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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 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 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 • Do not overload a power outlet, strip or receptacle by plugging in too ampere rating of the equipment plugged into the extension cord does not many devices. The overall system load must not exceed 80% of the branch exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Also, make sure that the total circuit rating.
  • Page 6 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 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://www.acer‐group.com/public/Sustainability LCD pixel statement The LCD unit is produced with high-precision manufacturing techniques.
  • Page 8 This product has been shipped enabled for power management: • Activate display’s Sleep mode within 15 minutes of user inactivity. • Activate computer’s Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity. viii • Wake the computer from Sleep mode by pushing the power button. This product has been shipped enabled for power management: •...
  • Page 9 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 •...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Unpacking....................1 Installing/removing base ................2 Adjusting screen position................4 Connecting the power cord................. 5 Safety precautions ..................5 Cleaning the display ................... 6 Connector pin assignment ................7 Standard timing table.................. 8 Installation ....................9 User control ....................10 Troubleshooting ..................
  • Page 11: Unpacking

    Unpacking When you unpack the box, ensure that the following items are present, and retain the packing materials for future shipment. • LCD monitor • Quick start guide • Power adapter LCD Monitor USER GUIDE • HDMI cable (optional) • D-Sub cable (optional)
  • Page 12: Installing/Removing Base

    Installing/removing base Note: Unpack the monitor and base first. Carefully place the monitor face down on a stable surface - use a cloth pad to prevent scratching the screen. 1. Attach the monitor stand arm to 2. Secure the base to the arm of the the base.
  • Page 13 Follow these instructions to remove the base from the monitor. Note: Carefully place the monitor face down on a flat surface - use a cloth pad to prevent scratching the screen. 1. Press the release latch with 2. After pressing the release latch, a screwdriver.
  • Page 14: Adjusting Screen Position

    Adjusting screen position For the best viewing position, adjust the display tilt. • Tilt See the illustration below for an illustration of the tilt range. -5° 20°...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the power cord (I) AC power • Please first ensure the power cord you are using is the correct type required in your area. • This monitor uses universal power and can run on 100/120 volts or 220/240 volts AC. The user does not need to make any adjustments. •...
  • Page 16 • Do not use any ammonia- or alcohol-based cleaners on the LCD monitor screen or case. • Acer is not responsible for damage caused by the use of any ammonia or alcohol based cleaners.
  • Page 17: Connector Pin Assignment

    Connector pin assignment 15-pin color display signal cable Threading Explanations Threading Explanations +5 V Green Logic ground Blue Monitor ground Monitor ground DDC-continuous data DDC return Line sync signal Red-ground Field sync signal Green-ground DDC-continuous clock Blue-ground 19-pin color display signal cable* Threading Threading TMDS data 2 +...
  • Page 18: Standard Timing Table

    Standard timing table Mode Resolution Remarks IBM VGA 640 × 480p 60 Hz Apple Mac II 640 × 480p 67 Hz VESA 640 × 480p 75 Hz IBM VGA 720 × 400p 70 Hz SVGA 800 × 600p 56 Hz VESA 800 ×...
  • Page 19: Installation

    Installation Follow these steps to install the monitor on your host system: Steps 1. Turn off your computer and unplug the power cord. 2. 2-1 Connect the signal cable (VGA cable) a. Make sure the monitor and computer are powered off. b.
  • Page 20: User Control

    User control Basic controls Number Icon Description Go to the main menu. Enter the source mode. Enter contrast adjustment. Enter brightness adjustment. In the powered-off state, pressing the button powers on the device; in the powered-on state, pressing the button normally enters the mode switching menu, and long- pressing for 3 seconds powers off the device.
  • Page 21 Adjust OSD settings Note: The following is for general reference only. Actual product specifications may vary. OSD (On Screen Display) can be used to adjust the settings of the LCD display. Press the MENU button to open the OSD. Use the OSD to adjust image quality, OSD position, and general settings.
  • Page 22 Feature page Double-press Button 1 to select the menu function, and then use Buttons 1/2/3/4 to adjust the settings you need. When finished, use Button 4 to return to the previous level or exit the menu. Picture adjustment 1. Double-press Button 1 to bring up the OSD. 2.
  • Page 23 6. Blue Light: Filter blue light by adjusting different blue light display ratios (80%, 70%, 60%, 50%). Note: The higher the value, the more blue light is displayed. For best protection, choose a lower value. 7. Black Boost: This feature increases the richness of the display's dark levels - black becomes less black.
  • Page 24 Color adjustment 1. Double-click Button 1 to open the OSD. 2. Use Buttons 1/2 to select Color from the OSD. Then double-press Button 3 to navigate to the setting you want to adjust. 3. Use Buttons 1/2 to adjust the slider. 4.
  • Page 25 Performance adjustment 1. Double-click Button 1 to open the OSD. 2. Use Buttons 1/2 to select Performance from the OSD. Then double-press Button 3 to navigate to the setting you want to adjust. 3. Use Buttons 1/2 to adjust the slider.
  • Page 26 OSD adjustment 1. Double-click Button 1 to open the OSD. 2. Use Buttons 1/2 to select OSD from the OSD. Then double-press Button 3 to navigate to the setting you want to adjust. 3. Use Buttons 1/2 to adjust the slider. 4.
  • Page 27 System adjustment 1. Double-click Button 1 to open the OSD. 2. Use Buttons 1/2 to select System from the OSD. Then double-press Button 3 to navigate to the setting you want to adjust. 3. Use Buttons 1/2 to adjust the slider. 4.
  • Page 28 Product information 1. View the basic information of the machine. 2. Reset All Settings: Reset all settings to factory defaults.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before sending your LCD monitor for repair, go through the troubleshooting checklist below to see if you can diagnose the problem. (VGA mode) Problem Status Solution LED lights up • Press the standby button to turn on. • Check the power switch. LED off •...
  • Page 30 (HDMI mode) Problem Status Solution • Please use the OSD to maximize brightness and LED lights up contrast, or reset it to a preset value. • Check the power switch. • Ensure that the AC power LED off No picture adapter is properly connected to the monitor.

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