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  • Page 1 Acer Projector X1130/X1230/X1230S 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 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 http://global.acer.com/about/ sustainability.htm Mercury advisory For projectors or electronic products containing an LCD/CRT monitor or display: "Lamp(s) contain Mercury,...
  • 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 •...
  • 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 Setting Management...
  • Page 12 Appendices Troubleshooting LED & Alarm Definition Listing Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and safety notices...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    • X1130: Native 800 x 600 SVGA resolution • X1230/X1230S: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported Acer ColorBoost technology delivers nature's true colors for vivid, life-like • images High brightness and contrast ratio •...
  • Page 14: 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 15: Projector Overview

    PC analog signal/HDTV/ component video input connector Composite video input connector S-Video input connector Description Control panel Zoom ring Focus ring Remote control receiver (X1130) Description Audio input connector Audio output connector Power socket Kensington™ lock port 10 Tilt adjusting wheel...
  • Page 16: 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 or HDTV source.
  • Page 17: 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. RESYNC Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source. Keystone Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting projection (±40 degrees).
  • Page 18 To change source to Composite video. 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 model) Description (for the model with connector).
  • Page 19: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector HDTV receiver RS232 Description Power cord VGA cable VGA to component video/HDTV adapter Composite video 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 20: 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 flash 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 21: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector To turn off the projector, press will display onscreen for 10 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 22: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Height of 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 23: 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. X1130/X1230 • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 72"...
  • Page 24 X1230S • If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes around 164". Note: Remind as below figure, the space of 275 cm height is required when located at 3 m distance. Desired distance Minimum Screen Size (Min zoom) Desired...
  • Page 25: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    The table below shows how to achieve a desired image size by adjusting either the position or the zoom ring. X1130/X1230 • To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 1.9 m and 2.1 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 26 X1230S • To obtain an image size of 50" set the projector at a distance 0.9 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly. Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) < A > 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91...
  • Page 27: User Controls

    The new settings will be saved automatically upon exiting the menu. Push "MENU" anytime to exit the menu and return to the Acer welcome screen.
  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 30: Color

    Color 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. Display Mode • Blackboard: Blackboard mode can improve displayed • color when you project onto darker surfaces.
  • Page 31: Image

    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 • Tint image. Press • Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode.
  • Page 32 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: Keep the image with original width-height ratio •...
  • Page 33: Setting

    Note: "H. Position", "V. Position", "Frequency" and "Tracking" functions are not supported under video mode. Note: "Sharpness" function is not supported under computer mode. 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.
  • Page 34 Security This projector provides a useful security function for the administrator to manage the usage of the projector. Press to change the "Security" setting. If the security Security function is enabled, your must enter "Administrator Password" first before changing the security setting. Select "On"...
  • Page 35: Management

    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 36: 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 37: Timer

    Timer Timer Location Choose 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 38: 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 39 Make sure the projection screen is within the required distance of 3.94 to 26.25 feet (1.2 to 8 meters) from the X1130/X1230 projector, or 2.30 to 14.76 feet (0.7 to 4.5 meters) from the X1230S projector. Refer to the "How to Get a Preferred Image Size by Adjusting Distance and Zoom"...
  • Page 40: 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Screw Type B Large Washer Smaller Washer Sliding Extension Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows for adjustments 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 46 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) X1130/X1230/ X1230S Screw M3 Depth 9.5 mm Tightening Screw Allen Key...
  • Page 47: Specifications

    3.9' (1.2 m) - 37.2' (11.3 m) • X1230S: 1.6' (0.5 m) - 18.0' (5.5 m) • X1130/X1230: 53" @ 2 m (1.86 - 2.04 : 1) • X1230S: 109" @ 2 m (0.90 : 1) 31 - 93 kHz 48 - 86 Hz Philips 189 W user-replaceable UHP +/-40 Degrees (Vertical ), Manual &...
  • Page 48 Power supply Power consumption Operating temperature I/O connectors Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Universal AC input 100 - 240 V, input frequency 50/60 280 W 0ºC to 40ºC / 32ºF to 104ºF •...
  • Page 49: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes VGA Analog - PC Signal Mode Resolution VGA_60 VGA_72 640 x 480 VGA_75 VGA_85 720 x 400_70 720 x 400 720 x 400_85 720 x 400 SVGA_56 SVGA_60 SVGA_72 800 x 600 SVGA_75 SVGA_85 XGA_60 XGA_70 1024 x 768 XGA_75 XGA_85 SXGA_70...
  • Page 50 1280 x 720 WXGA_60 1280 x 800 WXGA+_60 1440 x 900 16:9 timing 1366 x 768 16:9 timing 1024 x 576 Acer AspireOne 1024 x 600 YPbPr Signal Modes Resolution 720 x 480 480i (1440 x 480) 720 x 480...
  • Page 51 SECAM 15.63 PAL-M 15.73 PAL-N 15.63 PAL-60 15.73 NTSC4.43 15.73 4.25 or 4.41 3.58 3.58 4.43 4.43...
  • Page 52: 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 53: 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 http://global.acer.com/support/certificate.htm for complete documents.)
  • Page 54 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 55: Declaration Of Conformity

    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 QSV0812/QNX0813/QNX0814...
  • Page 56 -. EN301 893 V1.4.1 (Applicable to 5GHz high performance RLAN). Year to begin affixing CE marking 2008. _______________________________ Easy Lai /Manager Regulation Center, Acer Inc. Acer Incorporated 8F, 88, Sec. 1, Hsin Tai Wu Rd., Hsichih Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan...