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Acer K11 Series User Manual

Acer K11 Series User Manual

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector K11 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, 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 stand the projector on end vertically. It may cause the projector to fall over, causing injury or damage. • 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.
  • Page 7 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 on the Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) regulations, visit
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii First things first Usage Notes • Turn off the product before cleaning. • Use a soft cloth moistened with mild detergent to clean the display housing. • Disconnect the power plug from AC outlet if the product is not being used for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Turning on the Projector Turning the projector off Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image How to optimize image size and distance User Controls Installation menu Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Setting Management Audio...
  • Page 10 LED & Alarm Definition Listing Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    • Acer EcoProjeciton Technology delivers Intelligent power management approach and physical efficiency improvement • Empowering Key reveals Acer Empowering Technology utilities (Acer eView, eTimer, ePower Management) for easy adjustment of settings • Equipped with HDMI connection supporting HDCP •...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Projector with lens cap 3.5 mm jack A/V cable 3.5 mm jack A/V to RCA Remote control User's Guide x2 Power cord AC adapter VGA cable cable XXXXXX Battery Carrying case Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Quick start guide Adapter for iPod/iPhone (Optional)
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Lens cap Tilt adjusting wheel Zoom Lens Focus ring Rear side Description DC IN connector Audio/Video In (3.5mm Mini Jack, for audio/ composite source, iphone/ipod support) PC analog signal/HDTV/component video input connector HDMI connector Description Remote control receivers...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Control Panel Function POWER SOURCE MENU Four directional select keys Description Power button and Power Indicator LED. See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/ Off" section. Press "SOURCE" to choose RGB, Component, S- Video, Composite, HDTV and HDMI™ sources. •...
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout Model No.: .:IR28012AC1 Model No IR28012AC1 Parex Electronics & Computer CO., LTD Parex Electronics & Computer CO., LTD Icon Function Infrared Sends signals to the projector. transmitter FREEZE To pause the screen image. POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. HIDE Momentarily turns off the video.
  • Page 16 Icon Function Empowering key Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. Press " be shown for user's adjustment. VOLUME Decreases/increases the volume. Four directional Use up, down, left, right buttons to select items or make select keys adjustments to your selection.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector HDTV adapter iPod/iPhone Description 1 Power cord 2 AC adapter 3 VGA cable 4 VGA to component/HDTV adapter 5 3 RCA component cable 6 HDMI 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 18: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Remove the lens cap.(Illustration #1) Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power indicator LED will flash red. Turn on the projector by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue.(Illustration #2) Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player ,etc.).
  • Page 19: Turning The Projector Off

    Turning the projector off To turn the projector off, press the power button. This message appears: "Please press the power button again to complete the shutdown process." Press the power button again. The LED power indicator will turn RED and blink rapidly after the projector is turned off, and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 2 minutes to ensure that the system cools properly.
  • Page 20: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with tilt adjusting wheel for adjusting the height of image. To raise/lower the image: Use Tilt adjusting wheel to fine-tune the display angle. Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 21: 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. Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes 71".
  • Page 22 Screen size Desired Distance (m) <A> Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 0.64 Zoom Ratio: 1.0x (Min zoom) From base to top of image (cm) <C> 31 x 22 59 x 41 98 x 69 118 x 82 125 x 87 147 x 103 167 x 117...
  • Page 23: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Push the menu button anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 24: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provide three Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management" and "Acer ePower Management" respectively. Press " key for more than one second to launch the Onscreen display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 25: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The projector has multilingual OSD 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 remote control. • When the OSD is displayed, use the main menu.
  • Page 26: Color

    Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Standard: For common environment. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Picture: For graphic picture. • Game: For game content. •...
  • Page 27: Image

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode or HDMI mode. Image Projection mode • Front: The factory default setting. • Rear: Reverses the image so you can project from behind a translucent screen.
  • Page 28 Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Aspect Ratio • Auto: Keep the image with original width-higth ratio and maxi mize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. • 4:3: The image will be scaled to fit the screen and displayed using a 4:3 ratio.
  • Page 29: Setting

    Setting Menu Location Choose the menu location on the display screen. Source Lock When source lock is turned "off", the projector will search for other signals if the current input signal is lost. When source lock is turned "on", it will "lock" the current source channel unless you press "Source"...
  • Page 30: Audio

    Audio Volume • Press • Press • Mute Choose "On" to mute the volume. • Choose "Off" to restore the volume. • Power On/Off Volume Select this function to adjust the notification volume when turning the projector on/off. • Alarm Volume Select this function to adjust the volume of any warning notifications.
  • Page 31: Language

    Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the to select your preferred menu language. • Press to confirm the selection.
  • Page 32: 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 No image appears • onscreen •...
  • Page 33 Partial, scrolling • or incorrectly • displayed image (for notebooks) • The screen of the • notebook computer is not displaying your presentation • Image is unstable • or flickering • Image has vertical • flickering bar • Image is out of •...
  • Page 34: Problems With The Projector

    Image is too small • or too large • • Image has slanted • sides • Image is reversed • Problems with the Projector Condition The projector stops responding to all controls Adjust the zoom ring on the top of the projector. Move the projector closer to or further from the screen.
  • Page 35: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition Message Reminder Message Fan Fail - the system fan is not working. Projector Overheated - the projector has exceeded its recommended operating temperature and must be allowed to cool down before it may be used.
  • Page 36: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Input Power Plug Flash ON to OFF 100ms Standby Power button ON Lamp retry Power off (Cooling state) Power button OFF: Cooling completed; Standby Mode Error (Thermal Failure) Error (Fan lock) Error (Lamp breakdown) Error (Color Wheel fail) Power LED Quick Flashing...
  • Page 37: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications listed below are subject to change without notice. For final specs, please refer to Acer's published marketing specifications. Projection system Resolution Computer compatibility Video compatibility Aspect ratio Displayable colors Projection lens Projection screen size (diagonal) Projection distance...
  • Page 38: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 PowerBook G4 640x480 PowerBook G4 640x480...
  • Page 39 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1440x900 WSXGA+ 1680x1050 1920x1080 (Reduced Blanking Timing) 1366x768 VGA Analog - Component Signal Modes Resolution 720x480 480i (1440x480) 720x576 576i (1440x576) 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720...
  • Page 40 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 1280x1024 1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 1280x960 SXGA+ 1400x1050 PowerBook G4 640x480 PowerBook G4 640x480 PowerBook G4 800x600 PowerBook G4 1024x768 PowerBook G4 1152x870 PowerBook G4 1280x960 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 HDMI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA...
  • Page 41 HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i 720x480(1440x480) 576i 720x576(1440x576) 480p 720x480 576p 720x576 720p 1280x720 720p 1280x720 1080i 1920x1080 1080i 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 1080p 1920x1080 Graphic source Horizontal scan rate: monitor range limits Vertical scan rate: Max. pixel rate V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 59.94 (29.97)
  • Page 42: 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 43: 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 44 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 the local office in the country of use. Please see for the latest country list.
  • Page 45: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai, And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product:...
  • Page 46 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2010. _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan Mar. 22, 2010...
  • Page 47 Model Number: Machine Type: Name of Responsible Party: Address of Responsible Party: Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose DLP Projector DSV0920 K11 series Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St.