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Acer BM320 User Manual

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Acer LCD Monitor
User's Guide



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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor 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: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    In this case, the screen is recovered slowly by changing the image or turning off the power switch for a few hours. • Acer monitor is purposed for video and visual display of information obtained from electronic devices. Information for your safety and...
  • Page 4: Safe Listening

    Accessibility Be sure that the power outlet you plug the power cord into is easily accessible and located as close to the equipment operator as possible. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
  • Page 5: Product Servicing

    ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too •...
  • Page 6: Additional Safety Information

    We at Acer are very conscious of the environmental effects of our business and strive to identify and provide the best working procedures to reduce the environmental impact of our products.
  • Page 7: Lcd Pixel Statement

    LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques. Nevertheless, some pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or red dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: •...
  • Page 8: Developing Good Work Habits

    viii Taking care of your vision Long viewing hours, wearing incorrect glasses or contact lenses, glare, excessive room lighting, poorly focused screens, very small typefaces and low-contrast displays could stress your eyes. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain. Eyes Rest your eyes frequently.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS UNPACKING.................... 1 ATTACHING / REMOVING THE BASE ......2 SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT ............3 CONNECTING THE POWER CORD............5 SAFETY PRECAUTION................5 CLEANING YOUR MONITOR ..............5 POWER SAVING..................6 DDC......................6 CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT............. 7 Standard Timing Table ................ 11 INSTALLATION..................
  • Page 10: Unpacking

    UNPACKING Please check the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you will need to ship or transport the monitor in future. LCD Monitor Quick Start Guide AC Power Cord  ...
  • Page 11: Attaching / Removing The Base

    ATTACHING / REMOVING THE BASE Note: Remove the monitor and monitor base from its packaging. Carefully place the monitor face-down on a stable surface -- use a cloth to avoid scratching the screen. Attach the stand arm and the base Ensure that the base is screwed tight to the monitor, as illustrated.
  • Page 12: Screen Position Adjustment

    SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In order to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the height/tilt of the monitor. • Tilt Please see the illustration below for an example of the tilt range. Only at the highest point can 25 degrees of recline be offered for the angle of elevation.
  • Page 13: Monitor Pivot

    • Monitor Pivot Before rotating the display, lift it to the top position and then push it back to the utmost degree. Rotate until the monitor stops at 90°. -90° 90° 25° -5° 150mm • Swivel With the built-in pedestal, you can swivel the monitor for the most comfortable viewing angle. EN-4...
  • Page 14: Connecting The Power Cord

    NEVER SPRAY OR POUR ANY LIQUID DIRECTLY ONTO THE SCREEN OR  CASE. PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY AMMONIA OR ALCOHOL-BASED CLEANERS ON  THE LCD DISPLAY SCREEN OR CASE. Acer will not be liable for damage resulting from use of any ammonia or  alcohol-based cleaners. EN-5...
  • Page 15: Power Saving

    POWER SAVING The monitor will be driven into “Power Saving” mode by the control signal from the display controller, as indicated by the amber-color power LED. State LED Light Blue Power Saving Mode Amber The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 16: Connector Pin Assignment

    CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 19-Pin Color Display Signal Cable* Meaning Meaning TMDS Data2+ TMDS Clock+ TMDS Data2 Shield TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Data2- TMDS Clock- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data1 Shield Reserved (N.C. on device) TMDS Data1- TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data0 Shield DDC/CEC Ground TMDS Data0- +5V Power...
  • Page 17 20-Pin Color Display Signal Cable* Description Description Lane0(p) Lane3(n) Lane0(n) Config1 Lane1(p) Config2 AUX_CH (n) Lane1(n) Lane2(p) AUX_CH (p) Hot Plug Detect Lane3(n) DP Power_Return Lane3(p) DP Power * only for certain models EN-8...
  • Page 18 20-Pin Color Mini-DP Cable* Meaning Meaning Lane0(p) Lane3(n) Lane0(n) Config1 Lane1(p) Config2 AUX_CH (n) Lane1(n) Lane2(p) AUX_CH (p) Hot Plug Detect Lane3(n) DP Power_Return Lane3(p) DP Power * only for certain models EN-9...
  • Page 19 24-Pin Color Display Signal Cable* Meaning Meaning TMDS Data2- TMDS Data2+ +5V Power TMDS Data 2/4 Shield Logic Ground Hot Plug Detect TMDS Data0- DDC Clock TMDS Data0+ DDC Data TMDS Data 0/5 Shield TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Data 1/3 Shield TMDS Clock+ DDC TMDS Clock-...
  • Page 20: Standard Timing Table

    Standard Timing Table Mode Resolution Remark 640 x 480 60 Hz 640 x 480 72 Hz 640 x 480 75 Hz 640 x 480 66.66 Hz VESA 720 x 400 70 Hz SVGA 800 x 600 56 Hz SVGA 800 x 600 60 Hz SVGA 800 x 600...
  • Page 21: Installation

    INSTALLATION To install the monitor to your host system, please follow the steps as given below: Steps 1. 1-1 Connect HDMI Cable (Only HDMI/MHL-input model) a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF. b. Connect the HDMI/MHL cable to the computer. 1-2 Connect Digital Cable (Only Dual-input model) a.
  • Page 22: User Controls

    USER CONTROLS Base Controls POWER AUDIO IN DVI-D IN HDMI (MHL) Mini DP Item Description Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. Power button/indicator Amber indicates standby/power saving mode. Hotkey 1, 2 buttons Press to activate user defined hotkey function. Input button Press to toggle input sources.
  • Page 23 Adjusting the OSD settings Note: The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The OSD (on-screen display) can be used for adjusting the settings of your LCD Monitor. Press the MENU button to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
  • Page 24 Adobe RGB Mode: Compatible with Adobe RGB color space.  sRGB Mode: Compatible with sRGB color space. The mode is the best choice  for document editing. Rec. 709 Mode: Compatible with Rec. 709 color space. The mode is the best ...
  • Page 25 Adjusting the Brightness Open the Brightness control and select the brightness setting using the Navi/ OK button. When you are done, press the Navi/OK button to go back one level. Adjusting the Volume Open the Volume control and select the volume setting using the Navi/OK button.
  • Page 26 The Function page Open the Function page to select the Picture, Color, Audio, OSD, or System functions, and adjust the settings which you want using the Navi/OK button. When you are done, press to go back one level. You can also press from any function page to select your preferred Mode.
  • Page 27 ACM: Turn ACM On or Off. The default is Off. Super Sharpness technology can simulate high-resolution images by boosting the pixel density of the original source. It can make images sharper and clear. Adjusting the Color Press the MENU button to open the OSD. Using the Navi/OK button, select Color from the OSD.
  • Page 28 Color Temperature: Default is Warm. You can choose Cool, Warm, Normal, Bluelight or User. 6-axis Saturate: Adjust the red, green, blue, yellow, magenta and cyan saturation. 6-axis Hue: Adjust the red, green, blue, yellow, magenta and cyan hue. Adjusting the Audio Press the MENU button to open the OSD.
  • Page 29 Adjusting the OSD Press the MENU button to open the OSD. Using the Navi/OK button, select OSD from the OSD. Then navigate to the setting you wish to change. Use the Navi/OK button to adjust any sliding scales. Language: Set the OSD menu language. OSD timeout: Adjust the delay before turning the off the OSD menu.
  • Page 30 Adjusting the System The System menu can be used to select the input source and other important settings. Press the MENU button to open the OSD. Using the Navi/OK button, select System from the OSD. Then navigate to the setting you wish to adjust. Use the Navi/OK button to select the setting.
  • Page 31 PIP/PBP: The options for PIP/PBP Mode are Off, PIP Large, PIP Small, and PBP. You can also adjust the PIP Position, Sub Source, Source Swap, and Audio Source. 10. Hot Key Assignment: Select the function of Hot Key 1 or Hot Key 2. 11.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before sending your LCD monitor for servicing, please check the trouble- shooting list below to see if you can self-diagnose the problem. (DP/mini-DP/DVI/HDMI/MHL Mode) Problems Current Status Remedy Using OSD, adjust brightness  LED ON and contrast to maximum or reset to their default settings.
  • Page 33 EN-24...
  • Page 34: Federal Communications Commission

    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.