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Acer PD725 User Manual

Xga single chip 0.7” dlp projector.
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Table of Contents ...................................................................................... 1
Usage Notice .............................................................................................. 2
Precautions ........................................................................................................ 2
Introduction ............................................................................................... 4
Product Features ................................................................................................ 4
Package Overview ............................................................................................. 5
Product Overview ............................................................................................... 6
Main Unit ....................................................................................................................... 6
Control Panel ................................................................................................................ 7
Connection Ports .......................................................................................................... 8
Remote Control with Mouse Function & Laser Pointer ............................................. 9
Installation ............................................................................................... 10
Connecting the Projector ................................................................................. 10
Powering On/Off the Projector ......................................................................... 11
Powering On the Projector ........................................................................................ 11
Powering Off the projector ......................................................................................... 12
Warning Indicator ....................................................................................................... 12
Adjusting the Projected Image ........................................................................ 13
Adjusting the Projector Image Height ....................................................................... 13
Adjusting the Projector Zoom / Focus ...................................................................... 14
Adjusting Projected Image Size ................................................................................ 14
User Controls ........................................................................................... 15
Control Panel & Remote Control ..................................................................... 15
On-Screen Display Menus ............................................................................... 18
How to operate ............................................................................................................ 18
Color ............................................................................................................................ 19
Image ........................................................................................................................... 21
Management ................................................................................................................ 23
Audio ........................................................................................................................... 25
Personals .................................................................................................................... 26
Language ..................................................................................................................... 27
PIP ............................................................................................................................... 28
Appendices .............................................................................................. 29
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................... 29
Replacing the lamp .......................................................................................... 33
Specifications ................................................................................................... 34
Compatibility Modes ........................................................................................ 35
Ceiling Mount Installation ................................................................................ 36

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents ... 1 Usage Notice ... 2 Precautions ... 2 Introduction ... 4 Product Features ... 4 Package Overview ... 5 Product Overview ... 6 Main Unit ... 6 Control Panel ... 7 Connection Ports ... 8 Remote Control with Mouse Function & Laser Pointer ... 9 Installation ...
  • Page 2: Usage Notice

    Usage Notice Precautions Follow all warnings, precautions and maintenance as recom- mended in this user’s guide to maximize the life of your unit. English ... Warning- Do not look into the projector’s lens when the lamp is on. The bright light may hurt your eyes. Warning- To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not ex- pose this product to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3 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. Don’t: Block the slots and openings on the unit provided for ventilation.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Product Features This product is an XGA single chip 0.7” DLP Outstanding features include: English ... True XGA, 1024 x 768 addressable pixels Single chip DLP technology NTSC/NTSC4.43/PAL/SECAM and HDTV compatible (480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i) HDCP Compliant High-tech DVI-I connection for digital and analog video connectivity Full function remote with mouse control and laser pointer...
  • Page 5: Package Overview

    Package Overview This projector comes with all the items shown below. Check to make sure your unit is complete. Contact your dealer immediately if anything is missing. Projector with lens cap Power Cord 1.8m Audio Cable Jack /RCA DVI to D-Sub Cable 1.8m S-Video Cable 1.8m Audio Cable Jack /Jack...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Introduction Product Overview English ... Main Unit Remote Control Receiver Zoom Lens Elevator Button Elevator Foot Focus Ring Zoom Ring Power Socket Connection Ports Control Panel...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Control Panel Temp Indicator LED Power Indicator LED Lamp Indicator LED Power/Standby Source Four Directional Select Keys Display Mode Keystone Correction Re-sync 10. Menu Introduction ... English...
  • Page 8: Connection Ports

    Introduction 10. Audio Output Connector English ... Connection Ports DVI-I Input Connector (PC Digital and Analog signal/HDTV/ HDCP/Component Video Input ) VGA Connector (PC Analog Signal/HDTV/Component Video Input) USB Input Connector RS232 Input Connector Monitor Loop-through Output Connector Component Video Input Connector S-Video Input Connector Composite Video Input Connector Audio Input Connector...
  • Page 9: Remote Control With Mouse Function & Laser Pointer

    Remote Control with Mouse Function & Laser Pointer Introduction IR LEDS Power Sync Keystone Correction Display Format Laser Button Laser Pointer Laser Indicator LED A/V Mute 10. Freeze 11. Display Mode 12. Mouse 13. Mouse Right Click 14. Mouse Left Click 15.
  • Page 10: Installation

    Installation Connecting the Projector 1. . DVI to D-Sub Cable 2. . VGA Cable 3. . Composite Video Cable 4. . 3 RCA Component Cable 5. . S-Video Cable 6. . Audio Cable Jack/Jack 7. . Audio Cable Jack/RCA 8. . USB Cable 9.
  • Page 11: Powering On/off The Projector

    Powering On/Off the Projector Powering On the Projector 1. Remove the lens cap. 2. Ensure that the power cord and signal cable are securely connected. The Power LED will turn red. 3. Turn on the lamp by pressing “Power/Standby” button on the control panel.
  • Page 12: Powering Off The Projector

    Installation 1. Press the “Power/Standby” button to turn off the projector 2. Press the “Power/Standby” button again to confirm. 3. The cooling fans continue to operate for about 120 seconds 4. Disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet and the 5.
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Projected Image

    Adjusting the Projected Image Adjusting the Projector Image Height The projector is equipped with an elevator foot for adjust- ing the image height. To raise the image: 1. Press the elevator button 2. Raise the image to the desired height angle release the button to lock the elevator foot into position.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Projector Zoom / Focus

    Installation You may turn the zoom ring to zoom in or out. To focus the image, rotate the focus ring until the image is clear. The projector will focus at distances from 3.9 to 39.4 feet (1.2 to 12.0 meters). 295.3"(750.0cm) 246.1"...
  • Page 15: User Controls

    Control Panel & Remote Control There are two ways for you to control the functions: Remote Control and Control Panel. Control Panel Using the Control Panel Power/Standby Refer to the “Power On/Off the Projector” section on pages 11-12. Source Press “Source” to choose RGB, Component-p, Component-i, S-Video, Composite Video and HDTV sources.
  • Page 16 User Controls Using the Remote Control Power Sync Keystone + / - Display Format Laser Button A/V Mute Freeze Display Mode Remark : “ ” this is computer mode only. And these functions Mouse/Mouse Right Click/Mouse Left Click (*) are only available when the projector is connected to a Page Up...
  • Page 17 User Controls Confirm your selection of items. Source Lock Select auto detection all connector ports or lock current connector port. Menu Press “Menu” to launch the on screen display menu. To exit OSD, press “Menu” again. Press “VGA” to change source to VGA-In connector. This connector supports Analog RGB, YPbPr (480p/576p/720p/ 1080i), YCbCr (480i/576i) and RGBsync.
  • Page 18: On-screen Display Menus

    User Controls On Screen Display Menus The Projector has multilingual On Screen Display menus that allow you to make image adjustments and change a variety of settings. The projector will automatically detect the source. English ... How to operate To open the OSD menu, press “Menu” on the Remote Control or Control Panel.
  • Page 19: Color

    User Controls Color Display Mode There are many factory presets optimized for various types of images. PC : For computer or notebook. Movie : For home theater. sRGB : For PC standard color. User : Memorize user’s settings. Brightness Adjust the brightness of the image. Press the to darken image.
  • Page 20: White Segment

    User Controls White Segment Use the white Segment control to set the white peaking level of DMD chip. 0 stands for minimal segment, and 10 stands for maximum segment. If you prefer a stronger image, adjust towards the maximum setting. For a smooth and more natural image, adjust towards the minimum setting.
  • Page 21: Image

    Sharpness Adjusts the sharpness of the image. “Sharpness” Press the functions is not Press the supported under DVI mode. V. Keystone Press the makes a squarer image. H. Keystone Press the makes a squarer image. Aspect Ratio Use this function to choose your desired aspect ratio. 4:3 : The input source will be scaled to fit the projection screen.
  • Page 22 User Controls H.Position (Horizontal Position) V. Position (Vertical Position) Frequency “Frequency”changes the display data frequency to match the frequency of your computer’s graphic card. If you experience a vertical flickering bar, use this function to make an adjustment. Tracking “Tracking” synchronizes the signal timing of the display with the graphic card.
  • Page 23: Management

    User Controls Management ECO Mode Choose “On” to dim the projector lamp which will lower power consumption, extend the lamp life and reduce noise. Choose ”Off” to return normal mode. Menu Location Choose the Menu location on the display screen. Projection Front-Desktop The factory default setting.
  • Page 24 The message will show up 30 hours before end of life. Start-up screen Choose “Acer” or “User to change the start-up screen to be acer default or user customized. Capture User Image Press the displayed image for the “User”...
  • Page 25: Audio

    User Controls Audio Volume Press the to decrease the volume. Press the to increase the volume. Mute Choose the “On” to turn mute on. Choose the “Off” to turn mute off..English...
  • Page 26: Personals

    User Controls Edits user preferences by OSD interface. Edited user Info will display on lower left corner of the screen when projector is powered ON. 1.>Use the 2.>Use the 3.>Use the 4.>Procedure as Step. 3.> 5.>Use the 6.>The startup screen will display the new wording after restart Note: English ...
  • Page 27: Language

    User Controls Language Language Choose the multilingual OSD menu . Use the key to select your prefered language. Press “Menu” to finalize the selection..English...
  • Page 28: Pip

    User Controls Choose “On” to select on the PIP screen. Position Choose the PIP screen position on the display screen. Source Change Choose the input source of the projector on the PIP screen. Swap Choose “On” to swap main screen and PIP screen each other. English ...
  • Page 29: Appendices

    Troubleshooting If you experience trouble with the projector, refer to the following information. If the problem persists, please contact your local reseller or service center. Problem: No image appears on screen. Ensure all the cables and power connections are correctly and securely connected as described in the “Installation”...
  • Page 30 Appendices 5. Select the “Change” button under the “Monitor” tab . 6. Click on “Show all devices”. Then select “Standard monitor 7. Verify that the resolution setting of the monitor display is less If you are using a Notebook PC: 1.
  • Page 31 Problem: The image is outstretched when displaying 16:9 DVD. The projector automatically detects 16:9 DVD and adjusts the aspect ratio by digitizing to full screen with 4:3 default setting. If the image is still outstretched, you will also need to adjust the aspect ratio by referring to the following: Please select 4:3 aspect ratio type on your DVD player if you are playing a 16:9 DVD.
  • Page 32 Appendices Problem: Message Reminders English ... “Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!” will be shown about 10 seconds when lamp life is going to deplete. “Projector Overheated. Lamp will automatically turn off soon.” will be shown when the system temperature is over heat.
  • Page 33: Replacing The Lamp

    Replacing the lamp The projector will detect the lamp life itself. It will show you a warning message “Lamp life exceed” When you see this message, changing the lamp as soon as possible. Make sure the projector has been cooled down for at least 30 minutes before changing the lamp.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    English ... - Single Chip DLP Technology by Texas Instruments - 250W (PD723) / 300W (PD725) User Replaceable Lamp - 1024 pixels(H) X 768 lines(V) - 16.7m colors 256 shades of gray - 2800 lumens (PD723) / 3200 lumens (PD725)
  • Page 35: Compatibility Modes

    Compatibility Modes Mode VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA VES A V GA SV GA SV GA SV GA SV GA...
  • Page 36: Ceiling Mount Installation

    Appendices Ceiling Mount Installation 1. To prevent damaging your projector, please use the ceiling 2. If you wish to use a third party ceiling mount kit, please Please note that damage resulting from incorrect installation will invalidate the warranty. English ... mount package for installation.

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