" after choosing "Yes" to return the display Reset All parameters on all menus to the factory default settings. About LAN Setting Note 1 : An overview of the remote network operation page See Note 2 and Note 3. To switch These buttons input signals,...
  • Page 33: Management

    Management Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life. Choose "Off" to return to the normal mode. Test Pattern Displays the test pattern. Choose "On" to turn on the High Altitude mode. When this function is turned on, the projector fans operate at full High Altitude speed continuously to cool down the projector’s...
  • Page 34: 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 35 Partial, scrolling • Press "RESYNC" on the control panel or remote or incorrectly control. displayed image • For an incorrectly displayed image: (For notebooks) • Follow the steps for item 2 (above) to adjust the resolution of your computer. • Press the toggle output settings.
  • Page 36: Problems With The Projector

    If this happens, the projector will not turn on until the lamp module has been replaced. To replace the lamp, contact your local dealer or Acer service center.
  • Page 37: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Fan Fail. Lamp will automatically turn off soon. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it is used. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 38: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Power LED LAMP LED TEMP LED Blue Standby (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Quick flashing Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Firmware download Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Quick flashing...
  • Page 39: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the Lamp Use a screwdriver to remove the screw(s) from the cover, and then pull out the lamp. The projector will detect the lamp life itself. It will show you a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 40 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.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's marketing documentation. Projection system ™ Resolution Native: 3840 (H) x 2160 (V) Maximum: 3840 (H) x 2160 (V) Computer compatibility Refer to the "Compatibility Modes" section for more information.
  • Page 42 Standard package contents • AC power cord x 1 • HDMI cable x 1 • Remote control x 1 • AA Battery x 2 (for the remote control) • User's guide (CD-ROM) x 1 • Quick start guide x 1 * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 43: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal H.Frequency Mode Resolution V.Frequency [Hz] [KHz] 31.47 37.86 640 x 480 37.50 43.27 35.20 37.88 SVGA 800 x 600 48.08 46.88 53.67 48.36 56.48 1024 x 768 60.02 68.68 63.85 1152 x 864 67.50 77.10 SXGA...
  • Page 44 1280 x 768 47.78 1280 x 768 60.29 WXGA 1280 x 768 68.63 1280 x 800 49.70 1440 x 900 55.94 WSXGA+ 1680 x 1050 65.29 acer_16:9 1366 x 768 47.71 HD 720 1280 x 720 45.00 1920 x 1080-RB 66.60 HD 1080 1920 x 1080-EIA...
  • Page 45 MAC19 1024 x 768@75Hz 75.02 60.241 MAC21 1152 x 870@75Hz 75.061 68.681 WXGA_60 59.87 47.776 WXGA_75 1280 x 768 74.893 60.289 WXGA_85 84.837 68.633 WXGA_60 1280 x 720 WXGA_60 1280 x 800 59.81 49.702 WXGA+_60 1440 x 900 59.887 55.935 1680x1050_60 1680 x 1050 59.954...
  • Page 46 1080p 1920 x 1080 56.26 1080p 1920 x 1080 27.00 1080p 1920 x 1080 23.98 26.97 1080p 1920 x 1080 33.75 2160/24P 3840 x 2160 2160/25P 3840 x 2160 56.25 2160/30P 3840 x 2160 67.5 2160/50P 3840 x 2160 112.5 2160/60P 3840 x 2160...
  • Page 47: Regulations And Safety Notices

    Regulations and safety notices FCC notice This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 48: 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 49 List of applicable countries 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 for the latest country list.
  • Page 50: 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, And, Acer Italy s.r.l. Via Lepetit, 40, 20020 Lainate (MI) Italy Tel: +39-02-939-921, Fax: +39-02-9399-2913
  • Page 51 Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., Suite 1500 San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Tel: 254-298-4000 Fax: 254-298-4147 Federal Communications Commission Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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