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Acer P1165 User Manual

Acer P1165 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/ P5260i/P5270/P5280/P5370W 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 Operating environment for using wireless function (Optional) Warning! For safety reasons, turn off all wireless or radio transmitting devices when using your machine under the following conditions. These devices may include, but are not limited to: wireless LAN (WLAN), Bluetooth and/or 3G.
  • Page 8 viii Hearing aids. Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids. If interference occurs, consult your service provider. Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems, and air bag systems.
  • Page 9 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.htm Mercury advisory...
  • Page 10: Precautions

    First thing 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 11: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the Height of 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 Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Management Setting...
  • Page 12 Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series : Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution P5370W: Native 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported Full/4:3/16:9/L.Box aspect ratio supported (P5370W) • Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature’s true colors for vivid, life-like images • High brightness and contrast ratio •...
  • Page 14: Package Overview

    (P5260i Series) Power cord 2 x Batteries Security card 2 x User's Guide (Wireless CD for P5260i Series) Acer Projector Quick Start Guide 2 x Quick start guide Battery Pack with USB PnS handy drive (P5260i Series) for P5260i Series )
  • Page 15: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Zoom ring Focus ring Remote control receiver Zoom lens Rear side 2 3 4 5 12 9 Description Lens cap Elevator button Elevator foot Control panel 15 16 17 18...
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    17 Audio output connector for wireless 18 Lan (RJ45 Port for 10/100M Ethernet) Description Lamp Indicator LED Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower. Temp Indicator LED Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (±...
  • Page 17 Function RESYNC POWER MENU SOURCE Four directional select keys Description Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. See the contents in "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. • Press "MENU" to launch the Onscreen display (OSD) menu, back to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exit the OSD menu.
  • Page 18: Remote Control Layout

    Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this button to activate the laser pointer. This function is not supported in Japanese market. Empowering Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer, ePower Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (±...
  • Page 19 To turn on/off the volume. WIRELESS Press "WIRELESS" to display the image which is wirelessly transmitted from the PC to the projector via the "Acer eProjection Management" utility. (for wireless model) KeyPad 0~9 Press "0~9" to input a password in the "Security settings".
  • Page 20 Note:...
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector RS232 RS232 S-Video Output Video Output Description Power cord VGA cable Composite video cable USB cable VGA to component/HDTV adapter 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 22: Connecting The Projector For Wireless Function

    Connecting the Projector for Wireless Function WLAN Description Power cord Audio cable jack Lan cable Antenna Note: For P5260i only Speaker Internet Power...
  • Page 23: Turning The Projector On/Off

    Turning the Projector On/Off Turning on the Projector Slide on the lens door. 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.
  • Page 24: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning off the Projector To turn off the projector, press the "Power" button twice. The message below will display onscreen for 5 seconds. "Please press power button again to complete the shutdown process." Immediately after powering off, the Power indicator LED will flash RED rapidly and the fan(s) will continue to operate for about 120 seconds.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of Projected Image The projector is equipped with elevator feet for adjusting the height of image. To raise the image: Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1) Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #2), then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 26: 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. ¥ • P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 69" and 76". P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 133 cm height is required when located at 3m distance.
  • Page 27 P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 70 x 52 93 x 70 116 x 87 140 x 105 163 x 122 186 x 140 209 x 157 233 x 174...
  • Page 28 • P5370W series Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 82" and 90". P5370W series Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 136 cm height is required when located at 3m distance. Figure: Fixed distance with different zoom and screen size.
  • Page 29 P5370W series Screen size Desired (Min zoom) Distance Diagonal <A> (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <B> 88 x 55 118 x 74 147 x 92 176 x 110 206 x 129 235 x 147 265 x 165 294 x 184 353 x 221 412 x 257 471 x 294...
  • Page 30: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    How to get a preferred image size by adjusting distance and zoom P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series 2.2 m The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. For example: to obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 2 m and 2.2 m from the screen and adjust the zoom...
  • Page 31 P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265P/P5260i/P5270/P5280 series Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <A> 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91 142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137 203 x 152 244 x 183...
  • Page 32 P5370W series 1.8m The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. For example: to obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 1.7 m and 1.8 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 33 P5370W series Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) <A> 65 x 40 86 x 54 108 x 67 129 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...
  • Page 34: 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 35: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer eOpening Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides four Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management" and "Acer eOpening 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 36: 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 or control panel.
  • Page 37: 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. • Blackboard: Blackboard mode can improve displayed color •...
  • Page 38: Image

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode or DVI mode. Image Projection Front-Desktop • The factory default setting. Front-Ceiling • When you select this function, the projector inverts the image for ceiling-mounted projection.
  • Page 39 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. • Full: Resize image to fit full screen by width (1280 pixels) and height (800 pixels).
  • Page 40: Management

    OSD menu. • Acer: The default startup screen of your Acer projector. • User: Use memorize picture from "Screen Capture" function. button after choosing "Yes" to turn the lamp hour...
  • Page 41 "Keystone" is set to the default value 0 and the aspect ratio is set to 4:3. For details, refer to the "Image" section. • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting "Acer" to "User". • Press "Screen Capture" to customize the startup screen.
  • Page 42 Administrator Password is. • If losing this security card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen • Default Lock User Startup Screen is "OFF". If lock user startup screen is "ON", users cannot change startup screen anymore...
  • Page 43: 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 44: Language

    Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu. Use the to select your preferred menu language. • Press to confirm the selection.
  • Page 45: 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 46 Select the "Settings" tab. • Verify that your display resolution setting is lower than or equal to SXGA (1280 x 1024) (P1165/P1165P) or SXGA+ (1400 x 1050) (P1265/ P1265P) or UXGA (1600 x 1200) (P5260i/P5270/ P5280/P5370W series). • Click the "Advanced Properties" button.
  • Page 47 Image is unstable • or flickering • Image has vertical • flickering bar • Image is out of • focus • • Image is stretched When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 when displaying a aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following "widescreen"...
  • Page 48: Osd Messages

    OSD Messages Condition 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. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime.
  • Page 49: Problems With The Projector

    Problems with the Projector Condition The projector stops responding to all controls Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound Solution If possible, turn off the projector, then unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds before reconnecting power. When the lamp reaches the end of its useful life, it will burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
  • Page 50: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Lamp LED Message Standby (power cord plugged in) Power button ON Lamp retry Turning off (cooling state) Turning off (cooling completed) Error (thermal failure) Error (fan lock failure) Error (lamp breakdown) Error (color Wheel fail) flashing Temp LED Quick...
  • Page 51: 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. You will be shown a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 52: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Ceiling Mount Installation If you wish to install the projector using a ceiling mount, please refer to the steps below: Drill four holes into a solid, structurally sound part of the ceiling, and secure the mount base. Note: Screws are not included. Please obtain the appropriate screws for your type of ceiling.
  • Page 53 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Smaller Washer Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows - for adjustments Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 54 Adjust the angle and positioning as necessary. Note: The appropriate type of screw and washer for each model is listed in the table below. 3 mm diameter screws are enclosed in the screw pack. Models Diameter (mm) P1165/P1165P/ P1265/P1265P P5260i/P5270/ P5280/P5370W Tightening Screw Allen Key...
  • Page 55: Specifications

    Dimensions (W x D x H) Remote control ® P1165/P1165P: Native: SVGA (800 x 600) , Maximum: SXGA (1280 x 1024), WXGA+ (1440 x 900) P1265/P1265P: Native: XGA (1024 x 768), Maximum: SXGA+ (1400 x 1050), WXGA+ (1440 x 900)
  • Page 56 I/O connectors Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. AC input 100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz P1165/P1265: 230 W P1165P/P1265P/P5260i series: 275 W P5270/P5370W series: 310 W P5280 series: 355 W 5ºC to 35ºC / 41ºF to 95ºF...
  • Page 57: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 720x400 720x400 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 *1152x864 1280X1024 *1280X1024 *1280X1024 *1280X1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 *1280x960 SXGA+ *1400x1050 UXGA...
  • Page 58 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 *1280x960 1280x1024 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768 *1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1360x768 1440x900 *1680x1050 B. DVI Digital DVI - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480...
  • Page 59 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 *1152x864 1280x1024 *1280x1024 *1280x1024 *1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 *1280x960 SXGA+ *1400x1050 UXGA *1600x1200 Power Mac G4 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 *1280x960 1280x1024 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 *1280x960 1280x1024 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 DVI - Extended Wide timing Modes...
  • Page 60 DVI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i (NTSC) 720x480(1440x480) 480p (NTSC) 720x480 576i (PAL) 720x576(1440x576) 576p (PAL) 720x576 720p (NTSC) 1280x720 720p (PAL) 1280x720 1080i (NTSC) 1920x1080 1080i (PAL) 1920x1080 1080p (NTSC) *1920x1080 1080p (PAL) *1920x1080 Note: "*" Only for P5260i/P5270/P5280/P5370W series "...
  • Page 61 C. HDMI -Digital (P5260i/P5270/P5280/P5370W series only) HDMI - PC Signal and Extended Wide timing: Support above DVI digital timing format. HDMI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i (NTSC) 720x480(1440x480) 480p (NTSC) 720x480 576i (PAL) 720x576(1440x576) 576p (PAL) 720x576 720p (NTSC) 1280x720 720p (PAL) 1280x720...
  • Page 62: 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 63: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    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. (Please visit for complete documents.)
  • Page 64 European Union (EU) R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC as attested by conformity with the following harmonized standard: • Article 3.1(a) Health and Safety EN60950-1:2001 • EN50371:2002 (SAR, general FR device) • Article 3.1(b) EMC • EN301 489-1 V1.4.1 (common technical requirement) • EN301 489-3 V1.4.1 (for short range device) •...
  • Page 65: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model Number: DSV0701/DNX0702/DNX0703/DNX0704/ DNX0711/DWX0714 Machine Type: P1165/P1165P/P1265/P1265K/P1265P /P5260i/P5270/ P5280/P5370W series Name of Responsible Party: Acer America Corporation Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Contact Person: Acer Representative Phone No.: 254-298-4000 Fax No.:...
  • Page 66 Declaration of Conformity Acer Computer (Shanghai) Limited 3F, No. 168 Xizang medium road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Contact Person: Mr. Easy Lai Tel: 886-2-8691-3089 Fax: 886-2-8691-3000 E-mail: Hereby declare that: Product: DLP Projector Trade Name: Acer Model Number: DSV0701/DNX0702/DNX0703/DNX0704/DNX0711/DWX0714...

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