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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Acer LCD TV Contents Enjoying card reader content Operating the card reader User's Guide Enjoying computer media content with the MGW eConsole software setup The MGW setup Operating the MGW Navigating the MGW menus Music mode Picture mode Video mode...
  • Page 2 Purchase Date: ___________________________________ Place of Purchase: ________________________________ Acer and the Acer Logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 3: Enjoying Card Reader Content

    Depending on the model of your TV, the card reader is located either on the front or side of your TV set. Please see "Your LCD TV overview" on page 6 for details. The Acer LCD TV card reader supports the following popular flash memory cards: DISPLAY - Compact Flash (CF) Type 1/2 ™...
  • Page 4: Econsole Software Setup

    Enjoying media content with the MGW eConsole software setup The Acer LCD TV also allows you to connect your computer and listen to music files, watch video content and view images from your computer's hard drive and online radio. Acer LCD TV First, you need to install eConsole software on your PC.
  • Page 5 Now your computer is ready to share media and create playlists and favorites folders for playback and viewing on your TV. For details about how to operate the eConsole software, please refer to the User's Guide on the MGW CD. a.
  • Page 6: The Mgw Setup

    The MGW setup The first time you use the MGW function you will need to run through the setup to establish a link between your PC and TV. Living room Router/AP (DHCP server)? Wireless (Access Point) Wired(Ethernet) Page 7 Page 8 For detailed instructions about the setup and operation of the MGW, please refer to the User's Guide file on the MGW CD.
  • Page 7 a. Connecting to a wireless network (using an access point) To connect to your access point (AP), follow the instructions below: Please set up and confirm your router's SSID and WEP before setting up your MGW. CARD/MGW Press the CARD/ MGW button to open the MGW home page.
  • Page 8 b. Connecting a wired (Ethernet) network To connect your access point, follow the instructions below: RJ-45 port Please setup and confirm your router's IP and DHCP settings before starting to set up your MGW. CARD/MGW Press the CARD/ MGW button to open the MGW home page.
  • Page 9 c. Setting up a wired peer-to-peer connection Connect your LCD TV to your PC as indicated below: RJ-45 port Set up PC (media server): Open your Network Connections window from the Start Menu. Select Local Area Connection, and click the Properties button.
  • Page 10 d. Connecting a wireless (ad hoc) network To connect your PC via a wireless network, follow the instructions below: Set up PC (media server): Open your Network Connections window from the Start Menu. Select Wireless Network Connection, and click the Properties button.
  • Page 11: Operating The Mgw

    DISPLAY Operating the MGW Your Acer LCD TV incorporates media gateway technology to allow you to view and play your computer media files on the TV screen. Please ensure that you have completed the installation and setup. Details can be found on page 6.
  • Page 12: Music Mode

    Alternatively, press the Music shortcut (green) button on the remote control to access the music folder page. View, and select from, the folders defined in Acer eConsole. The page will automatically open with the first file listed under the "New" tab highlighted. To change the tab, press the left button on the remote control to highlight the tab, and using the up or down buttons, navigate to the tab you desire.
  • Page 13 Playing a song DISPLAY MUTE SCART SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE ENTER RECALL MENU CH LIST Remote control shortcuts DISPLAY MUTE SCART BACK DISPLAY SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW MUTE ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE RECALL ENTER SCART MENU CH LIST CH/PG BACK...
  • Page 14: Picture Mode

    Alternatively, press the Picture shortcut (yellow) button on the remote control to access the picture folder page. c. View, and select from, the folders defined in Acer eConsole. The home page will automatically open with the first folder listed under the "New"...
  • Page 15: Viewing Pictures

    Viewing pictures Slideshows Slideshows are a great way to view collections of your favorite pictures. They can also be viewed while listening to your choice of music to further enhance the experience. Viewing a slideshow MENU BACK SLIDE Editing slideshow time intervals MENU BACK OPTION...
  • Page 16: Video Mode

    Video shortcut (blue) button on the remote control to access the video folder page. c. View, and select from, the folders defined in Acer eConsole. The home page will automatically open with the first folder listed under the "New" tab highlighted. To change the tab, press the left button on the remote control to highlight the tab, and using the up or down buttons, navigate to the tab you desire.
  • Page 17 ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE RECALL ENTER MENU CH LIST DISPLAY MUTE SCART Remote control shortcuts BACK SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW CH/PG ZOOM ROTATE PIP/PBP/POP OPTION DISPLAY MUTE SWAP ACTIVE POSITION SIZE/MODE SCART SLIDE SLEEP WIDE SRS/BBE CARD/MGW ENTER RECALL ZOOM ROTATE OPTION SLIDE...
  • Page 18: Online Media

    Online media MGW home page CARD/MGW CH/PG MENU BACK This function only works when your LCD TV is connected to a router. For router setup, please see page 8. a. Press the CARD/MGW key. b. While in MGW mode, and with MGW as the Empowering Key default, press the Empowering Key to access the main page.
  • Page 19: Settings

    Settings Firmware updates are made available by Acer to correct software issues and/or add new features to the MGW in your LCD TV. To access the updates, your TV will need to be connected to the Internet via a home network. Follow the steps below to update the firmware.
  • Page 20: Networking Glossary

    DHCP enabled device, then you will need to assign an IP address for your Acer LDC TV. DNS (Domain Name System): A system used by DNS servers to translate computer names into IP addresses. For example, www.acer.com translates into 211.79.203.2 Ethernet: A commonly used wired network technology, ranging in speed from 10 up to 1000 Mb/s.

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