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Acer PD117D series Manual

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  • Page 1 Manual for Acer Projector PD117D/PD126D series...
  • Page 2 Do not throw this electronic device into the trash when discarding. To minimize pollution and ensure utmost protection of the global environment, please recycle it. For electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display, or a super high pressure mercury lamp: Lamp(s) inside this product contain mercury and must be recycled or disposed of according to local, state or federal laws.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents ... 1 Usage Notice ... 2 Precautions ... 2 Introduction ... 4 Product Features ... 4 Package Overview ... 5 Product Overview ... 6 Main Unit ... 6 Control Panel ... 7 Connection Ports ... 8 Remote Control ... 9 Installation ...
  • Page 4: Usage Notice

    Usage Notice Precautions Follow all warnings, precautions and maintenance as recommended in this user’s guide to maximize the life of your unit. Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- Warning- English...2 Do not look into the projector’s lens when the lamp is on.
  • Page 5 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. Don’t: Block the slots and openings on the unit provided for ventilation.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    User friendly multilingual on screen display menu Advanced digital keystone correction and high quality full screen image re-scaling User friendly control panel SXGA, XGA compression and VGA resizing (for PD117D series only) SXGA+, SXGA compression and VGA, SVGA resizing (for PD126D series only) Mac compatible English...4...
  • Page 7: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if anything is missing. Projector with lens cap Composite Video Cable DVI cable S-Video Cable 117D/PD126D 2 x Battery User’s Guide Introduction Power Cord...
  • Page 8: Product Overview

    Introduction Product Overview Main Unit 1. Control Panel 2. Zoom Ring 3. Focus Ring 4. Zoom Lens 5. Elevator Button 6. Elevator Foot 7. Connection Ports 8. Power Socket 9. Remote Control Receiver English...6...
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    Control Panel 1. Menu 2. Temp Indicator LED 3. Lamp Indicator LED 4. Source 5. Resync 6. Power and Indicator LED (Power LED) 7. Four Directional Select Keys Introduction ... English...
  • Page 10: Connection Ports

    Introduction Connection Ports 1. USB Input Connector 2. DVI Input Connector 3. VGA Connector (PC Analog Signal/HDTV/Component Video Input) 4. S-Video Input Connector 5. Composite Video Input Connector 6. VGA Output Connector (Monitor Loop-through Output Connector) 7. RS232 Input Connector 8.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote Control For PD126D Introduction 1. Power 2. Transmit Indicator Light 3. Laser Pointer 4. Laser button 5. Source 6. Hide 7. Mute 8. Menu 9. Zoom 10. Keystone/Four D i r e c t i o n a l Select Keys 11.
  • Page 12 Installation English...10 For PD117D 1. Power 2. Transmit Indicator Light 3. Source 4. Hide 5. Mute 6. Back 7. Zoom 8. Keystone/Four D i r e c t i o n a l Select Keys 9. Page Up/Page Down 10. E m p o w e r i n g 11.
  • Page 13: Installation

    Installation Connecting the Projector DVD Player, Settop Box, HDTV receiver RS232 S-Video Output Video Output 1...Power cord 2...RS232 cable (optional accessory) 3...USB cable 4...DVI cable 5...VGA cable 6...VGA to Component / HDTV cable 7...S-Video cable 8...Composite video cable 9...VGA-Out cable (optional accessory) 10...Audio cable ...
  • Page 14: Powering On/off The Projector

    Installation Powering On/Off the Projector Powering On the Projector 1. Remove the lens cap. 2. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will flash red. 3. Turn on the lamp by pressing “ and the Power LED will turn blue.
  • Page 15: Powering Off The Projector

    Powering Off the Projector 1. Press the “ ” button to turn off the projector lamp, you will see a message “Please press power button again to complete the shutdown process. Warning: DO NOT unplug while the projector fan is still running.”...
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Installation Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Projector Image Height The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjusting the image height. To raise the image: 1. Press the elevator button 2. Raise the image to the desired height angle the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 17: Adjusting The Projector Zoom / Focus

    Adjusting the Projector Zoom / Focus You may turn the zoom ring to zoom in or out. To focus the image, rotate the focus ring until the image is clear. The projector will focus at distances from 3.94 to 32.8 feet (1.2 to 10 meters). Adjusting Projection Image Size 275.00 192.50...
  • Page 18: User Controls

    User Controls Control Panel & Remote Control There are two ways for you to control the functions: Remote Control and Control Panel. Control Panel Using the Control Panel Refer to the “Power On/Off the Projector” section on pages 12-13. Source Press “Source”...
  • Page 19 Power Refer to the “Power On/Off the Projector” section on pages 12-13. Empowering Key Acer Empowering Key provides three Acer unique functions, they are “Acer eView Management”, “Acer eTimer Management” and “Acer eOpening Management” respectively. Press “e” key for more than one second to launch the on screen display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 20 User Controls Zoom Digital Zoom in/out. Keystone + / - Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting the projector ( 15 degrees). Page Up (Computer mode only) Use this button to page up. This function is only available when the projector is connected to a computer via an USB cable. Page Down (Computer mode only) Use this button to page down.
  • Page 21: On-screen Display Menus

    On-Screen Display Menus The Projector has multilingual On Screen Display menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. The projector will automatically detect the source. How to operate 1. To open the OSD menu, press “Menu” on the Remote Control or press “Menu”on the Control Panel.
  • Page 22 User Controls Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. Bright:For brightness optimization. For computer or notebook. Video: For playing video in a bright environment. Theater: For Home Theater usage in a dark room. sRGB: For true-color optimization. User: Memorize user's settings.
  • Page 23: Color (computer/video Mode)

    Degamma Effects the represent of dark scenery. With greater gamma value, dark scenery will look brighter. Color R Adjusts the red color. Color G Adjusts the green color. Color B Adjusts the blue color. Saturation Adjusts a video image from black and white to fully saturated color.
  • Page 24 User Controls Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. ( Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Auto : Keep the image with original width-height ratio and maximize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. 16:9 : The input source will be scaled to fit the width of the screen.
  • Page 25: Image (computer Mode)

    H.Position (Horizontal Position) Press the to move the image left. Press the to move the image right. V. Position (Vertical Position) Press the to move the image down. Press the to move the image up. Frequency “Frequency”changes the display data frequency to match the frequency of your computer’s graphic card.
  • Page 26 User Controls Keystone Adjust image distortion caused by tilting projection. ( Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Auto : Keep the image with original width-height ratio and maximize the image to fit native horizontal or vertical pixels. 16:9 : The input source will be scaled to fit the width of the screen.
  • Page 27: Image (video Mode)

    ECO Mode Choose “On” to dim the projector lamp which will lower power consumption, extend the lamp life and reduce noise. Choose ”Off” to return normal mode. Auto Shutdown The projector will auto shutdown while there is no signal input after the setting time.
  • Page 28 Acer: The default start-up screen of Acer projector. User: The user customized start-up screen, which is downloaded from PC to projector via the USB cable and Acer eOpening Management utility (refer to the description of below section). Acer eOpening Management English...26...
  • Page 29: Management (computer/video Mode)

    Acer eOpening Management is a PC utility for user to change the default start-up screen of Acer projector to their desired image. You can install Acer eOpening Management from the bundled CD. Connect the projector to your PC with the bundled USB cable then execute Acer eOpening Management utility to download your desired image from your PC to projector.
  • Page 30: Lamp Hour Reset

    User Controls Lamp Hour Elapse Displays Hour the lamp’s elapsed operating time (in hours). Lamp Reminding Choose this function to show or to hide warning message when the changing lamp message is displayed. The message will show up 30 hours before end of life. Lamp Hour Reset Press the Security...
  • Page 31 User Controls Management (Computer / Video Mode) Timeout(Min.) Once “Security” is set to “On”, administrator can set timeout function. Press to select timeout duration. The range is from 10 minute to 990 minutes. When time is up, the projector will request user to enter password again.
  • Page 32: Administrator Password

    User Controls English...30 Management (Computer / Video Mode) The projector provide two options of "Security Mode". Select “Request password only after plugging power cord”, the project will request user to input password only for the first time plugging on power cord of the projector. Select “Always request password while projector turns on”, user have to input password every time when switching on the projector.
  • Page 33 “Enter Password” or “Enter Administrator Password” dialogue is currently displayed. Write down the “Unlock ID” and contact with Acer service center. They will give you new Administrator Password according to the Unlock ID. Once the new “Administrator Password” retrieved from Acer has been logged into the projector, old “Administrator Password”...
  • Page 34: Audio (computer/video Mode)

    User Controls Volume Press the Press the Mute Choose the “On” to turn mute on. Choose the “Off” to turn mute off. Power On/Off Volume Choose this function to adjust volume when power on/off. Alarm Volume Choose this function to adjust volume when there are errors of the projector.
  • Page 35: Timer (computer/video Mode)

    Timer Start Press the to start/stop timer. Timer Period Press the to adjust timer period. Timer Volume Choose this function to adjust volume when timer function is enable and time is up. Timer Display Press the to choose timer display mode on the screen. Timer Location Choose the timer location on the screen.
  • Page 36: Language (computer/video Mode)

    User Controls Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu . Use the your prefered language. Press English...34 Language (Computer / Video Mode) to confirm the selection. key to select...
  • Page 37: Appendices

    Troubleshooting If you experience trouble with the projector, refer to the following information. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Problem: No image appears on screen. Ensure all the cables and power connections are correctly and securely connected as described in the “Installation”...
  • Page 38 Appendices 4. Follow the above steps 1-2. Click on the “Advanced Properties” button. 5. Select the “Change” button under the “Monitor” tab. 6. Click on “Show all devices”. Then select “Standard monitor types” under the “Manufacturers” box ; choose the resolution mode you need under the “Models”...
  • Page 39 Problem: The image is outstretched when displaying DVD. Select appropriate aspect ratio in both DVD player and projector OSD menu to get the correct width-height ratio of the image. If the image is still outstretched, you will also need to adjust the aspect ratio by referring to the following: Please select 4:3 aspect ratio type on your DVD player if you are playing a 16:9 DVD.
  • Page 40 Appendices Problem: Message Reminders. ”Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!” will be shown about 10 seconds when lamp life is going to deplete. “Projector Overheated. Lamp will automatically turn off soon.” will be shown when the system temperature is over heat.
  • Page 41: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing 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!” When you see this message, changing the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has been cooled down for at least 30 minutes before changing the lamp.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    - Single Chip DLP Lamp - 230W User Replaceable Lamp Number of Pixels - 800 pixels(H) X 600 lines(V) (for PD117D series only) - 1024 pixels(H) X 768 lines(V) (for PD126D series only) Displayable Color - 16.7M colors Contrast Ratio...
  • Page 43: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes Mode Resolution Vertical Frequency (Hz) Horizontal Frequency (kHz) 640 x 480 SVGA 800 x 600 SXGA * 1280 x 1024 MAC LC 13" MAC II 13" MAC 16" MAC 19" 1024x768 1152x870 MAC G4 i Mac DV 1024x768 i Mac DV 1152x870 Note : “*”...
  • Page 44: Regulation & Safety Notices

    Appendices Regulation & safety notices This appendix lists the general notices of your Acer Projector. 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 t o p r o v i d e reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 45: Operation Conditions

    Cet appareil numerique de la classe B est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Hereby, Acer, declares that this Acer projector is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. (Please visit http:// global.acer.com.)
  • Page 46: Important Safety Instructions

    Appendices Important safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Save them for future reference. 1. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 2. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a water-moistened cloth for cleaning. 3.
  • Page 47 Canada — Low-power license-exempt radio communication devices (RSS-210) a. Common information Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. This device may not cause interference, and 2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. b.

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