Acer P1165E Series User Manual

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P5260E/P5260EP/P1165E/P1165EP Series
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  • Page 1 Acer Projector P5260E/P5260EP/P1165E/P1165EP 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 the product. • 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: •...
  • 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 (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. Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch off your device when its use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • 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 sustainability.htm. Mercury advisory...
  • Page 10: Precautions

    First things 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 for a long period of time.
  • 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 Acer Empowering Technology Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus Color Setting Image Setting Management Setting...
  • Page 12 Replacing the Lamp Ceiling Mount Installation Specifications Compatibility Modes Regulations and Safety Notices...
  • Page 13: Introduction

    This product is a single-chip DLP • ® technology • P5260E/P5260EP: Native 1024 x 768 XGA resolution P1165E/P1165EP: Native 800 x 600 SVGA resolution 4:3 / 16:9 aspect ratio supported • ColorBoost technology provides optimized colour performance that delivers vivid and life-like pastel images •...
  • Page 14: Contents

    Contact your dealer immediately if anything is missing. Projector with lens cap Power cord VGA cable Composite video cable 2 x batteries Carrying case DVI-D cable Security card User’s Guide (P5260E Series) Acer Projector Quick Start Guide Remote control Quick start guide...
  • Page 15: Projector Overview

    Projector Overview Projector Outlook Front / upper side Description Zoom ring Focus ring Remote control receiver Zoom lens Rear side Description USB connector RS232 connector PC analog signal/HDTV/Component video input connector (1) Monitor loop-through output connector (VGA-Out) DVI input connector (for digital signal with HDCP function) S-Video input connector Composite video input connector...
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    RESYNC Four directional select keys POWER MENU SOURCE Description Lamp Indicator LED Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer Management. Temp Indicator LED Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector 40 degrees). ± Automatically synchronizes the projector to the input source.
  • Page 17: Remote Control Layout

    Aim the remote at the viewing screen, press and hold this button to activate the laser pointer. This function is not supported in Japanese market. EMPOWERING Unique Acer functions: eOpening, eView, eTimer Management. KEYSTONE Adjusts the image to compensate for distortion caused by tilting the projector (±40 degrees).
  • Page 18 # Icon Function MENU • • PAGE For computer mode only. Use this button to select the next or previous page. This function is only available when connected to a computer via a USB cable. Toggle "RGB" to adjust the red/green/blue color. BRIGHTNESS Press "BRIGHTNESS"...
  • Page 19: Getting Started

    Getting Started Connecting the Projector DVD player, Set-top Box HDTV receiver R B G R B G HDTV adapter D-Sub RS232 Description Power cord VGA cable Composite video cable USB cable VGA to component/HDTV adapter 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 Slide on the lens door. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will flash red. Turn on the lamp by pressing "Power" button on the control panel, and the Power LED will turn blue.
  • Page 21: Turning Off The Projector

    Turning Off the Projector To turn off the projector press the "Power" button twice. The message below will display onscreen for 5 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 elevator feet for adjusting the height of image. To raise the image: Press the elevator foot release. (Illustration #1) Raise the image to the desired height angle (Illustration #2) , then release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 23: How To Optimize Image Size And Distance

    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. Example: If the projector is 3 m from the screen, good image quality is possible for image sizes between 68"...
  • Page 24 Minimum Screen Size (Min zoom) Desired Distance Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) < A > < B > 69 x 52 93 x 69 116 x 87 139 x 104 162 x 122 185 x 139 208 x 156 231 x 174 278 x 208 324 x 243...
  • Page 25: How To Get A Preferred Image Size By Adjusting Distance And Zoom

    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. Example: To obtain an image size of 50", set the projector at a distance between 2 m and 2.2 m from the screen and adjust the zoom level accordingly.
  • Page 26 Desired Image Size Diagonal (inch) W (cm) x H (cm) < A > 61 x 46 81 x 61 102 x 76 122 x 91 142 x 107 163 x 122 183 x 137 203 x 152 244 x 183 305 x 229 366 x 274 406 x 305...
  • Page 27: User Controls

    Acer eView Management Acer eTimer Management Acer eOpening Management Acer EMPOWERING KEY provides three Acer unique functions, they are "Acer eView Management", "Acer eTimer Management" and "Acer eOpening Management" respectively. Press " key for more than one second to launch the onscreen display main menu to modify its function.
  • Page 28: Onscreen Display (Osd) Menus

    Onscreen Display (OSD) Menus The Projector has multilingual OSD 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 remote control or control panel.
  • Page 29: Color Setting

    Color Setting Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. • Bright: For brightness optimization. • Standard: For true-color optimization. • Video: For playing video in a bright environment. • Blackboard: Blackboard mode can improve displayed color •...
  • Page 30: Image Setting

    Tint Adjusts the color balance of red and green. • Press • Press Note: "Saturation" and "Tint" functions are not supported under computer mode or DVI mode. Image Setting Keystone Adjusts image distortion caused by tilting projection. (±40 degrees) Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. Aspect •...
  • Page 31 Rear-Desktop • When you select this function, the projector reverses the image so you can project behind a translucent screen. 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.
  • Page 32: Management Setting

    "Keystone" is set to the default value 0 and the aspect ration is set to 4:3. For details, refer to the "Image Setting" section. • Change the "Startup Screen" from the default setting "Acer" to "User". • Press "Screen Capture" to customize the startup screen.
  • Page 33 Note: This screen capture function is limited by 4:3 aspect ratio only. Note: For XGA models, to get best quality for you desired image, suggest end-user set PC resolution to 1024 x 768 before you use this function. Note: For SVGA models, to get best quality for you desired image, suggest end-user set PC resolution to 800 x 600 before you use this function.
  • Page 34 Administaror Password • If losing this securiy card and number, please contact with an Acer service center. Lock User Startup Screen • Default Lock User Startup Screen is "Off". If lock user startup screen is "On", users cannot change the startup screen...
  • Page 35: Audio Setting

    Audio Setting Volume • Press • Press Mute • Choose "On" to mute the volume. • Choose "Off" to restore the volume. Power On/Off Volume • Select this function to adjust the notification volume when turning the projector on/off. Alarm Volume •...
  • Page 36: Language Setting

    Timer Setting Timer Start • Press Timer Period • Press Timer Volume • Select this function to adjust notification volume when the timer function is enabled and time is up. Timer Display • Press screen. Timer Location • Choose the location of the timer on the screen. Language Setting Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu .
  • Page 37: 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 38 Partial, scrolling • or incorrectly displayed image • (For notebooks) • The screen of the • notebook computer is not displaying your presentation • Image is unstable • or flickering • Image has vertical • flickering bar • Image is out of •...
  • Page 39: Problems With The Projector

    Image is stretched When you play a DVD encoded in anamorphic or 16:9 when displaying a aspect ratio you may need to adjust the following "widescreen" settings: DVD title • • • Image is too small • or too large •...
  • Page 40: 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 may be used. Replace the lamp - the lamp is about to reach its maximum lifetime.
  • Page 41: Led & Alarm Definition Listing

    LED & Alarm Definition Listing LED Messages Message Lamp LED Standby (power cord plugged in) Lamp retry Turning off (cooling state) Turning off (cooling completed) Error (thermal failure) Error (fan lock failure) Error (lamp breakdown) Error (color Wheel fail) Quick flashing Temp LED Quick...
  • Page 42: 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. It will be shown you a warning message "Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!"...
  • Page 43: 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 44 Use the appropriate number of screws for the projector size to attach the projector to the ceiling mount bracket. Smaller Washer Large Washer Projector Bracket Supports projector and allows - for adjustments Note: It is recommended that you keep a reasonable space between the bracket and the projector to allow for proper heat distribution.
  • Page 45 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) P5260E/P5260EP P1165E/P1165EP Tightening Screw Allen Key Allen Key Tightening Screw Washer Type Length (mm)
  • Page 46: Specifications

    2100:1 16.7 million colors P5260E/P5260EP: 32 dBA (standard), 30 dBA (ECO) P1165E/P1165EP: 30 dBA (standard), 28 dBA (ECO) F / 2.51 - 2.69, f = 21.95 mm - 24.18 mm with 1.1x manual zoom lens 23" (0.58 m) - 300" (7.62 m) 3.3' m (1.0 m) - 39.4' m (12.0 m)
  • Page 47 I/O connectors Standard package contents * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • Power socket x 1 • VGA input x 1 • Composite video x 1 • S-video x 1 • VGA output x 1 • DVI-D x 1: with HDCP support •...
  • Page 48: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes A. VGA Analog VGA Analog - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 720x400 720x400 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SXGA 1152x864 1152x864 1280x1024 Note: "*" Only for P5260E/ P5260EP series V.Frequency [Hz] H.Frequency [KHz] 31.50...
  • Page 49 *1280x1024 *1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 *1280x960 SXGA+ *1400x1050 UXGA *1600x1200 Power Mac G4 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 1280x1024 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 1280x1024 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 VGA Analog - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA 1280x768 1280x768...
  • Page 50 1280x720 1280x800 1360x768 *1440x900 B. DVI Digital DVI - PC Signal Modes Resolution 640x480 640x480 640x480 640x480 SVGA 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 800x600 832x624 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 1024x768 SVGA 1152x864 1152x864 Note: "*" Only for P5260E/ P5260EP series 45.00 49.702 47.72 55.935 V.Frequency [Hz]...
  • Page 51 1152x864 1280x1024 *1280x1024 *1280x1024 *1280x1024 QuadVGA 1280x960 *1280x960 SVGA+ *1400x1050 UXGA *1600x1200 Power Mac G4 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 1280x1024 PowerBook G4 640x480 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1152x870 1280x960 1280x1024 i Mac DV (G3) 1024x768 DVI - Extended Wide timing Modes Resolution WXGA...
  • Page 52 1280x768 *1280x768 1280x720 1280x800 1360x768 1440x900 DVI - Video Signal Modes Resolution 480i (NTSC) 720x480(1440x480) 480p (NTSC) 720x480 576i (PAL) 720x576(1440x576) 576p (PAL) 720x576 720p (NTSC) 1280x720 720p (PAL) 1280x720 1080i (NTSC) 1920x1080 1080i (PAL) 1920x1080 1080p (NTSC) *1920x1080 1080p (PAL) *1920x1080 Note: "*"...
  • Page 53: 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 54: Declaration Of Conformity For Eu Countries

    Declaration of Conformity for EU countries Acer hereby declares that this device is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. (Please visit for complete documents.)
  • Page 55 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 • Article 3.1(b) EMC • EN301 489-1 V1.4.1:2002 • EN301 489-17 V1.2.1:2002 • Article 3.2 Spectrum Usages •...
  • Page 56 333 West San Carlos St., San Jose CA 95110, U. S. A. Tel : Fax : DLP Projector PNX0709/PSV0710 P5260E, P5260EP/ P1165E, P1165EP Acer America Corporation 333 West San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 U. S. A. Acer Representative...
  • Page 57: Declaration Of Conformity

    PNX0709/ PSV0710 SKU Number: P5260E, P5260EP/ P1165E, P1165EP 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.

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