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  • Page 1 Acer LCD Monitor User 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 Comrt

    Information for your safety and comrt Safety instructions Read these instructions carefully. Keep this document for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. Special notes on LCD monitors The following are normal with the LCD monitor and do not indicate a problem. •...
  • Page 4: Using Electrical Power

    and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation unless proper ventilation is provided.
  • Page 5: Potentially Explosive Environments

    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 6: 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. Power management statement should be as below. •...
  • Page 7: Developing Good Work Habits

    • Give your eyes regular breaks by looking away from the monitor and focusing on a istant point. • Blink frequently to keep your eyes from drying out. Display • Keep your display clean. • Keep your head at a higher level than the top edge of the display so your eyes point downward when looking at the middle of the display.
  • Page 8: Declaration Of Conformity

    (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z, or blank) We, Acer Incorporated, hereby declare under our sole responsibility that the product described above is in conformity with the relevant Union harmonization legislations as below Directive and following harmonized...
  • Page 9: Federal Communications Commission

    Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose Suite 1500 CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel : 254-298-4000 Fax : 254-298-4147 www.acer.com Federal Communications Commission Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Information for your safety and comrt ................ii Safety instructions .......................ii Special notes on LCD monitors ..................ii Cleaning your monitor ..................ii Accessibility ......................ii Safe listening ......................ii Warnings ......................ii Using electrical power ..................iii Product servicing ....................iii Potentially explosive environments ..............iv Additional safety information ..................iv IT Equipment Recycling Information ................iv Disposal instructions ....................iv...
  • Page 11: Unpacking

    Please check that the following items are present when you unpack the box, and save the packing materials in case you need to ship or transport the monitor in the future. DP Cable LCD monitor Quick start guide (Optional) Predator CG437K *NC.20111.0M8* Quick Guide NC.XXXXX.XXX USB cable HDMI cable...
  • Page 12: Monitor Introduction

    Monitor introduction User Controls External controls Power button Power button turns the monitor on/off. Blue indicates power on. In the power saving mode, the blue power saving lamp and the breathing lamp can be setting according to the LED Control, anther OSD Locked mode is a blue breathing lamp.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Cables

    Connecting the cables To install the monitor on your host system, please follow the steps below: 1. Turn off your computer and unplug your computer's power cord. 2. Connect the signal cable to the HDMI (optional) and /or DP (optional) input socket of the monitor, and the HDMI (optional) and /or DP (optional) output socket of the graphics card on the computer.
  • Page 14 LED Light Strip: Basic control: 9 different lighting effect modes (1)Static (2)Shifting (3)Filling (4)Breathing (5)Motion Point (6)Zoom (7)Spectrum (8)Wave (9)Star CG437K User Guide English...
  • Page 15 Music sync: Light pattern and colors change depending on the music being played Screen sync: Colors change according to the colors shown on screen Game sync: Lighting effects based on dynamic game events CG437K User Guide English...
  • Page 16: Connecting The Adapter And Ac Power Cord

    Connecting the adapter and AC Power cord • Check first to make sure that the power cord you use is the correct type required for your area. • The monitor has a universal power supply that allows operation in either 100/120 V AC or 220/240 V AC voltage area.
  • Page 17: 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 blue-color power LED. State LED Light Blue (Static, Breathing, Off) by LED Control Setting Power Saving Mode Blue (Static or Breathing) by LED Control Setting The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 18: Display Data Channel (Ddc)

    Display Data Channel (DDC) To make installation easier, so long as your system supports the DDC protocol, the monitor is able to plug-and-play. The DDC is a communication protocol through which the monitor automatically informs the host system about its capabilities; for example, supported resolutions and corresponding timing.
  • Page 19: Pin Color Display Signal Cable

    19-pin color display signal cable PIN No. Description PIN No. Description TMDS Data2+ TMDS Data2 Shield TMDS Data2- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data1 Shield TMDS Data1- TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data0 Shield TMDS Data0- TMDS Clock+ TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Clock- Reserved (N.C. on device) DDC/CEC Ground +5V Power Hot Plug Detect...
  • Page 20: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table VESA MODE MODE Resolution 640x480 60Hz SVGA 800x600 56Hz SVGA 800x600 60Hz 1024x768 60Hz SXGA 1280x1024 60Hz VESA 1280x720 60Hz WXGA 1280x800 60Hz WXGA+ 1440x900 60Hz WXGA+ 1680x1050 60Hz UXGA 1920x1080 60Hz 3840x2160 30Hz 3840x2160 60Hz 3840x2160 120Hz 3840x2160 144Hz *...
  • Page 21: Remote Controller

    Remote Controller ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Note: (Saving Mode, Input Not Supported and Cable Not Connected) status press Input hot key can show Input hot key menu, other function hot key is unavailable. CG437K User Guide English...
  • Page 22: Using The Shortcut Menu

    Using the Shortcut Menu The following content is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. The OSD (On Screen Display) can be used to adjust the settings of your LCD monitor. Press the key to open the OSD. You can use the OSD to adjust the picture quality, OSD position and general settings.
  • Page 23: Hot Key B (Default: Brightness)

    Hot key B (default: Brightness) Open the Brightness control and select your preferred brightness setting. When you are done, press the joystick to quit current page and store. Brightness Adjust Hot key C (Selecting the input) Open the Input control and select HDMI1 (2.0), HDMI2 (2.0), HDMI3 (2.0), DP1, DP2, DP ALT or Auto Source.
  • Page 24 Contrast: Adjust the contrast from 0 to 100. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Note: Sets the degree of difference between light and dark areas. Black Boost: Adjust the Black Boost from 0 to 10. Enhances shadows by increasing the brightness without changing lighter shades. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Note: If the image is very bright or has few shadow areas, adjusting this setting may not result in any noticeable changes to the image.
  • Page 25 Light Sensor function auto gray out and unavailable. Modes Color Space sRGB Rec.709 SMPTE-C Wide Mode Aspect 21:9 Super Sharpness: Turn the Super Sharpness On or Off. Super Sharpness technology can simulate high-resolution images by boosting the pixel density of the original source to make images sharper and clearer.
  • Page 26 Modes Action Racing Sports User Standard Graphics Move • Action: For better color matching representation with the Action game or movie, Users can modify some parameters and save them by themselves. • Racing: For better color matching representation with the Racing game or movie, Users can modify some parameters and save them by themselves.
  • Page 27 • CIE 1931 positive and negative error of 0.05, ("HDR" according to current Panel to fine-tune). • Color Space = HDR, the Modes = HDR, Picture page HDR = Auto. • The signal content is SDR, the brightness can to adjustment, but content is HDR the brightness is fixed at 100 and gray out unavailable.
  • Page 28 Mode - Standard Mode - Standard Picture Mode Picture 6-axis Hue Color Space Standard Red Hue Standard Color Color Green Hue Grayscale Mode Off Audio Audio Blue Hue 6-axis Hue Gaming Gaming 6-axis Saturate Yellow Hue Magenta Hue System System Cyan Hue Reset Move...
  • Page 29 Gaming Mode - Standard Normal Picture Over Drive AdaptiveSync Color Refresh Rate Num Audio Off Gaming Off Ultra-Low Latency System Aim point Off Move Enter Over Driver: Select Off, Normal, or Extreme. AdaptiveSync: To control support AdaptiveSync or not, default is On. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: •...
  • Page 30 • Ultra-Low Latency is not supports resolutions below 800x600. • Ultra-Low Latency is not supports V-Frequency below 48Hz. • Ultra-Low Latency is not support video interlace mode. • Ultra-Low Latency is support only Wide Mode = “Full”. Aim point: Show an Aim point on the screen for shooting games. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Note: If hot key menu or main menu is trigger the "Aim point"...
  • Page 31 System Mode - Standard Picture Input HDMI1(2.0) Color Auto Source Audio DP Format DP1.4 Gaming Wide Mode Full Lighting System LED Control Hot Key Assignment DDC/CI Move Enter Mode - Standard Picture HDMI Black Level Normal Color Quick start mode Off...
  • Page 32 format. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: • The default is "DP1.4", can support high-bandwidth video. • (DP1.1/DP1.2) supports most video formats, so DP there is no video output can change (DP1.1/DP1.2) checked. • DP input and set 4K-144Hz Mode is On, the DP Format auto change to DP1.4 and gray out unavailable.
  • Page 33 Lighting composite function table. Lighting Color Static Green Yellow Magenta Cyan Blue Shifting Filling Breathing Motion Point Zoom Spectrum Wave Star 12. LED Control: Controls the brightness of the Power key LED. • LED Brightness: The default is 100% and there are 4 brightness options. (100%, 50%, 30%, 0%) • Screen On Mode: Control the effect of the LED under normal display (Default is Off).
  • Page 34 Mode - Standard Picture LED Control Color LED Brightness 100% Screen On Mode Off Audio Standby Mode Mode B Gaming System Move Enter Back 13. Hot key Assigment: Select the function of shortcut key 1 or shortcut keys2:(Modes, Brightness, Volume, Gamma, Contrast, Blue Light, Over Drive,VRB). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Note: Hot Key 1 and Hot Key 2 can’t repeat the same function.
  • Page 35 Mode - Standard Picture HDMI Black Level Normal Color Quick start mode Off 4K-144Hz Mode Audio Off Power Sensor Gaming Off USB 3.0 Off Power-off System Off USB Charge Move Enter 18. Power Sensor: The power sensor is set to (level 1 to level 4), tolerance is (+/-) 10 cm and ACM is off and grayed out.
  • Page 36 Save Setting to…(User mode only) Mode - User Picture Color Game Mode: Sports Audio Gaming System Save setting to... Move Enter Press the MENU key to open the OSD. Toggle the joystick to the up or down to select "Save Setting to..." from the OSD.Then toggle to the right to navigate to the element you wish to adjust and press the joystick to enter it.
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Check if the computer system is switched on and in power saving/standby mode. OSD Locked: If OSD Lock is on, the LED status set Blue and Breathing. Note: Acer monitor is purposed for video and visual display of information obtained from electronic devices. Regulatory Compliance 217186...