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P5205/S5200 Series
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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5205/S5200 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: the power cord or plug is damaged, cut or frayed •...
  • 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 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...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    viii 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 •...
  • 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 Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Image Setting Management...
  • Page 10 Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    Management) for easy adjustment of settings Advanced keystone correction delivers optimum presentations • Multi-language Onscreen Display (OSD) menus • Full-function remote control • P5205: Manual focus projection lens zooms up to 1.3X • 2X digital zoom and pan move function • ® ® Microsoft...
  • Page 12: Package Overview

    Contact your dealer immediately if any thing is missing. Projector with lens cap Composite video cable Remote control Carrying case Power cord VGA cable Security card User’s guide (CD-ROM) Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Quick start guide Battery x 2...
  • Page 13: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side (P5205) Description Power key and Power indicator Projection lens Elevator button Lens cap Rear side Description Remote control receiver LAN (RJ45 port for 10/100M Ethernet) RS232 connector Monitor loop-through output connector HDMI connector...
  • Page 14: Control Panel

    Confirms your selection of items. • Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. Temp indicator LED Enables unique Acer functions: eView, eTimer, ePower Management. Selects items or makes adjustments to your selection. Chooses RGB, component video, S-Video, composite video, HDMI™ or HDTV source.
  • Page 15: Remote Control Layout

    Remote Control Layout Function POWER Refer to the "Turning the Projector On/Off" section. ASPECT RATIO To choose the desired aspect ratio (Auto/4:3/16:9). ZOOM Zooms the projector display in or out. When a USB cable is connected, it performs the same function as the left mouse button.
  • Page 16 19 MUTE To turn on/off the volume. 20 WIRELESS Displays the image which is wirelessly transmitted from the PC to the projector via the "Acer eProjection Management" utility. (for wireless models) Description Launches the Onscreen Display (OSD) menu, returns to the previous step for the OSD menu operation or exits the OSD menu.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector RS232 Display RS232 D-Sub Description Power cord VGA cable VGA to component video/HDTV adapter Composite video cable Audio 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. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will light red. Turn on the projector by pressing remote control, and the Power indicator LED will turn blue. Turn on your source (computer, notebook, video player, etc.).
  • Page 19: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector 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 the Projected Image The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: Press the elevator button. Raise the image to the desired height angle, then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 21: 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. P5205 • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 75"...
  • Page 22 S5200 • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes around 242". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 424 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance. Desired distance Minimum Screen Size (Min zoom) Desired...
  • Page 23: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    Distance and Zoom The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. P5205 • To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance between 1.5 m and 2.0 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 24 S5200 • To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 0.6 m from the screen. 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...
  • Page 25: 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 26: Acer Empowering Technology

    Acer Empowering Technology Empowering Key Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer ePower Management Acer Empowering Key provides three Acer unique functions: "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management", and "Acer ePower Management". Press " " for more than one second to launch the Onscreen Display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 27: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    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 •...
  • Page 28: Color

    Color There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. Bright: For brightness optimization. • Standard: For common environment. • Display Mode Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Picture: For graphic picture. • Game: For game content. •...
  • Page 29: Image

    Color G Adjusts the green color. Color B Adjusts the blue color. Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated colors. Press • Saturation image. Press • image. Adjusts the color balance of red and green. Press •...
  • Page 30 Rear-Ceiling: When you select this function, the • projector reverses and inverts the image at same time. You can project from behind a translucent screen with ceiling mounted projection. Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Auto: Keeps the image with original width-height ratio •...
  • Page 31 If you see a discrete or overlapping image while wearing DLP 3D glasses, you may need to execute "Invert" to get best 3D Sync L/R match of left/right image sequence to get the correct image (for DLP 3D). Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under video mode.
  • Page 32: Setting

    Setting Menu Location Chooses the OSD menu location on the display screen. When this function is turned off, the projector will search for other signals if the current input signal is lost. When this Source Lock function is turned on, it will lock the current source channel before you press "SOURCE"...
  • Page 33 Timeout (Min.) Once "Security" is set to "On", you can set timeout function. Press to select timeout duration. • The range is from 10 to 990 minutes. • When time is up, the projector will request you to enter • the password again.
  • Page 34 Security Card that came with your projector. 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.
  • Page 35 To connect your projector to the network: Take a RJ45 cable and connect one end to the LAN input jack of the projector and the other end to the RJ45 port. Select LAN in this menu and press Make sure DHCP is on, and press press Re-enter the menu and note down the IP address displayed in the row of Projector IP Address.
  • Page 36: Management

    Note 2 : An overview of the Tools page You can enter the projector information. You can adjust the Lan control settings. Note 3: The Info page shows the projector information and status. Management Choose "On" to dim the projector lamp, which will also ECO Mode lower the power consumption, reduce noise, and extend the lamp life.
  • Page 37: Audio

    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 temperature. Auto Shutdown The projector will automatically shut down while there is (Minutes) no signal input detected after the setting time.
  • Page 38: Timer

    Timer Timer Location Sets the location of the timer on the screen. Timer Start (or Press Stop) Timer Period Press (Minutes) Select this function to adjust the notification volume Timer Volume when the timer function is enabled and time is up. Timer Display Press Language...
  • Page 39: 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 40 Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance of 3.9 to 30.2 feet (1.2 to 9.2 meters) from the P5205 projector, or 1.6 to 12.2 feet (0.5 to 3.72 meters) from the S5200 projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom"...
  • Page 41: 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 Lamp burns out or makes a popping sound Adjust the zoom lever on the top of the projector.
  • Page 42: 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 is used. Please also check the dust filters if they are installed.
  • Page 43: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Standby (Power cord plugged in) Power on Lamp retry Turning off (Cooling Quick flashing state) Turning off (Cooling completed) Error (Thermal failure) Error (Fan lock failure) Error (Lamp breakdown) Error (Color wheel failure) Power LED Lamp LED...
  • Page 44: 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 45: 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 46 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Sliding Extension Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments Smaller Washer Spacer - For heat dissipation Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 47 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 Screw Type B Diameter (mm) P5205/S5200 Screw M3 Depth 9.5 mm Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key...
  • Page 48: Specifications

    • S5200: Approximate 3.5 kg (7.72 lbs.) • P5205: 290 x 255 x 125 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 4.9") • S5200: 290 x 254 x 98.5 mm (11.4" x 10.0" x 3.9") Universal AC input 100 - 240 V, input frequency 50/60...
  • Page 49 Power consumption Operating temperature I/O connectors Standard package contents *Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • P5205: 425 W • S5200: 315 W 0ºC to 35ºC / 32ºF to 95ºF • Power socket x 1 • RS232 x 1 •...
  • Page 50: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal Mode Resolution VGA_60 640 x 480 VGA_72 VGA_75 VGA_85 VGA_70 720 x 400 VGA_85 SVGA_56 800 x 600 SVGA_60 SVGA_72 SVGA_75 SVGA_85 XGA_60 1024 x 768 XGA_70 XGA_75 XGA_85 SXGA_70 1152 x 864 SXGA_75 SXGA_85 SXGA_60...
  • Page 51 MAC19 1024 x 768@75Hz MAC21 1152 x 870@75Hz WXGA_60 1280 x 768 WXGA_75 WXGA_85 WXGA_60 1280 x 720 WXGA_60 1280 x 800 WXGA+_60 1440 x 900 1680 x 1050_60 1680 x 1050 1920 x 1080_RB 1920 x1080 1920 x 1080_EIA 1920 x1080 acer_16:9 1366 x 768...
  • Page 52 SXGA_85 1152 x 864 SXGA_60 1280 x 1024 SXGA_72 SXGA_75 SXGA_85 QuadVGA_60 1280 x 960 QuadVGA_75 SXGA+_60 1400 x 1050 UXGA_60 1600 x 1200 Mac G4 640 x 480@60Hz MAC13 640 x 480@67Hz Mac G4 800 x 600@60Hz MAC16 832 x 624@75Hz Mac G4 1024 x 768@60Hz MAC19...
  • Page 53 1080i_50 1080p 1080P Component Signal Mode Resolution 720 x 480 480i 720 x 480 480p 720 x 576 576i 720 x 576 576p 1280 x 720 720p 1280 x 720 720p 1920 x 1080 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080i 1920 x 1080 1080p 1920 x 1080 1080p...
  • Page 54: 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 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 List of applicable countries EU member states as of July 2009 are: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta, Bulgaria, and Romania. Usage allowed in the countries of European Union, as well as Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
  • Page 57: 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, e-mail:easy_lai@acer.com.tw And, Acer Europe SA Via Cantonale, Centro Galleria 2 6928 Manno Switzerland Hereby declare that: Product:...
  • Page 58 -. EN301 489-1 -. EN301 489-17 • Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages -. EN300 328 -. EN301 893 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2009. Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Aug. 12, 2009 - Date...
  • Page 59 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 CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel: 254-298-4000 Fax: 254-298-4147 DLP Projector QNX0909/QNX0910...

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