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Attaching The Monitor To The Base; Connecting Your Monitor To A Computer; External Controls; Important Safety Instructions - Acer KA241Y User Manual

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Acer LCD Monitor Quick Start Guide (QSG)

Important safety instructions

Please read the following instructions carefully.
1.
To clean the LCD monitor screen: Be sure that your monitor is electrically rated to operate with the AC power available in your
location.
• Turn off the LCD monitor and unplug the power cord.
• Spray a non-solvent cleaning solution onto a rag and clean the screen gently.
• 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.
2.
Do not place the LCD monitor near a window. Exposing the monitor to rain, moisture or sunlight can severely damage it.
3.
Do not apply pressure to the LCD screen. Excessive pressure may cause permanent damage to the display.
4.
Do not remove the cover or attempt to service this unit yourself. An authorized technician should perform servicing of any
nature.
5.
Store the LCD monitor in a room with a temperature of -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F). Storing the LCD monitor outside this range
may result in permanent damage.
6.
Immediately unplug your monitor and call an authorized technician if any of the following circumstances occur:
• Monitor-to-PC signal cable is frayed or damaged.
• Liquid spills onto the LCD monitor or the monitor is exposed to rain.
• The LCD monitor or case is damaged.

Attaching the monitor to the base

1.
Remove the monitor from the packaging.
2.
Attach the foot stand to the base. (for selected models)
3.
Turn clockwise to lock. Ensure that the base is locked onto the stand. (for selected models)
4.
Secure the base to the stand by turning the screw using the integrated tab or a suitable coin. (for selected models)

Connecting Your Monitor to a Computer

1.
Turn off your monitor and unplug your computer's power cord.
2.
2-1 Connect Video Cable
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer.
2-2 Connect Digital Cable (Only Dual-input model) (Optional)
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect one end of the 24-pin DVI cable to the back of the monitor and
connect the other end to the computer's port.
2-3 Connect HDMI Cable (Only HDMI-input model) (Optional)
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-OFF.
b. Connect the HDMI cable to the computer.
3.
Connect the Audio Cable. (Optional)
4.
Insert the monitor power cable into the power port at the back of the
monitor.
5.
Plug the power cords of your computer and your monitor into a nearby
electrical outlet.

External Controls

No.
Icon
Item
Power button/
1, 2
indicator
3
OSD functions
4
Input button
5
Volume button
6
Brightness
7
Mode
Description
Turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates
power on. Amber indicates standby/
power saving mode.
Press to view the OSD. Press again to
enter a selection in the OSD.
Press to toggle input sources.
Press to activate the volume sliding scale.
Press the key to open the Brightness
control and set it to your preferred level.
Press to activate the Mode menu.
HDMI
DVI-D IN
VGA IN
D-Sub
DVI
HDMI
HDMI
DVI-D IN
optional

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