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Safety Instructions

Observe the folowing safety guidelines when connection and using your monitor:
·
Be sure that your monitor is electrically rated to operate with the AC power available in
·
Locate your monitor near an easily accessible electrical outlet.
·
Place the monitor on a solid surface and treat it carefully. The screen can be damaged if dropped, sharply hit, or touched
with a sharp or abrasive implement.
·
Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust.
·
Never use your monitor if the power cable has been damaged. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cable, and keep
the cable away from where people could trip over it.
·
Never insert anything metallic into the monitor openings. Doing so may create the danger of electric shock.
·
To avoid electric shock, never touch the inside of the monitor. Only a qualified technician should open the monitor's case.
·
Be sure to hold the plug, not the cable, when disconnecting the monitor from an electrical outlet.
·
Openings in the monitor cabinet are provided for ventilation. To prevent overheating, these openings should not be
blocked or covered. Also, avoid using the monitor on a bed, sofa, rug, or other soft surface.
·
Doing so may block the ventilation openings in the bottom of the cabinet. If you put the monitor in a bookcase or some
other enclosed space, be sure to provide adequate ventilation.
·
Do not expose the monitor to rain or use it near water. If the monitor accidentally gets wet, unplug it and contact an
authorized dealer immediately. You can clean the exterior of the monitor with a damp cloth when necessary, but be sure
to unplug the monitor first. If your monitor does not operate normally-in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells
coming from it -unplug the monitor immediately and contact an authorized dealer or service center.

Connecting Your Monitor to a Computer

1.
1-1
Connect Video Cable
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-
OFF.
b. Connect the VGA video cable to the computer.
1-2
Digital Cable (Only Dual-Input Model)
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.
1-3
HDMI Cable (Only HDMI-Input Model)
a. Make sure both the monitor and computer are powered-
OFF.
b. Connect the HDMI cable to the computer.
2.
Connect power cord
Connect the power cord to the monitor, then to a properly grounded
AC outlet.
3.
Power-ON Monitor and Computer
Power-ON the monitor first, then power-ON the computer.
This sequence is very important.
4.
If the monitor still does not function properly, please refer to the
troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem.

Troubleshooting Tips

No Power - The monitor's power indicator is off.
Make sure the monitor power cable is fully inserted in the monitor's power port and the electrical outlet.
Test the electrical oulet by plugging in a working electrical device such as a lamp.
Try another power cable on the monitor. You can use the computer's power cable to perform this test.
No Video - The monitor's power indicator is on but theere are no
image on the screen.
Ensure that the video connector is properly connected to the computer.
Ensure that the computer is on and functioning properly.
Turn off the monitor and check the video cable pins. Make sure no pins are bent.
Operationg Detail
Please refer to user's guide in CD-ROM packaged with this monitor
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  • Page 1: Safety Instructions

    Turn off the monitor and check the video cable pins. Make sure no pins are bent. Operationg Detail Please refer to user’s guide in CD-ROM packaged with this monitor P243W A your location. LC D Mo n i to r Qu ick Se tu p Gu id e...
  • Page 2: Fcc Notice

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help. CE declaration of Conformity Hereby, Acer Inc., declares that this LCD monitor is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of EMC Directive 89/336/EEC, amended by 92/ 31/EEC and 93/68/EEC, Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC, and RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC.
  • Page 3 P243W A LC D Mo n i to r Qu ick Se tu p Gu id e...
  • Page 4 Analog:0.7Vp-p(standard), 75 OHM, Positive Digital signal (Only Dual-Input Model) HDMI signal (Only HDMI-Input Model) Horizontal : 518.4 mm Vertical : 324.0 mm 100-240VAC,50/60Hz LC D Mo n i to r Qu ick Se tu p Gu id e P243W A...
  • Page 5 OSD position . timeout Auto configuration (only Analog input model) Input signal Selection (only Dual or HDMI input model) DDCCI On/Off Display information Reset Exit LC D Mo n i to r Qu ick Se tu p Gu id e P243W A...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Special notes on LCD monitors ... 1 Information for your safety and comfort ... 2 Unpacking ... 5 Attaching/Removing the base ... 6 Screen position adjustment ... 6 Connecting the power cord... 7 Safety precaution ... 7 Cleaning your monitor ...
  • Page 7: Special Notes On Lcd Monitors

    · Due to the nature of the LCD screen, an afterimage of the previous screen may remain after switching the image, when the same image is displayed for hours. In this case, the screen is recovered slowly by changing the image or turning off the Power Switch for hours. EN-1 P243W A...
  • Page 8: Information For Your Safety And Comfort

    After setting the volume level, do not increase it afteryour ears adjust. • Limit the amount of time listening to music at high volume. • Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings. • Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people speaking near you. EN-2 P243W A...
  • Page 9: Product Servicing

    Observe the following tips: • refrain from staying too long in one fixed posture • avoid slouching forward and/or leaning backward • stand up and walk around regularly to remove the strain on your leg muscles EN-3 P243W A...
  • Page 10: Taking Care Of Your Vision

    Warning! We do not recommend using the product on a couch or bed. If this is unavoidable, work for only short periods, take breaks regularly, and do some stretching exercises. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more information and help in recycling, please visit the following websites: http://global.acer.com/about/sustainability.htm Worldwide: EN-4 P243W A...
  • Page 11: Unpacking

    · LCD Monitor · AC Power Cord · User Manual · DVI Cable (Only Dual-Input Model) · Quick Start Guide EN-5 P243W A · D-Sub Cable...
  • Page 12: Attaching/Removing The Base

    P243W A SCREEN POSITION ADJUSTMENT In oder to optimize the best viewing position, you can adjust the tilt of the monitor by using both of your hands to hold the edges of the monitor as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Power Cord

    Refrain from giving shock or scratch to the screen, as screen is fragile. CLEANING YOUR MONITOR Please carefully follow the below guidelines when cleaning the monitor. · Always unplug the monitor before cleaning. · Use a soft cloth to wipe the screen and cabinet front and sides. EN-7 P243W A...
  • Page 14: Power Saving

    P243W A Power saving The monitor will be driven into Power Saving” mode by the control signal from the display controller, as indicated by the amber-color power LED. State Light Blue Power Saving Amber Mode The power saving states will be kept until a control signal has been detected or the keyboard or mouse is activated.
  • Page 15: Connector Pin Assignment

    CONNECTOR PIN ASSIGNMENT 15-Pin Color Display Signal Cable PIN NO. DESCRIPTION Monitor Ground DDC-return R-Ground G-Ground B-Ground PIN NO. Green Blue EN-9 P243W A DESCRIPTION Logic Ground Monitor Ground DDC-Serial Data H-Sync V-Sync DDC-Serial Clock...
  • Page 16 DDC Clock DDC Data TMDS Data1- TMDS Data1+ TMDS Data 1/3 Shield Meaning +5V Power GND(return for +5V hsync.vsync) Hot Plug Detect TMDS Data0- TMDS Data0+ TMDS Data 0/5 Shield TMDS Clock Shield TMDS Clock+ DDC TMDS Clock- EN-10 P243W A...
  • Page 17: Standard Timing Table

    1024 x 768 VESA 1024 x 768 VESA 1152 x 864 VESA 1280 x 960 VESA 1280 x 1024 VESA 1280 x 1024 VESA 1600 x 1200 VESA 1600 x 1200 VESA 1680 x 1050 VESA 1920 x 1200 EN-11 P243W A...
  • Page 18: Installation

    3. Power-ON Monitor and Computer Power-ON the monitor first, then power-ON the computer. This sequence is very important. 4. If the monitor still does not function properly, please refer to the troubleshooting section to diagnose the problem. EN-12 P243W A...
  • Page 19: User Controls

    P243W A USER CONTROLS Front Panel Controls 1.Power Switch: To turn ON or OFF the power. 2.Power LED: Lights up to indicate the power is turned ON. 3.Empowering / Exit: 1) When OSD menu is in active status, this button will act as EXIT-KEY(EXIT OSD menu).
  • Page 20: How To Adjust A Setting

    P/X Series OSD behave When user press “MENU” button on front bezel Acer eColor Management If selected to “Acer eColor Management “ item, will appear the Acer eColor” OSD USER If selected to “USER” item, will appear the Standard OSD I.
  • Page 21 · ADJUSTING THE PICTURE The descriptions for function control LEDS Acer eColor Management Main Menu Menu icon icon User mode Text mode Standard USER Main Menu Menu icon icon Contrast Brightness Menu item User defined. Settings can be fine-tuned to...
  • Page 22 (available in Analog mode only) Adjust the vertical position. (available in Analog mode only) Set the color temperature to warm white. Set the color temperature to cool white. Adjusts Red/Green/Blue intensity. Multi-language selection. EMEA version OSD only EN-16 P243W A...
  • Page 23 (only HDMI-Input Model) Turn ON/OFF DDC/CI support Show the resolution, H/V frequency andinput port of current input timing. Clear each old status of Auto- configurationand set the color temperature to Cool. Save user adjustment and OSD disappear. EN-17 P243W A...
  • Page 24: Operation Instructions

    Operation instructions Acer eColor Management Step 1: Press “ Key “ to open the Acer eColor Management OSD and access the scenario modes Step 2: Press “<“ or “>” to select the mode Step 3: Press “ Auto Key “ to confirm the mode and run Auto Adjust ·...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Using OSD, in case of missing full-screen image, please select other resolution or other vertical refresh timing. · Wait for a few seconds after adjusting the size of the image before changing or disconnecting the signal cable or powering OFF the monitor. EN-19 P243W A...
  • Page 26 Check the power switch. · Check if AC power cord is properly connected to the monitor. · Check if video signal cable is properly connected at the back of monitor. · Check if the power of computer system is ON. EN-20 P243W A...
  • Page 27 More information refers to http://www.energystar.gov and http://www.energystar.gov/powermangement. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Acer Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Note: The statement above is applicable only to Acer LCD Monitor with...
  • Page 28: Declaration Of Conformity

    P243W A SKU Number: P243W Axxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, A ~ Z or Blank) Is compliant with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the following EC directives, and that all the necessary steps have been taken and are in force to assure that production units of the same product will continue comply with the requirements.
  • Page 29: Federal Communications Commission

    Address of Responsible Party: 333 West San Carlos St. Contact Person: Phone No.: Fax No.: LCD Monitor P243W A P243W Axxx (“x” = 0~9, a ~ z, or A ~ Z) Acer America Corporation San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A.

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